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Ana, now a tropical depression, churns north

<b>(CNN) —</b> The first Atlantic tropical storm of the year weakened as it made landfall in South Carolina early Sunday.<p>Ana is now a tropical depression, the National Hurricane Center said in its 2 p.m. ET update. Warnings and watches were lifted.<p>As a tropical storm, Ana had sustained winds at 50 mph. …

Weather

Supreme court clears way for release of secret Prince Charles letters

Ruling overturns government attempt to block release of ‘black spider memos’ to ministers after decade-long battle between the Guardian and Whitehall<p>The UK supreme court has cleared the way for the publication of secret letters written by Prince Charles to British government ministers, declaring …

Prince Charles

Switzerland rejects immigration cap

Voters say no to Ecopop initiative that would have seen net immigration slashed from 80,000 to 16,000 a year<p>Swiss voters have roundly rejected an initiative to put a cap on immigration in the name of environmental concerns.<p>Final results showed 74.1% of voters said no in a referendum spearheaded by …

You can't upgrade the new Mac mini's RAM

If you're planning to snag the new Mac mini and load it up with aftermarket memory, you may want to reconsider your strategy. Macminicolo owner Brian Stucki (among others) has discovered that the RAM in Apple's latest tiny desktop isn't upgradable, much as you'd expect with the company's laptops …

'Too cautious' Obama urged to get tough on Russia and Isis

Barack Obama was on Sunday urged to take a tougher approach towards Russia and Syria, as Republicans and Democrats returned from their summer vacations in confrontational mood.<p>After a week in which the president was criticised for failing to develop military plans for tackling Islamic State …

Chicken Soup for the Chilly Soul: 20 Comforting, Warm Recipes

Try one of these comforting chicken soups, from classic chicken noodle to khao soi.<p><b>Like sweaters, chicken soup is a warm, wintry comfort.</b> Chicken soup, however, is infinitely tastier. Check out our wildly different takes on chicken soup in the slideshow, and decide which style you're going for …

Cooking

Intel announces Edison, a computer the size of an SD card

Intel built a processor for wearable computing, and now it has a tiny computer where that processor can live. At CES 2014, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced Edison, "a full Pentium-class PC" that's the size and shape of the SD card you might otherwise put in your camera. It's powered by a …

Favi Pico+ Projector Throws a 100-inch Image

Favi has unveiled its latest product in the form of a small pico projector aimed at letting you enjoy content from your smartphone and other devices …

Gear & Gadgets

NYPD's cruiser of the future knows if you're on the lam, can detect radiation

New York City's Police Department is one of the most well-financed in the world, and the prototype for its next-generation patrol car clearly reflects that. A rear-mounted infrared sensor scans, records and checks license plates against a database (yes, in real-time), not too far from a new …

5 simple tips that can make your new Android phone better

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>I don’t know how many people found an Android(s goog) smartphone among their holiday gifts although I suspect it was more than …

Space - the next frontier for British companies

The space industry is worth £9.1bn to the economy, employing 30,000 people<p>Our tiny island punches well above its weight in the global space business. Across satellite manufacture, engine design and intelligent space systems, UK technologies are exported across the world. The space industry is …

Space Exploration

Killer Eyes: Stopping Infections

(Inside Science TV) -- They are known as the window to the soul, each a different color, size and shape. But could your eyes also fight …

Medicine

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

The best tablet 2018: Top tablets and 2-in-1s to buy today - Pocket-lint

So you're looking for the best new tablet to buy? Or you rather like the thought of a 2-in-1 tablet-PC convertible? You've come to the right …

Gear & Gadgets

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Sponsored post: Top 10 trends in business intelligence for 2014

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>As anyone working with data these days knows, there is a massive wave of innovation in analytics today. Hundreds of companies …

Stuart Heritage's Clegg-style Christmas card effort. Think you can do better worse? Send your efforts to james.walsh@theguardian.com http://gu.com/p/3y4cz/tw

The 10 best films of 2013, No 9 – I Wish

Continuing our countdown of the best movies of the past year, Xan Brooks pays tribute to a joyous Japanese tale about the consequences of fractured family relations<p>• The 10 best films of 2013, No 10 - Wadjda • The 10 best films of 2013: Have your say • Show us your favourite films of 2013 using our …

Video: With this app, your phone becomes a highly detailed 3-D scanner

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>I’ve seen a number of 3-D scanning applications for smartphones in the past; the latest one from researchers at ETH Zurich is …

3D print extra-tall models with the Deltaprintr

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Deltaprintr<p>“Delta” style 3D printers are among the most elegant in the 3D printing world. They’re tall, adaptable and …

It’s a (Hire) Jungle out there

The notion that we should own lots of things is being challenged. Why spend a fortune on products when they can be hired instead?<p>It’s coming to that time of the month again, that time when palms sweat, hormones go mad, every little thing irritates and anger courses around the soul… yes, the monthly …

Google Glass

Kill switches and safety catches

TO HELP push Soviet forces out of Afghanistan in the 1980s, America’s Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) gave Afghan fighters shoulder-launched …

The 10 best pasta sauce recipes Give your pasta a break from the bolognese and broaden your repertoire with these refreshing new recipe ideas, from purple pesto to miso and oranges http://t.gu.com/oQlnn Photography: Yuki Sugiura for the Guardian

"It's taking us into areas of unknown that we didn't know existed before." http://bbc.in/1cOcfYh Scientists are reporting a significant milestone for cancer research after charting 21 major mutations behind the vast majority of tumours. The disruptive changes to the genetic code, reported in Nature, accounted for 97% of the 30 most common cancers. Follow the link above to see David Shukman's report on what these close-up images mean for the future of cancer research.

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

The best tablets you can buy in 2018

<b>Update:</b> <i>The new</i> <i>iPad Pro 10.5</i> <i>has landed, and after going through our in-depth review process Apple's latest slate has managed to break into our top 10</i> …

Breaking into the smart home of the future

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Stacey Higginbotham<p>You don’t need to follow technology very closely to know that startups are aggressively pursuing …