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Gardening 101: Mistletoe

Mistletoe; <i>Viscum album:</i> The Endless Embrace<p>It hardly bears repeating that mistletoe reminds us of Christmas and kissing. But if we find ourselves …

Billionaire bought James Watson’s Nobel prize medal in order to return it

The richest man in Russia and a major shareholder in Arsenal football club has come forward as the buyer of James Watson’s Nobel medal – declaring that he now plans to give the piece back.<p>Alisher Usmanov, the Russian entrepreneur, paid $4.1m (£2.6m) for the medal at an auction at Christie’s in New …

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More Americans Are Putting Off Medical Treatments Because They Can't Afford Them

A new Gallup poll released Friday found that about one in three Americans say they have put off treatment for themselves or a family member because of cost—the highest rate recorded in Gallup's history.<p>Gallup said that about 38 percent of middle class people with a household income of between …

Sony's Amazing New FES Watch Is Now Official, Uses E-Paper Display And Strap

There have been some rumours recently that Sony was planning on releasing a new e-paper watch that would bring a new dimension to wearables. Not really a smartwatch itself, because it doesn’t appear to have any capabilities beyond telling the time, and the very cool, e-paper stuff, but an amazing …

How Daily Meditations Can Reduce Work Stress And Increase Happiness

Picture This: Your alarm clock didn’t go off so you jump out of bed to get ready for work in 5 minutes. You spill your coffee while sitting in a traffic jam and, once you get to the office, you find out your co-worker has called in sick so you have double the workload. To top it all off, your …

Before Snowden, a debate inside NSA

WASHINGTON (AP) — Years before Edward Snowden sparked a public outcry with the disclosure that the National Security Agency had been secretly collecting American telephone records, some NSA executives voiced strong objections to the program, current and former intelligence officials say. The …

International group explores future of Internet governance

An elite international group meets in Ottawa this week with the self-appointed task of solving one of the greatest challenges of an increasingly digitizing world: how to prevent the Internet from becoming the "splinternet."<p>"There is no guarantee the entire world will do what we recommend … but I'm …

Why the Surveillance State Lives On

The Snowden revelations have fizzled politically, and reform isn’t coming any time soon.<p>Once upon a time, Glenn Greenwald was a lonely voice in the blogging wilderness, and Edward Snowden was an isolated functionary at the heart of the American national-security state. Then everything seemed to …

Extreme shrimp might hold clues to alien life, NASA says

Shrimp crawling around rock chimneys spewing hot water deep in the Caribbean Sea may hold clues to the kinds of life that can thrive in extreme environments on other planets, NASA says.<p>The shrimp are called Rimicaris hybisae (no, we can't pronounce it either). They live in clumps on hydrothermal …

Elated scientists show off latest pics from historic Rosetta comet mission

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists who pulled off a huge achievement in space exploration showed numerous black-and-white images Thursday of where they think the Philae probe landed on a comet 310 million miles from Earth.<p>Many at the European Space Agency have gone without sleep in the last few days, nervously …

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Something Called 'The Race To Zero' Is Scaring A Lot Of Tech Companies

There's so much competition in the cloud industry that cloud companies keep cutting their prices, even while they increase their storage limits.<p>There are a couple of reasons for this. For one, computer storage keeps getting cheaper. A gigabyte's worth of storage on a hard drive in 1993 cost more …

Don’t Let the Outside World Control Your Happiness

<b>“On a deeper level you are already complete. When you realize that, there is a playful, joyous energy behind what you do.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>We have this …

The Google engineer teaching happiness in three steps

Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan claims he has the secret to a contented, stress-free life. David G Allan tried out his happiness advice and looked at the science – does it work?<p>Deep inside the global tech behemoth Google sits an engineer with an unusual job description: to make people happier and …

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