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Here Is the Future of Interstellar Spacecraft

An Early and Very Ambitious Start<p>In 1973, the British Interplanetary Society — now, the oldest space advocacy organisation in the world — launched a …

Around the World in Eight Rail Journeys

As a kid I remember being fascinated by the tale of Phileas Fogg and his companions as they attempted to circumnavigate the globe in the classic …

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Controversial New Theory Suggests Life Wasn't a Fluke of Biology—It Was Physics

The biophysicist Jeremy England made waves in 2013 with a new theory that cast the origin of life as an inevitable outcome of thermodynamics. His …

26 stunning natural wonders everyone should see in their lifetime

There may only be seven official natural wonders of the world, but there are plenty more breathtaking natural sights all over the globe worth …

National Parks

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<b>Privacy Notice</b><p><b>Introduction</b><p>This privacy notice is for visitors to our websites, apps and other digital platforms. It sets out how we use personal data …

A Quantum Theory of Consciousness

Some of you may have already heard of the so-called “quantum theory of consciousness.” I’ve encountered different versions of it over the years. It presents a method of integrating traditional religious views of the “soul,” the “afterlife,” and the possibility of “other realms of existence” with …

Google Spent 2 Years Studying 180 Teams. The Most Successful Ones Shared These 5 Traits

Insights from Google's new study could forever change how teams are assembled.<p>Over the years, Google has embarked on countless quests, collected endless amounts of data, and spent millions trying to better understand its people. One of the company's most interesting initiatives, Project Aristotle, …

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Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets

Movies like “Girls Trip” and “Baby Driver” are overperforming, while franchise openers like “The Mummy” and “Valerian and the City of a Thousand …

Ask Ethan: How Close Are We To A Theory Of Everything?

Since well before Einstein, it was the dream of those who study the Universe to find a single equation to govern as many phenomena as possible. Rather than have a separate law for each and every physical property the Universe has, we could unify these laws into a single, overarching framework. All …

Physics

50 Adventures in 50 States

From hiking volcanic cliffs to racing down snow-capped mountains, take a look at the greatest adventures across the country.<p>Adventure enthusiasts from all over the world travel to the United States to explore stunning national parks, trek iconic trails, and immerse themselves in America’s vast …

Publisher Traffic and Monetization Platform

02.08.18 | ExchangeWire<p>What’s in Store for Ad Tech This Year<p>Writing exclusively for ExchangeWire, Eric Wheeler (pictured below), CEO, 33Across, talks …

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Tips and tricks for getting the most from Google’s great service<p>By now, you’ve almost certainly heard how good Google Photos is. Your friends, family, and coworkers are probably using it and singing the app’s praises. It makes backing up your photo library effortless. It can identify people — even …

Mobile Photography

The 10 Best Apps For the Outdoors

Turn your phone into a star chart, a 360-degree camera, a botany expert, and more with these handy programs.Love ‘em or hate ‘em, smartphones have …

National Parks

New Epic Route Will Connect 17 National Parks

Adventure<p>This “Route of Parks” in Chile will ultimately be 1,500 miles long.<p>In 1976, Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet ordered the construction of Route 7, an ambitious new roadway that would stretch some 770 miles through Patagonia’s relatively unpopulated lands of southern Chile. This remarkable …

National Parks

Spotify acquires blockchain startup Mediachain to solve music’s attribution problem

Spotify has acquired the Brooklyn-based blockchain startup Mediachain Labs, whose team will join the company’s office in New York where they will work on developing better technology for connecting artists and other rights holders with the tracks hosted on Spotify’s service. Prior to its …

Startups

This incredible tool lets you see how Facebook tracks you online

A browser extension shows you how Facebook infers what content you want to see based on your social media habits and behaviors.<p>Data Selfie is a free …

11 new trailers you should watch this week

Take your mind off that inauguration thing for a few minutes<p>Some weeks, you really need the pick-me-up of a movie, and for a lot of us, this is one of them. So while it's not exactly a long-term solution, I finally caught <i>La La Land</i> this week, and it's one of the few things that's been able to take …

CUT THE CORD: Here's a guide to every live streaming service on the market or coming soon

This last year has seen two live streaming services, Sling TV and PlayStation Vue, refine themselves into well-functioning cable TV alternatives. AT&T also presented its own internet TV solution, DIRECTV NOW, but it apparently hasn't worked out the kinks as well as its predecessors.<p>2017 promises a …

Canada Is Offering Free Admission to Its National Parks in 2017—Here’s Where to Stay

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James Webb Space Telescope Celebrated in Stunning New Video

NASA has some high hopes for the James Webb Space Telescope, which finished “cold” phase of its construction at the end of November, 2016. The result …

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Nintendo's New Console Is Just Adorable

Nintendo is on a bit of a nostalgia trip. First, <i>Pokémon Go</i> makes billions for the company in just a few days, and now the company is releasing an …

Motorcycle News, Reviews, Features

Meditation Retreats? Please. Now It’s All About Floating In The Dark

Soaking in a tank of water is the latest wellness fad to take off with our exhausted, overworked, overconnected population.<p>Why not just take a long bath?<p>That was my biggest question as I readied to go “floating,” the latest wellness fad.<p>A flotation tank is a human-sized bathtub with a retractable …

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The Ars Technica science fiction bucket list—42 movies every geek must see

...and nine bonus stinkers from which you should run away screaming.<p>Here at Ars, we're always making lists (just like Liam Neeson). Lists of science …

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Latest results in the hunt for dark matter | Life & Physics

The Earth is adrift in a sea of mystery particles, which we would like to see. The LUX experiment, our most sensitive eye, has just reported back. What have we learned?<p>We know that billions of unseen particles pass through us every moment. We are bathed in neutrinos from the Sun, and in low-energy …

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Here's Why Google Is Open-Sourcing Some Of Its Most Important Technology

We think of art as the most human of endeavors, but in recent years we’ve learned that machines can understand creativity too. There are algorithms that evaluate songs and movies for record companies and movie studios. One music professor even created a program that wrote compositions which drew …

Artificial Intelligence

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Silicon Valley's rebel investor talks profits, Trump, and how big investors have 'sobered up'

Venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya is an outspoken voice in Silicon Valley.<p>The investor, who was born in Sri Lanka, started his career at AOL, then went to Facebook to lead user growth, increasing the site's number of users from 50 million to 700 million in just four years and becoming a …