Henry Perez

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Three Ways To Become A Learning Machine

I smile whenever I look at my university diploma hanging on the wall, because everything I learned then is no longer relevant now. Does it means that we should stop wasting all this energy, time and money on university? Not really: Rather, as soon as we complete our “formal studies,” we need to …

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9 Habits of People Who Never Settle for Mediocrity

When someone says it can't be done, or that it is impossible, you should be the first one in line to test it out.<p><i>How can I stop being average? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas</b> …

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally from France who has been called "the world's happiest man."<p>That's because he participated in a 12-year brain study on meditation and compassion led by a neuroscientist from the University of Wisconsin, Richard Davidson.<p>Davidson hooked up …

The Smallest Galaxies In The Universe Have The Most Dark Matter

If you want to find dark matter, there’s one simple rule: you follow the mass. Indeed, if you look at the largest structures in the Universe — big galaxies, groups of galaxies, or even the most massive clusters — they all show the same thing: their internal motions are all too fast to be explained …

Destroying Death Star Would Trigger Economic Crisis, Paper Finds

When the Rebel Alliance destroyed two Death Stars in the original “Star Wars” trilogy, it appeared to herald a new era of freedom for a galaxy that …

Using Light To Simulate Time Travel

While the idea of time travel gives rise to discussions of topics ranging from science fiction to ethics, understanding the possible effects of time travel gives us a better grasp of the foundations of general relativity and quantum theory. Most work in the area has focused on the theoretical …

Should We Be Concerned About The Planet That Scientists Discovered Tossed Out Of Its Solar System?

There are countless rogue planets out in the known galaxy, making their way without the aid of a star and just cozying up with whatever comes their way. With the discovery of these planets, so have come the discussions about extraterrestrial life, possible doomsday planets, and plenty of real …

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Tucson's UFO Mystery Revealed

Arizona's unexplained lights in the sky have finally been explained.<p>We've seen reports of UFOs that turn out to be balloons, and others that are military aircraft, privately-owned drones, Chinese lanterns, even birds, insects and the planet Venus.<p>The mystery behind this UFO is a new one to us. But …

Continued destruction of Earth's plant life places humans in jeopardy

Unless humans slow the destruction of Earth's declining supply of plant life, civilization like it is now may become completely unsustainable, …

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Little world, big heart: Pluto stuns in New Horizons image

Pluto may be a dwarf planet, but it’s got an out-sized heart. Before<p>NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft flew past the icy world, it snapped and sent back this image showcasing the big, bright, heart-shaped feature covering a large part of the surface.<p>This was the final and most detailed snapshot before …

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7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change The Brain

The meditation-and-the-brain research has been rolling in steadily for a number of years now, with new studies coming out just about every week to illustrate some new benefit of meditation. Or, rather, some ancient benefit that is just now being confirmed with fMRI or EEG. The practice appears to …

‘Spectacular discovery’ of how memories are formed and learning takes place

Brain scientists in the UK and US have collaborated to make ‘a spectacular discovery’ – for the first time in human studies – of how memories are …

Astronomers See Pebbles Poised to Make Planets

A team of astronomers led from St Andrews and Manchester universities today (6 July) announced the discovery of a ring of rocks circling a very young …

Universe’s hidden supermassive black holes revealed

Astronomers have found evidence for a large population of hidden supermassive black holes in the Universe.<p>Using NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic …

Researchers find the organization of the human brain to be nearly ideal

Have you ever won­dered why the human brain evolved the way it did?<p>A new study by North­eastern <b>physi­cist</b> Dmitri Kri­oukov and his col­leagues …

Crystal structure and magnetism – new insight into the fundamentals of solid state physics

A team at HZB has carried out the first detailed study of how magnetic and geometric ordering mutually influence one another in crystalline samples …

NASA Openly Admits Alien Life Exists: Get Ready for Disclosure

<i>Editor’s Note</i>: Here’s one take on the whole alien agenda…<p>Most people ‘in the know’ realize that NASA is just part of the military industrial complex, …

NASA Blurred Out Image Of UFO Sighted Near Sun — UFO May Have Destroyed Satellite To Send Warning, Blogger Claims

Prolific UFO hunter Streetcap1 claims he has detected in a recent LASCO C3 photo, a massive UFO with an intricate articulated design near our sun.<p>The …

Putin Says Russia and Egypt ‘Actively’ Discussing Replacing U.S. Dollar in Their Trade Agreements

Russian President Vladimir Putin told an Egyptian newspaper that Russia and Egypt are “actively” discussing forgoing the U.S. dollar in future bilateral trade agreements to instead use their national currencies of rubles and Egyptian pounds.<p>Putin was beginning a two-day visit to Egypt Monday amid …

In the quantum world, the future affects the past

By Diana Lutz<p>An experiment shows that hindsight and foresight together more accurately “predict” a quantum system’s state than foresight alone.<p>We’re …