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A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Job Interviews

A 130,000-Year-Old Mastodon Threatens to Upend Human History

In 1993, construction workers building a new freeway in San Diego made a fantastic discovery. A backhoe operator scraped up a fossil, and scientists …

Hydrogen fuel cell cars face obstacle: few fueling stations

DETROIT (AP) — Hydrogen fuel cell cars could one day challenge electric cars in the race for pollution-free roads — but only if more stations are …

Energy

Blue Origin releases first interior photos of the capsule that will take tourists to space

People could go as soon as 2018<p>Private spaceflight company Blue Origin has released the first interior photos for the New Shepard, offering a glimpse at what the finished crew capsule will look like.<p>New Shepard is a reusable vehicle aimed at taking tourists to the edge of space, where they can …

World's Largest Dinosaur Footprints Found in Australia

A team of scientists has found some of the world’s largest dinosaur footprints in northwestern Australia, measuring nearly 5 feet 9 inches in …

There’s a hidden menu in Android that lets you unlock experimental features — here’s how to use it

It's not available on every device — you'll have less luck if yours has a heavy UI skin — but it's worth checking out to see which features may be arrive with future Android versions. For example, some of the features Google brought to the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update — where it was first …

Android News

25 animals that scientists want to bring back from extinction

Advances in science, specifically biotechnology, could enable scientists to bring some of these animals "back" from extinction, and there are a few already on the list.<p>Generally, it helps if there is a species still alive today that is genetically similar to the extinct animal, like elephants for …

Habitats

Uber Agrees to $20M Settlement After Claim it Falsely Advertised High Income to 'Entice' Potential Drivers

The Federal Trade Commission recently filed a complaint against popular ride-hailing app Uber for posting inflated yearly wages on various job-seeking websites, which "enticed numerous consumers to become Uber drivers" under false pretenses, according to the FTC. Uber isn't fighting the allegations …

One of the largest icebergs ever seen is even closer to breaking off Antarctica

Just 6.4 miles of ice are holding an iceberg the size of Delaware onto the floating Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica, and scientists warn it could …

Graphene's Superconductive Power Has Finally Been Unlocked, And It's Crazier Than We Expected

Okay, wow.<p>It's official: graphene has been made into a superconductor in its natural state - which means electrical current can flow through it with …

The Happiest People Don't Let Their Minds Wander, According to a Harvard Study

There is an old saying: “Happiness is a state of mind.” As it turns out, it's true.<p><i>How does one overcome depression and anxiety? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mellissa O'Brien, mindfulness</b> …

Major advance in solar cells made from cheap, easy-to-use perovskite

Solar cells made from an inexpensive and increasingly popular material called perovskite can more efficiently turn sunlight into electricity using a …

BMW Unveils a Motorcycle Straight Out of 'Tron'

It may look like it drove off the set of Tron, but the jet black-and-chrome motorcycle that BMW just unveiled is more than just a fantasy.<p>"I am selling emotions, passion," explained BMW's CEO, Harald Krueger. "If a customer just needs to go from Point A to Point B, they don’t need a BMW."<p>Saddled …

Breaking Ground on a Bold New Vision to Address Climate Change: Restoring North America's Amazon

<b>On November 4, the historic Paris Agreement for global action on climate change will enter into force, catalyzing collective action by governments, civil society organizations, and businesses to collaborate on building a 2°C future.</b><p>"Now we must move from words to deeds and put Paris into action," …

The world’s largest cruise ship in numbers

More floating city than cruise ship, Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas sets sail from Southampton this week – the biggest, heaviest, most brazen vessel of its kind. Unsurprisingly, its vital statistics are whoppers.<p>10,000<p>The number of plants in the on-board park – plus 50 mature trees.<p>227,000 …

Cruise Ships

Scientists Discover Why Some Miscarriages May Occur

Scientists are a step closer to a better understanding of the factors that may be at play when a miscarriage occurs. In a new study, researchers …

Saudi Arabia's attempt to reduce reliance on oil has the world rapt

Kingdom’s plan to diversify economy with Vision 2030 project could be blueprint for other countries hooked on ‘black gold’<p>Saudi Arabia has captured the world’s attention with the announcement of an ambitious agenda, called Vision 2030, aimed at overhauling the structure of its economy. The plan …

Saudi Arabia

Researchers Isolated the Single Thing Rich Parents Do to Give Their Kids a Massive Edge

If you want to raise happy and successful kids, follow the money--and work backward.<p>For many parents, there comes a point when your kids' success becomes more important than your own.<p>I've been a parent for less than a year, but I can see it already. In fact, that realization led me to assemble a …

Infographic: 8 beer hacks you didn’t even know existed

Warm beer, anyone? Don’t even joke about that. Thank the beer gods that Serenata Flowers has put together this beertastic infographic that gives some …

Samsung to show off its secret lab's projects at CES 2016

Samsung is finally showcasing projects out of its secret laboratory called Creative Lab for the first time at CES next week. One of the three projects it's launching is Welt: a smart belt that helps you maintain your waistline by counting steps and monitoring the time you spend sitting down, as …

Japanese researchers created holograms you can touch

The touchable holograms, called Fairy Lights, could serve as the beginning to developing technology where humans could interact with the hologram.<p>This could particularly come in handy in medicine, where hologram technology is used to demonstrate certain procedures.<p>The holograms were made using …

Holograms

A futuristic 'garden' that lets you grow food in your home just raised $230,000 on Kickstarter in 4 days

That's what a startup called Grove wants to help you do with its Ecosystem, which they describe as "an intelligent, in-home garden."<p>Grove Labs, a startup based in Sommerville, Massachusetts, was founded by two MIT students who wanted to give people the ability to grow their own food, regardless of …

Aquaponics

Sleek, comfortable space suits are being developed for space tourism and trips to Mars

When Russian cosmonaut Alexei Leonov conducted the world’s first space walk in 1965, the mission nearly ended in catastrophe. After 12 minutes outside the Voskhod spacecraft, the vacuum of space had caused Leonov’s suit to inflate so much he couldn’t get through the air lock. He was forced to …

New SEC rules will allow anybody—not just the wealthy—to invest in startups in the US

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has approved new rules that allow crowdfunding backers to receive shares of stock in the companies they’re supporting.<p>The SEC voted 3-1 on Oct. 30 to approve Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, which will go into effect 180 days …

Startups

Germany is about to start up a monster machine that could revolutionize the way we use energy

And they're still dreaming.<p>But thanks to the efforts of the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, experts hope that might soon change.<p>Last year, after 1.1 million construction hours, the institute completed the world's largest nuclear-fusion machine of its kind, called a stellarator.<p>The machine, …

Physics

Lithium-Air Battery Breakthrough May Mean Game Over For Gasoline

The lithium-air battery is the holy grail of energy storage only better.<p>Now, thanks to a breakthrough made by scientists at Cambridge University, it may also be a lot closer to commercial reality than previously believed.<p>First things first. What is a lithium air battery?<p>A battery has three basic …

Clean Energy

Here Are 10 Specific Ways Money Can Buy You Happiness

<i>On Quora, the social question-and-answer site, a user asked: "What life lessons are counter-intuitive or go against common sense or wisdom?" One of the most popular answers came from Quora contributor and former Reddit CEO Yishan Wong.</i><p>* * *<p>By Yishan Wong<p>Here's one that goes against a lot of …

Facebook is planning to test its 747-sized internet drones this summer

Facebook's ambitious plan to bring internet to the entire world with a fleet of broadband-beaming unmanned aerial vehicles has taken a step closer to fruition. The company's vice president of engineering, Jay Parikh, told <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> that Facebook is planning "a real test flight" of its …

Drones

Now 3D-Printed Guns Can Fire Even Bigger Bullets

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