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Using the pill can protect women from certain cancers 'for up to 30 years'

From data compiled over 44 years, researchers found women were protected from bowel, endometrial and ovarian cancer by taking the contraceptive pill<p>Women who have taken the contraceptive pill are protected from some types of cancer for as long as 30 years after they stopped taking it, according to …

How Long Do Android and iPhone Owners Keep Their Phones?

Every time a new <b>Apple</b> (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone gets released, it seems like everyone who has chosen iOS over <b>Alphabet</b>'s (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL)Android immediately orders one.<p>In reality, however, not every consumer trades in his or her phone just because a new model comes out. They may want to, …

What features are missing from stock Android?

Android fans are all about the pure Google experience, but it is imperative that we recognize it is not right for everybody. Yes, stock Android is super clean and simple, but this also means it needs to miss out on some great features other manufacturers and developers have already introduced.<p>And …

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Meet the dogs who can sniff out cancer better than some lab tests

<b>Milton Keynes, United Kingdom (CNN) —</b> Lucy, a cross between a Labrador retriever and an Irish water spaniel, failed miserably at guide dog school. As she was curious and easily excitable, random scents distracted Lucy from her master's path, and it wasn't long before she was unceremoniously kicked …

Pets

The 101 best sex scenes of all time

Sex. Watching it can sometimes come close to having it—and once in a while, it's superior. Putting on our serious hats for a second, sex is also a …

Inside Marshmallow: The System UI Tuner

There is a neat hidden menu on your new Android Marshmallow phone or tablet that gives you a bit of control over your status bar and its pull-down …

Android News

The World's 10 Best Cities. Hands Down.

Whether it's a serene ancient metropolis or a bustling modern capital, a favorite city is like a great friend: they never disappoint, there's always something new to discover and no matter how much time you spend together, it's just never enough. With this in mind we asked the members of travel …

San Francisco

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

Lenovo-backed phone has reversible USB 3.0 and a big battery

Following the LeTV "Superphones" and the OnePlus 2, here's yet another Chinese smartphone that supports the reversible USB Type-C port; except this time, we're going beyond USB 2.0 speeds. The Android device we're looking at here is dubbed the Z1, which is the first product by Lenovo-backed startup …

Deal: Lifetime subscription to SkyHub Cloud Unlimited Backup only $89.99

Finding the right cloud storage solution comes with its hurdles. Some services are great, but they will end up costing you a good chunk of cash after a prolonged period of time. This is because the popular services (Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.) sell monthly/yearly subscriptions that need to keep …

Who is Sundar Pichai? Here is everything you need to know about him

Sundar Pichai, over the last couple of years, has grown into one of the most powerful executives at Google.

Lenovo's new ThinkPads combine Intel's Skylake with Thunderbolt 3 and 64GB of RAM

As well as optional 4K displays<p>Intel is bringing its professional-class Xeon processors to notebook PCs for the first time ever, with Lenovo incorporating the new chips into a pair of hefty machines. The Lenovo ThinkPad P50 and P70 are designed for people who need large amounts of computing power …

Google to restructure into new holding company called Alphabet

Google is dead. Long live Alphabet.<p>Meet Sundar Pichai: the man who will replace Larry Page as CEO of Google<p>Read more<p>The tech company announced on Monday that it would rebrand itself as Alphabet – a new holding company whose largest wholly owned subsidiary will be Google.<p>In a surprise blogpost made …

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How Do Fireflies Glow? Mystery Solved After 60 Years

Weird & Wild<p>Scientists have sussed out the chemical secret of these bright summertime beetles—and it may someday improve human health, a new study says.<p>Think of the firefly abdomen like a black box of bioluminescence.<p>For around 60 years, scientists have known what basic ingredients go into the …

25 New York hacks to make your life easier

<i>By Time Out contributors, edited by Sophie Harris</i><p>Anyone who's moved to New York from somewhere else will attest to the fact that for a newbie, this …

Best vintage fashion shops in London

Looking good needn't mean looking like everyone else. Vintage fashion is an original choice, plus it's an environmentally-friendly way to buy …

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

Taj Mahal

London’s population has reached 8.6 million – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 1:00 pm, February 3, 2015 in News<p>Noticed the tube is extra crowded at the moment? Feel like you can’t get a table at a restaurant without …