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NASA Scientist: I can get humans to Mars in a month

(NEWSER) <b></b>– A century ago, the first transatlantic took about 23 days. Soon, we could reach Mars in about as long. The key: perfecting laser technology.<p>NASA scientist Philip Lubin says that by swapping out the current fuel-based rocket propulsion system with one relying on photons would significantly …

Just When We Thought There Were No New Ways to Cook an Egg...

Just when we thought there were no new ways to cook an egg, along came this soft-boiled meal in a cup.<p>Who wouldn’t want to be coddled? The word alone conjures up visions of fluffy down comforters piled high on feather beds and amiable assistants whose entire life’s work is devoted to fluffing up …

The 100 best leadership and success books to read in your lifetime, according to Amazon

"We chose books to help people plan for their futures and/or deal better with their present," said Chris Schluep, senior books editor at Amazon.com. "The same book won't work for every situation, or every person, so you'll see titles sitting beside one another that might not normally share shelf …

Orlando City SC

The Extreme Diet of a Competitive Powerlifter (and Our Staff Photographer)

A week in the life our (very hungry) staff food photographer, Alex Lau.<p>Here at <i>Bon App</i> we get asked the question, "Do you actually eat all of the food?" all the time. The answer is "yes," we eat food like it's our job. (Because it is.)<p>But here's the thing: No one–and we mean <i>no one</i>–on our staff eats …

A Guide to Finding Cities With Nearly Identical Temperatures

A map tool reveals unexpected weather connections between far-flung cities.<p>If you’re planning to relocate but want to live somewhere with a near-exact temperature profile, where should you go?<p>That depends: Folks in San Francisco might choose San Luis Obispo 200 miles south, or Portugal’s Cabo …

Australian cosplay photographer turns cityscapes into pop-culture dreams

A self-taught cosplay photographer is receiving plenty of attention for his stunning takes on regular cityscapes.<p>Leigh Hyland, the Australian man …

Meet An Entrepreneur Who Doesn't Believe In Venture Capital

Entrepreneur Brian Pallas doesn’t believe in venture capital. His startup, Opportunity Network is funded entirely from private investors and business partners. The 28-year old hasn’t taken a penny of venture capital. Last year, when I first reported about Pallas’ success, ON was valued at $100m …

Venture Capital

7 Habits Of The Best Public Speakers

Want to nail that next presentation? Use these seven tips.<p>Whether it’s a keynote speech for thousands or a sales meeting for a dozen, we’ve all seen speakers who keep the audience hanging on every word—and those who have their audiences counting the minutes until they can leave the room. Some folks …

Mental illness is a result of misery, yet still we stigmatise it | Richard Bentall

Patients are being shunned in the mistaken belief they have biological defects. In fact the evidence shows that most have endured traumas<p>It matters how we talk and think about mental health. Get it wrong, and people can end up being misled, or even worse, hurt. Last week the BBC ran a …

Mental Health

NASA just released an incredible photo of Pluto’s frozen canyons

This time around, we get to see in detail some canyons on the surface, further evidence of tectonic activity on the dwarf planet billions of years ago.<p>The image, taken from a distance of 33,900 kilometers (21,100 miles), shows the north polar region of Pluto, with the North Pole labeled in the …

Solar System

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Personal Finance

We visited the most powerful rocket ever built — and it was even better than we expected

To this day, the Saturn V — a ticket into the history books during the '60s and early '70s — remains the only rocket capable of transporting humans beyond low-Earth orbit, where the International Space Station resides. And it's a monster.<p>We recently visited the never used, ready-for-flight Saturn V …

Space Travel

Billion-dollar startup CEOs get trapped by their own success, says one unicorn CEO

Unicorn is the tech-industry term for startups that have raised huge sums of venture capital money and are valued at $1 billion or more.<p>Benioff believes that unicorns aren't really worth their valuations, but that "they've manipulated the private markets to achieve these valuations." He says he's …

Startups

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Austria

IBM Engineer Quits His Job to Travel the World as an Instagram-Famous Photographer

If you had the chance to quit your job and pursue your passion, would you do it? Engineer-turned-photographer Eelco Roos seized the opportunity to follow his dream, and hasn't looked back since. The Dutch creative used to work as an IT specialist at IBM Amsterdam for 10 years, but increasing …

Photography

Digital images can't be trusted, says war photographer Don McCullin

Best known for moving pictures of Vietnam, McCullin says photography has been hijacked by digital cameras and art world<p>One of Britain’s most celebrated and respected photographers has lamented the digital domination of his field, calling it “a totally lying experience” that cannot be trusted.<p>Don …

Photography

How this high-net-worth venture capitalist is investing his money

Venture capitalist Boris Wertz got the investing bug as a teenager growing up in Germany when he entered the local bank's stock-picking contest. He didn't make much virtual money, but the wins and losses were intriguing enough for him to start following the stock listings in the local …

Over a thousand years ago, the sun exploded — and changed life on Earth forever

Not by aliens, but by a natural event—and it was very, very powerful.<p>Whatever it was, it subtly altered the chemistry of our planet's atmosphere, creating trace amounts of radioactive elements like chlorine-36, beryllium-10, and carbon-14.<p>And those provide the clue to what the event was: Those …

Particles

The Two Words You Should Never Ever Say To A Friend

These seemingly harmless utterings can send the message that you're just not that interested in being friends anymore<p><b>SPECIAL FROM</b><p>Actions may speak louder than words, but when it comes to friendship, words can have a definite—and not always positive—effect. Two words that are potential relationship …

New York University

Chris Hadfield on the great space discoveries of 2015

It has been an astonishing 12 months for space exploration. Chris Hadfield, the astronaut, discusses the awe-inspiring discoveries on Pluto, Mars and Saturn.<p>A year ago – almost to the day – Philae, a spacecraft the size of a washing machine, landed on Rosetta, a comet 316 million miles from home. …

Peak Plutonium-238? U.S. Starts Making Nuclear Fuel For Deep Space Missions

In the next two or three years, the U.S. Department of Energy will begin producing small quantities of a material known as plutonium-238 at refurbished federal nuclear facilities in Idaho and Tennessee.<p>When fully operational, the facilities will be able to produce a little more than three pounds of …

Nuclear Energy

NASA has figured out how Mars was stripped clean of water

What happened to Mars’ atmosphere? NASA thinks it knows.<p>Around 3.7 to 4.2 billion years ago, the red planet’s atmosphere was the same size or bigger than the Earth’s, but today it’s about 100 times thinner than on our planet. The answer, it turns out, is blowing in the wind.<p>Solar winds, to be …

Particles

Want to Be Successful? Quit Searching for Answers.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you give me to the end of the paragraph, I’ll tell you the secret to success. Ready? Are you sure? OK, good. Here you go: Quit reading. There’s no such thing.<p>Think I’m kidding? No way. I’m totally serious. In fact, if I could be sure …

User Generated Content

Who wants to be an intrapreneur? Seven must-have traits

Intrapreneurs, entrepreneurial spirits who prefer to work for an employer, should be open to risk and masters of persuasion<p>Intrapreneurs are entrepreneurial spirits who prefer to play an active role in helping their employer to innovate and grow rather than run the risks associated with starting …

Startups

Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

Global economy will be transformed over next 20 years at risk of growing inequality, say analysts<p>A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for …

Globalization

Trans-Pacific Partnership: vast trade deal made public

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1198000/1198286_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534429261_a4869dac5342dac186ab63f684b26cb3<p><b>The long-awaited text of the landmark trade deal called the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has been released to the public for the first time.</b><p>The …

Trans-Pacific Partnership

HTC throws shade at Apple in least subtle commercial ever

HTC's latest flagship, the all-aluminum HTC One A9, has been repeatedly called out for its similarity to the iPhone 6. Now, HTC's commercial for the …

Anonymous posts Ku Klux Klan alleged sympathisers list

<b>The hackers' collective Anonymous has shared details of hundreds of alleged sympathisers of the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan (KKK) on the internet.</b><p>Anonymous said the data was "a form of resistance" against racial violence.<p>The KKK last year threatened to use "deadly force" against those protesting …

Ku Klux Klan

Centuries-old coffins, skeletons found under New York street

NEW YORK (AP) — Two centuries-old burial vaults discovered beneath a street in the heart of New York University's campus by workers replacing a water …

Archaeology