Jim P

8 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | 1 Following | @JimP27lp | Keep up with Jim P on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Jim P”

Thousands of microbes found in house dust

<b>The dust in our homes contains an average of 9,000 different species of microbes, a study suggests.</b><p>Researchers from the University of Colorado at Boulder analysed the dust found in 1,200 households across the United States.<p>They discovered that the types of bacteria and fungi varied depending on …

Biology

Another Milestone in Hybrid Artificial Photosynthesis

A team of researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) developing a bioinorganic hybrid …

Nanotech

Collapse of the universe is closer than ever before

12/13/2013 11:30:00 AM<p>Maybe it happens tomorrow. Maybe in a billion years. Physicists have long predicted that the universe may one day collapse, and …

A Scientific Study Says The Best Path To A Woman’s Orgasm Is Not Where You’d Think

Oh, here we go again, another day, another study about the age-old mystery that is the female orgasm. And apparently, we’re still faking it most of the time! A 2009 study by the National Survey of Sex and Behavior (that we are just getting to now) asked 1,931 sex-having people ages 18 to 59 all …

Wileyfox's Swift and Storm combine budget hardware with uncommon software for £129 or £199 (hands-on) - CNET

LONDON--A new mobile brand made its world debut today when it introduced two phones to a crowded Android field.<p>Wileyfox is aiming to set the Swift and Storm apart not by their features, which aren't all that unusual, but by their Cyanogen operating systems. An alternate version of Android Lollipop …

A new trend in serving cold brew coffee uses science to make it more delicious

<b>So he decided to try pumping nitrogen gas into the brew.</b><p>Turns out this was a very good idea.<p>After a few months of playing around with the right balance of bubble infusion, according to Chemical and Engineering News, his nitrogen-infused cold coffee became creamier and richer than regular old cold …

Coffee

Powerful phenomena are kicking stars out of our galaxy at speeds of over 1 million miles per hour

Stars are built with the lightest elements in the Universe, hydrogen and helium, but they contain an incomprehensible amount of mass. Our Sun is made of 2 x 10^30 kgs of stuff. That's a 2 followed by 30 zeros. That's 330,000 times more stuff than the Earth.<p>You would think it'd be a bit of challenge …

Universe

The Psychology of Karma

Research by psychologist Benjamin Converse at the University of Virginia finds that human beings tend believe in a kind of karma, namely our western skew on the spiritual axiom that good deeds result being treated well by fate; we believe we can influence uncontrollable outcomes by performing good …