Category: Features

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Free Up Hard Disk Space On Windows

Hard drives are getting larger and larger, but somehow they always seem to fill up. This is even more true if you’re using a solid-state drive (SSD), which offers much less hard drive space than traditional mechanical hard drives. If you’re hurting for hard drive space, these tricks should help...

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Bosnia’s Missing Dead

They are the unquiet dead. Laid out in rows across the interior space of a former industrial building on the edge of the Bosnian town of Sanski Most, the remains of human beings, in various degrees of integration. Some of the skeletons are almost complete, others just a pelvic bone...

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The Secret to Superhuman Intelligence

Rosenberg runs a Silicon Valley startup called Unanimous AI, which has built a tool to support human decision-making by crowdsourcing opinions online. It lets hundreds of participants respond to a question all at once, pooling their collective insight, biases and varying expertise into a single answer. Since launching in June, Unanimous...

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The Jet That Flew Higher

In 1957, a British jet bomber flew higher than any aircraft before it. Nearly 60 years later, engineers are attempting to get this historic aircraft back in the air. On 28 August 1957, the flight crew of an English Electric Canberra jet bomber climbed into their waiting aircraft, WK163, at...

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The Risk of Artificial Intelligence

Fears of a robot apocalypse mask the actual problems that we face by increasingly letting our lives be run by algorithms If you believe some AI-watchers, we are racing towards the Singularity – a point at which artificial intelligence outstrips our own and machines go on to improve themselves at...

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The Balloons That Soar to the Edge of Space

Few of us will know what it is like to venture into space. But balloons – based on designs that paved the way to the stars – may get us closer than ever. You gaze out the window – and it’s a big window – at the view outside. You’re...

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Your Desk Says About You

Do you have trouble locating your computer screen amid the jungle of old coffee mugs and scattered papers? Or is your workspace a minimalist’s dream? Every office worker has a particular type of desk they keep, and a number of studies suggest that how you keep your workspace might affect...

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The Virus That May Save Humanity

It was the early 1890s, and Ernest Hankin was studying cholera outbreaks along the banks of the Ganges. As the locals dumped their dead in the holy water, the river should have quickly transformed into a poisonous spring of the disease, with an epidemic sweeping through towns and villages down...

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Spread Happiness and Kindness

A very simple way to spread more happiness in your own little world is through kindness. It’s often an easy and quick thing you can do as you move through your daily life. But we sometimes forget about it. Or don’t remember how it can help us all. Three things...

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MOST HAUNTED PLACES IN THE WORLD

Want to have the best chance of experiencing the paranormal? Below you’ll find a list of 21 of the scariest places on earth, some of which you will most likely of heard of, and some of which you may have not. What is for sure though, is that you’ll likely...

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The Spirit of Tolerance

Tolerance is a basic principle of Islam. It is a religious moral duty. Islam teaches tolerance on all levels: individual, groups and states. Tolerance is the mechanism that upholds human rights and the rule of law. The Qur’an says very clearly: (To every People have We appointed rites and ceremonies...

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Most Beautiful Ceilings in The World

Some of the world’s most glorious sights can only be experienced if you crane your neck. Yes it is the ceilings that will remain within your mind even long after visiting these places. Just get oriented to these magnificent places: Castello di Sammezzano, Leccio, Italy The mesmerising ceiling, vaults and decor...

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Corpse Carrying Trains

For 87 years, nearly every day, a single train ran out of London and back. It left from a dedicated station near Waterloo built specifically for the line and its passengers. The 23-mile journey, which had no stops after leaving London, took 40 minutes. Along the way to their destination,...

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IQ and how much does it matter?

Earlier this year, 11-year-old Kashmea Wahi of London, England scored 162 on an IQ test. That’s a perfect score. The results were published by Mensa, a group for highly intelligent people. Wahi is the youngest person ever to get a perfect score on that particular test. Does her high score...

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Knowledge Being Buried In Salt Mine

Etched with strange pictograms, lines and wedge-shaped markings, they lay buried in the dusty desert earth of Iraq for thousands of years. The clay tablets left by the ancient Sumerians around 5,000 years ago provide what are thought to be the earliest written record of a long dead people. Although...

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Declutter Your Life in Simple Ways

I love decluttering. Why? Because a life with less clutter makes it easier to: Reduce the daily stress and find inner peace. Focus and to do a better job (and often do it quicker too). Keep your attention steadily on what is most important and meaningful in life. Clutter creates...

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Computers May Decode Your Dreams, One Day

Jan Scheuermann reclines in a wheelchair. Her hands lie motionless, crossed in her lap. She can speak and move her head. But because she’s paralyzed from the neck down, she normally cannot control the rest of her body. Yet one winter day in 2012, she lifted a chocolate bar to...

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What Color Dinosaurs Were

Remember drawing dinosaurs in grade school, when the teacher would tell you to use any color you like, because we’ll never know for sure what these amazing prehistoric beasts looked like? Forget that shit. Meet Psittacosaurus. This little guy lived in what is now China during the early Cretaceous period, which...

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World’s Largest Matrilineal Society

In the highlands of West Sumatra, a man is considered a guest in his wife’s home. But that is not all of it. Through the following pictures you will ride through an exceptional society which you did not think exist in the contemporary world, close to your neighbor. Ruled by...

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Flying in a Pilotless Airliner

Have you ever had a panic attack in mid-flight? Those that have will tell you it’s not fun. And there are plenty of reasons that make people panic. Some of them – irrationally so – fixate on the state of the pilot. Are they tired? Stressed? Paying enough attention? Would...