Tia Johnson

958 Flips | 17 Magazines | 18 Likes | 2 Following | 1 Follower | @TiaJohnson2uom | Keep up with Tia Johnson 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 “Tia Johnson”

Synthetic Diamonds Lead Princeton Team to Quantum Computing Breakthrough

Natural diamonds didn't work, so they made their own from scratch.<p>Storing quantum bits of information, or qubits, is a lot harder than storing …

Quantum Physics

For The First Time, Scientists Achieve 'Liquid Light' at Room Temperature

A Frankenstein mash-up of light and matter.<p>In June 2017, physicists achieved 'liquid light' at room temperature for the first time ever, making this …

Quantum Physics

10 Books Every Aspiring Millionaire Must Read

If you aspire to the summit, learn from those who have already climbed mountains.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have big dreams and big goals -- you want to be a successful entrepreneur or business leader and join the millionaires’ club. But how do you go …

Self-improvement

This stunning figure reveals the extent of Americans’ financial woes

As income stagnates, millions of Americans are struggling to make ends meet.<p>Some 50.8 million households or 43 percent of households can’t afford a …

Don't Be Afraid of the Multiverse

Rumors of science's demise have been greatly exaggerated.<p>Almost anybody who has ever thought deeply about the universe sooner or later wonders if there is more than one of them. Whether a multiplicity of universes—known as a multiverse—actually exists has been a contentious issue since ancient …

Physics

One of the scariest effects of climate change might already be happening — and it'd mean our projections are way off

The worst-case climate scenario for coastal cities is known as a "pulse."<p>In that situation, abnormally warm water could cause the glaciers that hold back ice sheets on top of Antarctica and Greenland to collapse. That would cause massive quantities of ice to pour into the world's oceans, which …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Ingredient You Should Add To Your Breakfast To Speed Up Weight Loss

Forget the numbers on the scale for sec and think about how great you’ll feel on the inside – and look on the outside – if you maintain a healthy …

Nutrition

Galaxy without any dark matter baffles astronomers

They identified the galaxy using a low-budget setup designed from 48 commercial cameras and paparazzi-style lenses<p>A distant galaxy that appears completely devoid of dark matter has baffled astronomers and deepened the mystery of the universe’s most elusive substance.<p>The absence of dark matter from …

Dark Matter

Healthy, Quick & Easy Dessert Recipes

ADVERTISEMENT<p>Microwave Desserts<p>The oven isn't your only option for cooking dessert—you can make a microwave dessert. Microwave desserts are ideal for …

Food

White Almond Wedding Cake Recipe

"A secret ingredient of sour cream makes this cake so moist, dense, and delicious! I use this recipe for my kids' birthdays, but it's a favorite for …

The Puzzle Of Quantum Reality

There’s a hole at the heart of quantum physics.It’s a deep hole. Yet it’s not a hole that prevents the theory from working. Quantum physics is, by …

A Simple Lemon Tart With Sensuous Surprises

Sometime during the first year that I was married, when I was teaching myself to cook, I enrolled in a cake-decorating class. A course on how not to turn steaks into hockey pucks might have been more useful at that stage of my life, but I was already in thrall to baking. I bought myself canvas …

Quantum Physicists Doubled the Information Speed Limit of the Universe

There's a limit to how fast information can move through the universe, just like there's a limit to how fast everything else can move through the …

Hands Down the Best Way to Roast a Sweet Potato

<i>Cookboomarked!</i> <i>is our new series where we review the latest cookbooks from the foodie influencers you follow. Check back often to find out which new releases are worth your hard-earned cash and the recipes you should try first from each.</i><p>I thought I knew how to roast a sweet potato, but I was wrong. …

Recipes

A Neuroscientist Explains What Cutting Carbs Can Do to Your Brain

With each passing month, certain foods and fad diets come in and out of favor. One food that's been on the "bad" list for a while is bread—more …

How To Feed Yourself When You're Depressed

An extremely cool feature of depression is an overwhelming indifference to the concept of staying alive. Eating is a prerequisite for life, so it …

People Don't Actually Know Themselves Very Well

Chances are, your coworkers are better at rating some parts of your personality than you are.<p>When Donald Trump tweeted that he was a “very stable genius,” he was accused of lacking self-awareness by journalists and comedians. But the truth is that no one has perfect self-awareness—you probably …

The Secret Ingredient My Grandmothers Swear By For the Best Deviled Eggs

What’s a Southern gathering without a plate of homemade deviled eggs? Perfect for packing in a summer picnic or whipping up for a church potluck, …

Getting the Inside Dope on Ketamine's Mysterious Ability to Rapidly Relieve Depression

Ketamine has been called the biggest thing to happen to psychiatry in 50 years, due to its uniquely rapid and sustained antidepressant effects. It …

Neuroscience

Why Do All The Planets Orbit In The Same Plane?

Our Solar System is an orderly place, with the four inner planets, the asteroid belt, and the gas giant worlds all orbiting in the same plane around the Sun. Even as you go farther out, the Kuiper belt objects appear to line up with that same exact plane. Given that the Sun is spherical and that …

Universe

Healthy Turmeric Chicken Stew Recipe

"This is one of my favorite 30-minute weeknight recipes. Turmeric (curcuma) is a bright yellow spice primarily found in India and Indonesia, and is …

A Potentially Game-Changing Message from the Dawn of Time

Telescopes are, and have always been, time machines. They transport us not only across space, but across the aeons, showing us the light of long-dead …

Universe

How to Recognize 5 Tactics of Gaslighting

“That never happened; you must be imagining it.” “Everyone agrees with me—you’re overreacting.” “Wow, what’s it like to be insane?” If these sound …

Golden Globes

Calling All Master Builders! Legoland California's New Castle Hotel Is Perfect Down to the Last Brick

Looking for the perfect getaway that will please both your knights-in-training and little ones who gab solely about princesses? Then you're in luck because Legoland's California Resort just officially released an opening date for its brand-new Castle Hotel in Carlsbad, CA. And, no, the word …

A Wrenching Dilemma

He wanted me to see the boxes. They were piled six or seven high, and there were so many stacks on the shelves it was hard to take them in all at once. The other aisles of the Virginia Beach Police Department’s evidence storage unit were filled with guns and knives, hard drives and cash piles — …

Virginia Beach

These Home Remedies Will Fix What's Ailing You ... Our Readers Say So

We asked: Which trusted home remedies do you reach for when you have a stuffy nose or a headache? You answered — and with some pretty interesting …

Immune System

15 Gorgeous Clean-Eating Lunches That Will Keep You Full Until Dinner

If you’re trying to eat clean, you already know that lunchtime can be a little, um, boring. But it’s not all dry lettuce and grilled chicken—promise. …

When you burn fat, where does it actually go?

Getting rid of fat can be exhausting, but it's as natural as breathing.<p><i>Every January, fat's in the crosshairs of health columnists, fitness magazines, and desperate Americans. This year, PopSci looks at the macronutrient beyond its most negative associations. What’s fat good for? How do we get it</i> …

Scientists Make Coldest Liquid Water Ever, And It's Weirder Than They Imagined

You’re definitely familiar with water’s freezing point: 32 degrees Fahrenheit (0 degrees Celsius). But that’s not the coldest water could be. …

Particles

Researchers create a fast-sealing surgical 'glue' for closing wounds

Closing up wounds typically calls for sutures or staples, but neither are able to create a complete seal. And when it comes to internal injuries that are harder to get to and wounds on organs that move a significant amount, such as lungs, treatment becomes even more difficult. Sealants offer a …

Protein