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The Sun may have had an 'evil twin' that wiped out the dinosaurs

While many have believed that an ill-placed meteor wiped out the dinosaurs, new research shows that may not have been the full story behind it.<p>It could have been the sun -- or at least the sun's brother.<p>According to a new research paper from a theoretical physicist at the University of California …

Physicists Are Mapping Out How to Make a Universe in a Lab

"Our cosmos could thus have been burped into being by the laws of physics alone."<p>Physicists aren't often reprimanded for using risqué humour in their academic writings, but in 1991 that is exactly what happened to the cosmologist Andrei Linde at Stanford University. He had submitted a draft article …

Dark Matter
Food

A New And Unusual Force in The Universe Just Got Even Stranger

The blackbody force is real.<p>New research has expanded on the discovery of a strange phenomenon called blackbody force, showing that the effect of …

Physics

Here's how you or your loved ones can spend the afterlife in space

Because we still have light years to go before otherworldly living becomes routine, we can totally see someone taking advantage of this erm, …

Ask Ethan: If The Universe Is Expanding, Why Aren't We?

One of the biggest scientific surprises of the 20th century was the discovery that the Universe itself is expanding. Distant galaxies recede from us and from one another more quickly than the nearby ones, as though the fabric of space itself is being stretched. On the largest scales, the matter and …

Black Holes
China

5 Crazy-Delicious Shrimp Recipes You'll Make Again & Again

From Greek Shrimp with Feta to Grilled Shrimp Tacos, these simple shrimp recipes will make any meal special. Just remember: unless you live on the coast and have access to fresh shrimp, it’s best to buy frozen shrimp. The “fresh” shrimp you see in the seafood case at the supermarket are almost …

Seafood

Why String Theory Could Be The Key to Uncovering The 'Theory of Everything'

Life, the Universe, and everything.<p>A central goal that modern physicists share is finding a single theory that can explain the entire Universe and …

Physics

Google's new #myAndroid Taste Test will help you give your device a makeover

Want to give your Android device a new look? Let Google give you a hand.<p>Google has a new tool called the #myAndroid Taste Test that aims to help you …

Apps

Travel industry worries about the second Trump travel ban

The second travel ban proposed by the<p>Trumpadministration, redesigned to better withstand legal challenges, is just as likely as the previous ban to reduce travel to the U.S., industry representatives say.<p>The latest executive order temporarily bans travel from six Middle Eastern countries and …

Israel
Health Care

It’s National Pancake Day, Which Means Free Pancakes From IHOP

If you love pancakes, you’ve probably had today marked on your calendar for some time: It’s National Pancake Day, which can mean only one thing: IHOP …

Applebee's, TGI Fridays, and Chili's are trying to claw their way out of a restaurant death trap

2016 was the worst year for the restaurant industry since the recession, according to data from industry tracker TDn2K. The year saw a 2.4% drop in same-store sales — the biggest decline in more than five years.<p>The weakest link in the industry was casual dining, which was the bottom performer in …

Food & Dining

A pizza place got super judgy over one pineapple-lover's order

If you love pineapple on your pizza, you might feel a little wounded these days (thanks, Iceland!). And things aren't getting any easier for you.<p>One …

Physics

Here’s why it’s so hard to deal with OCD, according to science

If you’re struggling with OCD ‘rituals’ such as washing your hands repeatedly, science has just thrown light on why it can be so hard.<p>OCD affects …

Blue Origin shows how 'New Glenn' rocket will fly and land

Yesterday Blue Origin showed off the BE-4 engine for its "New Glenn" rocket, and today CEO Jeff Bezos revealed its launch customer and an animation showing how it'll fly. Its new ship is capable of putting a 50-ton payload into a low-Earth orbit or 14 tons in a geosynchronous orbit and then landing …

Facebook reports the BBC to police for sending sexualised images of children

Facebook reported BBC journalists to the police after they provided, under request, sexualised images of children discovered on the social network's …

Social Media

Uber's 'hustle-oriented' culture becomes a black mark on employees' résumés

The brazen attitude that helped Uber soar is backfiring, and now employees looking for their next jobs are having to defend themselves to recruiters<p>David was attending “Uberversity”, the ride-hail company’s three-day orientation for new employees, when he was introduced to “the Uber way”.<p>The …

Résumés

iPhones could go OLED-only by 2019

Rumors say that the iPhone 8 will have an OLED screen. Could this become the new normal for Apple?<p>Goodbye LCD screens. Hello OLED?<p>Apple has reportedly considered moving its iPhones to OLED displays. And by 2019 every phone it releases could have an OLED screen, according to Korean-language …

Mobile Technology

HP Enterprise is buying a flash-storage company for $1 billion

HPE will also assume or pay out Nimble's unvested equity awards, which are worth about $200 million.<p>The cash part of the deal represents about a 45% premium to Nimble's closing price on Monday.<p>"This acquisition is exactly aligned with the strategy and capital allocation approach we've laid out," …

NYSE

McDonald's is transforming one of its most popular sandwiches into something new

The tenders are a twist on the McDonald's sandwich by the same name, the buttermilk crispy chicken sandwich, which has been one of McDonald's most successful food launches in the last couple of years.<p>The fast-food chain is testing the tenders at 138 restaurants in Charlotte, North Carolina.<p>"This is …

Food

Associated Press News

German police hunt for child killer who boasted of murder on dark web

Police in Germany are hunting for a man who is believed to have murdered a nine-year-old child and boasted about the killing on the internet.<p>The 19-year-old suspect, named by the German press as Marcel Hesse, allegedly posted a video about the murder on the “dark web”, an area of the internet that …

Middle East
Android News

Nest adds two-factor authentication to protect your data

Nest has finally launched two-factor authentication to prevent hackers from accessing your camera feeds or any other personal info. You can activate the feature under Account Security in the Nest app. If you do, you'll start getting a verification code through text every time you log into your …

U.S. Falls in Ranking of the Best Countries in the World

The United States has fallen to seventh place in a ranking of the best countries in the world.<p>The report, conducted by <i>U.S. News</i> in partnership with …

Wharton School