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MIT's app only needs a second to teach you a new language

You know the seconds and minutes you waste waiting for the elevator to arrive, for a friend to reply to an IM or for a website to load? A team of MIT CSAIL researchers believe you can put them to good use, so they created a series of apps called the WaitSuite that makes the most of those idle …

11 Must-Watch Movies That Expire From Netflix in February 2017

Clear your schedule.<p>While many moviegoers will spend the next few weeks catching up on acclaimed theatrical releases ahead of this year's Oscars telecast, many more will be content to stay at home and enjoy the great selections available on Netflix. As is the case every month, however, some of …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Sunken Cities: the man who found Atlantis

One day in 1999, the French maritime archaeologist Franck Goddio went diving off the coast of Egypt. He was poised to make the most important discovery of his life.<p>That day, the visibility of the waters in <b>Aboukir Bay</b>, at the north-western edge of the Nile Delta, was terrible: at a depth of around …

Archaeology

Antiabortion activists who videotaped Planned Parenthood allegedly used fake licenses

Evidence emerged Tuesday explaining why Houston grand jurors charged with investigating misconduct by<p>Planned Parenthoodinstead charged two antiabortion activists who had covertly filmed officials discussing the procurement of fetal tissue.<p>David Daleiden, 27, director of the Irvine-based nonprofit …

Corruption

Next Wave: Meet Lil Uzi Vert, the Next Phenom in Rap

Philadelphia hip-hop has produced a storied line of MCs throughout history. DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Beanie Sigel, Freeway, Cassidy, Meek …

WhatsApp is now free and promises to stay ad-free

WhatsApp is dropping its subscription fees to access the popular messaging service. WhatsApp introduced the fees a few years ago, forcing new users to pay an annual 99 cents subscription after the first year. "As we've grown, we've found that this approach hasn't worked well," admits WhatsApp in a …

Stories of 2015: Paula Hawkins, from struggling author to literary sensation

A year ago, the ex-journalist was nervously awaiting the publication of her make-or-break novel, The Girl on the Train. Within weeks it had topped the UK and US charts<p>Two years ago, Paula Hawkins was in “financial difficulty”. She had spent two years writing her fourth novel under the pen name Amy …

The US Senate just voted to block gun control, defund Planned Parenthood, and gut Obamacare

It was a busy day on Capitol Hill.<p>The US Senate voted 52 to 47 on Dec. 3 in favor of “Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015,” a bill that repeals the “core pillars of Obamacare,” as The Hill explains, by “repealing authority for the federal government to run healthcare …

Dianne Feinstein

Apple’s survey app helps venues easily create indoor maps

Apple has quietly launched a dedicated indoor positioning app on iOS, letting business owners map out their venues using just their iPhones. The Indoor Survey App was first spotted on the App Store by developer Steve Troughton-Smith, and although it doesn't appear in search, it's easily accessible …

Buy-to-let calculator: how will new tax reduce your profit?

<b>Scroll down for the calculator</b><p>George Osborne unveiled a shock tax change in 2015 which will remove landlords’ ability to deduct the cost of their mortgage interest from their rental income when they calculate a profit on which to pay tax.<p>In effect, the Chancellor wants to tax landlords on their …

Guns