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Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 might not get its 'killer feature' after all | Trusted Reviews

<b>The Galaxy Note 8’s ‘killer feature’ has been widely tipped as an in-display fingerprint scanner, but a new report contradicts the bulk of the</b> …

Totally...like... bogus: the world's worst travel advice

"Don't waste your money on bottled water! I just drank the tap water and I feel fine," brags a fellow hostel guest in Kathmandu. This person won't be seen again for three days, looking about 8lbs lighter.<p>"I never book a room before I get to a destination. It's better to visit all the hostels first, …

Can brain-training game apps really help children with ADHD?

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>If you enter the words “brain games” or “brain training” into the iTunes App Store, you’ll be greeted with plenty of games that claim they can help train our …

From Average To A*: Five Best And Most Efficient Ways To Revise

Want to go from average to an A? Then head this way...<p>We spoke to James Righetti from Elevate Education, a study skills provider, and he shared his …

Five secrets to revising that can improve your grades

How do you get the most out of your revision time, and end up with the best grades you can? Or, if you're a different sort of student, how can you get the same grades you're getting now, but spend less time revising?<p>Either way, you need to know how to learn better. And fortunately, decades of …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Selling Anything

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter). Follow James on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>I’ve never read a book on sales. They seemed corny. Like many people, I always looked …

Liu Bolin, invisible man – in pictures

Liu from Shandong, China, manages to camouflage himself in any surroundings, no matter how impossible the task might seem. Standing silently in strange locations around the world, the 39-year-old artist uses himself as a blank canvas.

Gravity and other films that changed Hollywood for ever

Gravity is a game-changer that makes a swath of films seem redundant. Here are seven earlier movies that broke the mould – and one that didn't<p>Every now and then a film comes along that totally changes everything: whether it is expensive new technology or a cute talking pig, nothing can be the same …

Online abuse against women: 'free speech' is no justification

Death and rape threats against women continue to proliferate on some of the world's most popular social-media sites. The perpetrators must not be allowed to think they have the right to continue<p>Just over a month ago, while doing research for a book about sexism, I opened an internet browser, typed …

Do you know where your children go online?

Sexting, bullying and getting round security settings… young people tell Olivia Gordon what really happens on the internet<p>Thirty years ago, children were taught never to accept sweets from strangers, but the equivalent modern message, about staying safe online, doesn't seem to be getting through. …

Will MOOCs kill university degrees?

DISTANCE education is nothing new, but these days it is hard to escape hyperventilation about its latest incarnation: MOOCs, or "massive open online …

Google generation ‘clueless’ about dates of world-changing historical events

<b>Dates of world-changing events in history are fast disappearing from our memories – because it is easier to Google the answer.</b><p>Growing numbers of us …

Flipboard for Educators

Inside Flipboard / August 29, 2013<p>As students and teachers head back to school all over the country, we wanted to share some ideas on how Flipboard …

How to live longer – the experts' guide to ageing

Experts on the ageing process explain why having good friends, lifting weights and learning languages can lead to a longer life<p><b>JERRALD RECTOR, 26: Lift weights for better immunity</b><p><b>By the time we reach 80, most of us will be infected with a type of herpes virus which erodes the immune system and</b> …

Is it OK to spy on your children's online activities?

It is impossible to resist the temptation to snoop on your child when he has left Facebook open on your computer. Once the moment of confusion subsides, and you realise the world has not gone mad, what harm could possibly come from peeking, ever so briefly, down the the rabbit hole of Teenage …

The Guardian's David Marsh writing on the Mind Your Language blog: If you can't use an apostrophe, you don't know your shit http://t.gu.com/nZ5mW Photo: Tesco reveals that it doesn't know, or doesn't care, about the apostrophe. Credit: David Marsh

‘Some Rules For Students and Teachers’ by Sister Corita Kent and John Cage - The Fox Is Black

This is an oldie but a goodie. I was on Brain Picker the other day when I was re-reminded of this fantastic list of 10 rules for students and …

PiCE Water Resistant Raspberry Pi Case And Camera (video)

A new Raspberry Pi Case has been created by Elson Designs in the UK called the PiCE, which has been design ed to provide a waterproof housing for …