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Stephen Hawking Dies at 76; His Mind Roamed the Cosmos

Stephen W. Hawking, the Cambridge University physicist and best-selling author who roamed the cosmos from a wheelchair, pondering the nature of gravity and the origin of the universe and becoming an emblem of human determination and curiosity, died early Wednesday at his home in Cambridge, England. …

Physics

Here's How to Photograph The Solar Eclipse Without Damaging Your Camera

Get your camera settings right.<p>Darkness is coming. At least, partial darkness, depending on where you live.<p>On Monday, August 21, people across the US …

Mobile Photography

Inside Donald Trump's War Against the State

At 6:35 a.m. on March 4, President Donald Trump launched an attack against the government of the United States. Deploying his favorite weapon, …

Donald Trump

Cool Staircase Designs Guaranteed To Tickle Your Brain

Staircases are almost always focal points for the spaces they are in. It’s in their nature. Whether it’s their look, functionality or something else …

Intellectuals for Trump

A rogue group of conservative thinkers tries to build a governing ideology around a President-elect who disdains ideology.<p>The most cogent argument for electing Donald Trump was made not by Trump, or by his campaign, but by a writer who, unlike Trump, betrayed no eagerness to attach his name to his …

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fires, recall, cancellation, and rebirth: Everything you need to know

After almost a year of twists and turns since September 2016, the Galaxy Note 7 story has (effectively) come to an end. As is well known by now, …

Galaxy Note

Tribes Revive Indigenous Crops, And The Food Traditions That Go With Them

Long before European settlers plowed the Plains, corn was an important part of the diet of Native American tribes like the Omaha, Ponca and Cherokee. Today, members of some tribes are hoping to revive their food and farming traditions by planting the kinds of indigenous crops their ancestors once …

Five Independent Signs Of New Physics In The Universe

Since the Large Hadron Collider at CERN turned on, it’s brought with it an incredible slew of results. Large numbers of rare, exotic and unstable particles have been created, and their decays have been measured to unprecedented precision. The Higgs boson has been created and observed to have a mass …

Physics

How I Made It: Billionaire's right-hand man Chris Hollod on becoming a big fish in a big pond

<b>The gig:</b> Chris Hollod, 33, is venture capital partner at billionaire Ron Burkle's private equity firm Yucaipa Cos. They've traveled together for the last five years, with Hollod as the frontman on evaluating thousands of start-up investment opportunities.<p>Hollod oversees Inevitable Ventures, backed …

Hip-hop Music

Inspired by nature: the thrilling new science that could transform medicine | Laura Parker

Jeffrey Karp is at the forefront of a new generation of scientists using nature’s blueprints to create breakthrough medical technologies. Can bioinspiration help to solve some of humanity’s most urgent problems?<p>In the summer of 2005, Jeffrey Karp, a bioengineer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) …

Recover From Your Food Hangover With These 36 Light and Healthy Recipes

Recovering from a cookout coma? Let these lighter, brighter recipes set you straight.<p><b>Maybe you're in the throes of a</b> ribs-and-burgers hangover, or you're beach-bound, or you just think it's too damn hot to cook right now. Whatever the reason, these light and bright no-cook (or barely-cook) recipes …

Food

Should You Make Yourself More Alkaline?

You’ve probably seen more and more alkaline water on store shelves or read about celebrities who swear by alkaline diets. Proponents say that …

7 Diet Myths That Are Actually True

<b>There are a lot of diet myths floating around out there, but some of those supposed myths are actually true. We're setting the record straight about</b> …

Weight Loss

10 Healthiest Ways to Eat a Sandwich

For many people, wheat bread is a staple food.<p>However, the majority of breads sold today are made from refined wheat, which has been stripped of most …

Healthy Eating

This is Why Selfless Guys Have More Sex

Trying to get some more action? Instead of hitting your favorite bar, try doing a good deed. When you help others, you seem more desirable to women, …

Is your gut making you sick?

New research suggests that the range and quantity of microbes that live in our guts could have a powerful effect on a range of conditions including depression, MS and obesity<p>A gut full of diverse microbes – bacteria, viruses and fungi – is essential for a healthy mind and body. And evidence is …

Multiple Sclerosis

5 savagely hard boxing workouts that'll get you in fighting shape

Constant Multitasking Is Damaging Millennial Brains, Research Shows

And their employers are making things worse.<p>You probably know that multitasking makes you less productive not more so. Neuroscientists, psychologists, and efficiency experts have been telling the world for years that since the brain can't actually pay attention to more than one thing at a time. …

Time Management

5 tiny off-grid pods that could replace your house

As energy and housing costs rise around the country, more and more people are opting for tiny houses and seeking ways to make their homes energy efficient, or even self-sufficient.<p>Small, off-grid pods allow residents to do both — they take up very little space, can often be easily moved or …

Architecture

The Latest: French author decries attack

NICE, France (AP) — The Latest on attack that killed 84 people in Nice (all times local):<p>10:45 p.m.<p>French author Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio is …

France stunned after truck attacker kills 84 on Bastille Day in Nice

Investigators search local apartment after man believed to be 31-year-old French Tunisian turns celebration into carnage<p>France has been stunned and sickened by a third massacre in 18 months in which a truck driver mowed down night-time crowds celebrating Bastille Day on the seafront in Nice. He …

Apple computers are expensive — here’s how to build your own superfast Mac at a fraction of the price

So what's the solution if you want a super-powerful Mac computer without paying that high price tag? Build your own, of course!<p>Do-it-yourself Mac computers are called "Hackintosh" computers by the people who build them. And you can absolutely build your own.<p>Jesse Guardiani from the createthis …

If you think your brain is more than a computer, you must accept this fringe idea in physics

One of the most intriguing speculative arguments in physics and computer science isn't really about physics or computer science at all. It's about the brain — or more precisely, about consciousness — and it's been going on for decades. Its central question: Is the brain fundamentally like a …

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