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Stronger muscles lead to stronger brain

A study led by the University of Sydney in Australia has found that gradually increasing muscle strength through activities such as weightlifting …

Exercise

9 Emerging Tech Trends That Will Start Generating Billions in 2017

Here are some of the emerging technologies that will make billions of dollars starting next year.<p>Companies worldwide will spend $3.5 trillion on IT in 2017, market research firm Gartner predicts.<p>Above all else, companies are expected to increase their spending on software and services (as opposed …

Tesla's self-driving future, and more in the week that was

Tesla is making several big announcements this month, and Elon Musk just delivered the first: From now on, all new Tesla cars will be self-driving. The electric automaker also teamed up with Panasonic to build solar panels for its Powerwall home battery, which it's set to update next week. …

Here's What Scientists Think The World Will Be Like in 2045

Still no hoverboards.<p>The world will be a very different place in 2045.<p>Predicting the future is fraught with challenges, but when it comes to …

Marijuana's effects on the body, brain, heart and sperm: All your weed questions answered

With five more states voting on whether or not to legalize recreational marijuana come November, millions more Americans are closer than ever to …

Researchers say giant asteroid to hit earth, but Nasa says not in the immediate future

Nasa refuted the claims made by other astronomers saying that Earth is likely to be hit by the deadly asteroid 2000 ET70.<p>A giant, mountain-sized and …

Asteroids

Want to Raise Down-to-Earth Kids? It Helps to Know a Little Psychology

Know the psychology of how kids become brats so you can effectively fight back.<p>The rap on young people is that they're entitled and narcissistic. They think the world revolves around them and owes them something. They're brats, basically.<p>Is this true?<p>Absolutely not, reply a whole host of …

Psychology

September 2016 was Warmest on Record by Narrow Margin : Earth Matters : Blogs

September 2016 was the warmest September in 136 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists …

Climate Change

Chemists accidentally turn carbon dioxide to ethanol in breakthrough study

In a fortuitous turn of events, researchers in Tennessee have turned carbon dioxide into ethanol in what they’re calling a "new twist to …

20th Century Fox Just Poured Big Money Into This Hot Virtual Reality Startup

Virtual reality is more than just a new way for hardcore video gamers to shoot robots or race each other on futuristic racetracks. Hollywood movie …

They learned the truth about their water a year ago. This is Flint now.

<b>Flint, Michigan (CNN) —</b> One year ago, the people of Flint, Michigan finally learned the truth about their water: It was tainted with lead and poisoning their kids.<p>The water crisis has changed Flint. The people living in this financially strapped city are finally getting the attention of key …

Bill Schuette

Scientists May Have Reactivated The Gene That Causes Neurons To Stop Growing

A Reactivation<p>It’s commonly believed that brain cells stop multiplying when our bodies become fully grown. Researchers from the German Centre for …

Neuroscience

If You Run Fast Enough You Can Shut Your Mind Up for a While

When I run, I think about everything. My mind wanders here and there and by the time I’m done, it often feels like I’ve found solutions for every …

Harvard Medical School

Photos: A visual history of virtual reality headsets (it ain’t always pretty)

You can see the future, but if you could only see yourself<p>In these heady days of tech innovation it’s easy to lose track of what’s important—and …

Augmented Reality

The best marijuana vaporizer for every type of person

Marijuana sales could hit $20 billion by 2020, with help from the ever-growing vaporizer market.<p>Vaping is an alternative to smoking that involves inhaling vapor from an electronic device. Some research suggests vaping is less harmful than lighting up because it doesn't require igniting a material …

Cannabis

NASA Already Says 2016 Will Be the Hottest Year on Record

It’s only October, but that doesn’t seem to matter: NASA is basically sure 2016 will go down as the hottest year in recorded history. Unless a rogue …

What To Expect At The (Delayed) Tesla Announcement

Making us wait, Elon? This better be good...<p>We still have a day's wait until the Tesla announcement, and speculation is running high about what we'll see, and why the event, which was scheduled for Monday, has been delayed.<p>Asking Elon Musk what the delay is all about would be a waste of time: Musk …

Tesla

Hacked email shows Tim Cook, Bill Gates suggested as VP choices for Clinton

It’s not just Republicans who saw the allure of elevating a prominent business leader to the executive branch in 2016. A leaked email from Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman, released by the group WikiLeaks on Tuesday, shows that her team mentioned the names of Tim Cook, Bill Gates, Melinda Gates …

Government

Which of These 6 Types of Entrepreneur Are You?

Social scientists test 30,000 entrepreneurs and find most of us fit into one of these six profiles.<p>What type of entrepreneur are you?<p>Hopefully a successful one, amirite? Maybe the billionaire kind.<p>Well, if you're not today, you could be someday! And knowing what type of entrepreneur you are just …

Electric bike motors: everything you need to know

Once you have got the bike and the battery, there’s one last thing you need to make an electric bike: the motor<p>There are different kind of motors …

Epic: Self-Improvement: 11 Proven Ways to Increase Your Willpower and Self-Discipline

<i>You're continuously looking for ways to self-improve but none of these tips worked for you just because your willpower is low. This article has set</i> …

Tim Ferriss

10 Weekend habits of highly successful entrepreneurs

Share168<p>Tweet<p>Share250<p>+18<p>Shares 426<p>Successful entrepreneurs know that good habits don’t start on Monday and end on Friday. Entrepreneurs expect to …

Time Management

A startup that uses artificial intelligence to stop banks dealing with terrorists raised $8.2 million

London-based ComplyAdvantage has raised the sum from top European venture capital fund Balderton. The money will be put towards opening a New York office and expanding into the US.<p>ComplyAdvantage uses machine learning and artificial intelligence technology to help finance firms do legal checks on …

Venture Capital

This robot sweats to keep cool

Just like human muscles, the motors that drive a humanoid robot generate a lot of heat. But unlike humans, robots haven’t had the chance to evolve cooling mechanisms like sweat—until now.<p>A robot built by the University of Tokyo tackles the problem of overheating by sweating water through its metal …

Robotics

The Ugly Truth About Being an Entrepreneur

I’m here to give it to you straight friends: the gritty truth about being an entrepreneur.<p>Many individuals would gladly sacrifice the 9–5 grind for a …

Microsoft HoloLens finally comes to the UK

Almost two years since its big reveal, Microsoft's HoloLens is finally available to pre-order in the UK - but only to businesses and …

Hyperloop One and Dubai Future Accelerators will build the first ‘hyperloop for cargo’

Back in August there were clear signs that Hyperloop One (HO) might be building its super fast transportation system at the Jebel Ali port in Dubai. The Royalty-led government of the United Arab Emirates and the CEO of DP World, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, appeared to be entertaining the idea of a …

Checkmate, Apple: Why Google’s Pixel is a genius move for Android

Google is drawing a line under the Nexus brand and opening up a fresh front in the smartphone wars. The Google Pixel and Pixel XL are the first …

Mobile Technology

Astronomers Just Found a Second ‘Dyson Sphere’ (‘Alien’) Star

Amongst the far reaches of space, there resides a mysterious alien star whose odd variations in brightness and tendency to dim inexplicably have left …