Barry Burkan

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The Emptiness Of Faith

<i>“So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.” God</i><p><i>“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not</i> …

'Skinny Fat' Pairing May Predict Cognitive Skills in Older Adults

A new study has found low muscle mass and strength in the context of high fat mass may be an important predictor of cognitive performance in older …

In and out: Hip surgery in the morning, home by night

Health news<p>Americans are wearing out their joints and requiring total hip replacement surgery at increasingly younger ages — some as early as 40.<p>Total hip replacement, a surgical procedure in which the head of the femur and its socket are replaced, is one of the most common surgeries performed in …

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The Cheapest Day To Buy A Plane Ticket, Depending On Where You're Going

Stick this puppy on your fridge.<p>We all know the magic time to buy a plane ticket is precisely 54 days in advance, for domestic travel.<p>But what if you're flying beyond the U.S.?<p>The experts at CheapAir recently researched the cheapest day to buy plane tickets for a whole host of international …

14 Tips For Getting Much More Out Of Gmail

Free yourself from your inbox.<p>No one <i>likes</i> email, but it's an inevitable part of life for most modern humans. A 2013 study estimated that people spend 13 hours every week sorting through it, which is terrible.<p>And for a whole lot of people, those 13 hours are spent on Gmail -- around the world, 900 …

“It has been established as common law and recognized by our courts that rules attending property must keep pace with its increase and …

How Einstein Revealed the Universe's Strange "Nonlocality"

<i>Adapted from</i> Spooky Action at a Distance: The Phenomenon That Reimagines Space and Time—and What It Means for Black Holes, the Big Bang, and Theories …

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Scientists Think They Know How to Test The Parallel Universes Theory - For Real

Here's how we figure out if we live in one of many universes.<p><i>This article was written by Eugene Lim from</i> <i>King's</i> <i>College London, and was originally</i> …

Quasars: Brightest Objects in the Universe

Shining so brightly that they eclipse the ancient galaxies that contain them, quasars are distant objects powered by black holes a billion times as …

Universe

Entanglement: Gravity's long-distance connection

When Albert Einstein scoffed at a “spooky” long-distance connection between particles, he wasn’t thinking about his general theory of …

What are white holes?

Black holes are created when stars die catastrophically in a supernova. So what in the universe is a white hole?<p>It's imagination day, and we're going …

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

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