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Nie mehr Netzprobleme: Vor dieser Idee müssen Provider zittern

Wenn das Handy-Netz mal wieder ausgefallen oder überlastet ist, kann Ihnen das künftig egal sein. Denn mit einem kleinen Antennen-Stick bauen Sie Ihr …

Opening Day of Oktoberfest: Pictures

Heavy Rain

10 Alternatives To The Conventional Big Bang Theory

Terry Pratchett described the conventional view of the creation of the universe like this: “In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.” The …

A Sense Of Self: What Happens When Your Brain Says You Don't Exist

Science journalist Anil Ananthaswamy thinks a lot about "self" — not necessarily <i>himself</i>, but the role the brain plays in our notions of self and existence.<p>In his new book, <i>The Man Who Wasn't There,</i> Ananthaswamy examines the ways people think of themselves and how those perceptions can be distorted …

Consciousness

A Wish List, poem by Shirani Rajapakse (My Perfect Vacation Series)

<b>A Wish List</b><br>by <b>Shirani Rajapakse</b><p>I want to travel the ancient path, visit the old places,<br>names that still resonate with mystery and charm —<p>Mesopotamia, …

How Brain Implants (and Other Technology) Could Make the Death Penalty Obsolete

Instead of killing someone who has committed a terrible crime, should we instead alter their brain?<p><i>Sign up for Motherboard's newsletter, Motherboard Premium, and get more stories like this daily.</i><p>The death penalty is one of America's most contentious issues. Critics complain that capital punishment …

Singularity

How Psilocybin Improves Your Brain

Magic mushrooms got their name for a reason. Psilocybin — the active chemical in so-called “magic mushrooms” — works on the mind in amazing ways to …

Is God An Illusion? The Great Debate Between Science and Spirituality - Deepak Chopra | Leonard Mlodinow

In the sixth chapter of the Chhandogya Upanishad, there comes a story of a student named Shvetketu who is enlightened by his father who is also a …

Spirituality

Zen and the art of social movement maintenance

Activists meditating in Zuccotti Park during Occupy. Credit: Waging Nonviolence/Karsten Braaten.<p>Angela Davis, revolutionary activist and philosopher, …

Earth's Moon is a Hollow Space Station: the Evidence

The Moon is the eye in the sky to the inhabitants of Earth. It provides us with the natural tidal cycles which are said to maintain the equ...<p>Cosmos, …

Kim Kardashian didn’t break the Internet: How to cause a scandal in an overly transgressive age.

Desperate to indulge in some freaky transgressive behavior and show the world what a rebel you are? Good luck!<p>Jim Morrison’s Florida flash; Carol …

Sleep: A mystery at the crossroads of neuroscience (Part 1)

CHOPRA FOUNDATION NEWS<p>By Deepak Chopra, M.D., FACP, P. Murali Doraiswamy, MBBS, FRCP, Professor of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, …

Duke University

Turin Shuffle

November 18, 2013 • Turin • Myriam Ben Salah at the 2013 edition of Artissima<p>Left: Artissima director Sarah Cosulich Canarutto and foundation …

Who Would Take A One-Way Trip To Mars? This Woman.

Katrina Wolfe, a 24-year-old video game designer, wants to live and die on Mars.<p><i>Mars One, a Netherlands-based private spaceflight project, announced April 22 that it would begin accepting applications for a one-way mission to colonize Mars; three weeks later, 78,000 people had already signed up. We</i> …

2013 April 29 - Milky Way and Stone Tree

<b>Milky Way and Stone Tree</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Daniel López (El Cielo de Canarias)<p><b>Explanation:</b> What's that next to the Milky Way? An unusual …

2013 April 15 - IC 1848: The Soul Nebula

<b>IC 1848: The Soul Nebula</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Bob Andersson<p><b>Explanation:</b> Stars are forming in the Soul of the Queen of Aethopia. More …