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Stephen Hawking just gave us a sobering but inspiring reason to keep looking to space

Recently, one of the world’s most renowned physicists spoke at the Oxford University Union about the need to continue our work in space. In fact, …

Is Gravity Really A Fundamental Force?

This is a question that has been on the mind of many scientists and astronomers for a long time. For years they have worked at trying to quantize …

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Physicists Think These Could Be the Weirdest Objects in the Universe

"Strange stars" could theoretically exist forever, though we've never spotted one.<p>When an incredibly massive star supernovas, it leaves behind one of two things: a neutron star or a black hole. Neutron stars are the leftover cores of massive stars after they have ejected all their other material. …

Blood sugar Managements

It’s a lot to ask of a run-of-the-mill blood draw, but Curtis and her group are devising a search tactic READ MORE<p>Source: LSU Pennington Biomedical …

How To Escape The Procrastination Doom Loop

When you imagine a highly productive person, you likely think of someone who focuses effortlessly on the job and never succumbs to procrastination. You know, the type who can sit on the ground in a subway station with their laptop and still manage to get more done in an hour than you would in a day …

Procrastination

An ancient Buddhist strategy for overcoming paralyzing fear

The first step in taming all-consuming dread of a Trump presidency is to get calm.<p>In the days since November 9, an oppressive cloak of fear and dread has descended upon a great many Americans.<p>The causes are endless: Our government is at risk of becoming “systemically corrupt” under President-elect …

Meditation

The Effects of Four Different Types of Meditation

Meditation has real, practical benefits for your body and mind, but there are lots of types to try. Knowing the specific effects of each of these …

This 23-Minute Morning Ritual Will Make Sure That You Will Have A Healthy, Happy And Productive Day

If we ask you what makes you happy or what is the meaning of happiness for you? Then you might come up with the memories you have spent with someone, …

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How fast your heart beats predicts if you will die early

It’s enough to make your heart beat a little faster. A new study suggests that resting heart rate can be used as a ‘death test’ to predict your chance of keeling over in the next two decades.<p>Although doctors have known for some time that people with low resting heart rates are usually fitter and …

28 Ways Keeping a Daily Journal Could Change Your Life

“The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as …

23 Things These Successful Executives Do Every Day, No Matter What

Getting ahead in life and work is all about doing the right things, day in and day out.<p>The high achievers in your life likely didn't get where they are by lucky accident. Among other things, success usually involves hard work, perseverance as well as a supportive and loving network of friends and …

Customer Service

Ask Ethan: Could The Universe Be A Simulation?

We take for granted, every day, that what we perceive as “real” is actually reflective of some type of objective reality. That the atoms and molecules composing our bodies actually exist; that the photons interacting with us possess energy and momentum; that the neutrinos passing through us are …

Quantum Physics

Deathbed and breakfast: what’s your ideal horror fiction holiday?

A competition is offering fans of Dracula the chance to spend October 31 in Transylvania. Fun, perhaps, but I reckon there could be scarier literary Halloweens<p>I thought last week that I’d discovered the book-related prize that I’d most like to win – free reading material for the rest of my life, …

Why Red Dead Redemption Was, and Still Is, Such a Damn Good Game

If you aren't thrilled for the sequel, you should be.<p>Rockstar Games recently set the internet ablaze with an announcement that gamers have been dreaming of for years. After a weekend of teasing, the company came right out and announced it: <i>Red Dead Redemption 2</i> is coming.<p>Those words alone are enough …

Super Brain, Super Genes And Alzheimer's - Dr. Rudy Tanzi Interview (Part One)

I had the pleasure of talking to Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD (Dr. Rudy Tanzi) with respect to rewiring and developing the human brain and the process of …

Consciousness

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This daughter is concerned her mother is being taken for all she is worth.<p>7:18 p.m. July 1, 2018<p>This man wants to know how they should split their …

Jurassic World

Google's Neural Network Makes Art in its Dreams

When Google asked its neural network to dream, the machine begin to generating some pretty wild images. They may look odd, but it’s all part of …

Machine Learning

60 Motivational Quotes to Keep You Moving Toward Your Goal

Big successes are an accumulations of small successes<p>Success can be a long and winding road, filled with many obstacles and challenges.<p>There is no real short cut to success; it requires us to take action daily, to be persistent and consistent in our efforts which is not always easy to do. We can …

Motivation

Scientists May Have Reactivated The Gene That Causes Neurons To Stop Growing

A Reactivation<p>It’s commonly believed that brain cells stop multiplying when our bodies become fully grown. Researchers from the German Centre for …

Neuroscience

3 Cyberpunk Anime to Watch After Ghost in the Shell

After an unorthodox blitz of micro-teasers, otaku have finally gotten to see ScarJo in action as “the Major” in <i>Ghost in the Shell</i>‘s forthcoming …

Anime

20 of the 'worst bad habits' - how many are you guilty of?

Do you have a bad habit you would like to cut out? You may just be able to relate to some of these 'negative' behaviour patterns.<p>‘What's a bad habit you never knew you did until someone pointed it out to you?’ Thousands have replied to the question posted on a popular Ask Reddit thread.<p>From …

Sorry shock jocks but the public isn't buying into a renewable energy panic | Peter Lewis

Despite a concerted effort to create a panic about renewable energy following the South Australian storm, public support for ambitious renewable energy targets remains high<p>The lights had not even come back on in South Australia after the freak storm that blacked out the state last month when the …

The Odd (But Highly Effective) Writing Habits of 6 Famous Authors

Hemingway wrote on a boat. Nabokov wrote in the bathtub. Virginia Woolf wrote while taking walks in London.<p>When I was growing up in South Florida, my father would often drive our family down to the Florida Keys to go fishing. The Keys, as they are known, is the chain of islands strung together by …

Literature

Theranos and the Dark Side of Storytelling

Humanity’s strange, ardent love affair with story has always fascinated me. To explore our enthrallment and explain the science behind it, I wrote a book – <i>The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human</i>. The book appealed to a predictable audience of English literature types as well as avid …

Theranos

10 Evening routines of billionaire entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share180<p>+12<p>Shares 204<p>Our daily routines can make a huge difference to how healthy, happy and productive we are. When used effectively, it …

This Virus Robbed Deadly DNA From Black Widow Spider Venom

A “Frankenphage”<p>WO is a virus that lives in bacteria called <i>Wolbachia</i>, which in turn is found in <i></i>the cells of many insects. Husband-and-wife …

Biology