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UNSW unveils complete design of a silicon quantum computer chip

Engineers at the university have reworked silicon microprocessors to create a complete design for a quantum computer chip.<p>A team of engineers from …

An organism that regenerates could allow us to heal humans

The gecko’s remarkable ability to regenerate its tail in the space of a month could help scientists figure out how to heal spine injuries in humans, …

Biology

Kannabiksen laillistamisväittely alkoi Italiassa

<b>Pitkän odottelun päätteeksi lakiesitys kannabiksen laillistamiseksi on viimein käynnissä Italiassa. Osoittaako hallitus toimivansa ihmisten ja</b> …

How animals see the world in comparison to humans

All creatures see the world in different ways. As this infographic from GAP outlines, while the human eye is pretty amazing, other animals see the …

How to download music from YouTube and transfer it to your Android device

A lot of people who aren’t subscribed to a music streaming service like Google Play Music or Spotify like listening and discovering new tracks on YouTube. In a way, this is a great option, but it’s far from ideal.<p>For one, the screen of your device has to be turned on all the time for the audio to …

Neuroscientist explains how your brain hallucinates your conscious reality

In this recently released TED Talk, neuroscientist Anil Seth explains the intricacies of human consciousness and how we all are constantly …

Consciousness

9 Things Truly Confident People Just Don’t Do

You're reading 9 Things Truly Confident People Just Don’t Do, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Self-improvement

The purpose of life is to be a nobody

We all experience the world like we are at the center of reality.<p>We think and we feel in relation to how our senses absorb information and how this information mingles with our personal memories. The subjective perception created by these interactions provides the illusion of importance.<p>We forget …

Self-improvement

The Evidence Is Overwhelming: Cannabis Is an Exit Drug for Major Addictions, Not a Gateway to New Ones

It is time for politicians to put to rest the myth that cannabis is a gateway to the use of other controlled substances — a theory that is neither …

Huumetsaarin jouluyö

Huumekieltolait ja myös kannabiksen maailmanlaajuinen kielto päihteenä ja lääkkeenä ovat lähtöisin Yhdysvalloista. Nyt kun Yhdysvallat sallii …

As a gender we men are in crisis but feminism might just help us out

Let’s just get one thing straight: feminism is not anti-men.<p>Feminism is not about women receiving preferential rights, it isn’t about taking away the …

Feminism

Everything you need to know about ashwagandha—the stress-fighting adaptogen of the moment

When it comes to adaptogens—the herbs that health experts like Frank Lipman, MD, tout as nature’s miracle stress fighters—ashwagandha is arguably the …

Alternative Medicine

Soon Your Doctor Might Prescribe Virtual Reality Instead Of Painkillers

The Happy Place VR app uses nature settings to distract patients from their pain–and there’s lots of evidence that this strategy works.<p>The next time you have a headache, a Swedish pharmacy wants you to strap on a virtual reality headset and pretend you’re sitting next to a campfire by a lake in …

The ultimate guide to 3D technologies

We’ve been hearing about how 3D and “holograms” will become an integral part of lives for a long time.<p>It infuses our pop culture, and from Panasonic’s first commercialized first 3D TV system in 2010 to our present day fascination with VR/AR, it has become more and more of a focus for both our …

Become a Cannabis Connoisseur With the S.T.A.T.S. Evaluation Guide

Like wine, craft beer, and diamonds, medical marijuana comes in varying degrees of quality. The S.T.A.T.S. evaluation system is a free, …

How to Master Microsoft Office Excel

Spreadsheets are a nerd’s data-driven dream. For most regular people, though, they’re a complicated mess. Fortunately, they don’t need to be. Here’s …

Analytics

Ловцы душ»: готовимся переселяться в компьютер и проживать жизни других людей

Говорят, что мудрость накапливается, что она не подвержена коррозии, которая под тиканье часов истончает наши кости и волосы. Говорят, что это …

The last job on Earth: imagining a fully automated world – video

Machines could take 50% of our jobs in the next 30 years, according to scientists. While we can’t predict the future, we can imagine a world without work – one where those who own the tech get rich from it and everyone else ekes out a living, propped up by an increasingly fragile state. Meet Alice, …

Employment

5 Herbs to Increase Focus, Productivity AND Reduce Anxiety

A specific category of herbs, those considered adaptogens, can simultaneously improve focus and productivity while relieving anxiety. They work by …

Alternative Medicine

‘Americanitis’: The Disease of Living Too Fast

How a 19th-century nervous condition shaped the way modern Americans think about health and happiness<p>In the decades after the Civil War, a lot of things were changing in the (re-)United States. The late 19th century and early 20th saw a huge increase in the country’s population (nearly 200 percent …

War

Путин подписал закон о защите родителей от невыплаты пособий — Российская газета

У молодых родителей, ушедших в декретный отпуск с предприятия, находящегося в процессе банкротства, больше не будет проблем с получением пособий по беременности, родам, уходу за ребенком. А у всех остальных работников этого предприятия - с получением "больничных".<p>Президент России Владимир Путин …

Cannabis should be legalised and regulated, Lib Dems say

<b>The Liberal Democrats are backing a new report calling for the legalised sale of marijuana through licensed outlets, including "cannabis social clubs".</b><p>Criminalising cannabis use is a waste of police time, they say, and increases health risks by leaving many people in the dark about what they are …

Cannabis