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Astronomers observe an object in space unlike anything they've seen before

Astronomers recently observed a type of object in space unlike anything we’ve come across before. 288P is a binary asteroid – or two asteroids …

Astronomy

We Can Now Store Light as Sound, And It's a Game Changer For Computing

One step closer to computers that process data at the speed of light.<p>Last year, scientists took a big step towards creating the next generation of …

Brexit: Theresa May warned over £2bn worth of UK exports to Canada at risk as she flies to Ottawa

More than £2bn worth of UK exports to Canada could be in jeopardy after Brexit, Theresa May has been warned as she flies to Ottawa for her first …

Agriculture

Archaeologists Discover Ancient Indo-Greek City in Pakistan

Italian and Pakistani Archaeologists have discovered large layers of an Indo-Greek city with weapons, coins and pottery forms, in Barikot, Pakistan, …

What Will Electric Cars Do To The U.S Gas Industry?

Electric cars are becoming more and more popular every day as consumers begin to realize that they can be up to three times as efficient as a …

Thought-Provoking Paintings Explore the Intersections Between Wildlife and Humanity

Artist, illustrator, and designer David Rice forms organic images overlaid with graphic styles to extend his branch of artistic creations. Focusing on natural landscapes and animals as primary subjects, his work is multi-dimensional, revolving around the intersections between nature and humanity. …

Art

Naomi Baron's Words Onscreen: The Fate of Reading in a Digital World

Readers have been dreading the rise of e-books since before the technology even existed. A 1991 <i>New York Times</i> piece predicting the imminent invention …

New York Times

Mimicking the ingenuity of nature with artificial photosynthesis to create fuels

From the UNIVERSITY OF WÜRZBURG<p>Three ruthenium atoms linked via specially shaped organic bonds make sure that the photosystem works more efficiently …

Photosynthesis

Speeding up key oxygen-oxygen bond-formation step in water oxidation - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

UPTON, NY–For years, scientists have been trying to emulate photosynthesis, the process by which plants, algae, and some bacteria harness light from …

Germany had so much renewable energy on Sunday that it had to pay people to use electricity

On Sunday, May 8, Germany hit a new high in renewable energy generation. Thanks to a sunny and windy day, at one point around 1pm the country’s solar, wind, hydro and biomass plants were supplying about 55 GW of the 63 GW being consumed, or 87%.<p>Power prices actually went negative for several hours, …

Renewable Energy

The 3 Things That Helped This Entrepreneur Go From 1 Restaurant To 175 Locations | Inc.com

If you are thinking of getting creative and opening a restaurant concept, learn the recipe from one of the best in the business:<p>Restaurateur, entrepreneur, and former Alabama football player, John Cassimus is the former CEO of Zoë's Kitchen--a fast casual restaurant chain with over 175 locations, …

Food

The clean energy economy is coming – and there's a lot to lose for those who can't keep up

Change is coming to the energy landscape. A transition to a new energy economy is happening. In a country like Australia – awash with energy both under and above the ground – this transition could be rapid and profound. There is a lot to lose for those who can’t keep pace.<p>Last month the government …

Clean Energy

This is the most profound explanation I've heard of what it means to detect gravitational waves

Albert Einstein predicted their existence 100 years ago but never believed we'd actually detect the waves. So right now if you hang around physicists, who can't contain their excitement, you're bound to hear some profound scientific poetry.<p>One scientist from the Laser Interferometer …

Gravitational Waves
Psychology

What Happens to Kids When Parents Fight

When I was a child, my parents’ fights could suck the oxygen out of a room. My mother verbally lashed my father, smashed jam jars, and made …

UC Berkeley

New Study Says Cocaine ‘Makes the Brain Eat Itself’

But, like: does it? <i>Actually?</i><p>A new study has found that high doses of the brain drug cocaine – known colloquially and on the streets as "gak" or "chang-a-lang" – can, it says here, 'make your brain eat itself from the inside out'. Which sounds: bad. Like you hear a lot of bad things about …

Research

You Don't Need to Be a Millionaire to Use These 10 Passive Income Strategies

Gain more financial freedom this year by taking advantage of these passive income ideas.<p>It's easy for millionaires to find passive income strategies that turn a profit, from commercial real estate investing to angel investing in a hot new technology startup. But what about the rest of us--those of …

Small Business

Leading Harvard physicist has a radical new theory for why humans exist

For example, an astrophysicist might say that the chemical components of our bodies were first forged in the nuclear fires of stars.<p>On the other hand, an evolutionary biologist might look at the similarities between our DNA and that of other primates' and conclude we evolved from apes.<p>Lisa Randall, …

Dark Matter

Ancient warrior’s tomb, treasure found

The treasure is “the most important to have been discovered in 65 years” in continental Greece, the ministry said. The wooden coffin of the unknown …

Archaeology

New solar panel product to reduce costs up to 10%

A new solar panel product that will reduce costs by as much as 10% is expected to go into production by the end of the year under an agreement reached with the world's largest renewable energy company.<p>SunEdison Inc., which operates its solar headquarters in Belmont, Calif., plans to begin …

6 Habits Of People Who Accomplish Everything On Their To-Do Lists

Does your to-do list take days to complete? Some people have figured out the secrets to getting everything done on time.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Few things are quite as fulfilling as scratching that …

Time Management

Books Bill Gates thinks you should read

oninnovation/flickr<p>While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week.<p>Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation's broad range of interests. A …

Books

How to Pair Wine with Candy This Halloween

Wine and candy are the couple I always wanted to end up together but that never quite made it. On paper, they have all the qualities of happily-ever-after (they're each delicious in their own right, and both pair excellently with a night-in and a movie), but in practice, the sweetness of the candy …

Dessert

NASA Captures Solar System Being 'Destroyed' For The First Time And Gives A Glimpse Of Earth's Final Fate

NASA's scientists have for the first time, seen a solar system being "destroyed" and have predicted what the final days of our own planetary system …

Astronomy

'Zeno effect' verified: Atoms won't move while you watch

One of the oddest predictions of quantum theory – that a system can’t change while you’re watching it – has been confirmed in an experiment by …

Quantum Mechanics

Back to the Future writer: bad guy Biff was based on Donald Trump

Screenwriter Bob Gale confirms long-standing fan theory that Marty’s nemesis in the trilogy was modelled on the Republican presidential candidate<p>Back to the Future writer Bob Gale has revealed that the trilogy’s villain Biff Tannen is based on Donald Trump, putting an end to fan speculation.<p>In the …

Donald Trump

Top 15 no-brainers for the new Trudeau government

Now that the Harper government is done, there is so much to undo.<p>Here are 15 easy moves — no-brainers, really — to start.<p>1. Repeal Bill C-51<p>There are …

Human Rights

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