Carlos Yoneliunas

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A Gorgeous, but Mysterious, Astrophoto of Andromeda

The image above is as baffling as it is gorgeous.<p>First, kudos go to my pal Rogelio Bernal Andreo, who took this magnificent shot. It shows the …

U.K. Commission Translates Instagram’s Impenetrable User Agreement for Kids

A new report, put together by the Growing Up Digital Taskforce of the UK’s Children’s Commissioner, has given young users a condensed, clarified …

This ridiculous laptop is the portable Batman command center you've always dreamed of

There's only one thing I can always consistently look forward to at CES: Razer's crazy concept devices. This year's no different.<p>At CES 2017, the …

Portable

Former Atheist Mark Zuckerberg Gets Religion

"I went through a period when I questioned things," he posts on Facebook.<p>Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has eschewed his atheist beliefs and now asserts that “religion is very important.”<p>Zuckerberg, whose Facebook profile once identified him as an atheist, revealed his change of heart …

Inside DEA Ban on Marijuana Extracts

Chris and Trish Thomas’ Good Body Products table was a hotspot at the Cotton Mill Holiday Craft Fair in Brattleboro, Vermont, early this December – …

How To Care For Your Cast Iron Skillet With Science

The cast iron skillet: for the untrained, that big greasy thing you wish your roommate would put away, and for the expert, virtually the only pan …

Astronomers Just Released The Largest Digital Survey of The Visible Universe

Hope you've been saving your bandwidth.<p>Scientists have made the largest ever survey of the night sky publicly available, sharing an epic data set of …

The Biggest Scientific Discoveries of 2016

2016 was an insane year across the board, and the world of scientific discovery is no exception. Science saw some serious setbacks this year, but …

A Grand Unified Theory of Physics Really Wishes Protons Would Just Decay Already

For 20 years, physicists in Japan have monitored a 13-story-tall tank of pure water cloistered deep inside an abandoned zinc mine, hoping to see …

These Startups Will Pay You For Your DNA

There’s no shortage of companies that you can pay to test your DNA. But now there’s a twist — some companies will pay you for your DNA.<p>Genos, which officially opened its portal today, and DNAsimple, which started in November 2015, are building businesses based on the premise that scientists will …

Genetics

Test predicts which children will grow up to be drain on society - when they are just three years old

A simple test at the age of three can determine whether children will grow up to be a burden on society, needing excessive welfare, ending up in jail or becoming obese.<p>Scientists at King’s College London followed more than 1,000 children from before school until they were 38, to find out if it was …

Get Involved in the World's Biggest Quantum Physics Experiment Happening Right Now

What could be the world’s largest quantum physics experiment is happening today, 30 November 2016, and researchers need people from all over the …

How the Enormous Field of Physics All Fits Together

Physics has a bit of an image problem. To some, it’s a fascinating and diverse field of study. To others, it’s a trigger word for math anxiety, or an …

Physics

Brain Research Hindered By Scientists Afraid of Being Called Sexist, Report Says

Scientists ignore critical differences in men and women's brains because they are afraid of being accused of sexism, a report has revealed.<p>The result …

Researchers may have uncovered an algorithm that explains intelligence

What if a simple algorithm were all it took to program tomorrow’s artificial intelligence to think like humans?<p>According to a paper published in the journal Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, it may be that easy — or difficult. Are you a glass-half-full or half-empty kind of person?<p>Researchers …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

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Ask Ethan: What if gravity isn’t really fundamental?

Gravity is the oldest fundamental force ever discovered. Might it not be fundamental after all?<p><i>“The whole edifice of modern physics is built up on</i> …

3tags.org is coming soon

It’s only wrong when YOU do it! The psychology of hypocrisy | Dean Burnett

Hypocrisy seems to be everywhere lately. How do people reconcile themselves to saying one thing and doing another? And are there benefits?<p>In these times of political turmoil, aggressive online discourse, “post-truth” society and lord knows what else, one thing is hard to deny: there’s a lot of …

Why Theoretical Physicist Sylvester James Gates Sees No Conflict Between Science and Religion

An active proponent of education, diversity and communication, Sylvester James Gates is known for both his research in theoretical physics and his …

What I learned about Canada living in the U.S.

<i>Allison Young is a freelance writer from Peterborough, Ont., now living in Arizona</i><p>Twenty years ago, I was about to graduate at Queen's University and was applying for the JET Programme to teach English in Japan alongside thousands of other travel-hungry bachelor-degree holders<p>The program was …

These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

<i>“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”</i> — <b>Ralph Waldo Emerson</b><p>The ability to expand your mind …

Free hotel rooms in Cuzco for Machu Picchu trekkers with this Peru outfitter

Mountain Lodges of Peru turns 10 years old this year and offers trekkers this anniversary gift: two free nights in a hotel when you reserve a hiking trip to Machu Picchu.<p><b>The deal:</b> Travel + Leisure readers selected Mountain Lodges as one of the best tour operators in the world (it ranked No. 4). …

Los Angeles

Does the soda industry manipulate research on sugary drinks' health effects?

One hundred percent.<p>That is the probability that a published study that finds no link between sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and poorer metabolic health was underwritten by the makers of sugar-sweetened beverages, or authored by researchers with financial ties to that industry.<p>Compare that …

Your High-Intensity Feelings May Be Tiring You Out

I'm suggesting you make more time for calm activities in your life and learn to tap into that other side of your nervous system -- the parasympathetic "rest and digest" side, that helps restore your health and your well-being, making you more resilient over the long run. Doing so will help you save …

A top psychologist says there's only one way to become the best in your field — but not everyone agrees

As a teenager in Sweden, Anders Ericsson used to play chess against one of his classmates, a boy considerably worse at the game than Ericsson. Every …

Gene-editing, religion and one scientist’s quest to reconcile the two

RANDALLSTOWN, Md. — Is the human genome sacred? Does editing it violate the idea that we’re made in God’s image or, perhaps worse, allow us to “play …

Scientist accused of ’crying wolf’ on climate change with claim that Arctic sea ice would vanish

Dire predictions that the Arctic would be free of sea ice by September have proven unfounded after satellite images showed there is far more ice now …