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Here's The Physics That Got Left Out Of 'Arrival'

The new movie <i>Arrival</i> is drawing sufficient praise as a smart and stylish science fiction film that Kate and I actually went to the trouble of getting a sitter so we could see it in the theater Friday night. It is, indeed, a very good movie, and probably the best adaptation one could hope for of the …

Quantum Mechanics

NASA's 'Impossible' EmDrive Could Actually Work, Even If It Breaks The Laws Of Physics

Even NASA doesn't know how it works.<p>NASA scientists have determined that an ‘impossible’ engine that could take us to Mars in just 10 weeks does …

Physics

A study of NASA's 'impossible' space thruster just passed scientific peer review

After months of speculation and leaked documents, NASA's long-awaited EM Drive paper has <i>finally</i> been peer-reviewed and published. And it shows that the 'impossible' propulsion system really does appear to work.<p>The NASA Eagleworks Laboratory team even put forward a hypothesis for how the EM Drive …

Physics

Want to Raise Down-to-Earth Kids? It Helps to Know a Little Psychology | Inc.com

The rap on young people is that they're entitled and narcissistic. They think the world revolves around them and owes them something. They're brats, basically.<p>Is this true?<p>Absolutely not, reply a whole host of Millennials, who point out that it's their parents who tanked the economy and their …

Psychology

Math and Physics Are the Stars of Track and Field

You've got to move horizontally and vertically at the same time.<p>Talent and physique can only take you so far when you're racing in the Olympics track and field events. When every millisecond counts, the way runners take off affects how they can generate and maintain speed throughout the race.<p>In …

Physics

We are currently performing a series of upgrades on Core Spirit and will be back soon.<p>Since the launch, Core Spirit has been growing, improving and …

5 Great Books To Read In March

Some of the recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.

Books

15 Cute, Cheeky Valentines To Give Your Partner In Parenting

For parents, the word "valentines" often evokes late nights making candy-grams for your kids to bring to school and pass out to their friends. But hardworking, sleep-deprived moms and dads deserve their own Valentine's Day cards as well.<p>We've scoured Etsy and found some silly, sentimental and super …

Parenting

This Mother's Reaction to Her Son's Fit of Anger Can Teach Us All a Lesson in Parenting

<i>This story from mom and blogger Kathleen Fleming of Majestic Unicorn about her son accidentally breaking a mirror in the house is absolutely inspiring.</i><p>This was my hallway last Wednesday.<p>Broken. Sharp. Treacherous.<p>This was my hallway.<p>It was my son who did this.<p>Sometimes, often really, things break — …

WATCH: Here Are 5 Cool Ways to Put a Candle Out Using Physics... And Liquid Nitrogen

Highly practical.<p>We all know how to blow out a candle, but why do that, when you can learn so much about physics by getting a little creative with …

Physics

Father of slain Virginia girl says she was grounded from online chats

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — The father of a slain 13-year-old Virginia girl says in a recorded episode of the "Dr. Phil" television show that she had recently been grounded from social media for chatting inappropriately online with older men.<p>The show says in a news release that David Lovell told host …

10 Parenting Habits to Develop Before Your Child Becomes a Teen

I started parenting habits prior to the "dreaded teen years" that I hope will carry my influence further and create a positive relationship with my …

I'm a Family Psychologist and These Are the 20 Most Common Parenting Mistakes I See

<i>Most parents try to do what's best for their children. What happens when we don't even realize our behavior is harmful? Our friends at Fatherly share with us 20 common parenting mistakes.</i><p>What are some common mistakes parents make that could actually hurt their children's mental and physical health …

Parenting