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6 ways to clear out space on your smartphone

Smartphone storage is at a real premium unless you're lucky enough to own one with lots of it. (And if you do, your phone likely wasn't cheap.)<p>With …

The 17 Most Memorable VMA Moments of All Time

From Madonna's scandalous "Like a Virgin" performance to "I'mma let you finish...," these are the highlights that stuck with us through 31 years of awards. We can only imagine what this year's ceremony and host Miley Cyrus have in store...<p><b>1) Madonna performs "Like a Virgin" as a less-than-virginal</b> …

14 things you didn't know your iPhone headphones could do

Gay Muslim’s Secret Pilgrimage to Mecca

Parvez Sharma took the long trip to Mecca with two big secrets: He’s recording his journey on his phone, and he has a husband back home.<p>As thousands …

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

7 Products Launched On Kickstarter That Prove You Can Access Just About Anything With Your Phone

From personal drones, to smart coffee-brewing machines, to data-focused sleep tracking systems, Kickstarter helps to fund creative, tech-savvy products that are changing the world every day.<p>Since launching in 2009, the crowdsourcing platform has persuaded 8.1 million people to pledge more than $1.6 …

Ban fast-food outlets from hospitals, MPs demand

The NHS needs to play its part in the fight against obesity by banning fast-food outlets such as McDonald’s and Burger King from hospitals, MPs have said.<p>Parliament’s health select committee calls for the ban as part of a raft of measures to tackle the growing number of Britons who are becoming …

Exquisite Pen Drawings Created with Thousands of Tiny Dots

Using thousands upon thousands of tiny dots, Spider Money produces gorgeous artworks that are awe-inspiring in their detail. The Bangkok-based creative wields a mighty Micron pen and draws fancy flourishes with photo-realistic depictions of eyes, noses, and lips. It's in these facial features that …

Wet wipes found on British beaches up more than 50% in 2014

Annual beach cleanup by Marine Conservation Society finds huge increase in wet wipes and overall increase in litter of 6.4% from previous year<p>The number of wet wipes washing up on beaches in the UK increased by more than 50% last year, say conservationists, who have urged people to stop flushing …

12 Street Artists From Brooklyn Celebrate The DIY Culture Of Berlin

A new street art exhibition in Germany, aptly titled "Persons of Interest," is celebrating the spirit of two iconic art cities: Brooklyn and Berlin.<p>Both towns are known not just for their graffiti and street art, but for their greater DIY culture, marked by an influx of resident artists, musicians …

Facebook Messenger app will soon allow people to send money to friends

Social network makes its big move into mobile payments, although the ability to send money directly to contacts will be US-only for now<p>Facebook is adding a feature to its Facebook Messenger app that will enable people to send payments directly to their friends on the social network.<p>The new feature …

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First full body transplant is two years away, surgeon claims

Doctor plans to graft a living person’s head on to a donor body using procedures he believes will soon be ready<p>A surgeon says full-body transplants could become a reality in just two years.<p>Sergio Canavero, a doctor in Turin, Italy, has drawn up plans to graft a living person’s head on to a donor …

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Afghanistan avalanches: more than 180 dead

Officials warned of an imminent humanitarian emergency in areas most severely hit by the heavy snow<p>The death toll in some of the worst avalanches in Afghanistan for 30 years has risen to more than 180 people, with heavy snow set to last for two more days.<p>Officials warned of an imminent humanitarian …

Paul McCartney's childhood house under the silver hammer

A Beatles fan with deep pockets has the chance to snap up a key item of memorabilia: Paul McCartney’s former childhood home. The three-up two-down terrace in Liverpool will go under the hammer on 26 February, with a guide price of £100,000. And appropriately enough, the auction is taking place at …

Guitar Hero set for comeback?

Activision is rumoured to be reviving its hugely popular music game series, with an announcement planned for this year’s E3 convention in LA in June<p>Better start exercising those fingers and rehearsing your rock stances: the hugely popular music game Guitar Hero could be about to tune up and hit the …

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Muslim 'ring of peace' in solidarity with Norwegian Jews 'tainted' by anti-Semitic speech

Muslim organiser of Jewish solidarity demonstration in Norway admits making anti-Semitic remarks<p>A show of solidarity with <b>Norway</b>'s Jewish population, organised by the country's Muslim community, has been tainted by one of the organisers' admission that he previously held anti-Semitic views.<p>Ali …

'Do-it-yourself sanctions threaten science dialogue with Iran'

Despite one US university backing down, others continue to ban Iranian students from courses<p>In his Iranian new year message of March 2011, President Barack Obama pledged the US would “build new avenues for engagement with Iran’s youth, facilitate their ability to study in the United States, and …

Russia a threat to Baltic states after Ukraine conflict, warns Michael Fallon

Defence secretary claims Vladimir Putin could repeat tactics used to destabilise Ukraine in Baltic members of the Nato alliance<p>Russian president Vladimir Putin could repeat the tactics used to destabilise Ukraine in Baltic members of the Nato alliance, the defence secretary has warned.<p>Michael …

Number of suicides in UK increases, with male rate highest since 2001

ONS figures show 6,233 suicides of over 15-year-olds registered in 2013, 252 more than in 2012, and that the male suicide rate is three times the female rate<p>The rate of suicides in the UK increased in 2013, with the level among males its highest since 2001 and middle-aged men most at risk, …

Student's fake machete triggers police manhunt in Norwich

A student with a toy weapon sparked a manhunt involving armed officers and a police helicopter in Norwich on Wednesday evening.<p>Firearms officers and police dogs were deployed to Mousehold Heath in Norwich after reports of a man carrying a sword at 5.50pm on Wednesday.<p>But the teams were stood down …