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Apple Hiring Fitness Physiologists, Sleep Experts On The Heels Of Recent iWatch Rumors

Apple is seeking physiologists to join its team, according to a new call for job applicants discovered by 9to5Mac today. The position on offer is for a “User Studies Exercise Physiologist,” and seeks a candidate who will be responsible for creating and conducting studies “related to cardiovascular …

SAG Awards: list of winners

A complete list of winners at Saturday's 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards:<p>MOVIES:<p>Actor: Matthew McConaughey, “Dallas Buyers Club”<p>Actress: Cate Blanchett, “Blue Jasmine”<p>Supporting actor: Jared Leto, “Dallas Buyers Club”<p>Supporting actress: Lupita Nyong’o, “12 Years a Slave”<p>Cast: “American …

Where Should Obama's Presidential Library Be Built--And By Whom?

Barack Obama may still have three years left in his presidency, but the debate over his presidential library is already reaching fever pitch. …

This postcard took 44 years to reach its recipient because of the Stasi

In 1969, Günter Zettl was a 18-year-old student in Waren an der Müritz, a little town in East Germany. Zettl liked to listen to prohibited Western …

Here is a complete list of winners from the 2014 Golden Globes. Follow our live blog for post-show analysis: How do you feel about the winners? Surprised? Outraged? Elated? Who do you think got snubbed? Let us know in the comments below. http://gu.com/p/3yn57/us

Europe’s Treacherous Slopes: German Chancellor’s Ski Injury Highlights Season of Danger

Exactly a week ago, Steffen Seibert, Angela Merkel’s spokesman, told journalists that the German Chancellor had been “extraordinarily upset” to hear …

UK box office sees biggest drop in 20 years

The absence of James Bond from British cinema screens saw UK and Republic of Ireland box office takings in 2013 fall by the largest amount in more than 20 years. Studios failed to produce a hit on the scale of Skyfall, 007's 2012 outing, with cinemas taking £1.17bn in 2013, down 1% on the previous …

Hands-on with Liquid Image's LTE-capable Ego LS action cam

Liquid Image revealed its 4G LTE Ego LS action cam just hours ago, so we made a dash to take a look for ourselves. In terms of size, the LS is <i>a bit</i> smaller than the popular GoPro cams, but there's no built-in battery and the 1,900mAh cell nearly doubles the thickness of the unit. It's wrapped in a …

Explaining meteors: are we in danger?

In February, a meteor exploded over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, causing significant damage. A recent study in <i>Nature</i> suggests that there are more of these potentially threatening small meteors than we previously thought. We ask expert Dr Hugh Lewis from the University of Southampton to explain …

Japanese whale hunt puts pressure on Australian minister

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Anti-whaling activists said on Monday they had captured images of Japanese ships killing protected whales inside an internationally recognised whale sanctuary, sparking criticism of the Australian government’s handling of the issue.<p>The aerial footage released by the Sea Shepherd …

U.S. vessel heads to break ice around Russian, Chinese ships off Antarctica

At the request of the Australian, Russian and Chinese governments, the U.S. Coast Guard is stepping up to help break up ice off Antarctica that has ensnared a pair of ships.<p>The Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star had been heading to that area anyway, having left its home port of Seattle early last month …

Time Travelers Aren't Using Facebook, Says Science

Given the option to travel back in time, most people generally would generally commit some combination of lottery fraud, evil dictator slaying, and …

WW2 bomb blast kills digger driver in Germany

<b>A World War Two bomb has exploded at a construction site near a west German town, killing a man and injuring eight others, police say.</b><p>The explosion occurred after a digger accidentally struck the device during excavation work in Euskirchen in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.<p>The machine's …

Extremism

2013: The year in design

From battery-powered exoskeletons to buildings that melt cars, this year was a notable one for design.<p><b>More amazing image galleries of the year:</b><p>The year in weather<p>The year in space<p>The year in wildlife

Happy New Year's in Pictures

Hong Kong

Thousands on the streets of Hong Kong to demand full control for city elections

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong in what the organiser claimed was a rally for Hong Kong’s political future.<p>At the core of the annual demonstration is Beijing’s attempts to influence the outcome of direct elections for the city’s leader in 2017.<p>Protesters are demanding that …

New Year fireworks from around the world - video

The world celebrates with spectacular firework displays lighting up the sky across the globe. Watch celebrations from Sydney's Harbour Bridge and the London Eye, Dubai's world record 500,000 firework extravaganza and the celebrations in Time Square, New York, where revellers embraces to the tune of …

Awesome ad erases all the animals in The Lion King's opening sequence

This is a great ad by Greenpeace Netherlands, brilliantly executed by Studio Smack: They erased all the animals of <i>The Lion King's</i> opening sequence to …

This Is London’s Floating Bike Road Dream

A team of architects has updated and fleshed out its SkyCycle plan—a bizarre concept that would use the empty channels above some train lines to …

I Never Want This Best Vines of 2013 Compilation To End

Picking a favorite Vine is like picking a favorite hilarious, non sequitur grain of sand from an endless beach of weirdness. Fortunately, some …

The President Gets a Personal Osprey He's Not Allowed to Use

Even with the VH-71 helicopter project permanently grounded, President Obama still has a number of egregiously expensive air transport options—such …

Mystery Steam Over Fukushima Could Be Sign of Another Meltdown

The newest update in the highly disconcerting series of devastating failures that is the Fukushima cleanup effort is troubling to say the least. …

The Complete List of Everything Banned by Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg leaves office tomorrow after 12 years as New York City's mayor. No mayor in recent memory has added so much to a city. Or taken so …

Where Emotions Hit You, Visualized

Nerves make your stomach churn; embarrassment brings a glow to your cheeks. Emotions clearly have a direct physiological effect on our bodies, and …

This clear purple sea creature is proof the ocean is where aliens hide

Say hi to the Portuguese man o' war. It's purple, it's clear, it looks like a balloon, it's painfully venomous, but it's not a jellyfish and you …

Is the Internet More Vulnerable To Physical Attacks Than To Hacking?

The Obama administration has been stoking the fires of fear about a cyberattack on America's infrastructure for well over a year now, but a …

8 Urban Stories You Might Have Missed in 2013

Rob Ford, CitiBike, Bay Area tech woes, China's crippling smog: You've seen all the big headlines for cities this year. But here are a few of the …

4.6 Million Snapchat User Names and Phone Numbers Leaked (Check Yours)

Oh dear. In an inauspicious start to 2014 for both Snapchat and its users, a website appears to have published user name and phone number information …

Australia welcomes new year with spectacular Sydney fireworks - video

Fireworks explode over Sydney at midnight, welcoming in the new year. As midnight struck an 11-minute display to music was launched over Sydney harbour and, for the first time in a decade, on the sails of the city's opera house. More than a million people lined the streets to watch the annual …