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SpaceX Hid a Second, Secret Payload Aboard Falcon Heavy, And It Sounds Amazing

Designed to last for millions of years.<p>Elon Musk's personal Tesla might have gotten all the headlines during SpaceX's historic rocket launch last …

Is social media bad for you? The evidence and the unknowns

What the science suggests so far about the impact of platforms such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram on your mental well-being.<p>Three billion people, around 40% of the world’s population, use online social media – and we’re spending an average of two hours every day sharing, liking, tweeting and …

Social Media

Here's what quantum computing is and why it matters

Researchers for IBM, Google, Intel, and others are in a fantastic scientific arms race to build a commercially viable quantum computer. They already exist in laboratories, and we’re only a few years away from the beginning of what may turn out to be an entire shift in how we think about computing.<p>A …

The one thing you can do to help prevent yourself from getting dementia

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>More than one-third of dementia cases can potentially be prevented by controlling nine …

Technology is destroying the most important asset in your life

<i>“Money isn’t the most important thing in the world. Your time is.”</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

Bad News for the Highly Intelligent

There are advantages to being smart. People who do well on standardized tests of intelligence—IQ tests—tend to be more successful in the classroom …

Anger and confusion as crypto traders lose thousands in 'flash crash' on $54 billion exchange

A "flash crash" on the world's biggest cryptocurrency exchange has left customers demanding answers and refunds, with many claiming to have lost thousands of dollars.<p>The price of cryptocurrencies NEO, OMG, and ETP crashed as much as 90% in minutes on the Bitfinex exchange on Wednesday before …

Cryptocurrency

Scientists create most powerful quantum simulators ever in major computing breakthrough

Quantum computers are now one step closer to reality.<p>Two ground-breaking advances have brought the quantum computing revolution one step closer to …

How Ferrari Built A Cult Following Through Design

Ferrari’s cars are iconic, but the reasons why are more mysterious.<p>You might never encounter a Ferrari in person in your entire life–let alone sit behind the wheel of one–yet you know exactly what the car symbolizes. Beauty, desire, luxury, excitement. What began in the 1940s as an eccentric man’s …

A Photographic Trip Across Germany

Native from Berlin, the photographer Konrad Langer – better known as “Konaction” – takes us on his luggages when he travels across his country, or …

Germany

These Vintage Photos Remind Us of the Glamour of Travel

Harvard scientists made a material that creates completely new states of light

by Science Alert November 20, 2017 Hard Science 17402<p>Michelle Starr<p>Light is ubiquitous and vital, but also incredibly strange – and it’s possible …

A 17-year-old invented an ingenious way to instantly stop bleeding

Imagine this: You're gushing blood. Nothing seems to make it stop. Then you apply a gel to your wound, and the bleeding stops within seconds. You're …

How childhood trauma affects the brain

It is not news that people abused as children are more exposed to clinical depression, anxiety, and a higher risk of death from suicide. But now, …

A therapist’s guide to staying productive when you’re depressed or heartbroken

“We entrepreneurs can’t afford to date,” I half-joked to a friend the other day. “We can’t take sick days when we get our hearts smashed.”<p>I’m a therapist who helps people learn to be resilient in the face of life’s uncertainties. But even I catch myself feeling anxious about how to stay motivated …

Mental Disorders

Did Leo DiCaprio Once Get Kicked Out Of A Disney Waterpark For Peeing All Over A Slide?

Long before Leonardo DiCaprio was winning Oscars for fighting bears (and being rumored to have been sexually assaulted by one), he was an A-List celebrity who just loved to party. In 1998, Nancy Jo Sales chronicled the exploits of Leo and his “P*ssy Posse” for <i>New York Magazine</i>, and while the star …

Sequels, once a sure thing, are slumping at the box office

NEW YORK (AP) — Sure things in Hollywood are beginning to look like an endangered species.<p>Sequels, for years the industry's most "can't miss" assets, …

Film Industry

Google Glass: Dyson designed smartglasses 10 years before Google

The technology landscape could look very different if Dyson hadn’t decided to shelve a smartglasses project that had a working prototype more than 10 years before Google’s Glass arrived.<p>The Dyson Halo, known only by its project number N066 until today, was originally developed in 2001 – a set of …