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Design

This Major Change Is Coming to Computer Design, Says Head of Amazon Alexa

Every few years, a big shift in how we interact with computers arrives. In the 1970s we swapped out punch cards for terminals, and then moved on to …

Artificial Intelligence

How the man who led the bin Laden raid is now leading the way on addressing campus sexual assault

AUSTIN — Bill McRaven didn't care about the headlines, the shock or the "fear factor." He knew within a couple of days, that would die down.<p>There it …

How Artificial Intelligence Might Transform the Engineering Industry

Artificial intelligence is all around us. Since 1956, when the field of AI was founded it’s been a subject of public interest. But as great as it is, …

How To Lose Weight: The 80/10/10 Diet In 4 Simple Steps

You always hear that a diet full of fruits and vegetables is important to your health, but what about a diet of ONLY fruits and vegetables? The …

Secret Teacher: I'm tired of justifying the value of vocational subjects

Vocational education offers an alternative to traditional subjects, and is right for certain students. It should be encouraged, not dismissed<p>One consultation evening, a parent told me that their child was no longer considering health and social care as an option. They had been informed by one of my …

Education

Microsoft is improving Windows 10 Mail and Calendar for Gmail users

Microsoft today announced that it has begun to add features to its standard-issue Mail and Calendar apps for Windows 10 for Gmail account holders. Over the next few weeks, the enhanced apps will become available to people participating in the Windows Insider Program, and after that, all Windows 10 …

This might be the tiniest laptop in the world right now

The GPD Pocket is an absolutely tiny laptop that runs the full version of Windows 10, and it fits in your pocket.<p>It might sound like a netbook, but its premium build and decent specs differentiates it from traditional netbooks that felt cheap and were incredibly underpowered.<p>The GPD Pocket went …

MacBook Air

17th-century smart lock was really smart

Think cool technology is only a recent thing? A 340-year old smart lock may change your mind.<p>As <i>The Verge</i> reports, the device in the collection of the …

Amsterdam

Puberty Challenge Shows People’s Before and After Photos on Social Media

Go go glo-up.<p>Puberty can be a tough. But it's something that everyone has to go through, no matter how awkward and annoying it can be in the process — and that's precisely why the #PubertyChallenge is trending on almost <i>every</i> social media platform now. From Twitter to Instagram to Facebook, people …

Social Media

25 places you should visit before they disappear forever

From Patagonia's glaciers to Africa's Congo Basin, these threatened natural wonders span the globe.<p>Keep scrolling to see where you should visit sooner rather than later.<p><i>Talia Avakian contributed reporting to an earlier version of this article.</i>

National Parks

Rare parchment manuscript of US Declaration of Independence found in England

Two Harvard researchers have found only the second known parchment manuscript of America’s formative text in a West Sussex archive<p>When in the course of human events it becomes necessary to visit a tiny records office in southern England because it claims to have a copy of the Declaration of …

History

Ancient Stone Carvings Show a Comet Swarm Hitting Earth Around 10,950 BCE

Around the time civilisation changed forever.<p>Researchers have translated famous ancient symbols in a temple in Turkey, and they tell the story of a …

Archaeology

War veterans: Confessions of a Japanese kamikaze pilot, Nazi officer, Russian war hero and more...

Photographer Sasha Maslov has tracked down more than 100 Second World War veterans over the last decade - and has travelled around the world to photograph them at home. Among his subjects are a Japanese pilot who was recruited at just 14, a German officer who risked execution by his own country to …

What Science Says About Getting The Most Out of Your Tea

Hot tip: put it in the microwave.<p>Tea is one of the most popular drinks in the world. Tea is personal; everyone has opinions about making the perfect …

The ice stupas of Ladakh: solving water crisis in the high desert of Himalaya

An ingenious idea to build artificial glaciers at lower altitudes using pipes, gravity and night temperatures could transform an arid landscape into an oasis<p>The idea crystallised in his mind one morning as Sonam Wangchuk was crossing a bridge in the Indian Himalayas.<p>The engineer from Ladakh, in the …

Ladakh

Want To Keep Some Cash On The Sidelines? Read This First

Instead of sticking your money in a savings account, here's a better idea.<p>There are several good reasons you may want to keep some cash on the …

Interest Rates

3 Completely Perfect Color Combinations We Don't See Nearly Enough

Black and white. Blue and yellow. Gray and...just about everything. In the world of color palettes, there exists many safe bet, go-to combinations. …

10 online careers you can start today with basically no money

Does working from home or any remote location of your choice, while dictating your schedule and having complete control over your career sound good?<p>If so, you should consider starting an online career.<p>It's a lot easier than you might think — thanks to the internet, it's actually quite simple, …

Small Business