Carla Ramalho Murteira

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Woman Claims She Is A Time Traveler Hired By U.S. Government, Reveals Future President

A woman says she is a time traveler from 2100 and she has inside information on a future president.<p>A woman named Mona claims that she is a time …

World Peace

Scientists Think They've Found a Way to Stop Allergic Reactions Before They Happen

Holy grail!<p>If you're one of the unlucky millions of people burdened by allergies, you know that sometimes there's only so much antihistamines can do …

Watch Live: NASA to Reveal Energy Breakthrough That Can Take Humans to Mars and Power a Home for 10 Years

<i>Updated |</i> Keeping the lights on will be even trickier on Mars than it is on Earth, which is why NASA has been working on developing new nuclear power …

Here's How the Highest Achievers Start Their Days Differently Than Everyone Else

People who consistently achieve the most in life are intentional about when they get out of bed and what they do in their first waking minutes.<p>How you start your day sets the tone for the rest it. It's why people who consistently achieve the most in life are intentional about when they get out of …

Time Management

China's bold proposal to zap space junk from Earth's orbit with lasers

Since 1957, humans have been polluting the Earth’s orbit with bits of debris, known as space junk. There are currently around 20,000 fragments of …

The secret to happiness is shockingly mundane

The ingredients to a happy life are something people spend their entire lives searching for, but new research reveals that they might be easier to …

Happiness

I made a great discovery when I stopped staring at a woman on the beach

It was the crack of dawn and I couldn't stop looking over at the woman a few feet away from me on the beach. I had come to watch the sunrise and she was getting on my nerves.<p>The woman, who was probably in her 60s, was hunched over, incessantly tapping and swiping on the screen of her cellphone …

The way a narcissist's brain works can help unravel whether they mean to hurt their partners or not

If you are in a relationship with a narcissist, you will have been through a roller-coaster of ups and downs.<p>At the beginning, everything would have been wonderful. You might have even thought you'd found your soul mate. But after a while, things started to go sour.<p>This is because after a few …

Physicists Say They've Created a Device That Generates 'Negative Mass'

Say what?<p>Physicists have created what they say is the first device that's capable of generating particles that behave as if they have negative …

Are Aliens Plentiful, But We're Just Missing Them?

A little over 80 years ago, humanity first began broadcasting radio and television signals with enough power that they should leave Earth’s atmosphere and progress deep into interstellar space. If someone living in a distant star system were keeping a vigilant eye out for these signals, they would …

Swarm of hydrogen clouds flying away from center of our galaxy

A team of astronomers has discovered what appears to be a grand exodus of more than 100 hydrogen clouds streaming away from the center of the Milky …

Jewel Robbery At The Paris Ritz: An Estimated $5.4 Million Taken During Cocktail Hour Smash-and-Grab

Spring, in the form of France’s traditional seasonal spike in high-profile jewel thefts, arrived a little early at cocktail hour in Paris’ recently-renovated Ritz hotel on January 10th, as at least five axe-and-pistol-slinging robbers mounted a blitzkrieg raid on the storied hotel and, after …

'Serious gap' in cosmic expansion rate hints at new physics

<b>A mathematical discrepancy in the expansion rate of the Universe is now "pretty serious", and could point the way to a major discovery in physics, says a Nobel laureate.</b><p>The most recent results suggest the inconsistency is not going away.<p>Prof Adam Riess told BBC News that an unknown phenomenon, such …

Knops - The volume button for your ears

What if you could adjust the volume of life itself? Turn down or turn up. Anytime, anywhere. | Check out 'Knops - The volume button for your ears' on …

New American Girl doll is an aspiring Martian astronaut

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's a new role model encouraging girls to reach for the stars.<p>Luciana Vega is an 11-year-old Chilean-American girl who dreams of being the first person to walk on Mars. And she's American Girl's 2018 Girl of the Year.<p>Though American Girl is known for its original line of historical …

Johnson Space Center

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Want to lose weight? Science says you should just sleep more

We’re still in the first half of January which means there’s still lots and lots of people holding true to their New Year’s resolutions to lose a few …

A judge used Trump's own tweets against him in a ruling that blocked the Dreamers program phase-out

President Donald Trump's tweets were once again used against him in court, after a federal judge in California on Tuesday blocked his administration from phasing out the Obama-era program shielding young unauthorized immigrants from deportation.<p>Judge William Alsup, of the Northern District of …

Five Signs You're Ready For Self-Employment -- And Five Signs You're Not

Dear Liz,<p>I work for a multinational company. I’m burned out on the job.<p>I think about stepping out on my own all the time. When the time is right, I want to become an independent consultant.<p><i>Watch on Forbes:</i><p>I know several people who consult in my industry. They earn a lot more money than I do and …

First-Ever Drone Swarm Attack Has Struck Russian Military Bases, Sources Claim

We knew this day was coming.<p>Ever since technological advancements made drones possible, people have warned of the potential dangers of weaponised …

Russian Military

China church demolition sparks fears of campaign against Christians

Footage has emerged of the Golden Lampstand Church in Shanxi province being razed by local authorities<p>A church in northern China was demolished this week, the second in less than a month, sparking fears of a wider campaign against Christians as authorities prepare to enforce new laws on …

Mao Zedong

Scientists create a robotic implant that stretches organs to promote tissue growth

If you have science fiction nightmares of a robot apocalypse you should probably just stop reading right now. For those of you still here, I have …

BREAKING: Astronomers Find a Spectacular Source For Those Mysterious Repeating Space Signals

We're getting closer!<p>Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are one of our Universe's most confounding mysteries - but astronomers may have just figured out the …

Japanese Astronaut Concerned After Growing 3.5 Inches Taller in Three Weeks [Update: He Was Wrong]

<b>Update: January 10, 8:20 am EDT</b>: According to new reports, Kanai either fabricated this story, “mis-measured” himself, or it was all a joke that …

Space Exploration

A Fully Solar-Powered Car May Be Hitting The Road by 2019

The car that charges itself.<p>Lightyear One, a car whose ability to use solar power has been thought of as an impossible feat, just won a Climate …

Electric Vehicles

Scientists Just Changed Our Understanding of How Anaesthesia Messes With The Brain

"One of the unresolved mysteries in medicine."<p>It's crazy to think that we still don't quite understand the mechanism behind one of the most common …

Neuroscience

Groundbreaking new studies suggest the presence of a fourth dimension

We live in a three-dimensional reality. Because of that, it’s pretty hard to imagine what a four-dimensional reality might be like, but that isn’t …

NASA's $1 Billion Probe Just Sent Back Mind-Meltingly Gorgeous New Images of Jupiter

?<p>NASA's $US1 billion Juno spacecraft completed its 10th high-speed trip around Jupiter on December 16.<p>The robot gets relatively close to the gas …

Astronomy

There's Now "Very Strong Evidence" That Alcohol Can Directly Damage DNA

Well, crap.<p>There is an increasing body of evidence linking alcohol consumption to an increased cancer risk - and now scientists in the UK believe …

Genetics