Nikhil Sabharwal

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You could fit the entire human race into a sugar cube — and 13 other facts to put the universe into perspective

It's full of exploding stars and immortal jellyfish and it's been kicking around for almost 14 billion years.<p>Here are 14 awesome facts to put it all into perspective.

10 of Nikola Tesla's Most Amazing Predictions

As a technology-obsessed culture, we love our tech heroes. The champions of the tech industry are treated like rock stars, and their announcements of …

Engineering

Physicists Achieve Atomic Data Storage

A new memory technology could pack the entire Library of Congress into a .1 mm-wide cube.<p>Researchers from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands have created a rewritable data-storage device capable of storing information at the level of single atoms representing single bits of …

10 Forgotten Fantastical Novels You Should Read Immediately

Fans of magical prose and magical worlds, take heart. Titan Books has recently released a special limited edition version of steampunk legend James …

Books

This Game Engine-Rendered Sci-Fi Short Film's Graphics Are Jaw-Dropping

The Unity Demo Team show off new digital filmmaking tools in their latest short film, 'Adam.'<p>When artificially intelligent humanoids pass beyond the uncanny valley, most theorists assume they will one day become indistinguishable from humans. Or, perhaps they will pass into another realm of …

Scientists have detected colliding black holes for the 2nd time — and it’s going to revolutionize our perception of the universe

These gravitational waves were generated by two black holes — eight and 14 times the mass of the sun — merging together 1.4 billion light years away from Earth.<p>This produced a spinning black hole 21 times the mass of the sun. It also released enough energy to rival the mass of the Sun in the form …

Get swept away with NASA's 'Mars Explorers Wanted' posters

It looks like NASA wants to attract as many future settlers to Mars as possible.<p>The agency is doing a good job of that by releasing stunning …

You Don't Have To Do 'Spiritual Things' To Be Spiritual

I, like many people, thought for a long time that spirituality was practiced by doing "spiritual things." I'd sit at my alter, and use my oracle cards, and attempt to meditate, and try to contact my spirit guides, and do the exercises from A Course in Miracles, and read a zillion books on …

Dark matter might be made of black holes

So just what is dark matter made of? Astronomer Alexander Kashlinsky of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland thinks the mysterious cosmic stuff could be made of black holes that formed soon after the Big Bang.<p>Gravitational waves were first observed last September by the ground-based …

3tags.org

NASA Is Funding A Concept To Turn Asteroids Into Spaceships

So we can mine them<p>American companies are itching to get their hands on the gold, platinum, and other minerals that asteroids are thought to contain. But although the U.S. has laid the legal groundwork for asteroid mining, the technological challenges are still significant.<p>One of those challenges …

Space Exploration

There's a Way to Test if Immortality Is Real: Lock Yourself in a Room With a Nuke

Don't try this at home.<p>Oh, quantum physics. Just when we think we've got you all figured out with your Schrödinger's cat experiment and your hologram …

The 50 podcasts you need to hear

<b>Alice Isn’t Dead</b><p><b>The creepy podcast from the Welcome To Night Vale gang</b><p>The makers of the gloriously weird Welcome To Night Vale are behind this eerie podcast. Those concerned that they might have to get up to speed with that series’ labyrinthine backstory, fear not: this is not a spinoff, nor a …

Comedy

19 books that librarians say changed their lives

Who better to take book advice from than a librarian?<p>In a recent blog post, the librarians of the New York Public Library revealed the books they're most thankful for.<p>The NYPL team rounded up the 19 books that made them laugh, cry, and everything in between.<p>The list includes something for everyone, …

Why Mamata today is left red-faced among the Bengal civil society

OPEN TO OPINION<p>A year into her rule, some of the intellectuals started to feel claustrophobic.<p>POLITICS<p>| 6-minute read | 10-05-2016<p>Romita Datta<p>Total …

Uber’s $100m driver payout could have been $852m, angering some drivers

Uber could have been forced to pay $852m in damages to California and Massachusetts drivers if it had lost the landmark class-action lawsuit over employment classification that the company settled in April for up to $100m, according to new court documents.<p>The disclosure of the potential value of …

San Francisco Bay Area

5 Effective Brain Exercise Habits to make you Smarter in Life

A busy life should take care of most things really. But if taking that extra step improves life in general then may be we must do it. So far as …

Top Strength Coach Explains How One Back Exercise Can Help Transform Your Entire Physique

If it’s not part of your program, it should be. Here’s why<p>Walk into any gym in America and you’ll usually find a traffic jam at the bench press.<p>But if you were to point out a man with an impressive physique, I guarantee he’s not pressing all day long.<p>I promise he’s putting a premium on exercises …

The 50 Most Influential Gadgets of All Time

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How NASA's Next Big Telescope Could Take Pictures of Another Earth

Can NASA’s next big space telescope take a picture of an alien Earth-like planet orbiting another star? Astronomers have long dreamed of such …

Why Space and Time Might Be an Illusion

This past fall, the world of physics celebrated the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, which forms the foundation of our modern understanding of the force of gravity. Einstein's creation has been the ultimate antidote to a blasé, seen-it-all attitude that sometimes …

Does using Gmail put attorney-client privilege at risk?

• Home<br>• Daily News<br>• Does using Gmail put attorney-client privilege…<p>Legal Technology<p>Imagine that a direct marketer has offered a lawyer free services, such …

Bestlaw Pro Cuts the Cost of Legal Research

There’s a weird paradox in legal research. Many documents—cases, statutes, journal articles—are freely available online. Cases and statutes are in …

Databases

Using Google Scholar For Legal Research - Part 1

Until recently, legal research costs were a significant part of overhead for most law firms. Whether it was maintaining a costly legal library full …

Google Scholar

Challenges of Accepting Credit Card Payments

<b>What could go wrong with faster cash flow?</b> <b> <br>A lot.</b>Learn how to implement the best solutions for credit card payments in this Industry Insight …

Credit Cards

Five Questions to Ask a New Client

It’s one of the fundamentals they drummed into you in law school: It is your job to know the answers. That’s why clients seek your help, right? How …

Six Disclaimers You May Need to Include on Your Legal Website or Blog

Now more than ever, people rely on the Internet as their first stop when seeking legal help. In response to this trend, it has become standard …

Internet Marketing

'The Familiar Becomes New, the New Becomes Familiar': Changing Your Life Habits

In one of his Dharma speeches, my teacher Son Master Songdam uses the phrase "The familiar becomes new, the new becomes familiar" to describe the changes that occur through Son meditation practice. He says:<p>An ancient one has said, 'Where it is familiar becomes new. Where it is new becomes …