Dany Yazbeck

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There are three levels of self-awareness you need to hit before you know yourself

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.<p>The fact is that the majority of our thoughts and actions are on autopilot. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing either. Our habits, routines, impulses, and reactions carry …

Self-help

Orbiform Rolls Like A Ball Without Being A Sphere

AltDynamic have machined a mathematically perfect solid of constant width that is capable of rolling like a ball even though it is not a perfect …

On the possibility of a realist ontological commitment in quantum mechanics

This paper reviews the structure of standard quantum mechanics, introducing the basics of the von Neumann-Dirac axiomatic formulation as well as the …

Quantum Mechanics

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

Robert Langlands, Mathematical Visionary, Wins the Abel Prize

Generations of researchers have pursued his “Langlands program,” which seeks to create a grand unified theory of mathematics.<p>Robert Langlands, who …

Mathematics

What is The True Nature of Reality?

In the past 24 hours, we've featured two comics that question the nature of reality and the universe. The humor comes from our confusion about those …

There's No Such Thing as Consciousness, According to Philosopher Daniel Dennett

<i>Cogito ergo sum</i> means "I think, therefore I am." That quote—coined by French philosopher René Descartes—is the cornerstone of modern philosophy. What …

6 Deceptively Simple Maths Problems That No One Can Solve

Mind = blown.<p>We all know that maths is really hard. So hard, in fact, that there's literally a whole Wikipedia page dedicated to unsolved …

How to make the perfect broccoli and stilton soup

So entrenched is broccoli and stilton in my canon of classic soups – well up there with the likes of tomato, minestrone and chicken broth – that I’m slightly taken aback not to find it in Lindsey Bareham’s comprehensive collection A Celebration of Soup, or indeed in any of the other books I have on …

Cheese

This infographic lists all the cognitive biases humans experience

The human brain is capable of incredible things, but it's also extremely flawed at times.<p>Science has shown that we tend to make all sorts of mental mistakes, called "cognitive biases", that can affect both our thinking and actions. These biases can lead to us extrapolating information from the …

Telling an Angel from a Wolf: Evaluating Antique Violins

First created in Italy in 1555, the modern four-string bowed violin is arguably the world’s oldest continuously used musical instrument. It’s been …

Flute

You Can't Always Trust Your Own Thoughts, And This Terrifying Chart Shows Why

Here’s the newest guide for learning about cognitive biases and debugging your brain.<p>The human brain has been sculpted over the course of millions of years of evolution, so you’d think it’s been debugged pretty well.<p>But it’s still left with so many mental glitches.<p>Just take a look at this …

Critical Thinking

Everything You Need To Know About Tor And The Deep Web

For the average Internet user, the deep web might seem like a strange and dark place. But there’s a lot more to it than drug deals, bitcoin …

Free will could all be an illusion, scientists suggest after study shows choice may just be brain tricking itself

Free will might be an illusion created by our brains, scientists might have proved.<p>Humans are convinced that they make conscious choices as they live …

Prominent Scientist Says Consciousness Is Key to a ‘Theory of Everything’

Dr. Robert Lanza, who was selected by Time magazine as one of the world’s 100 most influential people last year, believes science must recognize the …

Quantum Mechanics