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Sony launches Xperia M5 and C5 Ultra Android smartphones, with focus on perfect selfies

Sony has announced two new Android smartphones – the selfie-obesessed Xperia M5 and Xperia C5 Ultra – that will go on sale around the world in mid-August.<p>The better-equipped of the two devices, the Xperia M5, continues Sony’s recent tradition of offering waterproof and dust-proof devices – and …

Phones

Journey to Pluto: 9.5 years, one amazing flyby

We are SO CLOSE!<p>After a journey of 9.5 years across 3 billion miles of space, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is about to give humanity its first detailed look at Pluto and its large moon Charon.<p>At approximately 4:49 a.m. Pacific time on Tuesday, the spacecraft will fly within 7,800 miles of Pluto's …

Solar System

15-year-old schoolboy develops test for Alzheimer's disease

Krtin Nithiyanandam has developed a test which could not only pick up the early signs of Alzheimer's disease but potentially stops it spreading further<p>A 15-year-old British boy has developed a potential test for Alzheimer’s disease which could allow the condition to be diagnosed 10 years before the …

Dementia

Stylish Tips to Avoid Freezing from the Office AC

It’s summertime, so naturally your office decides to blast the air conditioner so high that it feels like the Ice Age. Rather than resigning yourself to the cold and just shivering at your super organized desk, try putting on a few light layers that will help acclimate you to the confusing climate. …

Laser Breathalyzer Can Sniff Out Disease

Just breathe and let the 'laserlyzer' do the rest<p>Dogs are pretty good at sniffing out cancer, but now researchers have developed an “optical dog’s nose” that uses lasers to detect a range of diseases by analyzing the molecules in ones breath.<p>When someone gets cancer or an infection, metabolic …

Atoms

12 of the Hottest Off-the-Shoulder Styles to Try

Off-the-shoulder tops, dresses and rompers have officially hit the street-chic scene, and we’re pretty pumped about it. Whether you’re enjoying summer in the city or you’re working that 9-to-5 grind, an effortless shoulder-baring number is exactly what the doctor ordered. Seriously, just take your …

6 Easy Ways to Get Creative Photos

Photographer’s Block<p>Sometimes inspiration can be stuck in traffic, but that doesn’t mean you have to wait for it to arrive. Get your creativity going …

The 10 Best Beauty Instagrams of the Week: Gisele Bündchen, Blake Lively, and More

The sun was high in the sky this week, and the best beauty Instagrams reflected its seasonal light. Selfies were snapped in dreamy landscapes, featuring barely there makeup and an all-encompassing “wish you were here” atmosphere. <b>Lupita Nyong’o</b> and her glossy pout admired a vast expanse of green …

Gisele Bündchen

Google frees its dream robots to run wild across the internet

Tech firm opens up its image processing neural-network algorithm and people create awesome images<p>Google has made its “inceptionism” algorithm available to all, allowing coders around the world to replicate the process the company used to create mesmerising dreamscapes with its image processing …

Scanners

Style Resolutions: How to Add Edge to a Romantic Summer Dress

We’re all about getting more mileage out of our closets, but some pieces are certainly trickier than others, especially when you throw warm weather into the equation. Romantic summer dresses (think floral, floaty and lightweight) are no doubt a staple when the mercury starts to rise, and you …

13th century Mongolian ship Kublai Khan sent to invade Japan found

Two armadas sent by the emperor of the Yuan Dynasty to invade Japan decimated by legendary 'kamikaze'<p>Archaeologists have discovered the wreck of a Mongolian ship that was part of a fleet dispatched by Kublai Khan to invade Japan in the 13th century.<p>The ship is the second to be located off southern …

School Administration

9 gorgeous landscapes you’ll only find in Turkey

HISTORY IN TURKEY RUNS DEEP. We’re talking incredible UNESCO World Heritage Sites, well-preserved ruins and art from pretty much every major …

A Labor of Love: How to Make Peanut Butter Salt Water Taffy

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Our intern and in-house candy aficionado Riddley</i> <i>Gemperlein-Schirm shows us how to make</i> <i>Peanut Butter Salt Water Taffy.</i><p>When I asked Kateri, my …

Dessert

Happy Birthday, Margot Robbie! See Her Most Envy-Inducing Instagrams

Happy birthday, Margot Robbie! The Australian actress turns 27 years old today, and her star just keeps on rising. After making an impact with her …

80 Beautiful Bathroom Designs That Will Inspire Relaxation

Relax and refresh with one of these designer-approved rooms.<p>Whether you're thinking of your powder room, master bath, or ensuite, our favorite designer looks will inspire you to spruce up your space. Don't stop there — take a look at these stunning bedroom and living room designs that are full of …

The 10 Things I Learned on My First Cruise

<i>By Angie Shannon</i><p>Each week, Travelzoo's Top 20 brings members cruise deals -- from multi-night Transatlantic cruises to two-night $299 cruises -- offering something for nearly everybody. But the cruise industry reports that only 20% of Americans have ever taken a cruise.<p>I was among that 80%, having …