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Science Uncovers The Origin Of The First Light In The Universe

When we look out at the Universe today, highlighted against the vast, empty blackness of the sky are points of light: stars, galaxies, nebulae and more. Yet there was a time in the distant past before any of those things had formed, just after the Big Bang, where the Universe was still filled with …

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Top 20 Tiny Homes on Wheels - How Much They Cost 2017 - How to Build a Tiny House - Tiny Home Plans

Believe or not, there are many people who enjoy living in tiny homes that measure less than 300 sq. ft. Why? Mobility, flexibility, sustainability, …

How to Heat Your Tiny House

Choosing and installing the appropriately sized heater for your tiny house is pretty important. Get it wrong and you’ll a) spend long winters …

Home Improvement

Octopuses Do Something Really Strange to Their Genes

It might be connected to their extraordinary intelligence.<p>Octopuses have three hearts, parrot-like beaks, venomous bites, and eight semi-autonomous arms that can taste the world. They squirt ink, contort through the tiniest of spaces, and melt into the world by changing both color and texture. They …

An ancient tick found in amber contains monkey blood from 20 to 30 million years ago

Primates bond by picking at each other to look for parasites. That practice is good for the health of a monkey community, but it was very bad for the ancient tick that ended up flung aside and caught in tree sap.<p>Engorged with blood and strained from being plucked roughly from its host, the bug's …

It's Official: Time Crystals Are a New State of Matter, And Now We Can Create Them

Peer-review has spoken.<p>Earlier this year, physicists had put together a blueprint for how to make and measure time crystals - a bizarre state of …

These are the four questions Y Combinator uses to identify the next unicorn

Over 12 years, Silicon Valley accelerator-turned-seed-fund Y Combinator has invested in more than a thousand companies. Its success stories include Dropbox, Airbnb, and Stripe, and recipients of its investments are altogether worth an estimated $100 billion today.<p>Y Combinator accepts dozens of new …

Earth - The strange link between the human mind and quantum physics

"I cannot define the real problem, therefore I suspect there's no real problem, but I'm not sure there's no real problem."<p>The American physicist Richard Feynman said this about the notorious puzzles and paradoxes of quantum mechanics, the theory physicists use to describe the tiniest objects in the …

Quantum Mechanics

The Legal Issues You Need To Know If You’re Launching A Startup In 2017

A legal expert from the J+O Firm talks capital, patents, taxes, crowdfunding, and—oh yeah—remembering to form your company.<p>Thinking of finally launching that startup in this year? You’d be in for a ride even if the next 12 months weren’t shaping up to be as change-filled as it appears they might. …

The Best Days to Send Email Campaigns and Other Email Marketing Tips

Email marketing can be an effective way to drive business, but it requires that you invest time into a strategy.<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>Reportedly, 83 percent of marketers consider email their primary lead generation channel. While email marketing …

FACT CHECK: Trump's address echoed familiar, dubious themes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's inaugural address held familiar echoes of the campaign speeches that led to his presidential win: downbeat about the …

Hackers copied US climate data to European servers during Trump's inauguration

As Donald Trump was sworn into office as the new president of the US on Jan. 20, a group of around 60 programmers and scientists were gathered in the Department of Information Studies building at the University of California-Los Angeles, harvesting government data.<p>A spreadsheet detailed their …

This new Periodic Table shows the astounding origins of every atom in your body

In the first episode of his famous TV series about space, "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," the late astronomer Carl Sagan wastes no time dramatically setting the stage.<p>"The surface of the Earth is the shore of the cosmic ocean," Sagan says. "Some part of our being knows this is where we came from. We …

Chemistry

4 Free Small Business Marketing Tools

Here's a list of four marketing tools that add real value -- but don't cost a thing!<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>There’s only one thing better than finding a cool new marketing tool, and that’s finding a <i>free,</i> cool new marketing tool. Here’s a list of four …

This chart will tell you how much you need to save every month to become a millionaire in 25 years

With the help of compound interest, steady saving, and a bit of patience, you too could join the millionaire club.<p>Lyn Alden, an investment and finance blogger, has done the hard work of calculating just how much you'll have to put away each month to reach the millionaire mark in 25 years.<p>Now, …

Why Are There 24 Hours in a Day?

<i>This thing all things devours;</i> <i><br>Birds, beasts, trees, flowers;</i> <i><br>Gnaws iron, bites steel;</i> <i><br>Grinds hard stones to meal;</i> <i><br>Slays king, ruins town,</i> <i><br>And beats</i> …

Six DIY gadgets that improve life in the developing world

One is a printer that can spit out a mud home.<p><i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>Around the world, inventors are coming up with amazing DIY gadgets perfectly suited for use in rural and off-grid areas. These gadgets translate into a huge improvement in quality of life for those who use them, by paving the way for …

Cellular Reprogramming Has Been Used to Reverse Ageing in Living Animals For The First Time

The fountain of youth is real.<p>For the first time, scientists have used cellular reprogramming to reverse the ageing process in living animals, …

How to set up DIY video monitoring for home or office — subscription free

By on December 7, 2016 at 2:24 pm<p>One of the fastest growing sectors in consumer technology is video monitoring. The floodgates opened with the launch …

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Indiegogo's new platform lets anyone become a venture capitalist

Wannabe venture capitalists who think they have the shrewd business acumen to predict startup success now have a chance to test those skills online.<p>A …

INFOGRAPHIC: NASA's top houseplants for improving your wellbeing and removing air pollution

Next time you’re cruising Amazon for an air purifier, consider heading to your local nursery instead. Thirty years ago, NASA studied houseplants as a …

Donald Trump tells world 'don't be afraid' in first television interview since winning presidency - and reveals he will earn only $1 a year

Donald Trump has backtracked on his promise to imprison Hillary Clinton in his first televised interview since becoming president-elect, insisting that he is a “sober person” who will prioritise healthcare, tax reform and immigration.<p>Mr Trump appeared on CBS News show 60 Minutes on Sunday night, …

10 Reasons Why Your Startup Idea Is Terrible And Won't Get Funded

As a venture capital and angel investor, I get bombarded with proposals to invest in startups. Many of them are terrible and just not fundable by angel investors or venture capital funds. Here are 10 common mistakes I have seen startups make that have resulted in their inability to raise</b> …

Venture Capital

Worried about the NSA under Trump? Here's how to protect yourself

We don’t yet know Trump’s surveillance plans, but follow these guidelines if you think it’s better to be safe than sorry<p>In January 2017, Donald Trump will become President of the United States of America, and the most technologically advanced surveillance infrastructure in the world will start …

Trump’s win is a reminder of the incredible, unbeatable power of racism

He tapped into the most powerful force in America.<p>Donald Trump has won the presidency, despite an unprecedented level of unfitness and in defiance of nearly every prediction and poll. And he’s done this not despite but because he expressed unfiltered disdain toward racial and religious minorities …