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There have now been over 540,000 electric vehicles sold in the U.S.

That’s according to a report published by EV charging network ChargePoint.<p>Electric vehicle sales in the U.S. are higher than they’ve ever been, according to a report published by ChargePoint, which operates more than 31,000 electric vehicle chargers in the U.S.<p>Between November 2015 and November …

U.S. university launches tool to show how fake news spreads

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Researchers at Indiana University have developed a new tool that shows how fake news and unverified stories spread through social media.<p>The search engine, dubbed Hoaxy, is the latest effort to combat the proliferation of fake news, which proliferated during the U.S. …

Adrenaline junkies will love this thrilling walkway in the Swiss mountains

Adrenaline junkies should head to the Schilthorn summit in the Bernese Oberland in Switzerland, to tackle a dramatic walkway called the Thrill Walk.<p>The Thrill Walk is 200-metre-long steel and glass bridge that clings to the side of the rock at Schilthorn before swinging under the observation deck …

I’m a digital nomad—and my first order of business for 2017 is ditching mainstream banks

Few people think banks are fun, exactly. But banking is often seen as an unavoidable part of modern life—preferable, at the very least, to burying money in your backyard.<p>Still, as a dual-citizen freelancer who often travels in Europe and has bank accounts in both the UK and the US, I’ve found that …

Financial Services

Tonight Will NOT Be the Darkest Night in 500 Years and Here’s Why (Hint: It’s Science!)

Possibly two to three times a year, we get hit with a news story that people tend to go gaga for. It trends on Facebook, which, as we all know, has a deeply flawed newsfeed structure, and people talk about it in their social circles.<p>Today’s big news is that tonight will be the darkest night in over …

Scientists name new fish species in Hawaii’s Papahanaumokuakea after Obama

HONOLULU — While scuba diving among the Pacific’s deep-sea corals in June, marine biologist Richard Pyle spied a tiny fish the size of a toy race car. Googly-eyed and blush pink, the creature wore a prominent splotch of bluish red on the rear of its dorsal fin.<p>To Pyle’s expert eye, it was a …

Researchers Just Stumbled on Over a Hundred New Species

Just when you thought there weren’t any more different species of reptiles, mammals and other animals in the world, one rises to show you you’re …

NASA says dwarf planet Ceres has plenty of water ice - ExtremeTech

By on December 21, 2016 at 9:37 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Ceres presented mysteries before …

Nasa orbiter detects infant versions of 'spiders' on Mars

<b>Washington:</b> Using Nasa's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) data, researchers have detected cumulative growth of erosion-carved troughs that may be …

Imaging

The film ‘Passengers’ highlights the crazy distances and times of space flight

The new film “Passengers” finds a mechanic named Jim Preston, played by Chris Pratt, all alone on a sleek, spinning starship, thanks to a …

Scientists fired lasers at antimatter in an experiment that probes the deepest human question: why are we here?

Antimatter—the fictional power source in countless sci-fi stories—isn’t just a great source of energy; understanding it could tell us why we exist at all. That’s why a recent Nature paper outlining the results of an experiment at CERN with the antimatter version of hydrogen is so important to …

Physics