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'Artificial retina' could detect sub-atomic particles

<b>The human eye has inspired physicists to create a processor that can analyse sub-atomic particle collisions 400 times faster than currently possible.</b><p>In these collisions, protons - ordinary matter - are smashed together at close to light speeds.<p>These powerful smash-ups could yield new particles and …

Physics

The New Habit Challenge: Work The Exact Amount Of Time Science Tells Us To

You know you should take regular breaks during the workday, but did you know they should be exactly 17 minutes long?<p>It turns out going hard for eight hours straight every day <i>isn’t</i> the best way to get work done.<p>Contrary to the popular convention of working ourselves to exhaustion, researchers from …

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9 Famous People Who Will Inspire You To Never Give Up On Your Dreams

2Shares<p>ShareEmailComments<p>“Never give up.” It’s probably one of the most cliché phrases you’ll hear as you’re building your career. But there’s a …

8 Famous Ideas That Came From Dreams (Literally)

Inspiration can strike in the most unexpected places, and often, the best creative ideas occur while we're sleeping. Dreams can be a rich source of inner wisdom, and they can be useful in a variety of contexts, from problem-solving to reducing stress.<p>According to psychoanalyst Carl Jung, our dreams …

5 Famous Books Inspired By Dreams

Everybody dreams, but most of the time our dreams are nothing more than the subconscious mind processing thoughts and feelings from our waking hours. …

Those Who Know They're Dreaming Tend to Be Savvier When Awake

The cognitive benefits of self-awareness during sleep<p>It’s probably fair to assume that at this moment, you are, in fact, awake. You’re reading; you’re scrolling; sometime in the not-too-distant past, you somehow made your way to <i>The Atlantic</i>’s website. All waking activities.<p>But let’s say, …

Dr. John: Dreaming of Louis Armstrong

The legendary New Orleans pianist discusses the inspiration behind his tribute album to the legendary New Orleans trumpeter<p><b>Malcolm "Mac" Rebennack, the musician most commonly known as Dr. John</b>, is sitting in Louis Armstrong's living room. We're in Corona, Queens, where the legendary trumpeter's …

Dreams: Full of meaning or a reflex of the brain?

It's a question that has long fascinated and flummoxed those who study human behavior: From whence comes the impulse to dream? Are dreams generated from the brain's "top" -- the high-flying cortical structures that allow us to reason, perceive, act and remember? Or do they come from the brain's …

What Do Animals Really Dream About?

"Almost all other animals are clearly observed to partake in sleep, whether they are aquatic, aerial, or terrestrial," wrote Aristotle in his work On …

I Believe I Can Fly: The Truth About Flying Dreams

• Have you ever dreamed you were flying?<p>• Have you ever dream of flying and wished you didn't have to wake up?<p>• Have you ever felt anything other than exhilaration in your flying dreams?<p>I had the honor of being interviewed by legendary rock DJ Shadoe Stevens. Shadoe is famous for originating <i>KROQ</i>, …

The Power of Doing It: A Case for Living Out Our Dreams

Living our dreams is a phrase we hear often and probably, if you're anything like me at least, spend much of your time and day thinking and contemplating about how you can do them more -- more of what you really want to do with your life. The funny thing with our dreams is that life really doesn't …

Positive Thinking

The Dark Surreal Dream World Of Alex Stoddard

There is something about the surreal world of photography that feels like you are in a dream, one of those strange ones your mind makes up that you …

How to Make Your Dream Trip a Reality

<i>By: Ed Hewitt, Features Editor of IndependentTraveler.com</i><p>Whether it is written down or just lurking somewhere in your subconscious, many travelers have a travel bucket list of sorts -- a wish list of trips they absolutely must take in their lifetime.<p>If you have a travel bucket list and want to …

'A City Sleeps' shows 'Rock Band' developers can go their own way

No matter the project, music has played a core role in each of Harmonix’s games. The latest project from the studio behind <i>Rock Band</i>, <i>Guitar Hero</i>, and</i> …

Why Dreaming About Failure Is Actually A Good Omen

Despite the stress and dread they can cause, dreams about failure could actually be a good omen -- especially if you have a big test coming up.<p>That’s according to a new study by researchers at Sorbonne University and the Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière in Paris, France.<p>Researchers, led by neurologist …

Mind Reader: Meet The Man Who Records and Stores Your Thoughts, Dreams and Memories

US startup MMT has become the first to commercialise the storing of memories.<p>Imagine being able to record your intimate thoughts on your wedding day, …

Time on the Brain: How You Are Always Living In the Past, and Other Quirks of Perception

I always knew we humans have a rather tenuous grip on the concept of time, but I never realized quite how tenuous it was until a couple of weeks ago, …

Facts about the Brain and Sleep

<i>Neurogenesis - “The birth of new neurons in the brain; also referred to as the process in which neurons are created.”</i><p>The growth of new brain cells …