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Fortune.com

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Evidence of liquid water found on Mars

<b>Nasa's Curiosity rover has found that water can exist as a liquid near the Martian surface.</b><p>Mars should be too cold to support liquid water at the surface, but salts in the soil lower its freezing point - allowing briny films to form.<p>The results lend credence to a theory that dark streaks seen on …

Geoscience

An Estimated 1 Million U.S. Apple Watch Pre-Orders Placed on April 10

- Apr 13, 2015<p>It is estimated that there were nearly 1 million Apple Watch pre-orders placed in the U.S. on April 10, the first day pre-orders for …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Sleep

Melody on the menu: how a sprinkle of Mozart might give your meal zing

Photograph: Carlos Barria /Reuters<p>British food on a union jack table at Ultraviolet in Shanghai.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/4/1428156134970/058c42cb-0bc9-4b6d-80e4-f4b47e16f725-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Carlos Barria /Reuters<p>British food on a union …

Food (UK)

Why painful memories linger with us

If we didn’t forget pain, women would never go through childbirth twice – or so says the myth. But the truth is that agonising memories don’t always diminish.<p>If you visit someone with a newborn baby, their description of the pain of childbirth often includes the phrase “never again”. One friend …

See Jerry Garcia's Most Astounding Paintings and Sketches Pictures

Dracula’s Heart<p>"An ink and crayon drawing captures a bit of humanity in Dracula, whose red eyes burn more with sadness than evil, his heart dangling …

Northern Lights

12 of the Coolest iPad Mini Retina Keyboards For Easy Typing 2014 (list)

Apple’s new iPad mini with Retina Display boasts lots of features in a tiny package, providing users with all the things they love about their iPad …

TowlHub Chargers Your Phone In The Kitchen, Doubles As A Towel Holder

The kitchen is a scare place to find open electrical outlets. I blame it on all the appliances I use like toasters, blenders, coffeemakers, and other …

The Great Sleeping Bear Is The Most Awesome Sleeping Bag Ever

You will finally have the opportunity to sleep inside a bear with more than one person. Really, we don’t want to explain that statement any further, …

New Apple Macbook Airs Expected to Launch Tomorrow

Last week, there was rumor floating all over the internet that Apple will launch new Macbook Airs this week. According to a new report, Apple will …

TapPainter Virtually Repaints Walls, Lets You Test Out Different Colors

If you’ve ever tried to pick out colors for your walls, then you know that it’s sometimes a pain in the ass to do. With so many color options out …

5 Reasons Why The BKON Craft Brewer Is The Ultimate Tea Maker (list/video)

Serious tea drinkers are not to be missed with. Like the caffeine addicted coffee junkies, drinking a perfect cup of tea can be pure nirvana. And …

The Fix for Apple's Scary OS X Security Flaw Is Here

Apple has prepared a fix for the scary OS X security flaw that lets somebody with "privileged access" to your network connection get at information …

19 Mind-Blowing Tricks Every iPhone And iPad User Should Know

You spend, like, half of your life on that thing. Time to figure out what it really does.

Rare Recordings from The Beatles to Launch Exclusively on iTunes Next Week

A digital compilation of 59 rare and unheard recordings from The Beatles is set to be released exclusively on the iTunes Store this coming Tuesday, December 17, reports <i>NME</i> (via <i>BBC</i>).<p>Titled <i>The Beatles' Bootleg Recordings 1963</i>, the collection of music is reportedly being released in order stop the …

10 Expert-Created Festive Centerpieces

Expert ideas to steal.<p>A beautiful arrangement says, "Welcome!" Floral designers and event planners show us how they say it with flowers — and other seasonal elements.

24 Fun Holiday Treats To Make With Kids

If you have the patience for a gingerbread house, that's great. If not, you can stack chocolates on pretzels and call it a day.

Sport picture of the day: Can you figure it out?

First published on Sat 16 Nov 2013 10.04 EST

Inspirational women for a girl to look up to - in pictures

Photographer Jaime Moore wanted to mark her daughter's fifth birthday but before switching on the camera, she came up with an alternative to dressing up as a princess – the dream of most girls of her age

Top 10 irreplaceable nature reserves on Earth - in pictures

The most irreplaceable nature reserves on Earth have been identified by an international team of scientists, based on the large numbers of threatened animals and birds they harbour. They range from a misty mountain refuge for nature in Colombia, to the rainforests of Madagascar, the elephant-rich …

This Bunneh is Ear-resistable

Spread the Cute:<p>This is Manny. Manny is so cute you will want to give him a treat. And he will ALWAYS know when you have one.<p>“We have some really …

29 Things That Are Way More Important Than Work Right Now

Work can wait. There are more important things happening.