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Would DRAGON BALL Z’s Gravity Training Kill You?

You want to know who trains harder than the heroes of <i>Dragon Ball Z</i>? No one, that’s who. They spend whole episodes charging up their strength, and …

How to verify your Twitter account on Android

Twitter recently opened up its verification procedure to anyone who wants to attempt to convince the company they are worth that coveted blue …

SportsLab: how to train like a tennis player

In this SportsLab video series, former Olympian and sports Scientist Greg Whyte reveals the physical, mental and psychological attributes you’ll need to excel in your chosen sport.<p>In this episode, Greg talks through some strategic exercises for tennis players, mainly focusing on power, speed and …

Olympics

How to tell if someone is stealing your Wi-Fi?

Is your Wi-Fi connection sometimes a little sluggish or unresponsive? Perhaps your monthly allowance seems to run out a little too quickly? If that’s the case, then it’s possible that someone might be piggybacking on your home wireless network. This guide will walk you through a few tips to check …

Wi-Fi

How to delete Gmail account - here are the best ways to handle it

A Google account gives you access to all of Google’s services, including Gmail, YouTube, Google+, Drive, and more. But what if you’ve had enough and want out? Can you delete Gmail account information? Yep, you can absolutely delete Gmail account info forever.<p>Before you go shutting things down, keep …

[Awesome] Counter-Strike 1.6 Ported To Android, Available For Installation Now

Let's state this now: Counter-Strike is awesome. Many an hour has been<p>Reddit user /u/a1baomarov has posted in /r/Android detailing how to get …

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Physicist Brian Greene clearly, joyfully explains gravitational waves to Stephen Colbert, and us

If you have Brian Greene as your teacher, count yourself lucky. The Columbia professor of physics and mathematics was Stephen Colbert's guest on …

This Video May Help You Wrap Your Head Around 'Quantum Foam'

Thanks, NASA!<p>What <i>is</i> "quantum foam," anyway?<p>Most physics buffs have heard of the space-time concept, which suggests that empty space as we tend to think of it isn't empty at all. Rather, at very small scales, space and time can be a bit "fuzzy" or "bubbly," kind of like foam.<p>"The 'bubbles' in the …

How to Sync iTunes Music To Your Android Device

Taking your iTunes library out with you on an Android smartphone or tablet is no longer the impossible mission it used to be—there are a number of …

Why Trust A Theory?

In Munich last week, physicists and philosophers debate what makes for a scientific theory. Surprisingly, no one agrees.<p><i>This piece was written by</i> …

Atoms Reach Record Temperature, Colder than Absolute Zero

Absolute zero is often thought to be the coldest temperature possible. But now researchers show they can achieve even lower temperatures for a …

Roger Federer fan wakes from coma after 11 years, is shocked to see him still contending for slams

<b>A Roger Federer fan has woken from 11 years in a coma and is stunned that his idol is still among the world’s top tennis players.</b><p>Let’s wind back the …

Federer, Nadal or Djokovic: who is the Greatest of All Time?

The three are all champions and have all been World No. 1 - but who is truly the greatest of all time?<p>CONTRIBUTOR<p>17 Sep 2015, 21:01 IST<p>29.89K<p>It was a …

Get That Life: How I Became an Astrophysicist

Sara Seager is searching for life on other planets — and she's confident she'll find it.<p><i>Growing up in Toronto, Sara Seager was a curious child but never much cared for math or science — until she had to. During her junior year in high school, Seager realized she'd better start paying attention in</i> …

Great Books For Non-Physicists Who Want To Understand Quantum Physics

A few times last week at the Schrödinger Sessions workshop, I made reference to books that I think do a good job with particular aspects of quantum physics (in addition to the one that I wrote, that is…). At the end of the workshop, some of the writers asked if I had a list of those. A couple of …

Quantum Mechanics

The great Novak Djokovic scores another unpopular, underappreciated victory at Wimbledon

A pall is cast over a crowd when Roger Federer is losing - a collective anxiety strong enough to permeate a TV screen and smother even the casual …

IBM has created the most powerful computer chip yet

The chip has transistor gates that are only 7 nanometers (nm) wide. To give an idea of how small that is, a strand of DNA is about 2.5 nanometers in diameter.<p>The lowered nanometer count is a big deal as in general a smaller "nm" number, means manufacturers can fit more transistors, which are tiny …

Six Things Everyone Should Know About Quantum Physics

Quantum physics is usually just intimidating from the get-go. It’s kind of weird and can seem counter-intuitive, even for the physicists who deal with it every day. But it’s not incomprehensible. If you’re reading something about quantum physics, there are really six key concepts about it that you …

Physicists Claim Universe 'Rings' Like Crystal Glass

Not unlike the fading tones of a ringing crystal goblet, the spacetime continuum and the universe itself may be oscillating through billions of years of cosmic time, say two U.S. physicists.<p>In a paper recently published in <i>The Astronomical Journal</i>, physicists Harry Ringermacher and Lawrence Mead at …

Physics

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Falling into a black hole may convert you into a hologram

Or you may hit a firewall of doom. Physicists are still debating this one.<p>In the movie <i>Interstellar</i>, the main character Cooper escapes from a black …

From string theory to Mother Of All Theories

<i>String theory — there are five of them — merges Einstein’s general relativity with quantum mechanics to understand black holes and the universe. Now</i> …

The Secret to Novak Djokovic’s Success: Skiing

Years on the slopes helped the world’s top-ranked tennis player perfect the joint-rattling slides that set him apart<p>Paris<p>As Novak Djokovic hunts for his first French Open title, he’s lunging, gliding and sliding on a tennis court like no player has ever done before. It all started with …

Tennis

Roger Federer reveals the secrets behind his incredible success

Exclusive interview: Roger Federer reveals how, at the age of 33, he has claimed five ATP titles and a tour-leading 68 wins this season ahead of the ATP World Tour Finals<p>Were the BBC’s International Sports Personality title decided by public vote, the betting for 2014 would surely have closed by …

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