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Life after death: Scientist explains what ACTUALLY happens when you die

By Sean Martin A WORLD renowned doctor has revealed to the world what it is like to die and says the process is “peaceful” and “pleasant”. Dr Sam Parnia, director of critical care and resuscitation research at NYU Langone School of Medicine in New York City, said dying is “very comfortable”. And the doctor said … Tiếp tục đọc

Scientists unearth a consequence of solar panels in the Sahara

by Zhengyao Lu and Benjamin Smith A giant solar farm sounds perfect, right? Not quite. THE WORLD’S MOST FORBIDDING DESERTS could be the best places on Earth for harvesting solar power — the most abundant and clean source of energy we have. Deserts are spacious, relatively flat, rich in silicon – the raw material for the semiconductors from … Tiếp tục đọc

10 foods that you shouldn’t reheat in a microwave

Some 30 years ago, American kitchens received the gift of the microwave and quickly became dependent on it for lightning-fast heating. Younger generations can’t even imagine making oatmeal, hot chocolate, or popcorn without it. And yet so many of us are using the microwave incorrectly for reheated foods. Sure, we know to never zap aluminum … Tiếp tục đọc

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk talks Starship explosion: ‘We were too dumb’

By Eric Ralph Two days after a last-second failure caused Starship SN9 to smash into the ground and explode, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has returned to Twitter with some harsh preliminary reactions. Right off the bat, in response to a question about why Starships SN8 and SN9 both attempted their unsuccessful landings with only two … Tiếp tục đọc

The Top 5 Most Produced Commercial Aircraft In History

by Joanna Bailey In the last century, thousands of commercial aircraft have been built and delivered to customers all over the world. But which are the most produced aircraft? We take a look at the most produced commercial aircraft in history with our top-five rundown. 1: The Douglas DC-3 The DC-3 is an airplane that … Tiếp tục đọc

Sunken boats. Stolen gear. Fishermen are prey as China conquers a strategic sea

By SHASHANK BENGALI, VO KIEU BAO UYEN LY SON, Vietnam —   On a warm, cloudless morning in June, a giant vessel blasted through the still waters of the South China Sea toward a wooden fishing boat painted in cerulean blue and flying the red flag of Vietnam. The veteran fishing captain cranked up the engine to flee, but … Tiếp tục đọc

The Gray-Hair Revolution Has Begun

By Deanna Pai Going gray can often feel like an emotional roller coaster. A few silver strands? No big deal. But once there’s nothing but gray growing in at your roots, things can feel a little more dire—or at least they used to. Elizabeth Collins was 13 years old when she started going gray. As any teenager … Tiếp tục đọc

More Huawei sanctions go into effect on Sept 15. What does that mean?

The US government initiated a number of additional sanctions against Huawei earlier this year, targeting the smartphone manufacturer’s ability to produce phones and associated components. Some of these sanctions go into effect from today, September 15, 2020. What does this mean for Huawei and its customers? No more flagship Kirin processors The White House issued … Tiếp tục đọc

Do Russia’s Sunken Nuclear Submarines Pose Environmental Danger?

BY KYLE MIZOKAMI SEP 4, 2020 There’s radioactive fuel hanging at the bottom of the sea. Two ex-Soviet nuclear submarines, K-27 and K-159, lie at the bottom of the Barents Sea. The wrecked ships still have their radioactive fuel sources aboard, which experts worry could leak into the environment. The Russian government has vowed to clean up the wrecks, but the work … Tiếp tục đọc

The Strategic Significance of Vietnam-US Oil and Gas Cooperation

By Le Hong Hiep Partnering with American firms would shrink Vietnam’s trade surplus with the US—and help Hanoi hold the line in the South China Sea. As a fast-growing economy, Vietnam’s demand for energy is projected to increase by between 8.5 and 9.5 percent annually over the next five years. Together with the need to reduce its … Tiếp tục đọc

Yes, you can safely sanitize masks in your rice cooker

By Courtney Linder             With face masks here to stay for the long haul, that means you’ll have to wash them consistently like any other piece of clothing—and disinfect them, too. But if you don’t have access to a washing machine to clean your cloth covering, now you have another option: rice … Tiếp tục đọc

The Odds of Catching Covid on a Flight Are Slim

By Faye Flam   Faye Flam is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist. She has written for the Economist, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Psychology Today, Science and other publications. She has a degree in geophysics from the California Institute of Technology.         If you decide to fly, the odds that you … Tiếp tục đọc

Dalai Lama: We Must Act as One to Preserve Our World

BY DALAI LAMA               This planet is our only home. Environmental experts say that over the next few decades, global warming will reach such a level that many water resources will go dry. So ecology and combatting global warming are very important. For example, my country, Tibet, is the ultimate source of … Tiếp tục đọc

Breathing or talking may be the most common ways coronavirus is spread

By CONNOR BOYD HEALTH REPORTER FOR MAILONLINE PUBLISHED: 09:45 EDT, 3 June 2020 | UPDATED: 10:08 EDT, 3 June 2020   Study found Covid patients exhale millions of viral particles per hour in breath Suggests breathing and talking main source of transmission along with coughs Scientists said people were unlikely to catch virus from contaminated surfaces Here’s how to help people … Tiếp tục đọc

Scientists : Nail technicians are up to ‘100 times more at risk of cancer’

    Nail technicians are exposed to dangerously high levels of chemicals thought to cause cancer, research suggests. Scientists studied six salons and found their air contained formaldehyde and other toxic compounds. Concentrations were beyond what is deemed safe to avoid several forms of cancer, including squamous cell carcinoma, Hodgkin’s lymphoma and leukaemia. And exposure … Tiếp tục đọc

The death of DSLRs is near

      Two decades ago, DSLRs were introduced to replace film cameras. With only a few megapixels, very short battery life, and an overall low quality, it was only natural that most photographers were very skeptical at first. It took a few generations until digital cameras were fully accepted and analog photography was left … Tiếp tục đọc

Work-life balance in the middle of the ocean

            In the North Atlantic Ocean stands an 826,733-ton (750,000 tonnes) engineering feat: a man-made island that, day and night, plays its part in supplying the world with energy. Welcome to Hebron, one of the world’s largest offshore oil production platforms and a truly unique place. First, take its location … Tiếp tục đọc

As another bomber crash lands, is Russia’s military hardware falling apart?

        by Kyle Mizokami / PopularMechanics A Russian bomber crew successfully landed their stricken aircraft in a field after the one of the airplane’s engines failed. The Tu-22M3 bomber was put down away from populated areas and Russia’s air force is now trying to figure out how to recover it for repairs. … Tiếp tục đọc

Five ways to stop feeling tired all the time

  Sleepiness is one thing, but tiredness can be caused by stress, pain or habitually poor lifestyle choices. Here’s how to feel more rested     Figure out if you’re tired or sleepy “It’s important to recognise that there’s a difference between tiredness and sleepiness,” says Hugh Selsick, chair of the Sleep Working Group at the Royal … Tiếp tục đọc

Why so many Americans are turning to Buddhism

  The ancient Eastern religion is helping Westerners with very modern mental-health problems.     The Atlantic | Olga Khazan, a staff writer at The Atlantic   Dressed in flowing gold robes, the bald female meditation teacher told us to do nothing. We were to sit silently in our plastic chairs, close our eyes, and focus on … Tiếp tục đọc

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