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The Ghost of the GOAT: Why There Isn't a 'Next Michael Jordan' Anymore

<b>KOBE BRYANT SWEARS HE SAW IT</b>—Michael Jordan's ghost, not two months ago, right there on the floor of Madison Square Garden.<p>It took the form of DeMar DeRozan, working his mid-range magic against the Knicks. That fadeaway jumper from the elbow. The game-winner. The sly smirk. It was unmistakable—<i>just</i> …

11 of the Clearest Bodies of Water in the Entire World

In the Maldives, you can see the ocean floor from your hotel room.<p>If you've ever said "pass" to jumping into a lake, because it was so murky you couldn't see your feet, you're no alone. The feeling can be, well, unsettling. But you'll never run into that problem at these lakes, bays or coastlines. …

National Parks

Earth - The strange link between the human mind and quantum physics

"I cannot define the real problem, therefore I suspect there's no real problem, but I'm not sure there's no real problem."<p>The American physicist Richard Feynman said this about the notorious puzzles and paradoxes of quantum mechanics, the theory physicists use to describe the tiniest objects in the …

Quantum Mechanics

The Trailer For Netflix’s ‘The Discovery’ Is Likely To Shock You

Starring Rooney Mara and Jason Segel<p><i>The Discovery</i>, a high-concept, sci-fi drama from director Charlie McDowell, is one of the most anticipated movies at this month’s Sundance Film Festival. The movie’s haunting first trailer leaves the plot deliberately vague, but what, at first, seems like a …

I Smoked Weed with Willie Nelson and Talked About the Future of America

You can’t interview Willie Nelson and not talk about marijuana. But we also talked to country legend about Snoop Dogg, Trump, and what it means to be kind.<p>A soldier the size of an oak tree stands in the Texas heat, sipping from a red plastic cup of warming beer. He tells me his name is David. His …

There's a theory that a hypermassive black hole spawned our universe

The most accepted theory of the origin of the universe is still the Big Bang. The theory proposes the universe started from a small singularity (the gravitational kind), then began to expand over the succeeding 13.8 billion years. Although this expansion has its own issues, a bigger question …

Black Holes

What is Butter Coffee?

The idea of adding butter to your coffee may sound like a strange way to start your day but for people all over the world, it is just what they need …

Nutrition

Sunday Shootaround: Kawhi Leonard speaks up, and the Spurs listen

Kawhi speaks, the Spurs listen<p>BOSTON -- Kawhi Leonard talks now. He talks to the coaches after timeouts and before the huddle. He talks to his teammates on the court, many of whom are new to San Antonio and the Spurs way of doing things. He talks on the plane and he talks in the locker room, making …

Does science imply God? Harvard astronomer raises fine-tuning argument in Washington Post, suggesting a theistic explanation for human intelligence

Howard Smith is a lecturer in Harvard’s Department of Astronomy as well as an astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. He’s …

Researchers claim time travel is possible

There are multiple timelines playing out in parallel universes, according to a team of researchers.<p>The sensational claim was made by a team of …