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A tour of the WWII Clapham South deep-level shelter, in pictures - Telegraph

Seven Useful Microsoft Excel Features You May Not Be Using

Microsoft Excel is packed with useful data management features that don’t see a lot of use, like pivot tables, index and match, and conditional …

53 men and 9 women own as much wealth as half the world's population, Oxfam says

The gap between the richest and the poorest is widening.<p>A new report from Oxfam International, "An Economy for the 1%," says that the richest 1% of …

11 surprising ways to prevent a heart attack

Chances are you’re still riding the New Year’s high and you’re motivated and committed to eating healthy and getting to the gym. Sure, it’s a good start for your waistline but there are other things that you probably never thought of that will also prevent a heart attack or stroke. Try these.<p><b>1.</b> …

Social Anxiety: The Pervasive Creature in your Mind

<b>Objectify social anxiety.</b><br>Objectifying the anxious mind can be an effective way to provide empowerment and hope. Consider the following questions as …

Fiery space debris that hit Earth in November likely from Moon rocket | Ars Technica

A mission searching for water on the Moon found it instead in the Indian Ocean.<p>In November, an approximately 1-meter piece of space junk burnt up in …

Space Exploration
Space

A visualization of the debris left in space after decades of exploration (VIDEO).

As the video above shows, since the Soviet Union first launched Sputnik in 1957, an excess of debris has piled up around Earth. The visualization …

Space Exploration

How Do We Clean Up All That Space Debris?

What’s the best way to clean up all the junk we’ve left in space?<p>This is a big problem that many people are still trying to figure out, because there is a lot of junk out in space, and it is incredibly dangerous.<p>As of September 2012, we are currently monitoring 21,000 individual pieces of stuff …

Space Exploration
Space

Forecast: Wind chill advisory expires, moderately warmer weather on the way

A wind chill advisory expired at noon Monday following dangerously cold weather in the Chicago area and northwest Indiana, but a break is coming.<p>National Weather Service meterologist David Beachler said moderately warmer weather is on the way.<p>"Tuesday, temperatures will be in the high teens and in …

Weather

Bombardier focuses on wind protection for future of snowmobile

<b>The Concept</b><p>The Snowrama II concept is a continuation of a series of ideas pertaining to the future of the snowmobile. (See Snowrama I). This time we are looking at track icing, wind protection and getting some leverage on your Ski-Doo.<p>Renderings provided by Charles Bombardier<p><b>The Background</b><p>I started …

Rapid switch to renewable energy can put Paris climate goals within reach

Increasing renewables to 36% of the global energy mix by 2030 would provide about half emissions reductions needed to hold warming to 2C, says International Renewable Energy Agency<p>Countries can deliver on the promises of the historic Paris climate change agreement by rapid scaling up wind and solar …

Renewable Energy

Microsoft’s HoloLens will be ‘totally wireless’ with up to 5.5 hours of battery life

Microsoft technical evangelist Bruce Harris has unveiled new details for Microsoft’s augmented reality headset, HoloLens. At an event in Tel Aviv, Harris was recorded (via Petri) saying that that any universal Windows 10 app will run natively on the device, as we’ve already heard, and that …

Meet the new you: a self-help guide to shake you up

Overhauling your life, whether it’s your home, job or your relationship, can seem an impossible task. But these five self-help gurus are here to get you started<p>Rohan Gunatillake, the mind cleanser: ‘Society shouldn’t be trapped in a dysfunctional relationship with the technologies on which it …

Baby Showers

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The First 3D-Printed Mechanical Watch Is an Intricate Plastic Masterpiece

Let’s get this out of the way first: Christoph Laimer’s 3D-printed watch (with tourbillon) is large, fairly inaccurate, and only runs for about 30 …

1 Big Way the Boeing 737 MAX and Airbus A320neo Backlogs Differ

Airbus' narrowbody order lead may not be quite as big as it looks on paper.<p>Much ink has been spilled in recent years about <b>Airbus'</b> (NASDAQOTH:EADSY) …

Aviation

Technology and Science News

Walmart to transition toward smart shopping<p>Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for data theft on Facebook<p>New video shows moments before fatal self-driving …

Cambridge Analytica

This futuristic SoCal house is shaped like a pie and made entirely out of concrete

Many midcentury aficionados are familiar with the Case Study Houses sponsored by Arts & Architecture magazine (1945-62), which commissioned major architects of the day — Charles Eames, Raphael Soriano, Richard Neutra, to name a few — to build inexpensive and efficient model homes. Pierre Koenig's …

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It’s not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop …

Are we more than molecules?

Novelists, poets and artists can help us to piece together the mystery of human consciousness, says Mark Haddon<p>My son’s nine-year-old friend Yahya said it most succinctly. Why is life in the first person?<p>We think. We feel. We are aware of ourselves and the world around us. We have consciousness. We …

Canadian Literature

NASA's Juno probe breaks solar-powered distance record

NASA's Juno probe broke a world record and became the most distant solar-powered spacecraft. The probe is on the way to Jupiter and shows how the sun …

How Google Search Gets Even Smarter

What if you swiped your phone, brought up Google Voice Search and before you could say anything it started to preload pizza restaurants in your area …

Can a brain scan uncover your morals?

Brains images are becoming standard evidence in some of the country’s most controversial and disturbing death penalty trials – including the case of Steven Northington<p>It’s hard to imagine Steven Northington killing two people. The 43-year-old says he likes to make people laugh, “like a comedian”. …

University of Pennsylvania

The mobile revolution is over. Get ready for the next big thing: Robots

What's next? Robots.<p>But not the way you think.<p>The robot revolution won't be characterized by white plastic desk lamps following you around asking questions in a creepy little-girl voice, like I saw at last week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. That might be a part of it, but a small …

Artificial Intelligence

Is That You, Rosie? Humanoid Atlas Robot Takes on Household Cleaning Tasks

Fans of "The Jetsons" may see shades of the robotic maid Rosie as this Atlas humanoid robot attempts various cleaning tasks. The video, from robotics company IHMC, is shown at 20x speed so you don't have to wait for the slow-moving bot to get into position.<p>But just because Atlas can do it doesn't …

Robotics
Bank of China

Assessment of world lithium resources and consequences of their geographic distribution on the expected development of the electric vehicle industry

Abstract<p>Electric vehicles (EVs) are on the verge of breaking through, most presumably flooding the automotive market with lithium-ion batteries as …

British Legion calls for more research into Gulf War illnesses

<b>More help is needed for veterans with Gulf War Syndrome, the Royal British Legion has said, as it marks 25 years since the beginning of that conflict.</b><p>Over 33,000 former soldiers are thought to suffer from illnesses related to their service such as chronic headaches, fatigue and memory problems.<p>The …

War