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Palantir Knows Everything About You

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Silicon Valley

The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to 11 Dimensions

"We found a world that we had never imagined."<p>Last year, neuroscientists used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the …


Commonwealth: Seven things you might not know

<b>Commonwealth leaders are meeting in London. Here are seven things about this club of nations that you might not know.</b><p>1) It's home to almost one-third of the world's population<p>About 2.4 billion people - out of 7.4 billion globally - live in the Commonwealth's 53 countries. And most of them are under …

South Africa

Quantum physicists just smashed the entanglement record, paving the way for faster quantum computers

The breakthrough could revolutionise the future of quantum computing<p>Scientists in Germany and Austria have just made an enormous breakthrough in the …

Quantum Mechanics

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …


Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …


19 Annoying As Hell Clichés About Romance That TV Shows And Movies Need To Stop

Guys being super persistent isn't as sweet as movies make it look!<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>


13 Kids Who Did Not Intend For Their Drawings To Be X-Rated

"My 7-year-old likes tits."


'Dear Mark, this is why I hate you.' An open letter to Zuckerberg

Dear Mark,<p>Fuck you. Oh, sorry, were you expecting something politer? Senators might courteously thank for you volunteering to appear in Congress, but …


Lingerie That Celebrates Women of All Sizes (Because, Duh)

In a perfect world, every brand everywhere would offer sizing that suited every body in existence. Is that currently the case? It, unfortunately, is …


What's your 'Sex IQ'? Take this test to reveal your rating

Find out if you're a sexpert or a flop in the bedroom

A Guide to Men’s Dress Codes for All Occasions

Although dress codes are designed to provide guidance on what to wear, they can often make choosing an outfit more complex. With all their […]

Men's Fashion

Beyond the Milky Way: The sublime beauty of our galactic neighbors

In 1888 an amateur astronomer in England named Isaac Roberts captured a groundbreaking image. This long-exposure photograph taken at Roberts' home …


Awkwardness ensues as top Democratic senator asks Mark Zuckerberg if he'll reveal what hotel he stayed at last night

WASHINGTON — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg got into an awkward exchange with a top Democratic senator on Tuesday when the lawmaker began asking him personal questions.<p>During the blockbuster hearing on Capitol Hill, Sen. Dick Durbin asked Zuckerberg, "Would you be comfortable sharing with us the name …

Mark Zuckerberg

Elon Musk shows off SpaceX BFR tool (and it's huge)

SpaceX's CEO feeds the hype for a new rocket with a photo showing a gigantic tool that will be used as a mold to create the spaceship's body.<p>The SpaceX Falcon Heavy is a large, powerful rocket system, but the company's upcoming BFR (which stands for either Big Falcon Rocket or Big F****ing Rocket) …

Space Travel

If You Sit at a Desk All Day, You Need These 6 Yoga Poses in Your Life

It's no secret that yoga is teeming with benefits—from the mental to the physical. In case you needed another reason to begin this wellness practice, …


Researchers develop device that can 'hear' your internal voice

New headset can listen to internal vocalisation and speak to the wearer while appearing silent to the outside world<p>Researchers have created a wearable device that can read people’s minds when they use an internal voice, allowing them to control devices and ask queries without speaking.<p>The device, …

Artificial Intelligence

5 Stunning Places You've Probably Never Heard of but Need to See, According to a Woman Who's Traveled to 100 Countries (Video)

Traveling is always an exciting experience, but nothing quite compares to discovering something new.<p>Unfortunately, the prospect of visiting uncharted …


Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Five things we learned from Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook hearing<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store …

Time I

Divorce Lawyer: Facebook Is a Cheating Machine

From time to time, in moments of transient loneliness, do you long for some temporary distraction or brief mental escape from your day-to-day life? …

Social Media

4 Ways You Can Turn a Crush Into a Relationship

Research-based steps for getting closer and making your feelings mutual.<p>Summer crush season is upon us, and these four strategies can help make your …


Michael Portillo discovers India's most beautiful train journeys – and for once feels understated in his attire

When it comes to dressing flamboyantly, it is not often that Michael Portillo feels he’s in danger of being upstaged. And yet there were times during the filming of his latest series based on train journeys – this time around India – when the man noted for his lime green jackets, pink shirts, and …


The 15 Best Netflix Documentaries You Need To Stop Skipping Over

You always see them on Netflix, now it's time to watch them.


11 Flirty Phrases That'll Get Your Long-Term Partner In The Mood Instantly

We usually associate flirting with being single; with trying to pick someone up. It’s the stuff of cheesy pickup lines or eyes across the bar or the …

Why I'm So Done With Almost-Relationships And F*ck Buddies

When I told my f*ck buddy I wanted more from him, I surprised myself. He wasn't even my type. I had picked him up at a bar last April because I …


6 inspiring TED Talks that'll transform the way you think about music

From the latest in wearable tech to slamming beats made from the world's most famous particle accelerator, these videos will expand your musical …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

Nuclear fusion on brink of being realised, say MIT scientists

Carbon-free fusion power could be ‘on the grid in 15 years’<p>The dream of nuclear fusion is on the brink of being realised, according to a major new US initiative that says it will put fusion power on the grid within 15 years.<p>The project, a collaboration between scientists at MIT and a private …

Nuclear Energy

Watch the formation of the universe and Earth in this cool time-lapse video

Each second represents 22 million years<p>In the grand cosmic scale, humanity and our tiny home in the universe are absolutely inconsequential. In a neat time-lapse video from John Boswell, you can watch the formation and growth of the universe from the big bang to now.<p>Boswell, aka melodysheep, has …


Physicists To Test Whether Gravity is a Quantum Force

Physicists have found a way to see the "grin" of quantum gravity (via University of Nottingham, School of Mathematical Sciences)<p>Our current …