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How secure is your phone's fingerprint lock?
The fingerprint-based security systems on phones and other electronic devices may be more vulnerable than previously thought.
Mark Zuckerberg: The end of smartphones and TVs is coming
Facebook expects to turn artificial intelligence and virtual and augmented reality into viable parts of its business over the next decade.
In the wrong hands, your passport is a weapon of mass destruction
In 1993, when Ramzi Yousef carried out the first World Trade Centre bombing, he did so after entering the United States on a stolen Iraqi passport.
5 common myths about depression
According to the World Health Organisation, depression and anxiety cost the global economy $1 trillion as sufferers drop out of the workforce.
7 steps to build a mentally healthy workplace
At a global level, one-in-four people will likely experience a mental health problem at some point in their lives.
These are the habits of influential people
The focused drive of influential people is driven by eight habits that you can emulate and absorb until your influence expands.
Tidy office, tidy mind? Perhaps not
If you live in a state of organised chaos, you might find it comforting to know a bit of messiness at work could actually mean you're more productive.
How data can help us to improve society
This may sound like an idealistic thought, but data-driven policies are having a real-world impact in several countries.
This is why it's never too late for you to learn a new language
But it’s untrue that adults should shelve their goals to learn a new language.
How Africa can cope with increasing water demands
Sub-Saharan Africa is currently home to more than 1.2 billion people, and it is estimated that another 1 billion will be added by 2050.
The cheapest cities to live in according to EIU
The top of the list is dominated by cities in Africa and the Indian subcontinent, but a handful in Europe are also among the cheapest.
We must ensure the Fourth Industrial Revolution is a force for good
In the coming decades, we need to establish guardrails that keep the innovations of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on a track to benefit all of humanity.
Google unveils its ‘nightmare-inducing’ robot
Though the robot is just for research and development purposes, it hints at a future where Boston Dynamics might prioritise function over form.
This ‘leaf’ could turn CO2 into fuel
Burning fuel - such as carbon monoxide - produces carbon dioxide and releases energy.
This breath-test could help detect cancer
A high-tech cousin to the Breathalyzer may be the future of cancer detection, writes Futurism.
Why flush toilets aren't the answer to improving sanitation
In 2015 the world’s leaders agreed to strive for access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all by 2030 as part of the UN Development Goals.
African countries with the highest share of women in their workforce
The top five countries with the highest female representation are all in sub-Saharan Africa.
How human error could have created the Sahara desert
The stark difference between 10,000 years ago and now largely exists due to changing orbital conditions of the earth.