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Quantum physicists just smashed the entanglement record, paving the way for faster quantum computers

The breakthrough could revolutionise the future of quantum computing<p>Scientists in Germany and Austria have just made an enormous breakthrough in the …

Here's The Most Effective Way to Lose Weight With Minimal Effort, According to Science

You don't need to slave away on the treadmill.<p>So you want to lose a few kilograms. You've heard the mantra: "Eat right. Work out."<p>But when it comes …

I'm 29 and Manage $100 Million — Here Are the 7 Best Pieces of Advice I Can Give You About Investing

No. 6: Do not fall in love with your investments.<p>At 29 years old, I manage $100 million in assets.<p>Some may think I’m on the young side to be managing …

Investing

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

5 Surprisingly Affordable — and Warm — Winter Escapes

Exotic vacations don’t need to be expensive.<p>Travelers who want to escape this winter can opt for a vacation a bit off the beaten path. Quicken found …

Los Angeles

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Aerobic exercise, or cardio, might be the closest thing we have to a miracle drug.<p>When we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period, magical things happen to our mind and body. We start to think more clearly, feel better about …

Strange Atomic Ripples in Graphene Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy

Holy crap.<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn't exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of …

6 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. However, after reading the books on this list and …

Books

Crushing an egg into your coffee sounds disgusting — but it makes an amazing-tasting drink

Crushing an egg (shell and all), whisking it with freshly ground coffee, and boiling the mixture sounds gross. The result looks terrifying, too — like a hideous swamp creature gurgling in your pot.<p>However, the umber-red-colored drink that results, called "egg coffee," is almost free of bitter …

Logitech CEO says eSports industry is 'not even close to peaking'

Jim Cramer spoke to Logitech International CEO Bracken Darrell, who said the only way to lose in eSports is not being in the industry.

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

The Best Party Hostels in South America

Milhouse, Buenos Aires, Argentina<p>An infamous South American institution, this Buenos Aires party hostel is a must for anyone after a wild night. The …

We may finally have a way to cheaply manufacture pure graphene

Synthesizing Pure Graphene<p>Researchers have been singing the praises of graphene ever since it was first isolated from graphite back in 2004. That’s …

This 50 Push-Up Challenge Will Transform Your Body in 30 Days

Yes, you can get to 50 push-ups! Try our 30-day challenge.<p>It's been almost 20 years since Demi Moore starred in <i>G.I. Jane</i>, but that crazy-inspiring …

Workouts

How to Invest in SpaceX Stock? There's Just 1 Way

SpaceX is not public, and may never IPO -- but you can still own a piece of it.<p><i>This article was updated on Feb. 6, 2018, and originally published on</i> …

How to care for a chef's knife

<b>It's arguably the single greatest tool one can have in the kitchen, so treat it with respect!</b><p>Years ago, in university, I had a roommate whose father …

Quantum Internet Is 13 Years Away. Wait, What's Quantum Internet?

A year ago this week, Chinese physicists launched the world’s first quantum satellite. Unlike the dishes that deliver your Howard Stern and cricket …

Quantum Computing

5 Technological Innovations That Could Change the World

Scientists and technology companies are working to make us smarter, safer, and healthier -- and connect us all like never before.<p>Technology is often …

NASA Advances Its Design for a Quiet Supersonic X-Plane

NASA really wants us to be able to travel between New York and Los Angeles in two hours. Supersonic flight — flying faster than the speed of sound — …

Aviation

Fusion Breakthrough Puts Us One Step Closer to Limitless Clean Energy

Taking It Slow<p>Scientists consider nuclear fusion the “holy grail” of energy production for good reason. Not only could it provide a virtually …

Cheap Flights to Hawaii Could Be Available Very Soon

Increased service to Hawaii could force other airlines to lower prices.<p>Last Tuesday, United Airlines celebrated its 70th year of flying to Hawaii by …

Flying

How Robots Rule the Stock Market (SPX, DJIA) | Investopedia

Robots apparently rule the stock market. Quantitative funds managed via computerized systematic trading strategies, often referred to as investing …

Stock Markets

Is SpaceX Undercutting the Competition Even More Than Anyone Thought?

New Air Force budget estimates suggests that Elon Musk’s Space Explorations Technologies Corp.—better known as SpaceX—may be realigning the market …

Elon Musk Just Published His Plan to Colonize Mars

by Dom Galeon and Jolene Creighton June 16, 2017 Off World 33913<p>A New Plan<p>They say everything’s sweeter the second time around, and that seems to be …

Archives

China sends unhackable message nearly 750 miles using quantum satellite

Hacking as it relates to cyber warfare and espionage is as hot a topic as it’s ever been, and everyone from the government to major tech firms like …

Stanford Scientists Are Making Wireless Electricity Transmission a Reality

Charge As You Drive<p>Nikola Tesla envisioned supplying power to the world without the need for a tangle of wires strung everywhere. The closest he ever …

Engineering

Check out how easy it'll be to hail one of Airbus' conceptual autonomous flying taxis

Hailing a flying taxi will someday be as easy as pulling out your phone and pressing a button.<p>That's the future presented by a number of vertical …

Transportation

In a World-First, Scientists Have Achieved 'Liquid Light' at Room Temperature

A Frankenstein mash-up of light and matter.<p>For the first time, physicists have achieved 'liquid light' at room temperature, making this strange form …

Physics

An Adults-Only Resort with Personal Butlers and an Oceanfront Spa

<b>Forewarning:</b> if you plan to stay here, you must cope with having your very own in-room plunge pool, personal butler and custom-made mahogany …

Fish