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Seven new animal species discovered in Bolivia

Scientists have discovered seven new animal species in Bolivia’s Madidi National Park.<p>The finds, which include three frogs, three lizards and one catfish, were made last year and have now been confirmed as new to science. Experts made careful comparison with known species, according to the Wildlife …

Newly Discovered Species Of Extinct Dog Roamed North America 12 Million Years Ago

Plants and Animals Photo credit: Illustration of Cynarctus. Mauricio AntónResearchers working in what’s now Maryland have unearthed the fossilized …

Paleontology

Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking - Part 2: Setting the Tone from the First Day of Class

The first day of class, I enter the classroom and ask, <b>"What's the difference between being certain and being closed-minded?"</b> Long silence. Students give tentative answers. <b>"What's the difference between having firm principles and being closed-minded?"</b> Longer silence. More tentative answers. <b>"What's</b> …

5 Steps to Generating More Than $1 Billion in Sales Through Facebook Advertising

Here are some key marketing insights from a Facebook Advertising wizard.<p>Those developing a business plan are forced to ask themselves the same basic question over and over again: <i>who is my target customer?</i><p>This question haunts the dreams of many savvy entrepreneurs, who pore over data to better …

These Are the 3 Best Stargazing Apps to Watch the Sky With

<i>This article was originally posted on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Jack Crosbie</b><p>Jupiter is in opposition tonight, which means it's directly opposite the Sun, reflecting all that good sunlight right back to Earth. In fact, Jupiter is brighter than anything else in the sky tonight, except for the International Space …

Young Entrepreneurs: All Small Towns Have Multimillion-Dollar Opportunities | Inc.com

<b>This is a guest post from Jason Duff, founder and CEO of COMSTOR Outdoor.</b><p>Overpriced real estate. Insane work hours. Fierce competition against other smart people. Against huge odds, smart young people flock to Silicon Valley and other hubs to find the next billion-dollar unicorn.<p>I'm 34 years old, …

Business Strategy

Six Ways to Blow Up Your Business With Facebook Ads

Ever since Facebook first emerged in the market over 10 years ago, this social media platform has completely changed the way that people today communicate with one another. However, despite being the most popular social media network in the world, Facebook is also one of the most <i>under-utilized</i> …

Facebook Ads

¿Es millonario y quiere rentar su casa de campo”

¿Hartos de mantener sus propias tierras para cacería? ¿No quieren tomarse las molestias de manejar a todos esos mayordomos, mucamas, cocineros y choferes?<p>Las personas ricas ahora tienen acceso a una experiencia completa de casa campestre inglesa sin ningún compromiso, ya que una serie de empresas …

América Latina no está lista para el 'internet de las cosas'

Apenas cuatro países de América Latina y el Caribe (Bolivia, Brasil, Ecuador y Perú) superan el 1 por ciento de usuarios habilitados para operar con el nuevo protocolo de Internet (IPv6), algo que puede frenar el avance en la interconexión de dispositivos, según un informe presentado hoy en …

16 Massive Scientific Facilities at the Cutting Edge of Research

To detect some of the biggest mysteries, you need some of most colossal facilities on Earth.<p>To do big research, sometimes you need some massive machines. Here are 16 facilities that have done out-there work in the last decade, whether hunting for mysterious particles, looking for distant stellar …

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 …

This Tiny Glass Disc Can Store 360TB of Data For 13.8 Billion Years

Our knowledge will live on.<p>It's estimated that humans are producing the equivalent of 10 million Blu-ray discs' worth of data every single day - and …

Human Rights

World War 3 Could Be Started By Something As Small As Space Junk Warns Scientist

A Russian space scientist has warned that if left unchecked, the growing levels of space junk could lead to either a major political crisis or even a …

Isaac Newton was a genius, but even he lost millions in the stock market

But there's a big difference between being a smart physicist and smart investor.<p>And, unfortunately for him, Newton learned that the hard way.<p>In an updated and annotated text of Benjamin Graham's classic "The Intelligent Investor," WSJ's Jason Zweig included a small anecdote about Newton's …

Extremely Rare Gemstone Could Prove That There's an Ocean Hidden Deep Inside Earth

Researchers believe that deep below the Earth's surface lies an ocean of water. This might sound like something straight out of a science fiction movie, but thanks to a tiny, extremely rare gemstone, there's cause to believe the seemingly impossible exists. The special stone is called ringwoodite, …

Earth Science

Dieting? Calorie-counting? Four of the best food-tracking apps

“Never mind the calories, it’s time to eat more turkey / pour more sherry / wolf another chocolate orange. I’ll eat healthily in January though … ”<p>The traditional British approach to Christmas is well known, but now January has come and the festive treats have run out. And for many of us trying to …

Apps

La fascinación por el 'narco' en la tv

<i>La reina del sur</i>, <i>El señor de los cielos</i>, <i>Narcos</i>, <i>Camelia la texana</i>, <i>El cartel de los sapos</i>... en los últimos años la televisión se ha visto inundada por historias cuyos personajes protagonistas son narcotraficantes. El público responde favorablemente ante estos contenidos y las cadenas de televisión …

Here’s The Simple Proof That There Must Be Multiple Levels of Infinity

Easy!<p>Infinity is a powerful concept. Philosophers, artists, theologians, scientists, and people from all walks of life have struggled with ideas of …

The biological wonders of this miniature marvel could jump-start an agricultural revolution that saves the world from drought-ridden starvation

These microscopic invertebrates are capable of surviving the most extreme conditions you could dream up, including prolonged desiccation and near-100 percent water loss, freezing and boiling temperatures, intense ionising radiation, and the vacuum of outer space.<p>Scientists have discovered that to …

The Ten Greatest Steps Of The Last Ten Decades

As 2016 dawns, it’s important to recognize that just a century ago, our perception of the Universe was that:<p>the stars, star clusters and nebulae in our Milky Way made up the entire Universe,<br>• all matter was made up of atomic nuclei and electrons,<br>• the only two forces were gravitation and …

Universe

Theoretical Physicist Proposes Radical New Hypothesis For Why Humans Exist

Dark matter.<p>Where do we come from? Well, it depends on who you ask. For example, an astrophysicist might say that the chemical components of our …

12 cosas que debes hacer antes de cumplir 30 - instyle.mx

Es momento de hacer todo lo que te gusta antes de llegar a los famosos ¡30s! Aprovecha y disfruta tus veintes experimentando cosas que posiblemente …

¿Cómo ser millonario antes de los 35 años? • Forbes México

<i>Salir de la lista de empleados e ingresar en las listas de millonarios de</i> <b>Forbes</b> <i>quizá no sea un sueño. Los millennials son prueba de ello.</i><p><i>Este texto</i> …

Horses had stripes like zebras until humans broke them in, scientists say

Study reaches black and white conclusion: mankind had a direct impact on horses after domesticating them to run, work or be ridden<p>Nature experts have revealed that most horses and ponies resembled zebras with stripes until man changed their colour by taming them.<p>They lost their "wild" camouflage - …

NOTIMEX, AGENCIA DEL ESTADO MEXICANO

The world's funniest ads of 2015

It’s a sweater, lovingly knitted by Grandma, and it’s hideous. She wants you to try it on right away, and she’s watching, waiting for the flood of …

5 multimillonarios que lo perdieron todo y volvieron a ganar • Forbes México

<i>No todas las fortunas son creadas iguales. Éstas son cinco historias de multimillonarios que quedaron en la calle y volvieron a triunfar.</i><p><b>Por Natalie</b> …

Legislative Victory of U.S.-backed Counter-Revolution in Venezuela No Cause for Joy

Last week, the governing party of Venezuela, the United Socialist Party (PSUV), suffered a large defeat in legislative elections -- the first such defeat since Hugo Chavez first was elected in 1998. Of course, given the fact that the opposition was able to win such an election, and that President …

Vanquishing infinity: Old methods lead to a new approach to finding a quantum theory of gravity

Quantum mechanics and Einstein's theory of general relativity are both extremely accurate theories of how the universe works, but all attempts to …

CRISPR named Science 2015 Breakthrough of the Year

Samantha Lee/Business Insider<p>This year was undoubtedly the one in which CRISPR took over the minds and hearts of science lovers everywhere.<p>On Thursday, Science Magazine announced the gene-editing technique won its Breakthrough of the Year Award, beating out other events such as the discovery of …