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Saudi man arrested after threatening women drivers

KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - A Saudi man was arrested for allegedly threatening to attack women drivers, the Interior Ministry said on Friday, following a royal decree that ends a ban on women driving in the kingdom.<p>Female driver Azza Al Shmasani alights from her car after driving in defiance …

Saudi Arabia

The 25 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 21st Century, From ‘Children of Men’ to ‘Her’

With themes that range from love to fear to humanity itself, the best sci-fi movies of the 21st century all share distinctly original visions.<p>Sci-fi …

Science Fiction

Facing a 'tidal wave' of dementia, China is running out of time

Thirty years from now, China's elderly population will vastly outnumber its younger citizens. In a country where assisted-living homes are scarce, and dementia is not widely understood, asks Nathan VanderKlippe, will people pay the price before the government does?<p>The last time Liu Baoying got …

Europe Announces That All Scientific Papers Should Be Free by 2020

YES!!<p>This week was a revolutionary week in the sciences - not because we discovered a new fundamental particle or had a new breakthrough in quantum …

The Bad Economics Behind The EU's Insistence On Open Science Publication By 2020

The European Union has decided that all publicly funded scientific research should be, by 2020, published in open access journals. This isn’t all that much of a problem either way: it gets tiresome for a journalist like me without library access to get ahold of certain interesting papers, sure, but …

This Tiny Glass Disc Can Store 360TB of Data For 13.8 Billion Years

Our knowledge will live on.<p>It's estimated that humans are producing the equivalent of 10 million Blu-ray discs' worth of data every single day - and …

Human Rights

25 Timeless RPGs You Need to Play Before You Die

If you were one of the privileged few who owned the Sega CD console, then chances are, you also owned Lunar: The Silver Star (1992). It was the second-best selling Sega CD game of all time worldwide, and No. 1 in Japan. The game was so popular, in fact, that it was re-released multiple times -- …

Selling

Why bingeing on health foods won’t boost your immune system

There are only two ways the human body can deal with the invading pathogens and infections that can cause colds and other illnesses – and neither involves vitamins or ‘superfoods’ that claim to offer protection<p>Walk through the aisles of any health food shop and you’ll see pots of echinacea or zinc …

Immune System

16 Sci-Fi Pop Culture Moments to Look Forward to in 2016

Besides another Avengers movie.<p>The last year wasn't too shabby when it came to science fiction, but there are great things ahead in 2016. Here are just a few of the things you have to look forward to in 2016.

A 2016 TV Preview

A guide to the returning hits and new shows on network, cable, and streaming services<p>2015 may have spawned the phrase “Peak TV” thanks to an onslaught of shows in every format imaginable, but 2016 isn’t going to offer much respite. In the coming months, terrestrial networks, premium cable, and …

TV

6 self-contained skyscraper super cities

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>Today's architects are imagining the cities of the future as building styles fall in and out of fashion and construction materials evolve. As urban centers get more crowded and polluted, a number of forward-thinking designers are responding with concepts for self-contained super …

How to stay productive in the age of distraction

If you live in the 21st century and are not actually hiding underneath a rock or living in a cave, you probably are suffering from some form of …

Productivity

8 documentaries that will make you smarter about money

The wealthiest, most successful people continually self-educate, which is why most of them spend so much time reading.<p>If the classic finance books don't work for you, there are other ways to get smarter about money.<p>Here, we've compiled eight documentaries that will keep you entertained <i>and</i> teach you …

Success

Bitcoin's Shared Ledger Technology: Money's New Operating System

On July 31, 2014 Adam Ludwin, Devon Gundry and Ryan Smith–no-names in the world of finance–walked into a windowless conference room in a Los Angeles office building near LAX and sat down on black leather executive chairs at a mahogany table that could seat 12. A dual-screen teleconferencing unit …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

17 TV Shows That Will Spark Your Creativity

Getting started on a new creative project can be a great way to give the right side of your brain a workout. While there are a million and one ways to spark your creativity, did you know that watching TV can also be a great way to get those ideas flowing? Yup, you read that right. TV is creative …

What It's Really like to Play Minecraft on HoloLens

Breaking down the walls of reality.<p>Reality is no longer set in stone. Wiith Oculus and Morpheus both offering the means to escape into new worlds, …

If You're an RPG Player, You Need The 'Adventure Case'

A gamer's life is one giant struggle to organize all their stuff. Board game players deal with games pieces, miniature wargamers deal with models, …

11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read bestsellers, classics and unknown authors. However, the underlying foundation …

7 Futuristic floating cities that could save humanity

Floating cities may seem like utopian sci-fi, but autonomous ocean settlements could become reality as early as 2020, says The Seasteading Institute. …

How particle accelerator maths helped me fix my Wi-Fi

Using 19th century physics can demonstrate that light is a form of electromagnetic wave ... or improve your Wi-Fi reception

Physics

Five Reflections on my last day at the White House

After nearly 3,000 days working for Barack Obama (thanks, Mike Allen, for counting them), today I turn in my badge and my blackberry (yes, I know …

2030: How 4 smart cities are gearing up for the future

While the future (as a whole) is very much unwritten, the future of what our urban centers will look like is less uncertain.<p>We can assume, to a …

18 Visions Of The City Of The Future, From The Past

A new exhibit called the Future City, up now at London’s Royal Institute of British Architects, looks at how drawings and models of futuristic cities …

Charlie Hebdo: We cannot let the Paris murderers define Islam

The killing of journalists in Paris on Wednesday was not only an attack on France but also an assault on Islam and the very freedoms that allow 30 million Muslims to prosper in the west.<p>Free speech is not a western concept: it is a universal craving of the human soul. The gunmen ran away shouting …

Religion

The best science books of 2014: Biology | @GrrlScientist

<b>GrrlScientist:</b> Today, I share a list of what I consider to be the best popular biological sciences books of the year, hoping that you’ll find lots of interesting and unusual ideas for all the biology buffs on your holiday gift-giving list!

The best science books of 2014: chemistry, physics, maths | @GrrlScientist

Today, I share a list of what I consider to be the best popular physical sciences books of the year, hoping that you’ll find lots of interesting and unusual ideas for all the maths-astro-physics-chemistry buffs on your holiday gift-giving list!<p>Today, I continue my series of “best of 2014” books …

Data-Driven Architecture

Learning how we really use our homes so we can use them better<p>A few years ago, a group of UCLA anthropologists and archeologists conducted one of the …