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'Substantial evidence' the universe is a hologram

International team of researchers carry out observational tests of holographic cosmology.<p>Scientists have found 'evidence' that the universe is a …

Flying cars to be tested by end of 2017, says Airbus

One of the world's biggest aerospace companies plans to test a prototype of a flying car by the end of this year, a move that could be a big step towards easing congestion on urban roads.<p>Airbus's chief executive, Tom Enders, told a technology conference in Germany that it planned to test a small …

How to stop Apple's Mail app from messing up your inbox in iOS 10

For all the newfound utility, though, some other changes aren't so polished. The annoyance of actually unlocking your phone is one, but another common source of complaints in the weeks since iOS 10's launch is the Mail app.<p>More specifically, iOS 10 makes it so email exchanges are threaded together …

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Benefits of using your debit card abroad<p>If you're going abroad you can withdraw cash and pay for things with your Lloyds Bank Visa debit card …

Personal Finance

Inexpensive semiconducting organic polymers can harvest sunlight to split carbon dioxide into alcohol fuels

Chemists at The University of Texas at Arlington have been the first to demonstrate that an organic semiconductor polymer called polyaniline is a …

Aston Martin unveils its F1-inspired 'hypercar' AM-RB 001

Aston Martin is building a 'hypercar' in an attempt to bring F1 technology to everyday road cars.<p>The automotive company has teamed up with Red Bull …

Why It Matters That Microsoft Will Shut Down This Service for 12 Hours

One of the supposed benefits of public cloud computing is that if your software is designed right, you should be pretty much insulated from hardware …

Scientists just confirmed there's a second layer of information hidden in our DNA

That's something biologists have known for years, and they've even been able to figure out some of the proteins responsible for folding up DNA. But now a group of physicists have been able to demonstrate for the first time through simulations how this hidden information controls our evolution.<p>Let's …

Getting rid of 'dirty data': Creating a new paradigm in data analytics | #RMWisdom16

Financial institutions of all kinds have an essential need for clean, accurate data when making business predictions and decisions regarding their …

NASA Captures EPIC Views Of Earth

Turns out, we've been lied to this whole time.<p>Think you've seen an accurate image of Earth from space? Think again.<p>Turns out, we've been lied to. Until recently, most images of Earth from space have been composites -- multiple images taken at different times and pieced together to show the full …

Big Data Still Requires Humans To Make Meaningful Connections

Big data is a big deal, make no mistake about it, but it’s probably not as big a deal as it’s going to be eventually when we really figure out how to make good use of it. For now, we have this muddled middle where we understand the value of the data, but most organizations and governments don’t …

A cancer on the rise, and the vaccine too late for Gen X

<b>(CNN) —</b> The vaccine given to prevent cervical cancer in women could end up saving men's lives, too.<p>Evidence is mounting that the HPV vaccine is also effective in preventing other HPV-related cancers, including those of the head and neck. Although most people who get HPV do not develop cancer, rates …

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We’re sitting on a big data time bomb

$114 billion. That’s how much global organizations will spend on big data in 2018, an increase of more than 300 percent in just five years. But how much of that is money well spent?<p>Over the past 10 or so years, we’ve seen widespread adoption of new approaches for managing big data such as Mapreduce …

Microsoft gets stingy with free online storage

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft is getting stingy with online storage.<p>The company just cut the free space it offers through its OneDrive service by …

Mental Floss

Why expensive wine is probably a waste of money

The book, a follow-up to the popular "Freakonomics," tells the story of Levitt's experience as a member of the Harvard Society of Fellows, where, as he puts it, "postdoctoral students carry out research and, once a week, sit with their esteemed elder Fellows for a formal dinner."<p>Wine, the book …

7 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Tom Hanks

Assistant Editor, Contributed Content<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Follow</i> <i>Entrepreneur on Facebook</i> <i>to join the discussion on hot topics.</i><p>If you’ll indulge a reporter for a minute, I’d like to have a fan-girl moment about Tom Hanks. His long and varied career -- actor, …

Entrepreneurship

Facebook 'legacy contacts' now available in Europe

Facebook users in Europe can now nominate an online executor to take control of certain account features when they die.<p>The "legacy contact" option, …

Social Media

Parts of Britain brace for 'intense' day of unseasonably bad weather

Met Office issues yellow warnings as up to 60mm of rain and 50mph winds are forecast across southern England<p>Parts of Britain are set to be battered by very heavy rain and winds of up to 50mph (80km/h) in an “intense” day of unseasonably bad weather.<p>The Met Office has issued yellow warnings, urging …

You'll soon be able to turn your sofa into a 4D theme park ride

Buzz Lightyear is tearing around on his jetpack in <i>Toy Story 2</i>, but I'm <i>not</i> watching passively. Every time he banks left, my chair banks left. When he accelerates and climbs, I tilt back. When he finally touches down on a strange planet, my seat drops with a bump. No, I'm not at a theme park or …

7 Time Management Mistakes That Are a Complete Waste of Time

Avoid the most common time management mistakes and learn how to keep your leadership on track.<p>For most of us, it seems there's never enough time in the day. We all have the same 24 hours, so why is it that some people achieve so much more than others?<p>The answer lies in good time management. High …

Time Management

Origami launches the periodic table of marketing to make sense of big data chaos

Last quarter investors threw almost $700 million at marketers’ biggest problem: analytics. Today, Origami Logic presented its latest solution to the flood of data that marketing technology platforms generate, consume, and present.<p>The goal? Making sense of big data chaos.<p>Today Origami launched what …

Microsoft Hopes To Unify Big Data And Analytics In Newly Announced Suite

Today at its Worldwide Partner Conference in Orlando, Microsoft announced the Cortana Analytics Suite. It takes the company’s machine learning, big data and analytics products and packages them together in one huge, monolithic suite.<p>Microsoft has put together the suite with the hope of providing a …

Machine Learning

Deepening dependency on technology raises risk of breakdowns

Technology has become so indispensable that when it breaks down, people's lives go haywire, too.<p>Computer outages at United Airlines, the New York …

9 Things Warren Buffett Says You Should Do to Be Happy and Successful

The legendary investor wants you to be as successful as he is, and he's willing to tell you how.<p>Warren Buffett knows a thing or three about becoming wealthy and successful, and the Oracle of Omaha is not averse to handing out mostly excellent advice to others who'd like to follow in his …

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