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How To Pick The Perfect Wedding Hashtag, Because It's Not As Simple As You Think

Right after the question is popped and the ring is slipped onto your jittery and excited finger, one of the first things you will find yourself …

Weddings

The 10 worst body language mistakes job seekers make

"Body language can have a big impact on the way you're perceived by others, especially at work," explains Rosemary Haefner, chief human resources officer for CareerBuilder. "It can seem silly but there are psychological reasons behind it, so thinking about how you're carrying and expressing …

The Search for Life on Earth

It’s easy to forget that the search for life, here, on Earth is far from over.<p>A 2011 study in PLOS Biology reported that about 86 percent of land species and 91 percent of creatures in the oceans have yet to be discovered. For context, there are about 8.7 million identified species, though some …

Hate Needles? This 3-D Printed Device Makes Injections Pain-Free

Three college freshmen invent a disposable, 3-D printed device that numbs the skin around an injection site.<p>No one likes being jabbed with a needle. Some people can’t stand it at all. According to research in the <i>Journal of Family Practice</i>, at least 20% of Americans have needle phobia, and as a …

The TIME 100 Gala: In Pictures

Apple wants to make its Maps app directions a bit more human

Apple wants to overhaul its mapping navigation system, providing a solution that is more reminiscent of a real human navigator, according to a patent application uncovered by Cult of Mac today.<p>In doing so, the company could improve its long-maligned Apple Maps app, while also gaining ground on …

31 Contemporary Poets You Need To Read

There's still time to celebrate National Poetry Month.

Some questions Siri won’t answer – like are you plotting to destroy us?

You are reading the technology supplement, which means you are: a) already very knowledgeable and interested in commercially available computerised goods; b) an inhabitant of a dystopian bookless future teaching yourself English with the only available resource; c) a rabbit examining the bottom of …

Siri

3 Genius Tips For Luxuriously Long Locks

Photo: MCV/Firstview.<p><i>From her laid-back, effortless style to a fresh, ahead-of-the-trend beauty aesthetic, Lauren Conrad is a girl after our own</i> …

20 apps and games to download for the new year

APPS<p><b>HERE BETA</b><p><b>Android - FREE</b><p>Looking for an alternative to Google Maps on your Android device? Nokia has made its maps and satnav app available in beta form for free. It’s impressive, whether navigating on foot or by car, particularly offline when reception is low or non-existent.<p><b>PAUSE - CURATED</b> …

Apps

Here’s Yet Another Good Reason to Go to Bed Early Tonight

In case you stopped counting<p>Night owls, take note: People who stay up late worry more, finds a recent study from Binghamton University.<p>Researchers surveyed participants on their sleep habits and how often they dwelled on their problems. The results: People who slept less and went to bed later both …

Sleep

This is your future smart home — and no, it doesn't look like 'The Jetsons'

LAS VEGAS — In just a few years, you'll awake in the morning to the sound of your alarm, and the hidden sensors in the room will know you're getting …

Smart Homes

Men Who Share Selfies Online Show More Signs of Psychopathy, Study Says

Men who post lots of selfies on social media networks are more likely to show signs of psychopathy, a personality disorder characterized by …

This App Lets You Take Back Your Awkward Text Messages

There have been times where I wanted to take back an embarrassing text message. Fortunately, there is an app called Strings that lets you permanently take back text messages that you sent out. Created by Be Labs in Seattle, Strings allows users to “spontaneously and fearlessly” share your personal …

Apps

Explosives strapped to girl kill 20 people at Nigerian market

<b>Kano, Nigeria (CNN) —</b> Explosives strapped to a girl detonated at a crowded marketplace in Nigeria, killing at least 20 people and injuring 18 others, according to police.<p>The police estimate differed from the local hospital's estimate, which counted 51 people with blast injuries.<p>The blast happened …

Africa

Millions attend unity rallies in France

An estimated 3.7 million people joined by dozens of world leaders have marched across France in honour of the 17 people killed in attacks in Paris, according to the country's interior ministry.<p>In Paris, up to 1.6 million took part in Sunday's rally, among them family members of the 12 people killed …

Why Tech Companies Love The City So Much

According to The Wall Street Journal, Google plans to rent space in what used to be a marine terminal on the shore of the Hudson River. It didn't say when exactly Google's new office will open, as it's still in early discussions.<p>The move is a clear sign of tech companies aggressively expanding in …

Spectre: James Bond script details leaked in Sony cyber hack

The script for the new James Bond film <i>Spectre</i> has been leaked by Sony hackers, the film’s producers have confirmed.<p>Eon Productions said an early …

James Bond

7 Reasons Why You Should Buy An Android Phone Over An iPhone

TV is over: Mobile has officially demoted TV to second-rung media status

About 26 percent of customers who call US cable TV companies request “internet only” service, according to a survey of those calls by mobile advertising technology company Marchex. Of those customers, at least 60 percent actually end up getting internet-only service, Marchex says.<p>The survey results …