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Asteroid strike: 7 ways the world could end

As a mountain-sized asteroid is detected heading towards Earth, what is the likeliest 'extinction-level' scenario for mankind?<p>Our solar system is littered with billions of pieces of debris, from the size of large boulders to objects hundreds of miles across. We know that from time to time these hit …

10 Mind-Blowing Facts About Black Holes

They're thought to be what anchors galaxies — some of the largest objects in the universe.<p>And what happens past their event horizon, also known as the point of no return, can only be speculation since we will never get a chance to see it with our own eyes and live to tell the tale.<p>Despite decades …

Barrio Hopping in Buenos Aires

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>With the energy of New York, the architectural feel of Paris, and the chaotic pace of a major Latin American city all rolled into one, <b>Buenos Aires</b> is in a class of its own.<p>Travelers have flocked to this city for more than a century to sample Argentina’s famous wine and beef …

Physicists Make Big Leap In Quantum Teleportation

The experiment, conducted over optical fibre at the University of Geneva, beat the team's previous record in 2003 of six kilometres (3.7 miles).<p>It showed that "the quantum state of a photon can be maintained while transporting it into a crystal without the two coming directly into contact," the …

Top 10 bars in Buenos Aires

1. Ocho7Ocho<p>Away from the main drag of the ever-sprawling Palermo district and on the edge of up-and-coming Villa Crespo, this former speakeasy has recently gone above board. By night, burly doormen give the only indication of what lies behind the heavy wooden door, and yet even an out-of-towner …

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Una administración que parece contenta con el default

10 de agosto de 2014<p>Cuatro iniciativas privadas para sacar al país del default tropezaron con el rechazo del Gobierno. Cristina Kirchner y Axel …

Regreso al Neolítico

10 de agosto de 2014<p>En un reciente acto, en el que anunció obras de infraestructura sanitaria, la Presidenta efectuó una curiosa interpretación de la …

An epic battle in streaming music is about to begin, and only a few will survive

“One thing is for sure,” declared an influential American critic and record industry analyst, Bob Lefsetz, in a recent post on the topic of streaming music. “One service will dominate, it’s where we’ll all go, because we want to share, we don’t want to be left out.”<p>Music is now undeniably an …

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11 Reasons To Ignore The Haters And Major In The Humanities

If you look at a chart of post-graduate salaries, the liberal arts don't look very appealing. But that doesn't tell the whole story.<p>If you study and set out to find a job in a narrow academic area, you're going to have a hard time. But if you're smart about it and do something like what Logitech …

Why major in humanities? Not just for a good job — for a good life.

<i>Mark Edmundson teaches English at the University of Virginia. His new book, “Why Teach?,” comes out this month.</i><p>Humanities professors have come up with a seemingly foolproof defense against those who trash degrees in, say, English literature or philosophy as wasted tuition dollars, one-way tickets …