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How Sex Makes You A Happier And Healthier Person

Ready to hit the sheets?<p>Whenever you have <i>good</i> sex, you likely experience a mix of emotional and physical effects ― both during the act and after you’re finished. Not only does sex and orgasming feel incredible, it’s also amazing for your health and well-being.<p>Researchers and sex therapists …

Immune System

Finally, a Problem That Only Quantum Computers Will Ever Be Able to Solve

Computer scientists have been searching for years for a type of problem that a quantum computer can solve but that any possible future classical …

Quantum Computing

Scientists Found That The Soul Doesn’t Die — It Goes Back To The Universe

Two leading scientists claim that the human brain is actually a ‘biological computer’ and ‘human consciousness’ is a program run by the computer …

Consciousness

We discovered that life may be billions of times more common in the multiverse

Why is there life in our universe? The existence of galaxies, stars, planets and ultimately life seem to depend on a small number of finely tuned …

Dark Matter

Scientists invented a real-life flux capacitor, but not for time travel

If you watched <i>Back to the Future</i> over the holiday weekend and wished the flux capacitor was a real thing so you could travel through time, we have sorta good news. Scientists from Australia and Switzerland have proposed a real-life flux capacitor -- but you won't be able to travel back to a high …

Time Travel

Scientists now know exactly where to look for fossils on Mars

Nobody knows for sure whether or not life had ever taken root on Mars. The dry, dusty planet doesn’t seem like a particularly hospitable place these …

Earth Science

9 First Date Ideas That Will Help You Really Get To Know Each Other

Coming up with great first date ideas isn't easy. You want something that will feel casual and fun, but you also want to make sure that the …

Relationships

Could alien life exist in parallel universes?

It’s one thing to look for life elsewhere in the universe. But why stop there? What about life in all those parallel universes that theoretical physicists like to talk about? A recent paper in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society suggests that some of that real estate might be home …

Dark Matter

Quantum physics may be even spookier than you think

<b>Atom (Sergey Nivens via Shutterstock)</b><p>A new experiment hints at surprising hidden mechanics of quantum superpositions<p>Philip Ball<p>May 27, 2018 6:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American<p>It is the central question in quantum mechanics, and no one knows the answer: What …

Quantum Physics

Half man–half chicken abomination created in US lab

'Disturbing' half human-half CHICKEN embryos are created in the lab in an effort to shed light on how cells transform into a fetus<p><b>The research was</b> …

Genetics

Nanoparticles carry drug duo into the brain to fight cancer

Glioblastoma is one of the most deadly forms of cancer. Affecting the brain, those unlucky enough to receive a diagnosis don't have many treatment …

Immunotherapy

Does a black hole ever die?

What we know about the mysterious life cycle of a black hole.<p>Astronomer Misty Bentz would like you to know that black holes don’t suck. “They’re not cosmic vacuum cleaners going around and sucking everything in,” she says. “They just use gravity the same way everything else does.”<p>Instead of a …

Black Holes

Ancestor of all living birds survived asteroid strike because it couldn't fly

The common ancestor of all living birds was a flightless, partridge-like creature which only survived the asteroid strike that wiped out the dinosaurs because it lived on the ground, scientists have concluded.<p>Birds had to rediscover flight all over again after tree-dwelling varieties were killed …

Paleontology

An Advanced Civilization Could Have Ruled Earth Millions of Years Ago, Says the Silurian Hypothesis

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Ancient Civilization

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

10 Awesome Snorkeling Spots Around the World

Snorkeling has always been popular among tourists who prefer the activity over diving for various reasons: no training and no heavy expensive gear. …

Why Nutrition Is the Most Important Part of Fitness

The food we eat plays a vital role in how we look and feel. Regular exercise is important but according to research, nutrition has the largest impact …

2018 May 19 - Reflections of Venus and Moon

<b>Reflections of Venus and Moon</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Filippo Curti (Sanderphil Urban Observatory)<p><b>Explanation:</b> Posing near the western horizon, a …

The Story of Aleister Crowley's 'Sex Magick' Is 'Call Me by Your Name' With Demons

…And what it has to do with Timothée Chalamet<p>Aleister Crowley, an occultist, poet, and self-appointed magician, was known a century ago as “the …

What Is Dark Matter?

An elusive substance that permeates the universe exerts many detectable gravitational influences yet eludes direct detection

Dark Matter

Ghostly 'Lightning' Waves Discovered Inside a Fusion Reactor

Mysterious, ghostlike "whistler waves" that are normally created by lightning could protect nuclear fusion reactors from runaway electrons, new …

Record-Breaking Evidence Just Changed What We Know About Star Birth After The Big Bang

We are getting super-close to the cosmic dawn.<p>Astronomers using some of the most powerful telescopes on Earth have found evidence that stars were …

The Multiverse Could Be Teeming With Life But Is Also Problematic, Says New Study

Hold on to your brain.<p>According to the current dominant theory, if there are other universes out there, they're not likely to have life. But now an …

Toward tailoring Majorana bound states in artificially constructed magnetic atom chains on elemental superconductors

• E. Majorana<p>, Symmetrical theory of electrons and positrons.Nuovo Cim. 14, 171–184 (1937).<p>C. W. J. Beenakker<p>, Search for Majorana fermions in …

An army of gamers just put a dent in Einstein's 'spooky' paradox

The experiment, played online around the world, appears to confirm that linked particles communicate faster than the speed of light.<p>I hope you're …

Archaeologists uncover stunning find to help shed light on the dawn of mankind

Australian researchers have led a dig which they say has shed new light on the dawn of civilized humans.<p>Archaeologists from the Australian National University (ANU) have unearthed a treasure trove of items from a cave in Kenya, giving researchers fresh insight into a crucial time period when <i>Homo</i> …

This Asteroid Shouldn’t Be Where Astronomers Found It

At first the astronomers thought it was a mistake. They had found a carbon-covered asteroid floating among countless icy bodies far away in our solar system. The newly discovered space rock, which they named 2004 EW95, was something the scientists would have expected to have seen in the asteroid …

Astronomy

The answer to life, the universe and everything might be 73. Or 67

A crisis of cosmic proportions is brewing: the universe is expanding 9% faster than it ought to be and scientists are not sure why.<p>The latest, most precise, estimate of the universe’s current rate of expansion - a value known as the Hubble constant - comes from observations by the European Space …

Universe

Ask Ethan: How Close Could Two Alien Civilizations Get To One Another?

Here on planet Earth, in orbit around the Sun, we’re the only intelligent-life game in town. There might be possibilities for either past life or microbial life elsewhere in the Solar System, but as far as intelligent, complex, differentiated and multicellular life goes, what’s on our world is far …

Universe

NASA nuclear reactor could enable ‘unprecedented exploration’ of space

A NASA nuclear reactor known as Kilopower could result in longer, farther, and faster space travel for astronauts after successfully passing “a …