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Yale’s beloved happiness class is now on the internet for free

Happiness, they say, is infectious. Perhaps that is why the most popular course ever to be taught at Yale University—this semester enrolling 1,200 students, or a quarter of the undergraduate student body—is one titled “Psychology and the Good Life.”<p>PSYC 157, or “Laurie Santos’ happiness class” as …

Happiness

Here's What Will Happen 10,000 Years From Now, According to Science

We come from the far future.<p>Imagining the future of humanity, our planet, and everything we hold dear in our corner of the cold dark Universe is …

The 10 Most Popular Scientific Papers Everyone Was Talking About This Year

We've read all of them. #humblebrag<p>In the academic world, citations matter. But thanks to the internet, the public is increasingly engaging with …

Nature Communications

The human brain can 'predict' the future, new scientific study shows

Study from the University of Glasgow shows dialogue between eyes and brain.<p>The human brain is able to 'predict' what your eyes will see before you …

Why death may not be so final in the future

Could graveyards become a thing of the past?<p>Every day, it seems, our lives become a bit less tangible. We’ve grown accustomed to photos, music and movies as things that exist only in digital form. But <i>death</i>? Strange as it sounds, the human corpse could be the next physical object to vanish from our …

Artificial Intelligence

A Teenager Won $250,000 For His Video Explanation Of Einstein's Special Theory Of Relativity

What were you doing when you were 18 years old? If we had to guess, we'd say you probably weren't winning hundreds of thousands of dollars for a …

Zealandia Is the Lost, Sunken Continent at the Bottom of the Pacific Ocean

If there's one thing that excites us more than the idea of alien planets, it's the thought of what might be waiting beneath the surface of the ocean. …

Faut-il avoir peur de ce que la science réserve au corps humain dans le futur?

Peut-on limiter le progrès technique ?<p>Dans un texte publié dans L'Opinion, mon collègue et ami Laurent Alexandre suppose que les transhumanistes …

This ‘ring of fire’ thunderstorm is both stunning and fearsome

It’s the season for “ring of fire” thunderstorms over the Northern Plains. Last Friday night was an explosive night across North Dakota, when severe thunderstorms rocked the northern Plains, packing large hail, damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and beast-mode storm structure as seen above.<p>The …

Weather

This Biotechnology Company Wants to Reanimate the Brain-Dead

Ira Pastor, CEO of Bioquark, a Philadelphia-based biotechnology company, believes we will on day be able to “reset” the brain of patients declared …

Astrophysicists create world's largest virtual universe to solve the mystery of dark matter

The team of scientists believe that around 95 percent of the universe is dark and that space comprises of 72 percent dark energy and 23 percent dark …

Neil DeGrasse Tyson's answer to 'What if we could live forever?' will change how you think about time

But what if you could have more time? What if you had all the time you needed to do everything on your list? No, you don't need to wish on a magic lamp — you just need to change how you perceive time and refocus your energies.<p>This is what Neil deGrasse Tyson does.<p>For those unfamiliar with Tyson, he …

The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

Books

Explore the Interconnected World of Mathematics in One Condensed Map

If diving into the beautiful, complicated world of math sounds intimidating, physicist Dominic Walliman is here to be your guide. In his video, …

Animation