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The science behind how a touchscreen works

Technology plays an integral part in our lives, but often, we have little understanding of how the devices we use every day actually work.<p>In this video, we reveal how a touchscreen works and explain why the screen is in fact made up of three individual layers.<p>This is the fifth episode in our How it …

Here's The Most Popular Taco Spot In Every State

Definitely something to taco 'bout.

21 Delicious Recipes To Make With Overripe Bananas

An overripe banana is a blessing, not a curse.<p>Of all the produce that can go bad in the kitchen, the banana is the only one to get excited about. Overripe strawberries and peaches are destined for the compost bin, but overripe bananas provide you with the possibility of many great recipes. They’re …

Breakfast

It Feels Like 'Game of Thrones' Is Going To Give Us Lady Stoneheart After All

Rarely an episode of <i>Game of Thrones</i> has gone by in season six without some sort of major development happening. Nothing may end up topping the now famous “Hold the door!” Hodor moment two weeks ago, it’s clear this season still has a few surprises in its back pocket. And I believe that means that a …

A Master Of Science Visualization Animates Deadly Viruses

Using the Protein Data Bank, an illustrator puts a new spin on molecular science.<p>Twenty-three-year-old Seattle-based designer Eleanor Lutz is one of our favorite practitioners of the art of the science visualization, but it’s been a while since we last heard from her. Her latest work was worth the …

Neil DeGrasse Tyson's best quotes may make you fall in love with science all over again

But deGrasse Tyson also has a serious side, which he reveals time and again in his books, shows, Twitter page, and popular science articles.<p>Often, deGrasse Tyson's humor strikes a serious chord that not only makes us laugh but also think. As a popular science educator, deGrasse Tyson is out to …

Physics

The 11 Most Beautiful Mathematical Equations

1 of 13<p>Introduction<p>Mathematical equations aren't just useful — many are quite beautiful. And many scientists admit they are often fond of particular …

A Universe of 10 Dimensions

When someone mentions “different dimensions,” we tend to think of things like parallel universes – alternate realities that exist parallel to our …

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 …

Financial Services

You Should Be Coding in Your Physics Course

It's near the start of a new semester of physics. Many faculty are working on their plans for introductory physics courses. How many tests should …

The 15 most influential business books of 2015

This year's top business books come from journalists, economists, and academics and explore the opportunities and dangers presented by rapidly changing technology — from the first full-length biography of tech mogul Elon Musk to the ways robots could replace workers in industries around the …

Richard Thaler

Google’s radical restructuring creates a parent company called Alphabet and elevates Sundar Pichai to CEO

Google announced a wholesale restructuring that includes new leadership of its core business and a new holding company for all of its myriad interests.<p>Sundar Pichai will become CEO of Google. He is currently the search company’s head of product and has overseen its day-to-day operations since …

Google Search

Temporary Tattoos That Appear Like Magic on Your Skin

The right tattoo can look pretty cool, but it's hard to decide on a design that you know you'll be stuck with forever. This fear of commitment is …

10 Mind-Blowing TED Talks On How To Be Confident, Gorgeous- And A Better Person

1. Your Body Language Influences the Way You Feel<p>In this video, social Psychologist Amy Cuddy discusses research that shows how body language shapes …

Multiple Sclerosis

A cafe's epic 'freak' milkshakes are blowing up on social media

Kindly leave your diet at the door.<p>Pâtissez, a cafe in Canberra, Australia, is gaining quite the reputation for its seriously out of control desserts.<p>…

e2v Sensors on Board of NASA Pluto Mission

e2v has provided NASA’s New Horizons Mission with two image sensors which hope to capture the first ever close-up images of Pluto.<p>LORRI is a black …

The mind-bending effects of foreign accent syndrome

A little-known condition causes people to adopt a new accent – and lose a part of their identity in the process, finds David Robson.<p>Julie Matthias’s family have a game they sometimes like to play after she comes home, disappointed, from another doctor’s appointment. During dinner, they pick a …

Bill Gates' Summer Reading List Is Heavy on Nerd, Light on Non-Nerd

Would you believe the Microsoft founder has a soft spot for comics?<p>You're likely still thumbing through the books on our summer reading list, so forgive Bill Gates for piling on. The Microsoft founder and noted philanthropist has shared a list of the six "beach reads" he's hoping you'll tackle this …

60+ Incredible Tiny Houses You'll Hardly Believe Are Real

Be warned: This list might inspire you sell your home and downsize immediately.<p>Tiny homes aren't just about looking cute — they're part of a growing movement that promotes sustainable living. Many designers have figured out innovative ways to make these small homes amazingly well-equipped and, …

Ditch your iPhone charger with Native Union's genius KEY cable

1/5<p>Native Union Key Cable<p>You're running late for work and your iPhone battery is low (again), but you can't for the life of you locate your stupid …

Mini Origami Robot That Self-Folds, Walks, Swims, Digs, Carries Loads, Climbs And Dissolves Into Nothing

A new micro-machine created by scientists from MIT and TU Munich is able to self-assemble, walk on various surfaces, swim, carry items, and climb …

Revealing Photo Series Documents School Lunches Around the World

Around 32 million children in the US eat cafeteria food every weekday, and most of these students consume over half their daily calories at school. With this in mind, it's clear that school cafeterias are becoming crucial in the fight against childhood obesity. Sweetgreen–a chain of salad …

Food

6 things I learned from riding in a Google Self-Driving Car

Last week, a friend and I got a sneak peek at Google's new self-driving cars. In addition to spending an afternoon cheating on my Intergalactic …

Autonomous Cars

xkcd: xkcd Phone 2

[[There's a phone.]] ((It's surrounded by labels pointing at features of the phone. These are presented counterclockwise from the top.)) ((The …

Tales from Auschwitz: survivor stories

Photograph: Reuters<p>Some of the 600 children who survived Auschwitz show their identification numbers.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/26/1422280529297/87c46f20-f20a-46e4-81ed-e0170d19ce79-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Reuters<p>Some of the 600 children who survived …

Auschwitz

Charge your iPhone 6 faster than ever with this special cable

One of the battles smartphone users have to constantly fight is running out of battery life when they least expect it. There are many ways to deal …

Elon Musk Uses This Ancient Critical-Thinking Strategy To Outsmart Everybody Else

But while he dropped out of the program after only a few days, the field left an impression on the billionaire-to-be.<p>Perhaps most crucially, it trained him in <b>"first principles thinking,"</b> a mode of inquiry that relentlessly pursues the foundations of a problem.<p>"I think it's important to reason from …

Tesla

Superfluid Helium Can Leak Through Glass And Climb Out of Its Container

This incredible video proves that helium isn't just a voice-raising gas. In its superfluid state it also defies gravity, has zero friction and can …

Watch an iPhone sort M&Ms by color

Not everyone has <i>Minecraft</i>-creator Markus "Notch" Persson's money (or candy room) so the rest of us have to devise our own methods of sorting M&Ms by color. The English blogger behind <i>r</i><i>eviewmylife</i> has an idea that combines, among other things, an iPhone 5s, an Arduino and an eBay-sourced 12V 80RPM …