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GoPro introduces a new cost-effective action camera with Wi-Fi capabilities

Just in time for the holiday season, GoPro is rounding out its line-up of action cameras by adding a lower cost alternative today. The new HERO+ positions itself between the $129.99 entry-level model and the $299.99 LCD camera that was released back in June. This move sets the $199.99 GoPro HERO+ …

GoPro

This startup has a secret weapon for grocery stores

In the bottom of chilly refrigerated cases at a Vons super market in San Diego, a brand new type of energy technology recently made its commercial …

San Diego

Can you handle the truth? Some ugly facts in science and sensibility

Ahead of her Sense About Science lecture, Tracey Brown digs around the evidence with some uncomfortable concerns about accountability in public life<p>This evening (Monday 28 September) I’m giving a lecture at the British Library to a group of researchers, policymakers, journalists, and …

The most useful class you’ll take in college is not science, math or economics

• <b>“I like it” and “I don’t like it” are equally worthless.</b> When someone asks you to read a story that they’ve poured their heart and soul into, saying you like it or don’t like it tells them nothing. They need specifics. Not as a way to pad or punish their ego, but in order to get a sense of what’s …

Fanfiction

World's oldest submerged town dates back 5,000 years (w/ Video)

Archaeologists surveying the world's oldest submerged town have found ceramics dating back to the Final Neolithic. Their discovery suggests that …

The Most Interesting Thing About That Ancient Spartan Palace Isn't The Palace - It's The Language

Remnants of a Mycenaean-era palace on the plain of Sparta have brought to light a number of finely-decorated artifacts, bronze swords, and wall frescoes, according to a press release from the Greek Ministry of Culture. But the real jaw-dropper is the fact that the ancient fire that destroyed the …

Here’s what happens when you try to replicate climate contrarian papers | Dana Nuccitelli

A new paper finds common errors among the 3% of climate papers that reject the global warming consensus<p>Those who reject the 97% expert consensus on human-caused global warming often invoke Galileo as an example of when the scientific minority overturned the majority view. In reality, climate …

Barack Obama accuses pro-fossil fuel businesses of sabotaging solar energy

Shaken by the growing renewable energy market in America, companies in the traditional energy sector are going on the war path<p>President Barack Obama has accused businesses profiting from fossil fuels of “standing in the way of the future” by actively trying to restrict customers’ access to solar, …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy …

The Brain

Renewable energy investment heats up worldwide

From China to Mexico, renewable energy investments are hot.<p>Global investment in renewable power and fuels reached $270.2 billion last year, nearly 17% higher than in 2013, according to a new study on renewable energy investment from the United Nations Environment Programme.<p>This figure marks the …

6 Very Risky Investment Mistakes Warren Buffett Says You May Be Making

What does risk mean to you? If you ask the average person, they’re likely to say the probability of losing money. If you ask most financial professionals, they’ll probably equate risk with volatility of returns. (While these may sound similar, they’re not exactly the same thing. Let’s say …

This Solar-Powered Engine Can Be Made With A 3D Printer

Sunny with a chance of renewable energy<p>You can 3D print plenty of things these days, from candy to a model of an asteroid. And now, with the help of a 3D printer, you can produce most of the parts for a pretty simple engine. Recently, German engineer Andreas Haeuser built a solar-powered Stirling …

Renewable Energy

Physicists Warming Up the LHC Accidentally Create a Rainbow Universe — NOVA Next | PBS

After two years of extensive upgrades, the Large Hadron Collider was warming up on March 21 for another round of experiments when a circuit …

Physics

Get ready for a 'historically unprecedented' temperature spike

Humanity is about to experience a historically unprecedented spike in temperatures.<p>That's the ominous conclusion of a vast and growing body of …

How Can Space Travel Faster Than The Speed Of Light?

Light speed is often spoken of as a cosmic speed limit … but not everything plays by these rules. In fact, space itself can expand faster than a …

Breaking the intestinal barrier to deliver drugs

AAAS login provides access to <i>Science</i> for AAAS members, and access to other journals in the <i>Science</i> family to users who have purchased individual …

Science

A Rough Childhood Can Literally Age You Says a New Study

Childhood trauma and psychiatric conditions may cause individuals to experience accelerated aging, according to research published last week.<p>In a …

La Fuerza: Yoda y el Manual para hacer una Revolución

<i>No es una broma: en la manera en que Yoda, Luke Skywalker y Obi-Wan Kenobi enfrentaban al Imperio, liderado por Darth Vader, se esconde el secreto de</i> …

Fortune.com

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How to Save Like the Rich and the Upper Middle Class (Hint: It’s Not With Your House)

By<p>Josh Zumbrun<p>Josh Zumbrun<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@JoshZumbrun<p>josh.zumbrun@wsj.com<p>The very rich often live in expensive houses, but that’s not where most of their wealth is.<p>In fact, for the wealthiest 1% of Americans, only about 9% of their total net worth is tied up in their home. That’s …

These 5 Things Will Make You Smarter

<b>1) Get rid of the distractions</b><p>You can’t multitask.<p>Via Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School:<p>To put it …

Laser tests show pathway from sunlight to electricity

Researchers fired lasers at photocells to learn more about how solar energy is converted into electricity.<p>The photocells in the experiment used …

Get Smart: Prevent or Manage Diabetes With Your Smartphone

<b>Ronald Tamler, M.D., Ph.D.</b><p><i>Clinical Director of the Mount Sinai Diabetes Center at The Mount Sinai Hospital</i><p>A man with diabetes approaches the dinner table, clutching the shirt pocket over his heart. Is he reaching for a business card? Fishing for a photo of his kids to show his companions? Pulling …

Diabetes

Unlocking DNA secrets with a Canadian genome search engine

Often called the book of life, human DNA has been no easy read for scientists, who face the staggering challenge of figuring out which genetic mutations lead to disease. People carry millions of them in their code, and there has been no efficient way to tell the ones that cause diseases such as …

How your heartbeat will make passwords obsolete

Thought your fingerprint was secure? Think again. The unique pattern on the tip of your fingers can easily be copied and used to access your most personal information.<p>As PIN numbers and passwords prove redundant in protecting data, tech companies are looking to convert bodily features into secure …

This Week's Gaming Distraction: Zengrams

We're spoiled for choice when it comes to games nowadays; new apps come out every week, and there are hundreds of development companies working around the clock to create the most addicting, entrancing, and entertaining distractions possible. Games are as old as humanity itself, but we haven't …

A brighter future: five ideas for solar energy - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: Tomorrow Transformed explores innovative approaches and opportunities available in business and society through technology.</i><p><i>Viewing this on a mobile device? Click here for mobile version.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- The energy needs of the world could all, in principle, be fulfilled by one single source …

¿Qué es el efecto generación?

El <b>efecto generación</b> fue descubierto por los psicólogos cognitivos de finales de la década de 1970, observándose por primera vez en una serie de …