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6 Reasons You Must Write A Book (And How To Write It In 48 Hours Or Less)

Your book is the perfect billboard, business card, and elevator speech which people can get "at a glance," and immediately.<p>Mike Koenigs was on a flight from to South by South West when he heard an interesting conversation happening one row ahead of him.<p><i>"Do you know who that is a few rows ahead?"</i> …

Writing

Grilled Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich Recipe

"A sweet, warm breakfast idea. Cooked like a grilled cheese, but filled with melted peanut butter and warm bananas."<p>Ingredients<p>cooking spray<p>2 …

RED's holographic phone will launch August 2018

David Fincher

Men Don’t Get to Decide What Counts As ‘Sex’

Does America know what sex is? After the past week, I genuinely don’t know. I’d like to try to define sex as I understand it, but I’ll tell you up …

Roy Moore

China's richest man does Michael Jackson dance routine

The Alibaba chief executive Jack Ma has performed a dance routine to 40,000 employees at the firm's annual party. And it is not the first time he has dressed up on stage.<p>Video produced by Simon Atkinson.

Can Mars One colonise the red planet?

Alexandra Doyle has signed up for a one-way trip to Mars. What makes her, and 99 others, so ready to leave Earth behind? Meet the red planet’s would-be pioneers – and the man who promises he can get them there<p>When Nasa’s first rover set down on the surface of Mars in 1997, its streamed colour …

Reality TV

Bill Nye's LightSail spacecraft has lost contact with Earth

'There’s nobody in outer space to push that reset button.'<p>Bill Nye's solar particle-powered spacecraft, LightSail, has lost communication with Earth. The spacecraft launched a week ago, but a software glitch has removed the craft's ability to send data back to Earth. So far, efforts to remotely …

Humans could download brains on to a computer and live forever

The brain works like a complex circuit board which could be recreated on a computer<p>Humans could download their brain on to a computer and live forever inside a machine, a Cambridge neuroscientist has claimed.<p>Dr Hannah Critchlow said that if a computer could be built to recreate the 100 trillion …

Jane Hawking: 'Living with Stephen made me suicidal but I still love him'

Former wife of the physicist reveals the secrets of their life together<p>When Jane Hawking was first sent the script of The Theory of Everything – James Marsh’s Oscar-winning film adaptation of her book, Travelling to Infinity – she made two changes. “First, I took out the word ‘campus’ to describe …

Could light work like Vicodin to kill pain?

Neuroscientists have figured out a way to use light to activate opioid receptors—which interact with painkillers such as OxyContin and Vicodin.<p>“It’s …

Neuroscience

5 best Android apps for screen recording and other ways too!

One of our more frequent requests from readers is to tell them how to record your screen on Android. The functionality has been around for quite some time but usually requires some tinkering and adjustment to get it. In Android Lollipop, they have a screen recording method building into the OS and …

LeTV announces three new Superphones with USB-C ports in tow, coming soon to the U.S.

Chinese smartphone manufacturer LeTV has just announced three new “Superphones” that will eventually make their way to the United States. Dubbed the Le Max, Le 1 Pro and Le 1, these budget-friendly handsets are the first smartphones to features USB Type-C charging ports.<p>For starters, the Le Max …

The Galaxy S6 hits U.S. carriers on 4/10, and you can pre-order starting tomorrow

The S6 Edge will run about $100 more<p>Samsung today announced that the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will be available on US carriers starting April 10th, the same time as they are scheduled to be available for sale across the world. Additionally, customers in the US will be able to pre-order the phones …

Phones

Samsung ordered to pay $16 million to a guy who admits he didn't invent Bluetooth

The most recent case is a $15.7 million verdict against Samsung over Bluetooth — even though the winner admitted in court that he had nothing to do with the invention of Bluetooth.<p>The man, Gordon Bremer, and his employer, Rembrandt, won the lawsuit even though Bremer said he was not involved in the …

Obama: We are not at war with Islam

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> <b>Update 4:51 p.m. ET:</b> President Barack Obama defended his decision not to call war against ISIS as a religious one during remarks at an anti-extremism summit on Wednesday.<p>"We are not at war with Islam, we are at war with those who have perverted Islam," he said.<p><i>Original Post:</i><p>At …

Bill Gates on The Verge: Can GMOs end hunger in Africa?

In Sub-Saharan Africa, hunger is a tremendous problem — and an ironic one<p>More than 90 percent of soybeans and 80 percent of corn sold in the US today are GMOs<p>About 30 percent of crops produced in Africa are lost after harvest<p>"Many farmers can’t afford expensive seeds. They would have no rights."

Bill Gates

Mars One mission: a one-way trip to the red planet in 2024

Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images<p>Mars One chief executive, Bas Lansdorp, left, announces the launch of astronaut selection for a Mars space mission project, in New York. Mars One is a non-profit organisation that aims to establish a permanent human settlement on …

Mars

When Tentacle Penetration Isn't Enough: The Dying Art of Japanese Hentai

The controversial Japanese cartoons pay animators so badly that all the work is now being outsourced to Korea, China, and the Philippines.<p>"People get the wrong impression of Japan—it's a conservative country," said Peter Payne, Skyping me from Gunma Prefecture, 60 miles north of Tokyo.<p>The hentai …

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Grammys 2015: Weird Al Yankovic isn't just the comeback kid anymore

"Every time I put out an album," says Weird Al Yankovic, "people call it a comeback." Known for his parodies of pop songs like Michael Jackson's "Beat It" (which he remade as "Eat It") and Chamillionaire's "Ridin'" ("White & Nerdy"), the singer adds that the comeback talk arises no matter how long …

Music

‘I relate to the way Sherlock talks about death’: Ian McKellen on his new film role

Stage giant relishes the challenge of playing detective in old age<p>There will be no deerstalker. There will be no pipe. In their place will be a straw hat and a walking stick. But with the appetite for Sherlock Holmes growing after the worldwide success of Benedict Cumberbatch’s television …

Film Festivals

'Three-parent IVF babies should be offered to infertile older women'

A doctor who helped pioneer the controversial three-parent baby technology has applied to hold trials to use it to treat age-related infertility<p>Older women struggling to have children could soon be offered the controversial “three-parent” IVF technique recently backed by MPs, a pioneering doctor …

Molecular Biology

Extract: A man walks off his Parkinsonian symptoms

In this passage from his book The Brain’s Way of Healing, Norman Doidge describes how John Pepper consciously retrained his movements to overcome his foot drag and tremor<p>My walking companion, John Pepper, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, a movement disorder, over two decades ago. He first …

Parkinson's Disease

Siri crushes Cortana, Google Now when it comes to foreign languages

[<b>Update 2/15/2015</b>: In response to comments left on this story, the individual query results for each language are now available here.]<p>The world of speech technology and personal voice assistants is picking up quickly and has an incredible amount of potential for future innovation. Siri isn’t the …

Google Maps: a decade of transforming the mapping landscape

Photograph: Multimap<p>Multimap was the go-to online map in 2005 for the UK.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/6/1423243485797/facf4ae5-6bd4-4ac2-ab50-f59a1c2d8273-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Multimap<p>Multimap was the go-to online map in 2005 for the …

Maps

China Flies Its Largest Ever Drone: The Divine Eagle

It's Going to Hunt Stealth Bombers<p>New images of testing materials have emerged of China's largest ever UAV, the secretive Divine Eagle. Compared to other Chinese aviation projects like the J-20 stealth fighter and Y-20 heavy transport aircraft, the lack of publicly available photos of the Divine …

Mobile Technologies Becoming A Growth Engine For Small And Medium Businesses

The top 25% of small & medium enterprises (SMEs) are seeing two times the revenue growth and up to eight times the number of jobs created based on their adoption of mobile technologies.<p>SMEs that lead their industries in mobile adoption are also seeing up to 50% of all web searches for their …

Mobile

This Is The Texting Service Undocumented Immigrants Are Using To Avoid Police

PaseLaVoz is a peer-to-peer texting service that undocumented immigrants across the South use to alert one another about police checkpoints. Its success suggests potential for technologies designed to help the undocumented navigate life in America.<p>When Alfredo Rodriguez and his friends sit around a …

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain