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WVIL, A Glimpse At The Future Of Photography After Cameras Die [Video]

With pro-level digital cameras continually shrinking, and cellphone cameras getting better, WVIL images a future when the two finally merge.<p>As digital cameras have outgrown their bulky origins and continued to miniaturize, some photographers and cinematographers joke that soon the “camera” itself …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Culture<p>Sean Flynn found out what people do when they think they only have moments left to live.<p>By Sean Flynn1 day agoView More<p>Hair<p>A slightly more …

A Point of View: Is there a secret to a happy marriage?

<b>Nobody can explain the secret to a happy marriage, says Adam Gopnik, but it doesn't stop people trying.</b><p>Anyone who tells you their rules for a happy marriage doesn't have one. There's a truth universally acknowledged, or one that ought to be anyway.<p>Just as the people who write books about good sex …

China may have a new president in Xi Jinping, but it is China’s new first lady, Peng Liyuan who has been making the headlines this week. Chinese social media, notably Sina Weibo, has been buzzing over Ms Peng’s wardrobe, despite censors’ attempts to suppress the conversation. Copies of her overcoat, handbag, scarf and shoes appeared almost immediately in online stores http://econ.st/10iITYO

Data is not killing creativity, it’s just changing how we tell stories - http://tcrn.ch/16qgXGe

Changing faces

WITH only a single dissenter among nearly 3,000 delegates, on March 14th the National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s legislature, vested Xi Jinping …

There's now officially no word for "ungoogleable", meaning "impossible to find via web search" in Swedish – although there was a term until this week. The Language Council of Sweden, had lined up ogooglebar, defined as "something that cannot be found on the web using a search engine". Google's lawyers, told it the company did not want its trademark diluted by being used to apply to all searching. Instead, the definition should be "something that cannot be found on the web using Google". And include a trademark notification. http://gu.com/p/3em96/tw?CMP=SOCNETTXT6966 Photograph: Britta Pedersen/EPA

Fancy working abroad? Find out where your profession is in high demand: http://bbc.in/XGTmLO - IT staff wanted in Brazil - Chef vacancies in New Zealand - Engineers needed in India Where is your job in demand?

A national screening programme for prostate cancer could be introduced by the NHS in the wake of a huge international effort by more than 1,000 scientists to unravel the genetic causes of prostate, breast and ovarian cancer. Doctors said a simple £5 spit-test based on the markers could provide patients with a personalised "risk profile" for the diseases and pave the way for individually tailored screening, with those most at risk having more regular health checks. http://gu.com/p/3emtn/tw?CMP=SOCNETTXT6966 Colorised scanning electron micrograph of human cancer cell. Photograph: NCI/PHOTOTAKE inc/Alamy

The internet is slowing down worldwide because of the "biggest cyber-attack in history" http://bbc.in/XHbC7Q Is your internet slow today?

You're probably familiar with this image. Facebook users changed their profile pictures in concert with gay rights this week. However, the online activism has come under fire recently for being ineffective. Is Avatar activism useful? http://trib.al/e007hoE