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Is It Time for Atheists to Hunt Bigger Game?

The god of the monotheists is a diminished figure nowadays. Sure, some 55 percent of our species is at least nominally Christian or Muslim. But the influence these cults exert in everyday life can’t hold a votive candle to the secular (though hardly rational) creeds that wield the real power.<p>Today …

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

Black Holes: Facts, Theory & Definition

Black holes are some of the strangest and most fascinating objects found in outer space. They are objects of extreme density, with such strong …

Cancer’s terrifying genetic superpowers revealed

Science has allowed us to look at genes more closely than ever. And cancerous genes show us something remarkable<p>Reading our DNA is a new way of interpreting ourselves. Current trends suggest that one day, perhaps much sooner than we think, we will all have our own genomes sequenced. We may opt in …

Hubble Kaleidoscope Finds Evidence Of Space Looking All Crazy

BALTIMORE—Astronomers analyzing the first images captured by the new Hubble Space Kaleidoscope, which went online Tuesday, announced that they've …

The Most Important Design Lessons Of 2014

May they inspire you to greatness in 2015.<p>More companies than ever identify as design-led organizations. Yet the nuts and bolts of how to “do design” remain mysterious to many. Meanwhile, design as a profession has sprinted past the days when industrial designers crafted beautiful, shiny objects, …

The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs

His saga is the entrepreneurial creation myth writ large: Steve Jobs cofounded Apple in his parents’ garage in 1976, was ousted in 1985, returned to rescue it from near bankruptcy in 1997, and by the time he died, in October 2011, had built it into the world’s most valuable company. Along the way …

Ravens Offensive Lineman John Urschel Explains His Mathematics Paper

On first read, I understand that simply the title of my new paper – “A Cascadic Multigrid Algorithm for Computing the Fiedler Vector of Graph Laplacians” – can be quite daunting. Believe me, I am aware that terms such as multigrid, Fiedler, and vector are not words that people use in their daily …

Light's wave-particle duality imaged for the first time

The weird way that light can behave as both a wave and a particle has been known to physicists for about a century, but a team in Lausanne has only …

Take a Bizarre Look Back at Period Products Used Throughout History

If you thought tampons were a pain, wait until you see what women used in the 1920s.<p>It's never been as easy to have your period as it is now. Whereas now you can grab a pad or tampon and go, women in the past had to make do without the help of these life-changing advancements. "I started writing …

The 2015 Super Bowl Commercials You Need To See

For the not-so-sports-obsessed people out there, Super Bowl XLIX is as much about the newest buzz-worthy commercials as it is about the Patriots and the Seahawks.<p>But for those of you who use those breaks from the game to, you know, eat wings or deal with non-football-related responsibilities, we've …

Physicists Have Built A Time Machine Simulator

This would create a paradox since you never would have been born if your grandparents never met. You've prevented your later birth, so you shouldn't exist anymore.<p>This is called the "Grandfather Paradox," and it's an infamous one among physicists.<p>Even though Einstein's famous theory of general …

The Question That Could Unite Quantum Theory With General Relativity:

Is Spacetime Countable?<p>Current thinking about quantum gravity assumes that spacetime exists in countable lumps, like grains of sand. That can’t be …

Microsoft's HoloLens explained: How it works and why it's different

Microsoft has a vision for the future, and it involves terms and technology straight out of science fiction.<p>But are we actually glimpsing that future? Yes and no.<p>Microsoft's HoloLens, which the company unveiled at its Redmond, Wash., headquarters on Wednesday, is a sleek, flashy headset with …

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The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Trust us on this: This is a workout you should seriously get behind<p>Blast unwanted fat and create a knockout butt with this two-phase program from Perkins. First, the "Wake 'Em Up" body-weight exercises are designed to light up your central nervous system and get your glutes primed and ready. …

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Funniest Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. Scroll down to read the latest batch and follow @HuffPostParents on Twitter for more!

13 TV Commercials Directed by Wes Anderson

While Wes Anderson is best known for his big screen releases, the director has also made a fair number of television commercials—and they're just as …

30 Health Choices All Women Should Make By Age 30

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15 Ongoing Space Missions You Should Know About

Last month, the European Space Agency (ESA) landed a robot on a comet. While the exciting news seemed to come out of nowhere, you can be forgiven for …

The Best Shots Fired in the Oxford Comma Wars

The Oxford comma, so-called because the Oxford University Press style guidelines require it, is the comma before the conjunction at the end of a …

Uber Wants To Replace India’s Iconic Auto Rickshaws With Chauffeured Hatchbacks

Uber may be in the midst of a major PR crisis in the U.S., but it continues to ramp up its efforts in India — its second largest market — where it launched a low-cost service aimed at beating the country’s icon auto rickshaws.<p>The company said Uber Go, its new service that includes small vehicles …

A New Service Will Help You Wrest Your Online Identity From Google

Google and Facebook don't just run your email and your social network. So often, they're a core part of your online identity. They help you log in to …

Black Hole Challenge To Einstein's Theory

Structural changes to the Milky Way’s super-massive black hole have been detected as it emitted a blaze of electromagnetic energy, an observation that could lead to a profound rethinking of physics.<p>The images of the singularity at the core of our galaxy (called Sagittarius A*, abbreviated SgrA* and …

Hp Sprout

HP have announced a truly innovative PC, Sprout is a mind-blowing desktop computer, 3D scanner and touchscreen in one. Sprout ditches the mouse and …

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Our Favorite Science And Technology Reads From 2013

The best long-form stuff we read this year<p>It was a great year in reading, but no one could've caught all of the amazing science and technology stories. So we've rounded up a few--from <i>Popular Science,</i> as well as plenty of other places--and placed them here for your convenience. Enjoy, and feel free …

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Madonna Launches "secretprojectrevolution" Film and Flipboard Magazine

Madonna Launches “secretprojectrevolution” Film and Flipboard Magazine<p>Inside Flipboard / September 25, 2013<p>Yesterday, Madonna unveiled Art For …

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1958 Lambretta TV 175 Side-car