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We Vastly Underestimated How Many Black Holes Are Lurking in Space

Gravitational waves don't lie.<p>When scientists finally detected the existence of gravitational waves last year, it wasn't just a landmark moment …

Npl, nodo velocità smaltimento resta anche dopo soluzione Mps, banche venete

MILANO (Reuters) - Il prossimo salvataggio di Monte dei Paschi e la liquidazione delle due banche venete alleggeriscono di circa 45 miliardi lo stock dei prestiti deteriorati italiani in carico al sistema bancario, ma la velocità di smaltimento dei rimanenti 300 miliardi lordi resta pur sempre un …

Are We Living In A Computer Simulation?

You need to have a serious conversation with the people you know who voted for Trump

On November 8, 2016, nearly 60 million Americans left their homes, travelled to their designated polling stations, and voted for Donald J. Trump to …

Reinventing Explanation

The Babylonian Map of the World is one of the world's oldest extant maps, dating to 600 BCE. It's a crude map, difficult to read at a glance, but …

What one swing state can teach us about political polarization in America

North Carolina’s electorate, facing multiple contentious elections, is starkly divided by race, income and, increasingly, education.

I Just Want Nate Silver to Tell Me It's All Going to Be Fine

Evan has a habit. He's not ashamed of it, but he doesn't want to reveal too much about himself, lest his colleagues learn how he's spending so much …

Why Ada Lovelace Day matters

Ada Lovelace Day celebrates women in science, highlighting role models to inspire the next generation<p>Happy Ada Lovelace Day everyone! Today is a day to celebrate inspirational women in science, technology, maths and engineering, in the hope that by shining a light on such people and increasing …

Link between health spending and life expectancy: US is an outlier

This post was originally published on August 3, 2016. It was updated on 26 May 2017.<br>Our World in Data presents the empirical evidence on global …

Demographics

Create your own VPN server

<b>The use of VPNs is actually quite common around the world for a number of different reasons.</b> Companies do it to enable their employees to dial into …

Linux

Everything you need to know about the Chilcot inquiry into the Iraq War

The Iraq Inquiry, dubbed the Chilcot Inquiry, is set to be published at around 1130 a.m (BST) on Wednesday. It is one of the most highly-anticipated political reports in Britain's history.<p>The 2.6 million word document is the culmination of a huge investigation that was launched by former Prime …

Tony Blair

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

Your Heart Will Melt When You See “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Characters As “Calvin And Hobbes”

"It's a magical universe, BB-8, ol' buddy. Let's go exploring!"<p>"It struck me that she probably did that as a child and that's when the Calvin and Hobbes image flashed in my head," Kesinger said.

Astronomers discover the biggest thing in the Universe

There's some pretty big stuff out there in the Universe, but how big is the biggest? According to a team of Hungarian-US scientists led by Prof Lajos …

Understanding statistics through interactive visualizations

I Fooled Millions Into Thinking Chocolate Helps Weight Loss. Here's How.

“Slim by Chocolate!” the headlines blared. A team of German researchers had found that people on a low-carb diet lost weight 10 percent faster if …

A Word is Worth a Thousand Vectors | Stitch Fix Technology – Multithreaded

Standard natural language processing (NLP) is a messy and difficult affair. It requires teaching a computer about English-specific word ambiguities …

Could the LHC make an Earth-killing black hole?

Spoiler: NO, not a chance. Now find out why.<p><i>“There is, I believe, in every disposition a tendency to some particular evil, a natural defect, which</i> …

In Birmania la guerra più sconosciuta e lunga del mondo

di Fabio Polese<p>A- A+<p><b>Oo Kray Khee (Karen Sate) –</b> La partenza è fissata per le sei del mattino in punto. E’ ancora buio e, nel parcheggio del piccolo …

Pluto, Europa missions could reveal alien life

Two ice worlds, Pluto and Europa, are closer to being explored by robotic spacecraft, and could be our best bets for finding extraterrestrial life in …

The 7 Most Successful Ways to Make a Small Space Seem Less Claustrophobic

Let's face it, as cozy and sweet as a small space can feel, it can also sometimes feel like the walls are closing in. With winter on the way, you'll …

Small Spaces

31 Tiny House Hacks To Maximize Your Space

Just because your house is small doesn't mean you can't live large.

5 Strategies for Decluttering a Small Space

It is a lot harder to keep an apartment or small house organized and tidy — but it is critical that you do so. It only takes one pile of papers and …

Minimalism

19 Hacks for the Most Fab One-Bedroom Ever

So you’ve upgraded from that studio apartment and you’re rockin’ a fancy shmancy one-bedroom. We’re here to help you maximize your living space, so you’ll have even more room for those impromptu Beyoncé dance parties. While your apartment may be short on space, that doesn’t mean it has to be …

5 Must-Haves for Neat & Organized Small Spaces

Living in a small space can be wonderfully rewarding: Fewer possessions to weigh you down, carefully-chosen items that you love by necessity, and …

A 24-Year-Old Transport Engineer Is About To Free Her City From Car Ownership

Now, they're set to rub their transportation superiority in our faces.<p>Finland's capital, Helsinki, is about to launch a program that could virtually eliminate car ownership and give its residents the ability to plot an on-demand commute from their phones.<p>It's mostly the vision of Sonja Heikkilä, a …

What the 'marshmallow test' can teach you about your kids

<b>(CNN) —</b> The premise is simple: You can eat one marshmallow now or, if you can wait, you get to eat two marshmallows later.<p>It's an experiment in self-control for preschoolers dreamed up by psychologist Dr. Walter Mischel. While the rules of his experiment are easy, the results are far more complex …

Everything you wanted to know about the ECB's latest monetary policy (but were afraid to ask)

Once again, a great deal of confusion surrounds the European Central Bank's current policy objectives as well as the nearterm action expectations. …