Sleep: Not enough can trigger three serious health conditions and shorten life expectancy

Sleep can boost a person’s health in a number of ways, from improving immunity to helping you lose weight. Not getting enough can have a detrimental effect. Millions of people suffer from poor sleep as a result of stress, their job and computers. But bad moods and lack of focus aren’t the only negatives that […]

New Mars rover gets high-tech paint job for harsh conditions on Mars

John Campanella does all kinds of custom paint jobs in his spare time, airbrushing designs on cars, semis, motorcycles, and guitars. But by day, he works in the paint shop of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, applying paint to components for Pathfinder, Juno, Cassini, and Deep Impact, among other NASA missions. “I think my paint is […]

Amazon paying employees to tweet nice things about warehouse working conditions

After a series of horror stories about Amazon workers peeing into bottles to avoid missing their targets, a number of accounts popped up on Twitter praising the company. TechCrunch discovered that all the accounts had Amazon’s smile logo as backgrounds, identical structures to their bios and the title ‘FC Ambassador’ in their name, followed by […]

NASA is about to ‘touch’ a star for the first time — here are the hellish conditions the Parker Solar Probe must survive

United Launch Alliance NASA‘s Parker Solar Probe successfully launched into space on Sunday, August 12 at 3:31 a.m. EDT. But to “touch” the sun and study its weather, the $ 1.5-billion mission must survive hellish conditions. Temperatures will reach a searing 2,500 degrees when the spacecraft zooms through the star’s atmosphere at 430,000 mph. Once […]

Bosch and Foreca’s new service helps self-driving cars respond to changing road conditions

Driving in inclement weather is anything but easy for humans, and it’s equally tough for autonomous cars — Google spinoff Waymo’s prototypes saw snow for the first time this year. That’s why electronics company Bosch is partnering with Foreca, a Finnish weather forecasting provider, on a predictive road-condition service int…Read More

Driving licence WARNING: Surprising medical conditions you need to tell DVLA to avoid fine

There are a number of medical conditions that the DVLA that will be clear to drivers that they need to inform the DVLA about before getting your licence, such as epilepsy.  Certain medical conditions will affect who you drive in a number of different ways, such as having a serious operation such as a caesarian […]

The Army was surprisingly blunt about the conditions on its latest training mission to Africa

US Army “Bring a knife and some dip.” That’s the one message that a dozen soldiers with US Army Africa had a month into their train and advise mission with the Nigerian Armed Forces at an isolated base north of the country’s capital of Abuja.See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: […]