After 7 years, a hip Australian city has just been dethroned as the most liveable place on the planet

After 7 years, a hip Australian city has just been dethroned as the most liveable place on the planet

Vienna, the capital of Austria, has replaced Melbourne as the world’s most liveable city. Melbourne sat in the top spot of the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Index, trailed by Vienna for the last seven years. This year, Vienna gained an overall livability rating of 99.1, edging out Melbourne which came in second with a…

5 years after Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg’s famous book told women to ‚lean in,’ it appears that advice might do more harm than good

5 years after Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg’s famous book told women to ‚lean in,’ it appears that advice might do more harm than good

Is it time to discard „lean in”? Or is the mantra still helpful to women in the workplace? Thibault Camus/AP Images Facebook ‚s Sheryl Sandberg changed the whole conversation around women in the workplace with just two words: ” Lean in .” The Facebook COO’s famous 2013 book encouraged women to hone their negotiation tactics,…

In 50 years we’ll have ‚robot angels’ and will be able to merge our brains with AI, according to technology experts

In 50 years we’ll have ‚robot angels’ and will be able to merge our brains with AI, according to technology experts

Read the full transcript below: Brian Wong – Kiip, CEO & Co-founder: So in 50 years I think the world will, in terms of technology, really change and really this concept I call proximity of tech – which is how close the technology is to your body. And right now where it’s kind of silly,…

Year’s first named Atlantic storm hits US

Year’s first named Atlantic storm hits US

Image copyright EPA Image caption Subtropical storm Alberto picked up pace ahead of the official hurricane season Subtropical storm Alberto, the first named Atlantic storm of 2018, has made landfall on Florida’s north-western coast. Alberto passed the coast at Laguna Beach with maximum sustained winds of 45mph (72km/h), US meteorologists say. Thousands of people were…

Man ‚kept son in cage for over 20 years’

Man ‚kept son in cage for over 20 years’

Image copyright Reuters Japanese police have arrested a 73-year-old man suspected of keeping his son in a wooden cage for over 20 years. Yoshitane Yamasaki said he locked up his son, now 42, because he suffered mental problems and was sometimes violent, according to officials quoted by public broadcaster NHK. The cage, 1m in height…