Raymond Huynh

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New social network Peach is being taken over by people using fake celebrity names

The social network, available as an iOS app only for now is a hybrid of Twitter and Slack (because we needed that in our lives). Once you’ve signed up you then get to play around with things the site calls “magic words” – which trigger certain features.<p>Those features, from what we’ve seen so far …

Nextbit's cloud-first smartphone will work on Verizon after raising $1M on Kickstarter

Earlier this month, US startup Nextbit unveiled the Robin: a smartphone built by former Android and HTC employees that uses the power of the cloud to ensure it never runs out of storage. The company took to Kickstarter to sell the device directly to consumers, and has since racked up more than $1 …

Mobile

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Our brains are busier than ever before. We’re assaulted with facts, pseudo facts, jibber-jabber, and rumour, all posing as information. Trying to figure out what you need to know and what you can ignore is exhausting. At the same time, we are all doing more. Thirty years ago, travel agents made our …

Productivity

Why does guilt increase pleasure?

Feelings of guilt can make our temptations feel even more seductive. So could we be healthier and happier if we just embraced a little bit of vice, asks David Robson.<p>This year, my New Year’s Resolutions are going to take a somewhat different form to those of previous Januaries. I’m forgoing my …

Psychology

Keystone bill dies in the Senate -- for now

The Senate blocked a measure Tuesday that would have authorized construction of the Keystone XL pipeline as Democrats chose their pro-environment base over an old friend -- embattled Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu.<p>The vote could just be a speedbump for the Keystone project, with Republicans ready to …

The real reason Ferguson is boarding up its storefronts

In early November, as rumors spread that the grand jury decision in the case of Darren Wilson was about to be released, Ferguson began to board itself up. Nearly all stores on the small area of West Florissant Avenue that has been the hub of protest activity are boarded, save for Ferguson Burger …

Justice

4 worshipers killed in Jerusalem synagogue; Netanyahu calls for unity

<b>Jerusalem (CNN) —</b> A Jerusalem synagogue turned from peaceful sanctuary to house of horrors within moments Tuesday when two Palestinian cousins wielding a gun and butcher knives attacked during morning prayers -- a terror attack that Israel's leader characterized as "blood libel" fanned by …