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9-year-old applies to NASA

The recent announcement for a position as Planetary Protection Officer with NASA has generated a lot of interest among academics and the general public.<p>It has also caught the attention of one self-proclaimed “Guardian of the Galaxy”, Jack Davis from New Jersey in the United States, who has sent his …

Spectacular mountain-like Valley breaks ground in Amsterdam

A jagged mountain-like mass is turning up on Amsterdam’s pancake-flat landscape. MVRDV recently broke ground on Valley, a 75,000-square-meter …

We Might Have Finally Found The Trigger For Autoimmune Diseases

What makes the body attack itself?<p>Scientists have identified a chain reaction that explains why our own bodies can turn against healthy cells, …

Photographic treasures from India

To mark the 70th anniversary of Indian independence, an exhibition of photographs examines some of the earliest documentation of the country.

Felice

How Strength Training Changes Your Body For Good

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> The Science of Exercise<i>, which is</i> <i>available at Amazon.</i><p>Dr. Dena Oaklander, a psychiatry …

8 Gmail Hacks That Will Boost Your Productivity

Time to get smart.<p>Chances are extremely good you use Gmail as your email service of choice. With over one billion active users worldwide, so much of …

A never-before-seen at auction painting by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso sold for £34,885,000 / €39,570,000 in London

A never-before-seen at auction painting by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso went under the hammer at Christie’s auction house in London on Tuesday (27 June).<p>It gives a valuable glimpse of the artist’s young French muse, who is thought to have influenced the course of his art in an unprecedented manner. …

Google made a site that shows how millions of people draw the same object

Back in November, Google released artificial intelligence experiment that asks you to draw a random object and see if the neural network can identify your doodle. Quick, Draw! was eventually turned into a tool that transformed drawings into clip art based on the best results it got, helping people …

The summer solstice is here: 6 things to know about the longest day of the year

Why do we have a summer solstice, anyway?<p>The summer solstice is upon us: June 21 is the longest day of 2018 for anyone living north of the equator. If pagan rituals are your thing, this is probably a big moment for you. If not, the solstice is still pretty neat. (Google is marking the occasion with …

This 100-Million-Year-Old Bird Trapped in Amber Is The Best We've Ever Seen

Feathers and all.<p>Scientists have uncovered an incredible specimen in Myanmar that has given us a glimpse of life from 100 million years ago - a piece …

Afghanistan: U.S. army photographer captures blast that killed her and four others

Hilda Clayton, a 22-year-old U.S. combat photographer, shot a picture of the moment an accidental mortar tube explosion went off in Afghanistan, killing her and four Afghan National Army soldiers.<p>The military released the images on May 4, taken as Clayton was photographing a military exercise in …

5 Steps to Make Sure Your Website Is ADA-Compliant

Websites need to be just as accessible as ATMs, elevators, terminals and other user interfaces.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is one of America's most comprehensive pieces of civil rights legislation. Most people are familiar …

Disability

16 Boxy Modern Pools For This Summer

Take a splash in this inspiring collection of modern pools. We picked pool designs that feel like an extension of the home.

Architecture

How Google’s Search business and humanity’s information is disappearing

Search, Google’s crown jewel, and humanity’s way of finding the world’s information, has big problems. These problems threaten the internet as we know it; if they’re allowed to continue developing, unchecked, the consequences will be far-reaching and severe. Collectively, these threats are called …

Social Media

Des tombes de 5500 ans découvertes dans un cimetière d'Abydos en Egypte

Des archéologues égyptiens ont exhumé un cimetière prédynastique à Abydos en Haute-Egypte.<p><b>TRÉSORS.</b> Abydos, la cité des premiers souverains d'Egypte, …

Égypte

Toute la richesse des aliments fermentés

Légumes, céréales ou laitages fermentés cumulent de nombreux atouts, sanitaires et nutritionnels. Un mode de préparation qui redevient …

OMS

'There is a crack in everything/ That's how the light gets in' – the best Leonard Cohen lyrics

News of the death of Leonard Cohen comes soon after it was announced that this year's Nobel Prize in Literature is to be awarded to Bob Dylan, the first time it has ever been given to a musician in recognition of lyrical talent.<p>But many music lovers were aghast at the Nobel committee’s choice, …

8 Lessons Ansel Adams Can Teach You About Photography

Ansel Adams is one of the titans of photographic history. When I started as a photographer, I was primarily interested in landscape photography. I …

Street Photography

This Chrome add-on makes watching lectures on YouTube easy

While it’s great that many universities are actively embracing the internet and making lectures available on the Web for everyone to tune in to, watching them online can be a hassle – especially when you want to make notes. This is where BriefTube comes in.<p>Available on Chrome, it’s an extension for …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Get ready – 5G will create waves of innovation that disrupt every industry

The launch of ultrafast mobile broadband discussed at Mobile World Congress will require a shift in how businesses think<p>It’s easy to focus on technology and not the behaviours it makes possible and the expectations it changes. The internet seemed decent in the early dial-up age. We didn’t pine for …

Innovation

The Future Of Tangible Interfaces: 5 Insights Backed By Science

How much do we really know about what makes an interaction pleasurable for a user? These researchers are quantifying the guessing game.<p>Last week, researchers came together in the Dutch city of Eindhoven for the 10th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction. The …

First passenger drone makes its debut at CES

Chinese entrepreneurs bring their one-person craft, which is controlled by tablet and capable of flying 60mph, to the annual technology convention<p>A Chinese company claimed a world first on Wednesday by unveiling a drone capable of carrying a human passenger.<p>Guangzhou-based Ehang Inc pulled the …

11 Secrets Hidden in Famous Works of Art

Among Michelangelo’s venerable ceiling murals inside the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel is arguably the most iconic depiction of man’s relationship to God. …

Art

The coolest tech of 2016 is about to go on display at CES

Want a hint at what gadgets and gizmos are coming this year? The world is about to find out, as innovators gather next week at CES, the preeminent technology expo.<p>CES is where the latest, greatest and not-so-greatest inventions get put on display each year.<p>At this year's CES, the tech industry is …

Virtual Reality

How Quickly Are You Growing Old?

Measuring the pace of biological aging in young people could someday help prevent age-related diseases<p>By<p>Sumathi Reddy<p>Sumathi Reddy<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@rddysum<p>Sumathi.Reddy@wsj.com<p>Feel like you’re 40 years old going on 60? Or maybe, 40 going on 21?<p>Age may be just a number, but medical …

Medicine

Colombia: Home of the perfect cup of coffee?

<b>It is a bewitching thing, coffee. For years I used to follow the daily twists and turns of the London coffee market, reporting on the tremendous Brazilian frost in July 1975 which devastated the crop and caused world coffee prices to triple in the two subsequent years.</b><p>I remember the dark auction …

The Total Solar Eclipse May Do More Than Just Darken Europe's Skies

A total solar eclipse--the biggest in Europe since 1999--will darken skies over parts of the continent at 9:45 a.m. UT (5:45 a.m. Eastern Time) on Friday, March 20.<p>The eclipse is expected to block a whopping 98 percent of the sun's light in northern Scotland, The Telegraph reported. As for London, …

Solar Eclipse