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The purrrfect cuppa: Taipei's best cat cafes

Taiwan is famed for its delicate teas and the capital, Taipei, teems with excellent cafes. The past decade has seen a craze in cat cafes (or cat coffee as they’re known in Taiwan). A cafe qualifies if it has one or more cats strolling – or more likely dozing – on the premises.<p>We’ve padded the …

What it's like when you're an American using Britain's National Health Service

The National Health Service is, as all Americans know and fear, a completely public "socialized medicine" system. It's dramatically different from the US's patchwork system of private providers and insurance companies.<p><b>See also:</b> One important way the UK's NHS is much worse than America's private …

Michelle Phan goes beyond YouTube with Icon multi-channel network

Online star teams up with Endemol Beyond for new lifestyle network, which will also be available on other video services and social networks<p>YouTube star Michelle Phan is launching her own online video network, Icon, which will cover beauty, fashion, food and other lifestyle topics – but not just on …

Microsoft is celebrating Pi Day with an Xbox Music Pass deal

A 12-month pass is only $31.41 — get it?<p>Today, March 14th, is Pi Day. While some will celebrate by eating lots of pie, or waking up at exactly 9:26:53 AM, Microsoft is paying homage to the mathematical constant with a deal that doubles as a play on the pi digits. But for 24 hours, you'll also be …

Secret to dating: pay attention and don't talk about work

There is little women can do to turn men off, Stanford University finds, but men should steer clear of office chat<p>Men should avoid talking about work and listen to women more if they want to succeed at dating, scientists at Stanford University have suggested.<p>A study of 1,000 speed dates found that …

Doctor Who game helps kids to learn to code

Gallery: Doctor Who game helps kids to learn to code<p>Gallery: Doctor Who game helps kids to learn to code<p>+ 2<p>+ 1<p>The BBC has revealed its fiendish side …

Meet The Teenage Girls Who Made The Feminist iPhone Game "Tampon Run"

You throw tampons to defeat villains. "When enemies are hit with tampons they now turn into pads that fly away.”<p>Gonzales said she wanted to make a video game addressing the hypersexualization of women in video games, while Houser was interested in making a video game with a social message; the two …

Amazon’s Kindle Convert Can Turn Your Paper Library Into E-Books

If you’ve been hanging on to those paper books because the idea of having to repurchase them all as Kindle titles is daunting, Amazon has a new option for you: Kindle Convert, a program for Windows that turns print books into digital versions fully compatible with Amazon’s Kindle software, …

The Media Is Making College Rape Culture Worse

College sexual assault is a very real problem—but news organizations and government bureaucrats do victims no favors when they exaggerate its …

I Confronted Every Man Who Catcalled Me for a Week, and It Didn't End Well

Why do men catcall women? Their answers will surprise you.<p>I don't remember the first time I was catcalled.<p>Maybe it's because I'm jaded from living and working in New York City, the catcalling capital of the world. Perhaps it's due to the fact that catcalling becomes a part of a woman's life so …

Could switching off single gene extend life by 12 years?

Blocking a gene in mice helped the animals live for 15 per cent longer without suffering any ill effects<p>Switching off a single gene could extend life by 12 years and make elderly people fitter, scientists have suggested.<p>The gene called Myc is important in cell division, growth and death and when it …

Magzter Launches Magzter Gold, Offering Unlimited Access To 2,000+ Magazines For $9.99 A Month

Startup Magzter is already selling many magazines on the web and mobile devices, but it’s been focused on traditional purchase models — buying single issues, or annual subscriptions to individual titles. Now, with the launch of a new service called Magzter Gold, the company is embracing the …

Mobile Devices

Mysterious Radio Burst Captured In Real-Time For First Time Ever

Ever since astronomers first detected a strange flash of radio waves in 2007, they have been scratching their heads over what these so-called "fast radio bursts" might be and where they come from.<p>Now, an international team of researchers say they're one step closer to solving the mystery, after …

Here’s How to 3D-Print Your Own Crossguard Lightsaber

The crossguard lightsaber introduced in the trailer for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> raised eyebrows among skeptics as much as it elicited drools from …

NailSnaps Lets You Feature Your Cat as Nail Polish

NailSnaps for iOS, released today, puts an alternate spin on the concept of nail design wearables.<p>While there are several nail polish apps that offer preset nail patterns or show you how to create some high profile designs for upcoming holiday festivities — and MyNCLA’s Your Custom Nails also works …

Smart Calendar App Timeful Gets New Habits and Notifications

Timeful, a calendar app for the iPhone that uses behavioral science to help you optimize your schedule, has received a major update with smart notifications and new options for its habit recommendation feature.<p>You’ll now be able to schedule a habit multiple times in a day, so you can remind …

Two-factor authentication service Authy reaches 1M users

Consumer two-factor authenticating service Authy just announced that it’s surpassed 1 million unique users.<p>That may not seem like a big deal, but it could point to a trend in the way consumers interface with the Web. Authy is a service that enables users to better secure their many accounts, such …

SparkLabs To Launch Its Internet Of Things Accelerator In South Korean “Smart City” Songdo

SparkLabs, one of the leading incubators in Seoul’s rapidly growing startup ecosystems, announced today that it will launch its Internet of Things Accelerator in Songdo International Business District in early 2015. A $35 billion private real estate development that will contain 80,000 apartments, …

This university's library doesn't have a single paper book

Bookless libraries aren't quite so far-fetched as they used to be. Florida Polytechnic University, opening for the first time this fall, features a $60 million, Santiago Calatrava-designed main building with a library that doesn't hold a single paper book within its walls. Instead, the library has …

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Sailor Moon Dog Costumes

The Instagram account <b>mayama_ya</b> is dedicated to one theme: a pack of Chihuahua puppies dressed in adorable costumes. Most of those costumes are of the …

Viz Licenses Entire Sailor Moon Franchise

Viz Media to release all 200 Sailor Moon TV episodes along with the three films, unedited, with subtitles and a new dub.<p>In the name of the …

Underneath This Giant Ball Of Cotton Is A Rabbit (PHOTOS)

Talk about hare-raising.<p>Believe it or not, under that massive ball of fur is a rabbit.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Angora Rabbits

Does Eating Late at Night Really Lead to Weight Gain?

A nutritionist shares how to eat late and still lose weight<p><b>The question:</b> So many people say not to eat after 7 p.m. But can late dinners and midnight snacks really thwart my weight loss goals?<p><b>The expert:</b> Nutritionist Jaime Mass, M.S., R.D., L.D./N.<p><b>The answer:</b> "A calorie is a calorie," says Mass. …

Two maps debunk one of the biggest myths about student loans in the US

One of the nuances that often gets lost in discussions about student debt is that the biggest borrowers aren’t necessarily the riskiest borrowers. There are many people who take out modest loans but have trouble paying them back, either because they fail to graduate or because their degree doesn’t …

College & University

Make your old iPhone run like new

My friend is convinced that the slowing of his iPhone 4S is part of a vast Apple conspiracy. I'm not completely persuaded.<p>I mean, sure Apple has sent out updates to iOS that are arguably a step in the wrong direction, like that whole Apple Maps fiasco. But I believe the main culprit for decreasing …