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62 People Now Own As Much Wealth As Half Of The World's Population

New research by the charity Oxfam shows the world has grown $67 trillion richer in just 15 years – but that wealth is becoming increasingly concentrated.

World Economy

Apple stopped f.lux from releasing an iPhone app — then it built one itself

Apple CEO Tim Cook.REUTERS/Robert Galbraith<p>An upcoming version of Apple's iOS mobile operating system includes a handy feature that gradually adjusts the colours of the screen as the sun sets. It's designed to stop eye strain and make the iPhone easier to use at night.<p>But Apple's clever new feature …

Apps

This chart shows the most popular websites around the world

Goldman Sachs' annual compendium of its 100 best charts from the year is a treasure trove of information on pretty much everything.<p>One chart that jumped out at me while I was browsing was the one below that shows the top 15 websites in 11 big countries from around the world. Google is the clear …

NASA wants to grow potatoes on Mars

Nasa and the International Potato Center (CIP) are taking the reins on the experiment, which will also be used as a stepping stone to learning how we can grow crops on the Red Planet itself.<p>The team, which is basing its experiment in Peru, is hoping to raise awareness of the resilience of potatoes, …

6 Essential Techie Tools To Boost Productivity And Get More Done In 2016

Burnout and overwhelm — two of business’s dirty little words. Technology can alleviate some of the pressure you feel from day to day tasks like managing tasks, projects and even your inbox. Paula Rizzo, author of <i>Listful Thinking: Using Lists to be More Productive, Highly Successful and Less …

Project Management

Photographer Spent 2,500 Hours Capturing Stunning Photos of Complex Snowflakes

Through his camera lens, Canadian photographer Don Komarechka explores a world which cannot been seen by the naked eye. Specifically interested in nature and macro photography, images by the young artist reveal a closer look at how the universe works. His recently unveiled piece, <i>The Snowflake</i>, …

11 most luxurious train rides | CNN Travel

CNN

11 ways to make your iPhone run faster

If your iPhone feels like it's running a bit slowly, there's usually a problem that can be easily solved.<p>Two years of everyday use can take a toll on your iPhone, but these tips and tricks should be able to hold you over until your next upgrade.

Take a tour of the most expensive apartment building in Brooklyn, where a studio apartment rents for $3,000 a month

60 Water Street sits in one of the best locations in the Dumbo neighborhood of Brooklyn — only 85 feet from the historic Brooklyn Bridge.<p>Dumbo is no stranger to high rents. With an average of $2,880 a month for a studio, $4,043 for a one-bedroom, and $5,788 for a two-bedroom, the neighborhood has …

Indoor Herb Garden Tricks for the Most Lush Windowsill on the Block

An adaptable perennial beloved for its fresh fragrance and cool flavor, mint is a perfect candidate for indoor growth due to its hardiness. The herb should be kept consistently damp, but be careful: Drowning the plant in excess moisture will hasten its decomposition.<p>Furthermore, Carr advises, mint …

Plants

The Top 10 Destinations on Our 2016 Travel List

Andrew Rowat<p>Lisbon, Portugal<p>From Nepal to Tasmania, these are the places on our hearts and minds right now.<p>Tis the season to look ahead to another …

Darkest NASA Secret Revealed: How to Poop In Space Tutorial

Here's an exclusive video from NASA, which reveals the darkest secret of the space program, one that involves docking and alignment: How do you poop …

The sweet rides of tech's millionaires and billionaires

Until we all start traveling in self-driving cars and Hyperloops, we're stuck with our current forms of transportation. But that's not too bad if you're a CEO of a technology company worth millions or billions.<p>It's always fun to see what the tech elite is driving these days — some make humble …

An African scientist solved a 70-year old problem of how to stop recurring infectious diseases

<i>Cameroonian scientist Dr Wilfred Ndifon has proposed a solution to a 70-year old immunological mystery relating to the original antigenic sin. This complex problem has played havoc with efforts to fight infectious diseases, particularly in places such as Africa where people can suffer successive</i> …

Immune System

Roald Dahl's greatest philosophical quotes ever

Everything we ever needed to know about how to live our lives is most likely to be found in a Roald Dahl book. Not only did Dahl create some of children’s literature’s most unforgettable characters in tales that transcend the generations, what is perhaps most captivating about his work is that, …

Books

8 Green innovations at Greenbuild 2015

The world’s largest green building event kicked off with a bang last week at the heart of our nation’s capital. While Greenbuild always features …