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Talk Android Apps of the Week: September 6, 2015

Welcome to <i>Talk Android</i>’s very first Apps of the Week column! Every Sunday, I’ll supply a report on some of the best applications I’ve been using over …

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Safety warnings over sat navs as majority of drivers admit to using them

Road safety charity warns of the dangers of satellite navigation systems as more and more motorists rely on the gadgets to reach their destinations<p>Road safety campaigners have warned about the dangers of over-reliance on satellite navigation technology after the number of drivers using the devices …

Road Safety

Why Single-Tasking Is Your Greatest Competitive Advantage (Plus 19 Ways To Actually Do It)

The science is in and the results are undeniably bleak:Multi-tasking is to your work what smoking is to your health. Trying to do more than one thing …

Productivity

Apple shares down 6.2% ahead of iPhone 6S/6S+ event

In a note to clients sent Friday, BTIG’s Walter Piecyk points out that so far this month, Apple’s share price is down 6.2%, the first drop before a …

From tartan to tippling: the A to Z of things two queens have in common

A – Alcohol<p>The Queen is known to be partial to Dubonnet, a drink that was also the favourite tipple of the Queen Mother. Her love of the obscure fortified wine has landed her in sticky situations. In 2009, when she arrived to watch the second Ashes Test at Lord’s, where the amount of alcohol you …

Royal Family

Here’s the best way to guess correctly on a multiple choice test

Often, you’ll hear people say that you should “trust your instincts” when making decisions. But are first instincts always the best?<p>Psychological research has shown many times that no, they are often no better—and in many cases worse—than a revision or change. Despite enormous popular belief that …

Psychology

Caring parents make for happier adults, research finds

The legacy of controlling parents last far into adulthood, scientist have discovered<p>Children brought up by caring parents rather than controlling ones, grow up to be happier and more satisfied throughout their adult lives, a study suggests.<p>New research has found that parents who invade their …

Psychology

Britain should help 'crush' Isil in Syria, former Archbishop of Canterbury warns

Lord Carey, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, says that air strikes in Syria may be needed to stop Isil 'for once and for all' as David Cameron considers a vote on military intervention.<p>Britain should "crush" Isil by taking part in military action in Syria, a former Archbishop of Canterbury …

Man arrested after fatal stabbings at east London sheltered housing unit

A man has been arrested after two people were stabbed to death at sheltered housing in east London, police have said.<p>A man in his 80s and a woman in her 50s were attacked in Ilford on Saturday night. They died at the scene.<p>A 50-year-old man was arrested at the unit on suspicion of murder and taken …

Crime

Trainloads Of Migrants Begin Arriving In Germany

<b>Updated at 4 p.m. ET</b><p>Thousands of refugees fleeing conflict and economic privation in the Middle East, North Africa and Asia are making their way through Austria to Germany, where they hope to apply for asylum after European nations decided, reluctantly, to open their doors.<p>As the BBC …

European Union

Yes, This Japanese Toilet Slide Is Educational

School doesn't have to stink.<p>School-age children in Osaka, Japan, are learning about poop in a fun, interactive and relatively mess-free way: by riding a slide into a giant toilet.<p>Usually, playground slides and human feces make for a nasty combination. But the slide that's concealed within a …

Japan

BBC Radio 4 - Natural Histories, Dinosaurs - 10 things we got wrong about dinosaurs

6. Movie mistake<p>Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park, released in 1993, packed the cinemas and filled the public imagination with some not entirely accurate impressions of dinosaurs.<p>The Velociraptors, for instance, were too big, too fast, too scaly and too smart for the liking of many scientists. But …

The Lasting Effects of Hurricane Katrina

Thousands of kids who survived the 2005 storm are still dealing with the fallout<p>Even as a 14-year-old at a new school 2,000 miles from home, Kenyon …

New Orleans

Android Marshmallow - 8 features Google needs to improve

Google aims to improve Android with each major release, however it doesn’t always manage to pack in the features and improvements that users and developers are asking for. The release of Android M is upon us, and here are eight things Google still needs to improve.<p>Customization<p>While Android M …

Android News

Will China's slowdown make us poorer?

<b>There has never been an economic story like China's - consistent rises in national income for 30 years at an annual rate of 10%, hundreds of millions of Chinese people lifted out of poverty, and expansion that took it from almost nowhere to become the world's second biggest economy, contributing</b> …

Stock Markets