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How to Get Started Canning and Pickling Food

It's delicious. It's healthy. What are you waiting for?<p>For most of human history, preservation was a survival mechanism. Fermenting and pickling, among the oldest forms of cooking we know, kept us from getting sick. Over millennia, we developed simple, almost instinctual techniques as varied as the …

The Camless Engine of the Future Is Almost Ready for the Real World

Koenigsegg's Freevalve technology gives 47 percent more torque, 45 percent more power, uses 15 percent less fuel, 35 percent fewer emissions. And a Chinese car should be the first to get it.<p>Chinese car brand Qoros tried to conquer Europe before, but they are no Geely just yet. While the brand is …

We Might Save the Internal Combustion Engine by Flipping It on Itself

Engineers hope to stave off the death of the internal combustion engine by perfecting the opposed piston design.<p>It's commonly understood that the internal combustion engine has to die. Nations have considered banning fuel-burning vehicles beyond a certain future date, though none of these proposals …

Could underwater farming feed the world?

Ocean-bound entrepreneur envisions ecological restoration and economic revival.<p>Worldwide, farmland consumes an area roughly the size of Canada and the United States put together. It takes that much land to produce enough fruits, vegetables, and grains to feed the world, to say nothing of the …

The hibernation science in ‘Passengers’ is not far from reality

Suspended animation may help us survive interplanetary travel, but it won't keep us alive for 120 years<p>Before humans travel to another planet—and that day may be coming soon—a question will need to be answered: How will astronauts spend their time on a months- or years-long interplanetary voyage?<p>In …

Space Travel

Mahabharata

The <i>Mahabharata</i> is an ancient Indian epic where the main story revolves around two branches of a family - the Pandavas and Kauravas - who, in the …

A magazine once polled millions on the presidential election — and got the results dead wrong

Conservative websites, though, have been focusing on less reliable surveys as "shock polls" showing a narrowing race (so much so that the right-leaning Federalist had to debunk the practice this summer).<p>But to those looking at less savory surveys, remember this: Alf Landon never became president of …

Off-The-Shelf Hacker: The Microcontroller Revolution Is Just Getting Started

We received pretty good response from the “This Story was Composed on a $9 Linux Computer” column last week, which featured the low-cost CHIP board. …

Microcontroller

In 1898, Nikola Tesla Predicted Drone Warfare

Nikola Tesla was both of his time and ahead of it (he has a car company named after him, after all). Besides his contributions to altnerating current …

The Shameful Foundation of the Clintons' Power

The stated mission of the Clinton Foundation, set up at the end of Bill Clinton’s second term in the White House, is to “alleviate poverty, improve …

Mercedes’ next vehicle is a 20-foot luxury electric Maybach that you’ll “want to drive yourself”

The future of luxury cars isn’t all about flashy vehicles that drive themselves, at least that’s what Mercedes and Maybach want the super-rich to believe.<p>The Daimler-owned company unveiled a new electric car concept, the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6, on Aug. 19. The “6” actually represents how many …

Maybach

N.H. Attorney General Accuses Drug Companies Of Blocking Opioid Probe

New Hampshire's attorney general claims five drug companies are stifling an investigation into how they market opioids. The allegations are the latest in a string of legal actions that aim to hold drug companies accountable for a spike in opioid abuse.<p>Transcript<p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:<p>New Hampshire's …

New Sensor Brings LIDAR Vision to Tiny Microchips

The sensors, created by MIT, would cost only $10 each to produce.<p>LIDAR, a method of detecting and mapping environments using light, is a lot like radar on steroids. LIDAR sensors bounce laser beams off the world around them. The wavelengths of light are about100,000 times smaller than radio waves, …

Wireless 'Neural Dust' Could Monitor Your Brain

Sand-sized sensor implants give instant feedback from nerve cells<p>Science fiction that features wires connecting brains to computers might now be obsolete. Wireless powered implants, each smaller than a grain of rice, could serve as "neural dust" that can one day scan and stimulate brain cells. Such …

University of California

Ray Kurzweil Explains Why Radical Life Extension Will Be Better Than You Think

According to Ray Kurzweil, we’re approaching a time when humans will begin to radically extend their lifespans. This sounds good on the surface, but …

A Brief History Of Olympic Nudity From Ancient Greece To ESPN

As <i>ESPN The Magazine</i>‘s annual ‘Body Issue’ released this July revealed, nudity still has the ability to sell magazines–even if <i>Playboy</i> no longer agrees. Eight years ago, the magazine’s first attempt at a special issue celebrating the semi-naked bodies of athletes was originally a means to counter the …

Ray Kurzweil Outlines the Coming Biomedical Revolution

Will we live longer lives in the future? According to Ray Kurzweil, it’s only a matter of time until technology begins successfully tackling …

Singularity

Machine learning helped create a new map of the human brain (Tomorrow Daily 396 show notes)

Machine Learning

Nottingham researchers show novel technique that can 'taste' DNA - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to selectively sequence fragments of DNA in real …

North Korea is raking in nearly $1 billion from online gambling sites

Cho Hyun-chun, the chief of South Korea's Defense Security Command, said this month that its neighbor to the north was running online gambling operations and other businesses that bring in roughly $866 million per year, according to a report from United Press International.<p>Yu said the hackers …

North Korea

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange: 'No Proof' Hacked DNC Emails Came From Russia

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told NBC News on Monday that "there is no proof whatsoever" that his organization got almost 20,000 hacked Democratic National Committee emails from Russian intelligence —adding it's what's in the emails that's important, not who hacked them.<p>In a Skype interview …

Decline And Fall Of Supporters Of The Iran Deal

When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came to speak to Congress and the American people to warn of the danger of Iran's nuclear program, and the shortcomings of the agreement negotiated by the Obama administration, Hillary Clinton's pick for her vice president, Senator Tim Kaine was among …

Metabolism Boosting Foods For The Obese

Individuals who have a sluggish metabolism may be obese since their systems keep the greater part of the meals they consume as body fat. If an …

Most doctors seem to time-travel to the 1800s when it comes to nutrition

For over 30 years, dietary fat has been seen as a major cause of heart attacks, strokes and cancer. This has been a health catastrophe. Ancel Keys’s ‘Seven Countries’ study, first published in 1970, brought about the widespread idea that we should all eat a low-fat, high-carb diet for optimal …

U.S. now has bigger recoverable oil reserves than Saudi Arabia or Russia

The United States has overtaken industry giants Saudi Arabia and Russia in recoverable oil reserves, an international study released Monday says.<p>The U.S. is sitting on 264 billion barrels, 8 billion barrels more than Russia and 52 billion more than Saudi Arabia, the dominant member of the …

Oil

Your air conditioner is making the heat wave worse

The heat wave that barbecued the Midwest this past week is pressure-cooking the East Coast this weekend. With temperatures and humidity indexes hitting triple digits, city dwellers have no choice but to keep thermostat settings low and energy consumption high. But we need air conditioning because …

The Bicycle Problem That Nearly Broke Mathematics

<i>Editor’s Note (7/29/16): An earlier version of this story contained several biographical inaccuracies and did not give Jim Papadopoulos a chance to</i> …

Data Storage Breakthrough Could Store the Library of Congress on a Dust Mite

The densest data storage device ever invented.<p>Using this new data storage technique, you could fit the entire Library of Congress on a cube smaller than a dust mite—or the size of George Washington's pupil on a one dollar bill.<p>A team of nanoscientists led by Sander Otte at Delft University of …