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Photographer Gets Dog-Piled at World Cup and Keeps on Shooting

AFP photographer Yuri Cortez was shooting the World Cup semifinal yesterday when he got much closer to the action than he expected. After Croatia …

Photography

Obesity epidemic could fuel loneliness, as scientists find a genetic link

The obesity epidemic could be fuelling Britain’s growing problem of loneliness, scientists believe, after discovering a genetic link between the two conditions.<p>Around a quarter of people over 65 in Britain suffer from loneliness, which can raise the risk of many diseases, and can even cause people …

Genetics

99+ Photos That Will Show You The Cultures of the World

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their people from different cultures photos in the Cultures Of The World Photo contest with chances to …

A 19-year-old who quit school to work at a $250 million startup says she was fired after complaining about 'objectification, marginalization, and harassment'

Last August, 19-year-old Perry Coneybeer faced a tough choice — go back to Northeastern University for her sophomore year or accept a full-time job with Ripcord, the San Francisco Bay Area startup where she had just completed a summer internship.<p>Though concerned about leaving school, she decided to …

Astrophysicists Have Built The Most Detailed Simulation of The Universe Ever Created

1 billion light years in a supercomputer.<p>Saying our Universe is a big place is a bit of an understatement. And with recent advances in our …

Tesla Expands Sales of Solar Gear at Home Depot

Tesla Inc. is planning a major expansion of its solar division at Home Depot Inc., embarking on a critical test of the mainstream appeal of its …

Watch Live: NASA to Reveal Energy Breakthrough That Can Take Humans to Mars and Power a Home for 10 Years

<i>Updated |</i> Keeping the lights on will be even trickier on Mars than it is on Earth, which is why NASA has been working on developing new nuclear power …

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But …

Workouts

Most images of black holes are illustrations. Here’s what our telescopes actually capture. - Vox

Soon, we may get to see one up close for the first time.<p>Impossibly dense, deep, and powerful, black holes reveal the limits of physics. Nothing can escape one, not even light.<p>Even though black holes excite the imagination like few other concepts in science, the truth is that no astronomer has …

Universe

New double-pane quantum dot solar windows generate power with better efficiency

Researchers at an American national laboratory have now employed quantum dots for double-pane solar windows that offer shading, insulation, and, of …

The seven megatrends that could beat global warming: 'There is reason for hope'

Until recently the battle to avert catastrophic climate change – floods, droughts, famine, mass migrations – seemed to be lost. But with the tipping point just years away, the tide is finally turning, thanks to innovations ranging from cheap renewables to lab-grown meat and electric …

Climate Change

This living solar wallpaper harvests energy thanks to photosynthesis

Researchers at Imperial College London just created incredible energy-harvesting wallpaper by inkjet-printing circuitry and cyanobacteria on paper. …

Nations are set to be 100 percent renewable in 2 years

Scottish Power Leads European Pace<p>Last week, Ireland’s Citizens’ Assembly met to debate how the country could establish itself as a world leader in …

Renewable Energy

Antony Gibbon's Lucent House is a serene minimalist retreat made of glass and stone

UK-based designer Antony Gibbon never ceases to amaze with his spectacular designs inspired by nature. His latest work, the Lucent House, combines …

Jeff Bezos smashes champagne all over his new wind farm

‘Alexa, how do I get down?’<p>When Jeff Bezos launched Amazon as an online bookstore back in the 1990s, his physical character was that of an excited but nebbishy nerd. Sometime in the last decade, however, Bezos appears to have changed his workout routine. He made headlines in July of this year when …

Jeff Bezos

New wind turbine efficiency so great utilities ‘repowering’ farms early

Warren Buffett owned MidAmerican Energy is upgrading wind turbines in Iowa early in their lifetimes in order to take advantage of the newest innovations in gear boxes and blades. Since only small parts of the already developed wind farms need be upgraded – these moves will increase the …

Renewable Energy

Renewable energy investors see opportunity in Puerto Rico's demolished grid | Reuters

WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico’s antiquated and bankrupt electrical system, leaving millions in the dark and utility crews scrambling to help.<p>Power lines are seen near Guayama after Hurricane Maria, in Puerto Rico, September 29, 2017 REUTERS/Alvin Baez<p>Now …

Caribbean

This Guy Flew His Camera Drone Onto, Inside, and Under a Moving Train

Camera drone operator Paul Nurkkala just released a video titled “Flight of the Year” that showcases his world-class drone piloting skills. He …

FAA

EU paid for a report that concluded piracy isn’t harmful — and tried to hide the findings

Back in 2014, the European Commission paid the Dutch consulting firm Ecorys 360,000 euros (about $428,000) to research the effect piracy had on sales of copyrighted content. The final report was finished in May 2015, but for some reason it was never published– according to Julia Reda’s blog, the …

We Can Now Store Light as Sound, And It's a Game Changer For Computing

One step closer to computers that process data at the speed of light.<p>Last year, scientists took a big step towards creating the next generation of …

Here Are 15 All-Time Best Photos From Cassini That You Absolutely Must See

Wow. Just, wow.<p>Cassini has been out there hard at work for a long time. The Saturn probe departed Earth in 1997 and spent seven years speeding across …

Astronomy

This Swedish startup found the answer to more efficient solar panels… in algae?

Solar panels are quite an inefficient form of renewable energy – only around 20 percent of incoming sunlight is turned into energy. However, with a little help from millions of years of evolution and some algae, solar panels could start to shape up.<p>Founded in 2014, Swedish Algae Factory is an algae …

The Internet of Disaster

Tech, hypervigilance and the national PTSD<p>As of this writing, <b>Irma</b>, a hurricane of unimaginable and historic proportions, is bearing down on South Florida. But you already know that.<p>Surely you’ve heard by now—online, on TV, or maybe both while you were looking at a screen in an elevator, cab, or …

Incredible Algae Dome absorbs sun and CO2 to produce superfood and oxygen

Industrial agriculture is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions – but what if there was a way to sustainably produce food while solving some of …

A key government report on climate change is out. Here's what you need to know

The New York Times published a draft of the report on Monday night.<p>[<i>Editor's note: This story has been updated with more details about the origins of the draft report.</i>]<p><i>The New York Times</i> published a draft of a long-awaited government report on climate change on Monday night, and the picture it …

Here's How Much One of Tesla's Amazing Solar Roofs Actually Costs

Tesla's price promises savings, but they won't come immediately.<p>The Tesla Solar Roof is here, and if company CEO Elon Musk has his way, there will be …

Solar Power

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline?<p>Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your …

Scientists just found another worrying link between sugar and depression

Lately, the science has really been stacking up evidence against consuming sugars in excess.<p>In addition to being linked to conditions like obesity, diabetes, inflammatory diseases, eating high levels of sugar has been associated with mental illnesses like depression. In a study published July 27 in …

Depression

Even more ice is about to break off of Antarctica — and it’s what scientists feared most

The giant crack that's been racing across Antarctica Larsen C ice shelf finally met its breaking point between July 10 and 12. The result was an iceberg the size of Delaware and weighing a trillion metric tons.<p>But that's not the end of the story. In fact, it could be the beginning of a more …

The Future of Work

What happens when the robots get all the jobs?<p>The biggest problem facing <b>Silicon Valley</b> is not undervalued unicorns.<p>Nor is it sexual harassment, …