Kevin Barrett Miles

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7 Reasons Why Coffee Is Good For You

Coffee isn't just warm and energizing, it may also be extremely good for you.<p>In recent years and decades, scientists have studied the effects of coffee on various aspects of health and their results have been nothing short of amazing.<p>Here are 7 reasons why coffee may actually be one of the …

Deep sea mining 'gold rush' moves closer

<b>The prospect of a deep sea "gold rush" opening a controversial new frontier for mining on the ocean floor has moved a step closer.</b><p>The United Nations has published its first plan for managing the extraction of so-called "nodules" - small mineral-rich rocks - from the seabed.<p>A technical study was …

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French Developers Building Robotic Penguin Butlers Called robuPINGU5

Automaton reports that French developers are building this robotic penguin, named roboPINGU. The robotic penguin is part of project called Robadom, …

Take a Look Inside a Tiny Nuclear Reactor

This year Westinghouse will begin fuel tests for its Small Modular Reactor (SMR), a downsized system that puts out 225 megawatts.<p><b>On the tail of getting the go-ahead</b> from the federal government to build the first new nuclear reactors in the U.S. in over 30 years, Westinghouse is aiming small. This …

First American Mission To Sample An Asteroid Gets Green Light

OSIRIS-REx will scoop up a couple of ounces of dirt from the asteroid Bennu and bring it back to Earth.<p>Earth-bound scientists are on track to get their hands on asteroid soil, straight from the source, in 2023. An asteroid-sampling mission, planned for launch in 2016, is moving into development, …

Beautiful flowers self-assemble in a beaker

Elaborate nanostructures blossom from a chemical reaction perfected at Harvard.<p>“Spring is like a perhaps hand,” wrote the poet E. E. Cummings: …

Soros and other top hedgies now love Google more than Apple

For a long time, hedge funds roped themselves to Apple and rode its remarkable rise higher. It was almost like they <i>had</i> to own it. The stock had such a large weight in stock market indexes, the so-called smart money risked severe under-performance by opting not to own the electronics giant. But as …

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