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Half the UK population will use a tablet in 2015 – but future growth will be slow

More than half of the UK population will be regularly using tablet computers in 2015, up from a third in 2013, but the growth is set to slow “dramatically” in the coming years according to research firm eMarketer.<p>The company’s latest predictions for the UK tablet market claim that 32.8 million …

Tablets

Does multiculturalism make a city more 'liveable'?

Melbourne recently got the top spot in the Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Index, out of 150 capitals. It's the fourth time the …

YouTube will start charging to see music videos with no ads

YouTube is responsible for making free videos an integral part of the Internet, but its anticipated move into charging users to see videos without advertisements is drawing opposition from some of the network's music partners.<p>The most vocal opponents are independent music labels, who say they are …

Japan sends Hello Kitty into space

Hello Kitty, Japan's ambassador of cute, is on a government-funded mission to space<p>Hello Kitty is one of the world's best known children's characters, with <b>Japan's</b> button-eyed feline boasting her own restaurant, theme park, hotel and even a <b>maternity suite</b><b>.</b><p>Now the mouthless cat has set her sights on</b> …

Japan

50 years of David Bowie: blockbuster retrospective heading to Australia

Although he hasn’t toured since 2004, David Bowie is to make a remarkable comeback in Australia, when an exhaustive retrospective of his 50-year career – on a globe-trotting tour – will visit Melbourne in July 2015.<p>David Bowie Is, an expansive study of the musician’s generation-defining work …

ThinkPower claims to be world's fastest battery pack

Hey look, another mobile power pack to keep our devices juiced up on the go. If you were to stop reading there, you would be missing out on why ThinkPower is in a league of its own and worth looking at.<p>ThinkPower is a new Kickstarter project for a mobile power pack, this pack is rated for 10,000mAh …

Gear & Gadgets

The Fashion Blogger Instagrams to Follow Now

The style bloggers you may not be following yet but should add to your radar.<p>From Scandinavian blondes with minimalistic tendencies to vintage loving New Yorkers and edgy Aussie beauties, see the 18 fashion bloggers you may not be following yet, but definitely should. Plus, follow @HarpersBazaarUS …

Wildfires

Hangover Cures That Really Work

Whether it's a holiday weekend or a summertime soiree, here's how to take part in the festivities sans the painful post-drinking aftermath.<p>You already know the drill on some basic rules for warding off and healing a hangover—i.e. drinking a ton of water and eating the night of as well as the next …

5 Great Small-Space Reading Nooks

Built within the Mapledene Road house, designed by Platform 5 Architects, a glass box juts out from the structure creating a dreamy, sun-filled …

Interior Design

100 Inspirational Quotes To Help You Gain & Maintain Momentum

Post written by Katie Milton.<p>The desk is littered with lists. Things to do, problems to solve, calls that need to be returned. The phone is ringing …

Motivation

The Ultimate Guide to Totally Nailing Every One of Your Resolutions

No matter how you feel about resolutions, chances are most of us are looking to kick off 2016 on a good note. To help you get started, we've compiled …

Fitness

10 Secrets to Influencing Absolutely Anyone | Inc.com

Ever wish you were better at getting people to do what you want? You can be. All it takes is practice and desire.<p>I know this from experience. When I first got involved in the American Society of Journalists and Authors, I quickly learned a few things about freelance writers. They're (mostly) …

Body Language

Want To Be Successful? You Should Talk To Yourself More

Who cares if you sound crazy. A new study shows talking to yourself can boost your job performance.<p>“C’mon Lisa, you can do this.” I repeat this mantra to myself whenever I get stuck on a problem. While saying this in the middle of my neighborhood coffee shop may make me look like a crazy person, a …

60 Classic Rockers Still (Unbelievably) On Tour | GQ

Toggle Scroll<p>July 31, 2014<p>_Don't stop believin'! _It's a state of mind for classic rockers who tour on the basis of nostalgia. Every summer, they flock to amphitheaters, arenas, state fairs, and casinos to relive their glory days—and show that they still (sorta) got it. Some do, but for every …

Brooklyn Boulders' Active Collaborative Workspace Reinvents the Office as Physical Playground

Despite the first part of their name, Brooklyn Boulders is a Massachusetts-based organization that runs the oddest co-working space we've ever seen. …

Shining a Light (and Lots of Color) on Previously Invisible Wi-Fi Signals

Since the dawn of the radio, over a century ago, there has been buzz about the invisible rays that make our tech go 'round... and what they're doing …

Classic Cell Phones Redesigned For Modern Times

6<p>SHARES<p>It is obvious that the original iPhone changed the world of technology, but have you ever wondered what would mobile phones be like if it was …

A Lick Of The Tongue Changes This Ice Cream’s Color

By the time you're done, it's like a whole new ice cream.<p>At first, it’s a delightful shade of periwinkle blue. Then, it turns into a lilac purple before settling on a vibrant magenta.<p>No, these aren’t the stages of your old mood ring. Believe it or not, this is the colorful transformation of the new …

Ice Cream

Al House | By Studio Arthur Casas

This spectacular residence was designed by Brazilian Architectural studio Arthur Casas. Located in Rio de Janeiro, the 5,200-square-foot dream house …

You can already preorder a 24-karat-gold iPhone 6

It's still months until the iPhone 6 is expected to launch, but luxury accessory maker Brikk has put its $4,500 -- or more -- gold and platinum versions up for preorder.<p>Anyone who has attempted to preorder an iPhone knows the hassle of either waiting in a long line at an Apple store or staying up …

Mobile Technology

Here's Why the Mac Is Beating the PC Right Now

This post is in partnership with Fortune, which offers the latest business and finance news. Read the article below originally published at …

Here’s how to BitTorrent movies on your Apple TV

Popcorn Time is a fantastic — albeit questionably legal — Mac app that allows you to treat BitTorrent like Netflix, searching for movies and TV shows on sites like The Pirate Bay that you want to watch and then streaming them directly to your computer.<p>It’s a great app, but it has at least one …

Popcorn Time

Peak Drive Aims To Be As Usable As Dropbox, As Secure As SpiderOak

A new German cloud storage startup is preparing to launch a service it bills as more secure than Dropbox, thanks to offering client-side encryption (which Dropbox does not). So far so SpiderOak et al.<p>Yet this startup is also shooting to be as usable <i>as</i> Dropbox — and therefore more user friendly than …

Stalker: A creepy look at you, online

While you were having a latte and hunting for a Tinder date on your local coffee shop's open Wi-Fi, you were giving away your personal information.<p>Want to know how much? Stalker will tell you.<p>Stalker is a tool created by security firm Immunity Inc. to demonstrate the hazards of connecting to …

5 online privacy tips from an ex-FBI agent

If anyone knows about cyber surveillance, it's Mary Galligan.<p>Until recently, she led the cyber and special operations team at the FBI's New York office -- the agency's largest surveillance operation. That included catching hackers like the infamous "Sabu" and using him to hunt down other …

Beats Music rebrand on the way? CEO Ian Rogers to lead Apple’s iTunes Radio

Apple is putting Beat Music chief exec Ian Rogers in charge of its ad-supported streaming music service iTunes Radio, reports the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>.<p>The move comes shortly after Apple finalized its $3 billion acquisition of Beats Audio in Europe and purchased Vivendi’s 13 percent stake in Beats for …