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A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Pollution

Overseas and Under Sheets: The 11 Steamiest International Movies on Netflix

Here are the steamiest non-American made movies Netflix has to offer.<p>Photos: IFC Films ; Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p><b>Love</b><br>Gaspar Noe's film may be the …

Streaming

Blockchain Is the Future, But It's Confusing. Here's an Explanation in Plain English

Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>You keep hearing the word and it isn't going away. You admit defeat of your lack of knowledge and find yourself Googling "What is …

Blockchain

Can a United Opposition Defeat BJP’s Trojan Horse and Modi Wave?

Opposition parties are coming together with a single-minded determination to stop the Modi juggernaut from rolling its way to a second parliamentary …

India

How Chromebooks became the go-to laptops for security experts

Chrome OS has provided one of the most robust cases of “usable security” available. Here’s the design philosophy from Google that led to that.<p>When the team behind Google's Chrome OS software and Chromebooks set out to reinvent the laptop, it quickly zeroed in on security as an area where it could …

Consumer Tech

15 common math questions from the SATs everyone gets wrong

The SAT doesn't just test how good you are at math, reading, and writing — it tests how good you are at taking the SAT.<p>Preparing for the math section of the test requires lots of practice and memorization of some formulas, but it's also important to know how to recognize trick questions, sift …

Mathematics

50 Feel-Good Movies That’ll Leave You With A Smile On Your Face, Every Time You Watch Them

For many of us, movies are one of the best ways to relax and enjoy. And trust Bollywood to have a movie for every mood. And if there is one genre …

Bollywood

This French Designer Creates Dresses Like No One Else

Even though we’ve already seen dresses lowered into the Dead Sea, these gowns surprised the wardrobe out of us. French creator Sylvie Facon sews …

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Blockchain

Amazon's Jeff Bezos May Have a Challenger for Biggest Biceps in Silicon Valley

A month-and-a-half ago, Amazon.com (AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos blew up the internet when he was photographed at the posh Allen and Company media confab …

Silicon Valley

Andhra CM Calls A Man Drunk And Mad Merely For Complaining About Power Cuts In His Area!

A man on Tuesday bore the brunt of Adhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu's wrath for complaining about power cuts.<p>Calling him mad and drunk, the leader …

India

Bihar Board BSEB Class 10th exam results 2017 likely to be announced tomorrow; check biharboard.ac.in for grades - Firstpost

The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) is likely to declare its Class X matriculation exam results on 20 June.<p>The Bihar board conducted Class X …

India

This Map Reveals The Best Time To Visit Anywhere In The World

A screenshot of Whitacker’s map<p>You’ve finally accrued enough vacation days to kiss the office goodbye, pack your bags, and give your brain and body …

Samsung Just Revealed Another Huge Clue It Has Developed an Apple iPhone 8 Killer

"It's still a bit early, but initial response to the pre-orders that have begun at various places across the world have been better than expected," …

Narendra Modi's 30th Mann Ki Baat: Push for e-payments, fight against black money feature in PM's address - Firstpost

Asking the people to take the fight against black money and graft to the "next level", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged them to use less …

The 404 Show 1692: Win your Oscar pool with Jordan Hoffman (podcast)

Jordan Hoffman returns to the show to give us his picks for the 2017 Oscars. We'll run through the nominations for most of the categories and get reviews of a few recent releases as well.

Podcasting

Add a second drug to better control diabetes

Mr Tan, 46, who was overweight, had been feeling tired for the past month. His vision occasionally became blurry and he had lost 3kg.<p>He started …

Lightning Can Shock Rocks At The Atomic Level

Electrifying!<p>What do a lightning strike and a meteorite have in common? Beyond the fact that they are both forms of death and destruction that fall from the sky, not much. One is a discharge of energy, the other is a solid object. But it turns out that both can have the same kind of impact on …

Google killing support for Eclipse Android Developer Tools

Google’s Android Studio is all the hype in the app development community. This streamlined set of tools offers everything you need for developing Android apps, and it has been an amazing integrated development environment (IDE) since it was released last December.<p>Google has stabilized the IDE they …

Android News

17 skyscrapers that will shake up London's skyline in the future

There are more than 230 new towers over 20 stories tall planned across the capital, according to New London Architecture (NLA), an independent think tank in the UK.<p>NLA has pulled together a selection of tall buildings that were either completed this year or are expected to be complete within the …

Skyscrapers

Try Reading This Font And You’ll Better Understand What Dyslexia Is Like

By subtracting significant chunks from Helvetica, Daniel Britton’s font aims to raise awareness.<p>Good font design can’t cure dyslexia. But it can raise awareness.<p>In his last year as a student at the London School of Communications, designer Daniel Britton was diagnosed with dyslexia. When Britton …

Typography

IS militants execute 32 security personnel in Iraq

Islamic State militants shot dead 32 security personnel in the western province of Anbar in Iraq on Monday, revealed a provincial security source.

CNN-News18 Breaking News India, Latest News, Current News Headlines

Marquee SUMMITNews18 Rising India LIVE: Mega Event to Begin Shortly, PM Narendra Modi to Deliver Keynote Address<p>FACING THE MUSIC<p>Singer Daler Mehndi …

At least 108 people killed in Afghan winter storm

An emergency official says at least 108 people are feared killed in Afghan avalanches amid a massive winter storm.<p>The avalanches buried homes on …

Meat and soda industries prepare to fight new US dietary guidelines

Lobbyists for the US meat and soda industries are rallying the troops after a government committee on healthy eating has recommended that Americans consume less red meat and sugary drinks, and more fruit and vegetables. The 571-page report published by the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee …

Nutrition

Prasar Bharti can share feed with private cable operators: SC

In a relief for millions of cricket fans anxious to see India take on the Proteas at the ICC World Cup on Sunday, the Supreme Court allowed Prasar …

Wireless charging technology: what you need to know

Wireless Charging has had a hit-or-miss relationship with the mobile industry, dipping in and out of product ranges and flitting between spec sheet features and accessory status. However, the second half of 2017 and early 2018 has seen a major shift in the industry’s balance of power, led by …

Wireless Charging

How to Make Difficult Conversations Easy: 7 Steps From a Clinical Psychologist

Someone is screaming in your face at the top of their lungs. Or ranting angrily and you can’t get a word in edgewise. Or maybe they’re sobbing so …

Self-help

Articles about say-no-bland-walls-these-10-standout-artworks on Dwell.com - Dwell

In architecturally conservative San Francisco, this house built on a 20-foot-wide lot proves that modern design can fit—literally...<p>Your bedroom should be one of the most intimate and personally inviting spaces of the home.<p>A tiny bit like the Renzo Piano-designed Pompidou Centre that wears its …

San Francisco