Pankaj Narayan

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Daniel Radcliffe: 'There's no master plan to distance myself from Harry Potter'

Daniel Radcliffe says he has just been called a national treasure, and it has left him discombobulated. He has a point: most people his age have barely started out. But here he is, at 24, more than half his life spent in the business, 16 movies behind him, eight of them Harry Potter blockbusters. …

15 best Android launcher apps of 2018!

Android launcher apps have long been an integral part of the Android experience. If you don’t like the way your home screens look or act, you can simply download an app to change all of it. There is no doubt that Android launcher apps have a far more diverse set of features than any other genre of …

What is a Dyson sphere?

Are some advanced civilizations in our galaxy now collecting all of the energy emitted by their stars? If so, we would call their energy-collecting …

Universe

What Science Says About Arousal During Rape

Yes, orgasms can happen to rape victims.<p>Rape. Most of us don't like to talk about it. We don't like to think about it. But when we do think about it, or at least when I do, it is always violent. I am struggling and overpowered. I am screaming. And I am certainly not getting off.<p>Although in the …

Changes ahead: more details on how iOS 7 will look

As the calendar ticks down to Apple’s first public event since October 2012, more details are starting to emerge regarding what the company will …

Tim Peake's space station mission could put a rocket under Britain's economy

There is the urge to explore the endless heavens, there are the mysteries of the starry cosmos to solve, but above all there is the faltering economy …

LG to demo 5-inch unbreakable and flexible plastic OLED panel at SID

LG's got quite a bit in store for us this week at SID's annual display exhibition in Vancouver. In addition to that 55-inch curved OLED TV we first heard about last month, the company will be demonstrating a very nifty 5-inch OLED panel. Created for mobile devices, the display is constructed of …

A Guide To Not Saying Dumb Things About Angelina Jolie's Double Mastectomy

A refresher in genetic mutations, breast cancer risk and the perils of overawareness<p>Angelina Jolie's announcement in Tuesday's New York Times that she has undergone a preventative double mastectomy to reduce her risk of breast cancer as a carrier of a BRCA gene mutation has garnered praise, sparked …

Corning intros Lotus XT Glass for next-gen mobile displays, touts more efficient production (video)

Corning's Lotus Glass promised a world full of thinner, more advanced mobile displays when it was unveiled in 2011, but it hasn't always been easy to build with the volumes or features that customers want. Enter the company's new Lotus XT Glass as the solution: clients can produce it more reliably …

BlackBerry 10

After a number of delays and setbacks BlackBerry 10 finally arrived in January and BlackBerry's new mobile platform has already witnessed its major …

Consumer Tech

Black box software: a problem for science that extends to big data

You probably don’t need to know how a calculator makes two plus two equal four, or how your favorite smartphone app works, but the way the background …

What Modern Humans Can Learn From The Neanderthals' Extinction

It's a fact of the archaeological record: Modern humans survived and Neanderthals did not. Why? And what does it teach us about our own survival?<p>Neanderthals were humans who went extinct between 20,000 and 30,000 years ago. Though there is some debate about who these people were, there is no …

Rwanda genocide 20 years on: 'We live with those who killed our families. We are told they're sorry, but are they?' http://gu.com/p/3fkqt/tw Nearly 20 years after the Rwandan genocide, Chris McGreal returns to Kibuye to meet the few Tutsis who survived – and some of the killers they are forced to live with as neighbours Photograph: Andy Hall for the Observer

Gone in seven seconds

SNAPCHAT promises one thing: that the sender of a photo or video can rest assured that recipients will only be able to view the file for as long as …

20 ways to keep your internet identity safe from hackers http://gu.com/p/3fkkn/tw Do you use the same password for all websites? Do you overshare on Facebook? If so, you're a target for cybercriminals – whose computer scams are costing Britain £27bn a year. We asked experts for their top tips to beat the fraudsters: http://gu.com/p/3fkkn/tw

3D printed ear binds biology with electronics

<b>PRINCETON (US) —</b> Using 3D printing tools, scientists have created a functional ear that can “hear” radio frequencies far beyond the range of normal …

Princeton University

Google Brings Its Cloud Messaging Push Notification Service To Chrome

At last year’s I/O, Google launched its Cloud Messaging push notification service for Android. This week, it extended this service to Chrome and Chrome OS, which, Google says, allows Chrome apps and extension developers to wake up their apps remotely and/or send alerts to users.<p>While mobile app …

"Found Footage" from Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D

<i>“Fresh from his role in last summer’s box office smash, Marvel’s The Avengers, Agent Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg) returns to the worldwide law</i> …

First look at James McAvoy in X-Men: Days of Future Past

The countdown of “first looks” at characters from Bryan Singer’s <b>X-Men: Days of Future Past</b> continues with the director tweeting this picture of James …

First official set photo from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Earlier this week, 20th Century Fox officially announced the start of production on <b>Dawn of the Planet of the Apes</b> with an official plot synopsis, and …

General Zod unleashes his Heat Vision in new Man of Steel TV spot

We’re just over a month away from the big screen return of Superman as Henry Cavill takes flight in director Zack Snyder’s <b>Man of Steel</b>, and Warner …

Microsoft blues

IT IS always fun to watch the mighty fall. It is even better when they try to break their fall with corporate waffle. This week Microsoft said it was …

General Electric