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The Air Force's X-37B space plane could become an astronaut ambulance - ExtremeTech

The Air Force’s X-37B space plane could become an astronaut ambulance<p>By on November 8, 2016 at 4:03 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from …

This Bar In Japan Is Built Entirely From Trash

While Leonardo DiCaprio is making the rounds online with his newest eco-documentary “Before The Flood“, a small town of Kamikatsu, Japan, is making a …

Are Dark Matter, Dark Energy Real? New Theory Of Gravity Says No

The hunt for dark matter and dark energy — the mysterious stuff that scientists believe make up 95 percent of the universe — has so far been …

The 21 countries where expats have the best lifestyles and make friends easily

HSBC this week released its annual expat explorer report, looking at the best places in the world to live if you are a foreigner.<p>The bank got YouGov …

China Completes Largest Radio Telescope In The World

The largest radio telescope in the world officially opened on Sunday, according to China's official Xinhua News.<p>The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, or FAST, is named after its diameter, which, at 500 meters, is 195 meters wider than the second-largest telescope of its kind, the …

Telescopes

Scientists exit Mars simulation after a year in isolation

The six people who went into isolation for a year in Hawaii to help Nasa plan for a mission to Mars emerged on Sunday, happy to breathe fresh air and meet new people.<p>The team was based on a barren, northern slope of Mauna Loa, living inside a dome that is 36 feet in diameter and 20 feet tall.<p>French …

Visitor misbehavior abounds as US parks agency turns 100

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Tourist John Gleason crept through the grass, four small children close behind, inching toward a bull elk with antlers like small trees at the edge of a meadow in Yellowstone National Park.<p>"They're going to give me a heart attack," said Gleason's …

Hawking uses nano sized spacecraft to kick start interstellar travel

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Accelerating interstellar nano spacecraft to 215 million km/h might sound fun but it’s just another day in the office for …

Trouble Sleeping? Listen to What Your Body Is Telling You

<b>Huffington Post is proud to partner with the American Sleep Association (ASA) to promote sleep awareness.</b><p>When you feel stressed, you probably notice one or more of these sensations- tight muscles, a pounding head, racing heart, upset stomach, uncomfortably sweaty palms. When you are calm, perhaps …

For US Olympians, gold medals come with a hefty tax bill

<b>She has flipped, tumbled and leapt her way into the hearts of millions over the course of the Olympic games. But when Simone Biles returns home she will be in for not just a major celebration but also a hefty tax bill.</b><p>The 19-year-old has won five Olympic medals - four gold and one bronze. She has …

Income Tax

Why Your Workplace Is Shaming You Out of Being Happy

You may actually love what you do, just not where and who you are doing it for.<p>Happiness can often feel elusive, especially at work.<p>I was able to see first hand what it is like to work for a large corporation with poor workplace culture before setting out on my journey as an entrepreneur.<p>I was …

3D Vincent Van Gogh Universe Launches In Beijing

In some ways, Vincent van Gogh has always been ahead of his time since the artist only sold one painting during his lifetime but after his suicide, his work lived on to sell for some of the world’s most expensive prices. Now, however, the post-impressionist is truly ahead of his era- and in some …

Art

Cassini Just Discovered Flooded Canyons on Saturn's Moon Titan

A Nile River made from methane.<p>Other than Earth, Saturn’s largest moon Titan is the only other planetary body in our entire Solar System known to …

J House / Pitsou Kedem Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The story of the J House originates from its surroundings. The view from the street to the entrance …

Transparency

Hey, Nerds, The New York Public Library Just Put 300,000 Books On An App For You

Now you have no excuse not to read on the subway.<p>Getting lost in the vast stacks of the iconic New York Public Library, picking out a book that strikes your fancy, cuddling up with your new adventure and feeling your heart skip a beat as you flip to the first page ― there’s an app for that!<p>The New …

Books

Nuclear espionage charge for China firm with one-third stake in UK's Hinkley Point

China General Nuclear Power, and engineer Allen Ho, allegedly conspired to develop nuclear material without US approval<p>The Chinese company with a major stake in the proposed Hinkley Point C nuclear power station has been charged by the US government over nuclear espionage, according to the US …

National Security

20 HABITS OF HAPPY PEOPLE YOU SHOULD ADOPT IN 2017

<b>1. Forgive more.</b><p>The Buddha once said,<p><b>Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one</b> …

The Dalai Lama's Atlas of Emotions That Will Bring You Peace

August 10, 2016<p>Buddhism is an ancient tradition that has been carried out for millennia. It is more than religion, it is a life philosophy that has …

Emotions

5 Dreamy Bedrooms for the Girl Who Just Wants to Sleep In

Is there anything sweeter than sleeping in on the weekend? We're hard-pressed to think of something better. Because let's face it: Decent shut-eye …

Disabled Armenian stuck at home for 10 years after neighbours block access

Radif Shamoyan’s fight for a wheelchair ramp highlights the failures of the state to protect the rights of people with disabilities<p>From her window 61-year-old Radif Shamoyan can just about see the benches under the mulberry tree outside, where locals gather every evening to talk about the day’s …

Disability

Julian Assange to be questioned inside embassy as Ecuador agrees to set date

Swedish prosecutors investigating rape allegation will meet WikiLeaks founder in London embassy<p>Julian Assange will be questioned by Swedish prosecutors inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, in a possible breakthrough to end the impasse over his case.<p>The Ecuadorian attorney general delivered a …

Julian Assange

8 Facts About Crying That Will Make You Go "Huh"

Scientists think emotional tears are unique to humans, but nobody has yet figured out why they exist.<p>Whether it's tears of sadness or tears of laughter, there doesn't seem to be much point in getting a wet face – even scientists are divided on the reasons for emotional tears. BuzzFeed spoke to some …

Emotional Intelligence

NASA's Hubble finds universe is expanding faster than expected - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have discovered that the universe is expanding 5 percent to 9 percent faster than expected.<p>"This …

A luxury hotel on tracks: Japan to get two new trains giving a high end travelling experience

Japan‘s rail travel will hit new heights of luxury next year with the launch of new cruise trains by JR East and JR West. The demand for both routes is expected to outstrip supply as the rail cars compare favourably with the luxury of top class hotels.<p>Twilight Express Mizukaze will run through the …

archatlas: Living in Glass Houses People that live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones, the old adage goes, in these cases it should say: people that live in glass houses have amazing views that make nature part of their living room decoration. It’s clear glass houses have a special place in architecture design as most people are equally intrigued and horrified with the idea of living in one. Here is a collection of houses that take advantage of glass as a building material to create structures that explore a different way of living. From the top: Glass House Santambrogio (images 01-02) Glass House Philip Johnson (images 03-04) Water/Glass House Kengo Kuma (images 05-06) The Ring House Takei-Nabeshima-Architects (TNA) (images 07-08) Vertical Glass House Atelier FCJZ (images 09-10) (via archatlas)

Architecture

NASA's Big Mistake: LIGO's Merging Black Holes Were Invisible After All

On September 14, 2015, a tiny effect lasting 200 milliseconds passed through the Earth at the speed of light. The entire planet compressed and expanded in two mutually perpendicular directions by less than the width of a proton, oscillating back and forth roughly seven times in that span. And in …

LIGO

Self-Driving Cars Could Revolutionize Our Sidewalks, Too

The design studio Pensa envisions the way autonomous vehicles could transform far more than our streets.<p>Self-driving electric cars are coming from Google, Uber, even Apple. We’ll work in them, lounge in them, share them, and never have to park them.<p>And a result, our streets may never be the same. …

New rumors corroborate Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 launch in August as image renders surface [Video]

The rumor mill for Samsung‘s next flagship seems to be unstoppable. Be it for its size, specs or configurations, it is undoubted that the Galaxy Note 6 — or Note 7, as we have now come to expect it — is polarizing a lot of interest.<p>Today, thanks to two of the most famous leakers in the tech space, …

Phones

Krishnan House / Khosla Associates

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The 16,000 sft site of the Krishnan house had several existing and mature trees and we envisioned a …

Why the headteacher who believes reading Harry Potter causes mental illness is wrong

Dystopian writer Samantha Shannon hits backs against the blog post by a private school head which claims reading fantasy including Lord of the Rings, The Hunger Games and Terry Pratchett can damage children’s brains<p>A blog post by a private school headteacher claiming reading fantasy such as Harry …

Books