Will Elliott

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Is it possible to levitate and move objects in mid air using only sound? These scientists seem to think so... Watch: http://fw.to/U0xqoBc

Super effect on us from supermoons?

A supermoon’s extra pull of gravity creates higher-than-usual tides. But the moon’s pull doesn’t affect a human body nearly as powerfully as it does …

Astronomy

WIRED's Top Science Stories of the Year

A lot of our readers either love spiders, or love to hate spiders. Either way, in 2013 three spider stories are among our 13 most popular posts. …

Quadrantid Meteor Shower 2014 Will Peak on January 3

The Quadrantid Meteor Shower–the first meteor shower in 2014–started on December 28 and will peak on January 3.<p>The meteor shower will continue …

Leadership Lessons From The U.S. Army In Afghanistan

Here are five tactics the U.S. Army is putting to use in Logar Province to help move the Afghan military and police toward greater independence.<p>As the saying goes, if you want to learn how to lead, join the military.<p>Officers are given huge amounts of responsibility at the youngest of ages. A …

A world economy on the brink of fracture

What will happen in 2014? The Chinese economy will slow; the price of oil will sink; Germany will slide into recession; the UK will remain intact and the internet will begin to Balkanise<p>Up against a gathering credit crunch, the Chinese economy will slow to almost stall-speed; the price of Brent …

I worked on the US drone program. The public should know what really goes on

Whenever I read comments by politicians defending the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Predator and Reaper program – aka drones – I wish I could ask them a few questions. I'd start with: "How many women and children have you seen incinerated by a Hellfire missile?" And: "How many men have you seen crawl …

Four killed in Christian-Muslim clashes in Central African Republic's capital

BANGUI (Reuters) - Heavy weapons fire rang out in the north of Central African Republic’s capital Bangui on Monday during inter-religious clashes and the Red Cross said at least four people were killed.<p>An elderly Muslim man rests at a temporary shelter at Ecole Liberte (Freedom School) in …

Study suggests we're all susceptible to false memories

Researchers from UC Irvine have found that people with extraordinarily accurate memory are as vulnerable to the inception of fake memories as others, indicating that perhaps nobody is protected from memory distortion. The study, published last month in <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of …

Mercedes E63 AMG Wagon: Faster Than a Speeding Bullet? Just About

A year ago, I described the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series as “a track-to-street tour de force.” With a 510-hp naturally aspirated V-8, 15.4-inch brakes, and 19-inch forged wheels with R-compound Dunlops, the C Black was (and is), in my humble opinion, right there with the Porsche 911 Carrera S …

Carbon Fiber

Latest Movie Features | Best & Worst Lists | Spoilers - Empire

4 Jul 2018The 50 Best Movie Posters Ever<p>Sometimes, one sheet is all it takes to pique your interest in a film: a ...<p>3 Jul 201818 Jurassic World: …

Movies

The Single Best Way To Develop Leadership Skills

The military is right about experiential development: People become leaders by making a commitment to a cause, and having personal responsibility and accountability. In civilian life, volunteer service is the best way to do this–here are 6 tips on making the most of it.<p>You might learn a great deal …

Leadership

9 Job Mistakes That Could Stall Your Entire Career

Clinical psychologist Dr. Meg Jay doesn’t subscribe to the theory that your 20s are a throwaway time to just have fun and decide what you want to be when you grow up.<p>While popular media often depicts 20-somethings as aimless wanderers lounging in extended adolescence, the truth, according to Jay, …

19 Things Every Man Should Own

We’re grown-ups now. It’s time to put down childish things. Your PlayStation is no longer your most prized possession. Air Jordans have moved from …

From hologram communications to underground hotels, 2014 promises to deliver an incredible array of innovations in science and technology. More here: http://fw.to/yLt0DBm

Iraq attacks kill at least 18, including army general - police, medics

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 18 people were killed in attacks across Iraq on Sunday, including a military general in a bombing in the northern city of Mosul, police and medical sources said.<p>Violence in Iraq has hit its highest levels since the sectarian fighting of 2006-7, which killed tens of …

Unreliable statistics of 2013

The fudge<p>"Only crisis-hit Spain has higher numbers of young unemployed people than the UK." <i>Ed Miliband</i><p>The truth<p>This is sleight of hand. Miliband's point, blokishly expressed in January for the benefit of Sun readers, was that "we are in the relegation zone when it comes to youth unemployment". And …