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The Reason You’re Positive You Remember Something That Never Happened

It seems that everyone is susceptible to the phenomenon of “<b>memory distortion</b>,” or the creation of <b>false memories</b>. Researchers think they may be …

The Brain

Scientists claim to have solved the mystery of female orgasm

Scientists claims they have finally solved the mystery of the female orgasm and it is all to do with ovulation.<p>A study on mammal reproduction found orgasms help apes ovulate, but because it plays no part in the reproductive cycle of humans, it is a redundant evolutionary afterthought.<p>In many …

WATCH: This Simple Triangle Will Change The Way You Think About Maths Forever

Because logarithmic notation is bad.<p>Okay, let's get something straight right off the bat - logarithmic notation in maths is bad and doesn't make a …

Mathematics

How To Stop Windows 10 Installing Automatically

Upgrading to Windows 10 should be a personal choice, but increasingly it isn’t. In a series of ever more cheeky, arrogant and downright deceptive moves Microsoft has pushed Windows 10 upon millions of unsuspecting Windows 7 and Windows 8 users.<p>So how do you stop an automatic Windows 10 installation …

1 million people are now connecting to Facebook without leaving a digital trail

In a Facebook note, software engineer Alec Muffett said the number of Facebook over Tor users over an average 30-day period has about doubled in less than a year, now hitting 1 million.<p>"This growth is a reflection of the choices that people make to use Facebook over Tor, and the value that it …

Mobile Devices

Sneaky Octopus Makes Daring Escape Through Aquarium's Drain Pipe Into Pacific Ocean

Plants and Animals Photo credit: Inky the octopus left without even saying goodbye. National Aquarium of New ZealandEveryone loves a good prison …

Prison Breaks

See How Oil Drilling Created an Earthquake Crisis in Oklahoma

In the last few years, Oklahoma has become one of the most seismic places on the planet. Last year, there were almost 6,000 earthquakes, 900 of which …

Samsung does its own Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge teardown

While iFixit is quick to tear apart new devices to gauge repairability, Samsung has its own look inside the new Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. The company offers a breakdown of the components that make up the two handsets rather than a step-by-step process. However, it does include a bit of an …

Coles, Woolworths, Aldi price war gets personal with cut-price tissues and toothpaste

Coles latest price cuts come just days after Woolworths' new chief executive Brad Banducci claimed Woolworths' groceries had been cheaper than Coles …

Scientists find 'Achilles' heel' of cancer offering hope for most deadly cases

Even tumours which have spread throughout the body could be treated<p>The ‘Achilles’ heel’ of cancer has been discovered by scientists which could lead to treatments for hopeless cases where disease has spread throughout the body.<p>In a finding hailed as ‘groundbreaking,’ researchers found that all …

All About Architecture and Beautiful Buildings

Unless you live way out in the country, the art of architecture can be found everywhere. From big cities to small suburbs, beautiful buildings and modern marvels have become an intrinsic part of contemporary life.<p>But for architects—you know, the people responsible for making buildings come …

Is Google Maps draining your battery? Here’s how to fix it

Battery life – it’s one of those things every single one of us wants more of. And while it’s understandable apps will make that juice trickle out of your phone little by little, it seems some are just punching a whole through the battery and letting all the goods stream out.<p>Even more annoying is …

Maps

The Blackberry CEO’s Demo of His New Phone Is Too Awkward to Watch

Over the weekend, BlackBerry unveiled its so-called Priv phone in its first official demo. Verdict: It’s uncomfortable to sit through.<p>You can watch …