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12 Illustrations That Are All Too Real For Introverts

Often alone, rarely lonely.<p>If you’re the kind of person who prefers inner dialogue to small talk ― or watching “The Breakfast Club” over <i>going</i> to the club ― then you’re more than familiar with the daily struggle of being an introvert.<p>Artist Maureen Wilson, the mastermind behind the series Introvert …

Personality

Move Over Siri: Cubic Robotics Releasing New Artificial Intelligence Assistant With Personality

<i>Introducing Cubic: the new personal assistant for everything in your life.</i><p>We're all familiar with the likes of Siri, GoogleNow, Cortana, and, most recently, Amazon Echo. These supposedly intelligent software apps can lead us to the nearest coffee shop, remind us of upcoming meetings, and even give …

Quantum Physics Explains Coincidences?

When surprising coincidences occur, it seems we are connected to the world around us in a mysterious way. For example, you are thinking about a song …

Quantum Physics

10 must-have books for sci-fi and fantasy artists

Researching artists and taking inspiration from previous masters is essential to your own progress as a creative.<p>To help inspire your imagination, we …

Science Fiction

Nasa puzzled by strange shiny spots on Ceres

Nasa researchers have spotted something weird on the surface of the dwarf planet Ceres -- a pair of mysterious shiny patches that reflect …

Smashing! Student Builds Replica Large Hadron Collider Out of Legos

A particle physics student has used his downtime to build a Lego model of the world's most powerful particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Nathan Readioff's design uses existing Lego pieces to replicate all four elements of the LHC — known as ATLAS, ALICE, CMS and LHCb — and uses …

Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning

If a new theory turns out to be true, the universe may not have started with a bang.<p>In the new formulation, the universe was never a singularity, or …

We should make first contact: scientists say it is time to search for aliens

Space experts in the US say it is time to try actively to contact intelligent life on other worlds - but others argue it might be dangerous<p>Humans should start sending messages to planets in habitable zones in the hope that alien life-forms might hear us, scientists have said.<p><b>Space</b> experts at the</b> …

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Civilization Creator Sid Meier Announces a Starship Game

Sid Meier's Starships will take players to space in early 2015.<p>It was just this fall that Sid Meier took us Beyond Earth, but he's already ready for his players to move beyond planetary settlements and into a full space-faring society.<p>The creator of the <i>Civilization</i> series, including the recent</i> …

Ancient miniature solar system hints at existence of alien life

A miniature version of solar system with planets like Earth existed 11 billion years ago and could have held ancient life, say scientists<p>A miniature solar system with five Earth-sized planets existed 11 billion years ago, at the dawn of the universe, scientists have discovered.<p>The planets clustered …

Will religion ever disappear?

Atheism is on the rise around the world, so does that mean spirituality will soon be a thing of the past? Rachel Nuwer discovers that the answer is far from simple.<p>A growing number of people, millions worldwide, say they believe that life definitively ends at death – that there is no God, no …

Religion

This Neuroscientist Is Trying to Upload His Entire Brain to a Computer

Randal Koene wants to move humanity from Earth to the The Cloud, making us part-robot and completely immortal.<p>Humans, if you hadn't already noticed, have stopped evolving. As David Attenborough recently reminded us, our species is the first – by our free will – to remove itself from the process of …

Our Universe may be just a reverse of another universe, not parallel.

Our universe might have originated from a black hole that lies within another universe.<p>The idea centers on how matter and energy falling into a black …

Nasa researches Star Trek warp drive for future space travel

Nasa scientists are developing a Star Trek-style “warp drive” that may eventually allow spacecraft to travel to the stars faster the speed of light.<p>Dr Harold White, a physicist at Nasa’s Johnson Space Centre, is conducting research to create a warp in space and time.<p>These so called “warp bubbles” …

10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality

Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but physical …

Never-before-seen particles discovered at Swiss Collider

Two new subatomic particles have popped up at the world's largest atom smasher. The never-before-seen particles could help physicists glean key information about the building blocks of matter in the universe.<p>The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) near Geneva, Switzerland, is a veritable particle piata: …