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Energy can be teleported over long distances, say physicists

Energy could be moved over long distances by quantum teleportation, according to calculations done by a team of physicists in Japan. While energy …

Runaway star creates bow shock as it speeds through galaxy

Kappa Cassiopeiae speeds through the galaxy at 1,100 kilometers per second. It creates this bow shock, which is about 4 light-years ahead of its star.<p>…

National interest should override sectional interest

Serious national policies need serious, critical and rational thinking. Crowds and political pressure, ad hoc gains and myopia can destroy carefully …

Severe cyclone to hit AP coast near Machilipatnam

The very severe cyclonic storm, 'Leher' which lay over southeast and adjoining central Bay of Bengal will intensify further and move west …

Telangana Bill in winter session: Narayanasamy

Even as the Group of Ministers on Telangana interacted with government officials on the formation of the new State, a delegation of Seemandhra …

Lehar swell waves to hit coast much before landfall

Swell waves reaching a height of 2-3 metres generated by the Lehar cyclone will start hitting the coast near Kakinada from the early hours of …

INS Vikramaditya sets sail for India

Ten days after it was commissioned into the Indian Navy at the North Russian shipyard of Sevmash at Severodvinsk, INS Vikramaditya left the yard’s …

Oldest Javelins Predate Modern Humans, Raise Questions on Evolution

The oldest stone-tipped projectile weapons date to 280,000 years, study says.<p><b>The oldest known stone-tipped projectiles have been discovered in Ethiopia. The javelins are roughly 280,000 years old and predate the earliest known fossils of our species, Homo sapiens, by about 80,000 years.</b><p>These …

Before You Take Another Selfie in the Name of Personal Branding, Read This | Inc.com

The guy who sat down beside me noticed my shirt and said, "Hey, are you a cyclist?"<p>"I like to ride bikes, but I wouldn't call myself a cyclist," I said. "I'm nowhere near that good."<p>"Still," he said. "What's the toughest climb you've done?"<p>I thought about it. "I guess the back side of Reddish Knob."<p>…

10 Ingenious Bike Hacks

Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-onssome silly, and some essential.<p>Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-ons—some silly, and some essential.

American Cities

Gear Nostalgia: 10 Products to Take You Back

Airstream: Flying Cloud<p>Silver bullet Airstream trailer have been a part of the American road trip dream since 1939 when Wally Byam who had been building trailer for his friends, upgraded and moved production out of his backyard. The design has endured ever since, although the plumbing is much …

How Women Change Men

As daughters, sisters, wives, and coworkers<p>Soon after Jay Z welcomed his first child, Blue Ivy Carter, last year, a poem the rapper had reportedly dedicated to his new baby girl zipped around the Internet. “Before I got in the game, made a change, and got rich / I didn’t think hard about using the …

Chandra helps confirm evidence of jet in Milky Way’s black hole

Astronomers have long sought strong evidence that Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way, is producing a …

The transparent and flexible electronics of the future could be printed with an ordinary printer

New liquid alloy promises a world of exciting possibilities<p>If the dreamers of the tech world have their way, the day will come when we'll use 3D printers to produce everything we need, from nourishing meals to spacecraft parts. Electronics have proven tougher to manufacture at home, however, due to …

Holiday Movie Preview: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,’ ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ and More

Must-See<p>It's movie time! All the films to look forward to this holiday season, from ‘The Hunger Games’ sequel to Scorsese’s latest.<p>11.20.13 5:45 AM ET

Iran says enrichment 'not negotiable' as Geneva nuclear talks begin

Tehran's chief negotiator downplays hopes of a deal to end long-running nuclear dispute, saying there are 'major differences' between Iran and world powers.<p>Iran will only sign up to an international deal on its nuclear programme if it is guaranteed the right to continue enriching uranium "from …

South Asia

The Evolution of Bitchiness

Women engage in indirect aggression and slut-shaming, even in clinical research studies. Why?<p>One day in Ontario, 86 straight women were paired off into groups of two—either with a friend or a stranger—and taken to a lab at McMaster University. There, a researcher told them they were about to take …

Associated Press News

The Great Snapchat Mirage

We don't know a single useful number about the hottest company in tech. Why Snapchat may be much smaller than it sounds.<p>Every few months, since late 2012, Snapchat has released a new number to the public. This number is touted as an important, defining metric — it is intended as a sort of Snapchat …

Antidepressant use on the rise in rich countries, OECD finds

The use of antidepressants has surged across the rich world over the past decade, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, raising concerns among doctors that pills are being overprescribed.<p>Figures show that doctors in some countries are writing prescriptions for …

Southwest Airlines now lets you use electronics during takeoff and landing

The days of having to turn off your cellphone when boarding a flight are nearly done. Southwest Airlines just became the latest US carrier to allow personal electronics use during all phases of flight. It's the seventh major US airline to do so.<p>Though Southwest seems quite happy about the decision …

Comet ISON brightening fast as its moment of truth nears

“We might witness a nice, long-tailed comet visible to the naked eye that will leave millions of people with fond memories for a lifetime, or maybe …

DNA pioneer Frederick Sanger dies aged 95

He paved the way for the revolution in genetics but Sanger described himself as 'a chap who messed about in his lab'<p>The British scientist who helped work out how to sequence DNA and paved the way for the modern revolution in the understanding of genetics, has died. Frederick Sanger, a biochemist …

The Largest Discovered Structure in the Universe Contradicts Big-Bang Theory Cosmology (Weekend Feature)

This LQG challenges the Cosmological Principle, the assumption that the universe, when viewed at a sufficiently large scale, looks the same no matter …

Today in science: 1st intentional radio message to space

What do you think? Should we be advertising our presence in space?<p><b>November 16, 1974.</b> This is the anniversary of the most powerful broadcast ever …

Puerto Rico

Space probe Gaia searches for galaxy's dark energy

European scientists are preparing to launch a probe that will transform our understanding of our galaxy. The spacecraft, called Gaia, will carry the world's biggest, most accurate camera which it will use to pinpoint more than a billion stars with unprecedented precision and create a 3D map of the …

Iran's Supreme Leader vows 'no retreat' as nuclear talks begin

A new round of negotiations on Iran's nuclear programme starts in Geneva on Wednesday amid optimism that a deal is possible - despite the Ayatollah's bellicose rhetoric<p>Iran's Supreme Leader ruled out any “retreat” over his country's nuclear “rights” on Wednesday as a new round of talks with America …