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A Quirk of Quantum Physics Might Mean You Can Change the Past

When you deal with the smallest things in the universe — we're talking even smaller than individual atoms — the rules get a little wacky. This is the …

Quantum Physics

Space Fever: Astronauts Risk Hitting 104 Degrees During Exercise, Making Mars Trip Dangerous

Everyone who has ever suffered from a bad fever knows it's a miserable experience. But according to a recent study published in the journal <i>Scientific</i> …

This is why a third of antidepressants are prescribed for something else

It was when he became a father that Michael Briggs resolved to somehow bring his ulcerative colitis under control.<p>He was determined to avoid what many people with the disease end up needing -- having part or all of their large intestine removed.<p>A trained scientist, manager of a physics lab at the …

Medicine

There's a scientific reason some people are more motivated than others — but it's possible to change

There are mornings when I look over my to-do-list and just keep staring blankly at it. Instead of getting to work, I keep checking my inbox, news feed, and making a fresh cup of green tea. Then I notice the dirty dishes in the kitchen.<p>I get the dishes cleaned up, but there are also those clothes …

Neuroscience

Instagram Founder Kevin Systrom's 5-Minute Cure for Procrastination

You need just 5 minutes to stop putting off your biggest, scariest goals.<p>Five minutes doesn't seem like enough time to accomplish anything of real importance. That's why, when we have these little scraps of time to spare, we often just throw them away on social media or cat videos.<p>But according to …

How Elon Musk built the world’s biggest battery in 60 days

Design<p>This plant-covered skyscraper just won the award for world’s best tall building<p>New Atlas<p>Technology<p>Laser-applied labels could eliminate plastic …

6 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Site in 60 Days

Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles, always had a knack for reaching an audience. At 26 years old, he’s co-founded four …

eCommerce

In Just 9 Words Elon Musk Shows Us How to Be Visionary Leaders

Whether you like Musk or not, there is no denying his perfect vision statement.<p>When you bring up the name Elon Musk with anyone that has any interest in technology or the future, it elicits's some form of a reaction. Some love him for paving crazy and innovative paths to our future with businesses …

Tesla

Plants May Help Maintain Mental Health of Astronauts

Research has shown that gardening or even just the presence of plants has a positive psychological effect on people, making them happier and more …

Check out the United Arab Emirates' plans for building a Martian city—right here on Earth

To prep for the one that will actually be on Mars, naturally.<p>The government of the United Arab Emirates recently declared intentions to build a city on Mars in the next century or so. Their first step? A prototype city on Earth. This week officials launched the Mars Science City project, which will …

United Arab Emirates

Elon Musk’s Biggest Challenge on Mars Won’t Be Getting People There

Some seriously important questions remain.<p>Elon Musk loves to talk about his BFR. At the IAC in Adelaide, Australia recently, the SpaceX founder …

Inside China’s Plan For A Massive Forest-Covered City

Architect Stefano Boeri designed tree-covered skyscrapers in Milan. Now he’s doing a lot more in Liuzhou, China.<p>Liuzhou, an industrial city in southern China, looks like a typical modern Chinese metropolis, filled with concrete high-rises and often shrouded in smog. But the city’s newest district, …

What Little Free Pantries Say About Hunger In America

As a stopgap and communal gesture, the mini food donation boxes are great. But they also point out a much larger issue: Food insecurity is on the rise–and can’t be solved by charitable donations alone.<p>Around two years ago, Jessica McClard noticed three Little Free Libraries–tiny, …

Quantum Physics Overview

How Quantum Mechanics Explains the Invisible Universe<p>Quantum physics is the study of the behavior of matter and energy at the molecular, atomic, …

Is the Universe Conscious?

Some of the world's most renowned scientists are questioning whether the cosmos has an inner life similar to our own.<p>For centuries, modern science has been shrinking the gap between humans and the rest of the universe, from Isaac Newton showing that one set of laws applies equally to falling apples …

Consciousness

How Does Earth Move Through Space? Now We Know, On Every Scale

Ask a scientist for our cosmic address, and you’ll get quite a mouthful. Here we are, on planet Earth, which spins on its axis and revolves around the Sun, which orbits in an ellipse around the center of the Milky Way, which is being pulled towards Andromeda within our local group, which is being …

The Silicon Valley startup that's raised $133 million to fix the broken education system takes its next step

Silicon Valley education start-up AltSchool has added five new executives to help take its software platform — built in eight private "lab schools" — …

Billion Dollar Ideas: How to Know When You See One

Part IV: The Product Score<p>If you haven’t read parts I, II, or III of this series, you should start here: Part I: Market Score, Part II: Financial …