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Newfound Wormhole Allows Information to Escape Black Holes

Physicists theorize that a new “traversable” kind of wormhole could resolve a baffling paradox and rescue information that falls into black holes.<p>In …

Stephen Hawking's Ph.D. Thesis Crashes Cambridge Site After It's Posted Online

<b>Updated at 9:45 a.m. ET Tuesday</b><p>Interest in "Properties of Expanding Universes" is at an all-time high: Stephen Hawking's doctoral thesis of that name crashed Cambridge University's open-access repository on the first day the document was posted online.<p>The Cambridge Library made several PDF files of …

Physics

This Psychology Study Shows That You Can Accurately Judge Someone From How They Look | Inc.com

Whenever we try to make a judgment on someone we meet, we hear the same thing over and over: "Trust your gut."<p>We might spend days, months, or even years trying to figure someone out. Is he who he says he is? Should I trust her? The wheels in our head spin as we think of all the variables and how …

Psychology

How long have you got left? Find out with our life expectancy interactive

How did you go?<p>Keep in mind this result is purely based on the projected life duration for your age group, and does not weigh up the many other …

This calculator can guess how many healthy years of life you have left

<i>Click here for the Healthy Life Expectancy Calculator</i><p>As the old saying goes, the only things certain in life are death and taxes. While death is …

Why everyone is so convinced Facebook is spying on their conversations

Bipul Lama believes Facebook is spying on him.<p>And he's got proof, sort of. Lama performed a test. For two days, all he talked about was Kit-Kats.<p>"The …

Social Media

OF COURSE Google Home Is Spying On You

It was a shocking headline: “Google Home Mini spied on user 'thousands of times a day,' sent recordings to Google.”<p>But not really <i>that</i> shocking. Home, …

How Physicists Smashed the Quantum Light Measurement Limit

How precise can measurements get? Today, we can get down to the quantum level. Once there, only technical limitations stand in the way. One obstacle …

The world’s first “negative emissions” plant has begun operation—turning carbon dioxide into stone

There’s a colorless, odorless, and largely benign gas that humanity just can’t get enough of. We produce 40 trillion kg of carbon dioxide each year, and we’re on track to cross a crucial emissions threshold that will cause global temperature rise to pass the dangerous 2°C limit set by the Paris …

Conscious Creates and Affects Reality — Ancient Wisdom Is Now Proven By Science

Does consciousness create the material world? Before we answer this question, it’s important to first go into what the material world is actually …

The Secret Lives of Leonardo da Vinci

Walter Isaacson’s biography portrays a man obsessed with knowledge and almost impossible to know.<p>In Renaissance Florence, a number of designated boxes placed throughout the city allowed citizens to make anonymous denunciations of various moral crimes—in 1461, for example, the artist-monk Filippo …

Satire: Tesla's Elon Musk Reveals the Next Big Automotive Trend: Gasoline

FREMONT, Calif. (SATIRE)—Elon Musk, founder and CEO of Tesla Motors, is revered for his visionary ideas: a mass-market electric car, a private space …

Here’s how people judge you based on your face

Scientists have identified countless ways that we judge people based on their looks, even when those judgments have no basis in reality.<p>"We form …

Psychology

Warnings grow louder over cryptocurrency as valuations soar

Joe Kennedy, patriarch of the Kennedy clan, said he knew it was time to exit the stock market after a shoeshine boy gave him stock tips. If everyone thinks it’s time to buy, it’s time to sell, reasoned Kennedy. Then came the great crash of 1929 to prove him right. Perhaps some of that thinking …

Cryptocurrency

New Theory Cracks Open the Black Box of Deep Neural Networks

Even as machines known as “deep neural networks” have learned to converse, drive cars, beat video games and Go champions, dream, paint pictures and …

Deep Learning

Take a tour of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' 5 giant homes and thousands of acres of land across the US

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, beneficial effect on the brain.<p>"Aerobic exercise …

Science Says These 7 Attention Exercises Will Instantly Make You More Focused | Inc.com

With knowledge workers--software engineers, writers, entrepreneurs, and most people with a "white-collar" job--currently outnumbering all other workers in the U.S. four to one, it's clear that the thinkers will inherit the Earth.<p>Yet with longer days, higher expectations, and the constant pinging of …

Mindfulness

We should have seen Trump coming

I have often wondered how I missed the coming tragedy. It is not so much that I should have predicted that Americans would elect Donald Trump. It’s just that I shouldn’t have put it past us. It was tough to keep track of the currents of politics and pageantry swirling at once. All my life I had …

Black History

The 9 Best Free Online Big Data And Data Science Courses

Demand for skilled data scientists continues to be sky-high, with IBM recently predicting that there will be a 28% increase in the number of employed data scientists in the next two years.<p>Businesses in all industries are beginning to capitalize on the vast increase in data and the new big data …

To save the planet, scientists figured out how to fix cow farts

The secret to climate-friendly cattle.<p>Raising cattle contributes to global warming in a big way. The animals expel large amounts of methane when they burp and fart, a greenhouse gas many times more potent than carbon dioxide. U.S. beef production, in fact, roughly equals the annual emissions of 24 …

Biology

All blue-eyed people have a single ancestor in common

New research shows that all blue-eyed people share a common ancestor. This person lived more than 6,000 years ago and carried a genetic mutation that has now spread across the world.<p>The exact cause remains to be determined, but scientists do know that eye color began to change long before recorded …

New Theory Cracks Open the Black Box of Deep Learning

A new idea called the “information bottleneck” is helping to explain the puzzling success of today’s artificial-intelligence algorithms — and might …

Deep Learning

What happens to your brain when you go on a diet

You’d think we’d be dieting pros by now. There are countless experts telling you they know the secret to getting slim by eating this or avoiding that. And then there’s the old “calories in versus calories out” equation that seems so simple at the surface, but is much harder when put in practice. …

Fitness

Did an Alien Contact Japanese Fishermen in 1803?

On Feb. 22, 1803, a strange boat washed ashore in Japan. It was something the fishermen there had never seen before — a disc-shaped vessel, with …

Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here are their 6 key takeaways

Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half decades, and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest takeaways: Even kids with genius-level IQs need teachers to help them reach their full potential.<p>Since it began in 1971, the "Study of Mathematically …

How To Win A Nuclear Standoff

President Trump and Kim Jong Un’s saber-rattling is dangerous, but not irrational<p><b>Shall we play a game?</b><p>Imagine that a crisp $100 bill lies on a table …

Free walkie-talkie app tops App Store charts ahead of Hurricane Irma

It’s already being used by rescue workers in Houston<p>With the Category 5 Hurricane Irma, now one of the strongest hurricanes ever recorded in the Atlantic, on its way toward the Caribbean and possibly the southeastern tip of the US, a little-known walkie-talkie app has shot to the top of Apple’s App …

Jared Kushner’s Harvard Admissions Essay

Dear Harvard,<p>How are you? I hope you are well! My name is Jared Kushner, and I would like to go to you. As an example of how smart I am, here is some money.<p>I heard from my daddy and my friends’ daddies that you are a big house for smart, good boys. I am a good boy! I am nice and my face is very …

How a simple ethanol injection could revolutionize some cancer treatments

Scientists have known for some time that ethanol can kill cancer cells, but several limitations held it back from becoming a broadly used treatment. …

Cancer