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Is the World Ready for a New Kind of Physics?

A new video available shows CERN physicist John Ellis describing how the standard model of the universe relies upon the Higgs Boson. He also takes a …

Physics

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do | Inc.com

As a psychotherapist, I've witnessed countless people beating the odds. Despite the tragedies, hardships, and challenges they faced, they persisted.<p>My training had taught me to build on people's existing strengths. But over the years, I've realized that helping people "do more" of their good habits …

Self-help

International Cloud Atlas Recognizes 11 New Kinds Of Clouds

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a volutus giant sky roll!<p><i>The International Cloud Atlas</i> has officially recognized 11 new kinds of clouds.<p>The updated list in the atlas that names the types of clouds in the world includes five special ones that are created in very specific circumstances, such as …

World Meteorological Organization

How scientists created time crystals - a new and strange state of matter

Once thought impossible, scientists have now created time crystals in the laboratory.<p>Rodrigo Ledesma-Aguilar, <i>Northumbria University, Newcastle</i><p>Some of …

First Stretchable Holographic Display Unveiled - MIT Technology Review

One of the great advances in materials sciences in recent years has been the development of metamaterials and metasurfaces with optical properties …

Nanotech

California's coastal Highway 1 is now temporarily closed in several places after recent storms

After being battered by above-average rain this winter, California's coastal Highway 1 remains temporarily closed in several places roughly between Ragged Point and Carmel.<p>That's bad news for anyone considering a road trip this spring because one trouble spot may keep the highway shut in both …

California

When the Lights Went Out in the Universe

<i>Paul Sutter</i> <i>is an astrophysicist at</i> <i>The Ohio State University</i><i>and the chief scientist at</i> <i>COSI Science Center</i><i>. Sutter is also host of</i> <i>Ask a</i> …

Dark Matter

The Ultimate Map Of What To Eat In Italy And Where!

Italy is one incredible country to visit and I’m not going to tell any porky pies by saying otherwise! It’s one of Europe’s most diverse countries, …

Italy

Researchers have found 10 faint galaxies that kick-started the whole universe!

This technique will help the researchers in better understanding of the cosmic history a billion years post Big Bang.<p>A new technology has been …

Elon Musk's SpaceX is Launching a Superbug Into Space

Space Bug<p>In a rather unromantic gesture, on February 14, SpaceX will be launching an antibiotic-resistant “superbug” into space. The bug will be …

ESA Discovers an Organism That Can Survive 16 Months in Outer Space

Algae in Space<p>Fraunhofer scientists aboard the International Space Station (ISS) recently ran an experiment where they let algae loose into the …

Temperatures Skyrocket in Arctic, Prompt Desperate 'Refreeze' Plan

Temperature readings near the North Pole soared to 50 degrees F above average on Friday, as a storm pushed warm air into the Arctic region.<p>This is …

On 2022 We Might See a Supernova With Our Naked Eye

Scientists have predicted an event that will be the first of its kind and will happen in just five years time. In 2022, two binary stars (stars that …

Universe

10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Planning a trip is an opportunity to see something unique, and to discover people, places, cuisines, and scenery you didn't know existed.<p>We asked James Asquith, the youngest person to visit all 196 countries, which places around the world are being overlooked — and which ones people should be …

National Parks

This Lake Is Struck By Lightning More Than Anywhere Else On Earth

Avoid at ALL costs.<p>They say lightning never strikes twice. That might be true for most of the planet, but not if you’re in the middle of Venezuela’s …

It's Coming! Get Ready for the 'Great American Total Solar Eclipse' of 2017

The year of the Great American Total Solar Eclipse is upon us.<p>On Aug. 21, the moon will completely blot out the sun for observers in 12 states, from …

Solar Eclipse

Who Needs a Lava Lamp When You Can Make a Storm Glass?

Bizarre weather that fits on your desk.<p>While the snow globe has become a fixture on the mantles of welcoming grandparents everywhere, it's got a much cooler cousin that you might not have heard of. How can you make a snow globe cool, or cooler than it already is? Easy—make a storm glass.<p>Storm …

The two fundamental story plots that teach kids to build resilience

In every culture that anthropologists have ever studied, people tell stories.<p>Families most frequently tell stories around the time of vacations, family reunions, (sadly) funerals, Thanksgiving and, of course, the family-oriented winter holidays of Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa.<p>Stories are told …

Darth Vader

Method discovered to remove damaging amyloid plaques found in Alzheimer’s disease

Illustration of formation of beta-amyloid plaque. Enzymes act on the APP (amyloid precursor protein) and cut it into fragments. The beta-amyloid …

Neuroscience

Distant black hole may disprove Einstein's theory of relativity

More than 26,000 light years away, deep within the heart of our galaxy, lies Sagittarius A* - four millions Suns' worth of unseen mass concentrated …

National park photo ops: Go for the dramatic in those Death Valley dunes

The skies above Death Valley National Park's Mesquite Flat Dunes are washed with colors at sunrise as a winter storm moves into the area. The colors can be spectacular, but alone they're not enough.<p>Look for something to use in the composition, like the pile of dead branches I picked out. There …

National Parks

Photos of Freak Snowfall in the Sahara Look Unreal

The Algerian town of Ain Sefra is known as the Gateway to the Sahara, and it’s not the kind of place that gets associated with winter weather. So …