Jaime Sandino Regalario

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How farmers can end land disputes and produce more food

<b>Farming can be a tough enough business at the best of times, but imagine not being able to prove that the land you farm is even yours.</b><p>In Ghana, for example, only 10% of smallholder farmers have any kind of certificate documenting their ownership rights.<p>Not only does this put them in a vulnerable …

HP made a backpack that can recharge your laptop

The HP Powerup Backpack<p>HP's new Powerup Backpack may look like a standard backpack, but this thing can recharge a full-size laptop thanks to a massive 22,400mAh battery. With that much juice you could recharge your smartphone 10 times. The canvas bag features ventilated pockets and heat sensor …

The Madness Of Humanity Part 4: Science Vs. Religion

<i>This is the fourth in a series of essays concerning our collective future. The goal is to bring forth some of the main issues humanity faces today, as we move forward to uncertain times. In an effort to be as thorough as possible, we will consider two kinds of threats: those due to natural</i> …

Revolutionary nanowire battery tech can be charged over 200,000 times

Lithium-ion batteries have enabled a brave new world of powerful wireless devices, but they're not without their limitations. After being charged a number of times, they start to lose their ability to hold that charge, requiring either a replacement battery or a brand new phone. Most batteries last …

The Life Project by Helen Pearson review – scientific marvel of the everyman

A spellbinding account of the UK’s pioneering cohort studies, which have been monitoring the lives of ordinary British people since 1946, underlines their importance to us all<p>Steve Christmas was born, in 1958, in unpromising circumstances. His father was a heavy drinker who abused his mother. …

Norway's 2 biggest banks have stopped handling cash

Note the ominous implication of this absurd statement: any large or even moderate-sized financial transaction that people manage to keep private must involve criminal activity. Indeed, in 2013, a Norwegian man had his home ransacked by police after he purchased a PC, TVs and a washing machine for …

9 Gmail hacks that will supercharge your inbox

Want to get rid of a bunch of emails in a jiffy? Or how about a one-click way to escape reply-all hell?<p>Thanks to a bunch of Chrome extensions, cloud services, and some of Google's own built-in features, Gmail users have a solid edge in answering those questions in the quest to achieve inbox zero.

Profiles of radicals reveal numerous paths to extremism

CAIRO (AP) — For some, the turn to Islamic extremism begins with a Google search, for others a stint in prison. Most of those who embrace such …

The secret to reshaping your brain & getting more done

“Meditation is an act of sanity” — John Kabat-Zinn<p>Technology has changed the rules of the workplace.<p>Nowadays we’re always on, always available. That …

I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (21 Nov 2016)

Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science<p><b>Top picks</b><p>From me at the Atlantic<p>Health Experts Are Explaining Drug-Resistant Bacteria Poorly<br>• Do Organisms Become More Evolvable in Times of Stress?<br>• How Fairness Develops in Kids Around the World<br>• The World’s Most Popular Insecticides Are Messing With …

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5 gadgets teens will love

Nice to meet you. I'm Spike Curtis, I'm 11 and in this column I will be telling you about five gadgets that good teenagers will like. Even though I'm …

Sleep Gadgets | Insomnia Remedies 2018

Getting proper rest is one of the best things you can do for your health....<p>May 31, 2018<p>It’s probably fair to assume that at some point in your life …

NLA unveils 10 winning designs in ideas competition addressing London's housing crisis

Parasitic apartments blocks over fire stations and starter homes floating on waterways are among the 10 winning designs in a New London Architecture …

12 Inspiring mini parks created in street parking spaces

1/26<p>12 parking spaces converted into mini parks<p>We love PARK(ing) Day and can't wait to publish your photos of parklets across the globe. Design …

10 TOP TENTS FOR 2015

Thinking of buying a new tent? Here's ten recommendations from <i>Camping</i> magazine...<p>1 LUXURY<p><b>VANGO INSPIRE 600</b><br>£1,099<br>www.vango.co.uk<br>A top-of-the-range …

Why This Morning Routine Will Boost Your Productivity Level

Back in May of this year, I wrote what has become my most successful, most practical, and most-read article in 15 years. It resonated with readers to such a degree that, for a while, I was receiving multiple emails per week from people who said they were putting the ideas into practice. Many …

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The Author of Our Best SF Military Novel Explains the Future of War

Sci-fi's reigning king of war fiction on 3D-printed weapons, why interstellar war is impossible, and how, one day, we might actually see the end of war.<p>For my money, the best novel to read about the future of war today, in 2015, was published in 1974. Joe Haldeman's <i>The Forever War</i> is an all-time …

Six-Round Full Bodyweight Burner

The best thing about bodyweight workouts is that they take away all the excuses. The gym is closed? It’s raining outside? So what.<p>A great bodyweight routine can build strength, muscle and endurance. Plus, when the only equipment you need is yourself, you can take your workout outdoors or do it …

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

29 Productivity Apps To Help You Rule The Office

It’s no secret that technology has made our lives a <i>lot</i> easier, especially with the advent of smartphones and apps that can track anything from your heartbeat, to the amount of time you waste on Facebook. However, it can be hard to separate the wheat from the chaff. So here’s a list of 29 of apps …

Visions of the Future by Some of Science Fiction's Most Exciting Writers

There’s some damn good reading over at Popular Science right now—they’ve collected ten stories by some of science fiction’s best writers, imagining …

8 Ways Tech Is Completely Changing the Way You Shop for Clothing

Fashion trends change faster than the wind. One day, small handbags are <i>in</i> and the next day it’s all about shortalls for adults. Well, fashion as we know it is about to get even crazier… or should we say techier? At Re:Make 2015, our annual conference and festival (tickets here!), we’re going to be …

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Google’s artificial-intelligence bot says the purpose of living is 'to live forever'

Researchers at the company programmed an advanced type of "chatbot" that learns how to respond in conversations based on examples from a training set of dialogue.<p>And the bot doesn't just answer by spitting out canned answers in response to certain words; it can form new answers from new …

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21 easy habits to start today that will help you 5 years from now

One Quora thread is full of such contemplations, originally addressed to a 23-year-old physics student but applicable to everybody.<p>Here are the takeaways.<p><b>1. Work on your public speaking skills.</b> It's scary. Even Warren Buffett used to throw up before giving a speech. But it's crucial: As you advance …

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Obama says China might want in on the Trans-Pacific Partnership

One of the most notable aspects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal—currently under negotiations between 12 Pacific Rim nations—has been that it does not include China.<p>But wait. US president Barack Obama said in a June 3 radio interview that China has “put out feelers” about possibly …

This $169 Computer Is Designed For The World’s Emerging Middle Class

For the next three years, he worked with a team to develop Endless, a $169 computer designed for the burgeoning middle class in the developing world. …

10 Science Fiction Writers Predict How Our World Will Change In The Next 10 Years

In the epilogue to his book on data, privacy, copyright and what the changing tides of these big ideas mean for writers and other creative types, prolific sci-fi behemoth and tech blogger Cory Doctorow tries to guess what the future will hold. He begins with a disclaimer: “Science-fiction writers …