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Stagecoach feels the squeeze as low fuel prices drive a slowdown in bus and rail

Stagecoach sold fewer tickets in its bus and rail services over the summer as low fuel prices drove passengers to switch to planes and cars.<p>The operator of South West Trains and Virgin East Coast said falling airfares diverted long-haul passengers away from rail, while rising congestion on …

Oculus, Sony, Google, and more launch virtual reality advocacy group

Grab your motion controllers, kids. It’s time to join our digital hands and sing “We are the World” … or maybe “We are the VRorld.”<p>Facebook’s Oculus, Google, HTC, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Samsung, and Acer have joined together to form a VR-industry consortium called the Global Virtual …

A Minimalist White Bathroom With A Forest View

Shinichi Ogawa & Associates gave this minimalist white bathroom a view overlooking the forest surrounding this home in Hyogo, Japan.<p>Architecture: …

Google finally makes ‘Undo Send’ an official feature of Gmail on the Web

In what could be described as one of the longest “experimental” periods of any product feature, Google is finally bringing the life-saving “Undo Send” option to the main settings on the Web version of Gmail.<p>Google first introduced Undo Send to Gmail way back in March 2009, so you could be forgiven …

Why babies all over the world are now sleeping in boxes

<b>Nearly three years ago, the Magazine reported on the Finnish baby box - a starter kit of clothes, sheets and toys the state gives to expectant mothers. The story went viral and was read by 10 million people in 18 months. Now the box idea itself is spreading around the world.</b><p>It's a tradition that …

Breast cancer drug approved for NHS use after price cut

Perjeta can help shrink breast cancer tumours before patients undergo surgery to remove them<p>A drug that can help shrink breast cancer tumours before patients undergo surgery to remove them has been approved for use in the NHS, after the manufacturer agreed a substantial discount on the list …

"Strange Stars" Could Be the Weirdest Objects in the Universe

Physics tells us they could theoretically exist forever, though we've never spotted one.<p>When an incredibly massive star supernovas, it leaves behind one of two things: a neutron star or a black hole. Neutron stars are the leftover cores of massive stars after they have ejected all their other …

Meditation in the Time of Low Self-Esteem

I don't practice meditation to become more enlightened. I do it to massage certain qualities within myself that make it difficult for me to live on Earth.<p>One of the ways I've found some relief in life is through a morning meditation practice. I don't practice meditation to become more enlightened, …

Fantastic Beasts: Eddie Redmayne stars in an emotional pro-Hufflepuff PSA

Poor Hufflepuff.<p>When the Sorting Hat first introduced us to the four Hogwarts houses in <i>Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,</i> Hufflepuff was …

Mars One mission: Watch the trailer for £4bn colonisation programme

Known as the Mars One project, 24 oridinary people are hoping to be selected as part of a red planet colonisation programme that will also be filmed for a reality tv series<p><b>Five Britons have been shortlisted</b>for a one-way trip to Mars as they hope to become the first humans to step foot on the Red …

On making the Mars One short list: ‘I am going to Mars. I am not afraid’

Six Canadians have made the short list for a chance to hitch a one-way ride to Mars. Dutch not-for-profit foundation Mars One has narrowed candidates for its mission to the red planet down to 100 from an initial pool of more than 200,000. Once the final 24 civilians are selected, Mars One will send …

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We Just Solved One of the Biggest Mysteries About How Water Flows on Mars

Researchers just uncovered an incredible fact about liquid water on Mars. It’s not just flowing; it’s also boiling. And that discovery also solves …

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This one feature on Mars could be a major obstacle for plans to colonize the planet

Perchlorate, which can form different salts, is a key reason why liquid water sometimes flows on the planet despite the atmospheric pressure. And it can be used as a major ingredient in rocket fuel. It can even be broken down and used as a source of electricity and oxygen for human explorers.<p>But it …

Mars One Goes Public To Fund Red Planet Human Settlement

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The Essence Of Spiritual Practice

The essence of spiritual practice is change - the self-transformation kinda change. If you are on any spiritual path you have to be ready and willing to not fit in where you used to, with the people you used to and or the way you're used to. Why? Spiritual practice changes you. It changes you at …

Identity – Seeing Yourself In A Spiritual Mirror

If you are struggling with identity and discovering who you really are, you need look no further than your spiritual mirror.<p><i>This week's blog is by</i> …

Here's What a President Trump Means for Transgender Bathroom Case

The U.S. Supreme Court’s marquee case of the current term, just accepted for review two weeks ago, could evaporate into thin air as a result of the …

Tufts University students quit sorority chapter over transgender student's rejection

Dozens of members of the Delta chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi at Tufts University quit in protest after its national headquarters denied a prospective member because they identified as transgender.<p>One member, Kristin Reeves, told New England Cable News that the national headquarters told the Tufts …

Anti-Trump Protests Sweep Across the Country: Pictures

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NHS loses court appeal over 'game-changing' HIV drugs

Health service in England fails to overturn high court verdict that it can pay for PrEP treatments, which can prevent infection<p>NHS England does have the power to pay for drugs to protect thousands of people against HIV, the appeal court has ruled, but they may still miss out if it decides it does …

Gender pay gap means women 'working for free from now until 2017'

Gender pay gap means women will in effect work for nothing from 10 November until the new year, says Fawcett Society<p>Women will in effect work for free for the rest of the year because of the gender pay gap, which will take 60 years to close at the current rate of progress, campaigners say.<p>The …

Trans Woman Shares What She Learned After Coming Out To Her Frat Brothers

"When I was still closeted the biggest thing affecting my life was the fear."<p>A compelling new video is chronicling one college-aged transgender woman’s story of coming out to her fraternity brothers and journeying to live as her authentic self.<p>Vanessa shares her story through a video released by …

Stephen Hawking delivers Brexit putdown in front of Theresa May at the Pride of Britain Awards

It turns out it’s a problem too complex for even the world’s greatest living scientist to solve<p>Professor Stephen Hawking was cracking jokes as he …

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The Anxiety Secret Too Many People Are Carrying Around

One night around 3 a.m., I awoke suddenly, with a tightness in my chest. I could feel my heart pounding, fast, and my mind racing with desperate …

How an Australian College Student Did What NASA Couldn't

Paddy Neumann's final project—which proposes using junk metal as rocket fuel—could change space travel forever.<p>Paddy Neumann kind of looks like someone who's really into brewing beer. But back when he was a third year student at the University of Sydney, the now Dr. Neumann started on a course of …

Jeremy Hunt promises to end NHS reliance on overseas doctors after Brexit

Health secretary to outline plans in Tory conference speech for up to 1,500 additional training places every year in UK medical schools<p>Jeremy Hunt is to pledge that the NHS in England will be “self sufficient” in doctors after Britain leaves the European Union as he sets out a package of measures …

Google Home starts battle with Amazon for living rooms

One week after Amazon launched Echo in the UK, the search company is also pitching for a smart home future with its own voice recognition device<p>Talking to computers was once for the likes of Captain Kirk, but a new product due to be announced by Google on Tuesday demonstrates that it believes …

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California: self-driving cars will not need licensed driver, given federal approval

The department of motor vehicles’ revised regulations, which will face an open hearing this month, allow the public to access driverless cars<p>California’s department of motor vehicles said late on Friday the most advanced self-driving cars will no longer be required to have a licensed driver, if …

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After graduating in medicine next year, I've decided not to become a doctor

As I write this, I’m supposed to be at a ‘Medical Careers Workshop’ put on for final year medical students to decide their future career in the NHS. …