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Nasa researches Star Trek warp drive for future space travel

Nasa scientists are developing a Star Trek-style “warp drive” that may eventually allow spacecraft to travel to the stars faster the speed of light.<p>Dr Harold White, a physicist at Nasa’s Johnson Space Centre, is conducting research to create a warp in space and time.<p>These so called “warp bubbles” …

Finland Night Photography by Mikko Lagerstedt

Finnish photographer Mikko Lagerstedt recently released <i>night II</i>, a collection of night time photographs captured in Finland in 2013 and 2014.<p>Many of …

Halo: The Master Chief collection will include old PC-exclusive maps and weapons

Maps that were once exclusive to the Windows PC version of Halo: Combat Evolved and Halo 2 will appear in the HD anthology <i>Halo: The Master Chief Collection</i> when it launches for Xbox One on Nov. 11, developing studio 343 Industries confirmed.<p><i>Halo: Combat Evolved</i> for PC and Macintosh released in 2003 …

4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Get ready to bust a move—and boost your bust.<p>Nothing short of surgery or gaining body fat can actually increase the size of your breasts. As for making them <i>look</i> bigger, well, that's why the chunk of change we spend on bras each year is larger than the GDP of Iceland.<p>Push-ups and padding aren't your …

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Purported working iPhone 6 appears online, shows new Passbook icon depicting mobile payments

A user on Weibo has uploaded a set of photos and a video of what looks like a working iPhone 6 (update: Here’s a video review of what looks like the same phone). The device’s software does not have the same tells as the Android fakes seen many times before. It features a new looking Passbook icon, …

Rats shown to feel regret over bad decisions

Reporter, BBC Nature<p>Rats experience regret when their actions make them miss out on better food options, a study has found.<p>It is the first time regret has been identified in mammals other than humans.<p>Researchers created situations where rats had to choose whether to wait a set amount of time for a …

The 'Circle Of Competence' Theory Will Help You Make Vastly Smarter Decisions

<i>"I'm no genius. I'm smart in spots—but I stay around those spots."</i><i><br>— Tom Watson Sr., Founder of IBM</i><p>The concept of the "Circle of Competence" has been used over the years by Warren Buffett as a way to focus investors on only operating in areas they knew best. The bones of the concept appear in his …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

Best and Worst Terms for Your Résumé

In a recent CareerBuilders survey, over 2,200 hiring managers were asked to rank the terms they typically see in resumes as good or bad terms to use. The results are worth noting if you are currently submitting résumés for job opportunities.<p><b>The 15 Best Résumé Terms</b><p>These are the 15 terms those …

Alessandro Conti's 'Inhuman Anatomy'

View Gallery<p>In 2004, illustrator Alessandro Conti graduated with a degree in surgical and anatomic design at the Faculty of Medicine, in Bologna. …

Remarkable photos show Indonesian volcanoes spewing blue flames

Fascinating Photographic Study of the Oldest Living Things in the World

In 2004, Brooklyn-based artist Rachel Sussman embarked on the photographic quest of a lifetime: to document the oldest living things in the world. Now, a decade later, Sussman is still going strong, her journey having taken her to some of the harshest and most remote landscapes, from the Mojave …

What Would it Take for Spider-Man to Appear in The Avengers?

Exit Theatre Mode<p>During an interview with IGN, longtime Spider-Man producer and founder of Marvel Studios Avi Arad said he thinks a potential …

The Secret To Pixar's Success: Failure

In an interview with BuzzFeed, Pixar co-founder Ed Catmull discusses his new book, Creativity Inc., and says reframing the concept of failure is the only sure way to find success.<p>In a castle floating in the sky live a king and his two sons, who all dislike each other. One day the sons accidentally …

10 best Game Boy Advanced, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy emulators for Android

Game Boy and Game Boy Color were the handheld consoles that started it all. Their release showed that you could have well made games that fit in your pocket. Handheld game consoles have evolved a lot since then, but there are many who still enjoy the classics. Let’s take a look at the best Game Boy …

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7 Sites You Should Be Wasting Time On Right Now

Does the never-ending winter, increased time with your family during Passover, or simply the fact that it's not Friday have you feeling down? Well, don't worry. We've got just the thing for you.<p>It's Wednesday, which means we're back with 7, fresh new sites for you to waste time on.<p>Check out this …

The 25 Recipes You Need For A Delicious Easter

Egg hunts and chocolate bunnies are great and all, but what we really want on Easter Sunday is a beautiful meal to sit down to with our family and friends. A gorgeous, well-thought out meal is the best way to celebrate any holiday. And when it comes to Easter, the recipes couldn't be better because …

Google Releases Standalone Camera App, Features Lytro-Like Focus Control

Google wants to give all Android users (or at least those running Android 4.4 and up) the opportunity to use a camera app designed by the same people …

What Type of Photographer Are You?

Before we go any further, let’s just say that as my somewhat podgy fingers pound the keyboard of my laptop, my tongue remains planted firmly in …

Photography

Touching Portraits of 3 Young Girls Battling Cancer Help Inspire and Raise Awareness

After having a close friend lose a one-year-old to cancer years ago, and watching her stepfather battle this all-too-prevalent beast today, …

A Material that Can Be a Mirror... Then a Window

A group of MIT scientists have created a new material that can be both a mirror and a window, and no it's not a one-way mirror.<p>This new material can …

5 Awesome Features American Smartphones Don't Have And Desperately Need

Like your smartphone? Many do. Putting tiny computers in our pockets has changed our society in ways both enormous and subtle. But there are many, …

This Ordinary-Looking Mirror Is Secretly A Mac Mini-Powered Selfie Machine

If busting out your iPhone to catalog your #outfitoftheday is just too tedious, meet the mirror that will take your selfie game to the next level.<p>S.E.L.F.I.E (Self Enhancing Live Feed Image Engine) looks like your average mirror, but behind the shiny glass facade is a Mac Mini-powered selfie …

How Flesh-Eating Strep Bacteria Evolved Into an Epidemic

Bacteria aren’t kind enough to leave behind a fossil record (save for cyanobacteria), but they're evolving fast. <i>Really</i> fast. Their short life cycles …

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April 2014

Father Films Daughter & Son Once a Week for Over a Decade and Edits It Together as a Time-Lapse

Dutch photographer and filmmaker Frans Hofmeester filmed his daughter, Lotte, once a week from the time she was a baby until she was 14. He then …

The Science of Caffeine, The World’s Most Popular Drug

The Reactions YouTube channel has released a fascinating video explaining the science of caffeine. The video explores what happens to caffeine once …