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These equations changed the course of history

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed …

Mathematics

Captain America's Training Plan

To look like a superhero on screen, you need to train like a superhero in the gym. These fitness tips from actor Chris Evans will make you stronger, …

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Scientists can now create liquid fuel from solar energy

The sun’s energy is already being harnessed in various ways: whilst photovoltaic cells convert sun light into electricity, solar thermal …

New Short Story: How GREAT Marketers Win at Digital Advertising

How can you help your brand knock out the competition and win customers’ attention?Sometimes great content and a solid content marketing strategy …

New Dwarf Planet 2015 RR245 Discovered In The Far Reaches Of The Solar System

Earth has a new neighbor, albeit a really distant one. On Monday, an international team of astronomers announced the discovery of a new member of the …

Firms Are Buying, Sharing Your Online Info. What Can You Do About It?

There are some big companies out there that you've probably never heard of, that know more about you than you can imagine.<p>They're called data brokers, and they collect all sorts of information — names, addresses, income, where you go on the Internet and who you connect with online. That information …

Pokémon Go Is Catching Us All — In Unexpected Ways

It's been an eventful weekend for Pokémon trainers — even without Team Rocket around.<p>After being released Wednesday, the mobile app Pokémon Go is currently the top downloaded free app, and the top grossing app, in both the Apple and Android stores.<p>The augmented reality game allows smartphone users …

South China Sea tensions: what you need to know

<b>Due to the pace of developments in the South China Sea, we're adding regular updates to this article. Last modification was on 11 August 2017.</b><p>China …

China

Nintendo shares up 53% as investors try to catch ‘em all

Investors are still trying to catch some of the runaway success of Pokémon Go, extending the gain for Nintendo shares to more than 50% in three trading days since the game was launched.<p>Nintendo’s shares rose 12.8% to ¥22,860 in Tokyo on Tuesday, taking total gains in the past three days to 53%. The …

Pokémon

12 Low-Carb Breakfast Ideas Under 300 Calories

<b>Cut carbs without cutting flavor.</b><p><i>For SELF, by Audrey Bruno.</i><p>Photo: Karina Carrel via cafedelites.com<p>Breakfast is more than just a meal -- it's a way of life. The right recipe will help keep you feeling happy and full straight on through to lunchtime. And having something tasty planned for your …

iOS 10 preview: Apple's software takes a big step forward

Rumor has it that Apple isn't going to reinvent the iPhone this year, but you definitely can't say the same about its software. iOS 10 was unveiled to the world late in the company's Worldwide Developer Conference keynote, and for good reason -- there were many, many new software features to unpack.<p>…

IRS sues Facebook to expose its creative accounting methods

The IRS filed suit in a San Francisco court Wednesday against Facebook to get information about the tech titan's tax arrangement in Ireland. Specifically, the agency wants documents detailing whether the social giant sold rights to its Irish subsidiaries cheaply in order to avoid paying the US' …

Privacy

Solar road technology comes to Route 66

Solar Roadways' dreams of sunlight-gathering paths are one step closer to taking shape. Missouri's Department of Transportation is aiming to install a test version of the startup's solar road tiles in a sidewalk at the Historic Route 66 Welcome Center in Conway. Okay, it won't be <i>on</i> Route 66 just …

Clean Energy

China finished the world's largest single-aperture telescope

For the past 53 years, Puerto Rico's Arecibo Observatory has been the king of radio telescopes. No more. China has just finished construction of its Five hundred meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST), which is 64-percent larger. That makes it the worlds largest single-aperture telescope -- the …

Puerto Rico

Six technological breakthroughs inspired by nature

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>Biomimicry is an incredible field that seeks to unlock nature's deepest, darkest secrets and then use them to solve human problems. Many of the scientific breakthroughs in biomimicry have far-reaching applications ranging from new medical technologies, to methods of space …

A Theranos Timeline

Elizabeth Holmes dropped out of Stanford to start Theranos in 2003, when she was 19. The company rose to prominence on the promise that it could detect health ailments at a low cost by testing blood drawn by the mere prick of a finger. Until a few years ago, the company had kept a relatively low …

China's Growth In Energy Demand Drops To 17 Year Low

China’s energy consumption grew at 1.5 percent in 2015, the lowest growth rate since 1998, according to the BP Statistical Review of World Energy.<p>In 1998, China had an economy that was ten times smaller, Shanghai’s Pudong business district was a ghost town, Hong Kong had just been handed over by …

Global economy 'grim' and G20 must step up to fix it: China | Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The global economic situation is grim and major economies must lead the way in tackling problems including sluggish growth and weak trade, China’s trade minister Gao Hucheng said on Saturday.<p>China's Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng (2nd L) attends the opening ceremony of the 2016 …

Essar Steel Minnesota's Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Another Victim Of The Chinese Steel Industry

Essar Steel Minnesota went into Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday as the State of Minnesota withdrew the state licenses for the taconite the company was preparing to mine. It might seem a little odd that an Indian owned mine in Minnesota will go out of business as a result of the Chinese steel …

Tesla CEO says he's working on another secret 'masterplan'

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, under pressure after a fatal crash involving one of his electric cars, went on Twitter Sunday to say he's working on …