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Why are women leaving the tech industry in droves?

Ana Redmond launched into a technology career for an exciting challenge and a chance to change the world. She was well-equipped to succeed too: An ambitious math and science wiz, she could code faster, with fewer errors, than anyone she knew.<p>In 2011, after 15 years, she left before achieving a …

Tech Industry

Lenovo has just released an automatic Superfish removal tool

The company updated its statement on the bug today<p>Lenovo has released a tool to help users remove Superfish, according to a statement released today by the company.<p>Superfish is an adware program that was pre-installed on Lenovo's consumer PCs and made users vulnerable to attack. The Superfish bug …

Samsung teases that the 'Next Galaxy' is borderless and metal

Samsung's teasers for the Galaxy S6 (or whatever it might be named) are getting decidedly less cryptic. The company's latest hype video for the new smartphone promises that "borders will disappear" and "metals will flow" -- if there was any doubt that the next Galaxy is ditching the S5's …

Phones

5 Things You Need to Know About Vikings: Season 3

To Valhalla - and beyond.<p>When last we saw him, Ragnar Lothbrok was seated atop a cold and lonely mountain having defeated his former ally, King …

'Vikings' creator Michael Hirst talks season 3...and how the show will end

Michael Hirst knows his history. The British writer rose to prominence as the screenwriter of Cate Blanchett’s two <i>Elizabeth</i> movies and as the creator …

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The Cruel Truth Behind The 'Organic' Chicken Label - One Green Planet

It’s no secret that consumers are becoming more and more concerned about where their food comes from, how healthy it is, and in the case of animal …

Can Atheists Have Soulmates If They Don’t Believe in Souls?

Rather than depend on Corinthians for defining love, we could also look to Nietzche and Aristotle.<p>In the unending ideological chess match between …

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National Parks

9 Fast Recipes to Rescue Your Valentine's Day

If you haven't planned for Valentine's Day, don’t worry. From beautiful French toast to rich, chocolatey molten cake, here are nine fast recipes to …

Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co

One morning in Santa Monica, CA coffee-lover Jordan Karcher happened upon a dog adoption event. With no initial preparation or planning, he walked home that same day with a malnourished dalmatian Molly. Inspired by the positive impact Molly has had on his life since their fortuitous meeting, …

7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change The Brain

The meditation-and-the-brain research has been rolling in steadily for a number of years now, with new studies coming out just about every week to illustrate some new benefit of meditation. Or, rather, some ancient benefit that is just now being confirmed with fMRI or EEG. The practice appears to …

Mindfulness

Hand Ground Precision Coffee Grinder Offers 20 Coarseness Levels (video)

Coffee connoisseurs that are looking to be able to control the grind of their favourite coffee beans with a little more precision. Might be …

UFO And Alien Egyptian Artifacts Discovered In Jerusalem Kept Secret By Rockefeller Museum

Alien and UFO circles are abuzz with claims of remarkable ancient Egyptian artifacts discovered in the former Jerusalem home of the famous …

Meet Greenrail, The Startup That Will Make Train Travel Even More Sustainable

There’s a lot of talk about sustainable mobility nowadays, often in relation to a more environmentally friendly use of cars, or to its reduction in favor of other means of transportation. Trains, for instance. As conventional wisdom has it, travelling by train is a “green” option. Not everyone …

Trains

Measuring This Brain Region Could Predict Depression And Anxiety Years Before It Hits

We all encounter challenges and obstacles in life, such as divorce, death, illness and unemployment. But while some people are highly resilient and able to cope with these stresses, others struggle deeply, and may experience anxiety and depression as a result.<p>So why is it that some of us thrive in …