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5-Ingredient Parmesan Garlic Spaghetti Is What Solo Dinner Dreams Are Made Of

I am not exaggerating when I say nothing brings me more joy than the combination of pasta, garlic, and parmesan cheese. My undying love for that comfort food paired with my busy schedule means I make this parmesan garlic spaghetti recipe more often than I'd like to admit, and once you try it, I'm …

Recipes

Inventor Ray Kurzweil believes we’ll be able to extend our lives ‘indefinitely’

Inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil thinks that technology will eventually help us reach immortality, at least in some form. He considers death to be “a great robber of meaning, of relationships, of knowledge” and believes that, over time, the human race will overcome disease and aging to allow us …

STEVEN UNIVERSE Writer Branches Out With Sci-Fi Romance In CURVEBALL

Credit: Jeremy Sorese (Nobrow)<p>Jeremy Storese has garnered attention writing KaBOOM!'s <i>Steven Universe</i>, and now he's creating a world of his own with</b> …

Loneliness May Warp Our Genes, And Our Immune Systems

Loneliness has been linked to everything from heart disease to Alzheimer's disease. Depression is common among the lonely. Cancers tear through their bodies more rapidly, and viruses hit them harder and more frequently. In the short term, it feels like the loneliness will kill you. A study suggests …

Psychology

How To Reboot 'Star Trek' For Modern Television

Close<p>Thanks to J.J. Abrams, <i>Star Trek</i> is back and now, possibly, bigger than ever. Regardless of whether you love or hate the new films, their success …

Yahoo!

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Online Life

Pokemon with guns is just a bit more violent than Blue Version

When you think about it, is giving children a gun <i>really</i> any worse then sending them out alone into a place where they can run into an animal who can …

Pokémon

Silk Road founder gets life for creating online drug site

NEW YORK (AP) — A San Francisco man who created the underground drug-selling website Silk Road was sentenced Friday to life in prison by a judge who …

Wolfram has created a website that will identify any image you throw at it

And it's learning as you do it<p>One of the most amazing things you can do with Wolfram Alpha is ask it what planes are overhead. If you're on your phone, it will pull your location, then cross reference that with a database of flights, including their altitude, angle, and even their flight number and …

Bill Nye launches Kickstarter to fund the LightSail solar spacecraft

The Planetary Society's LightSail spaceship is due to blast off into space on May 20th as part of its first test flight. However, the craft's primary mission is currently slated for 2016, and the organization needs extra funding to get it off the ground. To pull the feat off, Bill Nye launched a …

'Destiny' video game creators seek to atone for missteps

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creators of "Destiny" are ready to unleash the wolves.<p>When the latest expansion to the hugely ambitious but frequently …

No caper: Bruce Wayne dethroned for armor-wearing Batman

Move over, Bruce Wayne: There's going to be a new Batman fighting crime in Gotham City for DC Comics, and instead of a cape, he'll wear a manga-style …

This terrifying video was filmed with the world's first self-powered camera

This video isn't just a little bit terrifying, it's the product of a prototype camera that can continually power itself — without using a battery.<p>When a camera sensor is exposed to light, the pixels use photodiodes to generate an electric current. That helps the sensor measure the intensity of the …

Chili Colorado Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Chili Colorado is the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them. Recipe developer Rick Martinez's mom's chili Colorado, to be</i> …

Cooking

Researchers demonstrate quantum entanglement, prove Einstein wrong

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 of physical reality, calling it "spooky action at a distance".<p>According to theory, quantum entanglement occurs …

Quantum Physics

Argentine archaeologists find secret Nazi lair in jungle

Stone structures in the remote region of Misiones are thought to be the ruins of a hideout build by Nazis, in case their leaders needed to flee Germany<p>A team of <b>Argentine</b> archaeologists investigating a series of ruins in the jungle, close to the border with Paraguay, believe they have discovered a</b> …

How our brains create 'mental time travel' - Futurity

Neuroscientists call high fidelity memories "mental time travel." Experiments reveal new information about the brain during these moments.

A 3D-Printed Car Inspired By The Leaf Of A Plant

German engineering firm EDAG took inspiration from the leaf of a plant for its 3D-printed Light Cocoon concept car, which debuts at the Geneva Motor Show, open to the public through March 15.<p>Rather than printing the entire body shell of the vehicle out of a rigid composite material, as startup …

Sony might be letting users beta test the next PlayStation 4 update

Sony is working on the PlayStation 4's next software update, and for the first time it looks like some users will get a chance to try it out before the company pushes it to everyone. According to an alleged screenshot of an email from Sony that <i>Polygon</i> received, some participants in the PlayStation …

Brisket 101: Do You Know the Difference Between Texas Brisket and Regular Brisket?

There's brisket, and there's Texas brisket. Read on if you're confused about the difference.

Who's hiring lots of Apple employees? Carmaker Tesla, that's who

When Apple employees hit the road for other places of employment, a popular destination is Tesla Motors.<p>The maker of high-profile electric cars has hired more than 150 people from Apple across a range of expertise, including engineering and legal, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Tesla has hired more …

Tesla

This case transforms your iPad's screen to make typing easier, and it looks like magic

Touch screens are designed for tapping and swiping, but typing has not been their strong suit. A startup called Tactus Technology is looking to change that.<p>Tactus is getting ready to release its Phorm accessory for the iPad mini — a combined case and screen protector that enables small "finger …

Journal commentary warns that using a tablet or smartphone to divert a child’s attention could be detrimental to “internal mechanisms of self-regulation”<p>Using a smartphone or iPad to pacify a toddler may impede their ability to learn self-regulation, according to researchers.<p>In a commentary for the …

Boston University

3 Kettle Bell Moves To Transform Your Body

Leanne Shear of Uplift Studios in New York's Flat Iron district shows how it's done.<p>Uplift Studios, a women's-only gym in Manhattan was launched three years ago with an ethos of bringing fun into fitness—without sacrificing good form—through strengthening, sculpting and high intensity training …

Workouts

Microsoft's HoloLens explained: How it works and why it's different

Microsoft has a vision for the future, and it involves terms and technology straight out of science fiction.<p>But are we actually glimpsing that future? Yes and no.<p>Microsoft's HoloLens, which the company unveiled at its Redmond, Wash., headquarters on Wednesday, is a sleek, flashy headset with …

Augmented Reality

The World's Hottest Smartphone Company Just Unveiled A Tiny, Dirt-Cheap Roku Competitor

The Mi Box Mini runs on Android and supports Dolby DTS audio and 1080p output to TVs, which means you'll be able to stream in full HD. It comes with its own Bluetooth remote and is available in a ton of different color options including red, orange, purple, blue, and yellow.<p>It's much smaller than …

Apple’s new Swift language experiences ‘meteoric’ growth

Apple surprised developers with its new programming language, Swift, at WWDC 2014 but it hasn’t taken long for the developer community to get behind what will soon be the replacement for Objective-C.<p>In the latest programming language popularity rankings from RedMonk, Swift has shot up from the 68th …

Elon Musk gives $10M to fight killer robots

Intelligent robots and computers intent on destroying mankind may sound like science fiction to most of us.<p>But to Elon Musk it's a real threat. That's why he's donating millions to ensure that Artificial Intelligence technology remains safe for humanity.<p>Musk, the founder of both Tesla Motors (TSLA) …

Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk Says He's Going To Build A 5-Mile Hyperloop Test Track, Probably In Texas

Musk said on Thursday that he plans on building a five-mile Hyperloop test track so that companies and student teams can "test out their pods." He says this test track will likely be built in Texas.<p>Though Musk introduced the Hyperloop idea, he handed it off to a crowdfunded team of about 100 …

This Hack For The Perfectly Shaped Fried Eggs Just Changed Breakfast Forever

Fried eggs should be easy, right? The perfectly cooked fried egg requires only a few basic necessities, like a non-stick pan and medium heat, and you're pretty much golden after that. You can follow some other techniques, like covering the pan halfway through to fully cook the whites, adding a few …