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The Coming Financial Bubble: Why It May Be The Worst Of All - Part II

In Part I, we discussed the anatomy of an asset bubble, explored the tech bubble, and learned what caused the housing bubble. An asset bubble, as we have seen, is one of the most destructive financial forces on the planet. However, if you understand the stages of a bubble, if you understand what to …

The Coming Financial Bubble: Why It May Be The Worst Of All - Part I

<b>Intro</b><br>Asset bubbles have become a regular occurrence in modern history. From the first recorded bubble to the most recent, these destructive forces always leave a trail of misery in their wake. Is another bubble forming? I believe it is and will fully explain why in the next two articles. In this …

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

In defense of Eric Metaxas: Is God a scientific hypothesis?

In a recent article titled, God is not a scientific hypothesis, philosopher and author Francis Beckwith critiques Eric Metaxas’ stimulating essay, …

Dark Matter

10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality

Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but physical …

Quantum Physics

Brunton Hydrogen Reactor

Meet the future of portable recharging - the Hydrogen Reactor by Brunton. The hi-tech device combines hydrogen in the core with oxygen in the air to …

Scientists Are Using Metamaterials To Build Everything From Wireless Phone Chargers To Invisibility Cloaks

While the holy grail of metamaterials is still to make objects and people invisible to the eye, they are set to have a more tangible commercial impact playing more mundane roles - from satellite antennas to wirelessly charging cellphones.<p>Metamaterials are simply materials that exhibit properties …

Steve’s #yamaha #xs650 matte black #tracker #rat

Steve’s #yamaha #xs650 matte black #tracker #rat. Well see it on the road one day. @brad_garageprojectmotorcycles had Steve contacted you about working on it?

New Animal and Insect Assemblages Made from Repurposed Objects by Edouard Martinet | Colossal

<p>When looking at these perfectly assembled sculptures by French artist Edouard Martinet (previously) it’s difficult to believe the raw materials he …

Watch Our Planet’s Impending Climate Disaster Unfold From Space

This four-minute video lays out what will happen to the planet if we continue on our present course. Which is a bummer, but at least it looks beautiful.<p>In case you didn’t get a chance to page through the latest IPCC report on climate change–a mind-bogglingly detailed review of scientific studies …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

From the Holy Cow Department: An Insect Has Evolved With Mechanical Gears In Its Legs!

This will either creep you out, fascinate you, or frighten you. The mechanical gear that propelled the Industrial Revolution and, indirectly, our …

University of Cambridge

Useful InDesign Scripts And Plugins To Speed Up Your Work

Line Numbering<p>This line-numbering plugin does exactly what it says on the box: it gives every line on a page a number. While InDesign is very capable …

The HistoMap – Four thousand years of world history

How You Can Make Your Brain Smarter Every Day

<b>By Michael Merzenich, Ph.D., Next Avenue Contributor</b><p><i>“Smarter Brains,” which reports on the latest research and discoveries in neuroscience and how we can apply them to our daily lives to boost our brain power at any age, airs on PBS stations nationwide in August. (Check local listings.) Michael</i> …

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Fujitsu supercomputer simulates 1 second of brain activity

Is it really possible to simulate the human brain on a computer? AI researchers have been investigating that question for decades, but Japanese and German scientists have run what they say is the largest-ever simulation of brain activity using a machine.<p>The simulation involved 1.73 billion virtual …

8 Things We Simply Don't Understand About the Human Brain

Despite all the recent advances in the cognitive and neurosciences, there’s still much about the human brain that we do not know. Here are 8 of the …

Consciousness

Cooking Glove - Icon Making of

Last week I posted about some icon design inspired by pancakes and donuts. Those icons were pretty cool and super realistic. Today we bring to you …

Pancakes