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Are you ‘over-connected’?

Wander the city in 2015 and all you’ll see is people staring at screens or talking on handsets. Is it changing who we are? Tom Chatfield weighs up the arguments.<p>A group of people wait by a monument, unaware of each other’s existence. A woman strides open-mouthed down a busy street, holding one hand …

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

Accused Silk Road drug baron goes on trial in NY

The trial of 30-year-old Ross Ulbricht, a skinny Eagle Scout from San Francisco, has been heralded a landmark case in the shadowy world of online crime, as well as surveillance and privacy.<p>Prosecutors say Ulbricht created, owned and operated the Silk Road website that allowed thousands of criminals …

Silk Road

San Francisco Loves to Hate the Design of Its Newest Tower

Snøhetta's designs for One Van Ness have already inspired a number of photoshopped parodies.<p>Right at the turn of the year, Bay Area residents got a new look at a tower planned near the heart of San Francisco. One Van Ness has been in the works for a while; a prior design for this mid-rise building …

Six lessons we can learn from geniuses

Whether it’s designing a supersonic vehicle, helping the blind to see or creating space history, what can we learn from the great minds behind these feats?<p>Our series The Genius Behind has taken you inside the minds of people who are making the impossible possible. Whether it is designing the …

Genius