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This Woman Is Going Viral for Posting a Makeup Review After Her Car Accident

When Shelby Pagan's friends began noticing how great her liner looked after her accident, she decided to leave a review.<p>Writers and bloggers will go to great lengths and put themselves in interesting situations to test the quality, durability, and efficacy of products for reviews, but sometimes …

Shelby

Astronomers observe an object in space unlike anything they've seen before

Astronomers recently observed a type of object in space unlike anything we’ve come across before. 288P is a binary asteroid – or two asteroids …

Astronomy

The Big Bang Wasn't The Beginning, After All

The Universe began not with a whimper, but with a bang! At least, that’s what you’re commonly told: the Universe and everything in it came into existence at the moment of the Big Bang. Space, time, and all the matter and energy within began from a singular point, and then expanded and cooled, …

Universe

Physicists Just Quantum Teleported Complex Light Patterns For The First Time

A whole new level.<p>Wrapping your messages up with quantum weirdness is a great way to avoid sneaky eavesdropping, but in its current form it's more …

Mass global extinction that wipes out human civilization will begin in 2100, mathematician predicts

A mass extinction which wipes out humanity will be underway by the year 2100, scientists have claimed.<p>By the end of the century, it’s feared that so much carbon will have been added to the oceans that the planet will have passed a “threshold of catatastrophe” which leads to the destruction of our …

Jaw-Dropping Jupiter: Juno Probe Snaps Dramatic Up-Close Views of Planet

New photos by NASA's Juno spacecraft capture the solar system's largest planet in all its complex glory.<p>The four photos — which Juno took over an …

Astronomy

Linking depression, insomnia, and the brain's reward center

Breaking research finds that increased activity in a brain region responsible for reward-related functions reduces the risk of depression related to …

The Brain

AI is going to be bigger than the internet and sliced bread

AI will be the next general purpose technology (GPT), according to experts. Beyond the disruption of business and data – things that many of us don’t have a need to care about – AI is going to change the way most people live, as well.<p>As a GPT, AI is predicted to integrate within our entire society …

Astronomers find a giant, black, glowing exoplanet

The extra-solar planet ("exoplanet") known as WASP-12b is perhaps the strangest world found yet. While known for almost a decade, astronomers …

Envy or Jealousy? Five Common Word Pairs We Use Incorrectly—A Lot

It’s likely that browsing Instagram at work has caused a serious case of envy as you toil away at your desk while your best friend sails in Croatia. …

Sphero’s awesome R2-D2 robot does the one thing no other’s done before

There has never been an R2-D2 toy quite like this.<p>Sphero, the company that helped bring the scene-stealing BB-8 to life in <i>Star Wars: The Force …

Robotics

The U.S. FDA Just Approved a Treatment That Reprograms Cells to Fight Cancer

A Historic Action<p>In a decision that will forever change cancer research and treatment, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a …

Scientists Detect Mysterious Radio Signals From Deep Space

Strange bursts are coming from 3 billion light years away.<p>An initiative set up to find signs of intelligent life in the universe has detected a series of mysterious radio signals from a dwarf galaxy 3 billion light years away.<p>Scientists with Breakthrough Listen say they’ve found 15 fast radio …

How to build faster websites

Ahead of his talk at Generate London on 21 September we caught up with Patrick Hamann, a web performance engineer at Fastly, who is on a mission to …

Mysterious signal from deep space goes hyperactive

The unexplained signals from the other side of the universe known as fast radio bursts are a rarely observed phenomenon and only one of them has been picked up more than once. Now scientists engaged in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence say that lone repeating fast radio burst (FRB) is …