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NUKEMAP by Alex Wellerstein

Export to Google Earth (KMZ) (beta) No detonations to export!<p>Render objects<p>Render effects as rings on ground [?]<p>Render fireball as 3D sphere …

Adobe

This nuclear-explosion simulator shows where radioactive fallout would blow using today's weather

• <b>Nukemap lets you simulate nuclear explosions on an interactive map.</b>• <b><br>A science historian created the tool years ago but recently updated it.</b>• <b><br>The new version uses real-time weather conditions to estimate a blast's radioactive-fallout zones.</b>• <b><br>The new version can also export data to 3D mapping software</b> …

North Korea

Car Manufacturers Have an Alarming Ability to Farm and Sell Driver Data

Should drivers be able to protect their data better in an increasingly connected world?<p>Getty Images<p>Vehicles on the road are becoming connected at an …

Determine

Google Alphabet's Schmidt: Here's why we can't keep fake news out of search results

Google's search algorithms have a problem ranking truthful information when two groups oppose each other.<p>Google has tried numerous ways to get ahead …

Google

Why Is Light Affected By Gravity?

<i>Why is light affected by gravity if photons are massless? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Matthew Geleta, PhD math (Cambridge); MSc maths (Oxford); BSc Hons math-phys, on Quora:</b><p><b>Why</b> …

Physics

Iran promises to send warships to Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic Ocean

Iran's new naval commander has vowed to send warships to America's backyard.<p>Rear Adm. Hossein Khanzadi said plans were being drawn up for vessels to be deployed to the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean "in the near future." They would also visit South American countries, he added.<p>Tehran has long …

Iran

Apple just gave us all a look inside the AI of its secretive self-driving car project

Apple is beginning to show the world that it’s undertaking real, competitive research for its secretive autonomous car project.<p>The company is working on a new approach to make self-driving cars understand where other cars, cyclists, and pedestrians are located nearby, by reading data from a LiDAR …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence beats top pilot in NASA and Google drone race

In another addition to the ever-expanding list of things robots can do better than humans, artificial intelligence has beaten one of NASA’s …

Artificial Intelligence

Can the world's mightiest naval fleet survive the perfect storm?

It was a once-in-a-decade display of American firepower.<p>Three US Navy aircraft carriers -- the largest, most sophisticated warships in history -- assembled off the Korean Peninsula, in a move timed to coincide with US President Donald Trump's first official visit to the region.<p>But behind the …

Military

The British Royal Family Is Worth $88 Billion

The value of the British monarchy stands at $88 billion, give or take, according to a report released this week, as Queen Elizabeth and her husband, Prince Philip, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.<p>The business consultancy Brand Finance calculates the worth of the British Monarchy each year …

Royal Family

Science fiction triggers 'poorer reading', study finds

US academics find words such as ‘airlock’ and ‘antigravity’ are cues for test subjects to assume a story isn’t worth a careful read<p>It might feature such thought-stretching concepts as time travel and warp drives, but reading science fiction actually makes you read more “stupidly”, according to new …

Science Fiction

Nobody can explain loud ‘booms’ heard worldwide

Mystery booming sounds have left people baffled all over the planet.<p>The terrifying noises have been recorded everywhere from the Middle East to the …

Aerospace

Can the world's mightiest naval fleet survive the perfect storm?

It was a once-in-a-decade display of American firepower.<p>Three US Navy aircraft carriers -- the largest, most sophisticated warships in history -- assembled off the Korean Peninsula, in a move timed to coincide with US President Donald Trump's first official visit to the region.<p>But behind the …

Military

8 Million People Could Die in a Nuclear War with North Korea

By Harry J. Kazianis<p>A SPECTER is haunting Washington—the specter of nuclear war with North Korea. The idea that the Trump administration should …

North Korea

Either stars are strange, or 234 alien species are trying to contact us

We all want there to be aliens. Green ones, pink ones, brown ones, Greys. Or maybe Vulcans, Klingons, even a being of pure energy. Any type will …

Aliens

9 Words and Phrases to Avoid if You Don't Want to Sound Less Intelligent Than You Really Are

Remove these from your vocabulary today.<p><b>The language you use when you're talking to yourself affects your behavior.</b> <b>Certain words can make it harder to achieve your goals.</b>• <b><br>Your language also affects how other people perceive you. Certain words and phrases can make you seem less intelligent.</b>• <b><br>To that</b> …

Careers

Mysterious signals are probably coming from space every second and no one can explain why

It started in 2001, a brilliant burst of light breached the skies. The event had released as much power as 500 million suns. Just a few milliseconds later, the signal had vanished. Astronomers call these powerful flashes Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs).<p>Since 2001, about 30 have been identified. But, new …

Astrophysics

A 55-year-old Goldman Sachs exec started spinning EDM shows, and he said it's helped his career on Wall Street

More often than not, you're likely to find David Solomon at Goldman Sachs' headquarters in Tribeca, helping run the most prestigious white-collar investment bank on Wall Street, where the COO has been a partner since 1999.<p>But you might also spy him at The Whales, an Asian-fusion night spot on New …

Electronic Music

North Korea Says U.S.'s Terrorism Label Is 'Tantamount to a Declaration of War'

North Korea has aggressively pushed back against the United State’s decision to re-list it as a state sponsor of terrorism, calling the move a …

North Korea

Despite Trump's Promises, Coal Plants Keep Closing

Despite President Trump's vow to put coal miners back to work, coal plants keep closing. We visit a Texas town where one is slated to shut down soon.

Coal

Elon Musk files permit to begin digging underground tunnel in LA

It could all be a pipe dream.<p>Elon Musk has filed a permit to dig a tunnel within Los Angeles city limits that would alleviate the standstill traffic …

Elon Musk

Rethinking Math Class With Conrad Wolfram

Subscribe: Android | RSS<p>Why is the current state of math education not suited for the modern world of computers and phones and other devices?<p>That’s …

Mathematics

Behind the Scenes as NASA Tests the Most Powerful Rocket Ever

SCROLL DOWN<p>SCROLL DOWN<p>Behind the Scenes as NASA Tests the Most Powerful Rocket Ever<p><b>NASA wants to send a human to Mars in the next two decades. And</b> …

Determine

How soon will the 'ice apocalypse' come?

An emotive article on the ice apocalypse by Eric Holthaus describes a terrifying vision of catastrophic sea level rise this century caused by climate change and the collapse of the Antarctic ice sheet. But how likely is this – and how soon could such a future be here?<p>I’ve been gripped by the story …

Climate Change

China’s first all-electric zero-emissions cargo ship is going to be used to transport coal

China, already the world’s biggest electric-vehicle market, is now using battery power to fuel cargo shipping as well.<p>A Chinese company has built a 2,000 metric-ton (2,204 tons) all-electric cargo ship, which was launched from the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou in mid-November, according to …

Long Haul

Indian home healthcare platform Portea Medical raises $26M Series C

Portea Medical, one of India’s biggest platforms for home healthcare visits, has raised $26 million in Series C funding to expand its service range. The round was led by Sabre Partners and MEMG CDC, with participation from returning investors Accel (which led Portea’s Series B two years ago), the …

Health Care

Hillary Clinton says America is ‘totally unprepared’ for the impact of AI

‘We can’t put the genie back in the bottle.’<p>Hillary Clinton has warned that the US is “totally unprepared” for the economic and societal effects of artificial intelligence. Speaking to radio host Hugh Hewitt this week in an interview promoting her recent book, the former Secretary of State said the …

Stephen Hawking

Poll: Economists Unanimous That Debt Would Balloon Under GOP Tax Plan

Republicans have been selling their tax overhaul plan as a major booster for the U.S. economy. In fact, they have argued that it would grow the economy so much that cuts would largely pay for themselves.<p>But on both counts, top economists are doubtful.<p>In a new poll from the University of Chicago's …

Economics

'Justice Has Been Served.' Wrongly Convicted Man Gets $15 Million After Nearly 2 Decades in Prison

(BALTIMORE) — A federal jury has awarded $15 million to a wrongfully convicted man in his lawsuit against the Baltimore Police Department and two …

Crime

How to build a startup while having a full-time job — according people who did it

Starting a new startup while having other critical obligations in your life, like a full-time job or a family, is certainly challenging — but not impossible. We asked three entrepreneurs in TQ, a tech hub in the heart of Amsterdam, who have experienced this first-hand, what their advice is if you …

Communicate