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Did This New Jersey Lawyer Discover a Lost Constitutional Amendment?

<i>This article was co-authored by G.C. Haskins.</i><p>Deep in the bowels of the Connecticut State Archives building rest several forgotten artifacts that could alter the destiny of the United States: evidence of a lost amendment to the Constitution, passed 225 years ago.<p>On Sept. 25, 1789, after months of …

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NASA confirms that the ‘impossible’ EmDrive thruster really works, after new tests

Engineer Roger Shawyer’s controversial EmDrive thruster jets back into relevancy this week, as a team of researchers at NASA’s Eagleworks …

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Researchers unveiled cloaking technology that the US military has been waiting for

Researchers Li Yi Hsu, Thomas Lepetit, and Boubacar Kante have succeeded in creating an ultra thin "dielectric metasurface cloak," which is composed of a multitude of ceramic cylinders embedded into a layer of Teflon.<p>Like an invisibility cloak, this coating could mask objects from visible light and …

Engineering

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Scientists are on the cusp of these 15 discoveries that will transform the world

Our smartphones are more powerful computers than the Apollo 11 mission to the moon used. Many of the devicIes that power our everyday lives would have been unimaginable a century ago.<p>It's a tough world to keep up in.<p>Concerned about what they argue is a lack of funding and appreciation in the US for …

Help NASA discover new asteroids with this free app

You can now help NASA find new asteroids. At South by Southwest today, the space agency released its asteroid tracker desktop software, produced in conjunction with asteroid mining company Planetary Resources in an online competition. The software, which will run on any standard Mac or PC, will …

Science, sex and the truth about God and politics

Research shows that less religion means better societal health. Try telling that to conservative Christians<p>Choosing what to think is a right that dominant men prefer to keep to themselves. Thus one of the most effective means of keeping a populace empowered and protecting it from falling victim to …

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China Flies Its Largest Ever Drone: The Divine Eagle

It's Going to Hunt Stealth Bombers<p>New images of testing materials have emerged of China's largest ever UAV, the secretive Divine Eagle. Compared to other Chinese aviation projects like the J-20 stealth fighter and Y-20 heavy transport aircraft, the lack of publicly available photos of the Divine …

Research Reveals Secret to Forming New Habits

According to research, 40% of people’s daily routines are habitual. Built over a lifetime of repetition, these habits seem to occur almost on their …

Tempo Runs Increase Speed and Endurance

Incorporate running paces between easy and hard into your weekly routine.<p>You know what it feels like to run comfortably—comfortable!—and you’re likely also familiar with the burn of going all-out. But what about the range of paces that lie in between these two extremes?<p>Workouts that target that …

Space X's Falcon 9 failed its barge landing at sea

What goes up must come down — but with a 50-50 chance of success<p>The barge landing of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket failed this morning, with SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeting that the "rocket made it to drone spaceport ship, but landed hard. Close, but no cigar this time." The rocket blasted off this …

Fractures create ribbon-like patterns in thick ice on Ellesmere Island, Canada. From intricate snowflakes to smooth hills, see more stunning patterns found in nature: http://on.natgeo.com/1HMzQ6X

Did Mars Curiosity Rover Stumble Upon A Martian? Alien Hunters Seem To Think So

Mars Curiosity rover has been the subject of many outlandish alien theories over the past three years, and the latest ones claim to provide clear …

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15 Charts, Graphs, And Maps That Will Shape The Future Of Information

The latest, greatest data visualizations<p>We are awash with data, and it keeps piling up: Some analysts estimate the amount of digital information in the world now doubles every two years. The growing tidal wave will require automation—a shift some have called the Industrial Revolution of data—to …

Data Visualization

Awesome Machine Learning

A curated list of awesome machine learning frameworks, libraries and software (by language). Inspired by awesome-php.<p>If you want to contribute to …

Machine Learning

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Landscape Photography

Stop-Motion Parkour: A Dizzying Parkour Fight Scene Done Entirely in Stop-Motion

The guys behind the popular YouTube channel Corridor Digital are not Parkour masters. They’ll never be captured on camera majestically leaping …

Miniature 'human brain' grown in lab

<b>Miniature "human brains" have been grown in a lab in a feat scientists hope will transform the understanding of neurological disorders.</b><p>The pea-sized structures reached the same level of development as in a nine-week-old foetus, but are incapable of thought.<p>The study, published in the journal …

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It Took Two Years to Get This Fog-Filled San Francisco Timelapse Right

The early morning when the whole city is still sleeping and the sky is changing from black to pink to orange to blue is the best part of the day. For …

Surreal Digital Illustrations by Tebe Interesno | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying these digital illustrations by artist Tebe Interesno, who explores a wide variety of themes from surrealism to science fiction. …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Man vs. Fish

Sometimes photographers just get lucky. They’re in the right place at the right time to capture a once-in-a-lifetime image. This is one of those …

Photos

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3D printing with the mind: objects from thought by reading small electrical impulses detectable in the brain, thinker thing has just created the first ever 3D printed object whose design was directed from thought alone. more details: http://www.designboom.com/technology/3d-printing-with-the-mind-objects-from-thought-by-thinkerthing/

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