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Neutron star collision named biggest scientific breakthrough of 2017

The discovery of two neutron stars violently colliding has been named the top scientific breakthrough of 2017 by the journal Science.<p>Scientists from …

Albert Einstein

Seven Newly Discovered Giant Galaxies That Emit Radio Waves Hint at More to Come

Seven new large extragalactic radio sources, or giant radio galaxies, were discovered—and astronomers were able to find them by looking at images …

‘The strangest supernova we've ever seen’: A star that keeps exploding — and surviving

A supernova signals a star's death throes. Having exhausted its fuel for nuclear fusion, the star collapses, producing a gigantic explosion of matter and energy that can be seen from 10 billion light-years away. The supernova shines for a few months, then fades. All that remains after the cosmic …

Universe

A new quantum atomic clock may finally reveal the nature of dark matter

Tick Tock<p>Scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder’s JILA (formerly the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics) have developed an …

Airbus' electric flying taxis are set to take to the skies next year

Fast, Affordable, & Environmentally Friendly<p>Airbus is aiming to put its flying taxi, the CityAirbus, into operation next year, as confirmed by the …

Transportation

Elon Musk’s Neuralink Gets $27 Million to Build Brain Computers

Neuralink Corp., the startup co-founded by billionaire Elon Musk, has taken steps to sell as much as $100 million in stock to fund the development of …

It rains solid diamonds on Uranus and Neptune

Consider this your daily reminder that the solar system is even more awesomely bonkers than you realized: On Uranus and Neptune, scientists forecast rain storms of solid diamonds.<p>The gems form in the hydrocarbon-rich oceans of slush that swath the gas giants' solid cores. Scientists have long …

Astronomy

What's the Fastest Way to Attract Others to You? Do Any of These 8 Things | Inc.com

If you're in a people business of any sort (then again, who isn't?), it should be your highest priority to connect with the human side of your customers, vendors, peers, co-workers, and other stakeholders.<p>This means having a good understanding of what makes humans tick. As you scroll further down, …

Self-improvement

How Do Stars Form? Black Hole Producing Star-Making Cold Gas In A Prolific Galaxy 5.7 Billion Light-Years Away

Black holes are more than just hungry voids that gobble up anything and everything they come across. They routinely create hot plasma jets and gas …

11 Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

These are the behaviors that you want to eliminate from your repertoire.<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a …

21 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 21

<b>1. Learn to love mistakes</b><p>Always remember to learn from your mistakes—and keep growing. Don’t doubt yourself so much. One day you’ll be able look back …

How I went from $40,000 in debt to a millionaire by 30

My father was a union electrician who brought in a nice, but not exceptional, living. My mom was a stay at-home mom turned jobbie-entrepreneur (as I talked about here). But, money was always tight.<p>When my parents separated in my early teen years (and ultimately divorced), that put further pressure …

100 Exercises You Can Do With a 10-Pound Dumbbell

Light weights aren’t just for lightweights<p>Don’t underestimate a 10-pound dumbbell. They can challenge your body in an entirely new way, especially if you’re used to lifting heavy.<p>Lighter weights target the small muscles that stabilize your joints—muscles that get overpowered by larger ones when you …

These are the 10 most powerful brands in the world

Only one technology firm made it into the top 10 — but it wans't Apple. Retail, media, and financial companies dominated the list.<p>Brand Finance evaluated companies by their familiarity, loyalty, promotion, marketing investment, staff satisfaction, and corporate reputation. Using these factors, each …

5 Ways to Improve Your Skin Through Food

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Anonymous 'at war' with Isis, hacktivist group confirms

The online collective Anonymous “is at war” with the Islamic State following the attacks in Paris, in a continuation of its “#OpISIS” campaign.<p>One major Anonymous twitter account, @GroupAnon, announced the operation on 15 November, writing that “we won’t stop opposing #IslamicState. We’re also …

Foreign Policy

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Psychology

Mt. McKinley to Denali: How A Mountain's Renaming Got Tied Up in Politics

If a president is going to risk angering Ohio, it probably makes sense to hold off until after Election Day.<p>That may be one reason President Obama waited until now to rename America's tallest mountain. Mount McKinley — the name given a century ago in honor of Republican President William McKinley, …

Forests

W Debate: Is Serena Williams the best female athlete ever?

Two issues immediately come to mind when we debate whether or not tennis star Serena Williams is the greatest female athlete ever.<p>First, by …

What Makes This The Ultimate Daiquiri Recipe?

Recipes

This Guy Got Photobombed by the International Space Station

For most people, the International Space Station is a cool idea, but something they’ll ever actually come into any meaningful contact with. For one …

Space

Scientists suggest a way to lower your stroke risk: Shorten your workweek

Do you worry that your workaholic ways are killing you? A new study says you may be right.<p>In an analysis of more than half a million men and women from around the world, those who put in long hours at the office were 33% more likely to suffer a stroke than their colleagues who clocked out earlier. …

Unpaid UN intern who slept in tent quits after media uproar

An unpaid intern at the United Nations in Geneva has resigned after revelations that he was sleeping in a tent caused uproar.<p>Olalla Tuñas (@olalla_tunas)Unpaid #UN intern David Hyde forced to live in tent near the UN Beach Club http://t.co/FRCtyx56yiAugust 11, 2015<p>David Hyde, 22, who had flown …

Employment

The Strange Link Between Junk Food and Depression

Of our many modern diseases, one of the biggest burdens on society is an unexpected one: depression, according to the World Health Organization. And …

Healing From Anxiety And Depression Five Areas Of Theraputic Self Care

Depression

Blueprint for a Better Human Body

People who wear and design prosthetics are rethinking the form of our species.<p>When Elizabeth Wright smacks her right leg on a table, she says “ow.” That’s only interesting if you know one more thing: that her right leg is made out of carbon fiber and metal. It’s also part of her. “It is my right …

The Ghosts of Laprak

How life in a small mountainous village was turned upside down by Nepal’s deadly earthquake — loved ones lost, homes destroyed. BuzzFeed News’ Anup Kaphle brings the first in-depth report from Laprak, near the quake’s epicenter.<p>LAPRAK, Nepal — It was a quiet Saturday in Laprak. With the village’s …

Natural Disasters

National Geographic Magazine

See Previous Issues<p><img itemprop="contentUrl" style="transition: opacity 0.4s; opacity: 1;"></picture></div> <div>April 2018</div></a> </div> <div class="prev_iss_cover"> <a href="https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2018/03" target="_self"> <div class="LazyLoad is-visible"><picture><source …

Extreme Sports

What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Happiness