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There's No Scientific Basis for Race—It's a Made-Up Label

In the first half of the 19th century, one of America’s most prominent scientists was a doctor named Samuel Morton. Morton lived in Philadelphia, and he collected skulls.<p>He wasn’t choosy about his suppliers. He accepted skulls scavenged from battlefields and snatched from catacombs. One of his most …

Native Americans

How Come Cosmic Inflation Doesn't Break The Speed Of Light?

When you think about where the Universe came from, you likely think about the hot Big Bang as our origins. According to the Big Bang, we began with an early, dense, uniform state of high-energy matter and radiation, which then expanded, cooled and clumped together to become the Universe we inhabit …

Universe

Hubble Finds an Einstein Ring

These graceful arcs are a cosmic phenomenon known as an Einstein ring - created as the light from distant galaxies warps around an extremely large …

Hubble

23 Science-Backed Health Benefits Of Marijuana

States around the country — 29 of them, plus Washington DC — have legalized medical marijuana.<p>The American public largely supports the legalization …

Astronomers image 40-light-year-wide space donut

The supermassive black holes lurking at the centers of galaxies have been known to chow down on anything unlucky enough to pass too close, but the …

6 Tiny Habits That Will Make You Smarter, Confident, and More Productive

Becoming and maintaining a level of high performance requires a commitment to these 6 tiny habits.<p>High performers such as Jeff Bezos and Sheryl Sandberg stay mentally sharp by making sleep a non-negotiable activity in their life. Richard Branson has credited his peak performance to working out.<p>When …

The Brain

10 Tour Pro Ball Striking Tips

Need help with your ball striking? Check out these superb tips from 10 of the world's best players<p><b>10 Tour Pro Ball Striking Tips</b><p>As golfers, we are …

How to Accept Yourself, Your Life, And Your Reality

You''ll never be able to create the right reality if you aren't willing to let the wrong reality go.<p><b>Accepting the reality</b> of your life sounds like it should be easy enough. But many, many people <b>hold to a different version.</b> It may be based in regret, disappointment, denial, or just <b>waiting for</b> …

Self-improvement

This Famous Albert Einstein Quote Nails It. The Smartest People Today Display This 1 Trait That Einstein Had

It's the way to better relationships, creative thinking, problem solving, and great conversations.<p>In one famous quote, Albert Einstein explained his genius when he famously said, "I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious."<p>The second part of that quote is certainly good news for the …

Creativity

This is why you cringe when someone else embarrasses themselves

When Jennifer Lawrence falls on a flight of stairs in her own home, she gets up, brushes herself off, and goes on her way. But five years ago she didn’t: she face-planted on live television in a gown, walking up steps to Dolby Theatre stage on her way to accept an Oscar, and covered her face in …

Psychology

The best ways to counter the negative effects of aging and live a long time — starting right now

The keys to a long and healthy life are right in front of you.<p>Instead of expensive face creams, a cache of vitamins and supplements, or a hard-to-follow diet, all you need are some research-backed tools to help you stay healthy as you age and fight cognitive decline.<p>These solutions involve simple …

Holistic Medicine

Falcon Heavy is a fully reusable middle-finger to the environment

SpaceX has now launched the most powerful spacecraft since the Apollo era – the Falcon Heavy rocket – setting the bar for future space launches. The most important thing about this reusable spacecraft is that it can carry a payload equivalent to sending five double-decker London buses into space – …

You Can Fix Your LinkedIn Profile in the Time It Takes to Drink Your Morning Coffee. Here's How.

There are little upgrades you can make to your profile every day.<p>When is the last time you hopped on LinkedIn? If you're like most of the more than half billion users, you haven't spent time on the professional networking site in the last month. But you should. If you don't care about your career, …

Corporate Culture

The Right (And Wrong) Way to Nurture B2B Leads | Lead Generation

How you nurture b2b leads will very often predict how effectively you bring in new business from b2b audiences. Whether you are aiming to get a lead …

How to Build Intimate Relationships With Your Customers With This Single Lead Nurturing Campaign

All you need are quality connections that count.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What is marketing? This is a question many marketers have tried to answer, and most get it wrong.<p>I'm not saying I have the definitive answer, but for me marketing is simple: It's about …

Marketing

34 Little Signs You're Being Lied To

Everyone lies from time to time. Whether they're little lies to spare feelings or full-on whoppers, it's hard to avoid them entirely. And since you …

Body Language

Neil DeGrasse Tyson: We Are Witnessing The 'Unraveling Of An Informed Democracy' | MSNBC

A Brain Implant Improved Memory, Scientists Report

Scientists have developed a brain implant that noticeably boosted memory in its first serious test run, perhaps offering a promising new strategy to treat dementia, traumatic brain injuries and other conditions that damage memory.<p>The device works like a pacemaker, sending electrical pulses to aid …

The Brain

Killer whale learns how to mimic human speech

<b>(CNN) —</b> From the water, a high-pitched squeak calls out "hello" but the sound is not coming from a human, it's a whale.<p>A team of international researchers have taught a female orca whale to imitate human speech, documenting what is considered to be a world first in a paper published Wednesday.<p>Using …

Killer Whales

STScI | James Webb Telescope (JWST)

The latest version of APT (version 25.4.2) was released on January 16. Enhancements include updates to the timing m… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…<p>Learn …

What do the Stoic Virtues Mean?

The Stoics often refer to the four cardinal virtues of Greek philosophy: <i>prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance</i>. (Or if you prefer: wisdom, …

Hung Up

This Is What The Entire Known Universe Looks Like in a Single Image

Whoa.<p>Isn't it beautiful? This is an illustrated logarithmic scale conception of the observable Universe with the Solar System at the …

Universe

Huge black hole blasts out 'double burp'

<b>Astronomers have caught a massive black hole letting out a "double burp" after bingeing on hot gas.</b><p>When cosmic gas comes near one of these sinkholes, it gets sucked in - but some of the energy is released back into space in the form of a burp.<p>Now, the Hubble and Chandra space telescopes have …

Black Holes

Meet the butterflies from 200 million years ago

<b>Newly discovered fossils show that moths and butterflies have been on the planet for at least 200 million years.</b><p>Scientists found fossilised butterfly scales the size of a speck of dust inside ancient rock from Germany.<p>The find pushes back the date for the origins of the Lepidoptera, one of the most …

Dinosaurs

Radical dimensions

Relativity says we live in four dimensions. String theory says it’s 10. What are ‘dimensions’ and how do they affect reality?<i>By Margaret Wertheim</i>Read …

Physics

Conservatives Are Now Getting Angry About Google's Fact-Checking Module

Paranoid conservatives have increasingly become certain Google is trying to silence them, citing its firing of engineers who allegedly created …

Intel Unveils 'Breakthrough' Quantum Computer - ExtremeTech

Intel Unveils ‘Breakthrough’ Quantum Computer<p>By on January 9, 2018 at 4:15 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. …

Quantum Computing

It’s not official, but sources say the secretive Zuma satellite was lost | Ars Technica

"As of right now reviews of the data indicate Falcon 9 performed nominally.”<p>On Sunday night SpaceX launched the Zuma satellite into space. What we …

Space Travel

Great Dane Helps Little Girl With Disabilities In A Way Nobody Else Could!

What a beautiful friendship! It is amazing how much love, and happiness a friend can bring into a life. Watching this little girl, and her service …

Great Dane

Ecstatic Little Girl Gets Her New Leg. Her Friends Reactions? Are The Best!

When little 7 year old, Anu from Birmingham, England walks onto the playground wearing her new blade prosthetic every child there is fascinated and …