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It's so Simple: How to be the Most Liked Person in the Room

If you want to get ahead in business and life, just make sure you don't behave this way.<p>If you want to get ahead in business and life, inquisitiveness is an essential character trait.<p>Think about the last time someone asked you good questions about your life to get to know you better. Chances are, …

SpaceX misses catching Falcon 9 rocket fairing with a giant net on a big ship

SpaceX nearly succeeded in catching the fairing used in its PAZ Falcon 9 mission on Thursday, using a barge called ‘Mr. Steven’ that uses four giant arms with a net strung between them to secure the used nosecone once it floats back from space. The fairing missed the boat by just a few hundred …

Everything I'm Wearing Now Could Have Been From the '90s

While I was pretty young in the ’90s, there’s no doubting the effect that the decade had on me in terms of fashion. Saturday mornings were always …

3 Dividend Stocks That Should Pay You the Rest of Your Life

Forget short-term trading. These three dividend payers are built for the long haul.<p>Buying and holding great dividend stocks is the best way to …

Investors Pour Money Into Bitcoin As The Dow Drops, But Will The ‘Tether’ Break Anyway?

On Monday, The Dow plunged over 1100 points (4.6%), the largest one-day point drop in the index’s 132-year history but thankfully not the largest percentage drop (which would be the 22.61% drop on Black Monday in 1987). Cryptocurrency markets also provided a wild ride on Monday, with initial heavy …

Cryptocurrency

Under Pressure from Fox News, Obama to Stop Making Stocks Plummet

NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report)—One day after the Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity blamed him for the historic plunge in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, former President Barack Obama agreed to stop making stocks tumble.<p>“Sean Hannity has accused me of making the stock market go down,” Obama told …

Stock Markets

Falcon Heavy: Elon Musk's giant SpaceX rocket makes triumphant launch

The world’s most powerful new space rocket blasted into the heavens above Florida’s east coast on Tuesday afternoon on a trailblazing deep-space mission that Elon Musk, founder of the private aerospace company SpaceX, believes could spell “game over” for his commercial spaceflight rivals.<p>The Falcon …

Space Exploration

Success! SpaceX Launches Falcon Heavy Rocket on Historic Maiden Voyage

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The first Falcon Heavy rocket built by the private spaceflight company SpaceX soared on its maiden voyage today (Feb. 6) — a …

Space Travel

How to be more creative, according to science

Whether you get mesmerized by Vincent van Gogh's painting The Starry Night or Albert Einstein's theories about spacetime, you'll probably agree that both pieces of work are products of mind-blowing creativity.<p>Imagination is what propels us forward as a species — it expands our worlds and brings us …

Your Brain Might Be Distorting Reality

Some researchers are finding that the things you do could change what your brain sees–but not everyone is convinced.<p>We usually believe that what we see is a true representation of what’s there. The basic model of vision is that the eyes receive sensory information, the brain processes it, and then …

Mark Zuckerberg & Bill Gates Think Everyone Should Read These 14 Books

As the world’s most powerful begin to think about travel plans and what to pack for the annual World Economic Forum in Davos later this month, they …

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How to Use Blockchain: 10 Use Cases

Forward-thinking enterprises are investigating innovative uses for this distributed ledger technology.<p>1 of 11<p>Many experts predict that blockchain …

These subtle cues are what make sick people look sick

The next time a friend tells you that you look sick, hear the person out. We are better than chance at detecting illness in others simply by looking at their faces, according to new research led by a Swedish psychologist.<p>“We can detect subtle cues related to the skin, eyes and mouth,” said John …

The Disruptors - The new space race - BBC News

The new<br>space race<p>By Tim Bowler<p>Satellites are getting smaller and becoming cheaper to build – and there are now about 1,500 of them orbiting above us.<p>A flood of data and imagery is flowing from space and new players are now processing, interpreting – and marketing - this information revolution.<p>“We …

16 Thrifty Cooking Tips That'll Save You Some Serious Cash

Save that money!<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

Fashion Predictions for 2018: What You'll Be Wearing In the New Year

While we're no psychics—we'll leave that to the Astro Poets—we can still make a few educated guesses when it comes to the trends, labels, and key pieces that women everywhere will be trying out in 2018. We're predicting quite a few comebacks, specifically from the '80s and early 2000s, that are …

NASA-inspired "speed breeding" boosts wheat production threefold

Developed by scientists at the University of Sydney, the University of Queensland (UQ) and the John Innes Centre, the technique builds on research …

10 Things You Can Do Right Now to Make Your Brain Sharper

How can we keep our brains in top form? Here are some powerful activities you can do immediately.<br>Read More

Most Personality Quizzes Are Junk Science. I Found One That Isn’t.

<i>Our science staff is trying to lead a more scientific life in 2018. Throughout the week, we’ll be questioning whether some of our favorite habits and</i> …

Psychology

How the smartest company in the world thinks about investing in startups (NVDA)

• <b>Nvidia is one of the best-performing companies of 2017, and it has a somewhat unique approach to investing.</b>• <b><br>The company isn't necessarily trying to make money from the startups it invests in, but it is trying to get more people to use its GPUs.</b>• <b><br>As more data in the world is processed using artificial</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

Dig Deep: DARPA Contest Aims to Take People Underground

From the seas to mountain peaks, humans have colonized almost every inch of Earth's surface.<p>Now, humans may soon be able to routinely venture below …

The Most Intriguing Alien Planet Discoveries of 2017

Scientists spotted seven Earth-size alien planets orbiting one dim red star this year, and a lot of other strange exoplanets — ranging from an …

2018 - Top 10 Transformative Technology Trends

<b>1. Augmented Lifestyle with AI, Intelligent Apps and Analytics</b><p>As AI, Intelligent apps and Analytics are getting more embedded into our lifestyle we are beginning to create technology that has started augmenting human lifestyle. We will see designers integrating and augmenting our everyday …

The Most Futuristic Predictions That Came True in 2017

The trouble with the future is that it never seems to arrive. That’s why we call it the future. We consequently have this bad habit of taking the …

Artificial Intelligence

Start-ups embrace cryptocurrency to raise needed capital

Inexperienced entrepreneurs have long been at a disadvantage in the search for investment dollars, as many wealthy individuals brave enough to bet …

Cryptocurrency

Shit Model Management, an Instagram Meme Account Run by Anonymous Models

Fashion Week may look glamorous from the outside, but for models it can be insanely stressful. Long hours, little pay, and constant critique add up to lots of emotional and physical stress. A few months ago, two models (who prefer to remain anonymous) started "Shit Model Management," a hilarious …

The rise of smart machines puts spotlight on 'robot rights'

You probably wouldn’t have any qualms about switching off Apple’s virtual assistant, Siri — or Amazon’s Alexa or Microsoft’s Cortana. Such entities emulate a human assistant but plainly aren't human. We sense that beneath the sophisticated software, there’s “nobody home.”<p>But artificial intelligence …

Artificial Intelligence

How Often You Should Wash Your Bed Sheets, According to a Microbiologist

What happens if you don't?<p>We spend more than a third of our lives in bed - but that place can quickly blossom into a "botanical park" of bacteria and …

The New Sneaker Trends You Need to Know About

It's a crazy time in the world of sneakers. These days, getting a hold of the coolest new set of kicks proves to be nearly impossible with most pairs …

Trends