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New galactic map shows the positions and brightness of 1.7 billion stars

Get all the details on the Milky Way’s celestial objects<p>This morning, the European Space Agency unveiled a new, highly detailed sky map of the Milky Way Galaxy that showcases the brightness and positions of nearly 1.7 billion stars. It’s the most comprehensive catalog of stars to date, and it …

Universe

Why Elon Musk Hates Meetings

He called them a 'blight' on effective company operations.<p>Whether a meeting is a dramatic negotiation or a time suck, they are an aspect of business that are tough to avoid. One business leader who really isn’t a fan? Elon Musk, whose days have recently consisted of sleeping on his factory floor …

Tesla

Scientists create mutant enzymes that eat plastic bottles

A possible solution to the world's plastic pollution problem was created by accident.<p>Mutants exist and they're helping to save the planet.<p>OK, not <i>those</i> kinds of mutants. But these are equally cool.<p>An international team of scientists has created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drink bottles, …

Polyethyleneterephthalate

Raghuram Rajan Objects to ‘Anti-National’ Tag in Universities, Bats for 'Safe Spaces'

<b>Mumbai:</b> Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan on Saturday said universities need to be "safe spaces" where debates take place and no one is shouted down …

'Makkal Needhi Maiam' will be 'free of games of caste, religion', focus on good governance: Kamal Haasan

Launching his political party, actor Kamal Haasan today said his outfit was committed to politics free from "games of caste and religion" and would …

Were the Jack the Ripper Letters Fabricated by Journalists?

In the autumn of 1888, in the midst of a grisly string of murders, the Central News Office in London, Scotland Yard and government officials began …

8 Wedding Makeup Mistakes Brides Should Avoid

On your wedding day, you're already wearing the most gorgeous dress of your life, carrying the most beautiful flowers, and rocking the prettiest, glossiest hair your head's ever seen. The final step? Making sure you're not partaking in any common wedding makeup mistakes ahead of the big day. Even …

Stephen Hawking's Incredible Predictions in 2017

<b>We Only Have 100 Years Left On Earth</b><p>Thanks to modern day health care, 100 years is nearly a lifetime, but in May, Hawking proposed that this is how …

Why This Bitcoin Decline Is Different

On November 21, 2017, a client asked me how to invest in bitcoin and whether Navellier & Associates offered a crypto-managed account. I will omit the …

The Most Luxurious Places to Stay in Paris—That Aren’t Hotels

The hotels of Paris may be plentiful, but they also take being one-of-a-kind as a badge of honor. When looking for a Parisian place to rest your …

Ancient Egypt: Secrets of Great Pyramid’s Hidden Void May Be Revealed by Tiny Flying Robot

In November, researchers announced they had used cosmic rays to discover (or maybe more like rediscover) a big, empty space inside the largest of the …

Pantone’s Color Of The Year Is Here, And It’s As Nebulous As 2018 Looks

Terrifying or exciting? Ultra violet could be either.<p>It’s the color Prince crooned about, the color of royals, the color of clairvoyants–and the color Pantone has anointed as the embodiment of the coming year. The official color of 2018 is a saturated, intense, blue-toned shade of purple called …

A Saudi Billionaire's Detention Is Making Some Investors Nervous

One of the world's most famous — and flashy — billionaires is being detained by the Saudi government in the Saudi capital, Riyadh. Prince Alwaleed bin Talal was swept up in early November, along with more than 200 other Saudi businessmen and princes, in a massive anti-corruption campaign …

Saudi Arabia

Wells Fargo Has a Choice to Make on Keystone XL & Tar Sands: Double Down or Divest?

It’s been a rough year for Wells Fargo. By now, you’ve probably heard about the bank’s ongoing consumer fraud scandal. Millions of fake accounts were …

A tale of three central banks | Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Three central banks, meeting on both sides of the Atlantic, will highlight the diverging fortunes of the world’s biggest economies as they head into 2018 after an exceptionally tranquil year.<p>While the growth cycle in the United States may be close to peaking, the euro zone is …

OMG! The Stock Market Is Going to Crash!

<b>Come on, man:</b> In the latest vicious bear call on stocks that probably won't come true anytime soon, former Congressman Ron Paul told TheStreet he is …

Google's artificial intelligence built an AI that outperforms any made by humans

An AI That Can Build AI<p>In May 2017, researchers at Google Brain announced the creation of AutoML, an artificial intelligence (AI) that’s capable of …

The 27 best deals of Cyber Monday 2017

The deals aren’t done yet<p>Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy.<p>Black Friday has come and gone, but there’s still plenty of deals …

Where is the remotest spot in the United States?

<b>A pair of scientists from Florida</b><b>,</b> <b>and their eight-year-old daughter</b><b>,</b> <b>are visiting the remotest spot in every US state</b><b>.</b><p>The epiphany happened as Ryan Means walked down a beach in Florida.<p>The beach was crowded. He was frustrated. Inside him, he says, there was a "mid-life crisis kicking around".<p>"There …

Everglades National Park

When cream hits coffee, the math is magical

There’s some pretty incredible physics happening in your morning cup of coffee. Cream and coffee obviously mix, but when they first come into contact, the cream actually tends to hover briefly on the hot surface—and researchers just figured out exactly how it works.<p>By recording the process at 2,000 …

Coffee

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

5 ways to make your Amazon Fire tablet better

So you grabbed one of Amazon's super-cheap tablets. Here's how to make the most of it.<p>I don't know exact numbers, but I suspect some 80 bajillion people bought an Amazon Fire tablet on Black Friday or Cyber Monday. And why not? With prices ranging from $30 to $100, those babies were the bargain to …

Gear & Gadgets

This is the smartest robotics company in the world (and soon to be one of the most important)

Forget "the revolution." Adoption of robots will only happen when startups team up with legacy heavyweights.<p>Sarcos Robotics, a Salt Lake City-based …

Researchers have created an AI system that teaches itself new languages

Language-Learning AI<p>Computers have become much more adept at translating from one language into another in recent years, thanks to the application of …

Artificial Intelligence Can Translate Languages Without a Dictionary

Parlez-vous artificial intelligence? Two new research papers detail unsupervised machine-learning methods that can do language translation without …

Artificial Intelligence

Riverdale's Soundtrack Is Absolute Fire This Season

There are tons of different theories about who the serial killer is on <b>Riverdale</b>, but there is one thing we can all agree on: the soundtrack for this …

5 glitter nail varnishes to help you get your Christmas on

Get ready for the end-of-year festivities by adding the Midas touch to your after-dark look, with molten gold nails, all-out glitter and high-shine …

5 Hertford Street Is Still London’s Most Secretive Club

The club scene in London is dotted with exclusive members-only spots. These upscale clubs fetch membership fees of well over a thousand pounds per …

The Substitute Phone is designed to help smartphone addicts cope in their absence

Satisfy your cravings for swiping and scrolling<p>We’ve all been there: fiddling with your smartphone because it’s there, or reaching for it when you hear a text message notification. Austrian designer Klemens Schillinger created the Substitute Phone as a way to help smartphone addicts cope in its …