Corey Leigh

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The Joy of Psyching Myself Out­

IS it possible to think scientifically and creatively at once? Can you be both a psychologist and a writer?<p>When you look at the world as a psychologist, you see it as a set of phenomena that can be subjected to scientific inquiry: identified, tested and either verified or discarded. When you look …

Psychology

Why a Mental Universe Is the “Real” Reality

By Deepak Chopra, MD, Menas Kafatos, PhD, Bernardo Kastrup, PhD, Rudolph Tanzi, PhD<p>Science concerns itself with reality, in the form of “real particles”, “real organisms”, and the “real universe”. The tacit assumption is that science can answer the question of reality itself. If this wasn’t the …

Judge 'shakes off' lawsuit against Taylor Swift ... by quoting Taylor Swift

The man who sued Taylor Swift over alleged plagiarism in <i>Shake It Off</i> was shut down by a federal judge in California who ruled for Swift by quoting ... Swift herself.<p>Jesse Braham, who records as Jesse Graham, last month tried to shake down Swift for $42 million, claiming she ripped him off with her …

Blake Shelton

Climate apocalypse is here, now: Science fiction has become our new reality

Climatologists dismissed the science behind “The Day After Tomorrow.” Eleven years later, it’s not so improbable<p>Not so long ago, it was science fiction. Now, it’s hard science -- and that should frighten us all. The latest reports from the prestigious and sober Intergovernmental Panel on Climate …

Sand Like You've Never Seen It Before

Once more unto the beach<p>To the naked eye, sand looks pretty uniform. Tiny beige specks of varying shades, collectively covering beaches and shores and deserts. But when you peek at it through a microscope, all of that changes. Gary Greenburg, a research affiliate at the University of Hawaii …

Geology

Scientists remove first seeds from ‘doomsday’ Arctic seed vault. Why? War in Syria.

The Global Seed Vault in Norway. REUTERS<p>The ongoing war in Syria has led researchers to make the first withdrawal of seeds from a "doomsday" vault in …

Jennifer Lawrence Congratulates Amy Schumer on Emmy Win in the Most J-Law Way

Just when you thought you couldn’t get any more friendship envy, Jennifer Lawrence has taken it to the next level by shocking pal Amy Schumer with a …

Encryption might be the reason we've never heard from aliens, says Snowden

Edward Snowden thinks he might have an answer to the Fermi paradox — the cosmological puzzle of why, given that the universe is so very old and so very big, we haven't heard from any aliens yet. Speaking with Neil deGrasse Tyson on the astrophysicist's <i>StarTalk</i> podcast (the relevant section starts …