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Al Smith V: Trump 'crossed the line and took it a little too far' at Catholic roast

The Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation dinner got “a little uncomfortable” Thursday evening, Alfred E. Smith V said Friday.<p>Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both addressed the crowd at the annual roast and Catholic fundraiser, though the Republican presidential nominee was repeatedly booed for …

Government

Solar And Wind Energy May Be Nice, But How Can We Store It?

Renewable energy like solar and wind is booming across the country as the costs of production have come down. But the sun doesn't always shine, and the wind doesn't blow when we need it to.<p>This challenge has sparked a technology race to store energy — one that goes beyond your typical battery.<p><b>Heat</b> …

Clean Energy

A New Study Says People With Higher IQs Are Happier With Less Social Interaction

Maybe that's why you're such a homebody.<p>While the average person is happier with a large friend circle, new research reveals those with higher IQs are better off with a small one.<p>Evolutionary psychologists Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics and Norman Li of Singapore Management …

Social Sciences

5 Classics Every Entrepreneur Should Make Time to Read | Inc.com

There are a few books out there that have stood the test of time in the business world. They helped shape the industry years ago, and they continue to remain true to this day. If you have high aspirations for yourself and haven't read these five books, you are doing yourself a disservice. They are …

Self-improvement

Global ocean monitoring program struggling to stay afloat, warn scientists

The Argo array of ocean floats supported by 31 countries has ‘revolutionised’ our understanding of the oceans but its future is uncertain<p>Right now, roughly a kilometre below the surface of an ocean near you, a yellow cylinder about the size of a golf bag is taking measurements of the temperature …

Climate Change

"Genetic Scissors" Could Completely Eliminate HIV From Cells

A snipping enzyme edits DNA with no mistakes<p>Thanks to the cocktail of drugs that make up antiretroviral therapy, HIV is no longer a death sentence. But there are downsides to antiretroviral therapy—taking the treatment for many years is expensive, increases drug resistance, and could cause adverse …

Antimatter Space Propulsion Possible Within A Decade, Say Physicists

Dreams of antimatter space propulsion are closer to reality than most rocket scientists could ever imagine, says former Fermilab physicist Gerald Jackson. In fact, if money were no object, he says an antimatter-driven spacecraft prototype could be tested within a decade. To that end, next month, …

Physics

Michigan Governor On Water Crisis: 'We Will Fix This'

Embattled Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said Tuesday of the water contamination crisis in the city of Flint, "I am sorry; we will fix this." Snyder addressed the debacle in his State of the State address.<p>Snyder is facing calls for his resignation over claims that he mishandled the crisis, in which pipe …

Water

PETA congratulates Tesla for offering 'all-vegan' Model X

PETA has congratulated electric car maker Tesla for offering "all vegan" interiors for its Model X SUV. The animal rights group, which is a Tesla shareholder, says it asked the company's CEO Elon Musk about the possibility of using synthetic leather last year, and has since "been working with …

Tesla

Are You 'Intelligent' Enough to Be an Entrepreneur?

Many people feel that they just aren’t smart enough to be an entrepreneur, yet there seems to be no convincing evidence that a high IQ is a …

Entrepreneurship

Russia arms Hezbollah with long-range missiles in return for intelligence in Syria, reports say

Russia is secretly providing arms to the Lebanese Shiite militant group Hezbollah, which sides with the Assad regime in Syria, in return for …

12 science-backed tricks for appearing smarter than you are

But that doesn't mean you can't <i>appear</i> to look more intelligent.<p>In fact, there are plenty of science-backed ways to convince others that you're a modern-day Einstein.<p>We rounded up 12 of them, so you can impress everyone from your beau to your boss with your seeming brainpower.

Psychology

Indonesia kills one militant after attack, search for more | Reuters

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian police killed one suspected militant and arrested two more in raids across the country on Friday, a day after an attack by Islamic State suicide bombers and gunmen in the heart of the Southeast Asian nation’s capital.<p>Just seven people were killed in Thursday’s …

Extremism

Margaret Cho on Fashion Police: J.Lo "Can Pee on Me Anytime"

Margaret was definitely inspired by J.Lo's gorgeous yellow gown.<p>Leave it Margaret Cho to make the absolute best, most jaw-dropping comment during <i>Fashion Police'</i>s recap of the Golden Globes. On Monday night, the show returned to once again trash and celebrate the gowns and outfits of all your …

The most expensive material in the world costs $145 million per gram

Scientists at Oxford University in the UK announced that a spin-off lab called Designer Carbon Materials is now producing endohedral fullerenes, and they recently sold off their first sample of the material to the tune of $US 32,000 for 200 micrograms (1 microgram = one-millionth of a gram), which …

Chemistry

Why a rumor about the discovery of something Einstein predicted 100 years ago is going viral

Right now, the rumor is just that. The scientists to which the rumor refers work at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) and told Business Insider that there is no basis for such a claim, yet.<p>"We are still taking data, and we won't finish analyzing and reviewing results …

LIGO

Mini bioreactor makes life-saving drugs in the field

Paramedics and field medics can patch up some wounds on the spot, but they're usually stuck if they have to administer specialized drugs. What if you need medicine that health care workers don't have on hand? You might not have to rush back to the hospital in the future. Researchers have created …

Scientists invent the world's first microchip powered by biological systems

Researchers at Columbia University have successfully created the world’s first computer chip powered by an isolated chemical biological process. …

Nanotech

Google Glass 2.0 is real, and here are photos to prove it

Photos that Google filed with the FCC show the device inside and out.<p>The next generation of Google Glass, Google's head-mounted wearable display, is the real deal.<p>A filing to the Federal Communications Commission, the U.S. government body that must review and approve personal electronics like …

Google Glass

Tesla’s New Gigafactory is Entirely 'Off-Grid' and Powered by 100% Renewable Energy

Elon Musk, CEO and product architect of the company Tesla Motors, is an entrepreneur not only interested in making money, but also advancing …

13 Beauty Trends to Look Forward to in 2016

Heavy contouring is out, y'all.<p>Contouring had a huge moment in 2015 — remember clown contouring and henna contouring? — but the pendulum is going in the other direction in 2016. Makeup is going to go au naturel. Read on for 13 beauty trends you can look forward to next year.<p><b>1. Smoky Eyes:</b> Sexy, …

This Is Your Brain on Exercise: Why Physical Exercise (Not Mental Games) Might Be the Best Way to Keep Your Mind Sharp

In the United States and the UK, we've seen the emergence of a multibillion-dollar brain training industry, premised on the idea that you can improve …

The Brain

Audi just unveiled a new electric car that should worry Tesla

At its Tuesday press event at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt, the Volkswagen subsidiary finally revealed a ton of details about its all-electric concept car, the e-tron quattro, and it looks like Tesla could be getting some serious competition.<p>With its long range, fast-charging …

Driverless Cars

Zuckerberg, Gates lead 'Breakthrough' coalition on clean energy

An elite group of private investors including Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson and Mark Zuckerberg have formed a coalition to help companies …

Bill Gates

Amazon shows off new prototype delivery drone

Known as Prime Air, the futuristic delivery system will get packages to customers in under 30 minutes, according to the new video presented by Jeremy Clarkson<p>Amazon has launched a video showing off its new prototype drone, an unmanned aerial vehicle which can get packages to customers within 30 …

Fantastic Beasts: Eddie Redmayne costume has Daniel Radcliffe jealous

Daniel Radcliffe is jealous of Eddie Redmayne — not necessarily because he’s the new face of the <i>Harry Potter</i> movie universe with <i>Fantastic Beasts and</i> …

M.I.A. embarks on a refugee's journey in her new 'Borders' video

She's climbing fences and boarding crowded boats<p>M.I.A. released new single "Borders" last week, and she's followed up the song's availability with a self-directed video that tackles Europe's refugee crisis head-on. She performs in front of snaking lines of refugees made to climb wire fences and …

North Africa