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WALSH: The Four Terrible Things That Are Destroying Boys In Our Culture

Our culture is very bad for boys. It's bad for girls, too. It's bad for everyone. But I think we fail to recognize and appreciate the unique …

Tractor beam breakthrough could lead to levitating humans

Tractor beams have made the jump from science fiction to reality in recent years, but only for levitating very small objects. A new breakthrough could lead to futuristic, far out new uses for the technology and open the door to levitating much larger objects, including humans.<p>Engineers from the …

The big surprise I found in my marriage -- after nine years

I had been sitting on the edge of my bed for about 20 minutes when my wife, Raquel, walked in. I didn’t even look up.<p>“I can’t do this,” I said. “I can’t do it, I can’t do it, I can’t do it.”<p>Raquel walked over and sat next to me.<p>“I’m sorry,” she said, putting her hand on my back. “I hate to see you …

Alzheimer's Disease

WALSH: The Most Effective Way To Destroy Your Husband, Ruin Your Marriage, And Encourage Infidelity

There is more than one way to cheat on your spouse — or, I should say, cheat your spouse. And it seems that many husbands are being cheated by their …

Mayor of disappearing island faces Al Gore and shuts down global warming claim

James “Ooker” Eskridge is the mayor of a town on an island disappearing in the Chesapeake Bay, but rather than see it as evidence of global warming, he used it to shut down Al Gore’s narrative that the seas are rising because of climate change.<p>Eskridge faced the climate warming alarmist during a …

These 3D-Printed Cameras Are So Tiny They Can Be Injected Into Your Brain

The medical and surveillance applications are enormous.<p>This teeny little camera lens from the University of Stuttgart is so small it can be slipped over the tip of a strand of fiber optic. The three-lens camera, which can focus as close as 3 millimeters, is so tiny that it can be injected—complete …

Nanorods Of Photocatalysts Achieve 100% Conversion From Solar Energy To Solar Fuel

There are many reasons that I love working in materials chemistry, and particularly in artificial photosynthesis – splitting water using sunlight to generate hydrogen and oxygen gases. You’ve heard me ramble on about this, my most favourite example of nature-inspired nanotechnology in previous …

Clean Energy

TerraTalk App Corrects Language Students’ English Pronunciation

Speaking–or at least trying to be comprehensible–is one of the hardest parts of studying a new language. TerraTalk, a Japanese startup, wants to help English learners with a new app that promises to correct their pronunciation and grammar. The company just launched its Android app with $1.34 …

Language Learning

Clothing Insulated With Aerogel Promises To Keep Out The Most Dire Cold

The incredible material is now wearable<p>Aerogel is the material of the future— if you can make it work for you. The substance, a foam made of mostly air and either silica or carbon, is great for insulating, but it’s traditionally been brittle and difficult to work with.<p>Lots of companies like The …

Jackets

Promising New Cancer Treatment Clears Key FDA Hurdle: ‘As Simple as a Flu Shot’

Recent FDA approval of initial testing on a new, individually customized cancer treatment at Baylor Hospital in Texas could bring new hope to the lives of millions struggling to fight the disease.<p>The new course of action replaces chemotherapy with a simple, monthly injection.<p>Image source: CBS …

Nanoparticle-enhanced metals could radically change cars

Scientists at UCLA have found a new way to inject silicon carbide nanoparticles into a molten alloy of magnesium and zinc, resulting a metal nanocomposite that demonstrates "record levels" of stiffness-to-weight and specific strength, and "superior stability" at high temperatures. Magnesium is …

Is Capitalism Moral? George Mason University Professor Answers That Question in 5 Minutes

A renowned economics professor is attempting to dispel claims that capitalism is greedy and immoral in a newly released Prager University video, arguing that it is the government — and not the private sector — that creates and facilitates unpalatable fiscal situations.<p>Dr. Walter Williams, an …

This Kit For A DIY Water Filter Cleans Your Water Without Any Chemicals

Most water filters rely on chemicals that quickly run out. But the Sustainable Filtration Kit lets anyone make their own carbon filter from free …

UC Berkeley

You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.<p>You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …

Dish has a big plan to take on AT&T, Verizon, and Google

The documents reveal that the company is looking to hire a chief marketing officer to help Dish enter the wireless carrier space, where it will directly compete with Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and now Google.<p>"We are preparing for something big," the document says, according to Yahoo Finance. "This is …

Telecoms

This guy has gamed the airline industry so he never has to pay for a flight again

"It's just a day in the office in here essentially," the 28-year-old Keyes told Business Insider. "I've got a nice work space, food, drinks, some Wi-Fi. This is like this whole other world."<p>Keyes, a reporter for Think Progress, gained access to the lounge as a perk from one of his 25 credit cards. …

Credit Cards

This Algae Battery Could Power A Tesla With 200X The Charge

In a small lab, near a lake at the edge of West Berkeley, sits the prototype of what could revolutionize battery power as we know it. The secret to this power? Algae.<p>OK, just hang with me here. Lots of research has already been done on algae’s possible power capabilities. Prototype creator Adam …

Harry Reid Wants GOP Senators to Wear NASCAR-Like Koch Industries Logos

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid just can’t seem to shake his addiction to mentioning the Koch brothers.<p>Image source: C-SPAN<p>Speaking on the Senate floor Monday, Reid (D-Nev.) once again brought up the billionaire brothers who contribute to conservative candidates in races all across the country. …