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Here's What Bitcoin's Smartest Skeptics are Telling Investors

Bitcoin continues one of the most dramatic price runups of any asset in living memory, posting prices above $11,800 this morning after starting the …

These maps show how much damage a North Korean thermonuclear weapon could do to major American cities

Nuclear weapons may be humanity's most terrifying creations, but most people would be hard-pressed to say what, exactly, such an explosion might do to their town or city.<p>To help the public get a handle on nuclear threats, Alex Wellerstein, a historian of science at Stevens Institute of Technology, …

A US design firm has plans for a skyscraper that would hang from an asteroid

A New York design firm called Clouds Architecture Office has proposed a tower that would hang from an asteroid 31,068 miles above Earth.<p>The Analemma Tower would be the tallest building ever made. The plans say it would be powered by solar panels and those panels would constantly be exposed to …

Plastic fibers pervasive in tap water worldwide, new study shows | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 07.09.2017

Microplastics aren't just fouling the world's oceans - invisible plastic fibers are polluting drinking water tapped by millions of people. Where do …

How an emerging trend — pet technology — is working to take your pet from 'lost' to 'found'

It's a given that your pet has a chip designed to reunite you with your furry friend in case he or she goes missing. But sometimes that isn't enough — such as if your pet goes missing in the middle of the night.<p>That's where new pet technology comes in.<p>"Pet owners consider their pets a family …

CNN anchor Don Lemon's calm, razor-sharp response to Trump's Phoenix rally was perfect

In a minute and a half, CNN anchor Don Lemon was able to clearly and calmly articulate just what was wrong with US president Donald Trump’s Aug. 22 rally in Phoenix, Arizona.<p>Twitter quickly lit up that evening with praise for his off-the-cuff remarks. “What we’ve witnessed is a total eclipse of the …

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How thermal radiation could affect interstellar travel

Forty years ago, Canadian physicist Bill Unruh made a surprising prediction regarding quantum field theory. Known as the Unruh effect, his theory …

Silicon Valley takes on the flying car

On a recent afternoon, an aerospace engineer working for a small Mountain View company called Kitty Hawk piloted a flying car above Clear Lake in Lake County.<p>Kitty Hawk’s flying car, if you insisted on calling it a “car,” looked like something Luke Skywalker would have built out of spare parts. It …

NASA's Curiosity Rover Just Took The Most Incredible Pictures Yet of The Martian Surface

We can't stop staring.<p>NASA's Curiosity rover has been exploring the lower portion of Mount Sharp on Mars, and it’s just sent back a handful of colour …

Meet Todd Rider, the Man Who Maybe, Probably Cured Most of the Viruses on Earth

"I believe that DRACO has the potential to completely revolutionize the treatment and prevention of viral infections in the 21st century."<p>Todd Rider, …

The Fed Has Fined Goldman Sachs $36 Million

The U.S. Federal Reserve Board said on Wednesday it had ordered Goldman Sachs (gs) to pay a $36.3 million civil penalty for the unauthorized use and …