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Rich millennials are ditching the golf communities of their parents for a new kind of neighborhood

Millennials are saying "so long" to the country club and "hello" to the farm.<p>Many so-called agrihoods — short for "agricultural neighborhoods" — are cropping up around the US, and they're aimed at farm-to-table-loving millennials.<p>Loosely defined by the Urban Land Institute as master-planned housing …

Real Estate

‘Game Of Thrones’: 7 Key Things You Need To Recall Before Season 7 Premieres

‘Game of Thrones’ season 7 is less than a week away. To get you up to speed before the premiere, here are 7 important plot points to you must …

TV Series

The Printrbelt lets you print multiple objects on, well, a belt

A month ago I brought you the Blackbelt, a belt-driven 3D printer with an “infinite Z” meaning you can print really long objects or multiple objects in the same print job. Now there’s a new printer on the block, and it looks like it’s blowing the Blackbelt out of the proverbial 3D printing …

How to Contact Every Senator to Voice Your Thoughts on the Health Care Bill

The vote could come this week.<p>Concerned about the future of your health care? You’re not alone.<p>With the arrival of the Senate’s Better Care …

New Evidence Suggests That Our Solar System Has 10 Planets

by Patrick Caughill June 22, 2017 Hard Science 73365<p>Ten Strong<p>The Solar System hasn’t been the same since Pluto was downgraded from a planet to a …

Astronomy

Airbnb is testing split payments so you won’t have to nag your friends

This should have existed ages ago<p>Airbnb is testing a feature that should have existed ages ago: split payments.<p>Currently, if you book an Airbnb for a group of people, one person has to charge the entire expense, and if there’s a need to collect payments from other parties, well, that’s on you. Now, …

The 1 Sure Way to Get People to Like You, According to Brain Scans

Psychological testing, brain scans, and the school of hard knocks agree that this is how to get people to like you.<p>Many people in business--including and especially entrepreneurs--seem to think that you can talk your way into being both well-liked and more successful. Nothing could be further from …

A New Test Could Detect Cancer Years Before Symptoms Show

Simple and Non-Invasive<p>Cancer research is one of the busiest fields in medical technology, and understandably so, as cancer remains one of the …

Humans, the entire Earth and the sun all exist in a giant void of nothingness

You've probably heard the cliché that humans are just tiny specks in the universe. It might literally be true. A recent study gives more evidence to …

Bill Gates Has Seven Predictions for the Future

Bill Gates has been almost prophetic in his past predictions: his 1999 list was hauntingly accurate, foreseeing the advent of price comparison …

MIT’s giant mobile 3D printer can build a building in 14 hours, and some day it may be headed to Mars

At first glance, the Digital Construction Platform looks as awkward as its name. A nozzle is attached to the end of a pair of robotic arms atop a rover-like vehicle outfitted with tank treads. Then there’s a flatbed trailer attached to the back, with two big metal tanks strapped to its top. The …

How Much Energy Would We Need to Power a Time Machine?

There are two theories for time travel that are most popular: wormhole tunneling and cosmic strings. A wormhole is a hypothetical, bi-directional …

Nasa to launch a space LASER that will provide internet 100 times faster than current broadband within two years

A powerful laser shining up into space will soon transmit data between the Earth and the International Space Station.<p>The Laser Communications Relay …

Space Exploration

Our Brains May be 100 Times More Powerful Than We Thought

The human brain is so powerful that some intelligent computers called neural networks are patterned after how the human brain works. As such, …

Facial-recognition technology will make life a perpetual police lineup for all

Police body cameras are widely seen as a way to improve law enforcement’s transparency with the public. But when mixed with police use of facial-recognition tools, the prospect of continual surveillance comes with big risks to privacy.<p>Facial-recognition technology combined with policy body cameras …

Surveillance

What if Quantum Computers Used Hard Drives Made of DNA?

You’ve heard the hype: The quantum computer revolution is <i>coming</i>. Physicists say these devices will be fast enough to break every encryption method …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Marissa Mayer won't be the CEO of Yahoo's remaining business after the Verizon deal closes.</b> The remaining business will be called Altaba.<p><b>2. Snapchat has started hiring people in Germany.</b> The photo-sharing company is looking to set up an office in Berlin or Hamburg.<p><b>3. Security startup Okta has</b> …

Goldman Sachs

Scientists Have Created an Artificial Retina Implant That Could Restore Vision to Millions

Clinical trials set to begin this year.<p>Scientists have developed a retinal implant that can restore lost vision in rats, and are planning to trial …

This smart jacket from Google and Levi's will cost you $350

The wait for Google's connected Levi's jacket is almost over.<p>Nearly two years after first teasing Project Jacquard, the company's experiment to weave …

5 Signs Indicating That You are Becoming a Positive-Minded Person

Whoever says that being positive is easy is trying to sell you some unrealistic dream. Don’t get me wrong, I believe that life is phenomenal, but I …

Satellites and AI will bring real-time, real-world data to your phone

The line for the SXSW panel ‘Eyes in the Sky: The Future of AI and Satellites’ snaked around many corners in Austin’s JW Marriot Hotel – understandably, AI coupled with space shit, bring it on.<p>Spaceknow Inc’s CEO Pavel Machalek did most of the talking during this session. Spaceknow is a San …

Ancient technique can dramatically improve memory, research suggests

Cultivating a ‘memory palace’ can make long-lasting improvements to recall, say scientists, suggesting many of us have untapped memory reserves<p>A memory technique invented by the ancient Greeks can make dramatic and long-lasting improvements to a person’s power of recall, according to research that …

The Brain

Stephen Hawking reminds us technology will kill us all and it's all our fault

We are well into 2017 and the situation hasn't got any better, so here comes the routine alert from world-renowned theoretical physicist Stephen …

Researchers Just Created a New Form of Matter

A Super Combo<p>There’s a new form of matter out there and it’s called a supersolid. Born in the labs of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of …

How Dangerous Would Westworld-Level Artificial Intelligences Really Be?

“These violent delights have violent ends.”<p>With the help of Shakespeare and Michael Crichton, HBO’s Westworld has brought to light some of the …

Here's How Drones Are Going to Utterly Transform Our World

Drones on the Rise<p>Drones are not just for nerds and nukes anymore. A report from <i>Business Insider</i> (BI) projects that global demand for commercial …

New Futuristic Computers Could Completely Eliminate the Need for the Cloud

Small Things, Big Packages<p>Technology has a habit of shrinking in size while simultaneously growing in functionality year after year. This theme is …

Super Materials Are Leading Us to a New Age in Science

It’s no secret that graphene is a pretty incredible super-material. Discovered in 2004, graphene is, simply, a layer of carbon atoms that is only one …

The New, Expanded Genetic Alphabet Rewrites Life

Two synthetic nucleotides add unprecedented flexibility to the genetic code.<p>Until very recently, life on Earth was dictated by strings of just four …

Scientists Have Figured Out How Our Brains Sharpen Our Memories While We Sleep

We snooze to lose.<p>We all know that if we want what we've studied during the day to stick, it's best to get a good night's sleep. And while scientists …