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Tech Has a Depression Problem

Start-up founders might seem like they've got it made, but long hours, isolation, and stress put them at risk of mental illness.<p>In 2011, a few months into starting Wahooly—a crowdfunding platform in which backers receive a share in the venture’s success—Dana Severson started to have bouts of …

Do You Want To Be A Millionaire?

<i>What separates self-made millionaires (including the super-rich) from those less financially successful? In a great many cases, the answer is “Millionaire Intelligence.”</i><p>There are quite a few ways to become a millionaire. Marrying money and inheritances are but two. However, to become a self-made …

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The Week In Numbers: Sad News For Life On Mars, Earth's Smallest Car, And More

<b>1.3 parts per billion</b>: the maximum concentration of methane in the Martian atmosphere, according to a new analysis from the rover Curiosity (sadly, this means the red planet is probably not home to living organisms)<p><b>260 million</b>: the number of surfaces in this astounding room designed by computer …

The Week In Numbers: A One-Way Trip To Mars, The Next Space Shuttle, And More

<b>$3.6 billion</b>: the funding a team of engineers needs to complete development of the Synergistic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine, a new type of engine that could make runway-to-orbit space missions a reality<p><b>2,656</b>: the number of times these three astronauts orbited Earth during their 166 days aboard the …

The World's Spookiest Weapons

Cyborg animals, psychotropics and flying lasers are just some of the terrifying weapons government labs have cooked up over the years<p>Atom bombs are just the beginning. In the last half-century, the greatest military minds on Earth have developed an arsenal of weapons to make mutually assured …

The First Affordable Home Security System That Can Think For Itself

"Your cat is just chasing a reflection. Maybe I shouldn't alert the homeowner about this. Or, wait...maybe I should."<p>Canary, a new networked home security system, was posted on Indiegogo this morning. There are lots of similar inexpensive systems out there--most notably the Dropcam--but we're …

The 10 Worst Places To Live In The Universe

And you thought 97 degrees F was bad.<p>Recently, we told you about an exoplanet that rains glass. <i>Sideways</i>. Which got us thinking: 1.) we will never complain about the weather here on Earth again and 2.) surely that's got to be the worst place to live in the entire universe. But no! With the help of …

5 myths about the moon

Moon myths, take that! Here are 5 of the most common myths about our moon explained.<p>We have full moons, blue moons, Harvest moons, supermoons and any …

Antibodies during pregnancy linked to autism

<b>UC DAVIS (US) —</b> Antibodies found only in mothers of children with autism cross the placenta during pregnancy and affect brain development.<p>The brain …

Autism

This Trike Motorcycle Concept Is Like A Big Wheel For Adults

<i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>There's something about being perched above three massive plastic wheels that imbues ordinary crybaby toddlers with a terrifyingly kick-ass, gelled-hair attitude. Unfortunately, there's something about adult trikes that is really, really uncool. Now designer Charles …

Astronomers Witness Birth of the Milky Way's Most Massive Star

Astronomers using the ALMA (Atacama Large Millimetre/submillimetre Array) telescope in Chile say they have witnessed the birth of the Milky Way's …

The Moon's Mystery: Scientists Debate How it Formed

How was our planet's satellite formed? Scientists are still searching for the answer.<p><b>It has taken centuries for scientists to settle on a creation story for our moon, the most popular of which is depicted on the July cover of National Geographic magazine. But as I learned at a recent lunch with</b> …

Solar System's Tail discussed During Online Media Briefing

Big Pic: The Solar System Has A Tail

We thought there was something back there, but we hadn't seen it till now.<p>NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) has caught a glimpse of something we've long suspected was there, but could never actually observe: Our tail.<p>Yep, our solar system definitely has one, and it seems to take the …

How To Opt Out Of AT&T's Plan To Sell Everything It Knows About You And Your Smartphone Use

Your smartphone knows a lot about you. It’s with you all the time. It knows which apps you use. It knows which websites you visit. And it knows your gender, your age, and even how fit you are. These are all things that advertisers would love to know about you, and smartphone companies are starting …

Forbes Tech

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Attention! 10 of the most popular iOS apps are free this week: http://trib.al/4dFxdOJ

The Translucent Macintosh, built in 1987, sold for $6,250 in an auction on Tuesday. It's easy to see the Translucent Mac as an early harbinger of the iconic fruit-colored iMacs. Take a look at the other iconic Apple products that were auctioned off: http://trib.al/an11OJm

This image is made with 139,000 cigarette butts. That's how many get thrown out every 15 seconds in the U.S. http://trib.al/PLO23j0