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London's 9 best restaurants for doing business

To help you navigate the minefield of business eating, Business Insider decided to take a look at the best restaurants in London for sealing a merger or crucial investment from a private equity firm.<p>We scoured the hugely well-respected Harden's London Restaurants 2016 and chose the places that the …

You Have 4 Kinds Of Soul Mates. Here's How To Recognize Each One

<i>“A true soul mate is probably the most important person you'll ever meet, because they tear down your walls and smack you awake. But to live with a</i> …

Is the Internet broken, and can it even be fixed?

Our modern global communications infrastructure still relies on core principles that were defined when the Internet had only a few thousand users.<p>We have faster computers, more storage space, and more people using the network, but worryingly, some of the key assumptions haven't changed.<p>As an …

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How the physics of the industrial revolution now connects cosmology and particle physics<p>We had a particle physics seminar at UCL on Friday; we usually do. This one was from Malcolm Fairbairn and was mainly about Dark Matter.<p>“Dark Matter” is the mysterious stuff which we postulate to explain several …

Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Square’ one month on: how are protesters living?

Almost as soon as I arrived at the Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters’ main encampment earlier this month, a young man in a black T-shirt tapped me on the shoulder, smiled, and handed me a bottle of water. “If you’re thirsty,” he said, and walked away.<p>Thus is daily life in Umbrella Square, a sprawl …

Is The Human Species Still Evolving?

Bill Nye The Science Guy speculates on the future of mankind<p>Is there a <i>Homo superius</i> just around the next corner, waiting to take our place? Let’s think about what it would take: If we were to give rise to a new species, something would have to happen to us to create a bottleneck or isolated place …

U.S. court rules that phone passcodes are protected by the 5th Amendment, but fingerprints aren’t

While Touch ID makes sense for most of us as a secure and convenient way to protect our phones, there is one group of people who may want to stick to good old-fashioned passcodes: criminals.<p>A Virginia District Court has ruled that while phone passcodes are protected by the 5th Amendment, which says …

This is what your brain looks like on magic mushrooms

A new way of looking at brain activity may give insight into how psychedelic drugs produce their consciousness-altering effects.<p>In recent years, a …

Russia accused of blocking creation of vast Antarctic marine reserves

Diplomatic tensions over Ukraine blamed by negotiators for fourth failed attempt to create world’s biggest marine protected areas<p>Russia has been accused of blocking the creation of the world’s largest marine protected areas (MPAs) in the Southern Ocean, with frustrated negotiators blaming …

Operator deliberately destroyed rocket

<b>(CNN) —</b> The unmanned Antares rocket that exploded off the coast of Virginia was deliberately destroyed after it became apparent there was a problem, a spokesman for Orbital Sciences Corporation said Thursday.<p>The flight termination system was engaged, Barron Beneski, vice president of corporate …

In war on smog, struggling China steel mills adapt to survive | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese steel mills, among the biggest in the world, are altering their production schedules to offset disruption from forced plant closures aimed at curbing choking air pollution during a summit of world leaders in Beijing next month.<p>Smoke rises from chimneys and facilities of …

Our monthly roundup of best space-related imagery in the known universe includes the second largest spiral galaxy found by Hubble Space Telescope, the North America Nebula and a snap of the cosmos filled with millions of galaxies<p>The Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft, above, approaches the International …