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The Shaman Within

We live in a sea of subtle energies. We can become conscious of them and learn to use them.<p>Ancient cultures understood that we live in a vast sea of …

Spirituality

5 Things You Can Do Right Now To Raise Your Vibration

Now that we're almost one month into a new year, it can be tempting to give up on the resolutions you set so diligently at the end of December. Here …

Siren Care makes a “smart” sock to track diabetic health

Diabetic health tracking startup Siren Care has created smart socks that use temperature sensors to detect inflammation — and therefore injury — in realtime for diabetics.<p>Co-founder Ran Ma was working on growing biomass to grow back skin that had been damaged while at Northwestern University when …

10 Daily Habits That Will Radically Improve Your Life

Platitudes won’t help you. I know, I’ve tried to implement them all. They’re frustrating.<p>Go for it! Live for today! Stay motivated!<p>No kidding.<p>I’m …

WATCH: You Are Actually Two Brains Living in One Person

This is really freaking us out.<p>People toss around the term "mind-blowing" a lot these days, but when it comes to knowledge that is capable of …

The Case For Black Holes Being Nothing But Holograms Just Got Even Stronger

Holy crap!<p>If anything can sum up just how little we truly know about the Universe, it’s black holes. We can’t see them because not even light can …

Physics

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Straight Talk About Relationships

In today's <i>The Eminents</i> interview, I speak with Hara Marano. She has covered psychological issues for decades, including 25 years as Editor and now …

Scientists grow human stem cells with genes of only one 'parent'

Special cells have a single copy of genome, like eggs and sperm, but can divide and form tissues in step towards pinpoint diagnosis of genetic disorders<p>Scientists for the first time have generated a type of embryonic stem cell that carries a single copy of the human genome rather than the usual …

Botanists Just Answered One of the Biggest Questions About Farming on Mars

Researchers have successfully grown a crop of tomatoes, peas, and radishes harvested in Martian soil—and with those comes an answer to one of the big …

Good Food For Building Muscle - What Foods to Eat to Build Lean Cut Muscles Bodybuilding

You need to compute what percent of your diet should contain protein, carbohydrates and fats; all divided into 6 meals. There are grams of food to be …

Scientists figure out how to control mouse minds with magnets

Scientists at the University of Virginia were able to control the brains of living mice using magnetic fields, essentially harnessing the power of mind control, according to a study published this week in <i>Nature Neuroscience</i>.<p>Researchers created a synthetic gene—dubbed Magneto, obviously—that is …

Our brains are wired to predict the future — but it might be holding us back

According to computer scientist Ray Kurzweil, humans struggle to comprehend a fundamental part of the modern world because of one major hangup.<p>Although our brains are hardwired to predict the future, <b>we're not pre-programmed to think exponentially</b>.<p>Kurzweil brought this up in a talk with …

Singularity

Test for cancer, HIV is 10,000 times more sensitive

A common theme in medicine is that detecting a disease early on can lead to more effective treatments. The idea relies partly on luck that the …

Surprise! Pumping water onto Antarctica to prevent sea level rise is a bad idea

Here’s a crazy idea: Let’s pump massive amounts of ocean water onto the surface of Antarctica, where it’ll freeze and save scores of coastal …

Experts Say There’s a Herpes-Alzheimer's Link

Dementia experts are warning that Alzheimer’s disease could be caused by herpes and other viruses.<p>A team of 31 scientists and clinicians wrote an …

2 genes prevent (and promote) heart attack

To reduce risk of heart attack, the benefits of a healthy lifestyle are clear. But genetics can still stack the deck.<p>A new study that includes …

‘Bromances’ may help guys recover from a bad day

Male bonding may be a great way for guys to lower stress levels after a bad day, researchers say.<p>When they studied male rats housed in the same cage, …

4 Things Meditation Does To Your Mind And Body

If you've considered trying meditation, but haven't committed, here is some astonishing evidence that shows meditation might one day save your life.

This $14-billion machine is set to usher in a new era of nuclear fusion power

It's called ITER, Latin for "The Way," and is expected to usher in a new era of nuclear fusion-powered electricity — something scientists and engineers have been working toward for over 40 years.<p>By fusing two forms of hydrogen, called deuterium and tritium, together, the machine would generate 500 …

Nuclear Energy

Body’s bacteria don’t outnumber human cells so much after all

Human bodies don’t contain 10 times as many bacteria as human cells, new calculations suggest.<p>A “standard man” weighing 70 kilograms has roughly the …

Modular Bentwood Shelves + 5 Other Hanging Systems to Declutter Your Life

Evoking the casual, humble feel of a sidewalk bistro in springtime, bentwood chairs are not difficult to love—even years after their heydey. (The style rose to popularity during Victorian times, when the Austrian cabinet maker Michael Thonet released Chair No. 14, an affordable and soon-to-be …

BBC iWonder - What will the Large Hadron Collider discover next?

What will the Large Hadron Collider discover next?<p>Presented byProfessor Tara ShearsParticle physicist<p>In collaboration withHorizon<p>1. Smashing particles<p>Presented byProfessor Tara ShearsParticle physicist<p>In collaboration withHorizon<p>Buried beneath the French-Swiss border, the Large Hadron Collider …

Physics