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Look Out, Amazon, Walmart Just Announced Free 2-Day Shipping

Amazon's most valuable perk is no longer exclusive.<p>Walmart just made a move that should terrify Amazon.<p>Starting Tuesday at 8 a.m., Walmart will offer free two-day shipping on more than two million items for all orders over $35.<p>All Walmart customers will qualify for the free two-day shipping. There …

eCommerce

A Telescope Far More Powerful Than Hubble Is Ready For Launch [Infographic]

After 20 long years, the construction of the James Webb Space Telescope has been finished . This exciting achievement in space exploration is named after James E Webb NASA’s second administrator. The JWST is considered to be the successor of Hubble and will help scientists to learn much more about …

Telescopes

5 Games that Bring You Closer to Your Mad Science Goals

While you may not have the education and bountiful patience required to push the boundaries of scientific knowledge, there’s no reason you can’t …

Geek

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Says He Wants To Launch Trump Into Space

Says he's saving a seat aboard his Blue Origin rocket<p>Business tycoon/reality-TV star/leading Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump caused the biggest controversy yet of his 2016 campaign on Monday evening, when his campaign released a proposal to bar all Muslims from entering the United …

35 Hidden Podcasts You Really Should Be Listening To

Because the second series of Serial still hasn't bloody arrived yet.<p>1. <i>Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids</i> (suggested by teaganfe)<p>The title sums it up. As teaganfe says: "'Grown ups' read short fiction, diary entries, letters, and more that they wrote as young children or teens <b>to a live …

Could seaplanes be the future of transatlantic flight? | CNN Travel

Travel

New documentary explores Steve Jobs’ ‘bitter rivalry’ with Bill Gates

We’ve had a new Steve Jobs biography and documentary already this year, with a movie biopic based on the Walter Isaacson book just around the corner.<p>If you thought Jobs’ life hadn’t been explored enough by biographers, however, think again! The National Geographic Channel is getting ready to a air …

Oil up on drop in U.S. crude stockpiles, Middle East tensions

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices ended in positive territory on Monday after a drop in stockpiles at the delivery point for U.S. crude in the second half of last week outweighed pressure from near record high production in Saudi Arabia.<p>Crude oil drips from a valve at an oil well operated by …

Oil

A New Way To Follow Your Favorite Seeking Alpha Authors

Seeking Alpha is and will always be a platform for real investors to share ideas about the markets, their favorite stocks, their approach to …

U.S. law firm rallies Tesco investors to join lawsuit

LONDON (Reuters) - A U.S. law firm is asking Tesco shareholders to join a group that wants to bring a lawsuit and seek billions of pounds in compensation for losses relating to the British retailer’s overstatement of profit last year.<p>A woman walks past a Tesco supermarket in central London, …

Tesco

Broadband companies sue over new Net neutrality rules

Less than two weeks after the Federal Communications Commission unveiled new Net neutrality rules, US broadband providers have filed lawsuits to overturn the Internet traffic regulations.<p>The USTelecom Association, a trade group that represents some of the nation's largest Internet service …

Thousands of Apps Are Still Vulnerable to the FREAK Bug

According to FireEye researchers, a large number of iOS and Android apps are still vulnerable to the FREAK bug despite patches being released.<p>The report suggests Android has the biggest problem, with over 10 percent of apps open to attack.<p>“Europe's leading digital technology conference”It's …

Why The Apple Watch Doesn’t Need More Than A Few Hours Of Active Use Time

Apple’s upcoming wearable still prompts a lot of questions, not least of which is how long it will last on a full charge of its battery. A new report form 9to5Mac suggests that Apple is looking at a smartwatch that will offer 2.5 hours of continuous use for processor-intensive applications like …

Mexican Meth-Smuggling Drone Crashes Near San Diego

It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's a drug mule<p>In the transitory space between Mexico’s Tijuana and America’s San Ysidro, the drone flew. Six rotors carried it forward, and strapped to its body were six packets of methamphetamine, weighing more than six pounds. Discovered by Tijuana police crashed …

Apple apparently hasn't solved the smartwatch battery life problem

Everyone has been waiting hear just how long Apple's smartwatch will last on a charge. Well, we'll have to wait for confirmation, but current rumors don't suggest there's any reason to believe that Cupertino has solved the biggest problem plaguing the market. According to <i>9to5Mac</i> the Apple Watch …

Here’s How Chat Apps Are Becoming As Important As Social Media For Brands

A number of top pundits are predicting that messaging apps will become ‘the new social media’ in 2015, and here’s some evidence to support that theory from Line, the chat app from Japan with over 500 million registered users and 170 million monthly actives.<p>Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney released …

Social Media

Most cancers are caused by bad luck not genes or lifestyle, say scientists

Scientists at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the US found that the majority of cancers are not linked to environment or lifestyle<p>The majority of cancers are the result of bad luck rather than unhealthy lifestyles or inherited genetic faults, scientists have discovered.<p>For years …

U.S. economic growth surges past estimates in Q3

The U.S. economy grew at its fastest pace since 2003 in the third quarter on stronger consumer and business spending.<p>Gross domestic product expanded at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5% in the three months ended Sept. 30, higher than the 3.9% previously estimated, the Commerce Department said …

Ice XVI Is the Strangest Form of Solid Water Yet

The sixteenth phase of solid H2O has arrived.<p>Water ice, the unlikely solid that is less dense than its liquid form, is already a thing that should not be. As temperatures drop below freezing, water molecules form super-resilient hexagonal crystals, leaving a material that is technically …

Facebook unfriends Microsoft's Bing search

Facebook and Microsoft's relationship status? You can say "It's Complicated."<p>The social network said it is no longer relying on Bing for Web search results, ending a four-year online relationship with Microsoft's search engine. Microsoft still owns a tiny but valuable stake in Facebook.<p>"We're not …

How computers change the way we learn

Can technology improve the way we learn and think? Google’s head of research argues we're headed into a new era of education.<p>“This discovery of yours will create forgetfulness in the learners' souls, because they will not use their memories,” a concerned commentator once spoke of a new technology. …

The Big Dipper: A Useful Pointer in the Sky

The Big Dipper is an asterism in the constellation Ursa Major (the Great Bear). One of the most familiar star shapes in the northern sky, it is a …

Are We Doomed To Arctic Winters In America?

Scientists Square Off On The Coming Freeze<p>There's an unwelcome guest on your doorstep, America.<p>It comes from the north, dragging frigid air and awful commutes like a terrible shroud over the continental United States, from the Rocky Mountains all the way to the Atlantic. While the East Coast saw …

Proving Galileo: Brian Cox gets the drop on physics.

One of the funny things about being a human is that our intuition can steer us wrong, even on things that should be pretty obvious, things we see …

Steam Cars, Flying Trains, and Airships: The New York Times Explores Great Failed Inventions

Bring back the pointy helmet.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library)</i><p>"A Brief History of Failure" is what <i>The New York Times Magazine</i> calls this clever collection from its new Innovations Issue. But as a scroll through their gallery makes clear, failure can mean a lot of …