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'Proton' battery uses cheap carbon instead of lithium

A big challenge for the EV and renewable energy revolution is that the much-needed batteries are made from lithium, a relatively rare and pricey metal. Rather than focusing on other metals like magnesium, a team of scientists from RMIT University in Melbourne have figured it out to build …

Balancing frontend security and performance with HTTP Strict Transport Security

As an industry, we’re seeing a trend towards more secure end user experiences. Service workers and HTTP/2 working strictly over HTTPS demonstrates …

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In Switzerland, You Can Be Denied Citizenship for Being Too Annoying

Here is one matter, at least, in which the Swiss refuse to be neutral.<p>Nancy Holten, 42, was born in the Netherlands. At the age of 8, however, she moved with her family to Switzerland, which Holten has called home for the past 34 years. Holten currently resides, with her three daughters, in the …

Immigration

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Books

16 Incredible Library Bars In London

Hit the bottle while you hit the books.

How to Start Your Novel: Advice From Literary Agents

<i>This column is excerpted from Guide to Literary Agents, from Writer’s Digest Books.</i><p>No one reads more prospective novel beginnings than literary …

Creative Writing

The professor who 'cured' his cancer with a cocktail of everyday pills and 20 years on remains disease-free

Ben Williams' aggressive brain tumour was treated with conventional therapies - and with a mix of common drugs, including those for acne, insomnia and high blood pressure, as revealed in a new documentary. Could this approach work for others?<p>ONE day, some two decades ago, Ben Williams set out from …

Bookniture, A Multipurpose Collapsible Piece of Furniture Hidden in a Book

Bookniture is a collapsible multifunction piece of furniture that opens and closes like a book. Bookniture’s structure consists of a collapsible …

Furniture

155 Years Later, Darwin's Manuscripts Are Going Digital

Online archives let you get inside the great biologist's head<p>Charles Darwin may be a household name now, but we haven’t always had the theory of natural selection. On November 24, 1859, he published <i>On the Origin of Species</i> as a culmination of nearly three decades of research after his journey on …

American Museum of Natural History

Elon Musk: Our Savior, The Supervillain

How one technology mogul's terror of extinction serves the human race<p>This month, Elon Musk reminded us once again why he's the most entertaining executive alive. In an online comment that's since been deleted, Musk wrote about his fears concerning artificial intelligence (AI) research and how fast …

How wax food models are made

In 1985, German director Wim Wenders travelled to Japan and made a film called Tokyo Ga. In this clip of the film, Wenders visits a studio where fake …

Tokyo

3 Ways Micromanagers Can Destroy A Company

As a result, they get involved in too many of the details of the business. This hurts the business in the long run, if not the short run, too. It is nearly impossible to do the jobs of subordinates properly in addition to your own.<p>Why? Managers don't have the time to do multiple jobs. More …

Leadership

KQED

As the urban garden phenomenon continues to sweep the country, an increasing number of vacant lots are being transformed into green oases that …

Harvard confirms century-old book is covered in human skin

Harvard owns a book that's bound in human skin. It's sure of it, too. One of its curators announced today that tests on a book titled <i>Des destinées de l’ame</i> (<i>Destinies of The Soul</i>), which was published sometime in the 1880s, have confirmed with 99.9 percent confidence that it's been bound in human …

Scientists just created some of the most powerful muscles in existence

In a surprising breakthrough for the world of materials science, researchers have created some of the most powerful artificial muscles we've ever …

Nanotech

Christianity will rise as sceptics die out, geneticist claims

Growth of Christianity in Africa coupled with population decline in Europe will trigger new resurgence of the religion, UCL academic claims<p>The world could see a resurgence of Christianity driven by population decline in sceptical countries, the geneticist Steve Jones has claimed.<p>Professor Jones …

The Best Commencement Speeches, Ever

Some fine folks over at NPR hand-picked over 300 commencement speeches going back to 1774. Search by name, school, date or theme. I want to hug the …

Strong Link Established Between Trust and Intelligence

If you don't trust this study's conclusions, you must not be smart. (Joking.)<p>Conventional wisdom has a few things to say about trusting strangers--all things being equal, it isn't generally considered a wise thing to do. Perhaps surprisingly, then, new research has found a strong link between …

Walt Disney Company

Leaked Snowden documents detail NSA's plans for 'millions' of malware attacks

Over the past months, leaked documents from the NSA, GCHQ, and other agencies have shed light on efforts to dramatically scale the process of putting malware on targets' computers. At <i>The Intercept</i>, Glenn Greenwald and Ryan Gallagher have published more details about how these programs work, and …