Nov 19, 2018
50% Of Anual Rain Still To Fall
It takes less than two weeks for half of the planet's annual precipitation to fall. That is, 50 percent of Earth's rain, snow and ice each year falls in the 12 wettest days, according to a new study. The deluges are likely to become...
Nov 16, 2018
Low-Carb Diets May Burn More Calories
Keeping weight off may be about more than just "calories in and calories out": Some diets may be better calorie-burners than others, a new study suggests.
Nov 14, 2018
Why Do People Drink Coffee When It Tastes Bitter?
It may sound counterintuitive, but people who are supersensitive to coffee's bitter taste actually drink more of it, a new study finds. This sensitivity isn't simply a matter of taste, either, but rather is influenced by a person's genetic...
Nov 13, 2018
World's 1st Cyber Attack
Back in November 1988, Robert Tappan Morris, son of the famous cryptographer Robert Morris Sr., was a 20-something graduate student at Cornell who wanted to know how big the internet was – that is, how many devices were...
Nov 7, 2018
Supercomputer with 1 Million Processors
Scientists just activated the world's biggest "brain": a supercomputer with a million processing cores and 1,200 interconnected circuit boards that together operate like a human brain. Ten years in the making, it is the world's largest...
Nov 5, 2018
Alain Chevalier, Co-founder of LVMH, Dies at 87
Alain Chevalier, one of the founders of the transnational group LVMH (Louis Vuitton and Moet Hennessy) in the world that is also called the Empire of luxury has died on 88-m to year of life.
Oct 29, 2018
Highest-Paid TV Actors
Big Bang Theory may be in its final season, but its stars are still making millions for now. Four of the top five highest-paid TV actors have the CBS hit comedy to thank for their monumental paydays, including top-ranked...
Oct 24, 2018
Baby Names Show Enormous Gender Gap
Puritans during the 16th and 17th centuries took a values-driven approach to names. They used their children's monikers to promote their morals, conferring such mouthfuls as "If-Christ-had-not-died-for-thee-thou-hadst-been-damned" and...