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Microsoft releases free computer science curriculum for new developers | On MSFT

It may be surprising to some, but many people are only interested in computers as a consumption device rather than a tool; for example preferring to …

The position you sleep in influences your personality, well-being and brain health, study finds

Most people know that a good night’s sleep is important for optimal health, but it turns out the position you sleep in plays a role as well.<p>Whether …

10 Mind-Blowing TED Talks On How To Be Confident, Gorgeous- And A Better Person

Be careful: these 10 TED talks contain powerful insights about happiness, confidence, and improving humanity- they might just change your life!

MH370 Search: Barnacles Could Provide Clues to Where Jet Crashed

Barnacles encrusted on a piece of plane debris that washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion might help unravel the 16-month mystery of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.<p>Malaysia said on Sunday the piece of debris, a wing surface known as flaperon, had been identified as being from a …

Can you solve it? Are you smarter than a Japanese schoolchild?

Hello Guzzlers.<p>It is with huge pleasure that I introduce today’s puzzle, which is already a big deal in Japan. It’s called Menseki Meiro, or Area Maze, and I hope you find it as brilliant as I do.<p>Can you solve it? How can you engineer a country with more girls than boys?<p>Read more<p>Area Maze is the …

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DU Battery Saver gives control over your phone's battery life

As our thirst for dazzling ultra HD screens and beautiful graphics grows, sadly the humble battery supplying these smartphone experiences hasn’t been able to keep up. C’est la vie.<p>But, the clever people at Baidu have realised that it isn’t the size of the battery that counts, it’s how you use it. …

Greek Stocks Fall 16% as Trading Resumes After Five-Week Closure

Investors elsewhere largely shrug off the plunge<p>After a five-week hiatus, Athens’s stock market reopened Monday—and promptly sank like a stone.<p>The steep decline shows investors are still concerned about Greece, even though the country and its creditors appear to have made some progress in recent …

Stock Markets

Gertjan Vlieghe to Join BOE Rate-Setting Committee

The U.K. government Tuesday named Gertjan Vlieghe, an economist at Brevan Howard Asset Management, to sit on the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee.

The potential of behavioural economics: beyond the nudge

Behavioural economics is a revolutionary field. Its champions may not have beheaded any royalty, but they have done the academic equivalent by …

Economics

Have doubts in Physics? Stephen Hawking will answer them

Have doubts in Physics? You can now have the famous physicist Stephen Hawking answer your questions on the online forum Reddit.<p>Hawking will make his …

What are the limits of human vision?

From spotting galaxies millions of light years away to perceiving invisible colours, Adam Hadhazy explains why your eyes can do incredible things.<p>Take a look around the room – what do you see? All those colours, the walls, the windows – everything seems so self-evident, just so there. It's weird to …

Superconductors Could Help Physicists Find 'Gravity Particles'

It may be possible to draw energy from a vacuum using gravity, a theoretical physicist says.<p>If researchers succeed in showing that this can happen, …