The glass is always full

95 Added | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | @EarthBuddha | Fill your mind with knowledge and heart with understanding

Trump Furious After Twitter’s Bot Purge Leaves Him with Fourteen Followers

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Donald J. Trump was reportedly “furious” on Wednesday morning after a purge of right-wing bots by Twitter left him with a total of fourteen remaining followers, aides have confirmed.<p>Rising at 3 <i>A.M.</i> to engage in one of his trademark early-morning tweetstorms, Trump …

Donald Trump

America’s Secret Ice Base Won’t Stay Frozen Forever

Climate change is turning a Cold War project into an environmental hazard.<p>The creation of Camp Century, from the outset, was an audacious scheme. …

Nuclear

The unwinding of net neutrality will begin on April 23rd

Net neutrality protections moved closer to coming off the books today with the publication of the Federal Communication Commission’s new rules in the Federal Register.<p>Parts of the change are set to go into effect on April 23rd, however the bulk of the order — which reverses the tough net neutrality …

Net Neutrality

Talking with--Not Just to--Kids Powers How They Learn Language

Children from the poorer strata of society begin life not only with material disadvantages but cognitive ones. Decades of research have confirmed …

Language Learning

The City at the Center of the Cosmos - Issue 57: Communities

Some 48 kilometers north of Mexico City, in the Basin of Mexico, towers the Pyramid of the Sun at Teotihuacán. This massive 71-meter high structure …

Archaeology

Man Sues Feds After Finding Spy Camera on His Property and Refusing to Give It Back

A Texas rancher has found himself playing a game of federal hot potato to keep a spying device he found on his property out of the hands of border …

Immigration

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018 - MIT Technology Review

Every year since 2001 we’ve picked what we call the 10 Breakthrough Technologies. People often ask, what exactly do you mean by “breakthrough”? It’s …

Artificial Intelligence

Azure Notebooks Invites Users to Try Data Science, Free of Charge

Microsoft Azure Notebooks is part of a growing movement to make learning complex programming concepts easier.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

Data Science

This Medieval Town is Built Inside a Crater and Composed of Millions of Diamonds

From the greystone of Montreal to the limestone of Jerusalem, every city has its own iconic identity read through the city’s urban fabric. Scanning …

Geology

Thinking Outside the Quantum Box

The counterintuitive predictions of quantum theory have now been experimentally confirmed with unprecedented rigor. Yet, the question of how to</i> …

Quantum Mechanics

Physicists create new form of light

Try a quick experiment: Take two flashlights into a dark room and shine them so that their light beams cross. Notice anything peculiar? The rather …

Quantum Mechanics

The Week's Coolest Space Images

A Celestial Ring (Header Image)<p>Glimmering with colour and light against a pitch-black sky, this ring was seen during the eclipse that took place on …

Astronomy

The Quantum Internet Has Arrived (and It Hasn't)

Before she became a theoretical physicist, Stephanie Wehner was a hacker. Like most people in that arena, she taught herself from an early age. At …

Quantum Mechanics

Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary ‘at capacity’ as popularity of ‘direwolves’ from Game of Thrones grows

Nova is part wolf, part dog. He’s one of 23 permanent residents at Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary. He also has a celebrity in the family.<p>“He’s actually a …

TV Series

Dark websites: The best sites to get started with on the dark web

Dark websites aren't as easy to find as those on the regular internet so here's our pick of the best and how to access them<p>There are plenty of useful …

Privacy

Explainer: Quantum physics

This might surprise you, but there may be literally thousands, or even tens of thousands, of devices and components surrounding you right now that …

Quantum Mechanics

Major discovery in controlling quantum states of single atoms

Researchers at the Center for Quantum Nanoscience within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) have made a major breakthrough in controlling the …

Quantum Mechanics

Scientists Build Handheld Particle Detector For Seeing Through Walls

A new handheld muon detector could probe inaccessible buildings.<p>How do you find out what’s inside a building if you can’t go in? It’s a question that’s surprisingly relevant in areas like disaster relief, when being able to see inside a collapsed structure could mean the difference between life and …

Physics

Your shampoo and deodorant are as bad for you as car exhaust

That stuff you use to get ready in the morning? It could be as bad for your health and the planet as car pollution. A new study shows that half of …

Pollution

Breast cancer spread connected to amino acid in asparagus

Scientists have linked the spread of the disease breast cancer in mice to a compound that’s in asparagus and several other foods, The Guardian …

Cancer

This team turned an entire room into a massive four-player game of Pong

It’s been over 45 years (!) since Pong debuted. At this point, you wouldn’t have a hard time finding someone who grew up playing it.<p>But they probably haven’t played it like this.<p>Canadian multimedia studio Moment Factory turned Pong into a massive, full-room experience with a twist: Each paddle is …

Retrogaming

Why you need to watch ‘Troy: Fall of a City’ – the BBC’s answer to ‘Game of Thrones’

Here's five reasons it's gonna be amazing<p>The BBC’s new flagship drama <i>Troy</i> starts on Saturday night (February 17) and it’s looking like a big one. …

TV Series

Teishebaini

Teishebaini (aka Tesebaini, modern Karmir-Blur, near Yerevan, Armenia) was an important fortress city of the Urartu civilization and excavations at …

Archaeology

A giant float at this German carnival didn't hold back in mocking Trump's Russia problem

A carnival held in the German city of Düsseldorf played host to an array of eye-catching parade floats — including one attempting to visualise Donald Trump's relationship with Russia.<p>The float, which was paraded through the streets on Monday, showed a naked representation of the US president being …

Donald Trump

What is at the centre of a gas giant planet like Jupiter?

Things start to get weird in the extreme pressure of Jupiter’s core.<p>This is one of the key questions astronomers hope to resolve with data from …

Astronomy

See a single atom in this magnificent photograph

See the tiny dot in the center of the photo above? That's a single strontium atom, visible to the naked eye. University of Oxford quantum physicist …

Quantum Mechanics

This app is the secret to never forgetting your passwords again

Making “password” your password just won’t cut it. You need strong combinations of numbers, letters, and weird characters to stay safe online. But …

The special data device SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy sent to orbit is just the start

On board the Tesla Roadster that Elon Musk sent hurtling towards the sun, aiming for a long, leisurely Earth-Mars orbit, there were a few pieces of miscellaneous cargo.<p>A so-called ‘Starman,’ which is a life-size mannequin wearing a production version of the SpaceX crew spacesuit; a miniature car …

Elon Musk

A possible culprit in the infertility crisis: plastic

There’s a crisis going on. A crisis of sperm.<p>Specifically, there isn’t enough of it — at least, not enough of the high-quality stuff. Scientists …

Pollution

[Update: Official changelog] Google Voice v5.7 prepares to enable VoIP directly within the app [APK Teardown]

• Update 1: 2018/02/03 4:29AM PDT Official changelog posted<p>Article Contents<p>1 What's New<p>1.1 Missed call notifications<p>2 Teardown<p>2.1 Voice over IP<br>• 2.2 …

Google