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Crime in the community: when 'designer' social housing goes wrong

In photographs, Centre Village doesn’t look like the generic image of social housing. A playful cluster of stucco buildings surround a serene inner courtyard. Bold, orange-framed windows punctuate the white walls. Located as it is on a street in Winnipeg, Canada – and sandwiched on either side by …

Housing

16 Sci-Fi Things To Look Forward To in 2016

From comics to movies to TV to books, here's what lies ahead in the next year for science fiction and fantasy.<p>2015 wasn't too shabby when it came to sci-fi, but there are great things ahead in 2016. Here are just a few of the things you have to look forward to in 2016 (and there's plenty more we …

Science fiction and fantasy look ahead to a diverse 2016

After fans fought back at the Hugos, seeing off the Sad Puppies with a host of votes for “no award”, we can look forward to SF becoming a little less old, white and male in 2016. The growing range of authors breaking through to mainstream recognition, often after years of hard work in small …

Books

8 things that will (probably) happen in tech in 2016

Read The Telegraph technology team's predictions for the year ahead, including drones, robots, driverless cars and virtual reality<p>Virtual reality goes truly mainstream<p><b>Rhiannon Williams:</b> Momentum has been building for years, but 2016 is the year that virtual reality will truly take off. …

Virtual Reality

Automotive Technologies To Watch In 2016

Despite the scandal surrounding Volkswagen and its diesel engines that dominated the final months of 2015, the vehicles we drive today are cleaner, more fuel efficient, safer and faster than they have ever been since Karl Benz first fired up his Patent Motorwagen in 1886. The dramatic improvements …

Las Vegas

5 Things to Watch For in 3D Printing in 2016

What is 3D printing good for?<p>That’s a question that’s become increasingly relevant in 2015, as the majesty of showing off 3D-printed trinkets has …

This country will soon have the world's largest solar power plant

The Moroccan city of Ouarzazte has always been known for world renowned productions. From being the filming location of blockbusters such as "The Gladiator" and "Game of Thrones", to being the location of Morocco's biggest solar power plant, Ouarzazte is making history.<p>Morocco is considered the …

23 Rules For Life That Happy People Follow

The author of Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives shares her wit, wisdom and research on how to feel happier, even when we've hit a low patch.<p>1. When things get tough: Treat yourself like a toddler. A cranky toddler. A toddler who shouldn't get too hungry, too cold, too …

Happiness

Science says lasting relationships come down to 2 basic traits

<i>In most marriages, levels of satisfaction drop dramatically within the first few years together.</i><p><i>But among couples who not only endure, but live happily together for years and years, the spirit of kindness and generosity guides them forward.</i><p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the …

Sugar Is Definitely Toxic, a New Study Says

Fat was the food villain these past few decades but sugar is quickly muscling in to take its place. As rates of sugar-related disorders such as …

GDT European wildlife photographer of the year 2015 - in pictures

A shadowy image of an urban fox taken by British photographer, Richard Peters, is the overall winner of the 2015 GDT European wildlife photographer of the year competition, run annually by the Society of German Nature Photographers. Winners and runners-up explain how they captured their …

Nature

This Is the No. 1 Ritual You Need to Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …

50 apps to improve your smartphone

A recent study by market research firm Nielsen claimed that the average person uses 27 apps a month, which sounds like very few considering that Apple and Google’s app stores both have more than 1m apps available. The key, of course, is that the 27 apps can be almost entirely different, depending …

Apps

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

You are already a happiness expert. Seriously. You’re just a bit inconsistent.<p>You already do a lot of things that researchers recommend for increased …

Happiness

Passing the Google Interview, Without a Computer Science Degree

<i>Parker Phinney founded Interview Cake, an interactive practice tool for preparing for coding interviews. He’s focused on shining a light on the black</i> …

Computer Science