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Synq launches a video API so you don’t have to build video delivery from scratch

Say you’re an app developer and you need to give your app users a way of uploading, storing and playing back video. Instead of having to build your own video content management system or licensing one of the existing ones, Synq offers developers a third option. The company is launching its “cloud …

Apps

The Happiest People Don't Let Their Minds Wander, According to a Harvard Study

There is an old saying: “Happiness is a state of mind.” As it turns out, it's true.<p><i>How does one overcome depression and anxiety? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mellissa O'Brien, mindfulness</b> …

Happiness

What Kind of Introvert Are You?

Are you an introvert? It depends on which book you read.<p>Here's a sampling of the various conceptualizations of introversion in pop culture …

Psychology

New Evidence for the Necessity of Loneliness

A specific set of neurons deep in the brain may motivate us to seek company, holding social species together.<p>As social animals, we depend on others …

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​We Asked Chinese Restaurant Workers About Their Shit Pay and Long Hours

Toronto's Chinese restaurants are hellholes for their overworked and underpaid employees.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>Most people who live near Toronto's Chinatown neighborhood are quite familiar with the smell of fried rice and the sight of duck on a skewer. For broke students …

Hot nights, scorching days: Extreme super Earth baffles astronomers

Scientists looking to probe the atmosphere of a super Earth have discovered a nearby planet with strange properties – including a day side that's about 1,300 degrees kelvin more than the night side.<p>The planet 55 Cancri e, described in the journal Nature, could shed light on the behavior of …

Should Parents of Children With Severe Disabilities Be Allowed to Stop Their Growth?

Ricky gazed up toward the pine trees as his mother, Cindy Preslar, pushed him along the village road in an orange jogging stroller. She was marking the route for the Summer 2014 Run Through the Clouds 10K, a fund-raiser for the public schools in Cloudcroft, N.M. “You’ll run with Dad and Max …

Empathy

Briton who has lived in Australia for 50 years faces deportation for scrub fire

A British citizen who has spent 50 of his 51 years in Australia, who served in the Australian army reserve, and whose partner, siblings and elderly parents are in Australia, is being held on Christmas Island facing deportation for lighting a scrub fire.<p>Ian Wightman is one of nearly 400 people …

Crime

Working class or affluent? Find out where you fit in Australia

Australia is the land of the fair go, free from the class shackles of the old world... Or are we?<p>New research from the ANU shows there are five …