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The SureFly two-person drone taxi will make its maiden flight at CES 2018

Ohio-based company Workhorse has announced that its innovative SureFly octocopter, essentially a human-sized drone for up to two people, is set to …

Physicists unify quantum coherence with nonclassicality of light

(Phys.org)—Physicists have demonstrated that two independently developed concepts—quantum coherence and the nonclassicality of light—both arise from …

Death-defying supernova kept exploding over 50 years

Researchers say they’ve observed a star that exploded multiple times over more than 50 years.<p>Supernovae, the explosions of stars, have been observed …

Universe

Will the next Mozart be an artificial intelligence?

by Dom Galeon November 2, 2017 Artificial Intelligence 3820<p>The Creative AI<p>Humankind has done a great deal in terms of making exquisite art, whether …

Artificial Intelligence

We Can Now Store Light as Sound, And It's a Game Changer For Computing

One step closer to computers that process data at the speed of light.<p>Last year, scientists took a big step towards creating the next generation of …

Here are the first images of the Army's new futuristic helicopter prototype

The V-280 Valor is Bell's submission for the U.S. Army's Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator (JMR-TD) phase, the technology demonstration precursor to Future Vertical Lift (FVL), a replacement for the service's Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk and Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopters.<p>The V-280 will have a …

Silicon Valley is on a quest to grow the perfect diamond

For centuries, people have gone to great lengths and extraordinary costs - from the baked Namib Desert to the ice-locked Canadian tundra - to pull …

The Intelligent Extinguisher

Did you know that your fire extinguisher has an expiration date? That’s icing on the cake for a product that so few of us actually know how to use in …

Industrial Design

5-Minute Exercises That Will Help You Break Out of a Creative Rut

There are simple ways to get creativity down to a science.<p>When working on creative projects, it's natural to run into a creative rut. It's likely rare, however, to be able to take a break until whenever inspiration strikes again . Still, there ways to quickly boost creativity so that you can …

Creativity

Google’s AI Invents Sounds Humans Have Never Heard Before

Jesse Engel is playing an instrument that's somewhere between a clavichord and a Hammond organ—18th-century classical crossed with 20th-century …

Astronomers Discover A Fast Radio Burst That's Even Stranger Than Ones Detected Before

A study revealed last week a team of scientists discovered a Fast Radio Burst that is unusual even by the standards used to judge FRBs. This …

The mysterious 'Cold Spot' in the universe

<b>(CNN) —</b> A recent astronomical observation of a "cold spot" in the universe is stirring the interest of scientists who are intrigued with an exciting and highly speculative theory that there may be more than one universe.<p>Now before you get incredibly excited about that prospect, I should caution …

Universe

6 unusual habits of the world’s most creative people

I expend a huge amount of my time and energy writing books and articles and working to keep my company innovative. I’ve developed an obsession with …

We Are on the Verge of Discovering Aliens, According to These Scientists

A fascinating new book seriously tackles the question of extraterrestrial life from the perspective of leading astronomers, astrophysicists, geneticists, and neuroscientists.<p>Theoretical physics may be difficult and complicated, "but it does have sex appeal." So says quantum physicist Jim …

Steal These 5 Exercises From Innovation Consultants to Come up With More Creative Ideas

Think like an innovation consultant to come up with your best new product, service and marketing ideas.<p>Getting a job as an innovation consultant requires equal measures of creative thinking and strategic rigor. And while the scope of the role encompasses everything from redesigning a stage gate …

Creativity

How this could help the environment

On May 31, the Swiss company Climeworks will turn on the first commercial plant to suck carbon dioxide out of the air and feed it to vegetables in a neighboring greenhouse. Located in the tiny, agricultural municipality of Hinwil, Switzerland, the plant stands 40 feet tall and looks like a …

9 Ways to Reduce Anxiety, Right Here, Right Now

Anxiety is a big problem for western society. According to recent statistics, more than 3.3 million American adults have been diagnosed with an …

Pay Attention to These Surprising 6 Red Flags Signaling Burnout. You May Be Closer Than You Think

Burnout doesn't come from nowhere. This is what you should be looking for.<p>Contrary to what you might think, it's surprisingly easy to ignore the signs of burnout. You might be so determined to meet a deadline or achieve some goal that you miss the red flags or warning signs that something is about …

Time Management

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. …

The First Step to Making Cities Smarter

The only thing worse than a red light is not knowing when it’s going to change. In fact, some are so long they’ll leave you wondering if it’s going …

Industrial Design

NASA Is Developing 3D-Printed Chain Mail to Protect Ships and Astronauts

Chain mail was an essential tool for medieval warriors hoping to avoid a quick (or slow) death by a sword. But NASA engineers hope a similar …

Space Exploration

Gravity-lensed supernova magnifies understanding of universe

Using an automated supernova-hunting "pipeline," scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have identified a Type Ia …

Universe

7 Essential Morning Rituals of Happy People

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move forward sometimes. From having a full-time job, to working on your relationships with your loved ones, …

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Slow Down, Simplify, and Clear Your Mind and You’ll Get Better Results

<b>“The real you, the inner you, is pure, very pure. It understands. It has patience. It will wait forever while your ego trots all over everywhere</b> …

Time I

More Than Stars: The Milky Way's Dust Mapped In 3D For The First Time Ever

It’s easy to look at the night sky and find that it’s full of stars.<p>Moreover, the stars cluster together in a great plane spanning the sky, making up our galaxy: the Milky Way.<p>But the Milky Way is more than just stars, it’s also full of gas, plasma, and — most importantly — light-blocking dust.<p>This …

Universe

The End of the Universe as We Know It

What if the world around us is just a shadow of reality? Imagine, for example, that you wake up one cold winter morning and look out your window to find that the view is completely obscured by beautiful ice crystals, forming strange patterns on the glass. You might see something like the image …

25 Alan Watts Quotes That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Alan Watts was a British philosopher who spoke about Asian philosophies for a Western audience. He wrote over 25 books and was an excellent orator on …

Biggest Stars In The Universe: Westerlund 1-26, A Red Hypergiant Nearby, Could Be Among Them

So far as telescopes in space go, the European Space Agency and NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is among the most prolific in sending back stunning …