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7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Your brain gets used to lying as you do it more

It’s not just criminals who get bolder with dishonesty over time<p>If you lie once, you’re probably more likely to lie again. New research shows that the part of the brain that is activated during dishonesty responds less and less as we “get used” to cheating — and that could make us lie even …

Santorini for first-timers

Santorini is the supermodel of the Greek islands, a head-turner whose face is instantly recognisable around the world: multicoloured cliffs soar out of a sea-drowned caldera, topped by drifts of whitewashed buildings. With its reputation for dazzling panoramas, romantic sunsets and volcanic-sand …

Anonymous Hackers Declare 'Total War' on Donald Trump

Hackers have a bone to pick with Donald Trump.<p>A hooded figure wearing a Guy Fawkes mask—uniform of the informal hacker group Anonymous—has declared …

Google’s bus crash is changing the conversation around self-driving cars

A more modest tone around autonomy emerges at SXSW 2016<p>Amid the nonstop parties, panels, activations, and tacos, Google was dealing with a pronounced shadow hanging over its presence at SXSW this week: the company’s ambitious self-driving car program was responsible for its very first collision …

Autonomous Vehicle

The 4 Rituals That Will Make You an Expert at Anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

BatteryBox portable charger promises to keep the juice flowing even after five years

A new portable battery promises to carry enough juice to charge eight iPhones and keep your MacBook Air going for 12 hours, <i>five years</i> after you buy it. Unlike others that lose their capacity over time, BatteryBox uses a new energy management system called BatteryOS that monitors what's going on …

Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

The future of transportation — as seen by a sci-fi author

<i>William Hertling is one of my favorite science fiction writers. If you are in the tech industry and haven’t read his books Avogadro Corp, A.I. Apocalypse, and The Last Firewall, I encourage you to go get them now on your Kindle and get after it. You’ll thank me later. In the mean time, following</i> …

Facebook co-founder: email is about to die

When Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz ran the company's engineering team -- in those heady days when Facebook was still taking over the world -- …

Breath of fresh air to peak power problem

Queensland estimates suggest each two-kilowatt airconditioner imposes a cost of up to $7000 on the entire system. This isn't the cost of running it. …

Bill Gates predicts almost no poor countries left by 2035 in annual letter

Billionaire software baron Bill Gates has made the bold prediction that there will be almost no poor countries left by 2035.<p>In the sixth annual …

12 Cool Projects For Your Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi, the affordable, credit-card sized computer, has inspired tinkerers everywhere. Originally designed to get kids interested in computing, it has also developed a following among programmers looking for a smaller, cheaper medium for projects.<p><b>See also:</b> <b>Raspberry Pi: Everything You Need To</b> …

Imogen Anthony goes into bat for partner Kyle Sandilands and defends her life with the shock jock

SHE calls him her Caramello Koala because he is all "soft and gooey inside". But even Kyle Sandilands is realistic enough to understand that his …

Mobile - DGiT

iPhone 8 and 8 Plus get the (PRODUCT)RED treatment<p>Derrek Leigh2 days ago<p>This time with black bezels instead of white!<p>Tinder Loops lets you show your …

Quiet, please! Grunting tennis players are simply cheating

Hooray for Li Na, whose defeat of Maria Sharapova yesterday guarantees that there will be relative quiet from at least one end of the court in the …

The grind and grief behind the glitter

Mica is a mineral coveted for centuries for its unique lustre and its myriad uses in modern products now make it a valuable commodity.<p>It is mica that …

Melbourne restaurant Stokehouse destroyed by fire

Melbourne's high-profile Stokehouse restaurant has burnt down after a blaze broke out in the kitchen last night.<p>The fire started just after 11:00pm …

PM - Chinese police detain prominent, outspoken Uighur economist 17/01/2014

DAVID MARK: In China, dozens of police have raided the home of a prominent intellectual and taken him away.<p>Just weeks ago, Ilham Tohti, a Uighur …

Slugcats and survival: staying alive in the darkness of 'Rain World'

It all started with a half slug, half cat alien creature. Slugcat, as it's known, is the star of the upcoming <i>Rain World</i>, an intriguing survival game that just launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund development. The game’s unique world and retro feel are part of its charm, but it’s the main …

Sina Weibo just lost 28 million users to censorship and WeChat

China’s favorite social media network, Sina Weibo, is losing followers: the microblog’s user base fell 9% to 280.8 million, from 308.6 million the year before, according to a report (pdf, p.36 link in Chinese) by the government-backed China Internet Network Information Center. While Sina Weibo’s …

The Week in Review: Gadgets and Gizmos A-Plenty

Inside Flipboard / January 10, 2014<p>The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which just completed its 2014 run in Las Vegas, was full of gadgets—some …

Nomad ChargeKey review: An iPhone charger you won’t leave home without

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Alex Colon<p>I usually leave my iPhone(s aapl) plugged in to a power source right up until the moment I leave my …

Geoffrey Edelsten reveals his misery at his marriage break-up and wishes nothing but the best for soon-to-be ex-wife Brynne

<b>GEOFFREY Edelsten</b> has told of his heartbreak at splitting from <b>Brynne</b>, his wife of four years, who is set to lay claim to a chunk of her husband's …

Student that punched a teacher who was subsequently fired for putting him in a headlock feels no remorse

A STUDENT who punched his teacher in the head during class said he's not sorry the man was sacked for putting him in a headlock.