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This Revolutionary Chainless Concept Could be the World's Most Efficient Bike

<i>View the 4 images of this gallery on the original article</i>Anyone who's put serious mileage on a bike has surely experienced gear skips, slips, and …

We Can't Stop Watching This Viral Video of a Flamethrower-Wielding Drone

Drones, man. Has there ever been a term that defines such a wide variety of aerial vehicles? You've got military drones which rain death from the …

A lot of people swear kinesiology tape works, but science can't explain why

If you’re a fan of the Olympics or professional sports, you’ve probably seen athletes wearing patterns of brightly colored tape over their skin. Skillfully plastered over muscles and joints, this “kinesiology” tape bends and puckers with movement, and gives athletes a “super elite” appearance: the …

One night of sleep deprivation leads to increase in Alzheimer's protein

A new study has revealed a stark connection between sleep deprivation and increased deposits of amyloid-beta – peptides linked to Alzheimer's disease …

Too much sitting may thin the part of your brain that's important for memory, study suggests

If you want to take a good stroll down memory lane, new research suggests you'd better get out of that chair more often.<p>In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have found that in people middle-aged and older, a brain structure that is key to learning and memory is plumpest in those who spend the …

The Brain

Home Upgrades That Pay Off

No sugar coating here: The housing market is in trouble. But some experts say that it will start turning around as early as 2010. So while you’re …

Exercise Your Brain to Improve Memory in Retirement

Strategies to help retirees recall and remember people, places and things.<p>When retired professor Darlene Howard taught in the psychology department …

How does a fuel cell work, and should I buy a hydrogen car?

It was Welsh scientist and justice of the peace Sir William Grove who, in 1839, discovered the principle of producing electricity from an electro-chemical reaction between hydrogen and air.<p>He called it the 'gas battery', though what we now know as the fuel cell wasn't really a feasible electricity …

Energy

How to shrink the prostate naturally

Enlarged prostate or benign prostatic enlargement happens when cells in the prostate abnormally divide and multiply, causing the organ to increase in …

Breakthrough in Clean Hydrogen Production Technology

Pi is the key to a beautiful, impossible formula that shows math is scarily perfect

In high school, I studied advanced mathematics. This has two uses: Firstly, I can tell people that I once studied advanced mathematics. Secondly, I know about Euler’s equation.<p>Euler’s equation should not exist. A science fiction author would never imagine a formula so mind-blowingly perfect; it’s …

Mathematics

How Meditation Changes Your Brain, According To Science

Mindfulness and meditation are, as they say, "trending" these days, but with pretty good reason. You've probably heard a friend talking about the …

Tesla's massive Australia battery rakes in estimated $1 million AUD in a few days

The world’s largest battery storage project – Tesla’s South Australia battery – has not only helped stabilize the grid, but it could be quite …

Tesla

Learn How to Tell the Story of Your Idea

An essential part of success is being able to explain how your business will make people's lives better.<p><i>In this ongoing series, we are sharing advice, tips</i> <i>and insights from real entrepreneurs who are out there doing business battle on a daily basis. (Answers have been edited and condensed for</i> …

Entrepreneurship

ArcBlock, the World’s First Blockchain Ecosystem for Decentralized Applications, is Building the Foundation for Blockchain 3.0

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 3, 2018–<p>Robert Mao, former researcher with Microsoft Research, serial entrepreneur, and technology innovator, together with Flavien Charlon, the creator of Colored Coins, Open Assets Protocol, and Openchain, today announced the launch of ArcBlock, the world’s first …

Blockchain

'Professor bitcoin' and the rise of crypto-currencies

SAN FRANCISCO —Gregory Maxwell, a co-founder of the digital currency startup Blockstream, sat in front of a crowded room of Bitcoin experts and investors in a conference room of San Francisco's Kabuki Hotel this week and answered a question that many came to hear:<p>Should development of …

3 Stocks You Can Buy and Hold for the Next Decade

Long-term trends will sustain Kinder Morgan, Codexis, and Cheniere Energy for years to come.<p>Buy-and-hold investing is the best kind of investing. …

Investing

7 Things That Could Make Bitcoin Crash to $1,000 or Less

Bitcoin seems to do nothing but get more valuable, but it could certainly go the other way.<p>Bitcoin is up by roughly 1,800% in 2017 as of this …

Bitcoin

This Is The Worst Food To Eat For Breakfast, According To A Trainer

Eating breakfast is important. You want to start your day with protein and fiber-filled foods that give you long-lasting energy. But not all …

5 Bitcoin Rivals That Are Rapidly on the Rise

Bitcoin prices peaked at an all-time high of over $11,800 Sunday in one of the most dramatic value surges of any asset in living memory.<p>Today’s …

10 Amazing Exercises to Eliminate Low Bad Back Pain For Good

Back off, back pain! We’ve got some moves to put you to rest. So many people suffer needlessly with sore backs, tight backs, or other stiff muscles …

Best Men's Shoes: The Footwear Every Man Needs To Own

Ever wondered where to find the best men’s shoes? There are some shoes you buy because you love a trendy detail or their outrageous use of colour. …

What Can You Do with Blockchain? Here Are 4 Ideas to Consider

<i>By David Haimes, Sr. Director of ERP Development, Oracle</i><p>By now you’ve probably heard at least one description of what blockchain is, and that …

Blockchain

Top 15 Blockchain Implementations beyond Finance

<b>Blockchain for Social Good</b><p><b>1.</b> <b>Project Amply</b><b>: Revolutionize early childhood development:</b><p>Project Amply strives to revolutionize early childhood …

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect

Most of these are small, subtle changes in behavior, but they can have a big impact on how much other people respect you.<p>What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like …

How Breathing Calms Your Brain, And Other Science-Based Benefits Of Controlled Breathing

The science of breathing stands on quite ancient foundations. Centuries of wisdom instructs us to pay closer attention to our breathing, the most basic of things we do each day. And yet, maybe because breathing is so basic, it’s also easy to ignore. A brief review of the latest science on breathing …

Immune System

Stunning Aerosol Visualization Accidentally Captures the Ferocity of This Year’s Hurricane Season

A new simulation produced by NASA’s Data Visualization Studio packs four months of swirling atmospheric activity into a two minute clip that reminds …

That flipping robot sparks new warning from Elon Musk about an AI apocalypse

Boston Dynamics’ video of a humanoid robot executing a perfect backflip sparked a lot of dark humor, and now billionaire Elon Musk has responded with …

5 Surprising Facts You Need to Know if You Want to Improve Your Fitness

You'll gain weight before you lose it.<p>It's never a bad time to start getting into shape. Whether you want to work off some extra holiday calories, …