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Six Charts Show Why No One Is Talking About Climate Change

The spiral of silence<p>If you’re like the average American, you are probably worried to some degree about climate change. But odds are you don’t spend a lot of time talking about it. At least that’s what the data show.<p>Social scientists disagree about why this is the case, but a new report from Yale …

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the 143rd episode of the Android Apps Weekly show! Let’s take a look at the headlines from the last week:<p>Google Play got a new feature this week that will recommend that you uninstall applications that you don’t use. This will save you space, obviously, but depending on the type of app, …

Apps

The universe is expanding faster than we thought

This week, astronomers working with the Hubble Space Telescope have determined that the universe is expanding faster than previously thought—between 5 and 9 percent faster, to be precise.<p>This new number comes after the scientists, led by Adam Reiss, who won the Nobel prize in 2011 for finding …

Universe

Earth - The real reasons nothing can ever go faster than light

It was September 2011 and physicist Antonio Ereditato had just shocked the world.<p>The announcement he had made promised to overturn our understanding of the Universe. If the data gathered by 160 scientists working on the OPERA project were correct, the unthinkable had been observed.<p>Particles – in …

These Verses in the Book of Revelation About Jesus’ Second Coming Have Sparked a Heated Theological Battle — but Who Really Has It Right?

When it comes to the theological circumstances surrounding the Second Coming of Christ — the biblical belief that Jesus will one day return to Earth — American pastors espouse a variety of divergent viewpoints, especially when it comes to the contents of Revelation 20.<p>Charisma House<p>At the center of …

8 government conspiracy theories (and how they could be right)

<b>Conspiracy #1: The government is trying to control my mind.</b><p><b>The truth: The government has invested millions in mind control technologies.</b><p>Who doesn't …

Appliance Science: How solar panels convert light into electricity

It sounds like magic: capturing energy from the sun and converting it into electricity to run your toaster. It's science, not magic, though. Solar panels use a curious bit of science called the photovoltaic effect to convert one form of energy into another. Here's how solar panels harvest light, …

Make your bike electric with this swap-in tire

Electric bikes have been around for decades but haven't broken out of their niche audience. Instead of building a bicycle around electric power, GeoOrbital is a universal wheel you can swap into your existing bike to power your ride.<p>GeoOrbital's creators had previously worked at SpaceX and Ford, …

A Mysterious Object From Earth's Distant Past Has Returned

A first-of-its-kind space rock filled with pristine material from the formation of the Earth itself has returned to the inner solar system, after …

Stunning Image of the Arctic Is the First Back From Europe's Latest Satellite

The European Space Agency launched its latest satellite at the start of the week, and it’s already beaming back beautiful images like this one.<p>The …

What Is This Bizarre Sea Creature Netted In China?

Plants and Animals Photo credit: Viral Tv Videos/YouTubeThe sighting of an unusual sea creature has been baffling social media users across the world …

Johnny Five, Our One True Robot Hero, Might Soon Be an Official Lego Set

Twenty-two years before WALL·E’s sermon about over-consumption hit theaters, an even better movie robot had already saved the day. Every child of the …

Lego

Power dense zinc-manganese power unit as cheap as a car battery

A team of scientists working on analyzing energy flows in prototype zinc-manganese batteries have stumbled upon a new way to make these power cells …

How Fast Are You Moving Through Space?

<i>While standing in my back yard, how fast am I moving through space considering Earth’s rotation, Earth’s orbit around the Sun, the Sun’s orbit around the Galaxy, et cetera?</i><p>We can certainly figure this one out, with the caveats presented in one of my last articles – all these speeds that we measure …

Universe

Christian Carpenter Who Spent Years Building 400-Foot Noah’s Ark Replica Makes Big Announcement About the Biblical Vessel

Four years after Dutch carpenter Johan Huibers completed his fully functional, full-scale replica of Noah’s Ark — a multi-year project that followed the biblical measurements found in Genesis — the vessel is slated to travel 5,000 miles along the Atlantic Ocean from the Netherlands to Brazil.<p>The …

Weld From Anywhere With This DIY Car Battery-Powered Welding Kit

Break a driveshaft on the trail and you're in deep trouble. Use this portable welding kit to help get you back to civilization.<p>Catastrophic structural failures can spell doom when you are off-roading in remote locations. An on-board welding kit is cheap insurance to get you back on the trail …

Re-Use Your Old Android Device In 10 Easy Ways.

<i>Forbesfone – the frequent traveler’s go-to mobile provider for worldwide roaming at low rates</i><p>That old Android device you have collecting dust in your drawer? Well, it may have forgone its reselling days but there’s still hope. You’d be pleasantly surprised to know that it can still offer much …

This Solar Power Plant Can Run All Night

More than 10,000 billboard-size mirrors encircle a central tower at the facility<br>Jamey Stillings<p>1 of 11<p>Crescent Dunes looks and sounds a bit like an …

Renewable Energy

The Biggest Question About The Beginning Of The Universe

Our Universe is expanding, getting less dense and cooling today, teaching us that it was hotter and denser in the distant past. If we extrapolate backwards in time, we can reach epochs where:<p>gravitation hadn’t yet had time to collapse matter into clusters, galaxies or even stars,<br>• the temperature of …

The Jewish story is under assault

Who are the Jews? A religion? A people? The question has taken on a special urgency in our time. At the heart of the anti-Zionist assault is the notion that the Jews aren't a people but only a faith. That premise is normative throughout the Arab world, and especially in the Palestinian statehood …

Israel

New look at ancient shards suggests Bible even older than thought

High-tech handwriting analysis of First Temple period writings inscribed on pottery shards indicates the Bible may have been written earlier than …

Archaeology

Israel is attacking, and killing, Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip

Six-year-old Israa Abu Khussa and her 10-year-old brother Yassin were still sleeping when the Israel Air Force launched four airstrikes across the …

Israel

What Is A Bottle Cutter For?

Besides the obvious<p>The Plastic Bottle Cutter by Pavel & Ian will make spaghetti out of your recyclables. This hand-held shredder has already blown …

Pentagon Reveals It Used Drones Over The United States

For totally lawful purposes, it assures us<p>Drones are built for spying. Slow, high-flying, and able to stay in the air sometimes for a full day, they’re most often used by the American military abroad, hunting for insurgents and trying to track the movements of terrorist networks. Yet all that …

9 Things You Should Know About Seventh-day Adventism

On Friday Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson officially ended his campaign and revealed he will be the national chairman of My Faith Votes, …

Theology

JFK's Nephew Blows the Whistle on Syria -- ISIS is a Product of US Intervention for Oil

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. delivered a searingly astute summation concerning the truth behind the U.S.’ presence in the Middle East — its subservience to …

7 Dead Simple Ways to Make Your Computer Run Like New

You change your car’s oil every 5,000 miles. You go to the doctor for a physical once a year. Every six months you get your teeth cleaned. And every …

Huge Source of Oxygen Discovered Deep under the Earth’s Surface

While the humanity is exploring the outer space and is heading towards the colonization of the planets of our solar system, it turns out that there …