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‘Cheers’ Actor Tells Congress U.S. Faces ‘Danger of Our Infrastructure Collapsing’

Before John Ratzenberger starred in “Cheers” and everyone knew his name, he was a carpenter.<p>And on Thursday, Ratzenberger took on a new role — congressional testifier.<p>Most Americans would recognize Ratzenberger from his turn as Cliff Clavin in “Cheers” and his notable and familiar voice that’s been …

How To Become A Genius

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, you probably have an average IQ. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to increase your intelligence.<p>You probably think you’re pretty smart. Most people believe they’re smarter than the average American, according to a study from YouGov. Yet when it comes to IQ, …

The theory of parallel universes is not just maths – it is science that can be tested

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical …

Why The Speed of Light Matters

When physicists announced last week that they had detected subatomic particles, called neutrinos, that appeared to be traveling faster than the speed …

Moving From Creation Of The Cosmos To Human Life

Few questions of our time are more perplexing than the transition from non-living to living matter.<p>How did a sample of inorganic chemicals self-organize to become a living creature, capable of absorbing energy from the environment and reproducing? Although the question remains open, there are a few …

Universe

22 Quotes From Albert Einstein to Take You Inside His Mind

Albert Einstein is arguably the most famous physicist of all time. His theory of relativity forever changed the way we perceive the world and opened …

Princeton University

An Information Theory of Losing Consciousness

What happens to 'us' when we're not longer aware of 'us.'<p>Unconsciousness is more than just weird, it's unnerving. All of a sudden, we're just <i>gone</i> for many hours at a time, left only with a sometimes improbable-seeming return ticket to awareness. We dream briefly (and only briefly), but otherwise …

The Earth Is Now "Locked In" To A 3 Foot Sea Level Rise, NASA Says

"The best science today says it is going to happen and that we're not ready for it," a climate scientist told BuzzFeed News. "That, unfortunately, is bad news."<p>Steve Nerem, a geophysicist at NASA and the University of Colorado, Boulder, said the world is all but certain to see a three foot sea …

Global Warming

The Changes One Trainer Made to Lose Weight After Years of Diet and Exercise | Women's Health

Dell Farrell/@becauseglutes<p>The Workouts<p>I started lifting heavy weights four days a week and giving my body extra time to recover. And when I wasn't strength training with my coach, I did cardio I actually enjoyed, like hiking or walking my dog.<p>I also started tracking every workout I did and changed …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

Bill Murray

Earth - What is our Universe made of?

If an alien managed to visit our Universe from a parallel reality, there is a high chance they would not even notice we exist.<p>In a way that's obvious: the Universe is enormous and our planet is but a small, pale blue dot. But it's worse than that: the aliens might not even notice all the stars and …

Dark Matter

CH25: Cynthia Breazeal

Cynthia Breazeal didn’t just invent a new robot, she invented the field of social robotics. Before Breazeal, robots were conceived of as brute-force laborers. Whether strong enough to lift what we can't, able to traverse dangerous terrain on earth or in space, or designed to work on soul-crushing …

Robotics

No charges against police in fatal New Jersey shooting

BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) — A grand jury voted not to file charges against two police officers for fatally shooting a man in New Jersey who defied orders …

New Jersey

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

7 Amazing Things That Happen to Your Body When You Give Up Soda

The Coca-Cola company has identified the culprit behind America’s weight problem. And it wants to put the blame on….you.<p>The world’s largest producer …