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10 complicated but useful English words you should add to your vocabulary immediately

We’re all guilty of using a thesaurus to find complicated words to use to sound smarter. Unfortunately this often backfires because we either don’t …

Language

How plants use quantum physics to boost photosynthesis

Humans can't teleport or reside in multiple places at once — but the tiniest particles of matter can.<p>These eerie quantum effects have traditionally been studied and observed only under the strictly controlled conditions of a physics lab. That is, until some scientists suggested that such weirdness …

University of Chicago

Every Busy Person Needs This Cheesy Egg Muffin Recipe

Egg muffins, aka baked omelets/mini frittatas, are everywhere — and they appeal to any busy person, whether a mom, a health-conscious individual, or a working professional. This particular recipe is inspired by our editor in chief, Lisa Sugar, who loves POPSUGAR Fitness's cheddar egg muffin …

Breakfast

All the Types of Onions, and What They're Best For

By Alex Delany<p>White? Yellow? Red? Which type of onion is the right one to use for what? Allow us to explain.<p>What is the freakin' deal with all these different types of onions? Why isn't there just one onion? Wouldn't that be simpler? Well, yes, it would be simpler. But it would also be a hell of a …

Cooking

Everything You Need to Know About Protein for Men

There are all sorts of articles out there ranting about how the average American’s diet is insufficient in protein. Others claim many of us get too …

Tracking down the mystery of entangled particles of light

Bernese researchers have taken an important step towards new measurement methods such as quantum spectroscopy. In an experiment, they succeeded in …

A Trainer Says These Are the 8 Best Exercises For Fat Loss

Whether your goal is to lose fat or you want to strengthen your muscles, you might think you need to do different exercises to achieve each. Personal trainer Rob Allen posted this photo to his Instagram account to show that whatever your goal, "Whether you want to lose fat or gain muscle, strength …

Workouts

6 Healthy Eating Mistakes You’re Probably Making

You might be sabotaging your diet without knowing it!<p><b>Mistake #1: You don’t eat enough protein at breakfast</b><p>One egg may have filled you up when you …

The Best Strength Workout for Swimmers

Swimming is a full-body cardio workout. But it’s still a smart idea to take your training out of the water to build power, speed, and muscular …

How Brain Waves Surf Sound Waves to Process Speech

By paying more attention to behaviors, and not just to the activity of neurons, two researchers critical of most neuroscience learned how brains make …

Good and Bad Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates (carbs) are essential to our nutrition, primary energy source, and vital for good health. When we eat carbohydrates, our body converts …

Nutrition

What to eat before and after exercise

Did you ever notice that food is no less than magic? How certain foods when coupled with each other and consumed at right time, create great …

Newsletter

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

Consciousness

These 50 Keto Recipes Will Have You Wondering Why You Didn't Start Your Diet Sooner

By now you've probably heard all about the high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet. Transitioning to a full-time keto diet may be difficult for the first few weeks as your body becomes acclimated to using fat instead of glucose as its main energy source. We know transitioning to any diet can be …

Healthy Eating

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 …

This revolution in our understanding of depression will be life-transforming | Edward Bullmore

The discovery of genes that are linked to the crippling condition throws up exciting new possibilities for its successful treatment<p>Depression runs in families, we know. But it is only very recently, and after considerable controversy and frustration, that we are beginning to know how and why. The …

Depression

This Neurologist Found Out What Happens to Our Brains When We Die

Only to realise 'Star Trek' had already explained the process in a 1988 episode.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Germany</i><p>If we had paid closer attention to <i>The Simpsons</i> 18 years ago, the election of Donald Trump might not have come as such a shock. And if German neurologist Jens Dreier had …

Making Laser Guide Stars Even Brighter

<b>Q: Domenico, could you briefly explain why laser guide star systems are important to astronomers?</b><p><b>A</b>: Laser guide stars are used together with adaptive …

What can you eat on a low-carb diet?

Low-carb diets limit the number of carbohydrates a person eats. Instead of carbs, people focus on eating proteins, healthful fats, and …

Integrating optical components into existing chip designs

Two and a half years ago, a team of researchers led by groups at MIT, the University of California at Berkeley, and Boston University announced a …

Why Lithium Is About To Replace Oil

Would you be interested in buying a commodity that will become the basis for the global economy for the second half of the 21st century?<p>How about a …

Automotive Industry

Try This: Ab Exercises for 8 Pack Abs w/ Brandon Hendrickson

Last month, Beast athlete and IFBB Physique Pro Brandon Hendrickson visited the Muscle & Strength HQ.<p>While here he shared some of his top training …

Workouts

Microsoft Creates Wild Half-Electron Quasiparticle for Its Future Quantum Computer

Microsoft just announced a quantum-computing advancement today: a measurement that looks like an electron split in half in a piece of wire. It will …

Quantum Physics

Quantum Gambling and the Nature of Reality — NOVA Next | PBS

<i>View the interactive version of this feature here.</i><p>In 1952, John Bell saw the impossible done. Bell was a young physicist working in the particle …

When Learning a Foreign Language

Suppose you decided to start learning a new language—let’s say Italian. In the beginning stages of your language-learning journey, the Italian speech …

Language Learning

New Worlds: Technion leads effort to produce new semiconductor lasers

The “groundbreaking” study was headed by the Israel Prize laureate Prof. Mordechai Segev of the Technion’s physics faculty.<p>><br>• ><p>The Computer Science …

Quantum Physics

Researchers find a new material for quantum computing

Rumors of commercial quantum computing systems have been coming hot and heavy these past few years but there are still a number of issues to work out in the technology. For example, researchers at the Moscow Institute Of Physics And Technology have begun using silicon carbine to create a system to …

Quantum Physics

The Truth About Female Orgasms

I’m sure many people know that the clitoris is highly erogenous, with around 8,000 nerve endings (about twice as many as in the penis). Elisabeth …

intimacy

Optical computers light up the horizon

Now I know what you're thinking around about now:<p>"But wait a second, how will these chips communicate with each other using light? Aren't they built …

Stephen Hawking's 'breathtaking' final multiverse theory completed two weeks before he died

A final theory explaining how mankind might detect parallel universes was completed by Stephen Hawking shortly before he died, it has emerged.<p>Colleagues have revealed the renowned theoretical physicist’s final academic work was to set out the groundbreaking mathematics needed for a spacecraft to …