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Bruce Lee’s Never-Before-Seen Writings on Willpower, Emotion, Reason, Memory, Imagination, and Confidence

“You will never get any more out of life than you expect.”<p>Although <b>Bruce Lee</b> (November 27, 1940–July 20, 1973) is best known for his legendary legacy in martial arts and film, he was also one of the most underappreciated philosophers of the twentieth century, instrumental in introducing Eastern …

Bruce Lee

A 19-year-old created a free robot lawyer that has beaten 160,000 parking tickets

The very first robot lawyer that was designed to challenge parking tickets has been wildly successful since it was launched last Fall.<p>British programmer Joshua Browder, 19, launched the beta version of the bot in London in September. In that month alone, 3,000 people used the service to appeal …

Governor Gary Johnson Keynote at Politicon 2016-Full Speech

Today Governor Gary Johnson, the Libertarian candidate for President, opened up the 2016 Politicon conference in California with the keynote …

Gary Johnson

Gary Johnson Says He Wants the Fair Tax; So What is the Fair Tax?

One of the biggest campaign proposals of Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson is the elimination of the income tax at both the personal and corporate …

Gary Johnson

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

What Does it Mean When a Player Voluntarily Shows a Hand?

October 12, 2015 <i>Robert Woolley</i><p>In poker, players potentially convey meaningful information with every action they perform. Often at the tables we are …

Excitement Builds for the Possibility of Life on Enceladus

Saturn’s frozen moon Enceladus is a tantalizing world—many scientists are increasingly convinced it may be the best place in our solar system to …

Astronomy

CO2 turned into stone in Iceland in climate change breakthrough

Radical new technique promises a cheaper and more secure method of burying CO2 emissions underground instead of storing it as a gas<p>Carbon dioxide has been pumped underground and turned rapidly into stone, demonstrating a radical new way to tackle climate change.<p>The unique project promises a cheaper …

Fossil Fuels

I transformed my Jeep into a moving house to travel Africa for 2 years — here's what it was like to build

A few years ago I drove a Jeep from Alaska to Argentina. I learned a lot on that trip about where I want to go and what kind of vehicle I want to live in.<p>After years of saving and planning, I bought a 2007 four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon to turn into a house on wheels to drive around …

RVs

Harvard Scientist Engineers Bacterium That Inhales CO2, Produces Energy -- A 'Bionic Leaf'

The chemist who gave us the artificial leaf has genetically engineered bacteria to absorb hydrogen and carbon dioxide and convert them into alcohol fuel.<p>When Harvard Professor of Energy Daniel G. Nocera announced he was working with bacteria last year, other scientists cautioned it would be …

University of Chicago

Hubble captures amazing view of Milky Way

<b>(CNN) —</b> Stars upon stars upon stars.<p>In a new image, the Hubble Space Telescope peers into the center of the Milky Way, showcasing the star cluster at the center.<p>According to NASA, the photo contains more than a half-million stars. The star cluster is the densest in the galaxy.<p>Much of the light cast …

An Evolutionary Explanation For Why Animals Court Their Own Sex

The phenomenon is one of the biggest skull scratchers in evolutionary biology.<p>Over 1000 different species throughout the animal kingdom have been observed engaging in same sex sexual behavior, but for the most part, the trait still baffles evolutionary biologists.<p>Chimpanzees, dolphins, koalas, and …

Ethiopia from the Air and Ground

ARCHAEOLOGICAL STUDIES HAVE suggested for years that Ethiopia was the birthplace of humans. Today Ethiopia is the most populous landlocked country in …

Natural Beauty

2016 May 15 - Milky Way Over Quiver Tree Forest

<b>Milky Way Over Quiver Tree Forest</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Florian Breuer<p><b>Explanation:</b> In front of a famous background of stars and galaxies lies some …

95% of Germany’s energy was provided by renewables last Sunday

Getty Images/Sean Gallup<p>We're hearing plenty of encouraging stories about the growth of renewable energy and a reduction on our reliance on fossil …

Local Experts

This restaurant-turned-cooking-school hosts morning and afternoon sessions in a century-old French colonial house. Students have sccess to a …

Mandarin Oriental

The 4th Largest Economy In The World Just Generated 90 Percent Of The Power It Needs From Renewables

On Sunday, for a brief, shining moment, renewable power output in Germany reached 90 percent of the country’s total electricity demand. That’s a big …

Arctic Sea Ice Hits Another Terrifying Milestone

Another day, another scientific analysis revealing our unstoppable impact on planet Earth. Arctic sea ice coverage peaked at 5.607 million square …

What happens to its stuff when a black hole vanishes?

For all their extraordinary power, black holes are not immortal.<p>They have a life cycle just like we do. Forty years ago Stephen Hawking, the world’s …

Black Holes

Former governor of New Mexico Gary Johnson running for president

Gary Johnson, New Mexico's governor from 1995 to 2003, announced Wednesday he is running for president as a Libertarian Party candidate.<p>It's not the …

4 cosmic phenomena that travel faster than the speed of light

But that's not the entire story. In fact, it's just the beginning.<p>Before Einstein, mass — the atoms that make up you, me, and everything we see — and energy were treated as separate entities. But in 1905, Einstein forever changed the way physicists view the universe.<p>Einstein's Special Theory of …

This Is What The Entire Known Universe Looks Like in a Single Image

Whoa.<p>Isn't it beautiful? This is an illustrated logarithmic scale conception of the observable Universe with the Solar System at the …

Universe

Scientists are on the cusp of these 15 discoveries that will transform the world

Technological innovation happens at an exponential rate.<p>Our smartphones are more powerful computers than the Apollo 11 mission to the moon used. Many …

The leather-clad rock queens of Botswana – in pictures

Finding expression and escape in heavy metal, the female ‘Marok’ are a thriving part of the musical sub-culture. Paul Shiakallis spent eight months with them

Photons carry messages from electrons over 1 mile

Physicists have set a quantum record by using photons to carry messages from electrons over a distance of 1.2 miles.<p>The work advances a long-standing …

Quantum Physics

'I want to go back there and live': Eagles of Death Metal vow Bataclan return

Vocalist Jesse Hughes said he wants ‘to be the first band to play in the Bataclan when it opens back up’ in first interview since Paris attackers killed 89 in the concert hall