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DC's New Robin War Series Teases a Major Change for Dick Grayson

<i>Robin War</i>, DC’s new event series about the army of teens running around Gotham in the name of Batman’s sidekick, is pretty much all about the …

The Best Soundtrack for Productivity

Researchers find that “nature”-type sounds help people in open-plan offices regain focus faster<p>Now that more employers are transitioning to open-plan offices, workers increasingly get to enjoy all clacking of keyboards and yakking of their colleagues—sorry, “spontaneous collaborative input.”<p>In …

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40 key computer science terms explained in ways your boss can understand

<i>Editor’s note: This post first appeared on Carl Cheo’s website. We’ve republished it here with his permission.</i><p>To make learning more fun and interesting, here’s a list of important computer science theories and concepts explained with analogies and minimally technical terms. It’s like an …

UK election shock: David Cameron defies polls with clear victory

<b>London (CNN) —</b> Pundits had predicted the UK election would be a close one and suggested there would be days of post-vote, backroom talk to thrash out a power-sharing deal.<p>Instead, it's turned into a thumpin'.<p>With all the results in, British Prime Minister David Cameron and his Conservative Party …

Street Style: Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2014

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Hunger Games actress Amandla Stenberg accuses Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry of hijacking black culture

Hunger Games star Amandla Stenberg has given a powerful explanation of why the appropriation of black culture is a problem in the music industry.<p>In a …

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Loch Ness Monster: 50 fascinating facts

1. Robert Kenneth Wilson, a London physician, captured arguably the most famous image of the Loch Ness Monster, the Surgeon’s Photograph (shown above). It was published in the Daily Mail on April 21, 1934, and the anniversary inspired today's Google Doodle.<p>2. Mr Wilson didn't want his name …

Chemistry set pencils can turn life-saving tests into child’s play

<i>This piece was first published on The Conversation</i><p>If you’ve ever sat opposite a doctor and wondered what she was scribbling on her notepad, the answer may soon not only be medical notes on your condition, but real-time chemical preparations for an instant diagnostic test.<p>Thanks to the work of a …

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Can The Earth Be Conscious?

Right now, at this very moment, you are submerged in an invisible sea of information. Thoughts, ideas, ambitions and instructions — they are whispering past and through you on waves of modulated electromagnetic energy. From wireless Internet to satellite TV, you are bathed in an endless stream of …