Iga Muradyan

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Live for ever: Scientists say they’ll soon extend life ‘well beyond 120’

In Palo Alto in the heart of Silicon Valley, hedge fund manager Joon Yun is doing a back-of-the-envelope calculation. According to US social security data, he says, the probability of a 25-year-old dying before their 26th birthday is 0.1%. If we could keep that risk constant throughout life instead …

Peter Thiel

Troublemaker Lee Smolin Says Physics—and Its Laws—Must Evolve*

What separates good from bad troublemakers? Productive provocateurs from mere contrarians, bullshit artists, attention-seekers? This is the …

Physics

Age of Enlightenment

"Age of Reason" redirects here. For other uses, see Age of Reason (disambiguation).<p>The <b>Enlightenment</b> (also known as the <b>Age of Enlightenment</b> or the <b>Age</b> …

Leo Tolstoy’s theory of everything

Before writing some of the greatest novels in history, Tolstoy asked some of philosophy’s hardest questions<p>Tolstoy’s first diary, started on March 17, 1847, at the age of eighteen, began as a clinical investigation launched under laboratory conditions: in the isolation of a hospital ward, where he …

Literature

On a Quarrel: David Shields and Caleb Powell Go Into a Cabin (With James Franco)

Two writers argue. In the Woods. For a Week. And they record <i>everything</i>.<p>From this intriguing premise, David Shields and Caleb Powell produce a fascinating reality-show romp of a new book, and -- two years later -- a movie based upon the book (with James Franco directing), both called <i>I Think You Are</i> …

Remote Controls

Stunning Drone Video Tours NYC's Five Boroughs From the Sky

Living here we can get caught up in our day-to-day routines, only occasionally venturing to new territory. And many visitors don't see much beyond Manhattan and Brooklyn.<p>But we live in an age of drone cinematography (even if we're still waiting for FAA regulations for drones). We don't have limit …

Drones

4 Legendary Cheeses and Their Cheaper (But Still Delicious) Counterparts

Here, four brilliant European cheeses and their less expensive American doppelgängers.<p>Imagine a serious sushi bar, but instead of rare raw fish they …

Mount Everest