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Why do we feel so guilty all the time?

Food, sex, money, work, family, friends, health, politics: there’s nothing we can’t feel guilty about, including our own feelings of guilt. By Devorah Baum<p>I feel guilty about everything. Already today I’ve felt guilty about having said the wrong thing to a friend. Then I felt guilty about avoiding …

Economic Justice

Here's How Big A Massive Black Hole Can Actually Get

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Martin Silvertant.<p>As the size of a black hole defined by the Schwarzschild radius relates to …

Cantina Talk: The Last Jedi Might Have Star Wars' Most Shocking Reveal Yet

Welcome back. We hope you all had fun celebrating the 40th anniversary of <i>Star Wars</i> last week. Did you commemorate it by re-watching <i>A New Hope</i>? Was …

Surprise! The Universe Has A Third Way To Form Black Holes

When a massive enough star runs out of fuel in its core and collapses, the resulting Type II supernova will produce a black hole.<p>Supernovae that aren’t quite massive enough will produce neutron stars instead, which themselves will make black holes if they either accrete more matter or collide with …

Universe

How to Build Your Own Monitor Hood for Less Than $12

I needed a monitor hood for quite some time but wasn’t willing to pay the retail prices charged for them, so I decided to build one myself. In this …

NASA Has Found Some of The Biggest And Oldest Black Holes We've Ever Seen

From the early moments of our Universe.<p>NASA has picked up intense gamma ray signals coming from a set of ancient galaxies. The gamma rays are being …

This Could Be The First Observational Evidence That Our Early Universe Was Once a Hologram

Wha??<p>For decades, scientists have been toying with the idea that our Universe is - or once was - a giant hologram, where the laws of physics require …

Physics

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Watch The Navy Destroy A Drone With Lasers

Zap!<p>With a flick of a videogame-like controller, the sailor locks the laser onto the drone in mid-air. Within seconds, there’s a flash of light and sparks, and the drone nosedives straight into the ocean, the latest victim of the U.S. Navy’s new Laser Weapon System (or LaWS). The laser, mounted on …

Elements of a Successful Galactic Religion

If extraterrestrials ever arrive, they might be interested in the physical conquest of our planet. Or conceivably they might be interested in …

KRSLD Vang Cki artbook

Join DateApr 2004LocationfranceAge37Posts243<p>Hi there!<br>My name is Vang Cki, i'm French Concept designer, 33 years old, i want to show my last website …

Mech helmet 100% ZBrush sculpt (plus game res real time renders!)

Join DateJun 2004LocationAustin, TXPosts211<p>Here's the game res of my ZBrush sculpt (see below), textured in dDo and real time rendered in Marmoset:<p>^ …

NASA: 96 Things You Can Do With an Asteroid

NASA is really getting into this crowd-sourcing thing. The space agency asked and the public responded with hundreds of ideas of what missions could …

Photoshop King Erik Johansson Uses Photography to Capture Ideas, Not Moments

Erik Johansson, a Swedish photographer and retouch artist, spends countless hours editing his images in Photoshop, adding layer upon layer mask, …

Create Drama In Your Photographs By Taking Away The Light

“In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.”<br>-Francis Bacon<p>Humans like light. We like being able to see everything …

New timeline for origin of ancient Egypt

<b>A new timeline for the origin of ancient Egypt has been established by scientists.</b><p>A team from the UK found that the transformation from a land of disparate farmers into a state ruled by a king was more rapid than previously thought.<p>Using radiocarbon dating and computer models, they believe the …

Ancient History

20000 Days in Space

NASA to Use Giant 3D Printing Spider Robots to Construct Huge Spacecraft

It has always been theorized that the construction of large spacecraft would have to be done in orbit. However, a US company called Tethers Unlimited …

3D Printing

Acer’s Newly-Announced Liquid S2 is the First Smartphone to Shoot 4K Video

The ability to shoot 4K video is usually reserved for higher-end cameras, but that’s all changing. Just like ultra-high pixel counts made their way …

Photographer Father Photoshops His Son Into the Fantasy Worlds of His Imagination

Two years ago, photographer and musician David Niles was watching his son Nathan let his imagination run wild as he played with his favorite toys. It …

Smart watches: what are Apple, Samsung, Google and Microsoft up to?

With the Galaxy Gear expected to be unveiled this week, Samsung's rivals are thought to be working on their own wrist-worn devices<p>"The wrist is interesting," said Apple chief executive Tim Cook at the All Things Digital D11 conference in May 2013, when being quizzed about his company's potential …