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Scientists Reveal That Quantum Time Travel Exists

Around ten years ago researcher Dave Bacon, now at Google, showed that a time-travelling quantum computer could quickly solve a group of problems, …

Physics

MIT's Mind-Blowing Solutions To the Nine Hardest Startup Problems

Deciding how big you want the company to be and change its strategy, organization, and processes while sustaining the culture.<p>If you aspire to be a successful startup leader, it helps to know how to solve the toughest challenges you'll face.<p>When I was a graduate student at MIT, professors …

Startups

Why Backers of Intermittent Fasting Believe It Can Slow Aging

"We’re trying to get more productive, more cognitive function, and potentially live longer."<p>At the offices for HVMN, the workplace culture is all …

Holistic Medicine

30 excuses stopping you from living your best life (and 30 solutions to overcome them)

“I attribute my success to this: — I never gave or took an excuse.” — Florence Nightingale<p>Studies show that failure is among the most common reasons …

Motivation

Beyond the Surface of Einstein’s Relativity Lay a Chimerical Geometry

It was in 1905 that Albert Einstein unveiled his special theory of relativity, and in 1915, the general theory of relativity – both ingenious …

Cloudflare 1.1.1.1 privacy DNS is real: here’s how to use it

Privacy has always been an important topic but, of late, it has become an increasingly troubling one. From smartphones to social media to plain …

Why an Old Theory of Everything Is Gaining New Life

Twenty-five particles and four forces. That description—the Standard Model of particle physics—constitutes physicists’ best current explanation for …

Quantum Mechanics

Here's How Artificial Intelligence Will Explode in 2018 | Inc.com

Artificial intelligence (AI) grew exponentially in 2017, and was the number one topic many executives called out as the hottest tech trend of the year. In 2018 it will be even bigger, particularly when it comes to companies using AI in sales and marketing. That's according to Manny Medina, …

Artificial Intelligence

Groundbreaking new studies suggest the presence of a fourth dimension

We live in a three-dimensional reality. Because of that, it’s pretty hard to imagine what a four-dimensional reality might be like, but that isn’t …

12 Ways to Entertain (and Exhaust) Your Kid When They’re Stuck Inside

Beat the snow, rain, or even heat with quick activities that everyone can participate in.<p>Serious winter weather can be an impassable roadblock to …

20 Lessons You Need to Learn Before You're Out of Your 20s | Inc.com

<i>What are some of the lessons one should definitely learn at their 20s? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge,</i> …

Quora

Panpsychism Is Crazy, but It’s Also Most Probably True

Common sense tells us that only living things have an inner life. Rabbits and tigers and mice have feelings, sensations and experiences; tables and …

The Big Bang Wasn't The Beginning, After All

The Universe began not with a whimper, but with a bang! At least, that’s what you’re commonly told: the Universe and everything in it came into existence at the moment of the Big Bang. Space, time, and all the matter and energy within began from a singular point, and then expanded and cooled, …

Universe

The smartphone is eventually going to die, and then things are going to get really crazy

<i>*This article was originally published in April, 2017.</i><p>One day, not too soon — but still sooner than you think — the smartphone will all but vanish, …

A 3,700-Year-Old Babylonian Clay Tablet Is Believed To Contain The World’s First Trigonometry Table

A new study reveals that a 3,700-year-old Babylonian clay tablet contains what is thought to be the oldest known trigonometry table in the world, …

Scientists Have Created a Super-Thin Fabric That Harvests Energy From Our Movements

They call it "twistron".<p>A twisted fibre made of gel-coated carbon nanotubes could be the very thing we need to steal energy from our surroundings …

Engineering

Scientists Finally Prove Strange Quantum Physics Idea Einstein Hated

The equations of physics are things that we humans created to understand the Universe, and it can be hard to disentangle them from the Universe’s …

Science Says This 5-Second Rule Will Make Your Brain Stop Procrastinating (Thomas K.) | Inc.com

I've been meaning to write this column for some time. The reason I'm finally getting to it is because it's an excuse to avoid doing something else.<p>Let's face it, few of us, if we're honest, wouldn't confess to occasionally procrastinating. Our lives are busy, with lots of competing priorities, so …

Procrastination

The Specifics: 5 unconventional exercises for massive arms

You're absolutely going to want to rock your sleeveless T-shirt to the gym for this one.<p>Don't own a sleeveless? Well, after a weeks of incorporating …

Why the "You" in an Afterlife Wouldn't Really Be You

<i>The Discovery</i> is a 2017 Netflix film in which Robert Redford plays a scientist who proves that the afterlife is real. “Once the body dies, some part …

Canadian-led study casts doubt on existence of Planet Nine

Beware, space fans. Planet Nine is under attack and could wink out of existence under the sustained onslaught of … er … some very circumspect Canadians.<p>Planet Nine, for those who need to be reminded, is a hypothetical celestial body 10 times the mass of Earth that could be lurking at the fringes of …

Magnetic space tug and gravitational wave hunters revealed by ESA

With plans to join China in creating a moon base in the coming decades, the European Space Agency (ESA) is not resting on its laurels when it comes …

The scientific quest to create a new universe

Physicists aren't often reprimanded for using risqué humor in their academic writings, but in 1991 that is exactly what happened to the cosmologist …

New, Massive Simulation Allows Scientists to Observe Dark Matter

A new simulation has been built that’s the biggest of its kind, thanks to astrophysicist from the University of Zurich in Switzerland. This …

New Calculation Could Spell Trouble For a Popular Theory of the Universe's Origin

The universe began. But what did it begin from? What did it begin into? We know it began by expanding rather quickly, and ended up with lots of big …

Physics

Why Your Brain Craves Cigarettes When You Drink

You're experiencing the weird effect nicotine has on memory.<p>You know the feeling. You're two, maybe three drinks in, and you suddenly get a special hunger. It's like a void that you hadn't noticed, and now you want to fill it with something hot. Something so hot and filthy that you'll regret it …

Is There Really A Cosmological Constant? Or Is Dark Energy Changing With Time?

According to physics, the universe and everything in it can be explained by just a handful of equations. They’re difficult equations, all right, but their simplest feature is also the most mysterious one. The equations contain a few dozen parameters that are – for all we presently know – …

Dark Matter

Today's Workout 62: The bodyweight circuit to blast away your belly fat

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>Hang around enough people who are trying to lose weight, and you'll inevitably hear the same excuses: <i>Not enough</i> …

An Interview With AMD: The Latest On Ryzen Memory Support, Game Performance And Ryzen 3's Launch

We’ve been treated to a fascinating couple of months since the launch of AMD’s Ryzen desktop processors, that drew huge amounts of interest at the start of the year. In short, they’re competitive and in many situations are faster or better value (or both) compared to similar CPUs from established …

4 Seriously Underrated Ab Exercises

Knocking out sit-ups like it’s your job isn’t necessarily a bad thing — anything for progress, right? But it’s not the best way to build core …