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10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Refuse to Think

Believing these negative thoughts can become a self-fulfilling prophecy you want no part of, trust me.<p>Pay attention to what comes out of your mouth. The language you use affects how you experience your world, and how others experience you. Inevitably, things get "lost in translation."<p>If you're …

Self-help

A neuroscientist explains what may be wrong with Trump supporters' brains

There’s no doubt that Donald Trump has said many things that would have been political suicide for any other Republican candidate. And almost every …

I Assume They Had Devil’s Food Cake for Dessert

December 7, 2015 by Hemant Mehta<p>Don’t you hate it when your new girlfriend’s parents turn out to be super-religious?<p>Maybe having to say a prayer …

Nasa signs first contracts with SpaceX for manned commercial spaceflight

SpaceX joins Boeing in planning first private manned launches to International Space Station, provisionally set to take place before the end of 2017<p>Manned commercial space flight took a giant leap forward as Nasa signed its first mission orders with California-based private spaceflight company …

Space Exploration

The Rush to Nuke Hiroshima and Nagasaki

It took less than 90 days for the U.S. to turn a theoretical weapon into fearsome reality. President Truman was eager to end World War II and stop …

The Spiritual Consequences of Selfie Culture

The upsides, downsides and challenges of social media's pull on us all.As someone who’s cycled through Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter, email and back …

Rush Limbaugh Wants Your Teenage Boy to Have More Sex

The radio blowhard takes a cheery CDC report on declining teenage-sex rates and somehow finds a way to blame gays and HBO.<p>A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released this week revealed that fewer than half of American teenagers report having had sexual intercourse, and that …

Talking to evolution deniers

Conversations with evolution deniers are often frustrating but can sometimes be interesting in a psychological sense. The one thing that never fails …

Fighting Cancer By Fixing Our Cells' Hard Drives

<b>For the first time, Forbes is bringing together 1,000+ members of the Forbes 30 Under 30 list with some of the globe’s top leaders and mentors to create partnerships that will change the world over the next 50 years. The Under 30 Summit will take place in Philadelphia from Oct. 19 – 22.</b><p>It’s pretty …

Margaret Atwood’s Next Book Will Be A “Message In A Bottle” For Readers In 2114

The novelist is the first author to commit to public art project Future Library.<p>Award-winning author Margaret Atwood is writing a new book–but don’t expect to pre-order it on Amazon anytime soon. The book will be the first text included in Future Library, a public art project set to unfold over the …

Get ready for virtual reality — here's why it will soon be our norm

Unless you’ve been living in a cave this past year, you’ve probably already heard that Virtual Reality (VR) is coming at us – and fast.<p>Thanks to Facebook’s recent acquisition of VR company, Oculus Rift, for $2 billion there’s no doubt VR technology is going to change the way we work, play, and …

Good news for electric cars: New battery tech uses peroxide to boost energy density by 7X

All electric vehicles currently in production use some form of lithium-ion chemistry in their battery packs.<p>Finding ways of improving that chemistry is therefore very important — the aim being to make future electric car batteries cheaper, more stable and more energy-dense for longer …

How solar energy storage could make Tesla much more than an automaker

How lucrative could the solar energy storage business be for Tesla? Almost as lucrative as selling cars.<p>That’s according to Morgan Stanley, which this week placed a figure—$2 billion—on how much it thinks Tesla could make in annual revenue from solar energy storage. That’s assuming that its …

Tesla

#Science #Space #Technology

#Science #Space #Technology

These Islands Are Sucking Up Pollution From The Water They're Floating In

Floating islands that double as water treatment plants keep water clean without sullying nice views.<p>Wetlands are known for their ability to clean water: their thick vegetation traps excess nutrients (which cause algae blooms) and heavy pollutants, and help keep waterways free and clear. But, of …

13 Reasons To Doubt: Essays from the writers of Skeptic Ink Kindle Edition

Extraordinary claims and extraordinary evidence.<p>The mainstream and social media feed our minds a diet of fringe science and outright pseudoscience. …

We Aren’t Ready for Inclusive Atheism Yet

ActivismAtheismIntersectionality<p>We Aren’t Ready for Inclusive Atheism Yet<p>— July 14, 2014<p>24 1<p>Photo via Healthy Balance Fitness<p>Let me just say first …

From Atheism To Creationism

Evolution of Dance

F**k the bible. Actually read it and learn how immoral it is. Yes there are good parts, but I gut enter there's more teeth cringing, and just horrible parts.#atheist #atheism #bigbang #evolution #equalrights #antitheist #god #christianity #savior #lord #bless #blessed #jesus #christ #jesuschrist #creation #atheistpost #god #nogod

Sex Toy Called Gaga Looks for STIs

If you're hoping for some more—er—bang for your buck out of your next sex toy, you might want to consider investing in the new vibrator that also …

Emerging Technology

Watch Strangers Undress Each Other in ‘Masters of Sex’ Ad by “First Kiss” Video Director

What’s scarier than kissing a stranger on camera? How about having one undress you on camera, for a video you know millions of people will inevitably …

Here Are More Reasons Why Girls Should Only Have Anal Sex

Kara Crabb's follow-up to her stunningly popular expose on why girls should only do it in the butt.<p>After my two-year-old butt sex article went viral recently for some weird, perverted reason, I decided to look it over again. Upon review, I was absolutely horrified. Not because of what I had …

Roads

Government Scientists Want to Fix Your Memory

Feeling a bit forgetful? The government is here to help. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California up to $2.5 million to develop an implantable neural device that would help restore memory. The first patients will be …

Memory Loss