Shreyas Gokhale

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A New Game Show Helps Contestants Pay Off Their Student Loans

In this 20-minute video, two mathematicians play Monopoly and work out how to win at it...using math.<p>The mathematicians are Dr. Hannah Fry and Matt …

Student Finance

Why Iceland's women are leaving work at precisely 2:38 p.m.

Thousands of women left work at 2:38 p.m. in Iceland on Monday to protest the gender pay gap in the country.<p>In Iceland, women earn 14 to 18% less than men, which means on an average eight hour work day, women are essentially working for free after 2:38 p.m, according to labor unions and rights …

What is the best time of day to take vitamins?

When to take a supplement depends largely on what kind you're taking. But make sure you really need to take one in the first place.<p>If you've ever …

Wellness

New solar cell turns CO2 into burnable fuel

US-based researchers have engineered a new solar cell that can convert atmospheric carbon dioxide directly into usable hydrocarbon fuel using only …

NASA has employee to smell objects to be sent to space

NASA has employed George Aldrich for nearly 40 years as its 'Chief Sniffer' to smell every object before they can be flown into a space shuttle. …

Boat that folds up like a suitcase developed

A Belgium-based startup has developed a $1,110 boat called 'Onak' that folds up as a suitcase and unfolds in 10 minutes. Made from the startup's …

Rare condition lets woman 'write' on her skin

A two-minute video features 27-year-old UK woman Louise Sara who is able to write on her skin due to a medical condition called "dermatographia." The …

Online used-car dealer introduces VR to browse cars

US-based online used-car dealer Vroom has introduced virtual reality enabled system which lets users examine cars, open doors and inspect specific …

Stay Informed

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Phones

What If The World Went Vegetarian

A four-minute video lists the effects of the world turning vegetarian. Posted by YouTube channel 'AsapSCIENCE', the video explains that reducing meat …

Kishore Kumar sang song in male and female voice

Indian singer and actor Kishore Kumar has sung both, the male and female parts of a song in the 1962 film 'Half Ticket'. Kumar convinced the film's …

Video describes Earth a billion years from now

According to a six-minute video, after a billion years, the Earth would see a "mass extinction" and a spike in the number of species that had …

Leonardo DiCaprio pranks Jonah Hill

Oscar-winning Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio appeared to prank fellow actor Jonah Hill in New York when he pretended to be a "crazed fan" by …

World's biggest hotel to have 10,000 rooms

The Abraj Kudai hotel in Mecca is set to become the world's largest hotel by room count once it finishes construction, as it will have 10,000 rooms. …

Inside Area 404: A look at Facebook’s new 22,000-square-foot hardware lab

Facebook wants you to know it makes hardware, too.<p>Facebook is known as a software company, and rightfully so: It makes a ton of money building software to power mobile apps that sell mobile ads it then shows to billions of people around the world.<p>But Facebook is also a hardware company, and it now …

From Plump to Waif: 500 Years of The 'Perfect' Female Body

. 1 of 26<p>The Ideal Body 2 of 26<p>If you want to know what sort of women were highly desirable for much of human history before, say, the cotton gin or …

Women's News

A Gold-Leaf Brain Lights Up With the Awesome Complexity of Neurons

Ready to get really <i>really</i> meta? A new installation at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, open June 25, displays what happens in your brain—while …

Romance of the Seas: Strange Mating Habits of the Seahorse

Weird Animal Question of the Week<p>From daily dances to male pregnancy, these fish are unique in life and love.<p>A romance tip from fish?<p>Well, not just any fish. Thanks to Samm Newman Hernandez, who asked about seahorses—their life spans, sizes, and how they mate—Weird Animal Question of the Week …

Fastest electric car goes 0–100 kmph in 1.5s

The Academic Motorsports Association Zurich has built the world's fastest electric car 'grimsel', which can accelerate from 0–100 kmph in 1.5 …

BMW unveils transparent Mini concept car

German automobile major BMW unveiled its transparent concept car 'Mini Vision Next 100' in London on Thursday. The car's most notable feature is the …

What Really Happens When You File for Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is a last resort for people and businesses, including Gawker Media, the company that owns this site. Many companies, like United Airlines …

Why did Microsoft spend £18bn on LinkedIn? Because social networking is for grown-ups now

When you hear the words “social media”, what are the first thoughts that come to mind? Irritating ones, most probably. There are the syrupy couples oversharing their impossibly cherubic toddler’s antics - my Facebook feed is crawling with them. The friend who does nothing but tweet pictures of …

Social Media

Meet Betty of Milton Keynes, Britain’s first robotic office manager

She is punctual, tireless, and always looking to learn new skills.<p>Meet Betty, Britain’s first robotic office manager who has been let loose on an workplace in Milton Keynes to see how well she can integrate with staff.<p>Programmed with the latest artificial intelligence software, Betty will spend the …

Adios apt and yum? Ubuntu’s snap apps are coming to distros everywhere

More secure replacement for debs coming to Fedora, Arch, Debian, and more.<p>Ubuntu's "snappy" new way of packaging applications is no longer exclusive …

Linux