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To put a quantum computer on your desk, Intel has a plan unlike any other

The future of computing is quantum — or so headlines would have you believe. They’re not incorrect. Yet like the flying car, quantum computing is a …

Quantum Computing

If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

Privacy

How to understand Stephen Hawking's final paper. Or at least try

It all started with a Big Bang. But then what?<p>Renowned theoretical astrophysicist Stephen Hawking had been trying to answer that and other questions …

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Non-profit’s $300 hepatitis C cure as effective as $84,000 alternative

An affordable hepatitis C treatment has been shown to be safe and effective, with very high cure rates for patients including hard-to-treat cases, in interim clinical trial results that offer hope to the 71 million people living with the disease worldwide.<p>The treatment is expected to cost $300 for …

Hepatitis

The Best Bad-Breath Remedies, According to Dentists

<i>While we might all be curious about the</i> <i>best plunger</i> <i>or</i> <i>probiotic tampon</i> <i>or</i> <i>cold-sore remedy</i><i>, it can be difficult to discuss these more</i> personal <i>items.</i> …

Incredible Sahara Forest Project to generate fresh water, solar power and crops in African desert

Can you imagine being able to produce enough water in the Sahara to grow crops there? Can you imagine harnessing sufficient quantities of solar power …

57 Ways to Lose Weight Forever, According to Science

The ultimate list of research-backed weight loss tips that will keep the pounds off for good.

Why Dogs Really Do Love You, According to Science

Too pure for this world.<p>You’re not just imagining it: There’s substantial research to support the claim that dogs truly adore their owners. An animal …

Pets

6 Weird Warning Signs That Could Indicate Your Heart Is in Trouble

See your doctor if you have any concerns about these.<p>The heart, so integral to life, sits in its protective cage in the chest, going about its work …

15 common math questions from the SATs everyone gets wrong

The SAT doesn't just test how good you are at math, reading, and writing — it tests how good you are at taking the SAT.<p>Preparing for the math section of the test requires lots of practice and memorization of some formulas, but it's also important to know how to recognize trick questions, sift …

Mathematics

How Well Do You Know English? The Origin of 'Bite the Bullet' and 15 Other Common Expressions in English

You probably think you know where 'mad as a hatter' is from ... but you're wrong.<p>English is not an easy language to learn. Not only do you have to contend with compound expressions (like "make out" or "turn up"), but you must understand expressions that barely seem tethered to reality.<p>Imagine …

13 grammar myths you should stop believing

Myth 1 — Never start a sentence with 'and,' 'but' or 'so'<p>According to the grammar experts at the 'Chicago Manual of Style,' you don't have to do mental gymnastics to avoid starting a sentence with a conjunction. "There is a widespread belief — one with no historical or grammatical foundation — that …

Google moves toward quantum supremacy with 72-qubit computer

<b>LOS ANGELES</b> — Quantum computers are bulking up.Researchers from Google are testing a quantum computer with 72 quantum bits, or qubits, scientists …

Quantum Computing

Why The Gear You Have Does Not Matter

G.A.S (Gear Accumulation Syndrome), is something all photographers feel it at some point in their careers. That feeling the gear they have is never …

Photography

Not even IBM is sure where its quantum computer experiments will lead

Despite the hype and hoopla surrounding the burgeoning field of quantum computing, the technology is still in its infancy. Just a few years ago, researchers were making headlines with rudimentary machines that housed less than a dozen qubits -- the quantum version of a classical computer's binary …

7 Things I Wish I'd Known Before Getting Braces as an Adult

It's always been my lifelong dream to get braces. Strange, I know. Since I was a kid, I envied my classmates and their glistening, metal-covered …

Agility Drill at the Westminster Dog Show: Pictures

The Journey to becoming a Successful Photographer/Filmmaker

Becoming a photographer, or filmmaker, or successful artist of any kind takes time. There are no shortcuts. These are just some thoughts around how …

Long Haul

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Here's why 100 qubit quantum computers could change everything

At 100 qubits a single quantum computer processor would, theoretically, be more powerful than all the supercomputers on the planet combined. We may be closer to that milestone than you think and the world isn’t ready.<p>Quantum computers are spooky devices that don’t follow the normal rules of …

Quantum Computing

You thought quantum mechanics was weird: check out entangled time

In the summer of 1935, the physicists Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger engaged in a rich, multifaceted and sometimes fretful correspondence …

Quantum Physics

How Photographer Gary Daniels Shot a WWII Aircraft Bomber at Night During a Fireworks Show

Photographer Gary Daniels captured this epic image during this year’s July 4th celebrations in Addison, Texas. The plane is a World War II-era B-25H …

Engines

Stop Those Annoying Browser Prompts Asking for Your Location or to Send Notifications

If you've grown tired of answering those annoying browser prompts every time a website wants to show you notifications or know your location, you can …

10 Practical Photography Monetization Strategies: Pricing, Google SEO, & Entrepreneurship

Dear friend,If you’ve ever wanted to learn practical monetization strategies in photography– this is advice I would have given myself:DOWNLOAD …

Out shooting with the most elite camera I've ever held

I'm a professional photographer with more than 15 years of experience. Still, I was daunted when I took a £54,000 camera system out for a photoshoot test drive.<p>I normally shoot on Canon 6D which costs £1,500, $1,699 or about AU$2,570 with a lens. On this occasion however I'd be using the Phase One …

East London

The No. 1 job in America if you want high pay and work-life balance is …

Looking for high salaries, a promising future, low stress and a lot of work-life balance? Here are the jobs that deliver<p>Work can work for your …

Face time: 50 portrait photographs, 50 different ways

<b>Is it possible to shoot the same person in 50 different ways and still get creative portraits? The authors of a fascinating new book reveal how, in</b> …

27 fascinating maps that show how Americans speak English differently across the US

In a country as vast as the United States, you're hardly ever going to find a consensus on how to say something.<p>Do you drink soda, or do you call it pop? Do you wear sneakers, or tennis shoes? The answers vary depending on where you ask the question.<p>Linguists Bert Vaux and Scott Golder surveyed …