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Can you read at superhuman speeds?

If we cut the time spent moving our eyes, we can read at much greater speeds. Give speed-reading a try yourself in this video.<p>Reading English has been the same for centuries – you start at the top of the page and work left to right, line by line. But what if that was all about to change?<p>The problem …

Smartwatches

Quadcopter drones are boring, so check out this $40 gadget instead

Seriously, how many times can you fly your little quadcopter drone around your backyard before it gets boring? If you’re looking for a fun new twist …

Gear & Gadgets

How to do Fiji Like an A-Lister

Follow in the footsteps of Oprah and George Clooney for a guaranteed good time.<p>For Hollywood boldfacers seeking tropical heat, palm trees, the …

George Clooney

This AI startup may have cracked the code for an affordable, good-looking smartwatch. And it even works

If you’re a parent, there’s a very good chance you’re well sick of hearing your kids cry out the word “laggy”.<p>It’s the next generation’s byword for …

Wear OS

'Hardest day of our lives': Family moving after reverse mortgage disaster

They're the mortgages that directly target asset-rich cash-poor over-60s who might fancy a holiday or new car or need some renovations they couldn't …

Mortgages

Why Did Porn Mysteriously Appear On A 'New' iPhone?

Photo: Pixabay<p>There's something magical when it comes to porn. At least when it comes to porn popping up in the most unintended of places, like the …

Suddenly, BlackBerry matters big time again

• <b>Three years ago, Blackberry was on the verge of collapse when CEO decided to transform the business into a software company.</b>• <b><br>They spent around $US1</b> …

The 19 coolest places for a European holiday in 2018, according to travel experts

Globetrotters are always looking for inspired travel recommendations from those in the know in order to experience new destinations in the most …

The 7 Most Effective Fat-Burning Foods, According to Science

If you’re looking to boost your metabolism, proper nutrition can offer up some easy solutions—outside of the gym. Integrating fat-burning foods into …

How to record Apple TV on your Mac, wirelessly

Today we’re going to learn how to record a movie that’s playing on your Apple TV direct to your Mac, with no wires required, no weird hacks, and not even any third-party software. The tools are all built into every Mac that ships. To record a movie off the “screen” of your Apple TV, you’re going to …

Smart TV

The world's biggest cruise line uses this psychological trick to make you spend more money

• <b>Royal Caribbean allows customers to purchase more goods and services to use on the cruise while they book it – a strategy designed to increase its</b> …

Of All The Organs, This One Suffers Most From A Poor Diet

I've invested many years in studying neuroscience and nuclear medicine and many more years in doing research in those fields. When I first started, …

Michelle Obama just nailed the big difference between Trump and her husband

Michelle Obama did not hold back when asked how Trump has been doing as president, especially when compared to her husband…<p>Michelle Obama has always …

Orbiform Rolls Like A Ball Without Being A Sphere

AltDynamic have machined a mathematically perfect solid of constant width that is capable of rolling like a ball even though it is not a perfect …

10 Anal Sex Positions That Make Butt Play Way Hotter

So many options!<p>Let's get one thing out of the way: Men aren't the only ones who enjoy anal sex. I'm a sex educator, and I've come across plenty of women who love anal play. Of course, not <i>every</i> woman is going to be into it (I can't think of any sex act that's a universal turn-on). But many women …

Where fat goes when you lose weight

The world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales.<p>Even the 150 doctors, dietitians and personal trainers we surveyed shared this surprising gap in their health literacy. The most common misconception by far, was that fat …

Nutrition

5 Smartphone Upgrades You Didn't Know You Needed

If you don't have the need or the budget to upgrade your smartphone, then the next best thing is buying an upgrade for the phone you've already got. …

How to use a USB drive with Files on iOS

There are several workarounds for getting data off a USB stick or SD card, and onto your iPad or iPhone. We’ve even covered some. But until now, there’s been no way to just plug a USB stick into your iPad’s Lightning port, and browse the contents in iOS 11’s Files app. Thanks to an update to the …

Hebbar's Kitchen and the Indian couple behind a food video empire

<b>Quick, social media-friendly recipe videos have changed the way people approach cooking. The BBC spoke with Hebbar's Kitchen, an online platform that has adopted the format, with a focus on Indian audiences and vegetarian food.</b><p>These two-minute long videos, packaged like a mini cooking show, have …

Social Media

The 30-year-old woman who designed a $1bn business

<b>When a 22-year-old Melanie Perkins nervously pitched her start-up idea to a Silicon Valley multi-millionaire she followed a novel if somewhat risky tactic.</b><p>The university drop-out had flown all the way from her home in Perth, Australia, to Palo Alto, California, for the meeting with well-known …

Silicon Valley

Rise of Bitcoin competitor Ripple creates wealth to rival Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg

The explosion in Ripple's value over the past month is the starkest illustration yet of how the mania around bitcoin has spilled over into a broader …

Steph Curry Went Absolutely Bonkers On The Clippers

By now, Steph Curry highlights are sort of redundant. His very way of playing is a highlight reel: he uses darting dribble moves to create space to …

Stephen Curry Full Highlights 2018.01.06 vs Clippers - SiCK 45 Pts, 8 Threes in 3 Quarters!

Who will be remembered in 1,000 years?

Hopeful contenders for everlasting fame must run the gauntlet of numerous challenges, including the jealousy of rivals and possible extinction of their own civilisation and language. How do you remain remembered for generations?<p>I’m in the secluded western corner of London’s Highgate cemetery, …

The best 'cheap eats' in Los Angeles

Bay Cities Italian Bakery and Deli stuffs their sandwiches with fresh ingredients.<p>Bay Cities Italian Deli & Bakery has been serving top-notch …

‘Seriously flawed’

<i>Editor’s note: David Murray was CEO of the Commonwealth Bank between 1992 and 2005, and later inaugural chairman of the Australian government’s</i> …

The 'working class boy' who built a £1bn business

<b>Paresh Davdra is thrilled about the brand new Harley Davidson waiting for him in a friend's garage.</b><p>It's not a sign of a mid-life crisis, he insists, but a wedding present from his wife who he married in August.<p>He just has one more test to pass to get his motorcycle licence, then he can hop on the …

North London

Millennial investors are getting 'ripped off' by Acorns

Users with a non-zero account balance have reportedly reached 111,570. On average, that's $896.30 per micro-investor.<p>More importantly, the median …

Can we tell if Donald Trump has a high IQ?

<b>Question: How often does President Trump talk about IQ?</b><p>Answer: All the time.<p>When Mr Trump recently boasted that his IQ was higher than Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's, it was part of a pattern.<p>In 2013, he tweeted that his IQ was "much higher" than Barack Obama and George W Bush.<p>He has also …

Donald Trump