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Solving the mystery of evaporating black holes: What happens to its stuff when it vanishes?

For all their extraordinary power, black holes are not immortal.<p>They have a life cycle just like we do. Forty years ago Stephen Hawking, the world’s …

The shapes of galaxies

Since Edwin Hubble proposed his galaxy classification scheme in 1926, numerous studies have investigated the physical mechanisms responsible for the …

How Quickly Are The Pillars Of Creation Being Destroyed?

The Eagle Nebula is a large, active, star-forming region located 7,000 light years away.<p>Near its heart, beside a massive collection of new stars, lie the Pillars of Creation.<p>Imaged in breathtaking detail in 1995, a 20-year follow-up was done, showcasing additional details, larger field-of-view, and …

Cosmology

Coding4Fun Hardware Boneyard - Using the CueCat with .NET

September 16, '06 Comments [7] Posted in Coding4Fun | Programming<p>Sponsored By<p>In an ongoing Mardi Gras celebration of the soon-to-happen Coding4Fun …

Microsoft Windows

Getting Started with Hybrid App Development

Presently, every human need has a mobile app for assistance: from dating to music, insurance, gaming, email, ride sharing and so forth. The digital …

There are several 'red flags' in the oil market right now

3/3 © Markets Insider, Oil fell 4% in the past week. 2/3<p>Last November, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries tried to solve this by …

Pilot tells passengers to 'say a prayer' during flight emergency

After a plane experiences major turbulence and turns around to head back to the airport, the pilot tells hundreds of passengers to "say a prayer."

California big tunnels win early approval. Questions remain

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown won crucial early approval from federal wildlife officials Monday for his $16 billion proposal to re-engineer …

Supreme Court to take case on baker who refused to sell wedding cake to gay couple

The Supreme Court announced Monday that it will consider whether a Denver baker acted lawfully in refusing to sell a wedding cake to a gay couple, setting up a major test next term weighing religious freedom against discrimination based on sexual orientation.<p>Lower courts had ruled that Jack …

LGBTQI

Is this the simple reason stock picking on Wall Street is dying?

Much has been made about the death of stock picking, in the advent of exchange-traded and passive funds that track popular equity benchmarks. But The …

Investing

Cryptocurrency Bubble Will Burst: Aberdeen Asset Management

The recent rapid increase in the price of cryptocurrencies has resulted in many experts calling it a bubble and advising caution while investing. …

Cryptocurrency

Stock Market Earnings Boom

S&P 500 earnings growth was the highest in almost six years last quarter. For stocks, nothing matters more than earnings. We are entering into …

Ignore the Naysayers, there's no Bubble in Bitcoin

Bitcoin is without any doubt the hottest investment in the market right now. Of course, Bitcoin is a currency as a matter of principle; yet, we …

Cryptocurrency

Digital Currency Indexes Are Coming

Digital currencies are getting a lot of attention as a new asset class. Bitcoin, for example, recently reached an all-time high of $2,900 on June 7, 2017, representing a year-to-date (YTD) return of 200%. With these wild price increases, digital currencies are gaining more attention and demand from …

Growth Vs. Value Equities: The Key To What Happens Next?

It's official; everyone is now musing about the risk of a Fed "policy mistake" in light of the steadily flattening yield curve in the U.S. I have …

Falling Crude: This Time, Investors Say, ‘No Big Deal’

Crude’s ripples haven’t yet spread into the broader stock and corporate bond markets<p>Oil prices are in fast retreat but, unlike in 2015, crude’s ripples haven’t spilled into the broader stock and corporate bond markets. As The Wall Street Journal’s Morning MoneyBeat newsletter noted, market …

Stock Markets

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Stock Market Poised For Higher Open As Oil Prices Rise

Durable-goods order drop by 1.1% in May<p>U.S. stocks were set to kick off the week on sound footing Monday, with futures rising alongside a rally in oil prices.<p>The reaction to weaker-than-expected durable-goods orders was largely muted in equity-index futures, though both the dollar and Treasury …

Has God become obsolete?

OPEN TO OPINION<p><b>English</b> | Bangla<p>There is no sharp distinction between science and religion and atheism itself rests on blind faith.<p>VARIETY<p>| 6-minute …

Atheism

Did All Humanity Descend from Noah's Three Sons?

Does the Bible teach that all of humanity has descended from Noah's three sons? The answer depends upon how one sees the extent of the</b> …

Grand Rapids

If you want to be a camper, you have to gear up for it. Here's the stuff you'll need

I grew up camping, mostly because my parents worked long hours and what precious spare time they had for vacation was limited to short camping trips.<p>It's ingrained in me, and now in my 4-year-old son prefers Joshua Tree over Disneyland.<p>I am also someone who loves gear and technology. Camping gear …

This hidden health reason could be why you’re so tired at work

When you have a vitamin deficiency or mineral and your energy level hits the floor in the office, it can be very difficult to be productive. Long …

Wellness

This Backwards Entry Defies Physics

I have watched this clip a dozen times and I still do not understand how this is physically possible.<p>This is Naoki Nakamura, internet nerds’ favorite …

Physics

Chickens may help solve the mysteries of the human eye

<b>A new study on chicken embryos may help researchers understand how humans developed their sensitive daylight vision.</b><p>Humans are one of just a few …

Facebook’s plan for original TV is coming together

<i>The Wall Street Journal</i> has reported several details of Facebook’s so far hazy plan to bring original content to its platform.<p>The first crop of its original series has been set to launch later this summer (though a source later noted that was a “moving target”), and will have both the runtime and …

Oil closes higher; growing U.S. supply limits gains

Oil prices settled more than half a percent higher on Monday as some traders found bargains after last week's seven-month lows, but rising crude supply in the United States and other countries limited gains.<p>Brent crude futures settled up 29 cents, or 0.6 percent, at $45.83 a barrel. The benchmark …