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Evolution Of Universe From Nothing

What was the universe before the Big Bang and what will be its end are some of the important questions which come to our mind. The universe was a …

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The big problem with one of the most popular assumptions about the poor

In the late 1960s, Walter Mischel, a researcher at Stanford University, invited several hundred children to participate in a game in which they were given a choice: They could eat one sweet right away, or wait and have two a little later. Initially, the goal was simple: to see how and why people …

Psychology

Q: How bad would it be if we accidentally made a black hole?

<b>Physicist</b>: Not too bad! Any black hole that humanity might ever create is very unlikely to harm anyone who doesn’t try to eat it.Black holes do two …

Black Holes

Kobe Bryant's retirement poem crashed the site that hosted it

The retirement of NBA legend Kobe Bryant took many by surprise on Sunday night. Right now, Bryant's fans around the world are finding out that every …

Articles about 5 modern homes atlanta on Dwell.com - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>On a sloped creekside site in Atlanta, Georgia, architect Staffan Svenson elevates humble materials and basic geometries to craft...<p>Designer …

Outdoors

Indestructible Water Bears Have a Genome That Is Seriously Weird

Water bears, known to scientists as tardigrades, are famously adorable microscopic creatures who can survive anything: freezing, total dehydration, …

Mental Health in America: A Shakespearean Tragedy

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 16 million adults in the United States experienced at least one major depressive …

How Is It Possible That Galaxies Are Moving Away From Us Faster Than the Speed of Light?

According to Albert Einstein, the speed of light is an absolute constant beyond which nothing can move faster. So, how can galaxies be traveling …

Universe

What Higher Consciousness Really Means, How We Attain It, and What It Does for the Human Spirit

“At such moments, the world reveals itself as quite different: a place of suffering and misguided effort … but also a place of tenderness and longing, beauty, and touching vulnerability. “<p><i>“[Leonardo da Vinci’s] unique brain wiring … allowed him the opportunity to experience the world from the</i> …

The Disturbing Relationship Between Addiction and ADHD

According to research, about 25 percent of adults who are treated for alcohol and substance abuse also have ADHD.<p>Each of Niall Greene's report cards told the same story. He was a good kid, fully capable—but his teachers always added a caveat: "He's easily distracted.<p>"I found an awful lot of …

Mental Health

Articles about retreat cascades bold take modern cabin on Dwell.com - Dwell

An unorthodox design is a comfortable escape from city life.<p>For some people, building a house may seem like a daunting commitment to permanence—a kind of spatial lockdown.<p>Made up of three modernized kodas, this wood-clad cottage features bright, minimalist interiors.<p>A Martha’s Vineyard retreat …

Pacific Northwest

Interview: Photos Capture the Rarely-Seen Interior of a Lavish Abandoned Castle

Martino Zegwaard has always been drawn to the art of photography. As a young boy, he made sure to bring a camera along on all of his family's travels. Later in life, he continued to embrace this passion as he pursued an education in the arts. He serendipitously discovered urban exploring, which led …

Track Down

martin fenlon architecture remodels 1920s bungalow in LA

oct 09, 2015<p>martin fenlon architecture remodels 1920s bungalow in los angeles<p><b>martin fenlon architecture remodels 1920s bungalow in los angeles</b><br>all …

30 Masculine Bedroom Ideas Evoking Style

Enigmatic or minimalist, rustic or industrial, a man’s bedroom is the place where a lifestyle emerges. Choosing to surround yourself with fragments …

7 Movies That Sent People Running Out of Theaters

The Lumière brothers were said to have caused quite a stir when their 50-second short film, <i>The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat</i>, premiered in Paris in …

Alice In Wonderland

Just What Physicists Wanted to See: Nothing

A new experiment lets physicists see the mirror reflections of zero-point energy.<p>"Nothing" is a hard thing to experiment with. While the nature of nothingness is among the most deeply strange and counterintuitive properties of the universe, to observe nothing in action—to measure and probe nothing, …

Quantum Mechanics

Inside the Most Racially Horrifying Movie Ever

Farewell Uncle Tom is a 1971 Italian faux-documentary that sought to capture the evils of American slavery, but was demonized for its brutality and …

“You think the f*cking Tea Party determines public policy?”: Dick Gregory on racism, the 1 percent and why black Americans are angry at the wrong people

“White American racists were more vicious than Hitler,” activist and comedian Dick Gregory tells Salon<p>Dick Gregory’s had a long, rich and strange life as an entertainer and activist. I hadn’t heard of him before I started talking with Andre Gaines, a film producer and lifelong Dick Gregory fan who …

Black History

The magic of cinema unlocked one man’s coma-bound world

An Alfred Hitchcock film helped to prove one patient had been conscious while in a coma-like state for 16 years. The discovery shows that neuroscience may still have lots to learn from the ancient art of storytelling, says Tom Stafford.<p>If brain injury steals your consciousness then you are in a …

The Brain

Double black hole is powering quasar, astronomers find

<b>(CNN) —</b> Single black holes are impressive enough, but astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have discovered a galaxy being powered by a quasar that contains two of the time-space benders, "furiously whirling about each other," the space agency observed in a news release.<p>The galaxy, known …

Universe

This is what happens when you fall into a black hole (pictures)

Welcome to your black hole!

Black Holes

12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Self-help

Quantum Experiment Shows How “Time” Doesn’t Exist As We Think It Does (Mind-Altering)

I'm in!<p><b>“We choose to examine a phenomenon which is impossible, absolutely impossible, to explain in any classical way, and which has in it the heart</b> …

Why is the Scale of the Universe so Freakishly Large?

“Space is big,” said Douglas Adams. “You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-boggingly big it is.” But why must this be so? And why does our …

Dark Matter

Physics Question: What Makes the Chain Go Up?

As the chain pours out of the jar, link by link, it rises several inches. It appears to be working against gravity. Why?<p>(Video Link)<p>In this video, …

Physics

Appliance Science: Edible water bottles and the strange chemistry of spherification

Could a modernist food technique create a new, less wasteful way to package water? Appliance Science looks at the curious chemistry of spherification.<p>I just drank a cup of water. Nothing unusual there, but this was without a cup or other container. Instead, the water was held in a clear, edible …

Chemistry

Pluto: A Dwarf Planet Oddity (Infographic)

Pluto and its largest satellite Charon are tidally locked to one another. That is, each presents the same face to the other, and neither body moves …

Space