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2016 April 3 - Close up of the Bubble Nebula

<b>Close-up of the Bubble Nebula</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> NASA, ESA, Hubble Legacy Archive; <b>Processing & License:</b> Judy Schmidt<p><b>Explanation:</b> It's the bubble versus the …

Cosmology

When AI rules the world: what SF novels tell us about our future overlords

Science fiction has offered many visions of a computer-controlled future, and the future doesn’t look good for humanity<p>It’s only March and already we’ve seen a computer beat a Go grandmaster and a self-driving car crash into a bus. The world is waking up to the ways in which a combination of “deep …

Singularity

William Shakespeare’s last surviving script makes a great case for immigration reform

The last surviving piece of a script by William Shakespeare was written hundreds of years ago, but its substance—the humane treatment of migrants—is strikingly relevant in Europe today.<p>The British Library has put the historic item online in honor of the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death. The …

William Shakespeare

Deep Fried Deviled Eggs + 10 Other Fried Recipes to Eat on Cheat Day

There is one absolute truth in the world: The deeper the frying vat, the more godly the final product. You’re probably already familiar with the likes of crunchy fried-style ice cream (yum!) and other golden-brown goodies you can regularly find at state fair food stands. And you’ve probably even …

Breakfast
Environmentalism

APNewsBreak: US seeks end to Yellowstone grizzly protections

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The federal government is proposing to lift threatened-species protections for hundreds of Yellowstone-area grizzlies, opening the door to future hunts for the fearsome bears across parts of three states for the first time since the 1970s.<p>The proposal caps a four-decade, …

Wildlife

An adorable species of octopus was discovered and it's basically a cartoon character

In one of science's cutest recent discoveries, a deep-diving robot — associated with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ship …

We're Begging You: Stop Taking Selfies With Wild Animals

An open letter.<p><i>*Update: We can't believe we have to say this, but this also extends to plant life! Recent news from Mashable has shared that with</i> …

Having multiple online identities is more normal than you think

A few months ago during a family reunion, my husband wanted to show visiting relatives photos of our home renovation. He brought up my Instagram feed on his laptop and started showing family members photos I took of the house. I bristled instantly. Right next to the photos of my kitchen and …

Headphones That Get You High on Dopamine Are Tipped to Go on Sale Next Month

When the music is not enough.<p>Headphones that stimulate the release of dopamine in your brain and reportedly make you feel high as hell have been …

Audiophile

People With Anxiety Perceive The World In A Fundamentally Different Way

People who still believe the outdated notion that mental health conditions are "all in a person's head" have yet another reason to stop believing the myth: According to a new study in the journal Current Biology, those with anxiety perceive the world differently -- and it stems from a variance in …

Mental Health

Google testing a 100KW radio transmitter in New Mexico; possibly for Project SkyBender?

Google is working on something outlandish in the middle of New Mexico, according to recently filed FCC documents. The documents, first discovered by HackADay, show that Google is currently testing a 100KW radio transmitter at Spaceport America in New Mexico.<p>Many of the details in Google’s filing …

Tiger And The Wolf by Adrian Tchaikovsky book review

Equally deft in the realms of science fiction and fantasy adventure, Adrian Tchaikovsky knows how to take you to a place, no matter the setting.<p>In a …

Books

Guest post: The Wilderness of Rage by Mathew Babaoye

Emotion can be a double-edged sword depending upon if it is negative or positive. This is a bit of an understatement, of course: humanity has long …

Northern California

If you're sick of phones that look the same, make a Cyrcle

Two former Microsoft employees found their phones didn't do what they wanted, so they set out to make one that did.<p>Near twenty years ago, Christina Cyr and Linda Inagawa started working at Microsoft on the same day. All week they kept finding their new colleagues mixing them up, until on the Friday …

Tech Industry