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Bill Maher closes HBO's Real Time with blistering monologue : 'I wouldn't put it past Trump to try and cancel the next election'

Bill Maher closed his Friday night show on HBO by warning about the dangerous moment America finds itself in, where liberals are winning the culture …

Scientists Reveal That Quantum Time Travel Exists

Around ten years ago researcher Dave Bacon, now at Google, showed that a time-travelling quantum computer could quickly solve a group of problems, …

NASA’s Lunar Space Station Is Almost Here

NASA’s goal of returning to the moon should see a major push in early 2019, when the agency awards its first contract for the lunar “Gateway” program.<p>…

Scientists Rank 9 Recreational Drugs From Safest to Most Dangerous

The results are in.<p>A 2017 Global Drug Survey (GDS) covering hundreds of thousands of people around the world has ranked recreational drugs from the …

It's better to be single, according to science

Give Tinder a break and take yourself on a date tonight.<p>Being single has a handful of benefits, scientific research has found. Alone time is one of them.<p>Single people are more likely to not only embrace solitude, but benefit from it, recent studies have suggested.<p>Bella DePaulo, a psychologist at …

Studies find evidence of a fourth dimension

We live in a three-dimensional reality. Because of that, it’s pretty hard to imagine what a four-dimensional reality might be like, but that isn’t …

This Extraterrestrial Stone Contains Compounds Not Found Anywhere Else in Our Solar System

Whoa!<p>A small pebble found in Egypt is decidedly Not From Around Here.<p>The Hypatia stone, as it is known, is not only extraterrestrial in origin. It …

Scientist Says Human Brains Are Connected By ‘Wi-Fi,’ Which Causes Gut Feelings

The "interbrain" phenomenon could also drive complex forms of communication in other ways, such as bringing people together at large gatherings.<p>New …

Suspended – Medium

The Ten Worst Things Scott Pruitt’s EPA Has Already Done

No part of the government has been untouched by the Trump revolution. Multiple Cabinet departments are headed by people opposed to their core …

Pesticides

Science You Might Have Missed in 2017

This year it was easy for any story about science or nature to get, quite literally, eclipsed. When the world wasn’t fixated on the total solar eclipse that traversed the continental U.S., scientists were making headlines by marching through major U.S. cities.<p>But there were many other important if …

WHO to recognize gaming disorder as mental health condition in 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 2018, playing video games obsessively might lead to a diagnosis of a mental health disorder.<p>In the beta draft of its forthcoming 11th International Classification of Diseases, the World Health Organization includes "gaming disorder" in its list of mental health conditions. The WHO …

Gaming Disorder

Raymond Sackler: The Philanthropist Who Helped Spawn the Opioid Crisis

1920-2017<p>Raymond Sackler was the last of three brothers whose controversial company many blame for unleashing a nationwide plague of addiction and overdose to narcotic painkillers with a pill that made the family one of the wealthiest in America.<p>Sackler died in July at the age of 97. His brother …

Salesforce

Trump Signed 96 Laws In 2017. Here Is What They Do And How They Measure Up

<b>Updated at 11:02 p.m. ET</b><p>When President Trump signed the $1.5 trillion tax cut bill on Friday at the White House, he made a bold claim — that his "legislative approvals" were off the charts. "No. 1 in the history of our country," he said, citing 88 as the number of bills he had signed into law.<p>The …

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs

Boeing to unveil mystery plane that will 'change the future of air power'

Boeing, one of the world’s biggest aircraft manufacturers, is poised to unveil a “robust” new plane that will be “changing the future of air power”, the company claims.<p>The secret aircraft has a ‘Batmobile’ style, according to a teaser video posted on Twitter of the plane by Phantom Works, Boeing’s …

Knowledgeable Net Neutrality Foe's 'Legalese' Angers MSNBC's Ali Velshi

On Thursday, MSNBC's Ali Velshi interviewed former FCC commissioner Robert McDowell about that agency's move to eliminate the Obama administration's …

New Horizons’ Next Flyby Destination MU69 Might Have A Moon Of Its Own

The spacecraft’s upcoming target in the Kuiper Belt is full of surprises, astronomers recently discovered.<p>Exciting news for NASA’s New Horizons …

Solar System

CBD is a non-psychoactive compound in marijuana that shows promise in epilepsy and pain therapy, so the DEA wants to class it with heroin

The World Health Organization's new report on cannabidiol (CBD) found that the compound (which does not produce any kind of high -- and may actually …

World Health Organization

The Keystone pipeline's 5,000 barrel spill could be the last straw for South Dakota

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - South Dakota regulators said on Tuesday they could revoke TransCanada Corp's permit to operate the Keystone crude oil pipeline in the state if an initial probe into last week's spill finds the company violated its license.<p>Last week the Keystone system linking Alberta's oil …

South Dakota

Anti-Trump protesters risk 60 years in jail. Is dissent a crime? | Yael Bromberg and Eirik Cheverud

More than 200 people who were arrested on Trump’s inauguration day risk up to 60 years of jail. Meanwhile, the white supremacists in Charlottesville walk free<p>On the morning of President Trump’s inauguration, police trapped and arrested more than 230 people. Some were anti-Trump demonstrators; some …

Washington D.C.

Trump absolves Putin and shoots himself in the foot

<b>(CNN) —</b> Until Saturday, President Donald Trump had earned some praise for his trip to Asia. Overall, the visit seemed to go well by the standards we use to evaluate him. There were few unsettling tweets over the past few days, at least relative to his normal routine, and by most accounts the …

Donald Trump

Where does creativity hide? | Amy Tan

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Where good ideas come from | Steven Johnson

Do schools kill creativity? | Sir Ken Robinson

Your elusive creative genius | Elizabeth Gilbert

Is The Human Mind Capable Of Manipulating Our Physical World?

Lucien Hardy is a theoretical physicist from the Perimeter Institute in Canada. Hardy was always asking questions, gathering information, looking for …

Quantum Physics

The Stock Market Is a Bubble and the Economy Is a Disaster, Top Expert Warns

Here's some fodder for you bears out there.<p>Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, told TheStreet the "[Janet] Yellen put" in the markets could …