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Today, Michio Kaku described what life will look like in twenty years

Earlier today, Michio Kaku spoke at the World Government Summit in Dubai. I was fortunate enough to be in the crowd and, like those around me, I was …

Physics

The 'starve and stack' method could help you save $50,000 in 2 years — here's how to implement it in your own life

If you want to change the trajectory of your financial future for the better, 'starve and stack' may be right for you.<p>I've written about what 'starve and stack' is, but in this article I will show you how to execute it.<p>What is 'starve and stack?'<p>'Starve and stack' is centered around the power of …

Retirement

Watch ‘Starman’ drift: SpaceX’s Tesla reaches the ultimate cruising altitude and rides off into space

This might be the ultimate space oddity.<p>High above his home planet, where millions of people are no doubt sitting in traffic in cars of their own, …

Tesla Roadster

How Bill Gates aims to clean up the planet

It’s a simple idea: strip CO2 from the air and use it to produce carbon-neutral fuel. But can it work on an industrial scale?<p>It’s nothing much to look at, but the tangle of pipes, pumps, tanks, reactors, chimneys and ducts on a messy industrial estate outside the logging town of Squamish in western …

Al Gore

This Is the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado

Plus what Ron would've done, NIO pricing, and more.<p>Welcome to The Grid, R&T's quick roundup of the auto industry and motorsports news you should know this morning.<p><b>Like a Rock</b><p>As part of a celebration of Chevy Trucks's 100th anniversary, the bowtie showed the 2019 Silverado for the first time. Shown …

Scientists have discovered two simple psychological differences that make you liberal or conservative

Political battles in the US are often portrayed as a clash between "bleeding heart" liberals and "pull yourself up by your bootstraps" conservatives.<p>Voters who favor opposing parties see various issues differently, but does that mean liberals and conservatives actually process the world through …

Psychology

Why General Motors' Sales Are Still Rising

The secret: Hot new products in big-selling market segments.<p><b>General Motors</b> (NYSE:GM) said that its U.S. sales rose 1.3% in January, powered by strong …

General Motors

Scientists Just Identified The Physical Source of Anxiety in The Brain

And they can control it with light.<p>We're not wired to feel safe all the time, but maybe one day we could be.<p>A new study investigating the …

Neuroscience

Trump's State of the Union: 18 WTF Moments

From naming rights to "chain migration," the most startling moments of the president's address<p>Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union …

Donald Trump

Foods to Improve Brainpower

Foods high in compounds such as antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids can improve brain health and memory, experts say.<p>From fruit to fish, here are …

Nutrition

This Neuroscience Trick Will Help You Overcome Any Fear

How can you overcome fear? Learn how your brain works and it becomes super simple.<p>Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>Truth?<p>I have never met anyone that doesn't face fear.<p>Every …

Self-improvement

Mark Zuckerberg & Bill Gates Think Everyone Should Read These 14 Books

As the world’s most powerful begin to think about travel plans and what to pack for the annual World Economic Forum in Davos later this month, they …

NASA's $1 billion Jupiter probe has taken mind-bending new photos of the gas giant

The robot gets relatively close to the gas giant and takes new photos with its JunoCam instrument roughly every 53 days while traveling at up to 130,000 mph.<p>It can take days or sometimes weeks to receive the images, but the wait is worth it. The latest batch of photos features swirling, …

Astronomy

Inuit Leaders Say: "Earth Has Shifted". Issuing Immediate Warning To The World

If you’re way too conservative or think you’re too cool to believe in climate change, maybe you’ll believe it coming from these wise old …

These Five Abandoned Mines Have Been Transformed into Subterranean Wonderlands

Abandoned mines can cause real problems—everything from toxic waste spills to accidental deaths resulting from falls down open mine shafts. The …

Travel

Trump Signed 96 Laws In 2017. Here Is What They Do And How They Measure Up

When President Trump signed the $1.5 trillion tax cut bill on Friday at the White House, he made a bold claim — that his "legislative approvals" were off the charts. "No. 1 in the history of our country," he said, citing 88 as the number of bills he had signed into law.<p>The actual number of law …

We drove the 2 best American luxury cars money can buy — and the winner is clear

Cadillac and Lincoln are two of the oldest and most prominent nameplates to ever emerge from Motown. And yet, they are two brands looking to reestablish themselves as the last word on American luxury.<p>On one hand, Cadillac has gone for a striking, trendy yet artistic persona, going as far as moving …

Lincoln Continental

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Eat our dust, Elon Musk. Virgin’s Hyperloop One sets crazy new speed record

Virgin’s Hyperloop One has set a new speed record with its hyperloop pod transportation system, leaving Elon Musk’s efforts to this point in the dust.<p>…

The Trump-Russia Probe Is About to Get Uglier

Unpleasant facts are spilling out. Republicans don't want to know them.<p>Here are two certainties about the Trump-Russia investigation. It won't end soon. It will get uglier.<p>A new shoe drops almost daily in special counsel Robert Mueller's probe. First, Former national security adviser Michael Flynn …

Donald Trump

10 Strange Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Earth

The planet we all call home is even more bizarre than you might imagine.<p><b>ONE STRANGE ROCK</b> <i>, a ten-episode global TV event, premiers March 2018 on National Geographic.</i><p>There’s no doubt that planet Earth is awe-inspiring. That’s even more true for the handful of humans who’ve seen it from space with …

Nature

These Eerie Portraits Were Made with Makeup, Not Photoshop

Mimi Choi is an Vancouver-based artist who has attracted half a million followers on Instagram for her optical illusion photos. The portraits she …

‘Avengers 4’ Will Feature Something ‘Never Seen’ Before In A Superhero Movie

<i>Justice League</i> is currently the second highest-grossing movie in the country (although that doesn’t mean it’s not a commercial disappointment), but talk has already shifted away from DC, thanks to <i>Vanity Fair</i>‘s “Secrets of the Marvel Universe” cover story. The article is full of noteworthy details …

Comics

15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

Books

Physicists Just Found a Loophole in Graphene That Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy

Holy crap.<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn't exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of …

The Switch to Outdoor LED Lighting Has Completely Backfired

To reduce energy consumption, many jurisdictions around the world are transitioning to outdoor LED lighting. But as new research shows, this …

Climate Change

The Workout That Helped This Guy Lose 96 Pounds In 11 Months

Perry Panesar was always the "fat guy"— until he got dumped and decided he didn't want to be him anymore<p>About one year ago, Perry Panesar's girlfriend of five years called it quits. For a while, he couldn’t figure out why. Then he stepped on the scale, took a hard look in the mirror, and realized …

Ben Affleck and J.J. Abrams premiere star-studded trailer for fake superhero movie

Ben Affleck and J.J. Abrams added a star-studded trailer for a spoof superhero film to the list of surprises they gave Jimmy Kimmel Monday night to …

Movies

This fictional video about AI-powered weapons makes The Terminator look like a Disney film

If you woke up today feeling like the world wasn’t a very scary place, and for some reason you didn’t want to continue feeling that way, we’ve got the remedy for you. “Slaughterbots” is seven minutes and forty-seven seconds of sheer horror designed to be a fictional warning against a future full of …

Stephen Hawking

Bill Gates Wants to Build a 'Smart City' With High-speed Internet and Driverless Cars

His company already invested $80 million in the futuristic city.<p>Billionaire Bill Gates is planning to create a 24,800-acre smart city in …

Bill Gates