Nathan Loudin

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Ultralight 'super-material' is 10 times stronger than steel

A spongy new super-material could be lighter than the flimsiest plastic yet 10 times stronger than steel.<p>The new super-material is made up of flecks of graphene squished and fused together into a vast, cobwebby network. The fluffy structure, which looks a bit like a psychedelic sea creature, is …

Tokyo's solution to rogue drones? Drones with nets

Law enforcement agencies the world over are worried about the power of drones, and how nefarious types could use them for evil. Tokyo has decided that there's only one thing to be done about the problem, which is to form an anti-drone squad that'll apprehend rogue fliers in the air. Rather than …

Dji

20 Awesome Backpacking Trips

If you haven’t walked four to 16 miles on a trail lately, set up a tent, slept under the stars, woken up, drank coffee, and watched the world wake up …

Hiking

US town fears solar farms would 'suck up all the energy from the sun'

A proposal for a solar farm has been rejected by the town council in Woodland, North Carolina following public concerns.<p>Members of the locality …

Scientists say this simple psychological shift can help you achieve your goals

Fortunately, you'll have plenty of opportunities to redeem yourself, even before January 1, 2017.<p>The key? Be on the lookout for days that seem like transition points.<p>In doing so, you'll be harnessing the power of what researchers call the "fresh-start effect." Whenever we feel like there's a chance …

Is Multi-Millionfold Speedup Proof That Google Is Really Quantum Computing?

Controversial machine is 100,000,000x faster at certain problems<p>This week, Google announced a breakthrough that could prove its quantum computer is actually using quantum mechanics. When researchers gave the D-Wave 2X a carefully crafted test problem, the 1,000-qubit computer solved it 100,000,000 …

This NASA engineer has all kinds of insight into the real science of 'Star Wars'

"If one wanted to build a death star, you didn't build it by launching a bunch of stuff off a planet," Muirhead says, in a new video from Wired.<p>Instead of the Empire's way of putting together a massive planet-killing space station through slave labor and materials brought in from throughout the …

Why Jerks Succeed at Work, According to Science | Inc.com

Tales abound of jerks who changed the world with their brilliance.<p>Most notably, the late Steve Jobs led Apple to become one of the most successful companies in the world, despite being known as someone who shouted and cursed at employees and made derogatory remarks about their work.<p>You might assume …

Psychology

Nintendo's New 'Pokémon Go' Could Bring Augmented Reality To The Masses

Teaming up Google spin-off Niantic labs to let you catch 'em all IRL<p>Time to put the cards and handheld games away and go outside. But not because you’ve been cooped up too long: because next year outside is where you’ll find Pokémon.<p>The Pokémon Company, in conjunction with Nintendo and Google …

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