Patty M.

13 Flips | 2 Magazines | 1 Like | 3 Following | @PattysMarbles | Wife of 30 years, mother of two daughters. He's retired Army combat veteran, now fully disabled. I'm the mentally disabled one. He's a head, I'm legs.

Astronomers solve mystery of the universe’s missing stars

There are not enough stars in the universe and now astronomers think they know why.<p>Using the Hubble space telescope, they have discovered a distant galaxy in which star formation is itself driving the raw materials for more stars out into space at two million miles per hour – and in the process …

News from the Edge | Evidence of Sacred Geometry Observed in Cosmic Webs

Monday, November 24, 2014<p>Evidence of Sacred Geometry Observed in Cosmic Webs<p>Like it or not, mathematics underpins our whole existence, either by …

Black Holes

Dürer's polyhedron: 5 theories that explain Melencolia's crazy cube

<b>The artwork</b><p>In 1514 the German artist Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) created the copper engraving Melencolia I. It was immediately recognised as a masterpiece, not only because of its remarkably fine and detailed execution and unsurpassed shadings, but also because of its unusual symbolism. Dürer was …

Artificial intelligence could spell end of human race – Stephen Hawking

The development of artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race, Professor Stephen Hawking has said.<p>The famous astrophysicist said he believed technology would eventually become self-aware and supersede humanity, as it developed faster than biological evolution.<p>Hawking told the …

Why Backyard Birds Are Getting Drunk on Fermented Berries

'Tis the hangover season for many birds—some of which are ending up in "drunk tanks."<p>If birds that feed on winter berries in the Northern Hemisphere seem to be painting the town red, it could be because they're intoxicated.<p>Alcohol forms in berries as they ferment with the first frosts, and the …

DNA May Have Had Humble Beginnings As Nutrient Carrier

An artist’s impression of a DNA molecule. Credit: FBI<p>New research intriguingly suggests that DNA, the genetic information carrier for humans and …

Biology

How to Be Prepared for Anything

‘Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.’ <b>~Marcus</b> …

The Truth About “The One”

You were in a relationship. It didn’t work out. You begin to blame yourself, blame others, then eventually find solace in the fact that they just …

6 Things to Do to Improve Your Relationship

In the past I’ve covered the research regarding what you should look for in a marriage partner.<p>What do studies say about what you can do to improve …

How To Avoid Making The Same Relationship Mistakes Over And Over Again

<i>By Terry Gaspard for DivorcedMoms.com</i><p>Do you ever wonder if you’ll get out from under the shadow of past relationships? It’s not uncommon for people who are divorced or breaking up with a significant other to find themselves attracted to the same or similar types of partners. But as you grow and …