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The US Supreme Court could ruin Elon Musk's plan for Tesla

A few days later, the US Supreme Court announced that it would hear a case during its fall term that could determine whether Tesla's technology gamble succeeds or fails. Justices will hear arguments October 14 to address questions having to do with federal jurisdiction over the fast-changing …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

NASA's Mars Trek is Google Earth for the red planet

Yes, Google Earth and Street View are great for impromptu armchair traveling. But if you prefer taking a virtual jaunt somewhere literally out of this world, you might want to visit NASA's Mars Trek website instead. It's exactly what its name makes it sound like: an interactive map of the red …

A crazy new theory solves 40-year-old mystery about what happens inside of a black hole

What happens once you cross this threshold is a long-standing mystery that the world's leading scientists have been pondering for decades with little headway.<p>Now, a recent paper presented at a conference in Paris this week has proposed a solution by looking at black holes in a completely different …

Scientists find evidence of key ingredient during dawn of life

Before there were cells on Earth, simple, tiny catalysts most likely evolved the ability to speed up and synchronize the chemical reactions necessary …

Curiosity has found salty, liquid water on Mars

Liquid water (probably) exists just below the surface of Mars -- although it is so salty it would kill any microbes that water could support. The …

Americans Believe Fox News Over Obama on Climate Change

Neither source got a rousing endorsement as a solid fount of climate change knowledge, but 17% of those surveyed said they trusted Fox News' …

The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs

His saga is the entrepreneurial creation myth writ large: Steve Jobs cofounded Apple in his parents’ garage in 1976, was ousted in 1985, returned to rescue it from near bankruptcy in 1997, and by the time he died, in October 2011, had built it into the world’s most valuable company. Along the way …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Facebook is reportedly in talks with The New York Times, BuzzFeed, and National Geographic to get them to publish content direct to its platform.</b> The idea is that content would load quicker than external links, but it comes with the caveats of data and ad revenue sharing.<p><b>2. Twitter is testing a</b> …

40 years and counting: the team behind Voyager’s space odyssey

On a chilly March morning, Steve Howard, aged 65, is at work in his office on the northern edge of Pasadena, California. Two computer screens are squeezed on to his corner desk along with family photos, a tissue box and tins of Altoids Curiously Strong Peppermints. The office is in a quiet business …

Space

Student Team Wants to Terraform Mars Using Cyanobacteria

While scientists believe that at one time, billions of years ago, Mars had an atmosphere similar to Earth’s and was covered with flowing water, the …

Awesome Google Features You May Not Have Known About

For example, did you know that Google can guide you through your wedding?<p>From the silly to the useful, these Google features (which we picked out of this great Quora thread) will make you love Google even more than you probably already did.