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Here's The Reason You Can't Actually Walk Through Walls, According to Science

Even though you're mostly empty space.<p>You've probably heard that the atoms that make up your body and all other normal matter in the Universe are …

Quantum Mechanics

General Relativity explained like you've never seen before

A super-quick, super-painless guide to the theory that conquered the universe.<p>scroll down<br>to begin<p>For 100 years, the general theory of relativity has …

Physics

Arrival, Interstellar, and the Transcendence of Temporality

by Grant Maxwell<p>If you haven’t seen <i>Arrival</i> or <i>Interstellar</i>, I’d advise you to stop reading immediately and go watch them. What I’m about to say will …

Consciousness

East Coast Defender Range Rover Classic Project Alpha

Built to represent the most luxurious of their three Range Rover Classic models, East Coast Defender's Project Alpha is an eye-popping update to a …

Land Rover Range Rover

4 Steps To Take When Someone Is Spreading Negativity About You

Have you ever been in a situation where someone is spreading negativity about you in an effort to harm your reputation?<br>I have, and so has Jordan Harbinger, host of <i>The Jordan Harbinger Show</i>, a top-rated podcast with millions of downloads in its first weeks of launching. Prior to starting this show, …

Self-help

It's time to pick a better smartphone photo editing app

Ditch the stock Instagram filters for something more sophisticated.<p>Smartphone cameras have gotten fantastic over the past couple years, but many of them have also developed a distinct aesthetic. The iPhone camera, for instance, often compresses your highlights with its HDR function in order to keep …

Mobile Photography

You Have Perfect Color Vision If You Can See All These Butts

Butt can you see it?

Butts

Antidote: A BMW R100RS built by an F2 race team boss

Most custom builders are juggling careers, building bikes as a side gig. Adrián Campos falls into that category: he’s the sporting director for Campos Racing, the team founded by his father Adrián Campos Sr, the former Minardi F1 driver.<p>Adrián Jr. is surrounded by high-tech missiles capable of 208 …

Motorcycles

Web apps are only getting better

Slack is a web app. Trello is a web app. Google Docs. Gmail. Even Twitter.<p>The web started out as a collection of hyperlinked documents. The “Web 2.0” hype in the mid-2000s was about how the web was becoming interactive. At first we were just commenting and upvoting on hyperlinked documents, but …

Apps

Want to Avoid Hiring People You Can't Trust Later? Ask These 5 Powerful Interview Questions

Warren Buffett famously said that you should interview for intelligence, energy, and integrity. And if they don't have the last one, don't bother.<p>Are you a hiring manager or a person who conducts interviews as part of your job? Well, if you're not employing the science of behavioral interviewing in …

Ethics

We should build a baby-brained artificial intelligence

Toddler smarts will drive AI innovation.<p>Alison Gopnik’s career began with a psychology experiment she now considers ridiculous. Aiming to understand how 15-month-olds connect words with abstract concepts (daddy = caregiver), she decided to visit nine kids once a week for a year. The then ­Oxford …

Artificial Intelligence

Dor Holiday Bungalows

Looking toward the sea on the northern coast of Israel, the Dor Holiday Bungalows add intimate accommodations to a beachside complex. The timber …

Hot Tubs

Barrell Infinite Barrel Project Whiskey

An "infinity" bottle is a whiskey blend made up of small portions of different whiskeys in an attempt to create a unique taste. Barrell has taken …

Whiskey

Maybe Those Honda Formula One Engines Aren't So Bad After All

After three of years of listening to McLaren bitch about their bad luck with Honda engines, Toro Rosso figured that they could work with the Japanese …

Motorsport

Banish Infection With These 5 Powerful All-Natural Antibiotics

Since the discovery of antibiotics in the 1920s and the development of new products through the 1980s, it has become much harder for scientists to …

Alternative Medicine

The Woman Who Knows Everything About the Universe

In 1965, physicist Richard Feynman was busy. He was busy winning the Nobel Prize, and he was busy learning to draw. One day during that productive …

Black Holes

George Smith and the Epic of Gilgamesh

George Smith (1840-1876) from an engraving in The Illustrated London News, 1875<p>On March 26, 1840, English Assyriologist <b>George Smith</b> was born. Besides …

Mesopotamia

A neuroscientist explains why reality may just be a hallucination

Anil Seth, professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience at the University of Sussex, explains the link between perception and reality. Seth believes reality as we know it comes from activity of our brain. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Anil Seth:</b> How do we know that we experience …

Consciousness

World Whisky Awards Crowns South African Whisky As The World’s Best

Accolades are nothing new when it comes to award-winning whisky hailing from places like Scotland or Japan. When it comes from unlikely locations …

Awards

'Loud' thoughts can make the real world seem quiet - Futurity

New research on "loud" thoughts and real sounds sheds light on perception—and perhaps mental disorders like schizophrenia.

Mental Disorders

Finally, the mysterious first part of photosynthesis comes into view - Futurity

Though photosynthesis has driven life on our planet for more than 3 billion years, we really didn't know how it all worked. New research could end …

Photosynthesis

4 Habits of Ultra-Likable Leaders That Are Hard to Find

When society puts so much value on external accomplishments, good leaders start with what's inside.<p>I often tell people that leadership is a journey. When you think you've arrived at the top of the mountain, look up. You'll always find another peak to climb.<p>The truth about leadership is actually …

Leadership

What Ottoman erotica teaches us about sexual pluralism

History might be the best antidote to the unthinking, and pernicious, naturalisation of cisgender identity and heterosexuality. When confronted with …

Anachronistic

65 Easter Dinner Recipes That Aren’t Just Ham

Consider the lamb chop.<p>Another year, another scramble to find new Easter dinner recipes. Abandon the 30-year-old ham recipe that’s as predictable as the bunny, or better yet—skip the ham. Roast a leg of lamb, duck breasts, or even chicken instead. We have everything you need to make appetizers (use …

Cooking

If You Have 1 Of These 5 Traits You're Probably Smarter Than Average

You can go to school as much as you want, but there are just some things that make you smarter than average that you're born with or are just part of …

Psychology

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

Self-help

Stunning temporary beach pavilion rises in Lebanon's Tyre Coast Nature Reserve

Wood, metal ties and rope come together in this lightweight structure designed to raise awareness of Lebanon’s rich marine biodiversity. The Tyre …

Design

Scientists Show How LSD Dissolves the Barrier Between You and Everyone Else

There's a reason acid trips create feeling of "oneness."<p>A distorted “sense of self” underlies certain psychiatric disorders, like schizophrenia and …

Neuroscience

To Catch a Predator

Early in the evening of March 27, 2015, a young Italian model named Ambra Battilana walked into the NYPD’s 9th Precinct house, a few blocks from …

Crime

Cantilevered Porch House / Pepa Díaz

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The concept of cantilevered porch rests on two basic and simple pillars, people- and their ways of …

Architecture