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Beyond: Two Souls Review

Look, don't touch.<p>If you are the type who scrolls down a review to see the score before reading the text, know this first: I have never found …

Jim Morrison Lives: The Legacy of the Lizard King

<b>Jim Morrison, 1981: Renew My Subscription to the Resurrection</b> <i>by Rosemary Breslin</i><p>Kelly's mother picked up the phone for the fifth time that night. It …

Former Miss Universe Australia Rachael Finch gives birth to a baby

RACHAEL Finch has become a mum for the first time.

Pizza, programming, and starting an industry: Bill Gates, the college years

Bill Gates' presence as a titan of the computing industry is now taken for granted, but before all that he was just a (rather extraordinary) college student. Biographer Walter Isaacson takes a look at the software mogul's earlier years at Harvard for the <i>Harvard Gazette</i>. It's a look back at a human …

40 Hidden Artworks Painted on the Edges of Books

A fore-edge painting is a technique of painting on the edges of the pages of a book. The artwork can only be seen when the pages are fanned, as seen …

Dropbox Giving Users 1GB of Extra Space Just By Linking To Mailbox

Cloud storage service Dropbox has revealed a nice little easter egg that is gives users 1GB of additional space for free. All that’s required to take advantage of this offer is to link your Mailbox account with Dropbox.<p>We’re told that once Mailbox’s iOS app is installed, just go to the Settings …

Fracking chemicals may be making oil more dangerous

“Crude oil is not supposed to explode”<p>Concerned over environmental and safety hazards, regulators have been demanding extra safety measures be put into place on trains carrying crude oil from North Dakota, Bloomberg reports.<p>The U.S. Federal Railroad Administration is investigating whether chemicals …

Steve Jobs biopic offers nothing new in superficial portrait of Apple founder

I'm not what you would really consider an Apple fanboy. I have an iPhone and I'm typing this on a falling-apart MacBook – a Pro, like a hooker – but I don't really know much about Steve Jobs, the modern messiah of the pocket gadget age. I know the basic outline, of course, as does anyone with even …

Why Do Stars Twinkle?

Stars appear to twinkle, planets don’t. Here's why.<p>Did you know you can distinguish between stars and planets in the sky?<p>Stars twinkle, planets don't.<p>Okay, that's not actually correct. The stars, planets, even the sun and moon twinkle, all in varying amounts. Anything outside the atmosphere is …

''If I was the first indigenous prime minister, and (Tony) Abbott had gone out and stood next to a sign that said, 'Ditch the black bastard', I reckon that would be the end of a political career.'' In a lengthy interview conducted while Julia Gillard was still Prime Minister and published in the latest issue of The Monthly, Ms Gillard said politics had become more combative, particularly in recent years under minority government in Australia, and that sexism was more easily glossed over than racism. She also revealed that she ''didn't have any sense'' of the force of her famous misogyny speech. http://ow.ly/nl2hi (Photo by Alex Ellinghausen)

Women's group accuses Kevin Rudd of treachery over Julia Gillard treatment

A women's rights group has accused Prime Minister Kevin Rudd of treachery for his treatment of predecessor Julia Gillard.<p>The Victorian Women's Trust …

Digital Dementia: Gadget and Gaming Addiction Among Young Koreans

South Korean doctors are blaming a spike in neurological trauma – usually associated with severe head injuries, psychiatric disorders, and strokes – …

Exploring Ten Years' Worth of Mars Express Data

Ten years ago this month, the European Space Agency's first interplanetary mission set sail for Mars. The Mars Express spacecraft swung into orbit on …

Cane toads make a meal of killing dwarf crocs

Cane toads have wiped out some populations of dwarf crocodiles in northern Australia.<p>Charles Darwin University researchers have been investigating …

Steve Jobs expected to be forgotten by history

In 1994, while at Next, Steve Jobs gave a 20-minute interview to the Silicon Valley Historical Association (SVHA) in which he spoke about his legacy. Interestingly, at that point, he expected that he and his accomplishments would be more or less forgotten within a few decades.<p>A clip from that …

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NSA fears spark traffic surge on DuckDuckGo search engine

Media coverage of the US National Security Agency's Prism electronic surveillance program, as well as wider publicity for online privacy issues, is …

Despite A Strong E3 For PlayStation 4, Analysts Expect Microsoft And Sony To Have A Close Race

Sony has emerged as the early winner in the next generation console race, thanks to its open system and the ability for PlayStation 4 to play used games and allow gamers the freedom to play offline games without always-on Internet connections. The $100 price point also is an incentive for gamers to …

You really are addicted to your cellphone

An expert explains why we’re only beginning to understand the technology’s myriad health risks<p>In her 2011 book <i>Disconnect</i>, National Book Award finalist, former senior White House health advisor and internationally regarded epidemiologist Devra Davis revealed that the cellphone industry is knowingly …

Great News for Gamers

Inside Flipboard / March 8, 2013<p>Frank Underwood, the House Majority Whip protagonist of the hot Netflix series House of Cards, likes to unwind by …

Clint Eastwood: What I've Learned

Actor, 78<p><i>Born in San Francisco and raised throughout northern California, Eastwood attended Los Angeles City College under the G. I. Bill and served as mayor of Carmel, California from 1986 to 1988.</i><p><b>In the first place,</b> I was taller than most kids in my classes. In the second, we were always moving. …

Heavy rains have flooded much of southern and eastern Germany - stranding this settlement in Eilenburg. More wild weather around the world: http://ow.ly/lG5m7 Photo: AFP *You can follow our page at https://www.facebook.com/theageAustralia

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My 'One Week Later' Review Of The Samsung Galaxy S4

Last week I started to review the Samsung Galaxy S4. Rather than take notes and build up a view of the device in a few weeks time, I’m going to review my usage of the device as I go along. Rather than a formal review process, I’ll simply look back on how the latest Android device is working out …

Milky Way

Are Jupiter’s moons our best chance to find alien life?

We have good reason to believe that some of Jupiter’s moons could have life. A new probe mission aims to head there and find out.<p>Opportunity, the older (and smaller) rover cousin of Curiosity made the headlines last week when it discovered more conditions that could have supported life on Mars in …