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How to Build a Mini Supercomputer for Under $100

Wei Lin built a scalable computing cluster comprised of $7 chips.<p>Supercomputers are used by governments and research institutions around the world to solve some of science’s most complex problems, such as hurricane forecasting and modeling atomic weapons. In most cases, a supercomputer is actually …

Raspberry Pi

Create a living garden in your home with this DIY terrarium

<b>Shopping list</b> <br>24” hot water heater drip pan (available at most hardware stores)<br>6mm thick clear acrylic sheeting (available at most hardware stores or …

The Mystery of Jesus’s Brother Gets Even Weirder

The controversy over whether Jesus had any siblings is reignited after an amazing new discovery of an ancient text.<br>Read More

Theology

New Functions of the Hippocampus Unveiled

A new PNAS study reveals the hippocampus can promote brain wide functional connectivity in the cerebral cortex, and enhance sensory response. …

Neuroscience

3 Stocks That Turned $8,000 Into at Least $138,000 in 5 Years

Some stocks have outperformed the market, and then there's MGP Ingredients, Acadia Pharma, and Netflix.<p>In a rising market, it's easy for the tide to …

The quantum internet is just a decade away — here's what you need to know

The word "quantum" sounds so advanced and complex that people tend to get hyped up about anything attached to it. While not every quantum breakthrough elicits a positive response, in the case of a so-called quantum internet, people have a reason to be excited.<p>In the simplest of terms, a quantum …

This hallucinogenic honey is so prized that hunters scale cliffs and confront swarms of bees to get it

It's a long way up.<p>The journey to harvest hallucinogenic honey produced by Himalayan giant honey bees is far from easy. In eastern Nepal, select members of the Kulung people scale bamboo rope ladders up 300-foot cliffs to get it. They ward off swarms of the bees with smoke from burning grass, which …

The 15 best business books of all time

We've gone through our existing "best-of" lists and others to determine which business histories and management and investing guides have been most critically acclaimed.<p>We stayed away from academic books and biographies, and by limiting ourselves to just 15 titles, the final list is not …

3 Stocks You Can Buy and Hold for the Next Decade

If you buy and hold Cintas, WD-40 Company, and Waste Management for several years, they can be great wealth compounding machines for your …

This Bizarre Interstellar Observation Could Unlock the Mysteries of Dark Matter

“I don’t know!” is among the most scientific phrases you can utter. “I don’t know” is the reason you do science, after all. “I don’t know” means more …

New Purple Pig-Nose Frog Found in Remote Mountains

The striking species lives underground and comes out to mate only when it rains.<p>Scientists have discovered a new and unusual species of frog in the Western Ghats mountain range in India. The frog has shiny, purple skin, a light blue ring around its eyes, and a pointy pig-nose.<p>The scientists have …

Researchers Have Discovered the Mechanism for Memory Retrieval

Where Memories Form<p>New research suggests that the subiculum, a part of the hippocampus that is rarely studied, is central to the memory retrieval …

Neuroscience

Psychological abusers don't go for the weak — they choose strong people because they 'like a challenge'

When you think of someone in an abusive relationship, you probably imagine someone weak. This may well be the end result, but in reality, it probably didn't start that way.<p>Victims of psychological abuse are most often the kind of people you wouldn't think would be vulnerable to such a thing. …

Psychology

Moon Express to begin commercially harvesting lunar rocks in 2020

Moon Express is racing along as a major contender in Google's Lunar Xprize, a competition that will award US$20 million to the first privately-funded …

Secret Tunnel Linked To The Underworld Found Under Mexico’s Pyramid Of The Moon

The site was used for human sacrifice.<p>A mystery tunnel has been found beneath Mexico’s Pyramid of the Moon in the ancient city of …

I've been traveling on a budget for years — here are my 10 best tips to book luxurious getaways at enviable prices

When I was 21, I spent four amazing months in Europe. I remember exploring Paris for the first time, surviving strictly on inexpensive street crêpes and only splurging on escargot and other French delicacies on my very last night in the City of Lights. I spent a beautiful long weekend in Amsterdam, …

Teotihuacan

The Mayan city in today's Mexico has mysterious origins.<p>It was massive, one of the first great cities of the Western Hemisphere. And its origins are a mystery.<p>It was built by hand more than a thousand years before the swooping arrival of the Nahuatl-speaking Aztec in central Mexico. But it was the …

Archaeology

It's Not a Dream: $69 Flights From the U.S. to Europe Will Be a Thing in 2017

This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure<p>Any day with an insane airfare deal is a good day.<p>Norwegian Air made an announcement last year …

Here’s What Happens To Your Brain Under Anesthesia

If you’ve ever had surgery, your anesthesiologist has likely told you to count back from 100. You don’t get too far before you’ve drifted off. Hours …

Neuronal on/off switch could help oversleepers and insomniacs

It's happened to all of us at some point: a loud noise in the middle of the night wakes you up in a panic. Even if it turns out to be just a neighbor …

How the Rule of 72 Can Help Double Your Money

Double Your Money With This Simple Financial Rule<p>How the Rule of 72 Can Help You Build Wealth Without Much Risk<p>Updated April 11, 2018<p>Do you want to …

Investing

We May Have Uncovered the First Ever Evidence of the Multiverse

Too Cold<p>For years, scientists have been baffled by a weird anomaly far away in space: a mysterious “Cold Spot” about 1.8 billion light-years across. …

Universe

Deep sea tourism could become a thing soon

Stockton Rush is kind of like the Jeff Bezos of the ocean<p>Stockton Rush wants to take explorers into the deep sea. Not just scientific researchers or military personnel, but regular (well, wealthy) travelers on a quest of discovery. But don't call them tourists.<p>"We call them mission specialists," …

Habitats

Here’s What to Expect on the First Tourist Flights to Space

The selfies will be out of this world.<p>Jeff Bezos, the billionaire behind Amazon, unveiled a sneak peek of his much-anticipated space tourism rocket, …

Space Travel

11 of the Coolest Job Openings at SpaceX

If there’s one thing we know for sure in the chaotic world of aerospace, it is that Elon Musk is determined to get us to Mars. The guiding mission …

Space Exploration

Link discovered between immune system, brain structure and memory

The body's immune system performs essential functions, such as defending against bacteria and cancer cells. However, the human brain is separated …

Verbal Abuse Is Much More Destructive Than You Think. Don't Overlook That

You may have heard disparaging comments directed at someone, or maybe even yourself: in the girls’ locker room, on the bus, at work, but when someone …

Mental Health

5 Benefits of Journaling To Inspire and Motivate You

Keeping a journal is one of the most rewarding habits you can develop. In fact, even key players in history valued it for its benefits.Despite the …

Creative Writing

Astronomers Discover Earth’s Cold Twin Orbiting A Faint Star 13,000 Light-Years Away

Astronomers using the Korea Microlensing Telescope Network (KMTNet) and NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope have discovered an Earth-sized planet orbiting …