Hector Gutierrez

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A research team has an unsettling explanation for why we haven't found aliens

Given the size and age of the universe, he said, and the statistical probability of life emerging in other solar systems, why is it that humanity has not seen any indications of intelligent life in the cosmos?<p>This query, known as the Fermi Paradox, continues to haunt us to this day.<p>If there are …

100 Years of General Relativity: Why Einstein Still Stands

Despite numerous challenges to the theory, it remains foundational<p>One hundred years ago this month, Albert Einstein redefined what gravity is, overthrowing his own hero Isaac Newton.<p>Newton had imagined gravity to be a force like any other that pulls on things to get them going. But Einstein wove …

Physics

uBeam Declassifies Secrets To Try To Prove Wireless Power Is Possible

It must violate the laws of physics. It must be dangerous. It must be impossible. This is what critics have concluded despite not actually knowing the details behind uBeam’s wireless power technology. So rather than let the rumors swirl, today uBeam revealed a bunch of details about how far, how …

Physicist Lisa Randall on the Sublime and the Crucial Differences Between How Art, Science, and Religion Explain the Universe

“The universe is humbling. Nature hides many of its most interesting mysteries.”<p>“To lose the appetite for meaning we call thinking and cease to ask unanswerable questions,” Hannah Arendt asserted in her spectacular meditation on the life of the mind, would be to “lose not only the ability to …

Nobel Prize

15 Delicious And Healthy Protein Shakes Recipes To Try

Protein shakes have become highly popular lately. How many times did you flip through a magazine or visit some website to see photos of celebrities …

Nutrition

Is the Special Relationship Over?

Ever since the creation of the state of Israel, it has had a special relationship with the United States. In recent months, that relationship has been damaged by domestic politics in both countries, and steps must be taken to mend it.<p>Israel has been the single largest recipient of American foreign …

Iraqi PM opens Green Zone to all citizens for the first time in 12 years

Iraq's Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi declared the heavily fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad open to all of his citizens for the first time in …

Saudi Arabia Forces The UN To Drop Humanitarian Inquiry Into Yemen Atrocities

The following would be funny, if it weren’t so incredibly sad. <b>The United Nations’ spiral into clownish insignificance continues unabated.</b><p><b>GENEVA — In</b> …

Assad says no peace settlement until war against terrorists is won

BEIRUT — Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Sunday that there can be no reforms in Syria until “terrorism” has been vanquished, dampening speculation that Russia’s military intervention might herald a swift settlement to the four-year-old conflict.<p>Speaking in an interview with Iran’s Khabar …

Middle East

The Student Debt Crisis Solution

The answer isn’t slashing federal aid. That will only make it worse.<p>Imagine if you had to pay 18 percent interest today on a mortgage or auto loan. Absurd, you’d say, when the prime rate has hovered at 3.25 percent for years. But some students who seek loans in the private market have to pay such …

College & University

15 healthy eating habits that work according to scientists

But as fun as the diets may seem, it's often difficult to stick with them for more than a few weeks, and as a result few people actually see any long-term results.<p>Rather than trying one of those, here are 15 science-backed habits that can help boost your health and may help with weight loss as well.

Nutrition

A List of Books that May Change your Life

I started off 2015 with a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation course, one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I wasn’t a meditator. I had …

Books

6 Organizations Helping Syrian Refugees That You Might Not Have Heard Of

In 2011, Syria had a population of 22 million people.<p>Four years later, an uprising-turned-civil war has forced about half the population out of the country or to other parts within it.<p>Three million have fled to neighboring Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq and over seven million are internally …

What The Universe Is Really Trying To Tell You

This weekend, I lost a very young beloved friend, way too early. And the spiritual retreat center where I have sought solace, wisdom, healing, and …

Spirituality

Today, We Honor Working Americans -- But the Republican Budget Doesn't

Today, we celebrate Labor Day -- a day to honor America's workers and mark their social and economic achievements.<p>Tomorrow, Members of Congress return to work and face a pretty sizable piece of business -- enactment of a budget for the fiscal year that starts October 1. Unfortunately, the …

Vegeta Calls an Old Religious Woman - Prank Call

The Night Sky in January 2015: Titan, future home of mankind

With water that could generate breathable oxygen, and nitrogen, methane and ammonia that can be used to fertilise growing food, Saturn's giant moon has often been cited as a possible colony in space<p><b>The chart shows the sky at the start of January 2015 - and the appearance of the sky at 10 pm on Jan</b> …

Astronomy

The Lean Muscle Diet

Ignore the trendy, complex diet plans designed to shrink your wallet and not your gut. To build the body you've always wanted, live like you already have it<p>When men set out to lose weight, they usually start at the wrong place. They pick a popular diet; <i>any</i> diet, it doesn't matter which one. Most …

Nutrition

A New Way to Reach Mars Safely, Anytime and on the Cheap

Getting spacecraft to Mars is quite a hassle. Transportation costs can soar into the hundreds of millions of dollars, even when blasting off during …