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Want to Get a Job With Elon Musk? You May Want to Study These 16 Interview Questions

Interns at SpaceX reportedly work 80 hours per week.<p><b>SpaceX interns work 80 hours per week and help the company launch rockets and improve its dynamics.</b>• <b><br>So the aerospace company, recently rated one of the best places to work, asks some tough interview questions to ensure that it is hiring the right</b> …

Elon Musk

Scary Amounts of Mercury Have Been Found Lurking in The Permafrost

If it melts, we could be in trouble.<p>The northern hemisphere's permafrost regions have been concealing a really unpleasant surprise: mercury. A lot of …

Global Warming

This simple script renders data collected by your ISP unusable

After voting last month to strip Obama administration guidelines, the Federal Communications Commission ceded control of the internet to ISPs, at least for now. Corporations like Comcast and Verizon won the right to police themselves, operating on a scheme tantamount to the honor system.<p>With a …

FCC

This Physics Breakthrough Could Help Save the World

Turbulence wastes a lot of energy. New research shows how we might reduce it.<p>If humans want to avoid boiling the oceans, we’ll have to find ways to use energy more efficiently. This, in turn, requires solving a problem that people don’t typically connect to climate change: the turbulence created …

Physics

Koch brothers network spending more to save the GOP in the midterms than ever before

<b>Indian Wells, California (CNN) —</b> The influential Koch network plans to invest close to $400 million toward protecting Republican majorities and promoting policy priorities in the 2018 midterm election cycle, the network's leaders say -- roughly a 60% increase over the group's 2016 …

Koch Brothers

15 Terrifying Horror Movies That'll Ruin Your Sleep In 2018

So far 2018 isn't showing many signs of being much better than 2017, but the good news is you'll have plenty of opportunities this year to escape the horrors of the real world with the horrors of cinema. Read on a for a list of some of the scariest movies hitting cinemas in the coming months.<p>1.</i> …

Helen Mirren

Tractor beam breakthrough could lead to levitating humans

Yes, really. Sci-fi technology that can float objects in mid-air like magic could become reality.<p>Tractor beams have made the jump from science fiction to reality in recent years, but only for levitating very small objects. A new breakthrough could lead to futuristic, far out new uses for the …

NASA Shows Einstein Was Right: Our Sun Is Losing Mass—and Its Grip on Our Solar System

As our sun gets older, it's losing mass, and so its gravitational pull becomes weaker. As a result, the orbits of all the planets in our solar system …

Physicists Say They've Created a Device That Generates 'Negative Mass'

Say what?<p>Physicists have created what they say is the first device that's capable of generating particles that behave as if they have negative …

Quantum Mechanics

Doctors say they've figured out how often you need to work out to offset the effects of sitting all day

Middle age is not too late to start exercising. In fact, new evidence suggests that doing so can reverse some of the dangerous and deadly effects of a life spent sitting in a chair or on a couch.<p>In a new study released in the journal Circulation on Monday, doctors found that as a little as two …

Middle Age

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 …

19 Netflix Original Movies You Didn't Know Existed That Are Gonna Be Your New Obsessions

Did you know that there's more to Netflix original content than <i>Stranger Things</i> (staff writer: Jessie Nickson-Lopez) and <i>The Crown</i> (casting: Nina …

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

NASA's $1 billion Jupiter probe has taken mind-bending new photos of the gas giant

The robot gets relatively close to the gas giant and takes new photos with its JunoCam instrument roughly every 53 days while traveling at up to 130,000 mph.<p>It can take days or sometimes weeks to receive the images, but the wait is worth it. The latest batch of photos features swirling, …

Astronomy

"You Can’t Make This S--- Up": My Year Inside Trump's Insane White House

Author and columnist Michael Wolff was given extraordinary access to the Trump administration and now details the feuds, the fights and the alarming …

For The First Time In 1200 Years, A Woman Could Be Shankaracharya, The Religious Head Of Hinduism

Back in the 8th century, Adi Shankara, a philosopher and spiritual thinker, consolidated the doctrine of Advaita Vedanta. He was considered the …

Hinduism

The Samsung Galaxy S9 And Note 9 Will Continue Samsung’s Comeback In 2018

2016 was a bleak year for Samsung. Things started off well with the release of the Galaxy S7, but then they quickly went downhill with the Galaxy …

55 Dirty Jokes Anyone Who Masturbates Will Appreciate

Fappy holidays, everybody!

The 6 Craziest Sex Injuries ER Doctors Have Ever Seen

It looked just like the "Lord of the Rings" ring...but on a penis<p>Though embarrassing, sex injuries do happen. In fact, people all over the world are entering emergency rooms suffering from burns, rips, tears, fractures, and objects caught in their nether regions all the time. Some of the most …

Woman says she is her own twin sister due to rare genetic condition

Taylor Muhl, like nearly 1 in every 30 people born in the world today, is a twin. What sets her apart, however, is that Muhl is technically her <i>own</i> twin.<p>Muhl, a singer and entertainer from California, has been diagnosed with a rare genetic condition called chimerism, meaning that she and her …

Genetics

Astronomers Are Intrigued by This Weird 'String' at The Centre of Our Galaxy

It seems connected to a black hole.<p>Astronomers have produced a clear snapshot of a 2.3 light-year long 'thread' snaking around the supermassive black …

Where are Rs 2,000 notes slowly disappearing? If RBI is killing pink bills, it’s good news for economy

The Rs 2000 bills, which were introduced after the note ban shocker in November 2017 have always been a nightmare to the common man as it was …

This 45-Minute Treadmill Workout Is the Cardio Your Body Is Begging For

Too cold outside to run? Lace up your shoes and get yourself to the gym, because this treadmill workout is all you need to gain more energy, burn fat, and build your endurance. Michael Olzinski, MSc, Purplepatch endurance coach, and Equinox run coach, created this exclusive session for POPSUGAR, …

This Wild New Study Says Mars Didn't Form Where We Thought It Did

It wasn't always our neighbour planet.<p>Mars and Earth are widely thought to have formed into planets in the same region of the early Solar System, but …

A Brutal 500-Page Math Proof Even Experts Can't Understand Is About to Be Published

WTF?<p>His name is Shinichi Mochizuki, and depending on how fluent you are in the fringes of number theory, he's either a peerless mathematical …

Mathematics

We’re about to see a black hole for the first time

While astronomers have long seen the fallout of the presence of black holes on the stars and gas clouds around them, none have ever actually stared …

How to take a shower, according to dermatologists

Try these 11 expert tips for a better shower; your skin will thank you<p>We love a restorative shower for its day-starting, head-clearing, muscle-relaxing power. But that long, hot shower that starts your day might not be doing your skin any favors.<p>Too much hot water can actually be bad for our …

Skin Care

12 Huge Upcoming Video Games Announced At Game Awards 2017

Game Awards 2017 was awesome! Yeah, I am surprised because Game Awards is often regarded as worst gaming show but this year they totally nailed it! …

The History of Water on Mars Might Be Very Different to What We Imagined

Magma. Steam. Clay. Life.<p>The jury's still out on whether liquid water yet flows on the Red Planet. In 2015, NASA blew our minds, saying it did. More …

NASA mission to asteroid worth £8,000,000,000,000,000,000 which could destroy world economy

NASA is moving ahead with a mission to an asteroid so valuable it could destroy our world’s economy – due to a hoard of metals estimated to be worth …

The Largest Black Hole Merger Of All-Time Is Coming, And Soon

Einstein’s theory of General Relativity has withstood every test for more than a century.<p>From the bending of starlight to orbital decay, Einstein’s predictions for spacetime’s behavior have never failed.<p>Since 2015, the final stages of black hole and neutron star inspirals and mergers have been …

Andromeda