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Ancient Greek palace unearthed near Sparta dates back to 17th century BC

Archaeologists discover palace with archaic inscriptions built during the Mycenaean period<p>Archaeologists in Greece have discovered the ruins of an ancient palace with important archaic inscriptions dating back to the Mycenaean age, the culture ministry said Tuesday.<p>The palace, likely built around …

Archaeology

Samsung Wants To Blanket The Earth In Satellite Internet

Data for all<p>A paper published by Farooq Khan, president of Samsung Research America in Dallas, details an interconnected net of 4,600 low-orbit satellites that could bring each of the world’s 5 billion people 200 gigabytes of internet per month. Samsung expects global internet traffic to reach one …

Space

This knock-off console puts the PS4 and Xbox together at last

Have you ever had a dream where you were in a place, but it looked or felt like another place? As in, you were in San Francisco, but really it was your friend Paul's basement in Delaware? That's what I imagine playing this knock-off console from a Chinese Kickstarter-style crowdfunding site is …

sextrology: the best way to hook up with any astrological sign

Freak Me Right<p>There’s no sexier time of the year than deep summer. As hemlines become shorter and more skin is revealed to combat sweltering humidity and scorching temperatures, it’s near impossible to not feel a little, well, <i>hot</i>. Just walking down a crowded street and brushing against a sexy …

Nikki Sixx, Motley Crue Bass Player, Radio Host Celebrity Drive

<b>Quick Stats:</b> Nikki Sixx, Motley Crue bass player, author, radio host<p><b>Daily Driver:</b> 2013 Ferrari 458 Spider (Nikki’s rating: 10 on a scale of 1 to 10)<p><b>Other cars:</b> See below<p><b>Favorite road trip:</b> Europe with Motley Crue<p><b>Car he learned to drive in:</b> Ford pickup truck<p><b>First car bought:</b> 1950 Chevy Bel Air<p>Making …

That Time Motley Crue Sued NBC Over a Network Ban

When you put Mötley Crüe on live television, you never know what's going to happen. Just ask former <i>Tonight Show</i> host Jay Leno.<p>Leno invited the band …

Mötley Crüe’s Nikki Sixx: ‘I had a hangover for pretty much 15 years’

<b>Hi Nikki. Are you all right?</b><br>I’m all right, man. A little bit sick ... probably been burning the candle at both ends. That’ll do it.<p><b>Surely not!</b><br>Yeah [laughs]. I’m sure retirement will be nothing different to what I do now for Mötley.<p><b>Are you really on the Crüe’s last ever tour?</b><br>Oh yeah. December 31 …

Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx says band reunions are ‘about money and not about music’

The group have signed a contract to ensure their last ever shows take place this year<p>Motley Crue‘s Nikki Sixx has spoken out about music’s …

“Let’s Talk About Genre” #ASMSG #IARTG #T4US

Let’s talk about genre. Love story? Poor boy meets rich girl. They fall in love…but there’s a problem. Father/parents don’t want their daughter to …

Love Stories

Anne R. Allen's Blog: 14 Dos and Don'ts for Author-Bloggers

An intriguing header is essential. Nobody will find your blogpost if it isn't tweeted and shared and clicked upon. How do you get clicks? With an …

Writing Fast, Building An Audience And Facebook Advertising For Authors With Mark Dawson

Recently, Forbes ran an article about Mark Dawson with the headline: Amazon pays $450,000 a year to this self-published writer. Today, I interview …

Facebook Ads

7 skills you never knew you needed for a career in IT

Being skilled at computers and troubleshooting is an essential part of working in IT, but if you plan on truly excelling in the field, it's vital to have a combination of hard and soft skills.<p>Here are seven soft skills every IT professional should have.<p>It's sort of a no-brainer, but when you're …

Customer Service

How Actions Determine Character and Arc

The writer who can master the art and craft of defining their characters by their actions is going to be the author whose work gets read. By lots and …

Kepler Spacecraft Finding: "Our Solar System Appears to Be Unusual"

“One of the problems in our Solar System is that, by Kepler standards, Mercury is very far from the Sun,” planetary scientist Kathryn Volk, of the …

3 Simple Ways to Become a Better Writer

You may not feel like a “writer” but you write everyday. Here are three simple ways to take your skills to the next level.<p>Chances are, if you’re …

20 billion nanoparticles talk to the brain using electricity

Electricity is the brain’s language, and now we can speak to it without wires or implants. Nanoparticles can be used to stimulate regions of the …

Dark Energy Renders 97% Of The Galaxies In Our Observable Universe Permanently Unreachable

When you look out at a star whose light arrives after traveling towards you for 100 years, you’re seeing a star that’s 100 light years away, due to the fact that the speed of light is finite. But when you look out at a galaxy whose light arrives after traveling towards you for a journey of <i>100</i> …

Galaxies

'Voodoo sex slaves' freed from blackmail by Spanish police

Four Nigerian women freed after police arrest six accused of keeping them as sex slaves in brothels<p>Four Nigerian women were rescued from "voodoo" death threats after six people were arrested by Spanish police on suspicion of keeping the frightened victims as sex slaves.<p>According to investigators, …

Xbox One Console With Witcher 3, Halo: MCC and Elder Scrolls Online For £279.98

Spotted by Dealspwn, this Xbox One console bundle is the sort best reacted to with a ‘cor blimey’. Head over to ShopTo and you can net yourself an …

Gaming Industry

Stanford Study on Brain Waves Shows How Different Teaching Methods Affect Reading Development

<b>From Stanford (University) News</b><p><b>By May Wong</b> <b><br>May 28, 2015</b><p><i>Beginning readers who focus on letter-sound relationships, or phonics, instead of trying to</i> …

When Computers Insist They’re Alive

The idea that only humans can have consciousness is anthropomorphic prejudice.<p>Ever since college, where I focused some of my studies on the wacky topic of a brain in a vat, it's troubled me that some people think only humans are capable of consciousness—rationally knowing what they are and that …

The $100 headset uses controversial electric shocks to make you a better gamer

One London-based company is hoping to use electric shocks to make better gamers.<p>Today Foc.us announced Moovs, its new $100 headset that targets the prefrontal cortex of the brain with electric shocks in a process known as transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). Essentially, it uses small …

The information our brains forget so they don't become too 'full'

Not exactly. It turns out that the reality is more cool.<p>Our brain disregards certain memories if they become redundant so that the up to date, …

The Brain

Skywatching in 2015: 9 Must-See Stargazing Events

The year 2015 is packed full of amazing astronomical sights in the daytime and nighttime sky, from solar and lunar eclipses to dazzlingly bright …

ASTEROID LATEST: NASA warns of JUMBO JET-sized asteroid heading Earth's way TODAY

GETTYTwo jumbo jet-sized asteroid will skim the Earth<p>NASA is monitoring the "close Earth" flyby as just a small deviation in the orbit could see it …

Algorithms Of The Mind: What Machine Learning Teaches Us About Ourselves

“Science often follows technology, because inventions give us new ways to think about the world and new phenomena in need of explanation.”<p>Or so Aram Harrow, an MIT physics professor, counter-intuitively argues in “Why now is the right time to study quantum computing”.<p>He suggests that the scientific …

Machine Learning

Monstrous Galaxy --"Observed Near the Edge of the Known Universe"

The galaxy is seen at a time when the Universe was 15% of its current age, only 2.4 billion years after Big Bang. The light has taken over twice the …

Why Your Brain Forces You to Relive Your Worst Memories

Why the brain dredges up old memories without your explicit consent hasn’t been easy for neuroscience to explain.<p>Here's a fun exercise to demolish any remaining will you have to live: think about the worst memory you have. What are all the small pieces of it that come to mind? What smell or sound …

5 Writing Rules That Work No Matter What You’re Writing

by Emily WenstromShort stories. Marketing copy. News reporting. Poetry. Business proposals. Literary fiction. Technical writing. Blogs. …

Creative Writing

Humanity’s Long Search for the Soul in the Brain

How philosophers and neuroscientists have tried and failed to nail down the precise location of human consciousness.<p>The history of Western neuroscience may seem a dry topic to an outsider, a litany of impenetrable Latinisms and anatomical diagrams. It is, in fact, a series of fascinating battles …