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10 Quick Changes to Fix Your Phone's Speed Issues

So you bought a shiny new phone, and a few months later you realize it isn't as fast as it used to be. We've all been there, and the issue isn't …

10 'Bad' Habits That Are Actually Signs You're Smarter Than You Think

Not an excuse to be gross though!<p>Here's the thing about bad habits. Many of them can hurt you when taken to the extreme. But in small doses, those …

France faces worst wine grape harvest since 1945

Wine production to fall by 18% on 2016 after spring frosts ravage vines, but hot summer could deliver top vintages<p>France is expecting its poorest wine grape harvest since 1945 after an unusually mild March and a frosty April, experts have said, although the hot summer promises to deliver excellent …

14 gorgeous car-free cities around the world

Ditch the rental car and get ready to explore<p>Some of the world’s most popular cities are facing a manmade crisis: Cars are wreaking havoc, snarling streets, and contributing to increased air pollution. And while cities like London, Paris, and Seoul are doing everything from banning diesels to …

Lab-grown blood stem cells produced at last

Two research teams cook up recipe to make long-sought cells in mice and people.

14 Non-Dairy Foods That Are High in Calcium

If you don't eat dairy, you're not doomed to brittle bones. Fill up on these 14 calcium-rich foods that don't contain a drop of milk.<p>Calcium builds …

How to Unlock Movies on Netflix: Secret Codes Get You More Movies

You're no longer limited to Quirky Teen Dramas!<p>We’ve all been there: You want to watch something on Netflix, so you end up spending 30 minutes …

The race to destroy space garbage

<b>Millions of pieces of human-made trash are now orbiting the Earth. Some are tiny, others are large enough to be seen with a telescope, but all pose a risk to space craft and satellites.</b><p>And according to experts the threat is growing as space becomes more and more crowded.<p>Some 23,000 pieces of space …

This one-of-a-kind rocket is designed to reach space in just 5 minutes

This rocket is about to change space travel. The Haas 2CA rocket is designed by the ARCA Space Corporation. It's set to be the cheapest rocket of its kind, and could get to space faster and cheaper than similar rockets, today.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

New Evidence Shows We Might Have Gotten Cosmic Evolution Entirely Wrong

Galaxy Formation<p>Galaxies started out low-mass and tiny, busy forming stars. At least, that’s what we thought until astronomers spotted an inactive …

Seeing the quantum future... literally

"This works because the rules that govern how the ball will move, like gravity, are regular and known. But what if the rules changed randomly while …

An Asteroid Just Barely Missed Earth, Flying Closer Than the Moon

And we spotted it only two days ago.<p>An asteroid between 16 and 34 meters in diameter (36 and 112 feet) flew by the Earth this morning, about twice as close to our home planet as the moon. The asteroid, named 2017 AG13, was only discovered on Saturday, January 7, by the Catalina Sky Survey, …

Nasa and Stephen Hawking are working on a nano-starship that can travel 1/5th the speed of light

Nasa researchers have joined forces with Stephen Hawking to build a nano-starship that can travel one-fifth the speed of light.<p>If successful, the …

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7 up-and-coming healthy fast food chains that should scare McDonald's

But within the last few years, many American consumers have shown a growing interest in healthier fast food that incorporates more low-calorie ingredients and fresh produce while remaining convenient and affordable.<p>In late November, top food executives from PepsiCo and Campbell Soup Company told …

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Carbon nanotubes make water freeze solid at boiling temperatures

Water freezes at 0° C (32° F) and boils at 100° C (212° F) at sea level, right? Normally, yes. But researchers at MIT have found that, when contained …

The Sun Looks Clean as Hell Right Now

There are almost no spots.<p>The sun could be the star of some interstellar Clearasil commercial right now, because there’s barely a spot on it. …

Researchers may have uncovered an algorithm that explains intelligence

What if a simple algorithm were all it took to program tomorrow’s artificial intelligence to think like humans?<p>According to a paper published in the journal Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, it may be that easy — or difficult. Are you a glass-half-full or half-empty kind of person?<p>Researchers …

NASA's Space Poop Challenge

NASA issued a public $30,000 bounty "for fecal, urine, and menstrual management systems to be used in the crew’s launch and entry suits over a …