Ananda Persad

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Stunning NASA Image Lets You Watch the Sun Explode in Real Time

Don't be alarmed, but the sun is constantly exploding. While violent nuclear fusion reactions power the sun's 27-million-degree-Fahrenheit (15 …

Astronomy

How Einstein's equivalence principle extends to the quantum world

How Einstein's equivalence principle extends to the quantum world has been puzzling physicists for decades, but a team including a University of …

Quantum Mechanics

Physicists Just Found the Last Missing Protons and Neutrons In the Universe

The universe's missing matter has been found, and it's floating between the stars.<p>Researchers who study the ancient history of the universe know how …

Best (and Free!!) Resources to understand Nuts and Bolts of Deep learning

The internet is filled with tutorials to get started with Deep Learning. You can choose to get started with the superb Stanford courses CS221 or …

Technology Fridays: MLDB is the Database Every Data Scientist Dreams Of

Machine learning solutions in the real world are rarely just a matter of building and testing models. Managing and automating the lifecycle of …

Could this new Chinese radar system really be used to play God with the weather? | South China Morning Post

China is building a powerful radar system in the South China Sea that critics say could knock out communication systems, manipulate the weatherand …

Everything You Need to Know About Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Though the word is often used broadly, not all forms of therapy are alike. Many people, when they refer to a therapist, are talking about traditional …

A Major Physics Experiment Just Detected A Particle That Shouldn't Exist

Scientists have produced the firmest evidence yet of so-called sterile neutrinos, mysterious particles that pass through matter without interacting …

I'm a Yoga Instructor, and These Are the 12 Poses I Do Every Single Day

I'm a yoga instructor, but I'm also a CrossFitter, a runner, and a skier, and keeping yoga as an integral part of my life allows me to strengthen and stretch my body to help me stay healthy and reach my fitness goals. I also work full-time and am a mom, and keeping a daily yoga practice is …

Yoga

What Astronomers Are Learning From Gaia’s New Milky Way Map

A roundup of some of the most important discoveries gleaned so far from the Gaia space observatory’s new map of the galaxy.

After a week of Russian propaganda, I was questioning everything

One day this past fall on my morning commute from D.C. to Virginia, I tuned the radio to 105.5 FM, expecting to hear my usual bluegrass. But instead …

15 Ways to Calm Yourself Down

We all worry and get upset from time to time. It’s a normal part of life, right? But what happens when that anxiety or anger takes over, and you …

Mindfulness

You Should Probably Consider Breathwork With A Partner. Here's Why

In our fast-paced world, we are often pressing on the gas pedal without pumping the breaks, leaning toward an overstimulation of the sympathetic …

The Dead Bodies of Benito Mussolini, His Mistress Claretta Petacci and Other Executed Fascists on Display in Milan, 1945

On 25 April 1945, allied troops were advancing into northern Italy, and the collapse of the Salò Republic was imminent. Mussolini and his mistress …

A Face Massage for Headaches

Headaches are a certain type of hell—not being able to think, sleep, focus at work, be your usual winning self at home. This fifteen- to …

Sequence for Overcoming Fear with #YJInfluencer Denelle Numis

A few months ago, I took a giant leap of faith and left my Colorado yoga community—where I enrolled in my first teacher training and became a yoga …

5 Yoga Poses That Will Improve Your Posture

Stand straighter and feel stronger with simple yoga poses that counter oh-so-pathetic posture.

How Cambridge Analytica’s Facebook targeting model really worked – according to the person who built it

The researcher whose work is at the center of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data analysis and political advertising uproar has revealed that his …

Complete list of every full moon in 2018, including August's Sturgeon Moon

Keep your eyes on the skies at the end of the month for August's full moon, which is dubbed the Sturgeon Moon.<p>The first blue moon of the year was a spectacular sight, dubbed the 'super blue blood moon'. Falling on January 31, it was the product of three different phenomena: it was a supermoon, a …

Super Blue Blood Moon

6 Ways You Can Start Your Own Business While Working a Full-Time Job

Are you looking to start your own business? Before you hand in your notice at your day job, you might consider holding down the fort while you get your company off the ground.<p>Are you looking to start your own business? Before you hand in your notice at your day job, you might consider holding down …

Programming a DNA Clock

Nature is a master at constructing biological machines and circuits, including the ones that maintain the body's internal clock, copy genes or help …

How to get that loving feeling in a more profound way, according to Guru Jagat

<i>With her trademark down-to-earth, witty style, Guru Jagat has emerged as the modern face of once-underground Kundalini yoga—an ancient practice that</i> …

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17 quotes, poems, sayings and messages to mark Nirvana Day

<b>Today is Nirvana Day in the Buddhist calendar.</b><p>Millions of Buddhists will mark the day by heading to monasteries and temples to meditate as well as …

Spirituality

A Beginner's Guide to Teaching Your Children How to Meditate

Everyone is familiar with meditation and its many benefits, but lately, studies have suggested that calming our mind and learning to be present are …

Why Heartbreak Hurts—and How to Fix It

It all comes down to your identity—or what you think your identity is.<p>Breaking up is hard. <i>Really</i> hard. After the boxes of Kleenex, morosely stalking …

How to be an academic without working 60 hours a week | Lucy Foulkes

Last week a tweet about academics’ working hours went viral:<p>It clearly hit a nerve on academic Twitter. Many argued that they didn’t work these hours, and critically, they would never want to push this idea on junior colleagues. This hit home with me. During my PhD and postdoc, for a number of …

A potentially powerful new antibiotic is discovered in dirt

By Sarah Kaplan<p>, Reporter<p>The modern medical era began when an absent-minded British scientist named Alexander Fleming returned from vacation to find that one of the petri dishes he forgot to put away was covered in a bacteria-killing mold. He had discovered penicillin, the world's first …

Biology

Steve Jobs's Advice on the Only 4 Times You Should Say No Is Brilliant

With so many things coming our way every day, Steve Jobs calls us back to the importance of focus with one prophetic quote.<p>In the frantic pace of life to do more and be more, we hardly think about the importance of <i>focus.</i><p>That's why, for those free-spirited, creative thinkers and entrepreneurs …

This Lunar Eclipse Yoga Flow Made Me Feel Truly Grateful For The Universe Around Me

This morning, I set my alarm for 5:30 a.m. ET, so I could catch NASA's live stream of the super blue blood moon. I was pretty sure I wouldn't be able …

Super Blue Blood Moon