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Ring brings ancient Viking, Islamic civilizations closer together

More than a century after its discovery in a ninth century woman’s grave, an engraved ring has revealed evidence of close contacts between Viking Age …

Archaeology

Scientists record HIV moving through a living body - ExtremeTech

By on October 2, 2015 at 9:46 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>HIV is what’s known as a …

Rooftop aquaponic 'Farmlab' uses tilapia fish to grow edible plants

Urban farming has been gaining popularity these days in NYC, but a Brooklyn-based company is taking the verdant practice to new heights–literally. …

Solar Cells Will be Made Obsolete by 3D rectennas aiming at 40-to-90% efficiency

Solar Cells Will be Made Obsolete by 3D rectennas aiming at 40-to-90% efficiency<p>Right now efficiency is only one percent, but professor Baratunde …

From dirt poor to billionaire — the incredible rags-to-riches story of fashion legend Ralph Lauren

On Tuesday, the fashion legend announced he would step down as CEO from his iconic brand Polo Ralph Lauren.<p>He will stay with the company as its executive chairman and chief creative officer.<p>Lauren has an estimated net worth of $6 billion.<p>Long before he became a fashion icon, he was Ralph Lipschitz, …

The One Trick To Improve Your Sex Life

<b>So what if you’re married? Sex doesn’t have to be such a struggle.</b><p>Everyday, at least three times a day, I get an email from a concerned spouse …

Architects in Ho Chi Minh City were asked to design a university campus. The outcome is magnificent.

Here is Vietnam.<p>It occupies the easternmost coast of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.<p>Here is Ho Chi Minh City (also known as …

Scientists shatter distance record for teleporting quantum data

Quantum teleportation, the act of reconstructing quantum data somewhere else, is impressive just by itself. However, scientists at the US' National Institute of Standards and Technology have managed to one-up that feat. They've broken the distance record for quantum teleportation by transferring …

Ghana's top undercover journalist masters disguise to expose corruption

Judiciary rattled by documentary containing secret footage of 34 judges accepting bribes in exchange for passing lower sentences<p>Anas Aremeyaw Anas, one of Africa’s most intrepid undercover journalists, has a range of tools he uses when he tries to expose corruption.<p>He owns an array of wigs, …

Wesleyan students boycott student newspaper over publication of ‘Black Lives Matter’ critique

The op-ed, "Why Black Lives Matter Isn't What You Think," drew fury around campus, and The Argus was accused of supporting institutional racism.<p>The op-ed, written by staff writer Bryan Stascavage, questioned the legitimacy of the Black Lives Matter movement, and pointed out that some people want it …

Aaron D'Innocenzo Built this Green Desert Home by Himself in Eight Years

1/7<p>Jackrabbit Wash by Aaron D'Innocenzo<p>It's always so inspiring to learn about people who build their own homes, but it's rare to hear about a person …

Architecture

The Tricky Encryption That Could Stump Quantum Computers

On August 11, the National Security Agency updated an obscure page on its website with an announcement that it plans to shift the encryption of …

57 Vintage Photos Of Couples That Will Make You Believe In Love

Love is real, guys!

Falling In Love Isn’t Supposed To Be Like This

By Deanna Emanuelle,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1UpVklI<p>Falling in love isn’t supposed to be like this. It is supposed to be flowers and walks on …

Dismaland's a hit, but how are Banksy's New York works holding up?

Photograph: Scott Christian for the Guardian<p>Banksy’s Heart Balloon was cut out of its home in Brooklyn.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/7/1441653609580/dce0b82b-9f92-4f08-9407-b58f8555edd9-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Scott Christian for the …

How to start an interesting conversation with anyone

Stop making people think and start making them feel.Gvahim/Flickr<i>How can I start an interesting conversation?​ originally appeared as a question on Quora. Below we are republishing an answer from Julian Reisinger, founder of Love Life Solved.</i><p>The most interesting conversations aren't about news, or …

The first step toward finding gravitational waves in space will be launched this year

The LISA pathfinder will soon begin a six-month technology demonstration<p>Scientists are one step closer to detecting gravitational waves — ripples in the fabric of spacetime predicted by Albert Einstein in 1915. The LISA Pathfinder, the European spacecraft that houses the technology needed to detect …

First 3D map of Earth's interior shows where volcanoes come from

It's no secret that Earth's volcanoes are the result of magma rising through the planet's mantle, but have you wondered just where those 'roots' run? UC Berkeley can provide an answer. It just created the first-ever detailed 3D map of the Earth's interior by studying the path of seismic waves. The …

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Witness the pride and elegance of West African photo portraits from the past 100 years

Almost as soon as photography arrived on the African continent in the 1840s, local artists and studios began adapting the medium to match their own visual traditions and tastes. Those images are now on display at a new exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, <i>In and Out of the</i> …

Art

Stop the Bulls**t

Let's get real, and stop the bulls**t! Republican Party political leaders, Fox TV and conservative radio talk show hosts should know better.<p>The <i>New York Times</i> noted in a recent editorial that they are...<p>"... trying to demonize the protest movement that has sprung up in response to the all-too-common …

Meet Mark, the crazy genius who designed an airplane while drunk

A US college student got very drunk and designed an entire plane. His friend’s tweet about it has gone viral and been retweeted more than 30,000 times. We talk to the guys …<p>The news is, to put it mildly, pretty depressing recently – social media equally so. Twitter timelines are filled with the …

Social Media

7 Things We Truly Miss About Old-School Dating

Ah, the good old days.<p>Many of us remember, appreciate and long for the days of traditional dating. You know, proper courting. Yes, way before the world of swiping left and right, meeting solely for the purpose of one-night stands and the agony that is online dating, the game of love had, well, …

MAD Architects Complete Passive Solar Ordos Museum Inspired by the Gobi Desert

1/7<p>MAD Architects Ordos Museum<p>The futuristic curved metal Ordos Museum in China’s Inner Mongolia Region is finally complete. Designed in 2005 by MAD …

Architecture

An unlikely outsider could be the one who takes down Donald Trump

With millions watching, retired neurosurgeon and Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson delivered perhaps the most memorable moment of the first GOP debate with his closing statement.<p>His routine was charming: While other candidates listed their political or business accomplishments, Carson …