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Life after death: Soul continues on a QUANTUM level – scientists reveal

Scientists have long sought an answer to the age old question ‘is there life after death?’, but now experts are claiming that there is no death of …

Quantum Mechanics

Taiwan loses another ally as El Salvador switches to China

Taiwan lost another ally to Beijing on Tuesday when diplomatic ties with El Salvador were severed, as China presses the remaining nations with diplomatic links to Taipei to end them.<p>Taiwan now has formal relations with just 17 countries worldwide, many of them poor nations in Central America and …

China

Nvidia’s using AI in chips to make video games even more realistic

Artificial intelligence is helping to crack the challenge of creating lifelike light and shadow effects in games.<p><b>The news:</b> Nvidia has just taken the …

Artificial Intelligence

The Most Effective Foods to Lower High Blood Pressure

It’s estimated that 65 million people have high blood pressure—that’s 1 in 3 people.<p>The condition is referred to as the “silent killer,” because it …

High Blood Pressure

Hajj, the Annual Islamic Pilgrimage to Mecca: Pictures

Mosques

Watch Out California! 53 Major Earthquakes Just Hit The Ring Of Fire In A 24 Hour Period

<i>Is something unusual starting to happen to the crust of our planet?</i><p>The USGS defines any earthquake of at least magnitude 4.5 as “<b>significant</b>”, and …

Geology

Ancient Riches Discovered at Mysterious Burial Monument

Science & Innovation<p>From gerbil-tooth headdresses to ivory rings, a site in Kenya offers an unprecedented look into a 5,000-year-old herding community.<p>In the undulating landscape of vivid red sandstones in northwest Kenya, near the shores of Lake Turkana, lies a mysterious mound nestled between two …

Archaeology

30 Million-Year-Old Praying Mantis Is Preserved in Pristine Piece of Amber

Embedded within a clear piece of amber, a small praying mantis sits at attention, frozen forever in time. The piece, which measures just slightly over one inch tall, was sold via Heritage Auctions for $6,000 in 2016. The pristine piece of amber, which comes from the Dominican Republic, gives a rare …

Dominican Republic

18 Must-See Museums From Around the World

Tour everything from the Guggenheim to the Museum of Broken Relationships.<p>Every city has a museum, or two or three, that they love to boast about. …

Museums

Dissecting Leonardo da Vinci’s Famous ‘The Last Supper’ Painting

During the Renaissance, “Old Master” <b>Leonardo da Vinci</b> produced an unprecedented amount of work. Among his famously eclectic—and seemingly endless—portfolio, there are three creations that stand out from the rest: the <i>Mona Lisa</i> (a painted portrait), the <i>Vitruvian Man</i> (a scientific drawing), and <b>The</b> …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Stunning NASA Image Lets You Watch the Sun Explode in Real Time

Don't be alarmed, but the sun is constantly exploding. While violent nuclear fusion reactions power the sun's 27-million-degree-Fahrenheit (15 …

Astronomy

Incredible Photos of Massive Dust Storm Taken From Fleeing News Helicopter

Photographer Jason Ferguson has been shooting from helicopters for over 6 years. In early August, he captured some incredible photographs of a dust storm spreading over Phoenix, Arizona. From his position in a news helicopter, he whipped out his smartphone to snap a few pictures as the chopper …

Dust Storms

Who needs democracy when you have data? - MIT Technology Review

In 1955, science fiction writer Isaac Asimov published a short story about an experiment in “electronic democracy,” in which a single citizen, …

Human Rights

Stem cell-loaded hydrogel boosts healing process of aging muscles

It's an unfortunate fact of life that as we get older, our cells gradually lose the ability to heal themselves. Thankfully, at least one aspect of …

Medicine

I spent 5 years studying rich people. Here are the best pieces of advice I can give you about money

What secrets about managing money do the rich know that the average person doesn’t?<p>I spent five years trying to answer that question. I asked 233 …

Personal Finance

Flip a switch and shut down seizures?

New research suggests how to turn off out-of-control signaling in the brain.<p><i>By Rochelle Hines, Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of</i> …

Neuroscience

“Big Whisky” – 12 Amazing Facts About the Battleship USS Wisconsin

The USS <i>Wisconsin</i>, which served in three American wars, holds the distinction of being the last battleship in history to fire shots in anger. (Image …

Military

Hottest Exoplanet Ever Discovered Shows Us The Ultimate Fate Of Earth

KELT-9b is a gas giant discovered in 2017 orbiting a star in the 600 light-years distant Cygnus constellation. The planet’s orbit around its host star is about 30 times tighter than Earth’s orbit around the Sun; the host star is an A-type main-sequence star with a surface temperature between 7,600 …

Universe

Drinking Water on Empty Stomach Immediately After Waking Up!

People in Japan have the habit to drink water as soon as they wake up. Many studies have proven the advantage of this technique. Treatment with water …

High Blood Pressure

This summer’s extreme heat may just be the start of a super-hot stretch

More than 100 major wildfires are raging across the American West, including the largest blaze in California’s history. Deadly heat waves around the …

Climate Change

A New Study Concludes That There Might Not Have Been A Spectacular Collapse Of Society On Easter Island

While colonists and slavery certainly helped create a fracture in the society on Easter Island, the culture of the Rapa Nui people still exists today.<p>…

Watery exoplanets may be common, but not very friendly

Watery planets beyond the Solar System may be more common than previously thought, making up 35 percent of exoplanets two to four times the size of …

James Webb Space Telescope

This Chinese police station is staffed by artificial intelligence

<b>In brief</b><p>On November 7, China announced plans to build an unmanned, AI-powered police station in one of its capital cities. The move is in keeping …

Artificial Intelligence

NASA Releases Images of Its Aeronautic Innovations for National Aviation Day

It's not just for space travel.<p>Sunday is National Aviation Day in the US. Created in 1939 by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to celebrate …

Swordtail Butterfly

Mysterious giant shark tracked by satellites, rare sightings

A basking shark’s enormous silhouette, rarely seen in oceans worldwide, is a major draw for scientists who are mapping its often mysterious migrations.<p>The world’s second largest fish, growing to more than 35 feet, the basking shark or Cetorhinus maximus, is hunted voraciously for its massive …

Fish

The Navy Is Building a New Ballistic Missile Submarine That Is Truly Stealth

The Navy has now issued at least one-fourth of the design work and begun further advancing work on systems such as a stealthy "electric drive" …

Military