Filip Szypko

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Incredible 30-Day Journey Of A Cargo Ship In A Timelapse Shows What Most Of Us Will Never See In Our Lifetimes

Ever dreamed about a life at sea? Many of us have dreamed of leaving it all behind, heading off to live the romantic life of exploration and …

Time-lapse Photography

South Korea Plans ‘Decapitation Unit’ to Try to Scare North’s Leaders

SEOUL, South Korea — The last time South Korea is known to have plotted to assassinate the North Korean leadership, nothing went as planned.<p>In the late 1960s, after North Korean commandoes tried to ransack the presidential palace in Seoul, South Korea secretly trained misfits plucked from prison or …

North Korea

Michio Kaku Introduces Free Online Berkeley Course: The Science Of Happiness [Opinion]

Michio Kaku’s alma-mater The University of California at Berkeley is offering a free online course called The Science of Happiness. There are no …

Physics

Stephen Hawking mission to find alien civilisation detects radio signals coming from dwarf galaxy

Astronomers hunting for signs of intelligent alien life in the universe have recorded 15 mysterious radio signals coming from a dwarf galaxy three billion light years away.<p>The team is part of the Breakthrough Listen project, set up by Professor Stephen Hawking and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, …

How to spot a psychopath

We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse<p>There are a few things we take for granted in social interactions with people. We presume that we see the world in …

Psychology

Protein-Packed Peanut Butter Cookies to Make All Your Dreams Come True

Imagine yourself biting into a warm, chewy, delicious peanut butter cookie, all while nourishing your body with protein! These tasty baked morsels are made from vanilla protein powder instead of flour, and they've got a nutritional punch from chia seeds and probiotics. They're dairy-free and …

Spending 10 days in absolute silence changed the way I think, act, and work

<i>In this opinion piece, Payal Sheth, a global marketing manager at the Boston Consulting Group, explains how an ancient meditation technique helped change the way she thinks and engages with people.</i><p>Yes, you read that right. Silent meditation.<p>One might ask: Isn't it obvious that you are almost always …

Meditation

Has Cassini found a universal driver for prebiotic chemistry at Titan?

The international Cassini-Huygens mission has made a surprising detection of a molecule that is instrumental in the production of complex organics …

Astronomy

The Woman Targeted by Gamergate on Surviving a World-Altering Trolling Attack

One day in 2014, the video-game designer Zoë Quinn decided to make herself a cyborg. And so, this being the modern world, she simply ordered a kit …

What It Takes to Mentor Poor Kids

“I know that everything is stacked against my scholars,” says Nadia Lopez, a principal featured in Humans of New York.<p>In January 2015, Brandon Stanton, creator of the popular photo blog <i>Humans of New York</i>, interviewed a middle school student named Vidal Chastanet. He asked Chastanet, who goes to …

High School

Alarm as 'modern life' sees average sperm count halve since the 1970s

Men’s sperm counts have fallen by almost 60 per cent since the 1970s, according to major research which warns that modern life may be fuelling a male fertility crisis.<p>Experts said the “shocking” decline should be treated as an “urgent wake up call,” with chemicals, pesticides, stress and obesity …

Discarded oyster shells can help us grow food, make cement, and fight climate change

Solutions on the half shell.<p>After that oyster slides into your mouth, and you’ve tossed another empty shell onto your plate, do you ever think about where those shells end up?<p>Probably not. Yet that pile of mollusk shells contributes to more than 7 million tons of “nuisance waste” discarded every …

Sustainability

NASA Destroyed Hundreds of Mystery Tapes Found in a Dead Man’s Basement

More than 300 data reels, some from Apollo-Era missions, were discovered in a deceased Pennsylvania man’s basement, FOIA documents reveal.<p>Just weeks before Christmas in 2015, NASA learned of a tantalizing discovery.<p>In the basement of a deceased Pennsylvania man's home sat 325 magnetic data reels …

Space Science

How Long Can Connecticut's Prison Reform Last?

Governor Dannel Malloy’s allies worry the policy changes implemented under his watch will be undone once he leaves office.<p>When Dannel Malloy, the Democratic governor of Connecticut, entered Germany’s Heidering Prison two years ago this summer, he saw something more akin to an American college …

Human Rights

Could 'Habit Stacking' Be The Key To Better Results?

How can small changes get you big results in your career, health, and relationships?<p><i>Watch on Forbes:</i><p>We are all creatures of habit, whether we acknowledge it or not. Every morning is filled with habits we have routinely kept for years, from brushing teeth to making coffee. The difficult part is when …

List-Worthy

Genetically modified insects may be the key to the US military's new armor

Silkworms feed at the traditional silk-making village of Van Phuc, 7.5 miles outside Hanoi, August 25, 2007.<p>Genetically modified silkworms could be the key to creating lightweight, flexible and strong fabrics for protective garments worn by soldiers, said one company executive.<p>Kraig Biocraft …

Organisms

Researchers Brought Back a Pox Virus Using Mail-Order DNA and it Only Cost $100,000

Reviving Extinct Viruses<p>Canadian researchers revived an extinct horsepox virus last year on a shoestring budget, by using mail-order DNA. That may …

National Academy of Sciences

Tying loose ends? Gravitational waves could solve string theory, study claims

String theory makes the grand promise of weaving together all of physics into a single sublime framework. The only downside is that scientists have yet to find any experimental proof that it is right – and critics question whether its predictions are even testable.<p>Now, a new paper has claimed that …

Physics

A video game trailer is eligible to be nominated for an Academy Award

Despite being one of the biggest entertainment mediums on the planet, it's rare to see video games getting the mainstream recognition that they deserve. Now, it looks like that's beginning to change, as, for the first time in history, a video game trailer is eligible to be nominated for an Academy …

Game Trailers

Secret Mexican diary sheds light on Spanish Inquisition

<b>A story of torture, betrayal and persecution is captivating Mexicans almost 500 years after it happened.</b><p>The dramatic life and death of the Carvajal family in 16th-Century Mexico is in the spotlight after a decades-long search for a national treasure came to an unexpected happy ending.<p>Luis de …

Mexico City

Sharing Moroccan Shakshuka With Mourad Lahlou

SAN FRANCISCO — Shaved head glowing under the fluorescent kitchen lights, arms tattooed from shoulder to wrist, the chef Mourad Lahlou of Mourad restaurant waved a flower-patterned Japanese fan furiously over the countertop brazier, inciting the charcoal to glow.<p>“I look like a Moroccan geisha, but …

San Francisco

Jackfruit Curry Is Our New Deal (& Other Uniquely Delicious Recipes)

Looking to change up your dinner routine? Try one of these delectable Sri Lankan meals.<p>If you've been thinking about adding a couple of new cuisines …

Curries

Astronomers discover musical link to survival of newly discovered solar system

Some 2,500 years ago, the ancient Greek thinker Pythagoras pondered the "music of the spheres" – the notion that the orbital periods of celestial objects like the moon and the planets represent a mathematical harmony that is equivalent to a pleasing sound.<p>Now astronomers at the University of …

Universe
Mexico

DARPA Is Planning to Hack the Human Brain to Let Us "Upload" Skills

Mindhack For Faster Learning<p>In March 2016, DARPA — the U.S. military’s “mad science” branch — announced their Targeted Neuroplasticity Training (TNT) …

Why You Really Need to Stop Using Public Wi-Fi

In today’s busy world, convenience seems to outweigh consequence, especially with how people use their mobile devices. Using free public Wi-Fi networks, for example, comes with any number of serious security risks, yet surveys show that the overwhelming majority of Americans do it anyway. In a …

Information Systems

We May Have Uncovered the First Ever Evidence of the Multiverse

Too Cold<p>For years, scientists have been baffled by a weird anomaly far away in space: a mysterious “Cold Spot” about 1.8 billion light-years across. …

Universe

Science: This Super-Simple Learning Hack Can Help You Master Any Subject | Inc.com

We all spend well over a decade in school, and while you might quickly forget the date of the battle of Gettysburg or the formula for the area of a trapezoid, you'd hope that you'd at least graduate with a good grasp of <i>how</i> to learn. You can always look up facts, but knowing how to study effectively …

Pedagogy

Is Dark Matter Hiding Aliens?

In that case, dark matter could contain real complexity, and perhaps it is where all technologically advanced life ends up or where most life has …

How Big Was The Universe At The Moment Of Its Creation?

You might think of the Universe as infinite, and quite honestly, it might truly be infinite, but we don’t think we’ll ever know for sure. Thanks to the Big Bang — the fact that the Universe had a birthday, or that we can only go back a finite amount of time — and the fact that the speed of light is …

Dark Matter