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The Surprising Role of Fairness in Economic Decision-Making

A curious thing happens when people are asked to divide a sum of money between them: What they think is a fair division depends on factors that …

Psychology

Science worries binge-watching could be killing you

Scientists in Japan studied tens of thousands of television watchers over the course of two decades and now say watching lots of TV on a daily basis could increase the risk of dying from a blood clot in the lung. That's especially bad news for today's growing generation of binge watchers.<p>Between …

Binge-Watching

The long-awaited 'Trainspotting' sequel finally has a trailer

Based on the novel "Porno," a sequel to Irvine Welsh's 1993 novel "Trainspotting," the second film — picking up a title cue from the "Terminator" sequel — will reportedly take place 20 years after the events of the first film. The original cult classic starred Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller, Ewen …

12 incredible women you've never heard of who changed science forever

ShutterstockSure, most people have heard of Marie Curie and Rosalind Franklin, Jane Goodall and Sally Ride.But for every female scientist whose work …

Want More Success and Happiness? No Joke, Science Says Avoid Pride

Research says pride comes in two different personalities. One you definitely want to avoid, if you want to live life to the fullest.<p>Do you consider yourself a proud person? Well, after this article, you may want to re-consider whether it's serving you or working against you. As it turns out, a rare …

Extreme Sports

A Step By Step Guide On How To Remove Your Online Presence

Can you ever really disappear from a world where your face is plastered all over Facebook, your location is stamped all over Instagram, and your …

With gold and rat heart cells, scientists make a robot stingray

Here's a critter that would be a showstopper in your aquarium: By layering rat heart cells over a gold skeleton, scientists have built tiny swimming artificial stingrays that can be driven and guided by light.<p>These little ray-bots, described in the journal Science, may offer insight into building …

After Agatha Christie … female crime writers delve deep into women’s worst fears

As Hollywood brings out two biopics of Agatha Christie, we examine the rise of ‘domestic suspense’ thrillers<p>From Raymond Chandler’s mean streets to Lee Child’s hardboiled tales of revenge, crime fiction has often been the preserve of lone men battling betrayal and seeking justice. In recent years, …

The self-professed Star Trek fan falls short in her single for the third entry in the revamped film franchise, with a generic-sounding ballad co-written by Sia<p>Rihanna continues her reign as the most prolific pop star working today with Sledgehammer, her latest summer single featured on the …

How scientists could patent the genetic blueprint for a human

'We are talking about something decidedly unnatural'<p>Three weeks ago, scientists announced a controversial plan to create synthetic human genomes from scratch. The paper — which they published following reports about a private, off-the-record meeting — outlined an ambitious plan to build human …

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

15 Exotic Curry Recipes

1<p>A vegetarian curry with lots of flavors served with fragrant rice.<p>1<p>A vegetarian curry with lots of flavors served with fragrant rice.<p>2<p>Curry powder …

Eco-Cooler air conditioner cools a home without using electricity

Air conditioning units are expensive devices both to buy and to run. When they stop working, that’s also an expensive problem to solve. Even so, if …

'Universal cancer vaccine’ breakthrough claimed by experts

Scientists have taken a “very positive step” towards creating a universal vaccine against cancer that makes the body’s immune system attack tumours …

Tumor-killing virus nearly doubles survival time of brain cancer patients

In early clinical trial, one-two punch of virus and drugs was safe and effective.<p>To defeat the deadliest of cancers, it's time to unleash the viruses.<p>…

These Songs Perfectly Sum Up How Revision Feels

Currently doing your exams? Oh, it’s hard. Revision is the worst, a nightmarish combination of tedium and seclusion. But don’t worry. We’ve got your …

Nicki Minaj

Computers could develop consciousness and may need 'human' rights, says Oxford professor

Advances in artificial intelligence could lead to computers and smartphones developing consciousness and they may need to be given ‘human’ rights, an expert has claimed.<p>Marcus du Sautoy, who took over from Richard Dawkins as Professor for the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University in …

Samsung is offering Dominos to get people to install Android updates in India

A report earlier this week detailed how Google is pressuring OEMs and carriers to speed up Android updates, but it goes without saying that people generally aren’t very hesitant to update their phones (unless some new emoji are involved). To address this, Samsung is offering incentives — like …

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Microsoft says it will still accept Bitcoin after 'inaccurate' info released

Bitcoin was almost dealt a major blow today when it seemed Microsoft would stop accepting the cryptocurrency for digital purchases through customer accounts. But the company now says an update to a support page was posted erroneously and contained "inaccurate" information. Bitcoin, Microsoft says, …

Cryptocurrency

Ruble rises after Putin orders troop withdrawal from Syria | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The ruble rose against the dollar on Monday, buoyed by news that Russia would begin withdrawing its forces from Syria, gaining more than 1 percent against the dollar immediately after the announcement.<p>A picture illustration shows rolled Russian rouble banknotes on a table in …

Mass surveillance programs futile in fighting terror – Snowden

Bulk data gathering programs used by US intelligence have no effect in combating terrorism and have failed to prevent any attacks in their 10 years …

Why lifting is the new running for the over-40s

Six months ago I was having a middle aged meltdown. Juggling too many professional projects I wasn’t sleeping properly and lacked focus during the day. I felt weak and old and emotionally fragile - anything from a broken plate to a bank statement seemed to overwhelm me with panic. The treadmill …