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'Mad Honey' and 4 Other Naturally Occurring Psychedelics

Natural doesn't always mean better, though.<p>Nature is full of drugs. For various reasons, evolutionary forces have led certain plants, fungi, and even …

Psychedelia

10 Facts About Bitcoin You Should Know

Author: Matt Cochrane | March 28, 2018<p>Source: Getty Images<p>1 of 12<p>All aboard the crypto-coaster<p>The biggest investment story of the past 12 months has …

Bitcoin

The web will soon be a little safer with the approval of this new security standard

Hear that? It’s almost as if thousands of spooks and hackers suddenly cried out at once… The Internet Engineers Task Force has just unanimously approved a security framework that will make encrypted connections on the web faster and more resistant to snooping.<p>It’s called Transport Layer Security …

Encryption

Exclusive: ‘I’ve never seen anything like it.’ Video of mating deep-sea anglerfish stuns biologists

Anglerfish, with their menacing gape and dangling lure, are among the most curious inhabitants of the deep ocean. Scientists have hardly ever seen …

Zoology

Want to Become a Consultant? There's an App for That. Actually, There Are 3.

If you have skills that others need, consider the apps Clarity, Moonlighting and Upwork.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're a seasoned entrepreneur, you're likely expert at something other entrepreneurs need help with -- be it complex accounting issues, or how to …

Small Business

21 Facts That Will Remind You How Complex The Universe Really Is

"The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper."

Universe

Is This the Next "Big Thing" in Marijuana?

This potential market opportunity could significantly expand demand for marijuana.<p>Medical marijuana is legal throughout Canada and in most U.S. …

DARPA Is Funding Time Crystal Research

You probably scratched your head last year if you read about time crystals, likely 2017's most esoteric, widely covered popular science story. Even …

Quantum Mechanics

Stephen Hawking had pinned his hopes on 'M-theory' to fully explain the universe—here's what it is

Rumour has it that Albert Einstein spent his last few hours on Earth scribbling something on a piece of paper in a last attempt to formulate a theory …

Physics

This stock could be like buying Amazon for $3.19

Facebook’s Billionaire CEO Mark Zuckerberg stunned investors with his bold claim about a radical tech breakthrough.<p><b>Zuckerberg said this tech is “the coolest thing I’ve ever seen.”</b><p>And Zuckerberg is putting his money where his mouth is…he’s already invested $2.3 billion to get in early.<p>Now, I don’t …

Investing

New virus strain behind HIV explosion in the Philippines

A more aggressive and drug-resistant HIV subtype is behind skyrocketing HIV infection rates in the Philippines. Epidemiologist Edsel Salvana tells DW …

It's Going to Get Easier to Make Money the Next 5 to 10 Years, and It's Because of These 5 Technologies

From cryptocurrencies to mobile pay, today's innovations have me excited for the future of our wallets.<p>As an entrepreneur and an angel investor, I get really excited about the future of personal finance.<p>As new technologies develop, from cryptocurrencies to virtual wallets, I see advantages for …

Personal Finance

12 Science Trivia Questions People Always Get Wrong

If you can answer 50 percent of these science trivia questions correctly, you may be a genius.<p>You might think that this is a trick science trivia …

Science

These sculptures combine interactive art and quantum science

Julian Voss-Andreae's work takes the human body and twists it through the lens of quantum physics.<p>With a direct focus on the wave-particle duality, …

Antarctica's seafloor is teeming with life, rare submersible footage shows

The TV series <i>Planet Earth</i> and <i>Our Blue Planet</i> have provided us with some of the most jaw-dropping nature footage ever captured.<p>For BBC America's <i>Planet</i> …

No Refrigeration Necessary: New Tech for Everlasting Shelf-Life

There’s hope for a tastier, healthier, more robust tomorrow: high-tech new food preservation methods that fend off the bad stuff (bacteria, spoilage) …

Emerging Technology

Netgear's Nighthawk X6 wireless router is down to its lowest price at $130

The Netgear R7900 Nighthawk X6 wireless router is down to $129.99 on Amazon. This deal is thanks to a price drop to $150 with a $20 off on-page …

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

Stephen Hawking thinks he knows what happened before the beginning of time

Neil deGrasse Tyson asks him to weigh in.<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson’s show <i>Star Talk</i> is ending its fourth season with a bang—a big one. <i>The</i> big one, to be precise. The show, filmed at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, features famous astrophysicist Tyson interviewing …

Here’s how Apple could overhaul ‘macOS 11’ w/ a redesign, universal apps, and more [Gallery]

A new concept today from designer Álvaro Pabesio imagines how Apple could dramatically overhaul macOS when it finally makes the jump to ‘macOS 11.’ The concept depicts a redesigned menu bar with an iOS-like Control Center, as well as universal apps, a system-wide dark mode, and much more.<p>In this …

Google's new Song Maker tool lets you create original music right in your browser

Google believes you don't have to be a virtuoso to make decent music as evident by their Chrome Music Lab initiative. If you're not aware, Chrome …

Caught on Camera: Ancient Greenland Sharks

<i>The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research.</i><p>The Greenland shark is one …

Greenland

The top ten mistakes that make life easy for cyber-criminals

Russian hackers have managed to get into the German government's computers. We don't know exactly how they did it. But we do know which common …

I Met Giant Machine Monsters In The Woods

Hello, my name is Konti a photographer based in Dunaújváros, Hungary.<p>The town, which was established in the heart of Hungary in the middle of the …

China's hypersonic aircraft would fly from Beijing to New York in two hours

The double-wing plane just aced wind tunnel tests at speeds of nearly 5,600 miles per hour.<p>A team of researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have tested a hypersonic plane in a wind tunnel to speeds of Mach 7, or 5,600 miles per hour, according a paper published (PDF) in the Chinese journal</i> …

Science Focus Podcast: The future of humanity with Michio Kaku

This week, we speak to theoretical physicist Michio Kaku about the future of humanity, how we’re going to terraform Mars, why the modern space race …

Arctic warming: scientists alarmed by 'crazy' temperature rises

Record warmth in the Arctic this month could yet prove to be a freak occurrence, but experts warn the warming event is unprecedented<p>An alarming heatwave in the sunless winter Arctic is causing blizzards in Europe and forcing scientists to reconsider even their most pessimistic forecasts of climate …

Global Warming

There's No One Way to Explain How Flying Works

Let's be clear—airplanes are complicated. Sure, it's entirely possible to get a piece of paper and fold it in a particular way so that it flies. But …

20 Mind-Boggling Facts About Quantum Computing Everyone Should Read

The dream of “quantum computing” – harnessing the power of quantum-level mechanics in order to create computers far faster and more powerful than any available today – came a step closer to reality recently.<p>Microsoft and Google both have just announced that they are expecting to reach key …

Quantum Computing

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Plex VR, Google Pay

Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found …