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Want to Be Unforgettable? Science Says Do This

People forget up to 90 percent of what you communicate. Fortunately, there's something you can do about that.<p>Believe it or not, researchers have found that we forget up to 90 percent of the new information we receive--whether it's in a one-on-one meeting with our boss, or in a large industry …

Public Speaking

The 27 Stages Of Christmas Day On The Internet

It's the most wonderful time of the year.

Algae to crude oil: Million-year natural process takes minutes in the lab

The process mimics some of the conditions that originally turned prehistoric plant material into fossil fuel deep within the earth – high pressures …

Why We Need Grandpas And Grandmas (Part 1)

Oldsters, it turns out, matter. They matter a lot. And not just in human families. I've been reading a new book called <i>The Once and Future World</i>, by J. B. MacKinnon, which points out that when we humans hunt game, when we fish the sea, we often prize the biggest animals because they have the biggest …

Ultra-rare Ducati collection up for auction

<b>A COLLECTION</b> of rare and historic Ducatis including the model Mike Hailwood won the 1978 TT on is set to be auctioned.<p>An as-new 1978 900NCR, the same …

Motorcycles

These get me every time

Visions of Earth 2012 - Photo Gallery

Photograph by Musadeq Sadeq, AP Images<p><b>December 2012</b><p><b>Afghanistan</b>—Overnight snowfall slows the pace of a Monday-morning commute in residential Kabul. The street is lined with flags heralding the opening of the Afghan parliament.<p>Photograph by Sergey Anisimov<p><b>December 2012</b><p><b>Russia</b>—Rosy from the bitter …

The 1992 Ferrari 512 TR: A /DRIVE Film.

MotoGP Czech Republic Paddock girls 2013

Here's our pick of the grid girls from the Czech round of the MotoGP World Championship. Don't forget you can check out all our other grid girl …

MotoGP

Ferrari 458 Speciale

On the occasion of the Frankfurt Motor Show, on September 10, Ferrari will present its Special 458, whose V8 engine over 600 horsepower and the …

The Ferrari 512 BB NART is truly better than coffee

One hundred and eighty degrees of amazing.<p>Last week, we featured a Ferrari 512 M running about, and by all accounts, it sounds amazing. But I'm here to tell you that I've found something better.<p>Initially developed and campaigned by Luigi Chinetti's North American Racing Team (NART), the 512 …

Le Mans

How APIs Help Us Comprehend The Infinite Concept Of Data

Data is like oil. It only has a future value just sitting in a big pool. “Pure data,” as my fellow panelists said Friday night at API Days, has not proven to have much market play.<p>I agreed with them but it’s the wrong way to look at the matter. More so, it’s about how the data is processed and …

You Are Here: A Whole-Sky Time-Lapse of the Galactic Center - The Atlantic

Beautiful, deep view into the Milky Way's core

The Black Knight, A 13000 Year Old Alien Satellite?

The black knight. Credit http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/<p><i>The Black Knight Satellite, a 13,000-year-old Alien Satellite?</i><p>Space Junk or alien “Satellite”, <i>the</i> …

Ring Nebula

For the Ring Nebula in Barnard's Galaxy, see Ring Nebula (NGC 6822).<p>The <b>Ring Nebula</b> (also catalogued as <b>Messier 57</b>, <i>M57</i> or <i>NGC 6720</i>) is a planetary …

The rise and fall of AMD: How an underdog stuck it to Intel | Ars Technica

Remember when AMD could compete with Intel in both speed and price?<p>In part one of this two-part series, we look at the evolution of AMD from a …

Experiment Gives Phantom Limb Syndrome To People Who Have All Of Their Limbs

A simple illusion caused subjects to mentally process an extra hand.<p>You've probably heard of phantom limb syndrome. Because of odd wiring in the brain, a majority of amputees get the (frequently painful) sensation of having a limb, even after it's gone. But a team has shown that you don't have to …

Why Ferns Have More Chromosomes Than You

Space Shuttle Launch: Viewed From an Airplane

Apple designs iPhone with wraparound 3D display

Apple has patented a new iPhone design featuring a wraparound display and no buttons.<p>The display would cover the entire surface of the devices and could include two AMOLED screens one on top of the other, according to a patent filing published this week, allowing it to give "an illusion of depth …

Las Vegas

Google is run by adolescents, says Evgeny Morozov

Evgeny Morozov, the author and critic battling 'the internet' itself, talks to Christopher Williams.<p>As an author known for his viciously mocking criticism of web culture, Evgeny Morozov recently found himself the unaccustomed target of ridicule for his own technological habits.<p>Promoting his …

Video: Underwater fish tornado

‘Fish tornado’ video taken off Cabo Pulmo National Park in Baja, California.<p>Photographer and marine biologist Octavio Aburto took this amazing video …

Solar plane to set out to cross U.S. in early May | Reuters

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (Reuters) - The first crossing of the United States by a solar-powered plane is expected to start in just over a month, its creators said on Thursday, as they make final preparations for an attempt two years from now at the first round-the-world flight without any fuel.<p>A …

Solar System Antiquities Abound in Saturn’s Rings

Anyone looking for miscellanies from the early days of the Solar System can likely find them all in one place: the Saturn system. A new analysis of …