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4,200-Year-Old Egyptian Temple Discovered to Have Remarkably Well Preserved Artwork

Scattered throughout modern Egypt are many ancient temples which are famous for their splendor and historical significance. The perfect example of one of these breathtaking displays of luxury is the Temple of Hathor. Built around 2250 BC, the artwork that runs throughout the building is remarkably …

Ancient History

Hundreds of Genes Spring to Life Up to 4 Days After Death, Scientists Find

Wha??<p>When a person's heart and brain have stopped ticking, and their respiratory and circulatory systems grind to a halt, it’s time to declare death. …

Genetics

A Battery Made From Metal and Air Is Electrifying the Developing World

Lithium-ion batteries are having a moment. After becoming the de facto battery in laptops and cell phones over the years, they’re now starting to …

Clean Energy

10 Beautiful National Parks In China

National Parks

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How to Achieve the Perfect Performance-Driving Position

If you want to drive fast, especially on track, your seating position is of chief importance. But not everyone knows how to achieve an ideal position, and it’s not necessarily the most intuitive thing to figure out. For those in that camp, Porsche factory driver Patrick Long explains how get …

Porsche

I've been investing in real estate for 25 years, and I think buying a house is for suckers

People think the only way to save money is to buy a house. Suzy Orman thinks you have no way to earn any real money for yourself, so she advises you to buy a house as the only way to get your money. You will get your home paid off when you are old. Who wants to wait until they are old to have money?<p>…

Real Estate

Architecture Students Design Sustainable Low-Income Homes That Can Be Built for $20K

The architecture students at Auburn University's Rural Studio prove that well-designed homes can still be affordable, thanks to their initiative called the 20K Project. The undergraduate program advocates for social justice through architecture, and to demonstrate this, students have created …

Architecture

Hubris takes them all down: This is why every president makes the same dumb mistakes

We fight on both sides of wars. We think we can identify good terrorists and moderate rebels. We are always wrong<p><b>ISIS: Iraq War 3.0</b><p>The national security sector of the Deep State achieved a zenith of incoherence in June 2014, during the advance toward Baghdad of the insurgent group ISIS. Having …

Political Science

Oil drives our Israel policy: New government documents reveal a very different history of America and the Middle East

The protection of American oil interests has been at the heart of U.S. policies for decades<p>The role of the United States in the Arab-Israeli conflict is an inextri­cable part of history in this region. Confronting that role is indispens­able to understanding both U.S. policy in the conflict and its …

Israel

Dinosaur Blood Vessels Survived 80 Million Years Without Fossilizing

Tiny, delicate vessels that carried blood through a duck-billed dinosaur 80 million years ago never fossilized and still contain the beast's tissue, …

Watch Rarely Seen Footage of Life in Nazi Austria, Thanks to a New Video Archive

It’s 1938 in Vienna, Austria, and ecstatic men, women and children assemble on the sidewalks. They watch a procession of military vehicles drive down …

NASA confirms that the ‘impossible’ EmDrive thruster really works, after new tests

Engineer Roger Shawyer’s controversial EmDrive thruster jets back into relevancy this week, as a team of researchers at NASA’s Eagleworks …

Physics

'Alien megastructure' could surround giant star baffling scientists looking for new planets

A series of mysterious objects surrounding a giant star millions of miles away could be an alien megastructure, experts believe.<p>Planet spotters …

Penn State

30 chords acoustic guitar players need to know

Introduction<p><b>ACOUSTIC WEEK</b><b>: If there’s one thing guaranteed to take your songwriting skills to new heights, it’s arming yourself with a bunch of new</b> …

Electric Guitar

17 Out-of-Place Artifacts Said to Suggest High-Tech Prehistoric Civilizations Existed

According to the conventional view of history, humans have only walked the Earth in our present form for some 200,000 years. Advanced civilizations …

10 Steps to Becoming a Stock Market Millionaire

Investing in the stock market is a way to make more than just a little extra cash. In fact, with the right approach and the right skills, investing even a little in the stock market can put you on the road to earning millions. Becoming a stock market millionaire isn't an easy task and it isn't a …

Stock Markets

7 Reasons Everyone Should Consider Retiring In Colombia

Ever thought about retiring in Colombia? Now's the time to visit.<p>Taganga, Colombia<p>There was a time when few travelers visited Colombia, when the country was known mostly for cartels, conflicts, and coffee. But those days are over ... although you'll certainly still find great coffee in Colombia.<p>And …

South America

15 Incredibly Ancient British Monuments You Probably Haven't Heard Of

The discovery of a "new Stonehenge" is a reminder that Britain is full of impossibly old things.<p>Wherever you are in Britain, you're not more than a couple of hours from something thousands of years old. Here are 15 of them, ranked from "newest" (everything's relative) to oldest.<p>The best-preserved …

Archaeology

Artificial intelligence will make religion obsolete within our lifetime

After conquering the kitchen, the game show, and outer space, are our machines heading for religion next?<p>The singularity is a hypothesized time in …

World's largest classic car junkyard takes root in U.S. forest

Nestled in a north Georgia forest, over 4,000 classic cars decorate 32 acres that have been turned into a junkyard museum. Owner Walter Dean Lewis' parents started the business in 1931 as a general store that also sold auto parts. Lewis grew the collection, which had just 40 cars in the '70s, over …

Classic Cars

Solar-powered Sustainer Homes give you the freedom to live anywhere

1/12<p>offgrid sustainer homes<p>Wish you had the freedom to live anywhere without ever paying another cent in utilities? If so, Netherlands-based …

The 10 best tourist attractions in the world, according to Lonely Planet

The travel guide publisher just released its Ultimate Travel List, a bucket list of destinations assembled by its globetrotting team of travel writers and tourism experts.<p>Here are the 10 best tourist attractions in the world, according to Lonely Planet.

Loneliness

Iceland's landscape captured in all its extreme natural beauty, in pictures - Telegraph

Artificial Photosynthesis Could Power Homes in a Few Years, Say Researchers

Make like a tree and leave.<p>Figures indicate that the world’s uptake of renewable energy has finally eclipsed its demand for fossil fuel sources, and …

Clean Energy

Amazing video shows journey to Pluto through lens of NASA New Horizons spacecraft

Over a month after NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flew past Pluto, a breathtaking animation video of the historic flyby has been created. The footage …

Fed up with the daily grind? Working from a tropical island is easier than you think

More and more people are swapping office blocks for beach views<p>It’s something many of us have dreamed about – giving up the weary commute and working far away on a tropical island.<p>But for more and more people, that dream is becoming a reality. Under UK law, all employees have the right to request …

Google has a way to tell how much you'd save by switching to solar power

Google launched a tool on Monday called Project Sunroof which aims to help homeowners decide whether or not their roof is a good fit for installing solar panels.<p>Here's how it works: First, you enter your address into the Project Sunroof website. Google looks up your address in Google Maps and uses …

Solar Power