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Rumor Roundup: What changes are in store for the teams bounced from the playoffs?

With the opening round of the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs complete, here’s the latest speculation involving several clubs that failed to advance to the …

NHL

We May Be Able to Build a Rocket That Can Go 99.999% the Speed of Light

Theoretical Spacecrafts<p>Theoretical physics often lifts the sanctions we set on our own imaginations. Whether it’s exploring the possibility of warp …

This Home Was 3D Printed in Only 24 Hours and for Just $10,000

3D printing is incorporating itself into our clothes, our medicine, and, now, even our homes. Apis Cor., a company dedicated to building the world …

8 tricks for sleeping on a plane, according to a sleep specialist

Whether you're jetting from coast-to-coast or around the world, jet lag is a downright drag. A little background on the traveler's worst enemy: <b>"Jet lag occurs when we experience a desynchronization between our internal body clock and the external time clock of our destination,"</b> explained Natalie …

You Can Now Pre-Order a Flying Car and Have It Delivered by 2018

Five years since it completed its first flight demonstration, Dutch company PAL-V is finally accepting pre-orders for Liberty. The vehicle’s three …

iPhone 8 rumors: 37 concepts, cases and leaked photos

Turn a laptop hard drive into a portable drive

What's the single best way to upgrade a laptop? Easy: Take out the mechanical hard drive and replace it with a solid-state drive (SSD).<p>You'll enjoy faster performance, longer battery life, cooler running temperature (which may extend the overall life of the laptop) and even quieter operation: SSDs …

‘Kale Salad’ is Twitter’s vigilante for stolen memes and viral tweets

The internet’s open nature is a blessing and a curse, and Twitter is a perfect example of this give-and-take at play.<p>On one end of the content …

Eclipse, full moon and comet to occur at the same time and light up night sky in rare event

A beautiful, shining comet flying through the sky is a rare thing. But this week it's not even going to be the rarest.<p>Friday night wll in fact see …

Why is the sky blue? A parent's guide to common questions kids ask

If you're a parent, your child has likely asked you a question that caught you off-guard. Whether it was about death or sex or why Grandpa smells …

Cows

21 Memes You Should Send To Your Dog

If only they could enjoy these stellar memes.

Pup

How To Build A Fitness Habit That Actually Sticks - Guyology

At the beginning of the year, you made a list of ways you wanted to improve in 2017. You probably said something about wanting to exercise more, eat …

A Cure for Wellness Review

A horror mystery that just isn’t very scary.<p>It’s one of the strange coincidences this year that just two weeks after Rings hits theaters, the …

Poll: LG G6 or Samsung Galaxy S8?

January 27th, 2017<p>This week we saw not one but <i>two</i> new Android flagships leak: the LG G6 and Samsung Galaxy S8. We now have the first images of each device as well as a set of rumored specs that are beginning to coalesce into a near-complete picture of what we can expect when each phone ships.<p>First, …

How Our Solar System Will End In The Far Future

It took 13.8 billion years of cosmic evolution to bring us here. Generations of stars had to live and die to create the heavy elements; small proto-galaxies had to merge together to create the Milky Way; interstellar gas clouds had to collapse and form new stars with rocky planets around them; …

Solar System

2 days after death, some life continues in body

Death is more like the slow shutdown of a computer than the flipping off of a light switch, says a scientist, explaining a new study that shows genes in the body remain alive for about two days after the heart stops.<p>In the study of mice and zebrafish, University of Washington researchers found that …

26 surprising things that can make you successful

Sure, we all know that an Ivy League education, a stint at a blue-chip firm, and stellar sales skills can help us get ahead. But it may surprise you just how many other, seemingly random variables can contribute to your professional success.<p>From the month you were born to your comedic timing, the …

Why Is It Taking So Long To Figure Out Planet Nine?

<i>We have the mass and orbital parameters of a large planet in the outer solar system. Astronomers don’t seem to care?</i><p>Nothing short of caring deeply can cause astronomers to publish such a burst of papers on an as-yet theoretical planet, too distant to have already been captured by our numerous …

Leap second: When is it added, and why do we need an extra second in 2016?

It might feel like there is never enough time, but Earth has gained 27 seconds since the 1970s - an astronomical quirk which is causing a headache for timekeepers.<p>On New Year's Eve, experts at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) in Teddington, London, will add a leap second to UK time to account …

Keep Talking. This New Smartphone's Battery Allows for 32 Hours of Talk Time

Powered Up<p>Chinese smartphone manufacturer Gionee just released details on its latest luxury phone, and it packs quite a punch. While many developers …

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

Scientists discovered an absurdly easy way to seem convincing

Over the holidays it's best to avoid any arguments, whenever possible. But if you can't, you may want to bring some scientific ammunition for your side of the discussion.<p>It turns out that if you want to convince someone that your explanation for something is the best way to explain it, you might …

Psychology

How Much Would You Weigh On Each Planet?

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Phone Charging Tech Creates Energy From Movement

We rely on our cell phones to get through the day. These handheld mini-computers keep us connected, but they also keep us tethered. While portable …

Please Don’t Take Final Fantasy XV‘s Worst Level Away From Us

Hajime Tabata, director of <i>Final Fantasy XV</i>, wants to make some changes to the worst part of his game. He should not.<p>On November 30, the role-playing …

A PhD Student May Have Accidentally Found a Way to Make Your Phone Battery Last 400 Years

Add another item to the long list of incredible scientific discoveries made entirely by chance.<p>An engineer stumbled on the design for the microwave when he accidentally melted the chocolate bar in his pocket while fiddling with some radar equipment. Penicillin was famously discovered when Sir …

Remarkable theory says there's no gravity, no dark matter, and Einstein was wrong

Gravity is something all of us are familiar with from our first childhood experiences. You drop something - it falls. And the way physicists have …

This Tool Can Help You Disappear from the Internet

Between election bile, fake news, and just plain exhaustion, we may be entering a down cycle for social media. If you’re interested in downsizing …

Six unexpected sources of renewable energy

Think: Las Vegas streetlights powered by footsteps.<p><i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>When it comes to discussions about renewable energy, solar and wind power often take center stage. To a lesser degree, other forms like geothermal energy and hydropower also get some attention. But many people may not be aware that …

Four Futures: Life After Capitalism review – will robots bring utopia or terror?

Peter Frase’s roaming, thoughtful work of ‘social science fiction’ sketches out a frightening future of rich v poor<p>The idea that computers will soon steal our jobs is an article of faith among many of the world’s most powerful people. The argument goes like this: breakthroughs in robotics and …