Jacqui Lee

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When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Operating Systems

This Could Be the First Animal to Live Entirely Inside a Computer

Animals are exceptionally complicated things. So complicated, in fact, that we've never actually built one ourselves. But the day is fast approaching …

Scientists Decide that Now Is the Time to Revive a Frozen, 30,000-Year-Old Virus

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Scientists in France have revived a 30,000-year-old virus frozen in Siberian ice. And as an added …

Few asteroids are worth mining, suggests Harvard study

<b>A new study might contain some bad news for companies hoping to mine asteroids for their valuable ores.</b><p>In the last couple of years, start-ups - including one backed by Sir Richard Branson - have announced plans to extract resources from space rocks.<p>But calculations by Dr Martin Elvis suggest our …

The Internet’s Most Mysterious Secret Game Has Begun

Hello. Epiphany is upon you. Your pilgrimage has begun. Enlightenment awaits. Good Luck.<p>Signed “3301,” it was more than just a greeting. It was the …

Perfectly Arranged Marriage

<i>"Yesterday, my mom and dad told me I was getting engaged to the grandson of my grandfather's best friend. We're Japanese-American so it wasn't that</i> …

Disappeared Dad

<i>"What you taught me was that I was less important to you than people who had been dead for 500 years in another country. And I learned it so well</i> …

Locked Out of the Loop

<b>Harry:</b> You've known that all this time, and you pick <i>now</i> to tell me?<b><br>Butler:</b> I thought this would be the best time to tell you the truth.<b><br>Harry:</b> I took …

Broken Bird

Should we have wings, there would be no greater tragedy than for them to be clipped.<p>"<i>Oh! I have a heart to be stabbed in or shot in, I have no doubt,</i> …

Cybercriminals are eyeing these 5 targets in 2014

Next year, hackers and cybercriminals will increasingly attack via devices such as smart TVs and use data from social networks to craft and target …

Cybersecurity

What Successful People Do During Lunch

Do you take your lunch break at your desk, staring blankly at your computer? You’re doing it wrong. Here are productivity-powering, energy-boosting tips for getting the most out of the midday meal.<p>Are you hunched over your desk shoveling salad again?<p>A number of surveys indicate that a leisurely …

5 Lessons Every Startup Founder Should Learn

No matter your education, founding a company is going to school you. Take these lessons to heart before you get hit with the books.<p>Your idea is probably not new<p>There are very few new ideas. Whatever idea you have come up with, someone else is already working on it, because most ideas and companies …

10 Paradoxical Traits Of Creative People

Creative people are humble and proud. Creative people tend to be both extroverted and introverted. Creative people are rebellious and conservative. How creative are you?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>I frequently find myself …

Asteroid Mining To Become A Two-Horse Race

Deep Space Industries is due to reveal its plans to mine asteroids. The announcement will occur later today in Santa Monica’s Museum of Flying. Within just two years Deep Space Industries says it will send drones called FireFly to examine asteroids reachable in near-Earth space. Once is has proven …

4 Tips On Staying Creative From Noma Star Chef Rene Redzepi

Rene Redzepi of Noma reinvented how we eat. Now, with a new book out, he speaks with Co.Design about staying creative, developing intuition, and finding inspiration.<p>At just 35, Rene Redzepi is the master chef of Noma, a two Michelin Star restaurant in Copenhagen that serves fanatical foodies “new …

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Colossal Cosmic Accelerator Discovered Hovering Above Earth

By analyzing data from NASA's Van Allen probes, University of Alberta physicist Ian Mann, together with his colleagues at NASA and other institutes, …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

From runway to orbit and back

EVERY decade or so, enthusiasts dream up plans for yet another spaceplane—a craft that can take off from a runway like an aeroplane, fly up into …

Space: The Real Reason We Don't Yet Live Among the Stars

The man in the photo below is Gene Cernan, the last human to walk on the moon. Cernan left the moon in December of 1972 – more than forty years ago – …

These Futuristic City Wallpapers Will Take Your Breath Away

These gorgeous images of futuristic cities are postcards from a future world where humanity has managed to survive and thrive. Make these your …

What Leading Scientists Want You to Know About Today's Frightening Climate Report

"We have five minutes before midnight."<p>The polar icecaps are melting faster than we thought they would; seas are rising faster than we thought they would; extreme weather events are increasing. Have a nice day! That’s a less than scientifically rigorous summary of the findings of the Fifth …

Meet the Enthusiasts Trying to Build an Elevator to Space

Like all paradigm changing ideas, it at first seems impossible—instead of a harrowing launch to space aboard a powerful, flaming rocket, climb there …

Virgin Galactic says it's on track to begin tours of space in 2014

Virgin Galactic

Earth Life Likely Came from Mars, Study Suggests

We may all be Martians.<p>Evidence is building that Earth life originated on Mars and was brought to this planet aboard a meteorite, said biochemist …

When It Comes To Your Data, It’s Time To Enforce Your Own “Terms And Conditions”

Then Hoback raises a new concern: our phone interview. “I mean, I get worried, right? Because I know they’re listening to my calls. They’re probably …

Train yourself to see impossible colors

Hiding in the shadows between the colors we see everyday are weird, impossible shades, colors that you shouldn't be able to see and generally …