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Read Elon Musk's bold Mars colony plan for free online

The SpaceX founder details how he plans to get us to the Red Planet in a new publication by peer-reviewed journal New Space that's available for anyone to review.<p>Elon Musk's latest plan to colonize Mars is now officially part of the academic literature.<p>A summary of the SpaceX and Tesla Motors CEO's …

Space Travel

A neuroscientist explains why reality may just be a hallucination

Anil Seth, professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience at the University of Sussex, explains the link between perception and reality. Seth believes reality as we know it comes from activity of our brain. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Anil Seth:</b> How do we know that we experience …

Consciousness

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Scientists found a new type of water in diamonds, holy crap

Scientists have found a new type of water known as Ice-VII from diamonds deep in the Earth's crust. This type of ice is about 1.5 times as dense as …

Stephen Hawking Knows Exactly What Happened Before the Big Bang

About 13.8 billion years ago, the universe began as a small, hot super-force that suddenly and rapidly expanded. Atoms formed, spiraling into stars …

Physics

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

Machine Learning

LSD Brings Your Brain to the Edge of Chaos

This new LSD study is like an acid trip all on its own.<p>One Saturday in 1964, neurologist Oliver Sacks took a bit of amphetamines, LSD, a “touch” of cannabis, faced a white wall in his home, and said “I want to see indigo now—now!”<p>“And then,” he wrote in the New Yorker in 2012, “as if thrown by a …

Consciousness

9 Secret Shortcuts of People Who Are Good at Everyday Math

Even in an age of smartphones, crunching numbers quickly — and getting good at it — can give you snappy, useful answers to pressing real-life math …

Mathematics

The 8 Best Electric Bikes to Buy in 2018

Bicycles have long been one of the most popular modes of transportation and, in a time where environmental friendless and health are top of mind, the …

Kilopower—Pioneering space fission power system could provide up to 10 kilowatts of electrical power

When astronauts someday venture to the moon, Mars and other destinations, one of the first and most important resources they will need is power. A …

New fuel cell technology runs on solid carbon

Also, early DCFC designs aren't able to effectively utilize the carbon fuel.<p>Ding and his colleagues addressed these challenges by designing a true …

Here's Everything Science Knows So Far About The Origins of Humans

The story evolves every year.<p>The question of where we humans come from is one many people ask, and the answer is getting more complicated as new …

Groundbreaking new studies suggest the presence of a fourth dimension

We live in a three-dimensional reality. Because of that, it’s pretty hard to imagine what a four-dimensional reality might be like, but that isn’t …

Physics

Best iOS games of 2017

2017 has been one heck of a year for iOS gaming fans. From action-oriented arcade blasters to strategy games so deep they should come with a warning, just about every genre has been well represented.<p>Distilling hundreds of great titles down to a single shortlist isn’t easy, but we’ve done our best. …

App Store

What are the effects of alcohol on the brain?

Many of us enjoy a glass of wine or a pint, but what is actually happening to our brain cells when we drink alcohol?<p>The 80-90 per cent of UK citizens …

Huge Video Games Coming In 2018 That Everyone Already Forgotten About

2017 Was a phenomenal year for gaming. From huge series coming back to their roots and some new games making amazing progress. All in all, 2017 was …

The Highest-Paid YouTube Stars 2017: Gamer DanTDM Takes The Crown With $16.5 Million

You may not see Daniel Middleton walking down a red carpet, but he is a celebrity in a league of his own. With nearly 17 million followers, a world tour that included four sold-out nights at the Sydney Opera House and over 11 billion views on YouTube, gamer DanTDM, as he is known to his fans, ranks …

Advertising

Head of Pentagon’s secret ‘UFO’ office sought to make evidence public

Just before leaving his Defense Department job two months ago, intelligence officer Luis Elizondo quietly arranged to secure the release of three of the most unusual videos in the Pentagon's secret vaults: raw footage from encounters between fighter jets and "anomalous aerial vehicles" — military …

Paranormal

Mysterious signals are probably coming from space every second and no one can explain why

It started in 2001, a brilliant burst of light breached the skies. The event had released as much power as 500 million suns. Just a few milliseconds later, the signal had vanished. Astronomers call these powerful flashes Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs).<p>Since 2001, about 30 have been identified. But, new …

Universe

Build your first basic Android game in just 7 minutes (with Unity)

Making a fully working game for Android is much easier than you might think. The key to successful Android development— or any kind of development— is to know what you want to achieve and find the necessary tools and skills to do it. Take the path of least resistance and have a clear goal in …

Neuroscientists have identified how exactly a deep breath changes your mind

Breathing is traditionally thought of as an automatic process driven by the brainstem—the part of the brain controlling such life-sustaining functions as heartbeat and sleeping patterns. But new and unique research, involving recordings made directly from within the brains of humans undergoing …

Seeking eternal life, Silicon Valley is solving for death

For years now, the luminaries of Silicon Valley have been putting their minds, money, and machines behind an all-out effort to solve for death. Full of futurists who don’t have enough time in the day to achieve their lofty goals, the Valley has long looked for ways to make those days never-ending. …

Nintendo Switch Korg app proves it’s more than just a game

Assuming its great post-launch momentum keeps up, the Switch is bound to get a lot of excellent titles in the years to come. Given the flexibility of …

Nintendo Switch

Zealandia: The Drowned Continent of the South

It's a fact every student learns in school: that Earth has seven continents: Europe, Asia (really Eurasia), Africa, North America, South America, …

Earth Science

Tesla shareholders just approved a $2.6 billion stock option plan for Elon Musk — here's how he spends his $20 billion fortune

Elon Musk may be the world's richest rocket scientist.<p>The 46-year-old CEO of Tesla and SpaceX and cofounder of OpenAI has said he won't be happy until we've escaped Earth and colonized Mars. Luckily, he has the mind and the money to make it happen.<p>Despite a massive net worth hovering around $20.1 …

Elon Musk

Slow flow of human immigration may have doomed Neanderthals

What killed off the Neanderthals? It's a big debate, and now a study says that no matter what the answer, they were doomed anyway.<p>Our close evolutionary cousins enjoyed a long run in Europe and Asia, but they disappeared about 40,000 years ago after modern humans showed up from Africa.<p>The search …

Why eating two burgers could be healthier than adding a side of fries, according to a nutritionist

Instead of adding fries to that order, you might want to consider a second burger.<p>While conventional wisdom might tell you that eating a second <i>anything</i> is a bad choice from a nutritional perspective, there's something more important to consider: balance.<p>Registered dietitian and nutritionist Emily …

Nutrition

Google’s AI Wizard Unveils a New Twist on Neural Networks

If you want to blame someone for the hoopla around artificial intelligence, 69-year-old Google researcher Geoff Hinton is a good candidate.<p>The droll …

Artificial Intelligence

9 ways to make people like you without saying a word

Becoming more likable is easier than you think.<p>There's lots of research on the traits and behaviors that make people likable — that have nothing to do with what they're saying.<p>Below, Business Insider has rounded up some of the most fascinating pieces of research on the best ways to make friends and …

Psychology