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Engineer behind controversial Google memo speaks out

New Breakthrough Work Finally Reveals Quantum "Fingerprints"

The Physics of Entanglement<p>Traditionally, measuring quantum states is a tedious affair. The technique used, called quantum tomography, requires …

Naked Singularities Can Actually Exist in a Three-Dimensional Universe, Physicists Predict

Where the laws of physics no longer apply.<p>For the first time, physicists have demonstrated that a universe like ours with three spatial dimensions …

Former head of Knights of Malta defies Vatican to attend election for new leader of ancient order

The British former head of the Knights of Malta has travelled to Rome for the election of a new leader of the ancient order in defiance of a request from the Vatican that he stay away.<p>Matthew Festing’s presence at the election, which will take place on Saturday in a grand palazzo on a hill …

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Stephen Hawking Says We're in The Middle of a "Global Revolt Against Experts"

What a time to be alive...<p>Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking gave a talk in Hong Kong on Friday (24 March), appearing in front of the audience from …

We Can Now Harness The Tardigrade's Strangest Superpower - And Give It to Other Organisms

Turn them into living glass.<p>Tiny tardigrades - also known as water bears and moss piglets - have many strange properties, including being able to …

Patrick Stewart reveals he uses weed like, every single day

While Attorney General Jeff Session continues to terrify the marijuana industry with his ridiculous comments about pot, medical marijuana got yet …

Google’s Gboard will now translate text into another language as you type

A powerful translation integration for Android users<p>Google is bringing a suite of new features to the Android version of its Gboard keyboard, including a Google Translate integration that will translate any text you type into a desired language in real time. This feature expands upon the company’s …

A new Google tool actually lets you search videos for specific objects

Google's computer vision technology is now so good it's able to find specific objects within a video or group of videos.<p>During the company's Cloud …

Overwatch players are exploiting custom games for XP, Blizzard is very disappointed

Blizzard will crack down on experience farming<p>Blizzard Entertainment released an extensive set of new custom game tools for <i>Overwatch</i> last week and it didn’t take long for players to start exploiting that new feature. Shortly after <i>Overwatch</i>’s Game Browser went live, players started using custom game …

Trump Hotels Are Getting Hammered With Horrible Online Reviews

Bad for business.<p>President Donald Trump has been described as an Internet troll. Yet for months his critics have been trolling him right back, not …

FBI Director James Comey: 'There Is No Such Thing as Absolute Privacy in America'

FBI Director James Comey warned Americans that true privacy isn’t really possible anymore in a speech Wednesday.<p>“There’s no such thing as absolute …

IBM somehow crammed data into a single atom

The research breakthrough isn't yet practical, but it's the direction the industry is headed. Imagine storing 26 million songs in your smartwatch.<p>In the never-ending quest to improve computing technology, IBM has just taken a big step smaller: It's found a way to store data on a single atom.<p>A hard …

Quantum Computing

The great mystery behind Albert Einstein’s theory may finally be over

Astronomers are testing an idea developed by Albert Einstein about a century ago to resolve a longstanding puzzle over what is driving the …

Physics

Tim Cook: Fake news is 'killing people's minds'

Commentary: Speaking in the UK, Apple's CEO says we need a massive public awareness campaign to fight bogus news.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Fake news has rather dominated the conversation of late. It's made it very hard to stay in …

Internet

Physicists Just Showed That Quantum Entanglement Is a Physical Reality

Of Subatomic Particles<p>The quantum world is full of strange phenomena – phenomena which our understanding of physics can’t make sense of. This is why …

This is How You Fold a Record-Breaking Paper Airplane

In 2012, designer John Collins constructed a paper airplane that flew an astonishing 226 feet, establishing a distance record that still stands. A …

A Quantum Phase Transition Has Been Observed For The First Time

The microscopic flip from opaque to transparent.<p>For the first time, physicists have experimentally observed a first-order phase transition occur in a …

The Purpose of Sleep? To Forget, Scientists Say

Over the years, scientists have come up with a lot of ideas about why we sleep.<p>Some have argued that it’s a way to save energy. Others have suggested that slumber provides an opportunity to clear away the brain’s cellular waste. Still others have proposed that sleep simply forces animals to lie …

Neuroscience

An exercise scientist demonstrates the proper squat

Shawn Arent, the director of the Center for Health and Human Performance at Rutgers University and a Fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine, demonstrates the proper form for the squat.<p>Special thanks to Chris Ordway.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Found: A Lost Continent! (Really)

You’d think it would be hard to misplace an entire continent, what with the mountains and trees and all that other hard-to-miss stuff. Now, however, …

Tech companies are brainstorming a legal challenge to Trump's immigration order

The meeting is being called together by GitHub, which makes software development tools.<p>Amicus, or friend of the court, briefs are filed by parties who are not litigants in a case but want to offer arguments or information to the judge.<p>Google, Airbnb, and Netflix are among the companies invited, a …

Scientists now think your cat’s brain works just like your own

Cats bring us — “us” being the people who like them, of course — a lot of joy, but rarely do we ever consider exactly how they think. They chase …

Pets

Sharks Could Be Resistant To Cancer And Scientists Think They Know Why

The ancient creatures may be even tougher than they look.<p>At 400 million years old, the shark animal group is one of the oldest on the planet. So it’s …

These Artificial Cells Are Not Alive - But They Just Passed The Turing Test

They're communicating with bacteria.<p>Scientists have built artificial cells that are so life-like, they've tricked natural cells into thinking they're …

These smart glasses automatically focus on what you’re looking at

They could become available in two to three years<p>When Carlos Mastrangelo hit his early 50s, he started suffering from a vision problem many people have as they age: he couldn’t focus up close anymore and so, his eye doctor told him, he needed to wear glasses whenever he wanted to read a book.<p>“I …

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How Our Solar System Will End In The Far Future

It took 13.8 billion years of cosmic evolution to bring us here. Generations of stars had to live and die to create the heavy elements; small proto-galaxies had to merge together to create the Milky Way; interstellar gas clouds had to collapse and form new stars with rocky planets around them; …

Universe

White Sands National Monument, New Mexico

Location<br>Located west of Alamogordo, N.M., White Sands National Monument is the world's largest gypsum dune field, a surreal high-desert landscape …