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'Tourists go home': Spain tourism surge brings backlash

PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain (Reuters) - On the walls of the grand old houses of this Balearic port which attracts millions of foreigners every year, a new kind of graffiti has flourished: "Tourists go home".<p>Although still a minority protest, it points to tensions in Palma de Mallorca and elsewhere in …

Money can't buy happiness? That's just wishful thinking | Ruth Whippman

A new study shows that people with more money tend to be less lonely. We shouldn’t be surprised – the link between happiness and wealth is clear<p>Money can’t buy happiness: it’s a rarely questioned truism. It also tends to be most enthusiastically embraced by those who have never gone without it. …

2016 Tesla Model X review: The most amazing SUV on the road - Roadshow

<b>The Good</b> Stunning performance backs up a technological show of dominance.<p><b>The Bad</b> Those falcon-wing doors are showy, but impractical in most cases.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> An amazing car for the moment, unfortunately compromised by those doors.<p>It's been a long time coming, but it's finally here. It's the …

6 Inventions That Are Changing the World Right Now

The European Patent Office has identified this year's class of inventions that are shaping the future today.<p>X-rays and magnetic resonance imaging have allowed doctors to glimpse beneath our skin for sometime, but imagine having a real-time view in unprecedented detail to check soft tissues for …

Google's chief futurist Ray Kurzweil thinks we could start living forever by 2029

Kurzweil is one of the biggest believers in The Singularity, the moment when humans — with the aid of technology —will supposedly live forever.<p>He's chosen the year 2045 because, according to his calculations, "The nonbiological intelligence created in that year will reach a level that's a billion …

Singularity

How This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Creativity

Learning to channel your thinking--both conscious and subconscious--creates the conditions that make achieving your goals inevitable.<p>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep."--Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it …

A writer who spent years following people whose lives were ruined by Twitter says online abuse is why the site is shrinking

Sacco only had 170 followers, so she would rarely experience interactions with others on the site. It must have felt like shouting into an empty room. A little unsatisfying, but without any real consequences.<p>However, something strange happened during her connecting flight from London Heathrow to …

Social Media

This photo series questions surveillance in our city

Harry F Conway doesn’t want to give us pretty pictures. He wants to make us think. In his <i>Stolen Souls</i> photo series (soon-to-be exhibition), Conway, a native of London, uses his collection of photos shot on the streets around Soho, Chinatown and Oxford Street to highlight how surveillance cameras in …

Street Photography

Blu Homes launches 16 new prefab home designs, including new tiny homes

As a dynamic force in the prefabricated green building industry, Blu Homes has consistently been pushing the boundaries of prefab home design for …

Mazda files new patent for a new design of its strangest engine

But a rotary engine is also fun. It spins up quickly, offers good power for small displacements, and its light weight makes for great front/rear weight balance.<p>If one automaker is associated with the Wankel, it's Mazda, even though the Japanese brand didn't develop it originally.<p>Last fall at the …

High-speed Rail

How do cats always land on their feet?

Those are some stunning acrobatics from an African Caracal. <i>(BBC's "Life in the Air")</i>

Mark Hamill's birthday tweet to Daisy Ridley sparks epic Photoshop battle

LONDON — So it was Daisy Ridley's birthday on Sunday, and Mark Hamill's shout-out to her on Twitter was every bit as perfect as you'd expect.<p>The …

The Next Startup Craze:Food 2.0 - MIT Technology Review

Most tech startups are silent spaces where earbud-clad engineers peer into monitors. Not Hampton Creek Foods. The two-year-old company’s office—a …

Agriculture

5 Exercises to Help Boost Creativity, Divergent Thinking

Where do our best ideas come from? As it turns out, science says there are a number of ways to help prime the brain for divergent thinking. If you've …

Artist's Tender Illustrations Show The Kind Of Father She Wishes She'd Had

"I hope fathers will see how important they are in their kids' lives."<p>Ukrainian artist Snezhana Soosh believes father-daughter relationships can be truly magical. That's the inspiration behind her series of illustrations that depict the bond between a dad and his little girl.<p>From playing board …

Fascinating research shows how going for a walk improves your creativity

Going out for a walk to clear your head is something a lot of us do instinctively, but scientists have revealed that there are actual biological …

15 maps that will change the way you see the world

Telegraph Travel has mapped the world in many ways – here are some of the most eye-opening.<p>1. Life expectancy<p>This map shows the world according to life expectancy. The results are depressingly unsurprising. Africa is the only continent that contains nations where the average life expectancy is …

Mexican attorney on interrogating 'El Chapo': He 'owned the prison'

<b>Mexico City (CNN) —</b> José Antonio Ortega arrived early to his 10 a.m. appointment.<p>The criminal attorney was ready. He had everything he would need, including his briefcase with all the documents pertaining to the case. He wasn't nervous. He felt more than prepared, but he wondered.<p>Would the suspect …

Mexico

SpaceX Delivers World's 1st Inflatable Room for Astronauts

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — SpaceX has made good on a high-priority delivery: the world's first inflatable room for astronauts.<p>A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, two days after launching from Cape Canaveral. Station astronauts used a robot arm to capture …

A Computer Paints A Rembrandt, And It Looks Just Like The Real Thing

Algorithms are the ghosts of artists’ past.<p>Last year, an unsigned 19th-century painting went to auction in New Jersey. It was cracked, chipped, and assumed to be the work of a student doing his best to emulate Dutch Golden Age painting. Bidding started at $250 and was expected to peak at $800 tops. …

These headphones measure your ears on the fly to create realistic surround sound — and the results are amazing

Headphones as we know them are OK if you want to experience VR, but they're not up to the task to reproduce the surround sound you need for the full experience.<p>Why do you need good surround sound?<p>For one, it's key for the immersive experience you get with VR. Virtual reality developers are using …

Virtual Reality

Amazing photos capture how faces change after 1, 2 and 3 glasses of wine

Wine fans will undoubtedly appreciate this fun photo project which captures how faces change when alcohol has been consumed.<p>Brazilian photographer Marcos Alberti captured his friends when they had drunk one, two and three glasses of wine and these are the amazing results.<p>He explains how his 3 …

In Tokyo, at the Intersection of Japanese Gangster Culture and Lamborghinis

The GIF you see above isn't CGI, it's a Lamborghini wrapped in holographic vinyl film. Not many of us can relate to the problem of our Gallardo not …

Forget the Specs and Buy a Smartphone Based on the Experience

For many years, high-end smartphones were judged and critiqued based predominantly on their specs. It’s understandable, given that hardware leaps used to have such a noticeable impact on their performance. Each new release was faster and more powerful than the last.<p>So when Motorola finally revealed …

Go Beyond Simple Networking and Organize Your Own Mastermind Group

The first email I send to every new member of the my website, Living For Monday, ends in the same question: “What is the number one thing holding you …

NTSB Intern Fired After KTVU Reported Fake, Racist Names

ascript" src="'+src_url+'">');<p>The NTSB intern who confirmed the fake, racist names of the Asiana Flight 214 pilots to a Bay Area television station has been fired.<p>BuzzFeed's Andrew Kaczynski reported the news on Twitter on Monday. KTVU came under fire on Friday when it falsely reported the names of …

Reddit users spot message in hospital window, send 2-year-old cancer patient pizza

Courtesy of Children's Hospital Los Angeles<p>After a Reddit user posted a photo showing that someone had written "SEND PIZZA RM 4112" on a window of the Children's Hospital in Los Angeles, several of the social site's members teamed up to — what else — send pizza to room 4112.<p>The resident of room …

Los Angeles

Ducati Rumor Mill 2

<b>1970 Ducati Scrambler</b><p>News of a reborn <b>Ducati</b> Scrambler brought back memories of a time when motorcycling was a lot less technology and a lot more …