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Creepypasta: 10 Weird Stories from The Dark Side of the Internet

October is the time for a good horror story, and they don’t get any scarier than what’s known as creepypasta. These are stories people write and post …

Internet

How to train your brain by thinking like an expert

Gary Klein is one of most influential psychologists today. In his 2013 book, "Seeing What Others Don't", he postulated a model categorising all types …

Crucial hurdle overcome in quantum computing

The significant advance, by a team at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney appears today in the international journal <i>Nature</i>.<p>"What we …

Quantum Computing

7 Things Really Successful People Never Do

Great leaders don't give in to these bad habits, and neither should you.<p>There are good habits, and not-so-good ones. Then there are habits that will actually prevent you from achieving success. That observation comes from the personal finance site GOBankingRates, which recently used Stephen R. …

personaldevelopment

NASA is recycling Space Shuttle engines for a very important purpose

When finished, this rocket will be able to launch up to 2.16 million pounds into space. That kind of weight requires a powerful engine — four of them, to be precise.<p>NASA will use four RS-25 engines — along with two rocket boosters — to get the SLS from ground to space and on its way to Mars. …

The founder of Peeple, the judging app, is upset that people are judging her online

Julia Cordray, one of the founders of controversial app Peeple, the 'Yelp for humans', is upset that she has received judgement on the internet<p>Julia Cordray, one of the founders of Peeple, an app on which you judge humans on the internet, is upset that she has been judged, on the internet.<p>Ms. …

Freevolt generates power from thin air

What you see above may look like an unremarkable slice of electronics, but it can theoretically power a low-energy device forever, and for free. If that sounds like a big deal, well... that's because it is. Drayson Technologies today announced Freevolt, a system that harvests energy from radio …

Batteries

The first results of a brain study reveal something fascinating about smart, successful people

The researchers found that people with more traits the researchers classified as "positive," like high IQ, tended to have a greater number of brain connections than people with more traits the researchers classified as "negative," like high drug use.<p>But some say we should be cautious in how we …

Chandra :: Resources :: Q&A: Dark Matter

Q&A: Dark Matter<p>Q:<br>What if we viewed dark matter as easily disrupted and smooth flowing through the universe? Could it be possible that it could …

Dark Matter

SpaceX Successfully Launches Falcon 1 to Orbit

HAWTHORNE, CA – September 28, 2008 – Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) announces that Flight 4 of the Falcon 1 launch vehicle has …

The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master

• <b>Author:</b> Andrew Hunt & David Thomas<p>Straight from the programming trenches, <b>The Pragmatic Programmer</b> cuts through the increasing specialization and technicalities of modern software development to examine the core process--taking a requirement and producing working, maintainable code that delights its …

India Launches ASTROSAT, Its First-Ever Astronomical Satellite, Into Space

India’s space program added yet another feather to its cap on Monday morning, successfully launching the country’s first space-based astronomical …

Space Exploration

Astrobiology - The Hunt for Life Beyond Earth

Astrobiologist Kevin Hand prepares to deploy a rover beneath the ice of Alaska's Sukok Lake. When a probe finally reaches Europa, its search for life may be modeled on trial runs like this. And with the powerful SLS rocket NASA is designing, he says, "we could potentially get to Jupiter and Europa …

Viruses are Alive, and They Share An Ancestor With Modern Cells

Viruses are living things after all, and they share an early evolutionary history with the cells that make up the bacteria, fungi, plants, and …

Breakthrough: Huge new genome discovery shakes human medicine

The human genome has been sequenced, a discovery that has scientists cheering and ethicists fretting about what's next for humanity.<p>It’s a term …