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Man who claims he invented iPhone in 1992 sues Apple for $10bn

A man in Florida is suing Apple for $10 billion (£7.5 billion), claiming Apple stole his idea when it released the iPhone nine years ago.<p>Thomas S Ross filed a patent for an “electronic reading device” (ERD), a rectangular, hand-held gadget with a screen, in 1992.<p>His lawsuit says he was “the first …

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Narendra Modi delivers masterclass; has US Congress eating out of his hand

Narendra Modi's oratory skills have never been in doubt but while delivering an extempore speech addressing a joint session of US Congress at the …

10 Proven Ways To Grow Your Brain: Neurogenesis And Neuroplasticity

Scientists once thought the brain stopped developing after the first few years of life. But new research has shown that the brain can form new neural pathways and create neurons even in adulthood (Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis).<p>Exercise for 30 minutes per day or meditation stimulates the …

Teach your body to fight off disease

But there are still unknown oddities to the inner workings of humans. And one of those is the unfortunate case of the autoimmune disease, a situation that develops when your immune system doesn't recognize your body's own healthy cells and decides to attack them.<p>One of the body's main lines of …

4 Ways to Boost Your Health That Will Also Build Your Wealth

We love what we do as entrepreneurs and we want to stay in the game as long as we can. That means taking care of the business and the body. Without profits, we won't succeed professionally. Without health, we won't possess the passion and energy needed to keep driving the bus.<p>There's no question: …

Why the U.S. Solar Market Is Set to Nearly Double in 2016

The U.S. solar energy market will nearly double new installations this year to 14.5 gigawatts, led by utility projects that developers scrambled to …

The One App You Should Check Before You Book Your Next Flight

It's not just when you fly that affects your ticket price. It's when you book.<p>If you fly to the same destination frequently, you probably know when …

Germany produced so much renewable energy it ended up paying people to use it

Last weekend Germany’s power grid was swimming in renewable energy, so much so that power prices went negative. The country was generating so much …

Why we have blood types and why they matter

If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was also the most excellent of blood types - a biological mark of distinction.<p>It didn't take long for me to recognize just how silly that feeling was and tamp it down. But I didn't learn much more about what it really meant to have type A+ blood.<p>By …

4 Ways Your Workout Should Change After You Turn 40

There’s no getting around biology: with the passage of time, we all become a little stiffer, squishier, wobblier. But that said, the 40-something you …

These Secret Netflix Codes Will Unlock Thousands Of Hidden Genres

No matter where you go in the world (as long as it’s not China), you can stream <i>BoJack Horseman</i>. Netflix is now available in most countries, 190 to be exact, including Bangladesh, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. But what happens when you’re sick of</i> …

People's 2015 Sexiest Man Is David Beckham, Celebrates the Year of the Man Bun

Each year, <i>People</i> magazine bestows the title of Sexiest Man Alive onto one tanned, brunette, tall, toned, and scruffy-but-not-<i>too</i>-scruffy celebrity, but this year, they did — well, exactly that. But there was one differentiating factor its choice for 2015, in that it seems uniquely appropriate for …

Nehru was as fallible as us

Letter to the Editor, Hindustan Times, New Delhi.<p>My congratulations on publishing on this auspicious day Gopal Gandhi’s brilliant article “As …

A father’s futile struggle to save his son from what he would become: A Paris suicide bomber

From a distance, Azzédine recognized his son’s smile. Then, as he got closer, he noticed the crutches, the cold demeanor. They were markers of a life of combat he didn’t understand, a life from which he tried desperately to save his child.<p>In a December 2014 article, French newspaper Le Monde …

How India built the International Space Station, and other lessons from an Indian propaganda video

India’s election campaigns are uneasily adjusting to the digital age. Where there once were billboards, now there are jingles, videos and even holographic versions of the country’s politicians — some more successful than others.<p>A musical ode to Prime Minister Narendra Modi by one of the leader’s …

Why SolarCity is struggling to adapt to today's solar market

In some ways, that's true, but it overstates how SolarCity's operations really work -- and the reason the company has struggled so much lately.<p>In reality, SolarCity is really a pushy door-to-door salesman and telemarketer that's urging you to sign on the dotted line as fast as possible so he can …

Here is Caitlyn Jenner’s powerful speech at the ESPYs

In her first major appearance since coming out as transgender, Caitlyn Jenner took the stage at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles to a standing ovation. And in front of some of the world’s biggest athletes and celebrities, she told the world what the transgender community needs.<p>“Trans people deserve …

What It Was Like to Be Mark Zuckerberg's Classmate at Harvard

<i>What was it like to be Mark Zuckerberg's classmate? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Aaron Greenspan, Harvard College, Class of 2004-2005, on Quora:</b><p>Think of it this way.<p>Your sophomore year you meet someone who lacks facial expressions and any notion of …

'Facebook thinks I'm a terrorist': woman named Isis has account disabled

Facebook is joining the fight against terrorism – one woman named Isis at a time.<p>Isis Anchalee, an engineer based in San Francisco, complained on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon that her Facebook account had been disabled, and suggested it was because of her name.<p>“Why would you disable my personal …

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Americans' blood pressure control improving, but what else can be done?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Doctors have long known that systolic blood pressure below 120 was considered normal and meant a lower risk of heart disease and kidney problems. But they would often treat patients only if that top number crept above 140, the threshold for officially having high blood pressure.<p>New …

Warren Buffett thinks working just to beef up your résumé is like 'saving up sex for your old age'

And so when it comes to career advice, Buffett somewhat predictably thinks that you too should love your job too.<p>In a lecture at The University of Florida's business school in 1998, Buffett told students to stop thinking about their damn resumes and just think about what they want to do.<p>And then …

The Truth About Your Brain

<b>Because the human brain is usually covered with a skull and scalp and hair and sometimes even a hat, we don't know much about it.</b> We know it looks like a cauliflower, but aside from that, it's mostly conjecture. For this reason, there have been many misconceptions about the brain. Popular Science …

iPad Pro Review Roundup: Powerful Creative Canvas, but Not Quite a PC Replacement

Apple released the iPad Pro online and in stores earlier today, and the embargo has now lifted for hands-on reviews of the new 12.9-inch tablet.<p>The consensus opinion is that the iPad Pro is an excellent device for content creation, with powerful hardware for intensive apps and multitasking, but not …