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Should Quantum Anomalies Make Us Rethink Reality?

Every generation tends to believe that its views on the nature of reality are either true or quite close to the truth. We are no exception to this: …

Quantum Mechanics

Scientists Discover Biophotons In The Brain That Could Hint Our Consciousness is Directly Linked to Light!

Scientists found that neurons in mammalian brains were capable of producing photons of light, or “Biophotons”!<p>The photons, strangely enough, appear …

Consciousness

This Is What Happens To Your Mind Right After You Die

Based on what people who’ve had near-death experiences, scientists have tried to decipher what happens to our minds.<p>We’ve all heard the story of …

Consciousness

DroneShield is keeping hostile UAVs away from NASCAR events

If you were hoping to get some sweet drone footage of a NASCAR race in progress, you may find your quadcopter grounded unceremoniously by a mysterious force: DroneShield is bringing its anti-drone tech to NASCAR events at the Texas Motor Speedway.<p>The company makes a handful of products, all aimed …

Drones

The certainty of randomness

NEWS AND VIEWS<p>Communication systems rely on random-number generators for the encryption of information. A method for producing truly random numbers …

Quantum Mechanics

If You Thought Quantum Mechanics Was Weird, Wait Till You Hear About Entangled Time

In the summer of 1935, the physicists Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger engaged in a rich, multifaceted and sometimes fretful correspondence …

Quantum Mechanics

How to Throw a Knife Like a Badass

The American Knife Throwers Alliance—yes, such a thing exists—suggests using a throwing knife between 12 and 16 inches long, and weighing about 16 …

Knives

Ravenous apocalypse death bubble will swallow the universe, scientists warn

The entire universe is doomed to be eaten up by a rapidly expanding death bubble.<p>That’s the shock prediction from scientists who fear the whole of …

Universe

11 Laws of Reality

1) Matter or mass is an experience in consciousness/awareness<p>2) Subatomic particles/subatomic matter is both an experience and concept in …

Consciousness

6 Reasons You Must Write A Book (And How To Write It In 48 Hours Or Less)

Your book is the perfect billboard, business card, and elevator speech which people can get "at a glance," and immediately.<p>Mike Koenigs was on a flight from to South by South West when he heard an interesting conversation happening one row ahead of him.<p><i>"Do you know who that is a few rows ahead?"</i> …

Writing

Nick Chater picks five books to explore the mysteries of the mind

Since Plato, philosophers have had doubts about how our senses provide knowledge of the external world. But surely we are the ultimate arbiters of the contents of the “inner world” of our minds? More than a century of psychology and neuroscience suggests quite the opposite. Our sense that we can …

Consciousness

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

1/<p>"The Singularity is Near" by Ray Kurzweil<p>Amazon<p>Futurist Ray Kurzweil has thought deeply about the role computational power and artificial …

Books

Computational Quantum Mechanics of Molecular and Extended Systems | Chemical Engineering

Welcome!<p>This is one of over 2,200 courses on OCW. Find materials for this course in the pages linked along the left.<p><b>MIT OpenCourseWare</b> is a free & …

Quantum Mechanics

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Chemistry

Scientists Are Probing The Biggest Mystery in Physics, And The First Results Are In

Why does the Universe even exist?<p>Experiments searching for a solution to one of physics' most perplexing mysteries have recently been delivering …

Physics

Scientists Have Discovered a New Organ in the Human Body. What is the Interstitium?

It’s not a second stomach or a mini-brain. But scientists have discovered an important new organ that may play a critical role in how many tissues …

Stem Cells

Are we living in a computer simulation? It's more likely than you might think, scientist argues

From cyberpunk classics like <i>Neuromancer</i>​ and <i>The</i> <i>Matrix</i>, to the upcoming virtual reality-fuelled film <i>Ready Player One</i>, pop culture has long been …

Fun-Da-Mental

Air Force 'rods from god' kinetic weapon hit with nuclear weapon force

Instead of hundreds of small projectiles from a few thousand feet, Thor used a large projectile from a few thousand miles above the Earth. The "rods from god" idea was a bundle of telephone-pole-size (20 feet long, 1 foot in diameter) tungsten rods, dropped from orbit, reaching a speed of up to 10 …

Military

Your Brain is Lying to You: Here's How to Force it to Tell the Truth

Everyone suffers from unconscious bias, but here's an easy way to check yourself.<p>Other people discriminate on the basis or age, sex, national origin, or even silly things such as what university they attended or whether they ask for soda or pop. You don't. You always look for the best candidate, …

Paternity Leave

These techniques are proven to boost certain cognitive functions

Included: how memory athletes stuff their noggins with so much knowledge.<p>1. Mindfulness<p>Meditation is an ancient practice that rests on training your brain to focus its attention on the present moment, rather than the past or future. Studies suggest that using this technique over time can increase …

The Brain

A neuroscientist explains why reality may just be a hallucination

Anil Seth, professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience at the University of Sussex, explains the link between perception and reality. Seth believes reality as we know it comes from activity of our brain. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Anil Seth:</b> How do we know that we experience …

Consciousness

When tickling the brain to stimulate memory, location matters

Conflicting results regarding the benefits of brain stimulation may be explained by the precise location of electrodes.

The Brain

New Jersey Assembly Approves Sweeping Gun Control Legislation

Two days after hundreds of thousands of people rallied across the world for more gun control, the New Jersey Assembly passed six bills to further …

Guns

The US Air Force just gave a sneak peek of its plans for the next generation of fighter jets

The US Air Force Research Laboratory recently released a video showing what a sixth-generation fighter jet might be like.<p>The Air Force released the video to plug its Science and Technology 2030 initiative, which Heather Wilson, the secretary of the Air Force, launched in September.<p>The video shows a …

Aviation

Want to Get Smarter? Read Something on This List

Source: Pexels<p>There’s a lot of hope today that playing mindless brain training games will make you smarter. But instead of trying a quick fix, why …

Artificial Intelligence

DARPA Is Researching Time Crystals, And Their Reasons Are 'Classified'

Mystery! Here's what you need to know.<p>The US military likes to stay at the forefront of the cutting edge of science - most recently investigating …

Quantum Mechanics

8 Easy Chicken Crockpot Recipes You Should Make For Weight Loss

Food prep can make or break a new diet. If you’re trying lose weight, it’s all about developing good habits so you don’t have to actually make …

Cooking

The US Military Has Made a Laser Device That Directs Ghostly Screams at The Enemy

There is a video 😱😱😱<p>For the US Department of Defense (DoD), killing people isn't all that complicated. A budget of more than US$600 billion per …

Military

Nathan Rosen - Wormholes and Time Travel

Artist impression of a Schwarzschild wormhole<p>On March 22, 1909, US-American physicist <b>Nathan Rosen</b> was born. He is best known for his cooperation …

Quantum Mechanics

21 Facts That Will Remind You How Complex The Universe Really Is

"The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper."

Universe