Jerome Triplett

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Scott Weiland: The Lost Q&A

“I’m sick of talking about heroin and cocaine,” Scott Weiland told <i>Rolling Stone</i> in 2004. “I’m sick of talking about what it’s like to be in the back …

Drug Addiction

Emptying Tutankhamun's tomb took 8 years of painstaking labor

The deconstruction of<br>Tutankhamun's tomb, in color<p>Every object removed, except one.<p>1923<p>Perhaps surprisingly, the mummy of King Tutankhamun remains …

Experts optimistic Tut's tomb may conceal Egypt's lost queen

LUXOR, Egypt (Reuters) - Chances are high that the tomb of Ancient Egypt’s boy-king Tutankhamun has passages to a hidden chamber, which may be the last resting place of the lost Queen Nefertiti, experts said on Saturday.<p>There is huge international interest in Nefertiti, who died in the 14th century …

Ancient History

Watch the Bob Ross of engineering dispel the myth of high-res audio

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Tiny ‘engineers’ caused first mass extinction

We tend to associate mass extinctions with catastrophic events, like giant meteorite impacts and volcanic super-eruptions. The world’s first known …

Biology

Nasa images of cosmic catastrophe give glimpse of Earth's ultimate fate

Earth’s final days are in the distant future, but the the death of a far-off solar system revealed in images from Kepler 2 shows how the world might end<p>The destruction of a solar system has been captured for the first time by astronomers who said the violent events provide a grim glimpse of Earth’s …

NASA shows off new 4K views of Jupiter

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Step Aboard the Enterprise-D in This Amazing Star Trek Virtual Reality Demo

The current VR boom in technology has given us some pretty spectacular moments. Headsets like the Oculus Rift or HTC’s Vive even have entertainment …

What Elon Musk is really like as a boss

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Is It Like To Work With Elon Musk?</i> <i>Answer by Dolly Singh, Former Head of Recruiting, Oculus.</i><p>After working for Elon for over five years at SpaceX as the Head of Talent Acquisition, there are many potential answers to this question. Any answer I might …

Space Travel

New NASA research points to an “unavoidable” rise of several feet for the Earth’s oceans

New satellite research from NASA shows that not only are global sea levels rising quickly, but they could rise even more drastically than previous reports estimated. According to the US space agency, seas around the world have risen an average of three inches (7.6 cm) since 1992, and as much as …

Global Warming

How quantum biology might explain life’s biggest questions

How does a robin know to fly south? The answer might be weirder than you think: Quantum physics may be involved. Jim Al-Khalili rounds up the …

Physics

The Philosophy of Star Trek: The Kobayashi Maru, No-Win Scenarios, And Ethical Leadership

Starfleet’s no-win scenario training exercise tests ethical decision-making and leadership. Part of that ethical leadership is recognizing the limits of your powers, and deciding what to do in the face of those limits.<p>The Kobayashi Maru is a training simulation in which Starfleet cadets encounter a …

Star Trek

July 2015 sets a horrifying new high: The hottest month ever recorded.

When trying to rank climate change mileposts, this is a big one.<p>Earlier this week, data from NASA and the Japan Meteorological Agency showed July was …

Climate Change

NASA's space shuttles are being ransacked, but for good reason

The "heist," however, happened in broad daylight, and with the permission of the museum — the "thieves" were NASA engineers.<p>With an increasingly tight-squeezed budget, NASA shut down its space shuttle program in 2011. The space agency is now devoting those resources to sending astronauts into …

Early Britons: Have we underestimated our ancestors?

<b>Have we underestimated the first people to resettle Britain after the last Ice Age? Evidence from a variety of sources suggests that early Britons were more sophisticated than we could have imagined.</b><p>Archaeologists once thought that the story of the early hunter-gatherer Britons was lost to the …

America's giant robot needs funding to fight Japanese rival

It turns out that giant robot duels are <i>really</i> expensive, as America's MegaBots team has just launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $500,000 in its fight against Japan's Kuratas. It was MegaBots group (aka Team USA) that demanded the battle in the first place, and Japan gladly accepted on one …

Queen Nefertiti's Legendary Lost Tomb May Have Been Discovered

"This is potentially the biggest archaeological discovery ever made."<p>One of the greatest mysteries in Egyptology may have just been solved.<p>The lost tomb of Queen Nefertiti may be hidden undisturbed just behind the burial chamber of King Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings, according to a study …

Robot mother builds 'cube babies' then watches them take first steps

Cambridge University has built evolution by natural selection into a robot for the first time<p>A ‘mother’ robot which can build its own ‘children’, test which ones do best, then modify their design, has been developed by scientists at Cambridge University.<p>In an astonishing video released by the …

Rock of ages: Man-made 10,000yo monolith found off Italian coast

A massive monolith over 10,000 years old has been found in the Mediterranean Sea near Italy, scientists say. The block, which was apparently …

Friction Fighters — NOVA Next | PBS

Is friction real? Once, with the quiet certainty of someone who just stayed up all night in the company of equations describing concrete, my college …

Tiny Galaxy Bursting with Star Creation Is Spied by Hubble

A wisp of a galaxy is rich with new, blue-white young stars and primordial gas in this new cosmic photo from the Hubble Space Telescope.<p>The irregular …

A Simple Way To Retrieve Info You Lost In A Black Hole

Just an easy quantum procedure<p>Black holes are full of conundrums. Like, what would happen if you threw a book inside one of these gravity wells? The theory of general relativity (the physics laws that govern really big things in the universe) predicts that the book would disappear forever. But …

A boss gave every employee a $200,000 bonus after company was bought out

Nevzat Aydin is the co-founder and CEO of Yemeksepeti, a Turkish food delivery company that he started with three others 15 years ago. After selling the business for $589 million to Germany-based Delivery Hero in May, he, like all good CEOs, decided to share the wealth.<p>Aydin divided $27 million …

The LHC’s Latest Results Deliver Another Blow to Supersymmetry

The favourite contender to extend the Standard Model just took a hit.<p>Researchers at CERN have provided new insight into the behaviour of the tiny …

Physics

Take a walk on the surface of ‘Earth’s cousin’ - Kepler 452b

What would it be like to walk on Kepler 452b? We don’t know much — but what we know is enticing. This strange new word may be Earth-like, but it’s …

Why The Speed of Light Matters

When physicists announced last week that they had detected subatomic particles, called neutrinos, that appeared to be traveling faster than the speed …

DNA Reveals These Red-Haired Chinese Mummies Come From Europe And Asia

Within a nondescript Bronze Age cemetery first discovered by Swedish archaeologists in 1934 and rediscovered by the Xinjiang Archaeological Institute in 2000, researchers have found the oldest and best-preserved mummies in the Tarim Basin area of China. Their skeletal remains, along with …

Anthropology

Jurassic World was wrong: velociraptors looked like this

Smallish and covered in feathers, the velociraptor was not nearly as scary as Steven Spielberg made out<p>The menacing, sinewy velociraptors portrayed in the Jurassic Park film franchise were completely wrong, scientists have discovered, after finding a relative of the dinosaur with huge feathery …