Ian Douglas Storbakken

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Everything, even a rock, has some degree of consciousness

Philip Goff, associate professor in philosophy at Central European University in Budapest, argues that the idea of panpsychism ("mind is everywhere") …

Twitter smokes the NYPD for posting braggadocious photo of tiny amount of drugs

The New York Police Department arrested alleged gang members late last week, seized drugs and cash in the process, and then proudly posted its …

Wall Street

New alien planet boasts rare triple suns

Artist's Concept of HD 1885 Ab (NASA/JPL-Caltech)<p>Eat your heart out, Tatooine: A newly discovered alien planet has not one, not two, but three suns …

There's now a tool to test for NSA spyware

Has your computer been infected with a suspected NSA spying implant? A security researcher has come up with a free tool that can tell.Luke Jennings …

One Woman's Immortal Cells Have Saved Hundreds of Thousands of Lives

Imagine this: you’re a physician at one of the most renowned medical institutions in the world. A patient comes in with a very aggressive form of …

Astronauts aboard International Space Station harvest first batch of Chinese cabbage

This is the fifth crop to be produced aboard the structure.<p>Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have harvested a batch of Chinese …

Ask Ethan: If Gravity Attracts, How Can The 'Dipole Repeller' Push The Milky Way?

One of the most peculiar things about the Universe is how quickly the Milky Way appears to be moving. Despite having mapped out the cosmic masses nearby to unprecedented accuracy, there still doesn’t appear to be enough to cause the motion we actually experience. The idea of a “great attractor” …

Universe

A Strange Cosmic Flicker Reveals Merging Black Holes

If we can wait 100 million years, the PG 1302-102 binary system will offer quite the show.<p>The two black holes of the PG 1302-102 binary system are currently orbiting each other at a distance not much larger than the diameter of our own solar system, which in cosmic terms is just down the hall. …

Study Finds Link Between Having More Sex and Better Memory

Best news we've heard all day.<p>Every day, without even thinking about it, you do all sorts of things that have been scientifically shown to help to boost your memory. Morning coffee? Check. Mid-day workout? Check. Salmon dinner? Also check. And now, according to new research, there might be even one</i> …

Legendary animator Hayao Miyazaki calls AI generated animation "an insult to life itself"

Legendary Studio Ghibli animator Hayao Miyazaki was recently screened a demo of AI generated animation after which he vehemently responded, "I would …

Anime

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High-Resolution Satellite Images Capture Stunning View of Earth’s Changing Waters

Where and when surface water occurs on Earth is vitally important for all life. But that water is constantly in flux. Lakes, rivers and wetlands …

New device would use electricity to plug gushing wounds

Zapping your nerves to jumpstart the blood clotting process<p>For centuries, if a doctor wanted to stop a bleeding wound, he would use the tourniquet method: Tightly wrap a piece of cloth around the area, which would essentially cut off blood flow to and from the wound. That ancient practice is still …

NASA's Cassini Probe Returns Stunning Close-Up Photos Of Saturn

They reveal the planet's hexagonal jet stream.<p>NASA’s Cassini probe has returned stunning close-ups of Saturn’s atmosphere, after beginning its death …

Indian physicist Thanu Padmanabhan wins decade-long bet on dark energy

Pune-based theoretical physicist and Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) professor Thanu Padmanabhan has won the decade …