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Incredibly Rare 'Super Blue Blood Moon' Is About to Appear For The First Time in 150 Years

You don't want to miss this.<p>If you were awestruck by the New Year's Day super moon, hold onto your pants.<p>On January 31, around midnight, the full …

Mozilla moves ‘Mr. Robot’ promo app following Firefox user outrage

If you opened up your browser and noticed a strange new extension this week, you’re not alone. Firefox users who are enrolled in Mozilla’s Shield …

Mozilla

We spend most of the year eating really, really old apples. Why do they taste so good?

How about them apples? Them apples are older than you think.<p>By all rights, we shouldn’t be eating apples in the dead of winter. Every bite you take from that juicy Honeycrisp is an affront to Mother Nature. We are defying her will and her seasons.<p>It’s fantastic.<p>You probably don’t often consider how …

A Silicon Valley startup is quietly taking over U.S. classrooms

Silicon Valley is determined to improve education by infusing it with technology. Its latest example is Kiddom, whose personalized learning software …

Anti-Inflammatory Diet Linked to Longer Life, Study Says – So Here Are the Best Foods to Eat

Anti-inflammatory foods are so much more than a popular trend — and that has never more clear than it is right now. Recent research suggests that …

Antiinflammatory

DeepMind's AI has learnt to become 'highly aggressive' when it feels like it's going to lose

Artificial intelligence changes the way it behaves based on the environment it is in, much like humans do, according to the latest research from …

Registry used to track Arabs and Muslims dismantled by Obama administration

Department of Homeland Security will tear down Nseers, in an attempt to place a roadblock in front of Donald Trump’s declared intention to ban Muslims<p>The Obama administration is dismantling a discriminatory surveillance system that was used after 9/11 to keep tabs on Arabs and Muslims across the …

Hackers used hijacked webcams to bring down internet

A Chinese security camera maker said its products were used to launch a cyber attack that severed internet access for millions of users at the end of last week, highlighting the threat posed by the global proliferation of connected devices.<p>The attackers hijacked CCTV cameras made by Hangzhou …

Cyber attack: hackers 'weaponised' everyday devices with malware

Hundreds of thousands of devices such as webcams and DVRs were infected with malicious code to create a so-called ‘botnet’ to target leading sites<p>The huge attack on global internet access, which blocked some of the world’s most popular websites, is believed to have been unleashed by hackers using …

Cyber-attacks

Robots will eliminate 6% of all US jobs by 2021, report says

Employees in fields such as customer service and transportation face a ‘disruptive tidal wave’ of automation in the not-too-distant future<p>By 2021, robots will have eliminated 6% of all jobs in the US, starting with customer service representatives and eventually truck and taxi drivers. That’s just …

Customer Service

Oculus founder thinks VR may affect your ability to perceive time passing

Time is an illusion. VR time doubly so.<p>Most of the VR experiences we've had thus far can be measured in minutes — a short film here or tech demo there — but that isn't because of technical limits or health concerns. According to Oculus founder Palmer Luckey, you'll likely end up spending more time …

Google reveals how much it paid the guy who bought Google.com last year

Is this a dad joke? This is a dad joke<p>Last October, ex-Google employee Sanmay Ved somehow managed to purchase "google.com" from Google Domain when the company apparently forgot to renew its domain name. Although he only owned it for about a minute before Google reversed the transaction, Ved …

Sending a single link can cause anyone's smartphone to crash

There’s a link doing the rounds on social media today that can crash almost any smartphone, just by opening it in your browser.<p>The aptly named crashsafari.com [<b>this will crash your browser — even Chrome</b>] does what it says on the box — it crashes the browser by writing thousands of characters in the …

Mindfulness Is Transforming Leaders

Last week my wife Penny and I had the opportunity to keynote the Mindful Leadership Summit. At the summit, 750 participants gathered to discuss how mindfulness practices could change global leadership for the better. As Charles Lief, president of Naropa University, said, "The opening of all sectors …

UN agency links hot dogs and other processed meat to cancer

PARIS (AP) — Bacon, hot dogs and cold cuts are under fire: The World Health Organization threw its global weight behind years of experts' warnings and declared Monday that processed meats raise the risk of colon and stomach cancer and that red meat is probably harmful, too.<p>Meat producers are angry, …

Google, Facebook, Twitter join crackdown on child porn

Google, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and Yahoo will be among the first technology companies to use the Internet Watch Foundation's "hash list" to identify and remove child abuse images uploaded to their services, the British anti-abuse organization announced Monday.<p>Not to be confused with a …

8 Hidden Facebook Tricks You Need to Know

More than 1 billion people regularly use Facebook, but that doesn’t mean they know all the hidden tricks for using the social media platform. Both …

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Facebook can gain direct access to your mobile and take pictures or make videos at any time, MPs warn

The MPs on the Science and Technology select committee called for the Government to draw up new guidelines for websites and apps explaining clearly how they use personal data, warning that laws will be needed if companies fail to comply.<p>Facebook can gain direct access to a person’s mobile and take …

Highly-complex malware has secretly spied on computers for years, say researchers

Trojan is likely state sponsored, has attacked Russian, Saudi internet providers and telecoms since 2008<p>Security researchers have discovered one of the most advanced pieces of malware ever created — and it's been in use since at least 2008. Symantec researchers published their findings today on a …

Here's How To Figure Out Everything Google Knows About You

The more Google knows about you, the more it can match you to an advertiser who thinks you are an ideal customer. Advertisers are willing to pay more for ads served to ideal potential customers. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to …

8 of the Coziest Nooks We've Ever Seen (and How to Recreate Them at Home)

Spaces to be snuggled into.<p>Even in the grandest houses, we're inevitably drawn to the smallest rooms: they're the coziest. In big rooms, guess where we head? To the coziest spots, the nooks and niches that are like rooms within rooms — their own intimate little worlds. Look around: There's bound to …

How To Refresh Your Living Room In 9 Steps

Ever tempted to snoop around your neighbors' house and change a few things up? Well... Dolley Levan Frearson had this rare opportunity when a family on her block called upon her (and her colleagues at Houston-based decor mecca High Fashion Home) to revamp the entry and front living room of their …

Living Rooms

15 Things to Stop Thinking About So You Can Be Happy | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Our level of happiness largely depends on the things that are going around in our heads.<p>Unfortunately, a lot of us tend to dwell on the dark side and …

Why It’s So Hard To Detect Emotion In Emails And Texts

Short answer: we’re selfish. But there are things we can do about it.<p>Earlier this year, in a story on enigmatic email, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> shared an awkward exchange between a consultant named Jill Campen and her boss, Marty Finkle. Campen sent a detailed email outlining a broad business …

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Heartwarming Video of a Lioness Excitedly Hugging the Man Who Rescued Her

On a recent visit to the Modisa Wildlife Project near Maun, Botswana, traveller John Hawkins captured this heartwarming footage that shows the incredible bond between a lioness and her rescuer. In the video, Sirga can be seen eagerly pacing back and forth behind a fence as the man, Valentin …