Tom Lavery

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Encode your own time

We, and the world around us, may have a more important role in determining our inner sense of time than we thought<p>Those split second decisions, made almost without thinking. When to put your foot on the pedal when you’re at the red light. When to check how those sausages are doing. Remembering to …

Neuroscience

Russia has more right to Crimea than Britain to Falkands, says Russian MP

Head of the Duma’s foreign affairs committee, Alexei Pushkov, responds to British foreign secretary’s attack on Crimea’s annexation<p>Russia has more claim to Crimea than Britain has to the Falkland Islands, a senior Russian lawmaker insisted Sunday as London again denounced Moscow’s “illegal …

Russia
Internet
Internet

Rethinking Alcohol: Can Heavy Drinkers Learn To Cut Back?

The thinking about alcohol dependence used to be black and white. There was a belief that there were two kinds of drinkers: alcoholics and everyone else.<p>"But that dichotomy — yes or no, you have it or you don't — is inadequate," says Dr. John Mariani, who researches substance abuse at Columbia …

Alcohol

Quantum revolution: UK strategy outlines research into 6G smartphones and quantum computers

A new £270m strategy into quantum technology growth has been established, designed to guide research into everything from 6G smartphones to quantum …

Contact lens with built-in telescope could help people with blinding disease

<b>(CNN) —</b> Lights, mirrors, action! Scientists are developing smart contact lenses embedded with miniscule mirrors that can magnify your vision by almost three times.<p>The 1.55mm-thick lenses incorporate a thin reflective telescope made of mirrors and filters; when light enters the eye it bounces off …

Macular Degeneration

Nine Irish Photographers You Need to Follow

Jan. 24, 2014. A protestor holds a handmade shield as protection during rioting, Kiev, Ukraine<br>Ross McDonnell<p>1 of 26<p>It is said, often with tongue …

Ireland

Where to Fly a Drone in London: UAVs Now Banned From Capital's Royal Parks

We've already explained where you can and can't fly a drone in the UK, but things just got a little bit more complicated.<p>All eight of London's Royal …

Leaked Documents Expose CIA Plan to Crack iOS Security | MacTrast

Top-secret documents obtained by <i>The Intercept</i> indicate researchers working with the CIA have conducted a multi-year sustained effort to break the …

XCode

Isis: Muslim preacher calls for demolition of pyramids and the Sphinx of Giza

A Kuwaiti Islamist preacher has called for the destruction of Egypt's pyramids and Sphinx - one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world - claiming that …

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NYC considers Bitcoin, Apple Pay as options to pay parking fines

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / bikeriderlondon<p>You can buy an increasing number of goods of services with cryptocurrency Bitcoin and …