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Blood Test Could Tell Individual Smokers The Best Way To Quit

A personalized way to kick the habit<p>The best way for a smoker to quit might depend on how fast his or her body can break down nicotine.<p>A group of researchers in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine wanted to figure out the optimal way for individual …

University of Pennsylvania

January Transfer Window LIVE on Goal - Goal.com

15:00 BST<p><b>MORE FORWARDS FOR BOURNEMOUTH?</b><p>Bournemouth are interested in signing QPR’s £8m-rated winger Matty Phillips, report the <i>Daily Mirror</i>.<p>Manchester City’s Patrick Roberts is also a potential loan addition for the Cherries.<p>14:50 BST<p><b>GET INVOLVED</b><p>14:40 BST<p><b>DOUBLE DEAL FOR NORWICH</b><p>Norwich are set to …

How Do Sea Turtles Find the Exact Beach Where They Were Born?

The marine reptiles use Earth's magnetic field as a guide back home, new study says.<p>For loggerhead sea turtles, home is where your (magnetic) heart is.<p>After hatching on beaches around the world, these huge marine reptiles undertake multiyear, epic migrations at sea. Then, the turtles return to the …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

Kurt Cobain documentary Montage Of Heck to feature unheard songs

Forthcoming documentary will be released in April...<p>Forthcoming documentary will be released in April…<p>HBO’s forthcoming <b>Kurt Cobain</b> documentary will …

Guardiola urges Messi to stay at Barcelona in secret phone call

Amidst speculation the Argentine could be considering a Camp Nou exit, his former boss has told him to remain patient and believe in current coach …

Chelsea's 'perfect game' pleases Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho hailed the "perfect game" after his Chelsea side underlined their Premier League title credentials by sweeping aside Swansea 5-0 at the …

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal feels Barcelona's Dani Alves will be perfect for 3-5-2 formation

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is reportedly keen to sign Barcelona defender Dani Alves on a free transfer in the summer.<p>According to …

Van Gaal on misfiring Falcao: I have to judge him on goals

The Colombian wasted a number of chances against QPR, though goals from Marouane Fellaini and James Wilson helped the Red Devils pick up three points at Loftus Road<p>Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal admits he will judge Radamel Falcao on the goals he scores after the striker again failed to …

Philadelphia Pizzeria Helps Feed the Homeless with Heartwarming Pay-it-Foward Initiative

Rosa's Fresh Pizza is making a difference among the homeless population of Philadelphia, one pizza slice at a time.<p>In December 2013, 26-year-old Mason Wartman left his Wall Street finance job to return to his hometown and open a restaurant named after his mother. The shop became popular, especially …

Homelessness

Windows Mobile 10 powered devices to get Lumia Camera app

The Lumia camera app, which comes with a faster and more intuitive camera experience, will reportedly be available for devices powered by the Windows …

5 things Facebook asks for that are none of its business

To Facebook, your personal information is everything. The more the site has on you, the more money it can make from advertisers who want to target you. Unfortunately, there are some things you shouldn't share online.<p>Each of these things alone might be all right, but added up they could lead to …

Michael Fertik: online reputation is becoming more valuable than money or power

The author of The Reputation Economy believes online reputation is now so important that we risk becoming persona non grata if we ignore it. Here he explains how to transform yourself into search-engine gold<p>My Google search for “Michael Fertik” returns a page of uncommon order and serenity, like …

Online Life

Radical Galaxy S6 May Be Ruined By Samsung Stupidity

iPhone 6 vs Galaxy S6 should be the biggest smartphone battle of 2015, but Samsung is about to blow it. Despite talk of an Apple-inspired S6 radical design change, it is Samsung’s refusal to meet the iPhone head-on which is set not only to alienate customers but cannibalise its two best selling …

Think Facebook is a media powerhouse? Just wait til its video player takes over

Facebook's already considerable power in media is about to become dominant.<p>The social network has already shown the ability to put content in front …

Be My Eyes App Brings Help to the Blind and Visually Impaired

Connecting the blind to sighted volunteers<p>Checking the expiration date on a carton of milk. Reading the label on a can in the kitchen cupboard. Such mundane tasks pose challenges for the estimated 39 million people around the world who are blind — and the millions more with visual impairments.<p>A new …

App Store

Google searches for a way to avoid Microsoft’s fate

A dip in the search behemoth’s market share has encouraged some commentators to compare it to Bill Gates’s company<p>The news that Google’s share of the web-search market in the US has suddenly dropped is interesting. According to an independent analytics firm, StatCounter, last month Google’s market …

How iPhone health gadgets could change what 'see your doctor' means

Apple's Health app had a quiet rollout in late 2014, and months later many iOS users still aren't sure how the platform works on their new (or newly …

Pictures of the Week 1.15.15

Pope Francis

21 Kale Salad Recipes That Are Anything But Boring

We'll always love a good kale salad—here are some really great ones.<p><b>We know, we know: kale salad is like, so last year.</b> But we just can't seem to quit it. And why should we? A kale salad is healthy, easy to make, and gosh darn it, it's delicious. Browse these recipes and remind yourself why kale …

How to throw out 465 possessions in a month

Forget the 5:2 diet - Twitter's 30-day declutter challenge will have your house back in shape in no time (well, a month)<p>One gourmet thermometer, two party hats, a pair of custard-powder yellow slippers from IKEA, actually two pairs of slippers from IKEA and, goodness, 13 glass ramekins. No, it’s …

Chelsea set to beat Arsenal in signing Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa

Chelsea are considering a move in signing Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa, according to the Telegraph.<p>The 32-year-old has already played in the …

Sir Malcolm Rifkind: MI5 and MI6 are losing ground to terrorists

Interview: Sir Malcolm Rifkind, chair of the Intelligence and Security Committee, on featuring in the James Bond film Skyfall, his memories of Baroness Thatcher, and why internet firms must help spies catch terrorists from Islamic State<p>When Britain’s intelligence agencies launch a top-secret …

The Temporary Tattoo That Tests Blood Sugar

An electronic sensor may mean the end of finger pricking.<p>A painful prick of the fingertip reveals a mountain of medical information for many diabetes patients. But health professionals have long struggled to find a reliable and painless way to gather blood sugar measurements. Just last year, Google …

Diabetes

Charlie Hebdo co-founder: Prophet cartoons went too far

A co-founder of Charlie Hebdo disagreed with the French magazine's decision to publish cartoon depictions of the Prophet Mohammed and says he is upset with the magazine's slain editor, Stephane Charbonnier.<p>Henri Roussel, now 80, wrote a letter with his views in the wake of the terrorist attack at …

Charlie Hebdo

How Your Neighborhood Affects Your Paycheck

The part of town where you live—and especially where you grew up—can profoundly affect lifetime earnings.<p>“[A] as I check off my list of privileges, I won’t forget the biggest of them all: my passport,” economist Tim Harford wrote recently in the <i>Financial Times</i>. He's not wrong: In today’s …

Brookings Institution

Why low-tech living is back

Sales of books are eclipsing digital alternatives, while vinyl records, Polaroid cameras and even simple mobile phones are enjoying a resurgence<p>Books. Remember them? The big lumps of wood pulp that used to clog up your shelves? Well, they’re back, and hotter than vinyl records.<p>Last week, the …