Michael Hopkins

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Turin Shroud: the latest evidence will challenge the sceptics

Sceptics may dismiss the Turin Shroud, but there is good evidence the relic is authentic<p>A verse in the epistle to the Hebrews asserts that faith is …

Theology

Science Says This Is What Happens When You Overthink Things | Inc.com

Whether you beat yourself up for a mistake you made last week, or you fret about how you're going to succeed tomorrow, overthinking everything can be debilitating. Your inability to get out of your head will leave you in a constant state of anguish.<p>Of course, everyone overthinks a situation …

Mental Health

Ask Ethan: What Was The Entropy Of The Universe At The Big Bang?

The second law of thermodynamics is one of those puzzling laws of nature that simply emerges from the fundamental rules. It says that entropy, a measure of disorder in the Universe, must always increase in any closed system. But how is it possible that our Universe today, which looks to be …

Dark Matter

How to Filter and Purify Water | The Art of Manliness

For most folks in the developed world, getting a drink of safe, clean, palatable drinking water is as easy as turning on the tap.<p>Outside of the …

The Story of the Gatling Gun

Why you still know the name of a 19th century weapon.<p>In April 1861, Richard Jordan Gatling watched hundreds of Union soldiers march through Indianapolis, ready to ride the rails to the front. In the opposite direction came a never-ending stream of badly wounded men, to say nothing of those who lost …

Scientists find link between people impressed by wise-sounding, 'profound' quotes and low intelligence

A new study has shown that people who believe in psuedo-profound, intellectual-sounding quotes are less intelligent<p>Ever get annoyed by people on social media who share 'profound' quotes, or use meaningless, intelligent-sounding soundbites in arguments?<p>A new study has shown that there is a link …

5 vitamins and minerals that are actually worth your money

Science tells us that taking most vitamins is worthless — but here’s a few that buck the trend<p>Recently, a number of studies published in the <i>Annals of Internal Medicine</i> underscored a fact that scientists have become increasingly sure of: The vast majority of vitamins and mineral supplements are …

High Blood Pressure

5 Anime Series For Sci-Fi Fanatics

If there’s one thing the anime medium can’t get enough, besides unnatural hair colors, it’s science fiction. Series and films about technology, …

Scientists Unveil the World's First Cyborg Plant

The concept of “green energy” got a whole lot more literal this week, when scientists announced they’d successfully turned living roses into …

When A Tiny Puppy Discovers Peanut Butter For The First Time, An Angel Gets Its Wings

In case you’re feeling jaded and over it, sick of the same old daily grind, the same idiots on Facebook sharing their unsolicited opinions, the same weird fall weather flipping back and forth, there is something in this world that will never change and also will always bring the human race joy: …

Puppies