Hunter Garcia

60 Flips | 5 Magazines | 6 Likes | @TheSheepKing | Keep up with Hunter Garcia on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Hunter Garcia”

Star Wars Actor Mark Hamill Doesn't Know What The Witcher Is But Sure He'll Be In The TV Show

A TV show based on The Witcher is coming to Netflix. There is no word yet as to who will play any of the characters, and that includes Geralt's companion Vesemir. But now Star Wars actor Mark Hamill has raised his hand to play the role despite having no idea what The Witcher is.<p>Writer Lauren …

Mark Hamill

Video games aren’t entertainment, they’re how I go outside

Mobile games are a valuable lifeline for my phobia<p>People play video games for a variety of reasons. Some play for enjoyment. Others for competition. I play to escape.<p>For the last few weeks I’ve been unable to leave the house. This isn’t anything new for me; the thought of being in public has been a …

Depression

The Complete Learn to Code Bundle | Popular Mechanics Shop

<b>Python Tutorial: Learn by Coding</b><p>Go From Beginner to Master of Python with 7.5 Hours of Hands-On Training<p>Cement your coding skills by learning Python: server-side interpreted, open-source, non-compiled scripting language commonly used in web and video game development. Begin with the basics of …

Web Development

Listen To A Song Written By Artificial Intelligence, Inspired By The Beatles

No seriously<p>The Beatles may have ended decades ago, but AI is making good (if derivative) hits that sound an awful lot like something off "Revolver."<p>Sony CSL Research Laboratory is releasing an album next year of songs written by Artificial intelligence, and the first hit track may be this uncanny …

Artificial Intelligence

Lumosity to Pay $2M to Settle FTC Charges Over 'Brain Training' Ads

The company that created the Lumosity “brain training” program has agreed to pay $2 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it deceived consumers into believing that its mind games could help users excel at work and school and reduce or delay “cognitive impairment associated with …

Physicists find surprising ‘liquid-like’ particle interactions in Large Hadron Collider

Three years ago, Rice physicists and their colleagues on the Large Hadron Collider’s (LHC’s) Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment stumbled on an …

Pluto mission: NASA's New Horizons 'phones home' after blackout

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> NASA has re-established contact with its New Horizons spacecraft after a planned communications blackout as the probe completes humankind's first flyby of Pluto.<p>Mission managers who were packed into the New Horizons "mission control" room anxiously waiting to hear from the …

Solar System

Google Made a Chatbot That Debates the Meaning of Life

A human talks to a machine. And it goes like this:<p><i>Human: what is the purpose of life?<br>Machine: to serve the greater good.<br>Human: what is the purpose of</i> …

Lockheed Martin pursues compact fusion reactor concept

Lockheed Martin is making news this week with declarations about putting the Atomic Age on Restart and advancing in the realm of energy. "We are on …

Close Encounters Of The Radio Kind? Mystery Bursts Baffle Astronomers

Astronomers have a mystery on their hands. Two large radio telescopes, on opposite sides of the planet, have detected very brief, very powerful bursts of radio waves.<p>Right now, astronomers have no idea what's causing these bursts or where they're coming from. And nothing has been ruled out at the …

Everything is Energy

Brandon West, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>“Now I realize that it isn’t the miracle that creates the believer. Instead, we are all believers. We believe …

Recalibrate Your Reality

Wish you were better/smarter/stronger/faster? Sure, hard work helps, but the truth is, your self perception may be getting in the way. We all form …

Higgs Boson Seems To Prove That The Universe Doesn't Exist

None of us should be here. In fact, the whole world, the stars and the galaxies shouldn’t be here either. According to a new cosmological study, our whole Universe should have blinked out of existence an instant after it was first created.<p>Research from British cosmologists at King’s College London …

1 Baby, 3 Parents: Scientists Say Due Date Is In Two Years

A new medical technique that could prevent mitochondrial disease would also create babies with three parents, a British health agency says. Officials say the time is coming for a technique that would use material from two women and one man to produce a healthy embryo.<p>"I think that [two years] is …

Serotonin deficiency may not cause depression after all

<b>(hikrcn/Shutterstock)</b><p>New research may lead to a more direct and effective treatment than common SSRIs<p>Jeanene Swanson<p>December 13, 2013 1:30pm (UTC)<p>Depression strikes some 35 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization, contributing to lowered quality of life as well as an …

New State Of Light Revealed With Photon-Trapping Method

A theoretical physicist has explained a way to capture particles of light called photons, even at room temperature, a feat thought only possible at bone-chillingly cold temperatures.<p>Alex Kruchkov, a doctoral student at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), has built the first …

10 animals with the longest life spans

There are tortoises alive today that were 25 to 50 years old when Charles Darwin was born. There are whales swimming the oceans with 200-year-old …

8 Excuses For Not Meditating That You Should Ditch Immediately

I felt like a meditation fraud for years. As a yoga teacher, meditation is practically in my job description. Only problem was, I had an extreme …

Meditation

5 Meditation Apps for Channeling Your Inner Peace

Meditation and, more broadly, mindfulness have of late been linked to everything from increased creativity to stress reduction. But who has time to …

Scientists’ depressing new discovery about the brain

<b>(via Wikipedia)</b><p>Forget the dream that education, scientific evidence or reason can help people make good decisions<p>Marty Kaplan<p>September 17, 2013 12:43pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Alternet.<p>Yale law school professor Dan Kahan’s new research paper is called “Motivated Numeracy and …

The Om Guide: Meditation for People Who Can't Meditate

<b> <br>By Janet Nima Taylor, Special to Everyday Health</b><p>While the research on the positive impact of meditation is overwhelming, there are still many …

Playing Tetris helps you reduce cravings for food, alcohol, and cigarettes

For years, those who battle addictions to alcohol, smoking, and overeating have been forced to rely on uncertain methods for curbing their cravings, …

6 Proven Ways To Improve Your Willpower

There's a lot of work to be done for self-improvement to be effective.<p>I've been through a bunch of different improvement focuses in the last few months, including positivity, running, reading more and learning French.<p>Each one has been fun to focus on, but it's hard to keep more than one new habit …

Will Power

Huge Alien Object Spotted on Moon via NASA Imaging? (+Photos)

Google Moon shows what appears to be a massive alien spacecraft on the moon. It is L-shaped with what appears to be seven lights dotting its edge. …