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This Physicist Says Dark Matter May Have Killed Off The Dinosaurs

We can't see it or feel it. But as Lisa Randall says, dark matter may explain a lot about our universe--including the dinos' demise.<p>As every astronomy buff knows, dark matter is pretty elusive stuff.<p>We can't see it. We can't hear it or feel it, and we certainly can't smell or taste it. Even with …

Learn today's key programming languages to kick-start your coding career

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock Today's increasingly tech savvy job market is a wealth of opportunity for those who know key programming languages, like …

The ONE Basic Thing Steve Jobs Did Differently Than You (and how you can change that)

“When you grow up, you tend to get told the world is the way it is and your life is just to live your life inside the world. Try not to bash into the …

Motivation

The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt Were Alien Hybrids, New Genetic Study Suggests

A new genetic study suggests a lineage of Egyptian pharaohs were subjected to willful genetic manipulation by a technologically advanced …

Was Ancient Mars Warm? Planet's History Takes Watery New Twist

A new six-year analysis of water on Mars suggests that the Red Planet has lost the equivalent of an ocean's worth of water over the past four billion …

Space Travel

This is the flag we'll plant when we conquer an alien planet

Are you excited for the day when a benevolent global government rules over the Earth and all humans are united in pursuit of ambitious scientific and technological goals like exploring the depths of our solar system and staking claim over other planets? Do you at least think it'd be cool if …

8 Habits Of Perpetually Positive People

Ever notice how some people just seemingly have a bright outlook on life -- even when everything isn't exactly on the sunny side?<p>You know those people: They're the friends who have spilled coffee on their white shirt and still manage to have a nonchalant smile on their face. They're the co-workers …

How To Change The World Without Money Or God

I'm in!<p>As we awaken to a purpose beyond our instinctually selfish nature and survivalist mentality, on both an individual and collective level, we …

Multiple Alien UFO Bases And Structures Found On The Moon, UFO Researcher Claims

A UFO researcher claims he has identified at least 30 alien UFO bases and structures on the lunar surface using Google Moon.<p>According to the French …

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Humanity

The Brave New World of DNA Synthesis

Over the last several decades, DNA - the genetic material of life as we know it - has completed a remarkable scientific cycle. In 1953, it was a …

'Spooky' experiment proves quantum entanglement is real

Einstein was wrong -- about the quantum mechanical phenomena known as superpositioning and wave form collapse, at least. A team from Australia's Griffith University and Japan's University of Tokyo, have proven that both are tangible phenomena, not simply mathematical paradoxes. See, back when he …

Jay Z’s streamin’ biz takes dead aim at Apple

This battle over the streaming music space is giving rise to a new East Coast/West Coast rap feud.<p>Jay Z is leveraging his relationships with music …

Why Consciousness Exists: Douglas Rushkoff on Science, God, and the Purpose of Reality

What to make of the fact “that something wonderfully strange is going on in the dimension we call reality.”<p><i>“If we ever reach the point where we think we thoroughly understand who we are and where we came from,”</i> Carl Sagan wrote in his magnificent meditation on science and spirituality, <i>“we will have</i> …

Consciousness

The father of all humans lived 239,000 years ago

Huge Icelandic study provides insight into the genome of a nation<p>By sequencing the genomes of 2,636 Icelanders — the largest set ever obtained from a single population — researchers were able to identify that genetic mutations play a role in everything from Alzheimer’s disease to liver disease. The …

Here's how Steve Jobs trained his own brain

What's less known, though, is that Steve Jobs was a pioneer in what was once a rather esoteric "mind technology" — the use of Zen mindfulness meditation to reduce his stress, gain more clarity, and enhance his creativity.<p>As the Financial Times recently pointed out, Jobs was quite specific about how …

The Miracle of Mindfulness – Mindfulness and Meditation – Medium

A pioneer in bringing mindfulness to the West, <b>Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh</b> has inspired generations of people to learn to live with peace and joy, …

How to Lucid Dream

Introduction: How to Lucid Dream<p><b>What is lucid dreaming?</b><br>Lucid dreaming is when you are aware you are dreaming. That's the simplest way of explaining …

Human Soul Found? Quantum Theory Of Consciousness ‘Orch OR’ Claims Both Science And Religion Are True

Has the human soul been found by science? A controversial quantum theory of consciousness called “Orch OR” (which stands for “orchestrated objective …

Asteroid That Hurtled Past Earth Has a Miniature Moon

An asteroid that hurtled past Earth at a distance of 745,000 miles on Monday brought along a surprise — a small moon that scientists detected orbiting the larger space rock.<p>Scientists using NASA’s Deep Space Network antenna at Goldstone, California, grabbed a glimpse of asteroid 2004 BL86 during …

Astronomy

An Introduction to Kundalini

Guest writer for Wake Up World<p>Let’s take a look at kundalini, which is essentially an evolutionary/energetic ‘boost’ we can gain with focused, …

X-rays unlock secrets of ancient scrolls buried by volcano

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have succeeded in reading parts of an ancient scroll that was buried in a volcanic eruption almost 2,000 years ago, holding …

Transcending Our Brain Created Reality: A New Call to Lift Nature’s Veil

Bernardo Kastrup, Ph.D., <i>New Dawn</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>The study of non-ordinary states of consciousness is quickly becoming an established area of scientific …

These Are The Last Remaining Old School Mississippi Blues Musicians

Since 2008, photographer Lou Bopp has been capturing the now elderly men who constitute the Mississippi Delta Blues musicians of a previous era. With calloused hands, worn faces and twinkling eyes, the blues artists are living remnants of a bygone time, one of juke joints and fiery soul.<p>"As a …

How men and women experience depression differently

Depressive disorders are a complex and often confusing family of conditions. Sometimes lumped under the general term “depression,” these disorders can cause any combination of several symptoms. Because of this, depressive disorders manifest in a variety of ways, making them sometimes difficult to …

7 Tips from Edgar Allan Poe on How to Write Vivid Stories and Poems

There may be no more a macabrely misogynistic sentence in English literature than Edgar Allan Poe’s contention that “the death… of a beautiful woman” …

How AI Could Ruin Humanity, According to Smart Humans

For the past 24 hours, scientists have been lining up to sign this open letter. Put simply, the proposal urges that humanity dedicate a portion of …

Every Mission To Mars, Visualized

NASA is hard at work testing a deep-space capsule to ship humans off to Mars in the 2030s. In 2013, the Netherlands-based Mars One project, which aims to found a Martian colony by 2024, received thousands of submissions from people itching to GTFO of planet Earth and live their remaining days …

Space Exploration

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

We often hear advice like, "Think positive, and good things will happen," or, "Try your hardest, and eventually things will work out." While such …

The Nature of Mind and the Holographic Brain

Brandon West, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p><b>What is the true nature of mind, and what is the real function of our brains?</b><p>The purpose of this article is to …