Here’s Why Hong Kong Skyscrapers Have Holes

Here’s Why Hong Kong Skyscrapers Have Holes

Have you ever realized that Hong Kong skyscrapers have holes in them? They’re called dragon gates, and according to the Chinese principle feng shui these holes allow dragons to fly from the mountains to the water each day. It’s believed that blocking the dragon’s path could bring misfortune. Buildings with...

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Why Highways Have Concrete Walls Alongside Them?

Why Highways Have Concrete Walls Alongside Them?

Most people think that the walls alongside highways, often made of concrete, brick, or wood, are for crash safety or privacy. But those walls were actually constructed for noise reduction. 00

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What Happens To Your Body And Brain When You Eat Too Much Sugar

What Happens To Your Body And Brain When You Eat Too Much Sugar

Too much sugar has much more negative side effects than just weight issues, according to Professor at Pediatric Endocrinology, UC San Francisco and author of “The Hacking of the American Mind” and “Fat Chance”, Robert Lustig. Sugar is the signal driver for a whole suite of diseases that will hit...

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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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How To Change Your WiFi Channel ?

How To Change Your WiFi Channel ?

If you’re getting slow or delayed WiFi in your home, it could be because your neighbors are using the same channel as you. While you’re not on the same network, those other devices can still interfere with yours. Here’s how to fix it. 00

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A Sugar Expert Explains The Unhealthy Downside Of Smoothies

A Sugar Expert Explains The Unhealthy Downside Of Smoothies

Smoothies might be better for you than juice, but not by much according to Professor at Pediatric Endocrinology, UC San Francisco and author of “The Hacking of the American Mind” and “Fat Chance”, Robert Lustig. By pulverizing fruit into a thick paste, you’re losing out on the insoluble fiber and...

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Here’s How To Protect Yourself Against Ransomware Attacks

Here’s How To Protect Yourself Against Ransomware Attacks

With just one wrong click, your entire digital life can be put up for ransom. One of the most famous hackers in the United States, and author of the book “The Art of Invisibility,” explains how you can protect yourself against becoming the victim of malicious ransom ware attacks. 00

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Russian Cyber War

Russian Cyber War

While accusations of Russian hacking have dominated the news ever since the election, we have been involved in a strategic game of cyber warfare with the country for quite a while, according to David Kennedy, a former cyber security expert with the US Marine Corps. Here’s a quick explanation of...

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Here’s How Amazon Fresh Pickup Works

Here’s How Amazon Fresh Pickup Works

Amazon is launching a drive-up grocery service that allows customers to pick up online orders. 00

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The New Ford GT Transforms With 5 Different Drive Modes

The New Ford GT Transforms With 5 Different Drive Modes

The new Ford GT has five different driving modes: normal, wet, sport, track, and V-Max. 00

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Ways To Prevent Digital Eyestrain, According To Ophthalmologists

Ways To Prevent Digital Eyestrain, According To Ophthalmologists

After staring at screens all day, eyes can become dry, itchy, blurry, irritated — and that discomfort is frequently accompanied by a headache. 00

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Here’s What $1 Billion Worth Of Cocaine Looks Like

Here’s What $1 Billion Worth Of Cocaine Looks Like

The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter James returned to port this week with a haul of roughly 16 tons of cocaine, gathered by it, other Coast Guard Cutters, and international partners during a 26-day period in the eastern Pacific Ocean. 00

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Favorite Things About Samsung Galaxy S8

Favorite Things About Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung’s new flagship phone — the Galaxy S8 — has finally been revealed. We got some hands-on time with the new phone, and one feature really stood out to our tech reporter, Antonio Villas-Boas. Here’s what it was. 00

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A ‘Hole’ On The Sun Fired A Solar Wind Traveling Over 1.5 Million Mph

A ‘Hole’ On The Sun Fired A Solar Wind Traveling Over 1.5 Million Mph

On March 27, NOAA detected a coronal hole that wrapped nearly all the way around the sun. It lead to the ejection of solar particles traveling over 1.5 million mph that can create electromagnetic storms. 00

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World’s Largest Artificial Sun

World’s Largest Artificial Sun

Germany recently completed its enormous Synlight project. Towering three stories high, the project is the world’s largest collection of film project spotlights in a single room, and the company behind the project — the German Aerospace Center (DLR) — just switched it on. 00

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Tips For iPhone Users

Tips For iPhone Users

There are lots of useful iPhone features hidden deep in submenus — like the ability to stop auto-correct from saying “ducking,” or just getting better quality calls. Here are some features that might be useful to you everyday if you’re an iPhone user. 00

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A Hacker Explains The Best Way To Browse The Internet Anonymously

A Hacker Explains The Best Way To Browse The Internet Anonymously

While it may seem difficult these days to remain anonymous online, it’s not impossible. We spoke with Kevin Mitnick, author of “The Art of Invisibility,” who told us the one tool you should be using if you want to protect your identity. 00

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6 Things The Samsung Galaxy S8 Can Do That The iPhone Can’t

6 Things The Samsung Galaxy S8 Can Do That The iPhone Can’t

Samsung’s new flagship phone, the Galaxy S8, has finally been revealed. This beautiful device is packed full of new features that any Android lover will want. We got an advanced look at the S8 to find out everything it has that the iPhone lacks. 00

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Why You Can’t Eat Before Surgery?

Why You Can’t Eat Before Surgery?

Leena Mathew, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at the Columbia University, reveals the reason why we should not eat or drink before getting surgery. 00

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Double Rainbow

Double Rainbow

The first test of NASA’s RS-25 launch system engine created a stunning double rainbow. 00

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Facebook Copying Snapchat With These New Features

Facebook Copying Snapchat With These New Features

Facebook just introduced Stories to its app, and it looks an awful lot like what Snapchat has been doing for years. The company has begun rolling out new features to its in-app camera, which let you add various effects to photos and videos and share them with your friends. 00

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Jupiter Has Rings Like Saturn

Jupiter Has Rings Like Saturn

Jupiter’s rings aren’t as famous as Saturn’s but they’re just as fascinating! 00

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Hacker Kevin Mitnick On Password Managers And Online Safety

Hacker Kevin Mitnick On Password Managers And Online Safety

It’s very difficult to come up with and remember unique passwords for every single login. Cyber security expert Kevin Mitnick — author of the book “The Art of Invisibility” — explains why you shouldn’t even try to come up with your own passwords, and what you should do instead. 00

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7 Minutes Workout

7 Minutes Workout

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don’t have access to a gym. 00

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5 Giant Chinese Infrastructure Projects That Are Reshaping The World

5 Giant Chinese Infrastructure Projects That Are Reshaping The World

Over the next 10 years, China plans to move 250 million people — the equivalent of Indonesia’s entire population — into the country’s rapidly-growing megacities. To accommodate that enormous migration, the country has invested billions of dollars in massive infrastructure projects. Some are already complete, while others are still in...

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What Happens When You Drip Water And alcohol Onto Oil?

What Happens When You Drip Water And alcohol Onto Oil?

Dripping a solution of water and alcohol onto oil creates a undefined solution that is not all to clear to scientists. The results of this new research, published in Physical Review letters and in collaboration with The Lutetium Project. 00

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Foods With Hidden Sugar

Foods With Hidden Sugar

Consuming large amounts of sugar could result in obesity, diabetes, liver diseases, and even cancer. However, it is becoming more difficult to monitor sugar intake as many food companies sneak sugar in their products. Professor at Pediatric Endocrinology, UC San Francisco and author of “The Hacking of the American Mind”...

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Transporting Wind Turbines

Transporting Wind Turbines

These trucks deliver 172-foot-long wind turbine blades to a site on a steep mountain in China. 00

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Runners High Explained

Runners High Explained

“Runner’s high” is a euphoric feeling that many people feel after a hard run. Dr. Wendy Suzuki, a neuroscientist at New York University, explains the chemical changes occurring in the brain. 00

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Why We Have Palm Lines?

Why We Have Palm Lines?

Do the lines on your hands provide insight to your future? Nope! Not even a little. This video explains the scientific reason for why we have multiple palm lines and why some people have fewer than others. 00

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Couple Travels The Country In Tiny Home

Couple Travels The Country In Tiny Home

Alexis Stephens and Christian Parsons are a “go big or go home” kind of couple. When Alexis wanted to simplify her life and her surroundings in 2015, they removed the clutter, stashed their old photographs and Christmas decorations in a storage unit, and built the tiny home of their dreams....

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China Is Fighting Off The Snow With A Massive Tank

China Is Fighting Off The Snow With A Massive Tank

The Turbojet Snow Blower is a jet engine mounted on a tank. It is used to clear snow in China. 00

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The Monowheel

The Monowheel

The monowheel exists, and it looks like a blast. 00

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Dangers Of Public WIFI

Dangers Of Public WIFI

Public Wi-Fi hotspots might seem like a convenience, but they can also be a threat to your privacy. One of the most famous hackers in the United States and author of the book “The Art of Invisibility” explains why you might want to think twice before connecting. 00

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Smart Hair Brush

Smart Hair Brush

The Kérastase Hair Coach is a hairbrush that connects to an app on your phone. 00

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Shocking New Study Disproves 130-Year-Old Theory About Dinosaur Origins

Shocking New Study Disproves 130-Year-Old Theory About Dinosaur Origins

A study, recently published in Nature, is the first to seriously question dinosaur evolution. Where and when did the first dinosaurs appear on Earth? For the last 130 years, scientists thought dinosaurs evolved 230 million years ago on an ancient continent called Gondwana. But this new study claims neither the...

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What White Marks On Nails Mean About Health

What White Marks On Nails Mean About Health

Most of us have not a clue about the cause of these spots. They actually have different shapes and causes. Here we explain what leads nails to show them. 00

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Why NASA Won’t Send Humans To Venus?

Why NASA Won’t Send Humans To Venus?

Although Venus is easier to reach than Mars, scientists and space agencies around the world show little interest in exploring the planet. Why is it that they have so much enthusiasm in examining Mars but not our neighboring planet, Venus? 00

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Luggage Jacket

Luggage Jacket

This coat for the airport lets you wear all your luggage. 00

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5 Robots Will Draw Your Portrait

5 Robots Will Draw Your Portrait

An interactive art installation called “Five Robots Named Paul” has five different robots that aim cameras at you and draw your portrait. 00

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Blue Fire Tornado

Blue Fire Tornado

Because blue flames burn cleaner than yellow flames, it may be a better alternative to cleaning up oil spills. 00

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A Nutritionist Explains What People Always Get Wrong About Salt

A Nutritionist Explains What People Always Get Wrong About Salt

Andy Bellatti is a registered nutritionist based in Las Vegas. He explains some common misconceptions about salt and reveals some surprising details about different foods that have the same amount of sodium. 00

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Ocean ‘Dead Zones’

Ocean ‘Dead Zones’

Scientists led by the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute have discovered dead zones in a place where they least expected them: the Caribbean. More specifically, the tropics. 00

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This Is What Google’s Incredible New Campus Will Look Like

This Is What Google’s Incredible New Campus Will Look Like

Google has submitted plans to the town of Mountain View, California for a brand new campus called “Google Charleston East.” This will be the first time Google has created a building from the ground up. Here’s what Google thinks the building could look like. 00

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The Best Time To Stretch

The Best Time To Stretch

Erica Fritz, a physical therapist and the manager of the Orthopedic Physical Therapy Center at Hospital for Special Surgery, explains the proper time you should stretch during your workouts. 00

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This Robot Is Made For Walking

This Robot Is Made For Walking

Cassie is a robot designed for “legged locomotion.” 00

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Why Taxicabs Are Yellow?

Why Taxicabs Are Yellow?

Why are most taxicabs yellow? A new study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, reveals a telling advantage. 00

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This Blooming Sunflower Collects Energy From The Sun

This Blooming Sunflower Collects Energy From The Sun

Smart flower is a smart solar panel that follows the sun. It produces 40% more energy than regular solar panels. 00

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Child Robot Can Be Taught Just Like A Human 4-Year-Old

Child Robot Can Be Taught Just Like A Human 4-Year-Old

iCub is an open-source robot, so it can be used to learn anything, like balance, object recognition, grasp, and crawling. 00

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Europe Has Banned Hundreds Of Chemicals That US Still Uses

Europe Has Banned Hundreds Of Chemicals That US Still Uses

McKay Jenkins, author of “ContamiNation” and “Food Fight,” explains the disturbing truth that certain products in the US contain chemicals that Europe banned due to health concerns. 00

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