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One of Our Fundamental Assumptions About Black Holes Was Just Overturned in The Lab

We have a problem.<p>Black holes are the most intense and mysterious cosmic phenomena in the Universe, and new research shows we understand even less …

The 10 highest-paying jobs that don't require a bachelor's degree

You don't need a four-year degree to pursue a high-paying job.<p>According to the latest data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are plenty of jobs that pay more than $77,000 and require only a two-year associate degree, postsecondary nondegree certificate, or even just a high-school …

Sam Shepard: ‘Bloodline’ Co-Stars, Nancy Meyers, Reese Witherspoon Remember Legendary Actor-Writer

Many actors, directors and writers took to social media to honor and praise the work of Sam Shepard after the news of his death on Monday at his home …

We May Have Just Found the First Moon Outside Our Solar System

Our First Exomoon?<p>A signal has been detected by the Kepler Space Telescope that may well be the first moon we have ever discovered outside of our …

NASA will get to test its planetary defense system way sooner than we thought

NASA is extremely interested in building a true astroid defense network that could spring into action as soon as a threat is detected, destroying or …

Proxima b Probably Isn't Habitable After All, NASA Says

We once had such high hopes for Proxima b. We thought that the Earth-like planet might be covered in a single, giant ocean; that it might be …

A Day in the Life of a Bedbug Collector

<i>In this occasional series, OZY takes to streets and neighborhoods across the globe to ask a simple question: “How was your day?”</i><p><b>Louis Sorkin</b><b><br>Rye</b> …

Seth Meyers: 'Scaramucci's last name is longer than his tenure'

According to Seth Meyers, Anthony Scaramucci has learned a valuable lesson: It’s not a good sign if your last name is longer than your term of …

Carol Burnett returns to TV with "A Little Help"

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carol Burnett says she'll be playing her inner self in a new Netflix series: An 8-year old.Netflix announced Monday that the …

Comedy Series

Anthony Levandowski didn’t make a deal with Uber until he was protected against possible lawsuits

Levandowski and his co-founder Lior Ron said they were afraid Google would sue them out of anger, according to an Uber executive’s deposition.<p>The self-driving engineer at the center of Alphabet’s lawsuit against Uber insisted — before Uber acquired it — that the ride-hail company agree to defend …

Trucking

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 image leaks ahead of August launch event

It has a gargantuan screen<p>Samsung is slated to unveil the next iteration in its Galaxy Note line on August 23rd, but a crisp image of the handset was just leaked to <i>VentureBeat</i>’s Evan Blass and posted to Twitter. The Galaxy Note 8, which Samsung hinted at in its New York City launch event invite …

Phones

Singaporeans can’t last a day without mobile data, survey says

The average Singaporean gets about half of the mobile data they say they need, according to a study done by one of the country's carriers.<p>Do you know how long you can go without mobile data, or how much you need every month?<p>In Singapore, half of 900 respondents in a survey said they can't last more …

Social Media

Hackers rickrolled a voting machine at DefCon 2017

Hackers at DefCon 2017 this weekend managed to get a WinVote machine to play Rick Astley — and in the process demonstrated fundamental flaws with digital voting.<p>More than 30 voting machines made up the Voting Village at DefCon. It took the attendees mere minutes to crack open the devices — …

Security

HP made a VR backpack for on-the-job training

To date, VR backpack PCs have been aimed at gamers who just don't want to trip over cords while they're fending off baddies. But what about pros who want to collaborate, or soldiers who want to train on a virtual battlefield? HP thinks it has a fix. It's launching the Z VR Backpack, a spin on the …

SoftBank Fund in Talks to Invest $2 Billion in Flipkart

SoftBank Vision Fund, the technology investor founded by Masayoshi Son, is in talks to invest directly in India’s Flipkart Online Services Pvt, …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline?<p>Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your …

The Brain

8 Apps Everyone with Wanderlust Needs to Download ASAP

The days are short and the world is wide, my friends—there's so much to see out there and seemingly so little time to do it, which is perhaps why …

Canadian army investigate mysterious 'pinging' sound coming from sea floor

Hunters in a remote community in the Canadian Arctic are concerned about a beeping sound that’s scaring animals away from a popular hunting area<p>The Canadian armed forces have sent a crew to investigate reports of a mysterious “pinging” sound that seemed to be coming from the sea floor.<p>Hunters in a …

Armed Forces

Edward Snowden calls Canada police spying a 'radical attack' on journalists

Edward Snowden is calling for the resignation of Montreal’s police chief, amid allegations that police forces in the Canadian province secretly monitored the phones of at least seven journalists.<p>Snowden spoke at Montreal’s McGill University, after news broke that police in the city had spent five …

Surveillance

Ebola Evolved Into Deadlier Enemy During the African Epidemic

The Ebola epidemic that tore through West Africa in 2014 claimed 11,310 lives, far more than any previous outbreak. A combination of factors contributed to its savagery, among them a mobile population, crumbling public health systems, official neglect and hazardous burial practices.<p>But new research …

Disease

How Do DIY DNA Testing Kits Work?

Over the last few months, I've been doing some serious navel gazing. Well, more like belly-button-bacteria sampling. And cheek swabbing. And spitting copiously into plastic tubes that I've then sent away in the U.S. mail. One day, a nurse even came to the ELLE office and removed several vials of …

DNA study lays bare devastating damage caused by smoking

Major investigation into root causes of cancer reveals how tobacco smoke mutates DNA and gives rise to more than a dozen types of tumour<p>The devastating impact of cigarette smoke on the body’s DNA has been laid bare by the first comprehensive study into the damage tobacco inflicts on human …

Cancer

34 Movies Guaranteed To Fuck With Your Head

"It literally gave me an existential crisis." This is a spoiler-free zone.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Universal Pictures