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Are We Living in a Black Hole?

Our universe may reside within a vast, black hole.<p>Let's rewind the clock. Before humans existed, before Earth formed, before the sun ignited, before galaxies arose, before light could even shine, there was the Big Bang. This happened 13.8 billion years ago.<p>But what about before that? Many …

Black holes should be redefined, says Stephen Hawking in new paper

Black holes don't actually exist in the way we traditionally think of them, renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has proposed in a short but potentially revolutionary paper.<p>Classical theory holds that no energy or information can ever escape a black hole, but the principles of quantum physics suggest …

Founders at Work

• <b>Author:</b> Jessica Livingston<p>Now available in paperback—with a new preface and interview with Jessica Livingston about Y Combinator!<p>Founders at Work: Stories of Startups' Early Days is a collection of interviews with founders of famous technology companies about what happened in the very earliest …

30 Creative DIY Ways To Make Something Useful From Old Stuff

Advertisement<p>We all have tons of old stuff in our homes that we either dispose away or store in our backyards. However, with a bit of creativity and …

DIY

Reincarnation: Fact or Fallacy? Case Studies

Reincarnation. Fact, fallacy, superstition or simply coincidence? Those stories of people with super-minds; minds that delve into the past, minds …

Slooh

Margaret Fox's Amazon Chocolate Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Meet your new go-to birthday cake, bake sale cake, dinner party cake, late night snack cake -- for when the fridge is at its barest and you need chocolate cake now. (It's also vegan and parve and dirt cheap, but you wouldn't know unless we told you.) This isn't not the richest, most …

Margaret Fox's Amazon Chocolate Cake

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Your new go-to birthday cake, bake sale cake, dinner party cake, late night snack cake -- for when the fridge is at its barest and you need chocolate cake now.</i> …

Human brains are bigger, but not so special

The neural circuits responsible for traits we consider uniquely human—like planning, decision-making, and speaking—are just consequences of our …

The National Ignition Facility Just Got Way Closer To Fusion Power

In a major first, an experiment in the California lab got more energy out of its fuel than went into the fuel. We're one step closer to ignition, when the reaction becomes self-sustaining.<p>Researchers at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California …

Energy

The Higgs boson particle – digested

In the aftermath of the big bang that flung the universe into existence 13.82bn years ago, the forces of nature were one. But as the universe expanded and cooled, they separated out into the four seen today. The electromagnetic force, which is carried by photons, allows you to see, and stops you …

The Higgs boson and our Nobel romance with 'lone genius' | Dara Ó Briain

Peter Higgs,Higgs boson,Particle physics,Physics,Science,Nobel prizes,Science prizes,People in science<p>I interviewed future Nobel prizewinner Peter Higgs last year and found him scrupulous in crediting all the scientists involved in discovering the Higgs boson<p>It seems an unusual word to use about a …

House Breukelen / Zecc Architects + BYTR Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A monumental coach house annex stables from 1760 is converted into a spacious house. A mishmash of built …

Architecture