Barbara Crum

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Will Pope Francis Become a Holy Man for the World?

Pope Francis I is poised to be more than a very popular pontiff graced with humility and an approach of love and gentleness, two words he often uses. He could rise to become a symbol of holiness beyond the Catholic Church, as the Dalai Lama is a symbol of enlightenment beyond Tibetan Buddhism. Pope …

This Breathtaking Photo Shows Two Galaxies Merging Together

The Hubble Space Telescope captured the spectacular sight.<p>Two become one in this awe-inspiring image of galaxies merging together.<p>The spectacular sight was captured by the Hubble Space Telescope last month.<p>The photograph shows galaxy NGC 6052, which is located some 230 million light-years away from …

How the Human Heart Functions as a Second Brain

<b>The word “heart” is an anagram for the word “earth”. Hence, the phrase “home is where the heart is”.</b><p>Did you know that the human heart is the organ …

Baltimore psychologist pioneers team using psychedelics as ‘sacred’ medicine

William Richards, who began studying psychedelics in Germany in 1963, is convinced LSD and psilocybin drugs can transform people’s lives for the better<p>Baltimore is known to many as the heroin capital of the US. If William Richards has anything to do with it, it may also become the nation’s most …

Consciousness

What The Many-Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Physics Really Means

It’s been quiet here for a couple of weeks, as I was off visiting family for the holidays and then at a meeting in South Carolina. It’s a New Year though, so let’s ease back into things with a simple and non-controversial topic. Say, the Many-Worlds interpretation of quantum physics.<p>OK, maybe that …

Quantum Physics

New research links human consciousness to a law that governs the universe

Human Entropy<p>Our species has long agonized over the concept of human consciousness. What exactly causes it, and why did we evolve to experience …

An App That Allows You To Identify Any Plant With A Picture

<i>Shazam</i> changed our music lovin' lives by allowing us to find out the artist or title of virtually any song playing by letting the app "listen" and …

Apps

The New York Times is blowing this election: It’s time to admit the Grey Lady has a Hillary problem

Three times the paper of record has targeted the Democratic front-runner, and three times it’s swung and missed<p>As the most famous and powerful news organization in America, the <i>New York Times</i> prides itself on leading the press pack. And as the media world fragments into smaller and smaller slices, …

By the end of my first year as a doctor, I was ready to kill myself

Doctor suicide is the medical profession’s grubby secret – but it’s unclear why some of those dedicated to preserving life silently plot their own deaths<p>On my morning drives to the hospital, the tears fell like rain. The prospect of the next 14 hours – 8am to 10pm with not a second’s respite from …

Mental Health