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Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

Singularity

15 books to read in your 20s if you want to get rich

However, it can be difficult to know where or how to start, especially if your parents didn't teach you much about money or if you've never taken a personal finance class.<p>The good news is that there are a bunch of resources out there designed to jump start you on a path to financial success, and …

Personal Finance

4 Meditation Techniques for Beginners to Try

<b>If you’re afraid you’ll do it wrong</b>, try guided meditation. This is akin to having a personal trainer at the gym. An instructor talks you through the exercise of clearing and focusing your mind. Find a class at a gym or yoga studio, or listen to sessions—some as brief as five minutes—on apps like …

3 Times The 'Find My iPhone' App Turned Regular Phones Into SuperPhones

Nothing ruins your day quite like losing your phone. Luckily, iPhones are usually pretty good at telling you where exactly they’ve ended up once …

Will Human Beings Ever Reach 'Earth 2.0'?

Kepler-452b is the most Earth-like planet ever discovered, a place with just enough sunlight to possibly support the crops and house plants of life forms like ourselves.<p>But don't pack your bags just yet. While the planet might seem like a tantalizing target for NASA's next mission, it's extremely …

17 mind-blowing psychology findings that explain the baffling choices you make every day

Decades of psychological research suggest that people behave in ways that are mysterious and perplexing — even to themselves.<p>We sifted through the Quora thread, "What are some mind-blowing facts about social psychology?" and pulled out the most fascinating findings. (Some fall outside the realms of …

Psychology

Earth could get just 12 hours' warning of damaging solar storm

UK Cabinet Office report sets out risks of coronal mass ejections from the sun causing power outages, and disruption of GPS and communications<p>Humanity would only have a 12-hour warning about the arrival of a “coronal mass ejection” that could damage the National Grid, pipelines and railway signals, …

What He Said About Hell and the Bible Rocked the Christian World. Here’s What Ex-Pastor Rob Bell Is Up to Four Years Later.

Few evangelical figures in recent memory have sparked as much theological debate as has Rob Bell, the author, speaker and former pastor of Mars Hill Bible Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, who ignited furor when his 2011 book “Love Wins” questioned traditional theological constructs surrounding …

Man born with "virtually no brain" has advanced math degree

The subject of this paper grew up with a normal cognitive and social life, and didn't discover his hydrocephalus -- which had all but obliterated his …

The Brain

A Zen Master Explains Death and the Life-Force to a Child and Outlines the Three Essential Principles of Zen Mind

“Zen practice … requires great faith, great courage, and great questioning.”<p>If death is so enormous a mystery that we remain unable to wrap our grownup minds around it, despite comfort from our great poets and consolation from our great philosophers, how are tiny humans to make sense of it all? …

Meditation

New study shows yet another reason not to overuse antibiotics

The consequences, they caution, are dire—and already emerging in hospitals with bacteria that can't be treated with any of our existing antibiotic medications.<p>But the thinking went that to become resistant to the drugs we use on them, bacteria have to pay a price.<p>They may be able to survive the …

Microbiology

Did these researchers just create an autistic computer program? - ExtremeTech

By on July 25, 2015 at 8:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Last month, it was revealed that …

8 Arguments in Support of Life after Death

In the 17th Century, a French mathematician, physicist and philosopher by the name of Blaise Pascal posited an argument that has come to be known as …

Spirituality

Researchers Believe That Humans Originated From Another Planet

The American ecologist Dr. Ellis Silver has proposed an incredibly intriguing new thesis that suggests that human beings might not be indigenous to …

Here's how much America's affluent really spend on vacation

That's according to a new study by BMO Private Bank, which notes that the average affluent American (those with over $1 million in investible assets) spends a total of $13,249 a year on leisure travel.<p>Here's how that money is spent.<p><b>Spending per trip:</b> On average, HNWI shell out $2,902 per vacation. …

Luxury Travel

Why is the Scale of the Universe so Freakishly Large?

“Space is big,” said Douglas Adams. “You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-boggingly big it is.” But why must this be so? And why does our …

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 …