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Weird! Our Universe May Be a 'Multiverse,' Scientists Say

Is our universe just one of many? While the concept is bizarre, it's a real possibility, according to scientists who have devised the first test to …

Dark Matter

Echoes of the Big Bang Revealed by European Spacecraft

The first scientific results from the European Space Agency's Planck mission reveal new clues about how the universe began – including …

Black Holes: Facts, Theory & Definition

Black holes are some of the strangest and most fascinating objects found in outer space. They are objects of extreme density, with such strong …

Banana Recipes for Athletes

Bananas are an athlete staple. They pack a nutritional punch with high levels of potassium, vitamin B6 and fiber and (despite common belief to the contrary) they score low on the Glycemic Index, meaning they won't spike your blood sugar. They're also versatile and can be used in everything from …

Breakfast

Eat cheeseburgers all day! To celebrate Cheeseburger Day, here are 4 we love, plus recipes

Craving a cheeseburger for lunch or dinner? Why not have one at both meals today? Consider it your duty, since September 18th is National Cheeseburger Day.<p>Time for a quick folklore lesson: According to urban legend, the first cheeseburger was made between 1924 and 1926 when a homeless man suggested …

Burgers

Archaeologists Discover Two Long Lost Ancient Maya Cities in Jungle of Mexico

In an amazing new discovery in the jungles of Mexico, archaeologists have uncovered two ancient Mayan cities, including ruined pyramid temples, …

The New Freshman 15: The Foods You Should Try in Your First Year of College

<i>Rochelle Bilow</i><p>We've all heard horror stories about the Freshman 15--the legendary 15 pounds that college students, male and female alike, are apt to put on in their first year of all-you-can-eat dining halls, all-hours pizza delivery, and keg parties. Some of us may even have experienced it …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Self-improvement

Watching Schrödinger's Cat Die

One of the famous examples of the weirdness of quantum mechanics is the paradox of Schrödinger's cat.<p>If you put a cat inside an opaque box and make his life dependent on a random event, when does the cat die? When the random event occurs, or when you open the box?<p>Though common sense suggests the …

Quantum Mechanics

The Strongest Electrical Current in the Universe Spotted, 2 Billion Light Years From Here

Looking for a source of renewable electricity? Researchers at the University of Toronto have found some serious current emanating from a huge cosmic jet 2 billion light years from Earth. At 1018 amps, the current is the strongest current ever seen, equalling something like a trillion bolts of …

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