Could Climate Change Destroy the Bloody Mary? “The entire global food system is a nightmare on the horizon”

Germany lacks plan in case of alien contact | How about you, do you have a plan?

Two MIT students just solved Richard Feynman’s famed physics puzzle

A 16-year-old Australian with a passion for Apple managed to hack an Apple server, stealing some 90GB of secure files and accessing customer accounts in the process

NASA identifies ‘foreign object debris’ spotted by Mars rover as a very thin flake of rock, so we can all rest easy tonight

How to keep your brain sharp as you get older

Physicists Ignite Beef Over What Happens When You Fall Into a Black Hole

Hackers can use your voicemail to take over your online accounts

Organic solar cells set ‘remarkable’ energy record

Fly single-handedly ruined #domino world record attempt

Flight Tests to Prove Commercial Systems Fit for Human Spaceflight

New Study Shows #Spiders Can Now Fly

Avoid these foods due to outbreaks and recalls

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Simulating The World (In Emoji)

With this tool you can simulate the world with emoji. You populate your world with things (represented by emoji), add a few rules about how those things interact, and boom, you’ve got yourself a little world.

February breaks global temperature records by ‘shocking’ amount

Warnings of climate emergency after surface temperatures 1.35C warmer than average temperature for the month.

The Strange and Surprising History of Daylight Saving Time

The practice of moving our clocks twice a year is awash with colorful characters and strange-but-true tales.

39 Sites For FREE Amazing Stock Photos

List of awesome sites that have great stock images you can use for free. Most of the photos you will find on these sites are free from copyright restrictions or licensed under creative commons public domain dedication. You can copy, modify, distribute and use for even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission. However, some photos may require attribution. But they are all free to use.

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World’s first farm to grow food and fuel in the desert opens in Abu Dhabi

The world’s first research facility to grow both food and fuel has opened in the United Arab Emirates. Located on a 2-hectacre site in Abu Dhabi, the desert facility uses coastal seawater irrigation to raise fish and shrimp for food, while growing salt-tolerant plants that can be harvested to create biofuel.

Your Phone Was Made By Slaves

Whether we are grilling shrimp for our friends or buying T-shirts for our children we generally think of these things as beginning where we first encountered them, at the shop, at the mall, in the grocery store. But just as each of us is deeper than our surface, just as each of us has a story to tell, so do the tools and toys and food and rings and phones that tie us together. Slaves are producing many of the things we buy.

Now Is Time For The Middle East To Invest In Youth

Current oil prices have put all Arab countries on an equal footing: whether oil producing or not, they are “oil-poor” given current oil prices. The moonshot opportunity is to reach 30% of GDP coming from the digital economy in any Arab country within 10 years. Leaders in these countries should start this process today by priding themselves on being “youth-rich” and investing in sectors that employ their predominantly young and growing population.

Skype real-time Arabic translation

Skype opens the door to the Middle East with real-time Arabic translation

Skype Translator is still in preview mode after around a year and a half in beta – and four years in development – but the team has announced a new milestone for its real-time natural language processing tool as Arabic goes live on the service.

Pro-Bono Surgeries for Arab Children

Leading Egyptian Heart Surgeon Magdi Yacoub to Perform Pro-Bono Surgeries for Arab Children

Renowned Egyptian heart surgeon Professor Magdi Yacoub has announced he will perform surgeries for Arab children free of charge in Oman, state-owned Al-Ahram reported. Yacoub will offer his services through the Omani center to all Arab children with heart-related birth defects but wants to focus on children from Yemen, Iraq and Syria.

Meet the Freediving Couple Who Make Stunning Underwater Photos With No Scuba Gear

Swimming with sharks, respecting the ocean, and filling SD cards with amazing images form the depths. All in a day’s wor…

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