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The Science Of Internet Trolls, Explained In A Simple Video

Everyone on planet Earth, and likely a few aliens by this point, have encountered some rage-inducing internet user that gets off on making you mad. This video explains what makes them tick.


How To View Tonight's Rare Planet Alignment

Somewhere in the world, an intrepid hero is racing against the clock to stop a dark magic ritual from taking place. Or so I assume, because the planets are aligning. From tomorrow morning, the five planets that are visible to the naked eye will be aligning in an impressive spectacle for early risers. Here’s how to watch.


What Causes Side Pain When You Run (And How To Prevent It)

If you’ve ever had your exercise interrupted by a sharp pain in your side, you’re not alone. Here’s why it happens and how you can try to avoid it in the future.


Ask LH: What Are The Best Tourist Attractions In Europe For Techies?

I am a 21 year old Robotics Engineering student who is heading over to Europe for the first time with a few mates (France, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Denmark, Austria and England.) While the classic tourist destinations would be nice to see, I am more interested in geeky/nerdy/sciency stuff. What destinations/attractions do you recommend that fit this category?


Six Ways Drinking Alcohol Makes You Healthier [Infographic]

With the silly season winding up, you may be re-assessing your drinking habits and considering going teetotal to make up for your New Year’s Eve debauchery. But don’t despair. By employing moderation and intelligent choices, it’s possible to drink alcohol without affecting your health. In fact, it can even be good for you. This infographic explains how.


11 Healthy Sleep Hacks For Busy People [Infographic]

The average person requires eight hours of sleep per night to stay happy, healthy and fully recharged for the day ahead. Unfortunately, our work commitments and social life often get in the way. This infogaphic from bed specialist SleepyPeople lists 11 “sleep hacks” you can employ to get by on less shuteye each day — without affecting your health.


Editors' Picks: The Best And Worst Products From CES 2016

Last week, more than 3600 technology vendors converged on the Las Vegas Convention Center to show off their latest wares for CES 2016. There was an enormous amount of product on the labyrinthine showroom floor covering every category imaginable. Some of these gadgets were incredibly impressive. Others were laughably terrible. Here are our Best & Worst picks from the show.


The Easiest Way To Avoid Static Shock When Exiting Your Car

If you’ve ever wondered why your car will sometimes give you a painful shock when you climb out, this video explains the science behind it, and how to prevent it.


How Reading Benefits Humanity [Infographic]

We all know that reading makes us smarter. It can broaden your vocabulary, teach you new skills and lower stress levels. But that’s just the tip of the ice berg. This infographic from designer Raphael Lysander explains some of the other benefits you might not be aware of — from improved empathy to a lowered risk of dementia.


Do Shark Repellents Actually Work?

Shark repellents range from liquid sprays made from dead sharks to a simple magnetic wrist band, but are any of them effective? Or are they sea snake oil for paranoid beachgoers? We take a look at the available products on the market.


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