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10 Grilled Pizza Recipes That Are Perfect for Summer Barbecues

Forget burgers, grilled pizza is where it's at.<p>April 24, 2018<p>As soon as the sun comes out, my family fires up the grill. But deciding what to make …

Cooking

Why Physicists Are Saying Consciousness Is A State Of Matter, Like a Solid, A Liquid Or A Gas

A new way of thinking about consciousness is sweeping through science like wildfire. Now physicists are using it to formulate the problem of …

Consciousness

Stephen Hawking submitted a final scientific paper 2 weeks before he died — and it could lead to the discovery of a parallel universe

Stephen Hawking submitted his final scientific paper just a week and a half before he died, and it lays the theoretical groundwork for discovering a parallel universe.<p>Hawking, who died Wednesday at 76, was coauthor to a mathematical paper that seeks proof of the "multiverse" theory, which posits …

Physics

Stephen Hawking, best-known physicist of his time, has died

LONDON (AP) — Stephen Hawking, whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralyzed by disease, died Wednesday. He was 76.<p>Hawking died at his home in Cambridge, England, according to a statement by the University of Cambridge.<p>The best-known theoretical physicist of his …

Physics

18 Energy Bowls That Will Give You an Instant Boost

We’re always on the lookout for meals that keep us full enough to avoid a 3 p.m. vending machine rampage (the struggle is real), but without making …

Beyond Tokyo

Go off the beaten path<p>Japan is a bucket list destination for many people—it certainly was for me. Over 21 million people have visited the archipelago nation so far this year, with most flocking to its magical capital city, Tokyo. It’s great and overflowing with things to do, but the nation extends …

Bronze Age iron artefacts like Tutankhamun's dagger and Gerzeh beads were made from alien rocks

A new study suggests that all Bronze Age iron artefacts like weapons and jewellery were made from meteorites.<p>1 of 3<p>Long before the Iron Age, when …

If You Transplant a Human Head, Where Do You Get the Body?

Two years ago, the controversial Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero made a brazen announcement: In December 2017, for the first time in history, he …

Singularity

World's first human head transplant a success, controversial scientist claims

The world's first human head transplant has allegedly been performed on a corpse in an 18 hour operation which successfully connected the spine, nerves and blood vessels of two people.<p>The operation was carried out by a team led by Dr Xiaoping Ren of Harbin Medical University, China, who last year …

Astronomers just spotted a planet so huge they aren’t even sure it’s really a planet

Even if you have only cursory knowledge of the planets in our Solar System, you know that Earth is on the smaller end of the spectrum in terms of …

Universe

North Korean UN diplomat warns 'nuclear war may break out any moment'

North Korea’s deputy UN ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment."<p>Kim In-ryong told the UN General Assembly’s disarmament committee that North Korea is the only country in the world that has …

Rapper B.o.B believes the Earth is flat, and he just started a GoFund to prove it to everyone

Making fun of flat-Earth believers is pretty low-hanging fruit, so rather than wasting your time mocking the completely idiotic notion that a grand …

How to download music from YouTube and transfer it to your Android device

A lot of people who aren’t subscribed to a music streaming service like Google Play Music or Spotify like listening and discovering new tracks on YouTube. In a way, this is a great option, but it’s far from ideal.<p>For one, the screen of your device has to be turned on all the time for the audio to …

How to trick your brain into thinking a small animal is hopping up your arm

Our brains have some pretty inaccurate maps of our body.<p>Everyone hates awkward pauses, and your brain is no exception. The mind’s eye will attempt to fill in dead spaces—though it’s not always very accurate. Try this: Have a friend give a few taps to your forearm, first near the wrist and then the …

Numb

Entanglement is an inevitable feature of reality

(Phys.org)—Is entanglement really necessary for describing the physical world, or is it possible to have some post-quantum theory without …

Quantum Mechanics

Birth of a black hole witnessed as star vanishes without a bang

For the first time, astronomers have witnessed a star disappear right before their eyes. Known as N6946-BH1, the star appears to have collapsed into …

Universe

The World's Best Dark Matter Detector Just Delivered Its First Results

Finding the Universe's missing 85%.<p>Three years after construction started, the most sensitive dark matter detector ever built has served up its first …

Dark Matter

I f**king hate science

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s streamlined astrophysics book and the perils of popular scientism<p>In late July 2014, a Twitter user named @dogboner posted a photo of a man on a subway train working on his laptop, accompanied by the caption, “Some guy using his laptop on the train like a dumbass nerd lol.” The …

David Bowie

Scientists Are Exploring a Link Between Our Minds and the Quantum World

Could Quantum Consciousness Exist?<p>Despite all the research we’ve done, we still know relatively little about how the human brain works, and we know …

Apes Can Tell When We Believe Something That Isn't True, And Take Pity on Us

They're more human than we thought.<p>Not that you're likely to ever be in a situation where you're gambling with a chimpanzee or orangutan, but if you …

Evolution

Human error in a nuclear facility nearly destroyed Arkansas

The new documentary, Command and Control, digs into the forgotten near-miss and premieres January 10th on PBS<p>Here in the US, we like to think that our nuclear weapons exist to prevent our enemies from detonating a nuclear explosion on US soil — that is, when we think about them at all. The thing …

War

What Came Before the Big Bang? A Surprise Answer

<i>By Deepak Chopra, MD, Menas Kafatos, PhD,</i><p>The most widely accepted notions about the universe are central to how we view reality. One striking example links birth and death. In the age of faith, religion existed to reassure believers about a higher plane of reality. On this plane, the everyday …

Inconceivable