Amir Ahmed

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Astronaut in space snaps dramatic photo of the full moon caught in a sunset

NASA astronaut Jeff Williams captured an incredible photo of the full moon just above the horizon as the sun set from the International Space Station …

Starbucks Is in Court for Underfilling Its Overpriced Lattes

The American way!<p>A federal judge in San Francisco has allowed two Starbucks customers to seek damages against the chain for fraud and false advertising in a class action lawsuit after receiving underfilled lattes, <i>Reuters</i> reports. Starbucks adopted a new recipe in 2009 that uses less milk, and, as a …


iPhone 7 w/ similar design and removed headphone jack this fall, major changes next year

iPhone 7 rumors have been notably tame this year, and that’s because the next-generation iPhone is widely expected to be a further revision to the iPhone 6 series and not a radically different design. The Wall Street Journal is the latest to report on Apple’s expected plans for the iPhone 7, …

We Just Learned A New Secret About The Great Pyramid Of Giza

The Great Pyramid of Giza is so seemingly well-built that explanations of how the ancient Egyptians constructed it over 4,500 years ago have been …

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Lessons On Designing For Creativity From 16 Of The World’s Coolest Offices

The book The Creative Workplace collects the offices of creative studios designed for individual creativity in a public space.<p>Behind every sun-soaked, pristine architecture or design office, there’s a design philosophy linking desk layout and succulent placement to employees’ creativity. But as …


Quantum computing: To boldly go where Einstein feared to tread

To build a quantum computer — and to understand what it's good for — scientists will have to stretch their minds farther than Einstein could stretch his.<p>It was the scientific equivalent of a heavyweight title fight, but less conclusive. During the 1920s and ’30s, two of the century’s greatest …

Quantum Computing

NASA finds that the earth has a new “mini moon”

An asteroid has been by Earth’s side for around 100 years—and it’s here to stay for a while longer.<p>Sized between 120 feet and 300 feet, the quasi-satellite named Asteroid 2016 HO3 was first discovered on April 27, 2016, by the Pan-STARRS 1 asteroid survey telescope in Hawaii. Nicknamed “mini moon,” …

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