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The last surviving member of the British rock band’s best-known lineup died after contracting pneumonia<p>Motörhead guitarist “Fast” Eddie Clarke has died at the age of 67.<p>His death was announced on Motörhead’s Facebook page. According to the post, Clarke died peacefully in hospital after suffering …

Music

Seeking consent before sex? There's a blockchain-based app for that

So you’ve enjoyed a lovely date; you’re sharing a cab home; things are going great. You suggest a nightcap and your companion agrees. There’s magic in the air, the sexual tension is at boiling point, and you’re both all set to do the deed. What better way to kill the vibe than to whip out an app on …

Here's How Much Access Facebook Employees Have to Your Account

<i>Answer by Joe Sullivan, Chief Security Officer at Facebook, on Quora.</i><p>I’m Facebook’s Chief Security Officer and I oversee data security at the …

Here's How India Made Such A Cheap Space Probe And Left Everyone Else In The Dust

What's even more impressive is that they achieved this feat for $74 million — it cost Hollywood producers $100 million to make the film <i>Gravity.</i><p>Here's how they did it:<p>The Indian Space Research Organization built the Mangalyaan satellite in-house with local technologies instead of outsourcing …

Google's Doubleclick ad servers exposed millions of computers to malware

Last night, researchers at Malwarebytes noticed strange behavior on sites like Last.fm, <i>The Times of Israel</i> and <i>The Jerusalem Post</i>. Ads on the sites were being unusually aggressive, setting off anti-virus warnings and raising flags in a number of Malwarebytes systems. After some digging, researcher …

Q&A: Why Teaching Music Matters

I went to Los Angeles to report a story on brain science. A new study had just been released, exploring how music instruction helps kids process language. The children the researchers studied were all participants in a community music program run by the nonprofit Harmony Project.<p>But after an hour …

5 Habits That Will Help Spark The Best Ideas You’ve Ever Had

There’s no magic trick for generating genius ideas, but these habits will have your creative juices flowing–with some practice.<p>What if whenever someone asked you a question, you had tons of innovative ideas waiting in response? You would be a hot commodity; who doesn’t want an ideas …

Hidden Monuments Under Stonehenge Revealed by High-Tech Mapping

Underground images show a large complex of monuments and buildings used in rituals dating back thousands of years.<p><b>An astonishing complex of ancient monuments, buildings, and barrows has lain hidden and unsuspected beneath the Stonehenge area for thousands of years. Scientists discovered the site</b> …

Emma Thompson: 'It's a different patch of life, your 50s'

Emma Thompson was on a ship recently, bound for the Arctic, with 37 crew and her 14-year-old daughter, Gaia, part of a Greenpeace mission to highlight global warming. She has done a lot of trips like this, to Africa and south-east Asia – "raising awareness", as the exhausted phrase goes – but the …

Review: Before I Go to Sleep

The promise of a thriller starring Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth ought to be the greatest thing since Dead Calm and Love . . . ?<p>Actually, no, I can't …

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In the 1950s a group of pioneering psychiatrists showed that hallucinogenic drugs had therapeutic potential, but the research was halted as part of the backlash against the hippy counterculture.<p>On 5th May, 1953, the novelist Aldous Huxley dissolved four-tenths of a gram of mescaline in a glass of …

The Procrastination Doom Loop—and How to Break It

Delaying hard work is all about your mood.<p>When I woke up this morning, I had one goal: Finish this article by 11 a.m.<p>So, predictably, by the time it was 10 a.m., I had made and consumed two cups of coffee, taken out the trash, cleaned my room while taking a deliberately slow approach to folding my …

Neal Rock: Herm 0714 at Loudhailer Gallery

The latest exhibition of work by Los Angeles-based artist Neal Rock, currently on view at Culver City’s Loudhailer Gallery, asks viewers to consider …

Kate Bush review – a magical new dawn

Kate Bush, you notice, is barefoot. It is rather wonderful that she has taken her shoes off and thrown them in the lake for us, as per the lyrics of The Hounds of Love. Bush performs the song flawlessly and with obvious pleasure, just a few minutes into the second night of her 22-date comeback …

Kate Bush: first woman with eight albums in the top 40 chart at the same time

Kate Bush becomes the first female artist to boast eight albums in the top 40 chart simultaneously<p>Kate Bush capped her triumphant return to live performances after 35 years by becoming the first woman to have eight albums chart in the top 40 at the same time on Sunday.<p>After attracting widespread …

Engineers at University of Liverpool to investigate feasibility of 'flying cars'

LIVERPOOL engineers are investigating whether flying cars could be the solution to tackling congestion on the roads.<p>The University of Liverpool is …

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Google's modular phone gets cheaper thanks to a new processor

One of the biggest challenges behind Google's modular Project Ara phone platform has been getting processors to play nicely with the technology. How do you let someone swap out the very heart of their device as easily as they would a memory card? By creating a CPU for that very purpose, that's how. …

6 Simple Mindfulness Practices To Reframe Your Perspective

Get familiar with the Holstee Manifesto and join the fast track to a better understanding–and appreciation–of your work, your life, and the world around you.<p>This is your life.<p>Do what you love and do it often.<p>If you don’t like something, change it.<p>If you don’t like your job, quit.<p>If you don’t have …

Treating Cancer With Bacteria Shows Real Promise

Bacteria are generally considered more foe than friend, but that may change, if results from a pioneering study are confirmed.<p>Reporting in the …

The Lauren Bacall Performances You Might Not Know About

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Lauren Bacall, who passed away on Tuesday at age 89, left an incomparable legacy of film …

The Look And The Legend Of Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall, nicknamed "The Look," was one of the last remaining vestiges of the golden age of Hollywood — with the mythology, unique beauty, and gravitas of all classic stars. In the wake of her death, this is how her legacy came to be and how it will live on.<p>Lauren Bacall was a woman of sharp …

Lauren Bacall, leading lady of Hollywood’s Golden age, has died

The star of To Have and Have Not and The Big Sleep has had a stroke aged 89. But did she always get the roles she deserved?<p>Lauren Bacall, the …

'Lauren Bacall, you will be missed': A-list actors pay tribute to Hollywood star

Friends and colleagues have paid tribute to screen legend Lauren Bacall, a Hollywood star whose career and love life enthralled the nation<p>A tide of Hollywood tributes have flooded in for Lauren Bacall, the silver screen legend who died on Monday at the age of 89.<p>Bacall, who made her first film …