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Climate change is real: Just ask the Pentagon

A bitter wind blew across Sewell's Point on a recent afternoon as ocean waves crashed against a concrete pier where two black attack submarines were tied up for the day.<p>Pier 3 was taking the last hits of a severe storm that had roared ashore a few days before. It flooded four buildings, tore up …

Military

This Typhoon-Proof Wind Turbine Can Produce Power In A Storm

A Japanese startup wants its renewable energy to thrive in strong winds, not be destroyed by them.<p>When a typhoon hit Japan in September, it was the perfect test for a new wind turbine prototype. The hundred-mile-an-hour winds that can shut down most wind farms–or even sometimes destroy blades and …

Renewable Energy

The Wild Technology That Will Make 5G Wireless Work

Companies such as Qualcomm are reimagining networks to let them connect just about everything–from drones to surgical instruments.<p>Wireless technology is a stone soup of acronyms, jargon, numbers, and marketing gibberish that the industry likes to boil down into terms like “4G,” the technology used …

5 strategies for remembering everything you learn

• Knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• Knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system often skips one of them. This is problematic, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Learning

Albert Einstein has a famous loophole in the special theory of relativity that could predict faster-than-light travel

When Albert Einstein said that nothing travels faster than the speed of light, he didn't talk about objects that could already be traveling faster than light. This is a mind-boggling idea that some physicists have explored over the years, and they call these hypothetical particles tachyons.<p>We …

Physics

Gene injection to brain could halt Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s disease could be stopped in its tracks with an injection into the memory centres of the brain to boost a gene which clears out destructive sticky plaques, scientists believe.<p>Four years ago, researchers discovered that a protein called PGC1 -alpha was vital for preventing the build-up of …

Dementia

Google's self-driving car gets in worst accident yet

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>One of Google's self-driving cars was recently in a major accident, according to 9to5Google. The crash occurred in Mountain View, CA, when a commercial van with a human driver ran a …

Autonomous Cars

Feral Kitten Surprises Rescuers How Much He Enjoys His First Bath

A tiny feral kitten surprised his rescuers how much he enjoyed his first bath, just two hours after he was found.<p>Meet Rupert the kitten.<p>Courtesy: …

Pets

Japanese Teacher Surprises His Students With His Stunning Chalkboard Art

Remember the Taiwanese teacher who creates stunning educational masterpieces on his chalkboard? Well, looks like we’ve found another teacher with mad …

The Best Astronomy Images of 2016 Are Truly Out of This World

The winners of the annual Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year have been announced. From eerie eclipses through to battered lunar landscapes, …

Survey lists 10 anime that people will be weirded out to know someone’s a fan of

Many, many schoolgirls are involved.<p>Unless the two of you happened to meet at an <b>anime</b> screening, there’s a certain amount of risk when you first tell …

Anime

Carbon raises $81 million for international expansion of its rapid 3D-printing tech

Large manufacturers of high-tech products, from luxury vehicles to elastomers and resins, have lined up to invest in and partner with Carbon (formerly known as Carbon 3D) the Redwood City, Calif. company known for its rapid, 3D-printing technologies.<p>The three-year-old startup added $81 million in …

Auto-GCAS Saves Unconscious F-16 Pilot—Declassified USAF Footage

This newly declassified video footage from the head-up-display of a U.S. Air Force Arizona Air National Guard F-16 records the dramatic moment when …

Aviation

World's Biggest Maine Coon Watches His Tiny Brother Grow in These Adorable Photos..

Ludo is not only the biggest Maine Coon, but he is also the biggest house cat in the world. He loves his family especially his human brothers, …

The Top 4 Programming Languages for Beginners

In this article, we’ll take a look at some of your best options when it comes to picking which programming language you should learn.

Programming Languages

35 Sandwiches You Need to Try Across the US

In a sandwich rut? Sick of having ham and cheese day in and day out? Gonna go crazy if you have to have tuna fish one more day? I feel you. When I …

The 'Impossible' EM Drive Is About to Be Tested in Space

Time to get to the bottom of this crazy thing.<p>An actual EM Drive is about to be launched into space for the first time, so scientists can finally …

Space Travel

Would America Really Go to War Over the South China Sea?

What would America do if China starts to build an island base on Scarborough Shoal, declares an ADIZ over the Spratlys, or in some other way plainly …

China

What the Tech? 12 Tech Terms to Know Right Now

<b>Unlock the mysteries of the “cloud” and “IOT,” learn the difference between augmented and virtual realities and find out what “Merged Reality” means.</b> …

Machine Learning

Researchers Confirm THIS Link Between Alzheimer's Disease and Coconut Oil!

Shares 5K<p><i>Alzheimer’s Disease: What If There Was A Cure?</i><p>That’s the title of a book by Dr. Mary Newport. In that book, she shares her belief that …

Coconut

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

College Football

Report: The US's new $13 billion aircraft carrier is 'premature' with 'unproven technologies'

Three months before the delivery of the Navy's first-in-class, $13 billion Ford class carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford, an independent review ordered by the Pentagon's top weapons buyer has revealed some serious problems with the program.<p>"With the benefit of hindsight, it was clearly premature to …

When does a small star become a brown dwarf?

While the brightest stars can be easy to identify, their cooler cousins can be challenging to distinguish from the wannabes that never managed to …

Aliens? "Strong" Signal Detected From Sun-Like Star Being Verified By SETI

We’re not saying its aliens, but this could be the most enticing SETI-related signal from space since the famous “Wow! Signal” in 1977.<p>Over the …

Aliens

Watch Thor Explain 'Civil War' Absence in Hilarious Short

Norse god took relaxing, lonely sojourn to Australia while Iron Man and Captain America fought it out<p>A burning question that came out of <i>Captain</i> …

Marvel Universe

This futuristic jet takes off vertically so you can keep it in your backyard

Meet the TriFan 600.<p>Made by XTI Aircraft, the personal jet could change the way people travel with its ability to take off and land vertically.<p>Scroll down for a closer look:

Scientists announce discovery of Earth-like planet near Sun's neighbor

The new planet, "Proxima b," has been found orbiting the star nearest our Sun. Scientists suspect it could be habitable.<p>The scientists announced …

This tea has 10 times more antioxidants than green tea

For years, green tea has gotten high marks for its amazing health benefits— it’s antioxidant-rich, great for your heart and gives your brain a bump. What if you could boost those benefits ten-fold?<p>Enter matcha, a powder made from young green tea leaves. The leaves are placed in shade for two to …