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The mathematically proven strategy to win 14 of the most popular games

By Ana Swanson<p>Ana Swanson<p>Reporter<p>Bio Follow<p><i>Originally published May 8</i><p>From Risk to tic-tac-toe, popular games involve tons of strategic decisions, probability and math. So one happy consequence of being a data nerd is that you may have an advantage at something even non-data nerds understand: …

Mathematics

A massive study just debunked a pervasive myth about male and female brains

But in a new study, scientists combed through the brain scans of more than 1,400 people, and found that while there are some distinct brain differences between men and women, there's no such thing as a distinctly "male" or "female" brain.<p>"Our study demonstrates that, although there are sex/gender …

The 24 Best Science Fiction Books Of 2015

What a year for science fiction we've had, with epic new space operas, fascinating new worlds to explore, and the return of some of our favorite stories.<p>Legendary science fiction author Neal Stephenson has outdone himself with <i>Seveneves</i>, an ambitious and far-reaching tale of humanity at its …

Science Fiction

12 Amazing Photos That Will Make You Feel So Very Insignificant

But, like, in a good way.

Astronomy

The global middle class is in a state of decay

Data on income is much easier to come by than data on wealth, and Credit Suisse's study is one of the few major efforts to track the distribution of private wealth.<p>This year the investment bank looked at the proportion of wealth owned by the middle class in different regions of the world.<p>Everywhere …

The right’s shameless new Lincoln lie: Dred Scott, same-sex marriage, and the honest history of Abraham Lincoln

<b>Abraham Lincoln (AP/Alexander Gardner)</b><p>Conservative thinkers who don’t respect Obergefell as law have history wrong when invoking Lincoln on Dred Scott<p>Corey Robin<p>October 13, 2015 4:45pm (UTC)<p>Conservative scholar Robert George has issued a “call to action” to constitutional scholars and presidential …

Law

It's hard to believe these Star Wars Battlefront screenshots are real

You could make your own, in theory (but probably not in practice)<p>If you're one of the millions of people mourning the end of the <i>Star Wars Battlefront</i> beta earlier today, these screenshots from designer and artist Berdu might ease your pain. The game is beautiful in motion, but it becomes something …

Time-Management Tips From 8 Self-Made Billionaires

There are 1,440 minutes in a day. Here's how the most successful people on the planet make the most of them.<p>When I first heard about Kevin Kruse's new book <i>15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, I was intrigued. In it, he interviews seven billionaires, 13 Olympic athletes, and 239 …

How the expansion of the universe is affecting galactic speeds

Warp speed galaxies come up when I talk about the expansion of the Universe.<p>Perhaps it's dark energy acceleration, or the earliest inflationary period of the Universe when EVERYTHING expanded faster than the speed of light.<p>Imagine our expanding Universe. It's not an explosion from a specific place, …

12 Mind Tricks That Will Make People Like You and Help You Get Ahead

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your …

World's rarest marine creature spotted after 30-year absence

The Allonautilus scrobiculatus has inhabited the earth for 500 million years and has only been seen twice, until now<p>A rare species of nautilus, a marine mollusc, has been found by researchers for the first time in 31 years. It has been suggested that the Allonautilus scrobiculatus could be the …

How To Produce A Drug Free Altered State Of Consciousness In 10 Minutes – You’ll Need Another Person

6 Of The Most Asked Questions On Google & What They Say About Us<p>Published<p>3 days ago<p>on<p>June 21, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>Google is an incredible resource …

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Study Skills

Why conservative billionaires have started talking like Bernie Sanders: “We are creating a caste system from which it’s almost impossible to escape”

<b>(AP/Richard Drew)</b><p>This is Kenneth Langone, the founder of Home Depot and a longtime GOP donor. His biggest fear? Income inequality<p>Matthew Pulver<p>August 11, 2015 11:59am (UTC)<p>I’ve written previously about the growing fear among elites that they’ve pushed economic inequality too far. That fear is …

Scientists Discover Farthest Galaxy From Earth Ever Recorded

Scientists have just found a galaxy so far away from Earth that it offers a glimpse back in time to the Big Bang.<p>The galaxy, discovered at the W. M. …

Astronomers catch a galaxy being born, fed by a strand of cosmic web

It's not every day scientists get to watch a galaxy being born. But thanks in part to the bright light of a quasar, astronomers say they've identified a swirling disk of gas that's a galaxy in the making — as well as the strand of the universe's cosmic web that's been feeding it.<p>The protogalactic …

The Retirement Expert Who Got Death Threats for Her Ideas

Retirement policy wonks don't usually get hate mail. But in 2008, Teresa Ghilarducci, an economics professor at the New School for Social Research, …

First 3D-printed drug approved by FDA

For the first time ever, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a 3D-printed drug.<p>The prescription pill, Spritam levetiracetam, will be used to treat certain types of seizures in epilepsy patients.<p>The drug's manufacturer, Aprecia Pharmaceuticals, says it makes the oral medication …

FDA

Watch John Oliver Demand an End to Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Laws

Shaughn Crawford and John DuBois<p>Shaughn Crawford and John DuBois<p>Shaughn Crawford and John DuBois<p>Shaughn Crawford and John DuBois<p>Shaughn Crawford and …

Greece Really Should Leave The Euro, The Economics Is Entirely Clear Here

That Greece should leave the euro is something that is pretty much established as the revealed truth in Anglo-Saxon economic and commentary circles. Sadly it is not so established either in European economic circles nor in any political ones. European economics seems to be almost deluded on this …

Russia created a credit rating agency, which is great for Russia because it'll ignore one key type of risk

"The Russian market needs a strong credit rating agency with a high level of corporate governance and professional competence, capable of satisfying the interests of the economy [that is] authoritative enough for Russian and foreign investors," according to statement released by the Central Bank of …