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The 20 best ski resorts in America

Wanderbat, a travel data site by Graphiq, compiled a list of the 20 best ski resorts in America.<p>To determine the ranking, Wanderbat used a rating system that compares resorts based on mountain size, terrain, snowfall, and the magazine awards each has won.<p>Colorado and Utah dominate the list with a …

Skiing

Physicists Have Observed The Light Spectrum of Antimatter For First Time

Putting Einstein's special relativity to the test.<p>After two decades of trying, physicists at CERN have reported the first ever measurement of the …

China is at the forefront of manipulating DNA to create a new class of superhumans

Would you want to alter your future children’s genes to make them smarter, stronger, or better looking? As the state of science brings prospects like these closer to reality, an international debate has been raging over the ethics of enhancing human capacities with biotechnologies such as so-called …

Molecular Biology

High-Speed Electrons Have Been Spotted Outside Earth's Magnetic Field, And NASA Can't Explain It

So fast, they break current physics models.<p>In the region of space just outside Earth’s magnetic field, NASA has detected electrons that are being …

New Theory of Gravity Does Away With Need for Dark Matter

<i>Erik Verlinde explains his new view of gravity</i><p>Let’s be honest. Dark matter’s a pain in the butt. Astronomers have gone to great lengths to explain …

Five technological breakthroughs that will take us into the future

Your News Ticker | October 27, 2016<p>People are always waiting for the future with hope. Although the future, as part of the timeline, it is always an …

20 Motivational Posters to Get You Through a Slump [with Free Templates]

<i>Dream big. Success. Walk the talk. Challenge yourself.</i> When it comes to designing a motivational poster, the slogan is key. If you’ve spent any of …

Graphic Design

How Hackers Use Encryption to Hide Their Criminal Activities

Hackers now use HTTPS encryption to cover their tracks; billions of dollars worth of security technologies rendered useless against such cloaked attacks.<p>In the ever daunting crusade to secure the Internet, it's often two steps forward, one step back. Each time the good guys achieve a notable …

Cybersecurity

This app can read your handwriting and solve your math homework

Math homework got you down? There’s an app for that.<p>PhotoMath, the Android and iOS app that debuted at TechCrunch Disrupt in 2014, just got a little …

iOS Apps

The US National Parks You Haven’t Visited—but That You Should

By Maureen KellettThe U.S. national parks represent many quintessential American ideals. The family vacation. Road trips. Camping under the stars. …

National Parks

10 Setbacks which entrepreneurs must overcome

Share16<p>Tweet<p>Share20<p>+13<p>Shares 39<p>The most successful people will tell you that at some point in their careers, they thought they were going to fail. …

Entrepreneurship

The carbon bubble: why investors can no longer ignore climate risks

The financial risks posed by climate change and bad investments could make an ugly dent in your retirement savings, a new report warns<p>When Sandy Emerson sat down in her portfolio manager’s office two years ago and announced she wanted to divest from fossil fuels, the latter furrowed her brow and …

Climate

NASA Will Test Aircraft Wings That Fold Mid-Flight

The perfect winglet for any situation.<p>NASA recently launched a new program with Boeing and aeronautics company Area-I to test wings equipped with actuators that would allow them to fold during flight. The folding wings project, called Spanwise Adaptive Wing (SAW), could provide the ability to …

A New Kind of AI: Google's Deep Learning Neural Nets Have Learned Encryption

Developing Its Own Encryption<p>Alice and Bob can keep secrets — well, at least from Eve. These three are the neural networks (or neural nets) that a …

How to Achieve Financial Freedom Within 36 Months

If a greenhorn can do it in six years you, can do it in three.<p><i>This article is part of a series entitled: 9 Wise Men Who Taught Me How to Put Life Ahead of My Startup. We've already covered mindset shifts toward financial freedom and Clayton Christensen's questions on How Will You Measure Your …

Hemp can’t get you high, but it can get high-tech

Don Basile Contributor<p>Don Basile is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist with more than 20 years of executive experience in technology, healthcare and telecommunications.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Ethics — the next frontier for artificial intelligence<br>• Tech companies and the global rise of …

11 ways to stop procrastinating right now

Every day, you decide that you're going to finally give up procrastinating forever.<p>And then you decide to put if off till tomorrow.<p>Don't worry. There are tips and tricks out there that'll help you kick procrastination to the curb for good.<p>Here are 11 ideas for getting your productivity back on …

Procrastination

Weapons of Math Destruction: Cathy O'Neil adds up the damage of algorithms

The Harvard PhD and data scientist talks about her new book and ponders how people’s fear and trust of math is akin to worshipping God<p>Support our fearless, independent journalism with a contribution or by becoming a member<p>“People keep suggesting that democracy is alive and well because we have two …

Mathematics

Attention Parents: Crayons Sold at Dollar Tree and Amazon May Contain Asbestos

The reason why older people typically can’t hear very well has very little to do with the functional capabilities of their ears, Co.Exist reports. …

Red Cross

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The kids are all right: Children with 3-way DNA are healthy

More than 15 years ago, 17 babies were born after an experimental infertility treatment that gave them DNA from three people: Mom, Dad and an egg …

Genetics

Here’s What Our Galaxy Would Look Like With Superhuman Vision

A powerful radio telescope captures an image of our amazing technicolor universe.<p>A new image of the Milky Way shows our galaxy bursting with a dazzling array of colors unlike anything we’ve seen before.<p>That’s because our eyes perceive the universe around us by comparing brightness in three primary …