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An 87-year-old millionaire buried treasure in the Rockies—and he’s offered one main clue

Somewhere in the Rockies, in the roughly 1,000 miles between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the Canadian border, may be a treasure chest worth millions. …

Archaeology

11 Scientific Tips That Will Help You Learn Anything Faster - And Actually Remember It

Hack the learning process.<p>Kids can and should practice the skill of learning if they want a fighting chance at fulfilling all those lofty goals their …

HyTech Power may have solved hydrogen, one of the hardest problems in clean energy - Vox

The “hydrogen economy” may be a thing after all.<p>It is an odd twist of chemistry that there is fuel embedded in the most common substance on earth: water.<p>Hydrogen — the H of H2O fame — turns out to be something of an all-purpose element, a Swiss Army knife for energy. It can be produced without …

Energy

Physicists Overturn a 100-Year-Old Assumption on How Brains Work

This is how neurons actually fire.<p>The human brain contains a little over 80-odd billion neurons, each joining with other cells to create trillions of …

Antarctica Has An Open Hole The Size of Maine, Scientists Are Still Figuring Out What It Is

After decades, another hole has been observed in Antarctica. It was reported that this hole, known as polynya, last appeared in the 1970s.<p>The hole …

Global Warming

The plague is back, and it’s going on a rampage

The word “plague” conjures up images of bodies piled high and creepy doctors donning long, beaked masks, but while modern day cases of the disease …

Scientists Just Found a Serious Flaw in Ocean Temperature Calculations

Oh no.<p>Models used to estimate past ocean temperatures might be based on a flawed assumption, according to new research.<p>If true, it would mean our …

Global Warming

Robot becomes first in the world to be given citizenship

<b>Saudi Arabia has made history by becoming the first country to grant citizenship to a robot.</b><p>The humanoid robot, Sophia, told the audience at a …

Research Says Doing This 1 Thing for Your Kids Will Make Them More Creative Forever | Inc.com

Whatever you call it--creativity, innovation, or creative problem-solving--being able to test assumptions, see alternatives, and come up with unique solutions to life's challenges is a key to success, and perhaps even happiness.<p>But is creativity something you must be born with, or can it be …

Creativity

Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study

This is a quick public service announcement. If you believe in science and facts, read on.<p>Back in the 1980s, NASA published a research report called …

How a Washington DC journalist unintentionally became the internet’s budget travel guru

A non stop flight from San Francisco to Bali for less than $300? It sounds impossible, but Scott Keyes finds deals like this for thousands of subscribers around the world every day.<p>Currently living in Portland, Oregon, 30-year-old Keyes decided to start the email newsletter service when the travel …

Frequent-flyer Programs

The best free and paid Android app development courses

Start Building Your Android App Today!<p><b>Android Authority</b> is proud to present the <b>DGiT Academy</b>: the most detailed and comprehensive course covering every aspect of Android app development, run by our own Gary Sims. Whether you are an absolute beginner with zero coding knowledge or a veteran …

Android News

A guide to military drones

Every military specialist agrees that Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or drones, are the future of warfare - but what are the major types of drone and who …

Drones

Everything You Need to Know About Drones

Assuming you want to invest in them, that is.<p>So you say you want to know all about drones? Well, let me stop you right there.<p>First, what <i>kind</i> of …

Investing

9 Brain Exercises to Keep You Productive and Happy

Feeling gloomy or burned out? These mental exercises can help you stay focused.<p>Originally published by <b>Gretchen Rubin</b> on LinkedIn: Try These Surprising and Intriguing Brain Exercises<p>Dorothea Brande was an American writer and editor, well known for her books <i>Wake Up and Live</i> and <i>Becoming a Writer</i> (a …

Happiness

Samsung explains how the US Galaxy Note 7 recall will work

It's been less than 24 hours since Samsung announced its worldwide recall of the Galaxy Note 7, and owners are probably wondering exactly what's next. The major US carriers have already provided information on what they will do for customers (AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon), and now Samsung is …

WA drone pilots earning up to $200,000 in the mining, oil and gas sector

Drone pilots are earning as much as jet-propelled counterparts - and in some cases even more - flying their craft over northern WA in the mining, oil …

Drones

Why Fermentation is Not Just a Passing Trend (& 3 Recipes to Get You Started)

When I mention “<i>fermentatsiya</i>” to my mother and aunties in Ukraine, they giggle: “What’s this hipster word you choose to call our ‘<i>kvashennia</i>’?” Their raised eyebrows say it all.<p>I explain that fermentation (I insist on using the scientific/hipster word) is on-trend for various reasons. “Clean …

9 things people can figure out about your personality just by looking at you

Looks can be deceiving.<p>Except sometimes, they're not.<p>A growing body of research suggests that people are pretty good at guessing what you're like — …

What's The Difference Between Psychopaths and Sociopaths?

We have all seen movies or TV series where a bad guy does some extremely bizarre things in an incredibly well-calculated fashion; he might plan …

How to Use Psychology Tricks to Maximize Your Site’s Performance

No need to be a psychology major to use these expert tipsThe post How to Use Psychology Tricks to Maximize Your Site’s Performance appeared first on …

Psychology

What free will looks like in the brain - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Johns Hopkins University researchers are the first to glimpse the human brain making a purely voluntary decision to act.<p>Unlike most brain studies …

What a Typical Day Is Like for Introverts

If you're an introvert then you may be perceived as shy and even self-centred but this isn't the case. Find out what a typical day is like for an …