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The woman who fought Michigan officials to save Flint

For almost two years, the children in Flint, Michigan, were drinking lead.<p>The poisoning of drinking water in the city — a result of officials trying …

Scientists tie quantum materials into infinite knots

As if quantum physics isn't knotty enough, scientists have now figured how to tie quantum materials into literal knots. A team from Finland's Aalto University, in collaboration with Amherst College, made a very fancy sailor's hitch with a quantum gas called a Bose-Eisenstein condensate (BEC). The …

2016 Will Be A Major Year For Gamers Thanks To These 10 Video Games

If you had any plans to go out and socialise from February onwards, cancel them. You will not want to leave the house with the amount of high-quality …

Volleyball Video Game Won't See U.S. Release Due To 'Issues' With Women

"Dead or Alive Xtreme 3" will stay in Asia for now.<p>The latest entry in a well-known video game series will not be released in the U.S. or Europe because of "issues" with how women are treated in the gaming industry, an official Facebook page for the game said last week<p>.<p>"Dead or Alive Xtreme 3" is …

Gaming Industry

There's a Drug That Prevents HIV. Let's Use It

Since 2012, there has been a drug that can protect you from getting infected with HIV. It’s a combination of drugs that originally were developed to …

Baby girl is first in the world to be treated with 'designer immune cells'

A baby girl with aggressive leukaemia has become the first in the world to be treated with designer immune cells that were genetically engineered to wipe out her cancer.<p>The one-year-old, Layla Richards, was given months to live after conventional treatments failed to eradicate the disease, but she …

Immunotherapy

Researchers think they've found the holy grail of secure passwords — using poetry

Fortunately for all of us, a pair of researchers say they have solved this problem — using poetry.<p>Marjan Ghazvininejad and Kevin Ghazvininejad, both of the University of Southern California, have published a paper that presents creating a poem from randomly selected words as an easy way to create a …

Steve Jobs' reaction to this insult shows why he was such a great CEO

On stage at Apple's World Wide Developers Conference, Jobs was holding a rare Q&A with developers when one audience member stood up and lobbed an insult at Jobs.<p>"Mr. Jobs, you're a bright and influential man," he starts out with a flat tone. The audience laughs in the pause.<p>"Here it comes," Job …

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Another cop forgets that everyone is a cameraman

NYPD officer stripped of badge and gun over hate-filled rant against Uber driver<p>The New York Police Department has stripped an officer of his badge and gun after a passenger recorded him screaming at an Uber driver for no good reason. The officer, identified as Patrick Cherry, attempted to park his …

15 apps for transforming your phone into the ultimate toolkit

From apps that makes budgeting beautiful to ones that let you know the exact minute it's going to rain, there's something for every lifestyle.<p>We've collected the best of the best in this unique mix, and we tossed in a few lesser-known surprises to show what modern apps can do.

Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For Free

Today Google has announced that Google Earth Pro is now available for free. Google Earth Pro used to cost $399 per year. Google Earth is a geospatial software application that displays a virtual globe, which offers the ability to analyze and capture geographical data. Google Earth was created after …

Google Earth

A Disney MagicBand For Hospitals

A new concept from some of the minds behind Disney’s MagicBands could revolutionize the way hospitals operate.<p>Disney MagicBands allow visitors to walk around Disney World and simply wave their hand to pay for meals, skip through lines, and unlock their hotel rooms. They also allow Disney to track …

Artist reveals a hidden message in Apple's iCloud agreement

Terms of service for the internet are often good for two things: inspiring wild outrage, or simply acting as a textual speed bump between us and the web. Now, it appears they're also good for hiding secret messages.<p>Artist Florence Meunier scoured Apple's terms and conditions for iCloud and found a …

The Clean Eating Meal Plan for Effective Recomposition

You may have stuffed yourself senseless during the holiday season, and now you're left feeling tired, soft and less confident and motivated from all …

This Chart Shows The Staggering Hourly Cost Of Operating US Military Aircraft

The US military is set replace many of its aircraft with planes that cost substantially more to operate by the hour.<p>James Fallows, a national correspondent for The Atlantic, noted in a recent cover story for the magazine that costly military projects of questionable worth are becoming increasingly …

Exactly What to Eat to Raise Your IQ 20 Points

Asprey says there are three things you need to do to eat for your IQ. Read them below—and, if you’re feeling super inspired, try the Bulletproof Diet out for yourself. New Year’s resolution, anyone?<p><b>1. Fill Up on Fat</b><br>No, this is not an invitation to stuff yourself silly with gooey peanut butter …

We’re One Step Closer To Superfast Computers That Run On Light Instead Of Electricity

By Luke Dormehl6 minute Read<p>High school physics will tell you that if you pass a signal down a wire, by the time it gets to the end the signal will …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

High School

5 smart ways students can use Google Scholar

Here's something that's happened to most college students: It's 20 minutes before your final paper is due, and you haven't written a bibliography yet.<p>…

11 Websites That Will Make You Smarter About Money

Not everyone has a financial adviser, and not everyone has the time to read a personal finance book.<p>Luckily, there's the internet.<p>We've made learning about money easier for you by compiling a list of some of our go-to websites for money advice.<p>Happy browsing.<p><b>Why we like it:</b>Investopedia's dictionary …

9 Wearables Totally Changing the Medical Industry

When someone says “wearables” you naturally think about fitness and health wearables or smartwatches. These wearables can relay notifications to you or track your calories burned — which is cool and all — but the medical industry has been making their own amazing advancements in wearable …

25 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>CodeAcademy</b>— Learn programming languages like HTML, CSS, and Javascript with this free, interactive resource.<p><b>Coursera</b>— With more than 800 free courses on topics that range from internet history to financial engineering, the education …

Google’s secret NSA alliance: The terrifying deals between Silicon Valley and the security state

<b>Cover detail of "@War" by Shane Harris</b><p>Inside the high-level, complicated deals — and the rise of a virtually unchecked surveillance power<p>Shane Harris<p>November 16, 2014 11:58am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “@WAR: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex”<p>In mid-December 2009, engineers at Google’s …

Why Did Google Decide To Split Inbox From Gmail?

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Marat Ryndin is a UX/visual designer, writer and app/tech/soccer/music junkie. He worked for Google and various startups and climbed to Everest base camp.</i><p>A couple of years ago, right around the time Google’s Gmail team decided to start working on a standalone email app — the recently …

How This 25-Year-Old Made $66,000 In A Month By Teaching An Online Course

"When I got home, my dad was super nice and bought me an iPhone 4, and it was my first introduction to apps," the 25-year-old remembers. "I was like, 'These things are crazy! They can do anything!'"<p>Since that first introduction, Walter, who graduated from Brigham Young University with an …

Roast Turkey with Root Vegetables and Gravy

12 tbsp. unsalted butter, softened<p>3 tbsp. minced flat-leaf parsley<p>1 tbsp. ground cumin<p>1 tbsp. sweet paprika<p>2 shallots, minced<p>1 (12-lb.) turkey, cut …

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Toxin-Eating Cell Structures May Lead To Antibiotics Alternative

(Antibiotic) resistance is futile.<p>Ever since the first antibiotic, penicillin, was used as a wonder drug in the 1940s, researchers have worried about antibiotic resistance. And with good reason. The CDC estimates that 23,000 people die each year as a direct result of infection by …

Microbiology

The War of the Words

Amazon’s war with publishing giant Hachette over e-book pricing has earned it a black eye in the media, with the likes of Philip Roth, James Patterson, and Stephen Colbert demanding that the online mega-store stand down. How did Amazon—which was once seen as the book industry’s savior—end up as …

This Mesmerizing Map Of The Internet Lets You Explore The Web's Tiny Connections

Web traffic companies like Alexa do a good job of showing the relative ranking of websites, but what about the connections between websites? What do those look like?<p>The Internet Map is an online project that seeks to visualize metrics like web traffic and linking between sites, and the result is a …

Recycle Your iPhone Into A Home Security System

To Kallidil Kalidasan, the CEO and cofounder of MindHelix, that set of features sounded awfully familiar.<p>“From an engineer’s point of view, these …