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Remix OS—a multitasking, windowed Android OS—can now run on your PC | Ars Technica

An "alpha" build of the OS for a generic PC is available for download.<p>Jide's Remix OS—a... well, <i>remixed</i> version of Android that is more suitable for …

Brazil

The 200GB wireless flash drive your 16GB iPhone desperately needs

It’s 2016 but two major smartphone issues are yet to be fixed. First of all, there’s never enough storage on most mobile devices whether they’re new …

Gear & Gadgets

Why Sleep Interruptions Could Be Worse For You Than a Lack of Sleep

We knew it.<p>With the hectic and often stressful pace of modern life, it's no wonder that there's been plenty of research into the health benefits of …

Here's How a Lack of Sleep Can Mess With Your Emotions

Even after just one late night.<p>The scientific evidence doesn't look great for regular night owls: experts say we need at least 7 hours a night to …

The Brain

Science: Liking Your Alone Time May Mean Greater Success

Although success is something we all hope to achieve, it can be a real struggle. You might think the extroverts of the world have the best shot at …

Self-improvement

Sleeping With Your Pet Could Help You Get a Better Night's Rest

Unless they snore.<p>Any pet owner will understand the struggle of deciding whether to sleep with your pet in your bedroom. On the one hand, you get all …

Having a Dog Can Reduce Anxiety And Stress in Children, Study Finds

Dogs = happiness.<p>You might find it hard to believe when you're running around the park after your pooch or cleaning up the latest vase it broke, but …

Skip YouTube search results and launch videos instantly

It’s odd that Google hasn’t brought the beloved ‘I’m Feeling Lucky’ button from its search engine to YouTube. Clicking it instead of the ‘search’ button automatically takes you to the first search result.<p>YouTube’s now pretty good with search, to the point that you almost never have to scroll …

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Fluoride in drinking water may trigger depression and weight gain, warn scientists

Around 15,000 people could be suffering needlessly from thyroid problems because of fluoride in drinking water, the University of Kent has warned<p>Fluoride could be causing depression and weight gain and councils should stop adding it to drinking water to prevent tooth decay, scientists have warned.<p>A …

Why people stutter and how to treat it - Futurity

Once treated as a psychological or emotional condition, stuttering can now be traced to brain anatomy. The discovery "opens up a lot of …

Saudi Cleric Reveals The Sun Rotates Around The Earth

A Saudi Arabian cleric has made a groundbreaking discovery that could redefine science in the 21st century –- the Earth does not rotate. What’s more, …

True adulthood doesn't begin until age 25

The trend has been dubbed ‘kidulthood’ by commentators<p>True adulthood does not begin in the western world until 25 because young people are putting off settling down for longer, a psychiatrist has claimed.<p>Although the transition from child to adult is traditionally marked at 18, in fact, crucial …

The Brain

The 13 best new apps you might have missed recently

Luckily, we have collected the best apps of the past month so you can find something new to try out.<p>You're bound to find something you like, whether in Microsoft's killer new Outlook email app or in fun little games for passing the time like Psych.

Apps

The Pirate Bay set to return on 1 February

Notorious piracy site taken offline by Swedish police raid hints rise from the ashes with phoenix<p>Pirate Bay’s revival seems certain after the torrent site has started to display a logo of phoenix with a timer counting down to 1 February.<p>The timer was unveiled last week along with a revived but …

Goldilocks planet: Deep in space, we may have found our 'twin’

The discovery of an Earth-like planet raises the question: are aliens also looking at us?<p>The starry sky is now far more fascinating to us than it ever was to our forebears. Stars may seem just points of light, but we’ve learnt recently that most are orbited by retinues of planets, just as our Sun …

Universe

2015 is getting an extra second and that's a bit of a problem for the internet

On June 30th at precisely 23:59:59, the world’s atomic clocks will pause for a single second. Or, to be more precise, they’ll change to the uncharted time of 23:59:60 — before ticking over to the more worldly hour of 00:00:00 on the morning of July 1st, 2015. This addition of a leap second, …

Superfluid Helium Can Leak Through Glass And Climb Out of Its Container

This incredible video proves that helium isn't just a voice-raising gas. In its superfluid state it also defies gravity, has zero friction and can …

Did the Big Bang create a parallel universe where time goes backwards?

Radical new research suggests that at the same time the Big Bang created our universe, another where time goes in the opposite direction was also born<p>A scientific breakthrough could redefine how the universe is understood.<p>Radical new research led by a British scientist has suggested that there may …

Dark Matter

Where Do Recycled Electronics Go?

As New York and other states make e-cycling mandatory, we look at the tech<p>Starting in 2015, the 20 million residents of New York State will be forbidden to throw away electronics. The statewide ban requires residents to dispose of their unwanted TVs, printers and MP3 players at designated stores …

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Want to avoid second helpings? Electric shock bracelet promises to help

An American company has created the Pavlok - an electric shock wristband that has been designed to try and change bad habits<p>An American company has produced a wristband that aims to instill good habits in people – by giving them an electric shock when they stray.<p>The Pavlok is worn like a FitBit …

The new iXpand Flash Drive from SanDisk targets iPhone and iPad owners

SanDisk wants to make moving files from an iPhone or iPad to a Mac or Windows PC easier with the launch of the new iXpand Flash Drive and a companion …

How to fix a blown or distorted earpiece in your iPhone: The ultimate guide

If you can't hear the caller on the other end of the line when you hold your iPhone to your face, or they sound distorted all the time, it's possible …

Ampy Is A Wearable Spare Battery That Charges As You Move

It was surely only a matter of time before someone thought to capitalize on the current trend for wearables with a battery designed to charge via kinetic energy. And so meet Ampy: a spare battery pack, currently bidding for crowdfunds on Kickstarter, that straps to your person and, its makers …

Facebook introduces anonymous chat app 'Rooms'

Facebook is taking a stab at anonymous group messaging with its latest app "Rooms," which combines the idea of traditional chatrooms with modern …

5 Can't-Miss Apps: 'RollerCoaster Tycoon,' Alien Blue and More

AlienBlue<p>Angry Birds Transformers<p>JustAddAudio<p>RollerCoaster Tycoon 4<p>RoverCraft Racing<p>With Google unveiling the latest updates to its Nexus line— the …

The 21 games that should be installed on every iPhone

The iPhone is home to some of the best portable video games ever made. Unfortunately, they must be downloaded from one of the worst digital marketplaces. Farming simulations and clones too often dominate the App Store's best selling list. Unusual and inspired games are left to fight for short …

Easy iOS 8 hack lets you stream almost any torrent to your iPhone

Popcorn Time makes it ridiculously easy to “freely” stream almost any movie you want to your iOS device, but unless you have a jailbroken iOS device, actually getting it on the iPhone 6 is impossible, unless you know of a little loophole that allows you to install the banned app.<p>Adventurous iPhone …

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