Harry Dowin

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Does Your Progressivism Include Jews?

Denouncing literal Nazis is the easy part.<p>In the wake of Charlottesville and the literal Nazis chanting “blood and soil” and “Jews will not replace us,” there’s been an outpouring of sympathy and solidarity from non-Jews in the wake of Charlottesville.<p>Along with the (very welcome) renewed …

When is the Perseids Meteor Shower 2017 and where to watch it?

You have plenty of time to see the Perseids Meteor Shower as it will take place from Friday August 11 to Sunday August 13 .<p>This meteor shower is …

Popular stomach acid blockers linked to higher death rates

A higher risk of death is associated with long-term use of popular stomach acid reducers known as proton pump inhibitors, according to a new …

Medicine

This Summer’s 5 Best Wildlife Webcams

Our top recommended portals into the animal kingdom<p>The wild world, teeming with life, growth, color, and movement, holds perhaps the closest earthly …

San Francisco

Sprinkl helps your lawn weather the summer affordably

Sprinkl's new device conserves your water and your paycheck.<p>Depending on where you live, water conservation is a major concern come summer. Everyone wants a beautiful yard and garden, but watering them can cost -- and it's not always as environmentally friendly as we hope.<p>But a class of gadgets …

The Man Who's Trying to Kill Dark Matter

For 80 years, scientists have puzzled over the way galaxies and other cosmic structures appear to gravitate toward something they cannot see. This …

Has Europe Been Right All Along to Renounce GE Crops?

By Reynard Loki<p><i>Editor's note: The terms GE (genetic engineering) and GMO (genetically modified organism) are often used interchangeably, but their</i> …

13 Cognitive Biases That Really Screw Things Up For You

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of processing power, you would think our judgment would be highly accurate, but that's far from the case.<p>Our judgments are often inaccurate because the …

Comment on Scientists Hook Up Brain to Tablet—Paralyzed Woman Googles With Ease by Сурен Акопов

Made device for reading human thoughts / human mind reading machine / Brain computer interface. In particular, I have created a perfect Speech …

Final kiss of two stars heading for catastrophe

Using ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), an international team of astronomers has found the hottest and most massive double star with components so …

Cosmology

Relativity v quantum mechanics – the battle for the universe

Physicists have spent decades trying to reconcile two very different theories. But is a winner about to emerge – and transform our understanding of everything from time to gravity?<p>It is the biggest of problems, it is the smallest of problems. At present physicists have two separate rulebooks …

Quantum Mechanics

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory and Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

The Brain