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Branson, Zuckerberg, Trump and More: How The World's Top CEOs Construct Their Online Brands

Learn how these top CEOs create and communicate their own personal brand.<p>Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook page has more than 80 million followers. If you follow him you'll be the latest to hear about his recent travels, diseases he's trying to cure and his political opinions such as freedom of speech.<p>Why …

Social Media

Here's everything you missed at Tuesday's Google event

Google's product announcement in San Francisco Tuesday centered on the company's answer to Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri: Google Assistant.<p>The tech …

Android News

James Bond-style jet packs to become a reality in the UK from next year

The world's first jet packs which attach to people's backs and let them fly through the air took to the skies over the river Thames yesterday, and are set to become available for use by the British public from next year.<p>The James Bond-style mode of transport is the only jet pack ever built that can …

Ben Stiller's Essay About Prostate Cancer Is Moving But Not Scientific

Ben Stiller went public with his prostate cancer diagnosis in an essay on Medium on Tuesday. The comedian was diagnosed in 2014 and has been cancer-free since treatment that year.<p>He credits a controversial screening test ― the prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, test ― with saving his life:<p>Taking …

Cancer

Building a High-Tech Library at Home

Clever products that will let you make the most of your personal literary lounge<p>Even a Nook-carrying, digitally devoted iPad acolyte can appreciate a …

24 Brilliant Books You Must Read This Autumn

Recommended reading in October and November. UK release dates.

10 Crazy Things That Could Happen When Cars Drive Themselves

Elon Musk, Robin Chase and others share their visions of a driverless future.<p>Self-driving cars are currently being tested by the public in Singapore, and even safety-obsessed Volvo says it will start selling fully autonomous vehicles in five years. In other words, self-driving cars will probably be …

Autonomous Vehicle

6 ways climate change is threatening food security — and what we can do about it

Climate change could have a devastating impact on food security around the world.<p>Eliminating hunger and curbing the effects of climate change are …

Agriculture

A Google Maps for the Human Body

A group of scientists has taken the first important steps towards creating the Human Cell Atlas—a complete inventory of our staggeringly diverse cells.<p>Earlier this year, Steve McCarroll announced that his team had discovered the gene that most powerfully drives our risk of schizophrenia. Known as …

Genetics

How to read a book a week

In February, I read Belle Beth Cooper’s <i>Fast Company</i> piece “How I became a morning person, read more books, and learned a language in a year,” which listed the four steps to assuming a new hobby: set small goals, focus on one new thing at a time, remove obvious barriers, and build the new routines …

Books

Russia and the West: Where did it all go wrong?

<b>It is hard to imagine a period since the end of the Cold War when relations between Russia and the United States have been quite so bad.</b><p>US officials have described the joint Russian-Syrian onslaught against Aleppo as "barbarism" and warned that war crimes are being carried out.<p>The Russian president …

Geopolitics

Elon Musk provides more details about how first Mars colonists will live | Ars Technica

During a reddit AMA , the tech mogul fielded questions about colonizing Mars.<p>When he delivered his Mars colonization presentation at the …

Elon Musk

11 Underrated Salad Greens And How to Eat Them

Salad greens are nutritional all-stars: They’re packed with vitamins (including A,B, and K) and are rich in minerals your body needs (like potassium, …

Healthy Eating

Insider Uber’s Plan to Take Over the Skies With Flying Cars

In less than a decade, Uber has redefined the idea of flexible labor and gutted the American taxi industry. The company launched a fleet of …

Hillary Clinton's emails: Everything you need to know about the potential game changer for Donald Trump

The row surrounding Hillary Clinton’s email server is one of the few cards Donald Trump had in his hand during TV debates.<p>He used it to brand her …

Government

This Year, The Antarctic Has Suddenly Started To Disappear

Against expectations, the South Pole’s ice sheet has been growing–until now.<p>The Arctic is melting. We know that already. But now we’re in worse trouble, because the Antarctic is disappearing too.<p>By studying 36 years of satellite images, researchers have spotted the worrying trend. Until now, they …

25 Trips of a Lifetime

If there were ever a place that could get by on its looks, it would be this Greek isle. Whitewashed cave houses framed by bougainvillea and backed by …

Family Vacations

The 8 Best Pieces of Advice Top Nutritionists Ever Received

Ever wonder what the absolute best jewel of advice nutritionists ever got from their mentors, professors, peers and even friends and family? So did we. When it comes to empowering yourself to eat healthy and feel energized, nutritionists have no shortage of amazing deets (and perhaps some outdated …

New York University

What Science Says About Going Outside Your Comfort Zone

Why just going outside your comfort zone doesn't always work, and what does.<p><i>"Step outside your comfort zone."</i><p>That has become a mantra among success gurus.<p>Of course, it makes sense. If you only do the same old things, then you won't change your current circumstances. If you keep doing what you …

Connectivism

Interactive periodic table finally clues us in to what elements are used for

Looking at the periodic table, most of us have no issues identifying the use of certain elements. Sodium, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and others are no-brainers but what about the less talked about elements.<p>Seriously, do you know what Vanadium is used for? How about Polonium? Of course you don’t. …

Chemistry

Move over Bitcoin, the blockchain is only just getting started

Subscribe to WIRED<p><b>It's easy to think we've reached peak Bitcoin, but the blockchain</b> at the heart of cryptocurrencies contains the seeds of something …

Blockchain
Pakistan

Donald Trump’s presidency: A guide to five key issues

Donald Trump has spent decades in the spotlight, as wealthy real-estate developer, a reality-television star, and, in the past year and a half, an extremely effective political agitator, if not a smooth political operator. We know what he is like, and it is unreasonable to think that the office of …

Bernie Sanders