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17 Gorgeous Indian Hill Stations You Miss Out On Every Summer Because You End Up Going To Shimla

1. Coonoor Where: Tamil Nadu Source: Taj Holidays Said to be the quieter of the three Nilgiri hill stations, Coonoor is one of the most beautiful …

Night owls more likely to die earlier than morning larks, first study finds

Night owls, individuals who stay up late and struggle to get out of bed in the morning, are more likely to die sooner than morning larks, the first study into their death rates has found.<p>New research by the University of Surrey and Northwestern University in the US found that people who naturally …

Meditation Changes Your Brain In These 7 Ways, According To Science

Are you in the habit of breathing deeply and clearing your mind for five or ten minutes a day? It turns out that meditation and mindfulness training …

Even one night of bad sleep causes dangerous changes in your brain, a new study found

One of the most important things that happens when we drift off at night is a cleansing process: sleep helps remove toxins from the human brain.<p>Scientists recently found that even one night of sleep deprivation causes the buildup of a kind of protein that's known to make up the plaque that …

New Discovery Proves Jesus Was A Buddhist Monk Named Issa

The life story of the most famous person who has ever lived is, in fact, filled with a mysterious gaping hole. From the age of 13 to 29 there is no …

This Cancer 'Vaccine' Cured Tumours in Mice, And Human Trials Have Now Started

Yes!<p>An injectable "vaccine" delivered directly to tumours in mice has been found to eliminate all traces of those tumours, cancer researchers have …

Immunotherapy

Popular Beer and Wine Brands Contaminated With Monsanto's Weedkiller, Tests Reveal

By Zen Honeycutt<p>The past few years have revealed some disturbing news for the alcohol industry. In 2015, CBS news broke the announcement of a lawsuit …

Glyphosate

This London bench absorbs as much pollution as 275 trees

London has got a new ally in the fight against its air pollution crisis: hedge 2.0.<p>The CityTree is a strange mix of bench and hedge, but is very …

I gave up my IBM job to become an organic farmer—and learned a bitter truth

It was April 2004. I stood in the middle of the lush green field of <i>moong</i> (green gram) and looked around me. It was just before sunrise and the sky was turning a bright orange. The ground was damp and the leaves were shining with dew. My bare feet were muddy as I walked around gingerly, inspecting …

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Watch the formation of the universe and Earth in this cool time-lapse video

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The world’s first flying car you can buy is now on sale

The Dutch company PAL-V is now taking orders for the PAL-V Liberty Pioneer Edition, which makes it the world’s first flying car you can actually buy, reports CNBC. The PAL-V Liberty Pioneer Edition is on display at the Geneva International Motor Show in Switzerland this week. <b>It can hold two people</b> …

Flying Car

Flying cars eye takeoff at Geneva Motor Show

While also falling into the flying vehicle category, the modular Pop.Up Next is based on a radically different design.<p>The passenger capsule looks …

Goodyear Concept Tire Is A Rolling Stone That Does Gather Moss

People generally put air in tires. At Goodyear, tires put air into you.<p>Goodyear is keen to do its part in helping the environment. Being a company …

Here’s how much it costs to mine a single bitcoin in your country

So-called bitcoin mining is a hot topic of in the cryptocurrency world.<p>That’s chiefly because of the rising electricity costs associated with …

Bitcoin

MIT's thermal resonator generates electricity from the air's daily temperature cycle

Energy is all around us – we just need to work out how to tap into it. Now a team from MIT has developed a device called a thermal resonator, which …

How Fake Surgery Exposes Useless Treatments

Two weeks after my husband had a couple of stents installed in his coronary arteries, he awoke to this headline in the <i>New York Times:</i> …

Medicine

Solar Panel Prices Continue Falling Quicker Than Expected

<b>Published on</b> February 11th, 2018 | <i>by Zachary Shahan</i><p>0<p>February 11th, 2018 by <b>Zachary Shahan</b><p>Solar power prices have been dropping faster than people …

Huawei’s ‘FusionHome’ solar inverter really wants your house to come alive

Huawei’s first residential energy management system, the “FusionHome Smart Energy Solution”, is being launched in Australia, with availability this quarter.<p>Originally announced last year in June for Europe and shown off at Solar Power International in Las Vegas this fall, the new system is aiming …

America's National Defense Is Really Offense

From Strategic Culture<p>121220-N-ZN152-189 NORFOLK (Dec. 20, 2012) The aircraft carriers USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), USS George H.W. Bush (CVN …

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This Surprising Discovery Could Lead To Better Batteries In The Future

A collaboration of scientists met up at Brookhaven National Laboratory to track lithium ions with a new imagining technique. This work could lead to improvements in the engineering of batteries allowing them to be more powerful and last longer .<p>The scientists noticed an unexpected phenomenon in …

Clean Energy

'Measuring teacher effectiveness by exam results ignores what makes a good teacher'

Late last year, David Koretz published a book that exposes the fallacies behind using standardised test data as a means of evaluating teachers and …

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Electronic Warfare: The Part Of The F-35 Fighter Story You Haven't Heard

Modern warfare is waged largely on the electromagnetic spectrum. Although bombs and missiles get the headlines, they are just the kinetic step in a “kill chain” that relies heavily on electronic sensors and computers to detect, track, prioritize and target enemy assets. If the enemy is …

New double-pane quantum dot solar windows generate power with better efficiency

Researchers at an American national laboratory have now employed quantum dots for double-pane solar windows that offer shading, insulation, and, of …

How far is the Earth from the moon? Take a look yourself

The distance between London, where I live, and Oxford, where I used to live, is about 100 km (or 60 miles). It takes about 90 minutes by car and about 120 minutes by bus. I can easily make sense of that distance.<p>Harder to consider: the distance between the Earth and the moon, which is 384,400 km …

Astronomy

Here are the top 10 cryptoassets of 2017 (and bitcoin’s 1,000% rise doesn’t even make the list)

Bitcoin’s value grew by more than 1,000% in 2017, but that wasn’t enough to even place it among the 10 best-performing cryptoassets of the year.<p>In a breakout year for cryptocurrency trading, the biggest winners were Ripple, which is touted as a new kind of payment system for banks, along with less …

Cryptocurrency

A 1965 Study Revealed Sugar Causes Cancer—Why Was There a Cover-Up?

A new paper published in PLOS Biology this week brought to light a controversial 1965 study, funded by the sugar industry, that was never published …

A new vehicle has more energy capacity than a Tesla and more torque than a tank

Going Off-Road<p>With sedans, SUVs, semi trucks, and even buses being converted to run on electricity, it was only matter of time before off-road …

Stop shooting silver bullets and learn to trust our teachers again | Rebecca Allen

Auditing classroom performance is not actually possible and it makes no difference to pupils. Brave headteachers must say no<p>Teaching has always been a demanding job. Performing for five hours a day in front of a class is tiring, but add to that lesson preparation, marking, meetings and admin and …

Teaching