Tinu Abayomi-Paul

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This physicist’s ideas of time will blow your mind

Time feels real to people. But it doesn’t even exist, according to quantum physics. “There is no time variable in the fundamental equations that describe the world,” theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli tells Quartz.<p>If you met him socially, Rovelli wouldn’t assault you with abstractions and math to …

Physics

The one thing that always takes me from broke to bank

Or How to make a comeback after being forced to take unpredicted breaks from your business<p>I already told you what it is.<p>And yes this is going to be …

Productivity

'Black Panther' star Chadwick Boseman is sick and tired of doing the Wakanda salute all the time

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images; Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for Disney<p><b>Chadwick Boseman does the Wakanda salute from "Black Panther" everywhere he</b> …

Comics

Don’t listen to those productivity gurus: why waking up at 6am won’t make you successful

If you want to be successful, many experts and life-hackers say you should:<br>Wake up at 6 amTake a cold showerExerciseMeditateJournal and …

Productivity

Donald Trump just accidentally revealed something very important about his 'fake news' attacks

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump sent out a tweet bashing the media. Nothing new there.<p>But, this tweet was different: Trump unintentionally revealed the false premise on which his relentless calls of "fake news" is based.<p>Here's the tweet:<p><i>"The Fake News is working overtime. Just</i> …

Donald Trump

What Is Consciousness?

INNOVATIONS IN<p>Scientists are beginning to unravel a mystery that has long vexed philosophers.<p>Christof Koch<p>Christof Koch is chief scientist and …

Consciousness

17 Photos That Show How 'Black Panther' Is Empowering Women to Embrace Their Blackness

For weeks leading up, women of color have been eagerly awaiting the opening night of <i>Black Panther</i>. One look at Twitter says it all: Not only has the film already become the year's most tweeted-about movie, with 5 million posts and counting, the messages behind them signify just how monumental it is …

Black Panther

What Happens to Your Debts When You Die

Of the many downsides of death you could name, you might think an upside is that you no longer have to worry about the massive pile of debt you’ve …

Personal Finance

Spy agency NSA triples collection of U.S. phone records: official report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Security Agency collected 534 million records of phone calls and text messages of Americans last year, more than triple gathered in 2016, a U.S. intelligence agency report released on Friday said.<p>The sharp increase from 151 million occurred during the second …

Surveillance

Want to Be More Empathetic? Science Says Stop Taking Acetaminophen

Acetaminophen can decrease your pain, but according to research can also decrease your empathy for others.<p>Great leaders are sympathetic: Able to understand and support other people with compassion and sensitivity. But great leaders are also empathetic: Able to experience and <i>relate</i> to the thoughts, …

Empathy

And the Best Day of the Week to Send Email Is... (Drum Roll Please)

One study by SmartFocus analyzed 1.4 billion emails to find out which day most of us read them.<p>Few things in business are as mundane and perfunctory as email.<p>I used to joke with people that my professional job title should be Email Processor. (This was before spending a lot more time in apps like …

Productivity

1 Out of Every 6 Retirees in America Is a Millionaire--Here Are 8 Things You Can Do Today to Become One of Them

The median wealth for retirees is just over $200,000.<p><b>One out of every six retirees in America is a millionaire, according to a report from United Income.</b>• <b><br>Handling finances for retirement can be difficult -- the median level of wealth for retired Americans is about $200,000 -- but people are living</b> …

Retirement

The Most Damaging Myths About Slavery, Debunked

Were U.S. slaves in any way responsible for their own misery? Were there any silver linings to forced bondage? These questions surface from time to …

Black History

Researchers are developing a brain editing device

Neuroscientists at the University of California Berkely are building a device that’ll hack our brains so we can ‘edit’ what we feel and remember. It looks like we’ve drawn “Total Recall” in the ‘which horrifying Arnold Schwarzenegger sci-fi movie will scientists recreate today’ lottery.<p>The …

UC Berkeley

Roll Red Roll Is One of the Most Horrifying Documentaries I’ve Ever Watched, and Everybody Needs to See It

This in-depth look at the Steubenville rape case is as brutal as it should be mandatory.<p>When the Steubenville High School rape case swept the country …

Pulp Fiction

Crabmeat industry hit hard by lack of workers

BETHANY BEACH, Del. -- Help cannot come quick enough for Harry Phillips.<p>The owner of Russell Hall Seafood on Hoopers Island has not had any workers to pick Maryland's finest crabs since the season started April 1.<p>"It puts us at a shutdown," Phillips said. "If we don't have somebody to pick the …

Crabmeat

132-pound ovarian tumor removed from Connecticut woman

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 132-pound ovarian tumor was removed from a 38-year-old Connecticut woman this year, according to two doctors involved in the case.<p>The patient, who wished to remain anonymous, reported that the tumor began growing at a rate of about 10 pounds per week in November. A medical team, including …

Cancer

Nobel Prize in Literature postponed after sexual misconduct scandal

<b>(CNN) —</b> This year's Nobel Prize in Literature has been postponed in the wake of a sexual and financial scandal that has engulfed the Swedish Academy, the cultural institution responsible for awarding the prestigious prize.<p>The academy, one of Sweden's most respected institutions, made the …

Literature

Skip your pre-sandals pedicure with this genius baking-soda hack

The sudden arrival of seasonal warm weather (and the welcome influx of vitamin D) can leave the best of us unprepared for sandal season. Haven’t had …

Pedicure

Little by Little, Conservative Media Is Getting Sick of Trump

Fox News and the Wall Street Journal offered harsh rebukes of the president's questionable relationship with the truth<p>The Trump administration's …

Donald Trump

8 foods a Harvard nutritionist tries to eat almost every day

Want to eat like a nutrition expert? Some food choices pack an especially big nutritional punch.<p>Think of your kitchen as one big tasty medicine cabinet.<p>The right foods in the right amounts can protect your heart, keep your blood sugar stable, help you lose weight and allow you to live longer.<p>Diet …

Nutrition

Here's What Happened To Killmonger's Mother In 'Black Panther' — As Told By Ryan Coogler For The Film's Blu-Ray Release

We have been getting all sorts of deleted scenes and extra knowledge about <i>Black Panther</i> because of its upcoming home release via digital download and …

Black Panther

Do These 3 Things to Speed Up Your Metabolism (Not These 3)

Experts love to talk about effective ways to increase our metabolism in order to burn more calories and lose weight. But have you been getting the wrong advice? This comparison photo from fitness and lifestyle coach Marci Nevin illustrates three things you absolutely can do to speed up your …

Fitness

Michelle Obama Embraces 'Forever First Lady' Nickname, Sends Students Into Meltdown

The Trump White House may not like it.<p>Former first lady Michelle Obama lightheartedly referred to herself as the “forever first lady” during a rousing speech on Wednesday.<p>“I know you have everything it takes to succeed,” Obama told around 8,000 high school students attending the 2018 College …

Michelle Obama

A Black Barber Shop Was Shook When A White Man Made A Mic Drop-Worthy Point About Kanye West

A trip to the barbershop that could have gone really wrong went so suprisingly right when an unexpected visitor gave his opinion on Kanye …

Barbershops

AI will spell the end of capitalism

<i>Feng Xiang, a professor of law at Tsinghua University, is one of China’s most prominent legal scholars. He spoke at the Berggruen Institute’s China Center workshop on artificial intelligence in March in Beijing.</i><p>BEIJING — The most momentous challenge facing socio-economic systems today is the …

Artificial Intelligence

My Company Grew 800 Percent in a Year After I Made This Mindset Shift Grow

The surprising thing about being grateful for what you have is how much more you end up getting.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to rapid growth, there are lots of strategies you can implement. But what if I told you that the strategy responsible for …

Customers

The 7 Most Adorable Towns in France

Not to knock Paris -- a city everyone agrees is the prototype for pretty capitals -- but these small towns are the ultimate when it comes to French …

European Travel

The toxic legacy of Canada's CIA brainwashing experiments: 'They strip you of your soul'

In the 1950s and 60s, a Montreal hospital subjected psychiatric patients to electroshocks, drug-induced sleep and huge doses of LSD. Families are still grappling with the effects<p>Sarah Anne Johnson had always known the broad strokes of her maternal grandmother’s story. In 1956, Velma Orlikow checked …

Mental Health

History Professor Shares Excellent Response to Kanye's Slavery Comments

Self-proclaimed “free thinker” Kanye West is now facing one of his biggest controversies yet. After making flippant remarks about America’s history …

Black History