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7 Top Futurists Make Some Pretty Surprising Predictions About What The Next Decade Will Bring

From smartphone apps that can do seemingly everything to driverless cars and eerily humanlike robots, the past decade has seen dramatic advances in science and technology. What amazing advances are we likely to see in the <i>next</i> 10 years?<p>To find out, HuffPost Science reached out to seven top futurists …

Stem Cells

Do we learn better when we’re punished?

A simple experiment with a small group of college students suggests that punishments influence behavior more than rewards.<p>In fact, punishments—in …

8 charts reveal everything you need to know about the monster rocket NASA is building to shuttle astronauts to Mars

This rocket is designed for NASA's future deep-space missions to an asteroid, the Moon, Mars, and beyond.<p>Taller than the Statue of Liberty and capable of carrying more than twice the payload weight of any of NASA'S former space shuttles, the Space Launch System will transport four astronauts at a …

Space Exploration

3 tools that will help you make your next career move

Career assessments are great. Who doesn't like the idea of answering a few questions and getting a report that tells you exactly what step to make …

China adopts IMF standards to calculate capital flows

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has adopted the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF)standards to calculate its balance of payments data, the Chinese currency regulator said on Tuesday, as authorities work to turn the yuan into a global reserve currency.<p>People walk along a pedestrian street in downtown …

15 Productivity Hacks For Procrastinators

Dreams — Mysterious, bewildering, eye-opening and sometimes a nightmarish living hell. Dreams are all that and much more.<p>Here are 20 amazing facts …

Sleep

Water: the weirdest liquid on the planet

The more scientists examine H2O, the stranger it starts to seem. Water bends all the rules – but if it didn’t, ice would sink and firefighters’ hoses would be useless<p>Water is the only substance on Earth whose chemical formula has entered the vernacular. We all know H2O, even if we don’t understand …

Fire Fighting