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Groundwater on Mars? Salty Antarctic Pond Could Reveal Clues

A shallow, briny pond located in the most Mars-like region on Earth is probably being fed by groundwater seeping up, rather than moisture seeping …

University of Washington

Google's artificial intelligence built an AI that outperforms any made by humans

by Dom Galeon and Kristin Houser December 1, 2017 Artificial Intelligence 125370<p>An AI That Can Build AI<p>In May 2017, researchers at Google Brain …

Artificial Intelligence

Martian Landslides Might Hit 450 Mph

Named after the god of war, Mars earns its nickname with these furious falls.<p>When land slides on Mars, it does it in a big damn hurry. A new study says landslides on Mars could reach 450 Mph, much faster than their Earthly counterparts.<p>The depth and length of landslide runout is crucial to …

New thought-controlled prosthetics restore the sensation of touch

Once More With Feeling<p>Researchers from the University of Utah have developed a mind-controlled robotic hand that can simulate 100 unique touch …

Robotics

Are Dogs Smarter Than Cats? Science Has an Answer

A team of researchers counted the number of neurons in dog and cat brains and found one had twice as many as the other.<p>One of our most contentious debates may now have an answer.<p>Dogs, it turns out, have about twice the number of neurons in their cerebral cortexes than what cats have, which suggests …

A probe detected a mysterious signal that physics can't explain

by Brad Bergan December 1, 2017 Off World 27137<p>China’s Dark Matter Foray<p>Amidst seemingly endless advances in quantum physics and the hunt for dark …

Alien Life Could Find a Home in Hidden Oceans on Frozen Worlds at the Edges of Our Solar System

Pluto, whether or not you want to call it a planet, is really, really far away from the sun—40 times farther than Earth is—which means it's really, …

Google now sources 100% of its energy from renewables

A Promise Fulfilled<p>In December 2016, about a year ago now, Google announced that the energy for its data centers would be from renewable sources. …

Tesla actually built the world’s biggest battery. Here’s how it works.

Get amped to learn about lithium-ion energy storage!<p><i>Note: This story was updated on December 1.</i><p>Elon Musk and Tesla have made good on an ambitious commitment, and the state of South Australia is now home to the world’s biggest battery. The battery installation is connected to a wind farm (that's …

Supermoon 2017: This weekend's full moon is the biggest of the year

The last full moon of 2017 will appear especially plump and vibrant in the night sky this weekend.<p>As it reaches fullness, the moon will also be making its closest approach to Earth around the same time, designating it a “supermoon.”<p>Because of the moon’s extra-close approach to Earth, it will appear …

Astronomy

This simple daily habit will raise your IQ by 23 percent, according to neuroscience

In less than the time it takes you to have breakfast, you could be raising your intelligence. Sound too good to be true? You might want to read …

Cigars to beaches: The ultimate checklist for your vacation in Cuba | travel

From intrepid travellers to glossy brochures, Cuba is a destination that’s on the up. Since the US President’s landmark visit to the island back in …

Cuba

Tesla Plans to Make Half-a-Million All-Electric Cars in 2018

CEO Elon Musk's ambitions have attracted a personal following often compared to that of the late Steve Jobs.<p>Tesla Motors said it was stepping up …

Entrepreneurs on How They Handle Stress to Stay Focused on Success

In this second column of a series, five more entrepreneurs chime in on how they manage daily stress and what they think is the biggest misconception about entrepreneurship.<p>Ah, that emotional roller-coaster that is entrepreneurship--when you ask the question on "how do you manage it"- even the …

Entrepreneurship

Steam-powered spacecraft could help humans colonise the Moon

It sounds like an idea dreamt up while flicking through the pages of an HG Wells novel, but steam-powered spacecraft could help humans colonise the Moon and beyond, scientists believe.<p>‘Mining’ water ice from asteroids and the lunar poles could provide cheap fuel for probes , allowing them to hop …

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PM Narendra Modi launches ‘Stand Up India’ initiative to empower women entrepreneurs

To boost entrepreneurship among the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and women by facilitating loans in the range of Rs.10 lakh to Rs 1 crore, …

Morning, world! :) Gif found on web #morningworld

Thank you dear Kawthar !! Good morning and beautiful day to you! ;)<p>Mar 12, 2014<p>Mar 12, 2014<p>Mar 12, 2014<p>Hello, beautiful ladies! :D +Debbie J +Bianca …

I wanted to create work that would stand the test of time, says Humble the Poet

YouTube phenomenon Kanwer Singh aka 'Humble the Poet' talks about his inspiration, work and racial profiling against the Sikh community.<p>Written by | …

Chemonoia: the fear blinding our minds to real dangers

Many people have a strong fear of “chemicals” that belies the evidence. It’s called chemonoia – and it may be damaging their health.<p>If you were paranoid, you might think there really was something in the water that’s damaged our sense of reason. But since about the 1960s, a strange, pervasive fear …

Time Zones: What If We Got Rid Of Them?

It sounds crazy, but it’s not as crazy as you think. (Actually, it might be just as crazy as you think.)<p>Every March, someone suggests getting rid of daylight savings time; in 2015, a dozen states considered it, and countries like Egypt and Chile actually did it. But a few proponents suggest …

Beyond Like: You can now Wow, Love and Haha on Facebook with Reactions | tech | top

Facebook users around the globe can now do more than “like” a post. They can love it, laugh at it or feel angered by it.<p>The social network rolled out …

Social Media

You Can Now Sense Earthquakes On Your Smartphone

What's shaking?<p>Your phone, yes, the one you're (probably) reading this on, can detect earthquakes. All you need is an app.<p>Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley announced today the release of a new app called MyShake, available as a free download for Android smartphones in the Google …

Flipkart announces their “Big Exchange Days” program, but here's the catch

Flipkart announced that their “Big Exchange Days” program, that allows customers to exchange their old appliances for smartphones, tablets, laptops …

Motorola Moto X Force ‘shatterproof smartphone’ to launch in India today: Specifications, features

Motorola is all set to launch the Moto X Force in India later today. This is essentially the Indian version of the Droid Turbo 2, and its USP is its …

To really counter terrorism

India cannot continue to fight a 21st century battle with 19th century institutions<p>Written by |<p>In ‘How wires got crossed in Delhi’ (The Indian …

Beyond Hinduism: Is caste a religious or a regional problem?

Which mythology – religious or secular – shapes the South Asian mind?<p>Pakistan is an Islamic state, and Islam believes in equality of all human …

This is Microsoft’s iPhone keyboard

Microsoft is bringing its Windows Phone keyboard to iOS. The software giant is currently testing an early version of the keyboard internally, and will make it available to public testers soon. Sources familiar with Microsoft's plans have revealed to <i>The Verge</i> that the iOS keyboard includes a special …

Pranab warns against intolerance, criticises Parliament impasse

President Pranab Mukherjee, addressing the nation on the eve of the 67th Republic Day, warned against the forces of violence, intolerance and …

How Can We Find Planet Nine? (And Other Burning Questions)

Science & InnovationNo Place Like Home<p>A large, undiscovered planet lurking on the fringe of the solar system is a compelling idea—and it’s nothing new. It’s been proposed many times. And those predictions have always been wrong.<p>So what about this latest prediction, the one that might actually be …

Astronomy