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105-Year-Old Man Sets 100m Sprint World Record for His Birthday

Hidekichi Miyazaki impressively completed a 100-meter sprint just one day after celebrating his 105th birthday. Aside from being known as the <i>Golden Bolt</i>, the centenarian also holds the <i>World's Oldest Competitive Sprinter</i> title for completing his run in 42.22 seconds. “My brain might not be the …

MIITO – the sustainable alternative to the electric kettle

<b>“One day of extra energy use [from overfilling electric kettles] is enough to light all the streetlights in England for a night.”</b><p>This quote by Leyla …

Look inside a Google project so odd, it's literally called 'Project Loon'

Google is trying to solve a really hard problem: How do you bring internet access to millions of people in locations too remote to get cable or even a cell tower?<p>Answer: Connect them to the internet via giant balloons that drift across the sky.<p>They call the idea Project Loon. Google has been …

Finally! A 4K TV You Should Own

The Samsung JS9500 has arrived just in time<p>Building a home entertainment center is a lot like building a house: You need a solid foundation--and that’s your television. If you’re starting from scratch, you’ll want a TV that will last more than five years, which means going with the …

Televisions

Salutin' Putin: inside a Russian troll house

Former workers tell how hundreds of bloggers are paid to flood forums and social networks at home and abroad with anti-western and pro-Kremlin comments<p>Thirteen Russians charged with interfering in US election<p>Just after 9pm each day, a long line of workers files out of 55 Savushkina Street, a modern …

Russia

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Gear & Gadgets

Researchers demonstrate quantum entanglement, prove Einstein wrong

What Einstein termed "spooky action at a distance" has been successfully demonstrated in split single particles.<p>Quantum entanglement of a single particle has been observed by researchers -- an event that Albert Einstein believed to be impossible under the contemporary quantum mechanics definition …

Quantum Mechanics

Pilots are attempting the first round-the-world flight on a solar-powered plane

The takeoff of Solar Impulse 2, which was delayed on Saturday due to high winds, would cap 13 years of research and testing by Swiss pilots Andre Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard.<p>"This project is a human project, it is a human challenge," Borschberg, co-founder and chief executive of Solar Impulse …

Amazing Infographic Shows The Moments In Which 177 Of The World's Most Creative Minds Peaked

Are you past your creative prime? Visual journalist Oliver Uberti plotted the lives of 177 artists, composers, poets, scientists, and software developers from the year 1300 to today and discovered you very well might be.<p>Uberti chose a signature work for each and used black dots to represent when …

The New Habit Challenge: Work The Exact Amount Of Time Science Tells Us To

You know you should take regular breaks during the workday, but did you know they should be exactly 17 minutes long?<p>It turns out going hard for eight hours straight every day <i>isn’t</i> the best way to get work done.<p>Contrary to the popular convention of working ourselves to exhaustion, researchers from …

Time Management

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …