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Gadget Lab Podcast: Some of Our Favorite Gadgets From 2017 | WIRED

Author: Wired Staff. Wired Staff Gear<p>Date of Publication: 12.15.17.<p>Time of Publication: 1:57 pm. 1:57 pm<p>The Best Stuff<p>The editors of WIRED talk about …

In Rome, Vogue’s Hamish Bowles Investigates the Work of a Baroque Art Genius

A recent assignment in Rome (watch this space) happily coincided with the gala opening of an exhibition celebrating the great Baroque sculptor and artist, architect, playwright, civic planner, and designer Gian Lorenzo Bernini at the Villa Borghese. Curated by the gallery’s glamorous director, Anna …

These Futuristic Floating Buildings Are Made From Thousands of Plastic Bottles

They can resist storms and floods.<p>Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world when it comes to flooding, storms, and impact from …

Sea Level

59% Of Deloitte's 2017 Technology Fast 500 Are Software Companies

• Seven of the top ten 2017 winners are software companies including ClassPass, Toast, Liftoff, SalesLoft, ShipHawk, iSpot.tv and Cylance.<br>• Notable enterprise software companies on the 2017 North America Technology Fast 500 include Adaptive Insights, Alteryx, Apttus, Domo, Cloudera, Couchbase, …

The six must-read novels on this year’s Man Booker Prize shortlist

If you’re searching for a new book to lose yourself in, this year’s Man Booker Prize shortlist is the place to look.<p>The award’s judging panel narrowed this year’s selection down to just six finalists this morning (Sept. 13), with just four weeks to go until the latest winner is announced.<p><i>Lincoln in</i> …

Books

Huawei Honor 6X Will Not Get Android Nougat Update in March

Earlier this month, a new report mentioned that the Huawei Honor 6X is expected to get the new Android 7.0 Nougat update in March.<p>Now, it seems …

The Largest Digital Survey Of The Visible Universe Is Now Publicly Available

Over the past four years, astronomers associated with the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System (Pan-STARRS) project at the University …

The 10 best books of 2016

From novels spanning centuries to a history of existentialism, Jane Ciabattari chooses the best titles the year had to offer.

Books

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A Controversial New Gravity Hypothesis Has Passed Its First Test

Einstein might have been wrong.<p>A controversial new hypothesis that suggests our understanding of gravity is wrong has just passed an important first …

On sale for $300, this Android powerhouse is all the smartphone you need

Flagship smartphones from Samsung or Apple generally sell for $600-700. That’s a lot of money, but in return you’re getting a pocket computer with …

The World's 10 Best Places to Retire

Whether you're just three years into your post-grad life or nearing 59.5 years (the age when you can start withdrawing 401k savings without …

Costa Rica

IT HAPPENED AGAIN: Yahoo says 1 billion user accounts stolen in what could be biggest hack ever

The announcement of what could represent the largest hack of all time is a separate incident than the one Yahoo disclosed back in September. In that hack, Yahoo said that at least 500 million user accounts were compromised.<p>"The company has not been able to identify the intrusion associated with …

Personal Information

The Long-Neglected Google Patent That Could Bring the NSA To Its Knees

Buried in Google's vault is a technology that bypasses everything that makes the Web insecure.<p>Earlier today, Yahoo belatedly admitted that a billion user accounts were hacked in 2013. Users, of course, should be filing lawsuits because by not warning everyone back then, Yahoo (and CEO Marissa …

Keep it simple with this 3-ingredient spaghetti recipe

Why clutter pasta with sauces and too many add-ins? Sometimes you just want to keep it simple. A little fresh cracked pepper and grated cheese is all it takes to turn basic noodles into a tempting dish. Dinner is ready in minutes.<p><b>SPAGHETTI WITH CRUSHED BLACK PEPPER AND PECORINO</b><p>Total time: About 25 …

7 up-and-coming healthy fast food chains that should scare McDonald's

But within the last few years, many American consumers have shown a growing interest in healthier fast food that incorporates more low-calorie ingredients and fresh produce while remaining convenient and affordable.<p>In late November, top food executives from PepsiCo and Campbell Soup Company told …

McDonald's

London’s best winter terraces and Christmas pop-ups

Baby, it’s cold outside – but it’s cool, too. London’s restaurants and street-food collectives have woken up to the fact that we could all do with a bit of festive cheer at this time of year by transforming their outdoor spaces into winter-themed pop-ups. And if you really don’t like the cold, …

4 Tips for Building Your Own Bodyweight Training Programs

<b>As a mom who works at home with three kids, bodyweight training has been a lifesaver.</b> A workout you can take to the playground is bound to be a …

11 Signs of a Great CrossFit Gym

<b>A new client came in last week who had been doing CrossFit for over six months and was unable to do a good push up.</b> This got me thinking, “What had …

QI: The Russian Training Secret

Quasi Isometrics for Strength and Hypertrophy<p>Russian Torture for Gains<p>A Russian martial arts instructor exposed me to super slow reps – which are …

Exercise

5 Fundamental Core and Abdominal Exercises for Beginners

<b>If you’re newer to training or getting back into shape, I’m sure you’ve heard about core training.</b> Perhaps you’ve heard about it in magazines or …

A (Caffeinated) Shopping List for Super-Productive Writers

I’ve been writing for my entire adult life, and making a living as a writer for about ten years. A few things stand me in good stead:<p>a morning …

A woman who quit her job as an investment banker now earns just as much traveling the world on her own

"It was hard for me when our paid time off was only 14 days per year," she tells Business Insider.<p>"We'd go to the office puking our guts out because we didn't want to use our vacation time being sick. I felt back then like even if I wanted to, in that 14 days, I wasn't really allowed to take it all …

Swimming Pools

The Maltese priest and the kidnapped Caravaggio: The amazing true story of the scrappy octogenarian who busted an audacious art heist

<b>EDINBURGH, UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 12: Staff at The Queen?s Gallery at the Palace of Holyrood view The Calling of Saints Peter and Andrew by Caravaggio on November 12, 2008 in Edinburgh, Scotland.The painting is one of two lost works which were discovered in the Queens collection, it hangs along</b> …

Caravaggio

The best independent bookstores worldwide, according to readers

To kick off Independent Booksellers Week, here are some of our readers’ favourite indie book havens<p>What’s your favourite? Add it here<br>• Part I: The 10 best independent bookshops in the world – readers recommend<br>• Read our series of interviews with booksellers<p>In a year in which independent bookshops …

Artificial intelligence and the evolution of the fractal economy

Money makes the world go round, or so they say. Payments, investments, insurance and billions of transactions are the beating heart of a fractal economy, which echoes the messy complexity of natural systems, such as the growth of living organisms and the bouncing of atoms.<p>Financial systems are …

Artificial Intelligence

The best European cities for solo travelers

While monuments should dictate your itinerary in Europe, it's really how you take in the sights that will make your trip. And with the sheer amount of things to see and do, traveling in Europe, especially with a big group, can get overwhelming. That's why it's one of the best continents to visit …

Dear travelers to Venice: Please don’t come until you have understood these 11 things

THE PEAK of the summer season in Venice gets on everyone’s nerves, whether you’re a visitor or a local. Plenty of travelers want to explore the …