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Why We Speak

An evolutionary biologist argues that humans started talking because they needed to negotiate.<p>Sometime around 120,000 years ago in the desert near Oued Djebbana, in what is modern-day northern Algeria, a human acquired some small seashells. The shells were from a species known as <i>Nassarius</i> …

Humanity

Is our universe ringing like a crystal glass?

Two physicists say the universe’s expansion has sped up, then slowed down, 7 times since time began. They describe this oscillation as the universe …

Yeasayer - I Remember (VILLA remix)

Remixes

Rosetta team move spacecraft to try and speak to Philae

The European Space Agency is attempting to move Rosetta to a position where it can pick up another signal from Philae which has been quiet since Saturday<p>Scientists behind the Rosetta comet landing are attempting to relocate the spaceship so that it can pick up a signal from its probe on the surface.<p>…

5 ways the world's most controversial telescope could revolutionize astronomy

That is, if it's actually built.<p>Native Hawaiian protestors halted the construction earlier this year. Many consider the mountain sacred ground and there are concerns that the construction could have terrible consequences for the delicate mountaintop ecosystem.<p>Legally, TMT has the green light to …

Universe

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England

How Google Finally Got Design

Google’s transformation into a company that creates beautiful software is the story of how tech itself has evolved in the mobile era.<p>It would have been crazy to say just a few years ago. But today, Google produces better-designed software than any other tech behemoth. If you don’t believe that, …

Design

Niels Bohr: Life Behind the Physics

Niels Bohr, with his model of the atom, led physics into the quantum era. In the last of this season’s Perimeter Institute public lectures, his grandson Vilhelm will talk about personality and his influences<p>Even though we know better, many physicists still picture the atom as a mini solar-system …

Quantum Mechanics
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Weird Object: Neutron Star PSR J1748-2446

What is PSR J1748–2446’s claim to weirdness fame? Simple. It’s the universe’s fastest-spinning celestial object. It’s also a star whose surface is …

Cosmology

My website is 20 years old today.

MY WEBSITE is 20 years old today. I’m dictating these remarks into a tiny handheld device, not to prove a point, but because, with gorgeously ironic …

Human Rights

Start designing Android apps and games with zero coding experience

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Google's new finger control technology is straight out of a science fiction movie

If Google has its way you won't need to touch a screen at all anymore.<p>The company's lab for advanced projects showed off new technology on Friday that lets users move their fingers in the air to control objects in the virtual world.<p>It's called Project Soli, and it uses radar waves to detect precise …

Wearable Tech

Why the man behind $2.8 billion Slack says the best thing to happen would be a ‘giant crash’

A lot of Slack's value is derived from its exceptional product, which is drawing in tens of thousands of new users every week. In February, it was adding $1 million in annual recurring revenue every 11 days.<p>But Slack is also the beneficiary of one of the warmest VC markets ever.<p>In fact, Slack CEO …

Startups

Inmate who is 'eating the jail' costs Cook County $1 million in health care

Lamont Cathey was a promising Chicago basketball prospect, a dominating 6-8 center who had the potential to play at a Division II college until he was arrested and charged in the theft of money from a pizzeria safe more than a year ago.<p>Unable to post a $5,000 cash bond, the West Englewood …

Get Supersized with the 500-Rep Workout

<b>Duration</b> 1-Week<p><b>Exercises</b> 25<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>This workout was designed as a way to “shock” your muscles into some serious growth. Perform this workout for …

Dr. Weil - Integrative Medicine, Healthy Lifestyles & Happiness

"As a practitioner and teacher of integrative medicine for the last thirty years, it has been my personal mission to drive research, education, and …

The world’s best airport has a horticulture team, a butterfly garden, and 500,000 plants

In March, Skytrax declared Singapore Changi Airport the world’s best overall (for the third straight year), and the best for leisure amenities. One reason global travelers consistently cite Changi as their favorite: its gardens.<p>Changi introduced its first garden in the early 1980s, and over the …

Horticulture

Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari<p>Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.<p>Yuval Noah Harari, a professor …

Forget boobs and long legs: what men really look for in women

Men value intelligence in women far above large breasts and long legs, a Cambridge evolutionary biologist has claimed.<p>Although having a large bust and never-ending pins are deemed by western culture as the epitome of femininity, when choosing a mother for their children, men look for brains …