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Did the Big Bang create a parallel universe where time goes backwards?

Radical new research suggests that at the same time the Big Bang created our universe, another where time goes in the opposite direction was also born<p>A scientific breakthrough could redefine how the universe is understood.<p>Radical new research led by a British scientist has suggested that there may …

Despite losses, Amazon CEO plans more risk-taking

NEW YORK -- Losing billions of dollars in failed projects doesn't matter. Having a flop in your company's first smartphone doesn't matter. What does matter is a willingness to take risks.<p>That was Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' primary message at his talk during Business Insider's Ignition conference …

Henry Blodget

Jared Leto is The Joker, Will Smith is Deadshot in DC's Suicide Squad movie

Warner Bros. Pictures confirmed the cast of its movie based on DC Comics' Suicide Squad today, announcing that Jared Leto will play The Joker and Will Smith will play Deadshot in the 2016 film.<p>The confirmed cast also includes Margot Robbie, who will play Harley Quinn; Tom Hardy, who will return to …

Things to know on Chicago's new $13 minimum wage

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's minimum-wage workers will earn $13 an hour by 2019 under a plan the City Council approved overwhelmingly on Tuesday. Pushed …

Scientists predict green energy revolution after incredible new graphene discoveries

A recently discovered form of carbon graphite – the material in pencil lead – has turned out to have a completely unexpected property which could …

The unbelievable underworld and its impact on us all

A new study has pulled together research into the most diverse place on earth to demonstrate how the organisms below-ground could hold the key to …

Rare Black Sea Devil Caught on Film for the First Time

The anglerfish survived capture and is now being studied in a specially equipped laboratory.<p>With its gaping mouth, needle-sharp teeth, and slightly startled expression, the black sea devil anglerfish seems tailor-made for the spotlight.<p><b>And in fact, one particular female got her close-up on November</b> …

Horace Vose, the man responsible for the President’s Thanksgiving turkeys for over thirty-five years: http://bit.ly/15ieL8s

Robert Frost's answer to Would it be easier, faster and more economical to hitch a ride on comets, asteroids or such objects traveling across space, for intergalactic and interstellar space travel, rather than using a self propelled spacecraft all the way?

No.<p>First, there aren't any known comets or asteroid that have <b>interstellar</b> or <b>intergalactic</b> trajectories. The best that we could do is hop on one that …

Space

Has The Plot To Gareth Edwards’ ‘Star Wars’ Spin-off Film Finally Been Revealed?

J.J. Abrams recently confirmed on Twitter that this weekend we’ll be receiving an 88 second preview of <i>Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.</i> In the wake of that news comes more <i>Star Wars</i> goodness in the form of plot details for Gareth Edwards’ (<i>Godzilla</i>) spin-off film set in the same …

Nestle Working On "Exercise In A Bottle"

What if you could get the benefits of exercise without stepping foot in a gym, on a track, a court, without waking up early to get in your run, make …

Exercise

Moto 360 vs. Asus ZenWatch: Up close with two of 2014's best smartwatches

Nobody knows exactly what's going to happen with wearables, but I suspect that the first <i>really</i> popular smartwatches will be the ones that find the …

Wearable Tech

Physicists call Super Mario Galaxy's scientific accuracy into question

Students at the Department of Physics and Astronomy at England's University of Leicester have run the numbers on Wii game <i>Super Mario Galaxy</i> — specifically the gravity and density of the game's tiny planets on which Mario runs around — and find that the nature of that galaxy implausible at …

'Interstellar' Science: Is Wormhole Travel Possible?

Sci-fi fans who hope humanity can one day zoom to distant corners of the universe via wormholes, as astronauts do in the recent film "Interstellar," …

The Work Revolution (And How You're Part Of It)

Work used to be such an easy deal.<p>When you needed to fill a position in your organization you hired someone who could do the job. Then they signed a contract—they agreed to give you a specified number of hours of their life and in return you’d hand over some money.<p>Everyone knew where they stood. …

‘Star Wars’ Film Series Reexamined Through the Lens of Complex Ring Composition Storytelling

The site Star Wars Ring Theory takes a fascinating and intensely detailed new look at the two <i>Star Wars</i> trilogies as seen through the lens of ring …

Movies

Unidentified country likely behind spying software

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cyber-security researchers say they've identified a highly sophisticated computer hacking program that appears to have been used …

7 People Who Became Millionaires After 40

With the success of so many young entrepreneurs, many of us forget that finding prosperity later in life is quite possible too. Those who have been around the block a few times often make better decisions than their younger counterparts.<p>With all those stories of teens and kids as young as 6 (6!) …

Entrepreneurship

Leadership Experts Worry About Process, Leaders Worry About Results

Leaders and the people who study them couldn’t be more different.<p>Most management experts and gurus and consultants favor <i>process</i> over <i>product</i>. They believe that, if you manage according to certain rules and principles, you’ll get the best outcomes.<p>But most effective, successful leaders favor <i>product</i> …

8 tools to help you manage projects at work and at home

Post-its. Whiteboards. Hand-written to-do lists.<p>Keeping projects organized, whether at home or in the office, used to require a whole lot of ink. In …

8 Slow and Steady Steps to Striking It Rich

7 min read<p>Everyone wants to be a success and make their fortune. But how do you get there? There is no one, never-fail, get-rich-quick scheme. Hard work and giving back to others will get you going on the right path -- and the path to riches is often a slow and steady one.<p>Here are eight tips about …

Entrepreneurship

Sony Pulls Controversial 'Sexist' PS Vita Ad

Modern online culture is really, really good at one thing: Moral outrage.<p>Folks on the left and folks on the right do this, sometimes over the same issues without realizing it, and often in equal measure. There’s always going to be some celebrity or some company or some politician who did or said …

Cooling with the coldest matter in the world

Physicists at the University of Basel have developed a new cooling technique for mechanical quantum systems. Using an ultracold atomic gas, the …

What I'd Do Differently If I Was Learning To Code Today

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>I’ve been learning to build iOS apps in Objective-C for the past few months and I’m finally starting to really get my head around it. It’s been a lot harder and taken a lot longer than I expected.<p>I often get stuck, get frustrated, and spend many more …

Urban Planning Ideas for 2030, When Billions Will Live in Megacities

The statistics are staggering: Researchers predict that by 2025, the world will have 37 megacities, defined as urban areas with more than 10 million …

Darwin whiz-kid Matthew Chapman excels in Australian Mathematics Competition despite hating maths

A Darwin student has come top of the class in a worldwide mathematics tournament his parents made him enter despite not even liking the …

2 Aussies who met in a chat room created a start-up valued at $500 million

Two guys from Sydney have received an extra $50 million in funding for their ecommerce startup, Bigcommerce, with the company's valuation hitting …

Banking industry culture primes for cheating, study suggests

Is your banker honest? Not if you remind him of where he works, a new study suggests.<p>Employees of an international bank were more inclined to lie for financial gain if they were thinking about their jobs than if they were thinking about their home life, according to a study published online …

A computer-vision algorithm that can describe photos | Kurzweil

A Stanford machine-learning algorithm generated captions for these images as follows:”baseball player is throwing ball in game”; “woman is holding …