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Barack Obama's pivot to Asia in tatters

Rodrigo Duterte has described any criticism from the US as a violation of Philippine sovereignty.<p>"No, I will only bring [up] the [arbitration case] face-to-face [with China]... because if you quarrel with them now, claim sovereignty, make noise here and there, they might not just even want to …

Democrats

Earth - There is a huge 'monolith' on Phobos, one of Mars's moons

"When people find out about that they are going to say, 'Who put that there? Who put that there?'"<p>These are the words of Buzz Aldrin, the second man …

Space

Buddhist priests are so desperate for survival that they’re doing e-delivery

How do you bring a religion that’s thousands of years old and withering on the vine into the 21st century? With Amazon, of course.<p>In Japan, where 70% of people don’t identity with a particular religion or consider themselves atheists, they still seek out ancient traditions for significant life …

Religion

Hep C and the false economy of the health care system: Fiorito

There is a remarkable drug which treats Hepatitis C. It’s expensive, and it works, but you can’t get it until you get really sick.

Health Care

Human DNA Shielded from X-Rays by ‘Water Bear’ Protein

Tardigrades, also known as water bears, are microscopic animals capable of surviving in harsh environmental conditions. Takuma Hashimoto, a biologist …

Biology

10 Things You should Know about 1 Timothy 2:11-15 and the Relationship between Men and Women

By Sam storms - Enjoying God Blog On September 19, 2016<p>Today we turn our attention to 10 things we should know about the most controversial passage …

Christianity

In depth: Can an uploaded brain live forever?

Will we ever be able to map the brain?As speedy as today's supercomputers are, they're still nowhere near the complexity and power of the brains …

The Brain

Quantum Entanglement: Love on a Subatomic Scale

#### Through ‘spooky action at a distance,’ the properties of two systems remain correlated even after they are separated. Quantum entanglement …

Quantum Physics

The first pop song ever written by artificial intelligence is pretty good, actually

We already know that artificial intelligence systems can work in law firms and beat the world champion at a game of Go. Now it turns out that AI can write some pretty good pop songs, too.<p>Researchers at Sony have been working on AI-generated music for years, and has previously used AI to create …

Intelligence

New Map Finally Reveals A Global Genetic Network Of Life

Researchers at the University of Toronto's Donnelly Centre have created the first map that shows the global genetic interaction network of a cell. It …

Genetics

A ‘game-changer in the search for Aliens’: China switches on world’s biggest telescope

If the truth is out there, then China is determined to find it with a radio telescope launched on Sunday that astronomers have branded a “game changer” in the search for alien life forms.<p>The world's largest star gazer will allow China to look further into space than any nation has before, viewing …

China

Be Productive: How I Became a Morning Person - Motto

'And why I decided to make the change'<p>It’s early and dark. The alarm sounds, and you reach over to switch it off. After a short pause, you sit up. You swing your legs off the bed, touch the floor with your feet, and reach for your phone. You sit quietly while your phone’s screen illuminates the …

Sleep

The Universe is the Same in All Directions

Using data from the European Space Agency's Planck satellite, researchers have confirmed - our universe expands the same way in all directions.

Cosmology

How Tech Startups Are Waking Up The Sleep Industry

From data analysis to innovative wearables, new companies are working on solutions for Americans' sleep problems.<p>A whole panoply of new sleep apps, sites, and devices are waking up the digital health industry—and they go far beyond the tracker market.<p>The digital health sector experienced record …

Sleep

Where will the out-of-control Chinese space station land?

<b>What is happening with the Chinese space station?</b><p>The nation’s first prototype space station, Tiangong-1, or “Heavenly Palace”, launched into orbit in September 2011. The module reached the end of its service life earlier this year and was due to splashdown – eventually – in the Pacific Ocean. But …

Space

How science fiction has imagined colonizing our solar system and beyond

Next week, Elon Musk is slated to make a big announcement about SpaceX’s most ambitious goal to date: the colonization of Mars. Musk has never shied away from the science fictional aspects of his ventures, and it’s a very safe assumption that genre works have played some role in his outlook on the …

Science Fiction

Science Shows How to Achieve Your Full Potential

Intelligence is not a monolithic capacity but varies over the years. In fact, when we are young we have a smoother intelligence and with the passing …

Intelligence

Atheism - The First Questions, What is the source of this World

<b>Were they created by nothing, or were they their own Creators</b>?<p><b>Atheism Series Introduction -By Fadel Soliman</b><p><b>One of the most wonderful books I have</b> …

Atheism

What if spacetime were a kind of fluid?

What if spacetime were a kind of fluid? This is the question tackled by theoretical physicists working on quantum gravity by creating models …

Physics

This Globe-Trotting Brain Surgeon Says Doctors Are Doing Medical Missions Wrong

<i>All photos courtesy of Bil Zelman</i><p>Rahul Jandial is one of those people who makes you feel bad about what you've done with your time on Earth. Now 43, Jandial became both a brain surgeon and scientist—an MD and a PhD—close to the age of 30. Last year, he earned a $700,000 grant from the Department of …

Medicine

Obama: African-American museum helps tell fuller story of America

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama said Saturday that the new Smithsonian museum devoted to African-American history elevates the often-overlooked impact of black Americans and will help others better understand the breadth of the American story.<p>"This national museum helps to tell a richer …

United States

12 New Habits To Take Your Life Beyond Your Wildest Dreams

Are you stuck in a rut and not sure what to do next? Has your vision for your life halted because you’ve lost the motivation? Have you hit a …

Productivity

Which Of These “5 Evil P’s” Are Killing Your Productivity?

We all have important work to do. Maybe we’re trying to write a book. Perhaps we’re trying to get fit or build our career. Whatever the case, there …

Productivity

A one-minute morning routine can improve your productivity all day long

For those of us who aren't natural early birds, the thought of being productive in the morning seems unlikely.<p>Just finding time to eat can be difficult, even though eating breakfast has been correlated with increased energy and productivity, better overall health, and a better mood.<p>But there's an …

Productivity

San Francisco is getting tiny self-driving robots that could put delivery people out of a job

A robot that looks like the love child of an ice box and R2-D2 pulls up outside a house in San Francisco. The lid pops open, uncovering a box of pastries inside.<p>"I got a delivery from a little roaming cooler, it looks like," Julie O'Keefe, 67, tells the San Francisco Chronicle.<p>A recent test run of …

San Francisco Bay Area

5 Things You've Probably Done Today That Destroy Your Productivity

How to work smarter instead of working harder<p>There's a widespread and mistaken belief that lazy people don't get stuff done. In fact, many lazy people are highly productive, and even efficient. Turn and look around you... There may be a highly effective slacker lurking nearby.<p>If not all slackers …

Productivity

Breaking Taboo, Swedish Scientist Seeks To Edit DNA Of Healthy Human Embryos

A scientist in Sweden has started trying to edit the DNA in healthy human embryos, NPR has learned.<p>The step by the developmental biologist Fredrik Lanner makes him the first researcher known to attempt to modify the genes of healthy human embryos. That has long been considered taboo because of …

Genetics

Does Quantum Entanglement Mean the Universe Exists in Infinite States?

The behavior of atomic particles has us questioning the very nature of reality.<p>Does the universe exist as a concrete structure if there is no one to observe it? Or, is the cosmos a fluid, infinite amount of possible realities until the moment it is measured? This is one of the subjects of a series …

Physics

'Shangri-La' on Saturn moon Titan teeming with sand dunes

New close-up photos of Titan, Saturn's biggest moon, show its mysterious and massive dunes in more detail than ever before.<p>NASA's Cassini orbiter obtained these images when it flew by Titan for the 122nd time on July 25, 2016. The spacecraft was just 607 miles above the alien moon's southern …

Moon

10 Surprising Indicators Of Genius

Short of mastering chess in five moves or teaching yourself fifteen languages before turning seventeen, there are a number of ways for the “average” …

Genius