Andres Seminario

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9 countries that are relatively easy for Americans to move to

When it's time to leave the country for a spell — half a year, maybe, or for the rest of your life, who knows? — your very bones tell you. Your feet twitch. You fidget. You start absentmindedly petting any globes you come across. That urge to pick up and go is a powerful sensation. Then your brain …

United Kingdom

Researchers claim they just invented the "ultimate" method for quantum computing

Around and Around<p>Today’s working quantum computers are already more powerful than their traditional computing counterparts, but a pair of researchers …

Quantum Computing

Astronomers Prove Einstein Was Wrong

Years after publishing the theory of general relativity, a fellow scientist asked Einstein whether the theory could be employed to determine a star’s …

This Scientist Has Come Up With A Mathematical Model For A Time Machine

After some serious number crunching, a UBC researcher has come up with a mathematical model for a viable time machine.<p>Ben Tippett, a mathematics and …

Mathematics

In a World-First, Scientists Have Achieved 'Liquid Light' at Room Temperature

A Frankenstein mash-up of light and matter.<p>For the first time, physicists have achieved 'liquid light' at room temperature, making this strange form …

Physics

Scientists Made Graphene Carry an Electrical Current With Zero Resistance

Graphene Breakthrough<p>Since the discovery of this wonder material in 2004, scientists have theorized that graphene could function as a superconductor. …

Nanotech

The Crazy Way Republicans Could Beat Donald Trump After Election Day

As Donald Trump moves closer to the Republican presidential nomination, unhappy conservatives are contemplating a number of ways to stop him. Some …

Government

Ted Cruz Has Given Us a Glimpse Into His Dream Supreme Court Justice, and She’s a Nightmare

February 3, 2016 by Rachel Ford<p>Republican <b>Ted Cruz</b> has clearly stated in the past that he thinks ignoring Supreme Court decisions conservatives don’t …

Sexual Harassment

Big Bang theory could be debunked by Large Hadron Collider

Scientists at Cern could prove the controversial theory of ‘rainbow gravity’ which suggests that the universe stretches back into time infinitely, with no Big Bang<p>The detection of miniature black holes by the Large Hadron Collider could prove the existence of parallel universes and show that the …

Swirling mystery of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

The Great Red Spot has been swirling wildly over Jupiter for the past 150 years, but scientists still aren’t sure what causes the gigantic storm’s …

Astronomy

Here's the Entire Universe in One Clever Map

A map of the known universe to a constant scale would either be very big, or very useless. But use a logarithmic scale to compress the distances as …

A Trump Filter to Remove Donald Trump From the Internet

<i>Photo: Gage Skidmore</i><p>Clearly Donald Trump has no filter, so maybe what we need is a Trump filter to filter the Trumpster off the internet. Well, at least filter him out of our browsers while we're surfing the inter-webs.<p>Interestingly there's a Trump Filter just for that - released as a Google Chrome …

Hubble's 'Einstein Cross' Supernova Strikes Back

An ancient supernova that was serendipitously captured in four Hubble space telescope images thanks to a naturally occurring cosmic magnifying lens …

NASA just released an unbelievable new image of the Earth rising over the Moon

The narrow angle camera takes images in black and white, so the spacecraft's wider angle camera — which shoots in color — was used to capture the colorful light that reflects off of our planet.<p>"The colors are only approximately what an intrepid explorer would see from the Moon," the researchers …

Astronomy

46-Gigapixel View of Milky Way is Largest-Ever Image of Space

Space is big, but it's never been quite <i>this</i> big. This composite image taken by astronomers at Germany's Ruhr-Universität Bochum is, they claim, the largest image of space to date. It shows a long swathe of the Milky Way, photographed piece by piece over a period of five years from the university's …

This Terrifying Mobile Tree-Harvesting Machine is Like a Robot Koala Bear with Chainsaw Limbs

For more terror, they've also made it scorpion-like<p>Earlier we saw that loading logs into containers is still a primitive process. But thanks to …

Koala

Meet Wove, An E-Ink Touchscreen Computer That Wraps Around Your Arm

Take your iPad, turn it into a slap bracelet and you’ve got Wove, the first computer that can roll up and wrap around your wrist.<p>Wove is the first product from flexible electronics company Polyera . It functions a lot like a smartwatch, but with the added ability to curve and bend. It’s also one of …

wove

Drones Could Be About to Get Way Cheaper

Qualcomm has crammed a lot of features on a single chip designed to bring the cost of a drone down below $300, with a reference design it showed of …

Mobile Devices

Ultimate Ears' Boom 2 speaker cranks the volume up to eleven

How do you make the UE Boom, one of the best Bluetooth speakers you can buy, even better? You make it 25% louder, water- and dust-proof, and double …

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

Perseid Meteor Shower To Reach Its Peak Tonight

NPR's Melissa Block talks with Kelly Beatty, senior contributing editor for <i>Sky & Telescope</i>, about the annual Perseid meteor shower, which reaches its peak Wednesday night. The event is a cascade of particles traveling at about 37 mph and appearing in the sky as purple streaks. They show up in …

Disney is closing its first virtual reality attraction

Disney World broke ground in virtual reality when it launched its DisneyQuest "interactive theme park" back in 1998. To say that times have changed would be an understatement, though -- DQ is using primitive VR technology that makes even Google Cardboard look like a quantum leap. Appropriately, the …

July 2015

Astronomers Glimpse Very First Stars in the Universe

Bright galaxy is home to huge, superhot early stars that lived fast and died young.<p>Peering to the edge of the visible cosmos with some of the most powerful telescopes on the planet, astronomers have detected light from the very first generation of stars to emerge after the big bang.<p>These behemoths …

James Webb Space Telescope

The Little Boy Who Should’ve Vanished, but Didn’t

He was 12 years old. He was a slave. He’d had no schooling. He was too young, too unlettered, too un-European; he couldn’t have done this on his own. That’s what people said.<p>Edmond (he had no last name—slaves weren’t allowed them) had just solved a botanical mystery that had stumped the greatest …

East Africa

Russian man to undergo world's first full head transplant

Mr Spiridinov, from Russia, suffers from Werdnig Hoffman disease, a muscle wasting condition that seriously diminishes his physical capabilities and left him dependent on a wheelchair.<p>Now he has announced his intention to become the world’s first subject of a full head transplant, so that his brain …

Reward offered in New York jail break 'crisis'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1172000/1172260_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524705461_850722cea5f166c07edcb12e66004c93<p><b>The escape of two murderers from a maximum security jail in New York has been described as a "crisis situation" by the state's governor.</b><p>Richard Matt, …

Meet Hydra, The Coolest Robot Not Competing In The DARPA Robotics Challenge

Its name is short for hydraulic, which is also pretty cool<p>There's a tragedy taking place at the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) Finals. At a competition filled with stunning humanoid robots, one machine stands out. It's called Hydra. It's six feet tall, 200 pounds, utterly nightmarish in design, and …