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Tremaine Wilbourn, Suspect in Killing of Memphis Police Officer Sean Bolton, Surrenders

The man suspected of fatally shooting a Memphis police officer was taken into custody Monday after a nearly two-day manhunt.<p>Tremaine Wilbourn, 29, who is suspected of killing Memphis Police Officer Sean Bolton, 33, surrendered a bit before 5 p.m. (6 p.m. ET) to the U.S. Marshals Service office, …

Famifi

Subliminal learning and conscious thought reduce and enhance pain

When we say that we are “in pain”, we usually mean that an injured body part is hurting us. But the phenomenon we call pain consists of more than just physical sensations, and often has mental and emotional aspects, too. Pain signals entering the black box of the brain can be subjected further …

The Brain

A ban on autonomous weapons is easier said than done

To coincide with a major Artificial Intelligence (AI) conference in Buenos Aires this week, leading scientists, world-renowned philosophers and technology investors signed a letter that urges a ban on weapons that use artificial intelligence technology. We have added our names to the sixteen …

Artificial Intelligence

18 Little Grocery Shopping Mistakes That Will Cost You Money

Check yourself before you wreck yourself with this list of food shopping mistakes that could bruise your ego — and your wallet.<p>This is a no-brainer, for sure, but we're all guilty of taking a trip to the supermarket when there's a <i>rumbly in our tumbly</i>.<p>Heck, it might even be our own subconscious way …

35 Reasons Budget Travelers Love Mexico

From the spectacular Mayan ruins at Chichen Itza to the crystal-blue waters of the Caribbean, the only possible problem with visiting Mexico is …

11 amazing things that Portugal is known for

PROVING THAT PORTUGAL is so much more than Cristiano Ronaldo, Port wine, and Fado, here are 11 other pretty awesome things Portugal has given the …

European Travel

FDA may crack down on junk homeopathic 'remedies'

Hearings to reconsider policy the FDA has had since 1988<p>The FDA is spending today and tomorrow asking for input on how to deal with homeopathic "remedies," concoctions with no proof they work that haven't faced the scrutiny of regular medicine.<p>Homeopathy operates under the idea that heavily diluted …

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Review: Almost Perfect

Elbows in the ribs, jostling crowds, too few handsets. My first impressions of the Samsung Galaxy S6 at Mobile World Congress weren’t great. And even without the seething throng of the launch event, I’ve never really been bowled over by Samsung’s flagship smartphones.<p>On the day, we weren’t really …

5 Foods Chefs are Dehydrating Now

Great for concentrating flavor in fruits and vegetables, dehydrators have never been more popular with chefs. Here, a look at how this trend is …

IFTTT rebrands with 3 new apps that make your life easier with one touch

IFTTT is taking its automating superpowers to a whole new level.<p>The company expanded its automation platform in a big way on Thursday with three new …

Apps

Pain Really Is All In Your Head. Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

How Impulsiveness Can Boost Your Creativity

The key may lie in a belief that slightly negative traits have silver linings.<p>Everyone who’s ever prepared for a job interview knows how to turn a personal weakness into a character strength. The flipside of being a little stubborn might be extra persistence. A bit of impatience, properly directed, …

Daily Travel Startup Watch: Travelgyani, Bungalo and More

Every day we alert our readers of new startups in the travel industry being listed on AngelList, as an early information service for those who keep …

Whole Foods Could Sell Pot Someday

Milk? Check. Eggs? Check. Bread? Check. Pot brownie mix? Marijuana and edibles could be coming to a natural foods grocery store near you. Main Street reports that when asked on a panel if Whole Foods would ever sell cannabis, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey "reportedly said only if the plant were legal …

Cannabis

Will Technology Make Truck Drivers Obsolete In 10 Years?

Being a teamster is probably not the easiest of jobs. You work long hours, often with unpredictable schedules and stay long periods away from home. Still, it pays the bills, and for millions of Americans, it’s a way to make a decent living.<p>Unfortunately, it is also one of many activities that is …

Western Australia

24 Clever Ideas Inside Virgin’s New Hotel

It’s the little things.<p>It’s the little things, and anyone who’s flown Virgin America knows it: the calming purple mood lighting, the food and drink orders you can place electronically from your seats, the entertaining safety video, the ticket stubs that are 50% smaller than the obnoxious industry …

Are driverless cars the future of Uber?

Uber has launched a research centre focusing on self-driving cars and mapping technology. Is this the end of the cabbie and death of the automobile industry?<p>Taxi app Uber is taking its biggest steps yet towards a driver-free world, launching the Uber Advanced Technologies Center in Pittsburgh “to …

Autonomous Cars

Indian billionaire Subrata Roy mortgages Grosvenor House and New York's Plaza hotel to get out of jail

An eccentric Indian tycoon has mortgaged the Plaza Hotel in New York and London's Grosvenor House in a bid to raise more than £1 billion for his bail<p>London’s Grosvenor House Hotel is to return to British ownership in an extraordinary deal struck in a Delhi jail between India’s most controversial …

Bank of China

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains how our addiction to technology is making us less efficient<p>Daniel J Levitin Q&A<p>Our brains are …

Productivity

Live forever: Scientists say they’ll extend life ‘well beyond 120’

Fixing the ‘problem’ of ageing is the mission of Silicon Valley, where billions is pouring into biotech firms working to ‘hack the code’ of life – despite concerns about the social implications<p>In Palo Alto in the heart of Silicon Valley, hedge fund manager Joon Yun is doing a back-of-the-envelope …

Medicine

Harold Hamm's $975 Million Divorce Check: First Rejected, Then Cashed, Now Taxed

Billionaire Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm wrote a $975 million personal check to his ex-wife Sue Ann Arnall this week. It was meant to settle a bitter divorce that’s been in the courts for several years. At first, she rejected it, saying she was appealing. Then she abruptly changed her …

Finance

25 Mountains Everyone Should Ski In Their Lifetime

From ritzy Snowmass in Aspen, Colorado, to the steep terrain of Cerro Catedral in Argentina, here are 25 mountains that all skiers and boarders should visit in their lifetime.<p><i>Julie Zeveloff contributed to this story.</i>

The 11 most useful web tools of 2014

There's no shortage of great websites, apps and programs available on the Internet. Some, however, rise above the rest.<p>Your 2014 list of our 11 most …

The Hottest Workouts for 2015

Photo: Gilles for ELLE<p><b>NEW YORK CITY</b><p><b>S10, S10training.com;</b> This workout incorporates weight training and cardio with the goal of getting you to sub 10% body fat (S10), the optimum for health and body composition.<p><b>Mile High Run Club, milehighrunclub.com;</b> Treadmills are the new stationary bikes come …

Exercise

49 Detox Recipes (That Actually Contain Food)

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

Healthy Eating

BlackBerry is working on Boeing's long-awaited self-destructing phone

Boeing's mysterious, self-destructing Black phone is getting help in the security department from none other than BlackBerry. During a conference call on Friday, BlackBerry CEO John Chen announced that the company is collaborating with the defense contractor to bake its end-to-end BES 12 platform …