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60 BOO-zy Halloween Cocktail Recipes to Get You Turnt

If there’s one day a year that you can guarantee your drinks will be stout, gaudy, and over the top, it’s October 31. Halloween cocktails run the gamut from chic spider web martinis to seriously gross-looking (but tasty) fake-blood-infused tonics. When you’re not entertaining yourself with baking, …

The 19 Best Road-Trip Stops in the U.S.

When plotting our travel bucket list, many of us think of hopping on a plane to far-flung places like Paris, Rome, Tokyo, Sydney—basically as far away as we can get. But some of...

18 Mesmerizing Photos of the Stars

It's official: These are the most beautiful night sky photos of the year.<p>Some photographers shoot celebrity portraits, while others prefer celestial bodies of an entirely different sort. Every year, the Central West Astronomical Society in Australia celebrates those astrophotographers with the CWAS …

Invisibility Cloaks May Be On Its Way, New Material Invented With The Ability To Make Objects Disappear

Researchers based in London have developed a new material that has been able to make test objects "disappear."<p>The newly developed material seemed to …

University of London

It's All About M&A For World's Biggest Drug And Biotech Companies

The FORBES Global 2000 is an annual ranking of the world’s largest, most powerful public companies, based on equally-weighted measures of revenue, profits, assets and market value. (The financial figures following are 12 months back, frozen at April 22.)

Celebrate summer with 42 cocktail recipes

It's not Friday quite yet, but that doesn't mean we can't start celebrating summer with a cocktail. In fact, we've compiled 42 of our favorite cocktails to help toast the season – not to mention the Fourth of July and the long weekend.<p>From sangria to margaritas, bloody Marys to martinis, we'll find …

Tim Peake's staggering space photos render Earth unrecognisable

Watch the Full Episode: 'State of Surveillance' with Edward Snowden and Shane Smith | VICE News

The full episode of VICE on HBO's 'State of Surveillance' is available to stream for free on VICE News.<p>When NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden leaked details of massive government surveillance programs in 2013, he ignited a raging debate over digital privacy and security. That debate came to a head …

Artificial intelligence is changing SEO faster than you think

John Rampton Contributor<p>John Rampton is founder of online invoicing company Due.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>As compliance pressure mounts, businesses turn to regulatory technology<br>• What regulation crowdfunding in the JOBS Act means to entrepreneurs and startups<p>By now everyone has heard of Google’s …

Artificial Intelligence

The Edge of Wearables: When Will Society Take the Ultimate Leap?

<b>New wearable technology will soon have the capacity to become skin-deep, but society might not be ready to adopt it just yet.</b><p>If your socks told your …

Wearable Tech

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HIV Genes Have Been Cut Out of Live Animals Using CRISPR

Major Milestone<p>A significant milestone was achieved today in the fight against HIV—scientists led by Kamel Khalili of the Comprehensive NeuroAIDS …

Genetics

Amgen Finds Anti-Heart Attack Gene - MIT Technology Review

When Sean Harper took over as Amgen’s head of research in 2012, one of his first moves was to get the biotech giant to pay $415 million to buy DeCode …

Physicists have discovered a new form of light

Light is one of the most well-studied things in physics, but it's clear that it still holds some surprises.<p>One of the measurable properties of light is called angular momentum, which measures how quickly a beam of light rotates.<p>Previously, physicists thought the angular momentum could only be a …

The Most Intriguing Spy Stories From 166 Internal NSA Reports

In the early months of 2003, the National Security Agency saw demand for its services spike as a new war in Iraq, as well as ongoing and profound …

Surveillance

Teen Turns Sewage into Electricity to Win ISEF 2016

<b>Canada’s Austin Wang won first prize at Intel ISEF 2016 for developing a microbial fuel cell that converts organic waste into energy, while</b> …

One fifth of the world’s plant species are at risk of extinction

The report, released by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in the UK, says about 2,000 new plant species are discovered by scientists every year, but while we're continually increasing our records of plants, there's still much we don't know about them and the factors that threaten them around the world.<p>…

May the 4th be with NASA: Space agency goes deep on 'Star Wars' day

If you're NASA, you seize every opportunity to chime in about pop culture — which means going all out for space movies, and the intergalactic holiday …

Earth is getting greener. Here’s why that’s a problem.

<i>This story was originally published by Slate and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>A new study just published in the …

Physicists abuzz about possible new particle as CERN revs up

GENEVA (AP) — Was it a blip, or a breakthrough?<p>Scientists around the globe are revved up with excitement as the world's biggest atom smasher — best …

27 money experts share their best investing advice

When it comes to investing, even the most seasoned investor had to start somewhere. If you're just getting started with your first investment, you might have some questions and even a little apprehension.<p>Have you ever wondered how experienced investors got their start? Fortunately, we've asked that …

Investing

New genome editing technique can target single letters of DNA sequence

Building off the powerful gene-editing technology known as CRISPR, researchers have created a new tool that can target and change a single letter in a sequence of DNA.<p>The new technique, known as base editing, can be programmed to turn the DNA base cytosine (known in the DNA alphabet as C) into the …

Genetics

This 1917 image is the earliest proof of exoplanets

The Kepler mission has found 1,963 confirmed planets outside the solar system, and probably billions more are out there.<p>Yet there was a time in the not-so-distant past when we had no evidence of exoplanets. In fact, a researcher has found the earliest documentation of an exoplanet, and it is less …

Universe

Zaha Hadid Was Just Getting Started

Zaha Hadid

Unparalleled: How Zaha Changed Architecture

One year ago today, the news that British-Iraqi architect Dame Zaha Hadid had passed away was met with an outpouring of grief — not just from the architectural community, but from everyone who is passionate about design. Architizer’s founder Marc Kushner perfectly summarized the feelings of so many …

This student put 50 million stolen research articles online. And they’re free.

Alexandra Elbakyan is a highbrow pirate in hiding.<p>The 27-year-old graduate student from Kazakhstan is operating a searchable online database of nearly 50 million stolen scholarly journal articles, shattering the $10 billion-per-year paywall of academic publishers.<p>Elbakyan has kept herself beyond …

Superfluidity: Decoding the Enigma of Cognitive Flexibility

An international team of researchers have identified unexpected brain mechanisms associated with cognitive flexibility. Cognitive flexibility …

Aha! Aerobic Exercise Facilitates the Free Flow of Thought

For the past decade, I've been trying to solve the riddle of how aerobic exercise stimulates creative thinking, improves fluid intelligence, and …

The Brain