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Astronomers just discovered a supermassive black hole from the dawn of the universe

And it's much bigger than we expected.<p>There was a bang. A big one. It was the beginning of everything, but for several hundred million years, all was darkness. Then, lights started flickering to life, stars and gases and galaxies all coming online.<p>One of the brightest lights during that dawn had a …

A Psychotherapist Shares Her Top Strategies for Being Calm in Times of Stress

Ten strategies to build your resilience against pervasive angst<p><i>by</i><p>, Psychologist, nature-lover, parent. I dream of a world that is healthier, calmer, …

Mindfulness

How accents at home affect baby language - Futurity

Babies raised hearing one language spoken with different accents may help researchers understand more about how we learn to communicate.

Language

Bill Gates and Other Billionaires Say This 1 Habit is the Secret to Their Sucess | Inc.com

Bill Gates is at it again. He's indulging in one of his favorite habits: reading. Gates recently wrote a blog post titled, "5 amazing books I read this year." The post is in addition to regular book reviews Gates posts all year long. "Reading is my favorite way to indulge my curiosity," Gates …

Bill Gates

The Difference Between Empathy and Sympathy

And Why You Should Care<p>Is that “empathy” or “sympathy” you're showing? While the two words are often incorrectly used interchangeably, the difference …

Empathy

Researchers have created an AI system that teaches itself new languages

Language-Learning AI<p>Computers have become much more adept at translating from one language into another in recent years, thanks to the application of …

Machine Learning

Turning Carbon Emissions Into Fuel Sounds Like Perpetual Motion, But Real

Not exactly the clean energy you're used to.<p>Factories and manufacturing plants power almost everything we do on a daily basis, but they also cause …

Clean Energy

Stop This 1 Mental Habit and You'll Be Better Rested (Even If You Don't Get Enough Sleep) | Inc.com

What's the worst thing about being an insomniac? Believe it or not it's the sentence: "I'm an insomniac." That's the counterintuitive result of new research by Kenneth Lichstein, professor of psychology at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Lichstein, who's been studying sleep (and lack …

29 of The Most Surreal Landscapes on The Planet You Must See

Alien visions right here on Earth.<p>Earth is full of bizarre landscapes. Some are land formations moulded over thousands of years, while others are …

National Parks

How Often You Should Wash Your Bed Sheets, According to a Microbiologist

What happens if you don't?<p>We spend more than a third of our lives in bed - but that place can quickly blossom into a "botanical park" of bacteria and …

Divers discovered a 3,000-year-old castle underwater in a Turkish lake

You never know what's lurking under the water until you look.<p>In the depths of Lake Van, the largest lake in Turkey, a group of divers just discovered a lost castle.<p>The underwater fortress is approximately 3,000 years old, according to Turkish publications.<p>Photographer Tahsin Ceylan, who headed up …

Flu season is off to a roaring start with 7,000 confirmed cases

Across the country there have already been 7,000 confirmed cases of flu, twice the number at this time last year. The flu is already widespread in Massachusetts, Georgia, Louisiana and Oklahoma.

The human brain can 'predict' the future, new scientific study shows

Study from the University of Glasgow shows dialogue between eyes and brain.<p>The human brain is able to 'predict' what your eyes will see before you …

This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

Incredible.<p>Type 2 diabetes isn't necessarily for life, with a 2017 clinical trial providing some of the clearest evidence yet that the condition can …

It Only Took Steve Jobs 5 Words to Give the Best Career Advice You'll Hear Today | Inc.com

The power of focus.<p>Without it, you're doomed to a life of distraction. A life in which others' priorities dictate on what you spend your time. As you move from one shiny object to another, you may get lots of things done--but few things ever get done well.<p>Or, you may find your life is ruled by …

Emotional Intelligence

AI might give you a personal assistant instead of taking your job

With the advent of artificial intelligence, assistants should no longer be a luxury confined to executives. We already have AI helpers in our personal lives, such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa, but now is the time to take this to the workplace.<p>Despite advancements in technology that promise to …

Mount Agung: Bali airport closed as volcano alert raised to highest level

People within 10km told to evacuate as explosive eruptions send ash 4,000 metres into atmosphere<p>Indonesian authorities have raised the alert for a Bali volcano to the highest level, closed the island’s airport and ordered people within 10km (six miles) to evacuate.<p>Mount Agung erupted on Saturday …

Mount Agung

Sophia the robot wants a baby and says family is 'really important'

<b>She's the first robot in the world to become a citizen of a country and now Sophia says she wants a baby.</b><p>A month after she made history in Saudi Arabia the humanoid robot has said family is "a really important thing".<p>Sophia isn't pre-programmed with answers, instead she uses machine learning and …

Collaboration Kills Creativity, According to Science | Inc.com

The notion that collaboration makes people more creative has become conventional wisdom in the business world. Here's a typical example:<p>Collaboration has recently emerged as the defining characteristic of creativity and growth in nearly all sectors and industries. The singular genius who works …

Five ways to boost your brain power

Get more from the little grey cells with these five ways to give yourself a kick up the cranium and boost your brain power<p>You're bombarded with …

University of London

A new bird species is seen emerging in real-time

Scientists have directly documented a new species evolving in the wild for the first time, according to the BBC. Fittingly, the event was seen in …

Birds

Exercise May Enhance the Effects of Brain Training

Exercise broadly improves our memories and thinking skills, according to a wealth of science. The evidence supporting similar benefits from so-called brain training has been much iffier, however, with most people performing better only on the specific types of games or tasks practiced in the …

Elon Musk has finished building the biggest battery in the world

Elon Musk made a bet to build the world's biggest battery in 100 days or he'd pay for it.<p>And he's done.<p>Tesla has completed installing its colossal …

New Hole in Sun's Atmosphere Lets Particles Spew Out

A large, dark "hole" has opened up in the sun's atmosphere, allowing solar winds to rush out into space — an ordinary occurrence, but a spectacular …

Astronomy

Two abandoned Soviet space shuttles left in the Kazakh steppe

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was the Soviet response to the space shuttle, designed to take the Cold War into space. But after just one flight, it was mothballed. Now, the ruins of what was called the Buran program are left to rust in the steppe of Kazakhstan.<p>Two shuttles and a rocket lie in disused hangars, not far …

Space Exploration

The United Nations Met to Discuss a Possible Ban on "Killer Robots"

Still in Charge<p>Representatives from countries around the world met on Nov. 18 to discuss weapons systems at the United Nations’ Convention on …

We’re Not Even Talking About Some of the Most Devastating Effects of Climate Change

Physical health is only part of the problem.<p><i>by</i><p>Climate change isn’t just going to sink our cities, obscure our skylines and stars with pollution, melt …

Mental Health

Deathblow Dealt to Dark Matter Disks

New data tracking the movements of millions of Milky Way stars have effectively ruled out the presence of a “dark disk” that could have offered …

Mysterious Particles Are Slamming Into Earth—But Why?

New observations stir up debate over an abundance of antimatter found in our atmosphere.<p>A cosmic engine is hurling strange particles at Earth—and new observations, published today in the journal <i>Science</i>, are complicating the hunt for the culprit.<p>In 2008, the space-based instrument PAMELA detected an …

Dark Matter