19/06/27

Whatever else you might say about Elon Musk, the polarizing entrepreneur behind Tesla, PayPal, SpaceX, and The Boring Company is certainly productive. Here are a few things he does each day to get so much done.

  

 

 

 

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19/06/19

Our ears are exposed to dangerous levels of noise every single day. Research shows that loud sound can have a significant impact on human health, as well as doing devastating damage to ecosystems. Health organizations warn that continual exposure to noise levels above 70 decibels can potentially damage your ears. And yet we are routinely exposed to noise much louder than that in everyday situations. Our world is increasingly noisy and our bars, restaurants, gyms, and streets all produce decibel levels that can cause harm to our hearing in mere minutes. Hearing loss is incredibly common and is the fourth highest disability worldwide. One in four American adults shows signs of noise-induced hearing loss, and the problem is only going to get worse. While hearing damage is irreversible, it’s also completely preventable. Watch for tips on how to protect your ears even in incredibly loud environments.

 

 

 

 

 

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19/06/13

Time travel is a staple of science fiction stories, but is it actually possible? It turns out nature does allow a way of bending time, an exciting possibility suggested by Albert Einstein when he discovered special relativity over one hundred years ago. Colin Stuart imagines where (or, when) this fascinating phenomenon, time dilation, may one day take us.

 

 

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19/06/04

Chickens are the most populous bird on the planet. There are 23 billion of them at any given time – that’s ten times more than any other bird. People eat 65 billion chickens every year. It’s by far the fastest growing meat product but pound for pound the price of chicken has fallen sharply. How has this happened?

 

 

 

 

 

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