Christopher Calton

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The Art of Sexual Kung Fu

November 06, 2015<p><b>by Christina Antonyan</b><p>As a spiritual system, Tao means the way to achieving a true understanding of nature, our mind, and reality, to …

12 Creepy Things (Almost) Everyone Does In Long-Term Relationships

You love bae and bae loves you, but if your peers knew how you acted behind closed doors, they'd probably think you were a couple of creeps. It's not …

Where Electric Vehicles Actually Cause More Pollution Than Gas Cars

If you think EVs are always greener, these county-level maps will take you by surprise.<p>The idea that gasoline cars might cause less environmental harm than electric vehicles seems impossibly backwards. But consider the following thought experiment before you dismiss it out of hand.<p>A view from the …

Electric Vehicles

ExxonMobil Sticks To Its Guns But US Army Sees The End Of Oil, Banks On Renewable Energy Future

ExxonMobil may have dropped the ball on renewables but as demonstrated by a new energy security report, the US Army is more than willing to pick it …

Renewable Energy

These maps show how clueless America is about climate change

AMERICA DOES NOT HAVE ITS SHIT TOGETHER when it comes to climate change. This should not come as a huge surprise: elected officials still publicly …

Equipas de Futebol

São as mais comuns e mais usadas, também são conhecidas como odds européias. Tem como diferencial omitir os cálculos, e isso as torna muito menos …

Environmental humanities - another view

In his blog, “Unpacking the black box: the need for an Integrated Environmental Humanities (IEH)”, Steven Hartman provides a compelling vision of the …

Crop adjustments may lessen climate change's economic effects, Stanford economist says

Stanford economist Dave Donaldson found that the impact of climate change might amount for just a .26 percent reduction in global gross domestic …

Walmart spews a huge amount of climate pollution with its shipping, but doesn’t report any of it

At Walmart’s annual meeting on Friday, shareholders will vote on a measure that would force the company to reckon with one of the biggest — and best …

These Are the Planets We Could Move to Once We’re Done Completely Destroying Earth

If you attend any climate change protest these days, you're bound to see a sign that reads, "There is no planet B." Even UN Secretary General Ban Ki …

Universe

Another global warming catastrophe: the Sahara Desert is getting greener

This story is actually quite fascinating and it obviously has something to do with changes in the climate, but just how to explain it all remains a …

Paris climate pledges 'will only delay dangerous warming by two years'

Pledges made by countries to cut their carbon emissions ahead of a crunch climate summit in Paris later this year will delay the world passing the threshold for dangerous global warming by just two years, according to a new analysis.<p>The research, led by a former lead author on the UN’s climate …

Climate

Error or terror: the risks of cutting-edge biology

For thousands of years, humans have been selectively breeding crops and animals.<p>With the discovery of DNA hybridization in the early 1970s, it became …

2 Ways We Can Shift Our Own Attitudes To Be More Productive

The way we view the world isn’t static. Here are two science-backed ways we can hack how we think to be successful.<p>Isn’t it fascinating that stories from long ago that we hold of ourselves and of others and that others hold of us find their way into our present? And maybe more than just find their …

Paramahansa Yogananda, and the legacy of India’s mission to enlighten America

Yoga and meditation are seen by the public as methods to exercise and relax, respectively. However, these are side-benefits of their actual purpose, …

Big data: 8 ideas to watch

A look at the major forces shaping the data world.<p>By Ben Lorica<p><i>This story was originally published on</i> <i>O’Reilly Radar</i> <i>as part of our exploration of big</i> …

How To Resist Temptation In 12 Minutes

<i>By Tom Jacobs</i><p>By now, you have probably read or heard about the benefits of mindfulness. So why haven’t you tried it? You may believe those advantages are too ephemeral (what does “inner peace” even mean?), or assume the process requires way too much work.<p>Newly published research belies both of …

26 Pictures That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

The universe, man... THE UNIVERSE.

Universe

Scientists Search for Evidence of the Multiverse in the Big Bang’s Afterglow

Author: Jennifer Ouellette. Jennifer Ouellette Science<p>Date of Publication: 11.18.14.<p>Time of Publication: 8:00 am. 8:00 am<p>Like many of her colleagues, …

Things Change When You Do (and Small Changes Add Up)

“<b>Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.” ~Victor Hugo</b><p>A year-and-a-half ago, I was diagnosed with a severe anxiety disorder and …

Wait, So Certain Foods Can Make You Smarter?

Hold off on cramming fish down your high-school junior's throat every night till the SATs. Everyone's claiming they've got brain foods for you these days, but what does science have to say about what'll actually feed your noggin, and what's just bunk?<p>Remember when a “complete breakfast” consisted …

Nutrition

Philae: ‘I’m feeling a bit tired, did you get my data? I might take a nap’

It began with a bumpy landing and ended with a touching tweet. “I’m feeling a bit tired, did you get all my data? I might take a nap …” tweeted @Philae2014.<p>It was early Saturday morning, and after 57 hours performing science experiments on the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko the …

Why the future doesn't need us.

Wired<p><b>Why the future doesn't need us.</b><p><b>Our most powerful 21st-century technologies - robotics, genetic engineering, and nanotech - are threatening to</b> …