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Dubai deploys tiny robot cars to police city streets

Police in Dubai have unveiled a small autonomous car that will patrol the streets in the Gulf city.<p>The miniature vehicles, which measure up to around waist height, come just weeks after the city recruited its first robotic officer.<p>The first patrol cars are set to report for duty before the end of …

NASA Now Has Its Own GIF Channel, And It's The Happiest Place on The Web

Yay!<p>Merry Christmas - these are the GIFs that keep on giving. NASA has one of the greatest collections of historical images and video on the planet. …

Financial Services

Self-healing nano-spacecraft could reach Alpha Centauri in 20 years

With our current technology, it would take a conventional spacecraft over 18,000 years to reach the nearest star, Alpha Centauri, but calculations …

Engineering

Voters Overwhelmingly Pass Soda Tax in These Major Cities

Voters in four major cities have approved taxes on sugar-added beverages—an indication that more taxes from local governments could be in the …

China Launches Rocket That Can Land People on the Moon

The Long March-5 made its maiden voyage into Earth orbit last week.<p>Imaginechina via AP Images<p>Will Sabel CourtneyView Will Sabel Courtney's …

Oil Prices Fluctuate as Trump Win Sinks In

They're not sure if they should zig or zag.<p>Toru Hanai—Reuters<p>Aaron Favila—AP<p>Tomohiro Ohsumi—Bloomberg via Getty Images<p>David Gray—Reuters<p>Wang …

Stock Markets

Recycling Space Junk for Missions to Mars

One of our sadder legacies from nearly six decades of space exploration is a chain of orbital debris surrounding Earth. Some pieces are as small as …

Mexico's Richest Man Lost $5 Billion After Trump's Victory

Carlos Slim shed more than 9% of his wealth.<p>Toru Hanai—Reuters<p>Aaron Favila—AP<p>Tomohiro Ohsumi—Bloomberg via Getty Images<p>David Gray—Reuters<p>Wang …

Stock Markets

Classic Interiors That Stand the Test of Time: Why They Work

(Image credit: McGrath II)<p>What is it that makes some rooms utterly timeless? The type of space that feels comfortably classic yet up-to-date at the …

Brain implant allows partially paralysed monkeys to walk again

Prospect of radical new therapies for people with spinal injuries is raised by implant, the first shown to restore walking ability in paralysed primates<p>Partially-paralysed monkeys have learned to walk again with a brain implant that uses wireless signals to bypass broken nerves in the spinal cord …

California just legalized marijuana, and it's going to have a huge impact on the economy

California is the world's sixth largest economy, only outpaced by the US (as a whole), China, Japan, Germany, and the UK. The Golden State's economic output for 2015 came in at $2.46 trillion.<p>Let's be clear: We're talking about a single US state economy compared with those of entire countries. …

Exit Polls: NBC News' Analysis of 2016 Votes and Voters

What are the early exit polls saying about why Americans voted the way they voted?<p>The exit polling data are throwing up a real puzzle for elected officials and political analysts alike — voters are pretty clear they're unhappy with government, but they don't know how they want to change it.<p>More …

What Happens When Galaxies Collide?

We don’t want to scare you, but our own Milky Way is on a collision course with Andromeda, the closest spiral galaxy to our own. At some point during …

NASA Says It'll Be Announcing "Surprising Activity on Europa" Next Monday

Let's all try to manage our expectations.<p>NASA will be holding a press conference next Monday to present new findings about "surprising activity on …

Astronomy

Could turmeric really boost your health?

<b>Bold health claims have been made for the power of turmeric. Is there anything in them, asks Michael Mosley.</b><p>Turmeric is a spice which in its raw form looks a bit like ginger root, but when it's ground down you get a distinctive yellowy orange powder that's very popular in South Asian cuisine. Until …

An Italian surgeon has renewed his promise to perform the world's first head transplant after a 'proof-of-concept' experiment on a dog

His latest, renewed claim comes after his collaborators released video footage to several news outlets, including a clip shown on Tuesday on Sky News. The video appears to show a dog stumbling on all fours and wagging its tail. Sky News claims the video was shot three weeks after an experimental …

Stop Freaking Out, NASA Did Not Just Change Your Zodiac Sign

"NASA studies astronomy not astrology."<p>If you just got an email from a friend wondering why NASA is telling them they’re no longer a Scorpio, they’re …

Zodiac

The Invisible Universe Of The Human Microbiome

Ditch The Faux Hoverboard And Commute With Gi FlyBike, A Foldable Electric Bike

Forget electric skateboards and faux hoverboards. One startup is trying to convince commuters to stick to the good old-fashioned bicycle. Meet the Gi FlyBike, a folding electric bike that can travel up to 40 miles on one charge.<p>The bike, which is now available on Kickstarter, will also be for sale …

Electric Bikes

Light Affects Your Brain Like A Drug: These Gadgets Make It A Drug That Lets You Sleep Better

Your screens are killing your sleep patterns. Here’s how to fix it.<p>Sleep used to be so simple. You’d go to bed, read a book and nod off. Then, around eight hours later, you’d wake up, either naturally, as one of your one-and-a-half-hour sleep cycles came to an end, or rudely, with the intrusion of …

No Smooth Solar Sailing: Glitch Knocks Out LightSail Spacecraft in Orbit

A tiny solar-sailing spacecraft has gone silent in Earth orbit, apparently victimized by a software glitch.<p>LightSail, a CubeSat designed and built by the nonprofit Planetary Society, stopped beaming data home on Friday (May 22), just two days after it blasted off along with the United States Air …

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It’s the ‘end of the world’ yet again... but we feel fine

Apparently an asteroid is going to hit the earth in September. But the doomsday predictors have been wrong a few times before<p>Here we go again. Brace yourselves, everybody - <b>the world is reportedly going to end in September</b>, according to a prediction made by Isaac Newton, <b>as interpreted by this</b> …

Sponsored: Toyota i-ROAD Is A New Concept In Urban Mobility

2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Gets A New Dual-Snorkel Hood<p>Published<p>3 days ago<p>on<p>May 4, 2018<p>While the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon turned out to …

Beauty: skin care for flights

‘I love flying without children so much that my distraction at the prospect of naps, films and a wine trolley meant I neglected my face in the gross cabin air’

How to Hack Whole Foods

By: Lee Breslouer<p>If you're one of those people who complains that Whole Foods is too expensive... you are probably a lot of fun at group dinners. But also, you're doing it wrong! You don't have to spend a whole lot of money to get a ton of great food, as there are plenty of ways to maximize your …

6 Homemade Takeout Dishes Your Family Will Love

Why spend money on take-out when you can make the same dishes even better at home? These flavorful and family-friendly recipes will one-up your favorite restaurant meals.<p><b>1. Thai Shrimp Curry</b><p>Sweet, plump shrimp are simmered in a rich and fragrant coconut sauce infused with lemongrass, ginger, hot …

IKEA launches furniture that wirelessly charges smartphones and tablets

<b>News:</b> Swedish furniture giant IKEA has incorporated induction-charging stations into products from its latest collection, which will allow users to …

How to Create a Mobile Application

Are you guilty of saying the phrase, “Someone should create an app for that?” I know I am. Many people have a great idea for an app, but don’t know …

World's First Plantable Coffee Cup Biodegrades Into Seedlings After Use

Given America's caffeine addiction, it's no surprise that to-go coffee cups contribute significant amounts of waste to landfills. One California-based company has a solution to cut back on coffee-related trash: cups that can be planted. Seeds embedded in fibers that make up the cup's walls will …