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Physicists Say They've Manipulated 'Pure Nothingness' And Observed The Fallout

In the quantum vacuum, no one can hear you scream.<p>According to quantum mechanics, a vacuum isn't empty at all. It's actually filled with quantum …

Being a Strategic Leader Is About Asking the Right Questions

If you asked the world’s most successful business leaders what it means to “be strategic,” how many different answers do you think you’d get? Consider this number: 115,800,000. It’s the number of unique links returned when I searched online for “strategic leadership.”<p>There’s a good reason for all …

THE INTERNET OF THINGS 2018 REPORT: How the IoT is evolving to reach the mainstream with businesses and consumers

The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming how companies and consumers go about their days around the world. The technology that underlies this whole segment is evolving quickly, whether it's the rapid rise of the Amazon Echo and voice assistants upending the consumer space, or growth of …

Internet of Things

Captain Picard and the Enterprise Crew Sing “Let It Snow”

When you think about it, not having any seasons has got to be one the real drawbacks of living on a starship. “Day” in and “day” out, there’s just …

Star Trek

The amazing cloud cities we could build on Venus

Space scientists are pouring much time and effort into colonising Mars. But could we also live in the atmosphere of Venus? BBC Future investigates.<p>It’s hot enough to melt lead, the acid rain will scorch the flesh from your bones – and it’s the perfect place to raise a family. Venus, not Mars, might …

Space

Researchers accidentally turn CO2 into ethanol

While governments around the world continue the long, hard work of regulating away the future use of fossil fuels, scientists have discovered how to …

Ethanol

Physicists Create World’s First Time Crystal - MIT Technology Review

Crystals are extraordinary objects, not least because of their symmetry. Crystals form repeating patterns that are the same in some directions but …

Quantum Physics

Grant Cardone: Why Being a Millionaire is the New Middle Class

Having a million dollars once seemed like all you needed to be financially free. Grant Cardone talks about why it's the minimum you need just to stay in the middle class.<p>In a previous article, I interviewed USA Today columnist Pete the Planner who called out the fact that, "Every financial …

3tags.org

Shenzhen connects to Hong Kong

Features<p>Running a sustainable business is no longer just a nice to have or simply the right thing to do. To do business in China, it’s a …

China

Delta passenger plane mistakenly lands in US air force base

A Delta Air Lines jetliner with 130 passengers on board landed at the wrong airport in South Dakota on Thursday evening, said a spokesman for the National Transportation Safety Board, which is investigating the incident.<p>The Delta A320 landed at Ellsworth air force base at 8.42pm Central Time on …

Military

Bacteria Were Already Fighting Back Centuries Before Penicillin

DNA found in mummy guts shows the history of bacterial resistance.<p>Scientists have discovered that bacteria from inside the guts of 1000 year old Incan and Italian mummies shows resistance to modern antibiotics.<p>Tasha Santiago-Rodriguez of California Polytechnic State University in San Louis Opisbo …

This Living Wall Cleans The Air Inside New York’s New Emergency Center

The plants don’t just filter the air, they actively make it better to breathe.<p>By design, New York City’s new Public Safety Answering Center in the Bronx is a building that will be a tough place to work. Little natural light will enter into the imposing, blast-resistant cube, due to security …

New York City

With gold and rat heart cells, scientists make a robot stingray

Here's a critter that would be a showstopper in your aquarium: By layering rat heart cells over a gold skeleton, scientists have built tiny swimming artificial stingrays that can be driven and guided by light.<p>These little ray-bots, described in the journal Science, may offer insight into building …

Robotics

Chondrule evidence suggests ancient low-velocity collisions between rocky planetesimals and icy bodies

(Phys.org)—A small team of researchers with members from institutions in France and Japan has found evidence in chondrules that suggest their …

This Laser Bazooka Is A Great Way To Burn Your Eyes Out

Don't fry this at home<p>Drake Anthony makes laser weapons. Or at least, laser-using weapon-shaped things. We’ve previously seen him make a 40-Watt Laser Shotgun. Today on his Styropyro YouTube channel, he unveiled his latest--a 200-Watt “Laser Bazooka.”<p>Check out how it lights up a whole room.<p>Laser …