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How language is processed by your brain

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you read a sentence (such as this one) about kicking a ball, neurons related to the motor function of your leg and foot will be activated in your brain. Similarly, if you talk about cooking garlic, neurons associated with smelling will fire up. Since it is almost impossible to do or …

Language Learning

Humans could download brains on to a computer and live forever

The brain works like a complex circuit board which could be recreated on a computer<p>Humans could download their brain on to a computer and live forever inside a machine, a Cambridge neuroscientist has claimed.<p>Dr Hannah Critchlow said that if a computer could be built to recreate the 100 trillion …

Angel Di María Wants Manchester United Move - Transfer Gossip

"Di María debe estar el 5 de agosto en Valdebebas," reads <i>AS</i>' front cover, which translates as "Di María should be at Valdebebas on 5 August." …

Samsung and Oculus reportedly want to turn Galaxy smartphones into VR headsets

It turns out Samsung's rumored virtual reality headset won't be positioned as an Oculus Rift killer. In fact, Oculus is reportedly helping the company build it. And apparently it will ship without a screen, instead using Samsung's smartphones as the primary display. <i>Engadget</i> has followed up on its …

iOS 8 split screen is apparently coming, but not in time for WWDC

The rumoured split screen multi-tasking mode for iPad will not be featured during Apple's expected iOS 8 reveal at WWDC, according to a New York …

Apple

Google’s Rumored Stars Bookmarking Service Gets A Bit More Real As Chrome Extension Leaks

We’ve been hearing rumors about Google Stars — a new bookmarking service from Google — for quite a while now, but today, the project got a bit more real thanks to an extension the well-known Google watcher Florian Kiersch found earlier today. German blogger Carsten Knobloch has made the extension …

Pair of researchers suggest black holes at center of galaxies might instead be wormholes

(Phys.org) —Zilong Li and Cosimo Bambi with Fudan University in Shanghai have come up with a very novel idea—those black holes that are believed to …

Virgin Galactic Gets FAA Approval, Hopes to Start Space Tourism by End of 2014

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Virgin Galactic has signed a deal with the FAA that will formally allow them to charter space …

Artifact Trove at Egyptian Tomb Illuminates Life Before Pharaohs

Archaeologist uncovers human sacrifices and evidence of strife.<p>A recently discovered tomb at a key Egyptian settlement has yielded the largest trove of artifacts ever found in a tomb there—including a young man's burned and scattered bones—and is shedding new light on the ancestors of the …

3D model of a nerve terminal in atomic detail

Researchers in Germany have created an exquisitely detailed three-dimensional model of a nerve terminal<p>The electrochemical jelly inside your head contains something like one quadrillion synapses, the junctions at which nerve cells talk to one other by converting electrical signals into chemical …

Secretly Snap Your Selfies (and More) with this Necklace-Turned-Spy-Camera

There are enough quirky "found thing" necklaces out there for this one to pass as nothing more than a piece of jewelry ironically moonlighting as a …

Mobile Photography

Men's fashion: 50s monochrome style - in pictures

There's a 50s influence running through menswear for summer. The cool monochrome colour palette with pastel accents recalls the Brat Pack on vacation. The silhouette is retro – short-sleeved shirts, baseball jerseys and bomber jackets – but pool sliders and shorts keep it modern. Arnold Palmers and …

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Seeing CFDA

Every year, the Council of Fashion Designers of America publishes a journal to accompany the organization’s annual awards ceremony. For the first time, the images from that publication—featuring ensembles from all of the designers including accessories nominee Alexander Wang, men’s wear nominee …

Southampton striker Rickie Lambert to have Liverpool medical

Rickie Lambert is expected to undergo a medical at Liverpool on Saturday after a £4m fee was agreed with Southampton.<p>Rickie Lambert: Set to move to …