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BREAKING: Engineers Just Unveiled The First-Ever Design of a Complete Quantum Computer Chip

The Moon landing of quantum computing.<p>Practical quantum computing has been big news this year, with significant advances being made on theoretical …

Best Books of January 2017: Barack Obama to Trayvon Martin - Signature

As Barack Obama exits office to make way for a new administration, Michael D’Antonio reflects on his legacy and examines Obama’s journey from a truly unlikely candidate to President of the United States. D’Antonio lauds Obama for the many successes of his eight years in office and credits him with …

Russia's Arctic Obsession

RUSSIA’S ARCTIC OBSESSION<p>As global warming melts Arctic ice, Moscow hopes to resurrect the historic Northern Sea Route between Europe and Asia. But …

Natural Gas

Arctic mission monitors ice shift

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1164000/1164025_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522674164_93a9c761456c562329c1de60f05ef47c<p><b>A highly unusual expedition is under way in the Arctic Ocean where a research vessel has been parked in the ice all winter.</b><p>Run by the Norwegian Polar …

Arctic Ocean

'This Is Really Extreme Science': Adrift in the Arctic Ice With a Shipload of Norwegians

A Norwegian research vessel has locked itself in the shrinking ice cap to gather data needed to predict the cap's future—and that of the planet.<p>R.V. <i>LANCE</i>, 82.6 Degrees North—Curious polar bears, venturing too close to working scientists, have had to be scared off with flares shot from a gun. …

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads right now

After posting a great list of seven paid iPhone and iPad apps that were all on sale for free yesterday, we’re back with another solid list today. …

Science Points to the Single Most Valuable Personality Trait

Research is pointing to <i>conscientiousness</i> as the one-trait-to-rule-them-all in terms of future success, both career-wise and personal.<p>“It would …

Psychology

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

Amal Clooney's Most Stylish Looks

Charting all the lawyer's best looks.<p>Though her engagement and marriage to George Clooney thrust her into the public eye, internationally celebrated human rights lawyer Amal Clooney (née Alamuddin) cultivated her own personal style long before meeting her husband. A mix of playful and professional, …

Apple Loop: Laser-Thin iPads, Life Lessons From Steve Jobs, Apple SIM Threatens Network Domination

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop covers the October 16th event, the new iPads, a new marketing phrase in 5K Retina, the update to the Mac Mini, thoughts on the missing 32 GB options, OSX Yosemite arrives, iOS 8.1 revealed, life lessons from Steve …

A Rare Look at Design Genius Jony Ive: The Man Behind the Apple Watch

<i>How Apple’s under-the-radar design genius, Jonathan Ive, has found the way to our hearts.</i><p>I first catch sight of Jony Ive across the Apple campus, in a plain Dodger-blue T-shirt and white painter’s pants, in conversation, nodding. The head Apple designer, who brought you the iMac and the iPad and …

Dwnld - Stunning Native Mobile App

Since the mobile revolution with the launch of the iPhone in 2007 and one year later with the launch of Apps Store and native apps, the way we …

9 Rare Photos Of The First Crossing Of Antarctica

A new book compiles amazing photos of the Trans-Antarctic Expedition, one of the 20th century’s greatest feats of exploration.<p>In the summer of 1957-58 the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (TAE) became the first people to successfully cross the desert of ice known as Antarctica. It was one of …

Will Power

Adventurous Mountaineers Scale the Alps for Incredible Photos

Although these stunning images might look like the work of Photoshop magic, photographer Robert Bsch (or Robert Boesch) captured these campaign photos for the Swiss mountaineering brand Mammut by carefully coordinating an entire team of mountaineers on the snowy Alps. Racing against time and …

Mountaineering

Does Antarctic sea ice growth negate climate change? Scientists say no

In the blue half-light of the Antarctic autumn, a thin film spreads across the continent's coastal waters. It's an embryonic form of sea ice: a mush of microscopic crystals that floats on the dense, salty water of the Southern Ocean.<p>As winter takes root, this proto-sea ice grows thicker and …

Maps reveal how climate change is poised to drown Louisiana

Rising seas and eroding grounds are poised to swamp southeastern part of the state and half of all US oil refineries, investigation reveals<p>The fragile state of coastal Louisiana's defenses against rising seas were laid bare nine years ago to the day, when Hurricane Katrina made landfall in New …

How to Create a Ridiculously Interesting Magazine (In Four Steps or Maybe Less)

MagMaker / July 16, 2014<p>It doesn’t matter if you’re writing a blog, sharing photos, posting social updates, or curating a magazine on Flipboard: if …

The GoTenna Will Let You Communicate Without Any Connectivity

By this point, most of us are fully addicted to our smartphones. And when we find ourselves without Wifi or data service, our most direct connection to everything becomes almost useless. That’s where GoTenna comes in.<p>The device is launching into pre-order today, and lets users create their own …

Lionel Messi Is Impossible

<i>We published this article during the 2014 World Cup. Since then, Lionel Messi has proven the point over and over again, including an impossible goal</i> …

Do look down! The world's best skywalks – in pictures

As Canada's Glacier Skywalk opens, offering amazing views over Jasper national park, we take a look at the best skywalks around the world<p>More thrills: the world's scariest hikes and scariest bridges<p>Share your skywalk experiences in the comments below

How the inventor of strobe photography gave D-Day the go-ahead

How do you convince a World War Two pilot to take an aerial photo rather than drop a bomb? You demonstrate the powerful flash they will be using by …

The States With the Worst Healthcare Systems

Nearly a quarter of West Virginians have lost six or more teeth, and other findings from a new Commonwealth Fund report.<p>Minnesota has the nation's best-performing healthcare system, according to a Commonwealth Fund ranking released this week, and Massachusetts, Vermont, and New Hampshire are tied …

Anja Niedringhaus 1965 - 2014 - Telegraph

Beautiful Science: Picturing Data, Inspiring Insight at the British Library - Telegraph

Ukraine Crimea: Russia's economic fears

<b>So far Russia's actions in Ukraine have been assessed mainly in terms of its international relations.</b><p>From that perspective, Russia's actions do not look very rational and foreign commentators have explained them in terms of President Vladimir Putin's anger and feelings of humiliation after the …

Russia

Century-Old Photos From Legendary Explorer Found In Antarctica

Film left in Antarctic for 100 years coudn't be developed, right? Wrong.<p>Even after 100 years, a picture is worth a thousand words. So why am I writing these words? Well, I'll tell you why: Because the story behind the accompanying photographs is pretty cool.<p>From 1914 to 1917, explorer Ernest …