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The Most Important Equation In The Universe

Last week, Perimeter Institute ran a feature where they asked 14 scientists what their favorite equation was, and why. There were many great answers from many different areas of research, from thermodynamics to pure mathematics. Many people went with fundamental equations, like the law of gravity, …

Physics

Surprise Discovery Shows We Have Been Totally Wrong About The Size of Andromeda Galaxy

Whaaaat?<p>A new technique for measuring the mass of galaxies has been applied to our closest galactic neighbour - and it has found that the Andromeda …

First Ever Images of Supermassive Black Hole From Center of Our Galaxy

<i>Credits: NASA/CXC/M.Weiss</i>Well, we've never seen anything like this before...In just a few weeks' time, an international team of scientists plans to …

What is fascia, and is 'myofascial release' the secret to better health?

There's a new buzzword in yoga studios across the UK: fascia. But what exactly is it, and should we all be paying more attention to this often overlooked aspect of our anatomy?<p>Put shortly, fascia is a clingfilm-like substance that wraps around all our muscles and organs, offering support and …

Opinion: If you want to get rich, invest in Treasury bills, not FAANG stocks or bitcoin

Demand curves are usually downward-sloping. That’s because people will buy more of a product when it is cheaper and less of it when it is more …

Stock Markets

Seeing One Example Of Merging Neutron Stars Raises Five Incredible Questions

On August 17th, both the light and the gravitational wave signals from inspiraling-and-merging neutron stars reached Earth, where both were detected, for the first time, by humans. The inspiral phase was seen for approximately 30 seconds in the LIGO and Virgo detectors, lasting more than 100 times …

Astronomy

9.7 Million-Year-Old Teeth Found in Germany Could Recast Human History

'It's definitely a fantastic, exciting story.'<p>A startling discovery in Germany has caused scientists to question historical records regarding the …

Natural History Museum

These 2 planets could be habitable, astronomers say

Physicist Stephen Hawking claims humans must leave Earth within 100 years or perish. But there's good news, we may have a couple places to go.<p>Astronomers at the University of Hertfordshire in England discovered two planets that could be habitable and potentially capable of human colonization.<p>They …

Universe

The Rule of Thirds: What is it and why does it matter?

The Rule of Thirds is likely a term that you may have heard in reference to photography or videography, or maybe even graphic design or art. But you …

​These 2-Ingredient Pancakes Will Blow Your Mind

They're Paleo. And gluten-free. And...delicious.<p>Getting your brunch game on lock takes finesse. Achieving a delicately frothy matcha latte? You need skills. Nailing the elusive poached egg? This one's not for novices. But perfecting the perfect pancake? That's oh so easy thanks to these …

What the First Mars Colonists Should Expect From the Journey

If humanity ever gets serious about colonizing Mars, recruiting people to make the journey should be the least of our worries. When the Dutch …

Universe

You'd Never Guess THIS City Has So Many Amazing Locally-Owned Fitness Studios

Travel here if you want to get toned.<p><i>​Women's Health teamed up with Yelp to uncover the healthiest, happiest, outdoors-iest, Zen-iest towns in the U.S.—and they're not the biggies you'd expect. If you live in one,</i> <i>congrats. If not, we've just handed you some awesome vacation ideas.</i><p>As picturesque as …

Yoga

Forget Crunches: Fight Belly Fat With These 5 Exercises

If you feel you're doing all the right things to shift a flabby belly—we're talking eating the right things, avoiding the wrong things, exercising …

Brrr! How Much Can Temperatures Drop During a Total Solar Eclipse?

During the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017, the moon will completely cover the disk of the sun from Oregon to South Carolina. During this period …

Scientists Are About to Perform an Experiment to See if The Human Mind Is Bound by Physics

This could be interesting...<p>Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a "spooky …

Quantum Physics

How to Make An Orchid Bloom Again

You got a moth orchid as a holiday gift. Or as a birthday present. Maybe it came from your grandmother, who also informed you that the plant’s …

7 things Tony Robbins says you should do with your money

In fact, many people are still reeling from the 2008 financial crisis. Meanwhile, the U.S. is experiencing historically low interest rates, and some countries even have negative interest rates.<p>That's enough to make anyone feel uncertain. But Tony Robbins is convinced that you can be unshakeable …

Find the Perfect Type of Yoga for Your Skill Level

We’re all well aware of the incredible benefits of yoga. From strengthening muscles to improving mental health, this low-impact, high-reward workout has become super popular in the US over the last 10 years. Some brides have even replaced boozy bachelorette parties with yoga retreats. But for …

‘Blurred times’ in a quantum world

In everyday life we are used to the idea that properties of an object can be known to an arbitrary precision. However, in quantum mechanics, one of …

The Very Basics of String Theory and What Everyone Should Know

String theory is a concept that has been around for centuries and is one of the most controversial and unproven of all physics ideas. It’s basically …

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

Adobe Style Icons For 10 Open-Source Creative Apps - OMG! Ubuntu!

<b>Back in April I spotlighted a pair of Adobe style icons for GIMP and Inkscape — and a bunch of you really liked them.</b><p>Well, hold on to your wobbly …

15 Breakfast Recipes to Start Your Day Off Right

Breakfast may very well be the best meal of the day. After all, we rarely celebrate having dinner foods for breakfast, but breakfast foods for …

Art and Math and Science, Oh My!

Growing up, I had two favorite things.<p>I loved art.<p>And I loved science.<p>I was always made to feel that these two interests were unrelated. I had art …

Comic Books

The Top 5 Jobs Startups Are Hiring for in 2016

It's that time of year: Job Search Season. So, what are the top startup jobs in 2016?<p>The U.S. labor market is at a unique inflection point.<p>Unemployment remains low by historical standards, yet supply and demand remain stubbornly out of balance.<p>Job openings are near 10-year highs, yet candidates are …

Employment

Gardens: Winning ways for winter

Gardens can bring delights in colder months. Here’s how<p>Come winter, the crutches that we rely on to make our gardens look good – frothy annuals, lush herbaceous perennials, screens of rampant runner beans – are gone. What’s left – the bare bones of the garden – can leave the most dedicated summer …

Plants

How Is It Possible That Galaxies Are Moving Away From Us Faster Than the Speed of Light?

According to Albert Einstein, the speed of light is an absolute constant beyond which nothing can move faster. So, how can galaxies be traveling …

Universe

Send your name to Mars without ever leaving your computer

Now, even if you can't go to Mars, your name still can.<p>NASA is asking members of the public to submit their names to fly to Mars aboard the space …

Dark Pion Particles May Explain Universe's Invisible Matter

Dark matter is the mysterious stuff that cosmologists think makes up some 85 percent of all the matter in the universe. A new theory says dark matter …

Pluto comes in to focus: a history of the dwarf planet – in pictures

As Nasa releases New Horizons’ latest photographs of Pluto, we take a look at images of the planet over the years – from its discovery in 1930 to the present day