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Best hidden Xbox One features only power users know about

When Microsoft first announced the Xbox One, it billed the device as not just a video game console, but a full entertainment centre.<p>A few of the …

9 hidden Xbox One features only power users know about

The Xbox One is an incredible gaming console with the capability to do all sorts of cool things, but unless you have your finger on the pulse of the latest Xbox news, you might be missing out on a few of its best features. Here are nine especially great features of the Xbox One that you may not …

Daim Bars

Step 1<p>Start Caramel<p>Weigh the butter, sugar and syrup into a saucepan and heat on the hob, without stirring with a spoon (just occasionally swill the …

Dessert

The surprisingly easy way to reduce your anxiety

It isn't easy being anxious. You can't sleep, you can't concentrate, you're tired and cranky. The good news: Curbing your anxiety may be easier than you think — perhaps as easy as saying "thank you."<p>Anxiety tends to turn people inward, make them more introspective and therefore less socially …

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Scotland 9 England 15: Five early hallmarks of the Eddie Jones era after Six Nations victory in Calcutta Cup clash

Analysis: Despite frustrating errors, there were moments of encouraging clarity as England adapted to a fresh approach at Murrayfield<p>A one-score defeat of Scotland in a mistake-strewn game on the road means, on the face of it, that Eddie Jones has started his England tenure in precisely the same …

9 documentaries to watch after you've finished "Making a Murderer"

For most of us, the <i>Making a Murderer</i> binge-watch is now complete. With the almost constant stream of brand new theories, questions, and details about …

Crime

Koenigsegg's Camshaft-Free Engine Explained, Watch It in Action

Suck, squeeze, bang, blow. These are the four strokes of the reciprocating, internal-combustion engine (ICE) that Nikolaus Otto patented in the 19th century. The action of the intake valves that allow an engine to breathe and the exhaust valves that let it expel spent gases were, until very …

A Musician Made a Map of the Entire Universe

Pablo Carlos Budassi details the difficulties of fitting the entire universe into one field of view.<p>Behold, the entire known universe in one field of view. This map, created by musician Pablo Carlos Budassi, has been circulating the internet for the past week and a half, and blowing quite a few …

US and South Korea plan simulated nuclear strike on North Korea

Updated plans would help them prepare their defenses against a potential nuclear strike from Pyongyang<p>South Korea and the US are considering a military exercise that would simulate a pre-emptive strike against North Korea's nuclear weapons capabilities.<p>In November, the two governments agreed upon …

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These secret codes give you access to everything on Netflix

The site usually requires users to either search for an exact title or flick through a few limited genres that the site's technology has guessed they might like. But new websites show that there are codes that can give access to the full list of all of those genres, allowing people to choose from …

These Are Cabins? 9 Luxe Airbnb Rentals Around the World

Far, far from Little House on the Prairie, Airbnb has a host of luxe cabins that range from a chic glass house in Canada to a jaw-dropping tree house in Brazil.

Netanyahu: ‘Palestinians Killed The Dinosaurs’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed today that Palestinians were responsible for the extinction of the dinosaurs. In an interview with …

Harlequins director of rugby endorses five man RFU panel, as former England players voice concern

Lawrence Dallaglio and Will Greenwood are just two figures to raise issues with the make-up of the panel, but Conor O’Shea has defended the selection<p>Conor O’Shea, Harlequins’ director of rugby, has endorsed the <b>five-man Rugby Football Union panel</b> tasked with reviewing England’s World Cup campaign, …

Harlequins

Airport Wi-Fi Hacks You Need To Know Before You Fly

<i>By: Joe Oliveto</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Airports are the worst. Food is overpriced, people are rude, and the TSA procedures remind you of that nightmare you had after you watched <i>Se7en</i>. Normally, browsing through Facebook and the grossest subreddits known to man would ease the pain of this experience, …

Why Ikea Causes So Much Relationship Tension

The stylish, idealized home in the store’s showroom “literally becomes a map of a relationship nightmare,” says one psychologist.<p>If you have assembled a piece of Ikea furniture with a partner, then you have probably argued with a partner about assembling a piece of Ikea furniture. Domestic battles …

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7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Meet the cute, colourful sea slug that looks like The Magic Roundabout's Ermintrude

Named the ìCostasiellaî by marine scientists, the colourful and cute slugs were discovered in the waters off the coast of Bali in Indonesia<p>An amateur photographer has captured images of a never-before-seen sea slug that closely resembles the character Ermintrude the cow from the hit 1960s …