Andreas Andersson

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There's a Reason Time Seems to Speed Up as You Age - But It's Possible to Slow It Down

Stop the ride, we want to get off.<p>Ask an older person to recall their most vivid memories, and there's a good chance that many of them will come from …

The Truth Behind The 'First Marijuana Overdose Death'

This is too important to get wrong.<p>A case report about the seizure and death of an 11-month old after exposure to cannabis has prompted headlines …

Cannabis

Top 5 Misconceptions About Evolution And Why They're Wrong

Most science lovers are used to defending the evidence when the subject of evolution comes up. But even the most enthusiastic of us can get tired of …

How an Archer’s Body Changes After a Lifetime of Firing Bows

There comes a time in every novice archer’s practice when their bodies start to change. But rather than grow elf ears and a disdain for grumpy …

Archery

Forget Daylight Saving, We Should Adopt a Single, Universal Time, Scientists Say

This is a bit wild, but we kinda love it.<p>As those in the US had to come to terms with the timezone shuffle once again this week, the "Why do we do …

Vintage EPA photos reveal what Midwestern industrial cities looked like before the US regulated pollution

A growing number of these plants are shutting down, partly due to the declining costs of renewables. According to one recent Moody's Analytics report, the price of wind power has fallen so rapidly that it could soon replace coal-fired plants in the Midwest.<p>Meanwhile, the Trump administration has …

Pollution

Senility, storms, global domination, and other possible reasons an army of octopuses showed up on a Welsh beach

Some scientific explanations for a recent cephalopod invasion.<p>A beach in Wales recently faced an eight-armed invasion. Over 20 octopuses were reportedly seen crawling up New Quay beach on the west coast of the country, with many later being found dead after failing to make it back to the …

Physicists Just Discovered Such an Explosive Type of Fusion They Almost Hid The Results

"Luckily, it is a one-trick pony."<p>A pair of physicists discovered a new kind of fusion that occurs between quarks – and they were so concerned with …

Physics

A Beluga Whale Living With Dolphins Swapped Her Language For Theirs

She's just trying to fit in.<p>A captive beluga whale has done something amazing: she has seemingly "learned" another language and adopted it over her …

Corey Feldman Vows to Expose Hollywood Pedophile Ring

Former child star Corey Feldman has vowed to expose a ring of Hollywood pedophiles that he says has been tormenting young actors for decades.<p>In a YouTube video that has been viewed more than 630,000 times, Feldman said he is ready to identify at least six alleged abusers, including one who remains …

Corey Feldman

Robot becomes first in the world to be given citizenship

<b>Saudi Arabia has made history by becoming the first country to grant citizenship to a robot.</b><p>The humanoid robot, Sophia, told the audience at a …

They’re alive! Allen Institute harvests data from bits of living human brain tissue

Zapping brain cells from living human tissue? It sounds like a creepy Halloween tale, but for the Allen Institute for Brain Science, it’s a clever …

Live Blog: The Huge Gravitational Wave Discovery We've Been Waiting For Is Here

"We shared in the joy and excitement of that moment."<p>Well folks, that massive gravitational wave announcement has been well worth the wait.<p>Read on …

Albert Einstein

‘Allah’ Is Found on Viking Funeral Clothes

ENKOPING, Sweden — The discovery of Arabic characters that spell “Allah” and “Ali” on Viking funeral costumes in boat graves in Sweden has raised questions about the influence of Islam in Scandinavia.<p>The grave where the costumes were found belonged to a woman dressed in silk burial clothes and was …

These maps show how much damage a North Korean thermonuclear weapon could do to major American cities

To help the public get a handle on nuclear threats, Alex Wellerstein, a historian of science at Stevens Institute of Technology, created Nukemap: an interactive simulator that lets you set off a nuke anywhere on a world map.<p>A recent update even lets you predict where clouds of radioactive fallout …

North Korea

Trump and Pence’s war on black athletes has nothing to do with sports

Mike Pence’s NFL stunt wasn’t about respect or patriotism. It was a blatant attempt to inflame the racist base<p>Like his boss Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence is a lazy racist. Trump's public demands nothing more because they are easily satisfied by the thought of humiliating black and brown …

BREAKING: Physicists Just Smashed a Quantum Light Measurement Limit

An achievement decades in the making.<p>Scientists have set a new record in optical measurements using photons, achieving a level of precision that …

Quantum Mechanics

3,200-Year-Old Stone Inscription Tells of Trojan Prince, Sea People

A 3,200-year-old stone slab with an inscription that tells of a Trojan prince and may refer to the mysterious Sea People has been deciphered, …

A 4-Year-Old Boy Has Inspired a Crazy New Organ Donation System, And It's Already Saving Lives

Almost 70 people are alive because of the new system.<p>When retired judge Howard Broadman realised his four-year-old grandson would one day need a …

A neuroscientist who studies decision-making reveals the 6 most important choices you can make

Turns out, humans are pretty lousy decision-makers. We fall victim to bias, let emotions cloud our judgment, and tire of making choices pretty quickly.<p>But Cerf has also learned that making a handful of really smart choices at the right moment can eliminate the need to make hundreds of smaller, …

Self-improvement

Trump has ousted Kaepernick from his own movement, proving the player right

The roots of Kaeprnick’s movement were tossed aside, just like his career, as a culture war hit a boiling point<p>When President Donald Trump thrust himself into the fray over football players kneeling during the national anthem — a protest that has been active for over a year now — the genesis of the …

What You Need to Know About Neurotransmitters

Neurotransmitters Definition and List<p>Neurotransmitters are chemicals that cross synapses to transmit impulses from a neuron to another neuron, …

That Time Nintendo and Sega Introduced 3D Gaming, In 1987

We May Have Uncovered the First Ever Evidence of the Multiverse

Too Cold<p>For years, scientists have been baffled by a weird anomaly far away in space: a mysterious “Cold Spot” about 1.8 billion light-years across. …

Universe

NASA just got its closest look at Saturn yet — here's what it saw

On April 26, NASA flew its Cassini spacecraft closer to Saturn than ever before. In fact, it's the closest any spacecraft has ever come to Saturn — just 1,900 miles from the beautiful planet's cloud tops.<p>Even more exciting, Cassini has already transmitted images of what it saw from its deepest dive …

Astronomy

Linux Launcher turns your Android phone into command line interface

In case you’ve been dying to use Linux-like command line on your Android device – or you simply want people to stop playing with your phone – this app might be precisely what you’ve been looking for.<p>Available for free, Linux CLI Launcher is an unusual app launcher that turns your regular Android …

Why Do We Have Blood Types?

The story of an amazing discovery.<p>When my parents informed me that my blood type was A+, I felt a strange sense of pride. If A+ was the top grade in …

Meet the Successor to Hubble That Will Peer Through Time

In the years since the Hubble Space Telescope was first deployed on this day in 1990, it has brought revolutionary views of the universe to humanity. …

James Webb Space Telescope

The Doppler Effect

You're probably familiar with the sound of a siren (or a car horn, or a rumbling semi truck) as it approaches and then passes you. The sound starts …

Astrophysics

7 Blockbuster Games That You Can Now Play for Free

Earlier this week, Blizzard made StarCraft and StarCraft: Brood War available as free downloads on its official website. This is far from the first …