Scientists Have Made a Blueprint For a Quantum Battery That Never Loses Charge

A team of scientists from the universities of Alberta and Toronto have laid out the blueprints for a “quantum battery” that never loses its charge. To be clear, this battery doesn’t exist yet — but if they figure out how to build it, it could be a revolutionary breakthrough in energy storage.“The batteries that we […]

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We May Have Been Wrong About The Source of Earth’s Crust Movements, Study Reveals

As solid as our planet’s crust might feel beneath our feet, we’re literally surfing mountains across a churning sea of hot minerals. For years, researchers have struggled to understand what drives the complex movements of Earth’s surface layers; now, we might be a little bit closer to the answer. To determine whether drifting tectonic plates […]

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This New Technology Can Fully Charge an Electric Car in Just 10 Minutes

It’s called ‘range anxiety’, and it’s often pointed to as one of the key reasons why consumer uptake of battery-powered electric vehicles still hasn’t really taken off. In a nutshell, range anxiety is the fear that an electric car’s battery won’t hold enough juice to get you where you need to be going – and […]

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Astronomers Have Measured The Devastating Aftermath of Two Exoplanets Colliding

BD +20 307 should not have been so bright. For such an old binary star system, it should have appeared cool in our scopes. Instead, it looked hot. The discovery of this, made over a decade ago, signalled to astronomers that something incredible had happened: BD +20 307, a solar system over 300 light-years from […]

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StarCraft II Has a New Grandmaster, And It’s Not Human

Video games were invented for humans, by humans. But that doesn’t necessarily mean we’re the best when it comes to playing them. In a new achievement that signifies just how far artificial intelligence (AI) has progressed, scientists have developed a learning algorithm that rose to the very top echelon of the esports powerhouse StarCraft II, […]

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Chinese Man Chops Off Own Finger After Snake Bite, Doctors Say It Was Unnecessary

When bitten on the finger by a venomous snake, a farmer in China took the only recourse he thought available to him: he lopped the digit right off before undertaking a journey to the nearest city with a hospital. But, according to the doctors who treated the patient once he arrived, he needn’t have bothered […]

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Astronomers May Have Detected a Black Hole That’s Unlike Any We’ve Seen Before

It almost seems like astronomers are in a race to unveil the biggest black holes they can find. Most recently, a team of German astronomers claimed to have discovered a black hole 40 billion times the mass of the Sun. But what if there are also black holes many magnitudes smaller? In a study published […]

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15 Pics Of Finnish Cats Living Their Best Winter Life

The chonkier the cat, the more of it there is to hug and love. Four cats who are some of the cutest megafloofs we’ve ever seen are Sämpy and its furry friends Hiskias Hääppönen, Elmeri, and Nelli, all from Northern Finland. To bring a smile to your face, brighten up your day, and give you […]

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Nearly Extinct Pink Dolphin Gives Birth To Pink Calf

Rare pink dolphin mom gave birth to a cute baby dolphin. People call her Pinky, and the animal has been spotted in the Calcasiey river in Louisiana. The pink calf was there, too. The pink mammal became popular 12 years ago. Captain Erik Rue was the first to spot her. The video of Pinky and […]

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This Man Took Over 1,000 Children Of Fallen Soldiers To Disneyland Free Of Charge

Who doesn’t love celebrities who use their fame and wealth to help those in need? From hosting charitable events to building foundations — all of their good deeds deserve recognition. One of those people who dedicate an important part of their lives to help others is Gary Sinise. Sinise is both an actor and a […]

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