Kadeem JL. Daley-Lewis

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Behold Jupiter's Great Red Spot

<b>An American space agency probe has returned the most detailed pictures ever of Jupiter's Great Red Spot.</b><p>The Juno spacecraft passed over the giant storm on Monday as it continued with its series of close passes of the gaseous world.<p>The pictures of the spot reveal the intricate nature of its swirls …

Science says lasting relationships come down to 3 basic traits

Helen Fisher, biological anthropologist and author of "Anatomy of Love," put happy couples in long-term relationships into brain scanners. The results gave her an insight into what makes a relationship last.<p><b>Follow TI:</b>On Facebook

10 Insanely Cool Caribbean Travel Adventures You Must Try

When planning your next travel adventure to the Caribbean, try and venture out and do something you have never done before, whether it be hiking up a …

The Great Barrier Reef Is In Its Final 'Terminal Stage'

The Great Barrier Reef is perhaps on its final deathbed as it suffers from back to back massive dying events in the past two years. Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is one of the great natural wonders of the world, a tremendous display of beauty, biodiversity, and a fragile ecosystem. Now, the reef …

Global Warming

Researchers Uncovered an Algorithm that Explains Intelligence

The human brain is the most sophisticated organ in the human body. The things that the brain can do, and how it does them, have even inspired a model …

Mexico Is Hiding The World’s Largest Pyramid

In the city of Cholula in central Mexico there stands a hill with a giant church on top which hides a manmade pyramid filled with secrets.<p>MEXICO …

Aliens on Mars: NASA Captures Mysterious 'Ancient City' on the Red Planet

UFO enthusiasts are claiming that a proof that alien life has existed in the red planet is once again in one of NASA's official photos.<p>According to …

These are some of our favorite MacBook stickers for your laptop

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>This Darth Vader sticker is available for $16.80 at Etsy. Etsy It used to be that having a Mac at all would set you apart.<p>Not so much …

I Spent The Summer Photographing The Milky Way Galaxy In Hawaii

I am unable to associate stress with Astrophotography. Stumbling around alone, in the dark attempting to capture the night sky has turned out to be …

Photography

The Meteor Shower of the Decade Is Coming Next Week. Here's How to See It.

Astronomers predict next week's meteor shower will have twice as many meteors as normal.<p>If you find yourself outside during the night next Thursday, don't forget to look up. On Aug. 11 and 12, the biggest meteor shower of the year, the Perseids, will be lighting up the night sky, and this year the …

7 strange and surprising ways that humans have recently evolved

But evolution is very much still happening today — and it's happening to us.<p>Right here, right now.<p>It's too soon to say what humans will look like a few thousand years from now, but here are some of the most recent quirks — and even superpowers — we've acquired thanks to the power of selection.

Solar System may hold ten planets or more, say scientists

The Solar System may hold 10 or 11 planets, scientists have predicted after running new computer models on the data which led to the announcement of Planet Nine.<p>In January, astronomers Professor Konstantin Batygin and Professor Mike Brown from California Institute of Technology predicted the …

<b>Exclusive:</b> scientists find no trace of the Bramble Cay melomys, a small rodent that was the only mammal endemic to Great Barrier Reef<p>Human-caused climate change appears to have driven the Great Barrier Reef’s only endemic mammal species into the history books, with the Bramble Cay melomys, a small …

Sea Level

Earth - How humanity first killed the dodo, then lost it as well

Most people are familiar with the sad story of the dodo. This plump, flightless bird was so tasty and so tame that it was hunted to extinction within a century by Dutch sailors arriving on the shores of Mauritius.<p>Rather fewer people realise that this story is largely incorrect.<p>Tasty? Apparently not …

Why is the history of Chinese philosophy now the most popular course at Harvard? Top tips on how to become a better person according to Confucius and co<p>People are often surprised to learn that Confucius, Mencius, Laozi and other classical Chinese philosophers weren’t rigid traditionalists who …

Taoism

Five things Science says will make you Happier

Did you know that happiness has its own holiday? Four years ago, the General Assembly of the United Nations proclaimed March 20 to be the …

China Is Winning the 21st Century Space Race

At a cost of more than $150 billion, the International Space Station (ISS) is the most expensive object ever built. This price tag is more than …

I Thought Meditation Was a Waste of Time. I Was Wrong

If you're looking for a performance edge that also yields important health benefits -- and if you're not, why aren't you? -- look no farther.<p>I used to go to a yoga class that started with a few minutes of meditation designed to help us "find our center."<p>I never found my (gosh darn) center.<p>Instead I …

Newly Discovered Star Has an Almost Pure Oxygen Atmosphere

But good luck breathing in the bone-crushing gravity.<p>A newly discovered star is unlike any ever found. With an outermost layer of 99.9 percent pure oxygen, its atmosphere is the most oxygen-rich in the known universe. Heck, it makes Earth's meager 21 percent look downright suffocating.<p>The strange …

Space

For Virtual Reality The Future Is Wow, But Maybe Not Yet Now

Virtual Reality (VR) made a splash in the consumer electronics market this past week with the release of the Oculus Rift, the first immersive virtual reality headset system to hit the marketplace. Currently intended mostly for gamers, other applications—and systems—are not far behind. But the …

Virtual Reality

Captive Gorilla Cuddling Duckling Shows Why These Emotional Animals Don't Belong Behind Bars - One Green Planet

Gorillas are incredible animals, and in many ways, they are just like us. They possess distinct personalities and in the wild, they share strong …

Seven Zen Stories That Could Open Your Mind

For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles, to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often …

Meditation

We've Rediscovered 'Extinct' Giant Tortoises

Here's how it happened.<p>The Galápagos Islands, 1,000 kilometers off the coast of South America, are probably most famous as the place that inspired Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution. They are home to an extraordinary array of wildlife, including giant Galápagos tortoises, the world’s largest …

World's Best Hikes: New Trails for a New Year

Ready for a real New Year’s resolution? Why not commit to setting your feet on a brand-new long-distance hiking trail? Trail advocacy groups and volunteers across the globe have been busy over the past few years conceiving of and building new pathways that take hikers on a tour of their locations' …

Hiking

Pouring Hot Tea At -40C Near The Arctic Circle During Sunset

Science tells us that hot water turns into a cloud of ice crystals when tossed at subzero temperatures, but Ontario based photographer Michael Davies …

Here's Why Evolution Might Be More 'Intelligent' Than We Think It Is

Scientists claim evolution 'learns' from previous experience.<p>The extent to which evolution incorporates randomness has been debated by scientists …

5 Powerful Practices to Expand Your Awareness and Harmonize Your Brain

While the brain and consciousness are inextricably linked, groundbreaking research into the nature of consciousness is revealing that their …

Watch: On a Tiny Island in one of the World’s Largest Lakes, Artists Explore Wilderness

On undivided, uninhabited, undeveloped Rabbit Island, described as “a 90-acre speck amidst 3,000,000,000,000,000 gallons of fresh water,” a revolving ensemble of artists is contemplating our modern connection to nature in the Great Lakes country of Michigan. Photographer and climber Ben Moon …

Lake Superior