Annie Maingot

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Patrick Stewart Returning As Jean-Luc Picard In New 'Star Trek' Series

Actor is delighted to resurrect his savvy captain in these "very dark times."<p>“Star Trek” fans are over the moon: The franchise’s most cerebral and diplomatic captain, Jean-Luc Picard, is coming back to TV. And he’ll be played again by British actor Patrick Stewart.<p>Stewart confirmed Saturday that he …

Star Trek

Space Photos of the Week: Planetary Close-Ups

Did you know you can do opposition research in space? You’re not exactly digging up dirt on alien rivals, but taking advantage of the orbital …

Photos

Patrick Stewart will star in new Star Trek TV series as Jean-Luc Picard

At the Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas today, CBS announced a sister show to join Star Trek: Discovery on air. The Star Trek series will explore The Next Generation's Jean-Luc Picard's next chapter, and will have Patrick Stewart return to the role.<p>The new show is the first to come after CBS' June …

Star Trek

Humans Have Evolved Specialized Skills of Social Cognition: The Cultural Intelligence Hypothesis

Humans have brains roughly three times larger than those of their nearest primate relatives, the great apes (<i>1</i>, <i>2</i>), and of course have many cognitive …

Evolution

The girl whose tragic story inspired ‘Lolita’

Sally Horner, age 11, kissed her mother goodbye and climbed aboard a bus bound for Atlantic City. “It was a chance for Sally to get a little …

Crime

The Cognitive Biases Tricking Your Brain

Science suggests we’re hardwired to delude ourselves. Can we do anything about it?<p>I am staring at a photograph of myself that shows me 20 years older than I am now. I have not stepped into the twilight zone. Rather, I am trying to rid myself of some measure of my present bias, which is the tendency …

Psychology

Understanding American politics in the Trump era: 9 of psychology’s best lessons - Vox

Motivated reasoning, bias, fake news, conspiracy theories, and more, explained.<p>In January 2017, when then-White House press secretary Sean Spicer tried to claim that President Donald Trump’s inauguration was the most-watched in history, it felt like the beginning of a new, dark era of politics and …

Critical Thinking

Black Holes Could Actually Be Colliding Wormholes

When two wormholes collide, they could produce ripples in space-time that ricochet off themselves. Future instruments could detect these …

24 Hilarious Comics About Sibling Relationships

Here's to all the bickering, bonding and hijinks.<p>Sibling relationships are really special.<p>You may have your disagreements (likely a <i>lot</i> of disagreements), but they can also be your ultimate partners-in-crime. You may give them a hard time, but if someone else utters a negative word about them, …

Siblings

A Day In The Life Of A Psychiatric Inpatient

One of the main reasons I decided to start blogging about my journey through the treacherous waters of dealing with mental illness was to try and …

Root problem: Link found between childhood trauma and schizophrenia

Researchers from Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence for Youth Mental Health; the University of Melbourne; Port Phillip Prison and University …

What Therapists Wish All Parents Knew

Asking for help in managing a child’s behavior is one of the most courageous things parents can do. Saying, “I’m not sure what to do about my child’s …

How Psychopaths See the World

It’s not that they can’t consider other people’s perspectives. It’s that they don’t do so automatically.<p>It’s a rare person who goes out of their way to spend time with psychopaths, and a rarer one still who repeatedly calls a prison to do so. But after more than a year of meetings and negotiation, …

Psychology

Take a flight through the heart of the Orion Nebula to see where stars are born in this stunning NASA video

The three-dimensional video provides a look at the topography of the nebula using visible and infrared light<p>NASA has combined the staggering images …

So you're thinking about investing in bitcoin? Don't

Bitcoin has become a bubble with the forces of human herd behavior, greed, and fear of missing out amplifying it<p>I’ve been watching this bitcoin situation for a few years, assuming it would just blow over.<p>But a collective insanity has sprouted around the new field of “cryptocurrencies”, causing an …

Cryptocurrency

5 Reasons Litecoin Is a Better Choice Than Bitcoin

"Bitcoin-Lite" has a lot more to offer investors, albeit current cryptocurrency valuations appear bloated.<p>"What goes up can go up a whole lot more" …

Cryptocurrency

Scientists Want You to Help Them Find Nearby Alien Planets Please

The Red Dots Campaign will target Ross 154, Barnard’s Star, and Proxima Centauri, three red dwarfs within ten light years of our solar system.<p>Hey, you: Want to help search for potentially habitable worlds around nearby alien suns? 'Course you do. Well, on Monday, the Pale Red Dot Campaign, the team …

London Grenfell Tower fire: Muslims preparing for Ramadan fast reportedly saved lives from fire

"Thank God for Ramadan." Those are the words from a witness who told reporters that Muslim boys knocked on the doors of neighbors to warn them that …

Doctors Are Now Fighting Depression by Targeting the Brain's Wiring, Not Its Chemical Balance

The Damage of Depression<p>Depression is becoming an epidemic that is damaging individuals, society, and the economy. Its has become the leading source …

A New Type of Planetary Object Has Been Proposed - And It Could Explain Earth's Origin

Introducing: synestia.<p>Scientists have proposed that an unknown type of planetary object has been lurking in our Universe this whole time, and it …

A science-backed trick to reduce fear and anxiety takes just 30 seconds and a pen

• Admit that a situation is painful or uncomfortable<br>• Recognize that pain and discomfort are universal elements of the human experience<br>• Do something healthy to alleviate the discomfort like get outside, stretch, or call a friend

Self-improvement

Elon Musk's Neural Lace Could be an Injectable Thinking Cap

But who will be the first to try it?<p>The consumer brain machine interface still doesn’t exist, but tech companies like Facebook are already thinking …

How To Spot A Psychopath

Jeffrey Dahmer confessed to killing 17 people between 1978 and 1991, and was found to have dismembered, photographed, and eaten victims. In the 16th …

So, You Regret That Brain Implant. Now What?

Believe it or not, the nose thing is not an option.<p>If anyone understands the unique level of risk associated with getting a neural implant, it’s Dr. …

How being under the care of the Crisis team has helped my mental health

<b>A short while ago, I had a breakdown. I had been struggling for six weeks with mania, an episode which occurred due to my diagnosis of bipolar</b> …

Times Square maniac latest sign of city’s mental-health failure

New York failed Alyssa Elsman, the 18-year-old Michigan woman killed last Thursday in the Times Square horror that also critically injured four …

10 most exquisite new species for 2017

<b>From brilliant pink lady katydids to devil-faced orchids, this year's list of new-to-science wonders proves Mother Nature is full of surprises.</b><p>Each …

Check your wallet: RCMP warn of 'splice-and-tape' counterfeit bills

Canadians are being warned to watch out for $5 bills cunningly held together by strips of tape and foil, in what police are calling a "splice and …

This Video Shows You an Astronaut's View During a Spacewalk

Back in March of this year, ESA Astronaut Thomas Pesquet and NASA Astronaut Shane Kimbrough went for a spacewalk outside the International Space …

5 Psychology Tricks To Offer Discount Codes to Customers

The e-commerce businesses today realize the importance of exploring Customer Behavior. They know how pivotal it can be to increase sales. Research …

eCommerce