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What does your Facebook status say about you?

<b>You post a lot about your loved ones.</b><p>Uh-oh, you may think you are full of love, but the research team found posting a lot about your romantic partner …

Psychology

Theme Park Dolphins May Be Set Free—Are They the Last?

Two captive Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins, called Taesan and Boksoon, are on track to be released into the wild—the latest in a string of theme park dolphins that have been set free in recent years.<p>Two captive Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins, called Taesan and Boksoon, are on track to be …

Millions of Spiders Rain Down on Australia—Why?

Weird & Wild<p>In what's called a mass ballooning, the tiny arachnids used silk strands to catch air currents on their way to a new home.<p>Forget cats and dogs—it was raining spiders recently in southern Australia, according to local news reports.<p>Millions of spiders dropped from the sky in the Southern …

Spiders

Everything we know about Google's next massive Android update

Google is holding its annual developer conference next week, which is where it usually spills some details on the next version of Android. We probably won't see the final product — usually Google just gives developers a taste of what's to come — but we'll likely get a good idea of what the most …

What’s the prime of your life?

Is ageing an inevitable decline – or are there unexpected perks to getting older? David Robson reports.<p>Do you ever worry that the prime of your life has already passed you by – and it didn’t even have the courtesy to let you know as it flew overhead?<p>They say that life begins at 40, or that 60 is …

What's Up With Gas Prices? You Ask, We Answer

As the summer driving season kicks off, we explain what decides the price at the pump, from crude oil to taxes.<p>When drivers hit the road for fun this summer, filling up at the gas station will be easier on the wallet. Compared to last year, fuel should cost more than a dollar less per gallon in the …

Coca-Cola Life falling short of sales expectations

"Coke Life has certainly exceeded our expectations," Ms Prestwood said. "While it's still early days, we've seen a very positive response from the …

How to take tilt-shift photos with a smartphone

Tilt-shift photos make the world look miniature, almost as if you are looking at a diorama.<p>Traditionally, to achieve these photos you need to manipulate perspective and depth of field with a dedicated tilt-shift lens and dSLR.<p>However, the miniature effect can be mimicked using tools like Photoshop, …

Mindfulness is stopping the world from thinking

Although the NHS supports mindfulness, an Oxford academic claims it stops people thinking deeply<p>People are wasting valuable thinking time on mediation and mindfulness and should stop trying to clear their heads, an Oxford University academic has claimed.<p>Theodore Zeldin said too many people were …

Mobile Internet To Be Worth More Than Apple By 2018

Smartphone sales growth is slowing to less than 10 percent annually to 2018, and mobile networks saw just 5 percent growth in the last decade. So while Apple continues to knock it out of the park and Xiaomi skyrockets, mobile Internet is <i>the</i> mobile growth market.<p>Digi-Capital now forecasts almost 3x …

There’s a Pitch Perfect 2 Actress in Tonight’s Game of Thrones

Here’s the official HBO trailer for <i>Game of Thrones</i> Season 5, Episode 8, “Hardhome.” A <i>Pitch Perfect 2</i> actress has a very quick cameo. No, sadly, it’s not famed <i>Game of Thrones</i> nerd <b>Anna Kendrick.</b> Did you catch it? It’s right around the 23-second mark. Let me slow it down for you.<p>You’d be forgiven for …

John Worsfold rules himself out of running for Carlton coach role

John Worsfold has ruled himself out of the running to coach Carlton, with the AFL great saying he’s “miles off” coaching again.<p>The Blues are on the lookout for a new coach after sacking Mick Malthouse on Tuesday. Assistant John Barker has been appointed caretaker coach for the rest of the season, …

Reports: Keira Knightley gives birth to first child

Keira Knightley is reportedly a mum and, per usual, is keeping mum about it.<p>The private "Imitation Game" actress and husband James Righton have welcomed their first child, according to several reports out Tuesday that did not provide details about the couple's latest addition.<p>Knightley's rep did …

Ellen DeGeneres Show

Genetically engineered virus 'cures' patients of skin cancer

The new therapy has far fewer side effects because it is harnassing the body's own immune system<p>A genetically engineered virus has ‘cured’ patients of cancer for the first time in a breakthrough which raises hopes of an end to chemotherapy.<p>In a worldwide study which was led by the Institute of …

Black Solar Cells Reach Incredible New Efficiency Record

The bright world of photovoltaics<p>Renewable energy is the future. All over the world cities and countries are vowing to go quit fossil fuels and commit to getting their energy fix from 100 percent renewable sources.<p>One of the most popular renewable options is solar—especially in areas that are, …

Screentendo can turn almost anything on your computer into a Mario level

When I start daydreaming online, I’ve found myself wondering why I can’t control a little Mario and make him jump around the eBay ads for crap I looked up two weeks ago. Well, it turns that out that I can.<p>Developer Aaron Randall has coded together something that he calls Screentendo. This is a Mac …

Taylor Swift: Pop stardom is made out to be harder than it is

<b>Taylor Swift has said touring the world "is not that hard".</b><p>Speaking to Radio 1 Breakfast Show host Nick Grimshaw ahead of her show at Radio 1's Big Weekend in Norwich she said: "It's not that hard, I'm telling you now it's really not.<p>"Sometimes I really don't think it's that hard at all."<p>The singer …

What Work Will Look Like In 2025

The experts weigh in on the future of work a decade from now.<p>Anyone who grew up with the notion that we’d all have jet packs and robot housekeepers by 2015 knows that predicting the future is a risky business. But as technology continues to develop and various trends, demographic shifts, and other …

San Antonio

Brightest Galaxy Yet Shines With Light of 300 Trillion Suns

A gigantic quasar creates a beacon that can be seen across the cosmos.<p>Even in a cosmos that contains 100 billion galaxies or more, one of them has to be the brightest, and astronomers may have found a winner.<p>The newly identified galaxy, WISE J224607.57-052635.0, lurks at the very edge of the …

Physicist puts Nobel prize medal up for auction

Leon Lederman, 92, won prize for physics in 1988 for discovering a subatomic particle called the muon neutrino<p>A retired experimental physicist has put his 1988 Nobel prize medal up for auction with a reserve price of $325,000 (£211,000).<p>“The prize has been sitting on a shelf somewhere for the last …

Physics

Quiz: would you be able to pass the Australian citizenship pledge?

According to the consultation paper, the government is considering requiring more individuals to make the 'Pledge of Commitment' by reducing …

Weekend Box Office: ‘Tomorrowland’ Opens With $32 Million On A $190 Million Budget

It’s never a good sign when the words “John Carter” are mentioned in the first paragraph of every box office report, but <i>Tomorrowland</i> has achieved just such a feat, grossing just an estimated $32 million for the weekend on a $190 production budget. Analysts are saying it’ll be lucky to get to $100 …

Microsoft's Cortana crosses over to iOS and Android

Look out, Siri. Move over, Google Now. Microsoft's Cortana voice assistant is coming to iOS and Android.<p>The upcoming launch of a Cortana app will give users of iPhones and Android phones the option of a companion to Cortana on Windows 10 PCs, Joe Belfiore, head of Microsoft's Operating Systems …

Windows 10

Mick Malthouse sacking: John Worsfold already out of the mix for vacant Carlton coaching job

Former Gold Coast coach Guy McKenna, however, has put himself on the horizon, saying of his intentions: "Once a coach always a coach.<p>"It's something …

Apple is bringing Force Touch to the iPhone, another report claims

The next version of iOS may borrow a popular feature from Apple's new line of Macbooks: Force Touch.<p>The upcoming iPhone's display will be pressure …

The story of Charlie Charlie, the 'demonic' teen game overtaking the internet

Step 1: Open your Vine and get the camera rolling. (If you don't have Vine, you ARE too old for this.)<p>Step 2: Draw an X on a piece of paper.<p>Step 3: …

Dominican Republic

Watch This Super Fast Robo-Roach Launch A Robot Bird

If it runs any faster it will fall apart<p>Ever turned on a light at night in summer and watched roaches scatter, and then subsequently thought, “You know, what I’d really like is if these roaches were both faster and robots”? Well, weird-thought-haver, you are in luck. Made by researchers at UC …

Steve Jobs and Bill Gates battle in new National Geographic series

Some of the world's greatest stories are about rivalries -- and this is what the National Geographic Channel is banking on with its new television show titled "American Genius."<p>The TV channel is launching a series about some of the most celebrated thinkers and their adversaries, including the …

Silicon Valley

iOS bug causes Messages to crash, iPhone to reboot when a certain text is received

<i>Update: Apple has issued a statement to us on the matter</i><p>A newly found bug surrounding iOS and Messages has emerged that causes the app to continuously crash when a certain text is received. If the text is received while the phone is on the lock screen, it also causes your iPhone to reboot without …

Johnny Depp dogged by Aussie pet-smuggling case, could face 10-year lockup

Johnny Depp still seems to be dogged by his "very serious" quarantine case in Australia despite sending his pups back to the U.S. after a customs flap this month.<p>Yes, it appears that the #WarOnTerrier may be far from over.<p>The "Pirates of the Caribbean" star, who is Down Under filming the fifth …