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The Great Forgetting

The Great Forgetting

The mechanics of memory remain mysterious – but new infant studies could hold the key.

The Real Likelihood You Are Being Watched Through Your Laptop Camera

We've all heard that our computer camera can be used to spy on us. Is it true? Is it even possible? We got the tech experts to give us the download.
The Golden Rules of Facebook

The Golden Rules of Facebook

Follow our expert tips to avert your own Facebook faux pas and improve your social media encounters.

9 Smart Uses for Your Mobile Phone Camera

9 Smart Uses for Your Mobile Phone Camera

The camera on your phone is useful for so much more than taking selfies.

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The Big One

The Big One

A devastating earthquake and tsunami will happen. The only question is when.

Long Live Your Phone Battery

Long Live Your Phone Battery

In theory, modern smartphones can last hundreds of hours on a single charge. But in practice today’s top phones will squeeze out about 20 hours at best. With that in mind, we tested both Android (Google) and iOS (Apple) phones to pin down battery-saving tricks that actually work.

In Praise of Technology

In Praise of Technology

I am as guilty as anyone of romanticising our simpler low-tech past. But the fact is, my smartphone is a godsend.

Everything You Need to Know About Nuclear Weapons

Everything You Need to Know About Nuclear Weapons

From the discovery of the subatomic particle, the unfortunate rise and rise of nuclear armaments.

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9 Fascinating Facts About the Number 40 You Never Knew

9 Fascinating Facts About the Number 40 You Never Knew

Science, religion, and literature all agree — you can always count on 40.

3 Survival Tips for the Digital World

3 Survival Tips for the Digital World

Follow these handy tips to stay grounded in an increasingly busy and device-oriented world.

Everything You Need to Know About Space Probes

Everything You Need to Know About Space Probes

These little spacecraft are revolutionising our understanding of the Solar System.

Everyone’s a Star

Everyone’s a Star

If you think YouTube is the last refuge of crazy cat videos and mindless memes, these teenagers using the platform to change their worlds may change your mind as well.

Avoid Making Email Gaffes

Avoid Making Email Gaffes

Email blunders are easy to make and hard to fix.

How Murder Rescued The Radio Star

How Murder Rescued The Radio Star

One true crime show got the world hooked on podcasts. Now the future of radio has never sounded brighter.

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