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Biological Teleporter Could Transmit Life to Other Planets - ExtremeTech

By on August 3, 2017 at 11:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>You’ve probably attached images, …

Justice Department Ordered to Release 1950s Gay 'Purge' Documents

The Justice Department must search for and release historical records pertaining to a “purge” of gay and lesbian federal employees by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) under J. Edgar Hoover, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled last week.<p>The documents are related to …

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Why antimatter might be the answer to life, the Universe and everything

The answer to life, the Universe and everything, according to Douglas Adams in <i>The</i> <i>Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy</i>, is 42. He was out by a factor of …

How to Beat the System and Avoid Overpaying for Your Next Flight

Economy seats on the same flight can range from $100 to $600.<p>How annoyed would you get if you found out the person next to you paid less for their …

This lucky family is currently flying around the world in luxury for free thanks to travel hacking

A family-of-four are currently the envy of many as they are flying around the world in luxury for free, thanks to travel hacking. Husband-and-wife, Pedro Pla and Grace Cheng, managed to save a total of $54,000 on their round-the-world business class air tickets, and are now in the middle of a …

National Parks

Medicine Is Getting More Precise … For White People

Every human on earth is unique — our genes are different, we eat different things, we live in different places. As a result, medical treatments tend …

The New Wave Of Mindfulness Tech: Meditation VR

In a new immersive experience, anyone can cut ties with reality for a few minutes and find themselves at a Northern California retreat center.<p>When talking about the particular stressors of life in the modern age, it’s hard not to point to tech as part of the problem. Technological innovations, it …

Mindfulness

Here’s what the first Tesla solar roofs look like in the wild

Customers are sharing photos of the new solar tiles—and how well they perform<p>When Elon Musk started taking preorders for Tesla’s solar roof tiles in 2017, he said they’d be installing the roofs on Tesla employees homes first as a way of test-driving the technology before it was available to the …

This Man Has Been Quietly Collecting Invaluable Climate Data for More Than 40 Years

billy barr of Gothic, Colorado wears a lot of hats—literally and figuratively.<p>Sure, the reclusive mountain man (who prefers his name spelled in …

Hubble Telescope Detects Stratosphere on Huge Alien Planet

A huge, superhot alien planet has a stratrosphere, like Earth does, a new study suggests.<p>"This result is exciting because it shows that a common …

A Dinosaur So Well Preserved, It Looks Like a Statue

Borealopelta, discovered accidentally by Canadian miners, is one of the most spectacular fossil finds of all time.<p>In March 2011, a construction worker named Shawn Funk visited an impressive dinosaur collection at the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Alberta. As he walked through halls full of ancient bones, …

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Congress Is Heading for a Confrontation With Sessions Over Marijuana

Congress is heading for a confrontation with Attorney General Jeff Sessions over pot.<p>Sessions is seeking to crack down on marijuana use while …

Cannabis

The Scientist Who Studied Einstein's Brain Learned That These 5 Factors Make You Smarter

In 1985, we thought Einstein's brain wasn't much different from anyone else's. We were wrong.<p>We still don't completely understand how the brain works and yet we're building machines to replicate it. Our quest to create artificial intelligence has grown into a near-frenzy as we surge ahead with …

Use These Mental Tricks to Prepare for Dealing with Unpleasant People

The mindfulness craze has already been tapped for a huge variety of benefits—improved sleep, increased productivity, cutting out mindless snacking, …

Mindfulness

17 'facts' about space and Earth that you thought were true — but have been debunked by science

No surprise there. I've made a living speaking to experts and writing about it for more than a decade, and I've read obsessively on the topic for much longer than that.<p>I've heard a lot of peculiar "facts" over the years — and even believed and shared a few myself — that I eventually learned were …

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