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Comment on Medicine Will Advance More in the Next 10 Years Than It Did in the Last 100 by Master Michael

I was born in 1945 between the first atomic bomb and the second atomic bomb blast. I have grown up through the 60’s at San Francisco State U where …

Spirituality

Silkpunk Sci-Fi Author Ken Liu Talks Fantasy, Technology and the Future of the Human Race

An interview with the author of The Grace of Kings and The Wall of Storms<p>Ken Liu, author of the Dandelion Dynasty series, is one of the leading new voices in science fiction. His worlds are teeming with airships and submarines crafted from silk, sinew and feather. Liu spoke with Nexus Media about …

Subculture

5 dental myths that may be hurting your health

Research shows that your teeth can speak volumes about your overall health, so it’s important to be informed when it comes to taking care of your mouth.<p>Dr. Manny Alvarez, senior managing health editor for FoxNews.com, recently sat down with Dr. Gerry Curatola, founder of Rejuvenation Dentistry in …

Pet Goldfish Dumped Into Lakes Are Growing Into Football-Sized Monsters

Meet the 1.9-kg goldfish terrorising local ecosystems.<p>Goldfish (<i>Carassius auratus</i>) are cute and low-maintenance pets, but research has shown that …

BMW just released its plan to take on Tesla

The automaker is working on a project dubbed Project i20 that is committed to releasing an all-electric car with the autonomous capabilities in late 2021, Automobile Mag first reported. By 2025, the Project i20 car will be fully autonomous.<p>BMW is also planning to release an updated version of its …

Tesla

Audi's new suspension turns rough roads into electricity and saves fuel

Carmakers have already figured out how to capture the energy lost to slowing a car. It's called regenerative braking.<p>Rather than slow a vehicle with …

Elon Musk wants SolarCity to build "solar roofs" as Tesla CEO eyes takeover

Picture a rooftop gleaming with dark blue rectangles. It isn’t covered with solar panels — instead it’s made from solar shingles that both protect …

How to Diet and Exercise Like the Genius Inventor Nikola Tesla

The inventor Nikola Tesla had one of the most creative and prolific brains humanity has ever produced. He kept working on ingenious projects well …

Insect Gardens Are About to Become the Biggest Trend in Landscaping

Bring in the right bugs, and you'll never use harsh pesticides again.<p>Cultivating backyard butterflies is one thing, but what about willfully inviting wasps into the mix? Bring 'em on, says horticulture expert Clay Wesson. Why? Parasitic wasps prey on insects that often damage crops. Plus, the …

Watching this wind turbine on fire is oddly satisfying

I shouldn’t be pleased to see any large structures lit up in flames, but it’s hard not to be mesmerized by this malfunctioning wind turbine on fire.<p>The video, posted on July 1 to YouTube, captures a broken windmill on fire in Tamil Nadu, India. According to the short video description, high voltage …

Five Ways Men Can Be Feminists At Work

<i>This article was originally published in</i> The Conversation<i>. Read the original article.</i><p>Is the need for feminism dead? Saatchi & Saatchi boss Kevin …

Machine Learning Is Helping Us Find The Genetics Of Autism

Princeton researchers are working smarter, not harder<p>The genetic cause of autism spectrum disorder is notoriously hard to research. Genetic markers for the disorder are tough to match from patient to patient because they’re so rare—one of the most common genetic signifiers is only found in less …

The Future of Apartments

The apartment market is always changing. What was popular in the 1980s is a relic today. While today’s renters enjoy the amenities and locations featured at newer properties, changing economies, culture, technologies and interests will make the apartment of the 2020s and 2030s different.<p>So what …

Demographics

A Neuroscientist Explains Why Your Brain Is So Anxious All the Time

Our brains evolved to be on alert for threats. It's just that now, with so many things to worry about, we're constantly worried.<p>We are living in the midst of an anxiety crisis. By conservative estimates, about 20 percent of Americans suffer from anxiety disorders and even more will experience …

Fail-Safe Nuclear Power - MIT Technology Review

In February I flew through the interior of a machine that could represent the future of nuclear power. I was on a virtual-reality tour at the …

1.8 million American truck drivers could lose their jobs to robots. What then?

One of the last well-paying working-class jobs is basically doomed.<p>So far, discussion of self-driving cars has mostly confined itself to tech geeks and urbanists. But if they live up to their promise, autonomous vehicles could have seismic effects on America’s economy and culture. It’s probably …

To Chip or Not to Chip: Would You Get a Biotech Implant?

Many of us balk at the idea of biotech implants as an affront to privacy and good old-fashioned humanity - but what if it could restore your eyesight …

Google Glass

Why Zico Coconut Water's Creator Just Launched A $40 Million Venture Fund Focused On Plants

Green thumb entrepreneurs, there’s now a venture firm for you, too.<p>When Mark Rampolla was trying to expand his business in 2008, the entrepreneur found it hard to get in mainstream investors’ doors. The market was crashing and he’d spent years building up his business, ZICO Coconut Water, largely …

Venture Capital

Jupiter’s Shadow Freezes Io’s Atmosphere Solid Every Day

Jupiter, you make a better door than a window.<p>Io, Jupiter's innermost moon, is the most volcanically active body in the solar system, and its molten eruptions belch out enough sulfur dioxide gas to envelop this little world in a thin atmosphere. Scientists now say this atmosphere freezes solid and …