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Using Google Maps costs more than you think. – The Startup – Medium

Using Google Maps costs more than you think. – The Startup – Medium

Just because you are not exchanging money to use Google Maps does not mean you are not exchanging value. I intend to show you how much. READ MORE >>

We’ve Got the Screen Time Debate All Wrong. Let’s Fix It

We’ve Got the Screen Time Debate All Wrong. Let’s Fix It

The narrative around tech addiction has been driven more by fear than facts. But that’s finally starting to change. READ MORE >>

Bringing balance to the universe: New theory could explain missing 95 percent of the cosmos

Bringing balance to the universe: New theory could explain missing 95 percent of the cosmos

Scientists at the University of Oxford may have solved one of the biggest questions in modern physics, with a new paper unifying dark matter and dark energy into a single phenomenon: a fluid which possesses ‘negative mass.” If you were to push a negative mass, it would accelerate towards you. This a… READ MORE >>

NASA Mars probe: Investigation launched after strange ’golden rock’ found on Mars

NASA Mars probe: Investigation launched after strange ’golden rock’ found on Mars

NASA is investigating a strange “golden rock” found on a historic mission to Mars by its rover called Curiosity. READ MORE >>

Physicists Confirm That We’re Not Living In a Computer Simulation

Physicists Confirm That We’re Not Living In a Computer Simulation

Scientists have discovered that it’s impossible to model the physics of our universe on even the biggest computer. READ MORE >>

Strange waves rippled around the world, and nobody knows why

Strange waves rippled around the world, and nobody knows why

Instruments picked up the seismic waves more than 10,000 miles away—but bizarrely, nobody felt them. READ MORE >>

Black Holes, Quantum Systems, Superconductors and Planck’s Constant are Related – NextBigFuture.com Black Holes, Quantum Systems, Superconductors and Planck’s Constant are Related

Black Holes, Quantum Systems, Superconductors and Planck’s Constant are Related – NextBigFuture.com Black Holes, Quantum Systems, Superconductors and Planck’s Constant are Related

Black Holes, Quantum Systems, Superconductors and Planck’s Constant are Related READ MORE >>

A 1970s Essay Predicted Silicon Valley’s High-Minded Tyranny

A 1970s Essay Predicted Silicon Valley’s High-Minded Tyranny

Published in Ms. magazine, “The Tyranny of Structurelessness” observes that organizations built to avoid hierarchy develop leaders with pernicious power. READ MORE >>

A new DNA study reveals a previously unidentified North American ‘polar wolf’ – Arctic Today

A new DNA study reveals a previously unidentified North American ‘polar wolf’ – Arctic Today

Biologists have long been aware that northeastern Canada and Greenland had been home to two distinct types of Arctic wolf. Now, a comparison of the genomes of Arctic wolves with the genomes of wolves from the rest of North America seems to have put an end to a long-standing discussion about whether…. READ MORE >>

Are you forgetful? That’s just your brain erasing useless memories – The Verge – Pocket

Are you forgetful? That’s just your brain erasing useless memories – The Verge – Pocket

Most of us think “perfect” memory means never forgetting, but maybe forgetting actually helps us navigate a world that is random and ever-changing. So say two neuroscientists in a review published today in the journal Neuron. READ MORE >>

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