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Twitter's sales growth sends shares soaring

<b>The numbers:</b> Twitter reported stronger than expected second-quarter earnings on Tuesday with sales of $312 million, more than double from the same …

The First Man-Made Biological Leaf Turns Light and Water Into Oxygen

If humanity hopes to realize its dreams of exploring the stars, we're going to need to find ways to recreate life on Earth aboard a spaceship. Simply …

Oxygen

California Shark Attack Involved "No Brainer" Danger

Great white shark attacks are on the rise, says an expert. But there are ways to reduce risk.<p>The attack of a 40-year-old swimmer by a great white shark in southern California on Saturday has people questioning shark fishing and beach safety.<p>The man survived the attack with serious bite injuries. …

Early Apple Employees Said They Would Never Work With Steve Jobs Again

In fact, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak recently revealed that many early Apple employees said they would never work with Jobs again given the chance, according to a recent interview.<p>Wozniak said the following when speaking with Allison Bauter of the Milwaukee Business Journal earlier this …

Liverpool FC chooses Carillion for £75m Anfield makeover

Long-awaited works at historic Anfield stadium are one step closer to completion after Carillion was appointed the club's preferred bidder<p>Carillion has been chosen as Liverpool FC’s preferred bidder for the £75m expansion of its Anfield stadium.<p>If given planning permission, the long-touted …

Pistorius is not a narcissist, psychologist says

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius does not display the narcissism associated with men in abusive relationships and linked to "rage-type" …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Why It Matters That Google's Android Is Coming to All the Screens

The company is trying to assert algorithmic control over the new frontier: the notification.<p>There is a likely vision for computing in the next decade that looks like this: One smart device in your pocket acts as the brain for an ever-evolving constellation of screens in your car and living room and …

Higgs Boson Seems To Prove That The Universe Doesn't Exist

None of us should be here. In fact, the whole world, the stars and the galaxies shouldn’t be here either. According to a new cosmological study, our whole Universe should have blinked out of existence an instant after it was first created.<p>Research from British cosmologists at King’s College London …