10 things that autistic people want others to know about how to communicate with them

10 things that autistic people want others to know about how to communicate with them

Autistic people have difficulty concentrating on a single sound, they tend to listen to everything without priority. Communicating ideas is not always easy. But if you are autistic, the task can be even more difficult. We are assured by Alis Rowe, British author and entrepreneur with Asperger’s Syndrome. She says that we...

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Crocs Might Now Be Cool!

Crocs Might Now Be Cool!

Crocs, the slip-on plastic clogs worn most notably by Mario Batali and people who subscribe to gardening magazines have—against the natural order of the universe—become a niche trend. Apparently, as demonstrated by a small-but-influential group of fashion insiders, artists, designers, celebrities, and L.A. guys with man buns who brunch, Crocs are cool now whether...

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6 new technological concepts that you need to know to understand the future

6 new technological concepts that you need to know to understand the future

To understand the modern world it is necessary to learn its vocabulary. Can you imagine that, with the push of a button, it is possible to build a whole house in a matter of hours? And what do you think about being connected to the internet while traveling by plane?...

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The uncomfortable reason why men have a better sense of direction than women

The uncomfortable reason why men have a better sense of direction than women

Most men have a better sense of direction than women. Men have a better sense of direction than women, according to a gigantic study that yielded interesting information on the subject. But there is no reason for men to be proud of it. According to scientists at University College London, the...

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How depression during pregnancy can affect babies when they grow up

How depression during pregnancy can affect babies when they grow up

According to the study of King’s College London, babies and women who suffered depression during pregnancy are more sensitive to stress. Often, pregnancy is associated with a period of happiness, but this is not always the case. Even before giving birth there are women who suffer from depression and this can...

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Imran Khan’s dangerous triumph in Pakistan

Imran Khan’s dangerous triumph in Pakistan

Populist and former cricketer Imran Khan is likely to be Pakistan’s next prime minister. The election divided the country more than ever, says Shamil Shams.      Imran Khan achieved his goal. It is likely that the former star of cricket will become the new prime minister of Pakistan. For a time it was...

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The risks (and costs) of becoming increasingly illiterate in mathematics

The risks (and costs) of becoming increasingly illiterate in mathematics

In developed countries the levels of mathematical illiteracy are increasing. Do you like numbers? If the answer is no, calm. This note does not have as much to do with mathematics (or at least not pure ones) as with the consequences of not knowing them completely. Many of us use mathematics for...

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Ready for the holidays? Here are 10 tricks to pack as an expert

Ready for the holidays? Here are 10 tricks to pack as an expert

Have you ever felt that things will never fit in your suitcase? If there is something that unites travelers around the world, it is fear (or overwhelm) at the time of packing. If you have ever lost the battle against your luggage – trying to put two weeks of clothes...

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How household technology has become a dangerous weapon in the hands of domestic abusers

How household technology has become a dangerous weapon in the hands of domestic abusers

The victims of this new form of harassment feel that there is always someone who is watching them. The bell rings but when you open the door there is no one. Suddenly, a loud music starts to sound, as the lights go out and the air conditioner turns on by itself. And,...

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Where does the myth that omega 3 is good for preventing heart disease come from?

Where does the myth that omega 3 is good for preventing heart disease come from?

Omega 3 pills have been recommended for decades. The recommendation is familiar: the consumption of omega 3 fatty acid is good for the heart. That is the reason why millions of people in different parts of the world resort to fish oil supplements. Or seek to consume it naturally, in...

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