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Windows 10 will automatically download on to Windows 7 or 8 PCs

Microsoft’s efforts to entice users to upgrade to Windows 10 will soon see it automatically downloaded on to users computers without their knowledge.<p>The company announced that Windows 10 will become a “recommended update” starting next year, which means anyone with Windows 7 or 8 that has automatic …

Software

How Naked Yoga Enlightened Me

Photographer: Craig White<p>One question haunted me for days leading up to my first nude yoga class. At work, as I ran errands, and as I fell asleep at night, this one absolutely crucial question bounced endlessly around inside my head...<p><i>Do I put my yoga mat at the front of the class, or at the back</i> …

Happiness Isn’t the Absence of Negative Feelings

Happiness feels intolerably elusive for many of us. Like fog, you can see it from afar, dense and full of shape. But upon approach, its particles loosen and suddenly it becomes out of reach, even though it’s all around you.<p>We put so much emphasis on the pursuit of happiness, but if you stop and …

Quantum 'keys' keep secrets safe from code breakers - Futurity

Alexander Sergienko and other physicists are using quantum mechanics to keep encrypted messages safe from code breakers. Here's how it works.

The evil A to Z of Google and Alphabet

For years, Google’s unofficial motto – “Don’t be evil.” – has been picked at like a scab that will never heal. I don’t believe Google or the new expansive Alphabet umbrella company are places where ‘evil’ people gather, but even collections of relatively good people can end up producing very bad …

EFF's Privacy Badger extension is finally ready to block 'super-cookies'

There are a lot of privacy tools available already that promise to block a whole range of ads, but the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s (EFF) long-awaited Privacy Badger extension has finally officially launched after more than a year in testing.<p>While Ghostery, Adblock Plus, Disconnect, Keep My Opt …

Privacy

A new firmware worm can infect Macs without a data connection

Apple computers have always been touted as more secure than other PCs because their firmware couldn’t be penetrated. Unfortunately, that’s no longer true, as a newly created self-replicating worm has shown.<p>Wired reports that security researchers Xeno Kovah and Trammell Hudson demonstrated a …

Firmware

This is what happens to your body when you drink Coca Cola

A new infographic reveals exactly what happens when fizzy drinks enter your system<p>We all know fizzy drinks like Coca Cola are loaded with sugar, but do you really know what happens to your body when you glug a can of the sweet stuff?<p>An infographic which reveals the disturbing effect Coke has within …

Coca-Cola

Women who want two children 'should start trying by 27'

Scientists create fertility calculator, warning women that if they want to plan a family they need to think about it early<p>Women who who want at least three children should should start trying for a baby by the age of 23, scientists have warned.<p>Those wanting two children should not leave it later …

Handgrip Strength Can Determine Future Health Risks

Mark Peterson, PhD, can relate. As a professor and exercise physiologist at the University of Michigan Medical School, he works with a wide range of age groups, and knows as well as anyone which statistics really matter. “I’ve always hated BMI,” he says. “It can’t detect who’s at high risk.”<p>That’s …