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Scientists Say Some Birds Are Just as Smart as Apes

It’s time to put the “birdbrain” fallacy to rest. Researchers say birds are just as smart as apes and other mammals, according to findings published …

The Brain

Dünyanın 'savaş' haritası yapıldı: 4500 yılda hangi savaşlar yaşandı?

Nodegoat isimli veri yönetimi ve analiz sitesini geliştiren bilgisayar programcıları Wikipedia ve DPpedia verilerine dayanarak tarihteki tüm …

Subway Will Make Sure That Footlong Sub Is Actually a Foot Long Following Lawsuit

The epic court battle between Subway and angry customers who claimed their footlong sub sandwiches were not actually a full 12 inches long is finally over.<p>In 2013, a group of people sued the world's biggest restaurant chain to get Subway to change its practices — either ensuring the sandwiches …

İspanya saat dilimini değiştirmeye hazırlanıyor

İspanya hükümeti, saat dilimini değiştirmeye hazırlanıyor.<p>Coğrafi olarak Britanya ve Portekiz'in saat diliminde yer alan İspanya, 1942 yılında faşist …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Knife-wielding crab in viral video was 'absolutely distressed' and weapon was forced into its claw, expert says

A viral video that apparently showed a crab hilariously wielding a knife actually probably just showed humans being mean, an expert has said.<p>The …

Gordon Ramsay Says He's Allergic to Vegans

There's never been much love lost between Gordon Ramsay and vegans: After all, the shouty English chef does own a plethora of steakhouses and a burger chain, and he's been vocal in the past about his distaste for people who don't eat meat. Clearly, "live and let live" is not a philosophy that the</i> …

These Food Smashing Gifs Are The Most Satisfying Animations You Will See All Day

No one likes food waste. Except for artists. Artists like anything as long as it’s art.<p>Take, for example, Mar Cuervo. For a recent project called …

Selling Used Fryer Oil Isn’t a Profitable Side Business for Restaurants Anymore

The days of restaurants making a few extra bucks by hawking their used fryer oil may be over. Crude oil prices have plummeted since mid-2014, and biodiesel fuel — which can be produced from used vegetable oil and other fats — is no longer an attractively priced alternative to petroleum-based fuel, …

When Scientists Talk About Space-Time Fabric, This Is What They Actually Mean

<i>What is space-time fabric? originally appeared on Quora –</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Leo C. Stein, researcher in gravitational waves, general relativity, and beyond, on Quora:</b><p>You mean this?<p>Just kidding! If you like …

Physics

About Those Gravitational Waves

It was the year of 1687 when Isaac Newton published “<i>The Principia</i>“, which revealed the first mathematical description of gravity. Newton’s laws of …

Physics

The enormous astronomical discovery that proved Einstein right, explained

February 18, 2016<p>*Subscribe to <i>The Week</i>'s podcasts on iTunes*<p>Last week, American physicists made a really, really big announcement: the discovery of …

Einstein's Gravitational Waves Have Been Turned Into Gorgeous Music

The greatest scientific discovery of the year gets a soundtrack.<p>When gravitational waves were announced last week, it drew to a close a decades-long mystery surrounding Einstein's theories of relativity. It was the last undiscovered piece, and the proof needed to complete the picture. The sound of …

5 reasons why you should care about the discovery of gravitational waves

A big press conference was held, and physicists around the world celebrated.<p>The discovery was even compared to Galileo looking through a telescope for the first time.<p>So why all the fanfare? Why are gravitational waves such a huge deal?

The God of the Gravitational Waves

The discovery of gravitational waves last week has been hailed as the beginning of a new era in astrophysics. These vibrations in space-time, which …

Meet the 33-year-old who was the first to notice the biggest physics finding in a century

On September 14, 2015, 33-year-old Marco Drago was at his desk at the Max Planck Institute in Hanover, Germany, chatting with a colleague on Skype. That's when he received an email about something odd: The two massive LIGO facilities in the US had picked up a peculiar signal.<p>At first, it wasn't …

Discussing gravitational waves with LIGO team member Joshua Smith (Tomorrow Daily)

Ashley and Jeff deep dive into Mattel's NY Toy Fair announcements, the shoe sole that aims to charge your devices through motion. We also welcome Joshua Smith (CSUF, LIGO collaborative) to discuss gravitational waves and what they mean for future research.

LIGO

Turkish military: Deadly explosion a 'terror attack' - CNN Video

CNN's Ivan Watson has more on the explosion that hit military vehicles at an intersection in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Wednesday evening.

Turkish Military

Turkish soldiers die in attack a day after Ankara explosion

<b>Ankara, Turkey (CNN) —</b> Six soldiers were killed and another was wounded Thursday in a roadside bombing that hit an armored military vehicle in the southeastern Turkish province of Diyarbakir, Turkey's semiofficial Anadolu news agency reported, citing the Turkish General Staff.<p>Turkey blamed the …

Middle East

İTO Başkanı Çağlar: Bütün varlığımızla devletimizin ve kahraman Ordumuzun yanındayız

"Bu saldırı cana kıymanın ötesinde, devletimizin terörle mücadele kararlılığını artırmaktan başka hiçbir işe yaramayacaktır.<p>Bütün varlığımızla …