Ryan Hampton

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Everything Is Made Of Waves; Also, Particles

Everything in the universe has both particle and wave nature, at the same time.They’re really just different language describing the same mathematical object.

All the Things We Loved About the "I Love Lucy" Apartments

Both were filled with so much '50s charm.<p><i>I Love Lucy</i> reruns are the television equivalent of a hug. Whenever you are lucky enough to catch an episode, you can't help but feel comforted and happy. Though, as time goes by, we feel more and more sympathy for poor Ethel Mertz. They owned an Upper East …

Something is Affecting the Entire Solar System - Sun's Magnetic Field 230% Stronger

(UFO Sightings Hotspot) Strange things are happening in both outer and inner space scientists are discovering that the Solar System, the sun, and …

Scientists discover giant planet with stratosphere

Scientists have found that the distant planet WASP-33b has a stratosphere, making it the first extrasolar planet that has this layer of the …

CERN Large Hadron Collider's Relaunch Delayed Indefinitely

An error occurred Saturday within the magnets of the the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), CERN said in a statement.<p>"It is a well understood issue, but …

Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz's Former Home is For Sale

Buy their old house in Beverly Hills. This article originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.<p><i>Photo: Getty Images, The Agency</i><p>A 1920s Spanish-style house in Beverly Hills which was home to legendary couple Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz is for sale with an asking price of $6.985 million. According to the Los …

10 Flowers To Grow With Vegetables

Companion Planting: How To Deter Pests and Encourage Beneficial Insects<p>Flowers among the vegetables are more than just a colourful addition. They …

Gardening

Did an ancient nuclear war kill life on Mars? Conspiracy theorists claim to see a 'mushroom cloud' on the red planet

A striking image that allegedly shows a mushroom cloud rising on Mars has been pounced on by conspiracy theorists.<p>Alien forums say the image is …

Paranormal

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Bank of America chips away at brokerage industry truce

NEW YORK (Reuters) - For the last decade, Wall Street brokerages have had a pact not to sue brokers that leave their firms and try to take clients with them. Now Bank of America BAC.N Merrill Lynch, one of the founding signers of the truce, is taking steps to erode the agreement, industry lawyers …

Bank of America

Alien Star Missed Us by Less Than a Light-Year, Scientists Say

Astronomers say a red dwarf star and its brown dwarf companion passed within a light-year of our own sun 70,000 years ago, moving through the comets in the outer reaches of the Oort Cloud that surrounds our solar system.<p>The star is known as WISE J072003.20-084651.2, or Scholz's star. Today, it's 20 …

Solar System

Review: Automatic, a Simple, Smart Driving Assistant for Willing Drivers

Can this little device help you save money on gas?<p><i>You’re driving too fast! You’re braking too hard! Slow your roll, woman!</i><p>For the past several weeks, I’ve heard little reminders that I’m being a little too aggressive behind the wheel, but they weren’t coming from a back-seat driver. Instead, they …

The Best DIY Projects Of 2014

From hacked beer cans to drivable fish tanks, these are the coolest, craziest projects of the year<p>Makers enjoyed a particularly fruitful year in 2014. They created projects ranging from the simple to the complex, the small to the large, and the useful to the bat$&*t crazy. In celebration of that …

Alcohol

Coming soon: Comet you can see without a telescope

Comets are basically like cats, a senior researcher at Johns Hopkins University tells the <i>Christian Science Monitor</i>: "They're very interesting, and they do what they want." That may explain that even though scientists didn't think Comet C/2014 Q2 (also known as Comet Lovejoy) would prove to be …

A Tailor Once Advised President Eisenhower On Foreign Policy By Slipping Notes Into His Suits

<i>For Greenfield, the road to the American dream was filled with hardship.</i><p><i>At the age of 15, he was taken from his Czechoslovakian home and transported to the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz, where he worked in the alteration shop.</i><p><i>After being liberated in 1945, he came to the US and found work as</i> …

Foreign Policy

South Miami is so fed up with climate inaction, it just voted to secede from Florida

<b>(meunierd/Shutterstock)</b><p>As the nation’s 51st state, “South Florida” would address climate threats head-on<p>October 22, 2014 9:27pm (UTC)<p>It's come to this: pissed off at the state government's lack of concern about climate change and frightened by the very real threat it's facing from sea level rise, …

Starquake sets magnetar ringing like a bell

Astronomers have observed signals from a highly magnetized neutron star, indicating starquakes that set the neutron star ringing like a bell.<p>Typical …

Physicists create reversible laser tractor beam

The groundbreaking tractor beam, made of a hollow laser beam (a laser bright around the edges and hollow in the centre), was able to move particles 0.2 mm in diameter distances up to 20 cm (7.87 in) -- around 100 times farther than has been achieved in previous experiments.<p>"Demonstration of a large …

Researcher finds a way to mimic curves in space-time

Here on Earth, it's rather difficult to replicate curved space-time -- to get that kind of effect in nature, you'd have to get uncomfortably close to black holes and other distant space objects. However, researcher Nikodem Szpak may have found a way to simulate that bend without facing oblivion. …

You can't upgrade the new Mac mini's RAM

If you're planning to snag the new Mac mini and load it up with aftermarket memory, you may want to reconsider your strategy. Macminicolo owner Brian Stucki (among others) has discovered that the RAM in Apple's latest tiny desktop isn't upgradable, much as you'd expect with the company's laptops …

New solar cloud identified after space weather study

<b>A new form of solar cloud has been identified by research into "space weather" led by Dundee University.</b><p>Dr Miho Janvier worked alongside colleagues in Paris and Buenos Aires to study a new kind of magnetic cloud emanating from the Sun.<p>The cloud is a smaller, distinct version of those caused by …

Earth's Magnetic Field Could Flip Faster Than We Thought

'Down' could become the new 'up' within our lifetimes<p>The magnetic poles of the earth have switched back and forth many, many times during the 4.54 billion years that the Earth has been around. Previous research suggested that the process of reversing the poles took place over a long time period, …

Earth Science

New Accuracy Leap Could Speed Arrival of Superfast Quantum Computers

Quantum qubits, now with fewer errors!<p>Research teams at the University of New South Wales claim to have developed two new types of “quantum bits” that process data with nearly 100 percent accuracy, addressing one of the key stumbling blocks in the promising realm of quantum computers.<p>These machines …

NASA Stumbles Upon A Dead Star That's 10 Million Times Brighter Than The Sun

Think our sun is bright? NASA says its NuSTAR space-based X-ray telescope has detected a dead star that pumps out as much energy as 10 million suns.<p>"You might think of this pulsar as the 'Mighty Mouse' of stellar remnants," Dr. Fiona A. Harrison, professor of physics and astronomy at the California …

Researchers Just Discovered The Brightest Dead Star Ever Found

Dennis Roscoe, Ph.D.<p>Eric Coles<p>Joel Tonyan<p>Joel Tonyan<p>Kenny Alexander<p>David Lane<p>Dennis Roscoe, Ph.D.<p>Eric Coles<p>Kenny Alexander<p>Matt Jylha<p>Dennis Roscoe, …

Here's How NASA Is Expanding Its Search For Alien Life

Over the next five years, NASA and seven partner institutions will be taking on new projects to help paint a more complete picture about how life comes to be in the universe. The projects include preparing to bring back samples of the Martian terrain to Earth, investigating the role of comets and …

Our First Look at the Moon's Far Side

The race to land a man on the Moon in the 1960s dominates narratives of the early space age, but it wasn’t the only time the United States and the Soviet Union were racing to achieve a goal in space. In the late 1950s, both nations were fighting to get spacecraft to the Moon, and among those …

Space Exploration

How Would Religions Cope With Extraterrestrials? It Depends

If we ever find intelligent life beyond Earth, most atheists would be cool with that. Mormons and Seventh-Day Adventists might actually embrace it. But fundamentalist Christians? Not so much. Vanderbilt astronomer David Weintraub delves into those differences, plus other spiritual and cultural …