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The Voyager Golden Record Finally Finds An Earthly Audience

The Golden Record is basically a 90-minute interstellar mixtape — a message of goodwill from the people of Earth to any extraterrestrial passersby who might stumble upon one of the two Voyager spaceships at some point over the next couple billion years.<p>But since it was made 40 years ago, the sounds …

Space Exploration
Astronomy

A physics genius reveals the smartest way to inspire a child's love of math and science

Theoretical physicist and one of the world's leading string field theorists, Brian Greene came by to discuss how to get kids fired up over science.<p>Greene is the co-founder of the World Science Festival, which has a new initiative called "City of Science" which is a 5-event series. The third event …

Physics

Scientists followed 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here's what they learned about success

Follow thousands of super-bright kids for four and a half decades and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest …

Quantum Living: Join The Mitochondrial Epigenetics Revolution: Turn on Your Powerhouse Potential with Intracellular Respiration And Exercise

Did you know that you can have your DNA designed to ensure that you have a happy, healthy, strong, powerful and a highly attuned body that enables you to be your own hero or heroine while being a champion in your own life?<p>Let's rock your world with the Mitochondrial Epigenetics Revolution, which …

10 best German beers

Clinking steins of beer, raucous singing, noisy oompah bands, plates of sausages and well-worn liederhosen: if you want to tick off German clichés …

This Interactive Game Is The Reason My Daughter (Finally) Likes Science

Maybe video games have a bigger role in STEM education than we thought.<p>When I watched kids play the intergalactic science adventure game Blue Apprentice in a video I could almost see the neural connections forming in their brain.<p>So I put it to the test on my seven-year-old daughter (who would …

Education Technology

Our brains use 4 steps to solve math problems — and the discovery might change education

Ever wondered how your mind deals with complex sums and multiplications?<p>A new study has imaged how the brain's activity levels change while taking on serious math problems, and reveals for the first time that there are four distinct neural stages involved in coming up with a solution.<p>Two different …

Mathematics

Obama Signs Controversial GMO Food Label Law

President Obama has signed a new law that would require all food labels to declare for the first time whether the item contains genetically modified ingredients.<p>Just how clear those labels are, however, is up for debate.<p>The new law, signed Friday and supported by the food industry, pre-empts a …

Agriculture

4 Ways Successful People Learn More

Successful people never stop learning.<p>Most people are inherently inquisitive. I spend a lot of time talking with our team about the value of curiosity. But over time, we can become set in our ways. Sometimes it seems easier to shrug off a new concept or task that appears difficult than to invest …

10 Epic Drives in the U.S. National Parks

Pack your hiking shoes, your camera and some camping gear, because some of the most epic drives in the United States are hidden inside National Parks …

National Parks

Ignoring science to convince the public that we’re doomed by climate change

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website.<p>Summary: The news has become stranger since the climate policy debate has decoupled from the IPCC. …

Climate Change

The 7 biggest problems facing science, according to 270 scientists - Vox

Science is in big trouble. Or so we’re told.<p>In the past several years, many scientists have become afflicted with a serious case of doubt — doubt in the very institution of science.<p>Explore the biggest challenges facing science, and how we can fix them:<p>Academia has a huge money problem<br>• Too many …

Sprint launches new tool to help parents decide when to buy kids a smartphone

Sprint today has launched a new website to help parents decide when it is the right time to buy their kids a smartphone. The website features a handful of facts to consider, as well as videos and a quiz to help parents make the decision.<p>Interestingly, Sprint cites an Influence Central survey that …

Cellular Networks

Want Successful Kids? Science Says Do This

The trick to raising smart (and successful) kids is to start developing their thought processes early.<p>We all know that our brains are the most malleable when we're young. The trick to raising smart (and successful) kids, then, is to start developing their thought processes when they're still at …

Self-improvement

The Best Cable Modems for Improved Home Internet

Stop paying your ISP money to rent a crappy modem by taking control of your broadband connection with one of these picks.<p>Far too many people pay their ISP to rent a sub-standard modem. In the long run, these craptastic modems will cost you much more than buying something that'll give you faster …

Wi-Fi

Want Your Kids to Be Successful and Happy? Research Recommends This Parenting Style

A new study asks adults about how they were parented to uncover the best way to raise successful kids.<p>When it comes to folk wisdom on how to raise happy and successful kids, we all do the same thing. We look at the families around us and try to identify what's working, and what's not. Then we …

New malware can live inside any USB device undetected

It turns out that the stalwart USB thumbstick, or any universal serial bus device, isn't as trustworthy as once thought. A pair of security researchers has found we need to worry about more than just malware-infected files that are stored portable drives, and now need to guard against hacks built …

Viva Las Vegas (on a low-roller's budget)

Hey, big spender - think a weekend in Vegas means blowing your life savings at the blackjack table? The glittering Strip may conjure up images of slick card dealers, Dom Perignon, and Demi Moore rolling around on a hotel bed covered with hundred-dollar bills, but you can live it up in Sin City on a …

Travel

10 Tips to Avoid Speeding Tickets

Richard Diamond's advice will help you to steer clear of encounters with the highway patrol, and to fight that speeding ticket when you get one.<p><b>"The motorist is a source of revenue," says</b> Richard Diamond. And it's become his life's obsession to change that.<p>By day, Diamond is the managing editor at</i> …

Newport Beach