Scott Welch

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The strangest objects we’ve left on the Moon

The Moon is covered in everything from human waste to gold. Watch the video above to see the oddest items.<p>Humankind has spent a total of 300 hours on the lunar surface, courtesy of the six Apollo missions which landed on the Moon. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin visited for a fleeting 21 hours and …

Space Exploration

The perfect hotel for thrill seekers hangs 400-feet off the side of a mountain

There's nothing quite like arriving at your hotel after an exhausting trip, strapping into a safety harness and ascending 400-feet using a series of …

Should workers get overtime for answering emails after hours?

Jeffrey Allen would answer his work BlackBerry during Thanksgiving dinner, during his son's soccer match, on any number of Saturday afternoons.<p>The phone would buzz with work-related texts, emails and calls from the time he woke until he headed to bed — and, with it always in reach, he would respond.<p>…

SXSW 2015: The Star Trek Tricorder Is Real And Will Diagnose You Soon

Easy, at-home diagnostic tools could cut down on doctor’s visits<p>The <i>Star Trek</i> franchise envisioned a universe rife with technologies both awe-inspiring and seemingly too advanced for us to use any time soon. Yet, as the show turns 50 years old next year, many of these futuristic concepts are rapidly …

Medical Technology

Homer Simpson almost discovered the Higgs boson before any scientist

Some may refer to <i>The Simpsons</i> as "genius" but nobody expected this.<p>A new book titled <i>The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets</i> claims that …

Physics

Physicists Have Built A Time Machine Simulator

This would create a paradox since you never would have been born if your grandparents never met. You've prevented your later birth, so you shouldn't exist anymore.<p>This is called the "Grandfather Paradox," and it's an infamous one among physicists.<p>Even though Einstein's famous theory of general …

The Poverty Line - Photographs and text by Stefen Chow | LensCulture

<b>WHAT IS POVERTY?</b><p>Poverty is hard to define, even though it is a term that we use very often.<p>The Poverty Line project is an attempt to show what it means to be poor, by taking photos of daily amounts of food you can buy if your income lies at the poverty line.The Poverty Line explores a simple …

Globalization

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains how our addiction to technology is making us less efficient<p>Daniel J Levitin Q&A<p>Our brains are …

Productivity