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Why Do We Need Sleep?

<i>Part 2 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Maslow's Human Needs<p><b>About Russell Foster's TED Talk</b><p>What do we know about one of our most basic needs: sleep? Not a lot, says circadian neuroscientist Russell Foster. We know we need to do it to stay alive, but much about it remains a mystery.<p><b>About Russell …

Sleep

Democracy v Psychology: why people keep electing idiots

The 2015 election campaigns are under way, and it’s clear that doing or saying unintelligent things is no barrier to political success. Unfortunately, there are several psychological mechanisms that lead to apparent idiots being elected into powerful positions.<p>Politicians. Their reputation is very …

Boris Johnson

Malware Can Steal Data From Non-Networked Computers, Via Heat

"Hot or not?" comes to computer security<p>Back in 1999, Neal Stephenson's novel <i>Cryptonomicon</i> introduced me to the idea of Van Eck phreaking—intercepting the weak electromagnetic radiation from a computer monitor to recreate what the person is seeing on the screen. Now security researchers have come …

Now anybody can use Robinhood, the no-fee trading app backed by Snoop Dogg and Marc Andreessen

And after months of waiting, it's now open to anyone who wants to join.<p>Robinhood, a zero-commission brokerage app for iPhone that launched in December to a 700,000-person waitlist, is now available to the general public.<p>Here's why Robinhood is unlike any existing stock market app.<p>For starters, it's …

Snoop Dogg

5 things Apple didn't say about the new MacBook

Apple's new 12-inch MacBook sure is a beautiful notebook.<p>It's only 13.1mm thick and weighs two pounds. It's got a beautiful high-res Retina display …

MacBook Air

Solar Impulse 2 will begin its around-the-world flight on Monday

The solar-powered airplane will launch from Abu Dhabi<p>The Swiss-engineered airplane Solar Impulse 2 will begin its solar-powered flight around the world on Monday. If weather permits, the plane will launch from Abu Dhabi early in the morning. The plane was scheduled to launch earlier this month, but …

Solar Impulse

The most confident kid in the world created an incredible bar mitzvah music video

13-year-olds aren't exactly known for their confidence and sense of self. Who can blame them?<p>But one young man has defied that stereotype in a homemade music video for his upcoming bar mitzvah that parodies songs like "Happy" by Pharrell and Lorde's "Royals."<p>Meet Brody Criz, who we're calling the …

Music Videos

Mark Zuckerberg reveals his one rule for hiring at Facebook

'It's a pretty good test and it has served me well,' Facebook founder tells audience at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona<p>As the founder of one of the most successful companies on the planet, when <b>Mark Zuckerberg</b> gives job advice it’s a good idea to listen.<p>Speaking at the Mobile World Congress in …

This might be the most gorgeous Google-powered smartwatch yet

The Huawei Watch looks more like a timepiece that a gadget, and Huawei said it worked with watchmakers on the gadget's design. The watch itself is made of more than 130 components and comes in gold, silver, and black.<p>It has a round screen like the Moto 360 and LG G Watch R. Huawei is also calling …

Wearable Tech

HP teamed up with Microsoft to build its latest flagship laptop

This isn't your typical laptop announcement post. The most interesting thing about the Spectre x360, HP's new flagship notebook, isn't its design, performance or even price. No, what's interesting about this laptop is that Microsoft helped build it. Over the course of a year and a half, the two …

Consumer Tech

Black hole 12bn times more massive than sun is discovered

Scientists name new ‘object’ SDSS J0100+2802 and say it is 12.8bn light years from Earth and was formed just 900m years after the Big Bang<p>A monster black hole powering “the brightest lighthouse in the distant universe” has been discovered that is 12bn times more massive than the sun, scientists …

Black Holes

Why people stutter and how to treat it - Futurity

Once treated as a psychological or emotional condition, stuttering can now be traced to brain anatomy. The discovery "opens up a lot of …

Imaging

Scientists 'grow' replica of the Crown Jewels

Ingredients from common household items such as drain unblocker, sandpaper and antiseptic cream are used to reproduce the Imperial State Crown<p>Scientists have got their hands on part of the Crown Jewels, by making their own.<p>Leading physicists have grown a replica of the Imperial State Crown, a key …

Supermassive Black Hole Found Farting A Trillion Suns' Worth Of Energy

Scientists zero in on the size, shape, and speed of the gas that reconfigures galaxies<p>At the center of any massive galaxy, you’ll most likely find one daunting portion of space-time: a supermassive black hole. These gigantic gravity wells are so enormous, they have a mass that’s equal to millions …

9 Apps That Can Change the Way You Work

Although we all fume at our phones and computers sometimes, technology really is incredible. It has changed the way we work, making it faster, easier and cheaper than ever to do business on a global scale.<p>But with a new year in front of us, productivity is top of mind for entrepreneurs, as is doing …

The Most Stylish Watches Under $500

From charming to streamlined, these styles master the luxury look for less.<p>With our iPhones never far from hand, the wristwatch is no longer our go-to time-teller. But as an accessory, it's feeling more essential than ever. The newest designs are sleek and streamlined, sans all the unnecessary …

Why Can’t We Grow Fruit the Size of Cars?

Biologist/mathematician J.B.S. Haldane’s 1926 essay “On Being the Right Size” puts the kibosh on giants. Such legendary behemoths as Gargantua and Pantagruel, Paul Bunyan, and the giant encountered by Jack at the top of the magic beanstalk, explains Haldane, would have all fallen victim to gravity: …

Obama's 'Body Man' Looks Back On His Presidential Education

Reggie Love was Barack Obama's body man during his first campaign for president and into his time in office. It was a demanding job: part personal assistant, part aide, part whatever the boss needs you to do, whenever he needs it.<p>Love, the author of the new memoir <i>Power Forward: My Presidential</i> …

Barack Obama

How To Wear A Blue Blazer: An Essential Men's Guide

Let’s talk timelessness. Right up there at the top of the list, alongside dark-washed denim and a great leather jacket, is the blazer. But have you …

Striving For The Perfect Diet Is Making Us Sick

One cannot live on kale alone<p>Americans today have a complicated relationship with food, to put it kindly. Sure, mega-portioned processed meals and spiking rates of diabetes still dominate headlines. But in a climate that now includes $70-a-day juice cleanses, four gluten-free lifestyle magazines, …

The best men's watches at SIHH

With 260 years of Vacheron Constantin, the new Cartier icon and the meteorite dial from Jaeger-LeCoultre, take a look back at the men’s watches that …

Make a Buttery, Moist, Perfect Pound Cake by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

A good pound cake is hard to find—but you can definitely make one at home. Crack the code with these tips from our test kitchen.<p>If you've ever had a piece of subpar pound cake, you know how depressing it can be. What should be sweet and soft is nothing more than a heavy, dry piece of bread …

Dessert

Buying a New Air Force One Is Complicated

Think it’s tough to buy a new car? Try buy­ing a plane that has all the bells and whistles fit for a pres­id­ent, in­clud­ing some that might not …

The Best Movies & TV to Watch on Netflix in February

It's a new month, and that means a new batch of movies just hit our favorite streaming site. Peruse the best, plus, see the 9 best fashion documentaries on Netflix.<p><b>1) King Arthur (2004)</b><p>The classic legend comes to life, this time taking place during the Roman Empire rather than Medieval times.<p><b>2)</b> …

Watch the Trailer for Tom Hardy's Cold War Thriller 'Child 44'

Tom Hardy has never met a funny accent that he hasn't fallen wildly in love with. His latest is a gruff Russian number for "Child 44," a new film based on Tom Rob Smith's best-selling historical thriller that follows a former secret policeman (Hardy) who is investigating a series of grisly child …

Construction

Six ways to get free money for college

President Obama wants to make community college free -- but don't hold your breath.<p>Yes, his announcement went viral earlier this month, but this kind of change requires congressional action and Republicans now control both the House and Senate. Even if Congress acts, states could opt out of …

College & University

China denies suggestions it stole designs for new U.S. fighter

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> China has strenuously denied it stole designs for America's next generation fighter jet, calling the accusations "baseless."<p>The Foreign Ministry in Beijing responded Monday to the publication by German magazine Der Spiegel of new documents purportedly from NSA leaker Edward …

China

Apple pulls out of Crimea as part of U.S. sanctions against Russia

In a curious example of international geopolitics influencing the App Store, developers who have registered iTunes accounts in the Crimea are being told to stop using all Apple software, and destroy any materials related to it. Why? It all has to do with the United States imposing sanctions against …

How We Know Russia's Economic Crisis Has Officially Arrived

Judging by the lack of economic news in Russia's media, a crisis has arrived.<p>Just as in Soviet days, state television does not report facts, it conceals them. The official picture is dominated by the war in Ukraine (fuelled by America), Ukraine's economic collapse (ignored by America), and Russia's …

Economics

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …