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Dropbox, iCloud and Snapchat have all denied being “hacked”, but all three services have seen either passwords, pictures or videos leaked from their services in the last few months.

Do you use "cloud" storage to backup your files? Do you use "cloud" storage to backup your files?

Dropbox, iCloud and Snapchat have all denied being “hacked”, but all three services have seen either passwords, pictures or videos leaked from their services in the last few months.

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Need? No. Really, really want? Yes. The cost of reproduction is much lower for a man than a woman. He doesn’t need to carry a foetus around inside him for nine months, nourishing it from his...

Yes, but they’re compelling and often life-changing hallucinations. All over the world people who come close to death report rushing down tunnels towards a bright light. This is caused by...

Particular species may come and go, but life itself is amazingly diverse and resilient. The only way I can imagine one single species remaining is during the death throes of the Earth itself,...

No. Snails and slugs move by contracting tiny muscles in their 'foot' in sequence, generating a wave that moves from front to back. As the wave moves back, different parts of the foot take it in...

Yes, in at least two ways. First they are highly sensitive to body language, as were their ancestors, grey wolves. Like them, domestic dogs have the instincts needed to hunt in packs and organise...

What an impossible question! If I could answer it I would have solved a great philosophical puzzle - how activity in a brain can be 'about' something, such as wanting a strawberry ice cream or...

In white light, which includes the wavelengths of the visible spectrum, the colour of an object is dictated by those wavelengths of light that its surface atoms fail to mop up. As a perfect mirror...

I don't believe that babies could be 'designed', even if there were no ethical constraints. Transgenic technology, which enables the transfer of genes between sexually incompatible organisms, is...