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UK universities issue ‘trigger warnings’ to warn students of potentially ‘upsetting’ material

A growing number of UK universities have introduced “trigger warnings” to give students advance notice of any potentially “upsetting” material in …

Microsoft Big Moment Of 2016 Could Be A Surprising Surface

Microsoft will be holding an event this month to update the world’s press on Xbox, Windows 10 and its Surface devices. Invites have been sent out for the media to gather on Wednesday October 26th in New York.<p>Microsoft will likely anchor the event around its Windows 10 software and the tight …

Surface Pro 4

Is there a limit to how long humans can live?

Humans may live longer and longer, but eventually we all grow old and die. This leads to a simple question: Is there an intrinsic maximum limit to human lifespan or not? There are two equally simple answers. Either there is a limit or there isn’t. Without data you may as well guess and your chance …

Biology

Wayne Rooney's six-year-old son Kai signs with Manchester United youth development squad

Kai Rooney, the six-year-old son of Manchester United and England captain Wayne, is beginning what could be his own journey into top-flight …

Global demand for energy will peak in 2030, says World Energy Council

Global demand for energy per capita will peak in 2030 thanks to new technology and stricter government policies, the World Energy Council has predicted.<p>In a report on a range of scenarios for global energy use, the group of academics, energy companies and public sector bodies outlined a …

Renewable Energy

15 Knotty Pretzel Recipes That'll Leave You Spellbound

Soft pretzels are one of the best things to come out of concession stands, but homemade pretzels are a million times better. Pretzels are surprisingly easy to make, and there are so many varieties you've never thought of before (buffalo ranch pretzels and pumpkin beer pretzels with chipotle queso, …

Dessert

Samsung reportedly halts Galaxy Note 7 production

It looks like Samsung is finally coming to terms with the fact that there’s something wrong its Galaxy Note 7 flagship smartphone.<p>Following numerous reports of the handset bursting into flames, a recall of 2.5 million devices worldwide and three instances of replacement models catching fire, the …

Taiwan president says won't bow to Beijing, calls for talks

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's new president, Tsai Ing-wen, said Monday her self-ruled island will not bow to Chinese pressure and that Beijing …

China

Donald Trump v Hillary Clinton: 9 key moments from the second US presidential debate

Sparks flew and toys were thrown out of the pram during a bad tempered second US presidential debate .<p>Donald Trump came under heavy fire for his lewd …