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Minding matter

The closer you look, the more the materialist position in physics appears to rest on shaky metaphysical ground<i>By Adam Frank</i>Read at Aeon

Quantum Mechanics

The One Cooking Hack Gordon Ramsay Swears By for Next-Level Pasta

Many of us are amateur cooks, and we all know what that means: We love to inflate our prowess. "I make the best lasagna you'll ever taste," <i></i>we say to …

10 Affordable Fashion Sites You Probably Haven't Heard Of Yet

For when you've got Zara and H&M fatigue.<p>We’ve all been there before: the sheer excitement over an inexpensive, on-trend find at Zara only to discover that a million other women have already scooped up the same exact item. When it comes to affordable fashion finds, the options can sometimes seem …

Clothing

Magical Landscapes Created Inside a 200-Gallon Fish Tank

NYC-based artist Kim Keever makes photographs that double as lush, dreamy landscape paintings, and we bet you’ll be surprised about how he creates …

25 of Oscar Wilde's Wittiest Quotes

On October 16, 1854, Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was born in Dublin, Ireland. He would go on to become one of the world's most prolific …

You Need These 23 Lasagna Recipes in Your Life Immediately

Nothing solves a dinner rut quite like lasagna. The cheesy Italian dish provides the indulgent satisfaction of pizza with an extra dose of accomplishment: look what you made! And while the level of deliciousness seems infinite, so are the possible combinations. You can make it with beef, turkey, or …

Solar-powered plane lands in India on 2nd leg of world trip

AHMADABAD, India (AP) — A Swiss-made solar powered aircraft landed in western India on Tuesday night, completing the second leg — and its first sea crossing — of its historic round-the-world trip.<p>The Solar Impulse 2 touched down at Ahmadabad airport in Gujarat state about 16 hours after it took off …

Solar Impulse

The 6 Beauty Products Jennifer Aniston Can't Live Without

Jennifer Aniston, the star of <i>Cake</i> and co-owner of Living Proof, loves a quick workout, loathes a makeup-remover wipe, and knows a thing or two about …

Jennifer Aniston

Scientists Devise a Way To Turn Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel

Going from solar to liquid could create a fuel source that's both renewable and useable in car engines like those we already have.<p>Scientists knew they could use solar energy to create hydrogen, which could then be used in fuel cells. But that's a problem when you're thinking about powering …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

10 of the best UK clubs – chosen by the experts

From Krafty Kuts to Optimo, Moxie to Horse Meat Disco, we asked some of the UK’s biggest DJs to tell us about their favourite clubs around the country<p>25 of the best clubs in Europe – chosen by the experts<p>Hands in the air! Your favourite not on the list? Add a tip in the comments<p>Sub Club, Glasgow<p>Now …

England

The Proven Way to Retire Rich

Want to make money from stocks? There's one easy way to do so.<p>Looking for more money for your retirement?<p>Who isn't? This study reveals that there is …

Retirement

Mummified Monk Found Inside Buddha Statue

The master of impermanence becomes a permanent resting place.<p>When Buddha said “Peace comes from within,” he probably didn’t mean <i>inside</i> an actual Buddha statue. But Netherlands-based Drents Museum recently discovered that one of their Buddhas was hiding a secret: crouched inside was a monk who had …

Archaeology

17 Surprising Ways You're Ruining Your Clothes

You've been washing, folding, and storing your clothes all wrong.<p><b>1. You're using wire hangers when you should be using felt.</b> Wire hangers aren't supportive enough for heavier fabrics and will warp the shape of your clothes over time. Invest in felt hangers instead, which don't leave little points …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Lists 8 (Free) Books Every Intelligent Person Should Read

A Reddit.com user posed the question to Neil deGrasse Tyson: "Which books should be read by every single intelligent person on the planet?"<p>Below, you …

Slipknot, Korn, Marilyn Manson, more announced for Carolina Rebellion - News - Alternative Press

The lineup has been announced for the the fifth annual Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion, which will take place May 2 and 3 at Rock City Campgrounds …

Marilyn Manson

14 Most Powerful Fashion Families

Blame it on good DNAthese are the fashion empires that keep it in the family.<p>Blame it on good DNA—these are the fashion empires that keep it in the family.

Ralph Lauren

These 5 Things Will Make You Smarter

<b>1) Get rid of the distractions</b><p>You can’t multitask.<p>Via Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School:<p>To put it …

The Brain

These 11 Speeches from the Last Two Centuries Changed the World

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

Ronald Reagan

12 Fashion Apps To Download Now

For the fashion girl glued to her phone, these apps range from shopping to closet organizing and are guaranteed to step up your sartorial game.<p><b>1) PS Dept</b><p>For the fashionistas who don't already have their own stylist on speed dial, PS Dept gives users access to a personal fashion consultant 24/7. …

The World's Most Secluded Beaches

What comes to mind when you think of the perfect beach? Do you hear the sound of ocean waves crashing on the shore, feel white sand shifting beneath your feet, maybe there are even a few surfboards or kayaks waiting nearby.<p>Whatever you're ideal sandy spot, we're willing to bet it doesn't include …

Beaches

Here’s the now-debunked story of Stuyvesant High’s $72 million kid

<i>Editor’s note: The high-school senior mentioned in this report was later quoted by the New York Observer as saying the story was fabricated. For an</i> …

Wall Street

Green Building Technology You’ll Never See But Can Experience Now

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Parker White is vice president of business development in JLL’s technical services business.</i><p>Picture an office that cleans up after itself, improves indoor air quality with nanotech-formulated paint, and responds to sunlight by magically adjusting window tint, all while fighting …

Billionaire bought James Watson’s Nobel prize medal in order to return it

Alisher Usmanov wants medal to remain with Watson and for money he paid for it to be donated to scientific research<p>The richest man in Russia and a major shareholder in Arsenal football club has come forward as the buyer of James Watson’s Nobel medal – declaring that he now plans to give the piece …

How to Look Like a Victoria’s Secret Angel: Backstage Makeup Artist Dick Page Reveals the Secrets to a Year-Round Glow

For those of us battling through early winter with a vitamin D-deficient complexion, a dehydrated set of lips, and a touch of sunken-eye syndrome, tonight’s Victoria’s Secret show felt like a gilded escape from the proverbial face of cold weather depression. Aside from their impeccably toned …

51 Of The Most Beautiful Sentences In Literature

"At the still point, there the dance is." —T. S. Eliot<p>2. "In our village, folks say God crumbles up the old moon into stars."<p>—Alexander Solzhenitsyn, <i>One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich</i><p>Suggested by Jasmin B., via Facebook<p>3. "She wasn't doing a thing that I could see, except standing there leaning …

Locked Away for Years, Skeleton's Secrets Rewrite Prehistory of North America

People came to the New World thousands of years earlier and by different means of locomotion than expected, says the Sherlock Holmes of old bones.<p>In the summer of 1996, while wading in the shallows of the Columbia River near Kennewick, Washington, two students stumbled onto a skeleton. Dated to …

16 Useful Travel Websites You Probably Didn't Know About

Help for the holidays.

Artificial intelligence is here—and it’s nothing to fear (yet)

Just this week, the world’s most famous living physicist, Stephen Hawking, laid out his worries about artificial intelligence: “The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race,” he told the BBC. In October, Elon Musk delivered much the same message, warning …

Artificial Intelligence