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Inside Beijing's airpocalypse – a city made 'almost uninhabitable' by pollution

The scene could be straight from a science-fiction film: a vision of everyday life, but with one jarring difference that makes you realise you’re on another planet, or in a distant future era.<p>A sports class is in full swing on the outskirts of Beijing. Herds of children charge after a football on …

Windows 10 is the official name for Microsoft's next version of Windows

The new Windows is coming in late 2015<p>Microsoft is officially unveiling the name for the next release of Windows today: Windows 10. While the software maker had referred to Windows 10 as codename Windows Threshold internally, today’s official naming puts any rumors of Windows, Windows TH, Windows …

Weapons for battling viruses

It is a deadly virus, killing more than half the people it infects. It originates in bats, crossing into humans who come in contact with them. It …

The 10 Highest-Funded Kickstarter Projects Of All Time

The crowdfunding platform puts the power in the hands (and the pockets) of the people, essentially democratizing the fundraising process and allowing startups to have a more direct line of communication with their customers. Kickstarter has raised $1,200,690,155 to successfully fund 65,076 projects …

Crowd Funding

Facebook for Google Glass - Concept

We live in this transitional phase where wearable devices are becoming reality. From simple devices tracking your health stats to smartwatches and …

CyanogenMod adds highly desired sideways cursor keys, puts them in the system navigation bar

Android is a highly customizable operating system, and one of the first things that many users try out is an alternative keyboard. Some popular options like Swype, Swiftkey X and, the now popular on Android Wear, Minuum have millions of installs, but all of the keyboards have one major …

New way to regrow human corneas

Researchers have identified a way to enhance regrowth of human corneal tissue to restore vision, using a molecule that acts as a marker for …

American Apparel: Ousted CEO Dov Charney gears up for a power grab

Ousted American Apparel Chief Executive Dov Charney is firing up the machinery to retake control of the company that booted him nearly two weeks ago.<p>Charney plans to solicit the written consent from other stockholders to expand the number of board members to 15 from seven, elect new directors and …

American Apparel

In soccer, a game plan for life

With hundreds of thousands of soccer fans flocking to Brazil for the World Cup, Harvard students and alumni are quietly working in some of the …

Shock and sadness at death of Stellenbosch University leader

Dr Max Price, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town, expressed his shock and sadness at the sudden death of Professor Botman on Friday …

LSE-UCT July School: New lessons, new friends and new networks

Learn not just from lecturers, but also from your fellow students, was the message to scholars at the launch of the second LSE-UCT July School on 29 …