Ron Lewis

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Under the skin: how insertable microchips could unlock the future

Volunteers in Melbourne have had microchips inserted for three months, designed to unlock doors and carry out other tasks. Will they really be any use?<p>The microchip is about the size of a grain of rice and usually inserted in the webbing between the thumb and forefinger using a needle the same …

Your most basic and burning questions about next month's solar eclipse, answered

A total solar eclipse will slice a path across much of the United States on August 21. Perhaps you've heard of it?<p>The big-time space event will be …

Solar Eclipse

The Large Hadron Collider Detected a Beautiful New Particle

It's a big one too.<p>The Large Hadron Collider has once again done what it does best – smash bits of matter together and find new particles in the …

Amtrak names former Delta executive as next CEO

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amtrak on Monday named a former Delta Air Lines (DAL.N) chief to lead the U.S. passenger rail carrier as it embarks on a major renovation of its busiest U.S. hub following years of disruptions and delays along the Northeast Corridor.<p>FILE PHOTO: Delta Chief Executive Richard …

Delta Airlines

I asked Navy SEALs what to do when things get chaotic at work, and they said the same advice works on the battlefield and in business

I recently had the chance to get up before dawn and spend a day learning about leadership from two former US Navy SEAL commanders, Jocko Willink and Leif Babin.<p>Willink led SEAL Team 3 Task Unit Bruiser, the most highly decorated special operations unit of the Iraq War, and Babin was his second in …

Watch a Simple Experiment Make Sense of Quantum Mechanics

“No One Understands Quantum Mechanics”<p>Quantum mechanics: a branch of physics that is, to many, confusing and misunderstood. It encompasses and deals …

Deadly weekend on Mount Everest as death toll rises to four

Four climbers have died on Mount Everest over the weekend in a busy and tragic weekend on the world's highest mountain, officials and expedition organisers said on Monday.<p>Initially the death toll stood at three with another climber missing, but his body was found on Monday morning.<p>The body of …

New spy shots of Tesla’s upcoming Model 3 surface online

After years of anticipation, and if all goes according to plan, Tesla in just a few short months will follow through on a promise Elon Musk laid out …

Venezuela's Maduro hikes minimum wage amid rising protests

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hiked wages and handed out hundreds of free homes Sunday amid his efforts to counter a …

These Women Painted Their Bodies with Glitter To Send a Message About Body Positivity

These ladies are out to shatter the idea that women have to look a certain way to be beautiful, and they're doing it quite colorfully.<p>A group of …

Stereotypes

21 Jokes About Going To The Gynecologist That Are Just Too Real

"When I screamed at the gynecologist, it was just an ovary action."

The 15-minute weekly habit that eased my work anxiety and made my boss trust me more

I once had a boss who would send me a series of two-word emails throughout the day, each one bearing the same message: “Call me.” Each time I received one of these emails, the hairs on the back of my neck would stiffen and my stomach would churn violently. This reaction made no sense—I was reliable …

Time I

Why Does The Proton Spin? Physics Holds A Surprising Answer

You can take any particle in the Universe and isolate it from everything else, yet there are some properties that can never be taken away. These are intrinsic, physical properties of the particle itself — properties like mass, charge, or angular momentum — and will always be the same for any single …

Physics

What is Quantum Entanglement? Part 1: Waves and particles

If you follow science, or science fiction, to any degree, great or small, you’ve probably heard the term “quantum entanglement” before. You may also …

New Theory of Gravity Emerges

If a study carried out by researchers at the University of St. Andrews holds true then we may need to consider rewriting Albert Einstein’s theory of …

WikiLeaks reveals CIA trove alleging wide-scale hacking

A vast portion of the CIA's computer hacking arsenal appeared to have been exposed Tuesday by the anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks, which posted thousands of files revealing secret cyber tools used by the agency to convert cellphones, televisions and other ordinary devices into implements of …

Surveillance

27 Classic Christmas Movies You Need to Watch This Year

Best enjoyed with hot cocoa and a cozy blanket.<p>If we're living in the Golden Age of television today, you could argue that the 1940s made up the Golden Age of Christmas movies. From Jimmy Stewart's Academy Award-winning performance in <i>It's a Wonderful Life</i>, to Judy Garland's 1944-year debut of "Have …

Charlie Brown