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Papers, Please gets a short movie adaptation and a trailer

<i>Papers, Please</i>, the acclaimed, dystopian puzzle game in which a bureaucrat struggles with the inhumanity of processing immigrants at a border crossing, is getting adapted into a short film. Here is its first trailer.<p>First announced back in late May, the film is by Nikita and Liliya Ordynskiy. In …

What’s really happening during an LHC collision?

It’s less of a collision and more of a symphony. The Large Hadron Collider is definitely large. With a 17-mile circumference, it is the biggest …

Physics

Why Is the Speed of Light So Slow?

In 2015, a team of Scottish scientists announced they had found a way to slow the speed of light. By sending photons through a special mask, the …

Artificial Neural Networks Are Revealing The Quantum World

Modeling a Complex System<p>Quantum entanglement, which Einstein referred to as “a spooky action at a distance,” is one of the many possible quantum …

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD): Symptoms, Diagnosis And Treatment Explained

'The symptoms become frustrating and may lead to total avoidance of anxiety provoking situations or cues.'<p>Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) affects …

Why Does The Proton Spin? Physics Holds A Surprising Answer

You can take any particle in the Universe and isolate it from everything else, yet there are some properties that can never be taken away. These are intrinsic, physical properties of the particle itself — properties like mass, charge, or angular momentum — and will always be the same for any single …

Physics

Good news: Study says your cat actually does want to chill with you

Cat lovers rejoice!<p>It's time to stop trying to convince your dog-lover friends that your cat doesn't hate you by sharing riveting stories of that one …

How Smart People Handle Difficult People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negativity they spread, while others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they …

Emotional Intelligence

The Comic You Need To See If You're Dealing With Depression

"Everybody reaches a breaking point."<p>Depression can be debilitating, but it’s often something many people try to hide. A forced smile or laugh can prevent family and friends from noticing pain, but that can do more harm than good.<p>Research shows that many people avoid asking for help because they're …

Depression

You've Probably Been Signing Your Emails the Wrong Way

If you waste time agonizing over what catchy phrase to use as an email subject or what version of “hello” sounds most appropriate, but don’t think …

Scientists spotted a supernova just hours after it exploded

Its dying gasps could reveal what makes stars go out with a bang<p>Talk about going out with a bang. Stars that are about 10 times more massive than the Sun tend to die in colossal explosions called supernovae.<p>Scientists aren't sure why or how these stars detonate near the end of their lives, but …

Universe

Physicists Say They've Manipulated 'Pure Nothingness' And Observed The Fallout

In the quantum vacuum, no one can hear you scream.<p>According to quantum mechanics, a vacuum isn't empty at all. It's actually filled with quantum …

Astronomers Discover PGC 1000714: A Rare Kind Of Hoag-Type Galaxy

The observable universe has over 100 billion galaxies. Of these, roughly 0.1 percent are believed to belong to a class of objects known as Hoag-type …

Lasers capture glow from anti-hydrogen atom

Scientists have for the first time measured the wavelength of light emitted from an atom of antimatter—in this case, antihydrogen.<p>Francis Robicheaux, …

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

The Psychological Research That Helps Explain the Election

At the end of most years, I’m typically asked to write about the best psychology papers of the past twelve months. This year, though, is not your typical year. And so, instead of the usual “best of,” I’ve decided to create a list of classic psychology papers and findings that can explain not just …

The essential tricks and tips that all PlayStation 4 owners need to know

Just bought yourself a PS4? Or have you owned one since launch? Either way, you might not be aware of all the settings and hidden features tucked …

Astronomers Spy NGC 6357 — A Massive Stellar Nursery Located 5,500 Light-Years From Earth

Over 5,500 light-years from Earth lies a massive cluster of stars, gas and dust. The NGC 6357 cluster, which is actually composed of three separate …

Here's what Until Dawn looked like when it was a PS3 Move game

It's no secret that the final version of Until Dawn changed hugely from what was first revealed in a 2012 Gamescom sizzle reel. Now you can take a …

Gaming

5 Ways to Become More Attractive to Others

Feeling good about yourself makes you more attractive to others. And as you love yourself, your life becomes less burdensome and relationships become …

Self-esteem

World's smallest radio receiver has building blocks the size of two atoms

Researchers from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have made the world's smallest radio receiver - built out of …

Watch as over 5,000 EVE Online pilots destroy a fully operational Death Star (updated)

<b>Update:</b> Pandemic Legion, Northern Coalition, and their allies successfully destroyed Circle-of-Two's Keepstar citadel, bringing an end to the seven …

Strange Numbers Found in Particle Collisions

An unexpected connection has emerged between the results of physics experiments and an important, seemingly unrelated set of numbers in pure …

Scientists Have Measured The Smallest Fragment of Time Ever

We just witnessed an electron escaping an atom.<p>Our understanding of time and the world around us just got way more precise. Physicists have …

‘Void’ dives into physics of nothingness

Void<br>James Owen Weatherall<i><br>Yale Univ., $26</i>In empty space, quantum particles flit in and out of existence, electromagnetic fields permeate the vacuum, …

Physics

5 Things that therapists wished their patients knew before coming to therapy

Here's what you need to know to make the most out of getting counseling<p>People ask me time and again what they should expect in therapy. “Will the …

Self Determination

What Happens When Galaxies Collide?

We don’t want to scare you, but our own Milky Way is on a collision course with Andromeda, the closest spiral galaxy to our own. At some point during …

Cosmology

NASA space telescope captures black holes ‘burping’ after eating up stars

For the first time ever, astronomers have documented the process by which radiation is expelled from black holes – a process that many believe holds …

Turns Out There Is No Actual Looking Up

Direction is something we humans are pretty accustomed to. Living in our friendly terrestrial environment, we are used to seeing things in term of up …