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5 Classic Records You Don’t Own, But Should (VI)

In this sixth part of our <i>5 Classic Records You Don’t Own, But Should</i> series, we highlight another five Golden Age gems – five albums that got plenty …

Ask Ethan: Is There A Center Of The Universe?

Our Universe began from a Big Bang, but that doesn’t mean we picture it correctly. Most of us think of it as an explosion: where everything started out hot and dense all at once, then expanded and cooled as the different fragments sped away from one another. But as tempting as that picture is, it …

Ohio State University

7 Amazing Health Benefits of Farting

<i>“Although hydrogen sulfide is well known as a pungent, foul-smelling gas in rotten eggs and flatulence, it is naturally produced by the body and</i> …

Forget What You've Learned - Scientists Just Created a Stable Helium Compound

The new frontier of chemistry.<p>If you remember your high school chemistry, you'll know that helium is a bit of an oddball. This noble gas is the least …

Chemistry

Researchers invent paper that can be printed with light and reused 80 times

In an effort to fight the detrimental environmental impact of inkjet printing, researchers have invented a new type of “paper” that can be printed …

How fast food reveals secrets of the economy

From the Pizza Principle to the Waffle House Index, fast food can reveal surprising things about our behaviour and hidden changes in the market.<p>What is an economist’s favourite food? Burgers, chips and pizza might not immediately come to mind – but the consumption of meals like these can signal …

Forex

The Science Behind Why Things Really Get Popular | Heleo

“Originality needs familiarity, and even genius needs distribution.”<p><b>Daniel Pink</b> is one of the world’s leading business thinkers and the bestselling …

Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free) | Inc.com

What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And plasticity is …

Learning

3 Ways to Build A Mobile App With No Tech Skills

The challenge may sound insurmountable, but here are paths forward for even the least tech savvy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With mobile being one of the most lucrative industries today, many startups are launching their own applications despite having no background …

Profit
Profit

Faith Evans and Notorious BIG duet album due out in May

Lil’ Kim, Snoop Dogg and Just Blaze among artists set to feature on record whose release will mark the 20th anniversary of the rapper’s death<p>The anticipated duet album between Faith Evans and the late Notorious BIG is to be released this spring. The King and I has been described as collection of …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Agoa vital for German companies in SA - CEO

Cape Town - German companies in South Africa will be watching developments regarding the future of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) with …

Wandering Black Hole Found Hiding In Gas Cloud Of Nearby Supernova Remnant

Nothing spoils a good day faster than a black hole sneaking up on you and gobbling you down — spaghettifying and ripping you to shreds for good …

Patrick McLaughlin: FICA may trigger end-game for Zuma

<i>Who is pulling President Jacob Zuma’s strings? That’s the question as Zuma drags his heels on signing</i> <i>the</i> <i>Financial Intelligence Centre Act</i></i> …

With new method, scientists find water on an exoplanet

Finding planets is hard, finding water on planets is harder, and finding water on exoplanets is pretty damn hard. And yet, a group of scientists claim to have achieved just that with the help of the Very Large Telescope in Chile. They believe that 51 Pegasi B, (also known as Dimidum), an exoplanet …

Scientists have confirmed a brand new phase of matter: time crystals

For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals — strange crystals that have an atomic structure that repeats not just in space, but in time, putting them in constant oscillation without energy.<p>Now it's official — researchers have just reported in …

Quantum Mechanics

Chamber of Mines negotiating in bad faith - union

Cape Town - The Chamber of Mines is negotiating in bad faith, claimed trade union Solidarity on Tuesday.<p>This comes after the Chamber reversed a …

Complete Lightroom and Photoshop Portrait Retouching Tutorial

Most online photography tutorials focus on one thing—how to sharpen better or how to retouch shiny skin, for example. This video goes way beyond …

Enormous extragalactic void is pushing on the Milky Way

The Milky Way galaxy is currently racing through space at about 2 million km/h (1.2 million mph), on a journey towards a gravitational anomaly known …

Universe

Holy Crap, This Map Of Trump’s Business Network Is Terrifying

Where to begin?<p>Trump has an extraordinary number of business ties. But just how complex is his network–and how big are the potential conflicts of interest? In a word: Yuuuge!<p>Designer Kim Albrecht created two visualizations that map Trump’s network from a macro and micro perspective. They’re based …

Data Visualization
Startups

Extreme Sailing in Australia: Pictures

Australia

OPEC's Oil Production Cuts Pressure U.S. Shale

I won’t rehash the OPEC deal, and yesterday’s follow up, but let me raise a few relevant points and graphics. Know that many have a few more doubts about Russia keeping its 300,000 b/d reduction than OPEC members keeping theirs. This was the first time in 15 years that Russia agreed to join OPEC to …

Oil

Gorgeous Film Portrait Photography by Tamara Lichtenstein

<b>Tamara Lichtenstein</b> is a talented seven year old self-taught photographer from Bolivia, who currently lives and works in Houston, Texas. Inspired by …

Photography

South Africa's scrubland plant entrepreneur

South Africa's Western Cape has more botanic biodiversity than the rainforests of the Amazon. Most of this is composed of "fynbos" - scrubland plants - the majority of which do not grow anywhere else in the world.<p>Fynbos has given one entrepreneur the opportunity to develop her business from a …

South Africa

Ten Signs You're Smarter Than Your Boss

Dear Liz,<p>I have a problem at work.<p>I was hired as my company’s first Social Media Specialist, 18 months ago. It was a great assignment to get because my company had never done anything with social media before.<p>I got us up and running and started to integrate our social strategy with our traditional …

Employment

Ammonia Has Been Detected in Earth's Lower Atmosphere For The First Time

There's no escaping it.<p>For the first time, scientists have detected trace amounts of ammonia in the upper troposphere - the lowest of Earth's …

Climate Change

Ikea renames products after your secret anxieties

Ikea's tongue-twisting product names just got even more outlandish.<p>The Swedish company has renamed some of its best selling products after the top relationship questions searched for on Google as part of a new marketing campaign.<p>A double bed previously known as "Lonset" is now "How to have a happy …

Furniture