Eugene Henderson

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15 Must-Read Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Arriving This August

The end of summer is slowly approaching, but there’s no wrong time to do some lazy-day reading. Or, as the case may be, …

Books

Top 15 Energy Efficient Homes and Eco-Friendly Home Design Elements - Green DIY Home Design Ideas Illustrated!

Most people don’t think about energy efficiency, Eco-friendliness, or environmental considerations when buying or designing and building the house of …

There’s a strategic reason why some women scientists look “frumpy”

In 2006 I finished my PhD in economics and received a lot of career advice. I was told to not dress too nicely during interviews. I was told when I made distinctly feminine gestures (like touching my hair) during seminars it came across as “flaky.” Outside of graduate school, people often remarked …

Top 10 Myths and Misconceptions About Sleep

You’d think the human race would have sleep down to a science by now, but many of us are still sleeping poorly (and so we need top 10 guides to …

15 Lucid Dreaming Facts That Will Make You Question Reality

Are you sure you aren't dreaming right now?

Zero-energy Biosphera 2.0 prefab gives you the freedom to live almost anywhere

Meet Biosphera 2.0, a home of the future that produces its own energy and can give you the freedom to live and move anywhere in the world. Created by …

Can You Smell Your Way to a Better Brain? Science Says Yes.

Having trouble focusing? Remembering things? Here are some easy tips to improve your brain power.<p>A wildly underrated member of the five senses, your sense of smell has a powerful effect on your brain's many functions. Any odor you breathe in affects your limbic system, which governs emotional …

What Research Says about Defeating Terrorism

Terrorism is as old as history and almost certainly older. In 68 B.C., for instance, the Roman city of Ostia, a vital port for one of the world's …

Is Artificial Intelligence Dangerous?

Compelled by a nascent desire for innovation and advancement, mankind’s quest for technological prowess is rooted in its earliest days. In fact, we have always been tinkerers. Through the use of an abundant imagination and burning desire to bend the limitations of what was once deemed impossible, …

Artificial Intelligence

Why smart people are better off with fewer friends

First, they find that people who live in more densely populated areas tend to report less satisfaction with their life overall. "The higher the …

Psychology

Prefabricated Eco-Homes : affordable house

Deltec is a building brand based out of California that offers prefabricated homes made from sustainable materials to consumers seeking an affordable …

Ten confronting documentaries you don’t need Netflix to watch

<b>If you’re looking for another addictive criminal case a la Making A Murderer, this is not the list for you.</b><p>The following documentaries drop viewing …

Six real-world inventions that are way cooler than sci-fi

Our world doesn't look much like the ones envisioned in sci-fi flicks like <i>Star Trek</i> or <i>Back to the Future</i>, let alone the latest installment of <i>Star Wars</i>. Kids aren't buzzing around on flying skateboards, and we aren't dueling with light sabers.<p>But who needs movies when real-world innovations are way …

We shouldn’t underestimate the need to invest both time and money to ensure great artists of the future succeed<p>Fancy a creative future? Then look no further than 64 Million Artists, a national campaign that wants to unlock the creativity of everyone in Britain. Throughout January it set short daily …

Creativity

Kids don't like physics and maths: study finds out why

Britain will face a shortage of engineers, scientists and mathematicians within the next few years unless more pupils are encouraged to take up the subjects at school<p>Young people are dropping technical subjects such as maths and physics at A-Level because of outdated career advice and pressure to …

Physicists investigate the structure of time, with implications for quantum mechanics and philosophy

(Phys.org)—Although in theory it may seem possible to divide time up into infinitely tiny intervals, the smallest physically meaningful interval of …

Why Can’t You Remember Your Future? Physicist Paul Davies on the Puzzlement of Why We Experience Time as Linear

The curious question of how and whether we can tell the difference between an experience and the memory of an experience.<p><i>“If our heart were large enough to love life in all its detail,”</i> French philosopher Gaston Bachelard wrote in his 1929 meditation on our paradoxical experience of time, <i>“we would</i> …

12 science-backed tricks for appearing smarter than you are

But that doesn't mean you can't <i>appear</i> to look more intelligent.<p>In fact, there are plenty of science-backed ways to convince others that you're a modern-day Einstein.<p>We rounded up 12 of them, so you can impress everyone from your beau to your boss with your seeming brainpower.

One Scientist Claims to have Found the Solution to Sleep Paralysis

<i>[Hi, Van Winkle's readers! Woolly is a curious exploration of comfort, wellness, and modern life — published and emotionally supported by Casper.</i> …

South Africa's Developing Solar Energy Landscape

Hartmut Winkler, <i>University of Johannesburg</i><p>Until a few years ago solar panels were a rare sight in South Africa, largely limited to the roofs of a few affluent households. This is changing rapidly, driven by three factors: the worldwide drive towards renewable energy, a highly strained local …

The first 14 apps you should download on your new Android phone

You can do anything with your new Android phone. So many apps. So many possibilities. But where to begin?<p>Here's a list of 15 apps that should get you started:

These Bouncing Droplets Could Help Resolve a 90-Year Mystery of Quantum Mechanics

The drops of silicone oil bobbing in this mesmerizing video do more than create aesthetically satisfying ripples across a slick surface. They could …

Physics

Microsoft's newest app turns anyone into a programmer

As software continues to eat the world, there's more demand than ever for mobile apps in every facet of our lives.<p>But while the consumer app market just keeps growing and growing, the number of business apps just isn't keeping pace. Meanwhile, users are stuck using their old legacy software, tied …

This Open Source DIY Solar Generator Unfolds Like a Flower

Outdoor concerts should be loud, but the generators used to run them should be silent… and green. Enter SunZilla, an open-source, DIY portable solar generator designed to replace conventional diesel generators at outdoor events or in remote locations. The device was created by members of …

Coffee and Wine. Same or different?

Breaking down the similarities between two of our favorite drinkables<p>As access to both good coffee and wine has increased throughout the world, …

8 documentaries that will make you smarter about money

The wealthiest, most successful people continually self-educate, which is why most of them spend so much time reading.<p>If the classic finance books don't work for you, there are other ways to get smarter about money.<p>Here, we've compiled eight documentaries that will keep you entertained <i>and</i> teach you …

Success

The Physics Of Non-Newtonian Goo Could Save Astronauts' Lives

Understanding its mechanism will help researchers create better space suits and even concussion preventing helmets<p>There’s an experiment you may have done in high school: When you mix cornstarch with water—a concoction colloquially called oobleck—and give it a stir, it acts like a liquid. But scrape …

'Go' Is the Game Machines Can't Beat. Google's Artificial Intelligence Whiz Hints That His Will.

Can Google's beat the game that no other machine has beat?<p>When the world’s smartest researchers train computers to become smarter, they like to use games. Go, the two-player board game born in China more than two millennia ago, remains the nut that machines still can’t crack.<p>Enter Google’s nerds. …

Seven Important Stock Trading Lessons We Can All Learn... From an 18 Year Old Trading Genius

When it comes to learning about penny stock trading tips, there is no end to the different resources available for those who want to make money by trading online. However, many times, some of the biggest and most important lessons can come from the most unexpected sources. This is where Connor …