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EmDrive the future of space travel? New Nasa Eagleworks tests hint at breakthrough in interstellar flight

The EmDrive is the invention of British scientist Roger Shawyer.<p>Researchers at Nasa's Eagleworks Laboratories say that they are still discovering …

The Car Of The Future May Look Nothing Like A Car

A new definition of "I'll take that to go"<p>The next big thing in transportation may be Next. The modular electric car design looks really nothing like a car, more like a boxy room on wheels, but it runs on roads just like any other car.<p>At least, that's the idea. There are no prototypes of Next yet, …

In the Future, International Airline Travel Will Actually Be Fun Again. No, Really.

Traveling abroad is inherently thrilling — but then there’s that interminable, soul-sucking trek to get there. In the future, things might be very …

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Powerful 'Gene Drive' Can Quickly Change An Entire Species

Biologist Ethan Bier runs a laboratory at the University of California, San Diego where fruit flies are used to help unravel the processes that lead to some human diseases. One day recently, a graduate student in the lab called him over to take a look at the results of the latest experiment.<p>Bier …

Scientists ‘delete’ HIV virus from human DNA for the first time

Scientists used a DNA-snipping enzyme called Cas9 to cut out the virus. The cell's gene repair machinery then takes over, soldering the loose ends of …

NASA funds five space missions for possible launch in 2020

Five possible space missions have been selected by NASA to receive preliminary funding, ahead of a possible launch as early as 2020. Each of the projects, chosen as part of NASA's long-running Discovery program, will receive $3 million with which their creators can hone their designs, conduct …

Inside The Islamic State's Apocalyptic Beliefs

An interview with expert Will McCants.<p><i>Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we speak with Will McCants on the apocalyptic views of the Islamic State.</i><p>The Islamic State has shifted in just a few short years from a militant group …

Bidding Closes for 2024 Olympics

The deadline to submit a bid to host the 2024 Olympics ended Tuesday, according to ESPN. Cities in the running to host the games include:<p>Los Angeles<br>• Budapest<br>• Hamburg<br>• Paris<br>• Rome<p>Toronto, which was in the race for the 2024 games, did not pursue a bid to host, leaving Los Angeles as the only North American …

11km wide solar system replica built by space wizards in Nevada Desert (VIDEO)

A pair of space buffs has descended on Nevada's Black Rock Desert in a bid to correctly demonstrate the size of our solar system. Pushing the …

Sugar beet waste product could be billion dollar 'wonder material'

A Scottish company which has developed a material made from sugar beet waste believes the sky is the limit - literally. Cellucomp says its Curran product is twice as strong as carbon fibre and could one day be used to make airplane wings.<p>Curran was invented by Cellucomp co-founders Dr David …

Watch Thai Cadets Smash Their Phones as Punishment for Bringing Them to Class

A new video, posted to YouTube on Sept. 13, appears to shows Thai naval cadets at the Communications and Information Technology School smashing their …

Cablevision sells out to European conglomerate for $17.7 billion

Shareholders have already approved the deal, which will create the fourth largest US cable operator and is expected to complete in early 2016<p>Altice is not a readily recognizable name, but it's a company with big ambitions to be a global player in the cable TV market, and today it's made its …

Low vitamin D speeds up cognitive decline - Futurity

Older adults who don't get enough vitamin D may experience cognitive decline two to three times faster than those who get enough.

Engineers Create A Titanium Rib Cage Worthy Of Wolverine

At first glance, the metallic device almost looks like a high-tech bike pedal. Or maybe the latest cooking gadget for zesting lemons. Or, perhaps, it's a secret weapon for X-Men superhero Wolverine.<p>But look again.<p>Doctors in Spain say this is the world's first 3-D-printed rib cage, made entirely …

15 Films You Need To See Before The End Of October 2015

NME previews the best movies coming out between now and the end of October<p>With awards season just around the corner, this autumn brings some very …

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Qualcomm introduces Quick Charge 3.0 - powering up devices 4x faster!

We have been loving Quick Charge 2.0, which can get an average phone from 0% to 60% in just 30 minutes. But Qualcomm is not known for conforming. Though their current fast charging method is amazing, the San Diego-based chip maker has just outdone itself by announcing Quick Charge 3.0. This new …

21 Positive Quotes That Will Powerfully Influence Your Life and Work | Inc.com

It has been said that we can't have a positive life with a negative mind. This is true. Though life is composed of ups and downs, we can build a positive attitude through each lesson that we learn. Life is a process of growing; it is not about just going through it. If you make a habit of asking …

Everything You Need to Pack for Paris Fashion Week

From sleek day-to-night flats to miracle-working dry shampoo, here's everything you need for seven days of shows in the City of Light.<p>A Denim Midi<p>Dry Shampoo

First look inside the SpaceX Dragon's luxury interior

Footage shows the inside of the new couture spacecraft designed to take humans into space in style and comfort<p>Ever dreamed of going into space? The SpaceX Dragon could be about to make your dreams come true, and in such style too.<p>The Dragon made history in 2012 when it became the first commercial …

Space Exploration

Here’s How Disease Spreads In A Hospital Ward

Maybe it’s worth splurging on that private hospital room<p>Sometimes, hospitals don’t succeed in making people better. Hundreds of thousands of patients acquire infections in hospitals every year, which has resulted in 75,000 deaths and make diseases more resistant to treatment. Researchers from the …

Physicists discover ring of exotic 'exceptional points' - Futurity

Physicists have long known about the existence of "exceptional points" where two physical states coalesce. Now they've discovered a continuous ring …

French father jailed for killing three year old son in washing machine

Christophe Champenois was punishing son for misbehaving<p>A French father who stuffed his son into a washing machine and then surfed the internet as the toddler died was jailed for 30 years on Friday.<p>Christophe Champenois, 36, rammed three-year-old Bastien into the device and switched it on, allegedly …

Crime

Samsung launches first 12 Gb LPDDR4 DRAM - 30% faster and 50% greater density

Mobile devices with 3-4 GB of RAM were unheard only a couple years ago, but they are all the hype in 2015. As smartphones become more capable, the demand for greater, more efficient memory increases. Samsung is ready to cater to all the multi-tasking buffs with its new 12 Gb LPDDR4 DRAM, based on …

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Is Earth as Special as We Think?

You might be surprised at some of the factors that made Earth a cozy place for life to set up shop.<p>Maybe Earth isn't so special. "We could have easily been standing on Venus having this conversation," says Mark Jellinek, a geologist who studies how planets form.<p>I envision standing under Venus' …

Astronomy

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …