Jenifer Low

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The Surprising Psychology Behind Rock-Paper-Scissors

Rock-paper-scissors, often thought of as a game of random chance, may not be so random after all. According to a study published in <i>Nature</i> and …

Why We Act Irrationally: A Harvard Psychologist Reveals the One Word That Drives Our Senseless Habits

It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen Langer and her research team at Harvard University were about to conduct a …

Why Isn't Edward P. Tryon A World-famous Physicist?

<i>Creative</i> <i>Commons via Wikimedia Commons, The History of the Universe</i><p>Why is there a Universe? Scientists simply don't know how to address why questions. They are out of the present formulation of modern science....Nor do we know, or have any prospect of ever knowing, why there is a Universe.<p>Eric …

‘Basic physics proves US missile defense system useless’

The US Government Accountability Office released a report on Tuesday that showed the US Missile Defense Agency [MDA] in the last decade has wasted …

Listen to this "Sea Organ" make music from wave power

In the city of Zadar, Croatia, the Sea Organ, or Morske Orgulje, as it’s known locally, is an artistic attraction located on the waterfront. The Sea …

Coastlines

Net-zero Unity home is a solar-powered prefab that pops up in just 3 days

1/20<p>Unity Home Greenbuild 2015<p>If you aren’t yet sold on factory-built housing, the gorgeous prefab Unity home may have what it takes to change your …

Prefab Homes

Here's How Often the Happiest People Have Sex

In a perfect world, how often would you have sex? Once a day? Twice a day? Every waking moment? All chafing aside, one would think the more the …

Happiness

New dimension to high-temperature superconductivity discovered

In this artistic rendering, a magnetic pulse (right) and X-ray laser light (left) converge on a high-temperature superconductor to study the behavior …

'Mirror Universes' Might Look and Behave Like Ours, Study Finds

What's the difference between matter and antimatter? Sometimes nothing, a new study finds.<p>Scientists at Brookhaven National Laboratory's Relativistic …

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Earth's climate entering new 'permanent reality' as CO2 hits new high

UN experts urge immediate action to cut emissions as CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere are on track to hit historic high, up 43% on pre-industrial times<p>The Earth’s climate will enter a new “permanent reality” from next year when concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere are likely to pass a …

Climate Change

My Eco-Friendly Garage Heater: a Pneumatic Solar Thermal Collector

Introduction: My Eco-Friendly Garage Heater: a Pneumatic Solar Thermal Collector<p>This instructable will cover the build of my 72 square foot solar …

Home Improvement

Astronomers may have witnessed the birth of a black hole | Institute of Astronomy

Published on 07/11/2015 <p><i>Hubble Space Telescope photo of NGC 3021. Image credit: NASA / ESA / A. Riess, STScI.</i><p><b>Recent work by astronomers at the IoA is</b> …

Universe

This is the world's first energy grid that harnesses the power of undersea waves

Australian Renewable Energy Agency<p>Harnessing the power of the sea is gaining momentum in Australia.<p>Carnegie Wave Energy, an Australian wave power …