Researchers in Hong Kong achieve near-perfect silence Think, for a moment, about the quietest quiet experience. Perhaps a still night in the desert, far from any of the sounds of civilization, or maybe
For most aspiring entrepreneurs, starting a solo business that generates $1 million or more is a fantasy. But a small-but-growing number of people bring in sales in that ballpark before they hire a single
Doppler Labs, the same team that brought you the Dubs mechanical ear plug and the Here Active Listening system, is today announcing the close of a $17 million Series B funding round, led by The Chernin
The Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD) improves longevity while cutting the risk of cancer and diabetes by half, scientists have found A five-day diet which mimics fasting could slow down ageing, add years life,
What's it like to get dropped? We speak to artists who've been let go and the record label bosses who have had to cut the cord. In 2002 Virgin Records dropped Mariah Carey from her massive four-record
But breakfast foods vary wildly from place to place. Inspired by a HostelBookers.com post by Victoria Philpott and a Quora post, we took a look at some classic breakfast choices from countries around world.
While the Title II classification of ISPs as common carriers was a victory for all, there is growing concern that ISPs could go on with business as usual with clever tricks designed to skirt the rules
A pioneering IVF technique allows babies at risk from inherited illnesses to be born free of disease The first baby has been born in Europe from a new IVF procedure that checks embryos for devastating
A new treatment for arthritis sufferers has been hailed as “magic” by a woman who had a pioneering electronic implant fitted. Monique Robroek, who took part in a study at the Academic Medical Centre in
A drug which boosts the brain's immune response could prevent or cure Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer's could be prevented and even cured by boosting the brain's own immune response, new research suggests.
We spoke to a zoomusicologist who argues that there are more similarities between humans and birds than you'd think. Anyone who’s lived near a park, or even just a solitary tree, will have heard the local
An idiot’s guide to touring cheap. Last night, I spent about an hour throwing a temper tantrum over an article by a certain car-and-laptop slangin’ sensation band detailing how a 28-day US tour netted
"Did you know that every time musicians pick up their instruments, there are fireworks going off all over their brain?" That's the launching point for a fantastic little video made by educator Anita Collins
Yuri Suzuki, the designer that brought you cabs that create music from street noise and helped Disney turn your earlobe into a speaker, is launching a Kickstarter through his company Dentaku for a circuit