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Brilliant USC commencement speech on Leonard Cohen, turning off tech, and potato chips

This year noted author and intellect Pico Iyer gave USC's commencement address. It's a great 17 minutes for graduating college students and anyone …

Leonard Cohen

See Inside The Human Heart Like Never Before

Most of us envision the human heart as some 2-D illustration from a middle school science textbook, or maybe a crude animation from a Discovery Channel special.<p>This new heart simulation, created by researchers at University of Tokyo, is so accurate that it will at times make you queasy. It takes …

Sony Pictures: Inside the Hack of the Century, Part 1

Above video by Sinelab<p><b>A cyber-invasion brought Sony Pictures to its knees and terrified corporate America. The story of what really happened—and why</b> …

AT&T, telecom trade groups sue to stop FCC's net neutrality rules

AT&T Inc. and trade groups for cable and wireless companies filed lawsuits Tuesday to toss out new net neutrality regulations, adding to two legal challenges already pending.<p>The suits were filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, where the U.S. Telecom Assn. trade …

Iraq 'retakes over quarter of Islamic State territory'

<b>Islamic State (IS) has lost more than a quarter of its territory in Iraq since the US-led coalition air campaign began in August, a Pentagon spokesman says.</b><p>Col Steve Warren said it was too early to say the tide was turning, but that air strikes and Iraqi ground forces had "unquestionably inflicted …

Why regular lie-ins are a recipe for an early death

Adults who regularly sleep for more than eight hours are at risk of dying early, new study suggests<p>Adults who sleep more than eight hours a night are 30 per cent more likely to die early, a new study suggest.<p>A decade-long study shows adults who regularly sleep more than eight hours, categorised as …

How Much Sprawl Costs America

More than $1 trillion, according to a new report.<p>More and more young people are moving to urban centers because they prefer to live in walkable areas with lots of public transportation options. Still, developers are reluctant to build compact housing using this smart growth approach. But perhaps a …

Urban Design

Famous Album Artwork Extends Beyond the Edges to Reveal Funny New Perspectives

If you ever wondered what existed beyond the edges of a music album cover, now's your chance to find out. For this series called <i>Album Covers–The Bigger Picture</i>, web design studio Aptitude was inspired by famous artwork from bands and musicians like Nirvana, Fatboy Slim, and Michael Jackson. Clever …

Michael Jackson