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Tip: Burn Fat Faster Than Ever Before

This type of exercise trains your body fat to break down by altering gene expression.<p>We've Known It For At Least 75 Years<p>Here's an excerpt from a …

Trump's NASA budget preserves Mars mission, cuts Earth science, asteroid trip, education

WASHINGTON — No more mission to bring astronauts to an asteroid, but stable funding for a trip to Mars. A cut in Earth science programs, but support for a mission to study Jupiter’s icy moon Europa. Elimination of education programs, but more resources to improve cybersecurity of the space …

Space Science

Neanderthal DNA In Modern Human Genome Is Still Affecting Our Gene Expression

Homo neanderthalensis — our closest human ancestor — has been extinct for over 40,000 years. Before the last Neanderthals died out, though, members …

This Chart Explains What Those Numbers on the Bathroom Scale Really Mean

Some days you love your bathroom scale, other days you want to chuck it in the trash and set it on fire. You may not always agree with the numbers, …

7 Psychology based tips for Entrepreneurs to boost their sales

Share10<p>Tweet<p>Share8<p>+13<p>Shares 21<p>For being able to close sales effectively it is very important for entrepreneurs to understand the customers frame of …

Entrepreneurship

10 Smart Habits That Will Instantly Boost Your Self-Esteem

Some people seem to be born with self-esteem--and some of us have to work at it.<p>Self-esteem is how you feel about yourself, determined by your feelings and an evaluation based on your perception of yourself.<p>And a healthy sense of self-esteem, we're told, is critical to success in any undertaking.<p>If …

NASA is helping Stephen Hawking get a tiny ship to Alpha Centauri

Researchers need to keep radiation from frying the 134 million mph "StarChip."<p>NASA is helping Stephen Hawking and Russian venture capitalist Yuri Milner with the monumental task of getting a tiny probe to Alpha Centauri, the nearest star system to Earth. Project Starshot aims to propel a …

Stephen Hawking

Supreme Leader-Elect Donald Trump Has Summoned Silicon Valley Elites To His Lair

Roughly a dozen leaders of Silicon Valley, from Apple CEO Tim Cook to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, will assemble at Trump Tower in New York this …

New 17.5-Hour Flight From Australia to London Will Be The Longest In The World

Australian airline Qantas just announced a new route that will take passengers from Perth, Australia to London. But you might want to stock up on …

Skyrim: Special Edition Review on Xbox One

Skyrim: Special Edition is kind of a big deal. The graphical overhaul was enough to get me ready to don my Thieves Guild Armor all over again, but …

Desperate NASA Asks Public What to Do With Astronaut Poop

We can put a man in space, but once he’s there, NASA still has no idea what to do with his shit.<p>Here’s where you come in: NASA will award $30,000 to …

Hyperloop One Has Huge Ambitions For New Sci-Fi Transport System

As if building a revolutionary transportation system using magnets and vacuum tubes was not insanely ambitious enough, Hyperloop One has now extended …

Here are 10 Bizarre Gene hacking done that you won't believe is possible

Regardless of what you think about genetic engineering, people are already using the tool to make changes to organisms that could lead to new …

This Classic Physics Experiment Could Finally Reveal The Long-Awaited 'Theory of Everything'

New physics is on the horizon.<p>An iconic physics experiment used to demonstrate the strange properties of the quantum world is now even stranger than …

Let this Star Wars Jawa guard your garden

The adorable, glowing-eyed, brown-hooded Jawas are best known in Star Wars for their skills finding and fixing broken droids. Now they can add overseeing gardens to their resumes, with a new Jawa lawn ornament available from ThinkGeek.<p>The resin Jawa lawn ornament looks like a concrete statue, but …

DARPA Just Launched a Podcast

DARPA, the agency that helped invent things like email in the early 1970s and the internet itself in the late 1960s, just launched a podcast. …

SpaceX Wants to Venture Much Further Out Into the Solar System

Elon Musk finally revealed his plans for a mission to Mars today. But a new set of images from SpaceX show the Interplanetary Transport System going …

5 Reasons Hello From The Magic Tavern Is The Perfect Podcast For D&D Fans

With shows like our own <b>Critical Role</b> and Nerdist’s <i>Force Grey</i>, there are lots of new ways for <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> fans to engage in <i>D&D</i>-themed …

Board Games

A Data Scientist Has Mapped The Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary!<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

Want to Live Longer? Science Says Eat This.

Researchers have known for years that it's a powerful weapon in the battle for good health, but a new study shows that it could also help you slow the clock on aging. Start stocking up.<p>If you've never downed some pomegranate juice or thrown some pomegranate seeds on top of a salad, you just might …

Want to Be More Focused and Happier? Use Your Brain Like This

How to go from "overwhelmed" to "accomplished."<p>Have you ever been in the middle of working on something <i>really</i> important--like a report your boss wants "yesterday" or a presentation you have to give at the next staff meeting--only to have your mind drift away...right in the middle of it?<p>Perhaps you …

Melania Trump Stumbles Upon Dozens Of Husband’s Haunting, Macabre Self-Portraits

PALM BEACH, FL—Saying she was still coming to terms with what she had seen several days earlier, Melania Trump told reporters Monday she was left …

How to find an AtlasPass in 'No Man's Sky' and use it to get cool stuff

If you've spent any amount of time playing <i>No Man's Sky</i> then you've probably been greeted with this message at some point: "AtlasPass v1 …

In the future, everything you wear could be made of synthetic spider silk

Dan Widmaier is not really a fashion guy — "by any stretch of the imagination," he clarifies — but that hasn't stopped the chemist from taking on the apparel industry.<p>His company, Bolt Threads, has engineered a sustainable and versatile material from synthetic spider silk that may one day be used …

Play-Doh

Scientists Are Close To Unlocking A "Universal Cure" For Allergies

Understanding Allergies<p>You have always been jealous of your friends’ PB&J sandwiches, but you could never eat them because of your severe peanut …

Aeon Flux is the avant-garde adult cartoon of the 90s

One of the trippiest, most philosophical, and kinkiest adult cartoons ever was made by a guy who co-designed <i>Rugrats</i>. In 1991, after an epiphany about the artistic restrictions that come with working on a kids’ show about uncanny babies, animator Peter Chung created <i>Aeon Flux</i>. He wanted an animation …

Mad Max

Japan's latest humanoid robot makes its own moves

A neural network means this robot moves and interacts all by itself.<p>Japan's National Science Museum is no stranger to eerily human androids: It employs two in its exhibition hall already. But for a week, they're getting a new colleague. Called "Alter," it has a very human face like Professor …

Robotics

10 Little Things Successful People Do Differently

Successful people think differently, act differently and ultimately distinguish themselves from unsuccessful people by taking a distinctive path …

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 28 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many of the most successful execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 30 of them.<p><i>Alison Griswold and Vivian Giang contributed to</i> …

Employment