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With a touch of sunlight, this tiny device kills 99.999 percent of bacteria

Water is our most precious resource. We may take this for granted, in developed regions but some 2.8 billion people around the world are affected by …

The 65 Best Home Decorating Ideas Of All Time

How many do you already know?<p>Whether you're decorating your first home or your fifth, great design is in the details. We've consulted top designers and scoured our archives to find the best ideas for every room in the house.

Samsung's Gear 360 is the VR video camera for the masses

Samsung's Gear 360 gets all the basics right for a consumer 360 camera.<p>It's small, easy to use (for capturing and editing), the video quality is good …

Scientists have found a perfect illustration of how the climate is spiraling ‘out of control’

Several months ago, climate scientist Ed Hawkins made headlines with a stunning animated visualization of the change in global temperature over the past 150 years. At the time, he told The Washington Post that the graphic was an attempt to “communicate in a different way,” and his efforts seemed to …

Climate Change

D&D on your tablet and in your browser, complete with dice and a Dungeon Master

Bring your party together and play, wherever they are<p>Roll20, one of the most popular virtual tabletop solutions, will now offer officially licensed Dungeons & Dragons content from Wizards of the Coast. The browser-based software includes both video and voice chat, and even integrates with Google …

Major breakthrough against heart failure after scientists use stem cells in 'astonishing' trial which could help millions

Heart attack patients who were not expected to live are fit and healthy after scientists regenerated their hearts with stem cells in a ground-breaking trial which could help millions of people with heart failure.<p>The research is the first to show that scarring of heart muscle, associated with a …

Maverick women writers are upending the book industry and selling millions in the process

“I just wanted a story with a nice guy.”<p>In late 2012, author H. M. Ward had an experimental manuscript collecting proverbial dust on her computer. It starred a woman named Sidney and a man named Peter—an impossible nice-guy combo of handsome, strong, smart, patient, and, oh, super wealthy.<p>Ward had …

Writing

These LEGO-like recycled plastic bricks create sturdy homes for just $5,200

Colombian company Conceptos Plásticos saw two pressing issues in the world and decided to tackle both with recycled building materials. One issue is …

Design

15 of the best video games you may have missed in 2016

Indie Gaming

How To Sleep Like A Grown Up

Adultify your sleep cycle<p><i>The time has come to accept the inevitable: you're growing up. Embrace it! Becoming an adult can be daunting, but not when you have guides as easy (and, let's face it, as cool) as the ones in our new Adultify series. Now, you won't ever have to utter that cringe-worthy term</i> …

Xavier Niel explains 42: the coding university without teachers, books, or tuition

<i>42</i> is the answer to the ultimate questions about life, the universe, and everything. At least that’s what it is in Douglas Adams’ science fiction classic <i>The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy</i>. And for French entrepreneur Xavier Niel, 42 was the perfect name for the innovative coding school he founded …

Swimming Pools

What's the First Sign of Alzheimer's Disease?

Most people think of memory loss when they think of Alzheimer’s, but a new study suggests that the earliest sign of the disease is trouble with …

France's revolutionary coding school with no teachers, curriculum or tuition heading to Silicon Valley

What if you could attend a school without teachers, books, lesson plans or tuition fees? As crazy as the idea seems, a Paris-based information …

10 video games so good we didn't want them to end

When Keith Stuart wrote of the emotional impact of finishing a great and involving game, our readers responded in kind<p>When Keith Stuart finished the Uncharted series, he found the game and its characters had got under his skin. After spending years with Nathan Drake and his partner Elena, he found …

Red Dead Redemption

Smartphone app could help treat anxiety and depression

In a joint project between the Universities of Liverpool and Manchester researchers have examined the initial trial of a smartphone application …

Wonderful Websites You Should Bookmark Right Now to Learn From Internet

The internet can be a wonderfully, immense place for interesting content. If you've ever wanted to learn a new skill or to accomplish a seemingly monumental task, you need look no further than the internet. There is basically a site for every interest under the sun. It is also a great place to …

25 superb hacks to make your home more stylish

Without a doubt, all of us want to make our home look like a magazine cover. Sometimes, we strive so desperately to change it that it seems like …

Interior Design

This water purifier generates electricity and creates Wi-Fi connections

<i>Watly is part of Telegraph Tech's Startup Saturday series. Every week, we will be profiling a British entrepreneur or startup inventing world-first products or solving gnarly problems using innovative tech.</i> <i>Tweet us at @TelegraphTech with your suggestions.</i><p>Imagine a machine that can turn contaminated …

Inventions

Clean energy can upset global water supplies

Although the move from fossil fuels to renewables is accelerating, recent research out of Austria warns energy production that reduces greenhouse gas …

Get Better Sleep and Start Mornings Strong With the "10-3-2-1-0" Formula

A productive day starts with a great morning, and you can’t have a great morning if you didn’t get any rest the night before. This simple five-part …

10 Astonishing Pinterest Alternatives For Design Inspiration

With over 100 million active monthly users Pinterest is definitely the biggest visual bookmarking and discovery platform in the world. While it might be overloaded with recipes, dresses, wedding welcome boards, DIY decor and summer drinks you can still find a lot of food to feed your design …

Graphic Design

13 Free Things on the Internet You Should Be Using

Why pay when you can get it for …

Will Deadpool’s Sequel Introduce Hollywood’s First Openly Queer Superhero?

In the comics he’s pansexual; the hit movie played homoeroticism mostly for laughs. But there’s real potential for a now-inevitable Deadpool sequel to push boundaries like no other superhero movie before.<p><i>Deadpool</i> does what a lot of superheroes do. He battles bad guys, he’s essentially …

Comics

Ten confronting documentaries you don’t need Netflix to watch

<b>If you’re looking for another addictive criminal case a la Making A Murderer, this is not the list for you.</b><p>The following documentaries drop viewing …

New Star Trek Strategy RPG Launches Today on Mobile

Star Trek Timelines, a free strategy role-playing game from the makers of Game of Thrones: Ascent, launched today for iOS and Android devices. Get it here on iTunes and Google Play.<p>An officially licensed game, Timelines comes with "hundreds" of characters from all eras of <i>Star Trek</i>, including icons …

Star Trek

13 Malicious Android Apps Removed From Play Store, Check If You've Installed Any

At this point, Android and security problems tend to go hand in hand, which is a real shame for those that live on the platform. With some of the …

A terrible environmental disaster is unfolding in Los Angeles — and it's practically invisible

What's worse, workers are not even close to stopping the flow.<p>The leak sprung from a Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) natural gas storage facility in Aliso Canyon, and it has been gushing methane — a highly flammable and potent greenhouse gas — into the sky since October 23.<p>No one knows …

9 affordable video marketing strategies for startups in 2016

Launching a startup is a great feeling. You get an idea and then you rear it like your own baby and nurture it into reality through hard work and …