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Five Habits Of Successful (And Famous) Men

It scarcely seems possible, but rumours of President Barack Obama’s habit of eating just seven salted almonds as a late-night snack have been greatly …

Clothing

T+L Editors Share the Trips on Their Bucket List

Since the first time I saw photos of Torres de Paine National Park, I have wanted to go to Patagonia. I don't know if it's because of the …

Google launches giant undersea internet cable

The world’s highest-capacity undersea internet cable, a 5,600-mile link between the US and Japan backed by Google has been activated.<p>The fibre cable, which can transport data at 60 terabits per second (60 million Mbps) is expected to be a significant boost to trans-pacific internet speeds.<p>Google is …

Telecoms

Google Just Bought the Entire Power Output From an Unbuilt Norwegian Wind Farm

Google has bought the entire 12-year power production from a yet-to-be-built Norwegian wind power farm to supply its European data centers with …

This Quote From Jazz Legend Miles Davis Should Be Required Reading for Every Young Artist

To celebrate Miles Davis' 90th birthday Thursday, infographics publication <i>Polygraph</i> <i></i>shared a project attempting to measure the scope of the artist's …

How to Crush Your Bounce Rate - Strictly Business | David Leonhardt

Crush that bounce<p><b>David Leonhardt</b> <b>David Leonhardt</b><p>Crush that bounce rate!<p>420 Views<p>Crush that bounce rate!

Analytics

These Are The Long-Term Effects Of Multitasking

Being constantly connected may keep you from getting fired, but making time for deep work is what will get you promoted.<p>Georgetown Professor Cal Newport thinks uninterrupted, distraction-free deep work is so important that if you’re unable to do this at your current job, you should start looking …

A Robotic Ceiling Sets the Precedent for AI Architecture

In ‘Aurora,’ architect and interaction designer Behnaz Farahi imagines a future of sensory spaces.<p>Architect and interaction designer Behnaz Farahi has created a number of mind-bendingly futuristic and inspiring installations, from breathing walls to morphing headpieces. Her latest, <i>Aurora</i>, an …

Robotics
China

'Vinyl' Is a Hell of a Guilty Pleasure

Is <i>Vinyl</i> a good show? Nah. But it's satisfying drama, and I enjoy it.<p><b>Warning:</b> <i>Spoilers ahead.</i><p>Liking things ironically is, on general principle and by definition, a bullshit proposition. And one I've, since my early 20s, largely managed to avoid. I like what I like and I defend it, because I …

Bobby Cannavale

Anonymous-linked hacker rescued at sea and then arrested

A purported member of online activist group Anonymous was arrested by the FBI in Miami after a Disney cruise ship rescued him and his wife from a sailboat near Cuba. As <i>NBC</i> reports, the FBI had been investigating Martin Gottesfeld since October 2014 for his possible involvement with Anonymous' …

Kanye West claims to be $53m in debt, and asks Mark Zuckerberg for help

West says tech entrepreneurs Zuckerberg and Larry Page listen to hip-hop, but are more interested in opening schools in Africa than helping celebrity rappers<p>It was a busy weekend for Kanye West, what with finishing off his album The Life of Pablo – which emerged in a different form from the one …

Amazon's terms even cover the zombie apocalypse

Amazon Web Services, the company’s cloud platform, is a service you unknowingly use every day, with hundreds of startups and large companies using it to make available their services.<p>Yesterday, the company unveiled a new games development engine and quietly added a hilarious message buried in the …

Viral

Google Ireland staff paid much less than London colleagues

Average wage of £72,000 compares with London staff average salary of £160,000 – despite booking £5bn sales from UK advertisers in 2015<p>Workers at Google Ireland, the search group’s European sales hub, earn less than half the £160,000 average wage of colleagues in London despite the British sales …

Woo Wants To Take The Hassle And Fear Out Of Job Hunting

LinkedIn is the place where business professionals are seemingly obligated to have an account. While it is undoubtedly useful for growing your “professional network” and heavily used by recruiters across multiple industries worldwide, it isn’t necessary the first place that springs to mind for …

Android creator Andy Rubin is making a free dashcam

There's been a lot of speculation about what Android inventor and ex-Googler Andy Rubin has been up to with his startup, Playground Global. Is he making a phone? Well, no... but what he <i>is</i> doing could still grab your attention. Rubin tells <i>Wired</i> that his company is making a dashcam with a unique …

Andy Rubin

The computer in Google’s self-driving car can be considered the driver, US says

In a major milestone for Google's self-driving car efforts — and the entire autonomous car industry — the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) has said in a letter that the computer inside Google's self-driving car can be considered the "driver" of the vehicle.<p>This has the …

Doors' surviving members to reunite for Ray Manzarek benefit tribute

Surviving founding members of the Doors John Densmore and Robby Krieger will reunite for the first time in 15 years with some help from Exene Cervenka and John Doe of long-running L.A. punk band X to salute Doors keyboardist<p>Ray Manzarekwith a benefit concert Feb. 12 on what would have been …

The Doors
Investing

David Bowie repeatedly rejected Red Hot Chili Peppers’ collaboration offer

Brian Eno has turned down the band eight times<p>Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis has revealed how David Bowie turned down the chance to …

Why I travel solo

I’m 27 and female. Since I was 21, I’ve been away at least once a year, for anything from 3 nights to 9 months, alone. I also go on trips with …

Old music is outselling new music for the first time in history

Despite the massive success of Adele's album <i>25,</i> which<i></i> sold a whopping 7.4 million copies in only six weeks, 2015 marked the first time in U.S. …

Music Industry

This Medium-Format Camera Captures a Staggering 100 Megapixels

By now, we all know that megapixels alone don’t make a good camera. But that doesn’t make the new Phase One XF 100MP any less impressive, with an …

Phase One launches a true 100MP medium format camera

Taking medium format photos above 60 megapixels has typically required some trickery, like shooting multiple pictures at a time. However, you won't have to 'cheat' with Phase One's new XF 100MP camera system. As the name suggests, the hardware uses a full-fledged 100-megapixel CMOS sensor …

Four new elements have been added to the periodic table

Confirmed discoveries complete the table's seventh row<p>Four new elements have been permanently added to the periodic table, after their discoveries were verified by the global chemistry organization that oversees the table. The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) last week …

Chemistry

Qualcomm teases its chip for drones with autonomous navigation

We've known about Qualcomm's drone ambitions for a few months now, but it looks like the company is ready to demo the goods. Ahead of CES next week, the chipmaker teased features of its Snapdragon Flight drone platform. If you'll recall, Qualcomm is aiming to do for drones what its done for phones. …

Mark Zuckerberg: I’m building an AI for my home that's "kind of like Jarvis in Iron Man"

Mark Zuckerberg wants to live a bit more like Tony Stark. In a post on Facebook this afternoon, Zuckerberg wrote that he intends to build an AI that can run his home and present him with virtual reality visualizations of his work. "You can think of it kind of like Jarvis in <i>Iron Man</i>," Zuckerberg …

Mark Zuckerberg