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Scientists are working on new technology that could beam unlimited energy to Earth from space

Luckily for the Earth, the world's supply of fossil fuels is limited. And for the past several decades, researchers have been looking for renewable energy resources to provide power to everyone without poisoning the Earth with atmospheric carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels like oil and …

5 Reasons Why An International Space Station Should Really Orbit The Moon

If the $100 billion International Space Station (ISS) had been constructed to orbit our Moon instead of Earth, prospects for the U.S.’ human spaceflight program would arguably be much brighter than today.<p>Here are a few reasons why:<p><b>An International Lunar Space Station (ILSS) would have guaranteed</b> …

Space Exploration

6 Life-Changing Decisions Successful and Happy People Make

A true dedication to success and happiness takes much more than just hard work and a cheerful demeanor. Here's what you need to do.<p>While luck certainly plays a part, success is usually the result of making a number of smart choices.<p>And so is happiness.<p>Here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an …

Entrepreneurship

Ceres Spots Continue to Mystify in Latest Dawn Images

The closer we get to Ceres, the more intriguing the distant dwarf planet becomes. New images of Ceres from NASA's Dawn spacecraft provide more clues …

GCHQ's surveillance of two human rights groups ruled illegal by tribunal

Initial interceptions lawful but retention and examination of communications illegal, rules IPT in case brought following Edward Snowden revelations<p>GCHQ’s covert surveillance of two international human rights groups was illegal, the judicial tribunal responsible for handling complaints against the …

NASA Preps Mission To Search For Life On Europa, One Of Jupiter's Moons

The celestial body with the greatest potential for life in the solar system may not be Mars after all. Europa, one of Jupiter's moons, is believed to have an ocean just beneath its frozen crust -- and some scientists think it may have just the right ingredients for life.<p>Now, NASA is getting ready …

Popular Security Software Came Under Relentless NSA and GCHQ Attacks

The National Security Agency and its British counterpart, Government Communications Headquarters, have worked to subvert anti-virus and other …

Polar Winds On Saturn's Moon Titan Makes It More Earth-Like Than Previously Thought

It turns out that Saturn's moon Titan is way more similar to our own planet than we thought.<p>Scientists previously discovered that Saturn's largest and haziest moon is the only object in the solar system -- aside from Earth -- to have rivers, rainfall and seas. Like Earth, it's bigger than the …

11 tech innovations changing medicine

Enormous technological changes in medicine and healthcare are heading our way. These trends have a variety of stakeholders: patients, medical professionals, researchers, medical students, and consumers. They are important because of the impact they will likely have on all of us at one time or …

Holus brings 3D holograms to the home and office

Can we truly say mobile technology puts the world in our hands, when all we can see is 2D images in a flat (or slightly curved) screen? Technology continues to improve and I say it’s time for the true next-generation devices to hit the store shelves. VR and Augmented reality are the first things …

Tesla’s $3,500 Powerwall Will Let Households Run Entirely On Solar Energy!

<i>Written by: Adam Dearstine at trueactivist.com</i><p><b>Energy Storage for a Sustainable Home</b><p>The wait is over! Tesla announced a home battery and utility-scale …

5 amazing creatures that are now extinct

The release of Jurassic World has reignited our love for palaeontology. Many of us share a longing to understand the dinosaurs that roamed the Earth long before we arrived. But palaeontology is a discipline much broader than this.<p>Dinosaurs dominated the land for 135 million years, but what happened …

Confederate flag sets off debate in GOP 2016 class

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee for president in 2012, called for the immediate removal of the Confederate battle flag from …

Mysterious 'lakes' on Saturn's moon Titan

Saturn's moon Titan is home to seas and lakes filled with liquid hydrocarbons, but what forms the depressions on the surface? A new study suggests …

Michael Fallon in warning to Vladimir Putin as he visits military exercise on Russia’s doorstep

Defence Secretary says 17-country manoeuvres 'not a game' and are warning that Russian president will not undermine UK’s resolve to back Nato allies<p>Nato will not be intimidated by Vladimir Putin's nuclear sabre rattling, the Defence Secretary has said, as he visited a major amphibious assault …

'Lost in Space' Galaxy Shines Bright in Image Taken by Hubble Telescope

Poised on the edge of a galactic desert is NGC 6503, a galaxy that appears so alone in the universe that some scientists have called it "lost in space."<p>The galaxy takes center stage in a new image from the Hubble Space Telescope, which shows NGC 6503 shining in visible and ultraviolet light, with …

Universe

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Obama lawyers asked secret court to ignore public court's decision on spying

Justice Department’s national security chief cites six-month transition period in the USA Freedom Act as a reason to turn the bulk surveillance spigot back on<p>The Obama administration has asked a secret surveillance court to ignore a federal court that found bulk surveillance illegal and to once …

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

Microsoft is about to buy one of the best productivity apps in the world

• <b>See also:</b> Wunderlist's chief design officer told us about the company's relationship with Apple.<p>Wunderlist is one of my favorite apps. I've been using it for several months to keep myself on task for what I need to do each day, both at work (call sources, schedule meetings, write reviews) and in my …

Pros And Cons Of Solar Energy | Investopedia

With the growing threat of climate change due to the excessive release of carbon emissions, many nations are looking to clean energy alternatives to …

These 5 apps will give your Android phone a huge battery boost

How badly do you want to improve your Android phone’s battery life? If you’re willing to root it, you’ll have several options for third-party apps …

9 reasons why I'm ready to love Windows 10

"Even though we're months away from the final version, Windows 10 already feels seamless, friendly, familiar, and actually kind of fun to use," he wrote after trying Microsoft's free Windows 10 preview.<p>Now, we're a few months closer to the launch of Windows 10, and the anticipation is building.<p>In …

Windows 10

The Surveillance Debate Shifts As Patriot Act Nears Expiration

With the NSA’s dragnet call program already winding down, the Senate will reconvene in a rare Sunday vote to get surveillance powers back online.<p>Following an unusual Friday-night session of Congress ahead of the Memorial Day weekend, Senators will reconvene in another rare holiday-recess vote on …

Mindfulness is stopping the world from thinking

Although the NHS supports mindfulness, an Oxford academic claims it stops people thinking deeply<p>People are wasting valuable thinking time on mediation and mindfulness and should stop trying to clear their heads, an Oxford University academic has claimed.<p>Theodore Zeldin said too many people were …

Mindfulness

3 Ways To Optimize For Productivity From Asana Co-Founder Justin Rosenstein

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are some little-known productivity tips from various professions?</i><p><i>Answer by Justin Rosenstein, @rosenstein, co-founder of Asana, team productivity software, on Quora</i><p>I’m a software developer, designer, and entrepreneur. I’m the co-founder of Asana, …

Productivity