Amy Copeland

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Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Not going to lie, when I first heard chocolate hummus was a new thing, I couldn't decide whether it was genius or downright weird. Now that I've made …

Dessert

Earth's Magnetic Poles Are Overdue For a Switch And We're Not Prepared

The magnetic field is already shifting.<p>Earth's magnetic field is pretty adept at flipping polarity. The poles have swapped, reversing north and …

Universe

President says Poland did not take part in the Holocaust

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's president said Monday there was no institutionalized participation by Poland or its people in the Holocaust but acknowledged that individual Poles took "wicked" actions against Jewish neighbors.<p>President Andrzej Duda said he would never allow Poland and Poles in …

Europe

Newly Discovered Egyptian Dinosaur is 'Holy Grail' of Fossils

'When I first saw pics of the fossils, my jaw hit the floor.'<p>Filed Under Evolution & Paleontology<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent …

Dinosaurs

Artificial Intelligence May Have Cracked Freaky 600-Year-Old Manuscript

Since its discovery over a hundred years ago, the 240-page Voynich manuscript, filled with seemingly coded language and inscrutable illustrations, of …

Artificial Intelligence

Your own Italian home for $1? You can buy it in Ollolai

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ever dreamed of owning a home in a pretty village in Italy ? The news you've been waiting for has finally arrived.<p>You can now buy one for just over a dollar.<p>Ollolai, a destination in the mountain region of Barbagia on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia, is selling hundreds of abandoned …

Italy

Physicists Say They've Created a Device That Generates 'Negative Mass'

Say what?<p>Physicists have created what they say is the first device that's capable of generating particles that behave as if they have negative …

Why an Old Theory of Everything Is Gaining New Life

Twenty-five particles and four forces. That description—the Standard Model of particle physics—constitutes physicists’ best current explanation for …

Physicists unify quantum coherence with nonclassicality of light

(Phys.org)—Physicists have demonstrated that two independently developed concepts—quantum coherence and the nonclassicality of light—both arise from …

Quantum Mechanics

Bright light in sky captured on video across Florida

- People across Florida saw what appeared to be a large fireball lingering in the western sky Saturday night.<p>Many recorded the slow-falling celestial …

Neural Flexibility May Be Key to Human Intelligence

A new study suggests that flexible wiring may be at the heart of human intelligence rather than stemming from a single region or brain cell …

The Brain

How to Identify the 3 Major Types of Rocks

In geology, pictures of rocks can be used to help you best determine which of the three major types a particular rock belongs to: igneous, …

Schizophrenia Originates Early in Pregnancy

Using mini-brains grown in the lab, researchers have discovered schizophrenia likely begins toward the end of the first trimester of fetal …

Neuroscience

What To Consider Before Taking A 23andMe Test

You might not want to know all of your health results.<p>I stared at the email announcing “Your 23andMe results are ready” for several minutes before I had the courage to uncover my genetic health and ancestry secrets.<p>I was excited to discover whether I was predisposed to be lactose intolerant or …

At least 40% of the world's power will come from renewable sources by 2040 — here are the companies leading the charge

The explosive growth of renewable energy has shaken up the energy industry over the last decade.<p>As the costs of solar and wind continue to fall and bottlenecks like storage capacity are diminished, the International Energy Agency predicts that renewable energy will comprise 40% of global power …

Renewable Energy

Can Science Explain The Human Mind?

In <i>The Devil's Dictionary</i>, Ambrose Bierce describes the mind as "a mysterious form of matter secreted by the brain," engaged in a futile attempt to understand itself "with nothing but itself to know itself with."<p>Questions about the limits of self-understanding have persisted long after Bierce's 1911 …

Consciousness

North Korean women suffer discrimination, rape, malnutrition: U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korean women are deprived of education and job opportunities and are often subjected to violence at home and sexual assault in the workplace, a U.N. human rights panel said on Monday.<p>After a regular review of Pyongyang's record, the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of …

One of the Oldest and Most Distant Objects in the Universe Has Been Discovered

Astronomers have confirmed the discovery of one the oldest and most distant objects ever known in the universe — a star-forming galaxy 12.8 billion …

Astrophysics

Harvard scientists made a material that creates completely new states of light

Light is ubiquitous and vital, but also incredibly strange – and it’s possible we’ll never exhaust the opportunities to learn more about it.<p>Case in …

Nasa releases never-before-seen images of Jupiter… and they are breathtakingly beautiful

The planet is known for its size and the Great Red Spot.<p>Nasa's Juno space probe has sent back a number of images of Jupiter that show the planet from …

Astronomy

Melted Nuclear Core at Fukushima Finally Discovered by Robot After 6 Years

Well done!<p>On March 11, 2011, the tsunami caused by the Tōhoku earthquake prompted a nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in …

Nuclear Energy

Is dark matter decay causing antimatter to smash into Earth?

Antimatter Abundance<p>In 2008, the space-based instrument PAMELA detected something unusual in Earth’s atmosphere — an overwhelming and surprising …

Dark Matter

Those Signs of Liquid Water on Mars May Not Be Water After All

Damn.<p>In 2015, NASA announced that it had "the best evidence yet" for water flowing on the surface of Mars: Dark, apparently damp streaks spotted on …

Geophysics

Study reveals what depression, anxiety look like in the brain

People with depression and social anxiety have some common and specific structural abnormalities in their brains that can be spotted in imaging scans.<p>…

The Brain

The First Interstellar Object to Visit Us Is More Incredible Than We Ever Expected

It has travelled for hundreds of millions of years.<p>The first asteroid observed visiting our Solar System from elsewhere isn't just unusual in its …

We Finally Know What That "Temporary Moon" Around Earth Is

By on<p>Filed Under Science, NASA & Satellites<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>As we all know, Earth’s best …

Why 'Why Buddhism Is True' Is True

Here is one thing author Robert Wright and I agree on when it comes to Buddhist meditation: It's really, really boring.<p>At least, it's boring in the beginning. But there is another thing we agree on, too. That <i>initial</i> meditative boredom is actually a door. It's an opening that can lead us to …

Meditation

Consciousness sparked in man after 15 years in vegetative state

After 15 years in a vegetative state with no signs of consciousness a man is now showing minimal signs of "waking" following the implantation of an …

Neurology

You Must See This Stunning Picture of New Stars Forming in Our Own Galaxy

Drop everything and LOOK AT THIS.<p>It's a panoramic, mind-blowing view of a molecular cloud complex littered with stardust, wisps of matter and general …

How to Train Yourself to Think Differently and Permanently Rewire Your Brain, According to Science

It's not about thinking positive. It's about learning how to think realistically.<p>The conversations you have with yourself have a direct impact on how you feel and how you behave. If your self-talk is filled with self-doubt, harsh criticism, and catastrophic predictions, you'll struggle to reach …

The Brain