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The Disappearing Universe — Even at the Speed of Light, You’ll Never Reach these Galaxies.

When you lie down on your back on a clear, dark, moonless night, what is it that you see? If your vision is outstanding and observing conditions are …

This Ninth Grader Invented A Cheap Device That Harvests Power From Wind, Sun, And Rain

A prototype of the device, with three “leaves” made of recycled materials, cost $5 to produce.<p>Thirteen-year-old Maanasa Mendu was watching tree branches sway in the wind when she noticed that the movement looked like piezoelectric materials–tiny devices that generate power through vibration. The …

This is what happens when NASA engineers hold a pumpkin-carving competition

It feels like it's been Halloween for weeks, but (fun fact here) it's actually only Halloween <i>today</i>. So although you may be suffering from spooky-fatigue, you've got one last chance to enjoy the season. You could put up some decorations, buy some sweets for trick-or-treaters, and maybe even carve a …

Darth Vader

How Google's AI taught itself to create its own encryption

As machine learning becomes ubiquitous, robots will be tasked with handling increasingly more sensitive and private data. In order to help protect …

Machine Learning

Inside “Everesting”: Everything You Need to Know About Cycling’s Best New Trend

For mountaineers there is one achievement looked to by the world as the ultimate challenge: conquering Mount Everest. Thanks to technology, the same …

Mount Everest

19 Genius Storage Ideas Everyone With A Tiny Room Will Appreciate

Who says you can’t be MacGyver *and* Martha Stewart?

Storage Ideas

Polynomial -C

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US strongly supports India's NSG bid: Barack Obama

The US "strongly supports" India's NSG membership bid, President Barack Obama on Thursday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi here as they discussed …


Signs You May Have Above-Average Intelligence

Do you have what it takes to be the next Albert Einstein? Or a real-life Tony Stark?<p>Scientists have struggled to measure intelligence. Some say …

Hummingbirds flipping out.

The Annual Tomatina Festival in Spain: Pictures


Priyanka Chopra to Present at Emmy Awards

After her stunning debut at the Academy Awards stage this year, actress Priyanka Chopra is all set to present at the upcoming Emmy Awards.<p>On …

Priyanka Chopra

The internet can harm your productivity by making you sad – here's what to do

Following a few simple tips should protect you from the subtly depressing influence of social media, keeping you both happy and productive<p>In September, the first positivity officers of the United Arab Emirates’s Ministry for Happiness will begin their training in happiness science, a program …

Social Media

11 insights that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives without improving their methods.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

21 Photos Of Fluffy Babies Yawning That’ll Make You Smile

Just ten more minutes, mom.


You could fit the entire human race into a sugar cube — and 13 other facts to put the universe into perspective

It's full of exploding stars and immortal jellyfish and it's been kicking around for almost 14 billion years.<p>Here are 14 awesome facts to put it all into perspective.

10 Ways Manipulators Use Emotional Intelligence for Evil (and How to Fight Back)

Learn how to protect yourself.<p>Emotional intelligence is nothing new.<p>Sure, the term was coined in the 1960s, and popularized by psychologists in recent decades. But the concept of emotional intelligence--which I define as a person's ability to recognize and understand emotions and use that …

Costa Rica celebrates 113 days of 100-percent renewable energy (and counting)

Costa Rica is much more than a lush, green tourist paradise; it’s also a green energy pioneer. The small Central American nation has generated 100 …

Want Your Kids (or Employees) to Have More Grit? Add This Rule

The "Hard Thing Rule" could increase passion and perseverance.<p>Science has recently demonstrated what many entrepreneurs always suspected: When it comes to success, there are more important factors than mere intelligence. In fact, the research of Angela Duckworth has shown that grit--passion and …

Call of the wild: photographer Anup Shah on capturing the perfect shot

Each night, camped in his tent by the Mara River, deep inside Kenya’s Maasai Mara wildlife reserve, photographer Anup Shah falls asleep to the sounds of hyenas whooping, hippos grunting and lions roaring.<p>In a few hours, when it is still dark, he will drive to one of his “outdoor studios” – places …


Explore Mars in 360-degrees with this panoramic shot from Curiosity

The Curiosity Rover is celebrating its four-year anniversary on Mars and Nasa has released a 360 panorama shot of the Martian terrain to coincide …

Don't Overlook These 5 Shifts Changing the Future of Work

The rapid growth of technology is challenging the belief humans will do everything.<p>Significant social shifts are influencing the future of work. These changes are forcing businesses to alter the way they remain relevant in the market place. Additionally, these changes are pushing businesses to …


Couple Saves Kitten from Brink of Death, Now He Demands Hugs Every Day

Nothing makes this rescue kitty happier than a hug from his humans.<p>Meet Pusic the cat!<p>Courtesy: @catpusic<p>This adorable tuxedo kitty demands love and …

The Brain

All Windows 10 PCs will get Windows Holographic access next year

Windows 10 users will be able to dive into mixed reality starting next year, with an update planned that can let any “mainstream” Windows 10 PC run the Windows Holographic shell the company first revealed in January 2015.<p>The update will allow users to multi-task in mixed reality environments, which …

Augmented Reality

13 things the Galaxy Note 7 can do that the iPhone can't

We already have our full review here, but it's also worth highlighting some of the Note 7's exclusive features that you won't find on the iPhone.

A Fake Black Hole In A Lab May Have Proved Stephen Hawking Right

"Hawking radiation" has been detected in a strange model black hole, and it may explain a few mysteries.<p>Scientists have seen “Hawking radiation” for the first time in a sort-of model black hole constructed in a laboratory.<p>It was Stephen Hawking who first proposed, in 1974, that small amounts of …