There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence. Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- basically,
A New York fashion executive opens up about her long journey to sexual pleasure. For years I hated sex. I grew up in a Christian family where religious guilt loomed over my sexual pleasure like a dark
This past fall, the world of physics celebrated the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, which forms the foundation of our modern understanding of the force of gravity.
First modern scans of people high on psychedelic drug has given researchers unprecedented insight into neural basis for its effects The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first
Sit down. Close your eyes. Feel your chest rise and fall with each inhaled and exhaled breath. For decades, researchers have suggested that this simple practice--known as mindfulness meditation--can have
There are many possible answers to this question — some very simple, others in the realm of science fiction. But coming up with a comprehensive answer means taking a lot of things into consideration. any
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. Mind tricks won’t make you a Jedi, but using
Physicists have spent decades trying to reconcile two very different theories. But is a winner about to emerge – and transform our understanding of everything from time to gravity? It is the biggest of
Ohio may be on the brink of creating America’s first marijuana ‘monopoly.’ On the surface, Ian James sounds like any other idealistic marijuana advocate: He’s critical of the war on drugs, he touts the
Astronomers have made the first direct discovery of a white dwarf star being orbited by a disintegrating minor planet that will ultimately collide into it. The observation, made by the Kepler space telescope,
Flu season is a fact of life – but until recently, no one knew why. The answer hinges on the disgusting ways that germs pass between people. It begins as surely as the leaves dropping off the trees. As
Medications designed to mimic the health benefits of exercise could help the disabled or immobile—but they might also keep the rest of us on the couch. In his 1932 novel Brave New World, Aldous Huxley
Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings. Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs,
Or just a cloud of comets? Scientists want to investigate further The Kepler space telescope's job is to find faraway planets that could potentially support life. But as The Atlantic reports, scientists
Coloring is cool. There, I said it! Whether you’re eight or eighty years old, there’s always a delightful zen that can be achieved when you take out some crayons and flex your creativity in a coloring
(CNN) — NASA says it has big news for us Monday. "Mars Mystery Solved," the agency's news release touts without offering even a hint as to what mystery they mean. For those who just can't wait, a little
A controversial bill would give companies the right to own natural resources in space, and it may pass in the Senate by the end of September If mankind is ever to become an interplanetary species, our
(CNN) — A really, really big bang not due for a hundred millennia may help astronomers test one of the central theories of physics, according to one of the authors of a new paper. Two black holes in Virgo
You may think your body and mind are your own. In fact, you are a fusion of many organisms - including, potentially, another person. Words by David Robson, photography by Ariko Inaoka. This story is part
The dwarf planet may have a hydrological cycle, but it's not like ours For all intents and purposes, Pluto and Earth don’t have a lot in common. One is a planet, one is not (or at least not officially).
This question originally appeared on Quora: What Is It Like To Work With Elon Musk? Answer by Dolly Singh, Former Head of Recruiting, Oculus. After working for Elon for over five years at SpaceX as the
If the $100 billion International Space Station (ISS) had been constructed to orbit our Moon instead of Earth, prospects for the U.S.’ human spaceflight program would arguably be much brighter than today.