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How to Uncover Your Hidden Talent

Who inspires you?<p><i>This article was originally written for blavity.com by Ebony F..</i><p>You are brilliant, and not on some self-helpy, abracadabra type stuff. In the same way that your DNA and fingerprints are entirely unique, you posses an aptitude and skill that no one else on the face of the earth has. …

11 TED Talks That Show How Weird The Human Mind Really Is

You have less control over your decisions than you think.<p>We use our mind every second of every day, but it's safe to say no one understands exactly …

Scientists take on what was once thought impossible: reversing aging

Thinning and graying hair, wrinkles, arthritis, cataracts, heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and maybe dementia. The list of age-related maladies is …

Telomere

Ice found in the eternally dark craters at Ceres' poles

NASA's Dawn deep-space probe has discovered ice inside the eternally shadowed craters of the polar regions of the dwarf planet Ceres. Discovered …

Virtual Assistant Lets You Imprison Your Anime Girlfriend and Feel Loved

Like a mix between <i>Her</i> and the <i>Black Mirror Christmas Special</i>, the Gatebox is a creepy personal assistant that puts the emphasis on personal and …

10 Things To Know About Android Things - Google's Latest IoT Device OS

Google has launched Android Things, an Android-based device OS for the Internet of Things. Combined with Weave, this software will play a crucial role in Google’s IoT strategy.<p>Android Things heats up the device market with a new OS. Microsoft is pushing Windows 10 IoT to hobbyists and OEMs. Though …

Internet of Things

Rogue One is now a reality after cosmic Death Star discovered by researchers

Researchers have discovered a Death Star similar to the Sun that is believed to have "eaten" most of its planets.<p>Just like the Death Star in the …

Will Alphabet's New Internet of Things Platform Be a Boon For NXP Semiconductors and Intel?

The NXP PICO platform for Android Things, up close and personal. Image source: NXP.<p><b>Alphabet</b>'s (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google division has released a slew of specialized Android versions. This week, the Android Things platform for devices under the Internet of Things umbrella made its first …

Internet of Things

Add an Egg to Your Oatmeal for a Smoother, Creamier, Higher Protein Breakfast

Some people love oatmeal by itself, but add anything to it—a banana, a scoop of protein powder, peanut butter, or <i>an egg</i>—and you transform it into a …

Breakfast

10 predictions for the Internet of Things and big data in 2017

The Internet of Things and big data technologies have progressed enormously in 2016 – and 2017 is set to be a year when more enterprise use cases …

5 predictions for artificial intelligence in 2017

Artificial intelligence (AI) has officially gone mainstream. Industry research firm Gartner named AI as its number one strategic technology for a second year in a row. The acquisitions race among giants like Google, IBM, Salesforce and Apple to purchase private AI companies keeps heating up — 2016 …

Echoes in Gravitational Waves Hint at a Breakdown of Einstein's General Relativity

The physics discovery of 2016 just got more tantalising.<p>In February, astronomers made a monumental discovery. Almost 100 years after Albert Einstein …

Japan launches 'space junk' collector

As well as delivering supplies to the International Space Station (ISS), the vessel has a device that will remove space junk in orbit. The launch was …

Researchers Uncovered an Algorithm that Explains Intelligence

The human brain is the most sophisticated organ in the human body. The things that the brain can do, and how it does them, have even inspired a model …

Scientists Find Way To Fight Climate Change By Turning Carbon Dioxide Into Ethanol

Unless you are Donald Trump it is becoming harder and harder to deny the existence of climate change. The world, for the most part, is starting to …

From Bad to Beautiful: How Scientists Converted Co2 Into Ethanol - Manufacturing Talk Radio Podcast

A fortunate accident this past month led scientists to an unprecedented discovery. They’ve found a cost effective and efficient way of converting a …

Mishap Allows Scientists to Convert CO2 to Ethanol

Researchers from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee have been trying to find a series of chemical reactions that would enable CO2 to …

Nanotech

Revolutionary New Discovery Converts CO2 Into Alcohol

What I discovered blew my mind.<p>Scientists at the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory literally stumbled across a process that …

Carbon Dioxide

Scientists Accidentally Discovered an Efficient Process to Turn CO2 Into Ethanol

Whoops! Figured out how to help revert climate change!<p>Scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee have discovered a chemical reaction to turn CO2 into ethanol, potentially creating a new technology to help avert climate change. Their findings were published in the journal</i> …

Ethanol

New Theory of Gravity Does Away With Need for Dark Matter

<i>Erik Verlinde explains his new view of gravity</i><p>Let’s be honest. Dark matter’s a pain in the butt. Astronomers have gone to great lengths to explain …

NASA Needs Your Help Making It Easier to Poop in Space

In space, completing simple actions like clipping your nails, washing your hair, and crying can be a challenge. Pooping presents an especially pesky …

Environmental Health

How Bad is the Radiation on Mars?

Human exploration of Mars has been ramping up in the past few decades. In addition to the eight active missions on or around the Red Planet, seven …

One in 500 chance humans will be extinct in a year, mathematician claims

The human race faces a one in 500 chance of extinction in the next year, an expert mathematician has claimed.<p>Dr Fergus Simpson, a mathematician at …

For Japan’s ‘stranded singles’, virtual love beats the real thing

Japan’s apparently waning interest in true love is creating not just a marriage crisis but a relationship crisis, leading young people to forgo finding a partner and resort to falling for fictional characters in online and video games.<p>New figures show that more than 70% of unmarried Japanese men …

Virtual Reality

Images: Vibrant Colored Artwork Featuring Harley Quinn, Game Of Thrones, And Other Comic Book, Television, Anime, And Gaming Characters

This collection of art features various characters from comics, television, anime, and video games.<p>It is created by Ross Tran, whose work has a …

High-Speed Electrons Have Been Spotted Outside Earth's Magnetic Field, And NASA Can't Explain It

So fast, they break current physics models.<p>In the region of space just outside Earth’s magnetic field, NASA has detected electrons that are being …

Feline-friendly design: 5 homes created with cats in mind

Kitties may be aloof, but some owners are still eager to please<p>Research has shown that cats are more independent than dogs. Is this why when it comes to domestic life, dogs are content just chilling around the house—and looking adorable doing it, of course—while the most spoiled cats get their own …

We Finally Have a Solid Lead on One of Space’s Most Mysterious Signals

Where do fast radio bursts come from?<p>Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are among the most explosive and mysterious signals ever detected from space. They only …

The threats to China’s economy are real. But it won’t be the “next Japan”

Recently, many observers have been drawing parallels between China today and Japan in the late 1980s—just before its “lost decade,” in which the country experienced 10 years of secular stagnation.<p>Indeed, the macroeconomic commonalities seem too great to be ignored: both had high saving and …

Economics