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Mars: five big mysteries still left to solve on the Red Planet

After Nasa announces there is liquid water on Mars, what other mysterious discoveries can we expect to solve on the Red Planet?<p><b>Following Nasa's announcement of liquid water on Mars</b><b>,</b> we have looked at some of the other theories about what is left to be discovered on the Red Planet.<p>There are several …

5 Apps Airlines Don't Want You to Know About - Page 4 of 5

<b>2. Hopper</b><p>Image Credit: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/164451823870832382/<p>Hopper is a very cute looking app which is a fare hunting powerhouse. It not …

Moon’s near side is its dark side

Moon image via US Naval Observatory<p>Tonight – September 16, 2018 – see if you can make out the dark areas on tonight’s half-illuminated first quarter …

Human Evolution 101

Naledi Fossils<p>Find out more about the origins of our species.<p>The origins of humankind have long fascinated scientists and the public alike—but the topic can get confusing. Here are answers to a few common questions.<p><b>Why are scientists certain that human evolution happened?</b><p>For a number of reasons. We …

New model explains Io’s misplaced volcanos

Io’s volcanic activity may be due to a unique combination of ordinary gravitational squeezing by Jupiter and friction on molten rock within Io’s …

Astronomy

Paleo People Were Making Flour 32,000 Years Ago

Oatmeal is generally considered a no-no on the modern paleo diet, but the original paleo eaters were definitely grinding oats and other grains for dinner, according to new research.<p>That finding comes from new investigations of an ancient stone recovered in a cave called Grotta Paglicci in Puglia, …

Diet heavy on olive oil cuts breast cancer risk by 62%, study says

The fight against<p>breast cancermay begin in the kitchen. A new study suggests that women can dramatically reduce their risk of the disease by following a version of the Mediterranean diet that goes heavy on extra virgin olive oil.<p>Data from a large, randomized clinical trial show that women who did …

Birds in love produce more babies, study shows | @GrrlScientist

Photograph: Wolfgang Forstmeier/Malika Ihle et al (2015)<p>One of the communal aviaries where the research birds were housed during the breeding season.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/5efb49c99b1f73e677fb7603faa6eb5cd1989c53/0_308_4926_2956/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Wolfgang Forstmeier/Wolfgang …

Birds

Double Whammy: Ancient Earth Was Struck by Two Meteors at Same Time

It's not altogether uncommon to hear about double rainbows, but what about a double meteor strike? It's a rare event, but researchers in Sweden recently found evidence that two meteors smacked into Earth at the same time, about 458 million years ago.<p>Researchers from the University of Gothenburg …

How to Use Photoshop Effectively and Creatively – Analyze, Plan, Execute

When you work on an image in Photoshop, are just doing things spontaneously and intuitively, or are you planning your work? If you don't have a goal, …

Tutorials

How to pour beer like a German

Of course, no one has perfected pouring liquid gold quite like the Germans, famous for their expertise in all things beer, as well as their stringency in, well, everything. We tapped a real live German — Sylvester Schneider, owner of German bar and restaurant Zum Schneider in New York's Alphabet …

Jokes

Porsche Mission E Concept puts Tesla Model S in its sights

Porsche might not be saying it directly, but anyone taking even a quick glance can see the Germans are taking aim at Tesla with the freshly unveiled Mission E concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show. With over 590 horsepower, this electric sedan doesn't have quite as much electric grunt as a Model S, …

Eye Tracking

How the hijab has made sexual harassment worse in Iran

Islamic dress laws have failed to protect women who talk of constant unwanted attention with the tacit approval of all, including the authorities who are supposed to protect them<p>Every day I take a stroll on my way to work. From Tehran’s bustling Vanak Square, buzzing with traffic and commuters, to …

Sexual Harassment

More Shots Of BlackBerry Android Phone Leak Online

We got a glimpse of BlackBerry’s rumored Android-powered smartphone last month, in the form a render shared on Twitter by notorious leaker Evan Blass. Now photos of the Android BlackBerry have apparently leaked too — published by Taiwanese website Tinhte (spotted earlier by TechTimes).<p>The latest …

Mobile Technology

Acer's coolest new PC lets you build a computer like Lego bricks

Building your own computer is starting to come back in style thanks to initiatives like Phonebloks and Google's Project Ara, and now Acer is bringing that idea to the desktop. It's introducing a new PC today called the Revo Build Series, which starts as a small core block and can then be built upon …

Shelf-size stereo delivers massive sound from a tiny footprint

Now that we’re in the era of the portable Bluetooth speaker, it’s hard to justify spending money on a stereo that just sits on a shelf at home.<p>That perception is exactly what this tiny stereo system from German audio giant Thonet and Vander aims to fight, though. The Rätsel brings old-school stereo …

Audiophile

Intelligence, creativity and bipolar disorder may share underlying genetics

Serious mood disorders such as bipolar may be the price humans have had to pay for our intelligence and creativity.<p>That’s according to new research which links high childhood IQ to an increased risk of experiencing manic bipolar traits in later life.<p>Researchers examined data from a large birth …

Before Humans Showed Up, Huge Animals Were The Norm

In Earth's history, there have been some incredibly large animals that look sort of like animals we have today, just a lot bigger. In North America, there was a sloth that was the size of an elephant.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>You know, often here at MORNING EDITION we just like to check in with …

Astronomers find 'teeny supermassive black hole'

University of Michigan astronomers have found the smallest black hole ever observed in the centre of a galaxy<p>As supermassive black holes go it’s really not that super or massive,<p>In a dwarf, disc galaxy 340 million light years away, University of Michigan astronomers have found the smallest black …

Swirling mystery of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

The Great Red Spot has been swirling wildly over Jupiter for the past 150 years, but scientists still aren’t sure what causes the gigantic storm’s …

Don't Fear The Wild Animals, Researchers Tell Salad-Makers

For the past nine years, some of America's biggest producers of fresh salad greens and vegetables have been waging a quiet war on wildlife surrounding their fields, all in an effort to keep your veggies free of contamination from disease-causing bacteria.<p>Now, a fresh analysis of safety data …

An Exclusive Glimpse Into How Lomography Petzval Lenses are Made

Back in June, Lomography raised nearly $1 million on Kickstarter to launch its new Petzval 58 Bokeh Control lens. It’s a lens that takes a classic …

Tatooine? Planet Kepler-453 Discovered in Habitable Zone of Two Stars

Like Tatooine in "Star Wars," the newly discovered Kepler-453b has two suns.<p>And while there are no signs of Jedi or Stormtroopers, the planet sits in the "habitable zone" of its stars. In this case, however, scientists believe Kepler-453b is a gas giant — which rules out life on its surface, but …

Universe slowly dying as old stars fade faster than new ones are born

Analysis of starlight from more than 220,000 distant galaxies shows that the cosmos has lost half of its brightness in the past two billion years<p>Without applause or encore, the lights are going out across the universe, as old stars die faster than new ones are born to replace them.<p>Astronomers …

Nasa astronauts take first bites of lettuce grown in space: ‘Tastes like arugula’

The bountiful harvest aboard the International Space Station is part of Nasa’s Veggie experiment to make spacecrafts more self-sustaining for longer missions<p>It was one small bite for man, one giant meal for mankind.<p>On a gustatory adventure never attempted by humanity, astronauts have for the first …

This is what a nuclear attack on Indian, or Pakistani, cities will look like. And it is scary as hell

New tool lets you assess impact nuclear bombs could have on any part of the world.<p>Written by |<p>Tomorrow will mark the seventieth anniversary of the US …