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Google I/O 2016: A recap of everything you need to know

Google I/O 2016 winds down today, and it’s been a packed three days of announcements, demos, and teasers. One thing we know for sure is that nothing announced this week will be readily available soon, which is a bummer – but here’s a look at what we can expect from Google for the rest of the …

What's It Like to Be In a Band When You're Living With Bipolar Disorder?

"When you’re manic," explains Patrick Stickles from Titus Andronicus, "it can be dangerous to have a lot of people respond to it positively."<p><i>- - -</i><p>Lots of music about misery is, well, it’s miserable. Most of the songs that soundtracked my years of teenage angst were explicitly sad in a very specific …

Mental Health

Alabama city: Use bathrooms matching biological sex or face 6 months in jail

<b>(CNN) —</b> Transgender people in Oxford, Alabama, could now face six months in jail for using restrooms labeled for the gender with which they identify.<p>The Oxford City Council passed an ordinance this week saying residents must use public restrooms corresponding with their biological sex. The move …

LGBTQI

Aerojet Rocketdyne Wins $67M Contract for Solar-Electric Drive for Missions to Mars

NASA announced this week that it has picked Aerojet Rocketdyne Inc. to design a next-generation space propulsion system powered by the sun. The …

Space Exploration

Deadline Nears For Negotiators To Reach Deal On Climate Change

At the U.N. climate summit in Paris, negotiators have 48 hours until their deadline to reach a deal on global warning. NPR has the latest from the summit.<p>Transcript<p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:<p>At the U.N. Climate Summit in Paris, negotiators have 48 hours until their deadline to reach a deal on global …

Climate

If There Are Aliens In That Megastructure, They Aren't Pointing Lasers At Us

Another study fails to find evidence for E.T. around star KIC 8462852<p>A mystery is circling around the star KIC 846285. Hundreds of light-years away, the star's light dims by as much as 22 percent, and in erratic patterns. It can't be a planet, so astronomers' best guess is that a messy family of …

Aliens

#Earth Art: Astronaut Tweets Startling Views of Australia - NBC News

NBC

New Features Of Jupiter's Great Red Spot Revealed In 4K Video

A portrait of the planet in high-resolution<p>Every year, the Hubble Space Telescope snaps a family portrait of the Solar System. It images each planet in detail, giving scientists a chance to spot any changes over time.<p>Jupiter is the first to get its new close-up, and the new ultra-HD 4K images have …

Astronomy

Drone Video: The Gigantic New Telescope China's Building To Hunt Aliens

Making FAST progress<p>Bigger is better when it comes to radio telescopes--and China is building the biggest.<p>China began constructing the world's largest and most sensitive radio telescope this past summer. New drone footage released by China Central Television shows they are making rapid progress. …

Puerto Rico

Elon Musk To Stephen Colbert: Nuclear Weapons Could Terraform Mars

Is he a supervillain?<p>Elon Musk has often been compared to Tony Stark. The billionaire entrepreneur is the brains behind SpaceX’s reusable rockets, Tesla’s electric cars, and the solar power provider SolarCity. But last night when comedian Stephen Colbert pressed Musk to decide whether he’s a …

Stephen Colbert

The Latest: GOP nominee for governor says he supports clerk

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — The latest on a Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue marriage licenses despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling against her (all times local):<p>6 p.m.<p>Kentucky's Republican nominee for governor said he absolutely supports a county clerk that is refusing to issue marriage …

LGBTQI

SpaceX Has Pinpointed The Problem That Caused The Falcon9 Rocket To Crash Land

On Saturday, January 10, we deemed SpaceX's most recent rocket landing test a success because, although the rocket landed too hard, it successfully maneuvered its way to a tiny floating target in a vast ocean from 50 miles above the surface.<p>But that wasn't the hoped-for success of the landing — …

Space Travel

Six science stories we can't wait to follow in 2015

Some serious groundwork has been laid. Some amazing instruments are turning on. Some incredible destinations are in sight. If you ask us, 2015 is going to be an awesome year in science.<p>From solar system exploration to new adventures in particle physics to the possible defeat of a microscopic foe, …

How LEDs Are Going To Replace Our Lights

Decades-old technology, now making streets brighter for less<p>In December, the Nobel Prize for physics went to the team behind a significant invention: the blue light-emitting diode (LED). While red and green LEDs have been around since the 1960s, figuring out how to make blue diodes bright enough …

Nobel Prize

10 Energy Breakthroughs of 2014 That Could Change Your Life

Hoverboards aside, 10 technologies debuted to save energy—and the planet.<p><b>From a new kind of light bulb to a carbon-removing power plant, a dazzling array of new technologies debuted this year that promise to save energy and help fight global warming.</b><p>They're not just gee-whiz hoverboards—levitating …

10 Best Chrome Extensions You May Not Have Tried

Beste Chrome extensions<p>I’m a huge fan of adding functionality to my browser, and we’ve featured some great extensions to supercharge Chrome in the past. Here are a few more Chrome extensions that you might not have heard of, but are certainly worth a try.<p>Jot<p>If you’re constantly working in your …

Raising The Roof: Tesla Opens The Era Of The Upgradeable Car

Fulfilling a promise CEO Elon Musk made back in June, Tesla unwrapped an after-Christmas present for owners of its original Roadster sports car yesterday. A series of three upgrades — to the battery pack, the tires and the aerodynamics — that the company calls “Roadster 3.0” will increase the …

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

<b>1. "The Interview" has become the biggest online movie ever released by Sony, pulling in more than $15 million from over 2 million downloads.</b> Sony Pictures Entertainment originally said it would not release the film over terrorism fears following a suspected North Korea cyberattack on the</b> …

Top 10

Airline pilots face sunbed levels of UV radiation in cockpits

Spending 56 minutes behind the controls at 30,000 feet is the equivalent of 20 minutes on a sunbed, the University of California has found<p>Airline pilots often boast enviable tans, but it may not be from the exotic locations that they travel between, but from spending too much time in the cockpit, …

Diagnose An Ear Infection With A Smartphone Accessory

Now ear this<p>Is there anything that's worse than having a child who <i>might</i> be suffering from an ear infection? (Other, of course, than being said child.) A new device hopes to make those cases easier to diagnose by taking advantage of the powers of your smartphone.<p>Like the Peek Portable Eye Exam Kit, …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple's (Product) RED Holiday Campaign Raised $20 Million to Fight AIDS

For this year's World AIDS Day campaign, Apple ran several (Product) RED promotions, providing a (RED) section in the App Store and donating a portion of all retail and online sales from Friday, November 28 and Monday, December 1.<p>According to an email Apple CEO Tim Cook sent out to Apple employees …

Apple May Be in Trouble Over iPhone Sales Tactics in Canada

Apple is being investigated in Canada to ascertain whether the company used its influence over the market to promote the sale of iPhones in the country, reports Reuters.<p>The Federal Court of Canada has agreed to order Apple to hand over documents to the Competition Bureau, which said that Apple may …

Have scientists found first sign of Dark Matter?

A signal picked up by Dutch and Swiss scientists is thought to be the first phsical evidence of Dark Matter<p>It was first theorised more than 70 years ago, but after decades of searching, scientists believe they have seen the first sign of elusive Dark Matter.<p>Researchers have picked up unexpected …

Dark Matter

Did the Big Bang create a parallel universe where time goes backwards?

Radical new research suggests that at the same time the Big Bang created our universe, another where time goes in the opposite direction was also born<p>A scientific breakthrough could redefine how the universe is understood.<p>Radical new research led by a British scientist has suggested that there may …

The Fastest Stars in the Universe May Approach Light Speed

Our sun orbits the Milky Way's center at an impressive 450,000 mph. Recently, scientists have discovered stars hurtling out of our galaxy at a couple …