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Self-control is a tricky thing as we often have to forgo what’s immediately enjoyable in the short term in order to gain something more valuable in the longer term.Getty Self-control is a remarkable thing and when we’ve got it, welcome outcomes usually follow. But self-control is a tricky thing as we often have to forgo
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Underwater close-up photography of Chromodoris reticulata. Photo credit: GettyGetty The sea slug Chromodoris reticulata shot to glorious reproductive fame in 2013 with the news that it not only mated using a disposable penis but also had a couple of spares on hand. Now it turns out that the animal uses its thorny penis to scoop sperm
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Motivational speaker Tony Robbins speaks during the DreamForce Conference in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg© 2016 Bloomberg Finance LP I witnessed it gradually unroll from the 1990s. It started with The Learning Annex catalogues of courses where you could attend a local one-day class to “get in touch with
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A panel at the latest American Association for the Advancement of Science conference held in Washington D.C. last week revealed some startling new information about the chemicals and particulates found inside homes and their potential to wreak havoc on human bodies, especially small ones. The studies presented at the session, titled “Homes at the Center of
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Yann Lecun, Facebook’s chief AI scientist. Photographer: Marlene Awaad/Bloomberg© 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP Facebook wants to develop its own artificial intelligence chips that go beyond what’s currently on the market, according to a report from The Financial Times that’s based on an interview with Yann LeCun, Facebook’s chief
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As the satellite industry booms, a Japan-based venture is working to prevent space-debris collisions that could paralyse transportation, defence and telecommunications systems. Astroscale Holdings is preparing to rendezvous with, capture and dock a test satellite early next year to show how its technology can help clear orbiting junk, Miki Ito, 36, general manager of Astroscale’s Japan
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Spider with glowing eyesUniversity Of Kansas Press Release Step back in time 110 million years ago, the dark evenings in Korea would be full of spiders with eerie glowing eyes. Researchers recently made an unusual discovery, finding fossilized spiders in Korea within a shale formation. Since
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Pluto and Charon, in enhanced color, thanks to observations from New Horizons’ Ralph/Multispectral Visual Imaging Camera (MVIC). Pluto’s frozen surface and intricate features are only part of its fascinating story; an ocean of subsurface water lurks far beneath the ice.NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI Pluto, first discovered in 1930, was no more than a distant dot in our most powerful
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Actors dressed as a zombies interact with an attendee during the E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg© 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP As The Walking Dead enters the second half of its ninth season, it’s undeniable that the cultural obsession with the end of the world isn’t going anywhere. Although zombies
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NASA is accelerating plans to return Americans to the Moon, and this time, the US space agency says it will be there to stay.  Jim Bridenstine, NASA’s administrator, told reporters Thursday that the agency plans to speed up plans backed by President Donald Trump to return to the moon, using private companies.    “It’s important
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Rover and Pyramids on MarsGetty NASA’s Martian rover Opportunity breathed its last digital gasp this week. What was a busy scurrying robot picking over and investigating the Martian landscape is now a slowly decaying pile of metal and circuitry. That is to say, Opportunity has entered my world, the world of abandoned things that is
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Employees walk near an Abbott Laboratories sign at the company’s headquarters complex in Abbott Park, Illinois, U.S., on Monday, July 14, 2014. (Photo by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)© 2014 Bloomberg Finance LP Healthcare stocks have been among the leaders in the market rebound since the December lows. These five investing experts, and contributors to MoneyShow.com, believe this
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Opportunity took this self-portrait in December 2004NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell On Wednesday, NASA officially concluded the mission of its Opportunity rover. The spacecraft, which first landed on Mars in January 2004, was continuously operating on Mars providing valuable scientific data until NASA lost contact with it during a dust
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A relatively complete skeleton of a long-necked, long-tailed plant-eater excavated from a rocky cliff above a Tanzanian river is providing insight into the early evolution of a dinosaur group that later included Earth’s largest-ever land animals. The Cretaceous Period dinosaur Mnyamawamtuka in its environmental setting is seen in this illustration released in
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Much of the country is being pummeled by a winter storm this week. There are major implications for utility companies and new technologies that help them manage outages.Getty From the Midwest to the East coast, more than 100 million Americans will be impacted by this week’s winter storm. As this winter continues to pummel the
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Since it is International Day of Women and Girls in Science I thought I would stick to this theme and publish two articles today. The latest Mars rover that was built in the U.K has been named after Rosalind Franklin. She is famously known because of
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With the popularity of zombie TV shows and movies like The Walking Dead, World War Z and Santa Clarita Diet, there is always the debate: Could the living dead actually exist? This is the question that author Matt Simon sought to answer in his recent book Plight of the Living Dead: What Real-Life Zombies Reveal
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Polar bears are increasingly being forced away from Arctic coastlines toward human settlements. Getty As Arctic temperatures have warmed, making sea ice and hunting habitat more scarce, polar bears are increasingly venturing into human habitats instead. A few years ago the mammals threatened a group of scientists
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