Kelechi Nwokeyi

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5 Ways to Make More Money in 2017 Than You've Ever Made Before

We are in the midst of the holiday season and Christmas is fast approaching. Most people have their minds on things like buying holiday gifts, holiday parties, the big New Year's celebration and other festive events. That's all well and good and everyone likes to have fun, but what are you doing to …

Quantum Gravity Research Could Unearth the True Nature of Time

Theoretical physicists striving to unify quantum mechanics and general relativity into an all-encompassing theory of quantum gravity face what’s …

Happiness depends on health and friends, not money, says new study

Landmark research says tackling mental health issues more effective than reducing poverty for increasing happiness rates<p>Most human misery can be blamed on failed relationships and physical and mental illness rather than money problems and poverty, according to a landmark study by a team of …

Mental Health

Physicists Just Discovered a Totally New Form of Light

Science, always keeping us on our toes.<p>Physicists have just discovered a new form of light that doesn't follow our existing rules of angular …

The 10 Best Tips For Anyone Who Wants to Work in Science or Engineering

Even Einstein had to start somewhere.<p>In today's world of unlimited possibilities, it's pretty darn hard to know what you want to do when you 'grow …

High School

By 2050, Utilities Will No Longer Charge For Electricity

PARIS—Just around the corner a future awaits when electricity consumers will no longer have to suffer the vagaries of fuel costs, according to a United Nations under-secretary general, whether the fuel is natural gas, coal, or enriched uranium.<p>Achim Steiner, executive director of the UN Environment …

Renewable Energy

The BoomStick Gives Your Stock Earbuds A Major Sound Quality Boost

The standard sets of stock headphones being shipped by companies like Apple and Samsung are, by and large, garbage. For consumers looking to achieve more of a high-end audio experience, their best bet is traditionally in securing a new pair of cans. A new company, BoomCloud 360, is looking to help …

Consumer Tech

Turn Your Smartphone Into A Solar Panel

And let the device recharge itself<p>Instead of searching for an outlet to keep your phone alive, what if all you needed was some sunshine? An MIT startup has created a transparent coating that transforms surfaces into solar panels.<p>The Trick<p>Typically solar panels soak up photons from the sun’s rays …

9 technologies to watch in 2016

Technology advances not so much when it exhibits innovation, but when it becomes truly practical for everyday people. 2015 saw a lot of that as voice …

Artificial Intelligence

Samsung's Dolby Atmos 'soundbar' uses two rear speakers to put sound above you

True surround sound has always required lots of speakers, and the clutter only increases if you want a no-compromise Dolby Atmos system with "3D" sound. Of course, people have always wanted surround without the hassle, and that's why all-in-one soundbars exist. Now, Samsung is promising to deliver …

5 Things That Will Disappear In 5 Years

Just five years ago the world was a very different place. In 2010, the iPad had just made its debut, Kickstarter was introducing a new form of venture capitalism that would change the face of fundraising and Square was letting vendors of any size accept payment with a swipe of a card on a mobile …

Remote Controls

Should have seen it coming: Once high-flying Psychological Science article lies in pieces on the ground

<i>Life is too short for wasting time probing every instance of professional organizations promoting bad science when they have an established record of</i> …

The Top Ten Brain Science And Psychology Studies Of 2015

The pace of research seems to accelerate more every year, and 2015 saw its share of major studies across several categories of brain science and psychology. This Top 10 list isn’t meant to be exhaustive (and it isn’t ranked in any particular order), but is rather a survey of the top research …

Psychology

Here’s The Simple Proof That There Must Be Multiple Levels of Infinity

Easy!<p>Infinity is a powerful concept. Philosophers, artists, theologians, scientists, and people from all walks of life have struggled with ideas of …

Mathematics

Science is *thisclose* to giving us a real-life Invisibility Cloak

Turns out magic might actually more real than we think. Researchers at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and the Russian Academy of …

Mars mission astronauts face radiation exposure risk

Worrying news for anyone keen on taking a trip to Mars: flying to the Red Planet and back could, in a single mission, expose you to a dose of …

Engaging young people with science policy

Can science and technology help bring us out of the economic crisis? What areas of science research should be prioritised? How should university …

Mars Pebble Discovery Indicates Ancient Flowing Stream

Scientists have completed analysis of pebble-containing slabs that NASA's Mars rover Curiosity investigated last year. Scientists say the rocks are …

Liquid Air – the future of motoring?

Liquid Air could be be a fuel for the future, says Andrew English.<p>Engineers call it disruptive technology, but Liquid Air is much more than that. Using cryogenic atmospheric air at minus 196 degrees Centrigrade as an energy store potentially inverts our idea of the piston engine and subverts the …

Bodypainting meets science in the curious art of Victoria Gugenheim

The history of science has long been intertwined with the history of art. Scientists develop and exchange ideas, while artists are experts in …

‘Lotus effect’ paper repels oil and water

<b>GEORGIA TECH (US) —</b> Modified paper that repels all fluids could lead to new biomedical diagnostics and cheaper, more sustainable packaging …

Nanotech

Huge Asteroid Makes Its Closest Pass To Earth Today

An asteroid nine times the size of a cruise ship is dropping by Earth on Friday, and it's not coming alone. Asteroid 1998 QE2 will be about 3.6 million miles from our planet at its closest approach. And its proximity has already given scientists a surprise: It has its own moon, measured at about …

Low sodium ‘diet’ key to stars’ long life

<b>MONASH U. (AUS) —</b> Stars with a high sodium content die before reaching their final, spectacular stages of life, according to a new study.<p>Researchers …

Universe

Are you prepared for a hurricane?

If a hurricane were approaching, would you and your family be ready? This post can help you prepare.<p>June 1 is the start of the Atlantic hurricane …

Animation: The Evolution of the Turtle Shell

This animation shows the evolution of the turtle shell based on developmental and fossil data. The animation shows fossils and drawings of turtle …

A Volkswagen Rolled Into A Ball And Other Amazing Images From This Week

A Volkswagen Rolled Into A Ball And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Curiosity finds ancient streambed on Mars

<b>UC DAVIS (US) —</b> Rounded pebbles on the surface of Mars indicate that a stream once flowed on the red planet, according to a new study.<p>Rounded pebbles …

University of California