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5 Tips for Getting Started as a Data Scientist

Roger Huang recently wrote in Dataconomy, “Over the past year, we’ve talked to a lot of aspiring data scientists. The one question we hear a lot is: …

How LSD Makes Your Brain One With The Universe

Some users of LSD say one of the most profound parts of the experience is a deep oneness with the universe. The hallucinogenic drug might be causing this by blurring boundaries in the brain, too.<p>The sensation that the boundaries between yourself and the world around you are erasing correlates to …

How to Be Happy: 10 Science-Backed Ways to Become a Happier Person

A boatload of research offers practical advice you can use to start being happier today.<p>Science has landed a probe on a comet hurtling through space, wiped smallpox from the face of the earth, and split the atom. Surely research can come up with a few ways to make humans happier.<p>Thanks to the …

Gravitational waves explained

A century after Albert Einstein rewrote our understanding of space and time, physicists have confirmed one of the most elusive predictions of his …

The Most Effective Way to Take a Break at Work

Some people have a relentless drive to work all the time. They’ll work through lunch breaks, stay late at the office, and even bring projects home to …

Stop Doing These 5 Things to Be Happier Today, Says Science

Make these simple, research-backed changes to your life, and you could be much happier today.<p>Sometimes being happier takes big changes--a new job, a different relationship, or painful and prolonged grappling with past trauma. That's not what this post is about. This post is about the quick and …

Artificial intelligence: Ten things you need to know about the future of AI

The future of artificial intelligence will change everything about life, one way or another. This is why<p>The history of artificial intelligence (AI) …

Plants that can predict the weather? Scientists find them in Tibet - and they may have evolved to withstand climate change

Scientists have for the first time discovered that certain plants possess sophisticated weather-forecasting abilities, a revelation that suggests …

Career boost: Break into data science

Data science is rapidly becoming one of the hottest careers in IT. The field’s rise to prominence has been driven in part by the fact that its raw …

Data Science

Pulsar Web Could Detect Low-Frequency Gravitational Waves

The recent detection of gravitational waves by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) came from two black holes, each about …

Gravitational Waves