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How Do Sea Turtles Find the Exact Beach Where They Were Born?

Weird & Wild<p>The marine reptiles use Earth's magnetic field as a guide back home, new study says.<p>For loggerhead sea turtles, home is where your (magnetic) heart is.<p>After hatching on beaches around the world, these huge marine reptiles undertake multiyear, epic migrations at sea. Then, the turtles …

Magnetism

Blood Test Could Tell Individual Smokers The Best Way To Quit

A personalized way to kick the habit<p>The best way for a smoker to quit might depend on how fast his or her body can break down nicotine.<p>A group of researchers in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine wanted to figure out the optimal way for individual …

University of Pennsylvania

Things to look out for this weekend - April 10, 2015

IN FRANCE …<p><b>• How many trophies can PSG win?</b><br>Top of Ligue 1, through to the French Cup Final and at home to Barcelona on Wednesday in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-finals, Paris Saint-Germain face Bastia in the French League Cup Final at the Stade de France on Saturday.<p><b>• Can Guegan</b> …

This Drone Startup Has An Ambitious (Crazy) Plan To Plant 1 Billion Trees A Year

That’s why Lauren Fletcher wants to automate the process with drone technology. His startup, BioCarbon Engineering, plans to seed up to 1 billion …

Tip of the Day: Tap and Hold a Link for More Options

Anytime you see a link in Safari or Mail, you can tap and hold it to reveal options beyond simply opening the new page. I constantly use this feature when I'm looking at the news in my personalized Yahoo page. If I see a news story I want to read, I tap and hold the link so that the page opens in a …

Audvisor Raises $1.4M To Deliver Expert Advice In Three-Minute Audio Clips

If you’re the kind of person who’s got a pile of business books on your desk, books that make you think, “God, when am I going to have the time to read these?” — well, you might want to check a new smartphone app called Audvisor.<p>The startup offers advice in the form of three-minute audio clip from …

Facebook acquires and shutters shopping search engine TheFind

Facebook has acquired shopping search engine company TheFind, which announced the news on its website today.<p>Some people from TheFind have joined Facebook; TheFind’s search engine is going offline in the coming weeks.<p>“For the last nine years, we’ve worked hard to bring you a shopping experience …

Google Play

Chelsea exiting the Champions League shows why a winter break must be introduced

Broadcasters may oppose the idea but it would allow players to recharge their minds as well as bodies<p><b>•</b> <b>How English clubs were left behind in the Champions League</b> <b><br>•</b> <b>Jeremy Clarkson is perfect match for Chelsea <br>• Chelsea conqueror Zlatan Ibrahimovic's harsh red card to stand <br>• Jose Mourinho has lost</b> …

Why the $10,000 Watch is essential to Apple’s plan

It’s taken all week, but I finally think I have a pretty good idea why Apple is selling a crazy-expensive, super-exclusive gold watch.<p>Initially, the very idea that Apple would make something for the one percent seemed abhorrent. What makes Apple great is that it sells affordable luxury to the …

Selling

Architect Michael Graves Dies At 80

Michael Graves, the 80-year-old architect known for his groundbreaking work in post-modern design, died peacefully in his home in Princeton, New Jersey, today, according to a statement from his studio. Known for both his large-scale architecture, like the controversial Portland Building, and …

How Force Touch would make the iPhone better

Force Touch, Apple’s new pressure-sensing technology coming to the Apple Watch and its 2-pound, 0.52-inch-thin MacBook is, according to reports, also …

Apple Watch

New MacBook logic board is only twice the size of iPhone 6’s

Apple’s design team went to extreme lengths when redesigning the new MacBook to be more portable than ever. The most drastic move was to toss out the fan and extra ports for a super-tiny logic board.<p>The new MacBook logic board is two-thirds smaller than any board Apple’s designed before. It’s the …

MacBook Air

Laser treatment claims to turn brown eyes blue

Ever been stymied in a desire to bat your baby blues by the fact that your eyes aren't actually blue? An experimental new procedure could see you permanently change your peepers' hue.<p>Strōma Medical Corporation, based out of Laguna Beach, California, claims to have invented a new laser eye surgery …

adidas Originals ZX Flux – March Print Pack

Author:<p>Freshness<p>Publish date:<p>adidas Originals is ready to usher in warm weather with another rendition of their popular ZX Flux model. The March …

ASICS GEL-Lyte V Black/Orange

Following up on a “Coral Reef” colorway that was unveiled last week, ASICS presents yet<p>Following up on a “Coral Reef” colorway that was unveiled last …

Homegrown x PUMA 2015 Trinomic XT2 Plus

Brazilian label/sneaker shop/art gallery Homegrown has teamed up with PUMA on PUMA’s iconic<p>Brazilian label/sneaker shop/art gallery Homegrown has …

Top 10 food markets in Europe

Photograph: Wilkes McDermid / ©Wilkes888 Photography/©Wilkes888 Photography<p>Pizza at Born & Raised. Photograph: Wilkes McDermid/Wilkes888 Photography<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/11/27/1417085098866/17802f8e-0b6f-4614-945a-6cb5cb1a91f2-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

Apple's Claims of Improved Performance on iPhone 4s and iPad 2 With iOS 8.1.1 Put to the Test

Following the launch of iOS 8 back in September, many iPhone 4s users reported widespread issues ranging from slow performance to choppy animations. With Monday's release of iOS 8.1.1 promising "increased stability and performance improvements for iPad 2 and iPhone 4S", <i>Ars Technica</i> has now put …

Designer Mist

Time and again we see designers repurposing everyday objects into something more stylish and sophisticated than their original purpose. For example, …

Italy's top attractions: taking the 'trap' out of tourist trap

Across the globe, lucky souls are packing for Italy to explore the famed marvels of ancient Rome, find romance along Venice's teal-blue canals – and well-meaning friends are still trying to talk them out of it. 'You're going where? When? But it's a tourist trap!' they gasp.<p>This popular wisdom may …