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SpaceX just launched two of its space internet satellites — the first of nearly 12,000

They’re hitchhiking to space with another satellite<p><i>Update February 22nd, 1</i><i>1</i><i>AM ET:</i> <i>SpaceX successfully launched and deployed its primary satellite after a smooth Thursday morning launch.</i><p><b>Original story:</b> Now that the dust has settled from SpaceX’s first Falcon Heavy mission, the company is getting back …

The Secret Netflix Codes That Let You Unlock Hidden TV And Movie Categories

If you were getting bored of the normal Netflix genres -- dramas, comedies, horror movies -- then read on for this life hack.<p>By just tacking a number …

Horror Movies

Researchers Find Universe's 'Missing Matter'

Two groups of researchers finally provide evidence of hypothesized matter floating between galaxies.<p>The universe is huge and stretches mind-blowingly far, so one of the best ways we have to find out more about it is to recreate the universe inside a computer and study that simulation. Studying …

Give Birds a Home With These 23 Free Birdhouse Plans

Free Birdhouse Plans<p>A List of the Best Free Bird House Plans Online<p>Updated January 26, 2018<p>These free birdhouse plans include everything you need to …

Why You Should Never Go on the Internet Without a VPN, and How You Can Get One

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5 chatbots that could help you find your next job

Chatbots know how to interact with people, because they either follow a human-composed set of rules or learn how to communicate via artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.<p>Bots that follow rules are more limited and can only answer things they've been programmed to understand.<p>They won't recognize …

Microsoft replaces the password with a phone-based log-in

Microsoft's Authenticator app can now save you a step when logging into anything that requires a Microsoft Account. According to a blog post from the company's identity division, Microsoft has just flipped the switch on a new phone sign-in feature that skips the password entry part …

Slow Down, Simplify, and Clear Your Mind and You’ll Get Better Results

<b>“The real you, the inner you, is pure, very pure. It understands. It has patience. It will wait forever while your ego trots all over everywhere</b> …

Time I

The complete list of Alexa commands so far

Here are all the things you can ask Alexa to do. (Dad jokes included.)<p>Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, is infiltrating your home, your beach trips and even your ride to work. Now that there are many ways to interact with Alexa -- with the Tap, Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Look, Echo Show, Dash Wand and the …

Smart Homes

A Simple Mindfulness Strategy That Literally Rewires Your Brain to Let Go of Negativity

In the center of everyone’s being is a place of pure peace. But as we go through life, we tend to be taken away from this deep sense of self as a …

Mindfulness

How To Use Mindfulness To Create A Healthier Mindset For 2017

Just as the body is influenced by what you eat, your mind is also influenced by your thoughts, your mindset and your life experiences. With mindfulness, you can train your mind to be in the present moment and spend less time preoccupied with unhelpful, unproductive thoughts. Recognizing that I am …

Mindfulness

Map of the entire visible universe released to the public

In 2010, the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System (Pan-STARRS) was fired up and pointed towards the heavens. Equipped with the …

7 Herbs to Replace Painkillers Without any Side Effects

Athletes regularly use Ibuprofen because it can help them get through the pains and aches causes as a result of their training. But, athletes are not …

Alternative Medicine

The best Apple Watch apps to download

Whether you’re wearing the original Apple Watch, the Series 2, or the new Apple Watch Series 3 — which we say is the best smartwatch you can buy — …

Get Glowing This Winter The Ayurvedic Way

Winter is here along with its cold and dry qualities. Everything that affects your skin starts inside, so think of now as the perfect time to upgrade …

Alternative Medicine

Google is using its deep learning tech to diagnose disease

And it performs (slightly) better than human doctors do<p>If you give a computer enough photos and the right algorithm, it can learn to see. And if the photos show damaged eyes, the computer can learn to diagnose eye disease even better than humans can.<p>People with diabetes frequently suffer from a …

Machine Learning

Your Biggest Cosmic Questions, Answered (Part 1) - Out There

By Corey S. Powell | May 1, 2013 3:36 pm<p>Fifteen years ago, a small cabal of researchers took some of the most firmly held notions about how the …

Earth Day Pictures: 20 Stunning Shots of Earth From Space

Auroras, glaciers, and gullies feature among the most stunning pictures of Earth from space, chosen by National Geographic photo editors for Earth Day 2011.

Bioengineers 3D print tiny functioning human liver

A US biotechnology company has 3D printed a tiny functioning liver in the lab that survived just over five days -- more than twice the life …

Photos by Aaron Groen

Your Brain Calls in Backup to Find Lost Things - D-brief

By Breanna Draxler | April 22, 2013 3:54 pm<p>When you lose something important—a child, your wallet, the keys—your brain kicks into overdrive to find …

Charging Gadgets While You Bike Is About to Get a Lot Simpler

Ever gone for a long bike ride in unfamiliar territory? Probably used your phone's GPS to help navigate, right? Convenient. However, that also makes …

Scientists Invent Nanosponges to Soak Up Toxins in Bloodstream

Engineers at the University of California, San Diego have invented a nanosponge they say can help soak up dangerous toxins from the bloodstream. The …

A Day With Glass: First Impressions Of The Early Days Of Google’s Latest Moonshot

As we shared yesterday, the process to actually pay for the Glass Explorer Edition was quite simple. The next step in the process is picking up your device at either the Mountain View, Los Angeles or New York City Google Campus. Of course, you can opt to have them shipped to you if you’re not in …

Your 7-Step Guide to the Shadow Universe - Out There

By Corey S. Powell | April 8, 2013 4:17 pm<p>Five-sixths of the universe is missing. That statement feels strange to write, and I’m sure it feels pretty …

Suzaku 'Post-mortem' Yields Insight into Kepler's Supernova

An exploding star observed in 1604 by the German astronomer Johannes Kepler held a greater fraction of heavy elements than the sun, according to an …