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Is our world a simulation? Why some scientists say it's more likely than not

A swath of technologists and physicists believe that ‘simulation theory’ will be proved, just as it was proved that the Earth was not the center of the universe<p>When Elon Musk isn’t outlining plans to use his massive rocket to leave a decaying Planet Earth and colonize Mars, he sometimes talks about …


How to Calculate Your Total Daily Calorie Needs

A calorie is a unit of energy that your body uses to function and perform daily life sustaining activities.[1] The calories you eat from foods …

Earth - The real reasons why we have sex

The birds, the bees, chimpanzees, humans – we all do it, but few people realise that sexual reproduction actually first evolved in creatures vastly different to ourselves.<p>So what were they and how did it all start? What is the real story of the birds and the bees?<p>View image of What is the real …


Falling through the Earth would be a drag

Falling down a hole through the center of the Earth would be rough — especially if there’s friction involved. A new study reveals what would happen …

30 Halloween Treats for Your Best Party Yet

Skip the tricks and go straight for the treats.<p>A Halloween bash deserves only the spookiest food. Serve up the best bites (and sips!) on the block with these easy recipes.

How Consciousness Solves The Puzzle Of Life

With so much knowledge floating around, you can easily lose the forest for the trees. Without a fundamental understanding of the big picture, the pieces can make very little sense and even seem absurd. This is true particularly in the case of spirituality. For example, the idea that God is …


A Brief Explanation of Planck's Constant and the Birth of Quantum Physics

Planck's constant put the "quantum" in "quantum mechanics."<p>Planck's constant is a pretty important part of modern physics, but it's also pretty confusing. Maybe you were wondering what it was while reading about the new kilogram definition. Well never fear, because this video from PBS Space Time …

Quantum Mechanics

Earth - The strange fate of a person falling into a black hole

<i>This was the most-read story on BBC Earth in 2015. Here is another chance to read it.</i><p>It could happen to anyone. Maybe you're out trying to find a new habitable planet for the human race, or maybe you're just on a long walk and you slip. Whatever the circumstances, at some point we all find …

Black Holes

Get a Dancer's Booty with These 12 Barre-Inspired Exercises | Women's Health

Alyssa Zolna<p><b>1. 1st Position Plié:</b> Keep your tailbone pointing to the floor and core engaged. Go all the way down and only halfway up.<p><b>2. 1st Position Tucks:</b> Squeeze your butt, scoop your tailbone under and up, pull your lower abs in, and keep knees bent.<p><b>3. Wide 2nd Position Pulse-Ups:</b> Drive heels …

Alien landscapes? No, just otherworldly places here on Earth | CNN Travel


DIY Recycled Tire Coffee Table - Quiet Corner

When we were working on putting together our Outdoor Living Room Update, we really needed some kind of coffee table or ottoman to make the space …