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Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

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Starwatch: Jupiter in opposition

Star chart Mon 7 May 2018<p>The giant gas planet Jupiter reaches its closest point to Earth this year on 9 May. A planet beyond Earth’s orbit, such as Jupiter, is known as a superior planet, and the closest approach of a superior planet is called opposition. This is because the sun is always 180° away …

Astronomy

NASA's TESS is going to be your new favorite space mission

On April 16, NASA's latest and greatest mission is set to launch to space.<p>The new space telescope is named TESS — short for the Transiting Exoplanet …

If you can’t explain something in simple terms, you don’t understand it

In the early 1960s, Richard Feynman gave a series of undergraduate lectures that were collected into a book called the Feynman Lectures on Physics. …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Singularity

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most | Inc.com

Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house isn't clean enough. My life would be better if I had more money.</i><p>Rehashing the same …

Self-help

21 Facts That Will Remind You How Complex The Universe Really Is

"The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper."

Earth

IntroductionEarth is the third planet from the Sun and the fifth largest in the solar system. Just slightly larger than nearby Venus, Earth is the …

Astronomy

Why everything you've heard about artificially intelligent robots – even from Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk – is untrue

Science and engineering lift humanity to greater and more enduring heights, while philosophy seems to be in a regular state of existential crisis. …

Singularity

Cleo isn't like other drones

When Canadian engineers Omar Eleryan and Simon Czarnota first tried flying a regular drone, they were put off by how big, loud, hard to control and …

Drones

'Orbit': A video trip around the Earth... in real time!

If you know the name Seán Doran it may be due to his amazing photographic processing skills, especially his jaw-dropping work with the Juno …

Astronomy

Gallery: A tour of the Solar System in spectacular new detail

Trailblazing spacecraft have not only returned stunning images for us to fawn over recently, they've returned important observations with great …

Elon Musk's Mysterious "35,000" Tweet Explained

The answer isn't exactly boring<p>Earlier this week Elon Musk posted this mysterious Tweet, with no further explanation:<p>What on Earth could it mean? …

Tesla

Harry Potter chapter written by bots is magically terrible

J.K. Rowling, you're in no danger of being replaced any time soon.<p>The bright Muggles at Botnik Studios trained predictive keyboards (one for narration, one for dialogue) on all seven Harry Potter books and produced a brand-new chapter about the young wizard. And great sizzling dragon bogies, is it …

Harry Potter

SpaceX will use the first Falcon Heavy to send a Tesla Roadster to Mars, Elon Musk says

Other reports say that the plan is real<p>Always willing to up the stakes of an already difficult situation, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has said the first flight of his company’s Falcon Heavy rocket will be used to send a Tesla Roadster into space. Musk first tweeted out the idea on Friday evening, and the …

13 Science-Backed Signs You're Smarter Than You Realise

Don't underestimate yourself.<p>Everyone wants to be humble. Who me, smart? Nah, I'm just a good test-taker.<p>And anyway, it's kind of crass to go around …

This desert getaway is made of shipping containers radiating in every direction

Shipping containers have been used to make interesting homes for some time, but this spiky white cluster of containers jutting out of the California …

Space That Never Was is one artist’s vision of a never-ending space race

Where else might we have gone?<p>There’s something appealing about space artwork, whether it’s the cover of a zany science fiction novel, or promotional art cooked up by NASA. Recently an art blog from Polish concept artist and illustrator Maciej Rebisz caught my eye. Titled Space that Never Was, it’s …

• UC Berkeley professor ‘literally changed the world’, colleague says<br>• Work on slices of Einstein’s brain found it had extra support cells<p>Marian Diamond, a neuroscientist who studied Albert Einstein’s brain and “literally changed the world” with groundbreaking work on rats that showed the brain’s …

Humanity

10 commandments of logo design

It’s frustrating. You’ve spent hours, days, weeks on your logo design, and yet still it isn’t working. But you’re so close to the project personally …

Motion Magic's Trippy Endless GIFs

Plotagraph Pro software can animate still images<p>A graphic designer going by the handle Motion Magic has mastered a new art form. Neither still …

GIF Animations

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

WATCH: This Simple Triangle Will Change The Way You Think About Maths Forever

Because logarithmic notation is bad.<p>Okay, let's get something straight right off the bat - logarithmic notation in maths is bad and doesn't make a …

Cool Houses Reveal Their Unique Stories And Unexpected Designs

Lots of things can make us reach a conclusion that a house is cool. There are lots of cool houses all over the world and they use all sorts of …

Architecture