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Researchers have broken the capacity limits of fiber optic networks

You can allay those fears that the fiber optic network that delivers your internet is going to overload. At UC San Diego's Qualcomm Institute, engineers not only broke the supposed limits of fiber optic data transmission — they utterly smashed it, increasing the power of optical signals almost …

Will Smith, a box-office enigma in the era of ensemble blockbusters

Will Smith is clearly not someone who is accustomed to failure. He had a hit hip-hop song on the radio when he was still in high school and has been wildly successful ever since.<p>From the outset of his career, Smith's trademark as a star has been his ability to project the confidence that there's …

Movie Review: A zombie franchise returns to form with [REC] 4: Apocalypse

Taken as companion pieces, <i>[REC] 3: Genesis</i> and <i>[REC] 4: Apocalypse</i> reveal Paco Plaza and Jaume Balagueró to be very different directors. (In a</i> …

Literary critic James Wood: ‘I’m taking a religious view of an earthly form’

Wood’s new book tells how novels gave him the freedom to think when he was growing up. Has he become an evangelist for literature?<p>This, I thought when I arrived to meet James Wood, is no place for a literary critic to be staying – a boutique hotel on Park Avenue in Manhattan that offers “karma …

Trend Alert: 7 Canvas Bins for Books and More

I first came across canvas book bins at Beams, one of my favorite Japanese shops. Since then I’ve been on the lookout for more and am happy to report …

The Complete Guide to Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on The Growth List</i><p>Let’s face it.<p>We all want more time in our lives.<p>It could be an evening to spend more time with our family and friends, a 30-hour day to grow our business, or simply time to close our eyes and relax.<p>If you would like to make more effective use of your …

Time Management

Escape from Boko Haram: what the survivors witnessed

On the shores of Lake Chad, families who have fled the clutches of Nigeria's Islamist fanatics tell David Blair of the methods and madness of the group's massacres<p>Women and children, limp with exhaustion, were the first to disembark from the ancient wooden barge. Then came the men, splashing their …

Africa