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Scientists have detected colliding black holes for the 2nd time — and it’s going to revolutionize our perception of the universe

These gravitational waves were generated by two black holes — eight and 14 times the mass of the sun — merging together 1.4 billion light years away from Earth.<p>This produced a spinning black hole 21 times the mass of the sun. It also released enough energy to rival the mass of the Sun in the form …

Gravitational Waves

Shattered records show climate change is an emergency today, scientists warn

Unprecedented temperature levels mean more heatwaves, flooding, wildfires and hurricanes as experts say global warming is here and affecting us now<p>May was the 13th month in a row to break temperature records according to figures published this week that are the latest in 2016’s string of incredible …

Climate Change

The Uber of Air Travel Business Is Taking Off

Air travel has been infamously troublesome for more than a decade. Between security lines, flight cancellations, and uncomfortable chairs, there is …

Chloë Grace Moretz's Mom Channels Her Daughter and Brooklyn Beckham's Casual Style

Who's influencing who here? When Chloë Grace Moretz and her mom, Teri Moretz, stepped out for a stroll on Wednesday in Beverly Hills, Calif., their …

Nasa releases 'extraordinary' photo of sandstorm blanketing the Red Sea

Nasa has released a spectacular photo captured by its Aqua satellite that shows a sandstorm blanketing most of the Red Sea. The image was taken by …

Red Sea

Science Suggests The Best Foods To Choose On Plane

Are you among the many people in the world who travel frequently on airplanes? Do you dread airline food? Maybe it tastes a bit off to you and is …

Nutrition

7 cars Elon Musk has owned — and we're not talking about Teslas

Before Tesla, Elon Musk had a lot of different cars.<p>Some got totaled, others inspired certain design elements in the cars Tesla makes today. Either way, each says a little bit about who Musk is as a person.<p><b>Scroll down for a look at the different cars Musk has owned:</b>

Elon Musk

Scientists Have Figured Out How to Use Bacteria as Living Hard Drives

A data dump with a difference.<p>Computers are becoming more like living beings, and now it looks like living beings are becoming more like computers. …

Super Hot! India Records Its Highest Temperature Ever

A city in India has recorded the highest temperature in the country's history — 51degrees Celsius, or 123.8 degreesFahrenheit.<p>Murari Lal Thanvi told the BBC it was so hot in the city of Phalodi on Friday that his cellphone stopped working. "I was able to switch my mobile phone on after putting a …

Global Warming

The truth about how 'important' eating breakfast is, according to science

For years you've probably heard that skipping breakfast makes it harder to shed pounds, but the science backing that up is pretty shaky. Even the federal government considered breakfast the best way to start a healthy day — until they finally changed their tune earlier this year.<p>So why did …

Nutrition

Study Finds Scientists Can Measure Gas Emissions From Humans To Track Responses To Movies

A recent study finds that humans emit specific gases from their mouths during comedies, thrillers, and romance movies. Air testing movie theaters can track how audiences respond to different flicks.<p>Psychologists and advertisers are always looking for new innovative ways to test ads, films, and …

Audio-visual

Tiny Debris Chipped A Window On The Space Station

The ISS is fine, don't worry<p>A spacecraft orbiting the Earth gets damaged by space debris. You're probably thinking it's the plot of <i>Gravity</i>, and you're not wrong.<p>It's also what happened to the International Space Station a few months ago. Don't panic, everyone's fine, and the ISS is still safe. But …

How To Stop Overthinking Things and Get Out of Your Own Way

You know the feeling: You’ve made a list of pros and cons, you’ve searched the Internet and talked with friends. But you still can’t decide.

Self-help

Scientists hope to save near-extinct rhinos by transforming cells

The northern white rhinoceros is in far worse straits than most rhinos. There are just three members of the species left, and they can't breed normally -- if nothing happens, extinction is guaranteed. And that's leading researchers to try a dramatic technological solution to keep the northern white …

Specific changes to non-coding RNA may be part of what makes us human - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Human-specific variants of four microRNAs may have altered expression levels and gene targets compared to other great apes, according to a study …

Neuroscientists Discover Why Internet Pirates Don't Feel Guilty

Every month millions of people download and share movies, TV shows, music, software and ebooks without obtaining permission from copyright holders.<p>In …

Old Arctic Drilling Permits Hold Up Protection for Narwhal Whales

Decades-old oil and gas drilling permits are blocking efforts to protect the world’s most important habitat for Arctic narwhals, according to …

Genetic potential of oil-eating bacteria from the BP oil spill decoded

Microbiologists at The University of Texas at Austin and their colleagues have cracked the genetic code of how bacteria broke down oil to help clean …

Oil & Gas Industry

Hate Push-Ups? You'll Want to Try THIS Variation

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by Daily Burn</i><p><i>Photo: Ryan Kelly / Daily Burn</i><p>Holding a plank is tough, but doing push-ups on your toes? It can seem near impossible if you've been on a fitness hiatus. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to modify the movement to build strength. Case in point: This fun and …

Bodyweight Exercise

This Crazy Material Becomes Stronger the More You Stretch It

Sometimes science can be counterintuitive. But also completely useful. Let me explain.<p>When you stretch something, it generally becomes thinner and weaker. As the material stretches, or deforms, its molecular structure becomes strained. The exact opposite is true with a new protein material …

Amazon and UPS are squaring up over drone delivery

Since Amazon’s early PR stunt about offering drone deliveries from its fulfilment centers to your door, it’s an idea that a few companies continue to consider – UPS, Walmart, and Dominos have all shown an interest in the space.<p>However, nothing that we’ve seen from Amazon so far suggests that any …

Drones

Hyperloop Startup Says Its Tech Is Safer, Cheaper Than High-Speed Trains

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, one of several companies trying to build a futuristic transportation system that can hurtle people and cargo …

Visionary Motorcycle Designer, Racer Michael Czysz Dies After Fight With Cancer

Michael Czysz, motorcycle racer and designer of several revolutionary bikes through his MotoCzysz company, died Saturday following a long battle with …

Siri creators debut Viv

Getty<p>Dag Kittlaus and Adam Cheyer, who created the software behind Apple’s Siri, have spent the last four years building a new digital assistant: Viv.<p>At TechCrunch Disrupt on Monday, Kittlaus finally demonstrated Viv to the public — and it makes Siri look antiquated in comparison.<p><b>Siri's …

Artificial Intelligence

9 Ways to Customize Your Macbook (& Better Express Yourself)

After getting a Macbook, you may have considered getting skins, decals or protective cases or sleeves for it. Most of these accessories are however …

Get your hit of nature inside your home or office with NaturePod

Here’s a definition of Biophilia:<p>Biophilia is human's deep-seated affinity for nature. It explains why we feel restored after being in a park, …

Greek Island Hopping on the Cheap Thanks to New Pass: See 27 Islands

Do you fancy some Greek island hopping on the cheap? The Interrail Greek Islands Pass — offered by the affordable train service in collaboration with …

European Travel

Optical Illusion Zebra Crossings Are Appearing In India

Editor's Blog Photo credit: One of the four new optical illusions appearing on India's roads. Nitin Gadkari via TwitterHow do you slow down a car …

Nitin Gadkari