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Physicists Say They've Created a Fluid With 'Negative Mass'

Holy crap.<p>Researchers in the US say they've created a fluid with negative mass in the lab... which is exactly as mind-bending as it sounds.<p>What it …

Gene Editing: The Next Step In Self-Evolution?

With humans on the cusp self-evolution, a new report emphasizes the need for a societal conversation that we’re not likely to have.<p>Last week, two …

Mondly's VR language-learning app is the closest thing to actual immersion

Experts agree that language learning is best accomplished with full immersion. Most of us, unfortunately, can’t pack up and head to Tokyo for a year to learn Japanese.<p>Mondly, a language-learning app on iOS and Android, thinks VR could help bridge the gap. And today it’s launching an app for Gear VR …

Language Learning

Scientists Have Identified That Mysterious, Metallic Sound Coming From The Mariana Trench

We've never heard anything like it.<p>After months of speculation, scientists have finally identified the most likely source of a creepy audio recording …

Whales

Never worry about picking a movie with this vast film database

If you tend to waste hours surfing the Web before you eventually give up and settle for a movie you’ve already seen because there’s nothing better to watch, Cinesift is about to change your life.<p>Built by Redditor yombato, it’s a massive film database that sources information from popular websites …

Want Your Kids to Be Successful and Happy? Research Recommends This Parenting Style

A new study asks adults about how they were parented to uncover the best way to raise successful kids.<p>When it comes to folk wisdom on how to raise happy and successful kids, we all do the same thing. We look at the families around us and try to identify what's working and what's not. Then we …

Parenting

US man shoots himself in foot while adjusting sock

Two people have been wounded at a high school graduation ceremony in Kansas after a man shot himself in the foot and wounded another person after he fiddled with a gun which he had concealed in his sock.<p>Tyler Brewer, the Augusta police chief, said the shooting was accidental and described it as a …

Money can't buy you success - why crowdfunding needs to change

On the tail of British drone startup Zano's bankruptcy, platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo will have to evolve beyond cash conduits<p>Last week, Europe’s most successful Kickstarter project, British drone startup Zano, imploded.<p>In January, Zano was the darling of Kickstarter – the crowdfunding …

Molecule stops body from making Alzheimer’s protein

In the war against Alzheimer’s disease, one of the big villains is a protein called amyloid beta—”Abeta” for short.<p>In a diseased brain, sticky …

Dementia

Are Those Really Alien Megastructures? How Astronomers Plan To Investigate

There's something weird happening around a faraway star.<p>Skywatchers have noticed something "bizarre" in the data from the planet-hunting Kepler telescope. Located 1,480 light-years away, a star named KIC 8462852 has something big circling around it, and it's not a planet.<p>Usually when a planet …

Our ancestors were just as sleep-deprived as we are, scientists say

If you ever wish you could live in a simpler time when the pressures of modern life didn't make you feel sleep-deprived, scientists have two words for you: Dream on.<p>A new study of three preindustrial societies reveals that our early human ancestors probably got about the same amount of sleep as we …

Wealthiest 1 percent own ‘half of all household wealth’ – report

Worldwide wealth inequality keeps growing, with the richest 1 percent of the global population accounting for “half of all assets in the world,” …

Launching A Startup? Ask Yourself These Questions First

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>I frequently meet entrepreneurs who have great ideas, but more often than not, there’s no clear answer as to how these ideas will turn in …

Entrepreneurship

12 Hackneyed Phrases to Delete From Your Emails

Most companies use email to contact potential customers. If those emails contain these trite phrases, they're less likely to get a response.<p>Despite the attention given to social media, most business communication takes place via email. There are three reasons why email dominates and will continue …

Customers

Entrepreneurs 'most likely' to start a business with less than £1,000

In a survey of business founders, more than a quarter said they started on a shoestring budget<p>It may be assumed that lots of cash is needed to start a business nowadays, but many successful entrepreneurs are starting their ventures on a shoestring budget, a new survey indicates.<p>In a poll of 241 …

Facebook’s new videos are like nothing you’ve ever seen

Facebook is working with its virtual reality branch Oculus to bring 360-degree videos to your News Feed.<p>“Our goal at Facebook is to connect you with …

Give your mind a break with fluid dynamics videos

Pretty colors<p>We all have our strategies for a quick relaxation session: photos of serene wilderness, beautiful space images, cat videos. But for those of you who miss screensavers or music visualizations, I have a suggestion: fluid dynamics videos.<p>Take, for example, this timelapse video of clouds …

Robots Taking 35% Of UK Jobs: 8 Roles Artificial Intelligence May Replace

More than a third of jobs in the UK are likely to be automated in the future, according to an Oxford University Deloitte study published this …

Artificial Intelligence

This woman sold her company for $425 million in cash after her $100 million IPO died

Good has one of the longest, craziest histories we've ever heard of, filled with exits, near-exits, pivots, and reinvention.<p>Today, Good Technology is known for its enterprise mobile security products, which helps enterprises track and protect fleets of smartphones and tablets.<p>But it began life back …

9 Questions That Will Point You in the Direction of Your Dream Career

<i>Co-authored by Adrian Granzella Larssen, editor-in-chief at The Daily Muse</i><p>It's easy to know that you're not happy with your current career path. (Hello, Sunday night blues.) But it's a whole lot harder to know what you want to be doing instead. There are so many options! You don't know what you're …

Here's How Steve Jobs Defined Success. How About You?

There are many measures of success. Which means the most to you?<p>For Steve Jobs, the answer was straightforward: Being able to change the world, or "poke life," as he put it in one interview. "Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact and that is everything around you that you call …

Motivation

5 Million-Dollar Home-Based Business Ideas You Can Use Today

Guest Writer<p>Co-founder at Arkenea<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At last count, there were over 30,000 million-dollar, home-based businesses run by solo entrepreneurs. So, building one may not be easy, but it obviously isn't impossible.<p>According to the same survey, …

Small Business

The One Mindset Really, Really Rich People Always Avoid

The very wealthy never allow themselves to succumb to one particular way of thinking. It's a surprising one.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>As you sit there in meetings, on planes, and in fine airport bathrooms, wondering why …

Self-improvement

The How-To: Generating Revenue As A Startup

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>So far, we’ve explored the raising of seed capital and what you and your co-founders should expect in the early days after the initial …

Entrepreneurship

Waze cofounder sold his startup to Google for over $1 billion, but he still doesn't own a house

Most of the money went to the investors, he told Business Insider.<p>The gossip in Israel is that Levine didn't walk with that much cash given the total amount involved. One Israeli news site estimated his take was about $38 million, or about 3%.<p>Even so, that's still a lot of money. Enough to …

How to Make $1 Million in a Single Year (Advice From 10 Successful People Who've Actually Done It)

I haven't reached this milestone (yet), so I reached out to people who have. Here's their advice.<p>A million dollars ain’t what it used to be, but it’s still pretty good money--especially if we’re talking about annual income, as opposed to net worth.<p>So, how do you get to that milestone? Since I …

Success

Mark Zuckerberg says virtual reality is the obvious next step for Facebook

Video is Facebook's best new business, and Oculus will only amplify that trend<p>Facebook has another quarter in the books, and the company's business continues to boom. Its revenues rose roughly 40 percent year over year, to $4.04 billion. But its net income declined compared to last year, declining …

Amazon CTO: 'We still consider ourselves a startup'

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By Nina Zipkin, Entrepreneur<p>Amazon’s …

Visions of the Future by Some of Science Fiction's Most Exciting Writers

There’s some damn good reading over at Popular Science right now—they’ve collected ten stories by some of science fiction’s best writers, imagining …

5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week! - Android Apps Weekly

[Price: Free with in-app purchases]<br>Turtle Tumble is a fun little puzzle game that is a variant of mini golf. You must complete levels and help Ollie find his family! It’s a simple game with Google Play Services, easy mechanics, and tons of content that is totally free to unlock if you have the …