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Sick of Censorship, Artists Launch a "Witchsy" Online Market

Meet the merchants freeing e-commerce, one NSFW enamel pin at a time.<p>Making and selling risqué goods online is a recipe for censorship. Not only are works depicting pubic hair or nipples a no-go on many e-commerce sites and social networks, last year Etsy infuriated the witch community by banning …

How to Get People to Say Yes to What You Want, According to Science | Inc.com

The ability to persuade others is a valuable skill. It can translate into making a huge sale, convincing people to follow your leadership, getting a raise, or countless other successes in the business realm. In your personal life, it can mean winning over a partner, well-behaved children who do as …

Psychology

China Claims It's Already Started Testing an EM Drive in Space

Peer review or it didn't happen.<p>The whole world got excited last month when NASA published the first peer-reviewed paper on the 'impossible' …

Supercomputing the strange difference between matter and antimatter

An international team of physicists including theorists from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory has published the …

Physics

These Bats’ Cute Faces Are Not the Only Reason They’re Worth Saving - One Green Planet

From a distance, they may resemble spooky reptilian birds, but up close, bats hanging from tree branches wrapped up in their wings look like upside …

Green Living

10 Most Poisonous Animal On Earth That You Need To Know!

Poisonous animals endanger humanity in various unique and deadly ways. Interestingly, most people seem not to take their time to research on the most …

Earth Could Be Surrounded By Long Hairs of Dark Matter

Our planet may be surrounded by filaments of dark matter stretching away from its surface, according to a new study published by NASA researchers.<p>In …

Nasa orders first private crewed mission to the Space Station

Nasa have ordered a commercial crew mission from SpaceX -- the first of its kind.<p>SpaceX, Elon Musk's private spaceflight company, will now aim to …

Did ExxonMobil Just Admit It's Still Funding Climate Science Deniers?

Viewers were treated to a rare moment of candor at the end of a recent <i>PBS NewHour</i> interview with Kenneth Cohen (above), ExxonMobil's vice president of public and government affairs.<p><i>NewsHour</i> host Judy Woodruff pressed Cohen about an accusation New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman made during …

Stellaris is Civilization in a Massive Sci-Fi Universe

In Stellaris, progress is measured in light years, and empires are built between the stars. As your civilization leaves its home planet for distant solar systems, through wormholes and across slipspace vectors, Paradox Development Studio wants to make the journey meaningful every step of the …

Wormholes

The 10 science stories of the week that you don't want to miss

But at Tech Insider, that's our job: to bring you the most interesting and important developments in research, current events, and the science of everyday life.<p>This week we dug into the alarming chemistry of a bomb ingredient used in the Paris attacks, explored the dangers of sulfur mining, and …

Exclusive clip of Ceres from Syfy's new space noir 'The Expanse'

Syfy's next big space-opera undertaking, "The Expanse," will premiere its first episode Monday, but until then we've got an exclusive sneak peek at extensive space noir set in the far, future where humans have spread all the way to Mars.<p>Adapted from the popular "Leviathan Wakes" book series, "The …

The Expanse

Bitcoin is going nuts

Bitcoin was trading around $240 in the beginning of October. Now — after a gain of 10% on Tuesday added to its earlier run — it's closer to $400.<p>Now, bitcoin traders are looking for answers as to why the cryptocurrency is skyrocketing in value.<p>"You're seeing more and more institutional investors …

The US is Finally Heeding Warnings About a Monster Solar Storm

We’re all too familiar with the dangers posed by earthquakes, droughts, and hurricanes. But there’s another natural phenomena that represents a …

Watch the First Footage of the Planet’s Most Elusive Whale

An international team of marine biologists has made the first-ever field observations of rare Omura’s whales—one of the least known species of whales …

Whales

I tried a startup that claims to make 86% of users happier — here's the science behind it

My initial happiness level.Happify.comHappify, a startup "experience" that claims to help people improve their emotional well-being through research-backed activities and games, has created a lot of buzz since its launch two years ago.<p>In 2014, the New York Times called it "perhaps the most …

Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs

<i>The following is an excerpt from</i> Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs <i>by Lisa Randall. Excerpted by permission of Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.</i><p>"Dark matter" and "dinosaurs" are words you rarely hear together except perhaps in the playground, a fantasy gaming club or some not-yet-released …

A Determined Little Kitten Repeatedly Attempts to Jump Over to the Counter Until He Gets It Right

A determined little kitten named Charlie proved that practice makes perfect as he repeatedly attempted to make the seemingly impossible jump from an …

Tag: Design News

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The Real Story of The Secret Space Station

At the height of the Cold War and the Space Race, the Pentagon began a risky plan to put spies in orbit. The details of that program are only just …

Space Exploration

The Dyson Sphere -- Not Just Science Fiction

A few years ago I wrote on The Huffington Post about author Raoul Peter Mongilardi's <i>Next To The Gods</i>, a complex, world-building four book series of science fiction. In it, the Aurocerians, an alien race of beings have created a Dyson Sphere, an impenetrable constructed barrier encompassing an …

Jane Goodall Wants To Save Us (And Her Beloved Chimps) From Ourselves

Jane Goodall has learned a lot about chimpanzees in her 55 years of studying them. She has learned a lot <i>from</i> them, too.<p>And she's putting those lessons into practice.<p>That's what she explains after giving a lecture at the U.S. State Department.<p>"One thing I've learned from the chimpanzees is the …

Animals

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting | Inc.com

Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a variety of disciplines.<p>Websites like Coursera and edX have leveled the playing field, allowing curious students from around the world to explore …

Education

Lime Crime's Website Will Perfectly Match Your Candy-Colored Hair With Makeup

So you've summoned the courage to dye your hair hot pink. You thought that was the hard part? Nope. Turns out finding the right makeup shades to complement unicorn hair can also be quite a challenge. Enter Lime Crime's newest online feature, Hairspiration. The makeup brand has a serious cult …

The Best Eyeliner Looks For Your Eye Shape

i spy pretty eyes<p><i>When you're trying to execute the perfect beauty look, the right eyeliner is crucial—and how you use it is just as important. We’ve teamed up with Clinique to bring you a six-part series dedicated to mastering the art of lining the windows to your soul. Over the coming weeks, we’re</i> …