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Bone-Dry California Is Turning To The Ocean For Water, But There's A Catch

A massive new plant that removes salt from sea water was just completed in Southern California. But the plant represents a hard choice in a state that is facing ever more dire water shortages.<p>The story of Southern California is, famously, one about water. And this week, a new chapter in that story …

Know These 5 Realities Before You Take the Entrepreneurial Plunge

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you have a great idea or something that will revolutionize the world? Or is it just a simple idea that will allow you to work for yourself and call the shots while providing for your family? Whatever your motivation is, if you elect to …

Entrepreneurship

Why Is NASA Looking To Hire More Astronauts?

And what are your odds of getting chosen?<p>What child hasn't dreamed of becoming an astronaut? Now, you can. Starting on December 14, NASA will begin accepting applications for the astronaut class of 2015.<p>NASA currently employs 47 astronauts, eight of which were selected as candidates during the last …

Neil deGrasse Tyson destroys argument for intelligent design: “I cannot look at the universe and say that yes, there’s a God, and this God cares about my life — at all”

The famed astrophysicist and author goes toe-toe with celebrity pastor Carl Lentz on “The Nightly Show”<p>On the “Nightly Show” Wednesday evening, Neil deGrasse Tyson went toe-to-toe with celebrity pastor Carl Lentz and comedian Tom Papa on a panel debating science and religion, saying that he …

Faith

Dashcam captures plane calmly merging with rush hour traffic

Technically Incorrect: A driver in Southern California records a student pilot politely observing vehicle etiquette -- even if he's in the wrong type of vehicle.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Oh, it was close enough to the airport, …

Orange County

This airplane's wings fold up so you can take it on your next camping trip

The ICON A5 bills itself as a plane for anyone and everyone: perfect for weekend camping trips, impressing a date, or just flying around New York …

Texas electricity goes negative: Wind power was so plentiful one night that producers paid the state to take it.

In the wee hours of the morning on Sunday, the mighty state of Texas was asleep. The honky-tonks in Austin were shuttered, the air-conditioned office …

Renewable Energy

See The World Through The Eyes Of A Cat

An awesome, disorienting look at kitty vision.<p>What does the world look like through a cat's eyes? The basic structure of feline eyes is pretty similar to what humans have, but cats' vision has adapted to very different purposes, so the world they see looks familiar, but isn't quite the same as …

Less Is More: 5 Unexpected Benefits Of Sleeping Naked

Sleeping in the buff offers more benefits than just saving extra cash through not buying pajamas.<p>There are a number of unexpected benefits that …

9 Crazy Body Hacks That Give You Superhuman Powers

But don't try these at home. Seriously.<p>Gamers often perform repetitive tasks to improve their character’s skill set, gain rewards, and advance to new levels. The process is known as grinding: Now, an underground movement has taken up that expression, calling themselves grinders, and they’re trying …