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How Mazda's 'Holy Grail Of Gasoline Engines' Actually Works

Leave it to a tiny car company like Mazda to pull off something the big players have been trying to figure out for years. That’s the deal with the …

A computer predicted the success of Etsy, Spotify, and other major startups 8 years ago — and it's just generated a new list

The domain of picking "start-up winners" was — and largely still is — dominated by a belief held by the venture capital (VC) industry that machines do not play a role in the identification of winners.<p>Ironically, the VC world, having fuelled the creation of computing, is one of the last areas of …

Seawater is the secret to long-lasting Roman concrete

Ancient recipe has lasted 2,000 years thanks to chemical reactions that result in a rare mineral.<p>Ancient Romans built concrete sea walls that have …

Make This Honey-Orange Skillet Chicken for Dinner Tonight

If you're prepping for your 4th of July party tonight, chances are you need to get something simple and delicious on the table for dinner. This …

America’s Future Is Texas

With right-wing zealots taking over the legislature even as the state’s demographics shift leftward, Texas has become the nation’s bellwether.<p>When Frederick Law Olmsted passed through Texas, in 1853, he became besotted with the majesty of the Texas legislature. “I have seen several similar bodies …

How quantum trickery can scramble cause and effect

Logic-defying experiments in quantum causality can twist the notion of time itself.<p>Albert Einstein is heading out for his daily stroll and has to …

Researchers can now desalinate seawater with the power of the Sun

One of the oldest means of extracting potable liquid from seawater involves distillation, basically boiling the water into steam and then cooling the purified vapor in condensation tubes. Problem is, this method is incredibly power intensive with nearly half of the input energy going towards just …

Clean Energy

9 Rampant Toxic Behaviors that Break Relationships Up

<i>Our behavior is a small thing that makes a big difference in our relationships.</i>This morning I saw a middle-aged woman ferociously slam the car door …

Middle Age

Here Are the Job Functions the Gaming Industry Is Hiring For

Electronic Entertainment Expo 2017 is over, and we’ve all walked away with plenty of new information about games: Sony is remaking Shadow of the …

Have scientists discovered first proof of a multiverse?

The Cold Spot is situated around three billion light years away from Earth, which is comparatively a close proximity in contrast to other celestial …

Run Linux like a power user with this immersive training for under $20

If you’re a hardcore web pro, there’s a decent chance you’re also a devotee of the Linux operating system. Sure, Windows and iOS come with lots of fun frills and added features, but for down and dirty, uncluttered programming and system operations, many coding beasts say the open-source creative …

Robert's Brisket Rub Recipe

"This is a basic brisket rub recipe which leaves a tangy and flavorful crust on the brisket. It has been a big hit with my family and friends. This …

Programming is hard. That’s precisely why you should learn it.

It was far past midnight. My wife and kids had long gone to bed. But sleep was not an option for me. I had to figure it out. So I tweaked the code …

You'll Die in a Nuclear War, but These Elites Will Be Saved

A national security expert's new book reveals the handful of VIPs and artifacts America would protect in the event of a major catastrophe.<p>There are details in <i>Raven Rock: The Story of the US Government's Secret Plan to Save Itself—While the Rest of Us Die</i> that read like they've been ripped from the …

Himalayan Monks Have Super Human Abilities That Stun Even Harvard Scientists

It is popularly believed that Buddhist monks have brains that function beyond usual human capabilities. But has this been verified by scientists?<p>It …

The head of the world's biggest hedge fund shares his best advice for the average investor

For the average person, buying and selling individual stocks is like trying to get rich in a poker game at a table with the world's greatest players, Bridgewater Associates founder and co-CIO Ray Dalio explained.<p>"This is not an easy game," he said.<p>In an interview with Business Insider CEO Henry …

12 Copycat Cracker Barrel Recipes to Fuel Your Obession

If you don't live near a Cracker Barrel or don't want to spend so much money dining out, turn to these hacked recipes. From the iconic hash brown casserole to gooey mac and cheese, these recipes contain plenty of Cracker Barrel cheddar to fuel your obsession.

Cooking

Scientists Think Dark Energy Might Be Just an Illusion

Dark Energy: Captivating and Confusing<p>Dark energy and matter, two hot-button subjects of physics that have captivated and stumped enthusiasts and …

The One Thing You Must Do In Each Country, According To Tourists

You'll either love this map or hate it.<p>If you could only do one thing in each country you visited, what would it be?<p>U.K. travel site Vouchercloud compiled a map that shows the top-rated “Thing to Do” on TripAdvisor in nations around the world. And while some picks seem on-point, others may sound …

13 dinner meals that will take you less than 30 minutes to make

We get it — you’re a busy woman who runs the world. But you’re only human, which means you get hungry every now and again and you don’t have the time …

Large Sections of Australia’s Great Reef Are Now Dead, Scientists Find

SYDNEY, Australia — The Great Barrier Reef in Australia has long been one of the world’s most magnificent natural wonders, so enormous it can be seen from space, so beautiful it can move visitors to tears.<p>But the reef, and the profusion of sea creatures living near it, are in profound trouble.<p>Huge …

'Impossible' state of matter made of 'time crystals' has been created in a lab

A bizarre new state of matter, known as a time crystal, has been created in the lab for the first time. While some may associate the word ‘crystal’ …

How to Survive Active Shooter or Terrorist Attack

This animated video is a quick way of learning how to react in a terrorist or active shooter incident to dramatically increase your chances of …

Self Defense

This Wild New Supersolid Is Three States of Matter at Once

You learn about three or four phases of matter in school—solids, which have a shape and volume, liquids, which have a volume only, and gases and …

Why Keeping a Daily Journal Could Change Your Life

<i>“The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as</i> …

Sea Ice Hits Record Lows at Both Poles

Arctic temperatures have finally started to cool off after yet another winter heat wave stunted sea ice growth over the weekend. The repeated bouts …

From nuclear war to rogue AI, the top 10 threats facing civilisation

In this month's cover story, we meet Earth's Guardians; a team of scholars working to protect the planet from existential threats.<p>Meet Earth's …

Singularity

Government sources describe John Bercow’s comments about US president as ‘hugely political and out of line’<p>Donald Trump is unfit to address MPs, according to the Speaker of the House of Commons, who said that he would refuse to invite the US president to speak at Westminster because of parliament’s …

Great Britain

US woman killed by superbug resistant to every available antibiotic

A woman in Nevada has been killed by a superbug that proved resistant to every antibiotic available in the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said.<p>The woman’s condition was deemed incurable, and 26 different antibiotics were tested in vain before she died in September.<p>She …