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3 Powerful Practices for Accessing the Healing Power of Your Mind

Justin Faerman, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>In recent years, a number of groundbreaking studies have been published showing a very direct link between our …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

Pro-Life AND Pro-Vaccine?

This website is for information purposes only. By providing the information contained herein we are not diagnosing, treating, curing, mitigating, or …

Scientists to reanimate 30,000-year-old 'giant virus' found in Siberia

Before waking up Mollivirus sibericum, a prehistoric virus, researchers will have to verify that the bug cannot cause human disease<p>Scientists said they will reanimate a 30,000-year-old giant virus unearthed in the frozen wastelands of Siberia, and warned climate change may awaken dangerous …

8 Million Dog Mummies Found in 'God of Death' Mass Grave

In ancient Egypt, so many people worshiped Anubis, the jackal-headed god of death, that the catacombs next to his sacred temple once held nearly 8 …

‘Apotheosis’ Time-Lapse Captures the Northern Lights During a Solar Maximum

Our sun goes through a solar cycle with an average length of 11 years, and the period of greatest solar activity during each cycle is called the …

We Don't Trust People with a Bitchy Resting Face, Science Shows

But a "trustworthy face" can be faked.<p>Judging character or personality traits in a face is an idea that never seems to go away: In Victorian literature, men will have "cruel mouths"; in <i>New York</i> magazine, Kristen Stewart was diagnosed with "bitchy resting face." Those unfairly topped with devious …

First the gangsters, then the bankers: how The Long Good Friday foretold the future

The classic thriller predicted the rise of Thatcherism and the transformation of London’s Docklands into an area of unbridled commerce. For the re-release of the film, I revisited the streets where mobsters once ran wild<p>At the start of The Long Good Friday, Harold Shand flew in on Concorde. Shand …

Astronomers spot first-generation stars, made from big bang

A team of astronomers has found the best evidence yet for the very first generation of stars, ones made only from ingredients provided directly by …

Black Holes

Scientists film death of white blood cell for first time and discover alert system

Australian and US scientists capture on video each stage of death of a human white blood cell, revealing the dying cells apparently try to alert their neighbours<p>In a world first, Melbourne scientists have captured on video each stage of death of a human white blood cell, a phenomenon never seen …

Immune System

Mystery of the 450 ancient Greek dead babies solved: Remains discovered at bottom of well reveal macabre tradition 2,000 years ago

It was a discovery that horrified and baffled archaeologists when it was first unearthed – the skeletons of 450 infants at the bottom of a well in …

Archaeology

CIA torture appears to have broken spy agency rule on human experimentation

Photograph: AP<p>CIA doctors helped revive Abu Zubaydah, the first terrorism detainee known to be waterboarded in CIA custody.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/15/1434339640036/cb577ca5-aca2-4cf1-b465-8c1ab317c4d0-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: AP<p>CIA doctors helped revive …

The White House

Vulnerability made us human: how our early ancestors turned disability into advantage

A new evolutionary theory explains how critically small populations of early humans survived, despite an increased chance of hereditary disabilities …

Scientists just created the coldest substance on Earth, and it has some really weird properties

Scientists have created such superchilled atoms, these are the coldest molecules (which are two or more atoms chemically connected) ever created, the scientists said. The achievement could reveal the wacky physics thought to occur at jaw-droppingly cold temperatures.<p>At normal everyday temperatures, …

Chemistry

What Are The Limits Of Physics?

A bunch of the talks I went to last week at DAMOP were about searching for extremely tiny effects (I wrote about some of them, but there were a bunch more). Some of these were looking for real perturbations from known forces, others for exotic effects that may not even exist– changes in the …

Do You Do Birthdays?: Massive Gallery Of Japanese Artist's Unbelievable Insect And Balloon Animals

This is a giant gallery of the balloon insects and animals twisted by Japanese balloon artist Matsumoto-san. A lot of them are unbelievable. Just …

Black Holes: Facts, Theory & Definition

Black holes are some of the strangest and most fascinating objects found in outer space. They are objects of extreme density, with such strong …

This is Your Brain on Whiteness: The Invisible Psychology of White American Ignorance Explained

Earlier this week, outlaw motorcycle clubs engaged in a daylight gun battle in Waco, Texas. This combat involved hundreds of people. The mall where …

Astronomers Observe a Supernova Colliding with Its Companion Star

Type Ia supernovae, one of the most dazzling phenomena in the universe, are produced when small dense stars called white dwarfs explode with …

Racing to Preserve the Underground Cities of World War I

Copyright (c) 2013, Jeffrey Gusky, All Rights Reserved<p>This horse is about two-thirds life size. Hundreds of troops from New England's Yankee Division lived here underground for about six weeks in 1918. The carving was never completed and is now at risk of vandalism or theft.<p>By Alisha Hamel and Paul …

Decapitation discovery reveals gruesome practices of the ancient Incas

In the Andes region, in Bolivia, on the shores of Lake Titicaca archaeologists have recently made a distinctly gruesome discovery at a site known as …

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

Albert Einstein

How to Walk

<i>How to Walk</i> is the fourth title in Parallax’s popular Mindfulness Essentials Series of how-to titles by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, introducing …

Alzheimer's Origins Tied to Rise of Human Intelligence

Alzheimer’s disease may have evolved alongside human intelligence, researchers report in a paper posted this month on BioRxiv.<p>The study finds …

Mass surveillance makes us subjects of the state. That's chilling

In the 1980s there existed in Sydney something called the Free Speech Committee. It was mainly comprised of hairy lefties who believed free speech should be absolute – even broader than the first amendment.<p>Soon strange old men with sweep-over hair dos began to appear at meetings of the FSC with …

Climate change: Denying reality is a threat to our nation.

First, let me be clear about this reality: Planet Earth is warming because of human activity, because of us, and that is profoundly affecting the …