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If you think your brain is more than a computer, you must accept this fringe idea in physics

One of the most intriguing speculative arguments in physics and computer science isn't really about physics or computer science at all. It's about the brain — or more precisely, about consciousness — and it's been going on for decades. Its central question: Is the brain fundamentally like a …

What your date of birth says about you

Astrology may be pure bunk, but new research is shedding light on how our birthdays can impact our personalities<p>Kali Holloway<p>July 29, 2015 9:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>A search for the amount of money Americans spend annually on astrology turns up estimates ranging from …

3 Bulletproof Reasons Why Happiness Is More Important Than Success

<b>Reason #1: Success Won’t Do You Any Good If You Are Not Happy</b><p>Drug addiction. Alcoholism. Inappropriate, violent, and bizarre behavior. Negative …

Cheap Photo: Refurbished Nikon Cameras, Lenses and More

Right now, there are loads of Canon 70D bundles available with a printer. Plus, there are refurbished Nikon camera deals.<p>Still going on: if you …

16 Desserts You Can Make With Cookie Dough That Aren't Cookies

#TeamCookieDough<p>A great cookie dough is obviously the key to awesomely delicious cookies. But for those of us who are fans of the soft, chewy mix, why stop there?<p>When using the dough to bake cookies gets a little boring, the next resort is to eat it raw -- which probably isn't the best way to get a …

Nokia reveals Ozo, a futuristic new camera for filming virtual reality

For Hollywood types, Ozo has a number of selling points. It’s a camera that lets them make VR in real time, thanks to a pair of key features. The first is live monitoring: directors can view footage as it's being shot on a headset. The second is rapid playback. In the past, VR footage needed to be …

Virtual Reality

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Will Modest Bathing Suits Be The New Mom Beach Trend?

Are you tired of exposing your postpartum body at the beach in revealing swimsuits? The new modest bathing suits trend may be just what you've been …

Clothing

It's nearly impossible to tell that these stunning landscapes are made entirely of food

A trained still-life photographer, Warner's career in advertising photography gave him the skills to create "Foodscapes," a series of images made entirely of food replicating classic landscape photography. While at first making these images was simply a personal project, Warner's dedication to the …

Photos: Artists turned an entire Mexican neighborhood into a colorful mural

A neighborhood in the Mexican city of Pachuca has become the a giant colorful canvas for a collective of urban artists.<p>More than 200 houses in the hilly neighborhood of Palmitas, one of the most depressed areas of the capital city of Hidalgo, located in the center of the country, have abandoned …

Mexico

27 Signs Eating Healthy Just Isn't For You

You like your food where you can eat it.

8 Factors to Look at Before You Choose a New DSLR or Mirrorless Camera

Not too long ago, the path to choosing your gear was very clear. If you wanted to take professional quality images, the DSLR reigned supreme. Yet, …

Beautiful Floral Wedding Cakes: Wedding Cakes With Flowers

Whether you prefer sugar or fresh flowers, pretty blooms are the perfect accessory for your wedding cake!<p>One of the highlights of every wedding? The cake! Guests might forget your first dance song or the color of your table runners, but your friends and family will always remember what your wedding …

Coffee in crisis: The bitter end of our favourite drink?

Drought, flooding, disease - climate change is already threatening the source of our caffeine fix. Are we facing the end of coffee as we know it, asks David Robson.<p>As we sip our lattes and espressos and read the daily headlines, climate change can seem like a distant threat. But travel a few …

Coffee

The Middle East's 3 best airlines have infuriated their US competitors

This feud is far more than your average business argument.<p>"This is really about what the future of US-international air travel will look like," Airways News senior business analyst Vinay Bhaskara told Business Insider.<p>US and international airlines operate globally under a series of "Open Skies" …

Circumnavigating Seoul: Hiking the ancient city wall

In the 600-plus years that Seoul has been Korea’s capital, the city has changed in many respects, save one: it’s kept its original city wall. An architectural treasure and contender for Unesco World Heritage status, Seoul City Wall snakes in an 18.6km ring over the peaks of Bukaksan (342m), Naksan …

Korean War

Windows 10 review

The Start menu returns<p>The annoying hot corners in Windows 8 have been removed — thank god<p>Edge may be new, but it sadly sticks to the past in a number of ways<p>Best of all, Google Calendar is now supported<p>That’s the nature of the Windows cycle: bad version, then a good version

Windows 10

Senior Western official: Links between Turkey and ISIS are now 'undeniable'

The officer killed in the raid, Islamic State official Abu Sayyaf, was responsible for directing the terror army's oil and gas operations in Syria. The Islamic State (aka ISIS, ISIL, or Daesh) earns up to $10 million a month selling oil on black markets.<p>Documents and flash drives seized during the …

There's no reason to spend a fortune on an Android phone

The OnePlus 2 and Motorola's Moto X Style are two premium, flagship devices that were announced within hours of each other earlier this week.<p>And like most of the smartphones on the market these days, both phones feature impressive specs, including a large 5.5-inch display and high-end cameras.<p>But …

7 Simple Tweaks That Make Your Brain Work Remarkably Well

Your brain is influenced by a wide array of factors. Here's how to get it working at its best.<p>Have you gotten through all the important tasks you need or hope to get done today? Neither have I. Yet with ever-more-loaded schedules, tight deadlines, and the constant flow of new opportunities, most of …

Productivity

Gruesome find: 100 bodies stuffed into ancient house

The remains of 97 human bodies have been found stuffed into a small 5,000-year-old house in a prehistoric village in northeast China, researchers report in two separate studies.<p>The bodies of juveniles, young adults and middle-age adults were packed together in the house — smaller than a modern-day …

Science says parents of successful kids have these 9 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Best Foods to Eat for Muscle and Strength

Don’t get distracted by this protein powder propaganda. You can get plenty of muscle-building nutrients by adding the right foods to your diet. These …