Malcolm Diamond

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The science behind why people who prefer the window seat are more selfish

Ask any stranger on the street whether they prefer the aisle or the window seat and you can guarantee a quick-fire response.<p>There is no grey area in this comically divisive debate. Window-devotees consider people who favour the aisle to be barking mad, and aisle-devotees are just as incredulous. …

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‘Tesla bill’ to allow direct sale in Connecticut is going for a vote with strong opposition from dealerships

Last week, Tesla’s battle to get the right to sell its electric vehicles directly to customers in Connecticut without having to go through third-party franchise dealerships took a turn when the DMV issued a cease and desist for Tesla’s only gallery in the state after complaints from local …

Mystery of Earth's Water Origin Solved

Instead of arriving later by comet impact, Earth's waters have likely existed since our planet's birth.<p>The water that makes Earth a majestic blue marble was here from the time of our planet's birth, according to a new study of ancient meteorites, scientists reported Thursday.<p>Where do the oceans …

How ISIS Became One Of The World's Most Dangerous Terrorist Groups

Three years later it had all fallen apart.<p>Al Qaeda in Iraq turned into ISIS, seized Iraq's second-largest city, took over large sections of Iraq and neighboring Syria, and triggered a full-on regional crisis.<p>Between the divisively sectarian policies of former Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and …

Scientists Find Differences In The Brains Of People With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

<i>By Nathan Collins</i><p>Chronic fatigue syndrome affects as many as four in a thousand people in the United States -- perhaps more. Despite that, there's been slow progress in understanding the disease, and researchers still aren't exactly sure what causes it. Now, a small new study hints that subtle …

Watch a Japanese Kokeshi Doll Emerge From a Spinning Block of Wood | Colossal

<p>In an age of the ubiquitous 3D printer, it’s easy to forget the joy and beauty of handmade craft. Take, for example, the 400-year old Japanese art …

Timex's New Smartwatch Is A Runner's Dream — But It'll Cost You

Timex currently has the Ironman One GPS+ available for preorder through its website, but the company says it will go on sale sometime in November.<p>There are two major capabilities that differentiate Timex's new wearable from other fitness trackers and smartwatches out there.<p>It has its own 3G radio …

Watch Rosetta's journey through space in this cool computer model

Space age history was made this week when the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft caught up with a speeding comet 250 million miles from Earth. Now, you can see how it got there.<p>The Slovakia-based company INOVE has created a computer simulation of Rosetta's path through the solar system that …

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