Jacob Bulbul

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Confessions of an Anxious Meditator

Not long after I started meditating, I was persuaded to spend a whole day at it. Let’s just say it wasn’t exactly easy. I soon felt trapped in my own …

The mathematics of mind-time

The special trick of consciousness is being able to project action and time into a range of possible futures<i>By Karl Friston</i>Read at Aeon

Why Astronaut Mark Kelly Is Now Even Older Than His Twin Brother

Astronaut Scott Kelly returned from a year-long sojourn in space in June. His slightly older astronaut twin, Mark Kelly, stayed home as a …

Theory of Relativity

The Mystery of How Cancer Cells Barrel Through Your Body

In 1995, while he was a graduate student at McGill University in Montreal, the biomedical scientist Peter Friedl saw something so startling it kept …

How to Speed Up Android Phone With Ease

Many of us are often faced with the dreadful problem of an <b>Android phone</b> which works pretty slowly. It might even hang occasionally giving us mini …

'Interstellar' Animators Made A Physics Breakthrough While Creating A Black Hole For The Movie

The movie-making business has, unintentionally, helped make something more: a scientific discovery. One that you can experience first-hand in the film "Interstellar," coming out in US theaters everywhere on Friday, Nov. 7.<p>In the film, a crew of explorers travel through a wormhole to reach distant …

3 Buddhist Beliefs That Will Make You Happier

<b>3 Buddhist Beliefs That Will Make You Happier</b><p>You don’t have to practice yoga or follow an <b>Ayurvedic diet</b> to benefit from Buddhist ideas (but if you do, more power to you).<p>So whether or not you think about balancing your dosha, here are three powerful elements of Buddhist philosophy, “The Noble Truths,” and how you can incorporate them into every day. They might just change your life…<p><b>1. Dukkha: Life is painful and causes suffering.</b><p>Many people might say that Buddhism is pessimistic or negative. …

Parallel Universes 'Exist and Interact' & could Explain All Physics

At the upper levels of complexity, physics – even to physicists – seems to break down into what essentially comprises a lot of arm waving and …

Five questions for the man who's determined to put life on Mars

Bas Lansdorp has sunk his fortune into Mars One, a nonprofit with a singular aim: to put a human expedition on Mars by 2025. Before then, the outfit intends to put an unmanned probe on the red planet by 2018, shortly followed by a rover in 2020. It's an ambitious project, and one that's unique …

String field theory could be the foundation of quantum mechanics

Two USC researchers have proposed a link between string field theory and quantum mechanics that could open the door to using string field theory—or a …

Interstellar: the truth about wormholes

Christopher Nolan's new film, Interstellar, sees astronauts leaping across galaxies via a 'wormhole'. Could it one day be possible?<p>The universe wasn't designed to make life easy for science-fiction writers. Nowhere is this more obvious than if you are trying to write a grand space opera.<p>You know …