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10 Messages Hidden in the Background of Movies and TV Shows

In 2015, various news outlets revealed that an episode of <i>Homeland</i> included Arabic graffiti protesting the portrayal of Muslims on the popular …

Oprah: 'What do you believe?'

<i>Model for illustrative purposes only - Connor Burke, Unsplash Creative Commons</i><p>How do you fill a seemingly "eternal black hole of despair" within you?<p>That was the question facing Elizabeth Gilbert as divorce plunged her into deep depression.<p>Her answer?<p>In a moment of "revelation", the "Eat, Pray, …

Oprah Winfrey

Has Nasa's Kepler Telescope spotted signs of alien life?

Scientists say a swarm of objects around a star look like 'something you would expect an alien civilisation to build'<p>A star with unusual behaviour spotted by the Kepler Telescope could be explained by alien activity, scientists have said.<p>KIC 8462852, a star 1,500 light years away from earth, has …

Spacecraft captures some of the best photos we've ever seen of Saturn's water-rich moon

NASA's spacecraft, Cassini, has been orbiting the ringed-planet Saturn for over 10 years, but some of the most interesting discoveries from the mission have come from its occasional visits next door to Saturn's enigmatic moon Enceladus.<p>In particular, Cassini has revealed evidence Enceladus harbors …

Astronomy

Here's why it would be 'unintelligent' to build brain-like computer intelligence

The surest strategy might seem like emulating human intelligence or even mimicking brain structure.<p>But creating an intelligent machine based on the human mind might be impossible, unnecessary, or even counterproductive.<p>In fact, many researchers believe what's inside our heads is just one example of …

Artificial Intelligence

QUIZ: Are these pictures of Mars or Earth?

But these two worlds don't look so different when you zoom in, which is what scientific satellites do to give researchers information on how different regions of each planet change over time.<p>We've collected some of these satellites' spectacular images of Mars and Earth and juxtaposed them to test …

Landsat

How to Talk about Sex with Your Wife | Men's Health

But sticking to Old Faithful is exactly how couples fall into a rut, says Kristen Mark, Ph.D., a sex researcher at the University of Kentucky.<p>No matter how well your go-to move “works,” routine sex is boring sex. And when she’s bored, her desire flatlines.<p>The worst part: Most couples never talk …

America’s cities are doomed: New York could be unlivable in a matter of decades

An alarming new study finds hundreds of major metropolises along the Eastern seaboard are already beyond saving<p>An alarming new study has found that, no matter what we do to fight climate change, it is already too late for more than 400 U.S. cities — including Miami and New Orleans — which will be …

Climate Change

Nasa images capture growth of Antarctic sea ice

This is attributed to a strong El Nino event causing the surface waters of the equatorial Pacific ocean to warm, affecting sea levels and …

Global Warming

Russia's military is more advanced than people thought

Experts are saying that Russia's military is more advanced than everyone thought, and that Syria has allowed it to showcase its progress to the world.<p>Russia has used a new aircraft that has never before appeared in war, and is launching new cruise missiles from the Caspian Sea that can travel more …

Military

Jay Z Jokes & Timbaland Beatboxes in Second Day of Copyright Infringement Trial Over 'Big Pimpin''

Jay Z delivered short answers and many laughs to a federal courtroom on Wednesday in the second day of a longstanding copyright infringement trial …

More Than 8,400 Never-Before-Seen Photos from NASA's Apollo Moon Landings

Nearly half a century ago, NASA took one giant leap for mankind with the Apollo program, which landed 12 men on the moon on nine missions between 1968 and 1972. The astronauts were equipped with Hasselblad medium-format cameras and instructed to take photos that have remained largely unseen by the …

Photography

Dating Advice: How to Date Better, Find a Relationship, By Reframing Your Brain on Love

The word <i>framing</i> is everywhere. With the election, we hear how candidates need to "frame the issue better." At work, our boss tells us to "frame the problem differently." While I'm listening to a guided meditation, the voice of Andy Puddicombe, an ex Buddhist monk, soothingly tells me, "A big part …

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

Psychology

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 …

Solar Panels

11 tough interview questions you may have to answer if you want to intern at SpaceX

So it follows that you're going to have to answer some tough interview questions to get the gig.<p>Each year, more than 700 interns join SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, for 80-hour workweeks at about $22/hour in departments like avionics, dynamics, launch operations, manufacturing, and …

Space Travel

How to Get Some Rest When Stress Is Keeping You Up at Night

It’s the middle of the night and you know you should be sleeping, but you can’t. Something is keeping you up: Maybe a coworker tried to throw you …

Sleep

This 15-year-old won $25,000 for devising a genius way to harvest energy from the ocean

The 15-year-old from Boca Raton, Florida, won this year's Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for designing a probe to generate power and fresh water for developing countries by harvesting it from ocean currents.<p>She was awarded $25,000 and the title of "America's Top Young Scientist" …

Developing Countries

This Magnet Can Change Your Faith in God

When researchers used magnetic energy to shut down the brain’s threat perception, nearly a third of patients were more tolerant to immigrants. More …

7 Horrible thoughts that hinder success

Getting control of your mind is one of the toughest challenges entrepreneurs face and something you will likely work on your whole life. It’s normal …

Now Would Be a Great Time To Get Into Creative JavaScript

Learning p5, a web-based interpretation of Processing, just got even easier to learn with a new series of tutorial videos.<p>Daniel Shiffman, an associate professor with NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program, got me into a lot of stuff I didn't think I'd care about with his textbook, <i>The Nature</i> …

Programming

Chernobyl, an abandoned city: in pictures - Telegraph

This Hubble image shows thousands of galaxies — and that's only a tiny fraction of the sky

What happens when you take a 2.4-meter telescope, launch it into space, and command it to stare at one spot in the sky for a solid 14 hours, taking data both in visible light (like our eyes see) and infrared?<p>This. This.<p>Can I get a "Yowza!" from the congregation? No? Maybe that's because when I …

Universe

HugeDomains.com - TotalWellnessToday.com is for sale (Total Wellness Today)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Internet of Things? Stock You've Never Heard of Just Rose 500%

A little-known stock listed in London has become a trade of choice for investors looking to profit from the technological megatrend known as the …

Internet of Things

19 And CEO: Meet Forbes' Youngest All-Star Entrepreneurs

At Forbes’ Under 30 Summit in Philadelphia this past week, the spotlight was on Generation Y, with millennials on the older end of the demographic taking much of the top billing.<p>The world’s youngest self-made woman billionaire, 31-year-old chemical engineer Elizabeth Holmes, was handed the event’s …

Entrepreneurship

Astrophysicist says Bengals' game-winning FG aided by Earth's rotation

Mike Nugent's game-winning field goal for the Cincinnati Bengals in overtime hit the left upright before bouncing in. Nugent can thank the Earth's …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

‘The Killing Joke’ Has Been Given The OK To Be The First R-Rated ‘Batman’ Experience

As was revealed back during San Diego Comic Con, <i>Batman: The Killing Joke</i> is making its way to the animated world of the DC Universe. Better yet, Mark Hamill, will return to voice the character. It’s an exciting project, and one that’s fairly controversial given the story’s subject matter.<p>Now it’s …

Science Says One to Two Drinks Per Day Is Better Than None

A new study found that one to two drinks per day was associated with healthier aging than "very low" consumption levels.

Research