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This free service scours the internet to find you deals on dirt-cheap international flights

Few things are better than finding a great deal.<p>When it comes to air travel, though, travelers that are determined to find the best possible prices on a trip are often left digging through Google Flights, hoping they're looking at the right dates, times, and airports. But one website is trying to …

Air Travel

10 Hacks to Make The Most Of Your Netflix Experience

Sometimes all you want to do is curl up, relax, and dive into a great Netflix binge. However, there are ways to make Netflix’s already great and …

His and Her Genes: How Sex Affects Muscles, Fat & More

Men and women differ in some surprising ways, right down to their genes, according to a new study that found thousands of genes expressed differently …

This Mood-Recognizing Algorithm Just Might Save Your Relationship

Wearable devices are pretty good at letting us know how many steps we’ve taken or how much quality sleep we got last night. Wouldn’t it be great if wearables could keep each member of a couple informed of changes in the other’s mood — and send alerts when it might make sense to tread lightly to …

Why do we feel so lonely?

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat.<p>Email, text, instant messages, cellphone calls.<p>There are more ways than ever to connect with others — yet many of us know the hollow ache of loneliness.<p>Loneliness isn’t constrained by age, gender, marital status or job title. CEOs feel it. So do cubicle …

E-book sales plunge as people choose paper books

In the age of smartphones, iPads and Kindles, e-books seem to be the future. But for most readers, new data reveals, nothing beats the pleasure of …

What humans will look like in 1,000 years

Humans are still evolving, So, where will evolution take us in 1,000 years?<br>Chances are we'll be taller. Humans have already seen a boom in height over the last 130 years.<p>In 1880 the average American male was 5'7''. Today, he's 5'10''.<p>We may also merge with machines that can enhance our hearing, …

Genetics

Time travel is 'possible' -- mathematically anyway

Pull out your list of regrets, mistakes and runs of just plain bad luck, because it turns out you can go back. A University of British Columbia professor has run the numbers on the feasibility of time travel, and he says they check out.<p>"People think of time travel as something fictional," math and …

Aliens will take us out in three seconds, says Ridley Scott

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>As we become ever more obsessed with our screens and ourselves, we also express an occasional fascination with what's out there in the vast beyond.<p>Space may or may not be the final frontier, but, if we …

Life looks good on the surface - so why are we all so lonely?

‘But you can’t be lonely,’ a friend tells me crossly. ‘You’re out every night.’ The backhanded compliment makes me laugh. But it also makes me sad.<p>On paper my life sounds glamorous. My Facebook and Twitter updates show evenings spent at film premieres and West End first nights. Last weekend I was …

Psychiatrist: Netflix should remove '13 Reasons Why' immediately

<i>Editor's note: This story discusses suicide. If you are looking for help, please call the National Suicide Prevention hotline at 1-800-273-8255.</i><p>As parents and teachers express concern over the new Netflix suicide show “13 Reasons Why," a prominent adolescent psychiatrist is calling on the company …

Mental Health