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The World's Most Beautiful Tile Floors

The idea of a tile floor may conjure up images of linoleum or of bland, dirt-colored ceramic tile, but tile floors can also be really lovely — …

20 Awesome Examples Of Wood Ceilings That Add A Sense Of Warmth To An Interior

Wood is a great way to add warmth to an interior, but it doesn’t just have to be about floors and furniture. Here are 20 examples of interiors that …

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

iBook charts for week ending May 1, 2016 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ):<p>Top Paid Books<p>1. Extreme Prey by John Sandford - …

Brussels police carry out raids in manhunt for suspected bomber

Authorities say they have found an explosive device and chemicals during search for man seen at Zaventem airport before attacks<p>Police in Brussels have launched a series of raids in a massive manhunt for one of three men seen wheeling baggage trolleys through the city’s airport shortly before …

iPhone 7 Concept Features Thinner Design & New Home Button

Weeks ago, we wrote about how future iPhone models – more specifically, the upcoming iPhone 7 – might consider doing away with a headphone jack. …

IPhone 7

How to Change Your Mindset to See Problems as Opportunities

Dwelling on problems causes stress and hampers productivity. What if you could train your brain to see problems as opportunities? Here's how!<p>Talk to any successful entrepreneur, or any professional with a positive attitude, and you'll find one key trait in common: all of them have a unique …

Self-help

Roommate App Flatchat Gets $2.5M From CommonFloor, One Of India’s Largest Real Estate Portals

Looking for a roommate can be a soul-crushing experience, especially if you are new to a city or on a tight budget. Flatchat wants to make the process a little less tedious for renters in India. The mobile-based platform recently picked up $2.5 million in seed funding from CommonFloor, one of …

Real Estate

The leap second is coming to confuse the internet today

June 30th is a second too long to keep clocks accurate<p>June 21st is usually seen as the longest day of the year, but in 2015, it's June 30th that technically holds that distinction. And it could be a problem. Tomorrow at just before midnight in London, the world's atomic clocks will add one extra …

Apple releases iOS 8.4 with Apple Music, Beats 1, and all-new Music app

As promised, Apple has just released the iOS 8.4 software update featuring an all-new Music app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch to the public after testing with developers since mid-April. While it includes smaller changes throughout, the update primarily delivers an overhauled Music app with <b>Apple</b> …

For sale: Tom Cruise’s $59m ski lodge

Apple Just Cloned Flipboard And Named It News

Today at its WWDC keynote, Apple announced ‘News,’ an application for iOS that combines news content from a number of sources and an interface that will be familiar to any Flipboard user.<p>News can be summarized as Flipboard with search, though I doubt that either company would be too enthused by the …

iOS 9 leak: One of Apple’s biggest new iOS apps has been revealed

Apple is going to unveil iOS 9 at WWDC next month, and the first details about are slowly coming in. A new report shares info about a brand new iOS …

Oops! Apple Store gaffe may have spilled the iPhone 6c early

Is Apple preparing to deliver a refreshed iPhone 5c? A product image on its own online store shows what could be a new iPhone 6c sitting atop the new Lightning iPhone dock. The device carries the same plastic back we’re already familiar with, as well as a Touch ID sensor.<p>Recent rumors have claimed …

Is Apple Pay Coming To Europe This Summer?

Apple Pay is only available in the US, although Apple is working on bringing the service to other countries.<p>We recently heard about Apple’s plans to …

Apple Pay

Apple Said To Be Bringing Transit Directions To iOS 9

Apple is said to be planning to bring built-in transit directions to its native Maps app in iOS 9. Transit directions were left out when Apple replaced Google Maps with its own offering as the default navigation app in iOS 6 back in 2012. The native transit directions offering is actually a feature …

Top 10 Eye-Catching Train Stations

When you think of train stations, you most likely think of a way to get from point A to point B, and, of course, you would be correct. However, there's more to some railway stations than mere transportation. Many train stations are works of art in and of themselves, featuring breath-taking …

7 Perfect Ways to Train Your Brain with the Help of Gadgets

The key to training your brain is to keep it active. Watching TV is not going to stimulate your brain enough in order to keep it active. Playing …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung answers the Apple Watch Digital Crown with a rotating, round bezel

A new way to not touch the screen<p>Samsung is working on a round smartwatch. There haven't been many details available on the device itself beyond the fact that it'll have a round screen and run Samsung's own Tizen OS, but that latter fact means the company needs to get developers on board early to …

Luxury Yacht with Underwater Rooms Boasts Amazing Views of Ocean Life

The Dubai-based Kleindienst Group has designed a contemporary marine yacht concept that's unlike any other. Called the <i>Floating Seahorse</i>, it boasts an underwater master bedroom and bath that offer amazing views of the surrounding ocean.<p>This aquatic accommodation is a luxurious home away from home, …

Fish

HIV immunity: rare gene differences offer hope for treatment

Seven years after the ‘Berlin patient’ was cured of HIV, scientists are looking to natural immunity through genetic variation to create vaccine and gene therapies<p>“I believe it’s possible to develop a mass-market single-shot treatment for HIV,” says Dr Gero Hütter. “If we can overcome a few …

Immunotherapy

How the Happiest People Make the Best Out of Everything

When you're truly happy, you can make the best out of any event in your life. Here's how.<p>Life consists of a series of unfolding events; some of these events are expected and some are unexpected. The happiest people on earth have learned that they can't control everything in life. This is a key …

Happiness

How to Tune Out Your Inner Critic and Tune In to Your Deepest Self

<i>By Amy Tatsumi, MA, LPC, ATR-BC, Psychotherapist</i><p>As ambitious women, one of the biggest struggles we face is the battle with our inner critic or the voice of "should." This battle complicates, blocks or derails some of our most important roles as a partner, parent, friend, daughter, and …

A history of the world in funny puns

Gertrude Weaver dies aged 116, days after becoming world's oldest person

Just days after becoming the world’s oldest documented person, 116-year-old Gertrude Weaver died on Monday in Arkansas.<p>Weaver became the oldest person in the world after the death of a 117-year-old Japanese woman last week, according to records kept by the Los Angeles-based Gerontology Research …

Barack Obama

Russian Railways Wants To Build An Insanely Long Train That Runs From Europe To North America

“This is an inter-state, inter-civilization project.” But is it even a good idea?<p>If the head of Russian Railways gets his wish, you might eventually be able to take a train–or drive–from Paris to Los Angeles to New York.<p>As reported in a recent <i>Siberian Times</i> article, Vladamir Yakunin, president of …

Is aluminium the answer to all our battery prayers?

New research pushes aluminium batteries as the next generation technology to revolutionise mobile devices, but what else could finally make smartphones last more than a day<p>New research by Stanford University into aluminium batteries promises to produce cells that are big enough for a smartphone and …

Batteries

Round the world cruises: the ultimate guide

The first round-the-world sailing did not go well. The Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan attempted a circumnavigation starting in 1519: his voyage took 1,082 days and saw the death of 51 crew, including the explorer himself. By 1922, however, when Cunard offered the first round-the-world …

Cape Town

Australia travel guide

Expert guide to Australia<p>An insider's guide to Australia, featuring the country's best hotels, restaurants, bars, attractions and things to do, including how to travel there and around. Click on the tabs below for guides to Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney and …

15 Tips for Being Happy at Work

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Happiness