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The 7 Essential Sci-Fi Books for June 2017

From time travel to the apocalypse.<p>Summer is the season of sultry nights, beach weekends, arguments over what “the song of the summer” truly is, and …

Books

Starting a Business? Build Your Brand the Right Way

I always like to share the wealth and hand the torch to budding entrepreneurs and bold businesspeople. This design expert reached out to me via Twitter, and I couldn't resist. He was bold, and he did the one thing that most people won't - he asked. That's my lesson for the week. Now check out this …

Graphic Design

The 9 Best Tips On Writing From Ernest Hemingway

Write what you know, leave out unnecessary words, and don't do it to be famous.<p>Ernest Hemingway was one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. His most popular work, <i>The Old Man and the Sea</i>, earned him a Pulitzer Prize in 1953, and in 1954 Hemingway won the Nobel Prize for Literature …

Creative Writing

Got $25,000? Then You Can Build a Satellite -- and a SpaceX Cofounder Will Help You Launch It

Vector Space Systems is testing its rockets. First commercial launch: 2018. Image source: Vector Space.<p>America's new-space industry is suffocating -- but that's OK. Vector Space Systems is here to save it.<p>A few days ago, I had the opportunity to talk over the future of spaceflight with Jim …

12 Mistakes I Made My First Year as an Entrepreneur

Share46<p>Tweet<p>Share132<p>+18<p>Shares 186<p><i>This is an Influencer video by Patrick Bet-David, founder of PHP Agency startups.</i><p>Today I want to talk to you about …

Godless Universe: A Physicist Searches for Meaning in Nature

It is time to face reality, California Institute of Technology theoretical physicist Sean Carroll says: There is just no such thing as God, or …

Philosophy

13 effective ways your startup can use Periscope to grow the business

By now, most digital-savvy startups are not only popping up on Pinterest and Facebook, but also on Snapchat and Instagram. Visual and video-driven …

3 Must Use Tools For Entrepreneurs Doing Under Six-Figures

If you read that article that I did called Entrepreneur, don't make this hard. You'll totally get this quick insight I am going to share with you about tools. These three areas are the most frequent areas that I see Entrepreneurs struggle unnecessarily. They make it hard either because they won't …

Project Management

10 National Geographic Photos That Explain Earth to Extraterrestrials

How did this photograph of Jane Goodall end up in outer space?<p>In August and September of 1977 the twin spacecraft Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 were launched. Their mission was to explore our solar system “from Jupiter to Neptune” before eventually leaving it—heading into interstellar space and to the …

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

Dark Matter’s Invisible Hand

Dark matter is currently one of the greatest mysteries in the universe. It’s thought to be an invisible substance that makes up roughly five-sixths …

Dark Matter

How We'll Finally Wind Up Testing Quantum Gravity

If you have good eyes, the smallest objects you can make out are about a tenth of a millimeter: roughly the width of a human hair. Add technology, and the smallest structures we have measured so far are approximately 10^-19 m, that’s the wavelength of the protons collided at the LHC. It has taken …

Physics
Vietnam War

Is bacon dangerous? The science behind food trends

Is fat really bad for you? Should we consume less salt? And what’s wrong with gluten, anyway? A science writer and a consultant cardiologist separate fact from fiction<p><b>The great diet food con</b><p>Have you ever wondered why people on diets seem to be on and off them forever? Or why it’s really only people …

Saturated Fats

2015 December 6 - A Force from Empty Space: The Casimir Effect

<b>A Force from Empty Space: The Casimir Effect</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Umar Mohideen (U. California at Riverside)<p><b>Explanation:</b> This tiny ball provides …

Cosmology

Airbus Wants To Save Minutes By Radically Rethinking Airplanes And Airports

All the comfort and benefits of shipping crates in the sky<p>Airplane passengers are terrible cargo. They’re autonomous, they don’t always follow instructions perfectly, and they need to take some time to settle into place before they’re comfortable and calm enough to move. In an efficiency-minded …

A Harvard scientist who's studied coffee for 20 years explains why the drink is amazing

Dr. Frank Hu just finished a 20-year study on the effects of coffee on the human body. People who drink more coffee it turns out, live longer.<p>Specifically, Hu's study found that coffee-drinkers have lower risks of cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, as well as suicide.<p>The research began …

Coffee

Maxwell's equations: 150 years of light

A century and a half ago, James Clerk Maxwell submitted a long paper to the Royal Society containing his famous equations. Inspired by Michael Faraday’s experiments and insights, the equations unified electricity, magnetism and optics. Their far-reaching consequences for our civilisation, and our …

Physics

General Relativity: 100 Years Old And Still Full Of Surprises

Dark energy, gravitational waves, and black holes may be just the beginning<p>In 1913, Albert Einstein had stalled in his efforts to construct his general theory of relativity. He pleaded with his friend Marcel Grossmann for a mathematical boost: “Grossmann, you’ve got to help me, otherwise I’ll go …

Why Vegan Diets Suck

5 reasons to enjoy your ham and cheese sandwich<p>There is no one right way to eat for everyone.<p>We are all different and what works for one person may not work for the next.<p>I personally advocate consumption of both animals and plants and I think there is plenty of evidence that this is a reasonable …

Sweet Potato Coconut Oatmeal Pancakes (with Cinnamon Apple Syrup)

Votes: 0<br>Rating: 0<p>Rate this recipe!<p>Servings<p>Yield: Approx. 18 pancakes<p>Ingredients<p>Dry Ingredients<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<br>• 1/2 cup rolled oats<br>• 1/2 cup …

15 Minute Cinnamon Apple Syrup

In anticipation of my Sweet Potato Coconut Oatmeal Pancakes which I will be posting later this week, I wanted to first bring you my favorite syrup to …

Best Sex Positions To Improve Your Sex Life

Relationships

How Shows Like 'Will & Grace' And 'Black-ish' Can Change Your Brain

Will Smith from <i>The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air</i> was my first American friend. Ours was an unlikely friendship: a shy Indian kid, fresh off the boat, with big glasses and a thick accent, and a high school b-ball player from West Philadelphia, chillin' out maxin' and relaxin' all cool. And yet, I was with …

TV

The Race To Prove 'Spooky' Quantum Connection May Have a Winner

Entanglement breakthrough could lead to unhackable Internet<p>Particles don’t obey the same rules as people. Poke a particle, and another one far away can instantly respond the touch -- without any messages passing through the space between, as if the two particles were one. “Entanglement” is what …

Enter The Matrix! This iPad App Lets You “See” Wi-Fi Signals

A new exhibition by Richard Vijgen reveals the invisible architecture of radio waves, all around us.<p>The invisible world around us pulses with radio waves, an electromagnetic tide that washes over everything. If you could see it, everything around us would ripple with information, like dropping a …

Wi-Fi

The Surprising Way Jellyfish Put Themselves Back Together

The moon jellyfish has a leg up on Humpty Dumpty—if it loses an arm, the ocean dweller can repair itself in a newly discovered process.<p>In the spring of 2013, biologist Michael Abrams had cut two arms off a young jellyfish when he witnessed something he'd never seen before.<p>"He started yelling... …

Marine Mammals

Fish, Crabs Are Losing Homes as Oceans Lose Oxygen

About 20 percent of ocean habitat for Atlantic cod and crabs could be gone by end of century. Other marine life is at risk, too.<p>Atlantic cod, the storied catch of New England’s fishing industry, have little in common with bottom-dwelling rock crab, which are perhaps best known for swiping bait from …