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Facebook rescinds internship from student who exposed app privacy flaws

A Harvard University student says he lost his internship at Facebook after he launched a browser application from his dorm room that exploited privacy flaws on the company’s mobile messenger.<p>Aran Khanna’s app – called Marauder’s Map in tribute to the Harry Potter books – showed that users of …

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Inside the iPad Mini 4: Basically a smaller iPad Air 2

The iPad Pro stole the limelight at Apple’s event last week, while the iPad Mini 4 announcement was little more than a footnote.<p>Was Apple hiding something? Well, the tinkerers at iFixit decided to get stuck in and find out.<p>After taking the new tablet apart piece by piece, it turns out that it …

iPad Mini

A new way forward for mobility – Waymo

Waymo stands for a new way forward in mobility. We are a self-driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and …

Architizer

Birds in love produce more babies, study shows

Birds who freely choose their own mates produce 37 percent more offspring than those which were paired up by researchers in an avian “arranged marriage”, according to research published today in the peer-reviewed journal, <i>PLoS Biology</i>. Additionally, cross-fostering experiments revealed that embryo …

Birds

The 11 Most Zen Places On The Planet

More than just vacation destinations, some places have long been revered for their natural beauty and spiritual power. Whether sparkling lake, clear-blue ocean or majestic mountain, these spots will help you find your inner om.<p><b>Mount Kailash, Tibet. View Panoramic.</b><p>This mountain in western Tibet is a …

Articles about tiny and cozy home geodesic dome on Dwell.com - Dwell

After writer Abbie Mood saw this slideshow on the New York Times’ website of Brett’s tipi and Jake’s geodesic dome, she decided...<p>Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, 580-square-foot Hollywood abode.<p>The motto "the bigger the better" simply doesn't exist in our …

Architecture

15 Breathtaking Astronomy Images Highlighting the Cosmic Beauty of Our Universe

Since 1995, Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) has been serving up daily doses of cosmic beauty through breathtaking photos of our fascinating universe. Maintained by Robert Nemiroff (MTU) and Jerry Bonnell (UMCP), two professional astronomers who met at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, the …

Cosmology

The Insecure World of Freelancing

Millions of workers now go it alone—who will provide them with basic labor protections?<p>When Sara Horowitz founded the Freelancers Union in 1995, there was already evidence that the structure of people's work lives was changing.<p>Publishing and media jobs had started to move to more project-based …

This Is the Top Predictor of Success in Life

Increase self control to increase success<p>Self control predicts success even better than IQ.<p>From Charles Duhigg’s excellent book The Power of Habit: …

Why 'Earth 2.0' is actually nothing like Earth

Nasa's discovery of Kepler-452b, a planet orbiting around a distant star in deep space, has predictably caused waves of excitement on the internet, …

Unhappy At Work? Swipe Right To Tell The Boss

Startups and established pollsters alike are working to bring the employee-engagement survey into the age of smartphones and big data.<p>Bunny Inc., which runs an online marketplace for voice-over actors, has more than 50 employees scattered between its offices in San Francisco and Bogota, Colombia, …