Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: Are Women Wired Sexually Like Men?
17 Jul 2013, 11:31 am
Women may biologically be like men in their carnal desire. But historically they have been more mature in linking sex with love. The modern dissociation of the two is troubling, will lead to much heartbreak, and a lot of bad sex.
Mobile hacking is a growing threat that consumers need to take seriously. This is especially true for work phones and for anyone who uses mobile banking or saves financial or sensitive information on their smartphone.
If you have to scribble down bathroom graffiti, put some heart and truth into your work. The written material and frescos I'm provided with in communal restrooms almost never meet my expectations -- besides the little man on the boat, of course.
Good Virus: Kindness Is Contagious, by documentary filmmaker, David Gaz explores the idea of kindness as an emotional contagion, and a force for good in the world.
Vorig jaar overleden 8,2 miljoen mensen aan kanker
In 2012 zijn er wereldwijd 8,2 miljoen mensen overleden aan de gevolgen van kanker. Dat aantal ligt acht procent hoger dan in 2008, de laatste keer dat het kankerinstituut IARC van de Wereldgezondheidsorganisatie cijfers bekendmaakte.
Langdurige blootstelling aan fijnstof verhoogt de kans op vroegtijdig overlijden, zelfs bij concentraties beneden de officiële Europese norm. Tot die conclusie komt een Europees consortium van onderzoekers na het analyseren van 22 studies onder 367.251 Europeanen. Vandaag verschijnen hun result
Was hij nou wel of niet verwoest, was vorige week even de vraag. Maar volgens astronoom Tony Phillips is komeet ISON inmiddels al bijna niet meer waarneembaar. Hij is niet meer dan "een wolk van stof", aldus Phillips op SpaceWeather.com, een website waarachter ruimtevaartorganisatie NASA schuilt.
Nederlandse universiteiten moeten af van hun "te grote focus op productie in de wetenschap”. Dat zegt Karl Dittrich, voorzitter van de Vereniging van Samenwerkende Nederlandse Universiteiten (VSNU) in een interview met NRC Handelsblad.
Ukraine's Yanukovich to hold talks on political crisis
KIEV (Reuters) - President Viktor Yanukovich, facing mass protests calling for his resignation, will hold talks on Friday on finding a way out of a political crisis that is weighing on Ukraine's weak economy.
ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran said on Friday that a new U.S. measure targeting companies and individuals for supporting its nuclear program violated the spirit of a nuclear deal reached with major powers in Geneva last month.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan should embrace nuclear power as an "important and fundamental" energy source, a government panel said on Friday, in advice that looks almost certain to be accepted, despite widespread anti-nuclear feeling after the Fukushima disaster.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Senior U.S. and Chinese officials will hold annual trade talks in Beijing next week, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday, as the world's two largest economies try to iron out an array of long-held tensions.
Georgia Tech Designs Its Udacity Pilot to Avoid Failure
G.P. (Bud) Peterson, president of the Georgia Institute of Technology, is determined not to become the next casualty of a failed MOOC experiment.
Mr. Peterson saw what happened at San Jose State University earlier this year: An experiment with Udacity, a company that specializes in massive open onli
Arlington, Tex. — Dozens of higher-education researchers convened here last week, in the midst of a snowstorm, to talk about a tsunami.
Massive open online courses have been a hot topic at higher-education conferences for about two years. But the objective of the MOOC Research Initiative Confe
Guy Leonard received an unpleasant surprise in his inbox early this morning: a notice from Academia.edu saying it had taken down a copy of an article of his that he’d posted on the research-sharing platform. The reason? A takedown request from Elsevier, which publishes the journal in which the
Preliminary results of a study of 16 massive open online courses offered through the University of Pennsylvania show that only a small percentage of people who start the courses finish them—and that, on average, only half of those who register for the courses even watch the first lecture.