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Are You Angry About Social Security's Long-Term Outlook? If Not, You Should Be

You have every right to be ticked off at the way Congress has handled Social Security's imminent problems.<p>When the Social Security Act was signed …

Retirement

Harvard researchers made an origami Pokéball that safely captures delicate sea creatures

Researchers at Harvard University have devised a real-life Pokéball, but it’s not to collect otherworldly creatures for battle. Instead, they’re working with marine biologists to capture little-studied sea creatures in a way that does not harm them.<p>Their cutting-edge technology is inspired by …

Harvard

Lovense Smart Sex Toys Controlled By Amazon's Alexa

Why Is This Important?<p>Is there anything Alexa can't do? Apparently not. You can now pleasure your partner <i>without</i> even being in the same room as them thanks to a series of sexy new Alexa commands.<p>Long Story Short<p>Lovense, the creator of Bluetooth sex toys, is on a mission to bring Alexa into the …

Amazon Echo

7 Real Estate Tools Entrepreneurs Should Know About

When I was 19 years old, I bought my first rental property. At that age, I had a lot to learn and teach myself as I started managing my first property. Eventually, I was able to grow my investment into an actual business and leave a corporate job to co-found Influence & Co., and I still own and …

Real Estate

Tempting? Private Jet Flights For Just $280...

I recently had the pleasure of chatting with the delightful Zander Futernick about his private jet venture that promises to change the face of …

Florida

A flying snake robot code-named DRAGON. What could go wrong?

Boston Dynamics' robot hell hounds may be scary, but at least they can't fly. But if you thought you could evade the robot apocalypse by taking to the skies, well, we have some bad news for you.<p>Scientists from the University of Tokyo have created a transforming drone code-named "DRAGON". That name …

Robotics

What Is Kratom? How the Plant Could Help Fight the Opioid Crisis

But a federal ban could stunt research.<p>While Kratom is heavily discussed in niche communities on YouTube and Reddit, the herbal drug is still …

Medicine

Deadly Cashew Nut Oil Is Poised to Take On Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs

They're so toxic they can rip your skin apart on contact. But that virulence is what makes them perfect candidates for a new wave of …

Microbiology

Brain to Brain Communication Breakthrough

Researchers at the University of Washington have completed the first “noninvasive human-to-human brain interface”, allowing one researcher to control …

The Brain

Elon Musk is a total fraud

One disastrous tweet has finally revealed Elon Musk for what he is: a fraud.<p>Enraged that a British cave diver called his idea to rescue the Thai …

Tesla

Wrinkles, Hair Loss Successfully Reversed In Potential Breakthrough New Genetic Experiment On Aging

Scientists have successfully reversed two of the most common and visible effects of aging by 'turning off' a specific gene, in a new study on lab …

hair loss

This $213 Train Ride Lets You See America's Most Beautiful Bucket List Sites

With its vast deserts, lush national parks, and bustling cities, there's a long list of attractions that belong on a U.S. bucket list, and travel …

San Francisco

This Is the Effect Working Out Has on Your Bones

How active you are as a kid affects your bones forever.<p>Bone is a living tissue that reacts to the stresses we place on it. Every year, about 10 percent of our oldest bone matter is expelled from the body and replaced by fresh bone, and exercise and sports can make that incoming fresh bone denser …

Indiana University

This robot will draw and erase anything on your walls

Scribit is a drawing robot that can turn your walls into a work of art. The little bot raised over $1.6 million on Kickstarter, crushing the …

Robotics

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Chemistry

After plastic straws, this entrepreneur wants plastic toothbrushes to disappear

People are turning against plastic straws. Christina Ramirez wants them to think about another piece of plastic they use every day -- the toothbrush.<p>The movement to ban plastic straws is being backed by big businesses like Starbucks (SBUX) and McDonald's (MCD).<p>"I've been waiting for this moment for …

Pollution

How Can Cities Succeed in the 21st Century? Focus on Community.

How Can Cities Succeed in the 21st Century?<p>Enterprising workers are moving to cities in droves. But as economic forces threaten to pull us apart, transforming work and life as we know it, we must embrace community and pave the way for a rising generation of entrepreneurs.<p>Illustrations by Doug John …

Los Angeles

Google Earth for iOS receives handy measure tool to calculate distance and area

Google Earth on iOS has been updated with one of the most requested features: a measurement tool.<p>Announced in a blog post, Google shared that after previously coming to Chrome and Android, it has brought the popular feature to iOS.<p>Ever wonder how far your hometown is from the North Pole? Or maybe, …

Google Earth

Amazing things happened when 206 ugly vacant lots in Philly were landscaped

<b>A new study measured the mental health of Philadelphia residents before and after blighted lots had been converted into green spaces.</b><p>Almost one in …

Mental Disorders

L.A. Company Wins China Hyperloop Deal

SHANGHAI—A Southern California technology company has clinched a deal to build China’s first hyperloop, a ground-transport system that can potentially achieve supersonic speeds.<p>Hyperloop Transportation Technologies of Los Angeles said Thursday that it would build the hyperloop in the Guizhou …

High-speed Rail

2,018 drones take to the air as Intel sets yet another world record

Intel's Shooting Star drones continue to hit new heights, with their latest outing culminating in yet another record for the computer hardware turned …

Unmanned Aircraft

I've Been to 100 Caribbean Islands—This Is the One I Always Recommend

The Caribbean is synonymous with idyllic white-sand beaches and azure water, but for traveler and journalist Ashlan Cousteau, that's just one of the …

Caribbean

Google Fuchsia could replace Android and Chrome OS in the next five years

• A new report citing sources inside Google has revealed new information about the company’s possible Android and Chrome OS successor — Fuchsia OS.<br>• Fuchsia is being designed to run on Pixel phones, smart speakers, Chromebooks, and beyond, as well as third-party mobile devices currently powered by …

Chrome OS

Terrafugia's first flying car should finally go on sale in 2019

Terrafugia's Transition flying car has been in development purgatory for years, but it's finally here... almost. The company has announced that the first production models of the Transition will go on sale sometime in 2019. While that does sound like a long way off, it does provide a more concrete …

Flying Car

85% of Tampons Contain Monsanto's 'Cancer Causing' Glyphosate

Glyphosate, a widely popular herbicide that has been linked to cancer by the World Health Organization's cancer research arm, was detected in 85 …

Agriculture

"I Was a Starter Wife": Inside America's Messiest Divorce

In the middle of her headline-grabbing divorce settlement from Elon Musk, Justine Musk reveals the truth about her marriage to the multimillionaire cofounder of PayPal, Tesla Motors, and SpaceX.<p>In the late spring of 2008, my wealthy entrepreneurial husband, Elon Musk, the father of my five young …

Black Tie

Scientists Discovered a Quadrillion Tons of Diamonds Hidden Deep Within the Earth

"Diamond is not a particularly rare mineral."<p>Adorning an ear or encircling a finger, a natural diamond is synonymous with luxury. The average cost of …

Earth Science

Larry Page invests in another flying car startup

Google cofounder Larry Page is so serious about flying cars that he just poured a bunch of money into a second startup focused on the technology.<p>Page invested an undisclosed sum in Opener, which unveiled a single seat, electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft called BlackFly this week.<p>Page …

Flying Car

Amazon Has a $17 Dent Puller That Might Save You a $200 Trip to The Auto Body Shop

<b>From BGR:</b><br>If you have a tiny ding in a door or anywhere else on your car, there’s a good change you can take care of it without an expensive trip to …

Genius