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This Two Billion Year-Old Natural Reactor May Hold The Key To Safe Nuclear Waste Disposal

The Oklo-reactor in Gabon, Africa is one of the most intriguing geological formations found on planet Earth. Here, naturally occurring fissile materials in two billion year-old rocks have sustained a slow nuclear fission reaction like that found in a modern nuclear reactor.<p>Uranium-235 is a …

Energy

Dog drags sprinkler indoors, unleashing chaos in his wake

For those of us who don't have a kiddie pool, sometimes a sprinkler is the next best thing.<p>And this dog really went for it. Redditor Spinolio posted …

Pets

Recipe: Slow Cooker Beer-Braised Brisket — Recipes from The Kitchn

Everyone loves brisket, a Texas staple. Texans — Tejanos — are especially obsessed. My beer-braised brisket is fork-tender, perfect for a crowd, and …

Cooking

What’s the Difference Between German and Japanese Kitchen Knives?

Each kitchen knife serves a distinct purpose. Paring knives and boning knives are used to achieve very different ends, as are bread knives and steak …

Elon Musk sends engineers to help Thai cave rescue mission

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tech billionaire Elon Musk is sending specialist engineers to Thailand to help aid the rescue of the 12 boys and their football coach trapped in a cave.<p>Musk hopes his engineers can join the already huge operation being carried out he Tham Luang Nang Non cave complex, where dozens of Thai …

Thai Navy

MIT scientists created an AI-powered 'psychopath' named Norman

Norman always sees the worst in things.<p>That's because Norman is a "psychopath" powered by artificial intelligence and developed by the MIT Media Lab.<p>Norman is an algorithm meant to show how the data behind AI matters deeply.<p>MIT researchers say they trained Norman using the written captions …

Artificial Intelligence

Everything You Need to Know About Using CBD for Pain and Anxiety

The compound, found in the cannabis plant, is thought to be good for muscle pain, headaches, and anxiety, among other things. But what does the research say?<p>James Joliat, a 35-year-old video producer in Denver, has long experienced muscle and joint pain—mostly related to sports injuries. He says he …

Cops have a secret, unaccountable system for tracking you by your cellphone, and they abuse it like crazy

Securus Technologies markets a product to law enforcement that taps into realtime cell-tower data from mobile carriers to produce fine-grained …

Meet America's 'Sleeping Prophet'

The first thing the young telegraph operator noticed was the black chaise lounge. It was 1935, just four years before the death of Sigmund Freud, and …

Elon Musk Cut the Gordian Knot of Corporate Spending

With a single stroke of genius, Musk solved one of the world's most intractable management problems.<p>Elon Musk keeps hitting it out of the ballpark... not as a technology guru but as a people-savvy manager. Last month, Musk gave the world's best productivity advice in a single, short sentence and …

The 42 Biggest Questions About Life, the Universe, and Everything

In a homage to 'Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,' two physicists explain the biggest unknowns in science. I’ve summed them up as a tweetstorm.<p>In Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams’ classic irreverent tour through the universe, a supercomputer named Deep Thought discovers the answer to …

What Stephen Hawking thought about the multiverse might surprise you

The idea of a multiverse fascinates physicists as much as sci-fi fans, but if science was able to prove it exists, could every type of universe …

Rock star physicist Carlo Rovelli on why time is an illusion

“I found something extraordinarily beautiful and extraordinarily radical. And I thought, wow, this is better than LSD”<p>At the outset of Julian …

John Oliver Eviscerates Giuliani and Trump: ‘They Both Want to F*ck Ivanka’

The ‘Last Week Tonight’ host says we shouldn’t be surprised by Rudy Giuliani’s erratic behavior of late—he’s always been this way.<p>On the latest …

Revolutionary new blood test can instantly identify chronic pain

A world-first blood test that can objectively identify chronic pain has been developed by a team of Australian researchers. The test can reportedly …

7 Common Traits of Highly Intelligent People

10 Signs You Are HIGHLY INTELLIGENT And SMART

20 Common Characteristics of Highly Intelligent People

11 Surprising Signs That You May Be Way Smarter Than Most People

For one thing, if you're a musician, you're already ahead of the game.<p>If you've been called smart or intelligent your whole life, it may be for any of the reasons listed below. That's according to science, of course.<p>And if the verdict is still out on whether you're truly smart or not, this may just …

Ryan Zinke refers to himself as a geologist. That's a job he's never held.

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Defending his decision to shrink the Bears Ears national monument to lawmakers last week, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke fell back one of his favorite credentials.<p>"I'm a geologist," he said. "I can assure you that oil and gas in Bears Ears was not part of my decision matrix. A …

Will new standing-up airplane seat design take off?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fed up with limited leg room onboard airline cabins?<p>Italian seat manufacturer Aviointeriors has come up with a design that allows passengers to stretch their legs as much as they want when they travel without any extra cost.<p>The catch? The seats are so far upright that they'll be pretty much …

Scientists hope new enzyme will 'eat' plastic pollution

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have accidentally developed a plastic-eating enzyme that may be used to combat one of the world's worst pollution problems.<p>Researchers from Britain's University of Portsmouth and the US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) made the discovery while …

Pollution

Mud near this small Japanese island could change the global economy

<b>(CNN) —</b> A small island in the Pacific Ocean is the site of a huge discovery that could change Japan's economic future. How huge? One economist called it a "game changer." The researchers who helped find it said it had "tremendous potential."<p>It's mud. A whole bunch of mud -- an estimated 16 million …

Rare Earth

Tesla battery degradation at less than 10% after over 160,000 miles, according to latest data

Battery degradation is one of the biggest concerns for electric car owners and potential buyers, but data from Tesla battery packs have been very reassuring so far.<p>Now the latest data shows less than 10% degradation of the energy capacity after over 160,000 miles on Tesla’s battery packs.<p>A group of …

Electric Vehicles

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

Recipes

Why is Sydney being split into three cities?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sydney has an ambitious plan. The most populous city in Australia has announced that it wants to split into three cities -- in as little as 20 years' time.<p>The radical "Greater Sydney Region Plan: a Metropolis of Three Cities" plan was released last month by the Greater Sydney Commission, a …

Strawberries again top 2018's 'Dirty Dozen' fruits and veggies

<b>(CNN) —</b> Once again, strawberries top the list of the 12 "dirtiest" fruits and vegetables, according to the Environmental Working Group.<p>Every year since 2004, the group -- a nonprofit, nonpartisan environmental organization -- ranked pesticide contamination in 47 popular fruits and vegetables for …

Pesticides

What will happen when Earth's north and south poles flip

Earth's magnetic field is what protects our planet from harmful space radiation. But our protective shield might soon go into a transformation that could threaten the lives on Earth. This video shows what will happen when Earth's magnetic poles flip. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Did you …

Earth Science

JFK's 'secret' doomsday map revealed

<b>(CNN) —</b> An old map of Cuba has been sold at an auction in Boston -- but it's much more than a map.<p>It's a historic artifact from some of the darkest days of the Cold War, when Washington and Moscow reached a standoff that could have led to a nuclear doomsday.<p>President John F. Kennedy consulted the …

Robert F. Kennedy

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …