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All the futuristic technologies in 'Black Panther,' and how close they are to becoming reality

"Black Panther" is officially a box office and cultural phenomenon.<p>The Afro-futurist blockbuster takes place in Wakanda, a fictional African nation that is generations ahead of the rest of the world technologically, but chooses to hide its innovations in order to protect its people.<p>Since there were …

I'm a native New Yorker — here are all the spots I take my friends when they visit

When friends and family come to New York City to visit me, they expect more than just a normal reunion. The city that never sleeps lives larger than life in people's heads and when they make it there, they want to see everything.<p>If someone is coming for the first time I — unwillingly — take them to …

Greenwich Village

This Strange Species That Lives Off Nuclear Energy Is Like Alien Life on Earth

Whoa.<p>When you're trying to figure out what alien life might look like, it makes sense to be looking in the most extreme environments Earth has …

Astronomy

What Millennials really want at work

A new study reveals what you probably already know: If you're a Millennial with a job, work isn't living up to your expectations.<p>It turns out that young people, while enthusiastic workers and successful employees, have a lot of anxiety and uncertainty about their work, according to a new study from …

NASA Proves Emdrive Works And Physics Is Broken | Answers With Joe

This futuristic NASA ship could reach the edge of the solar system

It took the Voyager 1 spacecraft over three decades to leave the solar system (and scientists still aren't sure when it did). We need a new method of propulsion that will transport spacecraft faster than ever before. NASA is one of a few agencies developing a new way to sail through space, on the …

Uranus is officially the weirdest planet in our solar system

Uranus' magnetic field acts in a very different way from other planets. Understanding its nature could be key to finding alien life in the future. You can read more about the scientists' findings in The Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Uranus' Magnetosphere Is Pretty Strange

Out of all the planets in our solar system, Uranus seems to get overlooked the most. Jupiter dwarfs it. Saturn's rings run circles around those of …

Astronomy

This British government is cruel – and the opposition is useless

Theresa May can shut the door on child refugees and impose a hard Brexit because Jeremy Corbyn has no clue how to stop her<p>What kind of government breaks a promise to give shelter to 3,000 of the most desperate people on Earth, children fleeing war and devastation? What kind of government sneaks out …

Hard Brexit

Heisenberg’s astrophysics prediction finally confirmed after 80 years

One of the most famous quantum physicists of all makes his mark in space, 80 years after first predicting it.<p><i>“What we observe is not nature itself,</i> …

Physics

An astronaut has recorded a 'first of its kind' video of mysterious blue jets of electricity

We're used to lightning that shoots down from clouds, but a lesser-known form of electricity blasts up from cloud tops — and out toward space.<p>Called blue jets, these gigantic electrical discharges are rarely photographed. Typically, only pilots who fly over active thunderstorms see or photograph …

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How Millennials Will Save The World, Part I

I’m not kidding, or being sarcastic. And I hope I’m right, because the world needs saving, and I’m positive the boomers won’t do it, and pretty sure the gen-Xers aren’t up to the challenge, either.<p>I know that many people over 35 still think of the folks on the younger side of that divide as lazy, …

Demographics

Monster black hole gorges on record-setting meal

A supermassive black hole has been gobbling up a star for more than a decade — about 10 times longer than any previously known such meal, a new study finds.<p>The extreme duration of this meal suggests that the star is incredibly large, or that it's being consumed more completely than any other known …

Groundbreaking new prosthetic translates spinal cord signals into movement

Scientists at Imperial College London have developed smart sensor technology that allows a robot arm to be controlled via signals from nerves in the …

Imperial College London

5 Myths About Millennials That Have Been Completely Debunked by Science | Inc.com

I've said it before and I'll say it again: no one sells books, lands lucrative speaking gigs, or gets hired as a consultant to point out people are all pretty much the same.<p>It's touting difference (and explaining what to do about it) that makes you money, which might go a long way towards …

Sorry, Einstein - Physicists Just Reinforced The Reality of Quantum Weirdness in The Universe

There's no avoiding that "spooky action at a distance."<p>One of the strangest phenomena you're likely to come across in all of science is quantum …

Astronomers Discover A White Dwarf-Red Dwarf Binary System That Behaves Like A Pulsar

Just 380 light-years from Earth lies a unique stellar object named AR Scorpii. Although this object, which consists of a rapidly spinning white dwarf …

Which Country Has The Biggest Economy? China Leads As India Surpasses US And Russia Leads Europe By 2050

Emerging markets will dominate the existing economic order by the year 2050, with traditional leading nations in the West falling back to new, …

The worst-case scenario for the economy under Trump just happened in another country

It is hard to compare Donald Trump to anyone else in American politics, especially when it comes to the economy. The president-elect plans to combine restrictions on goods imported from abroad, which are usually advocated by liberal politicians, with conventionally Republican policies, such as tax …

Trump demands apology from Hamilton cast after Mike Pence booed

The US vice-president elect, Mike Pence, was booed by a theater audience when he attended the hit hip-hop musical Hamilton in New York on Friday night – and then had a message about protecting diversity delivered to him from the stage after the curtain call.<p>On Saturday, President-elect Donald Trump …

Donald Trump

Death of a star: Hubble telescope captures amazing image of celestial body’s demise

Located around 4,000 light-years from Earth, the kaleidoscopic photo was captured by the Hubble Telescope and shows the star, part of the planetary …

Bernie Sanders tells skeptical voters to stick with Clinton over a third party

WARNER, N.H. — Before he stepped up to the microphone, Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.) could tell there would be skeptics in the audience. He was on board with electing Hillary Clinton. Rights and Democracy, the progressive grass-roots group that had booked a small town's park for a Labor Day rally, was …

Millennials Go Minimal: The Decluttering Lifestyle Trend That Is Taking Over

Marie Kondo’s book, <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing,</i> brought minimalism to the mainstream. Although it is not a new concept, the minimalist lifestyle is trending across the United States. The movement has inspired people to move into tiny homes, …

Minimalism

Scientists Just Created 'Neural Dust.' It Could Be the Biggest Breakthrough in Keeping You Healthy

New wireless sensors no bigger than dust could let thousands of people monitor and reclaim their health over time.<p>Wireless technology already lets people enjoy activities like listening to music, but now, scientists have created barely-there wireless sensors applicable to dozens of medical …

Myanmar Quake Damages at Least 185 Bagan Pagodas

At least three killed as magnitude 6.8 tremor hits west of the ancient capital, a popular tourist site<p>By<p>Associated Press<p>YANGON, Myanmar—A powerful earthquake shook Myanmar on Wednesday, killing at least three people and damaging more than 100 ancient Buddhist pagodas in the former capital of Bagan, …

Natural Disasters

Conservative talk show host pens attack on Neil deGrasse Tyson—Tyson goes supernova on him

Neal Larson is a conservative right-wing radio talk show personality and author. He’s been watching the Olympics and following via Twitter. He was …

Read This Woman's Epic Rant After Her Local Paper Published 2 Anti-Abortion Letters Written By Men

Not all heroes wear capes.<p>After reading two anti-abortion letters written by men in Tuesday's edition of the <i>Minneapolis Star Tribune</i>, Afton, Minnesota woman Heidi Seltz decided to submit a letter of her own — and lucky for the universe, the newspaper decided to publish it.<p>"It'd be nice if men would …

Here’s A LONG List Of Bernie Sanders’ Accomplishments (WITH CITATIONS)

We’ve already discussed Barack Obama’s many accomplishments. And, we also did a piece recently discussing Hillary’s long list of accolades, as well. …

Hillary Clinton’s viral nightmare: A video of her ‘lying for 13 minutes’

You could say that it all depends on how you define “lie.” Or, perhaps, that it’s hell to have a public record.<p>Either way, Hillary Clinton’s vast résumé of, shall we say, inconsistencies, is the dog that caught the car and won’t let go. A viral video collection of her comments on various subjects …

Government