Sam Najm

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ITER nuclear reactor may be the "holy grail" of limitless renewable energy

Not Just More Stable<p>Overcoming a series of setbacks, an international project to build what could be a revolutionary nuclear fusion reactor, which …

Essential Apps You Should Install on a New PC Running Windows or macOS

You just bought a new laptop, built a new desktop PC, or are simply clean installing on a new solid state drive, good for you! Gotta love the taste …

Software

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

20+ Science Facts We Didn't Know at The Start of 2017

It's been an incredible year for science.<p><b>1.</b> The speed of gravity is pretty much identical to the speed of light! This year, for the first time ever, …

A probe detected a mysterious signal that physics can't explain

China’s Dark Matter Foray<p>Amidst seemingly endless advances in quantum physics and the hunt for dark matter by American and European scientists, China …

How to keep the passion alive in your relationship, according to a relationship scientist

Eli J. Finkel, a professor at Northwestern University and the author of "The All-or-Nothing Marriage," explains how to maintain fiery passion in a relationship. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Eli Finkel:</b> I'm Eli Finkel. I am a professor at Northwestern University in the psychology …

Get Perfect Product Shots With An $8 IKEA Table

Caleb Pike is back with another DIY video, this time creating a super cheap product photography setup. It's clever, well thought out, and the results …

IKEA

All the Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Can’t Afford To Miss in November!

The holidays are coming up, and there’s no better gift than piles of books. And luckily, there are tons of fantastic science fiction and fantasy …

Books

Google launches Bazel, a tool for software builds and testing

Google has announced the beta release of Bazel, an open source system for developers to create and test software builds on a variety of platforms.<p>The company says it uses Bazel to build most of its software, and that it’s suitable for projects that involve large shared code repositories and …

China to explore 'dark side' of the moon

<b>(CNN) —</b> China has confirmed it plans to send a spacecraft to land on the moon's "dark side" before 2020, state media reports -- a mission, which, if successful, would make it the first country to do so.<p>The mission will be carried out by the lunar probe Chang'e-4, Zou Yongliao, a scientist at the …

Space Exploration

US hostage Kayla Mueller 'killed by IS', say ex-slaves

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1192000/1192551_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524738921_52f1fc340ae865abfc33e5dec455ca4c<p><b>The American hostage Kayla Mueller was murdered by so-called Islamic State after being raped repeatedly by its leader.</b><b>That is the testimony of two</b> …

Genetically modified human embryos should be allowed, expert group says

Controversial research has ‘tremendous value’ to science, say members of Hinxton Group, although they are not in favour of allowing GM babies to be born<p>Research involving genetic modification of human embryos, though controversial, is essential to gain basic understanding of the biology of early …

Genetics