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Scientists make counterintuitive observations in hybrid quantum systems

A team of researchers from the National Institute of Informatics (NII) in Tokyo and NTT Basic Research Laboratories (BRL, Nippon Telegraph and …

Particles

Kimchi Coleslaw | Vegetables Recipes

Tap For Method<p>Ingredients<p>600g white cabbage<br>• 200g leek<br>• 100g carrot<br>• 2 tablespoons gochugaru , (Korean chilli powder)<br>• 1 teaspoon grated garlic<br>• 1 teaspoon …

Recipes

10 Taco Recipes from Around the World

1 of 10<p>Texas-Style Puffy Barbacoa Tacos<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>New England Lobster Roll Tacos<p>3 of 10<p>Japanese Tako Tacos<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Miami Cubano …

New England

What's It Like To Pose For David Hockney? We Asked The People In His Portraits

Rufus Hale was just 11 years old when artist David Hockney painted his portrait. Rufus' mother was making a movie about the prolific, octogenarian artist, and brought her son with her to work one day. He was sketching in the corner of the studio when Hockney asked, "Why don't I paint you?"<p>Now …

Art

‘Reason is non-negotiable’: Steven Pinker on the Enlightenment

In an extract from his new book Enlightenment Now, the Harvard psychologist extols the relevance of 18th-century thinking<p>• Read an interview with Steven Pinker on Enlightenment Now here<p>What is enlightenment? In a 1784 essay with that question as its title, Immanuel Kant answered that it consists of …

Alexander Hamilton

The self does exist, and is amenable to scientific investigation – Şerife Tekin

‘Know thyself’ is one of philosophy’s most ancient aphorisms. But is there such a thing as the self and, if there is, can it be empirically …

I and Thou: Philosopher Martin Buber on the Art of Relationship and What Makes Us Real to One Another

“The primary word I–Thou can only be spoken with the whole being. The primary word I–It can never be spoken with the whole being.”<p><i>“Relationship is the fundamental truth of this world of appearance,”</i> the Indian poet and philosopher Rabindranath Tagore — the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize …

Nobel Prize

Seven Types of Atheism by John Gray review – is every atheist an inverted believer?

An impressively erudite work, ranging from St Augustine to Joseph Conrad, embraces an atheism that finds enough mystery in the material world<p>There has been a rash of books in recent years by thinkers for whom the human race is getting nicer and nicer. Richard Dawkins, Steven Pinker, Matt Ridley and …

Atheism

Easy Chinese stir fry sauce recipes you will love

A successful stir fry can be all about the right sauce. There’s no need to the head to the supermarket for a pre-made sauce, as with the help of some …

Soysauce

Rainbows are (literally) in the eye of the beholder

Magical phenomena are even cooler when you understand the science behind them.<p>Rainbows are perhaps the closest things we have to real magic. They appear like beautiful, ghostly apparitions in the sky just as the rain clears and the sun peeks out and <i>gosh</i> they make you feel happy, don’t they?<p>Like all …

Nature

RuPaul: ‘Drag is a big f-you to male-dominated culture’

A mix of high camp and compassion has made RuPaul’s Drag Race a TV hit. But beneath the wigs and corsets, the lip-syncing showgirls have a radical message<p>When RuPaul Charles was seven, one of his sisters comforted him with a promise. “Everyone who’s in charge of the world now,” she told him, …

Reality TV

Happiness and Habits: Make Small Changes, Get Big Results

Would you buy cheap day-old bread from the bakery if you could afford artisanal baguettes?<p>Probably not. However, forgetting you’re no longer a broke …

Happiness

The quantum promise

Though we're not even into the wild west days of quantum computing, one expert argues we should take some risks on a technology that can keep the …

Quantum Computing

Optical Illusions with Mr. E

This lesson was found on Mr. E’s site. Thanks for the great lesson!<p>3rd grade students are drawing an optical illusion from lines and shading. With …

How quantum mechanics defies our sense of logic

<i>Margaret Wertheim is a science writer and author of “The Pearly Gates of Cyberspace: A History of Space from Dante to the Internet,” and “Physics on the Fringe.”</i><p>‘I think I can safely say that nobody understands quantum mechanics,” wrote Richard Feynman in 1965, the year he was awarded the Nobel …

Quantum Mechanics

14 Natural Ways to Improve Your Memory

Everyone has moments of forgetfulness from time to time, especially when life gets busy.<p>While this can be a completely normal occurrence, having a …

Wellness

A Study of Hands Like No Other, by Ivan Alifan

March 22, 2018<p>Balasz Takac is alias of Vladimir Bjelicic (1983), who is actively engaged in art criticism, curatorial and artistic practice and is an …

Fine Art

The Puzzle Of Quantum Reality

There’s a hole at the heart of quantum physics.It’s a deep hole. Yet it’s not a hole that prevents the theory from working. Quantum physics is, by …

Quantum Mechanics

The Puzzle of Consciousness

Over the latest 20 years ago, the field of consciousness studies has become increasingly popular, partly because some scientists believe that …

Consciousness

Top Five Things You Didn’t Know About Meister Eckhart

Eckhart von Hochheim, better known as Meister (“Master”) Eckhart, was one of the most important religious thinkers of all time, yet very few people know much about the man behind the famous quotes. Consider the following five tidbits as a brief introduction.<p><b>1. He sounds like a Zen philosopher but</b> …

Breakthrough study reveals how LSD dissolves a person's sense of self

A fascinating study led by scientists at the University of Zurich has uncovered key insights into the mechanisms behind how our brain generates our …

Neuroscience

25 Vegan Recipes That Won't Mess With Your Weight-Loss Goals

If you're vegan you know that if you don't meal-plan ahead of time, it's very easy to fall into the pasta-and-tomato-sauce trap. Once that happens, …

Weight Loss

'Microdosing' LSD is not just a Silicon Valley trend – it is spreading to other workplaces

It may seem like a doomed attempt to mix business and pleasure. But a growing number of young professionals in Silicon Valley insist that taking …

Brain back-up start-up 'will be the death of users'

<b>A start-up that claims it will one day allow people to back-up their brains admits it will come at the ultimate price: death.</b><p>Nectome has said it will one day be capable of scanning the human brain and preserving it, perhaps running a deceased person's mind as a computer simulation.<p>However, its …

Startups

This 7-Word Mantra Saves Me Every Time I Feel Anxious

You would never meet me and think, <i>this woman has anxiety</i>. I walk into rooms wearing electric-berry lipsticks, flamboyant outfits (I’ve never met a …

How to find cheap flight deals: 5 expert tips

‘Flight-hacking ninja’ Jack Sheldon, founder of Jack’s Flight Club, reveals how to keep costs low when jetting off<p>Book early with Asian airlines for Christmas and ‘peak-east’ flights<p>Most airlines – especially east Asian ones – get their business from local passengers. This means prices are set …

Flying

The fun stopped here: England's derelict theme parks

<b>Incredibly expensive to run, and under increasing pressure to keep up with the big boys like Alton Towers and Drayton Manor, many modest amusement parks have struggled with dwindling visitor numbers before coming to a complete standstill.</b><p>One of the most recent victims is Pleasure Island in …

Amusement Parks

Chipotles En Adobo Chipotles Chili In Adobo Sauce Recipe

Place all ingredients in a heavy bottom pan, cover, and cook over very low heat for 1 to 1-1/2 hours, until the chiles are very soft and the liquid …

Taco Tuesday: Smoky Mushroom Carnitas [Vegan] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Thai Style Vegan Stir Fry with Lemongrass Recipe

Not sure what to do with lemongrass? If you've got some leftover, or you've got plenty growing wild in your yard, and are sick of lemongrass tea, …