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The World Changing Ideas Of 2015

14 of the most important trends, theories, and inventions that are going to re-shape business, society, and the planet in the year to come.<p><b>All ideas change the world</b> in some small way, but not all ideas are “world changing.” At <i>Co.Exist</i>, we like to consider the ideas that are tackling the big …

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'Billions' of stars in Milky Way have planets that could contain liquid water and life

Using data on "exoplanets" from Nasa's Kepler telescope, scientists calculate how many stars in Milky Way could have planets in zones where liquid water could exist<p>The <b>Milky Way galaxy</b> may be home to billions of planets orbiting their host stars in a "habitable zone" where life could theoretically …

Circular thinking: Stonehenge's origin is subject of new theory

Wiltshire monument may have been equivalent of ‘an ancient Mecca on stilts’ according to an idea put forward by former museum director Julian Spalding<p>Whether it was a Druid temple, an astronomical calendar or a centre for healing, the mystery of Stonehenge has long been a source of speculation and …

When Crowdfunding Goes Right: Compensating the Last Living Creator of the Famed "Amen Break"

A UK DJ has launched a fund to compensate the sole remaining Winston—and raised over $22,000.<p><i>Richard Spencer at home / All ph</i><i>otos courtesy of Richard Spencer</i><p>Martyn Webster, a former DJ from the UK, cut his teeth on breakbeats in hip-hop and drum'n'bass in the 80s and 90s. As an aficionado of the …

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Christian Eriksen's secret to his Tottenham Hotspur success? He never stops improving

How hard work, Football Manager and Dennis Bergkamp turned the Dane into one of the Premier League's most feared midfielders<p>In a parallel universe, Christian Eriksen will be stepping out at Wembley Stadium on Sunday afternoon wearing blue. There was a time when Eriksen could conceivably have joined</b> …

Superhuman Happiness' New Song "Super 8" Will Improve Your Life

Every indie-pop song should end in a psychedelic-sax wig out.<p>This song right here is kind of blowing my mind. It starts off as breezy indie-pop, which does indeed rachet up the listener's superhuman happiness quotient—I mean, the girl-boy vocal interplay is actual sunshine—and then at the three …

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The Twenty Best Verses in Grime... Ever

From nine-minute first person road rap freestyles to Trim sending for anyone he can remember, we've been through the lot.<p>Grime Week on Noisey has focused heavily on the future of the genre, and to properly predict the future you have to understand the past. The beats and production are where that …

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New Music: Joey Badass “Curry Chicken”

Joey Bada$$ cooks up a tasty dish right in time for Christmas on “Curry Chicken,” a new record off his upcoming <i>B4.DA.$$</i> debut. The Pro Era rapper …

Electrical brain stimulation beats caffeine – and the effect lasts longer

Half an hour of brain stimulation on sleep-deprived military staff improved their performance twice as much as caffeine<p>Researchers in the US have used electrical brain stimulation to boost the vigilance of sleep-deprived military personnel working on an airforce base.<p>Experiments on 18- to 42-year …

Russian activists Pussy Riot visit UK to talk politics, prison reform and punk

The two women jailed for their anti-Putin protest urge leftwing westerners not to believe everything they see on Russia Today<p>There were selfies, lots of them, outside Downing Street, the houses of parliament and Trafalgar Square’s blue cockerel. There were interviews (the Guardian, BBC and Czech …

We Forced Idris Elba to Listen to Run the Jewels, Young Fathers, Skepta and More

And it turns out he knows his tunes.<p>Idris Elba is best known for acting. Acting hard, acting cool, and acting like someone your partner would leave you for quicker than you can say "Pacific Rim."<p>He's recognised as being South London's troubled answer to Columbo in the BBC detective series <i>Luther</i>, …

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Ryan Hemsworth Is Perfectly Happy with Being Sad

We spoke to the most marketable bedroom producer about the dangers of staying trendy and what his future in music holds.<p>Ryan Hemsworth is trendy, but it's not on purpose. Through his mission to stay ahead of the most popular formulas in music, he goes deep into the left-field, composing sounds with …

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