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Nasa Has a $3.5bn Plan to Save the Planet From the Yellowstone Supervolcano

by Science Alert August 25, 2017 Earth & Energy 9869<p>Peter Dockrill<p>Yellowstone<p>Scientists at NASA have developed a hugely ambitious strategy to counter …

The Fascinating Reason Why Liars Keep On Lying

Once a liar, always a liar, the old saying goes. Turns out there’s some scientific truth to that: researchers have tracked down how the brain makes …

The Heat Is On: New Paper Depicts NASA’s Plan For A Lunar Station

The race to colonize our solar system and beyond is in full swing. There’s already an agreement between China and the European Space Agency (ESA) to …

10 Mental Habits That Will Make You Much Smarter, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

Intelligence is more than just IQ. Unfortunately in school we thought that if we weren’t good at Maths or English then we weren’t considered …

IQ

NASA Funds 22 Wild Sci-Fi Technologies

The early-stage projects include ideas like a fusion propulsion engine and a system to tether hardware to Mars's moon Phobos.<p>NASA is a pretty forward thinking bunch. Beyond developing technologies for the next decade that could take us back to the moon or detect signals from the ancient universe, …

A video game that has turned players into $50,000-a-month entrepreneurs just raised $92 million to turn them into media moguls

Though it has been around for over a decade, the video game Roblox— for smartphones, PCs, and game consoles — might still be flying under your radar.<p>This is especially true if you're, say, older than 13.<p>On Tuesday, Roblox, already profitable, announced a $92 million round of venture-capital funding …

Mogul Skiing

America's Next Great Space Engine Is Here

Blue Origin builds it, and Boeing and Lockheed Martin will buy it.<p>Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin space start-up aims to have a new rocket engine ready for …

Netflix Will Let You Request Movies and Shows It Doesn't Have

We have absolutely no chill about this latest Netflix discovery.<p>Have you ever been dying to watch an old movie or show, but Netflix foils your plans …

Entertainment

50 Jobs, Gigs and Side Hustles You Can Do From Home

If your dream is to work from home, and you don't know where to start, this list has something for you. Guaranteed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ah, working from home. If you're sick of long commutes to a boring office, where you're stuck 9-to-5, Monday through …

Employment

How to Keep Your Children From Learning Stereotypes

How can modern parents raise the next generation to be free from corrosive gender and racial stereotypes? By the time children start elementary …

A Scientific Method For Building Good Habits and Making Them Stick

Good habits take time to stick. You will feel amazing if every time you put your mind to something, you got it done in a specific and realistic time. …

Motivation

Penn researchers among first to grow versatile 2-D material tungsten ditelluride

When one thinks about two-dimensional materials, graphene is probably the first that comes to mind.<p>The tightly packed, atomically thin sheet of …

Quinoa could solve the world's looming food shortage, say scientists who cracked the plant's gene code

It has become a byword for metropolitan, health-conscious dining, but new research suggests quinoa could be destined for a far more important future.<p>Scientists believe the “supercrop” could solve the problem of feeding the world’s growing population.<p>The resilient seed, which was once the "mother …

China Is Building Living, Breathing Buildings

China is looking toward more innovative — and in this case, breathtaking — solutions to its pollution problem.<p>More than eight million people live in …

Massachusetts town approves 23-acre solar power farm

MONTAGUE, Mass. (AP) - The town of Montague has approved plans for a 23-acre solar power farm.<p>The project with more than 18,000 solar panels is …

Soon, You Could Charge Your Electric Vehicle at Your Local Gas Station

The transportation industry is working hard to transition from petrol-powered, greenhouse-gas emitting vehicles to sustainable, electric powered …

Would you take a new £1,300 DNA test that could save your life?

On a wet Wednesday morning I’m reading a glossy, A3-sized health report that promises to unpack the secrets of my DNA. It informs me that I’m twice as likely to get heart disease as the average person. How cheery: I’m in my mid-30s and have so far had a reasonably clean bill of health, so seeing …

Architects Reveal What They Think "The City of the Future" Will Look Like

When you imagine what the cities of the future will look like, it’s hard to think that we can do more than what some nations have already achieved. …

Even Good-Guy Student Loan Startups Still Favor the Rich

Student-loan refinancing is one of Silicon Valley's hottest new mini-sectors, with a fresh crop of startups leveraging buzzy marketing and proprietary algorithms in a race to reshape the loan. But despite the hype, only the top tier of graduates qualifies. Can technology ever change that?<p><b>Last</b> …

Eric Trump sticks taxpayers with $97,830 bill for Uruguayan business trip

Eric Trump, who along with his brother Donald Trump Jr. has been put in charge of their father's sprawling international business empire while he is …

Trump's rollback of the investment conflict-of-interest rule is a direct attack on middle-class savings

Donald Trump, who ran for office disguised as a friend of the working person, acted Friday to place that person's retirement savings again at the mercy of Wall Street sharks.<p>By executive order, Trump imposed a six-month delay on the so-called fiduciary rule implemented by the Obama Administration's …

Saudi’s Aramco in $5B Renewable Energy Investment | Investopedia

The world’s largest oil company, Saudi Aramco, is reportedly eyeing acquisition targets in the renewable energy space, according to Bloomberg.<p>The …

Scientists Have Unlocked the Code That Turns Genes On and Off

Human Initiator<p>A DNA sequence code critical to our understanding of how human genes are turned on and off has just been unlocked by a team of …

Musk Is Preparing to Release "Brain Hacking Tech," And He's Not Alone

Making a New Kind of Human<p>The age of the machine is well underway, and there is a very good chance that humanity will be left behind. Artificial …

These Cities Are Setting the Standard for Clean Energy Worldwide

The Green City<p>Some of you might have heard of Burlington, Vermont. It’s a relatively small city that borders Lake Champlain on the state’s western …

50 ways to accelerate weight loss

The average man’s body houses 43.2lbs of fat. And at any one moment, that number is either increasing or decreasing—it’s never stagnant. Spend more …

Beliefs About Climate Change May Reflect A Failure To Understand What Climate Change Is

A change in the weather happens when the measurement of a weather phenomenon like temperature differs from a short or long-term average. Weather change is generally measured for relatively short periods of time like days, months or years, and for relatively small areas like cities, counties or …

Solar Power Is Now The World's Cheapest Energy

The drop in price is driven by investments from developing nations.<p>Over the past six years, the cost of solar energy has dropped dramatically, to the point where it is now even cheaper than wind power in emerging markets like China and India. This may be largely due to rising investments in solar …

Make a Solar Powered Survival Water Filter Out of Two Water Bottles

If you need to filter some water for drinking or cooking, this DIY solution uses the power of the sun.<p>In this video from the MAD Science Hacks …