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Mysterious dark matter in inner Milky Way

It’s a tough measurement, but astronomers in Stockholm say they’ve proven dark matter exists in our part of the galaxy.<p>We knew there was dark matter …

What Real-Life Places Would Look Like With Futuristic Technology

Today's future is tomorrow's retrofuture. Russian artist Evgeny Kazantsev added massive transport planes, delivery drones, hovering bridges, and more …

Future of money: Cashless, cardless, paperless

Feb. 12, 2015 | by Dan Glessner<p>Technology is repainting the payments landscape. Given the complexity of the payments ecosystem in various countries, …

The Future Moves at Mach 6

On display for the first time on the East Coast, this revolutionary weapon – the Electromagnetic Railgun – uses electricity instead of traditional …

Space plane that could carry people anywhere in four hours another step towards completion

A plane that could one day fly anywhere in the world in four hours, and carry spaceships out of the atmosphere without using rockets, is another step …

Engines

Graphene structures created with 3D printing

Super-strong, super-light, durable-yet-flexible two-dimensional material graphene is often hailed as the wonder material of the future. Able to conduct both heat and electricity with great efficiency, its potential for use in electronics manufacturing is enormous -- OLEDs, batteries, transistors …

Nanotech

Dark matter is high on the list of possible discoveries in the next run of Cern’s Large Hadron Collider. However, depending on what dark matter actually is, shining light through walls might get there first<p>I’m reading Philip Pullman’s trilogy, <i>His Dark Materials</i>, to my daughter, and am again …

Physics

See the submarine NASA wants to send to Saturn's moon Titan

I think we can now officially say that NASA's real-life mission concepts have met, if not exceeded, the wildest dreams of Jules Verne and the other early futurists. Verne saw us flying around the world, traveling to the center of the Earth (not a great idea, it turns out) and to the moon, but I bet …

Seafloor

'More Exciting Than Higgs' - Upgraded Atom-Smasher On The Hunt For Supersymmetry

The newly revved-up Large Hadron Collider could discover a particle that’s even more exciting than the Higgs boson this year – the first supersymmetric particle.<p>The particle accelerator has been shut down for the last two years while scientists, engineers and technicians work on upping the power by …

Physics

Quantum Physics and the Abuse of Reason

<i>(Update: listen to my interview with Oxford professor Dr. Simon Saunders on this subject.)</i><p>Patriotism has been called the “last refuge of a …

What Will the Future of Molecular Manufacturing Really Be Like?

Molecular machines are nano-scale assemblers that construct themselves and their surroundings into ever more complex structures. Sometimes dubbed …

Nanotech

Hyperloop Is Real: Meet The Startups Selling Supersonic Travel

The majestic Senate majority leader suite in the U.S. Capitol was still Harry Reid’s in September when he eagerly scooched his leather chair across the Oriental rug to gaze at something that, he was told, would change transportation forever.<p>Former SpaceX engineer Brogan BamBrogan (yes, that’s his …

High-speed Rail

Light-bending silicon strips are the key to super-fast computers

No, that's not a barcode you're looking at -- instead, it's the likely future of computing. Stanford University researchers have developed an optical link that uses silicon strips to bend light at right angles, which future processors will likely need to transmit data at super-fast speeds. The key, …

Mode ABC: E wie Espadrilles Der aus Spanien stammende Sommerschuh besteht aus Baumwolle oder Leinen sowie einer charakteristisch geknüpften Hanf- oder Flachssohle. Ohne jegliche Schnürungen oder Verschlüsse gehört er zu der Kategorie "Slipper" und ist ein lässiger Schuh für den modernen Casual-Look.

14 Simple Productivity Resolutions for 2015 | Inc.com

Maximizing productivity is a goal often discussed but rarely reached. As a result, though entrepreneurs actively strive to make the most of their time--reading books, exploring productivity hacks, testing project management tools--too often they feel they've fallen short. Meanwhile, the to-do list …

How To Prioritise Your To Do List In 30 Seconds - THDC

Struggling to know what to focus on? Here’s something that might help.<p>Why is it a picture of my notebook?<p>Making it into a fancy graphic wasn’t the …

Effizientes Arbeiten im Home Office

Zuhause arbeiten bietet nicht nur Vorteile. Neulinge lassen sich schnell ablenken und bringen nicht genügend<p>Selbstdisziplin auf. Manchmal lässt sich …

7 Ways to Stay Motivated and Accomplish Anything | Inc.com

Does the start of a New Year renew your energy and motivation to achieve change? For most it does, but let's face it, no matter how driven you are, there will be times when your energy and commitment will ebb. Yes, it happens--even to the most motivated among us.<p>You may have a great plan for your …

Motivation

10 Ways You Can Use Your Mornings More Productively | Inc.com

Your morning is really the most important part of your entire day, as it sets the tone for what follows. If you are behind from the outset, your workday will be filled with tension and perhaps some panic. The best way to avoid this stress is to start out right. Here are 10 ways, in no particular …

Time Management

10 Surprising Things That Benefit Our Brain That You Can Do Everyday

Our brains are by far one of our most important organs. Here are 10 of the most surprising things our brains do and what we can learn from them:<p><b>1.</b> …

Tipps zum richtigen Wassertrinken

<b>Ohne Wasser ist kein Leben möglich.</b><p><b>Wassermangel ist Ursache vieler Beschwerden und Schmerzen</b> <br>(s. Hinweise und Links unten).<b><br>Schon ein</b> …

What Your "Working Memory" Does (and How to Give It a Tune-Up)

Working memory is like your brain's scratch pad, managing information as you go about your day. But our routine deluge of information can make us …

The Brain

WHO-Bericht: Gegen den frühen Tod gibt es einfache Mittel

Anzeige<p>Wie kann man die Gesundheit der Weltbevölkerung am schnellsten verbessern? Auf diese Frage gibt es natürlich keine einfache Antwort. Es gibt …

The False Memory Trap: How Our Brains Are Constantly Distorting The Past

Of the many stunning feats the human brain achieves on a daily basis, memory is definitely one of the strangest. As we chip away at the future, just …

7 ways meditation changes your brain and body

High-performing professionals of all sorts have talked about how meditation helps them deal with stress and succeed in demanding environments.<p>Prominent advocates include Twitter cofounder Jack Dorsey, Oprah Winfrey, and media pros like Dan Harris and George Stephanopoulos. Plenty of Wall Street …

Ab ins Bett!

Anzeige<p>Wie soll denn da noch jemand entspannt ein Auge zubekommen: Wenig Schlaf macht dick, fanden Forscher der Columbia University heraus. Also …

The 10 Easiest Ways To Reduce Stress

About 10 years ago, I made the decision to simplify my life. Initially this was driven by logistics, as my husband and I had moved from London to …

You Need To Know This Before Buying Bottled Water Again

When buying bottled water consumers are now advised to take a moment to ensure they’re not poisoning themselves. It’s very simple. All you need to do …