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The Best Way To Buy A Car? Game Theory. That’s Right — Science.

My father does this routinely when purchasing a new vehicle, and I knew that it worked — but it never occurred to me that it’s related to game theory.<p>…

Game Theory

'Assassin' supernova discovered that is 570bn times brighter than sun

Astronomers find brightest star explosion ever, located 3.8bn light-years away, which is more luminous than entire Milky Way<p>Astronomers have discovered the brightest star explosion ever, a super supernova that easily outshines our entire Milky Way.<p>An international team revealed “the most powerful …

Universe

How I escaped my family's anxiety trap

In her grandmother's day it was known as melancholia, and treated with electro-shock therapy. In her mother's it led to clinical depression that left her confined to the house. Now, as research shows anxiety is passed down by our genes, Linda Kelsey explains how she broke free from her fearful …

Time I

NASA Has Accidentally Filmed The Most AMAZING UFO Video Ever

Oh NASA!<p>Thanks to the onboard cameras at the International Space Station, UFO hunters have--apparently--spotted hundreds of unidentified flying …

Spies feared hostile nations were controlling the weather

US government agents asked leading environmental expert to see how such attempts to control the weather could be detected<p>The CIA was worried that hostile nations were trying to control the world's weather, it has emerged.<p>US government agents were so concerned that they contacted a leading …

Vietnam War

127 New Movies And TV Shows To Be Really Excited About In 2015

From Better Call Saul to Westworld, and Fifty Shades of Grey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, there are a lot of new film and television offerings to look forward to in the next year. In chronological order!<p><i>Freeheld</i> is based on an Oscar-winning documentary short from 2007 that marked a step in the …

TV

Why You Don't Need a lot of Money to Travel

<i>Note: Since I originally wrote this article, I have booked a flight from Dallas to Dubai for 300 bucks using a resource mentioned below.</i><p>I often hear people say the reason they don't travel as much as they would like is because "it's too expensive."<p>Hearing this gets me excited because:<p>A) Challenges …

Super high-res MRI detects single atom - Futurity

Researchers have detected a single hydrogen atom using very high-resolution MRI technology.

Chemistry