Darnell Clayton

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We Have More Evidence That Two Earth-Like Exoplanets Have Stable Climates And Seasons Just Like Us

Our new home could be closer than we think.<p>Two exoplanets thought to be similar to Earth apparently are, at least when it comes to climate, …

Astronomy

Warren Buffett Says These Simple Habits That Most of Us Ignore Separate Successful People From Everyone Else

The Oracle of Omaha wants you to succeed with these simple habits that even a 14-year-old could pull off.<p>Sometimes, I just have to shake my head at Warren Buffett's wisdom. Is it earth-shattering? Hardly.<p>At 87 years young, he keeps imparting on us the simplest advice that has made him a success …

Self-improvement

Scientists Think Dolphin Name Discovery is the "Coolest"

Male dolphins use individual names throughout their life.<p>In a video released alongside a fascinating new study, scientists are on a boat in the …

Nasa Mars rover finds organic matter in ancient lake bed

Nasa’s veteran Curiosity rover has found complex organic matter buried and preserved in ancient sediments that formed a vast lake bed on Mars more than 3bn years ago.<p>The discovery is the most compelling evidence yet that long before the planet became the parched world it is today, Martian lakes …

Space Travel

How To Scan Your Computer For Malware With Google Chrome

In the 9-plus years it’s been around, Google Chrome has become one of the best — and most popular — web browsers in the world. One reason for its rapid rise has been Google’s focus on security.<p>Protecting Chrome users from malware remains a top priority today. What you may not have realized is that …

Malware

If you’re too busy for these 5 things, your life is more off-course than you think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

Self-improvement

Apple Warns iPhones Have A Serious Problem

Yes, Apple may have big iPhone plans for 2018 (including one potential game changer) but first, the company has to sort out a new mess with its existing models. Today Apple was forced to admit two of its record-breaking models suffer from a fundamental design defect…<p>The credit for this discovery …

Mobile Technology

A Battery That Could Change The World

Last week I happened to catch an intriguing documentary on NOVA called Search for the Super Battery.<p>The topic is of intense interest to me, as the development of better, cheaper batteries is critical for both the future of electric vehicles (EVs) and for the future electrical grid. Battery …

Electric Vehicles

A New World’s Extraordinary Orbit Points to Planet Nine

In early 2016, two planetary scientists declared that a ghost planet is hiding in the depths of the solar system, well beyond the orbit of Pluto. …

Universe

6 secrets for grilling a thick, juicy steak

A thick steak can certainly be intimidating, but it tastes brilliant when it’s cooked correctly. Working with a thicker piece of meat allows you to generously season the outside without turning the meal into a salty mess. The result: a deeply seared, flavorful crust that gives way to a juicy, …

BBQ

Box that unlocks iPhones is the hottest new gadget for police

Law enforcement agencies — despite protests from privacy advocates — have long lobbied to get access to your smartphone.<p>Now a mysterious U.S. startup …

Breakthrough: Researchers fix Alzheimer's gene

Groundbreaking research shows, for the first time, how the most well-known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease causes signs in human brain …

Donald Trump Takes Out Paul Ryan, and ‘It’s Going to Be a Civil War’

Everything Trump touches dies, and the speaker’s legacy is no exception.<p>The news that Paul Ryan is retiring from Congress was received by grim-faced …

Scientists call for boycott of South Korean university over killer robot fears

<b>(CNN) —</b> At least 50 artificial intelligence (AI) scientists from around the world called for a boycott of a South Korean university over concerns it was working with a defense company to research autonomous weapons, or "killer robots."<p>In announcing the boycott, the AI scientists said they were …

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

Here's What Will Happen After a Huge Earthquake Inevitably Hits California

Nobody knows when "The Big One" is going to hit California, but here's how experts think it will play out when it does.<p>California is the land of beaches, mountains, and all the legal marijuana you can stomach. It’s also, inconveniently, a dangerous minefield riddled with nasty fault lines that …

San Andreas

Mexico Agrees to Pay for Trump’s Psychiatric Care

MEXICO CITY (The Borowitz Report)—Hoping to resolve the seemingly intractable conflict over immigration, Mexico surprised the world on Thursday by agreeing to pay for Donald J. Trump’s psychiatric care.<p>Speaking to reporters, the Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto, said that he had authorized …

SpaceX’s Earth views need a license now, probably thanks to the Tesla stunt

Blame NOAA and a 26-year-old law<p>Friday morning, SpaceX was prepping for what should have been an otherwise routine launch — sending 10 satellites into orbit for longtime customer Iridium — when the company made a strange announcement. During the live stream leading up to the mission, a SpaceX …

This Court Case Is Bad News for Social Media Privacy

A professor who violates a website's terms of service to collect data has a First Amendment right to do so, a judge says.<p>A professor violates the terms of service to go onto a platform or a website. Once there, he unleashes bots that crawl all over and scrape the data viewable there.<p>You might think …

If There’s a U.S.-China Trade War, China May Have Some ‘Unconventional Weapons’

Until Thursday afternoon, there had been a reassuring sense of restrained, tit-for-tat reciprocity in the trade skirmish between the United States and China.<p>But if this spirals into a bigger conflict between the world’s two biggest economies — something that seemed to become more likely Thursday …

Amazon's Great R&D Gift to the Nation

Whether Jeff Bezos can capitalize on his company's massive technology investments or not, they're likely to pay off for the country's economy.<p>President Donald Trump has made clear over the past few days that he really doesn't like Amazon.com Inc. The president has also made clear for even longer …

Trump Has the White House He Always Wanted

And it looks a lot like the 26th floor of Trump Tower.<p>Sometimes it seems like Donald Trump never met a number he didn’t want to exaggerate, from his inauguration crowd to his net worth to his own height. But there’s one area in his administration that he doesn’t need to embellish: staff …

Donald Trump

Center of Milky Way found to be brimming with black holes

Scientists have long searched for proof of the decades-old theory that black holes surround the supermassive black hole known as Sagittarius A* that …

Black Holes

Are aliens real? Grim discovery raises doubts about existence of extraterrestrial life

The universe could be a more lonely place than we ever imagined.<p>A new study has cast doubt on the existence of alien life after discovering that a …

Universe

Austin bomber Mark Anthony Conditt was part of Christian survivalist group that discussed 'dangerous' chemicals

The Austin bomber was involved in a teenage Christian “survivalist” group that discussed weapons and dangerous chemicals, according to a childhood …

Elon Musk has removed Tesla and SpaceX’s Facebook pages after Twitter challenge

Apologies to Elon’s social media manager<p>During a tweetstorm, Elon Musk has removed both of his companies’ Facebook pages after being challenged to do so by a few of his followers. The pages of both SpaceX and Tesla are now inactive. Each had around 2.6 million followers.<p>Musk was answering a flurry …

Social Media

Viagra Has Unexpected Medical Benefits for Another Private Body Part

The little blue pill is useful outside the bedroom, say doctors.<p>Viagra became a household name when it became the first pill to treat erectile …

Colon Cancer

Even the founder of WhatsApp thinks you should delete Facebook

It turns out even $19 billion isn't enough to convince people of the merits of Facebook.<p>In what will surely be another blow to Facebook, WhatsApp …

Social Media

Fox News analyst quits, rips network as a “propaganda machine” in letter to colleagues

He signed off: “As our president’s favorite world leader would say, ‘Das vidanya’” — Russian for “goodbye.”<p>A Fox News analyst quit in a scathing letter that accused the network of degenerating into “a mere propaganda machine for a destructive and ethically ruinous administration.”<p>Retired Lt. Col. …

Donald Trump