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5 Ways Procrastinating Can Help You Get More Done At Work

<i>This story originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Be honest: How often do you put off important work projects until the last minute?<p>Rather than beat yourself up for “bad behavior,” consider this: Procrastinating actually has some real upsides, experts say, and you can use it as a strategy to benefit your …

Antarctica's ice is being carved up from below

Two years ago, a pair of scientific studies documented that the glaciers of West Antarctica, which hold back nearly 10 feet of potential sea level rise, are melting and retreating from below. The cause? It appears that these glaciers, which are perched on the seafloor deep below the ocean surface, …

Antarctica

Meet the Up-and-Coming Narcos Who Could Be Worse Than El Chapo | VICE News

There was a time, the story goes, when if a local collided with a drug trafficker's car on the streets of Culiacán — a bastion of the infamous Sinaloa cartel — the narco was likely to hop out to check that everything was ok.<p>"They'd say: 'If you have any problems call this doctor and I'll pay,'" …

How many ways can you arrange 128 tennis balls? Researchers solve an apparently impossible problem

Researchers have solved an apparently overwhelming physics problem involving some truly huge numbers. In summary, the problem asks you to imagine …

'Outsiders' Crack a 50-Year-Old Math Problem

In 2008, Daniel Spielman told his Yale University colleague Gil Kalai about a computer science problem he was working on, concerning how to …

Magnetic ‘Wormholes’ Made From Metamaterials May Improve MRIs — NOVA Next | PBS

Einstein’s equations deem wormholes theoretically possible—but so far, we haven’t been able to prove they exist.<p>Now, though, a group of scientists …

The Physics of Productivity: Newton’s Laws of Getting Stuff Done

Read this article to learn how to be more productive. Discover how Newton's Laws of Motion can boost your productivity.The post The Physics of …

Meet the Newest State of Matter

Jahn–Teller metals offer new hope for high-temperature superconductivity.<p>It's only slightly less exciting than it sounds: a new state of matter. The discovery, which comes courtesy of an international team led by Kosmas Prassides of Tokohu University in Japan, offers a novel material with an …

How to access the dark web, where all sorts of illegal stuff goes down online

The "Dark Web" or "deep web" was created by online activists who were trying to share content using the most private methods. Without a doubt, there are a bunch of places in this bizarre grove of the web that people should avoid at all costs.<p>But it's quite easy for people to access and is also a …

Nasa wants to conquer WORMHOLES: Agency plans to crack unknown physics to explore beyond our solar system

• <b>Washington DC-based agency has revealed its Technology Roadmaps</b>• <b><br>These are the technologies they want to develop over the next 20 years</b>• <b><br>They include</b> …

CERN’s huge particle accelerator is working its way toward full operation and a new phase of exploration. But it is not only the accelerator that has been upgraded – the particle detectors have some new tricks too<p>Over the last few weeks the LHC - the gigantic particle accelerator at CERN, Geneva - …

Physics

7 Top Futurists Make Some Pretty Surprising Predictions About What The Next Decade Will Bring

From smartphone apps that can do seemingly everything to driverless cars and eerily humanlike robots, the past decade has seen dramatic advances in science and technology. What amazing advances are we likely to see in the <i>next</i> 10 years?<p>To find out, HuffPost Science reached out to seven top futurists …

Why shaking hands is still a big deal

Researchers find the gesture creates better cooperation and trust between humans - even when it is carried out by a robot<p>Shaking hands before negotiations results in a better deal for both parties - even when one is represented by a robot, a study has found.<p>The act of shaking hands at the start of …

People Keep Crashing Into Google's Self-Driving Cars

Robots, however, follow the rules of the road<p>You want to know why we can't have nice things? People, that's why. Self-driving cars are just trundling along, minding their own business, when people decide to do something crazy. That's what Chris Urmson, the director of Google’s self-driving car …

Could NASA's New EM Drive Revolutionize Space Exploration?

Last July, at the 50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference in Cleveland, Ohio, NASA's advanced propulsion research made headlines by …

Magnetically Levitating Elevators Could Reshape Skylines

They go up, down, and all around<p>With the debut of passenger elevators some 150 years ago, cities were forever changed. Freed from the tyranny of stairwells, architects built as high as they liked. That is, until they ran into another barrier: the weight of steel cables. A new elevator design from …

Time on your side: how your brain 'encodes' your personal sense of time

Those split second decisions, made almost without thinking. When to put your foot on the pedal when you’re at the red light. When to check how those sausages are doing. Remembering to grab your lunch from the fridge seconds before you leave the house. Or – too often – 20 minutes after. And those …

Neuroscience

Physicist wants to build time machine to see his dad

The hour is late. His scientific papers were published years ago, filled with equations wrought by the energies of a younger man. But at 69, …

Here’s Why You Should Convert Your Music To 432 Hz

Filed in Matrix Articles by MichelleWalling on April 26, 2015<p><i>“If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency</i> …

Update Mondays: 'Marvel Contest Of Champions', 'Real Racing 3', 'Farm Heroes Saga', 'Cat Physics', And More

Hello everyone, and welcome to the week! It's time once again for our look back at the noteworthy updates of the last seven days. <i>Cat Physics</i> got an …

Stan Hanks's answer to I'm 16 years old and I want to run my own tech startup in the future. I love computer programming and I’ve been developing my own web apps for a couple of years. Should I get a degree in computer science or electrical engineering?

I can't answer for you, but can tell you what I've learned along the way.<p>When I was 16, I wanted to get a PhD in electrical engineering and an MD, …

Avengers: Age of Ultron: 17 things you need to know

Marvel's new superhero sequel, starring Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson and Mark Ruffalo, is released this week in the UK<p><b>1. Ultron is (mostly) Tony Stark's fault ...</b><p>As most people now know (unless they've spent the past year in a strange parallel universe in which there is no Marvel Universe), …

Marvel Universe

America's Only Humor Site

Sometimes it’s the smallest details that turn out to be the most insane to get right.<p>60<p>By CRACKED Readers<br>• /<br>• May 28, 2018<p>Let's talk about olive oil, …

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A link between physics, maths and the Mayans

Prof Werner Nahm’s work in blending a rigorous mathematical discipline with theories about how the universe formed has had an international impact, …

Great Scott! Reverse-Causality Research Ends in a Quantum Muddle

One of the longest-running and weirdest examples of a crowdfunded scientific experiment is finally reaching the end of the road, and the results will come as a disappointment to anyone who wishes the "Back to the Future" movies could really happen: Quantum interference foils what once looked like a …

First widely distributed Android bootkit Malware infects more than 350,000 Devices

In the last quarter of 2013, sale of a Smartphone with ANDROID operating system has increased and every second person you see is a DROID user.<p>A …

Physicists Warming Up the LHC Accidentally Create a Rainbow Universe — NOVA Next | PBS

After two years of extensive upgrades, the Large Hadron Collider was warming up on March 21 for another round of experiments when a circuit …

A groundbreaking discovery at the NJSC

<i>This article was originally published on Science 2.0</i><i><br>__________________________________</i><i></i><i></i><i></i><br>The Anti-Proton Collider experiment of the New Jersey Super …