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Scientists are rethinking the very nature of space and time

The Nature of Space and Time<p>A pair of researchers have uncovered a potential bridge between general relativity and quantum mechanics — the two …

Quantum Mechanics

Trouble's brewing in Canada

Jared Dillian, the former Lehman Brothers trader and noted financial writer, says that low oil prices have hurt the Canadian economy and that the real-estate market is near the peak of a massive bubble.<p>In a video interview with Mauldin Economics, Dillian notes he shorted the Canadian dollar almost …

Canadian Real Estate

Bill Gates-approved historian says AI will make some people totally useless

Technically Incorrect: Yuval Harari's latest book offers a very dark view of the future, one in which some people will have no reason to get out of bed.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Making dire predictions is easy and safe.<p>If you're …

Singularity

Divine intervention? Indian Hindus ask gods to help Trump

NEW DELHI (AP) — Donald Trump may find it tough to get Republican leaders behind his campaign, but he's got some faraway fans trying to get the gods on his side.<p>Around a dozen members of a right-wing Indian Hindu group lit a ritual fire and chanted mantras Wednesday asking the Hindu gods to help …

India

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26 oddly similar pairs of movies that came out around the same time

"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" pit the legendary Dark Knight against the Man of Steel in March, and now we have another big superhero showdown in "Captain America: Civil War."<p>While the two films should be markedly different — Warner Bros.' film will use "BvS" to introduce members of its …

Movies

Why Self-Driving Cars Can't Happen in the U.S. Right Now

In the past few years, cars that drive themselves have gone from science fiction to road ready. Buoyed by investments from the likes of Google and …

Autonomous Cars

From 17 to 55 years, authors took their time with these long-awaited book sequels

When Richard Russo published <i>Everybody’s Fool</i> last week, he joined the club of authors who waited more than a decade before publishing a sequel. …

Literature

Self-driving cars may end gasoline era | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 25.04.2016

By 2025, self-driving cars could lead to a steep decline in fossil fuels - and in personal car ownership. Smart electric vehicles will pick you up, …

Electric Vehicles

A 10 day program to create your first Android app

Building your first Android app doesn’t have to be hard. If you aren’t overly ambitious, then you can break the process down into some simple steps and avoid overwhelming yourself in one go. The trick is to make your first app relatively simple and to focus on creating <i>something</i>. Don’t try and …

Apps

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The Cognitive Origins of Religion

To understand the human brain we often turn to neuroscientists and psychologists. Two decades ago, Professor of Archaeology Steven Mithen decided to …

17 Tumblr Posts All Book Lovers Will Feel In Their Soul

"If I lay here, if I just lay here, will you just leave me alone and let me read my book?"

The best Minecraft seeds for beautiful, interesting worlds

Welcome to our list of the best Minecraft seeds. No two Minecraft runs are ever the same. One minute you could be legging it from an army of the …

This LG Robot Ball Thing Is Insane

Let’s talk about balls for a second. They’re super handy. They’ve done a lot for humans. And because of spherical objects, we have sports and …

The age group that is the least happy and most anxious

Middle-aged people are the least happy, have the lowest levels of life satisfaction and the highest levels of anxiety, the latest official wellbeing statistics show.<p>Even people aged over 90 report better life satisfaction and happiness than those aged 40-59, the study from the Office for National …

Mental Health

The Ten Unwritten Rules of the Internet

The Internet streets are a modern-day wild west where there are more bad guys than peacekeepers. However, even the darkest corners of the interweb have some (formerly) unwritten rules that could be the difference between a relatively peaceful existence or a complete dragging through social …

Social Media

25 Books That Blow Minds

On a recent Reddit thread, readers commented on this very phenomenon.<p>Asked about the most mind-blowing books they'd ever read, users brought up dystopian novels like "1984" and "The Handmaid's Tale." But books that engender hope for the human spirit like "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "The Kite …

Books

The albums you need to hear this month

DAVID BOWIE – <i>BLACKSTAR</i><p>If there’s one release that’s been on everybody’s lips this month it’s <i>Blackstar</i>, the beautiful and endlessly intriguing gift left behind by David Bowie, one of the world’s most sparkling creative forces. Created amidst an awareness of his mortality, the album embraces this …

The 2 most dangerous numbers in the universe are threatening the end of physics

It's the idea that we are reaching the absolute limit of what we can understand about the world around us through science.<p>"The next few years may tell us whether we'll be able to continue to increase our understanding of nature or whether maybe, for the first time in the history of science, we …

Physics

4 Truly Enlightening Ideas From Self-Help Books

Self-improvement

An FBI agent shares 9 tricks for reading people better

But what should you be listening for? And what other signs can tip you off to what someone is thinking or feeling?<p>If you follow my column, you're familiar with LaRae Quy. LaRae, who spent 23 years as a counterintelligence agent for the FBI, now spends her time writing, speaking, and teaching others …

Self-help

Why a rumor about the discovery of something Einstein predicted 100 years ago is going viral

Right now, the rumor is just that. The scientists to which the rumor refers work at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) and told Business Insider that there is no basis for such a claim, yet.<p>"We are still taking data, and we won't finish analyzing and reviewing results …

LIGO

The 24 Best Science Fiction Books Of 2015

What a year for science fiction we've had, with epic new space operas, fascinating new worlds to explore, and the return of some of our favorite stories.<p>Legendary science fiction author Neal Stephenson has outdone himself with <i>Seveneves</i>, an ambitious and far-reaching tale of humanity at its …

Science Fiction

Neuroscientists explain why control freaks are ineffective leaders

Whether you're an IT manager locking down access and permissions to IT-business collaboration tools, or a micromanager who forces a process on her employees to get work done, you may be negatively affecting business productivity.<p>Historically, leaders have controlled employees rather than connecting …

Employment

JAPAN & ISLAM: The Japanese Don't Have A Terrorist Problem For This BRILLIANT Reason

Is there a single country in the world that hasn’t had to deal with the scourge of Muslim terrorists? Yes, there is. And there’s a reason for that. …

Terrorism

Three Simple Truths About Terror, Religion, and Islam

<b>One:</b> Terrorism is the illusion of power. It only becomes powerful when people fall for it. Picture a magician who performs a variation on the trick of sawing a person in half. The "victim" screams in agony as the saw appears to slice her in half. The magician then turns to the audience, raises his …

Religion

You know Ben Carson is crazy, right? Let’s discuss the craziest things he actually believes

The GOP leader, ahead of Hillary by 10 points in one poll, has some crackpot beliefs you might want to know about<p>Every once in a while, religion will derange an otherwise intelligent individual in such a way as to leave no doubt that theistic faith – the fanatical conviction, based on no evidence …

Religion

The 12 Best Horror Books: Truly Terrifying Works of Fiction

Horror books just can’t seem to get respect. Lately, the literary-genre barrier has never been more porous. Big name literary writers like Kazuo …