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10 Books to Read if ‘A Brief History of Time’ Was Too Brief for You

Inspired by the late Stephen Hawking’s beloved best-seller, the hosts of the ‘BookLab’ podcast offer more mind-bending musings on space and …

Books

How to Be a Caregiver to Someone With Anxiety or Depression

Depression and anxiety not only affect the person with the disorder. These illnesses also have far-reaching effects on family and friends of those …

Weight Loss

What on Earth Is This Fiery Blob?

At first glance, it looks like a fiery monster out of "The Incredibles." Or maybe a glowing alien orb, or a giant, irritated zit popping up above the …

Geology

‘True Detective’ Season 3 Sees A Director Shakeup After An Earlier Than Expected Exit

<i>True Detective</i> season 2 may have been more loved as a meme crackling with casting possibilities than as a finished project, but the critical sophomore slump didn’t hurt the premium cable crime drama’s ability to get a third season in its sights. Another go-around was greenlit in 2017 and features a …

TV

Scientists Discover a Tiny Stomach Hidden Inside Lung Tumours, Because Cancer Is Changing

"Cancer cells will do whatever it takes to survive."<p>Researchers recently spotted a miniature stomach, duodenum, and small intestine hidden among the …

Cancer

Revealed: All galaxies rotate once every billion years, discover astronomers

All galaxies, no matter how big they are, rotate once every billion years, astronomers have discovered. The Earth spinning around on its axis once …

Can you live life upside down? Revolutionary experiments in psychology

There have been some incredible psychology experiments over the course of history - here are three of the most extraordinary.<p>Can you listen with your …

The Nissan Xmotion SUV is more screen than car

Seven (!) digital touchscreens, and a virtual personal assistant that’s a fish<p>The Nissan Xmotion may look like an SUV on the surface, but to take a step inside is to enter a dense forest of technology. The concept car, revealed today at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, has a …

Nissan

Quantum Computers and Quantum Physics

A quantum computer is a computer design which uses the principles of quantum physics to increase the computational power beyond what is attainable by …

Hollywood's favorite video-editing tools arrive in a free app

If you're serious about video editing and are weighing up your software options, two choices usually pop up: Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Final Cut Pro X (FCPX). But Avid, Hollywood's go-to editing company, just played a wild card by releasing Media Composer First, a limited version of its pro …

Filmmaking

A Cosmic Burst Repeats, Deepen­ing a Mystery

After a surprise discovery, astrophysicists are racing to understand superenergetic flashes of radio waves that sometimes beep out from distant …

2016 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate: Is the Universe a Simulation?

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Robots
Investing

US parents sue Georgia for right to call baby girl 'Allah'

A civil rights group sued Georgia over the state's refusal to allow a couple to officially name its 22-month-old child "Allah."<p>The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia filed the lawsuit recently in Fulton County Superior Court on behalf of the couple, Elizabeth Handy and Bilal Walk.<p>At issue is …

ACLU

Superhero Plan to Time Travel in Large Hadron Collider Isn't Sci-Fi

There’s something familiar about the time machine in the latest Justice League/Power Rangers crossover comic: In the latest issue of the series, the …

Physics

Google Just Discovered A Massive Web Leak... And You Might Want To Change All Your Passwords

A Google researcher has uncovered what may be the most worrying web leak of 2017 so far, possibly exposing passwords, private messages and other sensitive data from a vast number of sites, including major services like Uber, FitBit and OKCupid.<p>It’s being dubbed CloudBleed by some, as the problem …

Information Security

The movie business is in big trouble, and studios are scrambling to figure out the future

There's ample reason to be fearful. It's been 128 years since Thomas Edison first helped usher in theatrical exhibition with the creation of the Kinetoscope, an early motion picture viewing device. In the ensuing century, cinema has given audiences Garbo and Rin Tin Tin, introduced "May the force …

Televisions

This Simple Trick Makes Box Cake Mix 1,000 Times Better

It's life-changing.<p>I consider myself a baker—which to me means, I bake at least once a week, if not more. And more often than not, I'd rather go the extra mile and make things from scratch than use a mix, a refrigerated dough, or a pre-made batter. I just feel like mixing a few ingredients makes a …

Dessert

Earth has a brand-new continent called Zealandia, and it's been hiding in plain sight for ages

Kids are frequently taught that seven continents exist: Africa, Asia, Antarctica, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America.<p>Geologists, who look at the rocks (and tend to ignore the humans), group Europe and Asia into a supercontinent — Eurasia— making for a total of six geologic …

Earth Science

The Acorns Investing App Actually Encourages You to Splurge On That Starbucks Latte

The fintech app Acorns may be backed by high-net-worth investors including billionaire trader Steve Cohen, but its customers are far more average: …

'Automated dermatologist' detects skin cancer with expert accuracy

<b>(CNN) —</b> Even though the phrase "image recognition technologies" conjures visions of high-tech surveillance, these tools may soon be used in medicine more than in spycraft.<p>A team of Stanford researchers trained a computer to identify images of skin cancer moles and lesions as accurately as a …

Artificial Intelligence

3 Stocks That Are Up 20% in January

The S&P 500 has risen less than 1% since the beginning of the year, but plenty of stocks posted double-digit gains during that time. Let's take a closer look at three stocks that have rallied about 20% in January -- <b>Shopify</b> (NYSE: SHOP), <b>Box</b> (NYSE: BOX), and <b>Workday</b> (NYSE: WDAY) -- and see if they can …

How to Download Movies on Netflix (And 75 to Watch Right Now)

If you haven’t heard the news, Netflix finally bellied up to the bar and opened up its vast vault of online TV shows, documentaries, and movies to …

Entertainment

A Complete Analysis of What Makes Heath Ledger's Joker the Perfect Villain

Why Suicide Squad will never be The Dark Knight.<p>In a post-<i>Dark Knight</i> world, we're forced to return to Christopher Nolan's masterful Batman trilogy to analyze where subsequent superhero films have gone wrong. As stunning as Nolan's films were, their success set off a trend in Hollywood to recreate …

Comic Books

What Your Pee and Poo Color Says About Your Health

Out of the blue I passed bright red pee. I freaked, thinking it was a sign of terminal disease. Then I remembered the roasted beetroot tarts served …

Couples who drink together are “less irritated” by each other, scientists say

When seeking a romantic partner, we usually look for someone with certain traits: attractiveness, intelligence, sense of humor. Perhaps, though, we should also consider whether they like to drink—or, more to the point, whether their drinking habits match our own.<p>A study (paywall) from researchers …

Science Says Parents of Successful Kids Do These 3 Things | Inc.com

Raising smart kids is difficult in and of itself, but what about raising successful ones? How exactly do you do that? Read on to find out what science says parents of successful children have in common--and see if you can integrate any of these habits into your own parenting ways.<p><b>1. Keep</b> …

Self-improvement

10 Internet Hacks Every Student Should Know

If you are a student and want some cool hacks and tricks, you came to the right place. Today we collect best apps, hacks and websites that will …

WATCH: This Simple Triangle Will Change The Way You Think About Maths Forever

Because logarithmic notation is bad.<p>Okay, let's get something straight right off the bat - logarithmic notation in maths is bad and doesn't make a …

Mathematics