Marwan Sidani

12 Added | 1 Magazine | 17 Likes | 2 Following | 1 Follower | @marwansidani71 | Keep up with Marwan Sidani on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Marwan Sidani”

We've Finally Solved the Mystery of How Monarch Butterflies Navigate Thousands of Miles

Each year, the migratory monarch butterfly embarks on an extraordinary journey from eastern North America to central Mexico. A multidisciplinary team …

Why animals don’t get schizophrenia (and people do)

Research reveals an evolutionary link between the disorder and what makes us human<p>Many of us have known a dog on Prozac. We've also witnessed the eye rolls that come with canine psychiatry. Doting pet owners—myself included—ascribe all sorts of questionable psychological ills to our pawed …

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Psychology

Do you genes determine your entire life?

Some scientists claim that new discoveries have proved free will is an illusion. Nonsense, says Julian Baggini<p>Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis …

Did Cosmic Inflation Really Jump-Start the Universe? (Kavli Hangout)

<i>Kelen Tuttle, writer and editor for The Kavli Foundation, contributed this article to</i> Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.<p>The oldest light in …

Einstein's Theory of Relativity Explained (Infographic)

The theories of relativity by Albert Einstein revolutionized how the world thinks about space, time, mass, energy and gravity.<p>Prior to Einstein, the …

My atheist search for God: We’re debating science and religion all wrong

I’m not interested in believing in God. My God has to exist, like matter and gravity. Here’s what I found<p>For most of my life, a God that was “real” seemed a contradiction in terms. Every idea of God I had ever encountered seemed either physically impossible or so vague as to be empty. I was an …

The mummified monk inside a Buddha statue

A recent study on a Chinese Buddha statue carried out in the Netherlands revealed a startling discovery - the statue contains the mummified remains …

America loves its war porn: “American Sniper” and the Hollywood propaganda machine

“Fury.” “The Hurt Locker.” “Black Hawk Down.” All of these movies hit the same beats — and that’s a problem<p>In the age of the all-volunteer military and an endless stream of war zone losses and ties, it can be hard to keep Homeland enthusiasm up for perpetual war. After all, you don't get a 9/11 …

Britain cannot defend itself against Putin's military might, top brass warn

Former RAF chief says that Britain's defences have been 'decimated' and would not survive a Russian air attack<p>Britain cannot defend itself against the military threat posed by Russia, senior army figures have warned.<p>As <b>two RAF Typhoon fighters were scrambled on Wednesday evening to escort Russian</b> …

Russia