Cynthia DaRugna

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Ask Ethan: What Is Spacetime?

When it comes to understanding the Universe, there are a few things everyone’s heard of: Schrödinger’s cat, the Twin Paradox and E = mc^2. But despite being around for over 100 years now, General Relativity — Einstein’s greatest achievement — is largely mysterious to everyone from the general …

Physics

Daniel Craig just awesomely shut down Hollywood's sexist double-standard about aging

It’s no secret that James Bond has a reputation for liking ladies who are decades younger than he is. But it’s time for a change. In the upcoming …

I do this simple meditation on my walk to work each morning and it's had a huge impact on my life

Meditation has had a huge effect on my life in many small ways. ABC news anchor Dan Harris said it best in his amazing book on mindfulness, it sort of makes you "10% happier." And that's wonderful. I'm only a few months in and can't say I'm 10% happier, maybe 5, but I'm on my way!<p>My regular form of …

Meditation

Eating These Foods May Slow Brain Aging By 7.5 Years

Think of blueberries as a brain's best friend. A new study from the Rush University Medical Center found that sticking to what is known as the MIND diet can slow cognitive decline and may reduce a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The diet essentially follows a Mediterranean diet, …

Nutrition

5 Dos & Don'ts for Your Love Life -- During Mercury Retrograde (May 18 to June 11)

Cupid was the ancient Roman god of love. According to myth, Cupid was the son of Mercury, the winged messenger of the gods, and Venus, the goddess of love.<p>Mercury was the Roman god of financial gain, commerce, eloquence, messages, communication, travelers, boundaries, luck, trickery and thieves. …

Astrology

Water: the strangest chemical in the universe – video

You think you know water, but you don't. And if it wasn't so odd, you wouldn't be here. So how does this seemingly everyday substance turn out to be an epic scientific story of a strange molecule that connects you to everyone and everything else and the rest of the universe? Science broadcaster …

Universe

46 Mind-Blowing Quotes By Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844 – 1900) was a German philosopher. In his brilliant but relatively brief career, he published numerous major works …

Why You Should Try The PUFA-Free Diet

Steven Macari of SLVRBK argues whythe oils you may be eating are ruining your health and making you look older.<p>What if there was a substance that you were consuming regularly that was severely hampering your efforts to get healthy? What if this substance was linked to accelerated aging and a …

Nutrition

Large Hadron Collider Hits a Smashing Record and Gets Set for Science

Physics

4 Commencement Speeches to Get You Through the Work Week

Commencement speeches can be sappy, long-winded and sometimes flat-out uninteresting. Here’s a guide to the 2015 addresses that will have everyone …

College & University

One Concept That Gives Physicists A Casper-Like Haunting

Here at 1<i>3.7: Cosmos & Culture,</i> we strive to bring you only the finest, most complete "big answers" to life's enduring "big questions."<p>And when there is more than one point of view to be explored, we lock our jaws onto the issue like a metaphysical pit bull and stay that way until someone calls …

Quantum Mechanics

Astronomers discover real Galaxy Far, Far Away

If George Lucas was a prophet with Star Wars, this week’s galaxy discovery might be what he was talking about. A set of scientists have used a set of …

Universe

What Men ALWAYS Notice About You During Sex

<b>2. The Way Your Body Moves</b><br>If you’re stiff, it puts a chill on the moment. We wonder if there’s a problem or if you’re feeling self-conscious. But if you’re revved up and sensual, that turns us on. We want to feel your body writhe against us. We want your chest to press against ours, to feel your …

What Is a Loving-Kindness Meditation?

This morning I was doing a "Loving-Kindness Meditation"where you picture in your mind a person you love. Visualizing every detail about them -- how they look and act, the sound of their voice, their unique qualities; using all my senses to capture the deep, rich, loving facts about a specific …

Meditation

Dr. Tunishai Ford Motivational Speaker , Author & Life Coach

<b>Great Books and E-Books By Dr. T</b><p><b>Dr. Tunishai Ford</b><b><br>Discovering ... Your Own<br>Uniqueness!</b><p><i>is the first book written by Dr. Tunishai Ford that shares<br>with</i> …

How To Develop Motivation in Your Everyday Life

Personal development, maximizing your potential, goals setting, motivating yourself for the better – these are some of the inter-related things that …

Motivation

15 foods you need to start eating immediately that can lower your risk of cancer, diabetes and more

<b>1. Avocado</b><p>Avocados, which are actually classified as a fruit, are low in fructose and rich in healthy monounsaturated fat and potassium, and research …

12 ways to make your iPhone's battery last longer

We use our phones for everything these days, from snapping photos to browsing the web, watching videos, and even making the occasional phone call.<p>All that activity can definitely drain your battery quickly, but luckily there are a few practices that can at the very least help you get the most out …

Apps

Masters of Habit: The Deliberate Practice and Training of Jerry Rice

Jerry Rice is widely considered to be the greatest wide receiver in the history of the National Football League. In addition to winning three Super Bowls, Rice holds nearly every single season and career receiving record available. He is also the NFL's all-time leader in yards, receptions, and …

Self-improvement

Think days, not years, to fight procrastination - Futurity

A shift in time metrics can motivate people to accomplish their goals, report researchers.

College & University

Graveyard of Stars May Lie at Milky Way's Center

An unidentified blast of powerful X-rays suggests something violent is happening at the core of the galaxy—but astronomers aren't sure what it is.<p>The center of the Milky Way is a crowded, violent place, where stars and gas clouds whirl at high speed around a gigantic black hole. Now astronomers …

8 Life-Changing Lessons From TED Talks on How to Be Happy | Inc.com

What makes us happy? Thirteen happiness experts, including psychologists, researchers, monks, and the inimitable Malcolm Gladwell, try to shed light on this surprisingly difficult question in a series of TED Talks about happiness.<p>Over and over, the same two themes emerge. First, we're usually wrong …

Happiness

Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods, Herbs, and Spices

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Herbs and cooking spices contain a wide variety of antioxidants, minerals and vitamins, and help maximize the nutrient density of your …

The Top 5 Index Funds to Own Now

Can you tolerate some market volatility? Is investing in passively-managed index funds still part of your diversification strategy? Hang in there if …

Investing

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How Sugar Is Sabotaging Your Success as an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful entrepreneurs know that a disciplined and dedicated work ethic is critical to building their businesses. It takes commitment to set goals, meet deadlines and learn quickly from our mistakes, but too many of us are pulling the …

Entrepreneurship