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The secret cities where the atomic bomb was built

<b>(CNN) —</b> How many people does it take to build an atomic bomb? About 125,000, if you count the inhabitants of three entire US cities that were built from scratch in 1943 as part of the Manhattan Project.<p>The cities, which also served as testing grounds for new architectural principles, were Los …

Nuclear Energy

Everything you know about space is wrong

Think you know a thing or two about our solar system? Turns out all those space “facts” you keep telling your mates might not be as accurate as you …

Astronomy

Voyager 1's Back Thrusters Just Fired Up for the First Time in 37 Years

Imagine trying to start a car that's been sitting in a garage for decades—and the car is 13 billion miles away. That's what NASA attempted to do this …

Space

Nothing Was Ever The Same: 10 Comics That Changed The Game

We'll be releasing the results of this year's Summer Reader Poll on Comics and Graphic Novels later this week — and it's a varied and deeply idiosyncratic list, trust us. Y'all have some fascinating favorite comics.<p>Not to spoil anything, but the final list skews heavily toward recent offerings, …

Let's Get Graphic: 100 Favorite Comics And Graphic Novels

Summer's the time for comics — Marvel and DC blockbusters are in movie theaters, fans are preparing to descend on San Diego for its epic annual Comic-Con, and if nothing else, your friendly local comic store or library is there to provide an air-conditioned Fortress of Solitude where you can escape …

Graphic Novels

The Answer To Life, The Universe — And Everything? It's 63

Often, as we go through the world, the key is to ask the right question.<p>When it comes to figuring out the nature of physical reality, part of that process starts at the absolute edge of the observable universe — the cosmic horizon, a distant layer from which light has only just, in this very …

Universe

Guide: Persona 5 Exam Answers - All School and Test Questions Answered

Going to school is a core part of Persona 5, and at multiple points during the game, you'll have general knowledge questions thrown your way. These …

Study the 10 Most Common Interview Questions

No two interviews are ever the same. Every hiring manager will ask different questions and conduct the interview in different ways. But, some …

Employment

Apple's biggest problem is one it can never solve

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Winners don't always deserve it.<p>They end up as winners for all kinds of reasons.<p>As Apple is yet again named the world's most admired company, I wonder just how much a lack of great competition has …

MacBook Pro

13 Secrets to Being Super Successful | Inc.com

Super successful people understand that there are traits, behaviors, and actions they must take in order to succeed.<p>Their thinking is, "I will do what it takes to get to where I want to go" They know success doesn't come to them. They have to go out and get it for themselves.<p>Here are 13 ways super …

5 Bad Leader Habits That Make Your Top Employees Want to Quit

According to the Gallup Organization, having a bad boss is the number one reason people quit their job.<p>Even though employees usually take center stage when discussing bad behavior in the workplace, the irritating habits of some bosses may be enough to encourage even your best employees to quit. …

Long-Lasting Quantum Coherence Observed: New Discovery Could Help Overcome Key Obstacle In Creation Of Quantum Computers

The world of subatomic particles, governed by the laws of quantum mechanics, is one that would appear extremely weird to us denizens of a macroscopic …

Apple Loop: New iPhone 8 Leaks, Samsung's Surrender To Apple, Fixing The iPhone 7's Biggest Problems

Taking a look back at seven days of news across the world of Apple, this week’s Apple Loop includes leaks and rumors around next year’s iPhone 8, a reminder on how Apple makes its money, questioning Siri’s stupidity, more sensors packed under the curved glass, Apple and Samsung’s latest court …

Mobile Technology

Ambient rock group Tycho just released a surprise, chill new album

Look, it’s been a crazy week. You started out watching Donald Trump yell for 90 minutes, and now it’s Friday, and you’re ready to take a break. Well, good news: ambient rock project Tycho just released a surprise new album, and it’s super chill.<p>It’s called <i>Epoch</i>, and it’s Tycho’s first release since …

3D Animated Short Film: "PLANET UNKNOWN" - by Shawn Wang

Enjoy this Award Winning CGI 3D Animated Short, “PLANET UNKNOWN”… At the end of the 21st century mankind was facing global resource depletion. Space …

Animated Movies

RANKED: The 20 best albums of 2016 so far, according to critics

In January, David Bowie released his 25th album "Blackstar" to universal critical acclaim — before tragically passing away two days later.<p>In April, Beyoncé bravely dissected the turbulence of her marriage with Jay Z on her instant classic "Lemonade." Then Radiohead followed Beyoncé's suprise …

It's sad how much Hollywood is blowing it with 3D

I'm measuring that success by the actual number of tickets sold, but perhaps you prefer the way the Hollywood hype machine processes these things. Their version of how this works, in which records can be broken over and over again for a continual stream of back-slaps and headlines, makes <i>Avatar</i> into …

The talent trap: why try, try and trying again isn’t the key to success

The idea of “grit” speaks to our deepest wishes: we all want to believe in our own limitless potential, and that of our children.<p>Angela Lee Duckworth …

Blips in data are common, but scientists are hoping that brief flashes of light spotted inside the LHC might be the first glimpse of a new era of physics<p>When hundreds of physicists gathered this week in La Thuile, an old mining town in the heart of the Italian alps, one short and simple question …

Physics

Science fiction has offered many visions of a computer-controlled future, and the future doesn’t look good for humanity<p>It’s only March and already we’ve seen a computer beat a Go grandmaster and a self-driving car crash into a bus. The world is waking up to the ways in which a combination of “deep …

Artificial Intelligence

15 Things Your Dog Knows About Success | Inc.com

If you're a fan of dogs, you probably don't think a lot about why you like them. And if you're not a fan, you're even less likely to have given them much thought. But if you really watch a dog over time, you'll see a lot of characteristics that are admirable and a help if you want to succeed in …

Pets

Watch: The Daily Show Digs Up Disgusting 'Nuggets' From Trump Archive Trashing Poor People

Trevor Noah has hit something of a stride on "The Daily Show" lately in going after Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump. Thursday night, …

The Daily Show

To 3D Or Not To 3D: Buy The Right Ticket To The Martian

After 2012’s <i>Prometheus</i> and last year’s <i>Exodus: Gods And Kings</i>, Ridley Scott continued his 3D filmmaking spree with an ambitious adaptation of one of …

3D