Chava Magallon

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No-Fail Watercolor Tips | Loosen Up Your Watercolor Painting With a Three-Step Value Study

It Can’t Get Much Easier Than This<p>Lately I’ve been filled with impatience. I’m on a short fuse when dealing with everything from friendships to …

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

Dieting to Single-Digit Body Fat

I recently competed in my first ever bodybuilding show, The IBFA ‘Silver City Classic’ 2014 held in Aberdeen, Scotland where I placed 2nd in the …

Fitness

When humans go extinct: How life will evolve after we’re gone

The sixth extinction could wipe out up to half of Earth’s species. Michael Tennesen tells us what might happen next<p>The sixth mass extinction is nearly upon us. Species on Earth are dying out at a rate one thousand times greater than they were before humans began altering the environment. By the end …

Anne R. Allen's Blog: How to Write a Prize-Worthy Short Story: A Step-by-Step Guide

Your protagonist should be multi-dimensional and at least somewhat sympathetic, so readers can relate to him and start bonding with him right away. …

Cannabis: what's in a name?

Cannabis tends to be subdivided into 3 different species: Sativa, Indica and Ruderalis. However, these are merely terms used to describe the typology of the plant (it’s “looks” – shape, height, bushiness, and the like) rather than a specific distribution of its cannabinoids. When looking at the …

Cannabis

The Weird and Wacky World of Physics: Strings, Calabi-Yau and Massless Blackholes , page 1

<i>Poets say science takes away from the beauty of the stars – mere globs of gas atoms. Nothing is mere. I too can see the stars on a desert night, and</i> …

Sony Signs Jurassic Park's David Koepp to Adapt The Themis Files

After a turbulent few months, it's nice to finally report on some good news coming out of Sony Pictures. The studio today revealed they had secured …

Jurassic Park

Ask Ethan #74: Gravitational Waves

Light and sound are waves that we all know. But gravity makes them, too.<p><i>“Henceforth space by itself, and time by itself, are doomed to fade away into</i> …

The Muscle Pump of the Gods - Rest Pause Training

Muscle Pump of the Gods<p>In my last workout article, I talked about pump training vs. strength training and why the key to building a phenomenal …

Exercise

5 Questions Astronomy Still Can't Answer

Long past midnight, when Earth itself seems to undergird one’s heartbeat, it’s not hard to make a momentary leap into the space-time continuum. Even without enrolling in an astronaut program, it’s the sort of instinctual connection that’s always available to those who stop long enough to look up …

Woody Allen

Viktor T. Toth's answer to Interstellar (2014 movie): Why did every hour on the first planet take 7 years on Earth?

One hour in space does not, under normal circumstances, equal anything other than almost exactly one hour here on the Earth. For there to be a …

Underrated Exercises for Men

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing<p>These movements can make your workout—and your body—better<p>Yes, the headline of this story should probably be “10 Genius Exercises You MIGHT Not Be Doing.” But frankly, that just doesn’t sound as good as the current title. (Imagine that: truth on the Internet!)<p>And …

New Theory Suggests That We Live In The Past Of A Parallel Universe

Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward.<p>Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe …

Dark Matter

The 100 Laws of Muscle

There is no perfect training program. In fact, very intelligent, very successful coaches often disagree with one another. That means you're going to …

The Lean Muscle Diet

Ignore the trendy, complex diet plans designed to shrink your wallet and not your gut. To build the body you've always wanted, live like you already have it<p>When men set out to lose weight, they usually start at the wrong place. They pick a popular diet; <i>any</i> diet, it doesn't matter which one. Most …

Nutrition

These 11 Speeches from the Last Two Centuries Changed the World

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

Ronald Reagan

NPR Music's 50 Favorite Albums Of 2014

Was the music of 2014 heavier than usual, or is it just us? When the staff of NPR Music and our member station partners gather to collect our favorite albums of the year, we don't start out with a theme. We don't intend to come to an absolute consensus. We begin with questions: What do you hold …

Have scientists found first sign of Dark Matter?

A signal picked up by Dutch and Swiss scientists is thought to be the first phsical evidence of Dark Matter<p>It was first theorised more than 70 years ago, but after decades of searching, scientists believe they have seen the first sign of elusive Dark Matter.<p>Researchers have picked up unexpected …

Dark Matter

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

The Graphic History Of Sex On Screen

Since the dawn of film, we’ve shot nudity and sex. But only recently has it become art.<p>There’s an old saying in the film industry: What’s the difference between art and porn? Porn has better lighting. Nowhere is the connection between the two more apparent than in the below infographic by Fandor, …

The Durable Led Zeppelin

John Paul Jones, Led Zeppelin's bassist and keyboard player, was quietly playing backgammon and half listening to a phone-in radio talk show on New …

Guitar

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

Eggs