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Psychology suggests that when someone calls you the wrong name, it’s because they love you

Many of us have been called the wrong name by a parent, have confused the names of our closest friends, or, most cringingly, called our new beau by the name of an ex. It’s such a common awkward moment between loved ones that it has become an entertainment trope: Ross calls Emily the wrong name at …

Psychology

Improve Your Marketing Communications With Insights From Neuromarketing (Part 1 of 2)

Would you like to significantly improve the effectiveness of your marketing communications? Of course, you would... We all would.<p>If you were to read</i> …

Nobel Prize

Humans Must Merge With Robots Or Become Irrelevant, Says Elon Musk

We didn't sign up for this 😳<p>In the last decade, we have all become more attached to our tech devices than ever before, but the prospect of a world …

Singularity
Nanotech

Human Gene Editing Receives Science Panel’s Support

An influential science advisory group formed by the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine on Tuesday lent its support to a once-unthinkable proposition: the modification of human embryos to create genetic traits that can be passed down to future generations.<p>This type of …

Genetics

IBM researchers have created an “impossible” molecule that could power quantum computers

Chemists hate being beaten by physicists at their own game. At IBM Research, physicist Leo Gross and his team have done just that.<p>Gross’s team made a triangular molecule that chemists have found impossible to produce by conventional chemistry. To rub it in even more, Gross and his colleagues may go …

Chemistry

One of Our Oldest Ancestors Has Been Discovered, And It Had a Big Mouth And No Butt

Nightmare material.<p>Palaeontologists have added another snapshot to our ancestral family album with the discovery of one of the oldest fossils that …

University of Cambridge

This Could Be The First Observational Evidence That Our Early Universe Was Once a Hologram

Wha??<p>For decades, scientists have been toying with the idea that our Universe is - or once was - a giant hologram, where the laws of physics require …

Physics

The controversy over how fast the Universe is expanding

It’s been going on ever since we first discovered the expansion, and there’s no resolution in sight.<p>The discovery almost 100 years ago that the …

Here’s What Happens in Your Brain When Your Life Flashes Before Your Eyes

It’s a well-known trope in movies, books, and pretty much any other form of storytelling where the protagonist has a near-death experience: At the …

World’s First Semisynthetic Organism Created: Scientists Expand Life’s Genetic Code To Include Two Artificial DNA Bases

All DNA-based life forms on Earth contain, at their core, a genetic code made up of four bases — adenine (A), thymine (T), guanine (G), cytosine (C). …

How Automation is Going to Redefine What it Means to Work

On December 2nd, 1942, a team of scientists led by Enrico Fermi came back from lunch and watched as humanity created the first self-sustaining …

Artificial Intelligence

11 Trends That Will Impact Web Development in 2017

In this post, we will talk about the trends thatThe post 11 Trends That Will Impact Web Development in 2017 appeared first on iamwire.

JavaScript

Big Data and Artificial Intelligence from the Cynic

Ambrose Bierce wrote the Devil"s Dictionary in 1910, delighting and edifying cynics everywhere. Stan Kelly-Bootle wrote a new version for the world of computing called the Devil's DP Dictionary in 1981, and a later edition in 1995 called the Computer ContraDictionary. These are timeless works, …

Artificial Intelligence

Apple Working on 'Enhanced Siri' Capabilities for Next-Generation iPhones

A collection of the world's top-selling smartphone makers, including Apple, Samsung, Huawei, LG, and Xiaomi, are all planning to double down on artificial intelligence features on handsets launching this year, and beyond.<p>According to industry sources (via <i>DigiTimes</i>), the companies are hoping an …

Artificial Intelligence

The Dunning-Kruger Effect Shows Why Some People Think They're Great Even When Their Work Is Terrible

Pat is a programmer at a large software company. At best, he’s a middling performer; his code is a mess (initializing variables that are never used, using variable names no one else understands, etc.), he takes longer than he should, and he doesn’t even remember his own code months later.<p>But Pat’s …

Psychology

Is Spirituality Irrational?

<i>Written by Ron Garret in response to "Religious and Rational?"</i><p><i>This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by providing research-based content to help improve thinking, feeling, and behavior …

eBooks

1 Unusual Sign Your IQ Is Higher Than Average, Science Finds | Inc.com

Got a sadistic sense of humor? While you might get side-eye from colleagues after cracking a joke no one else finds funny, here's the good news. It might be a sign of a higher IQ.<p>A study conducted by researchers at the Medical University of Vienna studied the role black humor might have in …

Jokes

New Organisms With Synthetic DNA Could Lead to Entirely New Life Forms

Two synthetic base pairs have been added to the DNA of E. coli, and the microbes are thriving.<p>Scientists continue to inch closer and closer to medical breakthroughs by tinkering with DNA. At the end of 2016, the CRISPR gene-editing tool was used for the first time on human cancer patients, and now, …

11 Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

These are the behaviors that you want to eliminate from your repertoire.<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a …

Emotional Intelligence

The hunt for alien life on nearby exoplanet Wolf 1061c has begun

Astronomer Stephen Kane analyses a potentially habitable planet just 14 light years away.<p>The search for aliens on a nearby exoplanet has started, …

This Is How You Future-Proof Your Brain Against Increasing Distractions

Is it possible to train your brain to cope with an ever more fast-paced world? In some cases, more tech might save us from tech overload.<p>It’s no secret that technology advancements have affected our brains. With instant messages, push notifications, wearable technology, and many other tech-driven …

Brainwaves

6 upcoming space missions worth keeping an eye on - ExtremeTech

By on January 20, 2017 at 9:27 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Having pretty thoroughly explored …

Can Science Prove The Existence Of God?

There’s an argument that many people make: that the natural world, and humanity’s existence in the Universe, point towards a divine creator that brought forth all of this into existence. To the best of our knowledge, Earth exists with a plethora of conditions that allowed for our existence, and …

Universe