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Are we looking for aliens in all the wrong ways?

SETI is searching for the same signals humans were producing in the 1960s. Why wouldn’t aliens do better?<p><i>“I know perfectly well that at this moment</i> …

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Homo Sapiens 2.0? We need a species-wide conversation about the future of human genetic enhancement

Jamie Metzl Contributor<p>Jamie Metzl is a Senior Fellow for Technology and National Security at the Atlantic Council.<p>After 4 billion years of evolution by one set of rules, our species is about to begin evolving by another.<p>Overlapping and mutually reinforcing revolutions in genetics, information …

Molecular Biology

Four in every five sets of traffic lights should be removed, report claims

Traffic lights and speed bumps are damaging the economy and the environment, think-tank claims<p>Four in five sets of UK traffic lights should be torn down to reduce travel delays and boost the economy, a leading think-tank has claimed.<p>The proliferation of traffic lights, speed bumps and bus lanes …

We asked industry experts what the 'Uber of healthcare' would be — here's how they responded

At JPMorgan's annual healthcare conference this month, Business Insider had the chance to sit down with industry leaders and ask them what could disrupt healthcare in the same way.<p>In as varied areas as gene therapy and robotics, these are their predictions:<p>The difference between healthcare and …

Genetics

Adventure Dreams: 10 Classic Adventures

These are the quintessential adventure experiences you organize your year around because they require fitness, specialized gear, and maybe a large chunk of time off work. Our top ten cover life-list terrain in the mountains, ocean, and the desert and include the expert advice, gear tips, and …

First trailer for Thor: The Dark World

As if the impending release of <b>Iron Man 3</b> hasn’t got us excited enough for the launch of Phase Two of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Studios …

Now You See Me Official Trailer #2 (2013) - Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman Movie HD

Canon Introduces a Virtual DSLR Website to Help Beginners Learn the Basics

If you’re just starting out in photography, there are a lot of resources out there to help you understand the basics before you just jump in. And …

Nook Debuts Nook Press, A New Self-Publishing Platform To Compete With Kindle Direct Publishing

Barnes & Noble subsidiary Nook today announced the launch of Nook Press, a self-publishing platform to help the e-reader and e-book seller attract more self-publishing authors. The platform will help Nook compete with Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing, providing a content creation and management tool …

Batman: Arkham Origins Unveiled

Batman: Arkham Asylum hit gaming consoles back in 2009. Batman: Arkham City arrived in late 2011. Batman: Arkham Origins, the prequel to both games, …

Legendary Pictures CEO Thomas Tull on Man of Steel: "It's the Superman movie I've always wanted to see"

This morning we got our first TV spot for Zack Snyder’s <b>Man of Steel</b> in preparation for the upcoming second trailer, and in an interview with Collider …

Google Street View Hyperlapse Is An Experimental New Way Of Wandering The World

Google Street View is maybe one of the most interesting and under appreciated technical developments of the past decade, but it’s all a little static when viewed through standard channels like Google Maps on the desktop or on a mobile device. A new project from Toronto UX design firm Teehan+Lax, …

Infographic: Kickstarter Dominates Indie Innovation

Kickstarters now dwarf the budget of the National Endowment for the Arts. But still, less than half of all projects are funded.<p>Like YouTube, Facebook, or blogging platforms, it’s almost hard to believe there was an Internet without Kickstarter, which may be the greatest testament to its success. In …

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How crowdfunding and the JOBS Act will shape open source companies

Currently, anyone can crowdfund products, projects, causes, and sometimes debt. Current U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

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The Hangover Part III Official International Trailer #1 (2013) - Bradley Cooper Movie HD

Game of Thrones Season Three - Episode 2 Review

<i>Oliver Davis reviews the second episode of Game of Thrones Season Three….</i><p><b>Dark Wings, Dark Words.</b><br>Directed by Daniel Minahan.<br>Written by Vanessa</b> …

Marcus Wareing and son make a pea and pancetta risotto

Top chef Marcus Wareing shows Harry Wallop how to make an easy risotto dish that is fun to cook with children - and helps them eat their greens.<p>Marcus Wareing has joined forces with award-winning recipe site <b>Great British Chefs</b> (GBC) and Tesco to launch an online campaign to get children cooking.<p>The …

Articles about jens risoms block island family retreat on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next generation.<p>The designer's granddaughter muses on growing up and living with his well-loved creations.<p>A tribute to honor the 100th birthday of midcentury master Jens Risom.<p>Jens Risom …

Architecture