Rayyan Khan

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Right To Divorce? Just As Important As Right To Marry (No Kidding)

Among the issues raised by the gay marriage debate is tax equality. Yet the right to file joint tax returns is nothing compared to what happens when a relationship dissolves. When a married couple splits, there’s no limit on the money or property the two can transfer tax-free between them.<p>Even our …

Another (Small) Step Closer to Invisibility Cloaks

Researchers at the University of Texas have taken us one step closer to invisibility. A team created a 0.15mm-thin sheet that can hide a 7-inch tall …

The Smartwatch Revolution, or How the Pebble Changed My Life

The Pebble has arrived! Brian Ries on what it’s like to wear the next big thing in tech on his wrist.<p>Sitting in a booth at the pub last night, I was …

For some, King Richard III's resting place raises a human rights issue

Distant relatives of England's King Richard III have escalated their fight to have the much-maligned monarch's mortal remains buried in York rather than Leicester, claiming that the matter was a human rights issue.<p>The late king's skeleton was discovered beneath a parking lot near the present-day …

Energy policies 'reduce bill rises'

<b>Energy policies will cushion consumers from price rises, but only after contributing to a rise in average household bills, a report has said.</b><p>By 2020, bills will be 11% - or £166 - lower than they would otherwise have been, according to the Department of Energy and Climate Change's report.<p>It looked …

Home Economics

Tesla and the lone inventor myth

Why our simplistic view of science and our desire to make heroes does a great disservice to the thousands of people who have invented our modern world.<p>Who invented the internet? <br>To answer that seemingly simple question you basically have two options: you can go on for hours explaining the hundreds …

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