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Microsoft wants to connect all your favorite apps with Flow

There are so many different apps, programs and services we use on a daily basis, or even a minute-by-minute basis. Navigating through all those …

Playboy Model Saw Chiropractor for Neck Pain Prior to Deadly Stroke but Not Medical Doctor, Family Says

Playboy model Katie May, who passed away Thursday night at age 34, most likely had not gone to a doctor for her neck pain prior to her deadly stroke, …

​The chaebols: The rise of South Korea's mighty conglomerates

There was a joke in South Korea back in the 1990s. It went like this:<p>What would employees of the mighty Korean conglomerates -- the so-called chaebols -- do if they were accidentally confronted by a fearsome bear while strolling through the forest?<p>Hyundai employees would club the bear to death …

South Korea

Democracy v Psychology: why people keep electing idiots | Dean Burnett

Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA<p>Politicians always try to appear confident, like Prime Minister David Cameron, pictured here confidently exaggerating the size of his... stimulus …

Photography

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

This everlasting battery is made from recycled vanadium and ready to plug in

After a decade of development, a $100 million in funding, and some twists and turns (including a name change), Silicon Valley startup Imergy Power …

Husband And Wife Team Unveil The World's First 3D-Printed Graphene Battery

A company founded by a married couple has unveiled the world’s first ever graphene 3D-printed battery, heralding an era when consumers will be able to produce their own homemade power sources.<p>A team from Graphene 3D Lab, based in Calverton, New York, has spent more than five years designing a …

BitTorrent Sync Gets New Interface, Links for Sharing

BitTorrent today released BitTorrent Sync version 1.4, adding a slew of new features to its file synchronization tool. You can download the new version now for Windows, OS X, and Linux from bittorrent.com/sync while the Android, iOS, and Windows Phone apps will roll out later during the day on …

LinkedIn knows what you did last summer. It might know if that internship will lead to a job

Every fall, university career centers are packed with students seeking advice about how to score internships. But LinkedIn might give you much better advice, thanks to its huge pile of internship data.<p>Today LinkedIn published a blog post containing research on which industries have more internship …

Why Knitted Footwear Is Such A Huge Innovation

Since pretty much the dawn of the Industrial Age, shoes have been made like this: pieces of leather and other materials cut and sewn together in what's called the "upper," then glued to a hard sole. Despite the machine element, much is still done by hand, with skilled workers needed to put the …

Jony Ive on new materials, software design, Tim Cook’s leadership

Following a few quotes from a Jony Ive interview with The New York Times appearing in a longer piece about Tim Cook over the weekend, the publication has now published a longer transcript from the interview. In the interview, Ive was asked about working with Cook, how things have changed post Steve …

How the 'Netflix of books' won over the publishing industry (Q&A)

The world in which people have to rent movies one at a time from a video store, or buy individual songs from iTunes has come and gone. These days, Netflix, Spotify, Rdio, and other services are making it easier and easier for people to subscribe to all-you-can-eat plans.<p>As slow and painful as it …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Apps

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This a Cappella Version of Lorde's "Royals" Gives Us Chills

If <i>Pitch Perfect</i>'s Barden Bellas really existed, we're sure Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, and the gang would be scheming up strategies on how to beat the Florida State University AcaBelles in a sing-off. This real-life a cappella girl group is fierce—and their gorgeous rendition of Lorde's catchy …

Nymphomaniac to be hardcore only as Lars von Trier gives up final cut

Lars Von Trier has abandoned plans to release a softcore version of his sex epic Nymphomaniac. The film's two-part four-hour cut, which is due to debut in Copenhagen on Christmas Day, will now contain explicit scenes.<p>The release of Nymphomaniac will see the Danish director give up final cut for the …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

A Porn Star’s Letter to Her Unborn Son

Aurora Snow tells her unborn son why she chose to join the adult film industry—and have her own children.<p>I was at the doctor’'s office lying flat on …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Maybe U.S. public schools don't stink

The drumbeat is hard to miss: Our schools are failing. Public education is in crisis. Our students are falling further and further behind.<p>The rhetoric comes from the left and right, from educators and politicians and lobbyists and CEOs and even Education Secretary Arne Duncan. The deep dysfunction …

10 Awesome Behind-The-Scenes Photos From 'Iron Man 3'

To get fans excited for the release of the biggest movie of the summer — the film made a massive $1.2 billion— Disney and Marvel have been unveiling exclusive content from the film.<p>Today, Marvel shared a bunch of behind-the-scenes images from the film featuring stars Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth …

How to pick up women (with science)

It's a sad fact, but women lack free will. Although they appear as complex and individual as any male (often much more so), it seems women are slaves to inherent biological "programming" which means they will be physically intimate with any man who employs a specific set of behaviours and phrases. …

How Imagination Works

A small new study images the brain's "mental workspace."<p>Look at these shapes for a few seconds. Then close your eyes, and try to imagine how they look. Try to take the mental image of one of them and break the shape into pieces in your mind, or combine it with another shape to make something …

Why popular painkiller could be making headaches worse

Taking the popular painkiller codeine too often could make a headache worse, according to a new study.<p>Researchers found the more of the over the counter medication people take the worse their pain gets, a particular problem for chronic sufferers.<p>A study that compared the effect of codeine and …

Where Do Dreams Come From?

Dreamland might not require so much imagination after all.<p>When we close our eyes and drift off to sleep, something in our mind spins us fanciful tales of teeth falling out, bouncing around in giant marshmallows in the sky, failing midterms in classes we've never taken, taking a walk in the park …

Favorite show cancelled before it got a chance to breathe? Wasn't always that way.

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10 reasons millennials are screwed | Salon.com

So it isn’t surprising that there are members of the baby boomer generation and Gen X who have a hard time figuring out what makes Millennials, aka Generation Y, tick. People in their 40s, 50s and 60s not understanding people in their 20s is as old as time itself. But if there is one claim about …

Microsoft flashbacks show what could have been

There were two good posts this week examining Microsoft’s last (lost?) decade and refuting the notion that the Microsoft(s msft) of the early 2000s …

What do Nokia and Denny's have in common? Apple envy

It's not unusual for companies to try to ride each other's coattails during notable events, but Apple days are particularly ripe for corporate PR maneuvers that are always too clever by a half. It doesn't seem to make a difference if you're selling pancakes or polycarbonate phones: as long as they …