"There is no evidence that communion with entities during psychedelic experiences is not an illusion." This article originally appeared on VICE UK. "I was in my kitchen, staring at this massive tree,"
From octupuses that might be thinking with their arms to early humans’ blind obedience to gods, these are some of the best guides to the deep enigma inside ordinary life What is consciousness? At first
It’s a commonly held belief that computers will become sentient and take over the planet, enslaving humans and reigning supreme until a plucky band of unlikely heroes shuts that whole thing down. That
It's National Beer Day, which seems like as good a reason as any to savour a pint of the amber nectar (though not Fosters, obviously – these days the selection on offer is much better than that). And another:
(CNN) — In the 1950s, the late physicist Charles Townes was told he was wasting his time inventing lasers (a kind of powerful light source explained by a theory Albert Einstein published a century ago).
When we think of evolution, we think of Charles Darwin. Yet on a tiny, volcanic, Indonesian island, a little-known naturalist formulated a theory that would shape the world of science. The Indonesian of
fastcoexist.com - About the author Adele Peters is a staff writer at Fast Company who focuses on solutions to some of the world's largest problems, from climate change to homelessness. Previously, she worked with GOOD, BioLite, and the Sustainable Products and Solutions program at UC Berkeley. More
Peña Station, currently a remote rail station south of Denver International Airport, may be the location of one of the most futuristic smart city developments. Denver Mayor Michael Hancock expressed his
Here’s the scene: your family is coming in from all parts of the country for the big day. It’s great to see everyone, but you honestly would rather deal with them through Facebook this year. You need quick
Learning is no longer something we just do in schools. The future of work is all about innovation and agility. We have to be prepared for ever-changing circumstances, and that means being open to learning
New trailer shows off Scarlett Johansson as "The Major," as well as piles of grim cyberpunky imagery. Most of the focus surrounding the upcoming live-action adaptation of Masamune Shirow's 1989 manga in
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