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Booked! Trump, staffers who cried Wolff and a week of fire and fury

When the Guardian published extracts of Fire and Fury, Washington was rocked. Now many are questioning the president’s chances of staying in the job<p>Portraits of Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt loomed watchfully. Five US senators with decades of collective experience stood in deference at their …

Donald Trump

Brisbane researchers another step closer to Alzheimer's test

The scan involves injecting a radioactive dye into a patient’s blood. The dye will stick to amyloid plaques in the brain.<p>The patient then lies in a …

Alzheimer's Disease

Uh oh ... we forgot Professor Clive Palmer

The Member for the Sunshine Coast seat of Fairfax, whose trio of Palmer United Party senators this week blocked the Abbott Government’s repeal of the …

Sorry, but A-League scores only a ‘D’ for improvement

But anyone who watched their 2-1 win over Melbourne Heart last weekend would have spent at least an hour wincing. Only two moments of individual …

Wellington Phoenix

Those cool iOS 7 features? Android does that, too

Some of the most talked-about features in iOS 7 are also available on Android, with the help of a few apps.<p>You could say iOS 7 is revolutionary -- in the world of Apple. For several iterations now, Android users have had access to some of iOS 7's most heralded features, leaving some avid fanboys …

Apps

Superstitious Numbers Around the World

Numbers carry different meanings depending on what country you are in.<p><b>Today is Friday the 13th—a day thought to be unlucky because of the idea that number 12 is "complete" (think apostles, months of the year, zodiac signs) and 13 is just ... odd. That's the explanation given by Joe Nickell, a</b> …

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Van Morrison: The Poet

The scholar, dreamer, dancer and one of the few originals in rock parses out his lyrics and blues<p><i>In a 1971 review of the album 'His Band and the</i> …

Literature

Pebble Smart Watch Delivers on Kickstarter Promise and More

As companies such as Samsung prepare to enter the smart-watch space, it's time to take a look at the "original" smart watch: the Pebble.<p>The Pebble …

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How to Photograph Kids

<b>Reader Question</b> (this time, from <i>Traveler</i> Associate Editor Amy Alipio): How do you best photograph kids on location? I find it impossible to get all my children in the shot, in focus, and not making goofy faces.<p><b>My Answer</b>: Getting really great photos of your kids — especially when traveling — can be …

20 of the Best Apps Released in August 2013

As August draws to a close, we thought we’d take a retrospective look at some of the more notable apps to hit our radar over the past month.<p>From Android through iOS and onto the Web, here’s a quick snapshot of some of the best.<p>New on Android<p><b>Tunester</b><p>Tunester is a minimalist, gesture-based …

Watch Morgan Freeman Reading The Definition of 'Twerk'

Voiceover king Morgan Freeman can make any word in the dictionary sound respectable.<p>Case in point: After the word "twerk" was added to Oxford …

Five Incredible—and Real—Mind-Control Applications

Welcome to a dawning era of brain-controlled devices and actions.<p><b>Scientists achieved the first remote human-to-human brain interface this week, when Rajesh Rao sent a brain signal over the Internet that moved the hand of colleague Andrea Stocco—even though Stocco was sitting all the way across the</b> …

School of Rock Reunion! (Jack Black and part of the band today)

It's Official: Scientists Can Now Actually Read Your Mind

The idea has been tossed around in science fiction yarns for years now, but researchers at Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands have …

Chris Zlatko Goričanec

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Pick Your (Leaked) iPhone Colors, Three For The 5S And Five For The 5C

Sonny Dickson, an iOS developer from Melbourne, Australia, has had quite a week’s worth of iPhone photo leaks. Dickson modestly (ahem!) describes himself as, “the go-to source for apple news thanks to his many sources and developer skills allowing him to find hidden information in the codes of beta …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

InterAct

Right Brain, Left Brain? Scientists Debunk Popular Theory

Maybe you're "right-brained": creative, artistic, an open-minded thinker who perceives things in subjective terms. Or perhaps you're more of a "left-brained" person, where you're analytical, good at tasks that require attention to detail, and more logically minded.<p>It turns out, though, that this …

USB-Powered BB Sniper Rifle Keeps All Work Distractions At Bay

With this USB-powered desktop sniper rifle you'll never miss another deadline again because of idle chit-chat and other distractions from your …

New watch! #IWC #Watches #Watchporn

Gallop says Wanderers soaring sky high

Football Federation Australia chief executive David Gallop believes the Western Sydney Wanderers are on "greater growth trajectory than any other …

Soccer

The fast road to Brazil: Cahill's personal route to Rio

He's scored for the Socceroos in two consecutive World Cups, played in the English Premier League and been awarded Australia's Footballer of the …

Soccer