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Should We Stop Trying to Cure Cancer?

This week an incendiary opinion piece by the former editor of the <i>British Medical Journal</i> and BBC medical correspondent has been making the rounds. Dr. Richard Smith, an honorary professor at the University of Warwick and chair of the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Research, has suggested that …

10 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads right now

This has been a great week for paid iPhone and iPad apps that have gone on sale for free, and with Christmas right around the corner, we all need to …

Apps

The best seats in first class on the Qantas Airbus A380

There’s no such thing as a <i>bad</i> seat in first class on the Qantas Airbus A380 but as seasoned pointy end travellers quickly learn, some seats are …

Los Angeles

What Am I Entitled To When My Flight Goes Wrong?

<i>A:</i><p>As airlines pack more passengers than ever onto each plane, a single storm can reverberate through the system—leaving flyers stranded as agents scramble to find ever-rarer empty seats on later flights. But you aren't entirely at the mercy of the airlines. Should your itinerary be delayed, …

Bill Of Rights

8 Foods that Might Actually Improve Your Mood

We have some bad news for you: According to a new study, comfort foods don’t actually make you feel better.<p>We have some bad news for you: According …

Here's What's New in iOS 8

By updated on 08/07/2015<p>Messages<p>You can now respond to incoming text messages from the lock screen or from within other apps. You no longer need to go to the Messages app.<p>In addition, Apple has added SnapChat-like audio and video messaging, with the messages self-destructing in a couple minutes …

Apps

MIT Invents A Magic Lens That Combines All Your Screens Into A Single Experience

With THAW, smartphones can seamlessly interact with what’s happening on laptop and tablet screens. And that’s only the beginning.<p>When we need to send a command or a file from our smartphone to our laptop, we do it through menus. But imagine if we didn’t have to send something to another device by …

Genetically, Schizophrenia Is At Least Eight Separate Diseases

A range of disorders lead to different symptoms, new research says, raising hopes for individualized treatment.<p>Research published in the <i>American Journal of Psychiatry</i> shows that schizophrenia is not a single genetic disease, but in fact a class of diseases with variable symptoms.<p>Schizophrenia is …

Two-factor authentication for iCloud now protects user backups

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Many of the compromising photos from the cache of celebrity photos leaked last month were obtained by hackers spoofing a …