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Monster Planet, Tiny Star: Record-Breaking Duo Puzzles Astronomers

A giant planet has been found orbiting an ultracool dwarf star — the largest planet compared to its star ever found — leaving scientists baffled at …

It rains solid diamonds on Uranus and Neptune

By Sarah Kaplan<p>, Reporter<p>Consider this your daily reminder that the solar system is even more awesomely bonkers than you realized: On Uranus and Neptune, scientists forecast rain storms of solid diamonds.<p>The gems form in the hydrocarbon-rich oceans of slush that swath the gas giants' solid cores. …

Astronomy

Silicon Valley pierde la cabeza financiando apps de meditación

Algunas apps del sector alcanzan rondas de financiación superiores a la media.<p>En Silicon Valley la meditación lleva tiempo imponiéndose como un …

Cómo crecen tus músculos (y cómo conseguir que lo hagan mejor y más rápido)

Lucir una musculatura generosa supone una preocupación importante para más de uno. Conseguirla, por desgracia, no es precisamente sencillo. Este …

El Shazam del cine: Touchvie reconoce quién es ese actor o qué zapatos lleva en tiempo real

La española Touchvie se ha convertido en una de las 50 mejores startups del año según los TiE50 Awards. Su app funciona como un Shazam del cine: sabe …

Why we have blood types and why they matter

If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was also the most excellent of blood types - a biological mark of distinction.<p>It didn't take long for me to recognize just how silly that feeling was and tamp it down. But I didn't learn much more about what it really meant to have type A+ blood.<p>By …

Medical Research

The next stop on the road to revolution is ambient intelligence

Gary Grossman Contributor<p>Gary Grossman is a futurist and public relations and communications marketing executive with Edelman.<p>It’s easy to see a rainbow when it’s in the distance, but more difficult to discern when you are in its midst. Though it’s still early days, we’re now in the midst of the …

Best American Lagers

The American craft beer boom has led to some of the best and most diverse brews in history, but most of them reside on one side of beer’s family …

15 Easy Healthy Dinners For People With Literally No Time To Cook

Delicious tacos, pastas, and skillets you can whip up in no time.

Don't give blood, grow it in a lab

Back In 2007, the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) issued an open call for a project. It required applicants to make a bioreactor …

Diseñan nanopartículas para atacar los tumores

Investigadores de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid han participado en el diseño de un dispositivo inteligente formado por nanopartículas <b>capaces</b> …

¿Qué lenguaje de programación debería aprender para empezar?

Esta es probablemente una de las preguntas más populares entre las personas que quieren adentrarse en el mundo de la programación. Puedes preguntar …

Materiales: mampostería, estructura y aislación en una única solución constructiva

Materiales: mampostería, estructura y aislación en una única solución constructiva<p>Exacta es una solución constructiva para muros, techos y losas, …

Los cursos online que Google recomienda para ser ingeniero de software

La ingeniería de software es una de las carreras profesionales más demandadas (y mejor pagadas a largo plazo) en la actualidad. Aprender programación …

Casa HVM

Casa HVM / M2.senos<p>Arquitectos<p>Ubicación<p>Autores<p>Ricardo Senos, Sofia Senos<p>Año Proyecto<p>2012<p>Fotografias<p>Especialidades<p>Mário Castro (Engenheiro …

20 sitios web que pueden ser de utilidad para cualquier persona

Porque los recursos en la web parecen ser cada vez más infinitos, expandimos la leyenda con estos veinte sitios capaces de resolverle la vida a …

Eating meat is worse for the environment than driving to work

Next time you brag about biking to work instead of driving for the sake of the environment, take a good look inside your lunch box.<p>According to a new report released by the London-based think tank Chatham House, livestock production accounts for more direct greenhouse gas emissions overall than all …

Agriculture

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

The Brain

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

Want to work smarter, not harder? Learn from the best.<p>Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me,</i> …

World’s Most Expensive Restaurant to Charge $2,000 per Meal

The world’s most expensive restaurant is all set to open on the party island of Ibiza. Playa d’en Bossa, a major holiday resort in Ibiza is going to …

Hospitality

Alimentos 100% naturales llenos de química >> El Comidista >> Blogs EL PAÍS

Ésta es la idea no por obvia menos provocadora que James Kennedy, un profesor británico de dicha disciplina residente en Melbourne (Australia), …

Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

Close your eyes and imagine the last time you fell in love. Maybe you were walking next to your sweetheart in a park or staring into each other's eyes over a latte.<p>Where did you feel the love? Perhaps you got butterflies in your stomach or your heart raced with excitement.<p>When a team of scientists …

Changing brains: why neuroscience is ending the Prozac era

The big money has moved from developing psychiatric drugs to manipulating our brain networks<p>The psychiatric drug age may have reached its peak. Although mind-altering medications are being prescribed in record numbers, signs of a radically new approach to understanding and treating mental illness …

Expressive Digital Illustrations that Tell Surreal Stories

These surreal scenes by Christian Schloe feature bizarre moments that draw viewers out of a concrete reality and into a dreamy, fictional world. In his work, the digital artist creates expressive visual stories filled with soft color palettes, elegant birds and butterflies, soft flower petals, and …

Art

iSmartAlarm review: Do-it-yourself home alarm system changes the security game - CNET

<b>The Good</b> iSmartAlarm offers comprehensive and intelligent home security for do-it-yourself-minded consumers, all for a fraction of fee-based home security set-up.<p><b>The Bad</b> This alarm system won't call the police for you, and getting the iCamera video add-on to work with the system can be a</b> …

Schlage Camelot Touchscreen Deadbolt review: Monthly fees lock out this smart lock's own best features - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Schlage Camelot Touchscreen Deadbolt boasts stylish looks, and a a wide variety of high-tech home automation features, making it one of the most functional locks you can get.<p><b>The Bad</b> Taking full advantage of those home automation features means spending an additional $60 on a Nexia …

App Store Update: June 26

Contra: Evolution gets updated to address some of its problems and the Spooklings are attacking in today's ASU.<p>Every day hundreds of new apps make …

Berço das nuvens – Bem Legaus

<i>KUMO</i> (nuvem em japonês) é o nome deste fantástico bercinho criado por <i>Manami Keiji</i> da <i>Sora Design</i>! A inspiração veio das diferentes formas de nuvens. …

10 maneras para ahorrar energía y agua en el hogar | Economía | elmundo.es

A partir del 1 de junio los propietarios de inmuebles deberán disponer de un <b>certificado de eficiencia energética</b>, que tiene una vigencia de 10 años, …