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What you can learn from Einstein’s quirky habits

More than 10 hours of sleep and no socks – could this be the secret to thinking like a genius?<p>Celebrated inventor and physicist Nikola Tesla swore by toe exercises – every night, he’d repeatedly ‘squish’ his toes, 100 times for each foot, according to the author Marc J Seifer. While it’s not …

Albert Einstein

The tragedy of 100% code coverage

<i>This article originally appeared on IG's blog</i><p>It is funny how things turn around. ​ For fifteen years I have been preaching TDD, or at least for …

What's that creak? How to identify and fix annoying creaks coming from your bike

<b>Let's paint a picture: you’re out on a ride, wind rushing through your helmet, quiet rural roads all round, with nothing to disturb the peace. You’ve</b> …

Best Hacking Tools Of 2017 For Windows, Linux, And OS X

<i>Short Bytes: Fossbytes has prepared a useful list of the best hacking tools of 2017 based upon industry reviews, your feedback, and its own</i> …

Norovirus and the anatomy of a scientific discovery

“A virus,” wrote the celebrated immunologist Peter Medawar, “is a piece of bad news wrapped in protein.”<p>The bad news from norovirus, one of the main preoccupations of my research group, is that you will soon be scuttling to the toilet for two days of misery. Its other name – winter vomiting bug – …

Biology

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

Quantum Experiment Confirms: If You Don't Look At Something It Does Not Exist

The idea of reality and what exists remains an extremely difficult topic to discuss on as only a select number of experts can comment on such. …

Ten Days of Silent Meditation Will Make You Trip Balls and Lust After Puppies

A Vipassana is a silent prison that you enter of your own free will. You can't talk, read, use your phone, or masturbate, until you've finished ten days of meditating for ten hours each day.<p>When you sign up to do a Vipassana, there's a form they ask you to sign saying that you won't leave. When you …

Reality Doesn’t Exist Until We Measure It, Quantum Experiment Confirms

Mind = blown.<p>Australian scientists have recreated a famous experiment and confirmed quantum physics's bizarre predictions about the nature of …

Fire Ends Mock Mars Mission in Utah Desert

Four crewmembers simulating a mission on Mars dealt with a real-life emergency late last month — a greenhouse fire so strong that flames reached at …

Build a better breakfast: 6 easy, healthy recipes to start the new year right

On the heels of a long and indulgent holiday season, New Year’s Day offers the perfect opportunity to start fresh and commit to healthy eating. And what better way to kick off 2015 than with a nutritious breakfast? In fact, a healthy morning meal is a great way to set you on the path to better …

The Physics of Engine Notes, Or: Why a Toyota V-6 and Porsche Flat-Six Sound So Different

The science of engine sounds.<p>From the January 2015 issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>What separates a Porsche flat-six from a Toyota Avalon V-6—aside from the bank angle, the power output, the engine location, and your interest in owning one? At full throttle, the Porsche belts out an aggressive mechanical …

Chevrolet Corvette

Mysterious moons and alien life: the 42 best space movies ever made

Science Fiction

Europe’s Laser-Powered Space Data Highway Passes Early Test

Space

Hubble Extreme Deep Field Photo

<b>Buy this Hubble Extreme Deep Field space photo. High quality Hubble picture, slide, or Duratrans backlit transparency. NASA photograph H2012-37a.</b> …

China celebrates successful Moon probe

Beijing commemorates return of its 'Little Flyer' lunar orbiter but insists it is not seeking a 'space race' with India<p>China has taken one more step in its ambitious plans to become a global space power by completing the successful re-entry and landing of an unmanned space probe.<p>The “Xiaofei” or …

SpaceShipTwo Flew on Untested Rocket

Richard Branson’s plane meant to carry tourists into space never tested a new engine using new fuel before it flew—and exploded—over California on …