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One man's quest to pay for lunch with a chip implanted in his thumb

By October, Meow-Ludo Meow Meow hopes to leave his wallet at home — maybe forever.<p>The near field communication (NFC) chip he has implanted in the …

Commonwealth Bank

'New era' of personalised cancer drugs, say doctors

<b>Cancer is entering a "new era" of personalised medicine with drugs targeted to the specific weaknesses in each patient's tumour, say doctors.</b><p>Precision medicine is one of the big themes at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.<p>Doctors say "breath-taking" advances in the …

New cancer drug regime could double survival rates for thousands of patients

Patients suffering from one of the most deadly types of cancer should be switched to a new drug regime that almost doubles their chance of survival, researchers say.<p>The combination therapy, using two drugs separately available on the NHS, dramatically boosted survival of pancreatic cancer patients …

Cancer

'Biodegradable' Plastics Are A Big Fat Lie

A new U.N. report says the supposed greener technology is anything but.<p>A prediction that the world's oceans will contain more plastic than fish by 2050 is likely to intensify the push for sustainable, environmentally friendly alternatives.<p>Biodegradable plastics have long been touted as a "greener" …

21 Recipes for Mouthwatering Memorial Day Burgers

Memorial Day is fast approaching, and, obviously, that means grilling burgers. Believe us, we'll throw just about <i>anything</i> that's edible over the flames, but the joy of biting into the rosy, juicy insides of a well-charred hunk of beef jammed between bread has established the burger in its deserved …

This Mental Trick of Olympic Athletes Can Radically Increase Your Productivity

Top athletes use this simple but powerful technique to perform at their best. So can you.<p>This summer in Rio de Janeiro, we're likely to see awe-inspiring displays of physical prowess. What we're unlikely to see is the mental work that goes into those jaw-dropping accomplishments.<p>Everyone knows that …

Judas has had a ‘lousy press’, as prominent clerics call for a reappraisal of the disciple who betrayed Jesus

Clerics are calling for a reappraisal of one of history’s biggest villains<p>First it was Richard III.<p>But as unlikely historical image makeovers go, the recent <b>rehabilitation of the once reviled Yorkist king</b> could pale into insignificance beside that of a <b>villain of truly Biblical proportions</b>: Judas …

Einstein’s musical talent helped propel his scientific breakthroughs

As we marvel at science’s latest extraordinary breakthrough, it’s also an opportunity to ponder what kind of thinker Albert Einstein was.<p>Born two decades before the beginning of the 20th century, what kind of mind was his that could come up with ideas that would have to wait until the second decade …

Piano

Could You Hack Your Brain To Get More Motivated?

We know we should put the cigarettes away or make use of that gym membership, but in the moment, we just don't do it. There is a cluster of neurons in our brain critical for motivation, though. What if you could hack them to motivate yourself?<p>These neurons are located in the middle of the brain, in …

The Brain

From a mysterious Intuit ad to a Zack Ryder promoting Doritos, the Super Bowl ads this year were high-concept, often ridiculous, and packed with celebrities

Paul Rudd

'Star Wars' Strikes Back: Behind the Scenes of the Biggest Movie of the Year

It is a bleak time for the Republic. It is a period of great struggle for the entire planet, and not only is the dark side winning, it's no longer …

Star Wars

A Night to Remember at the Vatican: Pictures

Before 'Spectre': The 10 Best James Bond Films, Ranked

It's an indelible part of pop culture, a-more-often-than-not guaranteed box office money-maker, and one of the most successful franchises in cinema …

An Education in Personal Finance

Everyone needs an education in personal finance. It’s one critical subject missing from classroom curriculums. When the transition from childhood to adulthood begins, personal finance—money management, investment advice, understanding the merits of a 401K—becomes essential to our development.<p>The …

Snoopy at 65: How an icon was born

Snoopy started out as a real dog, a remarkable and unusual tack- and razor-blade-eating wunderpup named Spike.<p>The mixed-breed, black and white pup …

Snoopy

If this is what F1 cars will look like in 2056, we can't wait for the future

Updated 2nd July 2015

The 15 Diseases of Leadership, According to Pope Francis

Pope Francis has made no secret of his intention to radically reform the administrative structures of the Catholic church, which he regards as insular, imperious, and bureaucratic. He understands that in a hyper-kinetic world, inward-looking and self-obsessed leaders are a liability.<p>Last year, just …

Here's what people eat for breakfast around the world

But breakfast foods vary wildly from place to place.<p>Inspired by a HostelBookers.com post by Victoria Philpott and a Quora post, we took a look at some classic breakfast choices from countries around the world.<p>Whether it's bread and cold cuts in Germany or baked cheese pancakes in Russia, each …

Breakfast

Articles about 7 minimal rooms done white on Dwell.com - Dwell

Many of us are guilty of thinking of laundry rooms as unremarkable or unattractive parts of our home that don't require much...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>According to Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan …

Fabrication

5 best Android apps to transfer files from Android to PC and other ways too!

One of the more common things people need to do is transfer files from their mobile device or tablet to their desktop. Sometimes it’s a photo, sometimes it’s a song, and many other times it’s some sort of document, presentation, or other file that needs transferred. There are actually quite a few …

Mayweather defeats Pacquiao by unanimous decision

9:51 P.M.<p>Mayweather wins<p>Floyd Mayweather Jr. has defeated Manny Pacquiao by unanimous decision to unify the welterweight titles.<p>Judges scoring: Dave Moretti, 118-110; Glenn Feldman, 116-112; Burt Clements 116-112<p>The Judges' Scores<p>12 rounds are scheduled. Times judges will be rating each contender's …

Indonesia set to execute drug smugglers

Indonesia appears likely to press ahead with the executions of nine drug criminals on Tuesday, despite last-ditch appeals by Australia's foreign minister for a stay of execution so that claims of corruption during the trials of the two Australian prisoners could be investigated.<p>The families of the …

33 Of Your Favorite Bands Recreated With LEGOS

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Brick Buildings That Are Actually Cool (PHOTOS)

GAWK<p>Move over limestone, granite, and steel—brick buildings are pretty amazing too.<p>04.25.15 1:00 PM ET

Architecture

San Francisco Catholics beg Pope Francis to replace their ‘intolerant’ archbishop

In an unprecedented move, city's Catholics have written to local paper to call on the pope to remove Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone over his 'intolerant' views on gay marriage and abortion<p>In an unprecedented move, more than 100 Catholic leaders in San Francisco have called on Pope Francis to …

Christianity

19 Real-Life Ads from the Mad Men Era

Volkswagen, April 11, 1960 Early in Season 1, Don Draper comes across this Volkswagen ad in an issue of LIFE Magazine. H<p>... VIEW MORE<p>LIFE Magazine<p>1 …

There May Be More Muslims Than Christians In The World By 2070, Pew Study Suggests

(RNS) Muslims will overtake Christians by the end of this century.<p>India, now mostly Hindu, will become the world’s largest Muslim country.<p>The numbers of people with no religious identity will soar in the United States and Europe, but the unaffiliated will lose worldwide market share as Christians …

Farewell to Milwaukee's Classic, Hand-Crafted Bus Passes

An important part of Milwaukee design history is coming to a close to make way for modern transit tech.<p>Kindra Murphy started her career as collector of Milwaukee transit design four years ago. More recently, she's run into a catch.<p>She initially discovered a cache of Milwaukee weekly bus passes at a …

How Costa Rica Went 75 Days Using Only Clean Electricity

While governments from countries around the world this week have outlined how they plan to curb their carbon emissions, Costa Rica may seem like it’s …

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …