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Is there life on Mars? Evidence of aliens may have been found on the Red Planet – in 2007

Evidence of alien life on Mars may have already been found by Nasa’s rover but scientists failed to notice, a new study suggests<p>In 2007, the Spirit rover photographed intriguing finger-like rock formations at the Home Plate plateau, a 300 square foot area in the Gusev crater near the Martian …

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Solids Are Mostly Empty Space

Nucleus of an atom.<p>Our body is mostly empty space. A star, a planet, a chair, all these things are mostly empty space. These objects behave as if …

Zika crisis: World Health Organization in emergency talks

<b>An emergency meeting of the World Health Organization is being held to discuss the "explosive" spread of the Zika virus.</b><p>The meeting in Geneva will decide whether to declare a global emergency.<p>WHO officials have described Zika as moving "from a mild threat to one of alarming proportions".<p>Most cases …

Disease

Google's Project SkyBender aims to beam 5G internet from solar-powered drones

Google is working in secret at a spaceport in New Mexico to build and test solar-powered internet drones in a new initiative codenamed Project SkyBender, according to a report from <i>The Guardian</i> today. The company is reportedly renting 15,000 square feet of hangar space from Virgin Galactic — the …

New Mexico

JWST: The Telescope That Will See Through Time | HowStuffWorks NOW

Edward Snowden's OS of choice gets a major update

If you still assume you don't forfeit the right to privacy by going online, there are very few truly secure OS options. The best one might be the Linux flavor called Tails, recommended by none other than Edward Snowden. Its encrypted apps include email and messaging clients, a web browser, and of …

Edward Snowden

Oculus Quill lets VR illustrators paint in space and time

Of all the virtual reality demos WIRED has tried in the past several years, it is arguably the creative applications rather than games or movies that …

Virtual Reality

Madeira, the Portuguese island of eternal spring | CNN Travel

Madeira

25 JavaScript Libraries for Cool Scrolling Effects

A website design comes to life with well-executed animation. If you’re looking for the proper libraries to add effects to your project, here I’ve …

jQuery

Weird natural wonders you won’t believe are real

From Mexico’s Cave of Crystals to waves frozen in time, these natural formations will make you look twice.<p>1. The Cave of Crystals<p><b>Mexico</b><p>Mother Nature hid the largest crystals in the world nearly 1,000 feet below Naica Mountain, in the northwest region of Chihuahua, Mexico. The hidden caves were …

Condé Nast

Samsung's gold Gear S2 smartwatch ships for a fraction of the price of Apple’s

Samsung's gold is just plating, while Apple's is solid<p>It's apparently cheaper to buy a gold smartwatch from Samsung than it is from Apple. The Korean electronics company announced the "global launch" of its Gear S2 Classic today, with the watch — including its 18k rose gold and platinum variations …

Smartwatches

Massive Space Telescope Is Finally Coming Together

This week, NASA is set to reach a milestone on one of its most ambitious projects. If all goes to plan, workers will finish assembling the huge mirror of the James Webb Space Telescope — an $8 billion successor to the famous Hubble telescope.<p>"So far, everything — knock on wood — is going quite …

Universe

Pokémon GO is one of Nintendo’s most important games ever

Pokémon GO is the most important game Nintendo has developed in recent years and potentially the most important one in their history and is due for …

Pokémon Go

Hyperloop Race Picks Up Speed

Rival firms are working to build the futuristic transport systems, but high costs interfere<p>To build a hyperloop transportation system, engineers must create a near-vacuum in miles-long tubes, deploy powerful magnets to suspend capsules on a sliver of air and propel passengers at nearly the speed of …

Transportation

How 11 Legendary Outdoor Destinations Formed

Hardcore adventurers will really go the distance in order to ski, surf, swim, or soar in Earth’s most incredible landscapes, but the places …

Geology

WOW Air offers $99 and $199 airfares from California to Europe, promising 'more in the future'

Traveling to Europe in the spring or summer can be pricey, making it difficult for many people to visit during peak season. So when one budget Icelandic airline announced its latest travel deal to several hot spots on the continent, it caught our attention.<p>After offering $99 flights from the East …

San Francisco

15 things you can stop wasting your money on

Not only are we surrounded by enticing <i>things</i> to buy, but they're at our fingertips with the swipe of a plastic card, leaving us with thinner wallets and a bunch of unnecessary stuff and services.<p>Here are 15 things you can stop wasting your money on today:<p><i>Mandi Woodruff contributed reporting to this</i> …

Personal Finance

If you want to get a bigger salary and expand your skill set, this is the programming language you should learn

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock Coding is cool. We don't know how it happened, but in 2015 it's a fact. Even Chris Bosh, arguably a top ten forward in the …

InterAct

Turn Your Smartphone Into A Solar Panel

And let the device recharge itself<p>Instead of searching for an outlet to keep your phone alive, what if all you needed was some sunshine? An MIT startup has created a transparent coating that transforms surfaces into solar panels.<p>The Trick<p>Typically solar panels soak up photons from the sun’s rays …

'Is this person drunk?' What flight attendants are REALLY thinking when they greet you at the door of a plane

• <b>It turns out cabin crew are quietly analysing every passenger they greet</b>• <b><br>A veteran flight attendant she tries to identify those may cause problems</b>• <b><br>She</b> …

Easy-to-make mini brains will help medical research

If you want to study the effects of drugs or transplants on the brain without operating on the real thing, you typically have to break out some microelectronics and build a model yourself. Not exactly convenient or cheap, is it? If Brown University scientists have their way, however, just about any …