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Experts Say This Is The Right Way To Breathe & I Know I've Definitely Been Doing It Wrong

The average person takes around 16 breaths per minute. Breathing is something you do every single day, involuntarily, and you probably don't even …

Yoga

Meat and dairy companies to surpass oil industry as world’s biggest polluters, report finds

Meat and dairy companies are on track to be the world’s biggest contributors to climate change, outpacing even the fossil fuel industry, according to …

Could The Present Ever Change The Past?

In our everyday lives, things seem to happen in a particular order. Things that happen to us seem to be triggered by earlier events. The upset stomach we have in the evening is caused by that third taco we had at lunch. Doing well on a final exam is thanks to studying the entire week before. Our …

Quantum Physics

Read James Joyce’s Absolutely Filthy Letters To His Wife

“You had an arse full of farts that night, darling, and I fucked them out of you, big fat fellows, long windy ones, quick little merry cracks and a …

Literature

The best yoga classes in London

I started practising yoga when I was 21 years old. I was suffering from severe back problems and had started developing a hunchback. I began with …

Yoga

You're Wrong About Evolution: This 6-Minute Video Explains How It Really Works

"We're not monkeys. We're fish."<p>If you're a vocal science lover, there's one question we're pretty sure you've been asked at least once: "If we …

Biology

London's vegan food boom

The number of vegans in the UK has risen by 350% in the last 10 years.<p>The Travel Show's Ade Adepitan discovers there are now many places serving vegan food in London, including a vegan version of the classic British dish, fish and chips.<p>Veganism: Why is it on the up?<p><b>The Travel Show can be seen on</b> …

Vegan

Could psychedelics transform mental health?

<b>Think of magic mushrooms and LSD and it's likely that science is not the first thing that springs to mind.</b><p>Psychedelic drugs are more likely to be associated with hippies and the counterculture of the 1960s than people in white lab coats and clinical trials.<p>But that might soon change.<p>Increasingly, …

Psychedelia

The Best Gifts for Book Lovers

We all have that one friend: The ardent book-over-Netflix fan who’s always giving you the best recommendations, faster than <i>The New York Times</i> …

Books

Our Laws On Cannabis Waste Police Time

Now, as when I was an officer, alcohol is the major problem, not cannabis<p>MichaelPenhallow via Getty Images<p>The legalisation of cannabis is again in …

Cannabis

5 Thought-Provoking Quantum Experiments Showing That Reality Is an Illusion

Diffraction of electrons<p>According to the poll of the greatest physicists conducted by <i>The New York Times</i>, <b>the experiment with electron diffraction is</b> …

13 Reasons to Believe Aliens Are Real

<b>In the good old days,</b> the arrival of UFOs on the front page of America’s paper of record might have seemed like a loose-thread tear right through the …

Einstein Wins Again! General Relativity Passes Its First Extragalactic Test

In 1915, Albert Einstein put forth a new theory of gravity: General Relativity. Instead of every mass in the Universe instantly reaching across to every other mass and exerting an attractive force, the new concept of a cosmic fabric — spacetime — would curve in response to matter and energy. As the …

Physics

Women Are Evil

The monsters are always men. They menace from the highest positions of power; they lurk in the shadows of our subconscious. At this time of reckoning ― thanks to movements like Me Too and Time’s Up ― some of our cultural monsters are being revealed. But there is a reckoning that hasn’t yet happened …

Bad Boys of the Multiverse: An Alternate Universe Reading Guide

Have we gone multiverse crazy? Iain Banks' latest novel, <i>Transition</i><i>,</i> is just the latest of a long line of sideways-traveling books, and this theme is …

A Brief History of People Using Romans 13 to Justify White Supremacy

Around A.D. 49, the Roman emperor Claudius expelled the Jews from the city of Rome. Historians argue about the exact date and the reasons, but we …

Quantum Physicists Simulate Sending Particles of Light Into the Past, Strengthening the Case that Time Travel Is Possible

Single particles of light (photons) to simulate quantum particles travelling through time were just used by scientists from the University of …

New Quantum Theory Suggests that the Future May Be Influencing the Past

“If we don’t learn from our mistakes, we will be doomed to repeat them.” An age-old piece of advice, suggesting that our actions in the past will …

Nothing Is Solid & Everything Is Energy — Scientists Explain The World of Quantum Physics

(Collective Evolution) It has been written about before, over and over again, but cannot be emphasized enough. The world of quantum physics is an …

If You Watch The Handmaid's Tale, You'll Love These Dystopian Novels

A book can be the ultimate escape from reality, whether you're lounging on a beach chair on vacation or spending some time alone in your own home. …

What It’s Like to Trip on the Most Potent Magic Mushroom

"I felt as though I were communing directly with a plant for the first time."<p>Paul Stamets, a mycologist I had come to visit in Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula to go mushroom hunting, had a gift he wanted to give me. We were in his office, looking at some images on his computer, when he pulled …

A debate over plant consciousness is forcing us to confront the limitations of the human mind

The inner life of plants arouses the passions of even the mildest-mannered naturalists. A debate over plant consciousness and intelligence has raged in scientific circles for well over a century—at least since Charles Darwin observed in 1880 that stressed-out flora can’t rest.<p>There’s no doubt that …

Consciousness

The secret to longevity is in the microbiome and the gut

You are what you eat. Or so the saying goes. Science now tells us that we are what the bacteria living in our intestinal tract eat and this could …

How to Change Your Mind with Psychedelics

In his new book, health and food reporter Michael Pollan explores the science and future of psychedelics as mental health treatments.<p>Over the years, the same psychedelic drugs that inspired Timothy Leary's "turn on, tune in, drop out" movement are now being studied as potential mental health …

Coming to Grips with the Implications of Quantum Mechanics

The question is no longer whether quantum theory is correct, but what it means

Quantum Physics

A best-selling author tried LSD, 'shrooms, and DMT — and wrote about all 3 psychedelic trips

Shutterstock<p><b>In his new book, "How to Change Your Mind," best-selling author Michael Pollan writes about psychedelic drugs from personal</b> …

Magic Mushrooms

Scientists declare octopi life from another world

Evidence of the octopus evolution show it would have happened too quickly to have begun here on Earth. Published in the <i>Progress in Biophysics and</i> …

Mind-Altering Quantum Experiment Shows Time Has Never Existed

In 2012 US National Medal of Science award winner Yakir Aharonov, who is regarded as one of the world’s leading quantum theorists published a paper …

18 Dystopian Novels That Will Definitely, 100% Blow Your Mind

The future is dark, disturbing, and thrilling to read.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

5 Must-Read Contemporary Sci-Fi/Fantasy Authors

Lewis Parsons spends his days as a librarian based in scenic coastal New England. He got his start by reading the Atlas (really). Terry Pratchett …