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7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Holistic Medicine

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

Time Management

VAT revolt as thousands refuse to show boarding passes to airport shops

A mini-revolution is taking place at airports across the country after retailers were forced to admit that customers are not actually required to show their boarding passes at the till and that those who do are merely helping companies claim back VAT.<p>Thousands of air passengers who had up until now …

Humans see colour differently in the summer

Colour perception changes between seasons with humans seeing yellow as more green in the summertime<p>Humans see colour differently in the summer with yellow seeming more green than in the winter months, scientists have shown for the first time<p>The researchers at York University looked at how colour …

Next Honor smartphone to feature an interesting sliding camera

It’s been just over a month that the Honor 7 was unveiled in China. Now it seems the company is close to launching yet another smartphone, with a …

Facebook kills proposed user data policy after game and app publishers panicked

Facebook has reversed itself today on a major change it had planned to make on how it handles mobile user data, after running considerable opposition from big publishing partners.<p>Facebook will no longer implement the policy, which had been scheduled for Nov 4, and which had caused considerable …

Proposed new wildlife laws may go against endangered animals

In August 2013, a wildlife conservation organisation released a photograph of a male leopard that had been captured by the Assam wildlife department …

Chennai unchained: can India's first cycle cafe make bikes cool again?

The ‘Detroit of India’ doesn’t have a single urban bike lane, its planners are obsessed with widening roads and even the poorest people want a car for status. But cycling activists are finding new strength in numbers<p>Before the sun rises over the East Coast Road south of Chennai each day, a lone …

India

Kylie Jenner Snapchat Videos Show Her Makeup Tutorial Secrets

Kylie Jenner is the most watched person on Snapchat, Kendall Jenner has the most liked photo on Instagram... Keeping up with the Kardashian's …

Intel 3D XPoint memory could be 1,000 times faster than flash

Intel and Micron have announced a new class of non-volatile memory that claims to offer a breakthrough in memory chips. Known as 3D Xpoint (cross point), production of this memory has already begun and could be heading to laptops, super computers and smartphones in the future.<p>3D XPoint is targeted …

See How Microsoft Windows Has Evolved Over 30 Years

Windows 1.0 The seminal version of Windows released on November 20, 1985. Users could run programs in multiple windows s<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Microsoft

Software

Jar salad recipes for on-the-go lunches

The juicer, the spiralizer, the coffee pod machine and the smoothie maker – we’ve had them all. Now, the latest gizmo to shake up the food world is refreshingly low-tech: the jar. Or, specifically, a jar full of salad.<p>Finished rolling your eyes yet? I know, it sounded like a triumph of styling over …

How to Shoot Portraits of Strangers on the Street Like a Ninja

While teaching a street photography workshop in Chicago recently, photographer Chuck Jines saw an opportunity to teach his students how he’s …

How I Used Bigfoot to Say ‘No Hard Feelings’

This is a story of when life gives you lemons, you try and not cry yourself to sleep. The names in this story have been omitted to protect the …

Hung Up

Travel Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

Scientists are using origami to build nanobots

One of the world’s oldest art forms could inspire some particularly futuristic technology. In a paper published in Nature today, a team of scientists from Cornell University showed how origami influenced designs for atom-thick graphene objects that could one day be used in nanotechnology.<p>The …

Origami

Best mobile games of July 2015 (pictures)

Celebrating Five Years With Some Fun Facts

When Flipboard launched five years ago we didn’t always know how each day would unfold, but we did know that we wanted to do something big that touches people’s lives. We’re still on that mission—to build a vibrant service where you can enjoy all the things you care about in one place.<p>Here are some …

Zayn Malik announces that he is going to make '#realmusic' now

Former One Direction member Zayn Malik, who broke fans’ hearts when he left the band in March, has announced that he has signed to RCA records, where he intends to make what he described on Twitter as #realmusic.<p>Malik tweeted that he had left the band “to show you who I really am”. He is working …

Windows 10 has the best error message of all time

So far, the Windows 10 launch seems to be going smoothly, but there are always going to be a few hiccups along the way.<p>Some early Windows 10 adopters …

Windows 10

This new app will let you know when a stoplight is about to turn green

The app's interface is as simple -- and deliberately as boring and non-distracting -- as it can be. A red, yellow, or green circle indicates the current state of the signal. A countdown pops up at the bottom of the circle, letting the driver know how long before the green light goes red and then …

How Starbucks woke up and smelt the coffee on tax and technology

Starbuck's Kris Engskov has moved from the White House to the coffee giant's new European headquarters in Chiswick and is planning a technology assault to lure British caffeine lovers back<p>For a man who had to testify before a grand jury during the Monica Lewinsky scandal, one of the biggest …

Hurricanes Are Making History This Year

Changing Planet<p>Did you know that the 2015 tropical cyclone season in the Northern Hemisphere is already the most active on record? It’s a fact. Check out the graph below published by The Weather Channel and created by Colorado State University tropical scientist Dr. Phil Klotzbach and National …

How to make a brilliant adventure travel film

Anybody can film their travels – the billions of hours of rubbish on YouTube proves that. Want to make a film that people actually want to watch? …

Filmmaking

4 Tips to Help you Decide Between Black and White or Color for your Image

Why do black and white photographs speak to us? In nature, colors are meant to attract, and cause things to catch our attention. Still, even without …

Photography

The Week in Review: NASA’s New Horizons’ Pluto Discoveries

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft returned first-time images of Pluto this week, revealing “huge mountains” on the surface that scientists have deduced are made of ice—a sign of water on the dwarf planet—and a high-resolution photo of Charon, its largest moon. The photos proved Pluto has no impact …

13 Exercises for Photographers That Can Help Jump-Start Creativity

Like the world’s tidal waters, photographic creativity ebbs and flows for many of us. Sometimes creativity can use a jump-start, an artificial method …

Landscape Photography

The people who need very little sleep

Is it true that some people need only a few hours of sleep? Helen Thomson talks to a woman whose genes might hint at how we all could survive on less shuteye.<p>What would you do if you had 60 days of extra free time a year? Ask Abby Ross, a retired psychologist from Miami, Florida, a “short-sleeper”. …

University of California

Why we've all been doing the Fast Diet wrong

Is your tummy rumbling today? Are you watching the clock already waiting for night to fall when you can scoff 500 calories and tick off another successful day of fasting on the 5:2 diet, like thousands of other Britons following the most successful diet plan devised this century?<p>Well, get ready to …

Oracle hires former HP exec David Donatelli to lead hardware business

Oracle has hired an HP executive David Donatelli as executive vice president, converged infrastructure. He will report directly to Oracle CEO Mark …