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October 24, 2017 7:24 PM Albert Einstein's note on happiness sells for $1.3 million at Jerusalem auction

The famous physicist wrote the sentence on a bit of stationary after finding out he had won the 1921 Nobel Prize in physics. His words were as lucrative as they were profound. A note on happiness written by Albert Einstein in a Tokyo hotel in 1922 fetched a relatively high price of $1.3 million (€1.1 million) at a Jerusalem auction house on Tuesday 305

October 24, 2017 7:01 PM Beat breast cancer: Avoid preservatives, cut down on alcohol

Last year, 5 lakh women lost their lives to breast cancer the world over. Another 5 lakh may do so this year. One of the main reasons is lack of knowledge and awareness about breast cancer. According to a global survey by Avon, many women still don't know enough about the early symptoms and risks of the disease. Early diagnosis is key in treating breast 548

October 24, 2017 4:56 AM Google's latest iPhone rival off to a rocky start

SAN FRANCISCO - The launch of Alphabet Inc’s second-generation Google Pixel smartphones has been hampered by display screen problems and pricing and shipping issues, prompting the company to open an investigation and issue multiple apologies to customers. The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, which start at $649 and debuted in stores on Thursday, are the lynchpin 141

October 24, 2017 3:58 AM Apple iPhone rival Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL witnesses a shaky start

The launch of Alphabet Inc’s second-generation Google Pixel smartphones has been hampered by display screen problems and pricing and shipping issues, prompting the company to open an investigation and issue multiple apologies to customers. The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, which start at $649 and debuted in stores on Thursday, are the lynchpin of Google’s 111

October 24, 2017 1:26 AM Stephen Hawking's Thesis Was Wrong About Galaxies, Right About The Expanding Universe

The University of Cambridge released Stephen Hawking’s doctoral thesis to the public Monday —and physicists say it’s not his best work. With Hawking’s approval, the university granted access to his 1965 thesis titled "Properties of expanding universes," in celebration of Open Access Week 2017. University officials said they wanted everyone to be able to read Hawking’s 150

October 23, 2017 7:43 PM Stephen Hawking's Ph.D. Thesis Crashes Cambridge Site After It's Posted Online

Stephen Hawking, seen here with Isaac Newton's Principia, is allowing his doctoral thesis to be provided without charge online. Interest in "Properties of Expanding Universes" is at an all-time high: Stephen Hawking's doctoral thesis of that name has crashed Cambridge University's open-access repository on the first day the document was posted online 147

October 23, 2017 3:22 PM Stephen Hawking PhD readers crash Cambridge University website

Demand for Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis intermittently crashed part of Cambridge University's website as physics fans flocked to read his work. Prof Hawking's 1966 thesis "Properties of expanding universes" was made freely available for the first time on the publications section of university's website at 00:01 BST. More than 30,000 have so far accessed 126

October 23, 2017 6:10 AM Essential Phone Price Slashed From $699 to $499

As Google begins shipping the Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL smartphones, Andy Rubin's Essential Products has slashed the price of the company's first smartphone - the Essential Phone - from $699 (roughly Rs. 45,460) to $499 (roughly Rs. 32,457) as the newly founded startup attempts to better compete with the big guns. Niccolo de Masi, President 113

October 23, 2017 3:04 AM Global Pollution Is the World's Biggest Killer But the U.S. Is Better Off Than Most, Study Finds – InsideSources

Like most countries in the developed world, pollution is much less of a concern in the United States compared to lower and middle income countries around the world, according to a landmark study on air, water, soils and workplaces. One key point the study makes however is that air pollution disperses and moves globally. Thus airborne pollutants travel 149

October 21, 2017 4:41 PM Guide to Having Less Mammogram Pain

How to make your next screening as comfortable as possible You may be worried after your exam about when you’ll get the results and what they might say, Kalidas says. For screening mammograms, you should hear results within ten days. If you haven’t, make sure to call your doctor or the facility. Clinics are also required to mail you “an easy-to-understand 158