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If The Universe Is 13.8 Billion Years Old, How Can We See 46 Billion Light Years Away?

There are a few fundamental facts about the Universe — its origin, its history, and what it is today — that are awfully hard to wrap your head around. One of them is the Big Bang, or the idea that the Universe began a certain time ago: 13.8 billion years ago to be precise. That’s the first moment …

Galaxies

The Great Bitcoin Scam

At the outset, let me clarify that Bitcoin itself is not a scam, but how Bitcoin is being sold is a scam. More about that below.<p>To start out, it is important to understand what Bitcoin really is. It would be easy to bore you with a discussion of the technology, about peer-to-peer servers and …

Cryptocurrency

This Snake Is So Deadly Its Venom Hasn't Had to Change in 10 Million Years

Being bitten by an Australian tiger snake is a wholly unpleasant experience. Within minutes, you start to feel pain in your neck and lower …

With Some Countries, China Is in the Red

China’s big trade surpluses hog all the headlines, but imbalances go both ways.<p>South Korea’s $72.2 billion surplus with the People’s Republic in fact …

Don't Give Away Your Salary Details -- Do This, Instead

If you want to step into the new-millennium workplace and into your own power, you have to learn to set boundaries.<p>Most of us have been trained so thoroughly to respect authority figures that we cave right away whenever we are asked to do something on the job search trail.<p>We might not want to do …

3tags.org is coming soon

China's Communist Party raises Xi to symbolic 'core' status

BEIJING (AP) — China's Communist Party elevated President Xi Jinping to the position of "core" leader on Thursday, underscoring his clout and …

Regional Tax Office

Welcome to GoogleBank, Facebook Bank, Amazon Bank, and Apple Bank

How would you like to bank with Apple, Google, Amazon, or Facebook? This is the question Fujitsu has just asked a sample of some 7,000 people …

iPhone Falls Further Behind Samsung Galaxy

As if Apple wasn’t having a tough few days, the market conditions to help turn around the iPhone sales figures are nowhere to be seen. IDC’s latest report on smartphones shipments during the last full quarter shows no signs of the market returning to significant growth over the next year.<p>The first …

Tim Cook

Pakistan’s army is building an arsenal of ”tiny” nuclear weapons—and it’s going to backfire

Pakistan has the fastest growing nuclear arsenal and, within the next five to ten years, it is likely to double that of India, and exceed those of France, the United Kingdom, and China. Only the arsenals of the United States and Russia will be larger.<p>In recent years, Pakistan has boasted of …

Pakistan

How Much Would You Weigh on Other Planets?

Whether you are a science fiction fan, a space enthusiast or one of the millions who have watched astronauts gamboling about the moon's surface, you …

How to fix Windows 10 privacy issues

Tighten privacy in Windows 10<p>There has been a lot of discussion about the amount of data Windows 10 collects about you – is it really making your …

Double agent on trial in Germany for selling secrets to both US and Russia

German intelligence operative turned triple agent - working for both CIA and Russians - because he felt BND under-valued him<p>A suspected double agent has gone on trial for treason in Germany on charges of betraying secrets from the country’s intelligence service to both the US and Russia.<p>Markus …

MOO J1142: A cluster at the edge of the Universe.

I love it when a piece of news comes out that ties in so neatly with a recent episode of Crash Course Astronomy: Hard on the heels of my talking …

Elon Musk Powers Up: Inside Tesla’s $5 Billion Gigafactory

Elon Musk is venturing headfirst into the battery business. Here’s why it might be his boldest bet yet.<p>Elon Musk walks briskly onto the stage as hard rock blasts in the background. The guitar riff, which sounds like entrance music suitable for a professional wrestler or a minor-league cleanup …

At Least 277 Bodies Found Under British Tram Line

"This is the most amazing piece of history."<p>A mass graveyard containing the remains of at least 277 people has been discovered beneath an English city’s tram line.<p>Construction workers found the burial site, believed to date from the 18th century, while working on the expansion of the Metrolink line …

Get Apple TV's New Screensavers On Any Windows PC or Mac

If you’ve grabbed one of those shiny fourth-generation Apple TVs then no doubt you’ll be enjoying the looping video wallpapers that come with …

Samsung Galaxy S7 Early Launch Confirmed By AT&T Tests

Reliable phone leaker Evan Blass, @evleaks on Twitter, has suggested that AT&T is already testing two new Samsung phones with the model numbers SM-G930A and SM-G935A which will likely turn out to be the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.<p>Samsung has already given hints that it will move forward a phone …

10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

The Brain

Disable, Enable Windows Spotlight feature in Windows 10

Bing images of the day are a collection of latest home page background images from Bing.com. It explores some of the breath-taking images and allows …

Windows 10

The Real Reason Why There's a Tiny Hole in Airplane Windows (Video)

It turns out that itsy bitsy hole in the bottom of your airplane window is actually a very important safety feature. It's all-too-easy to let your …

How the expansion of the universe is affecting galactic speeds

Warp speed galaxies come up when I talk about the expansion of the Universe.<p>Perhaps it's dark energy acceleration, or the earliest inflationary period of the Universe when EVERYTHING expanded faster than the speed of light.<p>Imagine our expanding Universe. It's not an explosion from a specific place, …

Universe

Kate Moss, Miley Cyrus, and More Nearly Naked Stars in W

Models Lily Aldridge, Emily Ratajkowski, and Chrissy Teigen aren’t the first to strip down for W magazine. Here, a round up of the best undressed stars.

This Magnet Can Change Your Faith in God

When researchers used magnetic energy to shut down the brain’s threat perception, nearly a third of patients were more tolerant to immigrants. More …

Microsoft begins internal development of Windows 'Redstone'

It was earlier this year that we broke news about Redstone, the next major update coming to Windows 10. Now, according to sources, it appears that …

Microsoft Reveals New Band 2, Lumia Phones, Surface Pro 4, and Surface Book

At a media event today, Microsoft announced a handful of new products and several updates to existing products coming from the company in 2015 and beyond. Topics for today's event included the Microsoft Band 2, Lumia 950 and 950 XL smartphones, Microsoft Surface Pro 4, and the all-new Surface …

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 announced with new Surface Pen, starts at $899

Panos Panay introduced the Surface Pro 4 by reminding us how transformative this line of devices has already been: "This challenge of the tablet and the laptop... which do you buy? Remember that problem? It's gone." There's a fingerprint sensor on the keyboard and Cortana integration inside the new …