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Tim Berners-Lee on the future of the web: 'The system is failing'

The inventor of the world wide web remains an optimist but sees a ‘nasty wind’ blowing amid concerns over advertising, net neutrality and fake news<p>Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s optimism about the future of the web is starting to wane in the face of a “nasty storm” of issues including the rollback of net …

Net Neutrality

SHINE ON YOU. Diamond Atelier’s Beautiful Ducati Scrambler Sixty2

Munich’s Diamond Atelier have produced some incredible, high-end motorcycles over the last few years. But lately they’ve decided to take a new …

Motorcycles

Valentino Rossi 'not very happy' about Thailand MotoGP round plan

Valentino Rossi says he is "not very happy" about going to Thailand in 2018 if the Buriram circuit joins the MotoGP calendar as expected.<p>Thailand is …

Motorsport

Why Nicky Hayden Mattered To Motorcycle Racing  

Until Nicky Hayden showed up in MotoGP, there was little anybody could do about Italian legend Valentino Rossi’s dominance on motorcycle racing’s …

Motorsport

Bangkok has the world's best street food — but authorities want it gone

Thailand's military government is evicting thousands of much-loved street-food vendors from their usual spots in a bid to clear walkways and bring …

Vietnam

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

Programming

Scientists turn spinach leaf into working heart tissue

Researchers have managed to turn a spinach leaf into working heart tissue and are on the way to solving the problem of recreating the tiny, branching networks of blood vessels in human tissue.<p>Until now, scientists have unsuccessfully tried to use 3D printing to recreate these intricate …

I Never Pay Full Price for Flights—This Is Where I Book

The first time I ventured overseas I was 18 and worked two jobs to buy a return ticket to Phuket, Thailand. Determined to pay my own way, I spent …

Air Travel

Security researchers warn against using shady VPN Android apps

If you’ve ever needed to conduct business over the internet somewhat privately on your phone, a virtual private network — or VPN, for short — is an …

Apps

A group of high school students has made Martin Shkreli's $750-drug Daraprim for $2

To prove how much of a dick move that was, a group of high school students in Australia has now created 3.7 grams of Daraprim's active ingredient in their chemistry lab for just $20 - an amount that would sell in the US for between $35,000 and $110,000 at the current rate charged by Shkreli's …

High School

9 simple things that are making you dumber

There's no mystery there. Focusing on your faults and bad habits can be pretty depressing, after all. But often, by ignoring the small lifestyle decisions that take a toll on our well-being and health, we're missing the low-hanging fruit of relatively easy-to-implement changes that will make a big …

Virginia Tech

Scientists Make Major Discovery While Studying The Brain On No Sleep

Conventional wisdom suggests that the longer you go without sleep, the more tired you should be. But if you’ve ever pulled an all-nighter, you’ve probably experienced the opposite phenomenon: At 4 a.m., you can barely keep your eyes open. Then, it’s 8 a.m. and you’re wide-awake with seemingly …

Sleep

Heating Up the Arms Race

As tensions rise, the South China Sea has become a dangerous tinderbox. German companies are arming both sides.<p>Published on August 5, 2016 11:32 …

China

Top Ten Foods for Building Muscle

Nutrition Articles<p>Top Ten Foods for Building Muscle<p>These are ten foods to include in your diet because they have a superior effect on protein …

Suzuki's New GSX-R1000 Is Engineered Around A Loophole In MotoGP Rules

Engineers in racing have one primary task: come up with the best possible package within the scope of the rules. And it looks like Suzuki’s clever …

Motorcycles

The world's 3.5bn young people are the key to change – let's not shut them out

Ignoring youth in the developing world will stall progress towards the global goals. We need to show that we’re serious about enabling young people to lead<p>From fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone to responding to the earthquakes in Nepal, children and young people were at the heart of some of 2015’s …

Sustainable Development Goals

Elon Musk Powers Up: Inside Tesla’s $5 Billion Gigafactory

Elon Musk is venturing headfirst into the battery business. Here’s why it might be his boldest bet yet.<p>Elon Musk walks briskly onto the stage as hard rock blasts in the background. The guitar riff, which sounds like entrance music suitable for a professional wrestler or a minor-league cleanup …

Tesla

6 Photographers Asked to Shoot Portraits of 1 Man… With a Twist

Canon recently conducted an interesting experiment on the power of perspective in portrait photography. They enlisted the help of 6 photographers and …

This Awesome Girl Isn't Allowed To Compete Against Boys Anymore

Phetjee Jaa is known as the girl who beats boys.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>View this post on Facebook

Daniel Cormier
Daniel Cormier
Daniel Cormier

Verizon is still 'evaluating' support for Samsung Pay

We hope you weren't planning to use your Verizon-badged Galaxy S6 or Note 5 with Samsung Pay on September 28th... you might be disappointed. Big Red notes that it's still in the "process of evaluating" Samsung Pay while AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and US Cellular have already pledged support. This …

Republican presidential debate: 8 takeaways

<b>(CNN) —</b> The top 10 candidates for the Republican presidential nomination only had a few minutes each on Thursday to capture the attention of voters tuning in to the first big-league Republican presidential debate.<p>Donald Trump may have grabbed the most headlines from the night, but the prime-time …

Government

Honda pair test 2016 prototype bike

17 July 2015 – Honda riders Marc Márquez and Dani Pedrosa have received their first taste of the manufacturer's prototype 2016 bike during a private …

Easiest Way to Get Cheap Hotel Rooms?

I have obsessive compulsive disorder when it comes to saving on hotels. When I travel for work, I book 95 percent of the hotels I stay in through Priceline.com or Hotwire.com and save anywhere from 35 to 60 percent off the usual price.<p>Though before I ever place a bid on either site, I have a …

Hospitality

12 culture shocks Americans will have in Thailand

1. Pedestrians <i>always</i> have the right of way.<p>If you expect cars to stop for you to cross Sukhumvit Street, you won’t move a foot in Bangkok. Simply …

New York City

First-time jjimjilbang: how to visit a Korean bathhouse

Traditional bathhouses are an essential part of contemporary Korean culture. Literally 'heated rooms', these <i>j</i><i>jimjilbang</i> (찜질방) are where locals come to unwind, hang out and engage in a whole host of health and beauty rituals that go far beyond a quick soak. They attract grandmas and young couples …

Loneliness

10 tourist traps you should avoid in Italy — and where to go instead

But Italy is big, and it can be overwhelming for first timers, who inevitably, bowled over by choice, fall into overpriced tourist traps.<p>Here are the places you should avoid, and the often cheaper, always more authentic alternatives you should hit instead.<p>If we told you to go see a tilting old …

Italy