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Citi: An oil supply squeeze is inevitable

It’s somewhat a tradition for oil analysts to produce a flurry of new forecasts after every sharp move in prices, and the latest rally in WTI and Brent is no exception.<p>In the last week we’ve seen one analyst predict prices of $80 per barrel, while a panel of several other analysts forecast a price …

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Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

The Earth-like planets of Trappist-1 already appear in sci-fi

Intrigued by Wednesday's announcement of Trappist-1, a star system only 39 light-years away that hosts at least seven Earth-like planets?<p>You might enjoy getting lost in a short science fiction story on it. Yep, one already exists.<p>"The Terminator," by Swiss science fiction novelist Laurence Suhner, …

The big news: NASA announces breakthrough discovery of seven exoplanets, and 9 other top stories

In other headlines: Phase 4 of the UP elections have begun, and three soldiers and a civilian were killed in a militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s …

25 awe-inspiring pictures to feed your inner wanderlust

<b>If you, like me, suffer from a constant case of wanderlust, you’ll be well versed in the art of staring at pictures of dreamy travel …

Haunting photos of an abandoned waterpark in Vietnam

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• Ho Thuy Tien is an abandoned waterpark in Vietnam that was built in 2004.<br>• It's not on any maps — backpackers share its location through word of mouth.<br>• Attractions include a three-story dragon and winding water slides.</b><p>Part of the fun of traveling is stumbling upon hidden …

IBM Just Posted 5 Predictions About What Life Will Be Like in 2022

Bring on the superhero vision.<p>Technology giant IBM is known for of making bold predictions about the future, and it's just announced its latest "5 in …

Artificial Intelligence

Garmin’s Virb Ultra Action Camera Adds Pilot Accessory Bundle

Action cameras, such as Garmin’s Virb Ultra 30, are all the rage today, when flight plans often include recording some of the in-flight action. …

Alzheimer’s researchers call on citizen scientists to play an online game - Scope

Many people, like me, have helplessly watched a loved one suffer and die from dementia. Now there's something average folks can do to help accelerate …

Dementia

Father i.o is an MMO crossed with laser tag and Pokémon Go

Games are now so caught up in immersing players in virtual environments, says Francesco Ferrazzino, that they've forgotten the value of real-world …

20 of the best Android apps from July 2016: from Prisma to Pokémon Go

I used to write a monthly roundup of new Android apps for the Guardian – see here for the archives – but now I’m continuing it on Medium.<p>Here are ten …

Final Fantasy

The World's Largest Radio Telescope Is Ready To Hunt For Alien Life

E.T., phone China.<p>The Chinese government has finished building the world's largest radio telescope -- a $180 million monster that will be used in the search for extraterrestrial life.<p>The last of the 4,450 panels that make up the telescope’s reflector, which is some 30 football fields in size, was …

Saturn’s moon Titan could have the right chemistry for life

Titan, Saturn's aptly named largest moon, is exactly the kind of place we want to visit: NASA describes it as "one of the most Earth-like worlds we have found to date." It has a dense atmosphere and stable lakes and rivers.<p>Its air isn't breathable (it's almost entirely nitrogen, with a little …

Astronomy

What Comes Next For NASA After Juno? Not Much

The exploration of our outer solar system is about to hit a real slump.<p>NASA is celebrating Juno's arrival at Jupiter, but in less than two years, Juno will be gone — it's slated to plunge into the gas giant and burn up. The Cassini spacecraft, now orbiting Saturn, will meet the same fate next …

Astronomy

Bionic Leaf Makes Fuel from Sunlight, Water and Air

A tree's leaf, a blade of grass, a single algal cell: all make fuel from the simple combination of water, sunlight and carbon dioxide through the …

Fossil Fuels

Meet the Creepy Creatures That Live in the Depths of the Mariana Trench

The deepest part of our world’s oceans, the Mariana Trench, continues to give up its spooky secrets thanks to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric …

Seafloor

Astronomers say they’ve found the biggest structure in the universe and they named it the BOSS

The BOSS is big. Really big. <i>Yuuuuuge</i>.<p>So big that when a star is born on one side of the BOSS, it takes a billion years for the light to reach the other side.<p>So big that comparing the BOSS to the next biggest thing like it is like comparing Andre the Giant to your 3-year-old nephew.<p>What is the BOSS? …

Universe

Rare white giraffe spotted in Tanzania could be ‘target’ for poachers

A white giraffe with a genetic skin condition has been photographed at a national park in Tanzania, with experts fearing she could become a target for poachers<p>A rare white giraffe with a genetic condition which means many of her body surface cells are incapable of making pigment has been …

5 countries dump more plastic into the oceans than the rest of the world combined

Worse yet, the filth floating on the surface accounts for only 5 percent of all the plastic trash dumped into the sea. According to Ocean Conservancy, a US environmental nonprofit, the other 95 percent is submerged beneath, where it strangles underwater creatures and wrecks the aquatic ecosystem.<p>It …

China wants to go to the dark side of the Moon in 2018

State media says the country will launch a probe in two years time<p>China could be the first nation to visit the dark side of the Moon, with the country's state media announcing plans today to send a probe to the satellite's unexplored hemisphere in 2018. A spacecraft named Chang'e-4 will attempt the …

11 mind-melting photos will make you realize how shockingly small Earth is

But we rarely, if ever, stop to think about the vast beyond. And we should!<p>Former astronomer Carl Sagan wrote in his book "Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space":<p>There is perhaps no better demonstration of the folly of human conceits than this distant image of our tiny world. To me, …

Seeing black holes in visible light

For the first time, flickering light was seen around a nearby black hole in outburst. It was bright enough to be seen in small telescopes.<p>Is it …

Universe

Foreigners attacked in Cologne after mass sexual assaults

BERLIN — Six men from Pakistan and a Syrian man were attacked in central Cologne late Sunday as tensions in Germany escalated following mass sexual assaults on New Year's Eve.<p>While police have not established a connection between Sunday's attacks and the assaults in Cologne and other German cities, …

Angela Merkel

Blind Bulgarian Mystic Baba Vanga, Who 'Predicted' The Rise Of Isis, Says They'll Invade Europe In 2016

A blind Bulgarian seer whose followers claim she correctly foretold major world events such as global warming, the 2004 tsunami and the rise of Isis …

Boxing Day

See The Entire Universe In One Breathtaking Image

Take a break from your back to work/school grind to see the jaw-dropping beauty of the universe.<p>Like, <i>all of it</i>.<p>It sounds ridiculous: The universe …