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Why So Many Young Doctors Work Such Awful Hours

Neither truck drivers nor bankers would put up with a system like the one that influences medical residents’ schedules.<p>The path to becoming a doctor is notoriously difficult. Following pre-med studies and four years of medical school, freshly minted M.D.s must spend anywhere from three to seven …

What Every Layperson Should Know About String Theory

It’s one of the most brilliant, controversial and unproven ideas in all of physics: string theory. At the heart of string theory is the thread of an idea that’s run through physics for centuries, that at some fundamental level, all the different forces, particles, interactions and manifestations of …

Quantum Mechanics

6 Scientific Explanations For Famous Bible 'Miracles'

Last year, we sat down with the Bible -- not to learn how to be better (or indeed, even slightly less terrible) people, but rather to see if any of …

Artists

A neuroscientist explains why we hear a voice in our heads when we are reading

<i>This post by Paul King appeared originally on Quora as an answer to the question "Where does the voice in our head come from when reading?"</i><p>There are many theories about this, but no definitive answers just yet.<p>There is the phenomenon of "inner speech" which refers to the sense that you can "hear" …

The Brain

10 quotes from ancient philosophers show they figured life out 2,000 years ago

Modern homo sapiens have been around for about 200,000 years.<p>For about 2,500 years, we've had philosophers, sages, and deep thinkers to help us guide (and understand!) our behaviors.<p>Here's a highlight reel of the finest in ancient wisdom. Some names you'll recognize and some might be entirely fresh.<p>…

San Francisco

Circuit Simulator Lets You Play Around with Electronics Components in Your Browser

GIF<p>Part of the fun of DIY electronics projects is tinkering with things to learn how they work, but that doesn’t mean planning ahead isn’t a smarter …

Miracles of yoga that left this heart surgeon stumped

OPEN TO OPINION<p>Eastern philosophy has consistently shown that the mind has a far greater effect on our heart than modern medicine imagined.<p>LIFE<p>| …

Jimmy Kimmel Produces Hilarious Supercut of Donald Trump Loving Things

There are many things that come to mind when you think of Republican presidential frontrunner <b>Donald Trump</b>, but “love” might not be all that high on …

Donald Trump

This Fascinating New Book Chronicles the Rise of Satan and the Occult in Pop Culture

<i>Lucifer</i>. <i>Damien</i>. <i>The Witch</i>. A new TV show based on <i>The Exorcist</i>. Hell, even <i>Once Upon a Time</i> is getting in on the current craze for Satanic, but this is …

Book Review: Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

<b>Seven Brief Lessons on Physics</b><br>by Carlo Rovelli<br>Riverhead Books, 2016 ($18)<p>This small book—fewer than 100 pages—contains some large ideas. In a series …

Physics

The man who made America: Reason, religion and the brilliant mind of John Locke

There will be no lack of odes to colonial America today. Let’s also remember the man whose ideas made it possible<p>After his triumphant return to London, John Locke’s theory of the mind gradually spread, as did his views on the processes of thought, consciousness, delusion, and the capacity of reason …

Books Bill Gates thinks you should read

oninnovation/flickr<p>While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week.<p>Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation's broad range of interests. A …

Books

Easy Lessons, Tips & Tricks to Play Bar Gigs & Book Solo Acoustic Music Entertainment Jobs

Make Good Money with Your Guitar and Find Solo Bar Gigs Faster with The Best Acoustic Artist Entertainment Guide Written by Pros! Here We Offer a PDF …

Submarine lets you make one guitar sound like two

Some of my favourite products come about when those in non-technical professions have an idea and embark on a journey combining technology with their …

Guitar

Meditation Literally Rebuilds Your Brain

By In5D on May 7, 2015 in Meditation, Science<p>By now, pretty much all of us know and accept that meditation provides a plethora of benefits, including …

Physicists Discover ‘Clearest Evidence Yet’ That The Universe Is A Hologram

By In5D on April 29, 2015 in Exiting The Matrix<p>A team of physicists have provided what has been described by the journal Nature as the <i>“clearest</i> …

Big Bang theory could be debunked by Large Hadron Collider

Scientists at Cern could prove the controversial theory of ‘rainbow gravity’ which suggests that the universe stretches back into time infinitely, with no Big Bang<p>The detection of miniature black holes by the Large Hadron Collider could prove the existence of parallel universes and show that the …

Scientists at Large Hadron Collider hope to make contact with PARALLEL UNIVERSE in days

GettyCollision course: Large Hadron Collider could discover parallel universe<p>The staggeringly complex LHC ‘atom smasher’ at the CERN centre in …

Physics

Hear a New Song from Mylets, the 19-Year-Old Guitar Wunderkind or Whatever

The youngest artist signed to Sargent House has a long line of pedals and he's not afraid to use them.<p><i>Photo: Reid Haithcock</i><p>It’s easy to look at Henry Kohen’s baby face and call him a wunderkind. Or a prodigy. Or a musical virtuoso. Call him what you want, you’re not technically wrong—he is young. …

New Singles

Making Music on iOS: Guitar Amps, Effects Apps & Hardware – MacStories

Back in the 1980s I played guitar. Yes, I’m that old. I learned from books and by playing along with CDs, and I jacked my Charvel guitar (awesome) into a Session guitar amp (terrible), and I never really got any better.<p>Now, 30-odd years later, I’m at it again. And like most things, except mobile …

Music Production