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How I Stopped Chasing Happiness and Started Enjoying My Imperfect Life

<b>“I want to live my life without stress and worries. I don’t need to be rich or famous. I just want to be happy.” ~Unknown</b><p>Have you ever set a goal and …

Happiness

This Ancient Wisdom Reveals 6 Rituals to Become Happier

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

How Neutrinos Could Solve The Three Greatest Open Questions In Physics

When you take a look at the Universe in great detail, a few facts jump out at you that might be surprising. All the stars, galaxies, gas, and plasma out there are made of matter and not antimatter, even though the laws of nature appear symmetric between the two. In order to form the structures we …

Physics

Lydian Mode Guitar Secrets I Wish I Knew Years Ago [Lessons]

<b>Guitar Scales And Modes</b>: In this lesson I discuss all the Lydian Mode Guitar secrets I wish I knew Years Ago.

15 of the world's rarest cloud formations – and the science behind them

10 Amazing PS4 Exclusives Games You Should Play Right Now

2017 isn’t over yet, but here are GameCross’ top 10 PS4 exclusives of 2017.<p>Let us know what you think in the comments below!<p>Advertisements

31 delicious one-pot recipes

My brother-in-law and I are the same kind of cooks — it's been described that we will grab every clean mixing bowl or pot in a kitchen and dirty it …

The dark side of the universe – a primer | Cosmos

<b>Over the past 40 years astronomers</b> have realised that everything we can see – all the stars, planets and galaxies – make up less than 5% of the …

Happy Birthday Prince: 5 More Examples Of His Insane Guitar Skills

Fans and admirers around the world are celebrating the life of talented musician <b>Prince</b> who today would have turned 58 years old had he not suffered …

Music

Five Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online Completely Free

Science often gets a bad rap for being inaccessible. But it’s actually never been easier to satisfy your curiosity on subjects ranging from computer …

Photographer Captures Rare Natural Phenomenon – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Japanese photographer and digital artist Yutaka Kagaya happened to be in the right place at the right time, capturing what looks like a …

America’s nukes are still controlled by 8-inch floppy disks

The title of the report on the government's information technology infrastructure — "Federal Agencies Need to Address Aging Legacy Systems" — is what we'd classify as an understatement.<p>"Agencies reported using several systems that have components that are, in some cases, at least 50 years old," the …

The world's 2nd-smartest man says these 'brain drugs' make him smarter

Rick Rosner, the world's second-smartest man, starts his day by swallowing around 50 pills.<p>Omega 3 fish oil capsules (to control the bad fat), a baby aspirin (for longevity), Metformin (for the metabolism).<p>Pop, pop, pop.<p>Then breakfast.<p>The regimen, he says, "makes my brain work better." If you …

10 Bizarre Realities Of Life At The End Of The Universe

Our universe is going to die, no doubt about it. One of the most accepted models of the end of the universe is eternal expansion and eventual death …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

This man says he tried to find the son he fathered in his teens, but his son found him and discovered he was loaded.<p>7:14 p.m. Today7:14 p.m. June 20, …

Voting

We can’t vote for either one: On world stage, Clinton and Trump present different, but serious, dangers

It is pathetically impossible to determine which one would be worse, the only metric we have left. It’s OK to pass<p>As of this past week Americans voters have their choices in November—all three of them. I do not see them as nearly as clear or simple as a lot of people might have imagined even a …

Earth - The real reasons nothing can ever go faster than light

It was September 2011 and physicist Antonio Ereditato had just shocked the world.<p>The announcement he had made promised to overturn our understanding of the Universe. If the data gathered by 160 scientists working on the OPERA project were correct, the unthinkable had been observed.<p>Particles – in …

Why fans had to wait 7 years to see one of the darkest 'Batman' stories get turned into a movie

Later this year, DC Entertainment will release an animated movie based on one of the darkest Batman storylines — 1988's graphic novel, "The Killing Joke."<p>If you're a Batman fan, the announcement last July was a big deal.<p>Artist Bruce Timm, one of the minds behind the beloved and Emmy-winning …

NASA just released some stunning space-themed posters — here they are

These posters were created as part of an internally distributed NASA calendar, but all of the images they created are going to be posted for free online. You can also buy prints from their online store.<p>The three released so far: "The Grand Tour," "'Mars," and "Enceladus" are all focused on Mars …

A robot has solved a Rubik's Cube in under a second

Just last month, we told you about a robot that managed to solve a Rubik's cube in less than a second, a feat that is already pretty damn impressive. But in today's world, records are broken every day, and it looks like the bot created by software engineers Jay Flatland and Paul Rose already has …

A human rights group wants your old USB drives to help overthrow Kim Jong Un

It might seem like a very small thing to do, but the Human Rights Foundation (HRF) and Silicon Valley non-profit organization Forum 280 have launched the Flash Drives for Freedom campaign, seeking as many working USB memory sticks as possible.<p>The idea is to donate these memory sticks to North …

Intel will stop sourcing its materials from war zones in 2016

Intel’s CEO Brian Krzanich used his keynote at CES to announce that his company will work to ensure all of its products are conflict-free by the end of 2016.<p>In 2014, Intel said it had already managed to eradicate the use of minerals mined from war zones from the microprocessors it uses in its …

Radamel Falcao: a fallen superhero who deserves sympathy, not scorn

Just over a year ago Radamel Falcao walked into a room in Madrid to greet a cluster of schoolboys flown over from Colombia to meet their hero. One of them, a 12-year-old boy who had built his own museum dedicated to the player back at home in Bogotá, was so overcome to see his icon with his own …

14 genius Stephen Hawking quotes that will make you question your place in the universe (pictures)

Stephen Hawking

SpaceX’s Retro Posters Will Make You Want To Die On Mars

Conflicted about whether to take a one-way trip to Mars? Maybe these space tourism posters released on SpaceX’s Flickr page will persuade you. Done up in the sunny retrofuturism of a Jetsons cartoon, they’re all streamlined space trailers and nuclear families bonding over the gorgeous sights of a …

Posters

See the Norwegian Town at the Center of a UFO Mania

Film still from the documentary "The Portal: The Hessdalen Light Phenomenon" (2009). Directed by Terje Toftenes<p>1 of 20<p>Hessdalen, a valley in the …

Paranormal

Steve Messam creates crimson bridge from 20,000 sheets of paper

British artist Steve Messam has installed a weight-bearing bridge across a stream in the UK's Lake District using 20,000 sheets of bright red paper …

Fifty years on, Grateful Dead tour breaks box-office records

It promises to be the concert trip of the season: the Grateful Dead, performing over three nights in Chicago in early July in what the band say will be the last chance for them and their “Deadhead” fans to reconvene.<p>True to form, the shows are freighted with semi-cosmic synchronicity: 20 years to …