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Quantum Computer Programming: What You Need to Learn to Get Started?

Quantum computers, at long last, finally seem to be coming into their own with the promise of being far superior from its competition by years end. …

Recipe: The Only Pad Thai Recipe You’ll Ever Need

“There are kind of two types of cookbooks out there,” chef Jet Tila, frequent Food Network contestant, host, and judge says. “There is the ‘Yo, slap a bunch of this on this, pow, bang, zoom,’” the succession of onomatopoeias suggesting a set of haphazard, 15-minute recipes. “And then there’s the …

Onions

Garlic Bread-Grilled Cheese Combines Two Beautiful Things

When two classics become one.<p>Back when Dominique Ansel shot to fame over his Cronut, I couldn’t help but think I had missed a marketing opportunity. Not long before, I invented my own wildly delicious hybrid carb: <b>the garlic bread grilled cheese.</b> (Is “invented” an appropriate word for something that …

grilled cheese

These Protein Smoothies Are Far From Boring

Protein-pack your mornings with these protein smoothies 5 ways!<p>View this post on Facebook

Breakfast

Van Jones: Trump may have signed Earth's death warrant

<b>(CNN) —</b> As usual, Donald Trump is completely upside down on the facts.<p>In 2015, President Barack Obama created the Clean Power Plan to slow climate disruption. It was the first action ever taken by the US government to cut carbon pollution from existing power plants.<p>And this week, with the stroke of …

Clean Power Plan

The case for eliminating sugar. All of it.

Gary Taubes argues in a new book that sugar is toxic and should be consumed as often as tobacco. As in, never.<p>For years, the conventional wisdom about diet has been that we get fat because we eat too many calories.<p>Gary Taubes, the enfant terrible of nutrition writing, has long been making the case …

15 best Android apps released in 2016

It has been a good year for apps. We didn’t see as many game changing releases as we have in prior years. However, we have seen plenty of app genres expand and grow to give people more options than ever before. We also saw a lot of apps that takes new concepts and makes them easier for other …

Apps

America’s youth are suing the government over climate change, and President Obama needs to react

These lawsuits could offer a ray of hope for climate change proponents<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>At a time when humanity must reverse course before plunging over a climate cliff, the American public has elected a president who seems to have …

27 Of The Most Amazing Science Photos Of 2016

The International Space Station, sharks, and a multicoloured lizard with a stick.

Space

Robot gives rare glimpse under Antarctic sea ice

An underwater robot has captured a rare glimpse beneath the Antarctic sea ice, revealing a colourful world filled with coconut-shaped sponges, dandelion-like worms, pink algae and spidery starfish.<p>The Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) took footage on a camera attached to a Remotely Operated …

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of 2016

Secret Santas, take note<p>Updated:<p>Looking for our 2017 Best of What's New list? Right this way.<p>Each year, <i>Popular Science</i> picks the 100 greatest new innovations in science and technology to feature in our Best Of What's New issue. These are the breakthroughs that will shape the future—and some may …

E.coli

Immune System, Unleashed by Cancer Therapies, Can Attack Organs

As Chuck Peal lay in a Waterbury, Conn., emergency room one Sunday in early September, doctors furiously tried to make sense of his symptoms. Mr. Peal, 61, appeared to be dying, and they were not sure why.<p>He slipped in and out of consciousness, his blood pressure plummeted, his potassium levels …

Immunotherapy

Genes and the Holy G: Siddhartha Mukherjee on the Dark Cultural History of IQ and Why We Can’t Measure Intelligence

“If the history of medical genetics teaches us one lesson, it is to be wary of precisely such slips between biology and culture… Genes cannot tell us how to categorize or comprehend human diversity; environments can, cultures can, geographies can, histories can.”<p>Intelligence, Simone de Beauvoir …

Genetics

UK teenager wins battle to have body cryogenically frozen

<b>London (CNN) —</b> A British teenager who died of cancer has been cryogenically frozen in the United States after winning a court case before her death.<p>The girl -- who can't be identified and is referred to only as "JS" -- suffered from a rare form of cancer and expressed a hope to be brought back to …

University College London

Gluten May Not Be to Blame for Wheat Sensitivities, Research Shows

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> Medical Daily.<p>Gluten may not be the culprit when it comes to wheat sensitivities, according to a new body of …

Genetically engineered humans will arrive sooner than you think. And we're not ready.

"What's happening is bigger than any one of us": a conversation with historian Michael Bess.<p>Artificial intelligence has become the pet anxiety of luminaries like Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Stephen Hawking. They have all expressed concerns about our Promethean quest to develop machine intelligence, …

Strange messages coming from the stars are ‘probably’ from aliens, scientists say

Scientists have heard hugely unusual messages from deep in space that they think are coming from aliens.<p>A new analysis of strange modulations in a …

The tumultuous 2016 campaign is in a sudden limbo

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The most dramatic and unpredictable presidential election in decades is suddenly slipping into a strange state of suspended animation.<p>Donald Trump and his team, facing widening deficits in the polls, insist the Republican nominee can still win. But he and his allies seem to be …

Government

Under Armour Inc: Will Q3 Earnings Open Up A Buying Opportunity In Under Armour (NYSE:UA) Stock?

• Under Armour lost nearly 25% in stock value over the past 12 months.<br>• The company still intends to keep its 20%+ growth record intact.<br>• Any earnings miss …

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Clinton and their debate claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump painted an inaccurately dark portrait of manufacturing in America while Hillary Clinton stretched credulity in …

Health Care

Scientists Accidentally Discover Method to Turn Carbon Dioxide Into Ethanol

A team of scientists in Tennessee accidentally discovered a new method to convert carbon dioxide to ethanol, a finding that could aid the development …

How to make the most of Spotify playlists

Tips for a better, more personal Spotify<p>A playlist is one of the best gifts you can give yourself.<p>Playlists — where emotions lurk in every shadow and the mysterious alchemy of memory is constantly bubbling and brewing! Playlists — where you can cut the filler tracks and go all killer, all the time. …

Should You Buy Stock in the Biotech Discovery of the Century?

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Much progress has been made in the last 100 years, but that didn't stop <i>MIT Technology Review</i> from calling a new gene-editing technology "The Biggest Biotech Discovery of the Century." While that's a mighty big claim, it may not be hyperbole. Researchers have big hopes …

Biotechnology

Designing More Effective UI Navigation

Effective navigation is an essential part of <i>any</i> great Android app. Get your navigation right, and users will have no problems finding their way around your app’s screens, completing tasks, and generally having an all-round positive user experience. If your app’s navigation is clunky or confusing, …

UI Design

Florida Supreme Court says state’s new death penalty law is unconstitutional

Just seven months after Florida revamped its death penalty law, the state’s Supreme Court struck down the new statute as unconstitutional because it does not require juries to be unanimous about handing down the sentences.<p>With a pair of rulings Friday, the Florida Supreme Court further added to the …

U.S. Supreme Court

Big Pharma's Manufactured Epidemic: The Misdiagnosis of ADHD

According to the American Psychiatric Association, about 5 percent of American children suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), …

Generation Adderall

Have you ever been to Enfield? I had never even heard of it until I was 23 and living in London for graduate school. One afternoon, I received notification that a package whose arrival I had been anticipating for days had been bogged down in customs and was now in a FedEx warehouse in Enfield, an …

Mind

22 fascinating maps that show how Americans speak English differently across the US

Everyone knows Americans don't agree on pronunciations.<p>That's great, because regional accents and dialects are a major part of why American English is so interesting.<p>Josh Katz, a former Ph.D. student of statistics at North Carolina State University, published a group of awesome visualizations of …

Smithsonian scientist Harrison Dyar spent 20 years digging hidden tunnels under Washington D.C.

In 1924 a curious network of catacombs was discovered in Washington D.C. They were traced to Harrison Dyar, a Smithsonian entomologist who had been …