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Einstein’s Secret to Happiness Was Just Revealed—and It’s Genius

<i>Video provided by Wochit</i><p>Forget the theory of relativity. When it comes to decoding the universe, nothing is more mysterious than human beings. …

E=mc² became famous for all the wrong reasons

If a time traveler assassinated Albert Einstein before he figured out that E=mc², would we still have atomic weapons?<p><i>Note: Below is the script for the video, above. You may want to just watch the video instead. Oh, also, subscribe to</i> Popular Science <i>on YouTube.</i><p><b>President:</b> "Suppose I gave you a chance …

Proving Einstein right

Altmetric: 3<p>More detail<p>Nature Index<p>Katherine Bourzac<p>Careers<br>• Funding<br>• Publishing<br>• Research data<br>• Society<p>The committed team behind LIGO's detection of …

It’s no joke: the smartest people are the funniest too

Albert Einstein attributed his brilliant mind to having a child-like sense of humour. several studies have found an association between humour and …

Which Way Is Down?

LinkVsauce host Michael Stevens digs deep into the ever-changing concept of the direction “down,” what causes things to fall, and digs into how …

Simulating Molecules with Magnets

LinkScience channel Cody’s Lab shows us how the interactions between magnets are similar to the way that molecules work, with the most fascinating …

We can't alter the course of time but, according to physics, we can bend it

Traveling in Time<p>Most of us have dreamed of traveling through time, backward or forwards, faster than those around us. And surprisingly, recent work …

3 smart strategies geniuses like Albert Einstein and Elon Musk use to learn anything faster

In a world that includes the theory of relativity, the plays of Shakespeare, and a worldwide web of instantly connected supercomputers, it's not difficult to come up with people who might have the authority to talk about how to learn hard things quickly.<p>Thankfully, the geniuses behind just these …

Prince Philip retires: Queen's husband to step down from public life in autumn, Buckingham Palace announces

• <b>Prince Philip to step down in August, palace confirms</b>• <b><br>He will go on farewell tour beforehand</b>• <b><br>However, there is no question of The Queen retiring</b>• <b><br>Prince retires: A life of public service in pictures</b>• <b><br>'He's earned it!': how social media reacted​</b>• <b><br>Prince carried out engagement yesterday, at Lord's</b>• <b><br>Who exactly</b> …

Prince Philip

The science of F1 pit stops: how Williams smashed the two-second barrier

A Formula One race can be won or lost in a single pit stop. For a few brief moments every Grand Prix, the race becomes about more than just a driver …

Take a Quick Tour of the Mind-Boggling Universe of Mathematics

Math is often considered synonymous with pain, boredom and frustration. It’s not uncommon to hear someone say, “ugh, it’s like doing math.” But math …

What if the internet stopped working for a day?

For many people, going without the internet even for a few hours is unthinkable. But if it did stop working, the impact might not be what you'd expect.<p>Jeff Hancock likes to give his Stanford University students weekend assignments that let them experience concepts discussed in class for themselves. …

Net Neutrality

For decades, computers have got smaller and more powerful, enabling huge scientific progress. But this can’t go on for ever. What happens when they stop shrinking?<p>In 1971, Intel, then an obscure firm in what would only later come to be known as Silicon Valley, released a chip called the 4004. It …

Quantum Computing

The UK’s top CEOs have already made more money than workers will the entire year

But do they actually deserve it?<p>When workers in the UK sat down for lunch on Wednesday, on average they had earned roughly around £150, or $185, so far this year. But by the time of that same meal, top British executives had already raked in more than £28,200, or $35,000 — surpassing the amount of …

CEOs

It eases pain, seems to be addictive and shows every sign of causing long-term health problems. Is it time to quit sugar for good?<p>Imagine a drug that can intoxicate us, can infuse us with energy and can be taken by mouth. It doesn’t have to be injected, smoked, or snorted for us to experience its …

Vertigo

He goes after the mob; now he's the target

<b>Partinico, Italy (CNN) —</b> Pino Maniaci takes aim at a dartboard covered in mugshots -- 10 of Sicily's most notorious mob bosses.<p>"Bullseye!" he shouts.<p>It isn't quite a direct hit, but this journalist and famed mafia hunter doesn't easily give up.<p>"These are Sicily's pieces of shit," he snaps, tapping …

Crime

Season’s First Cold Snap Grips Midwest, East: Pictures

19 Nonfiction Books From 2016 That Will Expand Your Mind

Read 'em and learn.<p>While we do love our fiction at HuffPost Arts & Culture, 2016 ushered in ample nonfiction work that’s just as worthy of your time and eyeballs.<p>What many need after a drawn-out and frightening election season are resources to unplug and reconnect to our humanity. The sprawling …

Meet The Spleen, The Strange Little Organ That Can Multiply

On a crisp New England fall day, college freshman Jordan Taylor was playing Ultimate Frisbee when he collided with another player. Taylor was rushed to the hospital, where doctors realized he'd been hit hard enough to tear the delicate covering of his spleen, and he was bleeding internally. A quick …

Why bees could be the secret to superhuman intelligence

A tool inspired by swarming insects is helping people predict the future - making groups of people smarter than their members are by themselves.<p>Louis Rosenberg thinks he has found a way to make us all a lot smarter. The secret to this superhuman intelligence? Bees.<p>Rosenberg runs a Silicon Valley …

Artificial Intelligence

We couldn’t live without ‘zero’ – but we once had to

Mathematician Hannah Fry tells the intriguing story of how the number zero was ‘discovered’ – and why we couldn’t predict the future without it.<p>Nothing lies at the heart of science, engineering and mathematics.<p>Nothing as in zero, of course.<p>This cheeky yet powerful number has caused more controversy …

The Lure of the Prison Fight

The fight drew everyone's attention. My hands automatically balled into ready fists.<p><i>This story was published in collaboration with the Marshall Project.</i><p>I stepped out of my cell with the words of advice I'd just written to a fellow prisoner still fresh in my mind. We'd been having a weeklong …

The Chicago Block Where 15 People Were Shot in the Last Year Alone

CHICAGO — Janis Bailey says the sound of gunshots outside her apartment window might as well replace her alarm clock most mornings.<p>When she hears the pop, pop, pop of the guns she knows it's time to get out of bed for an early morning shift working for the Transportation Security Administration at …

Angels of the Resistance (and a Serial Killer) in Nazi-Occupied Paris

Brave women helped downed Allied flyers escape the Germans. But more than that, they showed Hitler’s white nationalists they would not surrender, …

Christmas Eve

20 Best Movies of 2016

NOW PLAYING<p>20 Best Movies of 2016<p>By<p>In 2016, Hollywood showed us a world where black lives matter, a musical had meaning, young filmmakers could strut …

Black Lives Matter

Caesarean births 'affecting human evolution'

<b>The regular use of Caesarean sections is having an impact on human evolution, say scientists.</b><p>More mothers now need surgery to deliver a baby due to their narrow pelvis size, according to a study.<p>Researchers estimate cases where the baby cannot fit down the birth canal have increased from 30 in …

A New Aging Discovery Could Allow Humans to Extend Their Lifespan

Patterns in Splicing<p>Though aging seems like one of the most natural things, an affair common to all living creatures, the process is actually poorly …

The president's diet and what it says about America

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thomas Jefferson may have been America's first foodie. The Founding Father developed a taste for French cuisine, grew a vast vegetable garden and cherished a farm-to-table diet.<p>Abraham Lincoln was more of a modest eater. According to historians, the 16th president "liked apples and hot …

How to Hide $400 Million

A few weeks after she realized her husband was finally leaving her, Sarah Pursglove flew down to the Bahamas to figure out how much money he really had. Like many women married to very wealthy men, she didn’t know much about the family accounts. Her husband, a Finnish entrepreneur named Robert …

Corruption