Luma Hamdi

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Want Kids To Do Better On Tests? Let Them Gaze Into Nature

The study, by Dongying Li and William Sullivan of the University of Illinois, tested the performance of 94 students in three situations–next to a …

University of Illinois

موسم الارتداد عن الحب

ماركس نفسه، مُلهم الثورات والانتفاضات ومحفز الغضب في مواجهة الحزن، قد وقع في فخ الحب، وأي حب؟ إنه حب امرأة برجوازية تنتمي إلى معسكر الأعداء، بل …

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Stephen Hawking Says 'God Particle' Could Wipe Out the Universe

Stephen Hawking bet Gordon Kane $100 that physicists would not discover the Higgs boson. After losing that bet when physicists detected the particle …

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Why The Speed of Light Matters

When physicists announced last week that they had detected subatomic particles, called neutrinos, that appeared to be traveling faster than the speed …

Physics

17 Facts About Time That Will Hurt Your Brain

"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so."<p><b>1.</b> Time passes faster for your face than for your feet (assuming you're standing up). Einstein's theory of relativity dictates that the closer you are to the centre of the Earth, the slower time goes – and this has been measured. At the top of Mount …

Japan is building huge solar power plants that float on water

Unlike coal-fired plants, solar power stations don’t produce smog but they do take up land. Or, at least they did.<p>In Japan’s Hyogo prefecture, a solar station was recently launched that floats on a reservoir and will produce about 2,680 megawatt hours per year—enough for 820 typical households. …

Renewable Energy

Will Unilever become the world's largest publicly traded B corp?

Guardian sustainable business,Business,Corporate social responsibility,Environment,Richard Branson,Davos 2015,Ethical business<p>After Natura was certified as the first publicly listed B Corp in December, Unilever CEO Paul Polman says his company is considering pursuing the status

Water overuse – at the top of the 2015 WEF global risk ranking

For four years, World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Risk Reports have identified water as one of the three most important challenges worldwide; this …

World Economy

That Solar-Powered Plane Is Almost Ready for Its Round-the-World Flight

As soon as next month, a single-seat, solar-powered plane with a wingspan longer than that of a Boeing 747 will take off on a five-month journey …

Dreamy Black and White Watercolors by Artist Elicia Edijanto | Colossal

<p>There’s an innate relationship between children and the animal kingdom. Our children sing songs about animals, the have toy animals, they have books …

The World's Largest Solar Farm

Shine bright like a solar panel<p>In February, the Ivanpah Solar Electricity Generating System opened over a 3,500-acre stretch of the Mojave Desert. The solar thermal farm operates at 392 megawatts—just under 1 percent of California’s total energy production, or enough to power 140,000 homes.<p>The …

Renewable Energy

African Bird Shouts False Alarms to Deceive and Steal, Study Shows

Drongos in the Kalahari are masters of deception.<p>For starlings and meerkats in the Kalahari Desert, the fork-tailed drongo, a songbird with glossy black feathers and garnet-red eyes, is like the neighborhood dog: a trustworthy pal that's always on the alert and ready to warn you about dangerous …

Week in Photos: May 10, 2014

Lens<p>From women in Lagos demanding the release of the kidnapped Nigerian girls to landslide victims in Afghanistan and burning wreckage in Mariupol, …