Raj Vaidya

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Closest potentially habitable planet to our solar system found

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a discovery that has been years in the making, researchers have confirmed the existence of a rocky planet named Proxima b orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our sun, according to a new study. It is the closest exoplanet to us in the universe.<p>Given the fact that Proxima b is …

Astronomy

Breaking Ancient News: The Earth Is Not Flat

So it seems that some people still believe the Earth is flat. They even believe it strongly enough to tweet about it and write battle raps challenging our resident astrophysicist-in-chief Neil DeGrasse Tyson.<p>Here’s the problem, though: the Earth is round. Really. The ancient Greeks knew this and …

Treating Cancer With Bacteria Shows Real Promise

Bacteria are generally considered more foe than friend, but that may change, if results from a pioneering study are confirmed.<p>Reporting in the …

Immunotherapy

Is 'Silicon Valley' the New 'Entourage'? (Infographic)

1 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The hit TV series <i>Entourage</i> gave us all a peek into the crazy and wild ride they call Hollywood, and it quickly became a Sunday night ritual for many.<p>When it ended, many were left wondering if any network would step up and fill …

Silicon Valley

Danny Brown Disses French Montana On Twitter

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Svidler Beats Gelfand 5-3 in Rapid Match

In the final two days of the rapid match between <b>GM Peter Svidler</b> and <b>GM Boris Gelfand</b>, the Russian (Svidler) won two and drew on to hold on to his …

The New Yorker Stories You Should Read Before the Paywall Goes Up

Yesterday, <i>The New Yorker</i> made all of its magazine pieces since 2007 freely available online for three months. After that time, everything will go …

A Caffeinated Tech Industry Fuels Artisanal Coffee's Third Wave

Barry Goffe marketed business software at Microsoft for more than a decade, fueled by enough coffee to fill a hot tub. Java flowed so deeply through …

Indian boy has 232 teeth removed

Surgeons in Mumbai have removed 232 teeth from the mouth of an Indian teenager in what they believe may be a world-record operation.<p>Ashik Gavai, 17, sought medical help for a swelling on the right side of his lower jaw and the case was referred to the city's JJ hospital, where they found he was …

10 Best-Ever Burgers for Memorial Day

With Memorial Day around the corner, it’s time to start grilling. Here are 10 juicy, delicious burger recipes to celebrate the unofficial start of …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Fun and Imaginative Photos of a Toy Plane Soaring in the Sky

Macau-based web designer and developer Varun Thota (@vnthota) has an Instagram feed full of photos depicting dynamic metropolitan life, but his series <i>My Toy Plane</i> (#mytoyplane) takes his creative vision to new heights. The imaginative photos show a hand guiding a toy airplane overhead in various …