Aaron Renner

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Meet the startup that makes milk—without cows

Three young entrepreneurs in their mid-twenties sat nervously in the Hong Kong office of Solina Chau, one of the world’s most powerful women. Chau, founder of Horizons Ventures, oversees investments for multibillionaire Li Ka-Shing, focusing those investments on disruptive technologies she thinks …

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This Is How You Train Your Brain to Get What You Really Want | Inc.com

In April of 2015, I got serious about my goal to become a professional writer. I had written an e-book, <i>Slipstream Time Hacking</i>, and was anxious to know how to traditionally publish it. At that time, I had just barely put up my own website and had a subscriber base of zero.<p>I decided literary agents …

Self-improvement

Researchers have quantified what makes us love Harry Potter

A good story often takes its reader on an emotional journey from despair to elation, and hits many notes in between.<p>It’s something that writers and readers understand intuitively. But it also can be analyzed, quantified and graphed. In a fascinating new study, researchers use machine-learning …

Harry Potter

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Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer's Protein from the Brain

An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid beta protein in …

'Marsquakes' Could Release Sufficient Hydrogen to Support Life

Quakes on Mars could potentially release enough compounds to support microscopic life.<p>Researchers studying earthquakes in Scotland have discovered that earthquakes on Mars, or marsquakes, may release enough hydrogen to support life.<p>During earthquakes, rocks in the ground grind against each other. …

Stephen Hawking warns that humanity should not respond to aliens in case they kill us all

If we actually end up discovering aliens then they’ll probably just wipe us all out, Stephen Hawking has said.<p>When we made contact with any aliens it …

Singularity

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Universe Almost Certainly Directionless, Analysis Of Cosmic Microwave Background Reveals

The universe, as Douglas Adams once remarked, is mind-bogglingly big. Understandably, the sheer size of the cosmos makes it extremely difficult for …

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FDA Finds Monsanto's Weed Killer In U.S. Honey

The Food and Drug Administration, under public pressure to start testing samples of U.S. food for the presence of a pesticide that has been linked to cancer, has some early findings that are not so sweet.<p>In examining honey samples from various locations in the United States, the FDA has found fresh …

To Understand Contagious Cancer Is to Understand Cancer Itself

Catching cancer is extremely rare in the entire animal kingdom, but a few representative cases are enlightening.<p>The cell pulled from the man's body did not belong. It was cancer, yes, but even cancer belongs, in a sense. We bring our cancers into being. This was different. It wasn't the man's, nor …

Stunning New Images Of Mars From The Curiosity Rover

Since its deployment in 2012 to the surface of Mars, the <i>Curiosity</i> rover has sent back many breathtaking images of the Red Planet. In addition to …

The Universe expands equally in all directions -- and this is bad news for Einstein's equations

Researchers analyzed the background radiation left over from the Big Bang to put an end to a long standing debate: Is our Universe expanding the same …

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The Future Is Looking Bright and Full of Energy

We <b>are all dependent on energy.</b> In untold ways, we rely on energy to communicate, to get around, to feed ourselves, to produce potable water. We make …

14 Signs That You're Emotionally Intelligent

It’s all too easy to lose control of our emotions.<p>That’s why emotional intelligence (known as EI or EQ) is so important.<p>The ability to identify …

Scientists Possibly Find "Revolutionary" Fifth Force of Nature

Physicists appear to be on the verge of a tremendous discovery. While examining an anomaly reported by a 2015 study on dark matter, a research team …

Watch how to make a plasma ball out of a light bulb

Using a hand-held Tesla Coil and a light bulb, YouTube star CrazyRussianHacker shows how easy and fun it is to make your own DIY plasma ball.<p>If you've ever had aspirations to become a mad scientist, or just look like one, you not only need an impressive lab, but also fun and interesting gadgets to …

Light Bulbs

Body Artist Paints Surreal Optical Illusions Down Her Own Arms

21-year-old face painter and aspiring body artist Lisha Simpson uses her skin as a mutable canvas to make her fairytale-like tableaux. In some designs, she creates carefully shaded and proportioned illustrations that appear to pop off the palm of her hand as if she’s holding true 3D objects, from …

Digital Art

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3 Mental Habits That Set True Geniuses Apart

What average people regard as 'work,' geniuses tend to regard as play.<p><i>What are some secret things geniuses do to solve problems? originally appeared on Quora -- the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Steve Denton on Quora:</b><p>I …

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Hormone Causes Decline in Cognition After Social Stress

<i>Summary: Researchers explore how stress can influence our cognitive performance.</i><p>Source: Max Planck Institute.<p><b>How does stress influence our cognitive</b> …

Elon Musk thinks Tesla can sell batteries much faster than cars

Tesla is going hard after a new customer: the power grid.<p>In a presentation at the company’s annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday (May 31), CEO Elon Musk said he thinks half of the company’s batteries will go toward electricity storage for the power grid rather than Tesla’s vehicles in the coming …

Tesla

Could A New Type Of Supernova Eliminate Dark Energy?

Every once in a while, some Earth-shattering discoveries come along that forever change our view of the Universe. Back in the late 1990s, observations of distant supernovae made it clear that the Universe wasn’t only expanding, but that distant galaxies were actually speeding up as they moved away …

Universe

Are we alone? A new twist on the famous Drake Equation ups the odds that we aren’t

From the UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER:<p>In 1961, astrophysicist Frank Drake developed an equation to estimate the number of advanced civilizations likely to …

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