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Goldilocks planet: Deep in space, we may have found our 'twin’

The discovery of an Earth-like planet raises the question: are aliens also looking at us?<p>The starry sky is now far more fascinating to us than it ever was to our forebears. Stars may seem just points of light, but we’ve learnt recently that most are orbited by retinues of planets, just as our Sun …

17 Mind-Blowing Facts About Warren Buffett And His Wealth

And how good an investor is Warren Buffett really? We've put together some facts that really put him in perspective.

Earth closest to sun on January 2-3

Tonight – January 2, 2018 – we reach Earth’s closest point to the sun for this entire year at 11:35 p.m. CST (central U.S.). It’ll be the morning of …

Astronomy

When will man become machine?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1128000/1128605_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532413690_8cc9384fd1cadcff800bf6dcbfdfd9fa<p><b>"I think the development of full artificial intelligence [AI] could spell the end of the human race."</b><p>Professor Stephen Hawking's verdict …

Singularity

The 10,000 Step Workout for Total-Body Conditioning

If you’re looking for a well-rounded workout to suit all of your needs, this is the one. By combining running, sprinting, body weight exercises, and …

Exercise

Losing weight quickly is just as good (or bad) as losing it gradually

When it comes to dieting, the conventional wisdom holds that losing weight gradually is more sustainable in the long run than losing weight quickly. But new results from a long-term clinical trial show that this is just another dieting myth.<p>Both fast and slow weight loss produced pretty modest …

Cancer tumours destroyed by berry found in Queensland rainforest

Scientists have managed to destroy cancerous tumours by using an experimental drug derived from the seeds of a fruit found in north Queensland rainforests.<p>The drug, called EBC-46, was produced by extracting a compound from the berry of the blushwood tree, a plant only found in specific areas of the …

Our science-fiction apocalypse: Meet the scientists trying to predict the end of the world

<b>(everlite via iStock)</b><p>How exotic and unlikely-sounding disasters could kill every last human being<p>Aaron Labaree<p>October 5, 2014 7:00pm (UTC)<p>It’s been a summer of bad news: what with increasingly bleak-seeming geopolitical turmoil and conflict in American streets, not to mention all the carbon spewing …

This Is What It’s Like To Wear Smart Spandex During A Workout

By building EMG sensors into compression gear, Athos wants to put a high-tech fitness lab in your pocket.<p>“Before you go change, just remember one thing,” says Athos cofounder Dhananja “DJ” Jayalath, handing me a pair of used spandex shorts. “All the sensors have to touch your skin.”<p>We’re inside a …

Archaeologists Discover 15 Previously Unknown Monuments Buried Around Stonehenge

The mystery surrounding Stonehenge has suddenly deepened -- literally. A first-of-its-kind study suggests that 15 previously undiscovered or poorly understood monuments lie hidden under the ancient stone monument and its surroundings.<p>For the study, researchers used a variety of techniques -- …

An Icy Solution To The Mystery Of The Slithering Stones

A century ago, miners working in California's Death Valley reported seeing boulders on the desert floor with long trails behind them — as if the stones had been pushed across the sand. But despite 60 years of trying, no one ever saw what moved them.<p>Now scientists think they've solved the mystery of …

Breakdancer Simon Ata's Strength Training Workout Is Like Nothing You've Seen Before

There is no question about it: To be a professional dancer, you need to stay fit.<p>However, breakdancer Simon Ata, out of Melbourne, Australia, has a workout routine that takes strength training to the next level -- and then beyond.<p>Watch the video (above) posted by Ata to see how he builds strength …

Premier League 2014-15: Who will finish where?

<b>Louis van Gaal has arrived at Old Trafford, Luis Suarez has left Anfield, and Manchester City and Chelsea have spent big again - so with the new Premier League season just days away from kick-off, here are my predictions for where each team will finish.</b><p>The selection of Chelsea as champions is made …

Soccer

Android Wear Just Needs Some Really Good Hardware

Right now, it's all about Android Wear, Google's operating system for wearables — but more specifically, watches.<p>The challenge with Android Wear is how to simplify smartphone features for the wrist without diluting them, since a watch's screen is much smaller than a smartphone screen. But since the …

Wear OS

The Irreplaceable Virtues of Eating Alone

Sometimes we just want what we want. And we don't want to share. And we want it to be silent.<p><i>The Counterpoint: Why It's Better to Share a Meal with Loved Ones</i><p><b>I cook at a kinda fancy restaurant.</b> I want to imagine tables of people eating, tasting, sharing, gushing to each other about the lovely time …

Pay, Spend, Pay: How This Debt Mistake Can Set You Back

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>When it comes to making debt payments, most of us probably fall into three categories: those who pay the minimum, those who try to pay a little more than the minimum—and those who are like Jason Vitug.<p>After Vitug graduated from college in 2003, he found …

Just look at this crazy deep-ocean power source

A Florida-based startup called Crowd Energy will be turning to Indiegogo to continue work on its Ocean Energy Turbine, a slow-turning mill that its creators believe can harness megawatts of clean power from just a single unit — enough to light thousands of homes.<p>"Imagine giant rivers flowing on the …

Germany close to recession as ECB admits recovery is weak

Mario Draghi says the recovery remains “weak, fragile and uneven”, with a marked slowdown in recent weeks<p>German bonds yields plunged to a historic low and two-year rates briefly fell below zero on Thursday on fears of widening recession in the eurozone, and a flight to safety as Russian troops …

Human brain subliminally judges 'trustworthiness' of faces

The human brain can judge the apparent trustworthiness of a face from a glimpse so fleeting, the person has no idea they have seen it, scientists claim.<p>Researchers in the US found that brain activity changed in response to how trustworthy a face appeared to be when the face in question had not been …

10 best office apps for Android

Office apps have been a valuable center of productivity for many years. We use them for a variety of purposes, including drafting documents, creating spreadsheets and presentations, and keep track of what’s going on. No productivity suite is complete without them and virtually everybody uses them, …

10 Nervous Habits That Hurt Your Health

Nervous habits are often more annoying to the people around you than to yourself, but some types of fidgeting and fussing can do real harm. Here, …

Whirlpool's new machine freshens your clothes in 10 minutes flat

Odds are that you're used to ironing some of your clothes to keep them wrinkle-free, or taking them to the dry cleaners when you can't (or just won't) put them through a washing machine. No great shakes, right? Well, Procter & Gamble and Whirlpool apparently believe that these are terrible burdens …

The 2012 Blancpain L-Evolution Super Trofeo watch has a flyback chronograph and incorporates materials found in Lamborghini cars, includi…

The 2012 Blancpain L-Evolution Super Trofeo watch has a flyback chronograph and incorporates materials found in Lamborghini cars, including carbon fiber in the case and dial and alcantara leather for the strap. #Blancpain #Lamborghini #carbonfiber #alcantara #luxurywatches. Via Instagram: http://ift.tt/WlhKZ9

SPONTANEOUS FAN WRISTIE

SPONTANEOUS FAN WRISTIE<p>Here is the white dial version of the #Patekphilippe watch we posted earlier. It is resting comfortably on the wrist of #WATCHTIME fan Wong Siu Man Ivan. Congratulations!

Scientists Probe Depths of Mysterious Hole in Siberia

That mysterious crater deep in Siberia will soon be a bit less mysterious; a team of scientists just completed their first survey of the giant hole in northern Yamal — Siberian for "the end of the world." Conspiracy theorists who thought bombs or UFOs might be involved will be disappointed to hear …

Meet The Richest Tech Tycoon In 14 Major Countries Around The World

But there are plenty of extremely wealthy tech executives across the globe who are making major contributions to their country's tech scenes.<p>With the help of Forbes' Billionaires List, we've rounded up the wealthiest tech tycoon in 14 countries across the globe. They've each played a major role in …

You've got male

One of the key plot points in Jurassic Park revolves around the concept of parthenogenesis: the curious biological miracle in which certain animals …

Geoff Johns rules out a shared DC movie and TV universe

Any fans still holding out hope that DC and Warner Bros. could combine its Cinematic Universe with the likes of <b>Arrow</b> and <b>The Flash</b> will be …