• Coffee

    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...

  • cyber-attack

    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...

  • NeuralPC

    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...

  • AlainChevalier2

    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.

  • BigBang

    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...

  • Baby

    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...

  • lehman_brothers

    Oct 22, 2018

    Is Your Bank Ready For The Next Crisis?

    The campaign for financial deregulation should have you worried. Is bank supervision tight enough to prevent another meltdown? Is it loose enough to let the economy grow? The Trump Administration will tell you that it is scoring on both...

  • Superhumans3

    Oct 17, 2018

    Will 'Superhumans' Replace Us?

    Stephen Hawking apparently thought so. In the grand tradition of famous physicists making claims about subjects beyond their scope of expertise, the great British theorist left behind in which he speculated about and predicted the human...