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More Than Half Of Kepler's Giant Exoplanets Are False Positives

When you look up at the twinkling stars in the sky, you might expect that they’re not so different from our own Sun. In some ways they are: they burn through the nuclear fuel in their core and give off tremendous amounts of light and heat, which make their way across many light years to our eyes. …

Universe

Why a Mental Universe Is the “Real” Reality

By Deepak Chopra, MD, Menas Kafatos, PhD, Bernardo Kastrup, PhD, Rudolph Tanzi, PhD<p>Science concerns itself with reality, in the form of “real particles”, “real organisms”, and the “real universe”. The tacit assumption is that science can answer the question of reality itself. If this wasn’t the …

Create Your Ideal Conscious Life

Many people are so busy worrying about what is happening in their lives, that they never actually sit down and define what it is that they WANT most in their lives. Your ideal life includes much more than your job and your responsibilities. You probably also desire to enjoy the fulfillment that …

33 Books Millennials Need to Read Before Turning 30

To lay the foundation for a fulfilling career, turn to these classic titles.<p>Your 20s are a time for figuring out who you are and what you want from life.<p>While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the …

Books

Better sleep may be the key to treating depression, anxiety and schizophrenia

We are only beginning to unravel the genetic and biochemical basis of mental illness—a vague term including conditions as diverse as anxiety, depression, and mood and psychotic disorders. With millions of people suffering from such conditions, it is crucial that we find ways to improve diagnosis …

Mental Health

The Neuroscience of Superfluidity

Consciousness means "the state of being awake and aware of one's surroundings." Since the days of René Descartes and John Locke, philosophers have …

This is how startups make money

Going the startup way is riskier but more straightforward than working a job. Here there’s no boss to decide what happens to you. You’re the boss. …

Startups

Addictive Relating: Desperation Disguised as Love

Addictive relating, as evidenced by the proliferation of books on the subject, is all too common and painful. Both men and women suffer from it. In …

Relationships

Scientists find odd bright spots, could be another universe bumping into ours

Scientists believe they have found proof of parallel universes, a phenomenon that they have long been theorizing about. Astronomers have detected …

Couples: Are You Fighting Again? Blame Your Brain

You and your partner get into a spectacular fight. And let us guess... it's his fault. Or hers. Definitely not yours.<p>It's never really our fault. …

10 Common Mistakes That Prevent You From Being Happy and Healthy Today, Backed by Science

I’m fascinated by the link between the way we live our daily lives and the health and happiness we enjoy.<p>There are choices that you make every day, …

This interactive 3D map of every object orbiting Earth is absolutely engrossing

Ever since the Soviet Union launched the Sputnik 1 in 1957, the human race grew an immense infatuation with shooting just about anything it could …

This Professor Can Teach Anyone Calculus Using These Simple, Beautiful Animations

Calculus: A word that triggers involuntary fear spasms in the best of us. But the days of slogging through tedious textbook derivatives are over, if …

Mathematics

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

Research shows that these 7 hobbies will make you smarter

Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy ourselves in the process.<p>We now know that by learning new skills the brain creates new neural pathways that make it work faster and better.<p>Here is a list of seven hobbies that make you smarter and why.<p>Playing music …

A self-made millionaire who studied 1,200 wealthy people found they all have one — free — pastime in common

Since then, he's interviewed more than 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people over the past three decades and become a self-made millionaire himself.<p>In his research, he noticed a pastime the rich have in common: <b>They self-educate by reading.</b><p>"Walk into a wealthy person's home and one of the first …

What stress does to your brain

New research examines the myriad ways chronic stress and anxiety can damage your long-term health<p>Thor Benson<p>August 15, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on ATTN:.<p>Stress can be a dangerous enemy for the brain. In fact, it can have serious effects on your brain's ability to operate …

Here’s how a filmmaker shot his critically-acclaimed movie using just an iPhone

Baker enjoys telling stories set in real settings, casting actors with little to no experience, and exploring stories you've likely never seen before on the big screen. That can range from a New York garment district wholesaler dealing with fatherhood ("Price of Broadway") to a porn actress …

The Quantum Experiment That Simulates A Time Machine

Physicists have simulated a photon interacting with an older version of itself in an experiment that could help reconcile quantum mechanics and …

NASA's new plan for dealing with Earth-killing asteroids: Nuke 'em

In hopes of averting a space rock calamity, <i>The New York Times</i> reports that NASA has just sealed a deal with the National Nuclear Security Administration—a branch of the Department of Energy that's "responsible for enhancing national security through the military application of nuclear science."<p>Both …

Scientists ‘Freeze’ Light For An Entire Minute

By In5D on June 9, 2015 in Science<p><b>In5D PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/in5d Add YOUR name to our In5D Wall of Gratitude with a minimal donation on</b> …