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Anime Tokyo Versus Real Tokyo

<i>The Garden of Words</i> is one of the most beautiful anime films in recent memory. Let’s see how it compares to Tokyo, the city where it takes place.<p>The …

Scientist plans to clone extinct Siberian cave lion preserved in permafrost

<i>The Siberian Times</i> reports that South Korean cloning scientist Hwang Woo-Suk plans to clone an extinct Siberian cave lion, using tissue samples from …

Will the singularity mean the death of religion? - The Kernel

After conquering the kitchen, the game show, and outer space, are our machines heading for religion next?<p>The singularity is a hypothesized time in …

10 crazy concepts for homes of the future

1/<p>We're already starting to see many options for tiny homes, like the Ecocapsule that is meant to support you living entirely off the grid.<p>It is …

Mexico City

Without this gene, we'd all still be slime

You may not think you have much in common with slime, but new research from the University of British Columbia has found that a common ancestral gene …

Scientists develop Matrix-style technology capable of 'uploading knowledge' to your brain

Scientists believe they may have taken the first steps towards making <i>Matrix</i>-style 'instant learning' a reality.<p>A team of researchers from HRL …

Unload Your Thoughts and Ideas With a "Mind Capture" Ritual

Your mind is always bouncing around thoughts and ideas in your head, but it’s hard to capture and understand them if you’re constantly being …

Productivity

Harvard Goes To The Himalayas – Monks With ‘Superhuman’ Abilities Show Scientists What We Can All Do

It’s fascinating to consider just how many ancient teachings tell us that humans have the capacity to gain extraordinary powers through various …

This Space Opera Book Is Pure Insane Fun

<i>Star Wars</i> is over for now. <i>The Expanse</i> is off the air, and we have months to wait until <i>Star Trek</i> comes back to the big screen. So where are we going …

When technology makes it possible, our brains will be ready to be teleported across space – study

Teleportation may stay in the realm of science fiction for the foreseeable future, but scientists say that our brains already react favorably to …

Listen to a Physicist Explain Gravitational Waves (in a Way You'll Understand)

Earlier this month, physicists at LIGO (the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory) announced that, after many decades of searching, …

25 books that will stick with you and blow your mind

The best books have the potential to stick with you long after you've finished them. Some can even affect how you look at the world.<p>We've put …

The extinction inside our guts

The world is facing an extinction event. Hundreds of species are disappearing from their native habitat. This impending extinction is distinct from the plight of the polar bears or frog populations and is not a result of global warming or deforestation. It's happening within our guts, which are …

Microbiology

Was Einstein Wrong?

Last week's announcement of the direct detection of gravitational waves proved, once again, the enduring power of Albert Einstein's scientific vision. Once again, Einstein was right in that this theory accurately predicted the behavior of the world.<p>But with last week's triumph, a deep and …

11 Anime That Will Make You Smarter

Who says learning can't be fun?<p>Mention the word anime to most people and they conjure images of spiky-haired heroes throwing fire balls and magical …

The 9 Personalities Which Are Changing The World

1) THE INITIATOR<p>Regardless of the initiative, these are the doers of our world. Being the number of ‘new’ in which all manifestation begins, they …

Why Gravitational Physicists Don't Sleep at Night

Meeting the people behind the gravitational wave discovery.<p>"The best time to run an experiment," said Aaron Buikema, a PhD student in physics at MIT, "is between 8:30 in the evening and 4 in the morning."<p>It does lead to an unusual sleep schedule, Buikema admitted, but he's been working on something …

Why is China’s greatest novel virtually unknown in the west?

Dream of the Red Chamber is a masterpiece that has been called the ‘book of the millennium’ and it is high time it receives the attention it deserves<p>When I was a graduate student in Oxford many years ago I shared a house with a brilliant German sinologist who used to push translations my way, …

China

I Drilled a Hole in My Own Skull to Stay High Forever

John Doran speaks to Joe Mellen about the importance of expanding your consciousness.<p>"This is the story of how I came to drill a hole in my head to get permanently high."<p>As far as opening lines to memoirs go, they don't come much more compelling than the first sentence in Joe Mellen's 1970 book,</i> …

Einstein's gravitational waves 'seen' from black holes

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1225000/1225786_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534410981_429a474975671e27cdeedae453f57f6d<p><b>Scientists are claiming a stunning discovery in their quest to fully understand gravity.</b><p>They have observed the warping of space-time generated by the …

Physics

Immortality May Be More than Mere Fiction

Immortality has long been heeded as the stuff of fiction. As a trait only possessed by Gods and spirits. But the mark of engineering is the ability to turn science fiction into reality. New leads in immortality research have shown that the fountain of youth may be closer than many of us believe. …

Museums are using virtual reality to preserve the past – before it's too late

Cultural institutions are steeped in history and tradition, but they are also uniquely placed to take advantage of some of the latest technology. …

British Museum

British Museum uses virtual reality to transport visitors to the bronze age

Virtual reality experience takes visitors back in time using real objects and state of the art 3D gadgets<p>Visitors to the British Museum are invited to walk into a 4,000-year-old roundhouse this weekend, where the fire is lit, the floor swept and some enigmatic objects lie waiting to be …

Winning personality: The advantages of being an ambivert

It often feels like everyone must belong to one of two groups: extroverts or introverts. The extroverts are brash, outgoing and impulsive; while the introverts are introspective, quiet and reserved.<p>But some people don’t fit into just one of these categories. One night, happy hour seems like the …

Personality

Genetic Engineering Now Allows Parents to Select the Gender and Eye Color of Their Children

The new season of HBO's Vice will kick off with a close look at gene editing and preimplantation genetic diagnosis.<p>The premier episode of the fourth season of HBO's mini-documentary series <i>Vice</i> will include a segment on genetic engineering that examines what researchers and doctors around the world …

Fertility Researchers Just Got Permission To Edit Human Embryos

When it comes to changing the structure of the human genome, those basic genetic instructions that make us <i>homo sapiens</i>, how much editing is too much? …

1. Transhumanism

Of course, evolutionarily speaking, humans are a bit of a special case. We're pretty well aware of the effects of evolution on non-humans, but we're …

The Real Reason Introverts Dread Small Talk

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>Just the other day, you avoided making eye contact with your chatty neighbor when you saw her unexpectedly at the grocery store. And you skipped the office holiday party so you wouldn’t have to make awkward small talk all night with your co-workers.These …

Self-help

New Shock Wave Engines Have the Potential to Triple Fuel Efficiency in Hybrid Vehicles

We’ve seen a number of innovations focused on improving the efficiency of hybrid cars. But while most of these new ideas have focused on optimizing …

10 Of The Coolest Gadgets We Saw At CES 2016

We met tons of brand new tech startups at CES this year and saw gadgets ranging from health-focused wearables, drones, 3D printers, and AR/VR headsets. We even got views of the Las Vegas strip from 1,000 feet off the ground in the UberCHOPPER. These were the hottest hardware startups and most …