Jamaie Smart

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Forecasting The 'Future' By Tapping Into Human Consciousness

Now more than ever before, we have the tools to study the mysteries of consciousness. Memory, dreams, the self are now being examined using high-tech brain scans developed by physicists on the cutting edge of their field.<p>Dr. Michio Kaku, professor at the City College of New York, is among them. In</i> …

Bright aurora in moonlight

The moon was up when Mike Taylor captured this photo of the aurora borealis, or northern lights. The foreground lighting is moonlight.<p>Mike Taylor …

Astronomy

The Week In Numbers: Earth's Population In 2050, Life-Saving Poop Transplants, And More

<b>9 billion people</b>: Earth's population by 2050<p><b>41 percent</b>: the portion of people treated for cat bites who were diagnosed with depression, according to a study of 1.3 million health records<p><b>12 to 14 hours</b>: the length of time a newly discovered marsupial spends violently mating. Most of the males die …

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

A savage journey to the heart of the American dream<p>We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. I …

The Hazelwood open coal mine in Victoria, Australia has been on fire since February 9th -- and the fumes of burning coal are making firefighters too sick to stop it. High temps and prolonged drought have exposed Australia to extreme fire all summer long -- and this is just the latest disaster. Please SHARE if you think it's time to ditch fossil fuels that pollute, poison and heat the planet. This is getting out of control. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-02-19/fears-dousing-hazelwood-mine-blaze-may-impact/5268862?section=vic

Fan of clouds over Kathmandu

A fan of clouds over Kathmandu, Nepal, by Sangam Panta Músico.<p>Eleanor Imster has helped write and edit EarthSky since 1995. She was an integral part …

Daniel Kahneman changed the way we think about thinking. But what do other thinkers think of him?

Thinking, Fast and Slow was a global bestseller, and had a profound impact on psychology and economics, as these tributes from other leading figures show<p>'He revolutionised large parts of psychology'<p><b>Steven Pinker</b> <b>is a psychology professor at Harvard University. He is frequently named one of the</b> …

Father of 'the God particle' Peter Higgs says fame is a bit of a nuisance

Physicist, who predicted existence of Higgs boson, says he struggled to understand significance of his own theories<p>Nobel prize-winning scientist Prof Peter Higgs, says he finds his new-found fame "a bit of a nuisance".<p>The 84-year-old scientist was thrust into the limelight after the elusive …

Lenticular clouds look like UFOs

Glorious photos of rare lenticular clouds, sometimes called UFO clouds, plus a word about how they form.<p>Enjoy these photos of beautiful lenticular …

UFOs

Horizon: The Power of the Placebo, BBC Two, review

Benji Wilson reviews The Power of Placebo, the latest episode of BBC Two's science strand Horizon<p>I love placebos. I love the word, for starters – I’m rolling it round my mouth right now, like a shiny pill – and I love the idea. That humans are so dumb, or so ingenious, that they can dupe themselves …

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

Black Desert House Contrasts Nicely in the Mojave Desert

<i>The Black Desert House</i> is a minimalist getaway designed by creative director Marc Atlan in collaboration with architecture firm Oller & Pejic and interior design company Moderne Builders. Located just thirty minutes outside of Palm Springs, the incredible landscape boasts the untouched environment …

Architecture

The Nave of Yosemite [explore]

How LED lighting changes the way cities look on film

As major cities like New York and Los Angeles make the switch over to LED lighting, the change is having a somewhat unexpected impact — changing the way these cities look in movies. As Dave Kendricken explains in <i>No Film School</i>, nighttime LA looks completely different under LED lights than it does …

O planeta Terra em 50 fotos

"O que é isso que lhe chamou tão repentinamente do nada para desfrutar por um breve tempo um espetáculo que permanece bastante indiferente a você? As …

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

How to Wrap a Sandwich

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Wrap your sandwich like the gift that it is.</i><p>Your much-needed lunch break finally rolls around. But you open up your brown bag only to find that your …

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