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E.P.A. Accidentally Issues Press Release Slamming Trump’s Climate Policy

A quote misattributed to a Republican senator criticized Trump for dismantling Obama-era climate-change laws.<p>Two days after President <b>Donald Trump</b> signed an executive order rolling back <b>Barack Obama’s</b> Climate Action Plan, easing fracking restrictions and reversing the previous administration’s …

Donald Trump

Was Einstein wrong? Controversial theory claims the speed of light is not a constant

A potentially divisive theory suggests Einstein may have been wrong to say the speed of light is a constant – and the claims could soon be tested …

We Are Closer To Curing All Diseases Than We Think

For cancer care, access to treatment may be the biggest obstacle<p>Last week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan announced an ambitious project—to “invest in basic science research with the goal of curing disease.” The couple started by donating $3 billion over 10 years in this …

Cancer

10 TED talks that will teach you how to sound smarter

If you need help figuring out which ones to watch, you're in luck. TED has curated playlists so you can dig into a particular topic.<p>Here are TED talks from linguists, literary critics, psychologists, dictionary editors and the word-obsessed that will pique the interest of any verbivore.

How We Can Finally Get to Mars

America is taking its sweet time about getting to Mars. In 1969, shortly after the Apollo 11 moon landing, the prediction was that we’d have boots on …

Amazing New Photos of Jupiter Captured By NASA

The detailed pictures taken by Juno look "like nothing we have seen or imagined before."<p>A NASA spacecraft has captured the best views of Jupiter yet, revealing turbulent storms in the north pole.<p>Jupiter's northern polar region is stormier than expected and appears bluer than the rest of the planet, …

The 25 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe

The website looked at the average cost of various travel — including a night's stay in a hotel room, dinner for two, a 1-kilometre taxi ride, a cup of coffee, a pint of beer, and a bottle of wine — in 48 European cities.<p>From big-name beach destinations to lesser known cities, here are the cheapest …

In exactly one year, we’ll bear witness to the “Great American Total Solar Eclipse”

Get your sunglasses ready. There’s a giant solar eclipse headed our way, and it’s slated to be the biggest and best … ever. Dubbed the “Great …

Is Everything In The Universe The Same Age?

It’s been 13.8 billion years since the Big Bang, something we’ve been able to date from a variety of lines-of-evidence. But that’s the amount of time that has passed <i>for us</i> since the Big Bang; since time is relative, what does that mean for observers in other parts of the Universe? Our Earth exists …

Universe

58 Books That Will Make You Better, No Matter Who You Are | Inc.com

<i>What books do you recommend that college students read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ryan Holiday, best-selling author of Ego Is the Enemy, on Quora:</b><p>I'm going to go crazy on this one. I …

Books

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Immune System

Mysterious ripples race across planet-forming disk

Astronomers have found fast-moving wave-like features – ripples – in the dusty disk surrounding a young star. Nothing like this was ever observed or …

Universe

Amazon releases the 100 sci-fi and fantasy books you should read in your lifetime

Amazon’s book editors have been busy assembling collections of the 100 books everyone should read in their lifetime — and today they took on the …

13 Top Scientists' Favorite Books And Movies

Everything from comic books to classic films inspired these bright minds.<p>There's a big difference between science and science fiction, but sci-fi books and movies have inspired some of the greatest minds of today.<p>"The best of the science fiction films will stimulate a curiosity and an interest in a …

Science Fiction

100 Best Motivational Quotes to Inspire Anyone

Motivational and inspirational quotes can pick you up on a bad day and inspire you to even greater heights.<p>Need a little inspiration? Need a quick burst of self motivation?<p>Here you go:<p>"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." Henry David Thoreau<p>"If you are not willing …

What to Do When You Forget to Invite Someone to The Wedding

Wedding planning is hectic, crazy stressful, and with so much to do in so little time, it's no wonder things are frequently forgotten amidst the chaos, you know, like your dear Aunt Betty or Uncle John. To avoid any family drama or bad blood, put these wedding-etiquette tips to the test if you …

Weddings

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

10 New Sci-Fi And Fantasy Books To Explore This Summer

Dragons and phantoms and starships, oh my!<p>Vacation season, ahoy! If you’re stuck at home this summer, you can always set off to faraway fictional lands with a new science-fiction or fantasy novel. Luckily, there are plenty to choose from. Below, I picked the best of 'em.<p><b>The Buried Giant</b> <b>by Kazuo</b> …

Books

11 Science Fiction Books That Are Regularly Taught in College Classes

We all learn a lot from reading science fiction books—not just the cool ideas, but also the fascinating thought experiments. But college professors …

Science Fiction