Alyssa Patricia Manzano

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Pursuing Happiness

At one point way back when, I thought I knew what I wanted to do with my life. But later on I found myself pursuing happiness rather than <i>living</i> …

New Year Resolutions: 100 Blog Posts to Help You Achieve Them

Tweet<p>Share<p>Share<p>+1<p>Pin<p>The New Year is filled with promise. Most people would recognize the following phrases:<p>“This is the year I’m finally going to …

Forget Blue Monday, We'll Be Focussing On Happiness This Month #BeatBlueMonday

In recent years we've become accustomed to seeing #BlueMonday on our Twitter feeds once a week, but the term was originally used to describe the …

Weather

Dutch Scientists Successfully Teleport Data for the First Time

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Scientists in the Netherlands have managed to reliably teleport quantum data for the first time, …

June 2014: The Water Issue

Letter From The Editor<p>The Stuff Of Life<p>What To Do About Water<p>What’s The World To Do About Water?• <b><br>Move It:</b> Last Straw: How The Fortunes Of Las Vegas Will Rise Or Fall With Lake Mead• <b><br>Test It:</b> What's In Your Drinking Water? [Infographic]<br>• **Clean It: **Pure Genius: How Dean Kamen's Invention Could Bring …

Las Vegas

Will climate change squeeze out clams and oysters? - Futurity

Half the marine mollusk species could lose a big slice of their North Atlantic habitat to global climate change in this century, new research …

The Real-Life Science Behind The Summer's Most Outrageous Sci-Fi Movies

When inhumans attack<p>Mechanized suits, alien apes, dinosaur robots -- this summer's blockbusters are brimming with scientific-sounding conceits. But is there any real science to back them up? While you watch, here's something to chew on (besides the popcorn).<p><b>DIGITAL EFFECT: AN ALIEN-BLASTING</b> …

Science Fiction Movies

A New Idea For Colonizing Space: Send Our DNA, Assemble Ourselves Once We Get There

I mean, it’s just too hard to send actual humans, right?<p>It’s difficult to send people far into space. Why not send bacteria instead? That’s the simple foundation behind one decidedly out-there idea for sending humans to live on other planets in the future.<p>“Our best bet for space exploration could …

Harvard

Q&A: Up From the Rubble: A Red Cross Expert Weighs In on Disaster Relief

From Haiti to the Central African Republic, Jean-Pierre Taschereau works on the bleeding edge of crises around the world.<p>When Jean-Pierre Taschereau was in high school, torrential floods gutted his hometown of Sainte-Marie, Quebec. He volunteered at an emergency Red Cross shelter and "knew right …

This Algae Battery Could Power A Tesla With 200X The Charge

In a small lab, near a lake at the edge of West Berkeley, sits the prototype of what could revolutionize battery power as we know it. The secret to this power? Algae.<p>OK, just hang with me here. Lots of research has already been done on algae’s possible power capabilities. Prototype creator Adam …