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This is how your brain deals with language while on LSD

Researchers in the United Kingdom now have a better understanding of how the psychedelic drug LSD, also known as acid, affects how the brain …

Here's why Islam is practiced so differently from country to country

Such geographic differences are certainly important in Islam. But also important are the numerous legal schools and their interpretations. Since Islam is a religion predicated on law (sharia), variations in the interpretation of that law have contributed to regional differences.<p>Also significant in …

Scientists at Large Hadron Collider hope to make contact with PARALLEL UNIVERSE in days

GettyCollision course: Large Hadron Collider could discover parallel universe<p>The staggeringly complex LHC ‘atom smasher’ at the CERN centre in …

Massive UFO Fleet is Hiding Behind the Moon Claims Government Whistleblower

According to statement from a man who claims he worked as a consultant for NASA and the NSA, Alien beings are here, on Earth, the moon and …

What Are the Odds of an Alien Megastructure Blocking Light From a Distant Star?

A strange star located 1,500 light-years from Earth is exhibiting strange flickering behavior that’s leading some scientists to speculate that an …

Six myths about sleep: if you got up early to read this, you’re in trouble

According to recent news reports, it’s a myth that we all need eight hours sleep a night – because a study involving hunter-gatherer societies in Africa and South America, whose habits are thought to mirror how humans used to live, showed they made do with six.<p>In fact, the research from UCLA and …

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Is everything you know about Osama’s death wrong?

How did Osama bin Laden really die?<p>Senior intelligence agents and researchers who have chronicled the al-Qaeda leader’s demise in bloodcurdling books …

Funny Pictures – October 20, 2015

This pretty much sums up my first time going wine tasting.<p>So that’s how you get a yeast infection.<p>This girl’s shirt.<p>When you have a class at 10 and …

Unexpected Asteroid to Zip Past Earth On Halloween

We can expect a totally different kind of trick-or-treater this coming Halloween. A rather large asteroid—discovered less than three weeks ago—is set …

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4 Back Exercises You're Screwing Up

How to Fix Your Pull-Ups, Pullovers, and Rows<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Trying to stay pencil-straight during pull-ups is wrong. Instead, you …

Microsoft lab predicts we'll have a working 'hybrid' quantum computer in 10 years

Or at least that's the promise of the technology, which always seems to be right around the corner. Now, however, a team led by researchers at Microsoft have said a working, useful quantum computing system finally seems to be within reach.<p>The team just published a paper about their scheme on the …

Third Russian air strike on Syrian rebel group kills leader | Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Russian air strikes in Syria’s Latakia province killed a rebel commander and four other fighters from a group armed by President Bashar al-Assad’s foreign enemies, a spokesman for the group said on Tuesday.<p>A frame grab taken from footage released by Russia's Defence Ministry …

China’s Cloud City And Eight Other Unbelievable (But Totally Explainable) Phenomenons

A mysterious city in the clouds showed up over Foshan in the Guangdong province and the Jiangxi province in China this weekend, and everyone pretty much freaked out. While it is fun to speculate about mystical cities, the mirage was chalked up to a Fata Morgana, with physics winning out instead of …

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After 100 years, Einstein's theory stands test of time

"Einstein changed the way we think about the most basic things, which are space and time. And that opened our eyes to the universe, and how the most interesting things in it work, like black holes," said David Kaiser, professor of the history of science, technology and society at the Massachusetts …

Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Chemistry Lab Found Hidden Behind Wall

Conservators working at the University of Virginia’s Rotunda have inadvertently uncovered a chemical hearth designed by Thomas Jefferson. The …

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