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Deep in the Heart of Our Galaxy, Einstein Proved Right Again

Scientists always seem to be finding new evidence of Albert Einstein "being right." The latest example comes from astronomers using the European …

Black Holes

The Great A.I. Awakening

<b>Prologue: You Are What You Have Read</b><p>Late one Friday night in early November, Jun Rekimoto, a distinguished professor of human-computer interaction at the University of Tokyo, was online preparing for a lecture when he began to notice some peculiar posts rolling in on social media. Apparently Google …

Artificial Intelligence

We Finally Know What This Big Red Splotch on Pluto's Moon Is

Almost as soon as Pluto’s moon Charon came into view, we had a question: what’s that big red splotch on top of it? Now, we finally have an answer.<p>A …

Gorgeous Stabilized Timelapse Shows Earth's Rotation In Relation To The Stars

This is a beautiful timelapse video made by Greta Life, that demonstrates earth's rotation in relation to the stars, which stay fixed in the video. …

New evidence that sperm whales form clans with diverse cultures, languages

Using underwater microphones, scientists track whales' unique cultural identities.<p>Sperm whales share something fundamental with humans. Both of our …

18 Quick Photoshop Tips for Beginners

Photoshop is a vast program, packed with all kinds of sophisticated tools and functions to keep the professional photography world turning. Whatever …

Tutorials

The perfect apology, according to science

Ever had an apology fall flat? Well, there may be a logical explanation. You may not have given enough emphasis to the most important elements, or you may have even left them out altogether.<p>According to new research from a team led by Roy Lewicki, professor emeritus of management and human …

Ohio State University

Have Fun Trying to Reach the Poles of Inaccessibility

Geography nuts have located the hardest place to get to on every continent and beyond.<p>It’s a lonely world, and these Poles of Inaccessibility are the …

Expresso app will show you everything wrong with your writing

If you want to see how well you’re writing, the free text-analyzer Expresso will give you a detailed breakdown of whatever you give it.<p>The web-based …

The American Concordes that never flew

It was one of the most ambitious aircraft design projects in history, so what happened to the US plans to master supersonic passenger flight?<p>In November 1962, the British and French governments announced a deal that caused great distress in the boardrooms of American planemakers.<p>The two countries …

To save native island animals from extinction, eradicate the uninvited guests, study finds

In 1894, a pregnant house cat escaped from a lighthouse on Stephens Island, New Zealand. She had her kittens in the wild, where they went feral. Within 13 months, a native bird species known as the Stephen Islands wren was nearly extinct.<p>It's a story often cited as an extreme – and by some accounts …

Biodiversity

Scientists Have Made Artificial Sperm, and They Used It to Fertilize Eggs

A New Breakthrough in Reproduction<p>Scientists from Nanjing Medical University in China managed to create artificial sperm, and it has been used to …

Biology

MIT Is Building 3D Solar Towers, and So Far They Have Achieved Phenomenal Results

<b>IMPROVING EFFICIENCY</b><p>Most solar panels are placed flat on rooftops because they are designed to harness solar energy when the sun is directly …

Clean Energy

How to recover from a war, ant style — Cooperate

Ant wars are ferocious. Sometimes they are literally wars of extermination. Even victory can make the winners vulnerable due to high casualties. A …

Colorado hospital sued over exposure to disease from ex-surgical tech

A Colorado hospital has been sued by three former surgery patients who say they were among nearly 3,000 people possibly exposed to a blood-borne disease carried by a drug-addicted former medical technician, court records showed on Tuesday.<p>The Swedish Medical Center in suburban Denver is accused of …

Depression Affects Your Whole Body, Not Just Your Mind, New Evidence Confirms

It's not just a mental health issue.<p>An international team of researchers has been examining the impact of the disease on the entire human body …

Research

NASA Releases Apollo Moon Mission Photos: Pictures

Anatomy of a Ski

Ever wonder what’s under that topsheet? Knowing won’t change your life, but it might change your mind.<p>Author:<p>SkiMag.com Editors<p>Publish date:<p>Social …

The 10 Best Books of 2014, According to Everyone

Year-end "best of" lists are great for things like pop culture moments, celebrity snafus, or provocative photographs. But when it comes to a best-of …

Four Paths to Business Model Innovation

Business model innovation is a wonderful thing. At its simplest, it demands neither new technologies nor the creation of brand-new markets: It’s about delivering <i>existing</i> products that are produced by <i>existing</i> technologies to <i>existing</i> markets. And because it often involves changes invisible to the …