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6 Ways to Win $1 Million if You're Really, Really Good at Mathematics

These problems need solving.<p>In 2000, the Clay Mathematics Institute announced the Millennium Prize problems. These were a collection of seven of the …

California Warns People to Limit Exposure to Cellphones

Since the earliest days of mobile phones, a small but steady contingent of environmental activists, conspiracy-inclined folks, and some scientists …

Centers for Disease Control

MIT just created living plants that glow like a lamp, and could grow glowing trees to replace streetlights

The modern world has been reinventing our relationship with energy for some time now. Cars are turning away from fossil fuels and relying ever more …

A gas station desperate to curb drug overdoses turned its bathroom lights blue so people can't see their veins

A Sheetz gas station convenience store in the town of New Kensington, Pennsylvania has installed blue lights in its bathroom, hoping to curb illegal drug use.<p>"The blue light system makes it so that somebody who is looking to inject heroin or an opioid can't find their veins," Sheetz spokesman Nick …

Peer-Reviewed

I study liars for a living. I've never seen one like President Trump

I spent the first two decades of my career as a social scientist studying liars and their lies. I thought I had developed a sense of what to expect …

Donald Trump

Five Questions for Jaron Lanier

The ‘father of virtual reality’ reflects on his rambunctious offspring — its promise, and its potential to foster bias and manipulate its users.<p>“Iam …

Virtual Reality

Astronomy for the Hearing-Impaired: New List Shows Signs for 47 Terms

It may now be a bit easier for hearing-impaired people to discuss and study the cosmos.<p>A team of scientists and educators has just released a list of …

Why Androids Like Sophia Dress Conservatively

Robots are often gendered as female, and face a lot of the same sartorial assumptions that human women do.<p>In the 1975 psychological thriller <i>The Stepford Wives</i>, Joanna Eberhart finds herself surrounded by mundane, passive, domestic bombshells dressed in ruffly summer dresses and wide-brimmed hats. …

Robotics

Scholars Have Found a Rare Copy of Heretical Writings on Jesus And His 'Brother'

This didn't make it into the Bible.<p>Near what is today the Egyptian town of Nag Hammadi, some 1,400 years or so ago, somebody buried a whole bunch of …

Report: Melania Trump Never Wanted to Be First Lady

Melania Trump never wanted to be first lady and only urged President Trump to run for office out of exasperation at his constantly toying with the …

Two Stars Slammed Into Each Other And Solved Half Of Astronomy’s Problems. What Comes Next?

Progress, as they say, is slow. In science, this is often true even for major breakthroughs; rarely is an entire field of research remade in a single …

LIGO

Mayonnaise is disgusting, and science agrees

Do you side with science on this important issue?<p>For much of the past year, I have fought a one-sided battle with a popular fast casual restaurant chain that we’ll call “Ready.” Unlike most restaurants, Ready doesn't make sandwiches, assemble salads, or otherwise perform acts of cookery upon …

Food

The massive asteroid that killed the dinosaurs was even more devastating than anyone imagined

The massive asteroid that is thought to have wiped out the dinosaurs was one of the most significant events in Earth's history, and without it there's a really good chance humans might never have existed at all. With that in mind, it's hard to imagine how the space rock's impact could have been …

Paleontology

Humans Were Not Smarter Than Neanderthals, We Simply Outlasted Them

Their fate could have been ours.<p>By the standards of the Paleolithic age, members of <i>Homo neanderthalensis</i> were the height of sophistication.<p>These …

A Really Common Medication Has Been Linked to Doubled Risk of Stomach Cancer

Here's what you need to know.<p>A class of drugs commonly used to treat acid reflux and heartburn has been linked to a greater-than-doubled risk of …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Etymology

Journalist lists all the words Ivanka Trump has used incorrectly — and it’s a big list

Twitter is ripping the entrepreneur and first daughter apart for her broken lexicon<p>It's definitely important use the right words when you're speaking, if you're a media personality. This is doubly true if you're the daughter of the president who claims to "have the best words" and wants to take on …

Donald Trump

Become a UX designer in an afternoon—a quick guide for new designers.

Research — Analyse—Design—Test<p>Make it count, everything you say and do from now on will be based on this research.<p>2. Analyse<p>This is the fun part …

UX Design

Steve Bannon’s disappearing act

Once dubbed 'The Great Manipulator,' Trump’s senior adviser steps back in bid to save his job.<p>Steve Bannon has largely disappeared from the White House’s most sensitive policy debates — a dramatic about-face for an operative once characterized as the most powerful man in Washington.<p>Bannon, …

Donald Trump

Scientists can see through walls with Wi-Fi to create 3D holograms

Wi-Fi is everywhere — and as the electromagnetic waves are beamed out from routers to connect our devices to the internet, they also travel through …

Scientists Achieve Direct Counterfactual Quantum Communication For The First Time

Counterfactual Communication<p>Quantum communication is a strange beast, but one of the weirdest proposed forms of it is called counterfactual …

Quantum Mechanics

The smartphone is eventually going to die — this is Mark Zuckerberg's crazy vision for what comes next

At last week's Facebook F8 conference in San Jose, California, CEO Mark Zuckerberg doubled down on his ambitious 10-year plan for the company, first revealed in April 2016.<p>Here's the current version of that roadmap, revealed by Zuckerberg last week:<p>Basically, Zuckerberg uses this road map to …

Augmented Reality

Video Animation - Hire a Freelance Animator Services

By joining I agree to receive emails from Fiverr.<p>The Gig you were looking for is no longer available.<br>Here are some other gigs you may find …

Average monthly hours of Sunshine in Curacao, Curaçao

Average monthly hours of sunshine in Curacao<p>On average, August is the most sunny.<br>• On average, November has the lowest amount of sunshine.<p>The monthly …

The Story Behind the Colorful Houses on the Curacao Waterfront

Shares 525<p>The vividly painted architecture lining the Curacao waterfront in Willemstad may be the most famous feature of Curaçao, but the …

Curacao Colors | Anything But White

The brilliant hues of this Caribbean city finds its roots in many a story often told by locals of the Curacao region. Among the most popular stories …

The Andy Daly Podcast Pilot Project

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AP Exclusive: Pesticide maker tries to kill risk study

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dow Chemical is pushing a Trump administration open to scrapping regulations to ignore the findings of federal scientists who point to a family of widely used pesticides as harmful to about 1,800 critically threatened or endangered species.<p>Lawyers representing Dow, whose CEO is a …

Trump Administration

NASA prints up complex metallic "space fabric"

NASA is getting into the textile business thanks to a team led by systems engineer Raul Polit Casillas at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, …

3D Printing

Remembering the first 'photo' of a black hole

Black holes are so outlandish that the scientists who first thought them up figured they couldn't possibly exist in reality. They form from massive, collapsed stars and are so dense that nothing can escape their gravitational pull, including light. Black holes mess with spacetime so badly that …

Black Holes