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The Weeknd’s Somber, Sexy New Album ‘Beauty Behind the Madness’

The 25-year-old Canadian Abel Tesfaye has started to embrace the fame game with his most commercial—and accessible—album to date.<p>The Robert Smith of …

How to Increase Your Sales Using Instagram

Social media has evolved into a treasure trove for marketers who know how to harvest fans and customers. Here are some ways to market to different segments of consumers on Instagram.<p>Social media has evolved into a treasure trove for marketers who know how to harvest fans and customers on Facebook, …

Social Media

Why Uber's $50 Billion Valuation Could Burst the Tech Bubble

If Uber 'got a cold, I think the rest of the unicorns would get pneumonia,' venture capitalist Kevin Kinsella says.<p>Veteran venture capitalist Kevin Kinsella has a message for fast-growing startups: Take the money and run--far away from Uber.<p>Kinsella, founder of Avalon Ventures and an investor in …

Venture Capital

US Wins Opener at World Cup

Must-Have Camping Gear For Your Summer Adventure

<b>Correction appended Tuesday, June 16.</b><p>It’s been argued the discovery of fire is mankind’s most important moment, but with burn bans occupying …

Gear & Gadgets

App Thinning in iOS 9 might finally mean your 16GB iPhone isn't always out of space

A new feature Apple is quietly building into iOS 9 called ‘App Thinning‘ means that your phone may have more free space and use less data to update.<p>App Thinning is a new feature that optimizes the install of iOS and watchOS apps to use the lowest amount of storage space on your device.<p>Each app will …

Ooey Gooey Buckeye Brownies

Buckeye brownies make any chocolate and peanut butter lover ecstatic. We know you're gonna love 'em.<p>I hear there’s a certain treat out there called ‘Buckeyes’ and it’s taking the interwebs by storm.<p>Unless you live in Ohio, where these treats originate, you probably have no idea what I’m talking …

Can you solve the maths question for Singapore schoolkids that went viral?

Albert, Bernard and Cheryl’s threesome sets the web aflutter

Mathematics

BitTorrent for Android Gets Redesigned Music Player and Secret New Feature

BitTorrent has released a new version of its Android app to celebrate crossing the 100 million install mark for the first time – an impressive milestone, considering Mozilla announced the same thing just last week.<p>To give users a little reward for helping it pass that number – at the end of 2013, …

Why knuckle cracking makes a popping sound, and why it might be beneficial

When muscle joints are pulled apart there forms a tiny cavity filled with gas which then collapses, creating a popping noise.<p>The wince-inducing sound of knuckles cracking is caused by a small bubble building up in the fluid of the fingers then ‘popping ‘, scientists believe, and it could even be …

Street style tip of the day: Pink & white

To find out all the details about this outfit on Coast with Me, click here! <i><br>Girl On The Street highlights the very best of street style every day this</i> …

Anna Wintour Joins Justin Bieber, Kendall Jenner, and More in Mario Testino's "Towel Series"

Since his snapshot of a post-shower, pre–hair and makeup <b>Kate Moss</b> launched a thousand imitators, <b>Mario Testino</b> has convinced almost every big-name model in the business to pose for his hugely popular Instagram “Towel Series,” including the likes of <b>Joan Smalls, Cara Delevingne,</b> and <b>Miranda Kerr.</b> <i>Vogue</i> …

When Dad’s depressed, toddlers act out

A father’s depression—not just a mother’s—during the first years of parenting can put toddlers at risk of developing troubling behaviors such as …

Depression

Psychedelic drugs like LSD could be used to treat depression, study suggests

Researchers warn that patients are missing out on potential benefits due to prohibitive regulations on research into recreational drugs<p>Psychedelic drugs could prove to be highly effective treatments for depression and alcoholism, according to scientists who have obtained the first brain scans of …

Psychedelic Drugs

Living Small In The City: With More Singles, Micro-Housing Gets Big

Back in 2012,something unusual got started in an alleyway in an already tightly developed part of northeast Washington, D.C.<p>On an 11th-of-an-acre lot next to a cemetery, behind a block of row houses, tiny houses started to go up. And not just one little house in backyard, like you might see in many …

The Apple Watch Could Start Your Car

With the final details about pricing and launch dates expected at Apple’s March 9 event, Apple CEO Tim Cook shared another feature being built into the watch; it could potentially replace your car keys.<p>Cook told The Telegraph that the watch was designed to replace your car keys and the key fobs …

Frankenstein-style human head transplant 'could happen in two years'

Italian surgeon claims procedure to graft a living person’s head on to a donor body will soon be ready<p>The first human head transplant could take place in just two years, it was reported on Thursday.<p>Italian surgeon Sergio Canavero, from the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, claims the …

Immune System

Rare birth: Baby born completely encased in amniotic sac

<b>(CNN) —</b> We all know that every baby is special, but Silas Philips pulled off a rare feat right out of the womb.<p>Days before he's scheduled to leave the hospital, he's already gone viral on social media because he was born 'en caul.'<p>Silas was completely encased in his amniotic sac, said Los Angeles' …

Pregnancy

New Technology Will Triple Smartphone Battery Life

The brilliance, power and sheer innovative genius of your smartphone is always balanced by the terrorising and ever present ‘low battery’ sound. At every smartphone launch, every time I get my hands on a new handset, my childlike awe is immediately tempered by the crushing reality of how much power …

Glassbrain Maps Your Brain Waves In Real Time

One of 10 award-winning visualizations from the 2015 Vizzies<p>Part education tool, part neuroscience party trick, the Glassbrain app was first used publicly in 2012 on Mickey Hart, former drummer for the Grateful Dead, to show his brain reacting to music. A cap detects the different types of waves …

FedEx Refuses To Ship Milling Tool That Makes Untraceable Metal Gun Parts

Does a machine that makes gun parts count as an unmarked weapon?<p>Exactly how much of a gun is a machine that makes untraceable metal gun parts? That’s a question FedEx wrestled with, as they debated whether or not to ship a machine milling tool developed by Second Amendment advocates Defense …

Russia outlines plans to build national space station after ISS ends in 2024

Moscow assures it will continue funding the International Space Station until 2024 but will then disconnect its modules to build a national base<p>The Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) has revealed plans to build an orbiting outpost and land cosmonauts on the moon once the International Space …

Space

SwipeMy.Pics Web Instagram Viewer Focuses On the Image

Instagram is cool, but its interface can quickly devolve into a cluttered mess of ads, likes, comments, hashtags and captions. If all you want to do is concentrate on the pictures, you’ll have to find another way.<p>ACNE, a production and marketing company, aims to create the go-to platform for …

Avycaz: US approves superbug antibiotic

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of the antibiotic Avycaz to treat drug-resistant bacteria known as superbugs.<p>Avycaz, owned by Actavis Plc and co-developed with AstraZeneca Plc , is a combination of a previously approved antibacterial drug called ceftazidime, and avibactam, …

Black hole 12bn times more massive than sun is discovered

A monster black hole powering “the brightest lighthouse in the distant universe” has been discovered that is 12bn times more massive than the sun, scientists have revealed.<p>The extraordinary object is at the centre of a quasar - an intensely powerful galactic radiation source - with a million …

Universe

Does dark matter cause mass extinctions?

As we journey around the galaxy, our solar system might regularly interact with dark matter, which might dislodge Oort cloud comets and boost heat in …

Android Lollipop lets you tweak some settings using voice commands

"OK, Google. Turn on WiFi" is something you might want to start practicing out loud if you're among the small percentage of Android users who already have Lollipop on their devices. <i>Android Police</i> has discovered that Google Now on the latest Android release can tweak <i>some</i> of your settings for you …

Walmart ups pay well above minimum wage

Walmart, the frequent focus of advocates for low-wage workers, is giving its lowest-paid workers a raise.<p>The company said 500,000 full-time and part-time associates, more than a third of its work force at Walmart (WMT) U.S. stores and Sam's Clubs, will receive pay raises in April to at least $9 an …

The Purge: Anarchy: Laughably bad, yet somehow relevant

Like a superweird porn that a buddy insists you <i>just have to see</i>, 2013's <i>The Purge</i> was the sort of movie that begged for our curiosity. Starring a slumming Ethan Hawke and <i>Game Of Thrones</i>' Lena Headey, <i>The Purge</i> imagined a near-future America where a regime called the New Founding Fathers ensured the …