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Learn About Straight-line Depreciation in Real Estate for Tax Purposes

Straight-line depreciation is the depreciation of real property in equal amounts over the allowed life of the property for tax purposes. A certain …

Get a free spreadsheet for rental property analysis.

All of those calculations that go into a thorough analysis of the financial viability of a real estate rental property can be a pain to learn. Then …

BREAKING: NASA Announces The Discovery of a Potentially Habitable 'Sister Solar System'

7 Earth-sized planets orbiting a single star.<p>In one of the most significant exoplanet discoveries to date, NASA just announced that not one, but <i>seven</i> …

Exoplanets

Sorry, Einstein - Physicists Just Reinforced The Reality of Quantum Weirdness in The Universe

There's no avoiding that "spooky action at a distance."<p>One of the strangest phenomena you're likely to come across in all of science is quantum …

Albert Einstein

What's The Actual Difference Between a Hydrogen Bomb And an Atomic Bomb?

Fission vs. fusion.<p>A hydrogen bomb is different than a regular atomic bomb, like the ones the US dropped on Japan near the end of World War II. …

Physics

The Internet Is Freaking Out Over This Spooky Prediction by Carl Sagan About The Future

It's disturbingly accurate.<p>Back in 1995, everyone’s favourite astrophysicist, Carl Sagan, published a book called <i>The Demon-Haunted World</i>, which …

David Attenborough

10 Morbid Facts About Death - Page 3 of 10

<b>8. Green burials</b><p>Image Credit: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/42291683978520047/<p>There is a literal way to become ‘at one with nature’. A Swedish …

Biodegradation

Yahoo

Science Newsweek<p>Scientists recently found a new tool that allowed them to look inside an ancient Egyptian mummy: a high-energy particle accelerator. …

Michael B. Jordan

Jaws Wired Shut

<b>"Jaws Wired Shut"</b> is the ninth episode of <i>The Simpsons</i>' thirteenth season. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on January 27, …

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Welcome to Wikipedia,<p>the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit.<p>5,561,473 articles in …

Facebook concedes it made a mistake banning image of Bologna's nude statue of Neptune

Facebook has apologised after conceding it “incorrectly” banned a photograph of the naked sea god Neptune and sought to have an Italian art historian remove it from her web page.<p>The 16th century Renaissance statue, which stands in Piazza del Nettuno in Bologna, was chosen by local writer Elisa …

David Beckham Talks Real Madrid, Zinedine Zidane, Cristiano Ronado, Lionel Messi

Former Real Madrid star David Beckham believes Zinedine Zidane should remain as manager of the club even if he's unable to guide them to victory in the UEFA Champions League final against Atletico Madrid.<p>According to Spanish magazine <i>XL Semanal</i> (h/t <i>AS</i>), he said:<p>Madrid needs stability and continuity. …

Astronomers Just Released The Largest Digital Survey of The Visible Universe

Hope you've been saving your bandwidth.<p>Scientists have made the largest ever survey of the night sky publicly available, sharing an epic data set of …

Astronomy

There's a Biological Reason For Why You Can't See This Dot

Your eyes are playing tricks on you.<p>Our eyesight is a wonderful sense that helps us process the world around us - except it's not always as accurate …

The Brain

Here Are 19 of The Most Incredible Nature Photos of 2016

Thank you, Planet Earth.<p>When we take a moment to step back and look, the world is stunningly beautiful.<p>There's beauty in the flashing movements of …

Nature

Archaeologists Have Discovered an Ancient Underground City in Greece

A city overlooked.<p>Archaeologists have uncovered the ruins of an ancient Greek city called Vlochós, roughly 560 kilometres (350 miles) north of Athens.<p>…

Archaeology

The Brightest Supernova on Record Was Something Much More Brutal Than an Explosion

Don't get too close.<p>In June last year, astronomers witnessed a brilliant cosmic flash thought to be the most powerful supernova on record – an …

Brazil

WATCH: Why Your New Year's Eve Will Suck, Explained by Science

Don't get too excited.<p>Sorry guys, but your NYE is really going to suck, and AsapSCIENCE has the scientific evidence to show why.<p>There's no single …

Carnegie Mellon University

Amazon's Virtual Assistant 'Alexa' Might Have Been a Witness to a Murder

Creepy.<p>Authorities in Arkansas are investigating the death of a man whose body was recently found in a hot tub, and they think the suspect's Amazon …

Brazil

Scientists Show Human Consciousness Could Be a Side Effect of 'Entropy'

It's all connected.<p>It's impressive enough that our human brains are made up of the same 'star stuff' that forms the Universe, but new research …

Consciousness

The best things to do in Singapore this week (Feb 5-11)

Looking for things to do? Read on for our guide to the week's best events and recommended things to do. If you manage to tick off all on this list, …

Shepard Fairey

200,000 Photos from the George Eastman Museum, the World’s Oldest Photography Collection, Now Available Online

There was a time when anyone with even the remotest interest in photography knew the name Eastman, if not the life and work of George Eastman …

Videography

Arnold Schwarzenneger immediately outdoes Trump in the New Celebrity Apprentice - review

One of the theories behind Donald Trump finally chasing the Republican nomination was that he planned to use the airtime the debates afforded him to be as outrageous as possible and then, when he departed from the race, he would use his heightened public profile to renew interest in the ailing …

Ben Affleck: ‘My wildest dreams have come true, but at a price’

He’s as famous for dating Jennifer Lopez as for winning Oscars, but Ben Affleck takes it all in his stride. He talks Trump, gangsters and surviving Hollywood with his best buddy Matt Damon<p>Inside the glass-fronted office that is home to Pearl Street Films in Santa Monica, visitors are greeted by its …

'Beautiful' Venus shines brightly in the night sky – the best photos

Stargazers looking up at the Moon last night may also have spotted a Venus visible to the naked eye shining brightly below it.<p>Many social media users have shared photos of the second planet from the Sun in the night sky, with many confused amateur astronomers questioning exactly what planet was on …

Melania Trump causes controversy with her New Year’s dress by Dolce and Gabbana

Will Dolce and Gabbana be the ones dressing Melania Trump for the inauguration later this month? It seems a fair bet, if the events of the last few days are anything to go by.<p>For her New Year’s Eve celebrations in Palm Beach, Florida, the soon-to-be First Lady chose a £1,950 little black dress from …

Mariah Carey and 7 other terrible lip-synch disasters

Mariah Carey may have insisted on being called The Queen of Christmas during her career, but there is little chance she'll be crowned New Year's Eve royalty after fumbling through a performance on December 31 ahead of the ball drop in New York's Times Square.<p>Team Carey claim that the diva wasn't …

Editorials. Jourdan Dunn. Wonderland Winter 2017.  Images by Ronan Mckenzie

Tolkien’s grandson on how WW1 inspired The Lord of the Rings

For the 125th anniversary of his birth, Simon Tolkien describes how the Great War lives on in JRR Tolkien's stories.<p>My grandfather, JRR Tolkien, died when I was 14. He remains vivid to me but through child-like impressions – velvet waistcoats and pipe smoke; word games played on rainy afternoons in …

Literature

A 'Hard Brexit' and quitting the customs union will create nearly 400,000 jobs in Britain

According to analysis of European Commission figures by Change Britain, given to The Telegraph, Britain would create 387,580 jobs in manufacturing and services, if it left the Customs Union and forged new trade deals with eight non-EU countries, such as Canada, India, and China.<p>It added that the UK …

United Kingdom