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25 Documentaries Every Arts & Culture Lover Needs To Watch Right Now

We've all sat in front of our Netflix accounts, tirelessly sifting through film and television genres like "Dark Biographical 20th Century Period Pieces" and "Quirky TV Shows Featuring a Strong Female Lead," never quite finding that perfect piece of cinematography. Defeated by your own streaming …

9 Chili Recipes That Are Like a Warm Hug

Is there anything better than a bowl of chili?<p>Really, though -- it's spiced, warm, and hearty; it's flexible enough to endure endless variations; and, above all, it's the ultimate crowd-pleaser. Whether you're vegan, gluten-free, or the dreaded picky eater, no one can turn up their nose at a bowl …

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Celebrities as Neoclassical Paintings

With his Replace Face project, an artist has decided to draw his inspiration from English painter George Dawe who painted 329 portraits of Russian …

The Representation Project: Las dos caras de la opresión de género

Se habla de género para denunciar desigualdades e injusticias. Para hacer notar cómo la totalidad del universo está dividida, en el imaginario de la …

7 Must-Read Books on Time

Time is the most fundamental common denominator between our existence and that of everything else, it’s the yardstick by which we measure nearly every aspect of our lives, directly or indirectly, yet its nature remains one of the greatest mysteries of science. Last year, we devoured BBC’s excellent</i> …

El sentido del humor es bueno para la salud

Enfrentar con buen humor o con una sonrisa las situaciones que se nos presentan a diario no sólo nos asegura una buena salud sino que nos previenen …

Gramática: 'arrancar', uso abusivo - culturizando.com | Alimenta tu Mente

Empezar, comenzar, abrir, iniciar, entablar, emprender o inaugurar son algunas alternativas al verbo arrancar, del que en ocasiones se abusa …

Voyager 1 Entered Weird Region In Space Last Summer

New papers describe an unexpected boundary region at the edge of the influence of the Sun.<p>Voyager 1 entered a strange and unexpected part of space within the solar system last August, scientists announced in three papers published yesterday.<p>A few different effects mark the area, which astronomers …

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La espiritualidad humana tiene su origen en estructuras cerebrales

Imagen: pdesign. Fuente: PhotoXpress.<p>La palabra neuroespiritualidad quiere dar a entender que nuestro cerebro genera experiencias que se han …

El yo es una ilusión que vive en una realidad virtual

Estamos tan familiarizados y satisfechos con la experiencia de nuestro yo que preguntarse si realmente ese yo existe parece como si fuese la pregunta …

Eating Yogurt Does Weird Things To Your Brain

How and why are tougher questions.<p>Does what you eat affect your body more, or your mind? Can you just chow down on Big Macs as far as the brain goes, and be pretty much set? Or is there a deeper connection between thinking and food?<p>A new UCLA study that's one part gross to three parts fascinating …

Android para PC: emuladores en un ordenador para instalar y usar apps

Que Android es un sistema operativo móvil realmente versátil no es algo que conozcamos ahora, no en vano es posible instalarse desde en smartphones a …

La ciencia desvela los secretos del amor eterno

Las parejas que se tocan más, duran más. Imagen: 日:Muramasa. Fuente: Wikimedia Commons.<p>“Uno debería vivir siempre enamorado. Por eso no debería …

La transmisión cultural se da también entre animales

Mono vervet. Fuente: Wikipedia.<p>La tendencia humana a adoptar el comportamiento de otros ha sido detectada también en primates no humanos por …

Crisis sistémica y percepción errónea de la realidad: la perspectiva budista

El Loto es el símbolo del Despertar en el budismo. Imagen: Peripitus. Fuente: Wikimedia Commons.<p>Las causas de esta crisis son complejas y múltiples: …

Almost Human» es la nueva serie de J.J. Abrams

Las series de televisión de <b>ciencia ficción</b> siempre son motivo de emoción para los <i>geeks</i> de corazón. En especial aquellas que están relacionadas de …

Inteligencia artificial basada en computación cuántica con Google

Ayer comenzó el Google I/O 2013, la sexta edición del evento anual que Google celebra para los desarrolladores; uno de los eventos más importantes …

Las claves de la formación de la memoria

La construcción de la memoria ha sido una verdadera incógnita para los investigadores. Conocer cómo se forman los recuerdos es uno de los misterios …

El asteroide QE2 pasará muy cerca de la Tierra

La agencia espacial norteamericana ha anunciado que el próximo 31 de mayo, un asteroide gigante pasará muy cerca de nuestro planeta, lo que en …

Kepler Search Finds Two New Cozy, Possibly Watery Planets Around Faraway Star

Scientists can't know for sure if the worlds have water. But they could, making them a potential habitat for life.<p>In our solar system, only one world has just the right size, just the right temperature and just the right home for liquid water. Long ago, at least one other rocky planet had water, …

The Math: What Life On Kepler-62e Would Be Like

It's just like living on Earth, only you weigh 90 pounds more!<p>Scientists recently located two exoplanets orbiting in the Kepler-62 star system 1,200 light years from Earth. Though much further away than other exoplanets possibly conducive to life—Gliese 581g is only 20 light years from …

Conscientious Galaxy Uses All Its Fuel To Make New Stars, Leaving No Waste Behind

This newly spotted galaxy is the least profligate galaxy ever seen.<p>A newly found faraway galaxy called SDSSJ1506+54 is the most efficient star maker ever seen, using up almost all of the gas available to it. Other galaxies are more profligate with their gas, only using some of it and leaving the …

Big Pic: There's A Penis Drawing On Mars, You Guys

Commence giggling<p>We did it, everyone! A space program decades in the making has culminated with this: a penis on the surface of Mars.<p>An intrepid Reddit user spotted the suggestive tracks made by the Opportunity rover, and the photo's actually on NASA's official site. The drawing was <i>probably</i> not …

The Tangled Logic Of Time Travel In Movies [Infographic]

This flowchart contains spoilers!<p>This infographic by Mr. Dalliard documents the nature, logic, and scale of time travel in film. Most of the terms are straightforward, and then there's the "Novikov self-consistency principle." Developed by a Russian physicist between 1975 and 1990, it asserts<p>that …

What Makes Ebola So Deadly?

Ebola viruses prevent the body from mounting an immune response against them, but a new study finds that mutating just one gene makes the virus unable to suppress the immune system.<p>A new study has found, at a molecular level, what makes the Ebola virus so deadly.<p>The virus uses a combination of …

6 Of The Weirdest Things Science Has Recently Revealed About The Past

Ancient toothaches, smells, franken-mummies, and more!<p>Scientific studies do a pretty good job of answering questions about how the world works. But often, researchers are pursuing things we never thought of as worth pursuing. Here we salute those tireless journeymen that have looked into the depths …

7 Amazing Images Of The Future, From 1947

From the Popular Science archive: Weather control, looped cities, moon microwaves, and more!<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>When <i>Popular Science</i> published these dazzling visions of the future in May 1947, science seemed to be propelling humanity faster and faster into a strange new world: engineers …

Iran Unveils Absurd New Stealth Drone

Weirdly, it bears a striking resemblance to non-stealth drones.<p>Last week Iran unveiled the brand-new Hamaseh Stealth and Combat Drone. You can see it above.<p>Note the non-retractable landing gear and externally carried missiles. However stealthy the Hamaseh's bulbous head may appear, exposed landing …

Middle Eastern Hackers Attacking U.S. Power Companies

There's currently a wave of attacks against power plants, according to new reports.<p>Middle Eastern hackers have been attacking U.S. utility companies and trying to gain control of their computer systems, the Washington Post and the New York Times reported recently.<p>Customers haven't seen any effects …