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No Stupid Questions: Just One Programming Language?

My wife and I were sitting in the living room, talking about something or other, and she asks me if there could just be one programming language.<p>It …

Cancer cells destroyed in just 3 days with new technique

Cancer cells are relentless, possessing the vexatious ability to develop resistance to current therapies and making the disease hugely challenging to …

If You Knew Something Would Improve Your Life, Why Wouldn't You Do It?

When you're caught in a self-defeating cycle, it can feel impossible to get out<p>When you're caught in a self-defeating cycle, it can feel impossible to get out. Quite disturbingly, you begin to believe the suffocation of negativity is "normal."<p>As Dr. Joe Dispenza has said, <i>"What if just by thinking</i> …

Looking for a hardcore ab workout? Try this 15-minute series from celeb instructor Akin Akman

Over the past few years, former tennis pro, model, and fitness instructor Akin Akman has steadily amassed an army of hardcore clients, which is how …

5 Powerful Mantras to Help You Quiet Anxiety, Beat Self-Doubt, Manage Stress, and More

Use these simple slogans to rewire your thoughts, and feel calmer and more confident every day.<p>What if you could stop worrying (or feel more …

Mediocrity Is a Virus. Here's How to Banish It Completely

Little things become big things.<p>Little things become big things.<p>When you justify and allow even little things into your life which your intuition warns you against, you permit a virus to enter your life. It spreads to other areas.<p>When you introduce a change to any system, you simultaneously change …

101 Positive Quotes to Help You Look on the Bright Side

Here's the ultimate list of positive quotes--including some classic words of advice and a lot of new ones you probably won't find elsewhere.<p>Sometimes, when you need inspiration in your life--whether for love, success, or work--it helps to hear the motivational words that others have shared. So here …

Want to Be More Productive at Work? Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time

Modern work (especially knowledge work) doesn't have to be done in one continuous 8 hour block.<p><i>Will working more than 8 hours a day increase productivity? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</b> …

Zero-G Blood and the Many Horrors of Space Surgery

Matthieu Komorowski wanted to be an astronaut. Still does. The French-born anesthesiologist, currently getting a PhD at Imperial College London, …

What Is The Singularity And Will You Live To See It?

Ever since scientists first discovered the existence of black holes in our universe, we have all wondered: what could possibly exist beyond the veil …

The team that took us to Pluto briefly spotted their next target at the edge of the Solar System

We see you, 2014 MU69!<p>This weekend, a team of scientists who sent the first spacecraft to Pluto caught a brief glimpse of their vehicle’s next destination: a tiny, primitive space rock at the edge of the Solar System. Members of the mission team trekked down to a remote part of Argentina and …

Where did the antimatter go?

<b>(CNN) —</b> You've no doubt heard of Einstein's famous equation E = mc2, and you may well have heard that it means that matter can be converted to energy and back again. That statement is true but incomplete.<p>What is more correct is that energy can be converted not only into matter, but also antimatter …

Lawbreaking Particles May Point to a Previously Unknown Force in the Universe

For decades physicists have sought signs of misbehaving particles—evidence of subtle cracks in the “Standard Model” of particle physics, the dominant …

Ancient Philosophers Reveal 4 Rituals That Will Make You Happier

Alright, you’ve probably read a zillion articles about happiness online and you’re not a zillion times happier. What gives?<p><i>Reading ain’t the same as</i> …

Happiness

This Is The First Detailed Footage of DNA Replication, And It Wasn't What We Expected

"It undermines a great deal of what's in the textbooks."<p>Here's proof of how far we've come in science - in June 2017, researchers recorded up-close …

Physicists Finally Have Proof That Two-Dimensional Magnets Exist

They're real.<p>Since the discovery of graphene in 2004, there's been a proliferation of strange new two-dimensional materials. In all of them, …

What It's Like to Become a NASA Astronaut: 10 Surprising Facts

Photo Credit: NASA<p>Slide 1 of 22<p>Surprising Facts<p>Being an astronaut is a tremendous commitment. Astronaut candidates — who tend to be selected in their …

Robot uses machine-learning to grab objects on the first try

Training robots how to grasp various objects without dropping them usually requires a lot of practice. But a new robot, designed by researchers at UC Berkeley and Siemens and described in an upcoming paper, can learn how to grip new objects just by studying a database of 3D shapes.<p>The robot is …

Seven science-backed tips for forming habits that stick

Banishing bad habits and converting them to good ones is not easy. As Mark Twain once wrote, “Habit is habit, and not to be flung out the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs one step at a time.” But how do we coax the bad habit down the stairs and out the door while encouraging the new one up …

Self-help

NASA just released its incredibly cool concept for houses on Mars

NASA researchers have a lot of problems to work through if they want astronauts to one day set foot on Mars. One of the biggest hurdles is where these early pioneers will sleep and live, and after a day of brainstorming, engineers might have come up with a solution - a conceptual 'ice home' …

Space Science

It's Not an Impossible Fish Tank, It's Just Physics

If you like fish tanks, you might like this neat trick that creates space for the fish to swim <i>above</i> the water level. Beyond being pretty cool, it …