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The most educated countries in the world

More people access higher education today than ever before. One in three adults in developed countries held a college degree in 2012, a substantial increase from 2000 when just over one in five had attained such qualifications.<p>According to data recently released by the Organization for Co-operation …

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'71: watch Jack O'Connell in the world exclusive trailer for the Belfast-set thriller – video

A few years ago Jack O’Connell was facing jail. Now he is the toast of Hollywood, with a part in Angelina Jolie’s new blockbuster and (whisper it) Cara Delevingne on his arm. He tells Megan Conner how things turned out so right<p>Published: 7 Dec 2014<p>British independent film award shortlist also …

Timex And Qualcomm Team Up To Make A Smartwatch For Fitness Freaks

There are a few things everyone knows about smartwatches right now. First, you must have an e-ink screen. Second you have to use them with a phone nearby. Third, they’re not very rugged. Timex and Qualcomm, however, have decided to blow those myths out of the water.<p>Their new product, the Timex …

A Heavenly Lodge in the Land of Light

Iceland is so full of adventure, it can be hard to know where to dive in. Plenty of lodges offer great accommodations, but few can match Hótel Glymur’s access and views. A quick 45-minute drive from Reykjavík, Glymur is set amid the countless hikes, rivers, and volcanic fields around 20-mile-long …

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Weekend Box Office: ‘Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes’ Takes $103 Million

‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ (our review) went bananas over the weekend, throwing a monkey wrench into Transformers’ dominance, and grossing $103 million worldwide, including $73 million domestic, evolving 33% above the original. It was helped (a little) by 3D ticket prices, which accounted for …

Swapping Young Blood for Old Reverses Aging

Muscle tone, endurance, memory, and smell improve in elderly mice infused with blood from younger mice<p>In what could have profound implications for understanding the process of aging, a trio of scientific papers published today show that infusing elderly mice with the blood of young mice can reverse …

Where Genes Come From

In today’s <i>New York Times</i>, I’ve written a story about a simple but important question: where do new genes come from?<p>Some four billion years ago, when cellular life emerged, a typical primordial microbe likely had only a small set of genes. Today, however, genes abound. We, for example, have 20,000 …

Millions of passwords exposed

SAN FRANCISCO — An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information to potential theft by computer hackers who may have been secretly exploiting the problem before its discovery.<p>The breakdown revealed this week …

Microsoft Office hits number one spot in Apple’s App Store after just 12 hours

Following two years of rumors, Microsoft finally launched its Office suite of apps on the iPad today. And despite how frustrating it was to wait, it looks like iPad users aren’t bothered at all. The freemium app is now ranked number one in Apple’s App Store among free iPad apps — less than 12 hours …

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Siamese fighting fish

These stunning portraits show Siamese fighting fish seemingly floating in mid air, displaying their long, flowing fins and brilliant colours. Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich uses specialist lighting and crystal-clear water to capture exuberantly finned and coloured varieties of <i>Betta</i> …

How to Travel Like a Local in Barbados

When I say Barbados, I probably don't need to tell you about the dozens of white-sand beaches, the friendly Bajans, the rum. I could tell you that there are 70 square miles of beaches (in a country measuring only 166). I could tell you that the word <i>Bajan</i> comes from the British pronunciation of …

Use This Hidden Feature In YouTube To Stream An Unlimited Amount Of Music

YouTube lets you do more than watch videos of cute cats doing cute things. Buzzfeed 's Patrick Ward created a video demonstrating several hidden filters and tools found on the website, including the Music Discovery Project. YouTube launched the service in 2010, and users can quickly create a series …

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Low clouds nearly obscure a view of the Golden Gate Bridge, undoubtedly San Francisco's most famous landmark. This stunning photograph was included in our latest photography assignment: I Heart My City. http://on.natgeo.com/1jRy5LZ Photograph by Michael Perry, National Geographic Your Shot

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Who Buried the $10 Million in Coins Found by a California Couple—and Why?

What they found, where it's from—and what are the odds?<p>The dream of discovering buried treasure came true for a California couple who found a real pot of gold while walking their dog. The largest such hoard ever found in the U.S. is comprised of 1,411 gold coins, minted between 1847 and 1894, worth …