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The Skill I Learned From Video Games That's Helping Me Most As A Parent

What skills did you hone while gaming that now help you as a parent? originally appeared on Quora – the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Julie Anne Exter, mum of 3 boys: This will probably sound sort of bad, but here it is: the primary skill ...

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The Apple Heart Study Will Help Researchers Identity Serious Heart Conditions

While the iPhone X and iPhone 8 took all the glory at Apple’s Special Event on the 12 September, the company did announce something that could make a difference to potentially millions. As part of its presentation for the new Apple Watch Series 3, the company also announced that it was launching a brand-new research study with Stanford Medicine. Apple ...

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Arts, Sciences And The STEM Gender Gap

Hedy Lamarr was a famous Hollywood actor best known for her role in Samson & Delilah; she also was the inventor of a weapons communication system that was a precursor to wireless technologies including Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Her story represents the perfect counter-example to many preconceived ideas: that beauty and brains don’t go together; that science is not feminine; but ...

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Why Failure Can Be The Path To Success

September marks the date that the aptly named Museum of Failure closes. It displayed more than 70 products and services from around the world. They included those from well-known brands such as a Harley-Davidson perfume, Bic for Her, the Apple Newton, Google Glass, and Kodak Digital Cameras. We are all conditioned to laud, glorify and reward success. But it is, ...

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A Breakthrough Moment For Offshore Wind… But There's More To Come

We are delighted and extremely proud to have been awarded a contract to build the world’s biggest offshore wind farm – Hornsea Project Two. It’s a breakthrough moment for offshore wind in the UK and for us at DONG Energy. author’s own The 1,386MW Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm will bring online enough clean energy to power almost 1.5million ...

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Using Computer Vision And AI To Personalise Experiences Inside And Outside The Home

There are various layers within a house that serve a specific purpose, and when combined they create what we call a “home.” For example, some are meant to keep us secure and comfortable (i.e. the door we lock, indoor security cameras, air conditioning and lighting), while some are meant to entertain us (i.e. TVs and sound systems) or simply maintain ...

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5 great things about the new iPhone 8

Tim Cook presents the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus at the Steve Jobs Theater in California on Tuesday (Picture: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images) The headlines might belong to the iPhone X, but the real star of yesterday’s iPhone event were the iPhone 8 handsets. With a 4.7 inch (iPhone 8) or 5.5 inch screen (iPhone 8 Plus), you ...

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iPhone 8 and iPhone X release dates, prices and where to order in US

Apple released their latest products (Picture: Apple) Apple’s iPhone 8, iPhone 8 plus and the tenth anniversary flagship phone, iPhone X have officially launched. The iPhone 8 is essentially an upgrade to the iPhone 7S – there is a new glass design, improved display, updated camera and more power from the A11 “Bionic” chip. Furthermore, Apple have brought wireless ‘AirPower’ charging ...

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A Beginner's Guide To Using My Get Me There: Manchester's Hilarious Attempt At Reinventing London's Oyster Card

In August 2017, Transport for Greater Manchester announced the introduction of a new and improved paperless ticketing system to be rolled out across the city’s transport network – a scheme described by Manchester Evening News as “one step closer to a London-style Oyster“. As a city-centre dweller, I’m not too closely acquainted with Manchester’s public transport offering. In fact, I spend far ...

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When The World Is Not Enough: How To Find Another Planet To Live On

The seafaring explorers of the 16th century famously found many new homes for humanity in faraway, unknown corners of the world. While it may seem that such colonisation has since ground to a halt, some have argued it is only a matter of time before humans start moving to “exoplanets” in foreign star systems. But how close are we to ...

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