John Nagy

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Inside the mechanical brain of the world’s first robot citizen

Jimmy Fallon is concerned.<p>“You brought a friend with you here, and this is really freaking me out,” the Tonight Show host tells David Hanson, CEO of Hanson Robotics, before inspecting the humanoid robot on stage. Sophia raises an eyebrow while looking out past the two men on stage.<p>Hanson explains …

The Answer To Life, The Universe — And Everything? It's 63

Often, as we go through the world, the key is to ask the right question.<p>When it comes to figuring out the nature of physical reality, part of that process starts at the absolute edge of the observable universe — the cosmic horizon, a distant layer from which light has only just, in this very …

Universe

GOLDMAN: Get ready for another stock market dive

A market sell-off between 5% and 10% should be coming soon, according to Goldman Sachs US Equity Strategist David Kostin. A mix of factors currently building up in the market, along with the market's recent history of pullbacks, should end with a drop in the next three months.<p>"Although investors …

Markets

Here's How Much Europe Depends On The UK

Euroskeptiscism is on the rise in Europe. Countries like Poland and Hungary have actively sought to limit the EU’s influence and ignore its …

A satellite in space just saw ghostly auroras dance above Earth

From the ground, auroras look like beautifully colored curtains of light dancing in the sky, but from above, the northern and southern lights take on …

This is the most surprising thing Monsanto is working on, and it's already changing the way you eat

Monsanto is best known for its work on genetically modified crops and pesticides. In 2014, it was ranked the third most-hated company in the world by Nielsen, largely because of its work in this space.<p>In a Mother Earth News piece, the Pesticide Action Network sums up the concerns that many …

Agriculture
Oil

How To Watch Tonight's Stunning Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower

If you missed last night's surprise in the sky, don't forget to look up tonight. While last night was just space junk flying through the earth's …

Environmentalism
Aviation

Super telescope finds hundreds of previously undetectable galaxies

<b>(CNN) —</b> A South African radio telescope has revealed hundreds of galaxies in a tiny corner of the universe where only 70 had been seen before.<p>The images, taken by MeerKAT telescope, are an indication of the detail the southern hemisphere's most powerful radio telescope may be able to provide when …

Universe

Space junk is becoming a real threat

It's a serious issue. There's a common misconception that things in space are just kindof floating out there, moving slowly—and given videos of spacewalks and what we see in movies, that's understandable.<p>But it's wrong. There are thousands of satellites orbiting the Earth, moving at incredibly high …

Space Exploration

Behind the Story: FOX Business Explores America’s Failing Infrastructure

<b>Story/series:</b> “Upgrading America” <b><br>Outlet:</b> FOX Business <b><br>Reporter:</b> Jade Scipioni (@jadescipioni) <b><br>Flipboard Magazine:</b> Upgrading America<p><i>Watch your step—America is crumbling. From highways to runways, many of the country’s public infrastructures badly need repairs. In 2013, the American Society of Civil</i> …

Aurora Australis: Antarctica icebreaker passengers rescued

<b>Thirty-seven people stranded on Australia's flagship icebreaker, which ran aground in Antarctica, have been rescued, authorities said.</b><p>The Aurora Australis had broken free of its mooring lines on Wednesday following a severe blizzard.<p>The Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) said a barge ferried the …

Rowing

New York Daily News Front Page Hypes Donald Trump's KKK Connection

The New York Daily News is adding fire to its ongoing war of words with Donald Trump with a pointed front page targeting a troubling side to the GOP presidential candidate's campaign: his Ku Klux Klan supporters.<p>The tabloid’s Friday cover features a photograph of a hooded Klansman and the words …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump vows to rewrite libel laws to make it easier to sue the media

Trump told the press that if he becomes president, then he would rewrite US libel laws so people can "sue you like you'd never get sued before."<p>Trump was speaking at a rally in Fort Worth, Texas. The Republican presidential frontrunner had just gone on a rant about how cameras at his rallies point …

Donald Trump

Statistician with near-perfect election formula says prepare yourself for President Trump

A Stony Brook University professor of political science named Helmut Norpoth, who developed an almost perfect statistical formula model that predicts who will become president, has declared that if Donald Trump wins the Republican nomination, he will almost certainly become President of the United …

Ex-Mexican President Vicente Fox: Donald Trump 'Reminds Me Of Hitler'

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox bashed U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump for a second day Friday, likening the Republican front-runner to Adolf Hitler.<p>Fox, who on Thursday bitterly rebuffed Trump's proposed wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, doubled down on the acrimony in an interview …

How to make homemade doughnuts

You don't have to be Homer Simpson to swoon over a doughnut. But no matter how wonderful they appear, it's hard to find a store-bought doughnut that compares with homemade.<p>And believe it or not, they're really not hard to make.<p><b>Devil's food doughnuts</b><p>Total time: About 1 hour<br>Servings: Makes about 1 …

This 19-Year-Old Creates Jaw-Droppingly Realistic 3D Art That Will Make You Do A Double Take

Holy shit.

Oil price crash: rout reaches $27 as Opec warns US shale will be forced to relent

Cartel says persistent low prices will finally begin to bite for rival producers, as cost for some barrels of US crude turn negative<p>Oil slumped to below $28 a barrel in early morning trading on Monday - its lowest level since September 2003 - as traders digested news of Iran's return to the world's …

4 cosmic phenomena that travel faster than the speed of light

But that's not the entire story. In fact, it's just the beginning.<p>Before Einstein, mass — the atoms that make up you, me, and everything we see — and energy were treated as separate entities. But in 1905, Einstein forever changed the way physicists view the universe.<p>Einstein's Special Theory of …

Physics

Colombia says treasure-laden San Jose galleon found

<b>The wreck of a Spanish ship laden with treasure that was sunk by the British more than 300 years ago has been found off the Colombian coast, says President Juan Manuel Santos.</b><p>"Great news! We have found the San Jose galleon," the president tweeted.<p>The wreck was discovered near the port city of …

Juan Manuel Santos
Oil

Oil Rebounds Ahead of OPEC Meeting

Stocks took a beating after the head of Europe's central bank unveiled monetary stimulus that fell short of investors' expectations. The Dow closed down 251 points, while the S&P 500 fell almost 30 points, its biggest decline since September 28, turning negative for the year. And the Nasdaq plunged …

Norfolk Southern Rejects Canadian Pacific's Offer

Norfolk Southern Corp. has rejected Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.'s $28 billion acquisition offer, saying the cash-and-stock proposal undervalues the company and carries high regulatory risk.<p>In a news release, Norfolk Chief Executive James A. Squires said there was a "high probability" that the …

What is Albert Einstein's Theory of General Relativity?

One hundred years ago today, Albert Einstein submitted his Theory of General Relativity, a pillar of modern physics that has transformed our understanding of space, time and gravity.<p>But what exactly is general relativity and what did Einstein predict?<p>Physicist Dr Toby Wiseman, from Imperial College …

Physics

Ensuring food supplies amid the challenge of climate change

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1210000/1210812_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522491116_c70b2bfac500880615367f2037a8b7e0<p><b>Climate change isn't something we think about as we fill up our trolleys in the supermarket aisles. But it's an issue that worries the boss of Asda</b> …

Agriculture

Venezuela: Economy on the brink?

<b>Venezuelans went to the polls on Sunday to elect all 167 members of the National Assembly amid tension caused by the country's worsening economic decline.</b><p>The MUD opposition coalition won a majority of the seats.<p>But it will now face a long catalogue of economic problems.<p>Not only has Venezuela been …

Venezuela

Stark images of Shackleton's struggle

<b>A century ago a ship sank beneath the ice of the Weddell Sea off Antarctica. Sir Ernest Shackleton had been counting on Endurance to help him make it ashore, ahead of a trek across the continent past the South Pole.</b><p>Now, newly digitised images capturing the last days of Endurance, and the crew's …

Antarctica