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What Happens If Hold Your Pee In For A Really Long Time?

Holding in your pee can be an unpleasant, foot-tapping, leg-crossing experience. But don’t get swept away by urban legends: your bladder <i>probably</i> …

The Logic Behind 13 Of History's Craziest Vehicles

It is difficult to make a vehicle. The engineering, logistical, and social challenges necessary to make a successful new car, boat, or airplane are</i> …

How I Officially Turned My Side Business Into My Full-Time Job

Before I became an “official” entrepreneur, I was just an entrepreneur at heart, working one of those 9-to-5 marketing jobs. However, I had dreams …

Will the next Siri be empathetic?

Rupa Chaturvedi Contributor<p>Rupa Chaturvedi is the head of design of visual intelligence at Sentient Technologies.<p>AI assistants are having their moment. Just a week ago, Google announced the aptly named Assistant, an AI capable of carrying on an “ongoing two-way dialog.” It joins a field crowded …

Artificial Intelligence

NASA and American Airlines team up to improve cockpit displays

In order to improve flight training, cockpit displays and other necessary flight deck operations, NASA is drawing on the experiences of some 15,000 test pilots who are already in the air with American Airlines. The two groups announced this week a five-year partnership that will allow the space …

9 Things You Didn't Know You Could Get for Free on Flights

Craving more soda? All you have to do is ask!<p>You already shelled out major money for a plane ticket, checking your bag and an expensive (but …

17 "Secret" Locations You Can Go Skinny Dipping With Your Friends Near Montreal

<b>With the extremely</b> hot weather and the crowded beaches and pools, sometimes you just want to let it all loose and jump in water! This may not be …

Clothing

New research shows extroverts and introverts have this one HUGE thing in common

When it comes to introverts and extroverts, many see these two personality groups as being polar opposites. Introverts are those who need to recharge …

Scientists seek new physics using ORNL's intense neutrino source - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., June XX, 2016–Soon to be deployed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory is an experiment to explore new …

Scientists Unfold The Second Layer of DNA

Since the 1980’s it has been suggested that we have not just one layer of DNA in our bodies, but two and this hypothesis has now been proved correct …

A mysterious object just made a dent in one of Saturn's rings

Recently, scientists using NASA's Cassini spacecraft noticed a strange ding in one of Saturn's rings.<p>Saturn is sometimes called the "Jewel of the Solar System." With shimmering pinks, hues of gray, and a hint of brown, its rings resemble a fresco where nature is the painter, NASA writes.<p>The rings …

Earth's atmosphere is traveling back in time, and that's a very bad thing

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vernadsky_Station.jpg<p>When future generations think back on the early 21st century, 2016 might stick out as …

We just got better at detecting this quantum phenomenon that Einstein thought was too ‘spooky’ to be real

That's because entanglement, a voodoo-like phenomenon in quantum physics linking particles that once interacted, seems to surpass the speed of light, violating the cosmic speed limit.<p>Because of this, it doesn't fit in with Einstein's theory of relativity, so he concluded that it was too ludicrous …

Some Space Saving Interior Design Ideas For Modern Apartments

Space saving interior design ideas offer clever and original solutions for those who can afford the expensive services and for those who want to …

Cats May Understand Cause And Effect, Study Finds

And grasp the laws of physics<p>Science is getting closer to proving that yes, your cats are probably smarter than you. According to a study from researchers in Japan, cats seem to understand physics and cause and effect.<p>To do that, the researchers studied 30 domesticated cats, and videotaped their …

7 Must-Read Classic Business Books

Business is always changing, but the foundations of great entrepreneurship never do. These classic business books are a must-read for every founder.<p>Summer vacation. For most founders of early-stage and fast-growth companies those two words together are about as foreign as snow in August. Still, …

Entrepreneurship

The world's 50 greatest cities - according to you

Polycarbonate cabin / Alejandro Soffia

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In 1953 Le Corbusier wrote a letter to the Chilean Architects, and was sent through Emilio Duhart, a …

Superior Gallery Of 11 Kitchen Designs Ideas

Kitchen designs ideas in this article is in different styles and for different variants of apartments and houses. As for the importance of kitchen as …

Man hurls explosive device at Shanghai airport, then attempts suicide

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> Four passengers were wounded after a man hurled an explosive device at a check-in counter at Shanghai's Pudong International Airport on Sunday afternoon, before attempting to kill himself.<p>"According to the initial police investigation, a man took out a homemade explosive device in a …

What Will Apple Announce At WWDC? A Focus On Software And Services But No New Hardware

A legion of developers along with the world’s press are ready to descend on the Moscone Center in San Francisco for this year’s edition of the Worldwide Developer Conference. Apple is in a curious place just now; caught between major steps of technology in smartphone, reworking its line of laptops …

Orlando Gunman's Father Says Son Was Upset By Gay Kiss, Not Motivated By Religion

"We're apologizing for the whole incident," his father said.<p>The father of suspected Orlando gunman Omar Mateen says his son was not driven by religious ideology, but did grow upset after seeing two gay men kissing in Miami a few months ago.<p>In a statement to NBC News, Mir Seddique said his family …