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Latest WikiLeaks dump reveals CIA can hack computers, smartphones, even TVs

WikiLeaks’ huge “Vault 7″ data dump suggests CIA is buying gray-market exploits, can hack almost any device<p>The anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks released more than 8,000 webpages on Tuesday that appear to document numerous hacking tools developed and used by the Central Intelligence Agency. It may be …

Security

How to train your brain for better dates — and sex

If things aren’t working out in your love life, maybe it’s about time you saw a doctor.<p>An Upper West Side psychologist is using a special kind of …

IBM somehow crammed data into a single atom

The research breakthrough isn't yet practical, but it's the direction the industry is headed. Imagine storing 26 million songs in your smartwatch.<p>In the never-ending quest to improve computing technology, IBM has just taken a big step smaller: It's found a way to store data on a single atom.<p>A hard …

Quantum Computing

Want a Younger Brain? Forget Sudoku and Do This | Inc.com

Nobody wants to lose cognitive function, especially when so much of business--and life in general--depends on being "on top of it" to stay ahead of the competition. But statistically speaking, the reality is, you have to fight to stay sharp. Doing Sudoku and crossword puzzles isn't going to hurt. …

The Brain

It’s not sex that makes you healthier and happier—it’s what you do before and after

People who have sex more frequently report a greater sense of general happiness, according to numerous studies. One even found that having sex once a week, as opposed to monthly, boosts spirits more than earning an extra $50,000 per year.<p>Yet the sex-happiness association means nothing if we don’t …

Happiness

Vizio smart TVs tracked what viewers were watching without consent

One of the biggest makers of smart televisions has been found to be tracking users' viewing habits without them knowing.<p>Vizio has been fined $2.2 million (£1.8m) after the US consumer watchdog discovered the company had been using content recognition software to track viewers without asking for …

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Is Connected

From space time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

Here’s how climate change will affect what you eat

Could some foods go extinct, or is the threat exaggerated? BBC Future investigates the myths and the reality.<p>Earlier this year, scientists warned that one in six animal species could go extinct due to climate change. Could the same thing happen to our crops and other foodstuffs too?<p>It’s clear that …

Agriculture

10 Things You Never Knew About Masturbation That Will Shock You!

No, you do not need a man—at least not to find pleasure in the bedroom. Masturbation is that taboo “m” word that nobody wants to talk about, but maybe they should start! Female masturbation is nothing new and can actually benefit you in ways you wouldn’t believe. Because May is Masturbation Month …

12 Unconventional Ways to Have the Best Orgasm of Your Life | Women's Health

Here are some tips to give you stronger, deeper, <i>much</i> longer orgasms:<p>1. Masturbate daily.<p>Before you expect to have orgasmic sex with another person, learn how to touch, pleasure, and love yourself. The benefits of masturbation include pleasure, deeper orgasms, independence, and empowerment.<p>2. Focus …

February smashes global temperature record, says Nasa

Nasa announces February exceeded historical average temperatures by more than any month in history, making it the third consecutive month to break the record<p>February set global temperature records, Nasa announced on Saturday, deviating from historical norms by a wider margin than any month ever …

We Just Discovered Bacteria That Can Eat Our Plastic

The only problem: It’s not very hungry.<p>More than 220 million tons of plastic are produced each year, and despite greater emphasis on recycling programs, much of it gets dumped in landfills and oceans around the world. The U.S., for example, only recycles about 14% of the nearly 33 million tons of …

NASA Scientists Warn a 30-Mile Ice Shelf Will Soon Break Off Antarctica

Shedding ice shelves contribute indirectly to sea level rise, scientists warn<p>A gigantic ice shelf is on the verge of splitting away from Antarctica to become a free-floating iceberg, according to newly released images from NASA. They show a massive crack spanning nearly the entire width of the …

Global Warming