Bhuvanesh Bhatt

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Leading elephant conservationist shot dead in Tanzania

Wayne Lotter had received numerous death threats while battling international ivory-trafficking networks<p>The head of an animal conservation NGO who had received numerous death threats has been shot and killed by an unknown gunman in Tanzania.<p>Wayne Lotter, 51, was shot on Wednesday evening in the …

Wildlife

Big Bang Confirmed Again, This Time By The Universe's First Atoms

The Big Bang is the leading theory as to where our Universe came from. The Universe was hotter, denser, more uniform, and smaller in the past, and is only as vast as it is today due to the fabric of expanding space. This idea was extremely controversial for many decades, until detailed observations …

Physics

How Your GPS Uses Einstein's Relativity

Time flows slightly faster on the Global Positioning System satellites than it does on the ground, so Einstein's relativity theory comes into play …

Is Physics Funnier Than Biology?

<i>The Big Bang Theory</i> writer and executive producer has a hypothesis why physics makes the funniest TV.

Depressed? Do What You Love

About 350 million people around the world suffer from depression. Therapists can use many different techniques to help, but none has more rigorous …

Two Republican senators seek to slash legal U.S. immigration

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Republican senators proposed steps to slash the number of legal immigrants admitted into the United States by half on Tuesday, but the legislation, developed with the Trump administration, faces an uphill climb to get through Congress.<p>Senators Tom Cotton and David Perdue …

Immigration

Dear Science: Why do we love our pets?

<i>Dear Science,</i><p><i>Why do we humans love our pets so much?</i><p>Here's what science has to say:<p><b>“</b>It really is an amazing question,” said Clive Wynne, director of the Canine Science Collaboratory at Arizona State University.<p>Wynne has devoted his career to studying animal behavior and the evolutionary …

In Age of Trump, Scientists Show Signs of a Political Pulse

Michael Eisen, an evolutionary biologist, is among the elite of American scientists, with a tenured position at the University of California, Berkeley, and generous funding from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute for his research on fruit flies.<p>But late last month, dismayed over the Trump …

How to Keep Your Camera Stable for Sharp Photos at Slow Shutter Speeds

Amateurs and pros alike face the fact that slower shutter speeds and camera shake lead to blurred images. This tutorial by David Bergman demonstrates …

So You Want to Read… A Guide to Sci-Fi and Fantasy Subgenres

Science fiction and fantasy have never been straightforward genres. They encompass any number of weird, obscure, and wildly imaginative works of …

Science Fiction

Trump Takes Aim At Dodd-Frank, Investor Protections Rule In Executive Action

President Trump signed two directives on Friday, ordering a review of financial industry regulations known as Dodd-Frank and halting implementation of a rule that requires financial advisers to act in the best interests of their clients, according to a senior administration official who briefed …

Neil Gorsuch nominated by Donald Trump to fill vacant supreme court seat

Known for his firm conservative views, Gorsuch could tip the court’s balance on hot-button issues such as abortion, voting rights and religious equality<p>President Donald Trump has nominated circuit court judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the vacant seat on the US supreme court, setting up a showdown with …

U.S. Supreme Court

WATCH: How Far Away Would You Need to Be to Survive a Nuclear Blast?

It's not just the radiation you'd need to worry about.<p>It's been more than 70 years since two nuclear bombs were detonated over the Japanese cities of …

Scientists unveil new form of matter: time crystals

By repeatedly tweaking a group of ions, physicists make first example of a non-equilibrium material: a system that repeats in time, rather than space

Stunning Photos of Trains Roaring Through Picturesque Landscapes

There’s something romantic about train travel. As you sit and watch the world pass by, it offers a firsthand look at a landscape that’s both intimate and fleeting—truly a moving picture. Many routes take passengers (or cargo) through otherwise desolate lands with adventures along the snow-capped …

Trains

Kellyanne Conway Defends White House's Falsehoods as 'Alternative Facts'

President Donald Trump‘s counselor Kellyanne Conway said White House press secretary Sean Spicer used “alternative facts” when he falsely called the …

Use the 1Password keyboard to manually fill in apps and browsers on your Android device

To switch to the 1Password keyboard:<p>Tap the username field to bring up the keyboard.<p>Tap the keyboard icon in the bottom right and choose the …

Apps

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Skip to top navigation Skip to shopping bag Skip to main content Skip to footer links<p>Shop Our Brands<p>Shop Gap<br>• Shop Banana Republic<br>• Shop Athleta<p>Hello, …

Discover The Economist

Featured<p>5 MIN READ<p>5 MIN READ<p>Art THE MAN WITH THE MOST REMBRANDTS Jul 02, 2018<p>Thomas Kaplan is the first foreign collector to have an exhibition at …

Find, lock, or erase a lost Android device - Nexus Help

If you lose an Android phone or tablet, or Wear OS watch, you can find, lock, or erase it. If you've added a Google Account to your Android device, …

The Guide - Indivisible

Introduction to the Guide<p>Donald Trump is the biggest popular-vote loser in history to ever call himself President. In spite of the fact that he has …

Learn How To Use A DSLR Camera, With This Nifty Web Tool

Serious photographers know that even the best camera phones can't compete with a DSLR. Provided you know how to use one, that is. The myriad knobs, …

Shutter Speed

Interactive Photography Tools

Animation

Echoes in Gravitational Waves Hint at a Breakdown of Einstein's General Relativity

The physics discovery of 2016 just got more tantalising.<p>In February, astronomers made a monumental discovery. Almost 100 years after Albert Einstein …