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Apple Watch may soon be powered by magnetic charging bracelets

Apple is planning a new magnetic charging bracelet for the Apple Watch, according to a filing seen on the FCC website.<p>The equipment is described as a "single frequency magnetic charger enclosed in stainless steel case with a two-pin cable bracelet" that comes with a "single inductive charging coil" …

Apple Watch

Opinion: This breakthrough in a type of photosynthesis could provide the world with unlimited energy

Imagine spaceships flying using the power of the sun. Imagine a new, potent generation of solar panels capable of producing unlimited amounts of …

Protons

10 Networking Troubleshooting Tools To Try Today

Network problems are issues that everyone has from time to time. It can get annoying when it happens but it is a part of our connected world. Fortunately, there are tools available that make it easier to diagnose and troubleshoot these kinds of problems so that our work can resume.<p>We asked members …

Command-line

Young Christians are leaving the church – Here’s why

A new, 2018 Pew Research Center Report polled a growing group in America: “religious nones.” This group describes themselves as “nothing in particular” when asked if they identify with a specific religious group. The vast majority are ex-Christians, and most are under the age of 35. Pew asked a …

Religion

37 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Ran Apple's Most Amazing Ad. Here's the Story (It's Almost Been Forgotten)

There once was a time when Apple wasn't quite yet Apple. But something else was.<p>When Steve Jobs ran Apple (both times), the company saw some of its most innovative moments in engineering and execution.<p>But it also showed off some of its most important ads and marketing tactics.<p>One of these campaigns …

Apple

The Satanic Temple Protested a Ten Commandments Monument in Arkansas With Its Baphomet Statue

Members of the Satanic Temple used a statue of the occult deity Baphomet to protest a Ten Commandments monument in Little Rock, Ark.<p>The 8.5-foot-tall …

16 Physics Jokes Every Science Lover Will Appreciate

We’re not just fission for laughs here.<p>Q: Why does a burger have less energy than a steak?<p>A: Because it’s in its ground state.<p>Einstein developed a …

Physics

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

iPad Slow? Learn How to Speed up iPad, Even Older Ones!

If you have an older iPad, you may have noticed that it's not as fast as it used to be and asked yourself, "why is my iPad so slow?" There are lots of different reasons why your iPad may be running more slowly than it did when you first bought it, and luckily there are just as many ways to speed it …

iOS

Why Aren't You Watching These Netflix Hidden Gems Yet?

Remember the feeling of flipping through channels aimlessly, and not landing on anything interesting enough to stop scrolling? Two hundred channels, …

You're Wrong About Evolution: This 6-Minute Video Explains How It Really Works

"We're not monkeys. We're fish."<p>If you're a vocal science lover, there's one question we're pretty sure you've been asked at least once: "If we …

One of our favorite home security cameras is on Amazon at its lowest price ever, today only

<b>UPDATE: And just like that, it’s sold out. Here’s a good alternative from the same brand that has some similar features:</b><p><b>EARLIER:</b> The YI Cloud Home …

Benefits Of Amazon Prime Membership: Here's Everything You Need To Know

Amazon Prime is only getting better. While Amazon recently raised the price of the much-loved service, it has also been slowly adding awesome new features to help make the increased price worth it. In fact, there are currently a ton of benefits to Amazon Prime — and you might find many of them …

Looking for Life on a Flat Earth

What a burgeoning movement says about science, solace, and how a theory becomes truth.<p>On the last Sunday afternoon in March, Mike Hughes, a sixty-two-year-old limousine driver from Apple Valley, California, successfully launched himself above the Mojave Desert in a homemade steam-powered rocket. …

Flat Earth Society

Why some scientists say physics has gone off the rails

Science<p>Has the love of "elegant" equations overtaken the desire to describe the real world?<p>The 20th century was a remarkably productive one for physics. First, Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity helped us view gravity not as a force but as a distortion of space. Then Max Planck, Erwin …

Physics

The 18th-Century Lady Mathematician Who Loved Calculus and God

The witch of Agnesi, you may be disappointed to know, is a curve that math students generally learn about in calculus class. It doesn’t look much …

Mathematics

Did Einstein really say that?

As the physicist’s collected papers reach volume 15, Andrew Robinson sifts through the quotes attributed to him.<p>Beyond his towering contribution to …

This poll asked Americans if they believe in God. The answers were fascinating.

20 percent of Christians don’t believe in the God of the Bible — but 17 percent of religious “nones” do.<p>“Do you believe in God?”<p>The question seems simple enough. But a Pew study released this week suggests that belief in God is far more complicated than a binary answer would suggest — and that …

General Relativity explained like you've never seen before

A super-quick, super-painless guide to the theory that conquered the universe.<p>scroll down<br>to begin<p>For 100 years, the general theory of relativity has …

Fact and Faith: A Meditation on Science and Religion with Alan Lightman

Join acclaimed author and notable MIT personality <b>Alan Lightman</b> as he discusses his newest book <i>Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine</i> (currently at …

Elon Musk just unveiled a giant tool SpaceX will use to build the biggest and most powerful spaceship in history

• <b>Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, revealed a photo on instagram of a giant tool that will help build "Big Falcon Rocket" spaceships.</b>• <b><br>The tool is a huge mold to create a carbon-fiber composite body for the spaceships, which could enable travel to Mars.</b>• <b><br>Carbon-fiber is stronger than steel and lighter</b> …

Space Travel

First four images from Virgin Galactic’s successful new test flight

We've had our first glimpse of Virgin Galactic's new test flight and it's out of this world.<p>Aiming to be the world's first commercial spaceline, …

“The Clock Is Ticking”: Inside the Worst U.S. Maritime Disaster in Decades

A recording salvaged from three miles deep tells the story of the doomed “El Faro,” a cargo ship engulfed by a hurricane.<p>I. “The Clock Is Ticking”<p>In the darkness before dawn on Thursday, October 1, 2015, an American merchant captain named Michael Davidson sailed a 790-foot U.S.-flagged cargo ship,</i> …

The richest American family hired terrorists to shoot machine guns at sleeping women and children

The Rockefellers took on the striking miners of Ludlow, Colorado but didn’t expect them to fight back<p>The bloody history of the American labor …

Mining

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Bill Gates

Curiosity rover: 2,000 days on Mars

<b>Nasa's Curiosity rover, also known as the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL), is celebrating 2,000 martian days (sols) investigating Gale Crater on the Red Planet. In that time, the robot has made some remarkable observations. Here are just a few of them, chosen by the Curiosity science team.</b><p><b>Looking</b> …

Tesla Week: EV Pub Cites Issues With Model 3 Build Quality But Positive Owner Reviews Persist

The Model 3 still gets a lot of rave reviews from owners but it doesn’t always fare as well with professional reviewers.<p>[<i>For the week ending Sunday March 11, 2018.</i>]<p>As Tesla approaches the 10,000 mark for Model 3s produced, a reality check may be in order, according to some car enthusiast …

Tesla Model 3

A Classic Formula For Pi Was Discovered Hidden in Hydrogen Atoms

Two years ago ... this was an amazing find.<p>Back in 2015, scientists found something amazing for the first time - a classic formula for pi hidden in …

Quantum Physics

Human intelligence can’t be transferred to machines

By Nathan Gardels<p>Nathan Gardels<p>Bio<p><i>This is the weekend roundup of The WorldPost, of which Nathan Gardels is the editor in chief.</i><p>Technologists across the world have frantically embarked on the quest to create a new species in our own image — general artificial intelligence with superior computational …

Opinion

Sci-Fi Short Film Explores What Happens When You Travel at Light Speed

Adam Stern and Artifex Studios present a new short film detailing the incredible story of astronaut Ethan Kane, the first person attempting to travel …