Jef Joslin

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The yoga poses to relieve your lower back pain

There’s no doubt a lot of what you do involves sitting — you sit to eat, you sit to drive or when you take public transport, you sit at lunch and …

Yoga

What Fear Does to Your Brain - And How to Stop It

From our televisions to our political conversations, we are inundated with messages of fear. We feel more afraid of the world and our own neighbors …

The Brain

Google Just Made A Major Breakthrough In Quantum Computing

Quantum computers are still in their infancy, but they have the potential to do far, far more than even the most advanced digital computer in the world. And Google has just announced a breakthrough in quantum computing that many have been anticipating for decades. What’s the breakthrough? …

Quantum Computing

Here's why there are no 'good' or 'bad' drugs – not even heroin

As Allison’s story shows, with any psychoactive substance, the balance between help and harm depends on the person and the circumstances<p>Before she found heroin, Allison could not get out of bed most mornings. She contemplated suicide. She saw herself as “a shitty lazy person who felt like crap all …

This robo-stingray made from rat heart cells is controlled by light

Inspired by the elegant and highly efficient movement of a stingray, researchers have created a robotic equivalent made using cells from the heart of …

Containing a Superintelligent AI Is Theoretically Impossible

The halting problem strikes again.<p>Machines that "learn" and make decisions on their own are proliferating in our daily lives via social networks and smartphones, and experts are already thinking about how we can engineer them so that they don't go rogue.<p>So far, suggestions have ranged from …

Singularity