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Sanbot's Alexa-integrated robot can livestream, order takeout

Sanbot is lurking around IFA again. The little robot helper won us over last year, but something seems different this time round. That's because we're now dealing with the Sanbot Nano, a brand-spanking new model. And, this one wants to hang out with you -- yes, you.<p>You see Qihan, the China-based …

F.D.A. Approves First Gene-Altering Leukemia Treatment, Costing $475,000

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first-ever treatment that genetically alters a patient’s own cells to fight cancer, a milestone that is expected to transform treatment in the coming years.<p>The new therapy turns a patient’s cells into a “living drug,” and trains them to …

Cancer

How Jenson Button has spent his six months away from Formula One – in 22 photos

Jenson Button will make his Formula One comeback this weekend as he takes centre stage at the Monaco Grand Prix.<p>The 2009 world champion will make a 'one-off' appearance for McLaren in Monte Carlo, with Fernando Alonso in America competing at the Indianapolis 500.<p>It’s only been six months since …

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Constant Multitasking Is Damaging Millennial Brains, Research Shows

And their employers are making things worse.<p>You probably know that multitasking makes you less productive not more so. Neuroscientists, psychologists, and efficiency experts have been telling the world for years that since the brain can't actually pay attention to more than one thing at a time. …

Summer reading lists at prestigious private schools

High-school classic "Lord of the Flies."Amazon<p>For many people, the summer months symbolize pleasure reading at its best.<p>It's a time to indulge in the texts that are most appealing, without scrutiny: an easy beach read, a guilty pleasure, or that book you've always meant to start.<p>But students at …

It might seem bad now, but wait until the lights go out!

In view of the shambles engulfing our politics in all directions, it might seem appropriate that last Thursday MPs should blithely have accepted that, within a few years, our lights will go out and our economy will grind to a halt. What they allowed to be nodded through was something called the …

10 Simple Habits of Insanely Productive People

Surround yourself with inspiring, sharp, and positive people.<p><i>What are some uncommon ways to work smarter instead of harder? originally appeared on Quora --the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of</b> …

11 Things Truly Successful People Always Refuse to Do | Inc.com

How do you define success?<p>For some people, it's achieving a level of respect and accomplishment. Others benchmark their personal relationships. Of course, we all know some people who judge it only by the size of their bank accounts.<p>Regardless, there are certain behaviors and habits that you'll find …

Self-improvement

5-Minute Exercise Routines to Lose Weight

Mini Workouts for Weight Loss<p>How many times have you said that you don't have enough time to work out? If you're like most non-exercisers, you say it …

Fitness

4 small changes to boost happiness and memory

When making change for healthier habits, focusing on one small change at a time is a much more manageable approach than trying to make major overhauls.<p>Here are some favorites from my book “52 Small Changes for the Mind,” that can make a lasting impact to increasing happiness, improving memory, …

Louis van Gaal: Manchester United won’t go 26 years without league title again

Louis van Gaal believes Manchester United could never again go 26 years without the league title, as Liverpool are likely to, because the club is “too big”.<p>United travel to Anfield for Sunday’s early afternoon kick-off with Van Gaal’s side in sixth place and Jürgen Klopp’s team in ninth.<p>The …

Soccer

Can SpaceX land a rocket on a barge off California?

Elon Musk’s ambitions to corner the space cargo market via reusable rockets will stand a crucial test Sunday morning, when SpaceX engineers will attempt to guide a Falcon 9 rocket back to a ship off the Southern California coast.<p>Neither of the two previous attempts to stick a sea landing has …

Space Travel

Here are the 29 superhero movies coming out in the next 5 years

Get ready! Nearly 30 superhero movies have been announced to hit theaters over the next few years.<p>We'll see Marvel complete "Phase 3" of its cinematic universe while DC will start playing catch-up by building its own multiverse on the groundwork laid by 2013's "Man of Steel."<p>The list of announced …

This Is How Skrillex Went From The Most Hated Man In Dubstep To Justin Bieber’s Producer

Skrillex and his producing partner in Diplo will forever be linked in the memory of 2015, because their Jack Ü project helped jumpstart Justin Bieber’s massive comeback, but that’s not the only thing the two shared last year. The producers both found public redemption in their own ways. In Diplo’s …

Is it worth it? Dirty Yoga – exercise review

Online yoga: on the plus side, it saves you from having to schlep out to a class; on the minus side, it’s even easier than the real thing to skip altogether<p><b>What is it?</b> I’m too busy to go to yoga classes, and also I’m embarrassed about how fat and inflexible I am. Could Dirty Yoga – an online class …

Yoga

The ‘Gym Wildlife’ Parody Trolls Everyone Who’s Ever Set Foot In A Gym

Jack White Gets Weird (And Has Actual Fun!) On His Very Good New Album<p>Steven Hyden 03.21.18 5 hours ago<p>Yo La Tengo’s Masterful New Album And The Challenge Of Old Bands Finding New Ways To Be Great<p>Steven Hyden 03.15.18 6 days ago<p>Uproxx Music’s March Showcase For The RX Features Haley Heynderickx At …

Books of the year 2015 - a scientist's reading list

Here continueth a tradition I started way back in 2013, having resolved at the beginning of that year to read less internet and more books. I present a review of the twenty-three titles that I got though in 2015, in the order in which they were read.<p>As in 2013 and 2014 my predilection for …

Books

Musk’s Cousins Battle Utilities to Make Solar Rooftops Cheap

In September 2013, Hawaiian Electric Co. told thousands of customers they couldn’t connect their new solar panels to its distribution grid. In some …

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps | Inc.com

It's 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. You know what needs to get done, but your body is resisting it.<p>We can all relate to this feeling, but the similarities stop there.<p>Some people fall prey …

Procrastination

Up Close With Carbon3D's Terminator-Inspired 3-D Printer (Video)

Shortly after debuting at the Ted conference, Carbon3D CEO Joseph DeSimone explains his company's technology to Re/code's Ina Fried.<p>Many of us enjoyed the scenes in “Terminator 2” where the villain rebuilds himself from pools of liquid metal.<p>For Joseph DeSimone, it wasn’t just good cinema, it was …

3D Printing

The Steve Jobs You Didn’t Know: Kind, Patient, And Human

The untold story of Tim Cook’s friendship with Steve Jobs—and why Jobs wouldn’t let Cook try to save his life.<p>According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, he first learned about Steve’s need for a liver transplant in January 2009. By that time Steve wasn’t coming into the office at all, and Cook would visit …