Rob Schwarz

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50 Ways to Live Large on a Small Budget

You don't have to be rich to live the good life.<p>You don’t have to wait until you’re raking in the big bucks to live the rich life. Instagram-worthy …

Robots are Going to Make Our Lives So Much Better, If We Can Get Over Ourselves

<i>This article was originally posted on Inverse.</i><p><b>By John Knefel</b><p>One of the tropes of science fiction is the uncanny valley -- the phenomenon of a robot looking eerily human-like but not quite right in some intangible way. Another is the breakdown in the distinction between human and machine. And a …

Stop Living a Half-Life with God

In this sermon excerpt, Pastor John explains why God's sovereignty in our salvation matters for life.

Sovereignty

Meet the Cool Satellites That NASA Will Send Into Space

<i>This article originally appeared on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Neel V. Patel</b><p>For the past six years, NASA has been building a new launch apparatus designed to once again take us beyond Earth's orbit, to Mars, and beyond. And in just a little more than two years, the Space Launch System will embark on its inaugural …

Physicists Say They’ve Finally Confirmed The Existence of a 'Four Neutron-No Proton' Particle

But it's theoretically impossible.<p>Physicists have found the most convincing signs of a tetraneutron - a four neutron-no proton particle - to date, …

Physics

Underwater Atlantic Museum opens off Spain's Lanzarote island | CNN Travel

What Ivy League students are reading that you aren’t

By Christopher Ingraham<p>, Reporter<p>If you want an Ivy League education, you could fork over $200 grand or so and go to Cornell or Harvard for four years. Alternatively, you could save a ton of cash by simply reading the same books Ivy League students are assigned.<p>That became easier recently with the …

College & University

Hubble shows some of the galaxy's biggest, brightest stars

The Hubble Space Telescope still isn't done providing insights and pretty pictures -- far from it. Researchers have published a composite Hubble image showing the massive, extra-bright stars of the Trumpler 14 cluster, which sits 8,000 light-years away in the Carina Nebula. It's dazzling, of course …

25 Promising Digital Design Blogs To Follow This Year

Let me ask you a simple question. How much value you get from the blogs you read every day? Are they worth your time?<p>Whether you are a startup founder, entrepreneur or a creative freelancer you read a lot of blogs and magazines every day. In the age of digital noise, it is extremely hard to find …

Graphic Design

Stephen Hawking: How Space Could Save Humanity From Extinction

Professor Stephen Hawking has outlined why humanity could be at risk from the all the progress we have been making in science and technology.<p>In an …

Stephen Hawking

It Turns Out the Next Game of Thrones Book Isn't Late at All

I know a lot of people were bummed out when author George R.R. Martin finally confessed that the much-anticipated fifth in his <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i> …

Why SpaceX's 'Next Few Missions' Will Attempt to Land a Rocket at Sea

SpaceX has confirmed it’s not going to retire the drone boat anytime soon.<p>You wouldn't be crazy to assume that, after last month's successful rocket landing, SpaceX would ditch its giant drone boats and focus solely on terrestrial landing attempts. For the foreseeable future, however, the company …

NASA’s replacement for the Hubble telescope will be 100 times more powerful

It's been an exciting ride full of fascinating photos, but Hubble's place as NASA's flagship telescope may soon come to an end because the space agency just announced that it will begin construction of its next telescope, dubbed the "Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope" (WFIRST), this …

Universe

Scientists Have Invented A New Material That Harvests And Stores Solar Heat

The material could enable self-warming clothes and even increase the driving range of electric vehicles.<p>Imagine a sweater that could automatically increase its temperature on command. You’d no longer have to worry about grabbing an extra jacket when you go out at night in case it gets chillier. Or …

How to pay off a huge debt in five years

Whether it’s from a credit card, a mortgage or student loan, most people are burdened with a lot of debt. But it’s possible to pay off a large loan quickly – if you plan ahead.<p>Phil DeGisi finished business school laden with debt — $150,000, to be exact. He's not alone. Many students who borrow to …

Personal Finance

A controversial tool that lets scientists rewrite DNA just achieved a major milestone

On Thursday, Science Magazine announced the gene-editing technique won its Breakthrough of the Year Award, beating out other events such as the discovery of Homo Naledi, a previously unknown ancestor to humans and the Pluto flyby, which allowed scientists to get an up-close view of Pluto and its …

Genetics

Atheists Are Absolutely Infuriated Over What Carly Fiorina Said About ‘People of Faith’

Atheists are angry over Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina’s claim last week that “people of faith make better leaders,” with one activist dismissing her comments as a form of “bigotry” against nonbelievers.<p>“I do think it’s worth saying that people of faith make better leaders because …

Found! First Earth-Size Planet That Could Support Life

For the first time, scientists have discovered an Earth-size alien planet in the habitable zone of its host star, an "Earth cousin" that just might …

The quantum computing era is coming… fast

Processors that use the strangeness of quantum mechanics are reportedly achieving much greater problem-solving speed than standard computers – but what will the effect on security be?<p>‘The world is not only queerer than we suppose,” said JBS Haldane. “It is queerer than we <i>can</i> suppose.” Haldane was a …

Quantum Computing

Mars Polar Lander nears touchdown

Space Science News home<p>Mars Polar Lander Nears Friday Touchdown<p>Mars Polar Lander is scheduled to land on Mars shortly after noon Pacific time on …

North Pole

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

Pillars of Creation: Originally taken on April 1, 1995, this image has become one of the most iconic to come from the Hu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble …

Physicists explain how to solve difficult mathematical problems with time travel computing

Sending a locked message back in time of which no one will ever read the contents can help solve difficult problems, according to an international …

Deep Space Disco

Disco

5 Books Guaranteed to Unlock Your Creative Genius

Why does it seem like some people can effortlessly “follow their passions”, while others can’t? What’s the secret of successful entrepreneurs and …

Creativity

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for October 27, 2015

Bill Watterson

How Much Do Screenwriters Really Make?

<i>This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …

Filmmaking

How to Get Rich Slowly

<b>Do you want to be a Millionaire?</b><p><b>Sure you do, why not. $1,000,000 is a nice amount of money -- even at 5 percent interest in retirement, it's enough to drop $50,000 into your bank account each year to supplement whatever else you may have coming in. So let's agree that it's nice to have a Million</b> …

Personal Finance

9 Things You Didn't Know About Star Wars' Music

Sorry, no Yub Nub secrets here.<p>For most people, the name "Star Wars," probably conjures images of lightsabers, the Millennium Falcon, and Darth …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature