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EU referendum: Leave campaign closes gap to narrowest margin yet as latest poll shows Brexit vote will go down to the wire

This week’s ORB poll sends mixed signals about voters’ thinking on the EU referendum.<p>While topline figures suggest the Remain campaign has improved its vote share advantage over the Leave campaign among the population as a whole since last week, among those definite to vote the opposite is true – …

Government

8 Ways to Develop Long-Term Focus and Achieve Success

Serial entrepreneur, mentor, advisor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s been said that your most valuable form of capital is your mind. Entrepreneurial Personality Types (or EPTs), discovered by Alex Charfen, are naturally …

Motivation

'Stop pussyfooting on tax dodging': Corbyn to attack David Cameron

Labour leader will use start of party’s local election campaign to ramp up pressure on prime minister to tackle tax dodgers<p>David Cameron must stop procrastinating when it comes to tackling tax avoidance and force the richest to pay their way, Jeremy Corbyn is to say.<p>Launching the party’s English …

Japan is not the only country worried its population will go extinct

Flickr / St StevThe past century has been one of unprecedented global population growth.<p>While the number of people in the world doubled to 1.6 billion people from 1750 to 1900, the 20th century saw a near quadrupling to 6.1 billion.<p>In the past 15 years alone, more than 1.2 billion people have been …

Geography

I attended the world's first 'cyborg fair' — here's what it was like

"After this he cuts with a scalpel on the side of my finger - yes, he cuts my finger open," Michael recalled moments later, looking decidedly pale as he smiled nervously before the flashing cameras.<p>After sterilising the table and numbing Michael's finger with a local anaesthetic, "he uses - I don't …

Singularity

Goodbye to curtains and clutter: how we learned to​ ​buy​​ less stuff

From books and DVDs to furniture and food, Britons are buying fewer material goods. But will freeing ourselves from consumerism make us happier?<p>Five years ago, Kelly Sutton, a 22-year-old software engineer from Brooklyn, got rid of all of his possessions except for his laptop, iPad, Amazon Kindle, …

Google and Red Hat Found a Dangerous, Widespread Bug

Engineers at Google and Red Hat independently found an egregious bug in very widely-distributed computer code library known as “glibc”.<p>The bug, which …

Read Apple’s unprecedented letter to customers about security

Apple has spoken a lot over the past year about how much it values the security of its customers' data, but it wasn't until early this morning that Apple really took a stand for it. Hours after a court order came down mandating that Apple assist law enforcement in breaking into a locked iPhone, …

6 Easy-to-Acquire Habits That Will Help You Build Wealth

Real Estate Investor and Co-host of the BiggerPockets Podcast!<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit,"</i> Aristotle said. And that's good advice. Yet some habits are hard to start or stop. Like, smoking, …

Self-improvement

Enabling human-robot rescue teams

Autonomous robots performing a joint task send each other continual updates: “I’ve passed through a door and am turning 90 degrees right.” “After …

New ways to construct contactless magnetic gears

The new milk frother you are using to prepare your cappuccino is likely using magnetic gears. Magnetic gears transmit rotary motion like mechanical …

The 7-Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

Thousands to be relocated in China to make way for world's largest radio telescope

The Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope or FAST is designed to detect signs of extraterrestrial life.<p>More than 9,000 people in China will be forced to leave their homes to make way for the world's largest radio telescope as part of the country’s ambitious hunt for aliens.<p>Authorities in south-western …

Wirelessly supplying power to brain

Human and animal movements generate slight neural signals from their brain cells. These signals obtained using a neural interface are essential for …

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Why Running Doesn't (Always) Burn Fat

"My body just can't lose weight."<p>The voice on the other end of the phone sounded beaten, frustrated, and hopeless.<p>"If you knew. If you knew how hard …

Fitness

Britain has never truly asked itself why it should bother with the European Union

Our leaders have never had the courage to make the case for union – and their 'original sin' has poisoned the debate ever since<p>The problematic relationship between Britain and the European Union is rooted in an original sin which continues to shape the debate.<p>At its heart is "English …

'Fat but fit': How carrying excess weight can have long-term health consequences

For decades, scientists believed that excess body fat was mere storage for unused calories. However, research conducted over the past 20 years suggests added fat is more than a little extra cushion—fat cells are actually “toxic factories,” each one producing inflammatory cytokines (chemical …

Holistic Medicine

High-Soaring Balloons Could Be The Future Of Solar Energy

When it comes to solar energy, we've long known that solar panels must be placed in areas with as much access to sunlight as possible for optimal power output. But even then, clouds or bad weather can interrupt energy production.<p>Now, it turns out, the scientists at the Japanese-French Laboratory …

Inside the Lab Where Invisibility Cloaks Are Made

Can science compete with magic?<p>Just before Christmas I finally got to see an invisibility cloak. I’ve written a whole book about invisibility—its myths, magic, and technology—but never before had I seen in the flesh one of the new devices that promise to make things vanish.<p>We all know what …

Emerging Technology

How 'cybathletes' will reshape human bodies

<i>This article was taken from The WIRED World in 2016 -- our fourth annual trends report, a standalone magazine in which our network of expert writers</i> …

Just How Toxic Is Richard Dawkins?

If you followed him on Twitter, you might think Dawkins was just a loudmouthed incendiary. Read his science writing and you encounter a brilliant …

Richard Dawkins

This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …

The first 14 apps you should download on your new Android phone

Antonio Villas-Boas / Tech Insider<p>You got a glorious, brand-spanking-new Android phone over the holidays, and you love it.<p>You can do anything with …

Apps

We saved $1 million by age 30 and quit our jobs to travel the world

We planned our first big adventure: driving from California to Costa Rica. We bought a used 2000 Toyota 4Runner and aptly named him Bruno.<p>We fixed him up so that we could sleep in the back, then we hit the road to camp and travel our way through Central America!

Costa Rica

15 things that are harder to get into than Harvard

The Cambridge, Massachusetts, school accepted just 5.3% of roughly 37,000 applications for its class of 2019. As Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust said last year, "We could fill our class twice over with valedictorians."<p>The school seeks out students who not only have high grades, but also have …

College & University

Interesting facts that make you think twice

The world is a fascinating place, and it's full of weird and interesting facts that you might have never realized were true.<p>Luckily, the folks over at Reddit have a collection of true facts about life, and we've combed through them to find our favorites.<p>From a creature that can survive the harsh …

Reddit

NHS faces worst financial crisis in its history

The NHS has announced the largest deficit in its history, amid warnings that hospitals could run out of cash to pay staff within a year<p>NHS trusts in England have declared the worst financial performance in the history of the health service, with fears some hospitals will run out of cash to pay …

Physiology

A simple, mathematical formula for packing your perfect carry-on

Like a blank page, the sight of an empty suitcase can fill a person with dread. No matter how many times we face the task of packing for a trip, it can still be angst-producing, time-consuming, and inefficient. But done correctly, it makes all the difference. What a relief when your suitcase …

Clothing

Wind and solar farms must pay their true costs, energy secretary Amber Rudd vows

Amber Rudd says wind and solar must bear the burden of dealing with their intermittency and says UK could double its offshore wind capacity if costs come down<p>Wind and solar farms will be forced to pay for the extra costs they impose on the UK’s electricity system as a result of their intermittent …

Renewable Energy