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The Science of Your Brain on Alcohol, Animated

In a sequel to their animated explanation of what marijuana does to your brain, the creative duo behind AsapSCIENCE — who have previously illuminated such enigmas as the science of lucid dreaming, how music enchants the brain, the neurobiology of orgasms, and the science of procrastination — …

The Known Universe by AMNH

Universe

Why the universe probably is "flat"

2013 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate: The Existence of Nothing

Future big data analysts will know everything you did today

Debates are raging about whether big data still holds the promise that was expected or whether it was just a big bust. The failure of the much-hyped Google Flu Trends to accurately predict peak flu levels since August 2011 has heightened the concerns.<p>In my mind, there is no doubt that data …

Bird Photography: Capture Amazing Photos Using These Tips and Techniques

It's hard not to appreciate birds and bird photography. Those birds with colors that make an artist's palette envious and attitude that belies their …

Is HDR a Fad?

I recently read a blog post from someone who casually mentioned that HDR (<b>H</b>igh <b>D</b>ynamic <b>R</b>ange photography) was a “fad”, and they were hoping it would …

Lightroom and Wildlife Photography: How to Create Magical Impact

The weekend approaches with plans of spending time immersed in Wildlife Photography followed by creating magic with your images in Lightroom. To …

Want to Fall in Love With a Lens? Try a Prime Lens

Zoom lenses are everywhere in modern photography — from mobile devices to point and shoot cameras to entry level DSLRs, a zoom lens is pretty much a …

Short Tutorial Teaches You a Great Way to Recover Shadow Detail in Photoshop

There are many options for recovering shadow detail in post, but if you still haven’t settled on one or you want a technique that will give you more …

Gell-Mann, Hartle spin a quantum narrative about reality

<i>Second of two parts (read part 1)</i><p>Science is a map of nature. It helps you navigate your way through the world. And like all good maps, it provides …

Quantum Mechanics