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3D-Printed House Finished in a Day, Costs Less Than $10,000

Print your home like a movie ticket.<p>In the near future, suburbs might be built using a combination of high tech wood and volcanic ash. But a recent …

Nonprofits

This Incredible Virus Attacks Brain Cancer And Actually Boosts Our Immune System

The first therapeutic virus to pass the blood-brain barrier.<p>A study attempting to show that viruses could be delivered to brain tumours has delivered …

A free, teacher-less university in France is schooling thousands of future-proof programmers

Paris<p>When you walk into École 42, a teacher-less coding school in Paris, a few things leap out at you: a killer collection of provocative street art, including an illustrated condom machine at the front desk; iMacs as far as the eye can see; and a palpable buzz from the roughly 1,000 students …

Silicon Valley

This black hole is being pushed around its galaxy by gravitational waves

<b>By Sarah Kaplan</b>, <i>The Washington Post</i><p>Black holes are the big bullies of space. They’re so massive that their gravity doesn’t let any light escape. The …

Lisa Kudrow explains why "Friends" won't have a TV comeback, and it's so sad

Well, this isn’t good news. Lisa Kudrow teases a real-life <i>Friends</i> reunion, but at the same time, shuts down any hopes of a TV comeback.<p>Clearly, “I’ll …

How to Become a Millionaire - It's Not out of Reach for Many Americans

Steps to Become a Millionaire<p>For Many Americans It's Not Out Of Reach<p>Updated March 03, 2018<p>If the headline of this article "How To Become a …

Personal Finance

Scientists Have Confirmed a Brand New Phase of Matter: Time Crystals

Constant motion without energy.<p>For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals - strange crystals …

Physicists Have Found a Metal That Conducts Electricity But Not Heat

Defying one of the most fundamental laws of conductors.<p>Researchers have identified a metal that conducts electricity without conducting heat - an …

Physics

ASUS made a beefed-up Raspberry Pi rival that plays 4K video

It seems ASUS is gearing up to give Raspberry Pi a run for its money. The Taiwanese manufacturer has quietly released its own single-board computer to rival the popular British company – and it’s quite the beast.<p>Although the Tinker Board follows the Pi form factor rather closely, it ultimately …

Lessons From a Dog Park: What Your Dog Can Teach You About Public Speaking | Inc.com

Our four-legged friends have a great deal of wisdom to offer. It seems offices and businesses are realizing the merits of our canine family members and even welcoming them into the workplace.<p>If you're tired of public speaking coaches and TED Talks bombarding you with ideas about how to communicate …

Public Speaking

Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Blew a Hole in Earth's Crust

A huge chunk of the planet was liquified in the explosive impact event.<p>About 65 million years ago, a space rock six miles wide came hurtling towards …

Mysterious blue sphere spotted zooming past Sun by NASA satellite

This 'UFO' was first captured by NASA'S SECCHI STEREO HI1 satellite on November 15.<p>A set of photographs taken by a NASA satellite apparently depicts …

Astronomers just discovered one of the most massive objects in the universe hiding behind the Milky Way

Through the thick fog of our own galaxy, astronomers have spotted an ultimate prize: one of the largest known structures in the universe.<p>Called the Vela supercluster, the newly discovered object is a massive group of several galaxy clusters, each one containing hundreds or thousands of galaxies.<p>"I …

Smoking’s effects on genes revealed for the first time ever in horrifying study

The full extent of the genetic damage that smoking does to our genes has been revealed for the first time.<p>Smoking just one pack a day can lead to 150 …

Pilot Wave Theory Video Will Make You Totally Rethink Quantum Mechanics

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman has been quoted as saying that it’s safe to say “that nobody understands quantum mechanics.” But even …

Quantum Mechanics

The psychological trick that makes it harder to pay off your credit cards

Unlike your typical mortgage or car loan, credit cards are a door to open-ended debt. There exist no standard repayment plans, no deadlines to keep you on track. Beyond a token minimum each month, you’re free to mail in as much or as little money as you like.<p>It turns out that the human mind is …

Personal Finance

Why First-Born Children Are Smarter, According to Science

New research points to how parents change over the years.<p>There's a lot of research out there surrounding the order in which children are born. Studies indicate that firstborns hold certain advantages; for example, firstborns tend to have a higher I.Q. than their siblings and generally earn more …

Five Independent Signs Of New Physics In The Universe

Since the Large Hadron Collider at CERN turned on, it’s brought with it an incredible slew of results. Large numbers of rare, exotic and unstable particles have been created, and their decays have been measured to unprecedented precision. The Higgs boson has been created and observed to have a mass …

Physics

Nintendo wants all third-party games on the Nintendo Switch

Nintendo finally unveiled the successor to the Wii U <i>and</i> 3DS — the Nintendo Switch. Interestingly, Nintendo won’t just be showing off its own games before the release. In the press release, the company announced that it has partnered with most of the big video game companies. For once, Nintendo …

These are Chicago's most lucrative coding languages

It's no longer a secret — learning to code is now one of the most valuable career skills available.If you have even the slightest interest in …

Programming

Faraday Future Is Finally Unveiling Its Incredibly Hyped Car

Faraday Future, the electric car startup backed by Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, will unveil its first production vehicle at CES 2017, the same …

Why It’s So Hard To Make A Video Game

For most of their lifespan, video games look like grey boxes and compromises.<p>It doesn't have to be hard to make a video game.It doesn't have to take years of labor, months of overtime and a team of hundreds to make a dot on a screen move and jump towards a goal. But stacked against games like …

First-ever baby born with DNA from 3 people

A controversial technique that uses DNA from three parents has resulted in the first-ever birth of a child, a team of American scientists in Mexico confirmed Tuesday.<p>The technology allows parents with rare genetic mutations to have healthy babies and, while not approved in the United States, is …

Hubble image: Dormant black hole, in a word, is gargantuan

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Hubble Space Telescope has given scientists their sharpest-ever look at a known galaxy containing an enormous black hole.<p>The supermassive black hole is in a galaxy called NGC 4889, one of several in the Coma Cluster, officials said Thursday.<p>According to NASA, every galaxy has a …

Universe

24 Ways Ordinary People Can Achieve Extraordinary Success | Inc.com

Last year, I contacted the most successful people I know. I interviewed them on my blog, and then compiled those interviews into a book, <i>Just Like You: 24 Interviews of Ordinary People Who've Achieved Extraordinary Succes</i>s.<p>You can download the book for free on Amazon until February 22.<p>Here are 24 …

Motivation

Physicists Test Classic Paradox 'Maxwell's Demon' with Beams of Light

New experiments revisit a classic paradox of thermodynamics.<p>In 1867, renowned physicist James Clerk Maxwell wrote a letter to fellow physicist and middle-name enthusiast Peter Guthrie Tait in which he outlined a thought experiment that seemed to allow for the violation of the second law of …

Everything you need to know about the groundbreaking gravitational waves discovery

A LIGO experiment has confirmed Einstein’s theory of ripples in spacetime, ushering in a new era of astrophysics<p>About 1.3 billion years ago two black holes swirled closer and closer together until they crashed in a furious bang. Each black hole packed roughly 30 times the mass of our sun into a …

Einstein May Be About to Be Proved Right—Again

Relativity’s wacky predictions for how matter, space, and time behave have been proved correct, 100 years straight.<p>If recent rumors are true, scientists have finally detected gravitational waves—shockwaves rippling through space and time itself.<p>Albert Einstein first proposed the existence of …

Here's how long it would take to visit the closest star in our galaxy

There are many possible answers to this question — some very simple, others in the realm of science fiction. But coming up with a comprehensive answer means taking a lot of things into consideration.<p>Unfortunately, any realistic assessment is likely to produce answers that would totally discourage …

Space Travel