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Introverts are Natural Disruptors—Here’s Why | Heleo

“Introverts are uniquely suited to disruption because they’re comfortable playing where other people aren’t.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>The creative power</i> …

Personality

Do You Have What It Takes to Become a Superboss? | Heleo

“I’m firing you, and it’s for your own good.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>Which lesson all companies could learn from Saturday Night Live</i>• <i><br>How to become a</i> …

Thought Leadership

Stop Asking Children These 7 Questions (and Ask These Instead)

How to encourage children to think differently.<p>A kindergarten teacher was walking around the room to check each child’s work as they drew pictures. …

Framing

Take an exclusive look inside Diageo's incredible liquid library as Scottish drinks giant opens its doors for International Scotch Day

A select lucky few will get the opportunity to witness iconic bottles and items dating back to Johnnie Walker's humble beginnings in the 19th century.<p>…

Scientists Still Can't Decide Whether Fear Is Real

Fear may really just be in your head.<p>How do you know when you’re afraid? Perhaps it’s when your heart races or your palms sweat. Or maybe it’s being …

Psychology

6 Magical Places That Will Make You Fall In Love With London Again

London sometimes feels like a long-term boyfriend. You know you love them, you know you don’t want to leave them – but, my God, you get sick of them …

England

You Should See mother! This Weekend (Even If You'll Hate It)

Look, we weren’t going to do this. As much as we like to put up a good fight for controversial, or even bad, bits of pop culture, getting into the …

Mathematicians Measure Infinities, and Find They're Equal

<i>From</i> <i>Quanta Magazine</i> <i>(</i><i>find original story here</i><i>).</i><p>In a breakthrough that disproves decades of conventional wisdom, two mathematicians have shown that two …

Mathematics

The Best Cities in the World

Condé Nast Traveler readers cast hundreds of thousands of votes for their favorite cities around the world in the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards survey—in fact, we got so much feedback, we had to divide our list in two. This roundup begins with your favorite Top 20 Large Cities, followed by Top 20 …

A new type of giant black hole has been found near the center of our galaxy

The new discovery, found hiding in a huge cloud of molecular gas, is the best evidence yet of a long-sought class of 'intermediate-mass' black holes, the existence of which could explain how supermassive black holes grow so terrifyingly vast.<p>Even though the new find is itself incredibly huge with a …

Universe

Time Travel Isn't Possible…Or Is It?

<i>Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI Science Center. Sutter is also host of Ask a Spaceman,</i> …

Physics

One of Our Fundamental Assumptions About Black Holes Was Just Overturned in The Lab

We have a problem.<p>Black holes are the most intense and mysterious cosmic phenomena in the Universe, and new research shows we understand even less …

Physics

Why antimatter might be the answer to life, the Universe and everything

Experiments that reveal the behaviour of antihydrogen could tell physicists more about the rules that hold the Universe together.<p>The answer to life, …

Physics
Physics

Britain's 19 best summer walks

Is It Possible To Pull Something Out Of A Black Hole?

Once something falls into a black hole, it can never get out. No matter how much energy you have, you can never move faster than the speed of light, and yet you’d need to in order to exit of the event horizon once you’ve crossed inside. But what if you tried to cheat that little rule by tethering a …

Black Holes

Scientists Want You to Help Them Find Nearby Alien Planets Please

The Red Dots Campaign will target Ross 154, Barnard’s Star, and Proxima Centauri, three red dwarfs within ten light years of our solar system.<p>Hey, you: Want to help search for potentially habitable worlds around nearby alien suns? 'Course you do. Well, on Monday, the Pale Red Dot Campaign, the team …

Science

It’s all relative — why scientists understand time in a completely different way.

Imagine time running backwards. People would grow younger instead of older and, after a long life of gradual rejuvenation — unlearning everything …

Physics

Fusion Breakthrough Puts Us One Step Closer to Limitless Clean Energy

Taking It Slow<p>Scientists consider nuclear fusion the “holy grail” of energy production for good reason. Not only could it provide a virtually …

Energy

Uranus Is Even Freakier Than We Thought

If David Lynch designed a planet, it would be Uranus. Much like every episode of <i>Twin Peaks: The Return</i>, Uranus is fiercely unique and weirdly …

Astronomy

This New Explanation For Dark Matter Could Be The Best One Yet

Has it been shifting forms this whole time?<p>It makes up about 85 percent of the total mass of the Universe, and yet, physicists still have no idea …

This Dark Matter Theory Could Solve a Celestial Conundrum

For years, dark matter has been behaving badly. The term was first invoked nearly 80 years ago by the astronomer Fritz Zwicky, who realized that some …

In a World-First, Scientists Have Achieved 'Liquid Light' at Room Temperature

A Frankenstein mash-up of light and matter.<p>For the first time, physicists have achieved 'liquid light' at room temperature, making this strange form …

Quantum Mechanics

European F1 Grand Prix 2017: Key Storylines, Early Predictions for Azerbaijan

After the thrills of Canada, the Formula One circus heads back to Europe with Azerbaijan hosting the European Grand Prix on June 25.<p>Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton won in Montreal to cut Sebastian Vettel's lead at the top of the drivers' championship to 12 points.<p>The Ferrari driver endured an eventful …

Motor Racing

Space travel leads to two-headed worm

<i>The Two Headed Worm From Space!</i> It certainly sounds like a good pulpy science fiction story from the 1950s, but in fact, when researchers from Tufts …

Biology

Physicists Finally Have Proof That Two-Dimensional Magnets Exist

They're real.<p>Since the discovery of graphene in 2004, there's been a proliferation of strange new two-dimensional materials. In all of them, …

Nanotech

Have Scientists Finally Unraveled the Mysteries of Antimatter?

New discoveries are made every day about the world we live in, but there are still many aspects of the universe that we don’t understand, and maybe …

Are We Living in a Giant Cosmic Void?

A team of researchers says the Milky Way resides in one of the observable universe’s darkest regions, but some experts aren't so sure.<p>Don’t panic. Cosmic voids are actually all around us.<p>Imagine an especially hole-y block of Swiss cheese, and you have a pretty good visual for the leading theory for …

To This Day

Newest LIGO Signal Raises A Huge Question: Do Merging Black Holes Emit Light?

Billions of years ago, two black holes much more massive than the Sun — 31 and 19 solar masses each — merged together in a distant galaxy far across the Universe. On January 4th of this year, those gravitational waves, traveling through the Universe at the speed of light, finally reached Earth, …

Black Holes