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This Functional DIY Stirling Engine Is Basically Just Paper and Cardboard

And it can run off of as little as a bowl of warm water.<p>A tiny Stirling engine is one of the coolest desk toys you can have. Since it requires nothing more than a difference in temperature to get going, you can just throw it on your laptop, charging phone, or even put it in your hand to make it go. …

Humans and Neanderthals had sex a lot earlier than scientists thought

Some humans may have left Africa over 100,000 years ago<p>An analysis of the genome of a Siberian Neanderthal, published today in <i>Nature</i>, reveals for the first time that humans contributed DNA to the Neanderthal genome about 100,000 years ago; that's 50,000 years earlierthan the previous estimate. The …

How apps turned me into an incredible money wizard

Like most people, I left college perplexed about how I was supposed to survive financially. I’d certainly left my alma mater with enough education — two full degrees under my belt — but also with a sizable portion of student debt. And, since I have made the boneheaded mistake of living in not one …

Personal Finance

Super high-speed internet delivered over the air isn't as crazy as it sounds

Millimeter wave technology has been a tantalizing prospect for decades<p>This week, a new startup, Starry, announced it would bring gigabit-speed internet access to consumers, without data caps, at a price that is equal or less than your average broadband plan. It also announced that it would do this …

Net Neutrality

TinyOwl’s implosion is just the beginning of the end for India’s startup bubble

Food-ordering startup TinyOwl and online restaurant search portal Zomato made headlines this week for all the wrong reasons. While Mumbai-based TinyOwl faced criticism for its decision to lay off over 100 employees, an internal email from Zomato’s founder Deepinder Goyal—reportedly talking about …

Startups