Rohit Saju

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Intelligent people are more easily distracted at work, study claims

Do you have trouble concentrating at work? It’s probably because of all those amazing ideas you have running through your head<p>Finding yourself easily distracted at work may sound like a bad thing but there could be a silver lining to your daily office woes.<p>Workers who have trouble concentrating on …

The Brain
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The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

European Travel

Genetic history of Europeans revealed

<b>A study of ancient DNA has shed new light on European genetic history.</b><p>It confirms that farming spread across Europe due to the influx of ancient people from what is now eastern Turkey.<p>Many modern Europeans owe their taller stature to these early farmers - and a later influx of Bronze Age "horsemen" …

Anthropology

Gun Maker Creates 'Crusader' Assault Rifle With Bible Verse On It

A Florida gun manufacturer is facing criticism for creating an assault rifle with a Bible verse on it that's meant to stop "Muslim terrorists" from using it.<p>Images of the AR-15 Crusader rifle posted online by Spike's Tactical in Apopka show an emblem of a cross inside a shield similar to those used …

Guns

Did Isaac Newton predict major turn in Bible prophecy?

The Large Hadron Collider operated by CERN near Geneva, Switzerland.<p>As world events appear to be spinning out of control, there is something else …

New View Suggests Big Bang Inflation Claims Are Just Dust

Astrophysics

Graphene: The Next Big (But Thin) Thing

Proof for the Biblical Exodus!

Ahmose – the real Pharaoh of the Exodus<p>As Passover draws near, there’s a dramatic scholarly breakthrough linking archeology to the Biblical …

Ancient History

Canaanite Fortress Discovered in the City of David

<i>This Bible History Daily feature was originally published in 2014.—Ed.</i><p>A massive 3,800-year-old fortress that protected the Gihon Spring was uncovered …

The Bible: Most important book ever written designed for people, not states

In 1896 Flinders Petrie discovered what is for many the most important achievement of his long and celebrated career as an archeologist. It is a large granite stela, over ten feet high, dating to 1208 BCE. This stone bears an account of how Egypt’s King Merneptah conquered his enemies in Libya and …

Mystery Mosaic Discovered in Ancient Galilee Synagogue

<i>Photo Credit: Jim Haberman</i><p>Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Brigham Young University, Trinity University (Texas), …

Archaeology

IBM spends $3 billion to push the far future of computer chips

Big Blue sets a five-year plan to figure out the manufacturing technology for the great-grandchild of today's chip tech -- and the even more different generations beyond that.<p>IBM will invest $3 billion over five years to develop processors with much smaller, more tightly packed electronics than …

Quantum Computing

How America’s Biblical ignorance enables the Christian right

SCOTUS’ Hobby Lobby ruling has set a precedent for corporations to willfully misinterpret the Good Book’s teachings<p>The Bible doesn’t mention anything about contraception or abortion, but this hasn’t stopped 89 million American evangelicals acting as if “thou shall not consume a pregnancy pill” were …

Spark Labs Raises $4.9 Million For An Internet Of Things OS

Spark Labs, the same folks who made this open-source Nest-like thermostat, has raised $4.9 million in Series A funding led by Lion Wells Capital, and with participation from O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, SOSventures, and Collaborative Fund, as well as a host of angel investors.<p>Spark Labs develops …

The private lives of Isaac Newton

In the wake of recent flaps over personal data stored online, Sarah Dry considers the history and digitisation of Isaac Newton’s private papers<p>Despite the recent news of Facebook’s undisclosed fiddling with user news feeds and Google’s quick scramble to comply with the recent "right to be …

Associated Press News

Scientists explore mash-up of vacuum tube and MOSFET

Thumb-size vacuum tubes that amplified signals in radio and television sets in the first half of the 20th century might seem nothing like the …

How It Works: An Ultra-Precise Thermometer Made From Light

This isn't your average thermometer.<p>The world’s most sensitive room-temperature thermometer uses two colors of light to measure temperature with a precision of 30 billionths of a degree. This kind of precision far exceeds that of regular medical or home thermometers that we come into contact …

Australian Universities

Europe and South Korea will develop 5G together

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Flickr / FlySi<p>5G is coming — slowly and hazily — and, having been a leader in 3G but a follower in 4G, Europe wants to …