Prometheus

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I first saw the potential for solving world problems 10 years ago at the Singularity Summit in the Bay Area, and researched and wrote about it ever …

Emerging Technology

Consciousness Persists: Even after Death

<b>We all know it’s coming, sooner or hopefully later! Death is just one of those things that happen to us all, eventually.</b><p>One thing many of us agree …

Are Mood Disorders the Price We Pay for High Intelligence and Creativity? Scientists Say “Yes”

History is peppered with famous artists, actors and musicians who were highly intelligence and creative, and experienced significant mood swings. …

Awkward 'Einstein's God Model' remains an engaging mind-bender

A minuscule budget can't quell the ambition of writer-director Philip T. Johnson's debut feature, "Einstein's God Model," a wiggy science-fiction film with philosophical inclinations. Though the acting is inconsistent and the dialogue often laughable (and not in the good way), the film has an …

Science Fiction

World's Smartest Physicist Thinks Science Can't Crack Consciousness

I’ve been writing a lot lately about consciousness, the ultimate enigma. I used to think why there is something rather than nothing is the ultimate …

Your Thoughts Can Change Your Reality – Says Scientist - Law of Attraction Blogs - A Spiritual Community

What if someone told you your own thoughts possess the immense power to change your reality?<p>Is it really possible to alter the present and the future …

NASA says MASSIVE earthquake is '99.9 per cent' likely to rock LA

GETTYNASA is virtually certain of an earthquake<p>The group’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena have warned a series of mini-tremors beneath …

5 Ways The Silent Treatment is More Damaging Than You Know

I’m sure you’ve all heard of the silent treatment. It’s a method of psychological punishment and manipulation we’ve all probably used or experienced …

Mental Clarity During Near-Death Experiences Suggests Mind Exists Apart From Brain: Study

If the mind is just a function of the brain, it stands to reason that the worse the brain is injured, the worse the mind would function. While this …

Consciousness

Is This Where God Lives in the Brain? An Epilepsy Case Study

Religion and science don’t often mix. But in the case of religious experiences -- bright lights, booming voices, visions of God, angels, devils or …

Neurology

Secrets of the Silk Road emerge from ancient latrine pit in China

The ancient Silk Road is widely known as the main route for tea, silks and spices to be transported from the ancient world to Europe 2,000 years ago.<p>But new research - conduced in an ancient toilet - confirms that travellers may have been taking more than just goods for market along huge distances …

Silk Road

How should we interpret the Genesis flood account?

The story of Noah, the ark, and the Flood in Genesis 6-9 is one of the most famous and controversial passages in the entire Bible. The story, …

Clarkson, Hammond, and May Have the Bravest Camera Crew in the World

This is how they film a drift. Wow.<p>Clarkson, Hammond, and May are currently in Italy filming a three car journey for their new Amazon Prime show, <i>The Grand Tour</i>. The three cars in question? An Aston Martin DB11, a Rolls-Royce Dawn, and a Challenger Hellcat.<p>They're on a track right now, filming some …

Three Mysteries of Science that Will Blow Your Mind

Science is filled with answers, but these three phenomena are still mysteries…<p>The Pioneer Anomaly<p>The <i>Pioneer</i> spacecrafts were sent to explore Jupiter …

Geek

Top 6 Spying Apps for Android Phone

Although spying is not a good thing and it can get you in trouble. but it can be used in a good way like monitoring your workplace, your employees or …

Apps

Astronaut Jim Lovell Tells How He Dealt With Fear Aboard Apollo 13

Of all the men and women who have been to space, James Lovell is the only one to have visited the moon twice without setting foot on it. Aboard Apollo 8, his crew became the first to orbit the moon on Christmas eve 1968, a scheduled operation. Then, in 1970 on Apollo 13, trouble caused Lovell and …

Space Science

The Nuances of Vitamin D—and How to Get Enough of It

We’ve been interested in the role vitamin D plays in our overall health for a while—particularly as it emerges that so many of us are quite …

2,300 years later, Plato’s theory of consciousness is being backed up by neuroscience

In 2008, neuroscientist Giulio Tononi at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Sleep and Consciousness put forward his “integrated information theory,” which is currently accepted as one of the most compelling explanations about what consciousness is.<p>One of the central claims of the …

Consciousness

‘Happiness Project’ author Gretchen Rubin on the top clutter solvers

Can organizing your batteries make you happy?<p>Gretchen Rubin believes it can. Because little things do matter.<p>She’s the author of seven books, including bestsellers “The Happiness Project” and “Happier at Home.” Her books have sold more than 2 million copies, she writes a popular blog, and she does …

Happiness

6 Reasons Heath Ledger's Joker Ruined Comic Book Movies

After <i>A New Hope</i>, the 1980s were suspiciously swamped with fantastical space adventures featuring operatic villains with dramatic headwear. Cut to the …

Marvel Studios

Proof of the Soul

I was brushing my teeth yesterday when it suddenly occurred to me that proof of the soul--the much maligned intangible essence that far too many scientists, materialists and behavioral psychologists like to marginalize as "brain epiphenomenon"--was staring me right in the face.<p>In fact, my face had …

X-Men Apocalypse: Why the film is hitting cinema screens 10 years too late

Within the last two months, three major superhero films have hit cinemas: <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i>, <i>Captain America: Civil War</i>, and X-Men …