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Israel premier Netanyahu defends German submarine deal

Israel's premier has defended purchasing six German submarines the military says are too expensive and not needed. There have been allegations of …

Israel

Sunday NFL Thoughts: Angry Brady, Rex won offseason

1. I think that regardless of whether or not New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is suspended for the first four games of the season, we’re …

NFL

Physicists just made Schroedinger's cat alive and dead in two places at once

And you want to know the best part of this experiment? The team took the whole thing out of the realm of pure theory and actually performed it in the lab. But don't worry, no cats were harmed in the process.<p>Before we actually go into the details of the new experiment, let's run through the basics …

Quantum Mechanics

You Can’t Sleep in a Hotel Because Your Brain Is in Survival Mode

According to science.<p>You know that feeling when you're staying in an Airbnb, and even though the place has good vibes, and the host magnanimously proffered her best linens, <i>and</i> even though the blinds are good at blocking out all light, somehow you still find yourself listening to your host's …

Sleep
K-12

Scientists have estimated that the universe won’t end for at least 2.8 billion years

But exactly how and when that will happen is a more of a gray area, and it's not something we've really had to worry about, with current predictions putting any such event tens of billions of years in the future — long after our Sun burns out.<p>But what if our current predictions are wrong?<p>A team of …

Universe

Boeing Fighter Jet Rival Gets Stronger

Boeing's F/A-18 got a lifeline in 2015... but now Dassault wants to cut it with a knife. Image source:Petty Officer 3rd Class Jason Johnston for the U.S. Navy.<p>Man, <b>Boeing</b> just cannot catch a break.<p>For a while there, 2015 was starting to look like the year Boeing defense got its wings back. In …

The TravelCard Charger—No Bigger Than a Couple of Credit Cards

You can never have enough power, or have a battery pack that's too thin, at least that seems to be the design methodology for the <b>TravelCard Charger ($39)</b>, and I appreciate it. It's a simple concept, a battery charger the same size as a couple of credit cards. Many have tried, but to keep the size …

Credit Cards

11 Websites That Will Make You Smarter About Money

Not everyone has a financial adviser, and not everyone has the time to read a personal finance book.<p>Luckily, there's the internet.<p>We've made learning about money easier for you by compiling a list of some of our go-to websites for money advice.<p>Happy browsing.<p><b>Why we like it:</b>Investopedia's dictionary …

Personal Finance

Stephen Hawking Gets A Voice Upgrade

The theoretical physicist has been using the same communication system for more than 20 years, until now. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Horst Haussecker of Intel about the new and faster technology.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>The sound of Stephen Hawking's voice is iconic.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED …