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Our First Interstellar Visitor Crashed Into Something Mysterious Before It Got Here

It's tumbling out of control.<p>The tumbling roll of the cigar-shaped 'Oumuamua could have been the result of a collision with another object.<p>And, …

An alternative to the infinite multiverse?

From Keith Ward, Why There Almost Certainly Is a God: Doubting Dawkins (Oxford: Lion, 2008), a couple of comments about the notion of an infinite …

Dark Matter

24 time-saving hacks that will free up hours in your weekly schedule

So what are busybodies of the 21st century to do?<p>According to users in a recent Quora thread, there are a range of daily behaviors people can tweak — even just slightly — to free up lots of extra time during the week.<p>Get ready to be your most efficient self.

Productivity

Russia has conducted the fifth test of a new anti-satellite weapon that could knock out US communications

The test of the PL-19 Nudol missile was carried out Dec. 16 from a base in central Russia, and was monitored by U.S. intelligence agencies.<p>It was the fifth test of the Nudol missile and the third successful flight of a system Moscow has claimed is for use against enemy missiles, said officials …

Military
Guns

The Fine Line Between Common Sense and Revenue Management - Live and Let's Fly

First, a bold disclaimer: I accept responsibility for what I did and was entitled to nothing.<p>Even seasoned travel pros make mistakes and I sure made …

Flying
Air Traffic
Donald Trump
Donald Trump

Evolution Made Really Smart People Long to Be Loners

Psychologists have a pretty good idea of what typically makes a human happy. Dancing delights us. Being in nature brings us joy. And, for most …

Psychology

Apple’s new TV app shows how painfully behind it is

Digital media is a mess, and Apple is far from fixing it<p>Apple’s latest attempt to crack digital TV arrived Monday in the form of a name change most consumers might not even notice. It’s simply called TV, and the new app replaced Apple’s Videos app with the release of iOS 10.2. It’s a neat addition …

Smart TV

The Winning Photos of the 2016 Nat Geo Nature Photo Contest

National Geographic has announced the winners of the 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest. The grand prize this year was …

Russias tests its new autonomous nuclear submarine off the US coast

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>A collection of new emerging, and advanced technologies, combined with a new political landscape are helping nation states …

RIA Novosti

Six of the pro peloton's biggest changes in 2017

Dismantling of the ‘big four’<p>Over the last few years, four teams have dominated the Grand Tours – Team Sky, Movistar, Astana and Tinkoff. This …

Digital cameras can basically see in the dark now

We all love a good camera. But for many, photography isn't a just a hobby, it's a way of life. While you could put faster film in an analog camera to boost low-light performance, digital cameras offer flexibility at a level we couldn't have dreamed of 20 years ago. They've now progressed to a point …

Apple's reportedly had it with making wireless routers

It's closing up shop at the networking unit that makes the ​AirPo​rt Express, the ​Air​Port Extreme and the ​AirPort Time Capsule, according to Bloomberg.<p>Apple might be checking out of the wireless router business. If so, that would mean the end for a product line that hasn't been updated in three …

Routers

4 Ways Meditation Literally Changes Your Brain

Not all of us are neuroscientists but we do know that meditation is somewhat good for the brain. How is it good for the brain though? What kind of …

Physicists Uncover Strange Numbers in Particle Collisions

At the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, physicists shoot protons around a 17-mile track and smash them together at nearly the speed of light. It’s …

Quantum Mechanics

Emirates crash investigation to take up to three years: regulator | Reuters

DUBAI (Reuters) - The investigation into the Emirates jet crash landing at Dubai International on Aug. 3 will take two to three years to complete, the director general of the United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said on Sunday.<p>An Emirates Airline flight is seen after it …

Airplanes

The Grand Tour Trio Allegedly Blocked From Airplane By Pissed-Off Argentinian

New in the world of Jeremy Clarkson: drama. (That was a joke.) <i>The Sun</i>reports that the <i>The Grand Tour</i> host got into a bit of a quarrel with an …

Jeremy Clarkson

‘The Grand Tour’ Review: Jeremy Clarkson Recreates ‘Top Gear’ in America, Because This Is Where Disgraced Reality Stars Thrive

"Top Gear" fans should be pleased with Amazon's faithful (but unofficial) recreation of the BBC series, but there's more to consider than there …

Rise of the drones: from policing the streets to painting your house

With automation and artificial intelligence the delivery of parcels is only the tip of the iceberg for the next generation of drones<p>Drones and the transport revolution: see what’s coming next - interactive<p>If technology companies have their way, the buzz of a drone will soon be as ubiquitous as the …

Artificial Intelligence

Storm Angus: First named storm of the season forecast to hit UK with 80mph winds

Britain is in for a “shock to the system” with the first named storm of the season set to hit the UK on Saturday night, bringing heavy rain and …

North Africa

The UK has passed the 'Snooper's Charter,' the 'most extreme surveillance in the history of western democracy'

The Investigatory Powers Bill would, among other measures, require websites to keep customers' browsing history for up to a year and allow law enforcement agencies to access them to help with investigations.<p>Edward Snowden, the former US National Security Agency contractor turned whistleblower, said …

Surveillance

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The Bible, Preparedness, and the 2nd Amendment

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal. <i></i> <i></i> <i></i> <i></i> <i></i> 4.29/5 (181) <i>Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from Jack</i> …

Self Defense

How to build strength not bulk

Jo McRae, author of <i>Ride Strong: Essential Conditioning For Cyclists,</i> explains the basic rules for building strength and not bulk when training to …

Exercise