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Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai: Pictures

Candice Swanepoel

Google amps up job search tools with salary, location features

The search giant wants to put you to work. The new tools come as Silicon Valley faces scrutiny over how tech and automation are affecting employment.<p>Earlier this year, Google unveiled new search tools designed specifically to help people find jobs. Now the tech giant wants to try to make the …

Employment

Recipe: Slow-Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

Cut the chicken thighs into bite-sized pieces and transfer them to a 3-quart or larger slow cooker. Stir in the onion, garlic, ginger, tomato paste, …

Cooking

The royal family doesn't use last names — here's what Prince George will be called at school

With four-year-old Prince George starting school this year, his official title of "His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge" is a bit of a mouthful for his lower school teachers and classmates. So what will they call him?<p>"George" will do just fine as his first name, but the British royal …

British Royal Family

'Ultimate sea view' is captured at St Abb's Head

An image of the lighthouse at St Abb's Head in the Borders has been judged the UK's Ultimate Sea View.<p>William Pollard's photograph took top spot in the competition run by the Shipwrecked Mariners' Society (SMS).<p>Images from the Outer Hebrides, St Kilda, Sidmouth and Newquay won four other categories.<p>…

St Kilda

Knotted thread as blood, lace as genitalia: Inside India’s newest art revolution

Last year, when Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton a ‘Nasty Woman’ at a US presidential debate, he probably didn’t expect that sewing needles would …

This Chrome Extension Is Like X-Ray Vision For Web Design

What powers the sites you use every day? What language was it programmed in? What fonts does it use? How does it track people who visit? Those details usually take some digging to uncover–but a new browser extension for Chrome called WhatRuns instantly surfaces the tools and programs that power any …

Don't Overthink, Just Do (The Overthinker’s Guide To Taking Action)

Balancing thought and action will always be a challenge for many people.<p>When you spend too much time picturing what a project is going to be like, too much time thinking about how awesome it will be… and too little time actually making the thing, you make no progress.<p>With respect to goals, …

Stunning Images of the Solar Eclipse

Outdoors

Sony and IBM stuffed 330TB into a palm-sized cartridge

While you weren’t looking, the storage industry has been working on some pretty crazy stuff. Sony announced that it teamed up with IBM Research in Zurich to create a new magnetic tape that can fit 330TB of files in a single palm-sized cartridge that typically could hold only about 15TB.<p>For …

Magnetism

It's goodbye from him! Prince Philip finally retires at 96 after 64 years of service and 22,219 solo engagements

Prince Philip's final official engagement was hailed as "historic" by a Royal Marine - 64 years after the Duke of Edinburgh began his service to the …

Prince Philip

Choosing a handyman is now like online dating – all photos and hot reviews

I just needed someone to put up my shelves. But it seems to me the ratings on the Taskrabbit site could be based on all sorts of inappropriate thoughts<p>• Emma Brockes is a Guardian columnist<p>I needed some Ikea bookshelves assembled and brought up the homepage for TaskRabbit, a service I’ve heard good …

'Cool' New Knee Procedure Eases Arthritis Pain Without Surgery

Marketed as "Coolief", the procedure uses radio frequency to target and mute the nerves responsible for sending pain signals from the arthritic knee to the brain. Coolief doesn’t repair arthritis in the knee, but eases the pain, helping patients go back to activities without discomfort and fewer …

Arthritis

Sex, suicide, torture: are arthouse films really so sophisticated?

Despite their image, many of today’s highbrow movies are merely the cinematic equivalent of exploding fireworks<p>North Korea is not a regime whose choices one is generally eager to endorse. Yet my sympathies were with that country at the start of the year, when its New Year’s Eve firework display was …

Snow Just Hit The Sahara Desert For The First Time In 37 Years

Snow hits Sahara desert for the first time.

Jio Brings Pokémon GO to India: here is everything you need to know to get started- Technology News, Firstpost

India

Sparkling starscapes caught on camera

<b>Hundreds of stars appear to spin in the sky above Mount Bromo - an active volcano in East Java, Indonesia.</b><p>This time-lapse composite photo was taken by Malaysian photographer Grey Chow - who has captured stunning night-time images across South East Asia.<p>This image, of an abandoned boat underneath …

Asia

Why this artist flashes her vagina in museums and galleries

As Deborah de Robertis walked into the prestigious Musée d'Orsay in Paris, threw off her coat and exposed her naked body while wearing a Go-Pro on her head, it wasn’t a simple act of exhibitionism in a growing conservative culture. Her literal embodiment of Édouard Manet's landmark painting …

France

Monica Lewinsky gave one of the most powerful speeches I have ever heard on being the 'patient zero' of public shame

She says her experience of being publicly chastised for having an affair with the most powerful man in the world in the 1990s — President Bill Clinton — has shown both how society can be biased against women and also that it's possible to act as an individual within it to "change the …

Feminism

Spotify could out-dance Apple if it does acquire SoundCloud

SoundCloud as a company is a disaster, but it’s the only streaming service with the DJ sets and remixes kids love. So it makes perfect sense that Spotify is in advanced talks to acquire SoundCloud, the Financial Times reports.<p>Spotify already declined to buy it twice over the past year and a half; …

This Guy Basically Turned His Mirror Into a Giant iPhone

A man has created a smart mirror that lets him use his full-length mirror like a gigantic Apple iPhone.<p>On Wednesday, a YouTube user shared his latest …

BlackBerry is giving up on making its own phones

Instead, the Canadian company will rely entirely on external companies for any future hardware projects, it announced in its quarterly earnings released Wednesday.<p>BlackBerry was once the undisputed king of the mobile phone world — but it was caught off-guard by the launch of the iPhone and the dawn …

Mobile Technology

The best iPhone photographs of 2016 – in pictures

The winners of the 9th annual iphone photography awards have been announced, chosen from thousands of entries from 139 countries around the world. Here’s a selection of the top entries, and the full list can be seen at IPPA Awards

The Guardian view on Muhammad Ali: a life of bravery

Whether it was in the ring in his fights with Liston and Foreman, or in his defiance of the Vietnam draft and his public battle with Parkinson’s, Ali was the bravest of men<p>The tributes paid since his death was announced on Saturday have confirmed that for more than half a century Muhammad Ali was …

A Classic Formula For Pi Has Been Discovered Hidden in Hydrogen Atoms

This is truly amazing.<p>For the first time, scientists have discovered a classic formula for pi in the world of quantum physics. Pi is the ratio …

How Humans Are Still Evolving To Avoid Extinction

As humans accelerate our impact on the earth and on ourselves, will 50,000 years of self-evolution both destroy and save us?<p>Humans may be approaching …

Singularity

Meet Studio, The App That Launched A Million Designers And Counting

There’s no doubt that photo-sharing is hot, but among the hundreds of services out there tackling the space, there hasn’t been an app that has made a splash in photo-sharing in this post-Instagram world. Until Studio.<p>In one month on the App Store, Studio has hit 1 million downloads with over 1.3 …

Rhode Island city tries to crowdfund parks after pulling out of bankruptcy

Central Falls, Rhode Island went bankrupt in 2011 after promising overly generous pensions to city employees. The city pulled itself out of bankruptcy last year and must now stick to a penny-pinching plan with no room for error or for luxuries like trash cans and public art. As a result, the …

Google Apologizes for 11 Hours of Gmail Issues Affecting 29% of Emails

Gmail users yesterday experienced quite a lengthy outage, lasting up to 11 hours for some. Google today has apologized for the issues (including messages arriving slowly and unavailable attachments), which it calculates affected almost a third of emails that route through its servers.<p>Google notes …