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Our eyes reveal when we're about to have an epiphany

Our eyes reveal when we're about to have an epiphany When an epiphany strikes, it's rare and fleeting.To win the game, it turns out, all participants had to do was guess a lower number than their opponent.

We're about to try to hack the Earth's climate. What could go wrong?

We're about to try to hack the Earth's climate. What could go wrong? On April 15, the largest mainstream geoengineering program to date officially kicked off at Harvard University.If the particles can prevent some solar radiation from entering Earth's atmosphere, they could help cool the climate.

Science journal retracts 107 'fabricated' research papers by Chinese authors

Science journal retracts  107 'fabricated' research papers by Chinese authors An international publisher has retracted 107 research papers by Chinese authors, after finding out that the reports had been "compromised.The publisher said it found that the papers, which are required to be peer-reviewed, had been submitted to reviewers who had fake email addresses.

Disney’s new Makeup Lamp projects real-time augmentation onto faces

Disney’s new Makeup Lamp projects real-time augmentation onto faces Developers at Disney Research have designed a new system that illuminates an actor’s face with dynamic effects in real time.In order to increase realism, a primary goal for the research team was to decrease latency — the lag between changing projections.

Georgia Tech’s drone swarms test the autonomous future of dogfighting

Georgia Tech’s drone swarms test the autonomous future of dogfighting Two drone swarms took to the skies above a National Guard facility in California earlier this year to study the future of aerial warfare.No shots were fired, but the friendly dogfight gave researchers the first data on live engagement combat between groups of autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

How to protect yourself when live video of suicide spreads on social media

How to protect yourself when live video of suicide spreads on social media He suspects, however, that witnessing a suicide on social media can be as bad or even worse for our emotional health as encountering graphic details in the media: "There’s nothing more lurid than seeing something like this in real time.If you see a suicide attempt take place on a social media platform, report it to the company.

Teens are increasingly struggling with their emotions -- and talking about it online

Teens are increasingly struggling with their emotions -- and talking about it online New research suggests that more teens and young adults are dealing with emotional and mental health distress than ever before.They're also being asked by mental health advocates and celebrities to open up about their pain.

Sorry, but Apple probably won't announce the iPhone 8 next month

Sorry, but Apple probably won't announce the iPhone 8 next month The rumors and speculation swirling around the iPhone 8 have officially jumped the shark into the unfounded and absurd.The note comes on the heels of Apple's most recent quarterly earnings report.

We can finally destroy the myth that having a period makes you less competent

We can finally destroy the myth that having a period makes you less competent These hilarious jokes usually come back to a familiar punch line: Women just can't function when they bleed.But a new study published Tuesday in Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience offers some quality research to destroy the myth of the woman turned incompetent by her period.

Researchers measured the iceberg about to break off Antarctica, and it’s massive

Researchers measured the iceberg about to break off Antarctica, and it’s massive Any way you look at it, we're about to witness the birth of one massive iceberg.Researchers with the European Space Agency (ESA) have taken more detailed measurements of the massive iceberg set to cleave off the Larsen C Ice Shelf at any minute.

This scary video tool makes fake news look legit

This scary video tool makes fake news look legit Trump, obsessively rants about "fake news media" anytime he's criticized.Sadly, fake news isn't going anywhere anytime soon, and it's probably going to get much worse in the near future thanks to new video editing tools being made by scientific researchers.

Earth is Remarkably Safe from Cosmic Catastrophe

Earth is Remarkably Safe from Cosmic Catastrophe In his earlier days, Neil deGrasse Tyson traveled cautioned that life on Earth was fragile, posting any number of stellar and cosmic phenomena that could do us all in.But a new report suggests that it might be a lot tougher than we thought to kill everything on the planet.

New System Predicted Tornadoes Hours, Not Minutes, Ahead

New System Predicted Tornadoes Hours, Not Minutes, Ahead Back in May, NOAA tested a new model called the “Warn-on-forecast” on a swarm of tornadoes in my home state, and just this week they announced that the data show it was a qualified success.Currently, if a tornado is likely to hit your house, our best data can give you less than 15 minutes’ warning.

DARPA Developing a 'Modem' Linking Computer and Brain

DARPA Developing a 'Modem' Linking Computer and Brain The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is an arm of the US military, so it seems odd that it would develop a system that… y’know… doesn’t kill people.Almost every application is benevolent, and many hope to one day help those injured on the battlefield or off.

Why Can't Elephants Run Faster Than Cheetahs?

Why Can't Elephants Run Faster Than Cheetahs? You’d think with a long stride; it’d be easier to hit top speed.They have so much more, that we should expect these bigger creatures to be able to move along at break-neck speeds.

Apple wants to create an army of machine learning developers

Apple wants to create an army of machine learning developers But not all developers (including Apple itself) know how to take full advantage of it.Back in June at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June, Apple announced new machine learning integrations so developers could bring it into their apps.

Hard Red pill to swallow

Hard Red pill to swallow So my class was talking about this man and the more deeper i did my research the more i have realized that he was literally hitlerHe started slaughtering whites who held political power in his country, Just like hitler did to the jews.He would Necklace people which was a worse method of execution than the gas chambers.

Western Men: Your Sperm Count is Awfully Low

Western Men: Your Sperm Count is Awfully Low 3 percent drop in average sperm count produced by men from North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.Not only is a reduced sperm count bad news for future generations: It can predict increased mortality and morbidity, and is sometimes associated with birth defects and testicular cancer.