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The Tesla Model S Is Officially The World's Quickest Road-Going Car And It's Awesome

Remember how 100-meter sprinting sensation Usain Bolt made history by shaving 0.14 second off his 9.72-second Olympic world record when he posted that earth-shattering 9.58-second time in Berlin back in 2009? What the newly updated pure electric Tesla Model S P100D has achieved is just as …

Luxury Lifestyle

SpaceX is about to try something 'potentially revolutionary' in the history of space travel

It's make or break time for SpaceX.<p>On March 30, pending agreeable weather, Elon Musk's rocket company will try to make good on its promise to slash the immense cost of launching stuff into space.<p>The goal is to re-launch and recover a first-stage booster, or lower half, of a 229-foot-tall …

Space Travel

Elon Musk wants to connect brains to computers with new company

Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk is launching a new company called Neuralink with the intention of connecting computers directly to human brains, according to a report.<p>The Wall Street Journal reported that the billionaire entrepreneur, whose other interests include sending humans to Mars, is …

Elon Musk

These Terrifying Alien Worlds Actually Exist

Of the exoplanets we've discovered, there are a couple dozen that scientists believe have the conditions necessary to harbor life. Then...there are …

Meet 'Professor X,' the AI genius who left his lab at Princeton to beat Uber, Google, and Intel at their own game

By the fall of that same year, Xiao, known as something of a risk-taker, had moved himself and his family from New Jersey to Silicon Valley, and raised some modest seed funding for his new startup focused on self-driving cars.<p>His startup, dubbed AutoX, has done its best to stay under the radar to …

US Scientists Have Cautiously Backed Permanent Gene Editing in Humans

A brave new world.<p>In a controversial move, a senior US scientific committee has given the green light to one of the most contentious forms of genome …

Astronomers discover 60 new worlds, find 'super Earth'

An international team of astronomers has found 60 new planets orbiting stars close to Earth’s solar system, including a rocky “super Earth.”<p>The experts also found evidence of an additional 54 planets, bringing the potential discovery of new worlds to 114.<p>One planet in particular, Gliese 411b, has …

IBM researchers have created an “impossible” molecule that could power quantum computers

Chemists hate being beaten by physicists at their own game. At IBM Research, physicist Leo Gross and his team have done just that.<p>Gross’s team made a triangular molecule that chemists have found impossible to produce by conventional chemistry. To rub it in even more, Gross and his colleagues may go …

Nanotech

Bill Gates: “If anybody says we don’t need the media, that’s a little scary”

The US news media are suffering from low levels of public trust and ongoing attacks from the reigning Republican party and White House. US president Donald Trump has called journalists “among the most dishonest human beings on earth,” saying he’s in “a running war” with them. Chief White House …

Donald Trump

Meet Kohh, Japan’s most enigmatic rap star

26-year-old rapper and artist Kohh endured a brutal upbringing – a father who committed suicide, a mother addicted to meth, his home in an area blighted by violence and drugs – yet it’s a childhood that, on a superficial narrative level, could be familiar to anyone with an interest in US hip hop. …

Call of Duty is returning to ‘traditional combat’

This should not come as an enormous surprise to fans of first-person shooters, but Activision is taking the Call of Duty series back to “its roots”. In a conference call to investors on Thursday, the publisher’s chief executive, Eric Hirshberg, and chief operating officer, Thomas Tippl, both …

Call of Duty

This year’s Call of Duty will go ‘back to its roots’

Is a return to World War II really happening?<p>This year’s entry in the Call of Duty series sounds like it will take a different approach than last year’s entry, <i>Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare</i>, and alter the trajectory of the franchise over the past few years. In an earnings release today, publisher …

20 HTML templates to give your web design projects a headstart

One of the hardest parts of jumping into a new project is knowing where to start. When it comes to web design, just tab into GT3 Themes. You'll get …

Web Design

Sorry, Einstein - Physicists Just Reinforced The Reality of Quantum Weirdness in The Universe

There's no avoiding that "spooky action at a distance."<p>One of the strangest phenomena you're likely to come across in all of science is quantum …

Astronomers Have Spotted a Black Hole So Ravenous, It's Pushing The Limits of Physics

The Universe's hungriest black hole.<p>Astronomers have discovered a giant black hole that's so hungry, it's been gorging on a star for more than a …

The 10 Best Web Development YouTube Channels

Updated April 29, 2018<p>YouTube makes it pretty easy to waste time. Hours can slip by as you watch skits or snicker at cat videos.<p>But if you’re ever on …

Tutorials

New Results From CERN Could Fill One of The Biggest Gaps in The Standard Model of Physics

How our Universe broke the rules of symmetry.<p>Of the many unanswered questions that stand in the way of the Standard Model of physics being able to …

Asteroid attack? Astronomers ponder fourth close pass of 2017

Yet another space rock is set to give Earth a close shave. We ask a professional sky watcher if we should be freaking out just yet.<p>For the fourth time since the start of 2017, a small celestial body will pass closer to Earth than the distance between us and the moon. Recently discovered asteroid …

Asteroids

The First Ever Blueprint For a Mind-Bendingly Massive Quantum Computer Has Been Released

"Life will change completely."<p>Scientists chasing the dream of quantum computing - technology that would grant us unprecedented processing power - …

Samsung to launch something on Feb. 26, but it probably won't be a phone

If it were any other February, we'd probably be waiting for Samsung to launch a new version of its flagship smartphone. But after the Note7 fiasco …

Reality Is Not What We Can See

Some physicists, mind you, not many of them, are physicist-poets.<p>They see the world or, more adequately, physical reality, as a lyrical narrative written in some hidden code that the human mind can decipher.<p>Carlo Rovelli, the Italian physicist and author, is one of them. Following his best-seller</i> …

Quantum Mechanics