Joseph Elkins

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Hawking: Black holes store information

<b>Black holes preserve information about the stuff that falls into them, according to Prof Stephen Hawking.</b><p>Physicists have long argued about what happens to information about the physical state of things that are swallowed up by black holes.<p>This information was thought to be destroyed, but it turned …

Black Holes

Astronomers discover the biggest thing in the Universe

There's some pretty big stuff out there in the Universe, but how big is the biggest? According to a team of Hungarian-US scientists led by Prof Lajos …

Universe

Looking for Spirituality Books Backed By Science? Here are 8 Recommendations

There are so many self-help and spirituality books out there, it can be hard to figure out which ones are going to be useful and which ones not to …

Richard Dawkins’ moralizing atheism: Science, self-righteousness and militant belief — and disbelief

I agree with Dawkins more often than I do with the church. So why do I find Dawkins the more annoying?<p>I have chosen to dally on this graveyard pathway by St Stephen’s Church on my way to the Chapelfield shopping centre, where I have business at the Apple Store. I reckon it is a good place to …

Religion

7 everyday ways you are ruining your IQ

Are you taking Thomas Piketty’s Capital on holiday with you? Do you do sudoku for the promised brain work-out it provides? Have you forced yourself to sit through improving documentaries on BBC Four when you would rather have been watching Come Dine With Me? Bad news: it may all be for …

NASA Confirms Liquid Lake on Saturn Moon

PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA scientists have concluded that at least one of the large lakes observed on Saturn's moon Titan contains liquid hydrocarbons, …

Astronomy

Retired US General Admits Military’s Role in Creating ISIS | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>In a forthcoming interview with Al Jazeera English set to air on July 31st, a former United States general—who helped craft some of the most</i> …

Scientists Figure Out How to Make Solar Cells Produce Fuel And Electricity

How does powering our cars with solar fuel sound?<p>A new type of solar cell can convert liquid water into clean hydrogen fuel 10 times more effectively …

Clean Energy

Rich, white & in total control: The clearest evidence yet that our democracy is broken

GOP politicians like Scott Walker work hard to suppress the vote. New data gives us a good idea why<p>This week the Census Bureau released their data on voter turnout in the 2014 election, and the numbers are abysmal. In 2014, only 41.9 percent of the voting age citizen population turned out, the …

Middle-class

Avoid These Three Traps and Become a More Decisive Leader

I recently oversaw a study designed to clarify the relationship between pivotal decisions and leadership. Based on our nationwide survey of 500 …

Your Cell Phone Is Killing Your Productivity, but Not for the Reason You Think

But not for the reason you think<p>OK, so you know not to use your phone while you drive, but your phone distracts you way more than you realize, and …

Time Management

Stephen Hawking Says 'God Particle' Could Wipe Out the Universe

Stephen Hawking bet Gordon Kane $100 that physicists would not discover the Higgs boson. After losing that bet when physicists detected the particle …

Physics

New Horizons craft sends new photos of Pluto's surface, including 'tail'

WASHINGTON, July 19 (UPI) -- NASA's New Horizons space probe has transmitted new images that depict the surface of Pluto in great detail -- and …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Media Industry

4 Reasons Why Your Level Of Awareness Sucks

The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness. – Lao Tzu<p>Are you stuck at your current level of …

Charles Bukowski