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Constant Multitasking Is Damaging Millennial Brains, Research Shows

And their employers are making things worse.<p>You probably know that multitasking makes you less productive not more so. Neuroscientists, psychologists, and efficiency experts have been telling the world for years that since the brain can't actually pay attention to more than one thing at a time. …

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The top 10 emerging technologies of 2016

(credit: WEF)The World Economic Forum’s annual list of this year’s breakthrough technologies, published today, includes “socially aware” openAI, …

26 Extremely Dope Overlooked Albums of 2016 (So Far)

There's more to life than Kanye West, or Drake, or even—hear us out—Beyoncé. This has been a year of great music, and some extremely dope albums have slipped under the radar.<p>This has been a year full of music and, more specifically, full of great music. Even more specifically, 2016 has been a year …

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How physical exercise makes your brain work better

Research shows different activities have quite specific mental effects – here’s how moving your body could sharpen your ideas<p>The brain is often described as being “like a muscle”. It’s a comparison that props up the brain training industry and keeps school children hunched over desks. We judge …

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10 Steps to Recovering After a Business Failure

Here are a few steps I took to reinvent myself after losing every penny in my bank account.<p>Not everything in life and business goes exactly as planned. That's because outside forces are constantly at work, creating situations and choices that lead us toward success or most often putting roadblocks …

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HOLLYWOOD'S BIG PROBLEM: Here are the sequels that are bombing this year

The sequel to the 2013 heist film earned $23 million in its opening weekend, while its original managed a better $29.3 million. That's not a huge difference, but it will be a disappointment to the studio executives who hoped to cash in on love for the first title.<p>"The Conjuring 2" actually came in …

With LinkedIn and the Xbox, all of Microsoft's wildest dreams are coming true

First, the bombshell announcement that Microsoft is buying LinkedIn for $26 billion. Then, Microsoft made its big presentation at the annual E3 expo, presenting the latest on the convergence between the Xbox One console and the Windows 10 operating system.<p>This is going to sound weird, but if you …

Scientists just confirmed there's a second layer of information hidden in our DNA

Shutterstock<p>Theoretical physicists have confirmed that it's not just the information coded into our DNA that shapes who we are - it's also the way …

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Apple unveils iOS 10 at WWDC 2016, new lock screen, Siri SDK, much more

Apple has officially announced iOS 10 at WWDC 2016. Craig Federighi started the announcement by sharing that iOS 10 features ten new tent pole features.<p>The first starts with the user experience. This starts with an all-new lock screen. The overall look has also been refreshed. Control Center looks …

Electric Mercedes with 310-mile range coming later this year, report says

Every time an automaker rolls out a new electric vehicle, everybody immediately calls it a "Tesla fighter." The thinkpieces burn bright across the auto-writing landscape, wondering how an established automaker will fare in a battle with a plucky upstart that was born amid the tech boom, not a full …

Iceland is fighting climate change by capturing CO2 and turning it into stone

Humans produced nearly 36 gigatons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2014 and, even with advances in renewable energy, we won’t significantly …

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Omar Mateen – who shot dead 50 people in an Orlando gay club – was both an Islamist terrorist and a violent homophobe.<p>These things are not mutually exclusive. They are concomitant. Mateen attacked the West in general but targeted gay people in particular. Inevitably some people say Islam is …

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Microsoft buys LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

You probably didn't expect your week to start this way: Microsoft has acquired LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. The company plans to integrate the career-oriented social network into many of its apps and services, including Office, Skype and Cortana. You'd get the details of the person you're meeting …

Earth - It took centuries, but we now know the size of the Universe

"Let us go rambling about the Universe." This is the invitation that American astronomer Harlow Shapley gave to an audience in Washington DC in 1920. He was taking part in the so-called Great Debate with fellow scientist Heber Curtis on the scale of the Universe.<p>Shapley believed that our Milky Way …

Five Emerging Technologies in Science That Will Shape our Lives in the Coming Years

Credit<p>Most of us don't think we are living in a futuristic utopia. But if you look around at many of the exciting advancements in technology, you will see that life is starting to look more and more like science fiction every day.<p>Cool new technologies are emerging constantly in the science world. …

The Earth's magnetic field is weakening ten times faster than expected

New satellite data from the European Space Agency has revealed some puzzling findings: the Earth’s magnetic field appears to be weakening much faster …

World's first passenger drone cleared for testing in Nevada

China’s Ehang will begin the testing process this year to prove the drone’s airworthiness<p>The world’s first passenger drone capable of autonomously carrying a person in the air for 23 minutes has been given clearance for testing in Nevada.<p>Chinese firm Ehang, which unveiled the electric Ehang 184 …

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Run Android on an iPhone - with some heavy engineering and caveats

Familiar with cramming one operating system into somewhere it doesn't belong, developers at Tendigi have just created a homemade iPhone case that lets you run Android on your iOS smartphone. (Well, kind of). Fortunately, because of the Android Open Source Project, it gave Nick Lee the freedom to …

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Samsung might launch phones with foldable screens in 2017

Bloomberg reported that Samsung is working on ‘Project Valley’, a program to develop smartphones with bendable and foldable screens.<p>The company is said to be aiming to reveal two new devices next year, including one that folds in half a la flip-phones, as well as a 5-inch handset that unfurls into …

Facebook security flaw allowed hackers to alter Messenger conversations

A security flaw in Facebook's Messenger, discovered by online security company Check Point Software Technologies, allowed a malicious user to alter …