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10 subtle signs you're smarter than you think you are

You might be surprised to know which of your quirks can reveal your inner genius.<p>1. You accept that there are plenty of things you don't know<p>You may think that pretending you know everything, even when you don't, makes you come across as smarter. But in reality, people who aren't afraid to be …

Stress in fathers may alter sperm and affect behaviour in offspring

Stressed fathers may end up with changes to their sperm that could affect behaviour in their offspring, research in mice has shown.<p>Previous work by the team found that male mice who were exposed to a mildly stressful event, such as being restrained, produced sperm that was richer in certain types …

Neuroscience

Why Paying Your Team Members the Way Tesla Pays Elon Musk Will Improve Their Performance

The unconventional compensation plan provides incentives to drive results and stick around.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>"Build me a rocket.<br>The heaviest, most powerful one ever.<br>And let's launch it.<br>And stick a cherry-red Tesla car inside.<br>And be able to reach Pluto."</i><p>In …

Tesla Autopilot: early test shows improvements w/ latest ‘silky smooth’ control algorithm and cyclist detection

While the wide over-the-air rollout of Tesla’s latest Autopilot 2.0 update, which was planned for last weekend, has been delayed, some owners were still able to get it and test it on the road.<p>We get a look at what CEO Elon Musk described as a “smooth as silk” control algorithm.<p>On top of the new …

First ever close-up footage of DNA replication will have experts rewriting science textbooks

For the first time, scientists have recorded DNA replication in real time. The scientists extracted DNA from E. coli bacteria, dyed it, and then watched the DNA replicate itself. The footage, alone, is fascinating. But the real shocker comes with what scientists discovered from the footage. They …

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Tesla In 2017: Model 3, New Autopilot, Solar Roof And Other Developments Expected From The Company

It wouldn’t be wrong to say that 2016 was a bit of a rollercoaster for Tesla. The company ventured into electricity generation with its Solar Roof …

12 Things to Add to 2018 For a Healthier, Happier Year

In the New Year, there are some things you should cut back on to be healthier, but also so many things you should add in. The best part? They're so simple — and many of them cost absolutely nothing. Try adding more of each of these to your day-to-day in 2018 to make this year so much better than …

Wellness

Humans can now move complex robot arms just by thinking

Most robotic arm systems required a very complex and very invasive brain implant… until now. Researchers at the University of Minnesota have created a new system that requires only a sexy helmet and a bit of thinking, paving the way to truly mind-controlled robotic tools.<p>“This is the first time in …

Tesla owners who leave cars at Superchargers after charging will pay $0.40/minute

Tesla will begin charging owners who leave their cars at Supercharger stations after they have completed charging, the company announced today. The new fee is an attempt to increase turnover at the charging stations, which have become increasingly congested as more Teslas are sold.<p>After charging is …

Tesla made more money last quarter than the entire US oil industry made last year

While there are nuances to the claim made in this headline, it is technically true since Tesla announced that it turned a profit of $22 million last quarter while the US oil industry managed to lose $67 billion last year due to its inability to stomach lower gas prices, according to the U.S. Energy …

These are the cars Tesla hopes to release after the Model 3

Tesla may have become a household name thanks to the tremendous success of the Model S, but the company’s ambition for automotive domination …

Pacific Islanders Appear to Be Carrying The DNA of an Unknown Human Species

A third extinct human relative.<p>Hints of an unidentified, extinct human species have been found in the DNA of modern Melanesians - those living in a …

This Brilliant Teen Figured Out How to Make Clean Energy Using a Device That Costs $5

Amazing!<p>Maanasa Mendu thinks she’s cracked the code on how to make wind and solar energy affordable.<p>On Tuesday, Mendu - a 13-year-old from Ohio - won …

Here are some of the Hyperloop pods to compete on SpaceX’s 1-mile Hyperloop test track

About 2 dozen teams of students and engineers are creating hyperloop pods to compete and try to achieve the greatest speed and control on the 1-mile track for the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Design Competition. As we reported earlier this month, the track is quickly taking shape in front of SpaceX’s HQ in …

Elon Musk shared a video of Tesla's new self-driving car system in action

The video — shared by Musk on his Twitter profile on Wednesday — shows a Tesla vehicle driving itself on highways and urban streets without any human input.<p>A person sits behind the wheel of the car as it drives them to a Tesla office. When the vehicle arrives, it drops the person off at the …

Researchers Think They Know How to Make Your Brain Learn Like a Kid Again

Make our brains great again.<p>Kids have amazing brains. They can pick up two languages in early childhood just as easily as they can learn one. Early …

The new Harbin Opera House is a force of nature - CNN Style

Written by Kate Springer, CNN<p>The mind-bending ice sculptures at Harbin's annual winter festival may have put the northern Chinese city on the map. But this year, it's the new Harbin Opera House that's stealing the show.<p>From above, the blazing white 850,349-square-foot venue looks like an extension …

Why the market is freaking out about Tesla

This always seems to happen when there's a moment to reassess the electric-car maker's stock. On Sunday, Tesla announced that it had greatly exceeded delivery expectations for the third quarter, with 24,500 vehicles officially sold to customers.<p>That news didn't send the stock on a run. After a …

Tesla's Billion-Dollar Problem: Who Will Sell And Service All Those Cars?

California carmaker Tesla famously has plans for producing 500,000 of its electric cars by 2018, and a million of them two years later. This is a tall order for a company that made just 25,185 units in the third quarter of 2016, and which has an eye on making some 80,000 for the year. While Tesla’s …

Tesla

Neuroscience and psychology have rendered it basically unnecessary to have a soul

Many people today believe they possess a soul. While conceptions of the soul differ, many would describe it as an “invisible force that appears to animate us.”<p>It’s often believed the soul can survive death and is intimately associated with a person’s memories, passions and values. Some argue the …

Consciousness

This Drone Can Fly Forever Without a Battery

Want a drone to fly longer and farther? Give it a bigger battery. But that adds weight, which in turn reduces the drone’s flight time. It’s quite a …

Tesla integration of home charging station + energy storage + solar will change everything

Elon Musk has been leaving breadcrumbs about Tesla’s intention to reinvent the entire energy sector from generation of renewable energy with SolarCity to energy storage and consumption with Tesla. It looks like the company’s vision will be unveiled on or around October 28 when Tesla will make its …

Innovative Water-Gen machine harvests up to 825 gallons of clean water from thin air in a day

You might remember from grade school science class that water vapor is all around us, taking part in a continuous cycle that fills the clouds, lakes, …

San Francisco is getting tiny self-driving robots that could put delivery people out of a job

A robot that looks like the love child of an icebox and R2-D2 pulls up outside a house in San Francisco. The lid pops open, uncovering a box of pastries inside.<p>"I got a delivery from a little roaming cooler, it looks like," Julie O'Keefe, 67, tells the San Francisco Chronicle.<p>A recent test run of …

Tardigrades can live 30 years in a freezer and survive in space, and now we know why

Scientists discover adaptations to life in extreme environments in the tardigrade genome<p>Tardigrades — also known as "water bears" — are microscopic animals that can live through almost anything: 30 years in a freezer, rapid dehydration, boiling and freezing temperatures, massive doses of radiation, …

Six technologies that produce clean, safe drinking water

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>One in 10 people worldwide lack regular access to safe drinking water. In an effort to tackle this most basic humanitarian problem, engineers around the globe have developed a wide array of devices, large and small, that generate clean water. Each year, a slew of innovations aim to …

Water

Students can use the dark web to cheat their way through school

Today, students are hiring hackers on the darknet to attack their school servers with a Distributed Denial of Service. Kids these days.<p>"In the new digital era, students are looking to cheat the system just like those of the past," Daniel Smith, a security researcher at the cybersecurity company …

Prefab Housing Isn’t A Subculture Anymore, It’s A Necessity

In the fifth book of her “Prefabulous” series, author Sheri Koones hits upon “the ideal method” for building homes.<p>Housing trends come and go, but <i>Prefabulous Small Houses</i>, the latest book from prefab evangelist Sheri Koones, isn’t about a flavor of the month. She argues that this is the most …

Tesla's CTO Just Backed A Startup That Makes An Ice Battery

Tesla chief technology officer JB Straubel, the brains behind Tesla’s original idea to use lithium-ion batteries to power a car, has invested in a …