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How long is a piece of string?
Sarah K. Lee
A millisecond is a thousandth of a second, and a nanosecond is a billionth of a second, but there's another measurement of time that makes both of them look slow. Scientists have for the first time be...
It reveals a lot about human perspective.
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The editors at Time magazine would like to remind its readers that the election is only a few days away. The latest @TIME cover; as @brianstelter notes, "a double entendre made to go viral" #Electi...
Just your average high school drop out-turned-CEO.
NASA, ESA, ALLISON LOLL/JEFF HESTER
From atoms to the solar system, it's all there.
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This past fall, the world of physics celebrated the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity, which forms the foundation of our modern understanding of the force of gravity....
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It's a post-Christmas ritual. Like trees. And indigestion. In the days and weeks after December 25, thousands of perfectly good (well, mostly) Christmas presents will be returned, regifted or just chu...
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We all know that hitting the computer instead of the shops around Christmas time is going to save you time - but did you know it could also save you cash and make you this year's most thoughtful gift-...
Perhaps the greatest cost of being poor is that of time. Wealthier Australians can value their own time more effectively: by hiring cleaners, day care and nannies, and going to restaurants for meals.