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100 Beautiful Living Rooms to Nurture Your Home’s Tranquility

As you decorate your home, it’s important to take into account what each room will provide for you and your family. Kitchens are gathering spaces for …

Interior Design

The Most Attractive (Invisible) Trait of Any Partner

When your dinner companion spends the evening looking at his or her phone device, or at the ball game on the television set conveniently on the wall …

Psychology

Quantum’s Leaping Lizards

What Is Real?: The Unfinished Quest for the Meaning of Quantum Physics<p>by Adam Becker<p>Basic Books, 370 pp., $32.00<p>Let me say before I go any further …

Quantum Mechanics

Hacking Windows 10: How to Steal & Decrypt Passwords Stored in Chrome & Firefox Remotely

Passwords stored in web browsers like Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are a gold mine for hackers. An attacker with backdoor access to a …

Information Systems

How Far Can Laser Light Travel?

How Far Can Laser Light Travel?We explore how powerful your laser needs to be to get noticed on Mars and beyond.laserpointerataliens_top.jpg Image …

American Astronomical Society

Microsoft gambles on a quantum leap in computing

<b>In a laboratory in Copenhagen, scientists believe they are on the verge of a breakthrough that could transform computing.</b><p>A team combining Microsoft researchers and Niels Bohr Institute academics is confident that it has found the key to creating a quantum computer.<p>If they are right, then Microsoft …

Quantum Computing

Start from 0! This low-impact workout is perfect for beginners

Want to start working out but have no idea where to start? This workout is for you!<p>If you want to start exercising, but have no idea where to begin, this is the workout for you. It's low-impact and suitable for beginners of all ages.<p>This three-circuit routine will target your entire body. Circuit …

Workouts

Nine Ways to Focus a Wandering Mind [Infographic]

Picture this: You're slouched in a meeting, supposedly paying attention, but your mind has wandered off, churning out various to-do lists, thinking …

Mindfulness

I Was Shocked at All the Bad Things That Happened When I Stopped Intermittent Fasting

After recently hitting my one-year anniversary of doing intermittent fasting (IF), my positive experience has made me its number one fan. If you're unfamiliar with IF, it involves choosing an eating window during the day when you consume all your calories. For the past year, I've been skipping a …

Holistic Medicine

6 European Islands You've Probably Never Heard Of Before

Europe is brimming with hidden gems. You just need to know where to look…especially if you're looking for under-the-radar European islands for your honeymoon. There’s no doubt that Ibiza and Mykonos are on your radar, but what about the Texel and Vis? These enchanting enclaves are among the …

European Travel

What Is Mindfulness and How Does It Work?

It is readily arguable that the single most significant development in mental health practice since the turn of the millennium has been the …

Mindfulness

Google Knows Literally Everything About You - Here's How To Delete That Data

Take back control of your information with these easy steps.<p>Google, just like Facebook, collects a lot of personal data about its users. While many …

Google

To Understand the Universe, Physicists Are Building Their Own

Silke Weinfurtner is trying to build the universe from scratch. In a physics lab at the University of Nottingham—close to the Sherwood forest of …

After 5 years of studying millionaires, I learned there's a particular type of habit that will keep you from getting rich

I spent five years studying the daily habits of hundreds of rich people. In my bestselling books, "Rich Habits" and "Change Your Habits, Change Your Life," I shared some of the important findings from that study.<p>During my research, I learned that the self-made rich adopted specific habits that …

Self-improvement

Why Stephen Hawking’s Black Hole Puzzle Keeps Puzzling

The renowned British physicist, who died at 76, left behind a riddle that could eventually lead his successors to the theory of quantum gravity.

Could an updated Feynman experiment finally lead to a Theory of Everything?

Measuring quantum gravity has proven extremely challenging, stymying some of the greatest minds in physics for generations.<br>Read More

Quantum Mechanics

Zoom Through the Famous Orion Nebula with NASA's Incredible 3D Video

Take a tour of one of the most famous star-forming gas clouds in the night sky, the Orion Nebula, with a new, 3D visualization released by NASA.<p>In …

Astronomy

Nature article turns theory of stellar evolution upside-down

This week, Nature published an article that could challenge the theory of stellar evolution.

Universe

'Serious gap' in cosmic expansion rate hints at new physics

<b>A mathematical discrepancy in the expansion rate of the Universe is now "pretty serious", and could point the way to a major discovery in physics, says a Nobel laureate.</b><p>The most recent results suggest the inconsistency is not going away.<p>Prof Adam Riess told BBC News that an unknown phenomenon, such …

Physics

High-tech magnet smashes record and opens new frontiers in tech

Superconducting device created in Florida lab is 3,000 times stronger than refrigerator magnets.<p><i>In brief: The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory has created the world's most powerful superconducting magnet. Named 32 T, it's 33 percent more powerful than the previous record-holding magnet, and</i> …

Nanotech

5 Books About the Future Elon Musk Thinks You Should Read

The Tesla boss is always thinking ahead.<p>Elon Musk has become one of the world’s most ambitious and successful leaders by building tools of the …

Singularity

Which Haruki Murakami Book Should You Read First? Here's A Guide To His Most Famous Works

Ah, the age old literary question: "Which Murakami book should I start with?" I've been asked this question many, many times. Even if you haven't …

Books

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 …

Black Holes

Want Your Child to Have a High-Paying Job in the Future? Science Says to Study These 7 Things | Inc.com

As parents, we want many things for our children including health, happiness, and a secure financial future. As technology advances, however, thousands of jobs are being threatened by machines and artificial intelligence, and it's become more difficult to know how to prepare our children to succeed …

Artificial Intelligence

If you think AI is terrifying wait until it has a quantum computer brain

Rigetti, a quantum computer startup, recently announced its researchers created a method for quantum computers to run a clustering algorithm (a way for AI to separate data into groups). There are a number of companies, including IBM and Google, using AI in the development of quantum systems, but …

Quantum Computing

This Simple Solution Will Eliminate Tons of Conflict From Your Life | Inc.com

Conflicts. Arguments. Frustrations. Even for all the toughies out there, fighting with companions is never fun. Interpersonal struggles, no matter how minor, are destructive and can eventually come to erode relationships. It happens in marriage, in the workplace, and between friends.<p>But what if you …

Psychology

The 25 Biggest Scientific Breakthroughs of 2017

Here are the studies that rocked the science world this year.<p>Every week in 2017 seemed to bring new, objectively bad news about environmental …

E.coli

Top 10 Things Women Do To Destroy Their Marriage

While both husband and wife should take responsibility for their part in a marriage, below are ten mistakes common to women, which can completely …

11 Unexpected Things You Didn't Realize Were Affecting Attraction In Your Relationship

After you've been with your partner for a decent chunk of time, your relationship will likely become a comfortable free-for-all of zit popping, …

The Nature Of Consciousness: Resonance Between Ancient Philosophies And Current Science

What is consciousness? Is it an essentially human characteristic or a fundamental characteristic of the universe? Questions about consciousness have intrigued philosophers and scientists for thousands of years. Neuroscientists, like myself, are asking questions about the essential characteristics …

Consciousness