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Milky Way’s black hole may hurl galactic spitballs our way

<b>GRAPEVINE, TEXAS</b> — The gargantuan black hole at the center of the Milky Way is a little like an unruly kid, hurling spitballs. But unlike a child’s …

Intel Gets Closer To Offering Quantum Computing Through Everyday Silicon

Intel is already a leading name in the industry when it comes to quantum computing, and now, the world’s largest chip company is betting that it can …

Quantum Computing

Natural Gas Is The Future Of Energy, And It's Not Even Close

Natural gas is the wave of the future in U.S. and global electricity production, with no other power source even close to matching natural gas’s potential over the next few decades. The United States is in perfect position to take advantage of this if American policymakers will remove government …

Natural Gas

MIT researchers have developed a spongelike material 10 times stronger than steel

Stainless steel? Don’t make us laugh! A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has just developed one of the …

15 Powerful Quotes From a Zen Master That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Mooji is a spiritual teacher and Zen master originally from Jamaica. Mooji shares self-inquiry, directing his students to the non-dual Self by …

Meditation

The Secrets To Success, According To 7 Top Podcasters | Inc.com

Listening to all the top marketing, business and entrepreneurship podcasts is one way to keep up with the industry's trends. But the hosts of top podcasts are on another level, since they spend their days hearing tips, insights and success stories straight from mouths of the world's highest …

Self-improvement

Paintings reveal early signs of cognitive decline, claims study

The first subtle hints of cognitive decline may reveal themselves in an artist’s brush strokes many years before dementia is diagnosed, researchers believe.<p>The controversial claim is made by psychologists who studied renowned artists, from the founder of French impressionism, Claude Monet, to the …

Art

PHOTOS: Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher's Sweetest Moments Together

Carrie Fisher gazes up at her parents Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher not long after her birth on Oct. 21, 1956.<p>The young Fisher family in happier …

New York City

Chilean Inventor Creates Hammer and Saw-Proof Work Gloves

Coming up with effective hand protection in dangerous environments like construction sites has been an elusive goal for many years, but Chilean …

Chile

Edmund Burke and the Economy of Fury

Whereas Adam Smith had warned that government must intervene in the economy from time to time, Edmund Burke believed any interference in the economy …

Henry Viii

If you’re thinking of retiring in Ecuador …

<b>Just four years ago, taking an early retirement on a Pacific beach in South America was not part of my plan. Yet here I am, 58 years old, retired and</b> …

6 Mental Hacks To Maximize Your Workout

<i>This article originally appeared in the December 2016 issue of SELF.</i><p>Mindfulness workouts are becoming an increasingly popular way to maximize your …

10 Must-Read Brain Science And Psychology Studies Of 2016

While 2016 saw its share of chaos, it also produced some outstanding brain science and psych research. This list isn’t meant to be exhaustive (and it’s not in any particular order), but is rather a curation of great studies covered here at <i>Neuropsyched</i>. It’s also a preview of things to come in the …

The Brain

Images: Science Fiction Art Gets Its Sexy Back

This is some cool sci-fi art from Syko San.<p>The style is reminiscent of the type of art that was produced in the 1970's and showed up in <i>Heavy Metal</i> …

Science Fiction

Being Mom To A Middle Schooler Can Be The Toughest Gig Of All

Although her oldest child, Ben, is 10 years old, Andrea Scher, 44, feels like a new mom again.<p>Scher suffered from maternal depression after Ben was born, eventually recovering with the help of antidepressants and psychotherapy. She was understandably relieved that her depression didn't return after …

Parenting

Solar Water Pumping for Sustainable Water Supply

Millions of people around the world live with limited access to water. In many communities, ground water is extracted through electric water pumps, …

World Bank

The Four Biggest Mistakes Of Einstein's Scientific Life

In science, as in life, you usually get things wrong over and over again before you get it right. That’s particularly true whenever you’re trying something new; no one is born an expert at anything. We have to accumulate a strong foundation — a toolkit for problem-solving, if you will — before …

Physics

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Black Holes

Oprah Winfrey Presents Landmark Seven Night Television Event 'Belief' (WATCH)

Oprah Winfrey Presents Landmark Seven Night Television Event ‘Belief’ (WATCH)<p>billie1225August 10, 2015 at 8:00 pm<p>For seven consecutive nights, …

Ministers consider halting benefits for young workers to keep migrant pledge

Ministers are considering plans to stop young Britons claiming in-work benefits because they have been told that the Tory manifesto pledge to apply such restrictions solely to EU migrants would be illegal, it has emerged.<p>Under the plan, a rule intended to stop EU migrants claiming benefits during …

Philip Hammond

6 Small Shifts to the Way You Talk That Will Make You (and Everyone Else) Happier at Work

Ask us how we're doing at the end of a long, stressful workday, and chances are you’ll hear, “I’ve been better” or some equally snippy response. …

LeBron's Exposed Penis Triggered FCC Complaints 'It Ruined My Tinder Date'

Remember when <b>LeBron James</b> accidentally flashed his dong on live TV during the NBA Finals? Well, it ruined one viewer's Laser Tag date ... this …

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ISPs

Amazon's new rival Jet.com is the 'Costco of the Internet'

Jet.com has finally taken off, and price battles of epic proportion are just around the corner.<p>Fueled by gobs of venture capital cash and bloated …

How 5 Voices Inside You Can Make Your Day

“Self-talk” is the psychological term for the inner conversation that streams constantly through one’s mind. Self-talk is something we all do. In …

Search for deadly asteroids must be accelerated to protect Earth, say experts

The search for deadly asteroids that could slam into Earth must be speeded up 100-fold to help protect the future of life on Earth, according to an influential group of scientists, astronauts and rock stars.<p>The call for action comes as experts around the world take part in Asteroid Day, an event on …

Asteroids

The Molecular Music Written In DNA

An artist suspended the ‘musical DNA’ of a Kreutzer Quartet composition into soap bubbles.<p>On a recent Friday in London, an audience was bathed in …

Genetics

How To Be A Better Person Every Day

OMG.When I think about the mistakes I’ve made, the unkind words I’ve spoken, the opportunities I’ve let slip by, the unhealthy mindsets I’ve fostered …

The Post

15 Seemingly Smart Health Tips That Are Actually The Worst

END CARBOHYDRATE HATE.<p>To help, we talked to experts about the most common crappy health tips you probably believe. Some just won't get you anywhere, and some are actually TERRIBLE for your health — either way, here's all the advice <i>not</i> to take, and what to do instead.

Wellness