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Earth is an Exoplanet to Someone Else. What Would Aliens be Able to Discover?

In the past few decades, there has been an explosion in the number of extra-solar planets that have been discovered. As of April 1st, 2018, a total …

Universe

5 Anti-Inflammatory Foods You Should Try This Week To Burn Fat Quicker

Cardio alone won’t be enough to burn all of the extra fat you want to disappear. You also need to eat. “Making it a habit to add anti-inflammatory …

Nutrition

7 ways to get ahead at work so you earn millions more

There is one thing most people don’t do that’s costing them millions: they don’t manage their careers. You must be proactive.<p>Most people simply have …

Employment

Just Follow This 10 Days Diet Plan To Lose Belly Fat Based On Science

Elephant:Now <b><br>...</b>is a new feature on Elephant Journal—enabling you to instantly share your mindful ideas, photos, art, YouTube videos/Instagram links & …

Diets

These Jaw-Dropping Facts Will Change Your Mind About the Internet of Things

You may not have noticed the Internet of Things, but it's already all around you.<p>The Internet of Things (or, IoT) is the connection of formerly …

Internet of Things

The power of quantum technology in 2018

<b>The power of quantum technology in 2018: how does this develop nowadays</b><p>Quantum technology is a new field in physics, derived from quantum physics …

Want to spot 'Steve' the aurora? Here's how to do it

There's a never-before-studied aurora gracing night skies around the world, and NASA wants you to try to spot it.<p>The newfound aurora, named Steve …

Marcus Aurelius - the Philosopher on the Emperor's Throne

The Statue of Marcus Aurelius in the Musei Capitolini in Rome<p>On March 17, 180 AD, Roman Emperor <b>Marcus Aurelius</b> passed away. He is often referred to …

Scientists detect signal from ‘cosmic dawn,’ when stars first lit up the universe

For the first time, scientists have detected a signal from “cosmic dawn” — the moment when the universe's earliest stars emerged.<p>The signal, reported Wednesday in the journal Nature, is little more than a blip in the radio echo of that ancient era, as difficult to detect as the wingbeat of a …

Black Holes

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion.Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

Brains of those with psychiatric disorders show similarities at the molecular level

Schizophrenia and autism had the biggest link<p>Psychiatric disorders such as autism, schizophrenia, and depression share similarities at the molecular level, according to a new analysis of 700 donated brains.<p>It is well-known that genetics can make people more susceptible to psychiatric disorders, but …

The Brain

How Did The Matter In Our Universe Arise From Nothing?

When you look out at the vastness of the Universe, at the planets, stars, galaxies, and all there is out there, one obvious question screams for an explanation: why is there something instead of nothing? The problem gets even worse when you consider the laws of physics governing our Universe, which …

Physics

Psychiatrists studied 400 movies to find the most realistic psychopath — here are their 6 key takeaways

This is known as "classic" or "idiopathic" psychopathy, but sometimes the disorder is more covert, as with some manipulative smooth talkers who aren't necessarily violent.<p>In 2014, Belgian psychiatry professor Samuel Leistedt wanted to find out which movie characters embodied psychopathic traits …

Horror

If you can solve one of these 6 major math problems, you'll win a $1 million prize

In 2000, the Clay Mathematics Institute announced the Millennium Prize problems. These were a collection of seven of the most important math problems that remain unsolved.<p>Reflecting the importance of the problems, the Institute offered a $1 million prize to anyone who could provide a rigorous, …

Mathematics

Grounds for concern over firms that snap up freeholds

He lives in a 16th-century moated manor house in Norfolk, with a 4,500 acre estate full of grey partridges and a penchant for collecting Old Masters. Earlier this year he was reported to have sold a prized collection of drawings by artists such as Michelangelo, Rubens and Goya to the Getty Museum …

In 2005, Steve Jobs Said These 3 Things That Set Doers Apart From Dreamers | Inc.com

Steve Jobs' had brilliant inventions, innovative designs and an incredibly amazing approach to entrepreneurship. This, among other things, keeps his legacy alive.<p>Years ago, a speech Steve Jobs gave came up on my YouTube feed. I played it not realizing that what he was going to say would soon become …

Entrepreneurship

10 things you didn't know you could do with Facebook Messenger

1.3 billion people use Facebook Messenger each month. But are they really making the most of it?<p>Since Messenger became an app of its own, Facebook …

Toyota Supra: The history of the Japanese sports car legend

The Toyota Supra's story so far before it finally returns.<p>The last time we saw the Toyota Supra grace showrooms in the US was during the 1998 model year after other sports cars from Japan like the Mazda RX-7, Nissan 300ZX and Mitsubishi 3000GT had abandoned the market. However, with a number of …

Autos

The age your brain matures at everything — it isn't even fully developed until age 25

Neuroscientists are confirming what car rental places already figured out — the brain doesn't fully mature until age 25.<p>Up until this age, the prefrontal cortex — the part of the brain that helps curb impulsive behavior — is not yet fully developed.<p>Some scientists say this could illuminate a …

The Brain

Elon Musk Thinks We're Living in the Matrix. If He's Right, It's a Good Thing | Inc.com

Elon Musk thinks it's almost certain that we're living in some version of <i>The Matrix.</i> In fact, he believes that there's a "one in billions chance" that reality as we know it is <b>not</b> a computer simulation.<p>No, really. You read that right.<p>"The strongest argument for us probably being in a simulation I …

Singularity

14 Psychological Tricks Everyone Should Know

The internet is awash with amateur psychology and body language tips, from ludicrous, life-affirming self-help mumbo jumbo to beginner-level …

Cosmos At Least 250x Bigger Than Visible Universe, Say Cosmologists - MIT Technology Review

When we look out into the Universe, the stuff we can see must be close enough for light to have reached us since the Universe began. The universe is …

Dark Matter

Scientists find key to unwanted thoughts

<b>Have you ever wanted to stop ruminating on something and just been unable to?</b><p>Scientists could have the secret. They have identified a chemical in the brain's "memory" region that allows us to suppress unwanted thoughts.<p>The discovery may help explain why some people can't shift persistent intrusive …

Neuroscience

Why pain can feel so good

For many people, the act of enduring pain is in fact quite pleasurable.<p>Think of those guys you see at the gym who are wrestling with heavy weights as …

Pain

Half the universe’s missing matter has just been finally found

The missing links between galaxies have finally been found. This is the first detection of the roughly half of the normal matter in our universe – …

Collapsing bubbles may have triggered life on Earth, new study suggests

The Bubbly Origins of Life<p>The origins of life as we know it here on Earth — a murky and complicated mystery spurring countless competing theories and …

Research

A historian says most science fiction has the same major flaw — except one legendary novel

WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. — It's science fiction's job to entertain us, not sooth-say. Yet even older, tongue-in-cheek sci-fi works have predicted numerous technologies we now take for granted.<p>If there's one book or movie that best foretells what humanity could become, though, it's Aldous Huxley's 1932 …

Singularity

A neuroscientist who studies decision-making reveals the 6 most important choices you can make

Turns out, humans are pretty lousy decision-makers. We fall victim to bias, let emotions cloud our judgment, and tire of making choices pretty quickly.<p>But Cerf has also learned that making a handful of really smart choices at the right moment can eliminate the need to make hundreds of smaller, …

Self-improvement