Gerhard von Kempelen

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A universe made for me? Physics, fine-tuning and life | Cosmos

<b>For more than 400 years, physicists treated the universe like a machine,</b> taking it apart to see how it ticks. The surprise is it turns out to have …

Was Einstein wrong? Controversial theory claims the speed of light is not a constant

A potentially divisive theory suggests Einstein may have been wrong to say the speed of light is a constant – and the claims could soon be tested …

Physics

This Neuroscience Hack Can Make You Unstoppable

Because your brain recreates your memories, you can train it to automatically create memories that propel you forward.<p>Successful people always find ways to manage their emotions and thoughts. Steve Jobs, for example, used mindfulness meditation to remain centered and focused. Many CEOs have …

The Brain

The theory of relativity

The greatest name in physics since Isaac Newton devised two theories of relativity, the special theory and the general theory, Albert Einstein was …

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1. Estas condiciones generales (en adelante “Términos y Condiciones”) establecen los términos y condiciones respecto al uso de la web de Movistar …

Of Science And Faith, As Discussed By A Physicist And A Cardinal

Many of my non-believer colleagues would think it foolish to step onto a stage with a high-ranking Vatican cardinal to discuss science and religion.<p>They would claim it to be a waste of time, and the more extreme ones would say that doing this gives religion a credibility it doesn't deserve. Given …

Hubble Space Telescope

Si parece mayor, la culpa es suya

El estilo de vida es el causante de gran parte del deterioro físico. El objetivo del 'proaging' es una madurez llena de vitalidad, sin achaques<p>"Cada …

Canada government suspends scientist for folk song about prime minister

The song was written by Tony Turner, who worked at government agency Environment Canada and is ‘a mainstay on the Ottawa folk music scene’<p>An environmental scientist working for a Canadian government agency has been suspended and will be investigated for recording a protest song about the prime …

Canada

This is how the universe will end: not with a bang but a rip

A radical new timeline of the life of the universe (credit: Jeremy Teaford, Vanderbilt University)<p>Vanderbilt University mathematicians have come up …

Physics

Big Rip will end the universe, scientists claim

Big Bang is how it all began for the universe – Big Rip is how it will end, new research claims to show<p>A group of scientists claim to have evidence supporting the Big Rip theory, explaining how the universe will end – in 22 billion years.<p>Researchers at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, …

¿Estás perdiendo oído? Comprueba tu capacidad auditiva con estas apps

Existen aplicaciones para todo, incluso para comprobar el estado de tus oídos. Esa es al utilidad precisamente de estas dos aplicaciones que permiten …

Research Confirms That Humble Bragging Doesn't Work, It's Just Really Annoying

Before you share the news about your recent job promotion on Facebook, consider this: Researchers have found that a little humble-bragging can backfire. In other words, your false modesty is pretty transparent, and people detest you for it.<p>The difference between a humble brag and a traditional brag …

Psychology

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Los mandan a la muerte, les dice en radiofrecuencia Líder Narco a Comandante de Fuerza Civil NL

Models Of All Sizes Strip Down In The Name Of Body Diversity In Icelandic Glamour

The ladies of ALDA, a coalition of plus-size models whose name translates to "wave" in Icelandic, are making a real <i>splash</i> in Icelandic Glamour.<p>Ashley Graham, Marquita Pring, Julie Henderson, Inga Eiriksdottir and Danielle Redman are the five women hoping to change the perception of beauty in the …

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VIP Girlfriends Anissa Kate and Eva Parcker HD Videos Porn Photos

<b>24 min.</b> Anissa Kate and Eva Parcker share one very wealthy boyfriend who takes care of all their financial needs. Sometimes when he is away on …

NASA shows off moon phases from the far side

Growing up we always called the far side of the moon the dark side of the moon. We had this mental image of that side of the moon being perpetually …

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When Sacred Texts Say Terrible Things

Many sacred texts contain problematic passages (i.e. passages which endorse morally repugnant ideas and practices). For that matter, so do the founding documents of many secular intellectual traditions. Aristotle was a racist and sexist, for example (<i>Politics</i> 1260a13, <i>Politics</i> 1327b20-33).<p>Some …

Theology

Cómo hacer dinero con YouTube [Nueva Infografía]

Justo el pasado mes compartimos una interesante infografía de AllTechBuzz en la que, con una poco colorida pero muy organizada forma, se presentaban …

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, By Amy Morin, Read by Amy Morin

Bound Spacecraft Tests Einstein's Theory

An experiment by Italian scientists using data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, currently en route to Saturn, confirms Einstein's theory of general …

Astronomy

El vídeo 'falso' de la chica ebria se vuelve contra su protagonista

Fue noticia la semana pasada por su repercusión en las redes sociales y ha vuelto a serlo ésta por descubrirse que era un <b>engaño</b>. Se trata del vídeo …

Beyonce's New Video Is a Glorious, Pantsless, Hotel Room Party

Happy Friday!<p>Love, Beyoncé<p>To kick off your weekend, the Queen has just released the video for her new track "7/11" and it is a glorious, underwear-filled hotel party.<p>Where to begin with this magic? It starts off harmless enough: There's Beyoncé on a hotel balcony in a Kale sweatshirt (it's from …

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