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Alien 'lava lamp' with dying magnetic field orbited Earth a billion years ago – science

Ancient Moon rocks vital clue in space dynamo studyScientists studying prehistoric lunar rocks have found evidence of a lava-lamp-like dynamo at the …

Earth Science

James Corden Got The Nastiest Revenge On Gordon Ramsay And The Video Will Make You Gag

Well, this is just lovely.

Ryanair passengers ‘vomited’ in severe turbulence

<b>Passengers on a Ryanair flight described how they felt when they reportedly ‘plunged hundreds of feet’ when it hit a thunderstorm.</b><p>It got so bad that …

Every sunset ends with a green flash. Why is it so hard to see?

Don't blink.<p>The finale of every sunset is green. Try to catch it, if you can. The story of the so-called green flash begins by answering this question: Why is the sky blue?<p>Sunlight contains every visible color, each with its own wavelength. Light travels as ripples, with crests and valleys; …

Particles

Watching Misty Copeland Take A Ballet Class Is Just As Magical As You'd Expect

Misty Copeland finds her non-stop schedule exhilarating. The American Ballet Theatre principal dancer starts each day with a ballet class followed by …

'Rubber hand illusion' reveals how the brain understands the body

Scientists use trick with a fake hand to explore how the mind combines information from the senses to create a feeling of body ownership<p>Experiments with a fake body part have revealed how the brain becomes confused during a party trick known as the rubber hand illusion.<p>Researchers in Italy …

Learn a Little Psychology to Motivate Employees and Increase Productivity

Hiring talented employees for a startup can be extremely difficult. Retaining such talent, if they do come onboard, is doubly challenging. Such employees need high levels of motivation and trust in your vision to become part of your team.<p>Unlike large corporations, it can be difficult for startup …

Trying to Change Your Life? 6 Reminders to Help You Keep Going

<b>“You can’t change what’s going on around you until you start changing what’s going on within you.” ~Zig Ziglar</b><p>When you’re studying for eighteen years …

How to Make Money on the Internet: 7 Proven Methods for Making Money Online

Ready to Learn How to Make Money on the net?<br>This is an excellent place to start. Rivers digs not just into the basic principles of exactly what it …

The Disturbing Link Between Narcissism and Sadism

Narcissism is a broad term used to refer to a common personality trait and also to the clinical disorder known as Narcissistic Personality Disorder, …

The Evolution of the Brain and the Mind

An excerpt from <i>Power Up Your Brain: The Neuroscience of Enlightenment</i>, by David Perlmutter and Alberto Villoldo.<p>Thousands of years ago, our ancestors …

Spirituality

How to Start Trading Stocks And Become Very Successful At It

In our fast-paced society today, we seem to be in a constant struggle to keep up. While the advancement of technology has its benefits, we are now …

Mindfulness

Father launches appeal for information after 12-year-old son is 'beaten for being ginger'

Footage has emerged of a boy seemingly being beaten with his own scooter after being attacked by a mob of schoolchildren.<p>The video, shot on a mobile …

Here's why you can't see all twelve black dots in this optical illusion

Now you see them, now you don’t<p>Optical illusions have a way of breaking the internet, and the latest visual trick looks like it’s well on its way. On Sunday afternoon, game developer Will Kerslake tweeted a picture of intersecting gray lines on a white background. Twelve black dots blink in and out …

These 5 signs will help you spot if someone is lying, according to science

Many techniques for spotting lies – such as watching to see if people touch their noses – don’t really work.<p>But it IS possible to get a good sense of …