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Psychedelic Drugs Reshape Cells to "Repair" Neurons in Our Brains

Psychedelics could show the way to a new generation of medicine.<p>Psychedelic drugs like LSD, DMT, and psilocybin (the chemical in magic mushrooms) …

Neuroscience

Psychedelic Drugs May Change the Structure of Brain Cells

It's no surprise that psychedelic drugs such as LSD and ecstasy alter brain function, leading to the drugs' "trippy" effects and possible …

Neuroscience

Scientists Identify a "New Type of Depression"

Scientists want to develop new antidepressant drugs.<p>An estimated half of the 322 million people affected by depression don’t appear to benefit from …

Neuroscience

Chilling mountaintop find may confirm dark Greek legend

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Archaeologists have made a sinister discovery at the top of a Greek mountain which might corroborate one of the darkest legends of antiquity.<p>Excavations this summer on Mount Lykaion, once worshipped as the birthplace of the god Zeus, uncovered the 3,000-year-old skeleton of a …

Archaeology

Russian VPNFilter Router Malware Much Worse Than Thought: What to Do

Remember that Russian router malware warning from last week? The situation is even worse than we originally thought, and a whole lot more router …

Wi-Fi

These Crispy Asparagus Fries Are Packed With Flavor — but Are Still Good For You!

<i>Lighten up your fries by swapping heavy potatoes with crunchy asparagus! Spears are tossed in cheesy nutritional yeast and almond meal for a dose of healthy fats and protein, via PaleoHacks.</i><p>Spring is in the air with this garden-fresh French fry alternative. No need to sacrifice flavor to achieve …

Food

9 Composition Tips for Shooting Good Landscape Photos

Photographer Toma Bonciu (AKA Photo Tom) made this 10-minute video with 9 composition tips and rules you can use to shoot more effective landscape …

Framing

What is ‘Middle Gray’? Here’s a Short and Sweet Explanation

If you’ve never learned the technical details of what “middle gray” and “18% gray” are, check out this 6-minute video by Filmmaker IQ. John Hess …

How to Use Negative Space in Landscape Photography

My biggest passion in photography is photographing landscapes.<p>There's a lot of reasons for this, but chief among them is that there are simply so …

Nadar and How Photography became an Art

Selfportrait of Félix Nadar (1820-1910)<p>On April 5, 1820, <b>Gaspard-Félix Tournachon</b> better known under his pseudonym <b>Nadar</b>, was born. He is considered to …

Art

This Is The Secret Meaning Behind The Devil's Number 666

It's a code for his real name.<p>We've all heard about the infamous number 666, which is rather cryptically referred to as the "number of the beast" in …

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Does Disbelief in Free Will Increase Anti-Social Behavior?

Contemporary theories of free will tend to fall into one of two general categories, namely, those that insist on and those that are skeptical about …

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 …

Massive volcano described in apocalyptic poem ushered in Christianity for Iceland's Vikings

A massive volcanic eruption helped convert Iceland's Vikings to Christianity more than a thousand years ago, according to new research.<p>Memories of the largest lava flood in the history of Iceland, recorded in a medieval poem, were used to drive the island's conversion to Christianity, suggests the …

Turns Out Coffee Acts on Your Brain Like Cannabis, But in Reverse

Dope.<p>A new study on the consumption of coffee has revealed the world's most common recreational drug affects our metabolism far more deeply than we …

Northwestern University

The 'Most Elusive' Man in North America

Somewhere in the mountains of Vernon, British Columbia lives a 76-year-old man by the name of Dag Aabye. He has no cell phone or email address. Revered by locals for having escaped from the shackles of modern society, he is the champion of the 80-mile ultramarathon aptly named the “death race.” …

North America

This Simple Hack Makes Your Grilled Cheese Even Better

A grilled cheese sandwich is pure comfort food and one of the best go-to meals when money is tight, but who knew it could get even better? Add cheese to the OUTSIDE of the bread for a food hack that delivers a slightly crispy, even cheesier sandwich to swoon over.<p>There’s no need for extra …

Recipes

Lost Civilization in Grand Canyon Was, Wait, Egyptian?

At 277 miles (445 kilometers) long, up to 18 miles (28 kilometers) wide and 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) deep, the Grand Canyon is one of the most …

Grand Canyon

Here's Everything Science Knows So Far About The Origins of Humans

The story evolves every year.<p>The question of where we humans come from is one many people ask, and the answer is getting more complicated as new …

The One Thing You Should Never Do When Making Banana Bread

A loaf of banana bread can fix many problems in a Southern household. Need a gift to give to a new neighbor? Wrap up a loaf of banana bread. Want a …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

What If the Big Bang Wasn't the Beginning? New Study Proposes Alternative

Was the universe created with a Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago, or has it been expanding and contracting for eternity? A new paper, inspired by …

Dark Matter

Edison’s ‘Spirit Box’ Tried to Determine the Nature of Life, Not Just Talk with the Dead

Thomas Edison, the iconic inventor and entrepreneur best known for developing the motion picture camera, the phonograph, and of course, the practical …

Quantum common sense

Despite its confounding reputation, quantum mechanics both guides and helps explain human intuition<i>By Philip Ball</i>Read at Aeon

Force Yourself to Write Non-Stop

[If you have writer's block] force yourself to write non-stop for twenty or thirty minutes: no deletions, no erasures, no pauses. If that doesn't …

Fluid Tests Hint at Concrete Quantum Reality

Surprising oil drop experiments suggest that the quantum world may not be as strange as advertised.<p>For nearly a century, “reality” has been a murky …

Researchers Say There’s No Alternative Theory to the Big Bang — Yet

No True Alternatives<p>Currently, the prevailing theory about the origin of the universe is still the Big Bang. There have been, however, attempts to …

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Why Theoretical Physicist Sylvester James Gates Sees No Conflict Between Science and Religion

An active proponent of education, diversity and communication, Sylvester James Gates is known for both his research in theoretical physics and his …