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The Conspiracy Theorist Who Duped The World's Biggest Physicists

Popular Science spoke with Rick DeLano, whose movie The Principle shows the world's most famous cosmologists promoting the idea that the Earth is the center of the universe.<p>In December, the trailer for a star-studded new documentary about the universe was uploaded to YouTube. "Everything we think …

How A Site That Streams People Playing Video Games Became A Billion Dollar Business

Twitch CEO Emmett Shear wasn't born a leader, he became one almost by accident. And he now runs one of the most valuable video properties on the web, just purchased by Amazon.<p><b>The genesis of Twitch</b>, one of the most popular gaming-related Websites and applications in the world, can be traced to a few …

Yahoo!

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IBM's TrueNorth processor mimics the human brain

IBM today unveiled what it's calling the world's first neurosynaptic computer chip, a processor that mimics the human brain's computing abilities and power efficiency.<p>Known as TrueNorth, IBM's chip could cram supercomputer-like powers into a microprocessor the size of a postage stamp. Rather than …

Cognitive Computing

What is HTTPS and why does Google like it so much?

Google has announced it will give sites using encryption a higher rank in its search algorithms. Particularly, it singled out HTTPS, which it characterizes as “industry-leading security.”<p>It’s easy to tell if a site is using the system: A URL that starts https:// instead of http:// is using it. …

Information Security

From hoverboards to lightsabers: five film inventions in the works

Important as they surely are, news of most manufacturing advances passes us by, mainly on account of it being so boring that reading about it will make you want to cry. Not so for news from Daewoo's shipbuilding factory in South Korea, which has announced that it plans to equip its workers with …

WW1 Centenary Is Remembered on Flipboard

One hundred years ago today, Britain made a life-changing decision, declaring war on Germany in defense of its friend and neighbor, Belgium. Serbia …

5 Gangster Movies You Have to See

<i>Editor's Note: Marc Krulewitch's Jules Landau mysteries take place in Chicago, where he was born and where his family has lived for generations. He</i> …

Operation Bluestar: How Army operation unfolded at Golden Temple to quell Punjab terrorism

For close to three bloody years, Mrs Gandhi's Government had dithered and dallied as the extremist threat emanating from the Golden Temple, the most …

Inside the Huge Solar Farm That Powers Apple's iCloud

Apple has a wide-ranging plan to keep its ever-expanding empire green—but it has a few holes.<p>The skies are threatening to pour on the Apple solar farm, but as the woman in charge of the company’s environmental initiatives points out: The panels are still putting out some power. Apple is still …

Propaganda instead of peer review

The recent letter published by The Lancet, “An open letter to the people of Gaza” is as much an insult to the integrity of this scientific journal as it is to Israeli doctors, scientists and academics. The letter, by Manduca et al on behalf of 24 signatories, denounces over and over the “aggression …

World-record 43 Tbps data transfer speed set by Danish researchers

Using a new type of optical fiber, researchers at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have transmitted data over a single optical fiber at a …

Aamir Khan's PK poster is not that original

Aamir Khan dare-bare poster of PK is not original. What's more, the film too is reportedly inspired by Australian flick Alien Visitor (1995).

Student Files Privacy Class Action Suit Against Facebook

The Austrian law student who's been called the "thorn in Facebook's side" is not done taking the social network to court, and now wants you to join …

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27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …