Joseph Tucker

21 Added | 2 Magazines | 10 Likes | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @JosephTucke5939 | Keep up with Joseph Tucker 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 “Joseph Tucker”

Ambitious 1.5C Paris climate target is still possible, new analysis shows

Goal to limit warming to 1.5C to avoid the worst impacts of climate change was seen as unreachable, but updated research suggests it could be met if strong action is taken<p>The highly ambitious aim of limiting global warming to less than 1.5C remains in reach, a new scientific analysis shows.<p>The 1.5C …

I used a meditation app for 30 days and all I got was one with the universe

I am a leaf on the wind, a zen master, and a techno-guru who inspires calm and balance in all those who gaze upon me. Okay, I’m actually a slow-motion train wreck. But I spent 30 days with the Headspace app, meditating my ass off, in order to fix that.<p>That’s another lie. The truth is, I set out to …

Meditation

A Brutal Truth About Success That Few People Are Willing to Admit

Success is never found in acquiring what you don't have, but in what you're willing to do with what you already possess.<p>Imagine the looks on people's faces when someone says, "You don't need to buy a lighter bike. You'd be a lot better off if you lost 10 or 20 pounds."<p>(We'll get back to that lovely …

Emerging Technology

Forget work-life balance — living 'the good life' means being successful in these 4 metrics

Eric Barker is the author of "Barking Up The Wrong Tree." In this video Barker reveals the four areas you need to fulfill in order to be happy. The following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>In terms of a big thing everybody deals with today is work-life balance.</i><p><i>Nash and Stevenson two researchers at</i> …

Work-life Balance

Scientists Just Teleported a Photon from Earth to Orbit for the First Time

A Quantum Record<p>Not long ago, in the early 1990s, scientists only speculated that teleportation using quantum physics could be possible. Since then, …

This Study Could Help Extend the Human Lifespan

Researchers at the Baylor College of Medicine have found the key to longevity in Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) worms — and maybe, someday, …

Science uncovers the origin of the first light in the Universe

‘Let there be light’ isn’t just biblical. It’s science.<p><i>“By its very nature science knows no boundaries. Walling off any group, for any reason, from</i> …

Harvard Neuroscientist: Meditation Reduces Stress and Literally Changes Your Brain

<i>Futurism only supports products that we use and love. The Gravity Blanket is one of those products. A subsidiary of Futurism launched this product</i> …

25 Mindfulness Quotes to Keep You in the Present Moment

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practising …

Scientists Just Found a Completely New Kind of Symbiotic Relationship

In a scientific first, researchers have discovered a bizarre inter-species relationship in which salamanders and algae cozy up together to share …

In an Unexplained Case, Brain Activity Has Been Recorded as Much as 10 Minutes After Death

This makes no sense.<p>Doctors in a Canadian intensive care unit have stumbled on a very strange case - when life support was turned off for four …

This Potential New Skin Treatment Is Made From Your OWN Bacteria

Skin-condition sufferers, listen up.<p>In the world of skin conditions, eczema is arguably one of the most common of all, affecting over 30 million people in the United States alone. It's a condition that can be triggered by a myriad of factors, like allergies and stress, and it's not rare for those …

Wormholes, a little rip and a big bounce: Mind-boggling theories about the universe from 2016

What theoretical physicists have found out about the cosmos over the past 12 months.<p>What happened before the Big Bang? When will the universe end? …

Physics

Eight Fruits and Veggies that Boost Your Brain Health

Are you concerned about brain health? Take control of your future cognition right now by adding 8 fruits and vegetables to your diet.

Nutrition

Alleviate Anxiety With This Do-Anywhere Grounding Exercise

Mindfulness and meditation are well-known ways to combat anxiety and stress, but they can be hard to fit into a busy schedule. If you need a quick …

Mindfulness

Why gravitational waves truly are the “scientific breakthrough of the year”

True scientific breakthroughs are extremely rare. We had one in 2016.<p>2016 has been a rough year. Yet science in 2016 has remained a source of optimism.<p>To solve a scientific problem, you have to believe it is solvable. That makes scientific discovery inherently optimistic. Discoveries help us …

Visit sauna regularly to stave off dementia, 20 year study suggests

Visiting the sauna regularly could reduce the risk of dementia, a new study has found.<p>Scientists at the University of East Finland followed more than 2,000 middle-aged men for 20 years to find out what factors influenced how many developed cognitive problems in later life.<p>They found that those who …

Dementia

Vanadium-Flow Batteries: The Energy Storage Breakthrough We've Needed

The latest, greatest utility-scale battery storage technology to emerge on the commercial market is the vanadium redox battery, also known as the vanadium flow battery.<p>V-flow batteries are fully containerized, nonflammable, compact, reusable over semi-infinite cycles, discharge 100% of the stored …

Clean Energy

Are You Ready to Drive on Solar Panel Roadways?

By Bruce Lieberman<p>Anyone who's taken a road trip knows how intensely the sun can beat down on the roadway. Could all those rays be converted to solar …

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Multitask, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Time Management

Why Positive Thinking Is Ruining Your Chances of Success

In the world of self-help, positive thinking is lauded as one of the most motivational things you can do. “If you believe you can, you will!” and …

Motivation