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SpaceX is planning to launch its Falcon Heavy rocket on February 6th

The rocket will take off from Launchpad 39A<p>Just days after SpaceX performed a successful static fire of its Falcon Heavy rocket, Elon Musk says that the company is planning to launch the rocket for the first time on Tuesday, February 6th from Cape Kennedy in Florida.<p>SpaceX originally intended to …

Space Travel

Agustin Pichot: 'I almost got shot for trying to alter Six Nations'

Agustin Pichot, the vice-chairman of World Rugby, describes it as like playing a game of Tetris. The blocks already in place are rugby’s traditional values. Then there are a range of new blocks descending at a great speed, including protecting player welfare and increasing commercial profits.<p>It is …

Apple’s first watchOS 4.3 beta brings welcome improvements

Apple has rolled out its first watchOS 4.3 beta ahead of a public release this spring. The update brings a number of welcome improvements, including a new Nightstand Mode and greater control over your music.<p>There are lots of things Apple Watch owners want to see in watchOS (third-party watch faces, …

9 Terrible Habits You Need to Stop Immediately

Author Tim Ferriss suggests some common bad habits you should definitely add to your not-to-do-list.<p>Perhaps you’ve heard of a “not-to-do list.” CEOs …

Tim Ferriss

EU decides to treat Uber like a taxi company, not an app

Europe's highest court has ruled that Uber is a transportation company and not some kind of middleman between passengers and drivers, like it has often claimed. The much-anticipated decision opens the door for member nations to impose stricter regulations on the company, especially where it …

How to Make Your Favorite Song Your iPhone Ringtone

While it would be nice if Apple allowed us to easily select any song on our iPhone for use as a ringtone, it just doesn't work that way. There are certain apps that will allow you to use music from your iTunes, but that’s another article in itself. For around a dollar, however, you can buy a …

Apps

17 hidden useful tricks and shortcuts for your new Apple TV

As opposed to older Apple TV models, the latest version can install apps and is a fairly sophisticated computer that hooks up to your TV. Apple calls it "the future of television."<p>You can tell if you have the latest Apple TV by looking at the remote: the new version's remote has a touchpad and six …

Smart TV

Cook and Colbert discuss Jobs, charity, the iPhone 6s and an Apple Car

Apple CEO Tim Cook has probably never had to fend off a fondue fork aimed at his neck on live television. But he did so with a laugh Monday night while a guest of the CBS Late Show with new host Stephen Colbert.<p>Colbert was marveling at a new rose gold iPhone 6s when he thought to ask Cook, “Did you …

Apple confirms release date and prices for Apple Watch

Apple confirms price, battery life, launch date and apps for Apple Watch<p>Apple’s long-awaited Watch Sport, Watch and Watch Edition will go on sale in the UK on April 24, Apple has announced, and will be available for pre-order from April 10, with prices starting from £299, £479 and £8,000 …

Smartwatches

How-To: Paper Bag Pendant Lamp

I pretty much always find paper lantern-style lighting to be charming, but this paper bag pendant lamp from A Piece of Rainbow is downright beautiful!<p>Gorgeous decor from an unexpected source—a paper grocery bag!<p>Want to make one for your home? Click here to see the full tutorial.

The Best Ultimate Classic Perfect Recipes (We're Not Joking)

These 36 dishes—from sticky buns to steamed lobster—have earned the adjectives "perfect," "ultimate," "best-ever," and "classic"<p><b>Here at BA, we like to think that every recipe is perfect</b> in its own way. ____ But only those recipes that really, truly encapsulate perfection—like this perfectly steamed …

Cooking

Black death skeletons reveal pitiful life of 14th-century Londoners

DNA from emaciated London Black Death skeletons matches modern plague bacteria and supports airborne theory of spread<p>The 25 skeletons unearthed in the Clerkenwell area of London a year ago may hold the key to the truth about the nature of the Black Death that ravaged Britain and Europe in the …

These Ancient Structures Are So Advanced, They Shouldn't Exist... Even If Built Today

We either need to stop underestimating ancient cultures or it's time we rule out primitive tools and hop on the alien bandwagon. These five ancient …

Egyptian mummies: Science or sacrilege?

A shocking photograph of an Egyptian mummy unwrapped greets the visitor to a new exhibition at the British Museum, Ancient Lives, New Discoveries: …

Ancient History

The Babylonian map of the world sheds light on ancient perspectives

A damaged clay tablet discovered in the late 1800s in Sippar, Iraq is said to be the oldest map of the world. It was discovered on the banks of the …

iPad mini 3 vs. iPad mini with Retina: What Apple changed

At the company’s October 2014 media event in Cupertino, Apple today announced the iPad mini 3, the successor to the iPad mini with Retina. Apple’s third 7.9-inch tablet is now finally official.<p>Pre-orders begin tomorrow (October 17), and the devices will ship by the end of next week. Before you put …

Apple’s iWork suite gets the OS X Yosemite treatment

Now that OS X Yosemite is out, many of Apple’s own apps are getting updated with design tweaks and features like Handoff and iCloud Drive.<p>The iWork suite (Pages, Numbers, and Keynote) has been updated on both OS X and iOS with Yosemite compatibility.<p>All three iWork apps on the Mac now have a …

iPad Air 2 hands-on: Apple's tablet tested

It's difficult to improve something that's perfect. More difficult? Explaining how something we declared effectively perfect -- the iPad Air, the …

7 Things You Do Every Day That Are Destroying Your Life’s Potential

Throughout my young life, one of the most important things I have noticed is that the smallest decisions we make each day tend to have some of the …

George Bernard Shaw

The Truths Behind Eight Common "Old Wives' Tales"

Whether you heard them from friends or family, you've probably heard things that sound either too good to be true, or like complete bull crap. Here …

10 Simple Things Productive People Do Better (And So Can You)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productive people appear to have the ability to do it all, but that’s only an appearance. The truth is they’ve figured out some important lifestyle habits, that while simple, most of us have not yet mastered.<p>Here are 10 simple things that …

Time Management

How to be more positive (in only 5 seconds)

Bad stuff happens. How we respond is up to us. Super successful people have mastered one special skill. They can change their mind - whenever they want. Learn the scientifically tested four-step process for changing your mind, being more positive, and getting more of what you like (in only 5 …

6 Top Ways to Improve Your Daily Routine

Are you always in a hurry yet never manage to complete your work before deadline? Are you consumed by jealousy for people who have a much greater …

8 Ways to Be More Confident: Live the Life of Your Dreams

<b>“With realization of one's own potential & self confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.” ~Dalai Lama</b><p>For the vast majority of my …

Self-improvement