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Every Oscar best-picture winner, ever

Here's a look back at the Oscars' 90 best pictures. 1927/1928 - 'Wings' | Richard Arlen, Clara Bow and Charles "Buddy" Rogers star in the first Academy Award best-picture winner, a silent film. Sunset Boulevard, Corbis via Getty Images<p>1928/1929 - 'The Broadway Melody' | Bessie Love and Charles King …

4 tips for better proofreading

To err is human.<p>However, leaving typos, poor grammar, inconsistent information and glaring mistakes in your text is more than embarrassing. It erodes …

Writing

How to Block Robocalls and Spam Calls

Are you getting too many phone calls from spammers and telemarketers? You can take several steps to battle against those annoying, unknown …

Identity Theft

How to Use Subplots to Bring Your Whole Story Together

Just like in real life, your characters will have more than one thing demanding their time and attention. Romances, family life, work concerns, …

These Paper Sculptures Are Out of This World

For most people, the extent of our knowledge of paper art ends with drawing-on-some... or, maybe, origami. But there’s more. A lot more. And you can …

What Happens After Death? New Theory Suggests Consciousness Moves To Another Universe?

A book titled “<i>Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe</i>“ has stirred up the internet, because …

Down the Quantum Rabbit Hole

Anesthesiologist Stuart Hameroff believes tiny structures in our cells called microtubules could explain consciousness. Steve Craft<p>Fellow scientists …

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

Books

Exotic state of matter: An atom full of atoms

Scientists from TU Wien (Vienna, Austria) and the USA have provided proof for a new state of matter: an electron orbits a nucleus at a great …

You thought quantum mechanics was weird: check out entangled time

In the summer of 1935, the physicists Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger engaged in a rich, multifaceted and sometimes fretful correspondence …

Bill Gates reveals his 6 favorite books he read in the past year

Bill Gates reads about 50 books a year, but only a few make his annual list of favorites.<p>For several years, the Microsoft founder has chosen five titles he enjoyed over the past year and published reviews of them on his Gates Notes blog.<p>Here are his recommendations.

Books

Emmys 2017: 'Handmaid's Tale' wins five awards, including best drama

On a night filled with presidential jabs and history-making wins, it was women who truly ruled the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards.<p>Hosted by <i>The Late Show</i>'s Stephen Colbert, the show gave out five Emmys each to a pair of female-fronted projects: Hulu’s dystopian series <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> and HBO's …

New Experiment Explores The Origin Of Probabilities In Quantum Physics

There’s a paper in the open-access <i>New Journal of Physics</i> this week with the hyper-technical title “Obtaining tight bounds on higher-order interferences with a 5-path interferometer”. While that might not sound like an inherently fascinating topic, and the end result isn’t all that shocking, it’s …

Earth - The strange link between the human mind and quantum physics

"I cannot define the real problem, therefore I suspect there's no real problem, but I'm not sure there's no real problem."<p>The American physicist Richard Feynman said this about the notorious puzzles and paradoxes of quantum mechanics, the theory physicists use to describe the tiniest objects in the …

Quantum Physics

Top 10 books about wild women

From a 17th-century sci-fi utopia to an autobiographical vampire novel, all these great books were written by women who busted boundaries social, personal and literary<p>I first came across 17th-century writer Margaret Cavendish in Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own: “What a vision of loneliness and …