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Triple threat: Perovskite material generates electricity from light, heat, and movement

If you want to use multiple methods to generate electricity, such as waste heat and movement, for example, you normally have to use independent …

An astronaut has recorded a 'first of its kind' video of mysterious blue jets of electricity

We're used to lightning that shoots down from clouds, but a lesser-known form of electricity blasts up from cloud tops — and out toward space.<p>Called blue jets, these gigantic electrical discharges are rarely photographed. Typically, only pilots who fly over active thunderstorms see or photograph …

3 Biotech Stocks That Turned $10,000 Into Over $100,000

Some biotech stocks have made shareholders a lot of money over the last decade. Few, though, have performed as well as <b>Opko Health</b> (NASDAQ: OPK), <b>Incyte</b> (NASDAQ: INCY), and <b>China Biologic Products</b> (NASDAQ: CBPO). These three biotech stocks turned an initial investment of $10,000 into more than …

Code found within system of a Vermont electric utility was not used to disrupt operations but represents potentially serious vulnerability<p>A malware code associated with Russian hackers has reportedly been detected within the system of a Vermont electric utility.<p>The Russians did not actively use the …

Cybersecurity

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

I’m on the Professor Watchlist—and it’s exposed a radical truth about the future of social justice

A little over a week ago, a colleague wrote to me out of the blue to tell me that I had been added to Professor Watchlist. The list, compiled by the conservative group Turning Point USA in the wake of the US election, identifies university faculty who purportedly deserve close scrutiny for their …

The Biggest Secret to Success: Spend at Least 10 Hours a Week Just Thinking | Inc.com

<i>What are the best-kept secrets of successful business people? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Brian Scudamore, Founder and CEO of O2E Brands, on Quora:</b><p>You've heard of people like Elon Musk …

A new interactive online website allows users to explore radio stations around the world – as they broadcast live. It’s a timely project that celebrates human communication across borders<p>Even in the digital age, it’s an experience familiar to many: scrolling through a radio tuner, jumping from …

Digital Age

A new law protects US shoppers’ sacrosanct right to leave angry reviews on Yelp and Amazon

US customers, sleep easy: Your 800-word Yelp rage is now protected by law.<p>As of this week, the business practice of hiding “non-disparagement” clauses in terms and services is illegal. President Obama signed the Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016, outlawing contracts with these clauses, on Dec. …

A hot $1 billion hedge fund is building computers to predict how human traders will act

Manoj Narang is launching New York-based MANA Partners next month, using a mix of quant and alternative data strategies.<p>Quant funds have historically analyzed data using mathematical techniques to search for patterns of trends. The idea here is that quants can pick up on relationships between …

17 ways you should invest your time in your 20s for long-term success

It was good advice when Benjamin Franklin said it, and it's good advice now, no matter your age.<p>But your 20s are a particularly crucial time in life. Many call these the "formative" years, and the habits you form now can carry you through the rest of your life.<p>So what's the best way to spend this …

‘Shark Tank’ investor Chris Sacca calls this 15-year old founder who works 130 hours a week ‘pure hustle’

But if you're Stefan Stokic, a 15-year old high school sophomore from Jackson, Mississippi, that's part of your every day language — and perhaps, the idea for a future rocketship startup.<p>In fact, Stokic already has a startup called Slik, cofounded by fellow 14-year old student Soroush Ghodsi, and …

36 Completely Stellar Gifts For Space Lovers

Houston, we want them all.

Amazon's Best Cyber Week Deals You Can Still Get

As a recurring feature, we share some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. These items were the ones that were the most popular with our readers …

24 Amazing Subscription Boxes That Are Actually Useful

All those things you forget to buy until you desperately need them, delivered to your door.

Secret Service faces massive bill for protecting Trump

But the agency is dismissing news reports that the president-elect’s New York security is busting the budget.<p>Protecting Donald Trump and his family will involve unprecedented costs for taxpayers. But federal and New York City officials are dismissing speculation about sky-scraping expenses.<p>The …

Journalist On Trump's Potential Conflicts Of Interest: 'They're Everywhere'

Donald Trump announced in a series of tweets Wednesday that he will be taking himself "completely out" of his business operations to avoid potential conflicts of interest as president. The president-elect did not offer details of the plan or say that he would divest financially from his businesses, …

Just One Dose of This Psychedelic Drug Can Ease Anxiety

Cancer is a brutal disease on both the body and mind. Not only do treatments like chemotherapy take a massive toll, but the emotional side effects …

New York University

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Is Connected

From space time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

Physics

19 gift ideas for the space nerd in your life

Space Exploration

This Online Course Is a Good Introduction to Ethical Hacking

“Hacking” carries a lot of negativity around it, but not all hacking is used for evil. Learning about it arms you with the necessary knowledge to …

39 Pretty Watercolor Tattoo Ideas That'll Convert Even the Biggest Needlephobes

Why Tires Are the Best Way To Make a Car Faster

Math explains why better tires are so important to setting faster lap times.<p>Ask any knowledgable automotive enthusiast what the best single modification for a car should be to go faster. Every time, they'll say "better tires." Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained is here to show us—via some …

Sports Cars

US solar panel maker to cut 1,600 jobs, 450 at plant in Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The biggest U.S. manufacturer of solar panels is cutting a quarter of its jobs worldwide and will reduce production at its only …

This Week's Best Amazon Deals You Can Still Get

As a recurring feature, we share some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. These items were the ones that were the most popular with our readers …

Delta's Shockingly Great H2Okinetic Shower Head Is Back In Stock For $20

The shower head that came preinstalled in your home or apartment is probably terrible, but if you don’t have the cash to upgrade it to a Delta …

Matter Is No More Than Fluctuations In Vacuum

Scientists had been striving to explore what lies between planets, stars and galaxies and what medium electromagnetic waves propagate through. James …

Tesla and SolarCity just made your roof obsolete

How many decades will it take to make up for the price differential between this and a standard roof?

Tesla

This brilliant 13-year-old figured out how to make clean energy using a device that costs $5

Maanasa Mendu thinks she's cracked the code on how to make wind and solar energy affordable.<p>On Tuesday, Mendu, a 13-year-old from Ohio, won the grand prize in the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for her work in creating a cost-effective "solar leaves" design to create energy. In …

Should You Buy Stock in the Biotech Discovery of the Century?

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Much progress has been made in the last 100 years, but that didn't stop <i>MIT Technology Review</i> from calling a new gene-editing technology "The Biggest Biotech Discovery of the Century." While that's a mighty big claim, it may not be hyperbole. Researchers have big hopes …