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This paper-like battery charges in one minute and lasts for 10,000 cycles

Research company ITRI has introduced an Ultrafast Rechargeable Aluminum Battery (URABat), said to be a safer and more efficient alternative to lithium-ion batteries. Developed in partnership with Stanford University, the URABat can be fully-charged in one minute for more than 10,000 cycles.<p>The …

Clean Energy

The 'World's Biggest Beer Garden' Opens in Raleigh

Head to North Carolina to sample some of the 366 beers on tap at this world-record-making beer garden.<p>Craft beer is exploding in North Carolina and there’s no better place to sample it than at a new beer garden opening this week in Raleigh, the state’s capital city. Aptly named Raleigh Beer Garden, …

North Carolina

Dubai Is Buying Jetpacks For Its Firefighters

Sky-high prices are no obstacle to sky-high rescue<p>The future is already here -- it’s just mostly in Dubai. This week, the city, part of the United Arab Emirates, signed a deal with real-life jetpack maker Martin Aircraft Company to purchase 20 jetpacks for first responders. Why do rescue workers …

A Miniature Radar Enables Smart Phones To See Through Walls

An Israeli company is developing a new 3D-imaging sensor that can see through objects and monitor the location, function and composition of multiple …

Miniature

Ancient Ten Commandments tablet auctioned

The world's earliest-known complete stone inscription of the Ten Commandments, a 1,500-year-old stone tablet, was sold at a US auction for $850,000. …

Ancient History

SplashLight Bioluminescent Water Pistol Sprays Glowing Proteins On Your Friends At Night

Jason Lazarus October 23, 2016 512<p>Every kid loves to play with water pistols, especially on hot days, but the fun stops as soon as the sun goes down …

Last-minute chemistry gifts for the scientist in your life

Still not bought a present for your chemistry-mad partner/sibling/child? You’ve left it late, but you’ve still got a couple of days left: here are some suggestions<p><b>21st Century Chemistry Sets</b><p>When I was 12 I got a chemistry set for Christmas. Back then in the pre-health and safety 1980s you still got …

Jokes

Light Up Your Room with Limited-Edition 3D Science

This lamp will blow your mind. Lit, it looks like a 3D set of tubular rings, but from a different angle you can see that it’s entirely flat. Using …

Innovation

Physicists demonstrate the quantum von Neumann architecture

A new paradigm in quantum information processing has been demonstrated by physicists at UC Santa Barbara. Their results are published in this week's …

Our Universe: It's the 'Simplest' Thing We Know

Our universe is actually really simple, it's just our cosmological theories that are getting needlessly complex, argues one of the world's leading …

Physics

Neil deGrasse Tyson drops Drake-inspired diss track at B.o.B., flat Earth truthers everywhere

He learned the game from Carl Sagan, you can never check him.<p>Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, a.k.a the Notorious N.D.T., has released a diss …

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10 Crazy Paradoxes That Will Blow Your Mind

A paradox is a premise that contradicts itself. It’s a situation that seems to defy logic by producing an inconsistency that goes against common …

Stoned Lab Rats Become Too Lazy For Tests, Study Finds

With an increasing number of US states and countries around the world relaxing their laws on medical and recreational marijuana, the need to …

Spider Carries A Mouse Up A Refrigerator Like It's No Big Deal

If you’ve got a rodent infestation in your house, consider yourself lucky. In Australia, spiders carry mice up a vertical surface in their jaws and …

Photo Of The Day: The World’s Largest Aircraft Is Almost Ready To Take Off

The quiet before the storm – workers here at #Airlander enjoying a few moments below the floating Airlander 10 before the media arrived early …

Aviation

Magic Mushrooms Alleviate Depression, Study Finds

Jarmoluk/Pixabay<p>A new study vindicates all the hippies and stoners who have long advocated for the beneficial properties of hallucinogenic drugs: A …

Imperial College London

A metal that behaves like water

Graphene is going to change the world — or so we’ve been told.<p>Since its discovery a decade ago, scientists and tech gurus have hailed graphene as the …

Five-dimensional black hole could ‘break’ general relativity

Researchers have shown how a bizarrely shaped black hole could cause Einstein’s general theory of relativity, a foundation of modern physics, to …

Best space photographs of 2015

Astronomy

A startup’s constellation of tiny satellites is now photographing a third of earth’s landmass every day

Are you ready for the coming era of global transparency?<p>After two years in operation, the satellite-imaging startup Planet tells Quartz that it is now photographing more than 50 million square kilometers of the earth every single day. That’s about a tenth of the world’s surface area, or more than a …

Human Rights

Quantum Experiment Shows How “Time” Doesn’t Exist As We Think It Does (Mind-Altering)

I'm in!<p><b>“We choose to examine a phenomenon which is impossible, absolutely impossible, to explain in any classical way, and which has in it the heart</b> …

The Strangest Places on Earth (Are Also the Most Sublime)

Technicolor mountains, otherworldly forests, and glow-in-the-dark beaches: These unusual places around the world prove that weird can also be wonderful.<p>Reed Flute Cave: Guilin, China<p>Sadly, magical fairy dust is not the secret behind Reed Flute Cave's glowing interior: Multi-colored lights have been …

National Parks

10 Silly Fun Science Experiments You Can Easily Do at Home

Other than youth and recess and summer vacation and nap time and candy and junk food and energy and fast metabolism and hope and excitement and …

Kids