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We’re About to See a Record-Breaking Supermoon - The Biggest in Nearly 70 Years

The closest full moon in the 21st century.<p>If you only see one astronomical event this year, make it the November supermoon, when the Moon will be the …

Supermoon

The internet is still actually controlled by 14 people who hold 7 secret keys

And in a few days, they will hold a historic ritual known as the Root Signing Ceremony.<p>On Friday morning, the world got a good reminder about the importance of the organization these people belong to.<p>A good chunk of the internet went down for a while when hackers managed to throw so much traffic at …

Leaked NASA Paper Shows The 'Impossible' EM Drive Really Does Work

Did we just achieve fuel-less propulsion?<p>The results of NASA's tests on the 'impossible' EM Drive have been leaked, and they reveal that the …

Space Travel

Reasons Why Your Startup Is Plateauing

Starting something new is almost always exciting, and this certainly includes starting a new business. Whether it's that first big yes, breaking a new record or connecting with that one thought leader you've always looked up to, startup life begins with a lot of excitement and movement. As the …

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This is what really happens when swords hit armour

I had this steel breastplate on and I was holding a huge pike when I learnt a cool fact about swords. This actually happened by the way. I learnt …

Fall in love with a job you don't even like, in three steps

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than half of Americans find their job unsatisfactory, according to an annual survey released last month by the Conference Board research group. The nation has been hovering around the halfway mark of job dissatisfaction since at least 2000.<p>Think of the people you work with every day. …

Happiness

Billionaire Sam Adams founder says 3 Harvard degrees didn't prepare him to be an entrepreneur

He spent eight years at Harvard University and got not one, not two, but <i>three</i> degrees — a BA, JD, and MBA.<p>"I never thought of myself as an entrepreneur," Koch told Business Insider. "This was the '70s. Going to Harvard Law School or Harvard Business School was a pretty established path."<p>The next …

12 Morning Routines That Top Entrepreneurs Execute Daily

Your morning routine needs work. Improve it by learning from these top entrepreneurs.<p>Greatness doesn't happen by accident. Industry leaders don't just roll out of bed, fix whatever they find in the cupboards for breakfast, and then head to the office to tackle whatever pops up in their inboxes.<p>They …

Time Management

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

Pillars of Creation: Originally taken on April 1, 1995, this image has become one of the most iconic to come from the Hu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble …

Universe

The Woman Who Ate Chernobyl’s Apples

For the past couple of years, a young woman known only as “Bionerd23” has been making strange, dangerous videos in and around one of the most …

Nuclear Energy

Incredible Technology: NASA's Wild Airship Idea for Cloud Cities on Venus

Astronauts could start exploring Venus in the not-too-distant future — as long as they stay high up in the planet's acid-laced skies.<p>NASA researchers …

Media Matters: 'All hands on deck' for Bill O'Reilly

David Brock has spent more than a decade trying to bring down Bill O'Reilly.<p>When Brock launched Media Matters for America in 2004, the liberal watchdog gave O'Reilly its "Misinformer of the Year" award. Six years later, it made Fox News its chief preoccupation, launching what Brock described as an …

Iran blasts mock U.S. carrier in war games

<b>(CNN) —</b> Iran blasted its mock-up of a U.S. aircraft carrier during naval drills on Wednesday, swarming the target with 100 speedboats armed with rockets, shoulder-launched missiles and mortars as well as striking it with cruise missiles, according to reports from Iran's semi-official Fars News …

Military

Light-bending silicon strips are the key to super-fast computers

No, that's not a barcode you're looking at -- instead, it's the likely future of computing. Stanford University researchers have developed an optical link that uses silicon strips to bend light at right angles, which future processors will likely need to transmit data at super-fast speeds. The key, …

Google's internet balloons are staying aloft longer than anyone expected

The company is announcing a number of milestones as it moves forward with its ambitious X Labs project<p>When Google announced Project Loon in June of last year many balloon experts were skeptical of its chances. The stated goal was that the balloons that would last 100 days or more in the air, but …

Human foetus cells injected into baby mice to create ‘supermouse’

A 'supermouse' which is four times smarter than normal mice has been created by scientists by an injection of human brain cells<p>The cells from a human foetus have been injected into baby mice to create animals which have brains that are half human.<p>Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical …

The 10 moments that changed science and engineering: in pictures - Telegraph

Cannabis can be highly addictive, major study finds

Research conducted over 20 years links long-term cannabis use with mental illness, lower academic attainment and lower birth-weight of children<p>Cannabis can be highly addictive, cause mental health problems and lead to hard drug use, according to a major study led by a leading British expert on …