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'We can build a real time machine'

<b>Travelling in time might sound like a flight of fancy, but some physicists think it might really be possible. BBC Horizon looked at some of the most promising ideas for turning this staple of science fiction into reality.</b><p>Ron Mallett has a dream: He wants to travel in time.<p>This isn't mere fantasy - …

Physics

It actually is possible to train your brain to become smarter

There are many rumors about the strange habits and capabilities of inventor Nikola Tesla.<p>He was said only to need about two hours of sleep per night, supported by occasional naps. He apparently died without ever marrying and, possibly, without any intimate relationships, deeming them a distraction …

Inventions

The 7 Best Open-Source Software to Download in 2018

Track time, recover lost data, burn disks and more<p>Updated June 12, 2018<p>Computers are part of our daily lives: From households to offices, and from …

Software

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Consciousness

What if we knew when and how we'd die?

Even a 42.8 millisecond flash of the word “death” across a computer screen is enough to make us act differently – and not always for the better.<p>You and everyone you’ve ever known will someday die. According to some psychologists, this uncomfortable truth constantly lurks in the back of our minds …

Psychology

The best iPhone camera apps

You like snapping photos on your iPhone. But you find the default Camera app limited in certain ways. Maybe you want more power and control over the photos you take. No problem: A variety of apps can beef up your phone's photo-taking skills. Camera+ 2 offers a range of advanced and easily accessed …

Mobile Photography

New Footage From The Curiosity Rover Reveals Mysterious ‘Figure Spotted Moving’ On Mars, Claims Secureteam10

NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover has captured on camera a bizarre blur that’s allegedly moving on the Red Planet and which conspiracy theorists believe is …

Paranormal

Rock Is Dead, Thank God

It’s time to face the reality that rock has been eclipsed by pop, hip-hop, and EDM, and accept that it might actually be a positive thing for the genre.<p>The phrase “rock is dead” makes people angry. Whisper it in seclusion at the top of the Himalayas and 30 people in CBGB shirts will materialize to …

Infographic: Don’t fall for these social media marketing myths

Social media marketing isn’t going away anytime soon.Even with the scandals rocking the industry about data protection and technology addiction, …

No One Wants to Work at the White House So It’s Having a Job Fair on Friday

In early March, amid a spate of high-profile departures from the White House, President Trump claimed that, despite losing his communications …

Donald Trump

The End of Owning Music: How CDs and Downloads Died

If you visited Austin’s Waterloo Records recently, you might have noticed a construction project that was unthinkable not so long ago: The …

Jack White

Amazon has a $40 wireless keyboard that lasts forever without new batteries or recharging

Are you tired of having to plug in your wireless keyboard every time it needs to be recharged? After all, it’s a “wireless” keyboard so connecting a …

Tech Trends

There’s a Better Answer Than Electric Cars

Promising emissions-reducing technology may let people keep driving cars with internal combustion engines.<p>Erich Sixt, chairman and chief executive officer of the Pullach, Germany-based global car rental company that bears his family’s name, recently described electric cars as a “costly political …

Fossil Fuels

We Already Know How To Build a Time Machine

It’s just a matter of time before we build a machine that can take us into the far future.<p><i>Watch AMC's Visionaries: James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction, a six-part series about focusing on AI, dark futures, aliens, and time travel.</i><p>In September 2015, cosmonaut Gennady Padalka arrived back on …

Physics

24 Crazy Facts About Quantum Physics That’ll Blow You Away

Do you like surfing deep inside your mind?<p>How about learning new things and getting lost in the infinite world of knowledge?<p>We’ve done our research …

Milk! The 'Most Over-Argued Food In History'

Milk is not the unassuming refrigerator staple you may have thought it was. In fact, debates about milk touch on a host of topics — cultural, genetic, medicinal, and economic — that have been going on for centuries and continue today.<p>NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro sat down with author Mark Kurlansky to …

Agriculture

Here’s Dave Chappelle’s emphatic statement about Michelle Wolf’s insults at the WHCD

Comedic icon Dave Chappelle offered an emphatic and passionate statement about the controversial insults from fellow comedian Michelle Wolf at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.<p>The popular comedian said that although he thought Wolf’s jokes were “flat-footed,” he had to respect that she stood …

The Overlooked Musical Pioneers You Really Should Know

So you think you’ve heard all of the greatest music ever made? As Al Jolson used to say, you ain’t heard nothing yet. For a combination of reasons – …

10 things you (probably) didn’t know about your mind

We can imagine that we must have the ultimate ‘inside knowledge’ of our minds. How wrong we are.<p>The progress of science has been a succession of …

Opinion: We’re on the cusp of the third digital revolution, and here’s how not to be left behind

Over the past 50 years, two digital revolutions — in communication and computation — have created unprecedented wealth and transformed how we live, …

Fabrication

Drinking baking soda could be an inexpensive, safe way to combat autoimmune disease

A daily dose of baking soda may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, scientists say.<p>AUGUSTA, …

Meet the Founder of Impossible Foods, Whose Meat-Free Burgers Could Transform the Way We Eat

On an otherwise unadorned table at an event space overlooking Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour, glass bowls displayed the constituent parts of the …

Looking into the Future: 21 new jobs of the next decade

Image: Shutterstock<p>Work has been central to humans for millennia and shall always be. It has constantly changed to suit the times we live in. Over …

Man strips naked and rides bike in garden to teach neighbours a lesson for invading his privacy

A man spent six days painting his house and riding an exercise bike naked in his garden to protest against his new neighbours.<p>James Penlidis, who …

People With Depression Use Language Differently -- Here's How to Spot It

Scientists have long tried to pin down the exact relationship between depression and language, and technology is helping us get closer to a full …

Scholars Have Found a Rare Copy of Heretical Writings on Jesus And His 'Brother'

This didn't make it into the Bible.<p>Near what is today the Egyptian town of Nag Hammadi, some 1,400 years or so ago, somebody buried a whole bunch of …

21 Creatures From The Deep Sea That Will Absolutely Give You Nightmares

*Shudders.*

The Scariest Thing About Facebook Isn't Even How It Treats Your Data

Its power to influence users makes Facebook a tool for "mass population control," and Mark Zuckerberg's utopian goals only increase the danger.<p>Mark Zuckerberg's marathon date with Congress is over. It might as well never have happened.<p>For two days, Facebook's CEO stuck to his bland talking points, …

Social Media

James Comey's Book Paints Trump As A Blundering Idiot Fascinated By Fancy Handwriting

Former FBI Director's memoir set to embarrass the White House<p>The first reviews of James Comey's forthcoming memoir, <i>A Higher Loyalty:</i> <i>Truth, Lies, and Leadership</i>, landed on Thursday afternoon. In the book, Comey reveals that Trump asked the former FBI director to investigate the Steele dossier's …

What “Capitalism” Is and How It Affects People

Capitalism is defined as an economic system in which a country’s trade, industry, and profits are controlled by private companies, instead of by the people whose time and labor powers those companies. The United States and many other nations around the world are capitalist countries, but capitalism …

Globalization