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How to Build a Mini Supercomputer for Under $100

Wei Lin built a scalable computing cluster comprised of $7 chips.<p>Supercomputers are used by governments and research institutions around the world to solve some of science’s most complex problems, such as hurricane forecasting and modeling atomic weapons. In most cases, a supercomputer is actually …

Raspberry Pi

Water purification breakthrough can even clean water from the Dead Sea

Despite all our advances, access to clean water is still a major problem – not just for developing nations, but here in the US, where water shortages …

Water

Teach Yourself Computer Science Using This Site

Lifehacker has collected a lot of “learn to code” resources that are especially helpful to new learners. But if you’ve already done a little coding …

Computer Science

Koenigsegg’s Camshaftless Engine Explained; Watch It in Action

Suck, squeeze, bang, blow. These are the four strokes of the reciprocating, internal-combustion engine (ICE) that Nikolaus Otto patented in the 19th century. The action of the intake valves that allow an engine to breathe and the exhaust valves that let it expel spent gases were, until very …

Koenigsegg

Newly-discovered human organ may help explain how cancer spreads

A newly discovered network of fluid-filled channels in the human body may be a previously-unknown organ, and it seems to help transport cancer cells …

Cancer

Infographics Show How the Different Fields of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics & Computer Science Fit Together

Ask anyone who's pursued a career in the sciences what first piqued their interest in what would become their field, and they'll almost certainly …

Infographics

How You Can Deduct That New Car -- up to 100 Percent! -- on Your 2017 Tax Returns

The Trump tax plan offers deductions for SUVs, trucks and passenger cars.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As part of the new “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act," many entrepreneurs may not realize how much more they can deduct for 2017 new car purchases on their tax returns, due …

Personal Finance

Marco Rubio outlined a terrifying 'hypothetical' scenario that could trigger a constitutional crisis in the US — and national security officials said part of it is already reality

During a hearing the Senate Intelligence Committee held on election security Wednesday, Sen. Marco Rubio described a "hypothetical" scenario that he says could call into question the legitimacy of a new president and potentially trigger a constitutional crisis.<p>"Let's assume for a moment that the …

Government

The bands shaping the future of heavy music

Forget the denim vests and scraggly beards of metal lore - these are the acts opening modern-day mosh-pits, and breaking down barriers in the process.<p>…

Understanding quantum computers: The basics

Theoretical physics isn’t the easiest field in science to translate into laymen’s terms. Until recently it’s solely been the domain of geniuses like the late Stephen Hawking and fictional characters such as <i>The Big Bang Theory’s</i> Sheldon Cooper. As companies like Google, IBM, and Intel work to build …

10 Uses of Slavery You Didn’t Learn About in School

Slavery appeared alongside the agricultural revolution some 12,000 years ago, when humanity went from hunting and gathering to a sedentary and more …

Tableau Is The Tool For All Your Data Crunching And Analyzing Needs

After these three courses, you’ll practically be a professional data analyst.<p>While the Digital Age has given the business world many gifts, sometimes …

Italy

Create your own AI-powered voice assistant with Matrix Voice

The Matrix Voice development board is a Raspberry Pi add-on you can use to build your own voice assistant. I got my hands on a review unit to see if someone who is “code illiterate” could make something out of it.<p>Some people have an affinity for programming and development. I’m not one of them. …

Apple Glasses: AR Revolution in the Making

<i>Don’t call it a paradigm shift unless it’s truly revolutionary to our day-to-day lives.</i><p>While we own more display screens than ever before, the …

Chaos Theory, The Butterfly Effect, And The Computer Glitch That Started It All

As Bob Dylan famously sang, “You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.” Yet if you do have enough wind velocity information, combined with an array of readings from barometers, thermometers, and such, you might ask a weatherman, particularly a trained meteorologist with access …

Quantum Mechanics

This latest track WHOLE FOODZ is a socially charged song and video it is more of a movement #musicmoney chats to @WillEQ

Where are you from?<p>Atlanta, Georgia<p>Describe your sound:<p>People describe me as a "woke" rapper and my sound as "Woke Music". I aim to make conscious …

Today, Michio Kaku described what life will look like in twenty years

Earlier today, Michio Kaku spoke at the World Government Summit in Dubai. I was fortunate enough to be in the crowd and, like those around me, I was …

How the GOP Used a “Two Santa Clauses” Tactic to Con America for Nearly 40 Years

Con

Meet the 'odderon': Large Hadron Collider experiment shows potential evidence of quasiparticle sought for decades

In a 17-mile circular tunnel underneath the border between France and Switzerland, an international collaboration of scientists runs experiments …

Physics

A 32-year-old with ties to Elon Musk wants to upend America with these 4 utopian ideas

As the president of Y Combinator, the tech world's most prestigious startup accelerator, Altman makes a living discovering world-changing ideas and helping them grow into giants.<p>YC has given life to companies like Dropbox, Airbnb, Zenefits, and Reddit. But Altman also dabbles in a host of side …

Artificial Intelligence

'Human uber' lets you pay someone to live your life for you

A new "human Uber" could let you pay someone to live your life for you.<p>Japanese researcher Jun Rekimoto has developed a special screen that can be …

5 Classic Occult Books to Bring Out Your Inner Warlock

In the grand scale of things, <i>The Kybalion</i> isn’t what you’d call a particularly ancient text: The first edition of this mystical work appeared on …

10 of the Most Promising Automotive Technologies of the Moment

Engineering

Watch some strange ways strong magnets interact with copper plates

YouTuber NightHawkInLight got his hands on some thick copper plates and some neodymium magnets, then showed some of the strange ways the two …

How Do You Mine Litecoin? | Investopedia

First things first. If you're only interested in owning litecoin, you should probably just buy it from an exchange such as Coinbase. If, on the other …

If you can decipher the clues in this poem, you’ll find a treasure worth $2 million

The eccentric millionaire has been offered bribes and gotten death threats. Yet, he holds steadfast, as this remarkable treasure hunt stands as his …

Archaeology

This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

The United States comprises several different regions, each with its own rich history and cultural identity.<p>Exactly where those regions start and end has been a long-running debate, but according to author Colin Woodard, the United States can be divided into 11 distinct sub-nations.<p>Woodard mapped …

New Mexico

This projector screen lets two gamers see different perspectives at the same time

Say goodbye to split-screen<p>Display startup MirraViz is here in Las Vegas this week for CES to show off a gadget that at first blush looks like some arcane trickery, allowing two off-the-shelf DLP projectors to layer images on top of one another so two people can view two different images …

Augmented Reality