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Learning to speak quantum

Particle physicists are studying ways to harness the power of the quantum realm to further their research. In a 1981 lecture, the famed physicist …

Physics

Scientists say Earth’s atmosphere is raining viruses and bacteria down on the entire planet

If you like to start out your day by opening your window for a big breath of fresh air you might want to rethink your habits a bit. A new study …

Biology

Ancient virus could be the reason humans can think

An ancient virus could be responsible for human consciousness, giving you the ability to think for yourself.<p>New research has linked a human gene …

Biology

The insidious ways the world tells teenage girls their bodies don’t belong to them

When I was 16 years old, I was the kind of teenager who had a favorite mathematician. One Sunday I went to see my hero give a talk. Afterward, I lingered near the stage with my dad, prepped with my usual question for adults with careers I admired: Any advice for a kid in high school?<p>I was wearing a …

Natalie Portman

Want to Immediately Become More Successful? Stop Using These 4 Toxic Words

You don't need any more strategies or morning routines, you need to watch your language.<p>We know that relationships, nutrition, sleep, and exercise all play a positive effect on our chances for succeeding in business. However, what you may not know or simply be overlooking is the role your daily …

Self-improvement

Poetry world split over polemic attacking 'amateur' work by 'young female poets'

Writing in PN Review, Rebecca Watts has slammed the popularity of writers such as Rupi Kaur and Hollie McNish as ‘consumer-driven content’<p>Giving a fresh meaning to the notion of a poetry slam, the august poetry journal PN Review has published a stinging critique of the “rise of a cohort of young …

Make These Pork Chops in Creamy Garlic Sauce for Dinner

Photos of perfectly cooked porkchops are seriously drool-worthy. With their golden-brown exterior and perfectly seasoned crust, to many they can seem …

11 Things Women Couldn't Do In The 1920s

Sneaking into speakeasies, becoming working women, and winning the right to vote—looking back, the Roaring Twenties seem to be a great time for …

Here's how to shut down ignorant men who think women are "overreacting" about sexual harassment

Now that the conversation about high profile sexual assault allegations has reached the point where men like Matt Damon feel emboldened enough to …

The #MeToo Movement Targets Meryl Streep and Shoots Itself in the Foot

There are many people that deserve blame for aiding and abetting Harvey Weinstein’s reign of terror, from agents to filmmakers. Meryl Streep is not …

Seven things deeply intuitive people do differently

Steve Jobs once said that intuition is more powerful than intellect. As it turns out, Jobs was onto something, and the scientific community backs him …

How This Mother and Daughter Overcame Incest and Unspeakable Abuse

The facts of this story are dark, disturbing to the bone. Even a court reporter said it was the worst case she’d ever heard. It all started with a man who found success in the music business (he directed the Fugees’ “Killing Me Softly” video)—while secretly abusing his wife and children with brutal …

Sam Bee to Aziz Ansari: “If You Say You’re a Feminist, Then F--k Like a Feminist”

In one of her strongest monologues yet, Bee called out men who frame themselves as feminists but fail to live up to their reputations.<p>As the inevitable backlash to the #MeToo movement continues to gather momentum, <b>Samantha Bee</b> and the <i>Full Frontal</i> team decided to address what Bee called the …

Anxiety Could Be an Early Manifestation of Alzheimer's, Says Study

This is important.<p>Symptoms of increasing anxiety may be an early warning sign of Alzheimer's disease years before cognitive impairment is evident, a …

Hints of the 4th Dimension Have Been Detected by Physicists

What would it be like to experience the 4th dimension?<br>Read More

Quantum Mechanics

8 Anti-Inflammatory Proteins You Should Start Eating in 2018 For Weight Loss, According To Nutritionists

Protein is an essential part of every diet. It helps maintain and build muscle, which helps burn fat and keeps you feeling fuller for longer. Make …

How Facial Yoga Can Make You Look 3 Years Younger

<i>This story originally appeared on Health. For more stories like this, visit health.com.</i><p>You know that exercise can help keep your body looking healthy …

Skin Care

A psychological ailment called 'hikikomori' is imprisoning 500,000 Japanese people in their homes — and it's more of a threat than ever

Hayashi Kyoko started becoming a social recluse when her high school principal started talking about university entrance exams on the first day of school.<p>"The fun high-school life I was looking forward to transformed into nothing more than a period of test preparation," the Japanese native told the …

Japan

Groundbreaking new studies suggest the presence of a fourth dimension

We live in a three-dimensional reality. Because of that, it’s pretty hard to imagine what a four-dimensional reality might be like, but that isn’t …

Quantum computing is going to change the world. Here's what this means for you

The science and tech world has been abuzz about quantum computers for years, but the devices are not yet affecting our daily lives. Quantum systems …

Why an Old Theory of Everything Is Gaining New Life

For decades, physicists have struggled to create a quantum theory of gravity. Now an approach that dates to the 1970s is attracting newfound …

A Woman Was Sexually Harassed At Work & Her Boss's Reaction Will Make Your Week

The restaurant industry is full of “the customer isn’t always right” stories — but although they can often be funny, they’re just as often …

Feminism

It Snowed in the Sahara and the Photos Are Breathtaking

Look, I know we cover a lot of the bad types of weather here. Wildfires, droughts, extreme cold, hurricanes. But allow me to make it up to you with …

Life-changing Trips for Couples

One of the best parts of being in a relationship is having a built-in travel buddy, and one of the best parts of traveling with that built-in buddy …

The U.S. Wanted to Discuss Iran. Russia Brought Up Black Lives Matter.

UNITED NATIONS — Efforts by the Trump administration to marshal a muscular international response to Iran’s crackdown on anti-government protesters appeared to backfire on Friday, as members of the United Nations Security Council instead used a special session called by the United States to lecture …

Black Lives Matter

7 Ways to Overcome the Toxic Self-Criticism That Robs You of Mental Strength

A negative inner dialogue will prevent you from having a positive life.<p>Your private inner dialogue can either be a powerful stepping stone or a major obstacle to reaching your goals. If you constantly make negative predictions like, "I'm going to mess up," or you call yourself names, your self-talk …

Washington’s Gutless Approach to Our Addiction Crisis

Just before the New Year, Norway’s parliament voted to decriminalize the possession of all illegal drugs, including marijuana, cocaine, and heroin. …

5 Things All Successful Millennials Don't Do, That Their Distracted Friends Do

Success is a habit.<p>Successful Millennials aren't like their friends.<p>Their friends have different habits, live different lives, and somehow find themselves repeating the same words every New Year's Eve: "This year is going to be different."<p>The successful ones, on the other hand, spend a lot less …

Here are 10 enchanting tree tunnels (and where to find them)

Tunnels of trees have a way of making you feel safe, as if the branches are stretching out to form a protected path just for you. It's like walking …