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Backwards Time Travel Would Create Spooky, Self-Annihilating Twins

It's a common trope in science-fiction novels: Astronauts travel back in time by zooming through space at speeds faster than light (usually getting …

Scientists are on the cusp of these 15 discoveries that will transform the world

Our smartphones are more powerful computers than the Apollo 11 mission to the moon used. Many of the devicIes that power our everyday lives would have been unimaginable a century ago.<p>It's a tough world to keep up in.<p>Concerned about what they argue is a lack of funding and appreciation in the US for …

University of Washington

Does the universe update time in some finite interval?

This question already has an answer here:<p>Is time continuous or discrete? 12 answers<p>I was listening to a lecture by leonard susskind and one of the …

9 Incredible Ways To Get A Cardio Workout That Aren't All Running

The cure for the common cardio.

17 Facts About Time That Will Hurt Your Brain

"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so."<p><b>1.</b> Time passes faster for your face than for your feet (assuming you're standing up). Einstein's theory of relativity dictates that the closer you are to the centre of the Earth, the slower time goes – and this has been measured. At the top of Mount …

All about Eve: one woman's journey from original sin to open marriage

Raised in a Seventh Day Adventist family in Perth, film journalist Rochelle Siemienowicz discovered life is neither a rom-com nor the Book of Genesis<p>Is it possible to love more than one person? It’s one of the big questions outsiders often ask of polyamory. The story of one true love propagated in …

Romantic Comedy

Brace yourself, genetic testing might give you more than you bargained for

Drink red wine to prevent cancer. But don’t drink too much! Get some exercise. But don’t overdo it. Give up, it’s all genetic anyway – think of …

Galaxy survey to probe why the universe is accelerating

We know that our universe is expanding at an accelerating rate, but what causes this growth remains a mystery. The most likely explanation is that a …

11 Weight Loss Tips from Professional Nutritionists and Trainers

Summer season is about to kick in, and your belly fat defies your efforts and struggles to make it slim and flat. Every time you start the new diet …

How Physics Will Change—and Change the World—in 100 Years — NOVA Next

One hundred years ago, Albert Einstein had only just published his revolutionary new theory of gravity, atomic nuclei were entirely mysterious, and …

A nearby black hole just erupted for the first time in 26 years and scientists are ecstatic

But on June 15, astronomers detected something signaling that it had woken up.<p>Now, scientists around the world are using highly sophisticated instruments to learn as much as they can about this mysterious beast of nature before the black hole returns to its slumber, which will be soon.<p>Black holes …

Black Holes

A crazy new theory solves 40-year-old mystery about what happens inside of a black hole

What happens once you cross this threshold is a long-standing mystery that the world's leading scientists have been pondering for decades with little headway.<p>Now, a recent paper presented at a conference in Paris this week has proposed a solution by looking at black holes in a completely different …

Physics

What Happens When You Throw Liquid Nitrogen and Dry Ice in a Pool?

What happens when you throw liquid nitrogen and dry ice in a pool?<p>Sadly, liquid nitrogen, dry ice and a large pool are not items we have immediately …

Spooky Physics Phenomenon May Link Universe's Wormholes

Wormholes — shortcuts that in theory can connect distant points in the universe — might be linked with the spooky phenomenon of quantum entanglement, …

Earth is on brink of a sixth mass extinction, scientists say, and it’s humans’ fault

A vast chunk of space rock crashes into the Yucatan Peninsula, darkening the sky with debris and condemning three-quarters of Earth’s species to extinction. A convergence of continents disrupts the circulation of the oceans, rendering them stagnant and toxic to everything that lives there. Vast …

Biodiversity

Are we wrong about black holes?

When we think ‘black hole’ we get a fairly clear impression in our head: A hole torn in space and time by immense gravity. It’s the idea that they …

Ohio State University

India's First Lesbian Ad Goes Viral

Kevin Frayer—Getty Images<p>Kevin Frayer—Getty Images<p>Kevin Frayer—Getty Images<p>Kevin Frayer—Getty Images<p>Kevin Frayer—Getty Images<p>Kevin Frayer—Getty Images<p>…

India

See the First ADORABLE Photos of Princess Charlotte and Prince George

Royal baby fest!<p>It's been over a month since we welcomed the newest royal baby into the world and since then, we've been waiting and waiting for another glimpse of Princess Charlotte. Well, today is our day! Kensington Palace has released the first, adorable, photos of the little princess, with her …

Cute

Human consciousness is simply a state of matter, like a solid or liquid – but quantum

The Science Guy talks about his new Netflix show, saluting Buzz Aldrin, and why going to Mars is potentially easier …<p>Amid the high speed cosmic rays …

A New Theory to Explain the Higgs Mass

Author: Natalie Wolchover. Natalie Wolchover Science<p>Date of Publication: 06.06.15.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>Three physicists who have been …

Mystery of our 145 ‘alien’ genes: Scientists discover some DNA is NOT from our ancestors – and say it could change how we think about evolution

Humans contain ‘alien’ genes not passed on from our ancestors, researchers have discovered.<p>The say we acquired essential ‘foreign’ genes from …

Life Stressing You Out? Work Off That Energy In The Bedroom

<i>(Photo: Getty Images)</i><p>What's better than a killer massage, a great, full brew or an hour of video-games? When you're stressed out, sometimes what you need the most is an orgasm. But not all sex is ced equal or will give you the release that you're looking for, both physically and emotionally. …

San Francisco Bay Area

Entangled photons unlock new super-sensitive characterisation of quantum technology

A new protocol for estimating unknown optical processes, called unitary operations, with precision enhanced by the unique properties of quantum …

15 Things You Might Not Know About Total Recall

We may be eager to forget its lackluster 2012 remake, but the 1990 blockbuster <i>Total Recall</i>—which was released 25 years ago today—will live forever as …

Pop Culture

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