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Can Colin Firth put the faded seaside town of Teignmouth back on the map?

Released in the UK on February 9, <i>The Mercy</i> starring Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz is expected to put the South Devon seaside town of Teignmouth back on the map.<p>The film documents the compelling and intriguing mystery of businessman Donald Crowhurst and his failed attempt to sail solo nonstop around …

Ford has applied for German banking licence due to Brexit - Frankfurter Allgemeine

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - U.S. carmaker Ford (F.N) has applied for a banking licence in Germany to ensure its car financing business can continue on the continent once Britain leaves the European Union, a German newspaper said.<p>FILE PHOTO - A sign of Ford is pictured at a car dealership in Mexico City, …

Mexico City

Microsoft agrees to Windows 10 adjustments with Swiss data watchdog

ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland’s data protection czar will not take Microsoft to court after the U.S. company agreed to adopt recommendations for improving data processing transparency for its Windows 10 operating system, the government agency said.<p>FILE PHOTO - A display for the Windows 10 …

Windows 10

You no longer need to own a solar panel to reap the financial benefits of solar energy

For Americans, solar power can now come without the panel.<p>Solar energy isn’t an option for millions of people living in cities—who have no rooftop to call their own—or without reasonable solar prices. There are 113 million homeowners in markets with competitively-priced solar power—but because of …

Solar Power

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New Supernovae Analysis Calls Dark Energy into Question

Is the universe really being flung out into oblivion? Maybe not so much.<p>In 2011, the Nobel Prize for Physics was shared by astrophysicists Saul Perlmutter, Adam Riess, and Brian Schmidt. Their accomplishment: uncovering evidence for the accelerating expansion of the universe.<p>This acceleration was …

Here's Another Stealth Way the Rich Are Getting Richer

There's a bonus when expensive cities get even more expensive.<p>We all know that the “rich keep getting richer.” Apparently, so do their homes.<p>On …

Not so jovial after all: how historians misunderstood William the Conqueror

The cheerful and generous nature many chroniclers ascribed to the victor of the battle of Hastings in fact belonged to someone else, says historian<p>The history books refer to William the Conqueror as jovial and generous, among other surprising qualities recorded in an 11th-century Latin text written …

History

Why It's 'Self-Reg,' Not Self-Control, That Matters Most For Kids

As parents, it can be natural enough to conclude that when our kids act up or act out — at home, at school, away at the beach or park on family summer vacation — we should tell them to calm down and be sure they follow through.<p>After all, isn't it our job to teach our kids to learn some self-control?<p>…

It suddenly seems like life could be found almost anywhere in the universe

Science still has no solid proof that life exists beyond Earth. But the more we look around the universe, the more we see the <i>potential</i> for life just about everywhere, including in some really counter-intuitive spots.<p>Because we've yet to find life elsewhere in our own solar system, the search for …

Universe

World's First Off-Grid ReGen Village Will Be Completely Self-Sufficient Producing Its Own Power and Food

ReGen Villages, a completely self-sufficient village that can power and feed itself, is rising across Europe—and hopefully, one day, around the world.<p>…

Mysterious burial: Archaeologists unravel ancient 'shaman' funeral

Eighty-six tortoise shells, an eagle’s wing, and the pelvis of a leopard are some of the bizarre objects placed under, around, or on the body of a petite woman, likely a shaman, buried 12,000 years ago in Israel.<p>The woman’s body was placed on materials like clay and the cores of gazelle horns, and …

Bulgaria follows France and Netherlands in move to ban the veil

Bulgaria is on course to become the latest European country to ban the wearing of niqabs or burqas in public places, following France and the Netherlands in prohibiting clothing that covers the face.<p>The bill, which was tabled by the nationalist Patriotic Front (PF), was backed by 108 MPs, with just …

The Strange Power of a Medieval Poem About the Death of a Child

The medieval poem “Pearl” was written by someone whose identity we do not know, and is set mostly within a dream. Neither of these facts is unusual in medieval poetry. Authorship is often unclear for works from that period, and dreams were popular as literary devices: then, as now, dreams allow …

Black holes are colliding: Scientists confirm more ripples in spacetime

New findings suggest LIGO’s original discovery was not an aberration but a preview of astronomical events to come<p>Clara Moskowitz<p>June 16, 2016 8:15am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Gravitational waves have struck again. Scientists who in February announced their …

Black Holes

Earth has a little asteroid pal that has danced with it around the solar system for 100 years

An asteroid smaller than the Statue of Liberty is constantly accompanying Earth as the two bodies make their ways through the solar system.<p>The …

So You Want to Meditate? Here's the Simple Way to Start

When it comes to meditation, we all start out as rookies. There are so many different ways to get started and it can certainly be confusing with all …

Ask Ethan: Why does space appear black?

If the Universe is infinite and full of stars and galaxies, why can’t we see something everywhere we look?<p><i>“When you get just a complete sense of</i> …

Automatically Create Data Access Layers and Business Layers From Microsoft Access or SQL Server Databases

How to automatically create data access layers and business layers from a Microsoft Access or a SQL Server database

SQL Servers

A Battery Made From Metal and Air Is Electrifying the Developing World

Lithium-ion batteries are having a moment. After becoming the de facto battery in laptops and cell phones over the years, they’re now starting to …

The San Andreas Fault Is On The Brink Of A Devastating Earthquake

In earthquake prediction, geologists work in probability distributions rather than absolute terms. Consensus is growing, however, of the likelihood of a large and devastating earthquake to strike California. Why are scientists beginning to worry? The San Andreas Fault hasn’t produced a big …

Star pupil finds lost Mayan city by studying ancient charts of the night sky from his bedroom

A Canadian schoolboy appears to have discovered a lost Mayan city hidden deep in the jungles of Mexico using a new method of matching stars to the location of temples on earth.<p>William Gadoury, 15, was fascinated by the ancient Central American civilization and spent hours poring over diagrams of …

Study Skills

Watch The Entire Evolution of The Universe in Less Than 3 Minutes

Incredible.<p>More than 13 billion years ago, everything in the Universe was contained inside a singularity tinier than a proton. There were no planets, …

How it Feels When the Person You Love Has Depression

I'd never dated anyone who hadn't been on antidepressants, or spent time in a psychiatrist's office. That dark, brooding, introspective type: it draws me in.<p>I used to joke that only men with depression were attracted to me. It was the only experience I'd had, every long-term boyfriend and even the …

Buzz Aldrin’s plan for a permanent presence on Mars

Buzz Aldrin was the second man to walk on the Moon. Now the Nasa veteran, and trained engineer, is setting his sights on another part of our Solar System – Mars.<p>Buzz Aldrin’s passion is clear for all to see. It’s not the jeans, jacket or unexpected striped red braces, but on the T-shirt. Beneath …

The black-hole collision that reshaped physics

The event was catastrophic on a cosmic scale — a merger of black holes that violently shook the surrounding fabric of space and time, and sent a …

Gravitational waves explained

A century after Albert Einstein rewrote our understanding of space and time, physicists have confirmed one of the most elusive predictions of his …

Neandertal DNA may raise risk for some modern human diseases

Finding Neandertal ancestors in the human family tree was shocking enough when researchers announced it in 2010. Now the implications for modern-day …

Have we discovered the threads of life?

RENOWNED astrophysicist is heading to Australia and he just might hold the key to the universe. Or should we say, multiverse.

Astrophysics

Why did ancient Europeans just disappear 14,500 Years Ago?

Some of Europe's earliest inhabitants mysteriously vanished toward the end of the last ice age and were largely replaced by others, a new genetic analysis finds.<p>The finds come from an analysis of dozens of ancient fossil remains collected across Europe.<p>The genetic turnover was likely the result of …