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The Biggest Myth In Quantum Physics

In everyday life, there are certain rules we take for granted: cause-and-effect, for instance. Something occurs, and that causes other things to occur dependent on what happened at the start. Different causes lead to different effects. But in the case of quantum physics, the standard rules are …

Quantum Physics

The Way You Walk Can Predict Your Risk of Death from Heart Disease—Here’s Why

The quicker you are at this healthy habit, the more likely you won't suffer from the leading cause of death for both men and women.<p>Walking is the …

Why North Korea's latest nuclear weapons test may have been a game-changing explosion

Deep inside a North Korean mountain on September 3, the government of leader Kim Jong Un set off its largest-ever nuclear test blast.<p>The explosion occurred at the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site, a series of tunnels located within Mount Mantap where the government, which calls itself the Democratic …

The 7 Biggest Unanswered Questions in Physics

If Isaac Newton suddenly popped out of a time machine, he’d be delighted to see how far physics had come. Things that were deeply mysterious a few centuries ago are now taught in freshman physics classes (the composition of stars is one good example).<p>Newton would be stunned to see enormous …

Physics

Earth - The strange link between the human mind and quantum physics

"I cannot define the real problem, therefore I suspect there's no real problem, but I'm not sure there's no real problem."<p>The American physicist Richard Feynman said this about the notorious puzzles and paradoxes of quantum mechanics, the theory physicists use to describe the tiniest objects in the …

Quantum Physics

No Big Bang? Quantum Physicists Discover The Universe Has No Beginning

The universe may have existed forever, according to a new model that applies quantum correction terms to complement Einstein’s theory of general …

Is skipping breakfast bad for us? New study finds links with heart disease and obesity

Skipping breakfast or eating late in the day could raise the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and obesity according to a new study. The study from a group of American researchers suggests that the time we eat our meal is equally as important as what we eat.<p>Writing in the American Heart Association …

A new theory challenges everything astronomers thought they knew about how the Moon was created

Yet new research from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel has put forward a theory that the Moon may have actually formed from a series of large impacts, rather than just one.<p>The study, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, explains why the Moon appears to be made mostly from …

The rarest light elements in the Universe

There’s a big gap between Helium and Carbon. Come find out why!<p><i>“And argon, krypton, neon, radon, xenon, zinc and rhodium,<br>And chlorine, cobalt,</i> …

Revealed: How MI5 and MI6 used powers to stop terror attacks on British soil and track down jihadists

Theresa May has said that the mass collection of private data by the security services is "vital" for public safety after an official review found it is has been repeatedly used to stop terrorist attacks in Britain.<p>David Anderson, the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, revealed that MI6 …

Surveillance

Scientists asked 2,799 people from 12 countries to define ‘happiness’ — here’s what they said

Their findings were just published to the journal <i>Frontiers in Psychology</i>.<p>The researchers comprehensively surveyed and queried 2,799 adults living in urban areas of Argentina, Brazil, Croatia, Hungary, India, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, South Africa, and the United States about …

Happy couples have these 3 things in common

Esther Perel is a renowned relationship expert who has worked with hundreds of couples around the world.<p>During her countless sessions with all different kinds of couples, Perel noticed a few key factors that happy relationships have in common:<p><b>1. They remain curious about each other</b><p>"Couples that are …

An 80-Year-Old Prank Revealed, Hiding in the Periodic Table!

You wouldn’t know it, because it’s hiding down there at the bottom of the periodic table of elements, but it’s a prank—something a five-year-old might do—and the guy who did it was one of the greatest chemists in America. It’s pure silliness, staring right at you, right where I’ve drawn my circle, …

Periodic Table

The Truth About Getting A Colonoscopy

<i>(Photo: Getty Images)</i><p>There are a lot of good things about turning 50. You’re more self-aware and more confident. You no longer sweat the small stuff. …

These island nations could be underwater in as little as 50 years

In recent years, cyclones, droughts, and other natural disasters have become commonplace for these Pacific island nations, as well as several other nations. If sea levels continue to rise at their current rates, some of the islands will be fully submerged within just a few decades, according to a …

Secrets of London’s Westminster Abbey

The sacred walls of England’s famous church contain one thousand year’s worth of stories, secrets, and history. You’ve never known Westminster Abbey …

How Iran's mafia-like Revolutionary Guard rules the country's black market

Over the past three decades, the Guard has evolved and built a powerful military-industrial-financial complex. And they have not limited themselves to the normal economy. The IRGC has expanded Iran's underground economy and its own control over it, building a mafia cartel in the process. …

World Heritage Site Pictures: Cappadocia

What is now Cappadocia in central Turkey was once buried beneath a deep blanket of volcanic ash. Until recently, the region attracted only adventurous tourists. But infrastructure improvements and posh accommodations, including new and refurbished cave homes, have turned this World Heritage site …

Can you be too clean?

We take long showers, change clothes every day and wash our hands regularly. Is this doing us more harm than good?<p>What’s your routine? Do you shower every morning, or skip a few days? Do you change the bedsheets weekly, or only when they get smelly? How about your towels: New ones – like clockwork …

Microbiology

'Buckyballs' Solve Century-Old Mystery About Interstellar Space

Researchers in Switzerland say they've solved a nearly 100-year-old astronomical mystery by discovering what's in the wispy cloud of gas that floats in the space between the stars.<p>Astronomers have known since 1922 that there was some invisible substance in between the stars. That's the year a young …