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Is Physical Law an Alien Intelligence? - Issue 42: Fakes

Perhaps Arthur C. Clarke was being uncharacteristically unambitious. He once pointed out that any sufficiently advanced technology is going to be …

Health Officials Want You To Know About This STD You’ve Never Heard Of

Some sexually transmitted diseases steal all the spotlight, and for good reason. HPV, for example, can result in cervical cancer. When left …

5 Ways to Deal With a Psychopath

I know what some people are thinking: <i>I’m never going to deal with psychopaths. This is just more sensational clickbait junk.</i><p>Wrong. The experts are …

Could you travel in a straight line in space and return to Earth?

Could the Universe loop around on itself, and might you come back out the other side?<p><i>“For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with</i> …

Universe

Scientists Developed a Way to Make DMT Trips Last Longer Than Ever

The new model still needs to be tested, but it could be a game-changer for one of the more intensely hallucinogenic psychedelics there is.<p><i>This piece was published in partnership with the Influence.</i><p>Known in drug lore as "the businessman's trip" for its lunch-break-size 15-minute duration, DMT …

Bill Gates and 20 Million More Smart Folks Use This Learning Platform--Should You?

Some 20 million people turn to it for 10,000 free, self-paced courses from companies such as Pixar.<p>Ever felt held back because you didn't have the chance to learn at your own pace? Welcome to my high school algebra class. It was years before I had the mental discipline, or maybe the patience, to …

Science Shows How to Hack Your Memory

Feeling forgetful? Try this genius low-tech trick.<p>Have you had trouble remembering to complete a task that you vowed not to forget? I know I have. Who hasn't?<p>Despite our best intentions, we all have had moments where we forgot to do something important. Even if we write down to-do lists, once those …

The Brain

Five ways your brain is fooling you, courtesy of neuroscientist Dean Burnett

You’ve probably found yourself in situations where you felt like either your memory or your perception was somehow distorted. Maybe you’d confess to …

The Brain