Christopher Gooderham

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What Counts As A Schrödinger Cat?

“Schrödinger’s Cat” is probably the most infamous thought experiment in the history of <i>gedankenexperimenten</i>. You’ve undoubtedly heard the set-up: a cat is placed in a box with a diabolical device containing a single unstable atom that has a 50% chance of undergoing a radioactive decay in the next …

Quantum Physics

Vladimir Putin Concedes Defeat in Pennsylvania Special Election

MOSCOW (The Borowitz Report)—Calling the result “close but no cigar,” Vladimir Putin has conceded defeat in Tuesday night’s special congressional election in Pennsylvania.<p>Speaking to reporters at the Kremlin, Putin thanked the many Russian campaign workers who tried but failed to propel the …

Physics Breakthrough: 'Sound Tornadoes' Can Levitate Humans With New Acoustic Tractor Beam

For the first time, physicists have discovered a way to levitate large objects—as in, human-sized objects—with an acoustic tractor beam.<p>Acoustic …

US Navy admits aircrew drew penis in the sky

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In case there was any doubt, the US Navy has confirmed that there is "zero training value" in drawing penises in the sky.<p>Navy officials were faced with an unusual controversy after residents of Okanogan County, Washington noticed a sky drawing many said looked like male genitalia …

Military

Yotam Ottolenghi’s mushroom recipes

Talk of “earthy flavours” is pretty common at this time of the year, but it really bears repeating in the case of mushrooms, because they taste so very much of the soil from which they grow. Mushrooms don’t have any chlorophyll, so are unable to harvest energy from sunlight, which means they have …

Mushrooms

Trump says he'll allow the release of classified JFK assassination files

Whether Trump chooses to release the files — or select information from the likely heavily redacted documents — has been a matter of some speculation.<p>President Donald Trump on Saturday said that “subject to the receipt of further information” he will release classified files related to the 1963 …

Donald Trump

RICK AND MORTY Fans, McDonald’s is Bringing Back Szechuan Sauce for One Day Only!

We’ve been craving that delicious long-lost relic of the ’90s, McDonald’s <i>Mulan</i> tie-in Szechuan Sauce, ever since we saw <i>Rick and Morty</i>‘s season three …

Repeating radio signals coming from space

Sign of life? Scientists discover an intriguing fast radio burst in a distant galaxy.

Universe

Trump Mocked After Retweeting 'Best Eclipse Ever' Meme

“OMG. The president of the US is retweeting memes,” writes one observer<p>President Trump is receiving criticism on Twitter Thursday morning after …

How to look and feel healthier in one week, according to a nutritionist

If you're feeling bloated after your Thanksgiving feast or guilty about breaking healthy eating habits, don't fret.<p>There are plenty of things you can start doing now to look and feel healthier quickly.<p>You're probably not going to wake up looking like an underwear model tomorrow — but you can …

Nutrition

For $500, this site promises the power to track a phone and intercept its texts

Paid access to a deeply insecure phone network<p>For years, experts have warned of vulnerabilities in the network that routes phone calls and cellular service — but those attacks may be more widespread than anyone realized. For more than a year, a Tor Hidden Service has been offering ongoing access to …

Security

The First Quantum Computer You Own Could Be Powered by a Time Crystal

Understanding the Bizarre<p>Time crystals can exist — it’s already been proven. Previously, two teams of researchers created their own time crystals …

These Gorgeous Seashell Pipes Will Make You Feel Like a Marijuana Mermaid

If you consider yourself a real life mermaid even though everyone else still believes they are "mythical creatures," then these seashell pipes were made with you in mind. Read on to see 22 gorgeous seashell pipes that will make you want to sit seaside and spark one ASAP.