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Tesla Week: Toyota Prius Out Tesla In, Model 3 Tracker Live, 300,000-Made Mark

Tesla hit two milestones in production this week. Meanwhile, the Prius may be seeing a slow fade.<p>[For the week ending February 18, 2018]<p><b>Prius fade?</b> One litmus test for the Model 3′s mass-market appeal is whether it will convince the more affluent Toyota Prius owners to trade up to the new darling …

Electric Vehicles

The 25 richest, healthiest and happiest countries in the world

The Legatum Institute, a London based research institute released on Thursday its 10th annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks the …

Why our sun is growing dim

BY 2050, our Sun is expected to be unusually cool.<p>It’s what scientists have termed a ‘grand minimum’ — a particularly low point in what is otherwise …

SpaceX's Best Hope for Sending People to Mars Will Launch This Week

At approximately 1:30 pm ET on Tuesday February 6th, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket is set to embark on its long-anticipated debut flight. Capable of …

Secret commando suicide mission to destroy Hitler's nuclear programme revealed after 75 years

Seventy-five years ago today a team of 36 hand-picked commandos boarded a flight of Horsa gliders, to assault a mystery target deep in enemy held …

$216,181: That’s the household income needed to buy a house in San Jose metro area, report says

Here’s one more dubious distinction for San Jose and San Francisco: The two metro areas are the runaway national leaders in the amount of household …

Housing

Human stem cells get paraplegic rats moving again

There are some paraplegic rats that are now able to walk again, or that are at least coming close to doing so, and it's thanks to human stem cells. …

Stem Cells

This Gorgeous Town in the Swiss Alps Will Pay You to Live There

If you’ve ever wanted to live in a quiet, picturesque town in the mountains, the time is now.<p>The Swiss village of Albinen, near Leukerbad in the …

When Will Voyager Stop Calling Home?

The twin spacecraft still send data back to the planet they left 40 years ago.<p>Forty years after they left Earth, the Voyager twin spacecraft are still chugging along, logging 35,000 miles an hour as they zoom farther and farther into the cosmos.<p>“I’ve had people ask me, you mean the mission is still …

Space

Condo values catching up to single-family homes

It's a real estate question that historically has had an easy answer: Do single-family detached homes appreciate in value faster than condominiums?<p>The standard answer has been: Of course single-family homes appreciate faster. They are what most Americans prefer to live in, so there's stronger …

EU, Canada sign free trade deal but battle not over | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union and Canada signed a free trade agreement on Sunday that aims to generate jobs and growth though it must still clear some 40 national and regional parliaments in Europe in the coming years to enter fully into force.<p>Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signed …

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'I’ve never liked being the centre of attention': Humans star Gemma Chan on shyness and playing a robot

She’s famous as a synth in Channel 4’s smash-hit drama but there’s nothing robotic about the real Gemma Chan. From facing shyness to facing herself on a billboard, she talks about her Humans experience<p>This time last year, Gemma Chan was all over the place. Quite literally: on billboards to promote …

Europe Had Almost as Many Mass Shootings as America This Week

What's unusual and even incredible in Europe is standard fare for Americans accustomed to mass gun violence.<p>Over the past seven days, America witnessed four mass shootings that left five dead and 14 wounded. These attacks bring the US mass shooting body count so far in 2016 to 340 dead and 1,227 …

Guns

6 places that remind us LA is the 'Capital of Science Fiction' - Curbed LA

The claim that LA is the "capital of science fiction" is the topic of the first talk of this weekend's Science Fiction L.A.: Worlds and World Building in the City of Angels<i>,</i> a two-day conference sponsored by USC. (For more discussion on that claim and its merits, click over to KCET.) <i>Science Fiction</i> …

Science Fiction

Dharma Parenting

Each child is born with his or her own personality, talents, likes and dislikes. How can parents create and maintain family flow and unity while respecting and caring for children who sometimes have wildly different needs?<p>A new book, <i>Dharma Parenting</i>, by Dr. Robert Keith Wallace and Dr. Fred Travis, …

Meditation
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Five of the Biggest Problems in Physics May Have Been Solved at Once

A new theory proposes six new types of particles and could solve some of the biggest problems in physics.<p>A new theory claims to have solved five of the biggest problems in physics all at once.<p>The theory was developed by a group of French physicists at the University of Paris-Saclay, and it …

Physics

Archaeologists unearth huge Neolithic ‘Stonehenge’

Another ‘Stone Henge’ even bigger than the world famous heritage site and dating back nearly 5,500 years has been discovered by archaeologists.<p>First …

Archaeology

Teleportation, the next generation: Chinese and Canadian scientists closer to a quantum internet

Chinese and Canadian scientists say they have successfully carried out a form of teleportation across an entire city.<p>The two teams working …

Quantum Mechanics

10 Exotic Beach Resorts You Probably Haven't Heard Of

Go off the tourist trail and sun yourself on the sands loved by the locals.<p>Greece and Spain might be home to some glorious coastlines but if it’s …

Sri Lanka

Teleportation of light particles across cities in China and Canada a 'technological breakthrough' - Science News - ABC News

Scientists have shown they can teleport photons across a city, a development that has been hailed as "a technological breakthrough".<p>Teleportation key …

Can the 'impossible' space drive survive falsification in orbit? - ExtremeTech

Can the ‘impossible’ space drive survive falsification in orbit?<p>By on September 16, 2016 at 7:58 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the …

Dolphins recorded having a conversation 'just like two people' for first time

Two dolphins have been recorded having a conversation for the first time after scientists developed an underwater microphone which could distinguish the animals' different "voices".<p>Researchers have known for decades that the mammals had an advanced form of communication, using distinctive clicks …

Win for whales! IUCN motion for the ocean

Experts from around the world have voted overwhelmingly <b>against</b> Japan’s so-called scientific whaling in the Antarctic and the North Pacific.<p>The …

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