Nutella Nutrition

Nutella Nutrition

Nutella is an incredibly delicious “Hazelnut Spread,” but even though it contains nuts, it’s not exactly the most wholesome snack. More than half of the jar is straight up sugar. 00

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Garden Roomba

Garden Roomba

Roomba co-creator Joe Jones created the “Tertill” with Franklin Robotics. It uses sensors to identify weeds and cuts them down. 00

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Ancient Monster

Ancient Monster

After dinosaurs went extinct, things were still pretty big. During the rise of the mammals, enormous creatures roamed the Earth. These monsters would go on to become some of our smaller creatures, with one big exception. 00

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Here’s Why Some Coins Have Ridges On Their Side

Here’s Why Some Coins Have Ridges On Their Side

If you look closely at a quarter or a dime, you’ll see tiny grooves all along the edge. They were put there for a very important reason. The process is called “reeding,” and it all goes back to when the US Mint was first created. 0-1

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NASA’S Concept Rover

NASA’S Concept Rover

Since late 2016, NASA’s privately-run Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, an unnamed cable television network, and a company that builds concept vehicles have been quietly collaborating to build a full-size rover for exploring Mars. NASA revealed the rover concept during their “Summer of Mars” event at the Kennedy Space Center...

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Supernovae

Supernovae

Supernovas are created during the last moments of a star’s life. These gigantic explosions can wipe out galaxies and the planets inside them. Should we be concerned about one being too close to our Solar System? Here is a transcript of the video: 00

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Google Search Tips

Google Search Tips

Google is really good at searching the internet. But did you know there are special words and characters you can add to your search to get even better results? Here are nine tricks that will make your searches much more accurate. 00

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Boeing’s Phantom Swift X-Plane

Boeing’s Phantom Swift X-Plane

Using rapid prototyping, the Boeing Phantom Works engineers in Philadelphia designed and built a flying subscale model of the innovative Phantom Swift in less than 30 days to be part of Boeing’s proposal for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) vertical takeoff and landing X-Plane competition. 00

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Boeing Echo Voyager

Boeing Echo Voyager

Echo Voyager, Boeing’s latest unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV), can operate autonomously for months at a time thanks to a hybrid rechargeable power system and modular payload bay. The 51-foot-long vehicle is the latest innovation in Boeing’s UUV family, joining the 32-foot Echo Seeker and the 18-foot Echo Ranger. 00

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World’s First Autonomous Hybrid UUV/UAV

World’s First Autonomous Hybrid UUV/UAV

World class. Revolutionary. Amphibious drone. InnoCorp, LLC announces SubMurres–its unrivaled unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV), unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) drone—transitioning from water to air to land without any individual or multiple deployments, or complicated maneuvering. It’s here—what the top tech companies and governments around the world are vigorously seeking! 00

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The World’s First Driverless Train

The World’s First Driverless Train

Find out where the first driverless train made it’s debut. 00

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Floating Cities Of The Future

Floating Cities Of The Future

The Seasteading Institute aims to create autonomous cities that can float in the middle of ocean. The institute held an architectural design contest for entries that can make their vision come true. One of the winning designs, Artisanopolis, is designed by Roark 3D. According to their design, the city cannot...

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Pod Plane To Change Flying

Pod Plane To Change Flying

Imagine boarding an airplane in a completely relaxed, comfortable situation. This concept for air travel by Clip-Air could make it commonplace. Clip-Air separates the cabin from the wings, engines, and cockpit. A flying module would carry pods underneath it and fill it with passengers, cargo, or extra fuel. 00

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Impossibly Thin Car

Impossibly Thin Car

Nissan has introduced its idea of the future of sports cars. The Nissan BladeGlider is impossibly thin, because only the driver’s seat is in front. The new design is much more aerodynamic, and the electric engine gives off zero emissions. 00

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History Of Silicon Valley

History Of Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley is a name that is synonymous with the technology industry, but when and how did this small area of California become the center of the tech world? The area’s transformation happened gradually, over a period of more than 100 years. 00

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Skydiving Drone

Skydiving Drone

Latvian company Aerones has built the ultimate skydive drone. The company claims that skydiver Ingus Augstkalnsm completed the first skydive from a drone. 00

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Deepest Swimming Pool In The World

Deepest Swimming Pool In The World

Y-40 The Deep Joy is the kind of pool that scuba and free divers dream of. It holds a Guinness World Record as the deepest pool for diving at 137 feet. It also has various features for divers of all levels to practice their skills. 00

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Firing A Bullet Straight Up

Firing A Bullet Straight Up

What happens when you fire a gun straight into the air? The short answer is: nothing good. Here’s what could happen, according to science. 00

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What It’s Like To Serve In South Korea’s Mandatory Military Service

What It’s Like To Serve In South Korea’s Mandatory Military Service

South Korea requires all of its male citizens to serve in the military for two years. Here’s what that experience is like. 00

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August 2017 Solar Eclipse

August 2017 Solar Eclipse

A rare solar eclipse is happening across the US on August 21. It will be the first time since 1918 that a solar eclipse has crossed the country from coast-to-coast. Here are three ways you can make the most of this once-in-a-lifetime event. 00

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From 3D To Mixed Reality Headsets In The New Surface Laptop With Windows 10

From 3D To Mixed Reality Headsets In The New Surface Laptop With Windows 10

Watch some of the new 3D applications and mixed reality content available in Windows 10 for Surface Laptop and any Windows 10 PCs. 00

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Experience Mixed Reality At World Scale

Experience Mixed Reality At World Scale

Feeling present in your environment is a key aspect of mixed reality, where you can move, interact, and explore in the most natural way possible. Learn how Microsoft HoloLens and some headsets powered by Windows 10 use inside-out tracking to unlock world-scale experiences. 00

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World’s Largest Plane Rolled Out

World’s Largest Plane Rolled Out

Stratolaunch, which is designed to release rockets that will carry satellites into space, has a 385-foot wingspan, stands 50 feet tall and can carry more than 500,000 pounds of cargo. 00

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Waterless Toilet

Waterless Toilet

In developing countries, access to public utilities like running water and sewer systems are often not available. The lack of those resources leads to unsanitary conditions that can put people’s lives at risk. Researchers at Cranfield University hope to put an end to that with the waterless Nano Membrane Toilet....

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This $13M Rolls-Royce Could Be The Most Expensive New Car Ever Built

This $13M Rolls-Royce Could Be The Most Expensive New Car Ever Built

The Rolls-Royce Sweptail is a one of a kind car built specifically for a customer at a hefty price — $13 million according to The Telegraph. 00

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How Augmented Reality Is Changing The Way We Work

How Augmented Reality Is Changing The Way We Work

Augmented and virtual reality technology is still in the very early stages of development, but it’s already rapidly changing how we do business and innovate. 00

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Einstein’s Biggest Blunder Is Right

Einstein’s Biggest Blunder Is Right

Brian Greene, Columbia University physicist and co-founder of the World Science Festival, explains how today’s physicists and mathematicians use an Einsteinian formula to explain the universe that Einstein himself originally thought was false. 00

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Watch How The US Would Shoot Down An Incoming ICBM In Its Tracks

Watch How The US Would Shoot Down An Incoming ICBM In Its Tracks

The US successfully intercepted an intercontinental ballistic-type missile for the first time during a live-fire exercise. 00

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Here’s When Popular Fruits Are In Season

Here’s When Popular Fruits Are In Season

Sure, those glistening strawberries might look tasty, but if they’re not in season where you live, you’re better off with the frozen or canned version. Here’s a simple guide to when fruit is in season, so you know when to splurge on fresh fruits and when to save with frozen...

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CO2 In The Atmosphere

CO2 In The Atmosphere

Humans emit roughly 30 to 40 billion tons of the greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide, into the atmosphere each year. If we keep it up, Earth will continue to heat up and ultimately devastate our way of life. 00

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How Deep Is The Ocean?

How Deep Is The Ocean?

Just how deep does the ocean go? Way further than you think. This animation puts the actual distance into perspective, showing a vast distance between the waves we see and the mysterious point we call Challenger Deep. 00

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DJI SPARK: Take Off And Land With Gesture Control Demo

DJI SPARK: Take Off And Land With Gesture Control Demo

DJI, a popular drone manufacturer, just released its smallest and cheapest drone – the Spark. Spark is the first drone to maneuver exclusively via hand gestures—ever. For the more discerning consumers, there is model available that includes an official DJI remote control, not to mention that Spark can always be...

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A Mysterious Force Could Annihilate The Universe

A Mysterious Force Could Annihilate The Universe

Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and co-founder of the World Science Festival, explains one of the most prominent theories of how our universe will meet its fate. 00

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Where Does Space Actually Start?

Where Does Space Actually Start?

Where does the atmosphere end and space begin? The answer’s not so simple. 00

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Apple’s Massive, Glitzy New Headquarters

Apple’s Massive, Glitzy New Headquarters

A few weeks ago, the doors of Steve Jobs’ dream corporate headquarters opened for a number of Apple employees. Some say the massive complex looks like a giant spaceship landed in Silicon Valley. Backchannel editor-in-chief Steven Levy joins  to discuss his exclusive tour of the tech company’s glitzy impressive new...

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U.S. Arctic Air Base Upgraded Amid Growing Missile Threats

U.S. Arctic Air Base Upgraded Amid Growing Missile Threats

With developments in North Korea and Russia coming daily, we visit the Thule Air Base in Greenland, which sits on one of the most isolated pieces of land on earth. The base is on top of many American military minds and recently got a $40 million upgrade in the face...

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Here’s How To Order An $11,000 Drink On Your Next Flight

Here’s How To Order An $11,000 Drink On Your Next Flight

We asked flight attendant Celessa Dietzel the one thing she wishes everyone knew about flying. 00

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States With The Highest Life Expectancies

States With The Highest Life Expectancies

Californians and New Yorkers might be in luck, these are the states with the highest life expectancies. 00

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White Junk On Your Salmon

White Junk On Your Salmon

Many people believe that the white gunk on cooked salmon is fat. However, it’s actually a soluble protein called albumin that is also in egg whites. Having too much of it on your salmon could mean that it’s overcooked. You can easily minimize it by soaking your fish in a...

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The Problem Of Infinity

The Problem Of Infinity

During the mid 20th century, physicists were grappling with a perplexing puzzle. It seemed that every time they applied equations to explain fundamental properties we see and experience around us — like the mass of a particle or what happens when two particles interact with each other — they always...

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These Marines Can Catch Drones Right Out Of The Sky

These Marines Can Catch Drones Right Out Of The Sky

The Marines’ Skyhook recovery system is used to catch the RQ-21A Blackjack drone. The drone is used for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions. The drone’s wing is caught by a hanging wire. 00

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Neuroscientist Explains Why Free Will Could Be An Illusion

Neuroscientist Explains Why Free Will Could Be An Illusion

Dean Buonomano, a professor at UCLA and author of “Your Brain Is a Time Machine: The Neuroscience and Physics of Time,” gives a simple explanation of the theory of eternalism. 00

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Einstein’s Unique Way Of Thinking

Einstein’s Unique Way Of Thinking

Robbert Dijkgraaf is a theoretical physicist and Leon Levy Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. He is also the co-author of “The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge.” 00

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Uses Of Baking Soda

Uses Of Baking Soda

Baking soda isn’t just useful for cooking. You can use it as a deodorant, cleaning paste for rusty metal, heartburn relief, and more. 00

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Inside View Of Jupiter Rings

Inside View Of Jupiter Rings

NASA’s Juno spacecraft has been orbiting Jupiter since July, 2016. But only just recently have scientists had a chance to analyze all of its data — and the results are painting a different picture of Jupiter than what anyone expected. 00

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Humans In Space Without Any Spacesuit

Humans In Space Without Any Spacesuit

Why are astronauts always wearing those bulky suits? You don’t NEED them, do you? Here’s what would really happen to an exposed human in the void of space. 00

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How To Remain Anonymous While Using Bitcoin ?

How To Remain Anonymous While Using Bitcoin ?

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that can help protect your identity when making purchases online. But it’s not foolproof. Kevin Mitnick, one of the world’s most famous hackers and author of the book “The Art of Invisibility,” offers some tips that will help you remain anonymous. Following is a transcript of...

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Microcurrent Facial Giving Faces A Workout

Microcurrent Facial Giving Faces A Workout

Jacqueline Howard reports on the technology behind the so-called “red carpet facial.” +30

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A Marine Shares Why Your Ability To Lead Directly Relates To Your Level Of Self-Awareness

A Marine Shares Why Your Ability To Lead Directly Relates To Your Level Of Self-Awareness

Angie Morgan is a Marine veteran and the coauthor, along with Courtney Lynch and Sean Lynch, of “Spark: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success.” Here Morgan shares what it takes to be a leader. 00

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A Portion Of California’s Highway 1 Is Buried After A Massive Landslide

A Portion Of California’s Highway 1 Is Buried After A Massive Landslide

A portion of California’s Highway 1 was buried under 40 feet of rock and dirt after a massive landslide. California is already looking at $1B in highway damages after a heavy winter, but locals are now concerned that the landslide could hurt tourism for the famed Big Sur. 00

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