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Scientists Have Figured Out How to Make Wounds Heal Without Scars

Like it never happened.<p>Whether it's from a surgical procedure, clumsy shaving, or that traumatic biking incident that happened when you were five, …

University of California

Does Drinking Alcohol Actually Kill Off Your Sore Throat Germs? Science Explains

Asking for a friend.<p>Alcohol is a well-known disinfectant and some have speculated it may be useful for treating gut infections. Could alcohol be a …

Alcohol

Is the Tesla Roof Worth the Cost?

It really all depends on where you live.<p>Self-driving electric cars? Rad!! A Hyperloop train that can get you from New York to L.A. in a few hours? No …

Here's What Happens to Your Brain When You Die

We had no idea this was possible.<p>You might picture yourself walking through a field, or surrounded by loved ones. Or perhaps making your way down a …

How Cosmic Rays Revealed a Secret Void in the Great Pyramid

The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the storied Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Also called Khufu's Pyramid, It's among the oldest, biggest …

The Fungus That Turns Ants Into Zombies Is More Diabolical Than We Realized

Carpenter ants of the Brazilian rain forest have it rough. When one of these insects gets infected by a certain fungus, it turns into a so-called …

How to build one of Earth's largest telescopes

Huge telescopes dot mountainsides around the world.<p>From Hawaii to Chile, scientists seek out the perfect site with fair weather and dark, clear skies …

After a year in space, Scott Kelly’s legs betray the mission: ‘They are swollen and alien stumps’ | The Star

I’m sitting at the head of my dining room table at home in Houston, finishing dinner with my family: my longtime girlfriend, Amiko; my daughters, …

Penguin Random House

A bunch of supercars gather for a drag race, Tesla destroys them all

No matter how hard the gas guzzlers try, they still cannot win against a Tesla in a quarter mile drag race.<p>Need proof? Check out the latest edition …

Proof Of 'God Playing Dice With The Universe' Found In The Sun's Interior

Deep inside the Sun’s interior, the fusion of lighter nuclei into heavier ones causes a tiny amount of mass to be lost, converted into energy via the famous <i>E = mc2</i>. At temperatures of 4,000,000 K or above, all the way up to 15,000,000 K in the Sun’s very center, hydrogen and helium isotopes build …

Physics

One of Our Fundamental Assumptions About Black Holes Was Just Overturned in The Lab

We have a problem.<p>Black holes are the most intense and mysterious cosmic phenomena in the Universe, and new research shows we understand even less …

Black Holes

SpaceX is planning to do something really cool today

<b>UPDATE: Aug. 14, 2017, 1:36 p.m. EDT</b> The launch and landing of the Falcon 9 rocket was successful. Read our post and watch the video of the …

Facebook Shut Down An Artificial Intelligence Program That Developed Its Own Language

Facebook might have accidentally gotten a little closer to answering Phillip K. Dick’s 1968 question of whether androids dream of electric sheep. The social media giant just shut down an artificial intelligence program after it developed its own language and researchers were left trying to figure …

Scientists created a 'black hole' using this ultra-powerful laser

U.S. scientists have created their own "black hole" using the world's most powerful X-ray laser.<p>Researchers in the past had used a lower-intensity …

Leaked Documents Reveal the NSA Spying on Scientists to Find 'Nefarious' Genetic Research

A new document made public this week via Edward Snowden’s leak of NSA documents reveals a fascinating aim of signals intelligence program: The …

The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI - MIT Technology Review

Last year, a strange self-driving car was released onto the quiet roads of Monmouth County, New Jersey. The experimental vehicle, developed by …

Machine Learning

Elon Musk Has Announced a New Goal for SpaceX, and It's Utterly Revolutionary

Leading the Revolution<p>Elon Musk’s SpaceX is currently basking in the light of its latest achievement. The company succeeded in starting a spaceflight …

Sun's UV Light Helped Spark Life

High energy, ultraviolet radiation from the sun is a known to hazard to life, yet the energy provided by our star has played an important role as the …

Confused about life? Look into the night sky | Carlo Rovelli

It is by peering into the universe – not ourselves – that we understand the meaning of life<p>We are obsessed with ourselves. We study <i>our</i> history, <i>our</i> psychology, <i>our</i> philosophy, <i>our</i> gods. Much of our knowledge revolves around humankind itself, as if we were the most important thing in the universe. But …

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New Zealand's ONLY Mens Lifestyle Magazine

M2 June 2018 - LATEST ISSUE!<p>May 25, 2018<p>An Actor, Producer, Writer, and advocate for equal rights in America, Jeff Goldblum has his sauve fingers in …

Video game that trains you to become a better coder

Coding becomes easier playing this video game<p>4 Shares<p>Understanding machine language is the most popular language of the 21st century. In other words, …

Science Says There Are 4 Basic Types of People. Which One Are You?

According to a recent study, 90 percent of us are either optimistic, pessimistic, trusting, or envious. Guess which group was the biggest.<p>How trustworthy are people? How far do we trust one another?<p>That's what researchers set out to discover. In a recently published study, scientists from a number …

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Scientists have found a way to recycle sunlight, and it could cause a solar-power revolution

The world of solar cells could be on the cusp of a revolution, as researchers seek to boost efficiency by harnessing the power to recycle light.<p>A new study, published Thursday in the journal Science, considers the properties of hybrid lead halide perovskites , a group of materials already making …

Clean Energy

Why People Love Bass

The beat drops and people start nodding their heads. It's a common behavior, so it's easy to disregard. But the reasons why humans respond to a killer beat aren't necessarily obvious.

The insanely gorgeous Lexus LC is getting a hybrid version

Perhaps the most impressive reveal at the Detroit Auto Show was the Lexus LC 500. It's an astonishingly good-looking 467-horsepower GT car that will (hopefully) kick-start a renaissance of appreciation for all the good stuff that Lexus is up to these days.<p>And now, it's getting even more …

The $400,000 Rolls-Royce Wraith towers above all other cars

With the two-door Wraith, you have a Rolls-Royce that's designed to be driven — and driven at high speed. Don't be mistaken — the Wraith isn't a spritely Lotus-esque English sports car. If you're expecting a bigger Elise with a leather-lined cockpit, you will be disappointed. On the other hand, …

Rolls-Royce

Scientists Already Know How to 'Erase' Your Painful Memories... And Add New Ones

Nothing lasts forever.<p>We all have things in our past that we'd like to forget - bad break-ups, traumatic experiences, loss. No matter how hard we …