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Published: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 00:11:16 +0000

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Stress can be good for you, psychologist explains

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:57:52 +0000

Psychologist Dr Meg Arroll talks about how simply changing the way you view stress can help you feel less strung out - and what to do if you feel stressed but don't know why.(image)


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Apple App Store revenue to eclipse global box office

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 01:26:02 +0000

Asymco analyst Horace Dediu predicts people will spend $100m a day on apps by the end of 2018, and Apple's App Store alone will overtake Global Box Office revenues this year.(image)


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Geneticists reconstruct DNA of man who died 200 years ago

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 00:17:00 +0000

The whereabouts of Hans Jonatan’s remains are unknown – but, using DNA samples from 182 of his descendants, geneticists with deCODE have traced his family back to distinct areas of West Africa.(image)


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Could going gray help you kick phone addiction?

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:14:58 +0000

A former design ethicist at Google says he beat the habit by switching his iPhone to grayscale, making apps far less appealing.(image)


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BlackBerry launches cybersecurity software for...

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:55:19 +0000

Canadian software maker BlackBerry on Monday launched a new cybersecurity software, which identifies vulnerabilities in programs used in self-driving cars.(image)


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Thistle tortoise beetle has penis longer than its own body

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:48:11 +0000

Researchers from Kiel University in Germany found that the ultra-long flagella of male thistle tortoise beetles could inspire new techniques for safer catheter insertion.(image)


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Alibaba's AI outperforms humans in tough reading test

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 21:47:11 +0000

The AI, created by retail firm Alibaba’s Institute of Data Science and Technologies, based in Hangzhou, China, took part in the Stanford Question Answering Dataset.(image)


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Apple's park takes root landscaping inside the $5bn HQ

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 21:18:30 +0000

Landscaping has transformed the giant building site into a green park with over 9,000 trees, two miles of walking and running paths, plus an orchard, meadow and pond.(image)


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Ford plans $11 billion investment, 40 electrified...

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:38:36 +0000

Of the 40 electrified vehicles Ford plans for its global lineup by 2022, 16 will be fully electric and the rest will be plug-in hybrids, executives said.(image)


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Rats were not to blame for Europe's Black Death

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:36:29 +0000

Experts at Oslo University created a mathematical model for how people would have died if rats were the villains. But the death rates in nine European cities, including London, failed to match.(image)


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The Milky Way ate 11 other galaxies as its grew

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:26:55 +0000

Preliminary results from the Dark Energy survey have revealed a stunning look at the remains of 11 smaller galaxies that have been devoured by our own, reducing them to stellar streams.(image)


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Is deadly bacteria lurking in your dishwasher?

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:25:49 +0000

Researchers from the University of Ljubljana, in Slovenia, found the kitchen staple can contain E.coli, which causes life-threatening food poisoning, and pathogens linked to urinary tract infections.(image)


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Retailers reveal smart floors collecting data on shoppers

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 19:59:33 +0000

retailers make up the majority of Scanalytics' customers, highlighting one of several efforts brick-and-mortar stores are undertaking to better understand consumer habits.(image) In this photo taken Dec. 5, 2017, Scanalytics co-founder and CEO Joe Scanlin holds a smart floor sensor his company creates that track people's movements in Milwaukee. The sensors are among the tools retailers are using to gain insights on consumer habits. (AP Photo/Ivan Moreno)


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Chinese researchers want to blast space debris with lasers

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 19:54:36 +0000

A paper by scientists at the Air Force Engineering University in Xi'an describes how space-based lasers could zap space junk into smaller pieces to make them potentially less harmful.(image)


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Two heads really are better than one, say scientists

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 19:43:49 +0000

Research, led by University College London, suggests people who work together share arguments and reason together to come up with the right answer (stock image).(image)


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Are YOU change blind? Test reveals how observant you are

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 19:30:22 +0000

Experts have been looking into change blindness for 20 years, and have now come up with a fascinating interactive test which shows just how observant you actually are.(image)


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Google bans word 'gorilla' from its 'racist' Photos app

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:49:58 +0000

The software outraged users back in 2015 after it mislabelled images of a computer programmer Jacky Alcine, from Brooklyn, New York and his friend as the great apes.(image)


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HTC's latest U11 EYEs packs two selfie cameras

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:48:17 +0000

The HTC U11 EYEs features dual selfie cameras that boast a 'beauty mode', which Taiwanese firm HTC says 'brings out your natural, authentic beauty' to take 'flawless' photos.(image)


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Incredible mind-reading device could help stroke patients

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:37:56 +0000

Researchers at the University of Tübingen in Germany have created a machine that sends signals into a patient's head while moving their paralysed hand to strengthen brain connections.(image)


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How to make a gamma ray burst

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:30:42 +0000

Belfast researchers used the world's most powerful laser to recreated the events - which some say are used by aliens to communicate.(image)


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Selfie fans show comedy results of Google's art-matching

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:10:42 +0000

A just-discovered feature of the Google Arts and Culture app uses facial recognition to match selfies with famous artworks. More comedic comparisons are being shared on social media.(image)


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The 'forever battery' which can wirelessly recharge itself

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:00:19 +0000

At CES, Ossia unveiled what’s said to be the world’s first wirelessly charged AA-style batteries, which use radio frequency signals sent out by hidden transmitters that blend into ceiling tiles.(image)


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Russia has underwater drone that can carry nuclear bombs

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:49:19 +0000

The existence of the underwater nuclear carrier, codenamed Kanyon by the U.S., has been rumoured in the past, but the leaked draft of Pentagon's Nuclear Posture Review confirmed this.(image)


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Possible cause of colonial-era Mexican epidemic identified

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:08:01 +0000

Researchers form the Max Plank Institute in Germany have determined that the cause of a 16th century epidemic in South America that killed millions of people was salmonella.(image)


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Micro-cheating on apps can ruin relationships, expert says

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:04:02 +0000

Dr Martin Graff, a psychologist from the University of South Wales, says that the click of a mouse button can be enough to put you at risk of micro-cheating.(image)


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Drug dealers using Facebook to target children

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:54:45 +0000

Drug dealers are openly using Facebook to target children, a probe has found. Scores of criminals are freely touting for business on the site and other social media giants including Instagram.(image)


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Frost breaks thermometer at -62C in Siberian village

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:23:18 +0000

Welcome to Oymyakon, the coldest village on earth, where the average temperature in January is -50C and inhabitant's eye lashes freeze solid mere moments after stepping outside.(image)


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Boeing unveils hypersonic craft as successor to Blackbird

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:59:26 +0000

The concept model (pictured) was unveiled at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics SciTech forum and is the direct competitor to Lockheed Martin's design.(image)


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Nasa finds lava tubes near the moon's north pole

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:53:53 +0000

The holes are sky-lit entrances to a network of underground tubes that could offer passageways into the moon's interior, according to researchers from Nasa and Arizona State University.(image)


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161 million year old rainbow dinosaur discovered in China

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:50:34 +0000

An international team of researchers, led by Dr Dongyu Hu of the Shenyang Normal University, found the immaculate fossil in the Hebei region of China.(image)


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WhatsApp is trialling 'dismiss as admin' feature

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:31:18 +0000

WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned, California-based messaging app is developing a new feature to hold the admins of group chats to account with 'dismiss as admin' option (stock).(image)


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US to 'carefully' review GM request on autonomous car

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:16:27 +0000

US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao gave a keynote address at the start of the North American International Auto Show, taking place in Detroit from January 13 to 23.(image)


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App LegalFling creates contracts for consensual sex

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:31:53 +0000

LegalFling (pictured), envisaged by Dutch firm LegalThings, is currently just a concept but is designed to ensure that explicit consent is given before participants engage in any sexual behaviour.(image)


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Google experts debunk sexuality detecting AI

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:02:46 +0000

The claims come from a team of researchers from Google and Princeton University, who refute findings that differences in facial structure (left) can reveal your sexuality.(image)


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Richard Branson's Virgin Hyperloop One plans for London

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:53:21 +0000

Sir Richard Branson has come up with a novel way of solving London's runway expansion dilemma - with a system of super fast 'hyperloops' linking passengers between London's airports.(image)


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World's fifth largest diamond discovered in Lesotho

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:45:13 +0000

The 910 carat diamond, thought to be the fifth largest ever found, was unearthed in the Letseng mine in Lesotho, and has been described as being of 'exceptional quality'.(image) A diamond thought to be the fifth largest of gem quality ever found has been discovered in Lesotho, miner Gem Diamonds said.


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Mayon volcano in Philippines could explode in a few days

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:52:33 +0000

Mayon volcano in the Philippines could explode in the next few days, spraying lava, hot rocks and gases as fast as 60mph on to surrounding towns.(image) 12,000 people have left their homes after scientists warned that the perfect cone of Mayon could erupt in the coming hours or days


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iPhone app show rapist's activity during murder in Germany

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:50:23 +0000

The pre-installed Health app recorded Hussein Khavari performing 'strenuous activity' at the time when Maria Ladenburger, 19, was attacked in Freiburg in October 2016.(image)


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Robots taking human jobs is causing a 'hellish dystopia'

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:01:14 +0000

Dr Subhash Kak, a computing expert at Oklahoma University, says the world will sink into despair as humanity loses its purpose in life.(image)


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Cryogenics corpses could be brought back 'in 10 years'

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:56:39 +0000

Dennis Kowalski, president of the Michigan-based Cryonics Institute, has claimed scientists could reanimate a frozen human corpse within the next ten years.(image)


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Nightmarish moment dozens of baby funnel webs are born

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:22:53 +0000

Staff at the Australian reptile park have captured the moment that an egg sack full of baby funnel web spiders is pried open and dozens of the tiny creatures crawl out into the world.(image)


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How the Spitfire became a symbol of national defiance

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:19:58 +0000

A revolutionary aircraft that transformed the capability of the RAF, the Spitfire rightly became a symbol of national defiance, turning what could have been Britain’s darkest hour into our finest.(image)


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New IVF technique is 'most exciting advance in 40 years'

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 12:39:56 +0000

A new IVF method that takes thousands of pictures of embryos to select the best eggs has increased the likelihood of a baby being born by 25 per cent.(image)


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A quarter of non-believers pray when faced with a crisis

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 08:48:30 +0000

Of all British atheists and agnostics, a quarter admit they pray for comfort or to feel less lonely, according to a poll by ComRes for Christian aid agency, Tearfund.(image)


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$500 smart cat feeder can recognize each of your pets

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 14:38:05 +0000

Catspad, displayed at CES in Las Vegas this week, is an app-connected food and water dispenser that allows you to program when, and how much, to feed your cat. It can even recognize different pets.(image)


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Samsung's Galaxy S9 specs leak ahead of launch next month

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 14:31:34 +0000

If real, the box shows shows the handset will have a 5.8-inch Quad HD+ AMOLED display, with an 8-megapixel front-facing camera and 12 megapixel rear camera.(image)


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Dailymail.com tries Lyft's self-driving car in Las Vegas

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 14:29:34 +0000

At CES this week, Lyft and Aptiv offered free rides in their Pilot autonomous BMWs, and Dailymail.com got an incredible firsthand look at the future of ride-sharing.(image)


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The future of gaming revealed at CES

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 05:20:26 +0000

Incredible new gaming systems that aim to take players’ experiences to the next level once again dominated CES, with everything from virtual and augmented reality platforms to battling bots.(image)


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Has Stephen Hawking been replaced with a 'puppet'?

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 04:41:36 +0000

Conspiracy theorists believe Stephen Hawking, of Cambridge University, died as long ago as 1985 and that a lookalike has taken his place so the political elite can have a vehicle for their beliefs.(image)


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High-tech 'crystal ball' fits in the palm of your hand

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 03:58:18 +0000

Cinema Snowglobes has unveiled its stunning miniature crystal balls, which can display 360 degree videos in the palm of your hand.To activate the ‘miniature worlds’ all you have to do is shake it.(image)


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Google removes gaming apps with pop-up porn malware

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 22:07:20 +0000

Google took down 60 gaming applications after security firm Check Point said it had discovered new malicious software in the apps available to both children and adults at Google Play Store.(image)


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Facebook shares fall more than 4 per cent after changes

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 21:49:26 +0000

Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday that Facebook would change the filter for the News Feed to prioritize what friends and family share, while reducing the amount of non-advertising content from brands.(image)


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NASA image reveals the incredible cloud belts of Jupiter

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 21:26:25 +0000

The bands of vasts swirling cloud formations that travel at about 129,000 mph (60 km/s) over the gas giant planet's surface are clearly visible in the amazing image(image)


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USS Portland set to get laser weapon in historic Navy test

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:50:14 +0000

The laser weapon will be fitted to the ship later this year as a 'technology demonstrator' officials said. It paves the way for laser weapons to be integrated across the Navy fleet.(image)


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YouTube to review popular channels for offensive content

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 18:57:39 +0000

The latest move is part of the San Bruno-based company's push to stop inappropriate content being shown alongside advertisers, according to an anonymous source.(image)


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Banks could be opening up your data to cyber-criminals

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 18:50:32 +0000

From tomorrow, all banks and building societies will have to provide access to data from any regulated third party that asks for it. Here are four ways to make sure your data is safe (stock image).(image)


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Apple has already run out of replacement iPhone batteries

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 18:42:39 +0000

News of the delay first emerged from internal documents distributed by the Cupertino based company to Apple Stores and Apple authorised service providers.(image)


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Incredible alien rock Hypatia may predate our solar system

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 18:40:09 +0000

The discovery was made by researchers from the University of Johannesburg, who used advanced scanning techniques to analyse Hypatia's structure.(image)


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Stevie Wonder wows crowd on 'smart' piano at tech show

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 18:21:03 +0000

Piano teacher Gabie Perry was demonstrating the $1499 internet-connected device, made by a California startup, when someone told her that Wonder asked to try it.(image) In this Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, photo, musician Stevie Wonder plays a so-called "smart" piano, an internet-connected device designed to teach people how to play, while piano teacher Gabie Perry stands next to him at The One Music Group's CES booth in Las Vegas. Wonder spent about 15 minutes playing tunes as a crowd gathered at the booth. Wonder says he likes to visit the conference to see new things and meet people. (AP Photo/Matt O'Brien)


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Experts find 18 new species of 'assassin' Pelican spiders

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:55:42 +0000

Researchers from the Smithsonan institute in Washington D.C have identified 26 species of Pelican spiders, of which 18 have never been studied before.(image)


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Facebook can track you using dust on your camera lens

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:48:41 +0000

Facebook, based in San Francisco, California, outlines how it would connect users by matching similarities in the photos they upload in a newly found patent.(image)


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Writing a 'to do list' before bed helps ease anxiety

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:26:37 +0000

Listing just 10 tasks you need to achieve over the next few days can help you fall asleep 15 minutes faster, neuroscientists at Baylor University in Texas have found.(image)


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Samsung shows off 'almost finished' folding phone at CES

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:19:34 +0000

The Korea Herald says the firm is showing off two versions of the handset behind closed doors in Las Vegas. Both have a 7.3inch screen, and one folds in, and one out.(image)


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Quiz to assess early death risk

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:18:16 +0000

This 10-minute Public Health England (PHE) test assesses how healthy your lifestyle is. At the end, you will get a score out of 10 and helpful advice on how to be healthier.(image)


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Prototype of first full-colour satellite is now in space

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:59:26 +0000

The British spacecraft is a pre-production model and if it performs well the Guildford-based company Earth-i will create another batch of five.(image)


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Supermassive black hole emits a ferocious ‘double burp’

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:38:15 +0000

Researchers from Nasa and the University of Colorado at Boulder have detected a distant supermassive black hole burping twice after engulfing a cloud of hot cosmic gas.(image)


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GM to build self-driving car fleet without steering wheels

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:57:03 +0000

The Detroit-based motoring firm's Cruise AV will be a rebranded version of GM's Chevrolet Bolt EV (pictured), which will do away with the need for a backup driver.(image)


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Crawling babies 'kick up' dirt which they breathe in

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:48:18 +0000

Infants' movement across floors kicks up high levels of debris. They inhale a dose that is four times what an adult would breathe walking, according to Purdue University in Indiana, US.(image)


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Why tough times are the key to a happy life

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:29:26 +0000

Lowri Dowthwaite, a psychologist at the University of Central Lancashire, argues that hardship and bad experiences are what makes our lives worthwhile (stock),(image)


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Intel says patches can cause reboot problems in old chips

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:25:45 +0000

The Santa Clara firm has reportedly asked its cloud computing customers to hold off installing the updates, which may lead to unexpected system restarts.(image)


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Eyelashes with LEDs showcased at CES 2018

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:14:18 +0000

The technology, created by Ritsumeikan University and Shiseido Company in Japan is called 'wireless power feeding,' and relies on microwaves to transmit power remotely.(image)


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Wireless charging technology dominates CES 2018

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:50:59 +0000

At the CES this year, wireless chargers were undoubtedly a force to be reckoned with. Countless companies offered everything from sleek new charging pads to long-range wireless systems.(image)


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Pet translator could be available in ten years time

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:50:51 +0000

Professor Con Slobodchikoff from Northern Arizona University is developing new technology that could interpret dog behaviour (stock image).(image)


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Biggest volcanic eruption in 100 years went unnoticed 

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:50:27 +0000

The University of Tazmania found that a 2012 eruption off the coast of New Zealand was the largest seen for a century. The findings have been described as a 'scientific goldmine.'(image)


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Virgin Galactic set to send tourists into space this year

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:50:05 +0000

Virgin Galactic's latest glide test saw VSS Unity sent up from California's Mojave Air and Space Port attached to a twin-fuselage White Knight carrier airplane.(image)


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Pollution hotspots revealed by new air quality tool

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:42:32 +0000

An interactive app created by Leicester-based company EarthSense lets you type in your postcode and receive a rating from one to six, with one being the least polluted, based on nitrogen dioxide levels.(image)


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Facebook to emphasize friends not news in major changes

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:21:41 +0000

CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the global changes will transform Facebook's focus to help users have 'more meaningful social interactions' on the site.(image)


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Python regurgitates champion fighting rooster in

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:09:45 +0000

Nut Wattana had noticed two of his best cocks were missing when he woke up at home in Pathum Thani, Thailand, on December 27.(image)


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The supplements scientists use to protect their health

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 10:41:21 +0000

With so many supplements on the market, and so little research to back them up, choosing the right one can be a nightmare. Six experts explain what they take and why their daily doses help their health.(image)


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New tool lets you track how Facebook suggests new friends

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 10:29:01 +0000

Free software created by experts in San Francisco tracks every person Facebook suggests you might know to help you find out how the platform uses your personal information.(image)


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Orang-utans use medicinal plants to create 'ointment'

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 08:42:21 +0000

Researchers from the Borneo Nature Foundation have filmed the apes chewing plants into a lather (pictured) - which they then use as an ‘ointment’ on their aching limbs.(image)


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Elon Musk 'didn't know Silicon Valley event was sex party'

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 08:33:50 +0000

Billionaire CEO Elon Musk admits to attending a now infamous drug-fueled sex soiree in Silicon Valley, but says he didn't know it was a sex party.(image)


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EQL Technology reveals Qubi 'security guard' robot at CES

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 05:58:37 +0000

With a cartoonish face displayed on a small screen, Qubi at first glance seems much like other popular bots on the market – but, at its base is a small detachable Roomba-style vacuum.(image)


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Giant seabed 'sandbags' could ward off climate change

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 04:31:37 +0000

If they work as planned, these large walls could make glaciers last as much as 10 times longer than they otherwise would, the Princeton researcher behind the scheme say.(image)


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The incredible travel time map of the world

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 02:24:51 +0000

Researchers at the University of Oxford, backed by Bill and Melinda Gates, have revealed this incredible travel time map of the world.(image)


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$1,000 device can open a bottle without removing the cork

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 02:16:42 +0000

At CES, Coravin unveiled its most advanced product yet, equipped with automatic pour and an app that can make suggestions for specific moments and build you a ‘virtual wine cellar.’(image)


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NASA images show 'underground ice cliffs' on Mars

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 01:43:14 +0000

Buried glaciers have been spotted on Mars, offering new hints about how much water may be accessible on the Red Planet and where it is located, researchers have revealed.(image)


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Yummly app tells you what to cook from what's in fridge

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 01:16:32 +0000

Yummly has unveiled a new app at CES that can scan the items in your fridge and recommend recipes based on what you have, even taking your preferences and dietary restrictions into account.(image)


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Foreo's 'UFO' can give you a spa-level face mask in 90 sec

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 01:13:33 +0000

Foreo's bizarre booth at CES promotes a $300 product dubbed the UFO, which combines the techniques of thermo-therapy, cryotherapy, and light stimulation for a spa-level face treatment.(image)


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Is there a throne of meteorites inside the Great Pyramid?

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:54:19 +0000

Archaeologists believe the throne is there to help a Pharoah on his passage to the next life.The throne could be covered in sheets of 'meteoric iron' one expert claims.(image)


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Pentagon refuses to say if secret Zuma satellite failed

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:33:48 +0000

When asked at a press briefing if the Pentagon considered the launch a success or a failure, officials declined to provide any information whatsoever.(image)


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Project Veritas fillms Twitter staff undercover

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:18:15 +0000

James O'Keefe posted a video showing an undercover reporter speaking to Abhinov Vadrevu, a former Twitter Software Engineer, at a San Francisco restaurant on January 3.(image)


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US cold snap was nothing to do with global warming

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 22:56:34 +0000

Over the last week of 2017 and first week of 2018, a cold wave gripped the northeastern U.S. and southeastern Canada, with temperatures over 18ºF (10ºC) colder than is typical at this time of year.(image)


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Uber 'Ripley' software locked down remote offices

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 21:34:43 +0000

The system was able to change passwords, remotely log out workers from Uber's servers and even switch off machine so data could not be collected.(image)


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Russia shows 'advanced terrorist drones' captured in Syria

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 21:11:01 +0000

The drones used in weekend attacks on Russian bases in Syria differed from rudimentary craft earlier used by rebels and could not have been made without foreign help, Russian officials say.(image)


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Humblebragging is more irritating than outright boasting

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 20:18:58 +0000

The study, by University of North Carolina, found people faced by someone humblebragging were less likely to help them out by signing a petition, and also gave them less money.(image)


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American children are more likely to die before age 20

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 20:07:08 +0000

Researchers from Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, discovered Americans aged 15 to 19 are 82 percent more likely to die from gun violence.(image)


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Take a 360 degree tour of the centre of the Milky Way

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 19:58:25 +0000

This project was made using data from Nasa’s Chandra X-ray satellite, based at the Smithsonian's Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge, Massachusetts.(image)


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Harmony sexbot inventor unveils new personality Solana

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 19:43:47 +0000

During an onstage interview with Engadget at CES, creator Matt McMullen explained the sexbot’s face is designed for versatility. And, he swapped Harmony's face to reveal Solana.(image)


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Global warming will put millions more at risk of floods

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 19:34:31 +0000

Global warming will increase the risk of river flooding over the coming decades, endangering millions more people around the world, according to a study published Thursday.(image)


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