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Alien Mineral Discovered In Russian Meteorite That Crashed Down In Uakit

Subsequently named uakitite, the mineral doesn't exist anywhere else on Earth.<p>Scientists have announced the discovery of a never-before-seen mineral …

Earth Science

Regular lie-ins are worse than getting too little sleep, study suggests

Having regular lie-ins is worse for the body than getting too little sleep, new research suggests.<p>Scientists have known for some time that not getting enough sleep increases the risk of a string of health complaints such as high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity and diabetes.<p>But a new review …

Sleep

Scientists Discovered a Quadrillion Tons of Diamonds Hidden Deep Within the Earth

"Diamond is not a particularly rare mineral."<p>Adorning an ear or encircling a finger, a natural diamond is synonymous with luxury. The average cost of …

Kilauea Volcano: "Lava Balls" Are the Latest Problem Affecting Hawaii

It's not what is sounds like.<p>As the Kilauea volcano continues to spew lava onto the Big Island of Hawaii, more instances of unique aspects of …

Science Says This Is the Best Way to Motivate Other People to Change Their Behavior

You can't force people to change but you can influence them.<p>Whether you want an employee to participate more in meetings, or you want your spouse to pitch in more around the house, you can't force someone to change their behavior.<p>You can, however, have a strong influence over another individual. …

15 Patents That Changed the World

The drone. The iPhone. Bluetooth. GPS. Before they changed the world, these technologies were schematics on paper. Here is where the future began.<p>Forget the image of the lonely inventor tinkering away in a workshop. Today, it's more common that numerous technologies developed by a variety of …

Autonomous Cars

Capitalism is unfolding exactly as Karl Marx predicted

One hundred and sixty years ago, at a time when the light bulb was not yet invented, Karl Marx predicted that robots would replace humans in the workplace.<p>“[O]nce adopted into the production process of capital, the means of labor passes through different metamorphoses, whose culmination is the …

Karl Marx

If I Die, Do All My Quantum Selves Die, Too?

We hope you are either very clever or very high for this oneThe reality you think you’re living in isn’t what you think it is.That’s according to …

Setting Up A Drip Irrigation System

No matter where you live, whatever your climate, you and your garden can benefit from drip irrigation. Long considered a virtual necessity in the …

The Puzzle Of Quantum Reality

There’s a hole at the heart of quantum physics.It’s a deep hole. Yet it’s not a hole that prevents the theory from working. Quantum physics is, by …

Quantum Physics

Exclusive: ‘I’ve never seen anything like it.’ Video of mating deep-sea anglerfish stuns biologists

Anglerfish, with their menacing gape and dangling lure, are among the most curious inhabitants of the deep ocean. Scientists have hardly ever seen …

What Stephen Hawking taught us about black holes

Turns out, black holes aren't so black.<p>By living an extraordinarily rich, productive life despite his profound disability, Stephen Hawking inspired millions around the world. But Hawking, who died on Wednesday at the age of 76, made his greatest contributions as a theoretical physicist.<p>Over the …

SXSW Movie Review – Hereditary (2018)

<b>Hereditary</b>, 2018.<p>Directed by Ari Aster.<br>Starring Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Ann Dowd, Milly Shapiro, and Alex Wolff.<p><b>SYNOPSIS:</b><p>When Ellen, the …

Stephen Hawking Was Very Particular About His Tea

Despite physical limitations, the late scientist had a singular, stubborn insistence on living life on his own terms.<p>As a theoretical physicist who specializes in cosmology and gravitation, I naturally had many opportunities to interact with Stephen Hawking before his death. We attended the same …

Physics

15 Photography Assignments of Different Places to Shoot

If you’re looking for photographic inspiration, shoot in these different places:15 Places to PhotographSome fun places you can shoot:• Bathrooms<br>• Coffee …

Street Photography

A video that explains the Heisenberg uncertainty principle

The more you know about a quantum particle's position, the less you know about its momentum, and vice versa. This is the Heisenberg uncertainty …

The real reason why most plane seats are blue – and other curious facts about plane cabins

Ever wonder why nearly all planes have blue seats? You've probably never noticed. Or why brand new models are still equipped with ash trays when it's illegal to smoke on board these days? Well wonder no more. Here we unpack some of lesser-known facts behind the design of an aircraft cabin.<p>Why seats …

Black Panther's Letitia Wright and Winston Duke tease Avengers: Infinity War

After making their Marvel Cinematic Universe debuts in this month’s <b>Black Panther</b>, Letitia Wright (Shuri) and Winston Duke (M’Baku) are set for a …

Movie Review - The Cured (2018)

<b>The Cured</b>, 2018.<p>Directed by David Freyne.<br>Starring Ellen Page, Sam Keeley, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Stuart Graham, Hilda Fay, and Paula Malcolmson.<p><b>SYNOPSIS:</b><p>…

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

Philip Seymour Hoffman

It's Not Just A Cold, It's 'Sickness Behavior'

It's just a cold. But even though I know I'm not horribly ill, I feel this overwhelming need to skip work, ignore my family and retreat to the far corner of the sofa.<p>I'm not being a wimp, it turns out. Those feelings are a real thing called "sickness behavior," which is sparked by the body's …

San Antonio

The 10 Worst Sex Scenes Of All Time

We spend a lot of time talking about the steamiest scenes hidden in our favorite shows and movies, both as general consumers of pop culture and here …

Streaming

The rare ‘Slurpee Wave’ happened again, witness it in this incredible video

Photographer Jonathan Nimerfroh once again captured the Slurpee Wave off the island of Nantucket, this time with a video that documents surfing the …

Great Lakes

The modern-day version of a thousand-year-old philosophy can help anyone be more confident

Ever feel like you're not good enough? Something bad happens and your brain plays a YouTube highlight reel of every mistake you've ever made. Your confidence crashes and your self-esteem flatlines.<p>You're not alone. People have been feeling like this as long as there have been people. It's an old …

Self-help

Royal Society Publishing Photography competition 2017 - in pictures

The Royal Society’s annual contest celebrates the power of photography to communicate science, and the role great images play in making science accessible to a wide audience. This year the competition has proved more popular than ever, attracting more than 1,100 entries.

Finalist photos of 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards will make your day

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards contest focuses on wildlife conservation, but with a dose of humor in wildlife photography. They have …

Wildlife

These laser microscope pics show synapses firing in amazing detail

To capture high-definition images of nerves firing in the brain, you need some quality lasers. Scottish tech firm M Squared has used cutting-edge …

Neuroscience

The World’s Tiniest Wonders, Revealed Through Photomicrography

Under a microscope, even a toothbrush can be a work of art.<p>Since 1975, Nikon’s Small World Photomicrography Competition has attracted photographers …

Which Filters to Use in Landscape Photography and Why

Filters are the bread and butter of landscape photographers. Here’s a 12-minute video from Nature TTL that will teach you what filters every …

Photographer Exposes The ‘Truth’ Behind Professional Portraits, And It May Surprise You

We've all seen it when flipping through Instagram; those perfect, cinematic portraits of pregnant women in enchanted forests, happy couples lounging …