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Mark Zuckerberg's Empowering Response To A Facebook Comment Deserves A Standing Ovation

Words to live by.<p>January is typically the month when all those cute newborn photos and motivational quotes posted on Facebook by your high school …

EnvisionTEC Preview New Vector 3SP® and Micro Plus 3D Printers at International CES in Las Vegas Press Releases | EnvisionTEC

<b>DEARBORN, MI – EnvisionTEC</b>, a leading global manufacturer of professional grade 3D printers and materials, will preview their brand new 3D printing …

The Oculus Rift costs $599 and ships in March

Pre-orders are now open for the first Oculus Rift consumer virtual reality headset and the company finally revealed the all-important price: $599 (€699 in Europe and £499 in the UK). Oculus CEO Palmer Luckey knows that the long-term success or failure of the Rift depends a lot on that number, but …

TalkTalk finally rebrands Tesco's old Blinkbox service

A year ago Tesco abandoned its various Blinkbox businesses, which spanned TV, movies, music and ebooks, by either closing them down or selling them off to the highest bidder. The TV and movie streaming portion was acquired by TalkTalk and today, the service is finally taking on a new form. Head …

Teslasuit does full-body haptic feedback for VR

Smartphone-powered headsets like Google Cardboard and Samsung's Gear VR have been worthy stop-gaps for introducing the medium of modern virtual reality. But this year, more resource-intensive VR experiences, games especially, will finally make it into consumers' homes. Pre-orders for the final …

This Simple Morning Ritual Primes Your Brain for Success

Gratitude can make your dreams come true. Here's how.<p>Want this to be the year you finally achieve some of your biggest goals? It can be--if you get your subconscious mind on board. That advice comes from May McCarthy, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and author of <i>The Path to Wealth</i>.<p>"Good …

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Beyoncé's rep denies she is making a film about freak-show victim Saartjie Baartman

Beyoncé’s representative has reportedly rubbished claims she will star in a self-produced biopic about Saartjie Baartman, a South African cultural icon who was enslaved and forced to work in early 19th-century freak shows in London and Paris.<p>The Sun reported over the weekend that the singer and …

The Loneliest Galaxy In The Universe

One hundred years ago, Einstein put forth his theory of General Relativity, replacing Newton’s concepts of absolute space and time with a dynamic fabric — spacetime — that would not only curve dependent on the matter-and-energy present within, but would expand or contract depending on some global …

The 10 edgiest innovation ideas of 2016

At the end of every year, Edge reaches out to the smartest people on the planet and asks them a single question in an attempt to find the ideas and concepts that are changing the world of science. This year’s two-part question was: “What do you consider the most interesting recent [scientific] …

T-Mobile's first Windows 10 Mobile phone is big and cheap

Say whatever you want about Windows 10 Mobile, but the folks over at T-Mobile reckon there's still a demand for this relatively niche player, which is why it's partnered with Alcatel OneTouch to deliver something "affordably priced" to begin with. In fact, if you recall the $139 Android-powered …

It looks like Google gave $6 million in free advertising to the Church of Scientology

That headline referred to a story from September 2014 by Tony Ortega, the independent journalist and former editor of the Village Voice. Ortega wrote:<p>At a $100 per person event held in the San Fernando Valley on September 6, about 500 Scientologists were told, among other things, that Google has …

‘Making a Murderer’ Prosecutor Reveals ‘Most Persuasive Evidence’ Not Shown in Documentary — and Avery’s Lawyer Responds

The former district attorney who prosecuted “Making a Murderer” subject Steven Avery revealed on Tuesday night the “most persuasive evidence” he felt filmmakers left out of the wildly popular Netflix documentary series.<p>Ken Kratz, who was later forced to resign his post in Wisconsin over a sexting …

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Social media mocks DC Comics for note saying Pakistan language is 'Pakistanian'

The US publisher’s latest Superman/Wonder Woman annual includes an editor’s note describing text as ‘translated from Pakistanian’, setting social media alight with derision<p>It’s just another job for Superman and Wonder Woman: a group of shepherds in the Shimshal region of Pakistan are being menaced …

Leonardo DiCaprio is single again: Here's a look at his recent relationships

Once again, Hollywood’s most eligible bachelor is back on the market. After six months of romance, Leonardo DiCaprio and his latest girlfriend, model Kelly Rohrbach, are done.<p>Hard as it may be to believe, there was a time when Leo could commit himself to a woman for a substantial amount of time. As …

All the best tech we saw at CES today

The International CES has kicked into full gear and Tuesday was filled with some of the best gear we've seen yet.<p>Whether it was monster TVs, elegant …

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Paul Ryan's Plan to Merge Safety Net Programs Could Increase Poverty, Not Reduce It

When various Republican presidential candidates present their views on addressing poverty at a January 9 forum in South Carolina, some may seek to align themselves with House Speaker Paul Ryan's proposal to combine funding for numerous safety net programs into what would essentially be a mega-block …

Why the Olsen Twins (and Sister Elizabeth) Rejected 'Fuller House'

"Full House" so far in the rear-view mirror that they can't even seem to speak for themselves when it comes to the revival series. "Fuller House" starts streaming on Netflix on February 26, and by now it's known that the former child stars are the only OGs not returning.<p>People has a new cover story …

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New dating app uses 'science' to rate how attractive you are

Blinq guesses your age and rates you on a scale from 'Hmm...' to 'Godlike'<p>Ever wanted a robot to tell you how hot you are?<p>If that's the case, you're in luck with this new Swiss dating app Blinq.<p>The app has developed a feature with the University of Zurich which uses artificial intelligence to rank …

Tablo gives your Apple TV a DVR for live video

By itself, the new Apple TV's full-fledged app support only partly fulfills cord-cutting dreams. You can subscribe to loads of streaming services, but you can't <i>quite</i> recreate the experience of watching live broadcasts. However, the makers of the Tablo DVR have an answer to that dilemma. They've …

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When the Menstrual Cycle Becomes a Question of Human Rights

<i>Women in Meru county examine a Menstrual cup. Photo Credit: Wikimedia commons.</i><p><b>This article has been co-authored with Ms Gina Din, Founder and CEO of the Gina Din Group.</b><p>The onset of menstruation is a landmark event in the life of a young woman. Yet many complications and challenges accompany such an …

These Sky-High Balloons Could Generate More Power Than Solar Panels

If you want to capture energy from the sun, it helps to go above the clouds.<p>For all the cost and efficiency improvements in solar panels in the last few years, all land-based photovoltaics have one serious Achilles Heel: performance is dependent on the weather. If clouds are in the way, even the …

This simple mindfulness tip will get you through your long work day

Whether you have too many tasks on your plate or you're dealing with a particularly difficult personality, keeping your cool at work can seem like an …

The Shannara Chronicles replaces fantasy folksiness with grave-faced sexiness

Like many kids (and probably many adults), I first picked up Terry Brooks’ <i>Shannara</i> series because of one of the book covers. Being a huge fan of the …

'Extreme green' homes where energy costs £1 per day

Solar panel subsidies are being cut from this month, but experts say green devices can still slash bills and add to your home's value<p>Would you pay £36,000 extra for your next home if you knew it would cost just £1 a day to run?<p>Packed with energy-saving gadgets including the latest- technology solar …

A Lost Michaelangelo Painting Has Been Hanging In A Living Room In Queens

Lost paintings are rarely recovered because "lost" is just a nice way of saying they were either stolen or destroyed, but sometimes famous works of …

Anger after Arabs forced off plane by Jewish Israeli passengers

Two Arabs forced to disembark from Aegean Airlines commercial flight after other passengers accused them of being a security risk<p>Palestinian authorities have demanded an investigation after a Palestinian and an Arab-Israeli were removed from a plane departing Greece after Jewish Israeli passengers …

Upscale gym chain Equinox glams up breastfeeding in new ad about hardcore commitment

A provocative new ad for Equinox features a woman breastfeeding two babies in the middle of a crowded restaurant with a haughty expression that …

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How Wives Brought Down the Wildenstein Art Empire

Three heirs of the vast Wildenstein art-dealing dynasty are on trial in Paris, charged with tax fraud and money laundering, all because of angry …