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We Can't Forget About Gay Literature

Growing up, I lived inside my head. When I wasn't creating worlds with Legos, I spent my time reading, slipping into the lives of the characters in my books. So often on my own, it was through these substitutes that I set out on adventures, that I discovered my heroes. Given today's youth -- …

How to Get All World Cup Matches in Your Google Calendar

The FIFA World Cup is only days away and, if you’re just as excited as we are, you’ll want to know when all of the matches kick-off.<p>So here’s a super-quick guide for adding all of the legendary tournament’s fixtures to your Google Calendar account:<p>1) Open up the web version and hit the arrow icon …

Remove Clothing Stains With Windex

Windex is known for its window cleaning abilities, but Household Hacker says you can use it to remove tough clothing stains too if you're in a …

Housekeeping

Making Your Summer Reading List? Don't Forget to Pack Some 'Work'

Not everyone has the luxury of taking time away from work this summer, but if you do, a few compelling reads should be essential items for your suitcase or beach bag. Need ideas? The U.S. Department of Labor launched its <b>Books that Shaped Work in America</b> initiative in 2013, and the ever-growing list …

Books

It's Time To Treat Crime Forensics Like Real Science

Justice depends on it<p>John McCormick, a 63-year-old cab driver, was on his porch the morning of July 26, 1978, when he was robbed and shot dead. His wife, awakened by the commotion, reported that she saw the assailant flee wearing a face stocking, which investigators later found near the scene. …

FBI

A Taxi Driver’s Stunning Multiple Exposure Photographs Capture the Chaos of City Life

Photographer Issui Enomoto sees the world from an unexpected lens: the window of a taxi cab. For <i>Taxi in the Sea</i>, the artist, who is also a taxi …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

Microsoft said to enter the smartwatch wars - and yes, you should care

Today’s mobile industry is more demanding than ever. Those who don’t rush to the market will be left behind. We can take Windows Phone as the perfect example, a platform that is still struggling to get apps on board, while the others are growing exponentially. They may have trusted the computer …

Wearable Tech

Top 10 LGBT books for pre-teens

The last place any child should feel isolated, unwelcome or afraid is the library. Author Susie Day picks her favourite LGBTQ books for 8-to-12-year-olds<p>Picture an eager Year 3 pupil, cross-legged on a carpet. Now picture a strapping Year 8 making their first of many regrettable haircut …

Zinc deficiency before conception disrupts fetal development

"However, the role of zinc during the preconception period in promoting later development during pregnancy is not clearly understood."<p>In the …

Emmet Gowin: 'Everyone thought my photographs were incestuous'

"She had just finished dancing with someone else, and as she approached me, I didn't think I'd ever seen anyone so alive." Photographer Emmet Gowin is remembering the night he met his wife, Edith Morris, in the 60s.<p>Some of the most striking images he's ever taken – 130 of which are on show in a …

Experimental Google Smartphone Becomes Brain Of Space Robot

NASA has hacked the phone to make an autonomous utility robot for the ISS.<p>Robots excel at the tedious, repetitive tasks that bore humans into ineffectiveness. So NASA has tweaked an experimental Google smartphone called "Project Tango" that takes 250,000 measurements per second to create a 3-D map …

Photographer Captures Portraits of People Under Ultraviolet Light

It’s amazing what some amount of lighting can do. While the vast majority if shutterbugs will light a subject in a manner that is flattering, …

Beats Music will stay on Android, unlike other apps that Apple bought

Steve Jobs once said he didn’t want to “make Android users happy” by making iTunes available on Android. Jobs was famously furious on Google for launching Android, which he considered a “stolen product.” But in the case of iTunes for Android, it was pragmatic thinking, not rage that motivated Steve …

Apps

Surface Pro 3: Microsoft finally makes a killer tablet — and it can replace your laptop (review)

It took several tries, but Microsoft has finally delivered a device that lives up to the bold promise of its Surface line.<p>The Surface Pro 3 is Microsoft’s third try since 2012 at unifying tablets and laptops — but with some key differences from its predecessors. Its screen is bigger, so you can …

Iranian hackers use fake Facebook accounts to spy on U.S., others | Reuters

BOSTON (Reuters) - In an unprecedented, three-year cyber espionage campaign, Iranian hackers created false social networking accounts and a bogus news website to spy on military and political leaders in the United States, Israel and other countries, a cyber intelligence firm said on Thursday.<p>A …