Heather Gunston

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Can Quantum Physics Be Used to Explain the Existence of Consciousness?

How does the human brain generate our subjective experiences? How does it manifest human consciousness? The general sense that "I" am a "me" that has …

Understanding the "Schrodinger's Cat" Thought Experiment

Erwin Schrodinger was one of the key figures in quantum physics, even before his famous "Schrodinger's Cat" thought experiment. He had created the …

Who was buried at Stonehenge? New study sheds light

<b>(CNN) —</b> As one of the world's most famous prehistoric monuments, Stonehenge still holds many secrets despite centuries of study. For the first time, new research is lifting the veil on the people who are buried at Stonehenge.<p>The study was published in the journal Scientific Reports on Thursday.<p>Much …

Archaeology

Leonardo Da Vinci’s To-Do List Proves He’s a True Renaissance Man

Many of us are list makers. Lists can help us keep our lives organized, track our goals, and provide a roadmap of ideas and desires. In the digital age, putting pen to paper, creating lists, and keeping notebooks are seeing a surprising resurgence. Just look at the bullet journal trend. But there's …

Leonardo Da Vinci

10 Most-Loved Paintings by Vincent van Gogh

The Tortured Painter of Starry Night Is Now a Pop Star<p>He began late and died young. Yet, over a span of 10 years, Vincent van Gogh completed nearly …

Aristotle said there are three types of friendship, but only one we should strive for

At age 17, Aristotle enrolled in the Platonic Academy. He would stay there for 20 years.<p>Founded by the father of Western philosophy, the Greek philosopher Plato, Aristotle was the most promising student around. He asked many questions and answered even more.<p>The exact time of his departure from the …

Relationships

It's Rubens vs Facebook in fight over artistic nudity

Point made, they hope.<p>"Twenty per cent of the (Facebook) posts that we dedicated to the Flemish Masters couldn't be shown to our audience, our …

Art

How To Make the Best Garlic Butter Salmon in Foil — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Tender, flaky salmon drenched in garlic butter is, hands-down, the best thing to cook on your grill this summer. It's exactly what you need to break …

Recipes

Underground lake found on Mars, raising possibility of life

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Using a radar instrument on an orbiting spacecraft, scientists have spotted what they said on Wednesday appears to be a sizable salt-laden lake under ice on the southern polar plain of Mars, a body of water they called a possible habitat for microbial life.<p>The reservoir they …

European Space Agency

Friend of Van Gogh, mentor to Matisse, but John Russell is Australia's forgotten impressionist

Australian-born impressionist John Russell isn't a household name — but perhaps he should be.<p>He was a friend of Vincent van Gogh and a mentor to …

Vincent Van Gogh

Where Can I Find Reference Photos For Paintings?

A painting teacher might tell you not to use copyrighted photos from magazines or the internet. There are various sources where you can find …

Artist's Copyright FAQ: May I Make a Painting of a Photograph?

A painting made from a photograph is known as a derivative work. But that doesn't mean you can simply make a painting from any photo you find — you …

Painting

How to Tell if Something Is Public Domain

When Copyright Protection Becomes Public Domain<p>Copyrights protect works of authorship, such as writings, music, and works of art that have been …

Humanities

Japanese Artist Crafts Incredibly Realistic Cats Out of Felted Wool

The traditional needle felting technique is becoming more and more popular among crafters, with many textile artists using wool’s fuzzy fibers to create charming sculpted creations. One creative to master this craft is Japanese artist Wakuneco, who creates hyper-realistic hand-felted cat faces.<p>Each …

Cute

France Overpowers Croatia, 4-2, in World Cup Final: Pictures

Soccer

A new cloaking approach could potentially make objects invisible from every direction

<b>A BREAKTHROUGH.</b> Researchers from Montreal’s National Institute of Scientific Research (INRS) just published a study in <i>Optica</i> detailing a new approach …

You Can’t Hurt Lindsay Lohan Now

MYKONOS, Greece — The other day at the newly opened Lohan Beach House, families played on the beach alongside topless women alongside the religiously covered up, while a shirtless and ripped Romanian man with several teardrops tattooed on his face and the image of a person doing cocaine inked on …

Vanderpump Rules

Infographic: How to make money by writing and editing

Writing and editing remain highly marketable skills.With the internet’s insatiable appetite for content, many organizations are putting serious money …

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Pascal

Paul McCartney’s Extraordinary Carpool Karaoke Tour of Liverpool With James Corden

A *huge* surprise makes this one of the all-time Carpool greats.<p>James Corden describes it as “quite possibly the best #CarpoolKaraoke we’ve done so …

A Short Timeline and History of the Illuminati

The idea of an Illuminati can be traced to the writings of a wealthy, well-connected, and highly eccentric Bavarian intellectual named Johann Adam …

15 Foil-Packet Dinner Recipes That Make Cleanup a Breeze

We’re all about a cooking technique that will help us get dinner on the table quickly with no dishes. Turns out, you’ve had the answer in your …

The 10 Best Protein-Filled Foods to Keep You Full and Help You Drop Pounds

Eating a diet of 1,000 calories with foods that don't have any nutritional value is exactly what you shouldn't do if you want to lose weight. Instead, eating foods high in protein will provide nutrition and fill you up for longer periods of time. This means you'll be burning calories without any …

Top Plays from World Cup Group Stage: Pictures

Dark Mofo: The provocative festival changing Tasmania's reputation

<b>Once the focus of police concern, Tasmania's Dark Mofo festival remains renowned for confronting, headline-grabbing art. But it has also changed how the state presents itself to the world, writes Adam Morton in Hobart.</b><p>It is 21:00 on a Thursday, the winter freeze is setting in, and a 73-year-old-man …

5 reasons the Socceroos will beat France tonight

Dust off your green & gold, it’s time. Find a pub or a venue near you and watch Australia defeat France tonight at the Russia 2018 World Cup. Here’s …

How the rise of artificial intelligence could cause the next Australian property bust

One of the most difficult things about being from the future* is that most people think I’m crazy until what I predict actually happens, at which …

Which Type Of Bread Is The Healthiest?

Image: iStock<p>Wholemeal, wholegrain, multigrain, sourdough, rye, white, high fibre white, low GI, low FODMAP, gluten free. With so many choices of …

If You're Trying to Get Rid of Belly Fat, Eat Any of These 14 Delicious Breakfasts

Diet plays a huge role in reducing body fat percentage, and there are certain foods proven to target abdominal fat specifically. Ingredients such as …

FIFA World Cup fan's dream of going to Russia crushed by second visa rejection

Socceroos fan Aaron Camm has been left "gutted" after his application for a tourist visa to Russia to attend the World Cup was rejected, just days …