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Discovery! Atmosphere Spotted on Nearly Earth-Size Exoplanet in First

For the first time, scientists have detected an atmosphere around a planet beyond our solar system that's just a little bit larger than Earth.<p>The …

What Will Happen When Betelgeuse Explodes?

Every star will someday run out of fuel in its core, bringing an end to its run as natural source of nuclear fusion in the Universe. While stars like our Sun will fuse hydrogen into helium and then — swelling into a red giant — helium into carbon, there are other, more massive stars which can …

Universe

Flexible new solar panel is almost 80% lighter than traditional panels

Solar panels just got a lot slimmer. Zhengrong Shi, a.k.a. the Sun King, is now marketing eArche, a super flexible, ultrathin solar panel that could …

Clean Energy

10 Steps to Creating the Life You Actually Want

Too many people are living in circumstances that they are not happy with. They do not know that they can actually have the life they want. Some have …

The Making of ‘Planet Earth II’, the Most Epic Nature Documentary of All-Time

Federal court halts Trump’s immigration ban

Deportations are suspended, but a long fight is yet to come<p>The federal court for the Eastern District of New York issued an emergency stay halting deportations under President Donald Trump’s executive order banning entry to the US from seven majority-Muslim countries tonight, following widespread …

Immigration

Solar Employs More People In U.S. Electricity Generation Than Oil, Coal And Gas Combined

In the United States, more people were employed in solar power last year than in generating electricity through coal, gas and oil energy combined. According to a new report from the U.S. Department of Energy, solar power employed 43 percent of the Electric Power Generation sector’s workforce in …

Renewable Energy

12 Of The Best Hiking Routes In Washington State, USA

Whenever I think of Washington, I think of lush green forests, the gorgeous city of Seattle, and, of course, snow-capped mountains that seem to go on …

Hiking

Greet dawn on a dune in Death Valley National Park

Jan. 15, 2017, 6:00 a.m.<p>Deserts<p><b>Why:</b> Because outside of "Lawrence of Arabia," you don't see scenery like this too often.<p><b>What:</b> The Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes are the place to be for sunrise in Death Valley. If you camp or sleep at the hotel at Stovepipe Wells, you can get up just before dawn, rush out, …

California

Tesla will power its Gigafactory with a 70-megawatt solar farm

Would be the world’s largest roof-mounted solar installation<p>Tesla plans to power its Gigafactory in Nevada with a 70-megawatt solar farm, according to a company investor relations document obtained by <i>Electrek</i>. The document, which <i>The Verge</i> confirmed was genuine, was given to analysts at a tour of …

Tesla

5 Incredible Luxury Hotels That Should be on Your Bucket List

<b>Like most people, I get very excited about the thought of staying at a luxury hotel, particularly in a destination that I see on Instagram feeds</b> …

Hospitality

Top 5 Best Luxury Wilderness Lodges In The World

Continuing our series of the best places to travel in 2017, I am now looking at the top 5 best luxury wilderness lodges and resorts in the world. If …

Australia

Wonder Woman, Justice League, Thor, Logan and every superhero movie to look forward to until 2020: Here's the list

Watch out for the biggest superhero movies that feature interconnected universes and storylines.<p>Like Superhero Comics, the movies based on these …

Construction

12 Great Places to Go in 2017—and How to Do Them on a Budget

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Money

The World's 21 Top Luxury Beach Destinations in 2017

1 of 21<p>Fiji<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 21<p>The Maldives<p>3 of 21<p>Tel Aviv, Israel<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 21<p>Ireland<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 21<p>Antarctica<p>Advertisement<p>6 of …

Turks and Caicos

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Amazon is reportedly bidding to buy American Apparel's bankrupt business.</b> The move could help it ease its tension with Donald Trump, as the brand's products are made in the US.<p><b>2. Speculation is mounting that Mark Zuckerberg wants to serve in government.</b> He plans to tour US states, and recent …

Evan Williams

Climate change: Fresh doubt over global warming 'pause'

<b>A controversial study that found there has been no slowdown in global warming has been supported by new research.</b><p>Many researchers had accepted that the rate of global warming had slowed in the first 15 years of this century.<p>But new analysis in the journal Science Advances replicates findings that …

Climate Change

Habit uses your blood, DNA and Fitbit steps to figure out what you should eat - CNET

A diet might make the weight melt off one person, while someone else eating the same food could gain some pounds. A startup called Habit promises to find the right meal plan for you by analyzing your blood, DNA and Fitbit steps.<p>Habit showed off their $299 at-home kit (roughly converting to £241 or …

Indian Navy says goodbye to INS Viraat, world's oldest aircraft carrier - Firstpost

<b>Kochi:</b> INS Viraat, the world's oldest aircraft carrier, was accorded a grand send-off from the port city on Sunday, after over five decades of its …

12 tricks that will make your small home look modern

Say what you will about space, but is feels great to have lots of it in your living quarters. But due to the population becoming more (or maybe Earth …

LG wallpaper OLED TV may stick to your wall with a magnet

Leaked documents reveal a flexible TV -- just 1 mm thick -- that may go on sale in 2017, as well as sizes and model numbers for LG's other 2017 OLED TVs.<p>Want a TV thin and light enough to stick to the wall like a poster? You might not have to wait long.<p>A leak seems to indicate that LG could begin …

The new 64-bit Orange Pi is a quad-core computer for $20

Need a teeny tiny computer that can run Android or Linux? Only have $20? Well you’re in luck. When we first met the Orange Pi (get it?) the company was selling a nice Raspberry Pi clone for $15. Now they’re selling a souped up version with all the trimmings.<p>The board includes an Ethernet port and …

Amazing Tesla Solar Roof Tiles Unveiled

Electric car manufacturer Tesla has this week unveiled a new innovative it has created in the form of four different solar panel roof tiles which …

Solar Power

2016 October 23 - Eagle Aurora over Norway

<b>Eagle Aurora over Norway</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Bjørn Jørgensen<p><b>Explanation:</b> What's that in the sky? An aurora. A large coronal mass ejection …

Big History

This brilliant 13-year-old figured out how to make clean energy using a device that costs $5

Maanasa Mendu thinks she's cracked the code on how to make wind and solar energy affordable.<p>On Tuesday, Mendu, a 13-year-old from Ohio, won the grand prize in the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for her work in creating a cost-effective "solar leaves" design to create energy. In …

Clean Energy

Tesla delivers 24,500 vehicles in Q3, a 111% annual increase

Telsa announced that it has accelerated delivery of its electric vehicles in the third quarter. In a press release, the company revealed that in the past three months, it delivered 24,500 vehicles, of which 15,800 were Model S and 8,700 were Model X. This is a 70 percent increase from last …

Tesla

The Prettiest National Park in Each Canadian Province

Ah, the Great White North. The name conjures up images of stunning alpine peaks, dense forests, and icy waters. It's no secret that Canada is rich …

DTS:X: The immersive audio standard, explained

DTS:X is a next-generation surround-sound format designed to compete against Dolby Atmos. Here's everything you need to know.<p>Whether you call it "immersive audio" or the more nebulous "object-based audio," there is a new type of surround sound coming to a home theater near you. It's designed to let …

We Traveled 3500km To Sleep In A 5-Billion-Star ‘Hotel’ In Norway And It Made Our Jaws Drop

We drove my old rickety Ford Escort from Helsinki to Troms with my adventure buddy Mika-Pekka Markkanen. Then visited Senja and Lofoten islands and …