Chris Foley

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Will Earth Appear Habitable to Alien Astronomers? --NASA: "Ocean Glint May be a Clue" (Today's Most Popular)

“The LCROSS spacecraft observed the Earth and made statements about ozone in Earth’s atmosphere and also liquid water,” said lead researcher Tyler …

The complete guide to listening to music at work

If you’re reading this article at work, there’s a decent chance you’re wearing headphones.<p>It has never been easier to tune in to your own customized soundtrack—or more necessary to tune out your open-office coworkers, cubicle mates, and fellow coffee-shop denizens. But not all music is created …

Soundtracks

What You Think You Know About the Web Is Wrong

If you’re an average reader, I’ve got your attention for 15 seconds, so here goes: We are getting a lot wrong about the web these days. We confuse …

Marketing

Scientology’s Vanished Queen

After the wife of Scientology leader David Miscavige disappeared from public view, in 2007, those who asked questions were stonewalled, or worse. Now interviews with former insiders provide a grim picture of Shelly Miscavige’s youth, marriage, and fall from grace—and an assessment of her fate.<p>Say …

What really happens in Schrödinger’s box? – Adrian Kent

In 1909, Ernest Rutherford, Hans Geiger and Ernest Marsden took a piece of radium and used it to fire charged particles at a sheet of gold foil. They …

A New Thermodynamics Theory of the Origin of Life

Why does life exist?<p>Popular hypotheses credit a primordial soup, a bolt of lightning and a colossal stroke of luck. But if a provocative new theory …

Physics

Supernova erupts in nearby galaxy

One of the nearest stellar explosions observed since 1987 could soon be visible with binoculars.<p>Last night, light from a supernova explosion reached …

The 7 Most Intriguing Philosophical Arguments for the Existence of God

Nietzsche is famous for saying that God is dead, but news of The Almighty's demise may have been greatly exaggerated. Here are some of the most …

Catalog Advertises NSA Toolbox

After years of speculation that electronics can be accessed by intelligence agencies through a back door, an internal NSA catalog reveals that such …

Surveillance

10 Legit Burgers You Can Make at Home

Few other things give us as much a sense of comfort as burgers. But our love of burgers exceeds our interest in eating that quantity of beef. Here …

Start here: the best apps for all your new devices

Contributors:<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> Start here: the best apps for all your new devices<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>Christmas morning is over. The fire is roaring with wrapping paper, broken candy cane pieces litter the phone, and you've just opened a brand-new gadget. Maybe it's a …

All the “next Silicon Valleys”: A world map of aspiring tech hubs.

The New Silicon Valleys<p>Places journalists have called the "New Silicon Valley."<p>Austin, Texas<p>Venturebeat.com<p>"One estimate has it that one-third of the …

Tony Hsieh Las Vegas: Can the Zappos billionaire turn Vegas into a tech Utopia?

Tony Hsieh has a vision for Las Vegas—and it doesn’t include glitz, gambling, sex, or Celine Dion. Instead, the fabulously wealthy founder of Zappos …

Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Was Learning How to Code

And what I’ve learned from teaching others<p><b>Before you learn to code, think about what you want to code</b><p>Knowing how to code is mostly about building …

Watch Microsoft Unbox The Xbox One Themselves

I’ve never quite understood the tech community’s fascinating with unboxing videos of new products. Maybe it’s the equivalent of a titillating technological strip show, or maybe they didn’t get enough Christmas presents as a kid.<p>But whatever the case, it’s a trend that’s here to stay in the YouTube …