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What's Really Warming the World? Climate deniers blame natural factors; NASA data proves otherwise

Methodology<p>NASA's Model<p>Researchers who study the Earth's climate create models to test their assumptions about the causes and trajectory of global …

6 Ways to View the Solar Eclipse Without Losing Your Eyes or Breaking the Bank

On Monday, August, 21st (2017), the US will see it’s 16th total solar eclipse, and the first contiguous since 1918 and while a lot of us we see it in its entirety when it moves across the nation, most will still be able to see a good percentage of it no matter where you’re located.<p>Be sure to check …

New device can heal with a single touch, and even repair brain injuries

A new device developed at The Ohio State University can start healing organs in a "fraction of a second," researchers say.<p>The technology, known as Tissue Nanotransfection (TNT), has the potential to save the lives of car crash victims and even deployed soldiers injured on site. It's a dime-sized …

Ohio State University

8 Websites That Will Help You Learn Coding Basics for Free

So you want to start creating websites of your own? Or maybe you just want to get better at editing your own WordPress theme. Is it possible that you …

We only have a 5 percent chance of avoiding ‘dangerous’ global warming, a study finds

In recent years, it has become increasingly common to frame the climate change problem as a kind of countdown — each year we emit more carbon dioxide, narrowing the window for fixing the problem, but not quite closing it yet. After all, something could still change. Emissions could still start to …

Climate Change

We May Have Just Found the First Moon Outside Our Solar System

Our First Exomoon?<p>A signal has been detected by the Kepler Space Telescope that may well be the first moon we have ever discovered outside of our …

Spending 10 days in absolute silence changed the way I think, act, and work

<i>In this opinion piece, Payal Sheth, a global marketing manager at the Boston Consulting Group, explains how an ancient meditation technique helped change the way she thinks and engages with people.</i><p>Yes, you read that right. Silent meditation.<p>One might ask: Isn't it obvious that you are almost always …

9 Things To Consider Before Leaving Your Relationship

The only thing determining whether to stay or leave is how we feel.<p>The decision whether one should stay or leave is one of the most consequential and painful any of us ever has to make. On any given day, many millions of people worldwide will be secretly turning the issue over in their minds as …

Are Aliens Real? NASA Astronauts Share Their Experiences With Extraterrestrials

How often have we thought about the existence of life beyond Earth, and feared that if we ever encountered extraterrestrial beings, they might wreak …

Keeping A Daily Journal Could Change Your Life. | Inc.com

<i>"The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it." -- </i>J.M. Barrie<p>You know exactly what you want in life. But you can't seem to get there. You have all these …

Productivity

16 skills that are hard to learn but will pay off forever

That's especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.<p>To ascertain which talents are worth the investment, one Quora reader posed the question: "What are the hardest and most useful skills to learn?"<p>We've highlighted our favorite takeaways, as well as a few other skills we …

WARNING: Supermassive black hole heading Earth’s way at 110 KM per SECOND

A black hole with millions of times more mass than the sun is hurtling towards Earth and will one day wipe out life as we know it.<p>The black hole is …

Facebook Shut Down An Artificial Intelligence Program That Developed Its Own Language

Facebook might have accidentally gotten a little closer to answering Phillip K. Dick’s 1968 question of whether androids dream of electric sheep. The social media giant just shut down an artificial intelligence program after it developed its own language and researchers were left trying to figure …

Albert Einstein Had 3 Rules for Work That Guarantee Unexpected Discoveries | Inc.com

Albert Einstein's life was about making the complex, simple. He was a master of so many aspects of life, including creativity, the state of the world, and the power of imagination and intuition. He was a true mystic in scientific garb.<p>These three guidelines for work should be on your computer, …

Albert Einstein

Bible says Canaanites were wiped out by Israelites but scientists just found their descendants living in Lebanon

It is a command that led the leading atheist Richard Dawkins to claim that the God of the Old Testament was “a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic …

Body language is more important than you think — and it can even outweigh your IQ

When it comes to success, it's easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust, but social psychologist Amy Cuddy knows first-hand how attitude can outweigh IQ.<p>Cuddy suffered a car accident at the age of 19 which resulted in brain damage that …

The data that transformed AI research—and possibly the world

In 2006, Fei-Fei Li started ruminating on an idea.<p>Li, a newly-minted computer science professor at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, saw her colleagues across academia and the AI industry hammering away at the same concept: a better algorithm would make better decisions, regardless of the …

Deep Learning

The polygamous town facing genetic disaster

In a remote region of the US, a town is struggling with a chilling health crisis caused by a recessive gene. The reason? Here, polygamy is still practised.<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2017” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>“We are to gird up our loins and fulfil this, just …

Salt Lake City

Scientists build DNA from scratch to alter life's blueprint

NEW YORK (AP) — At Jef Boeke's lab, you can whiff an odor that seems out of place, as if they were baking bread here.But he and his colleagues are …

Genetics

6 Steps to Go from Procrastinating to Productive

As an entrepreneur, practice saying to yourself, "I will not do the work of my smart, very talented and motivated team."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As entrepreneurs and business owners, we have tasks on our list that we'd rather not do. So, we keep moving the goal …

Why you should go ahead and take that weird college class

Good news for college students trying to explain their unconventional course selections to their parents this winter break: Loading up on classes …

5 Signs You're a Lot Smarter Than You Think

These surprising qualities and habits might indicate a higher intelligence.<p>Psychologist Dr. Jeremy Dean, founder and author of the popular website PsyBlog, caught my attention recently with an article about some really odd signs that suggest your IQ may be above average.<p>I went around the internet …

First footage of UFO shot down by Indian fighter jet after it triggered radar alert

This is the first footage which has emerged after an Indian fighter jet was scrambled to shoot down a UFO after it set off a radar alert.<p>The …

Of Course The Martian Fans Used Math And Science To Solve One Of The Film's Great Mysteries

Leave it to <i>The Martian</i> fans to use science and math to figure out one of the book’s (and the movie’s) most tantalizing mysteries. Obviously, Andy …

The Reason Loki Was Cut From AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

These Recently Uncovered Ancient Texts Show What A Normal Day In Rome Was Like 2,000 Years Ago

<i>Earlier this month, a team of researchers from Britain’s Southampton University unearthed a previously undiscovered ancient Roman settlement</i> …

Archaeology

“The bees are trying to tell us something”: We may want to listen to the animal our survival depends on

<b>(StudioSmart via Shutterstock)</b><p>Scientific evidence points to one of the causes of bee deaths–as corporate interests work to discredit the science<p>Reynard Loki<p>October 6, 2015 10:57pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><i>There is one masterpiece, the hexagonal cell, that touches</i> …

Ecology

Anxiety Sufferers: You Might Just Be Too Smart

If you suffer from anxiety, social or otherwise, you might be tempted to think that your brain is just ‘broken.’<p>However, there is evidence to suggest …