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15 Future Cars We Can't Wait to Drive

With these cars coming soon, the future looks bright.<p>It's an exciting time to be a car enthusiast. Even as the rise of self-driving cars continues, there's a deluge of driver's cars coming down the pipeline that we can't wait to get our hands on. These are the cars that keep us awake at night with …

Tax filing day is April 18th; These Android apps will help you file your last-minute taxes

LISTEN TO: Our latest podcast!<p>Tax season is upon us, and this year not only did we get an extra day with Leap Year, but we are also getting extra …

Unnatural Selection

What will it take to save the world’s reefs and forests?<p>Ruth Gates fell in love with the ocean while watching TV. When she was in elementary school, she would sit in front of “The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau,” mesmerized. The colors, the shapes, the diversity of survival strategies—life …

Honolulu

Planet 9 takes shape

Astrophysicists at the University of Bern have modelled the evolution of the putative planet in the outer solar system. They estimate that the object …

Work-Life Balance Is Easier When Your Manager Knows How to Assess Performance

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>Not long ago, a manager asked me to name the most important work-life benefit for employees. I answered that the most important benefit isn’t a benefit at all. Of course, child care, flexible scheduling, and family leave policies are important, but in my experience the best …

5 huge trends in big data and storage

Machine learning — algorithms that enable computers to learn from experiences over time — will continue to grow. This will be an incredibly useful tool in data preparation and predictive analysis. Be on the lookout for the rise of deep neural nets (DNNs), a type of advanced machine learning that …

Machine Learning

BBC Bitesize app puts revision flashcards on your phone

It's no secret that many teenagers, just like adults, are hopelessly addicted to their smartphones. With this in mind and exam season just around the corner, the BBC has launched an app for its popular Bitesize learning platform in the UK. It offers brief explainers and short, personalised revision …

There’s a reason some birds don’t seem to fly south for winter anymore, scientists say

By Darryl Fears<p>, Reporter<p>The birds and the bees are telling humans about much more than sex, a new study released Thursday says.<p>They are a harbinger of climate change, with species swapping habitats like a game of musical chairs as regions in Europe and the United States warm. Populations of …

Birds

Richard Feynman Creates a Simple Method for Telling Science From Pseudoscience (1966)

How can we know whether a claim someone makes is scientific or not? The question is of the utmost consequence, as we are surrounded on all sides by …

The one thing that could make or break solar energy

I'm not talking about subsidies, like the US' Business Energy Investment Tax Credit, but rather ways the solar industry gets access to the grid, particularly for very small projects.<p>But as the solar industry grows to become a larger piece of the electric industry, it puts a strain on utilities that …

Solar Power

F1 Champ Lewis Hamilton Bodyslams Former WWE Wrestler in Promo in Mexico City

Not only is Lewis Hamilton a budding rapper, the Formula One world champion has tried his hand at wrestling while in Mexico ahead of this weekend's race.<p>The Mercedes driver took on former WWE wrestler "Mistico" during a promotional exercise in Mexico City.<p>The Englishman, dressed about as …