Christophe Haegeman

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The Trouble with Quantum Physics, and Why it Matters

<i>In</i> What Is Real? The Unfinished Quest for the Meaning of Quantum Physics<i>, Adam Becker traces decades of experiments, alternative philosophies, and</i> …

Are Supermassive Black Holes Going to Eat the Universe?

The largest black holes grow faster than their galaxies, according to new research.<p>Two studies from separate groups of researchers find that …

Universe

Auden on Writing, Originality, Self-Criticism, and How to Be a Good Reader

“It would only be necessary for a writer to secure universal popularity if imagination and intelligence were equally distributed among all men.”<p><i>“Before writers are writers they are readers, living in books, through books, in the lives of others that are also the heads of others, in that act that is</i> …

Mental Health, Free Will, and Your Microbiome

“We are legion, each and every one of us. Always a ‘we’ and never a ‘me.’”<p><i>“I have observed many tiny animals with great admiration,”</i> Galileo marveled as he peered through his microscope — a tool that, like the telescope, he didn’t invent himself but he used with in such a visionary way as to render …

Quantum Living - The Science of Life > Life, Liberty, Freedom And A Revolution Of The Mind

What is freedom?<p>From the small personal freedoms to the grander notion of political liberty, freedom is defined as many things.<p>Many would define freedom simply as not being subject to the will of another-- unimpeded, unrestricted and restrained.<p>But true freedom is not merely to cast off one's …

Scientists Developed a Way to Make DMT Trips Last Longer Than Ever

The new model still needs to be tested, but it could be a game-changer for one of the more intensely hallucinogenic psychedelics there is.<p><i>This piece was published in partnership with the Influence.</i><p>Known in drug lore as "the businessman's trip" for its lunch-break-size 15-minute duration, DMT …

27 Great Indie Romantic-Comedies From the Last 10 Years

<i>This post originally ran in November 2014. We are rerunning it with Valentine's Day coming up.</i><p>"The romantic comedy is dead" is a narrative we've come …

In the Heart of Intimacy: 30 Photographers - Photographs courtesy of Paris Mois de la Photo | LensCulture

<i>Intimacy is one of three central themes of the 2014 Paris Month of Photography. Thirty photographers who focus on intimacy are exhibited at venues throughout the city. Here is a preview, with an introduction by curator</i> <i>Jean-Louis Pinte.</i><p>We live in an age where images are everywhere, and where they …

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Stunning Pictures: The Year's Best Wildlife Photographs

Mindsuckers

Previous Sexual Partners Can Influence Another Mate's Offspring

Image: Russell Bonduriansky<p>The idea of previous sexual partners influencing how another man’s offspring will turn out was discredited in humans when …

How To Be Happier In Just One Minute

Could your happiness depend on one simple question?<p><i>"Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others" - Marcus Tullius Cicero</i><p>When you're feeling stressed, frustrated, dissatisfied, ask yourself this: am I thinking about what's wrong? Or what's right? The answer to this …

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The Most Highlighted Passages From Classic Books

Earlier this year, Amazon's Kindle team revealed which passages are highlighted most frequently across all of their ebooks. Unsurprisingly, lines from Suzanne Collins's The Hunger Games trilogy topped off the list of most-highlighted quotes, followed by passages from Jane Austen's <i>Pride and …

How to take great photos of buildings

A new exhibition at London’s Barbican explores the relationship between architecture and photography. Stephen Dowling finds out what we can learn.<p>Architectural photography is one of the most overlooked art forms. It has little of the cachet that wildlife photography – with its split-second freezing …

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

The weekend in pictures

A selection of the best images from around the world this weekend, from Bestival to New York fashion week

Expressive Portraits by Rosie Hardy Venture into the Stunning Realm of Fantasy

For anyone who follows the work of young, talented photographers who belong to the Flickr community, Rosie Hardy is one name that comes up time and time again. Although only 23 years old, the Manchester, UK-based creative has been at the forefront of the movement of youthful, Flickr photographers …

Deliberately Inconvenient Everyday Objects

<i>The Uncomfortable</i> is a collection of deliberately inconvenient everyday objects, designed by Athens based architect Katerina Kamprani. On her website …

100 years of the Leica camera – in pictures

From Henri Cartier-Bresson to Neil Libbert, many of the 20th century’s defining images were shot on a Leica

Hyperreal Sculptures by Ron Mueck

A mother and child, youth or adult couples ranging between stress and calm, a naked man in a boat drifting are some of the images that are part of …

Beginner’s Guide to Better Landscape Photography: Infographic

If you’re new to photography, you most likely get a little confused when it comes to keeping all the jargon, camera settings, and composition rules …

Adobe Launches Standalone Storytelling App for iPad

Many of Adobe's mobile offerings have been extensions of the company's popular software products, such as Photoshop or Lightroom.<p>Increasingly, …

We may already know how we will cure death—but should we?

A pair of advocates—they do legitimate research too, but their ardor is so intense, it’s hard to call them scientists—believe that they will, within their lifetimes, make ours the first generation of humans to live forever.<p>Their quest is elegantly laid out in <i>The Immortalists</i>, a new documentary …

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