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10 Mind-Bending Discoveries In Physics

The study of physics is the study of the universe—and more specifically, just how the hell the universe works. It is without a doubt the most …

Using black holes to measure the universe’s rate of expansion

Radiation emitted in the vicinity of black holes could be used to measure distances of billions of light years, says researcher.<p>A few years ago, …

Higgs boson: Call to rename particle to acknowledge other scientists

<b>One of the scientists who helped develop the theory of the Higgs boson says the particle should be renamed.</b><p>Carl Hagen believes the name should acknowledge the work of others - not just UK physicist Peter Higgs.<p>The long-running debate has been rekindled following speculation that this year's Nobel …

“How can the brain understand itself?”

The host of the new show “Brain Games” tells Salon the organ’s biggest mystery, and how to make yours work better<p>David Sirota<p>April 22, 2013 7:00pm (UTC)<p>From studies about the spiraling costs of diseases like Alzheimer's to headlines about President Obama's recent push for more neurological …

Macro Photos of Insects with Water Droplets on Their Heads

Photographer Dmitriy Yoav Reinshtein shot these wonderful macro photos of insects with water droplets on their heads. The Tel Aviv-based photographer …

Home schooling in America

The issue of education is an ongoing debate in the United States.<p>Some parents believe in public schools, while others lean towards private institutions.<p>Then there are the two million children, whose mothers and fathers choose to teach them at home.<p>Home schooling is legal across the US but the …

CrunchWeek: Facebook’s Weird Home Commercial; Our Experiences With Google Glass, And Fibermania

The weekend is here, and so is another episode of CrunchWeek, the TechCrunch TV show where a few of us writers sit down for some real talk about the stories that dominated the tech world over the past seven days.<p>This week, Ryan Lawler, Greg Kumparak and I talked about Facebook Home’s weird new …

More “BadNews” for Android: New malicious apps found in Google Play

The code family used to push malware circulated as early as June 2012.<p>The family of Android malware that slipped past security defenses and …

Yahoo! Unveils Brand New iOS App, Including Built-In Summly Summaries

Yahoo! acquired startup Summly for somewhere around $30 million just one month ago, but it’s already bearing fruit. First, there was the Summly summarized version of its Q1 2013 earnings last week, and now there’s a brand new flagship Yahoo! iOS application out today (for U.S. users only for now) …

Google Glass for everybody a 'year-ish' away

Google Glass is the latest hot technology getting daily buzz, but it won't be coming to stores soon and it won't be cheap. Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt addressed the question of when consumers might be able to purchase the digital eyewear during an interview with the BBC: "It's fair to …

10 Million People Watch Netflix Without Paying

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>All that anecdotal password sharing we've been hearing about is more than just a few media savvy …

Is America giving the cold shoulder to the world?

Vice President Joe Biden boiled the Obama reelection victory down to a bumper sticker: "Osama bin Laden is dead. And General Motors is alive."<p>In other words, Obama was reelected, at least in part, because of his foreign policy and national security credentials.<p>But in his new book, "The Dispensable …