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The Experiment That Overturned A Basic Law of Physics

In the 1950s, physicist Chien-Shiung Wu was doing research at Columbia University when two other physicists approached her with a bold idea, but no …

Inside Out Nails the Science of How Our Memories Function

Ever since Pixar began showing previews of <i>Inside Out</i>, critics have been raving about its stunning animation, beautiful soundtrack, and creative …

The Brain

Americans Say They’d Like To Talk To Their Doctors Via Email, Facebook

A survey conducted by Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health shows that many Americans would like to chat with their doctors …

4 Common Misconceptions About Quantum Physics

Quantum physics is so fascinating that it appeals to a broader lay audience than a lot of other topics in science. It’s also so difficult to grasp …

Quantum Physics

Entertainment, News, and Lifestyle for Moms

Scientists Discover New Fundamental Property of Light—150 Years After Maxwell

Light plays a vital role in our everyday lives, and technologies based on light are all around us. So we might expect that our understanding of light …

Quantum Physics

5 Skills to Master Before You Even Think About Applying for a Social Media Job

Just a few years ago, the job title “social media manager” didn’t exist. Fast forward to today, and almost every company has someone on staff who is …

Doctors Got $6.5 Billion From Drug, Device Makers in U.S.

U.S. doctors and teaching hospitals got $6.49 billion from drug and medical-device makers in 2014, according to new government data on the financial …

Language Learners: 15 Useful Skills You Get from Speaking a Second Language - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips

Learning a new language enriches your life in so many ways.<p>I didn’t start seriously learning another language – Spanish – until my early 20s. I had …

Porn 'Addiction' Isn't Really Addiction, Neuroscientists Say

Porn "addiction" has been a subject of considerable debate among psychologists and in pop culture.<p>Some argue that porn encourages sexual violence and harms relationships. Others say it may have a place in a healthy sex life.<p>New research suggests that there's one thing porn <i>isn't</i>, and that's …

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

Self-improvement