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Just 93 votes stopped Theresa May winning a majority in the British election

If you thought the roughly 80,000-vote margin of Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 US election was small, make sure you’re sitting down.<p>Having expected to romp to an overwhelming majority in last month’s election, beleaguered British prime minister Theresa May ended up losing …

Paul A. Young's delicious chocolate tiffin recipe

In our new <i>Ultimate Chocolate Recipes</i> video series, Master Chocolatier Paul A. Young demonstrates eight deliciously decadent recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth, from real ale chocolate truffles to chocolate sour cocktails.<p>In this episode, Paul shares his recipe for indulgent chocolate tiffin filled …

One Tiny Box May Replace Doctors Completely

<b>The news</b>: Want to know how healthy you are? Don't look at the scale. A new device is not only going to change the future of medicine, it's going to …

Scientists can now simulate curved space-time in a lab - ExtremeTech

By on October 18, 2014 at 11:02 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>When discussing quantum physics, …

MIT Students Claim Astronauts Will Starve On 'Mars One' Mission

But CEO Bas Lansdorp says the study used bad data.<p>PhD students at MIT published a study this week that seems to debunk Mars One's plan to land humans on Mars by 2025 using existing technology. They say that without dramatic improvements in equipment life, the space colonists, who would have no way …

New Accuracy Leap Could Speed Arrival of Superfast Quantum Computers

Quantum qubits, now with fewer errors!<p>Research teams at the University of New South Wales claim to have developed two new types of “quantum bits” that process data with nearly 100 percent accuracy, addressing one of the key stumbling blocks in the promising realm of quantum computers.<p>These machines …

Glass-Free Menagerie: New Zoo Concept Gets Rid Of Enclosures

For animal lovers, zoos can be a mixed bag.<p>It's amazing to be in shouting distance of magnificent wild animals, but it's hard not to get the feeling that great apes, big cats and other creatures don't really love being behind bars, walls and windows.<p>Now, a Danish architectural firm is working with …

Improbable Thruster Seems to Work by Violating Known Laws of Physics — NOVA Next | PBS

Every action creates an equal and opposite reaction. It’s perhaps the best known law of physics, and Guido Fetta thinks he’s found a way around …

Xiaomi's 49-inch Android TV boasts 4K for just $640

The Mi Pad wasn't Xiaomi's only announcement today. Following the Chinese company's first smart TV from last September, today it has unveiled a slightly larger model with a nice surprise: 4K for just CN¥3,999 or about $640! Like its affordable predecessor, this 49-inch TV comes with built-in …

Is Graphene the New 'Wonder' Material?

The Web Cookie Is Dying. Here's The Creepier Technology That Comes Next

It may raise hackles to think that U.S. intelligence officials might be monitoring your telephone and Internet communications, but for most of us it’s only the marketers who are really interested in our everyday online activities. And with many billions of dollars at stake, companies are …