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Stephen Hawking's final comments on Reddit will make you stop what you're doing

People all over the world are mourning the death of legendary physicist Stephen Hawking, who passed away at his home in Cambridge on Wednesday, March …

Stephen Hawking Was an Atheist. Here’s What He Said About God, Heaven and His Own Death

For more than 50 years, death was a poignant part of Stephen Hawking’s remarkable life.<p>The physicist, who died Wednesday at age 76, wasn’t expected …

Stephen Hawking

Guys, This Could Be Why Women Seem To Think You're Boring

Guys, you've been in this situation before: You meet a girl out at a bar, and she has an adorable accent.<p><b>You:</b> “Where are you from?”<p><b>Her:</b> “Norway.”<p><b>You:</b> …

Relationships

Only 4% of people can pass this tricky grammar quiz – can you?

"This plurals test is driving the internet crazy"<p>If you're quite proud of your grammar skills then you may want to put that knowledge to the test and …

Inside North Korea’s Hacker Army

In most respects, Jong Hyok looks like any other middle-aged male tech worker you might see on the skyscraper-shadowed streets of Seoul’s Gangnam …

The joys and benefits of bilingualism | Tobias Jones

More than half the world’s population is now bilingual. Now thought to encourage flexibility of mind and empathy, bilingualism is also transforming societies<p>Everyone knows that it’s moving and melancholic to watch your children change over the years. But to hear them alter their language, over the …

Language

North Korea Designed A Nuke. So Did This Truck Driver

This year, deep inside a mountain, North Korea detonated a giant nuclear bomb.<p>The weapon was powerful; at least 10 times more destructive than the bomb the U.S. dropped on Hiroshima at the end of World War II. The North claimed it was an advanced, thermonuclear design. The test came just months …

North Korea

People still aren't buying smartwatches — and it's only going to get worse

Wearable technology still isn't catching up.<p>Despite a year full of exciting new smartwatches, tech-enabled clothing and jewelry, and fitness-activity trackers galore, the growth of the wearables market is still on the decline, according to a new report from the research firm eMarketer.<p>In fact, the …

Wearable Tech

'Wake up, you're dreaming': North Korea mocks US and says it will not give up nuclear weapons

North Korea called the latest UN sanctions to target the country "an act of war" that violates its sovereignty.<p>North Korea said it is a "pipe dream" …

Hong Kong government slammed over plan to build housing on rare North Point playground

A rezoning plan to turn a popular North Point playground into a single 34-storey subsidised-sale government housing block will reduce ventilation and …

Hong Kong’s problems will take more than an adept marketeer to fix

The creeping dread has accelerated in recent weeks, reaching critical levels even by Hong Kong’s apolitical standards.<p>Pro-business types have met the …

Fintech – the next frontier for Hong Kong’s battle with Singapore? | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

Perennial “frenemies” Singapore and Hong Kong have never shied away from an opportunity to slug it out – whether in the race to outdo each other as …

Creating A Culture Of Continuous Learning

There’s a huge problem in the workplace that nobody is talking about, and it’s only getting bigger and bigger.<p>Employees are expected to know and do …

Learning

​The Language of Aliens Will Always Be Indecipherable

We will never have more than a few seconds to understand or even notice our millions of neighbors.<p>There's about 170 billion galaxies in the observable universe—and as the technology of our telescopes improves, humans will probably discover as many as a trillion galaxies. Galaxies, like our own, can …

Fleeing Hong Kong: increasing numbers of Hongkongers seeking safety abroad

With the mass migration of people displaced by war and instability moving inexorably to the top of the global political agenda, and as angst in …

How scared or hopeful should we be in a warming world? | Clive Hamilton

Should we be optimistic that the Paris agreement can save us from serious climate change or is it too little too late? Clive Hamilton looks at both sides of the debate<p>For anyone who takes notice of the climate change debate, a mass of often-contradictory information comes flooding into our lives. …

A Really Hot Doctor Explains the Best Way to Clean Your Ears

People magazine's "Sexiest Doctor Alive" answers your pressing health Qs.<p><i>Meet Dr. Mikhail Varshavski: The 26-year-old doctor, who was crowned</i> People<i>'s "Sexiest Doctor Alive" in November 2015, is currently doing his family practice residency at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, New Jersey. As busy</i> …

Your Kids Will All Have Robot Bosses

As computers get smarter and robots get better, there’s a simple set of criteria companies will use to decide whether to hire you, or download a …

How actors are nominated for Oscars: A primer

Who nominates the actors for the Oscars? And how does the voting process work? Here's a step-by-step primer:<p>The Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences has 6,261 voting members. The entire body votes for best picture.<p>Nominations for most of the remaining categories are determined by the …

Los Angeles

Biochemistry Helps Explain Gender Differences in Emotional Reactivity

A new study provides biochemical evidence to explain different emotional responses among women and men.<p>Investigators discovered that when presented …