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NASA will hunt for alien life on Jupiter moon Europa - IBTimes India

NASA's Science Definition Team (SDT) has revealed that a Europa Lander, which is presently under development, is likely to be launched with the Space …

10 Easy Pieces: Rubber Plant Pots

I increasingly find myself drawn to the look of rubber plant pots. What did it for me was a collection of the pots in the courtyard of Paris shop …

'Obviously the threat is there': Chris Hadfield on the danger of asteroid strikes

As June 30th is annouced as Asteroid Day 2017, astronaut Hadfield explains why we should take the possibility of collisions with celestial rocks seriously<p>Watch the Asteroid Day press conference live here at 13.30GMT<p>“The Earth gets hit by 50 tonnes of meteorites a day. That’s more than most people …

5 garden design tweaks that will improve your mental health and wellbeing

<b>We all feel the calming benefits of spending time in the garden, but are there a few extra design tweaks we could make to our outdoor spaces to allow</b> …

Modern-Industrial Home Becomes One With The Desert Landscape

For the architects at Olson Kundig, buildings represent bridges between nature and people and their culture. A lot of their projects are focused on …

Architecture

This Infographic Shows The Extraordinary Ancient Genes That Live on in Modern Populations

How many do you have?<p>It can be easy to forget that humans living on Earth today are the product of thousands of years of adaptation.<p>Without modern …

Building a Root Cellar - Modern Homesteading

Our five-year search was over. We had found our home in the country: Sky Meadow, one hundred sixty acres of pasture, pines, junipers, bubbling …

How The Economist turns social visitors into subscribers

For The Economist, as print ad revenues have fallen and digital ad revenues haven’t plugged the gap, the focus has been on increasing profitability …

Social Media

'Extremely High Levels' Of Toxic Pollutants Found In Deepest Parts Of World's Oceans

There's literally no escaping mankind's mess.<p>Not even the very deepest, darkest depths of Earth’s oceans can escape mankind’s legacy of toxic pollution.<p>In a shocking discovery highlighting the interconnectedness of our planet, scientists have detected “extremely high levels” of organic chemicals in …

Pollution

The Unorthodox Exercise Position that Strengthens Your Core and Improves Your Posture

Many people don't think twice about the position from which they perform an exercise. The difference between, say, a Standing Shoulder Press and a …

Snapchat is the most relevant platform for content and marketing, says AwesomenessTV CEO

“Any kind of communication is content on Snapchat.”<p>Snapchat is not just a marketing tool — it’s also a content tool, according to AwesomenessTV CEO Brian Robbins.<p>“Now, as a guy who grew up making film and television, that is something that’s not easy to wrap my head around. It’s very different. You …

Scientists Have Witnessed The Violent Beginnings of a Supernova For The First Time

Boom.<p>Scientists have observed the immediate aftermath of a supernova for the first time, detecting a brilliant display of light from the death of a …

The 15 best exercises to target your love handles

Want to be able to confidently shed your shirt in the bedroom to flaunt washboard abs without fear of excess flab hanging over your boxer briefs? …

Sony 1000X review: the best of Bose worlds

Who says you can’t have wireless and noise canceling in one great pair of headphones?<p>I had almost given up hope.<p>In my eight years of reviewing technology, I've been through the ups of anticipating the next Sony device and the downs of actually using it so many times that I didn't think I'd ever get …

Hubble Just Saw a Star Rip Apart The 'Big Brother' of Halley's Comet

Space is brutal.<p>Astronomers have observed something unexpectedly vicious happening in space - for the first time, researchers saw a white dwarf star …

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

The Chinese military appears to be working on a fast, radar-evading robotic fighter plane that could be the first...<p>Donetsk separatists are showing …

The incredible story of one doctor who saved the lives of a million soldiers

Dr. Charles Drew first developed the blood bank in 1940 to help Britain during World War II, and later went on to invent the bloodmobile as well.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b> On Facebook

World War II

Brain Structure Might Explain Why Boys Are 5 Times More Likely to Develop Autism

A brain-based divide.<p>Researchers have discovered that girls with brain structures that are more "male typical" are more likely to develop autism than …

The Most Patriotic Act of Treason in American History?

As President Nixon’s list of enemies grew long and his grip on reality fragile, one prominent member of his government prepared the military to …

6 Microsoft Outlook Add-Ons For Businesses

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

What Would Happen If a Black Hole Showed Up in Our Solar System? Hollywood and an Expert Answer

The scenario seems impossible. A black hole randomly passing into our solar system. If it happened, it would obviously be bad, which is why it’s the …

NASA has found out that a human colony on Mars could be wiped out in minutes! - IBTimes India

Mars' atmosphere is said to be 100 times thinner than that of the Earth.<p>NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has found that the odds of a human …

3 exercises that will make you lord of the boxing ring

3 exercises that will make you lord of the boxing ring<p>Looking for a new hobby for 2017? Well, to become better at any sport you must practice the …

Apple is dead to me… I’m switching to Windows!

Have Mac vs. PC arguments with friends?<p>Share this article with them on Facebook or wherever and begin the battle of wits! You can share anywhere …

A startup is launching a record-setting number of satellites to photograph the entire world daily

On Feb. 14, an Indian PSLV rocket will attempt to set a record by deploying 103 small satellites in a single launch, including 88 satellites owned by Planet. With a successful launch, the San Francisco-based imaging startup will operate a total of 143 satellites—the most of any company in the world.<p>…

Space Exploration

We're In For A Triple Celestial Treat, And Here's How To Enjoy It

Get set for a full moon, a lunar eclipse and a comet flyby this Friday night.<p>Turn your eyes to the sky this Friday night and prepare for a series of spectacular celestial sights.<p>A penumbral lunar eclipse, a full moon and a comet will all be visible from across North America ― weather permitting.<p>The …

Lunar Eclipse

How to winter prune wisteria

<b>A weekend project for...late winter</b><p>Verticality is the name of the game with wisteria. When the flower spikes emerge they should be free to unfurl, unimpeded, so that they point directly down like early summer icicles. It is one of several reasons why pruning is paramount with wisteria: if those …

Gardening

DIY: Flowers in the House, 9 Ways

Something changes when you put fresh flowers in a room.<p>Here are nine ideas for flowers to bring inside (while you’re waiting for them to start …

9 Gardening Trends That Will Be Taking Over Flower Beds This Year

Find out what's growing in popularity.<p>With spring approaching, we've all got gardening on our minds. But before you start hoeing and sowing, get inspired by what's trending in the plant world. Here's what garden and landscape trends you can expect to see sprouting up everywhere in 2017, according …

20 great British winter gardens to visit before spring