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EU Regulator Calls the End of Diesel in Several Years

European Union consumers may do as much as regulators to propel the the region’s car sector into the electricity-powered age foreseen by Tesla Inc., …

The Free Google Chrome Apps You Need Now

When Google first released its Chrome browser in 2008, the drums to Safari’s death march sounded loud and clear. Whether it was a stylistic …

Google Chrome

How much a night out will cost you in 50 of the most fun cities in the world, ranked from the most expensive to the least

If you think your bank account looks a little sad after a night out, you're not alone.<p>The average event-goer spends $81 on a night out and goes out two nights a week, according to an Eventbrite report. That's $162 a week — more than the weekly median spending on food for American families.<p>Yet, how …

9 podcasts to help you understand *everything happening in the news*

As movies like <i>The Post</i> and TV shows like <i>The Newsroom</i> will tell you, it is the civic duty of every citizen to stay informed.<p>But with so much happening …

Journalism

Photography 101: The best YouTube channels for learning about photography- Technology News, Firstpost

When I was starting out with photography, <b>YouTube</b> was only just becoming popular. It was a platform to share videos with friends more than a platform …

15 Patents That Changed the World

The drone. The iPhone. Bluetooth. GPS. Before they changed the world, these technologies were schematics on paper. Here is where the future began.<p>Forget the image of the lonely inventor tinkering away in a workshop. Today, it's more common that numerous technologies developed by a variety of …

Inventions

Google just revealed a huge update to Gmail — here's everything new

Google's Gmail is getting its biggest refresh in years, the search giant announced in a blog post on Wednesday morning. You can try it all out by clicking "Try the new Gmail" under settings in your Gmail account.<p>That means a shiny new look, sure, but also some useful-sounding new features. The …

Netflix CEO says apps are the new TV channels

Apple boss Tim Cook predicted in 2015 that “the future of TV is apps.” That future is here, says one of media’s biggest CEOs. Launching a TV network is now as easy as building an app.<p>“The great thing now is it’s easier to create a TV network, called an app,” said Netflix chief executive Reed …

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

Paris is a city that a lot of tourists do wrong—here’s how to get it right

There is perhaps no city more idealized, and more written about, than Paris. And yet, for tourists and travelers embarking on their first visit, there is also no city that’s easier to get wrong.<p>The Louvre, Ladurée, Champ de Mars, the Eiffel Tower—newcomers are often torn between all the sights to …

Donald Trump warns Russia: 'Get ready, because missiles are coming'

A war of words between Russia and the US over the deadly sarin gas attacks in Syria escalated today as Donald Trump warned Moscow 'get ready, …

Yale’s beloved happiness class is now on the internet for free

Happiness, they say, is infectious. Perhaps that is why the most popular course ever to be taught at Yale University—this semester enrolling 1,200 students, or a quarter of the undergraduate student body—is one titled “Psychology and the Good Life.”<p>PSYC 157, or “Laurie Santos’ happiness class” as …

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Photo Sharing

How Facebook got into a mess – and why it can’t get out of it

Ponder this … and weep. The United States, theoretically a mature democracy of 327 million souls, is ruled by a 71-year-old unstable narcissist with a serious social media habit. And the lawmakers of this republic have hauled up before them a 34-year-old white male, one Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, the …

Stock Markets

Download and protect your Facebook data in just a few clicks

Social Media<p>The Facebook privacy scandal has users demanding to see how much the social media giant knows about them and how they can limit the amount of data they're giving out.<p>The bad news is that your data may already be out in the wild and in the hands of third party advertisers. The good news …

Social Media

Become the CEO of Your Own Brain in Six Easy Steps

<b>To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind.</b><p><b>Buddha</b><p>You …

Helpful Infographics Visualize Complex Branches of Math and Science

It's often easy to get stuck into a narrow view of what a particular field of study entails, but as Dominic Walliman reveals in his impressive science infographics, there's much more than meets the eye when thinking of particular STEM subjects. Walliman demonstrates the diversity and complexity of …

Infographics

Are You Being Manipulated?

We all want to get our needs met, but manipulators use underhanded methods. Manipulation is a way to covertly influence someone with indirect, …

Facebook was tracking your text message and phone call data. Now what?

If you installed a Facebook app to your Android smartphone, odds are good that Facebook has been logging your phone calls and text message data ever …

Facebook and the endless string of worst-case scenarios

Facebook has naively put its faith in humanity and repeatedly been abused, exploited, and proven either negligent or complicit. The company routinely ignores or downplays the worst-case scenarios, idealistically building products without the necessary safeguards, and then drags its feet to admit …

The Unusual Hobbies of 8 of the World's Most Successful Business Leaders

Ukulele anyone?<p>When you’re growing your business, it’s understandable that you would want to pour all your focus into making sure it's a success.<p>But don’t forget to make some time for the things that you enjoy the most. Not only are those activities mentally restorative -- taking time away can help …

China is banning people with bad 'social credit' from using planes and trains

China has announced new measures that mean citizens with bad “social credit” will be restricted from travelling.<p>Acts that can earn you a place on the blacklist - barring you from trains and planes - include smoking on public transport and using expired tickets, as well as more sweeping and vaguely …

Climate change soon to cause movement of 140m people, World Bank warns

Tens of millions in three regions of the developing world expected to migrate before 2050 unless environment is improved<p>Climate change will result in a massive movement of people inside countries and across borders, creating “hotspots” where tens of millions pour into already crowded slums, …

World Bank

EU and UK Brexit deal explained: What Britain has agreed with Brussels, who's compromised - and who's angry

Britain secured a breakthrough with Brussels today as both sides agreed a deal on Brexit .<p>The draft legal text makes controversial proposals on a …

The 15 most stunning places in the UK outside of London, according to Instagram

Whether you live in the UK or are planning your first trip, it can be easy to go back to the same London-centric spots when you're looking for a day …

Scotland

A California city is launching the first US experiment in basic income — meet the 27-year-old mayor behind it

Stockton, California made national news last October when it announced it would host the first US experiment in basic income, a system of wealth distribution in which people receive a standard salary just for being alive.<p>The plan, spearheaded by Stockton's 27-year-old mayor, Michael Tubbs, will …

101 Positive Quotes to Help You Look on the Bright Side

Here's the ultimate list of positive quotes--including some classic words of advice and a lot of new ones you probably won't find elsewhere.<p>Sometimes, when you need inspiration in your life--whether for love, success, or work--it helps to hear the motivational words that others have shared. So here …

Want to Become the Best at What You Do? Read This

It doesn't matter how good your strategy is, if you're not skilled at what you do, that strategy won't take you very far.<p>As Jason Fried and DHH have said: <i>"Many amateur golfers think they need expensive clubs. But it's the swing that matters, not the club. Give Tiger Woods a set of cheap clubs and</i> …

Self-improvement

Innovation Is as Much About Finding Partners as Building Products

Have you ever stopped to ponder the true complexities involved with trying to create a viable, safe, autonomous vehicle? The innovation alone is a herculean task, but imagine being that upstart pioneer trying to develop the technology, while at the same time going up against entrenched, powerful …