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Scientists think they’ve discovered a fourth type of human fuel beyond carbs, fat, and protein — and it could have key health implications

One swig of the stuff and I'd had enough. The colorless, odorless liquid tasted like nail polish remover — but I was told it offered unparalleled benefits for my body, so I chugged away, if somewhat skeptically.<p>The small plastic bottle contained pure ketone ester, a substance that a team of …

10 Egg Recipes That Will Make You Skip the Snooze Button

25 Principles of Adult Behavior by John Perry Barlow Are Rules to Live By

The loss of internet pioneer, political activist, Grateful Dead lyricist, and cattle rancher John Perry Barlow at 70 years old is cause for reflection on his achievements. A modern Renaissance man and rebel, Barlow's fight for civil liberties as a founding member of the Electronic Frontier …

10 Surprising Facts About NASA's Mighty Saturn V Moon Rocket

Photo Credit: NASA<p>Slide 1 of 22<p>Introduction<p>NASA's incredible Saturn V rocket propelled dozens of humans toward Earth's moon. The rocket's first …

Space Exploration

One of The Most Deadly Venoms Could Help Scientists Treat Cancer

But first they have to get the venom out.<p>To milk a cone snail requires guile and guts.<p>First, Frank Marí uses a pair of tongs to hold a dead goldfish …

Zoology

Six Google search tips to find anything faster

Start searching smarter.<p>Google is the go-to destination when you need to find something on the web—the verb "to google" even made it into the dictionary. But while everyone's heard of the popular search engine, very few know how to make the most of it.<p>Behind the unassuming Google interface, you'll …

These Ultra-Stable, Printable Solar Cells Can Last For More Than 10,000 Hours

The next big thing in solar.<p>A team of scientists has created a low cost, fully printable solar cell that has remained stable in real world conditions …

How to Shoot Long Exposures: Tips for Revealing the Invisible in Your Images

Want to see something you don’t see every day—something, in fact, you can’t really see at all?<p>I’m talking about the passage of time—well, really the …

4 Reasons People Procrastinate and a Cure for Each One

With the ever-increasing barrage of distractions, the percentage of people suffering from serious procrastination issues is on the rise.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Almost everyone procrastinates from time to time, but <i>Psychology Today</i> has stated that an …

Procrastination

Physicists Have Discovered a Gigantic Magnetic Bridge Spanning Galaxies

Magnets, Magnets Everywhere<p>If Magneto was capable of surviving in space, he’d probably be the most powerful mutant in comic book history. That’s …

Here’s how likely your startup is to get acquired at any stage

Let’s say you randomly selected 1,000 seed-stage startups based in the United States. How many of those would go on to raise a Series A? Of companies that go on to raise a Series A, how many would go on to raise a Series B? You could keep this process going until only a few companies remain.<p>But …

Startups

How Nvidia’s Artificial Intelligence Will Team up With CCTV to Analyse Your Every Move

The ultimate all-seeing surveillance system could soon be here with thanks to Nvidia. The company’s new venture is called Metropolis and is an …

Synthetic Sensors create a connected home without adding smart devices

With smart tech on the rise, creating a connected home is now possible. At the moment, consumers have two different routes they can take. One is to …

Bill Gates Has Seven Predictions for the Future

Bill Gates has been almost prophetic in his past predictions: his 1999 list was hauntingly accurate, foreseeing the advent of price comparison …

Behind Hawaii’s push to be a startup paradise

We all know the San Francisco Bay Area is home to Silicon Valley, but a few cities and states around the country are trying to recreate the region’s success. In Nebraska, you have Silicon Prairie, then there’s Silicon Alley in New York City, Silicon Roundabout in London, and Silicon Beach in …

These wall hooks are watching and recording everything you do

Make sure there aren’t any plastic wall hangers nearby the next time you decide to jump in the shower.<p>A terrifying version of these household items …

Gear & Gadgets

These hydroponic kitchen gardens combine Nordic design & efficient growing technology

<b>Tegren's T-series countertop grow units promise low maintenance and fast growth.</b><p>With spring in the air here in North America, our thoughts often turn …

I Ate 3 Eggs Every Single Morning for a Week—Here’s What I Learned

Can a big protein boost early in the day make a difference in how you feel?<p>I’ve always liked eggs—they’re filling and delicious, but for some reason, I just can’t be bothered to make them on the weekdays because I’m too damn busy. At least that’s what I tell myself as I run out the door for work …

Breakfast

Artificial organ may help patients form the cancer-fighting cells they need

With cancer being the horrendous disease that it is, we’re all for any new research that suggests how we might combat it. If said research happens to …

A New Flavor of CRISPR Could Tackle Some of the Worst Genetic Diseases

Most of the time, when people talk about the cutting edge gene editing technology CRISPR, they are actually talking about CRISPR-Cas9. CRISPR, you …

Genetics

Facebook just fired four more shots into the belly of the $53 billion server market

And on Wednesday, Facebook upped the bar yet again.<p>Facebook announced that it was giving away four new designs for brand-new types of computer servers invented at Facebook.<p>Anyone can take these designs, modify them and use them, with contract manufacturers standing by to build them.<p>Those contract …

Are Earth's Magnetic Poles About to Flip?

<i>This article was originally published at</i> <i>The Conversation.</i> <i>The publication contributed the article to Live Science's</i> <i>Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights</i>.<p>The …

Surgical robot makes highly precise eye injection possible

For the first time ever, a team of eye surgeons were able to inject a thrombolytic drug directly into a patient's retinal vein to dissolve a blood clot. It was a success despite the fact that the vein is as thin as human hair thanks to a surgical robot developed by researchers from KU Leuven, a …

This coffee-avocado smoothie recipe might be the best thing to happen to your mornings

The mornings that allow for sitting and savoring a hot cup of coffee <i>and</i> a plate of avocado toast are to be treasured. But the reality is that the …

How I Turned $3,000 Into a Successful Fine Art Photo Business

About a year and half ago, after what seemed like a lifetime of living paycheck-to-paycheck (paying off student loans and other debts) my wife and I …

Chocolate Mousse Recipe

493<p>174<p>37<p>Shares 704<p>My search for the perfect, most luscious and intense chocolate mousse brought me right back from France, to America, to Julia …

Is Sugar the New Smoking?

Thirty years ago, we were blind to the dangers of secondhand smoke. Now it’s our addiction to sugar and processed food that will shock future …

9 Apps to Kickstart Your Mental Health Resolutions

While it’s always a good idea to make it a resolution to get fit and eat healthy in the New Year, we’re also making it a priority to get our brains in shape by trying to live more mindfully in 2017. That’s why we decided to set ourselves up for success (because let’s be honest — sticking to a New …

Top 15 Stunning Kitchen Design Ideas and Costs

Are you in the process of redesigning and remodeling your old, boring kitchen? If so our in-depth guide to top kitchen designs and styles should be a …