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Strangely in sync: Scientists solve 350-year-old pendulum clock mystery

The 350-year-old mystery of why pendulum clocks hanging from the same wall can influence each other and synchronize over time may hold even more secrets than previously thought, researchers say.<p>Solving this mystery could shed light on puzzling aspects of a variety of synchronized behaviors, such as …

I Went to an Orgasm Course to Find Out What’s Left to Learn About the Clitoris

According the the people behind "Orgasmic Meditation," no eye contact and a lubed-up hand in a glove are key to climaxing.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>Full disclosure: sex ed was awful and inaccurate at my all-girls' school. I remember that our biology teacher said that when a man …

Military 'invisibility cloaks' could breach Geneva conventions

Leading military lawyer says refinements of technology already used on stealth bombers could breach international laws<p>“Invisibility cloaks” and other future advances in military camouflage techniques could violate the Geneva conventions, a top military lawyer has warned.<p>Refinements of technologies …

Military

Chikungunya is on the move

A crippling virus has slipped its bonds in Africa and Asia and is invading whole new continents faster than people can learn to pronounce its name. …

Jimmy Savile report leak reveals scathing criticism of BBC

A leaked draft report into the BBC’s practices during the years that Jimmy Savile worked there has revealed the full extent of the former DJ’s predatory sexual activity.<p>The report, extracts of which were published by the investigative news website Exaro, is said to include “devastating detail” of …

United Kingdom

A review of mind/body therapies in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders with implications for the elderly. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>A comprehensive, but not systematic, review of the research on complementary and alternative treatments, specifically mind/body …

Science Says Pinterest Has This Surprising Effect on Mental Health

What do dream-worthy wedding boards, fabulous DIYs and a few hilarious Pinterest fails have in common? They’re all the first thing that comes to mind when we think of the social media hub Pinterest. According to a new study released by the Public Relations Review, Pinterest is far more than a …

Innovations in Science: China Changing the Face of Global Research

On December 10 when this year's Nobel Prize winners assemble in Stockholm for the annual award ceremony, there is one particular Laureate in the science categories whose award may very well signal the start of a trend.<p>Youyou Tu, of the China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing, is one …

'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 …

11 Ways to Develop a Beginner’s Mind | Inc.com

Zen Buddhism teaches a concept of "Beginner's Mind", <i>Shoshin</i>, as a positive attribute, something to cultivate. Zen Master Shunryu Suzuki said, in <i>Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice</i>, "In the Beginner's Mind there are many possibilities. In the expert's mind there …

Meditation

China Still Has the World's Most Powerful Supercomputer

China leads the world once again when it comes to supercomputing.<p>The country’s Tianhe-2 (or “Milky Way-2”) supercomputer is the most powerful machine …

The Third Eye | SACHI SHIKSHA - The Famous Spiritual Magazine in India

The third eye is invisible, supernatural divine window situated in-between two eyebrows.<p>It is considered as a linking place of the mind (mann) and …

Spirituality

The Week in Review: Paris Shaken By Terror Attacks

One hundred thirty people were killed and 352 wounded across Paris last week during the largest terror attack in Europe in 10 years.<p>Assailants targeted victims during evening socializing – enjoying dinner, seeing a band and watching a soccer match. The six coordinated strikes were designed for …

Terrorism

Unrequited Love -- The Spiritual Formula for Moving On

<i>Dear Diana,</i>How do I get over losing the love of my life?I am heartbroken and don't think I will ever be over it.Please help.Yours truly,Unrequited Love<p>Dear Unrequited Love,<p>You had the right idea. You loved so deeply that you didn't know how to stop loving.<p>Is that a bad thing? To never stop loving? …

The Secret, Deadly Life of Seashells

Think seashells are just pretty ocean ornaments? Think again. Shells, and the mollusks that live in them, can be deadly.<p>Their geometry captivated Sir …

Zoology

Spiritual But Not Religious? It Just Doesn't Work.

SBNR. The topic is a hot one in Christian circles today. "Spiritual but not religious."<p>A middle-aged woman who spends Sunday mornings on a hiking trail might say, "I'm spiritual ... but not religious." A young man who says he loves Jesus but hates the church might identify himself as SBNR. …

'Soft touch’ doctors should be disciplined for over-prescribing antibiotics

GPs say they feel pressurised to write 10 million prescriptions of antibiotics annually for coughs, colds and minor infections<p>‘Soft touch’ doctors should face disciplinary action for handing out too many antibiotics, the director of the health watchdog has said, as he warned that unnecessary …