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Is India's 100 smart cities project a recipe for social apartheid?

The emergence of hi-tech prototype cities is raising concerns that India’s new urban enclaves will override local laws and use surveillance to keep out the poor<p>In architectural renderings, Gujarat International Financial Tec-City resembles a thicket of glassy blue skyscrapers soaring above the …

Urbanism

How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Language Learning

Very Unusual and Very Cool Triangular House in Lithuania

Villa G by Audrius Ambrasas Architects is a triangular one storey house with elongated ends whose roof curves down to create the back wall in one …

Architecture

8 Trips You HAVE to Take Before You Die

There are trips we strongly recommend you take and then there are those that we basically demand. Trust us, as travel experts, we know the getaways that should make your bucket list. Here are eight trips you HAVE to take before you die -- and we even ordered them chronologically with the adventure …

Next version of Google Glass may be Intel powered

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: DVF<p>The next version of Google Glass may have Intel inside, giving the chip-maker a potential foot in the door of the …

Supersonic jets can fly from New York to L.A. in 2.5 hours (or less)

The super rich may soon be going supersonic.<p>Over a decade after the Concorde made its last transatlantic flight, a number of companies are working on the next generation of supersonic passenger aircraft capable of speeds at least twice as fast as current commercial planes.<p>These planes will likely …

Apple Watch Chipmakers Said to Be Gearing Up Production

Chip suppliers within the Apple Watch supply chain have begun "gearing up" to start production for Apple's new device, according to a new report from <i>Digitimes</i>. Chip orders are estimated to be around 30 - 40 million units for a debut in early 2015.<p><i>Digitimes</i> had previously reported, prior to Apple's …

LG G Watch R Review: Beats The Moto 360 Hands Down

I always say that smartwatches exist only because Apple was rumoured to be making one, and everyone else simply got in on the act before Apple had worked out how to perfect its technology. Well, we’re still waiting for Apple’s watch – which won’t appear until mid-way through next year – and we’re …

Even 99 iPhones can't persuade this girl to marry

To avoid the pain of another Singles Day, a Chinese programmer reportedly organizes an elaborate Apple-centric proposal. Her answer is no.<p>Surely the love brand can buy you love.<p>Surely, any girl, on seeing 99 iPhones arranged in the shape of a heart, would melt into waterfalls of tears and commit …

Relationships

Church: Mormon founder Joseph Smith wed 40 wives

<b>(CNN) —</b> The founder of the Mormon church, Joseph Smith, wed as many as 40 wives, including some who were already married and one as young as 14 years old, the church acknowledged in a surprising new essay.<p>Smith's marital history had been the subject of frequent historical debate, but until recently …

'Podtels' Are Going To Shrink The Entire Hotel Experience

If you think hotel rooms are cramped, chances are you haven't stayed in a Podtel.<p>Yup, the future of hotel rooms may very well revolve around personal sleeping pods like these, just over three feet wide and about seven feet long. They're the brainchild of British company Podtime, and they're gaining …

Aeromobil Flying Car with Collapsible Wings Fits Any Standard Parking Space

Henry Ford once says that there’ll come a day where an airplane and a motorcar combined into one. It looks like that day is not that far from now,</b> …

Flying Car

"Da Gou", China's Own Big Dog Robot

Two years ago, Boston Dynamic's four legged Big Dog robot was recruited as the U.S. Army's Legged Squad Support System (LS3) tech demonstrator. But in the meantime, China has not been standing still in the field of bionic robots. At a late August expo on unmanned technologies, NORINCO provided the …

Robotics

Men wrongly jailed over NY rape receive $41m

A US federal judge has approved a $41m settlement between New York City and five men wrongfully convicted of the 1989 rape of a jogger in Central Park, ending a decade-long civil rights lawsuit.<p>The settlement's details had been previously reported but were publicly disclosed for the first time on …

Competitors expected to miss deadlines as Apple floods Chinese shipping channels with iPhone 6

Earlier this year we reported that Apple had ordered a record number of iPhone 6 units for the upcoming launch of the next-gen device. According to TechCrunch, the number of devices being shipped from China is so high that Apple is actually causing shipping delays for other companies.<p>Just how bad …