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Ébola provoca pânico entre os profissionais do Hospital Carlos III

É o diário El País que nos dá conta da contratação de novos elementos para completar as equipas médicas que estão encarregadas de lidar com os …

You're not using Twitter's best feature enough: block people

Until Twitter adds tools and policy to better prevent harassment, we're left with the block button<p>Social media is best experienced when maintained like a bonsai tree. You must know which branches to let grow in your digital life, and which to cut.<p>Over the past three months, I've become a master of …

The greatest myth about phones is that you are in control

In the human-machine relationship, you, fellow <i>Homo sapiens</i>, are commonly designated as the owner, operator, or otherwise dictator of the subservient device in your possession.<p>Consider, however, the reality of your relationship with your phone. First of all, it knows everything about you. It reads …

US spying scandal will 'break the Internet,' says Google's Schmidt

US government surveillance is destroying the digital economy, a roundtable of execs from Google, Microsoft, Facebook and other tech companies tell Sen. Ron Wyden.<p>PALO ALTO, Calif. -- The impact of US government surveillance on tech firms and the economy is going to get worse before it gets better, …

Privacy

Ebola crisis: global response has ‘failed miserably’, says World Bank chief

Jim Kim demands $20bn fund and says ‘we failed miserably’ as cases in Spain and US fuel fear of western pandemic<p>Ebola: the disease in a day – live coverage<p>The president of the World Bank, Jim Kim, admitted on Wednesday that the international community had “failed miserably” in its response to the …

Twisted Ivy: Harvard students say US bigger threat to world peace than ISIS

They got most of their SAT questions right, but students at Harvard blew this lay-up posed by the college blog Campus Reform: Who is the bigger threat to world peace, ISIS or the U.S.?<p>Various students at the hallowed Ivy League school said they believe that America, not the Muslim fanatics who …

Google put its Street View camera on a camel's back to tour the Arabian desert

Google's Street View cameras have been carried around on cars, boats, people, and now camels. The company recently set out to capture 360-degree imagery of the Arabian desert, and to "minimize" disruptions of what Google calls a "delicate environment," the Maps team affixed its Trekker camera onto …

Cannabis can be highly addictive, major study finds

Research conducted over 20 years links long-term cannabis use with mental illness, lower academic attainment and lower birth-weight of children<p>Cannabis can be highly addictive, cause mental health problems and lead to hard drug use, according to a major study led by a leading British expert on …

Tech and Science

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'Hugging Chair' Invented To Cure Loneliness

One hug used to take two people, but that's changed thanks to a Japanese company that has invented a chair that does the job.<p>The so-called "tranquility chair" has an upper half with arms that wrap around the sitter.<p>But those long arms don't scare away birds, they embrace humans affectionately, the …

NASA Eyes Crew Deep Sleep Option for Mars Mission

A NASA-backed study explores an innovative way to dramatically cut the cost of a human expedition to Mars -- put the crew in stasis.<p>The deep sleep, …

How to Transform Your Life in 6 Minutes a Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Oh, you’re busy? Weird, I thought it was just me.<p>No matter where you are in life at this moment, there is at least one thing that you and I have in common: We want to improve our lives and ourselves. I’m not saying there’s anything wrong …

Self-improvement

18 Animals That Are Totally Ready for Sweater Weather

The unofficial mark of fall starts when the leaves start changing and the Pumpkin Spice Lattes are brewing. It also means it's finally sweater …

Now Anyone Can Get the Malware That Exploits USB's Fundamental Flaw

Don't plug strange USB sticks into your computers. Don't do it. A pair of hackers just made public the code for super scary malware that takes …

Biffy Clyro - Opposite (Official Music Video)

Did Cancer Evolve to Protect Us?

Could cancer be our cells’ way of running in “safe mode,” like a damaged computer operating system trying to preserve itself, when faced with an …

Cancer

Photographer Marina Cano Captures Wild Animals in Their Most Unguarded Moments

Spanish photographer Marina Cano has been taking photographs since she was a teenager. Years later, she’s amassed an incredible portfolio and several …

Scientists Make the World's Smallest "Microphone" From a Single Molecule

With a name like "microphone," you'd expect something small—but perhaps not quite as small as this. Scientist have figured out how to use just one …

Chickens have gotten ridiculously large since the 1950s

Here are three different breeds of chicken, raised on the exact same diet:<p>The one on the left is a breed from 1957. The middle one is a 1978 breed. And the one on the right is a commercial 2005 breed called the Ross 308 broiler. They're all the same age. And the modern breed is much, much, much …

Fall Is in the Air

It's my favorite time of year once again - yesterday was the autumnal equinox, marking the end of summer and the start of fall across the Northern Hemisphere. And 2014 appears to be the year we reach peak pumpkin spice. Autumn is the season of harvests, festivals, migrations, winter preparations, …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

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Tiny Spanish Island Nears Its Goal: 100 Percent Renewable Energy

It actually takes quite a lot of fossil fuel power to reach the tiny Spanish island of El Hierro. You have to catch a commercial jet flight, a propeller plane and then a ferry to reach what was once the end of the known world, before Columbus set sail.<p>But once you're there, there's no need for …