ian balshaw

13 Flips | 5 Magazines | 7 Likes | 1 Follower | @ianbalshaw2014 | Single parent with two kids , happy .

Medical Marijuana Found To Have Yet Another Benefit: Killing Tumors

Many benefits of medical marijuana are well known, but the hurdles to legalization make it difficult to study the full range of benefits of a drug that could reportedly save Medicare $1 billion per year. Nonetheless, researchers led by Dr. Wai Liu at the University of London soldiered on and …

Take a Peek at the Artistic Sides of Mosquitoes, Bacteria, and Scientific Processes

'Science of the Unseen' is an online exhibition brainstormed by a computer graphics collective.<p>Gameplay simulation, software engineering, performance, and video art combine scientific and artistic methods to explore the unseen systems of the universe. In online exhibition, <i>Science of the Unseen</i>, …

Why Does Gravity Move At The Speed Of Light?

If you looked out at the Sun across the 93 million miles of space that separate our world from our nearest star, the light you’re seeing isn’t from the Sun as it is right now, but rather as it was some 8 minutes and 20 seconds ago. This is because as fast as light is — moving at the speed of light …

Physics

How Islam Created Europe

In late antiquity, the religion split the Mediterranean world in two. Now it is remaking the Continent.<p>Europe was essentially defined by Islam. And Islam is redefining it now.<p>For centuries in early and middle antiquity, <i>Europe</i> meant the world surrounding the Mediterranean, or <i>Mare Nostrum</i> (“Our …

North Africa

Deezer

Deezer is the No. 1 site for listening to music on demand. Discover more than 53 million tracks, create your own playlists, and share your favorite …

The most pernicious marijuana myth, debunked

A new study is raising hackles about pot-laced edibles. The statistics really aren’t as alarming as they seem<p>If you read the national headlines or watch the reports on TV, you’d think there was a dangerous epidemic sweeping the nation’s youngsters. According to a recent study, more kids are …

Crucifixion from ancient Rome to modern Syria

<b>Disturbing photographs recently emerged from Syria showing the bodies of two executed men hanging on crosses. Why has a punishment used in ancient Rome now emerged as a feature of Syria's civil war?</b><p>The dead men in the photographs are blindfolded - their limp, outstretched arms tied to planks of …