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Nasa may have found the most Earth-like planet to date

<i>UPDATE: Nasa has now announced its findings. Read all about it here.</i><p>Nasa may have just found the closest thing to an Earth-like planet in the …

Astronomy

Physicists are still puzzled by a particle that seems to defy the laws of physics

A cosmic ray from space, it possessed 320 exa-electron volts (EeV) of energy, millions of times more than particles attain at the Large Hadron Collider, the most powerful accelerator ever built by humans.<p>The particle was going so fast that in a yearlong race with light, it would have lost by mere …

Scientists discover that Pluto has some of the craziest moons in the entire solar system

Pluto tends to hog all of the spotlight, but it's not the only distant world floating through space at 4.5 billion miles from Earth.<p>Meet Pluto's bizarre moon, Nix. Named for the Greek goddess of night, this tiny Plutonian moon exhibits some of the craziest behavior that planetary scientists have …

FBI agent accused of stealing drug money to fund lavish spending

The FBI agent's buying spree, prosecutors say, began in August when he put down $27,500 in cash for a sports car.<p>He dropped nearly $44,000 in cash several days later, this time for a Dodge Challenger. More than $25,000 more went to buy wheels and sound systems.<p>Shortly after, there was $15,000 for …

Corruption

10 Crazy Expensive Hotels With Rates That Will Blow Your Mind

Last week, we gave you the low down on just how low hotel rates can go. And we pleasantly discovered they can get <i>quite</i> low; all 10 properties that made our "cheapest hotels" list cost $22/night or less! Of course, these extremely affordable prices often meant shared bathrooms, stark decor, and tiny …

Here's why everyone is talking about this latest hair trend

If you get your hair colored professionally or touch it up at home, then you know what a pain it can be — and how frequently you have to do it. Ugh, …

This Is the Absolute Best Time to Book a Flight

Timing is everything.<p>We all know that flights get more expensive as the departure date gets closer, and flights are full enough these days that …

If social media exhausts you, don't be an online 'ghost'. Be a 'zombie' instead

Like many of us, I often feel like there are too many people on the internet – too much noise, too much chaos, too much junk. It’s manifestly clear why people would want out – even before taking into account the roving mobs of violent harassers – and while I love many internet users, on the whole …

Social Media

The Ultimate Arm Transformer Workout

Exercise 1 Cobra Pushup<p>Begin in a plank with your hands under your shoulders and your feet hip-distance apart. From there, take small little steps and walk your feet toward your hands, bending and raising your hips upward. When you have equal pressure on your hands and feet, stop <b>(A)</b>, then bend your …

7 Surprising Things That Could Improve Your Productivity

Don't bitch about your colleagues, but do joke around in meetings.<p>Bloom told the <i>Harvard Business Review</i>:<p>In this extract from his book, Friedman writes:<p>People with close friends at work also tend to stick around at their company for longer too.<p>In an extract from his book, Corballis discusses a study …

OpenOffice

How Much Does A Flight To Hawaii Cost From Your State?

The faraway Hawaiian Islands, surrounded by endless Pacific Ocean, are not always cheap to reach. Do you know how much it costs, on average, to fly from your state to Hawaii? How about if you're getting a good deal? Hopper found the average cost of flying to Hawaii from each U.S. state, shown on …

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads right now

Yesterday’s post was packed with more paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free than we’ve featured in a single post all week, and a few of them are …

NSA's bulk collection of Americans' phone records was illegal, court says

A federal appeals court in New York ruled that the bulk collection of Americans' phone records by the National Security Agency (NSA) is illegal.<p>The …

Reddit group connects lonely Apple Watch users through heartbeats

The Apple Watch can do many things – everything from reading a user’s vitals to taking phone calls — but did you know that it can even help those lonely hearts around the world make an intimate, wrist-to-wrist connection? By pressing two fingers on the watch’s screen, a built-in heart rate sensor …

Apple Watch

Nubia's near bezel-less phone also has a grip-sensitive frame

Oppo may have already shown off its near bezel-less prototype phone back in March, but local rival Nubia has actually released a handset featuring the same optical trickery on the edges (and let's not forget that Sharp did it first). Dubbed the Z9, this dual-Nano SIM flagship device packs a …

The Most Important Number on Earth

PS4 Could Very Well Become The Best-Selling Console In History

There was a common refrain around the PS4 launch. Sure, it shattered launch records, everyone said, but there was <i>no way</i> that Sony’s new machine could ever outsell the indomitable PS2. The PS2 was a product of its time, they said, and there was no way any one machine could capture the complete …

Mobile Devices

8 Luxury Camping Trips That Are Worth It

1 of 8<p>Patagonia Camp, Chile<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>San Lorenzo Mountain Lodge, Italy<p>3 of 8<p>Soneva Kiri, Thailand<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 8<p>Cabañas Cuatrocuatros, …

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

You can build an iPhone 6 projector for less than $10

Projectors aren’t cheap, but what if I told you that you could build one for your iPhone with some stray materials laying around your house? <i>Business</i> …

Recent Cartel Attacks In Guadalajara Are A Bad Sign For One Of Mexico's Economic Success Stories

On May 1, Mexico’s army announced the launch of Operation Jalisco, an initiative designed to confront the rising New Generation cartel that operates out of the Pacific Coast state that is famous for producing tequila. Cartel gunmen allegedly responded by shooting down an army helicopter, and …

Mexico

Sen. Warren Receives 240,000 Signatures Asking to Cancel All to Student Debt

Last week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the Senate's foremost advocate for lowering student debt and lowering the cost of college, received a petition signed by over 240,000 people. The petition called on Congress and the president to cancel all student debt.<p>It was delivered by representatives of 12 …

4 Keys to Master Success

I have had the distinct pleasure of empowering leaders and entrepreneurs around the world for success.<p>While many go on to achieve extraordinary …