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A Controversial New Gravity Hypothesis Has Passed Its First Test

Einstein might have been wrong.<p>A controversial new hypothesis that suggests our understanding of gravity is wrong has just passed an important first …

This Is What Elle Macpherson's Supermodel Diet Looks Like

Straight from her nutritionist.<p>They don't call runway veteran Elle Macpherson "The Body" for nothing. These days the OG supermodel spends less time in front on camera and more on building her wellness empire starting with WelleCo., her own supplement brand.<p>As for how Macpherson maintains that …

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Italy Sets Example on Reducing Food Waste as U.S. Tosses $161 Billion Worth a Year

Italy adopted new laws this week to cut down drastically on food waste — the second such law in Europe, joining France's. So what's the United States doing to reclaim the 30 percent of its food that's simply thrown away?<p>Italy's Senate overwhelmingly gave final approval Tuesday to millions of euros …

Agriculture

How MIT's new biological 'computer' works, and what it could do in the future - ExtremeTech

How MIT’s new biological ‘computer’ works, and what it could do in the future<p>By on July 25, 2016 at 7:49 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

Airbnb's CEO Declares War on Discrimination

At a conference, Brian Chesky apologized and promised change.<p>Admitting that Airbnb's founding team of "three white guys" was "late to this issue," CEO Brian Chesky claimed the company was now committed to doing everything possible to rid the platform of discrimination this week.<p>In response to the …

This map tells us a lot about the wealth, geopolitical influence, and natural resources of the Middle East

If we could only show you one map to explain the economy of the Middle East, it would be this one.<p>In one fell swoop, the map below tells us a lot about the wealth, geopolitical influence, and natural resources of the region as well as parts of Central Asia. Many intricacies are also evident as …

Learn Some Portion Control, You’ll Have Better Sex

It seems every week a study comes out that’ll change your life (some of them are sh*t). A diet you need to get happier, an exercise that makes sex better, or some advice to tweak your overall worldview. Often those studies are super useful but very rarely does a study come along that effects your …

NASA Renames Building After 'Human Computer' Katherine Johnson

A not-so hidden figure<p>Today is the 55th anniversary of Alan Shephard's trip into space, a first for Americans. But he wouldn't have gotten very far if it wasn't for Katherine Johnson, a mathematician at NASA who calculated the trajectory of his journey.<p>So today, at 2 pm Eastern, NASA is giving her …

What's Behind China's Worldwide Real Estate Shopping Spree?

In the recent wave of Chinese investors going global, it is remarkable how much goes into real estate and other businesses that have a large element of fixed assets. These investments reveal a lot about the forces driving the spread of Chinese capital .<p><b>Take London for example</b>, which claims to …

Real Estate

This simple formula can tell if you’re getting ripped off by an airline

Travelers no longer have to guess whether they got a decent deal on airfare or not.<p>There’s now a straightforward formula that can reveal whether …

Air Travel

3 ways to speed up your computer's startup time

Remember those old tube TVs that took minutes to warm up after you turned on the power? How about dial-up modems that took half a minute to connect to the Internet? In the age of fast-booting TVs and always-connected Internet, you probably don't miss the waiting.<p>However, when it comes to waiting …

New Dubai tower 'to surpass' world's tallest building Burj Khalifa

<b>Developers have announced plans to build a new tower in Dubai to surpass the Burj Khalifa, currently the world's tallest building.</b><p>Emaar Properties has not announced the height of the proposed tower, saying only that it would be "a notch" taller than the Burj Khalifa's 828m (2,717ft).<p>The $1bn …

Architecture

5 huge trends in big data and storage

Hybrid and public cloud services continue to rise in popularity, with investors claiming their stakes. Venture capital firms are investing most heavily in SaaS companies, proving that cloud solutions will be even more lucrative in the future.<p>While some have doubted Dropbox’s ability to go public …

There’s a reason some birds don’t seem to fly south for winter anymore, scientists say

The birds and the bees are telling humans about much more than sex, a new study released Thursday says.<p>They are a harbinger of climate change, with species swapping habitats like a game of musical chairs as regions in Europe and the United States warm. Populations of American robins that winter in …

Birds

Apps can teach you all about the stock market, but be careful

Grant Regimbal, 19, has a favorite smartphone game. It isn't Angry Birds or Candy Crush.<p>It's Robinhood, an app that lets you quickly buy and sell …

A Rested Development

Have you ever pulled a steak off the grill or a chicken out of the oven so sure it was going to be tender and juicy only to find it surprisingly dry? …

Google Makes $150 Photo Software Suite Free

Today is a great day for those of us who edit photos on a PC or Mac. Google has announced that the entire Nik Collection of image processing tools is now free to download and use.<p>Formerly available at a cost of $150, the suite of seven professional-grade plugins is now available for download …

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10 Secrets Nutritionists Tell Their Friends About Weight Loss

Navigating those healthy eating rules is easier than you think.<p>The basics of losing weight are easy: Nix processed junk, fill up on superfoods, and hit the gym. Except we all know that once temptation, distraction, and motivation (read: real life) get involved, leveraging that formula for <i>actual</i> …

Opinion: Don’t buy stocks that make ‘the most-admired companies’ list

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — Fortune magazine earlier this month identified Apple as the most admired company in America. Investors may want to …

Can you solve it? The Pi Day puzzle that will spin you in circles

Happy Pi Day guzzlers!<p>Every March 14 – or 3/14 using the US format for dates - the maths community celebrates pi, the number that is 3.14 to two decimal places.<p>Today is extra auspicious since it is the once-in-a-century <b>Rounded Up Pi Day</b>, when the month, day and year are pi correct to four decimal …

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We'd Make These 25 Recipes Just for the Peanuts

Admit it: The peanuts are the best part of any salad, ice cream sundae, and everything in-between.<p>Our salads, roasted veg, and ice cream sundaes just wouldn't be the same without a healthy handful of nutty, crunchy roasted peanuts sprinkled on top. These 25 recipes are for everyone who agrees that …

Food

Bizarre shape-shifting material invented by Harvard

A new wonder material invented by Harvard University can change shape, be stiff or flexible, and fold away completely<p>It is the ultimate dream for campers. A lightweight, flat-pack home which pops into perfect alignment after being plucked from a backpack.<p>Now engineers at Harvard University have …

Osama Bin Laden Left Barely Any Of His $29 Million To His Family In His Will

A newly released trove of documents shows an ever-determined, but increasingly cautious terror group in the months leading up to the al Qaeda head's death.<p>WASHINGTON -- Osama bin Laden wanted the majority of his $29 million fortune spent in the pursuit of jihad “for the sake of Allah,” according to …

Osama Bin Laden

This Is Why You Have Gray Hair

Everyone gets them, and many people spend hundreds or even thousands to cover them up. Grey hair is one of the inevitable parts of getting older, but …

Here's an Easy Two-Minute Trick to Calm Your Racing Mind

<b>Obsess much? Here's a way to stop the cycle (and basically tell your brain to STFU).</b><p><i>By Amanda Schupak</i>, SELF<p>Photo: Kyle Ericksen/WWD<p>Replays of awkward interactions, missed opportunities and embarrassing regrets distract us during the day and keep us up at night. Think about how many times you've …

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 …

5 Signs You're Working For A Truly Great Company

If you were to ask people, “what makes a great company,” you would get quite a variety of responses. It’s one of those things that’s hard to define but easy to identify if you are part of a great company. I’ve had the opportunity to interview, work and speak with some of the world’s top business …

The Workplace

Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen Eat Loads of Vegetables (and Not Much Else)

How the star quarterback gets into Super Bowl–winning shape.<p>If your life's focus is playing football, you're probably quite conscientious about …