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Real-Life Schrödinger’s Cats Probe the Boundary of the Quantum World

Recent experiments have put relatively large objects into quantum states, illuminating the processes by which the ordinary world emerges out of the …

Quantum Physics

11 Finished Book Series You Can Marathon-Read This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means we book nerds finally have time to read all those great series we have been meaning to get around to. On the list …

13 Books About The English Language That Will Change What You Know About Writing And Reading

Language is a funny thing. If you're reading this sentence, for example, there's a good chance that you speak and understand English perfectly well. …

12 Blink-and-You'll-Miss-Them Cameos in Deadpool 2

<i>Warning: BIG spoilers for Deadpool 2 ahead!</i><p><b>Deadpool 2</b> has more jokes, pop culture references, and action sequences than you can shake a stick at, but …

This 12-Week Workout Plan From a Trainer Is Designed to Help You Lose Weight

When you're starting off on a weight-loss journey, it can feel overwhelming to know how to proceed. But we've got you! Ridge Davis, a personal trainer in West Hollywood, CA, put together an exclusive weight-loss plan for POPSUGAR, and there's no way you <i>won't</i> get fit AF if you follow his …

The Rebel Girl In 'Solo' Could Be One Of The Most Debated Characters In All Of Star Wars

<b>Spoilers ahead for Solo: A Star Wars Story.</b> Much like <i>Rogue One</i> did in 2016, <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> has the hard job of making fans love a Star Wars …

What’s the Difference Between Dopamine and Serotonin?

Dopamine and serotonin are both neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters are chemical messengers that regulate countless functions and processes in your …

Neuroscience

Everything You Know About Introverts Is Probably Wrong. Here's Why

Being an introvert doesn't mean you like to spend all your time alone.<p><b>Some people think introverts avoid social situations.</b>• <b><br>This isn't actually true, they just need more time to recharge after a lot of social stimulation.</b>• <b><br>It's because they have a very low threshold for dopamine, so they are easily</b> …

A cancer treatment that one expert called the 'most exciting thing I've seen in my lifetime' just got approved to treat more patients

The FDA just approved a cutting-edge cancer therapy to treat another form of blood cancer.<p>It's the second approval for Kymriah, also known as tisagenlecleucel, this time to treat patients with large B-cell lymphoma, and the first for adult patients. An August approval of Kymriah approved the …

Immunotherapy

America's 100 Most-Loved Novels Were Just Announced. Did Your Favorite Make the List?

A battle between 100 much-loved novels. At the end, only one will prevail.<p>There's one simple and surefire way to get smarter: Read more books. Many of the most respected entrepreneurs--from Bill Gates to Elon Musk--are voracious readers.<p>Take a page out of one CEO's book, and you can find a way to …

Jewish Americans and the Civil War

<b>Mark Jewish American Heritage Month with NMCWM volunteer Brad Stone as he examines the important roles that Jewish Americans played during the Civil</b> …

War

Please stop calling dopamine the ‘pleasure chemical’

It is possible to feel pleasure without dopamine<p>Dopamine is one of the most hyped brain chemicals, supposedly linked to everything from sex to gambling. It’s common to read, as <i>Business Insider</i> claimed last week, that dopamine is “the pleasure chemical” — but that’s not true, and the idea was …

Ditch Distractions and Get Productive With a Method Called "Deep Work"

I first heard about the idea of "deep work" while listening to a podcast on my way to work. NPR's Shankar Vedantam interviewed Cal Newport, a computer scientist and Georgetown professor, about his research and insights on the subject.<p>Newport shared how he manages to get a seemingly impossible …

Time Management

15 Chinese Food Recipes That Taste Better Than Takeout

Ditch the kung pao with these easy recipes.<p>February 05, 2018<p>Sometimes I just want to sit in front of Netflix and eat boxes of takeout while I …

After poring over all the evidence, experts declare coffee is (mostly) good for you

By Kendall Powell<p>"It's impossible that we still struggle to decide if coffee is healthy or unhealthy," says Giuseppe Grosso, a nutritional epidemiologist at the University of Catania in Italy: Good for hypertension one week. Bad for hypertension the next.<p>To address this vexing situation, Grosso and …

Coffee

Sheet Pan Cuban Sandwiches

Make perfectly pressed and toasty Cuban sandwiches for a crowd in one go with this genius sheet pan technique. Beyond being an obvious choice for …

9 tips to help you get better at PlayerUnkown's Battlegrounds

Your friends won't stop clamoring about PlayerUnkown's Battlegrounds (more commonly referred to as PUBG) and all the chicken dinners they've won. So you go and buy a copy of the game to see what all the fuss is about.<p>You queue up a match, drop from the plane onto a massive island and die within …

A Microwave Makes Homemade Beef Jerky a Snap in this Mad Genius Tip

Homemade beef jerky is delicious, says <i>Food & Wine</i> Culinary Director Justin Chapple, but he also knows there's one big issue with the process of …

Surprise! This Company Holds the Most Blockchain Patents

Hint: Despite what you might think, it's not a technology company. However, it is a household name.<p>If you've been waiting for the greatest thing …

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

Science

Hunker Down For The Winter Weather With These Two Must-Try Kosher Wines

In New York City, we’re bracing for a winter storm. But no matter where you are, you can hunker down with wine blogger Gabriel Geller’s top …

Three books Stanford asks every new student to read

Fresh off the excitement of gaining acceptance into the most competitive university in America, Stanford University incoming freshmen will likely …

These 7 features show why you should use Google Photos to store and manage all your photos and videos

Google Photos is Google's photo management service that works both as a gallery app on smartphones, tablets, and the web, as well as a good piece of software that uses the company's artificial intelligence to make cool stuff with your photos and videos.<p>The app's interface is divided into four tabs: …

Apps

30 Must-Read Books

<i>The Great Gatsby,</i> by F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>“It’s hard to say what anyone should or shouldn’t read, let alone <i>everyone,</i> but <i>The Great Gatsby</i> is a book I …

What is the blockchain? WIRED explains

It’s got stiff competition, but ‘blockchain’ might just be the tech buzzword <i>de jour</i>. Want to make your startup sound like it’s much more …

Blockchain

Physicists just found a loophole in graphene that could unlock clean, limitless energy

by Science Alert November 27, 2017 Earth & Energy 46161<p>Mike McRae<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn’t exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat …

Physics

The Perfect Gifts to Buy 'Star Wars' Fans This Holiday Season

<i>For everyone else on your list, make sure to check out all our other gift guides for fans of Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Stephen King, Stranger</i> …

Here's The Science on Why Eating Fat Won't Make You Fat

There are other things in your diet to look out for.<p>"Eat fat, get fat" has been the conventional wisdom guiding American diets for the past two …

Holistic Medicine

Meet England’s Hilarious — and Orthodox — Comedian

There are many Jewish comedians in show business, but few are Orthodox.<p>And while most of them live in New York and Los Angeles, the United Kingdom …

Los Angeles