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15 Grammar Tips to Make You Smarter, From the World's Coolest Word Nerd

Mignon Fogarty is the Grammar Girl. And she is awesome.<p>Does this sentence need another comma?<p>What's the difference between emoticons and emoji?<p>How do I make product names (like the iPhone 7 or 6s) plural?<p>That's a sample of questions that Mignon Fogarty, a.k.a. Grammar Girl, answers on a weekly …

Scientists discover elixir of youth – for mice – and begin tests on humans

Scientists in the US claim to have discovered a natural compound found in avocado, broccoli and cucumber that has “remarkable anti-ageing effects in …

Horrible hacks, death robots, and kamikaze phones: Meet the scariest tech of the year

These might be the stuff of nightmares.<p>With Halloween just around the corner, what better way to mark the day than telling stories of wail and woe …

Huge Magma Chamber Created Enormous Dome in Central Andes

A massive magma chamber in South America that pumps melted rock into the Earth's crust created an enormous dome in the central Andes, within the …

The kids are all right: Children with 3-way DNA are healthy

More than 15 years ago, 17 babies were born after an experimental infertility treatment that gave them DNA from three people: Mom, Dad and an egg …

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 …

This Bud's For The Robot: Otto, Anheuser-Busch Claim First Automated Truck Shipment

On October 20, San Francisco startup Otto completed the first commercial shipment by driverless truck. The vehicle, a Volvo semi outfitted with Otto’s self-driving kit, delivered 2,000 cases of Budweiser beer on a 120-mile journey without a human at the wheel<p>The robotic delivery of beer produced at …

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Time Might Only Exist in Your Head, Say Physicists

Universal time doesn’t add up.<p>Out of all the pressures we face in our everyday lives, there’s no denying that the nature of time has the most …

Physics

Five of the most explicit anime films ever

Last week, five ‘viral teasers’ were unleashed for the upcoming live-action adaptation of anime classic <i>Ghost in the Shell</i>. True to their name, the teasers razed the internet. People lost their shit. New trailers were cut together by fans with the original anime’s bleating soundtrack. The short …

Why Facebook is public enemy number one for newspapers, and journalism

By luring away readers and advertisers, the social media site is both narrowing the news agenda and, ultimately, jeopardising journalism as we know it<p>Facebook has emerged as newspapers’ public enemy number one. Hardly a day passes in which there is no negative article about the social media website …

Have You Tried The Most Dangerous Writing App?

How desperate are you to write every day? If you write your best under pressure, Manuel Ebert wrote an app to help you. It's called The Most …

'Ghost In The Shell' Virtual Reality Experience Planned For Worldwide Release

During this year’s Tokyo Game Show, Production I.G announced they plan to globally release their <i>Ghost in the Shell</i> virtual reality experience this year.<p>Shown briefly at last year’s Tokyo Game Show, the Ghost in the Shell Virtual Reality Diver exhibit partially recreated the opening sequence of the …

The Physics of How Your Earphone Jack Works (Just in Time to Say Goodbye)

It doesn't matter if you call it an earphone or headphone jack—it's still on just about every smartphone. With rumors that Apple will kill the the …

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Can Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Treat Depression?

<i>This article was originally published in The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>There is growing evidence that inflammation—already known to be …

Understanding America's Opioid Epidemic: Generation Listen Digs In With Kelly McEvers

Tough headlines can be hard to stomach – and even harder to digest when the stories behind the headlines are nuanced, complex and sometimes difficult to understand.<p>Such is the case with the opioid epidemic, which has spread through America's homes and consciousness with a devastating impact. It's …

Six Astronauts Spend a Year on Mars — in Hawaii

<b>Correction appended, Aug. 29</b><p>There’s no such thing as raspberries on Mars. That’s not likely to be a problem for you unless, a) you really like …

Trump to give immigration speech amid major questions

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump said Sunday night he plans to make a "major speech" on immigration during his stop in Arizona on Wednesday.<p>"I will be making a major speech on ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION on Wednesday in the GREAT State of Arizona. Big crowds, looking for a larger venue," Trump's tweet …

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Android 7.0 Nougat Update: Smartphone List to get Android N Update - Tech Tunes

Android 7.0 Nougat is officially out early this week; as usual Google has deployed updates for Android Nougat to its Nexus series at the first …

Android News

Are We The Earliest Intelligent Life In The Universe?

The study of the formation and logic of the universe — cosmology — and the study of exoplanets and their conduciveness to life do not seem to intersect much.<p>Scientists in one field focus on the deep physics of the cosmos, while the others search for the billions upon billions of planets out there — …

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Physicists announce the "possible discovery" of a fifth force of nature

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) have announced the ‘possible discovery’ of a previously unknown subatomic particle that, if …

The pressure is on to make metallic hydrogen

In a few highly specialized laboratories, scientists bombard matter with the world’s most powerful electrical pulses or zap it with sophisticated …

Even the dogs know how bad an idea this was. https://t.co/7Tf1LgkQ0M

Woman drops iPhone from airplane, finds it undamaged in Vancouver, B.C., park

Remember, that one time, when you dropped your phone from 3 feet above the ground and it totally shattered? Well, apparently the trick is to drop the …

How to Use a Multimeter to Measure Voltage, Current and Resistance

How to Use a Multimeter to Measure Voltage, Current and Resistance<p>Updated on April 25, 2018<p>What is a Multimeter?<p>A digital multimeter or DMM is a …

d4 More Ways to Find a D&D Group

It’s summertime! The latest <i>Game of Thrones</i> season has ended, there’s no <i>Doctor Who</i> until December, and you’re thinking now’s the time to find a</i> …

Feminism Meets Fantasy In THE LAST UNICORN

<i>This article is inspired by the release of Pixar's</i> <b>Finding Dory</b><i>. You can buy</i> <i>tickets for the film here</i> <i>and purchase</i> <i>our special Pixar issue of</i></b> …

Has the age of quantum computing arrived?

It’s a mind-bending concept with the potential to change the world, and Canadian tech company D-Wave claims to have cracked the code<p>Ever since Charles Babbage’s conceptual, unrealised Analytical Engine in the 1830s, computer science has been trying very hard to race ahead of its time. Particularly …

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Unseen photos of Europe after World War II

These color images, taken by photographer David Seymour in 1947, trace the route that the Allied forces took as they drove toward Berlin during World War II.

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