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Stephen Hawking submitted a final scientific paper 2 weeks before he died — and it could lead to the discovery of a parallel universe

Stephen Hawking submitted his final scientific paper just a week and a half before he died, and it lays the theoretical groundwork for discovering a parallel universe.<p>Hawking, who died Wednesday at 76, was coauthor to a mathematical paper that seeks proof of the "multiverse" theory, which posits …

17 healthy foods that can actually cause you more harm if you overeat

1/<p>Broccoli<p>First off, it's worth highlighting that most people don't even come <i>close</i> to getting as many vegetables as they should in their daily diet, …

Nutrition

A Physicist’s Farewell to Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking delighted in reminding audiences that he was born three hundred years to the day after the death of Galileo, on January 8, 1942. Imagine how Hawking would have reacted could he have known that he would die on March 14, 2018—the hundred and thirty-ninth anniversary of Albert …

Physics

Comedian Jim Carrey urges people to delete their Facebook accounts and dump the stock

Jim Carrey is quitting Facebook and dumping his stock — and is urging everyone else to do so as well.<p>"We must encourage more oversight by the owners …

Social Media

A mutational timer is built into the chemistry of DNA

If you had to copy billions of letters from one sheet of paper to another, you'd probably make a few mistakes. So it might not come as a surprise …

We may have uncovered the origins of the most mysterious particles in the universe

Unified Origin<p>One new theory could put some long-standing physics mysteries to rest. A recent astrophysical model suggests that three different types …

Divers: World's biggest underwater cave found - CNN Video

A group of divers in Mexico have discovered what experts believe is the biggest flooded cave on the planet.

Neuroscientists Have Followed a Thought as It Moves Through The Brain

We didn't think it was possible.<p>A study using epilepsy patients undergoing surgery has given neuroscientists an opportunity to track in unprecedented …

How massive can neutron stars be?

Astrophysicists at Goethe University Frankfurt set a new limit for the maximum mass of neutron stars: They cannot exceed 2.16 solar masses.

U.S. and Russia Race to Build Nuclear Weapons They Can Actually Use Against Each Other

The U.S. and Russia have reversed decades of non-proliferation efforts in order to modernize and potentially expand their nuclear weapons arsenals, …

The Canadian dollar and Mexican peso are getting whacked after report says Canada is convinced Trump will pull the US out of NAFTA

The Canadian dollar and Mexican peso are getting whacked following a Reuters report suggesting Canada is convinced President Donald Trump will pull the US out of the North American Free Trade Agreement.<p>The Canadian dollar trades down 0.91% at 1.2575 per dollar.<p>The Mexican peso is down 0.85% at …

Oil price hits three-year high of nearly $70 a barrel

RAC warns UK drivers they face higher pump prices due to geopolitical uncertainty and production curbs<p>Drivers have been warned they face misery at petrol pumps this year after the oil price rose to a three-year high of almost $70 (£52) a barrel.<p>In November, Opec and other big oil producers …

Oil

Trump’s nuclear-button tweet was a stroke of ‘stable genius’

When the president suggested that he could envision a limited nuclear war with our communist adversary, critics were "horrified" and "appalled" while the regime called his remarks "dangerous madness."<p>The president in question was not Donald Trump. It was Ronald Reagan, who in his first year in …

Millennials, it's time to save in Bitcoin

People often ask me why they should invest in Bitcoin. My answer is that you should “save” in bitcoin instead of “invest.”<p>Although Bitcoin behaves …

Canada Is Trying to “Hug” the Crazy Out of Trump

Will our northern neighbors’ chipper disposition be enough to stop the president from pulling out of NAFTA?<p>Last fall, <b>Donald Trump</b> achieved the heretofore unthinkable: he pissed off Canada. Our perennially friendly neighbors, always willing to lend a hand or a generous pour of syrup, reached their …

Why Trump's national security adviser thinks it might soon be time to bomb North Korea

President Donald Trump's national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, seems to think the US's military and nuclear supremacy over North Korea cannot deter its leader, Kim Jong Un, from attacking the US — and that a strike is needed to stop him.<p>It also appears that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and …

North Korea

NAFTA supporters use stock market to try to dissuade Trump from withdrawing from trade deal

When President Trump met with six Republican senators last week to talk about trade, the lawmakers issued a stark warning: Implementing an unrestrained "America first" agenda — such as withdrawing from the North American Free Trade Agreement — would endanger stock prices that have soared since his …

The World Is Reacting to Trump's Words—Not His Actions

There has been a flurry of articles and op-eds over the past few weeks about how President Donald Trump has supposedly engineered a dramatic …

These Assets Would Be Hit Hardest By the End of Nafta

Investors were put on notice once again Wednesday: U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign claim that he would exit the North American Free Trade …

Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat a large skillet over high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add chicken; cook 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Place …

Did Religions Arise From Our Misunderstanding of Human Consciousness?

Humans have been claiming to hear the voice of God for eons, but one psychologist's controversial theory disputes whether we ever heard it at all. …

Consciousness

Tech companies have enough cash to buy most of the auto industry

Tech companies in search of the next market have been eying car companies for years. It turns out they can just buy much of the entire auto industry outright, according to an analysis of public financials by Sherpa Technology Group. Sixteen of the world’s top automakers have an enterprise value of …

Ancient Skeletons Could Finally Reveal Origins of The Dead Sea Scrolls

The remains of a mysterious sect, buried for 2,200 years.<p>Ever since they were discovered some 70 years ago, the Dead Sea Scrolls have fascinated …

Archaeology

A bartender says there's a disgusting reason to order beer or wine over cocktails

Proceed ordering your drinks with caution.<p>When Business Insider recently asked more than 30 bartenders to weigh in on what they'd love to tell customers but can't, one response stood out as particularly disturbing:<p>"Almost no restaurants or bars clean their ice machines as regularly as they're …

Scientists just used a brain implant to improve human memory, and it could change everything

The human brain is truly a wonder, and nature has honed it to be an incredibly efficient tool for processing information and hanging on to things we …

From an evolutionary perspective, does it make any sense to be nice?

Solving Darwin’s puzzle of kindness.<p>World Kindness Day is a global 24-hour celebration dedicated to paying-it-forward and focusing on the good. We are encouraged to perform acts of kindness such as giving blood, cleaning a communal microwave at work, or volunteering at a nursing home.<p>Of course, …

Coming up: a pill with a digital sensor to track if you took your medicine

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug with a sensor that can track whether patients have taken their medicine.<p>The Abilify pill was first approved by the<p>Food and Drug Administrationin 2002 to treat schizophrenia, and the sensor technology was approved for marketing in 2012. The FDA said …

A Neuroscientist Reveals The Most Important Choice You Can Make in Life

Choose wisely.<p>According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the …

Northwestern University

Looking for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl carried a heavy price, troops testify at his sentencing

James Hatch, a former Navy SEAL, limped into a small military courtroom in Ft. Bragg, N.C., on Wednesday with Mina, his service dog.<p>Taking the witness stand, he veered between stoicism and tears as he described a mission in Afghanistan that had resulted in 18 surgeries and left him permanently …

Tesla Turns Power Back On At Children's Hospital In Puerto Rico

Tesla has used its solar panels and batteries to restore reliable electricity at San Juan's Hospital del Niño (Children's Hospital), in what company founder Elon Musk calls "the first of many solar+battery Tesla projects going live in Puerto Rico."<p>The project came about after Puerto Rico was hit by …

Caribbean