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Scientists just confirmed there's a second layer of information hidden in our DNA

That's something biologists have known for years, and they've even been able to figure out some of the proteins responsible for folding up DNA. But now a group of physicists have been able to demonstrate for the first time through simulations how this hidden information controls our evolution.<p>Let's …

These Inventions Are Weirder Than Anything You'll Find at CES This Year

Caption from LIFE. New back brush lets bather see just what she is up to.<br>Allan Grant—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of 12<p>This week’s …

Richard Dawkins goes on anti-Islam rant: Blames Charlie Hebdo massacre on entire religion (update)

<b>Richard Dawkins (Comedy Central)</b><p>The professor took to Twitter to air his views on the attack, which killed 12<p>Sarah Gray<p>January 7, 2015 4:26pm (UTC)<p>Richard Dawkins, biologist and noted New Atheist, took to Twitter on Wednesday following the attack on French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo. The attack …

Jon Stewart compares Congress unfavorably to herpes

<b>Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)</b><p>Stewart blasts Congress for being 95 percent incumbents, and for having a 14 percent approval rating<p>Sarah Gray<p>January 7, 2015 2:34pm (UTC)<p>The 114th Congress was sworn in on Tuesday, and Jon Stewart was far from impressed. The "Daily Show" host blasted Congress for …

6 Bootstrapping Tips From an Entrepreneur Who Turned $3,000 Into Millions

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While it’s often thought that you need a significant amount of capital to start a business, this isn’t always the case.<p>Yes, many successful companies were launched with a significant amount of funding, but it’s important to realize that …

Jon Stewart Mocks The US Response To North Korea After 'The Interview' Fiasco

"Seth Rogen and James Franco's film 'The Interview' opened to one particularly nasty review," Stewart explained, referring to the Sony hackers who threatened to attack cinemas showing the film. It is widely believed that the hackers operated under the direction of the North Korean …

What is America? A Republic? A Democracy? An Oligarchy? A Plutocracy? A Theocracy?

I'm not sure what America's form of government is anymore but, it is definitely not a democracy. A Democracy provides every legal citizen of a certain age with the free and equal right to participate in a system of government that elects representatives of the people by the majority of the people, …

Cuff Raises $5 Million Series A And Partners With Richline To Bring Smart Jewelry To The Mainstream

Fashion-savvy wearable jewelry startup Cuff announced a new partnership with one of the largest jewelry manufacturers in the U.S. today. Cuff is teaming up with Richline to create necklaces, bracelets, earrings and other fine jewelry items for everyone from Tiffany’s and QVC to Macy’s.<p>“Think of it …

Job site Glassdoor raises $70 million from Google Capital and others

Glassdoor, a job site perhaps best known for its anonymous employee reviews, has raised $70 million in funding to continue building out job search …

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New MakerBot 3D printing materials imitate stone, wood and metal

3D printing is slowly moving out of plastics and into, well, anything. MakerBot got in on the shift Tuesday at CES with the announcement of four new …

Under Armour Launches Record, Another Platform for Tracking Fitness Data

Sports clothing and accessory manufacturer Under Armour today launched its own health and fitness network, which the company says is aimed at getting you – and your friends – fitter.<p>Company CEO Kevin Plank said Under Armour Record (UA Record) is suitable for people of different fitness levels and …

Bang & Olufsen created a stylish tablet with touch-sensitive wooden controls

The front of the tablet has a metal face and looks like a large, sideways iPod. It has a wheel on the right and a large display on the left. You can use the display to browse music that you've stored in the cloud or put on a radio station, but B&O doesn't think that you'll always — or even …