Eduardo Rivera

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New Form of Matter May Lie Just Beyond Periodic Table

Currently, the heaviest element on the periodic table is oganesson, which has an atomic mass of 294 and was officially named in 2016. Like every …

Chemistry

Are Genetic Testing Sites the New Social Networks?

Three years ago Dyan deNapoli, a 57-year-old author and TED speaker who specializes in penguins, was given a 23andMe genetic testing kit for her birthday. Intrigued, she spit in the tube and sent the results to a lab in Burlington, N.C.<p>About two months later she received a pie chart breaking down …

Genealogy

After a President’s Shocking Death, a Suspicious Twin Reshapes a Nation

WARSAW — For six weeks, Jaroslaw Kaczynski kept up the charade.<p>By day, he appeared at political rallies, campaigning in mourning clothes as a stand-in for his twin brother, Lech, who had been running for a new term as Poland’s president before he died in a shocking plane crash over the Russian city …

Europe

The First American to walk in Space - Edward White

Edward White during Gemini 4 performing EVA<p>On June, 3, 1965, <b>Edward Higgins White</b> became the first American to “walk” in space in the course of the</b> …

Space Exploration

Samsung Galaxy X folding phone could cost twice as much as iPhone X

Apple and Samsung are both supposedly working on foldable phones. The Korean company will get its out first though, but hold onto your wallet, it’s going to be shockingly expensive.<p>An analyst predicts that this device, allegedly called the Galaxy X, will cost about 2M Korean won, or $1815. That’s …

Samsung Galaxy

DHS: Nearly 2,000 Children Separated From Adults At Border In 6 Weeks

The Department of Homeland Security says 1,995 minors were separated from their "alleged adult guardians" at the southern border in just over a monthlong period.<p>A DHS spokesman said the separations occurred between April 19 and the end of May under the administration's relatively new "zero …

Immigration

Designer Challenges Himself To Create Logos With Hidden Meanings For A Year, And Result Is Amazing

Wordplay is a never-ending source of amusement for me, with puns, spoonerisms and double entendres bringing a little extra color and life to the …

Graphic Design

Elon Musk Shares Stunning Footage of Comet’s Surface Passing Rosetta

Elon Musk shared an incredible video on Thursday of a rare glimpse at a natural wonder. The European Space Agency’s Rosetta satellite, which …

Space

See What Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and More Wore to Coachella

This is how your faves interpret festival dressing.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>131<p>131<p>SHARES<p>Remember when Coachella's fashion signatures were …

May 2018 scorecard: Are your favorite shows canceled or renewed?

It’s coming to the end of the year for the majority of shows and fans want to know if their favorites are canceled or renewed. While networks haven’t …

Supertides Are Pushing All of Earth's Continents Together Once More

The Pacific is shrinking.<p>Earth's crust is made up of fractured slabs of rock, like a broken shell on an egg. These plates move around at speeds of …

What to Watch Tuesday: Peek at Cillian Murphy in 'Peaky Blinders'

<i>Your daily guide to the most interesting stuff happening on TV and streaming. All times Eastern.</i><p><b>PICK OF THE NIGHT</b><p><b>Peaky Blinders</b><p><b>Netflix, streaming</b><p>They …

TV

J.J. Abrams Finally Explains The Inspiration Behind '10 Cloverfield Lane'

Here's why it made sense to call it a sequel.<p>When the marketing began for "10 Cloverfield Lane," a question loomed over the movie: How could this be a sequel to the New York City monster flick, "Cloverfield"?<p>Upon the movie's release on March 11, it became clear that this "sequel" had nothing to do …

This Is What Happened When I Ate My Way Through the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

I solemnly swear that I ate everything I could.<p>Witches and wizards — some in robes and others in standard muggle clothing — are waving their wands, muttering incantations, and managing all kinds of mischief. It smells like a mix of baked goods and sunscreen. The sound of a familiar score is …

Daniel Radcliffe, Paul Dano Bring Bombastic 'Montage' to Life

Daniel Radcliffe and Paul Dano fittingly narrate their own montage in the short, pithy lyric video for "Montage" a song from their upcoming movie</i> …

Dog Intelligence and What It Can Tell Us about Our Own Intelligence

If you’re a true dog lover, you take it as one of life’s simple truths that all dogs are good, and you have no patience for scientific debate over …

18 Reasons Spotify Ads Are Worse Than Dying A Horrifying, Painful Death

I get that the company needs to make money, but I need my sanity.

Hercules Mulligan: The Spy Who Saved George Washington—Twice

Hercules Mulligan not only had one of the Revolutionary War’s greatest names, this cunning haberdasher was also one of its best spies.<p>A year ago, …

How to use the robot AI that is becoming the bane of telemarketers

Instead of just hanging up every time “Sharon, your local Google specialist” calls, one person decided to create an artificial intelligence that is …

Hung Up

How to Organise a Music Festival

<i>DiS goes behind the scenes and finds out what it's like to plan, organise, book and promote an established European festival.</i>Roel Coppen is a …

Texas Reports First Case of Zika Virus Transmitted By Sex

The Dallas County Health and Human Services said Tuesday that the first Zika virus case acquired through sexual contact was confirmed by the Centers …

5 Surprising Industries That Will Be Transformed by Driverless Cars | Inc.com

Driverless cars are going to disrupt much more than just the auto industry.<p>While the advent of autonomous vehicles will have obvious effects on car manufacturing and auto insurance, it will also shake up several sectors that on the surface don't seem directly correlated to the technology, CB …

McDonald's

Xbox Boss Explains Scalebound Delay, Talks Competition With PS4

Microsoft marketing manager Aaron Greenberg has shed some additional light on the recent announcement that Xbox One dragon game Scalebound is being pushed to 2017. In a new interview with IGN, Greenberg said it would be really tough for Scalebound to shine this holiday up against Microsoft's other …

Sea of Thieves

Surreal photos of China's failed 'city of the future'

The once flush-with-cash town of Ordos, China, has been called the world's largest ghost town.<p>Roughly 15 years ago, a coal-mining boom led local government to throw money at urban development there, in the hopes of creating a new epicenter of culture, economy, and politics.<p>Ordos New Town — also …

Beef Alert: Neil deGrasse Tyson's Nephew Just Destroyed B.o.B with Some Science Raps

We have a full on science-rap beef war, people.<p>Just incase you don't know the back story to this one, American rapper B.o.B. – who some of us will mostly remember for the hits 'Nothin' on You" and "Aeroplanes" back in 2010 – took his woke-self to social media earlier in the week to proclaim that he …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Flashback: David Bowie Sings 'Hurt' With Nine Inch Nails

When Nine Inch Nails and David Bowie teamed up for a tour in the summer of 1995, they faced a pretty thorny question: Who would headline? At this …

Mind Spiders ready new LP 'Prosthesis' (listen to "Cold")

by <b>Bill Pearis</b><p><b>Mind Spiders</b>, the TX band that led by Marked Men’s Mark Ryan, will soon be back with their fourth album, <i>Prosthesis</i>, out March 11 via …

WTF Just Happened to the Oregon Militia, Explained

The FBI has cut off the head of the snake of the militia occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge outside Burns, Oregon.<p>The FBI announced …

We Interviewed the Guy from Rush’s 1985 ‘Power Windows’ Cover

“You know, I wasn’t a fan of the band.”<p><i>Watch the full interview on Daily Vice</i><p>Recorded between four studios in England, Rush's <i>Power Windows</i> was largely a foreign affair. However the Juno-winning album artwork for the 1985 record from the Toronto-bred rock trio was comparably home-grown. The interior …

Straight Outta Compton's Ice Cube comments on Oscars controversy

For an artist who made his name flame-throwing the establishment, former N.W.A. member Ice Cube has taken a dispassionate stance about the failure of …

Ice Cube