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Scientists somehow made the world’s darkest material even darker than before

You have probably heard of Vantablack by now, since the world’s darkest material has taken industries from science to art by storm. When Surrey …

Nanotech

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Justin Minns Photographer<p>We asked award-winning photographer, Justin Minns for his top tips on how to go about capturing the beauty of the landscape …

Schizophrenia and subvocal speech: Why people with schizophrenia hear the voices of God, spies and supernatural entities.

<i>Excerpted from</i> <b>NeuroLogic: The Brain’s Hidden Rationale Behind Our Irrational Behavior</b> by <i>Eliezer Sternberg, M.D. Out now from Pantheon.</i><p>My first …

American Christianity Is Dying and the Republican Presidential Candidates Are Showing Us Why

The Barna Group has been putting out research for years about the decline of Christianity in America. A recent study in 2015 found that "In just two years, the percentage of Americans who qualify as "post-Christian" rose by 7 percentage points, from 37% in 2013 to 44% in 2015. Across the United …

‘Spoils of War’: The Muslim Man’s Sexual ‘Rights’ Over Non-Muslim Women

In word and deed, in Islamic and non-Islamic nations, Muslim men appear to think that non-Muslim women—impure “infidels”—exist solely to gratify their sexual urges.<p>First, consider the beliefs and actions of those committed to waging jihad for the cause of Allah, such as the Islamic State:<p>In the …

The Real Chemistry Of Love - More Of An Obstacle Course Than We Realise

Given that the future of the human race is dependent on our species mating and producing offspring, our neurochemistry seemingly does everything in its power to ensure that it is as difficult as possible for us to find a mate.<p>Sure, purveyors of romantic comedies try and sugar-coat the erratic …

The Devastating Photography of a Light Painter Slowly Going Blind

There have been visually impaired artists in the past, but few can say they’ve been going slowly blind for two decades—and decided to start creating …

My Emancipation From American Christianity

I used to think that it was just me, that it was my problem, my deficiency, my moral defect.<p>It had to be.<p>All those times when I felt like an outsider in this American Jesus thing; the ever-more frequent moments when my throat constricted and my heart raced and my stomach turned.<p>Maybe it came in the …

Image of pope holding the head of a microphone sparks #popebars hashtag as social media churns out potential pontifical rhymes<p>Jay Z, Snoop Dogg, Vanilla Ice: the rap hall of fame is already bursting at the seams. Those storied names may have to make way, however, for a new talent in town: Pope …

Rap & Hip-Hop

28 Memes Everyone Who Works In An Office Will Understand

Most of the job is working out when and where there will next be free food.

The ‘Urine Black Hole’ Will Finally Keep Your Khakis Pristine

If you’re a guy, and you wear khakis, it has happened to you at some point: The dreaded urine splashback. Fortunately, in a world filled with trivial problems, one team has dared to answer the question that really matters: How can we stop splashback for good?<p>The answer is as simple as it is ever so …

Black Holes

To Get More Creative, Become Less Productive

There is a fundamental tension between productivity and creativity, and managers won’t get more of the latter until they recognize it.<p>Productive people move through the tasks they have to accomplish in a systematic way. They make steady and measurable progress toward their goals. They make …

27 Gifts Only Math And Science Nerds Will Appreciate

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Grammar

22+ Funny Design Fails Show Why You Need A Designer

Designers deserve more credit than they sometimes get – they put up with a lot more nonsense from clients than we think, and they can prevent you …

UX Design

Inside the Bizarre Genome of the World’s Toughest Animal

Tardigrades are sponges for foreign genes. Does that explain why they are famously indestructible?<p>The toughest animals in the world aren't bulky elephants, or cold-tolerant penguins, or even the famously durable cockroach. Instead, the champions of durability are endearing microscopic creatures …

Biology

The 42 Best Science Memes On The Internet

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10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the rest of your life.<p>To give you a head start, we sifted through recent Quora threads on this critical life transition and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>Here are 10 …

12 Mind Tricks That Will Make People Like You and Help You Get Ahead

Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks …

Nuke all your computer passwords, Intel exec says

With all the different websites and devices you log in to, it has become almost impossible to keep track of all your passwords.<p>But what if you could forget about passwords and log in instantly using something else, like your face or fingerprints?<p>Intel thinks that's a real possibility — and …

5 Deadly Terms Used By Women