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Simone Weil on Science, Quantum Theory, and Our Spiritual Values

“When someone exposes himself as a slave in the market place, what wonder if he finds a master?”<p>Many decades before Rebecca Goldstein, one of the most compelling philosophers and scientific thinkers of our time, examined how Einstein and Gödel’s work on relativity rattled our understanding of …

17 Science Facts That Will Make You Question Everything

Use these and you will be the life of the party!

12 incredible US destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent Quora thread discussed unique places in the United States that aren't frequently visited by tourists.<p>From the picturesque False Kiva in Utah's Canyonlands National Park, whose exact destination remains a secret, to the crystal-blue Havasupai Falls in Grand Canyon National Park, here are 12 …

High-Sugar Diet Can Impair Learning And Memory By Altering Gut Bacteria

The typical American diet is loaded with fat and sugar, and it may be hurting not only our physical health, but also our ability to think clearly.<p>New research from Oregon State University finds a high-sugar, high-fat diet causes changes in gut bacteria that seem to lead to significant losses in …

Can fasting help you lose weight and live for longer?

New research suggests that fasting could slow down ageing and extend people's lives. What fasting diets are there - are are they a good idea?<p>Fasting is in fashion. The 5:2 diet is now so mainstream that several restaurants offer special 500-calorie, three-course menus making it easier for those on …

Holistic Medicine

Five day 'fasting' diet slows down ageing and may add years to life

<b>The Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD) improves longevity while cutting the risk of cancer and diabetes by half, scientists have found</b><p>A five-day diet which mimics fasting could slow down ageing, add years to life, boost the immune system and cut the risk of heart disease and cancer, scientists …

New test uses a single drop of blood to reveal entire history of viral infections

Immunology,Science,Medical research,Biochemistry and molecular biology,Aids and HIV,Hepatitis C,Biology<p>Cheap and rapid test allows doctors to access list of every virus that has infected or continues to infect a patient, and could transform disease detection<p>Researchers have developed a cheap and …

Game-Changing Discovery Links the Brain and the Immune System

Reprinted with permission from Science is Beautiful © 2014 by Batsford, an imprint of Pavilion Books Company Limited<p>Reprinted with permission from …

Explained: 5 Fun Physics Phenomena

Apple iPhones allow extraction of deep personal data, researcher finds

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Personal data including text messages, contact lists and photos can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicized techniques by Apple Inc employees, the company acknowledged this week.<p>The exploded view of the home button which doubles as a fingerprint sensor is …

Organic Pacemaker Could Save Your Life

Scientists have reprogrammed heart cells, turning them into biological pacemakers, in a breakthrough development for cardiac treatment.<p>The technique, which has only been tested in pigs so far, initially holds out hope for infants born with heart block, a condition in which the organ’s natural …

What Aperture Should You Use?

Sometimes aperture and depth of field can be a little tricky to get your head around, especially when you’re a new photographer. Matt Granger gives a …

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17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> …

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Composition Tips Archives - Digital Photography School

Natural light is one of the simplest ways to create beautifully lit portraits, without having too much equipment or worrying...<p>At a recent meetup …

Daiquiri

Daiquiris often mean frozen drinks flavored with commercial sour mix and cheap rum. Leo Robitschek loves introducing people to the real deal: …

Presbyterians vote to allow same-sex marriage - CNN.com

April Dawn Breeden, left, and longtime partner Crystal Peairs are married by the Rev. Katie Hotze-Wilton at St. Louis City Hall on Wednesday, November 5. A Missouri judge on November 5 overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriages and ordered registrars to start issuing licenses to gay and …

Grilled Ham and Cheese with Pineapple Recipe

379<p>6Ingredients<p>┅Calories<p>15Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>servings:<p>USMETRIC<p>2 slices sandwich bread<br>• 2 slices swiss cheese<br>• 2 ounces sliced ham (thinly)<br>• 2 pineapple …

Fuji x100s Fan Club

The Story<p>I picked up my first Fuji x100 (pictured above) off of Craig’s List years after it was introduced. I picked it up for three reasons….<p>I’m not …

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The 11 Key Differences Between the Micro 4/3 vs. the DSLR

The DSLR has been with us for quite a while now. It’s seen some innovations during its lifetime but for the most part, DSLR’s haven’t changed a great …

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Scientists discover dogs' preferred bathroom position

Talk about animal magnetism!<p>Scientists discovered that dogs across a variety of breeds align their body axis with the Earth's magnetic field (MF) when relieving themselves.<p>70 dogs out of 37 different breeds -- beagles and dachshunds and Yorkshire terriers, oh my! -- were observed going number two …

How to Find Your Best Images With Lightroom 5’s Compare View

For decades photographers have faced the question of how to determine which of their images are the best. I’ve been through it all, from squinting at …

Photography

Best dSLR Cameras for Beginners in 2018

$864.00 at Becextech Australia<p>See it<p>CNET's Rating<p>8 Design<br>• 8 Features<br>• 8 Performance<br>• 7 Image qual.<p>The Canon EOS Rebel T7i/800D continues the line's …

5 of the Craziest Scientific Facts Out There

<b>1.</b> The human body contains enough DNA to stretch from the sun to Pluto and back again. 17 times.<p><b>2.</b> Microbes colonize human bodies, outnumbering human …

12 Surprising Foods You Can Make In A Waffle Iron

The test kitchen team at Food Network has been putting some really weird stuff in waffle irons lately. For example: pizza.

Electronic tattoo tracks the heat running through your veins

Wearable sensors can tell more and more about what happens inside us<p>Thermometers don't seem like they need reinventing. Just stick one beneath your tongue, wait a minute, and everything you need to know is right in front of you. But there's a lot more that temperature can tell us if we're paying …

3 Ways to Guarantee Good Exposures

There is no excuse for coming home from a photo shoot to discover that your images are over or under exposed. Your camera’s light meter will guide …

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