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Single photons for optic fibers

Being robust, fast, and able to encode information in a number of different ways, single photons are ideal carriers of quantum information. …

Quantum Physics

New Quantum Computer Milestone Would Make Richard Feynman Very Happy

A commercially available “quantum computer” has been on the market since 2011, but it’s controversial. The D-Wave machine is nothing like other …

Quantum Computing

The Plutonium "Demon Core" Killed Two Physicists Without Ever Exploding

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Physics

New South African Telescope Releases Epic Image of the Galactic Center

You’re looking at the center of our galactic home, the Milky Way, as imaged by 64 radio telescopes in the South African wilderness.<p>Scientists …

Universe

10 bad habits that might actually mean you’re smarter than you think

What habits come to mind when you think of your bad habits? Is it frequent Netflix binges that keep you looking less than bright-eyed in the …

Corporate Culture

Gravitational Waves Hold Key to Knowing How Fast the Universe Is Expanding

The universe has been expanding ever since it began. But the question on every astrophysicist’s mind is: <i>How fast?</i> Scientists have proposed more than …

Universe

ESO's Breathtaking New Image of Distant Stars Belongs in the Sistine Chapel

If you look at them in a certain order, Michelangelo’s central frescoes on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel show the process of <i>deificatio</i> — humanity …

Universe

Researchers Find More Evidence for the Higgs Boson

July 4, 2012. Besides being the United States’ 236th birthday, it was the day that physicists announced that they had found strong evidence of the …

Physics

25 ways to rev up your sex life—in the name of health and happiness, of course

These days, science-backed ways to hack your happiness are about as numerous as varieties of leggings: Experts and research suggest carving out 10 …

George Mason

Modern Cubist Portraits

The South African artist Ryan Hewett creates portraits inspired by Cubism, giving a modern interpretation of this genre. Faces and bodies are …

Art

We have some questions about this blobby yellow bus that dispenses free hot dogs

Mostly ‘what’ and ‘why’<p>There’s a new food truck parked under the Brooklyn Bridge: it’s big, it’s bright yellow, it’s... disturbingly bulbous, and it’s giving out hot dogs — with your choice of ketchup or mustard — for free.<p>Designed to resemble a curvaceous Volkswagen microbus, <i>Hot Dog Bus</i> is a piece …

Art

How artists capture the drama, joy and despair of football

<b>(CNN) —</b> Transcending language and borders, nothing delivers drama, joy and despair quite like the World Cup. Yet as the competing teams edge toward the final in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium, the greatest show on Earth (this summer, at least) provides us with a rich vein of alternative narratives that …

Art

To Retain Your Best Employees, Ask These 17 Essential Questions

You'll never know what matters to employees unless you ask<p>Worried about losing your most talented employees? According to The Wall Street Journal, you should be: "A strong economy gives workers to seek better positions and higher pay," the Journal reports. In fact, the U.S. Labor Department's data …

Employee Engagement

5 tips for dating an introvert, according to a psychologist who is one

Opposites attract, or at least they do for psychologist, author of <i>Introvert Power,</i> and self-proclaimed introvert Laurie Helgoe, PhD: Her husband of …

relationship

Evolution of Fat Loss

Sorry to burst the bubble: the idea that burning 3,500 calories will burn a pound of fat may be true on paper, but it’s not always true in reality. …

Nutrition

Mobius Says Trade War Is Just a Warm-Up Act for Financial Crisis

For Mark Mobius, there may be worse to come even after the U.S. fired new shots in its trade war with China: a further 10 percent drop in …

Stock Markets

Video shows moment of George Clooney crash

OLBIA, Sardinia — Actor George Clooney slammed his motorbike into an oncoming car that turned suddenly into his lane Tuesday and was thrown several …

George Clooney

Meet the men and women who sculpted enviable physiques in just eight weeks

How to transform your body in just EIGHT weeks: Mother of two, 42, and man, 35, sculpt their dream physiques by following strict three phase diet and …

Fitness

I Asked Cucks Why They’re Obsessed With Watching Their Partners Cheat

"I want my wife to sleep with randoms, but it’s breaking her heart."<p>My worst nightmare is the thought of my partner sleeping with another man. Jealousy is my weakness, and it easily consumes me. But there are people out there, cuckolds, who are aroused by these thoughts. They want other men to …

Relationships

Gym Mistakes That Will Ensure You Never See Gains

Achieving your health and fitness goals takes more than grunting in the gym for an hour a day and adding kale to your diet. Walk around a weight room …

Exercise

7 signs you're being grossly underpaid — and what to do about it

1/<p>1. You haven't gotten a raise in several years.<p>Touchstone Pictures<p>In most cases, you should at least get a cost of living raise each year if you …

Employment

Being a Good Listener Makes You More Likable and Productive. Here's What to Do

These strategies will help you stay focused on the speaker and analyze what they're saying to you.<p>Just about every communication guru on the face of the planet will tell you active listening is foundational for great interaction. When you do it properly, you focus on what the other person is saying …

Body Language

We Asked Celeb Physicist Brian Cox About Flat Earth Conspiracies, the Multiverse, and Ghosts

There’s a growing, bewildering movement of folks who reject the most basic learnings of science in favor of conspiracy theories and hocus pocus—as a …

Physics

No single birthplace of mankind, say scientists

The origins of our species have long been traced to east Africa, where the world’s oldest undisputed <i>Homo sapiens</i> fossils were discovered. About 300,000 years ago, the story went, a group of primitive humans there underwent a series of genetic and cultural shifts that set them on a unique …

East Africa

New to Strength Training? This Trainer's Beginner Workout Will Get You Stronger and Leaner

Deciding what to do at the gym when you're a newbie can be stressful and overwhelming. It seems like everyone else knows what they're doing while you're still at square one. First of all, don't sweat it! We've all been in the beginner's seat before, including the experts you know and love (yep, …

Workouts

This CEO dropped everything and moved to Bali and it changed his life completely

It sounds like the plot of a movie. Super successful CEO has a great job but is feeling burned out and never get to see his family and friends …

Creativity

Scientists may have solved a huge riddle in Earth’s climate past. It doesn’t bode well for the future.

Thirteen thousand years ago, an ice age was ending, the Earth was warming, the oceans were rising. Then something strange happened – the Northern Hemisphere suddenly became much colder, and stayed that way for more than a thousand years.<p>For some time, scientists have been debating how this major …

Global Warming

To Make Sense of the Present, Brains May Predict the Future

A controversial theory suggests that perception, motor control, memory and other brain functions all depend on comparisons between ongoing actual …

Machine Learning

There's a New STD in Town, and It Could Soon Become a Superbug

If left untreated, it can cause female infertility.<p>Sexually transmitted infections can be worrisome and embarrassing, but with a few notable …

Public Health

The Latest: Djokovic wants to be on Wimbledon's Centre Court

LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):<p>10:25 p.m.<p>Novak Djokovic wants to play on Centre Court, too.<p>Three-time champion Djokovic squeezed in his last-scheduled match on No. 1 Court on Wimbledon's 'manic Monday' just before darkness stopped play.<p>Having played just one of his four …

Tennis