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21 reasons to visit Thailand

December 5 is Father's Day in Thailand – the first it has marked without its late ruler Bhumibol Adulyadej. His son was proclaimed the new king on December 1.<p>Life in Thailand continues much as normal despite its official year of mourning – but after a difficult few months, the country needs tourism …

Long-classified '28 pages' show 9/11 hijackers were aided by men with 'extensive links' to Saudi government

At least two 9/11 hijackers were aided by men with “extensive ties” to the Saudi Arabian government, according to newly-declassified documents.<p>The possible links between the Saudi government and the perpetrators of America’s worst-ever terrorist attack were catalogued in a 2002 Congressional …

Untethered and unguided: Our first deep look at HoloLens

There's a white unicorn with a rainbow horn on the wall in front of me. A tiger sits casually by the door on the right. On a grey couch at one end of the room, a globe starts to spin when I gaze at it. A second celestial object with the word "Fragments" floats over a white coffee table. I walk …

Augmented Reality

Simple Ways to Add 2 Hours More to Your Day

Of course, you cannot actually add more time to the 24-hour day or 168-hour week. But talk to productivity experts and highly productive sorts and …

Time Management

“Get a blender”: 10 habits to take your life into the stratosphere of greatness

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What habits have changed people’s lives?</i> <i>Answer by Nelson Wang, entrepreneur and writer with 10 years in technology. Founder of CEO Lifestyle.</i><p>When I was seventeen, I was fired from my job as a tuxedo salesperson for missing a rotation. I was devastated. …

All of Todoist's Apple apps are getting an update today

To-do and reminder apps are a dime a dozen in the iOS App Store, but only a handful have stood the test of time. Wunderlist, Any.Do, Omnifocus and Todoist are probably the best options out there, and what you end up going with probably depends on your own particular workflow. If you're heavily …

Rare White Giraffe Is Spotted in Tanzania

This beautiful baby giraffe can really stand out in a crowd. Spotted over a year ago roaming the Tarangire National Park, she has been sighted again this year, alive and well. This is really good news because as lovely as her colouration is, it may also make her a greater target for poachers and …

Wildlife

US fears Russia could sever undersea internet cables

Officials are concerned over increased activity along major fiber-optic routes, according to The New York Times<p>US officials are growing concerned over the activity of Russian submarines and spy ships near undersea internet cables, <i>The New York Times</i> reports, fearing that they could be used to cut …

Cold War

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Psychology

This startup is developing an electric car battery that can charge in minutes

Tesla’s fast chargers can add about 170 miles worth of electricity to its cars’ batteries in about 30 minutes. If an Israeli startup achieves its …

Electric Vehicles

4 technologies that could kill the password

The problem is that a string of letters and characters alone will always be relatively easy to hack or steal, especially through trickery like phishing attacks over email. And to make matters worse, many people use the same password for more than one account, making it easier to get hold of all …

Brainwaves

The Top 10 Business Rivalries In History

From the Cola Wars to the battle between long-distance carriers, we take a look at some of the biggest business rivalries in recent history.<p>You’re paused in the soda aisle at the grocery store or on your way into work, in search of your morning latte. Coke versus Pepsi, Dunkin’ Donuts versus …

McDonald's

NYC sees surge in synthetic pot use, with dire consequences

NEW YORK (AP) — Ignoring the police officers standing down the block and the disingenuous fine print on the foil packet peeking out of his front pocket — "Warning: Don't Smoke" — a homeless man openly lit up a synthetic marijuana joint and explained why it's not like the real thing.<p>"It's a …

Cannabis

An insightful warning about the many unforeseen disasters technology might someday bring

<i>The following passage comes from "A Dangerous Master: How to Keep Technology from Slipping Beyond Our Control" by Wendell Wallach.</i><p>SOCIAL DISRUPTIONS, PUBLIC HEALTH AND ECONOMIC CRISES, environmental damage, and personal tragedies all made possible by the adoption of new technologies will increase …

Dow Jones

The Washing Machine Powered By A Foot Pedal

Washing your clothes is an expensive, wasteful process regardless of how cheap the coin machines are or how energy efficient your machine is. YiREGO …

Washing Machines

China Signs Huge Arms Deal With Russia, Buys World's Best Missile

S-400s go on vacation<p>China and Russia, as part of closer strategic ties, have finalized a long-awaited deal for very long range S-400 surface to air missile (SAM) system. The deal is not only the largest Sino-Russian arms deal in over a decade, but S-400 missile defense capabilities would provide …

Inhabitat's Week in Green: cheaper EVs, synthetic leaves and clay-pot speakers

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>For more than three years, the Western United States -- especially California -- has been gripped by the worst drought on record. With no end in sight, San …

San Diego

First Click: why own a few things when you can borrow everything?

I look forward to the day I can pass down my record collection to my kids. By “records” I mean playlists, and by “pass down” I mean tell them my password.<p>I’ll be dead when that day comes, but it warms my heart to imagine them deciphering my meticulously prepared tagging system. “What’s ‘grunge,’” …

Playlist

Hands on with Twitter Periscope, the app gunning for Meerkat

Twitter live video broadcasting is a squall inside an ocean of social media activity, and bobbing frantically in the middle of it like a shiny buoy …

Shape-shifting 'punk rocker' frog goes from spiny to smooth in minutes

Pristimantis mutabilis is the first recorded amphibian with the ability<p>When researcher Katherine Krynak and her husband Tim spotted an unknown species of frog in a misty cloud forest in Ecuador, they did what any good scientists would do — they scooped it into a cup for further examination the next …

Zoology

16 beautiful bookstores that will bind your love for reading

Sure, you can order anything you want from Amazon in two days (or less). You can start a new book with a simple click. But there are some things you …

Books

“Treat yo’self” to Some Sociology - Clippings

Sociology and stand-up comedy have a lot in common: both reveal deep truths about life experiences and reveal the connections and disconnections of …

Sociology

London: The Information Capital, book review: Data visualisation done right

This gorgeous atlas of a modern city does what most infographics only aspire to: it takes a vast amount of information and makes it clear and …

Infographics

Technology startups collect billions of dollars and sit on the sidelines

Niklas Östberg's startup has raised so many rounds of funding that he has almost lost track.<p>"I think officially we're probably on Series, oh, did we …

Tea Tuesdays: Gift Of The Moon, Bane Of The Spanish — The Story Of Yerba Mate

In 1616, Hernando Arias de Saavedra, the governor of the Spanish province that included Buenos Aires, banned the population from drinking a green herbal drink called yerba mate.<p>The governor had seen the region's indigenous Guaraní people carrying this drink with them everywhere they went. It was a …

Tea

One company is trying to sell a smartwatch that powers phones, tablets, TVs, and more

Near the end of 2013, a company called Neptune came out with a crazy idea: build a playing card deck-sized smartwatch that could run without a smartphone. It accomplished that feat at the expense of being large and ungainly, making Android Wear behemoths like the Moto 360 look svelte by comparison. …

Mockups

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REVEALED: The Demographic Trends For Every Social Network

In a new report from BI Intelligence, we unpack data from over a dozen sources to understand how social media demographics are still shifting.<p><i>Here are a few of the key takeaways from the BI Intelligence report:</i><p>Facebook still skews significantly female. Women in the U.S. are more likely to use …

Adventurous Mountaineers Scale the Alps for Incredible Photos

Although these stunning images might look like the work of Photoshop magic, photographer Robert Bsch (or Robert Boesch) captured these campaign photos for the Swiss mountaineering brand Mammut by carefully coordinating an entire team of mountaineers on the snowy Alps. Racing against time and …

Mountaineering