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Running Out of Plutonium, NASA Turns to Navy Torpedo Tech to Power Spacecraft

NASA needs a new power source to replace its dwindling supply of plutonium-238.<p>NASA has a problem. Its go-to energy source for planetary missions is plutonium-283, a radioactive isotope that is used to build nuclear batteries called radioisotope thermoelectric generators (RTGs). RTGs have been used …

Swedish researchers sent a donut into space, and it’s stunningly beautiful

This video of a donut elegantly floating through space brings a whole new meaning to the phrase “sugar high.”<p>Thanks to a weather balloon and a team …

Bottling Up Legislation: Power Companies Keep Lid on Solar

Back when Dr. Paige Kreegel was a state representative in 2009, he had an idea that he thought simply made sense. Florida, the Sunshine State, should …

Solar Power

Mars in 39 days? US company wins NASA grant to try & reach Red Planet

Published time: April 03, 2015 16:25<p>Original link: http://rt.com/usa/246581-mars-39-days-rocket/<p>Lunar Tug with 200 kW Solar Powered VASIMR®<p>(Copyright …

Kim Kardashian Taught Me How to Go Braless

Lessons from watching the master.<p>Pardon my candor, but because I have a relatively ample bosom of my own, I've spent many months perpetually bewildered by Kim Kardashian's ability to go braless. When I do so myself, I'm always 1) extremely uncomfortable and 2) for lack of a better word, …

Most cancers are caused by bad luck not genes or lifestyle, say scientists

Scientists at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the US found that the majority of cancers are not linked to environment or lifestyle<p>The majority of cancers are the result of bad luck rather than unhealthy lifestyles or inherited genetic faults, scientists have discovered.<p>For years …

Cancer

3 Reasons Why The Auto Industry Should Be Terrified Of The Google Car

The first prototypes of its adorable and potentially groundbreaking self-driving vehicle started rolling off the assembly line.<p>Over the next few years, we're likely to see them tooling around California's roads as Google strives to make fully autonomous cars a reality.<p>For the most part, the …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Trolls Christians on Christmas

The well-known scientist gave the Internet a little gift on Thursday morning—and took his feud with conservatives to another level.<p>If there is …

Milky Way's Monster Black Hole Ignores Its 'Snack,' and Debate Swirls

Earlier this year, astronomers watched eagerly as a cloud of gas moved dangerously close to the colossal black hole at the heart of our Milky Way …

Black Holes

Airbus files to patent "flying doughnut"

The research department at Airbus SA just seems like the funnest place to work these days.<p>It’s only a couple of months since the Toulouse, …

The Fastest Protein-Packed Meal You Must Try | Men's Health

“Post-workout hunger is the best sauce in the world.” —Paul Kita<p>Whether you’re a runner, a swimmer, or a lifter, you know the feeling I’m talking about. It’s that eat-everything-in-the-fridge-while-standing-in-front-of-the-fridge urgency. It’s that ravenousness that clutches your stomach. It’s …

5 Ways Being Too Nice Can Hurt You | Inc.com

"It is always in your favor to be nice; it is rarely advantageous to be passive," Quora user Courtney Bryant wrote recently on the question-and-answer site, adding: "A blend of kindness and assertiveness is a magnificent cocktail."<p>But what happens when you get that recipe wrong, mixing in too much …

Self-help

How to Communicate With Your Spouse | The Art of Manliness

Loving relationships are the most important factor in a man’s happiness, success, and ability to live a fully flourishing life.<p>And one of the most …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>Because of course they are.<p>By Cam Wolf21 hours agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>Cristiano Ronaldo brings back frosted tips, and other surprising hair …

4 Best Websites for Earning Side Income to Grow Your Savings

Before you can save money, you’ve got to earn it. The web lends a helping hand for those interested in <b>how to make extra money from home</b> with a …

Nick Offerman Gives Unqualified -- Yet Excellent -- Advice - PAPER

Nick Offerman offers unqualified -- yet nevertheless excellent -- advice on topics ranging from what you should wear while running a marathon to how you should tell your boyfriend you love him. [via Tonight Show]<p>Larry David's high school yearbook photo is the best. [via Trill Adam Clark]<p>Pooh gets …

Google Already Testing Delivery Robots In Australia

First, the outback. Next: your backyard.<p>In rural Australia, a drone delivers dog treats to a farmer. The robot is a proof of concept, part of Project Wing by Google X. The program is designed to show that delivery drones are possible, and it seems to be doing just that. Next for Google: figuring …

A Cheap Alternative To Satellites Is Starting To Take Off

But Elon Musk, founder and boss of SpaceX, is not a man who lacks self-confidence, and he did just that on August 22nd after the terminal malfunction of one of his company's Falcon 9 vehicles.<p>That Arianespace, a French rival of SpaceX, announced on the same day that two satellites it had tried to …

Gordon Gallup's "Natural" Remedy to Morning Sickness Might Be More Than You Can Stomach.

Based on SUNY-Albany Psychologist Gordon Gallup’s research, just a spoonful of semen a day will keep morning sickness at bay for mothers-to-be. …

Morning Sickness

15 Healthy Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied<p>Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods<p>We’re about to totally bust through the notion that healthy foods can’t be filling. You see, naturally high-fiber foods are key when it comes to getting your nutrients <i>and</i> …

You'll Never Guess the Best State for Women Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

The areas where women entrepreneurs are lacking get a lot of attention--in the tech industry, say--but perhaps we should spend a little more time celebrating the many and growing spaces where female business owners are doing really well.<p>Based on the fourth annual OPEN State of Women-Owned Business …

Women Entrepreneurs

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Cause of ALS is found, Northwestern team says

<i>Update from 2014: While significant, the ALS Association says the 2011 breakthrough did not lead to finding the definitive cause of the disease and no treatment has resulted from that research. Read more.</i><p><i>---</i><p>Researchers at Northwestern University say they have discovered a common cause behind the …

No One Heard Anything Obama Just Said Because His Tan Suit Was So Loud

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>President Obama gave an important press conference today and even took questions from the press, but …

These Reinvented Urban Farms Grow Algae, Not Kale

If we’re serious about tackling the sustainability challenges that cities face, the urban bucolic vision is going to have to mean more than hipster vegetables.<p>Think of urban farming, and you might picture a rooftop vegetable garden. But designers from EcoLogicStudio in London think that cities …

Aquaponics

From the Archives: The Key to Perfect Ceviche

I've had a passion for Peruvian food for years. In my restaurant days, I used to work with a great cook named Felipe who was from Peru, and the staff meals he cooked of his home cuisine served as my education in many of the country's most classic dishes: <i>jalea</i> (fried seafood with fresh …

Crystal Lagoons says its unique concept can provide an unlimited size lagoon, surrounded by picturesque sandy white beaches, anywhere in the world

Engineers Make The World's First Verified, 2-Dimensional Polymers

This manmade polymer is just one atom thick<p>In spite of its looks, this is not the lovechild of an accordion and an earthworm. It is actually a whole new material photographed in the middle of its creation process.<p>It's a crystalline material being soaked in a special acid solution. After some days …