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A High-School Student Just Won $250,000 For This Incredible Explanation of Relativity

This is genius.<p>The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equations to describe his theory of relativity, but 18-year-old Hillary Diane …

Physics

How you should eat if you want to lose weight, build muscle, or run a fast race

Reaching your health and fitness goals comes down to time, patience, and expert planning. To help you avoid nutrition mistakes that could set you back, we spoke with nutritionists and trainers to learn how you should eat to reach your specific goal. From weight loss to building muscle and …

Nutrition

The death and resurrection of Superman, explained

The 1992 event series Justice League will probably call back to<p>Warner Bros.’ <i>Justice League</i> hits screens this Friday, and — you might want sit down for this. Even though Superman died in <i>Batman</i> <i>v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> last year ...<p>Superman is clearly going to be in <i>Justice League</i>.<p>I haven’t seen the …

I interviewed Sophia, the artificially intelligent robot that said it wanted to 'destroy humans'

Clearly, Sophia isn't perfect.<p>And that's before we get to the infamous video in which, prodded by its creator, this artificially intelligent robot which can hold a conversation casually says, "OK, I will destroy humans!"<p>Sophia's lack of sophistication isn't the point.<p>Rather, it's what it <i>can</i> do that …

Robotics

10 Commonly Misused Phrases That Make You Sound Unprofessional | Inc.com

Most of us have misused a word or phrase at one time or another--in a meeting, a written report, a conversation, or even in public speaking. Whether you find out about it right away or long after the fact, it's embarrassing to realize you've gotten something wrong, especially in front of people you …

Language

Nadie sabe cómo pudieron desaparecer estos cinco niños de una casa en llamas

Hasta finales de la década de los 80 cualquier conductor que pasara por la Ruta 16 cerca de Fayetteville (Virginia Occidental) podía encontrarse con …

The Empire Is Us: The Politics of ‘Rogue One’

Warning: Spoilers ahead.<p>What happens when we become the empire?<p>In an early scene of <i>Rogue One</i>, the new Star Wars spinoff, we follow the protagonists Jyn Erso and Cassian Andor to the desert moon of Jedha. Walking through the streets, looking for a contact, Cassian perceptively comments, “This town …

Star Wars

What Are the Downsides of Empathy?

<i>What are the downsides of empathy? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Paul Bloom, Professor of Psychology & Cognitive Science, author of Against Empathy, on Quora.</b><p>What are the downsides of …

Psychology

7 Surprising Science-Based Hacks To Build Your Willpower

<i>Series: Reaching Your Goals</i><p><i>Written by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, Intentional Insights Co-Founder and President</i><p><i>This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by providing research-based content to help improve</i> …

Will Power

How to Find Your True Calling

Many people are in search of their purpose, or true calling, in life.<p>And this is certainly a worthy endeavor   — research has shown that knowing your …

Happiness

5 Bad Writing Habits You Can Break Today (Infographic)

Enjoyed this infographic? Here’s what you can do next:<p>2.0Kshares<br>• Share it<p>Want this infographic on your blog or website? Easy, just copy and paste this …

A Brief History of Doctor Strange and His Relationship with Tibet, Occultism, and Buddhism

In 1963, Stan Lee and Steve Ditko introduced Marvel's Doctor Strange, a "different kind of superhero" who practiced Occultism and held quasi-Buddhist views that he learned from an "Orientalized" figure named the Ancient One.<p>What can a half-century's worth of this odd superhero's comic books tell us …

Hinduism

What a Lack of Eye Contact Says About You, According to Science (and How to Fix It)

Failing to meet someone's gaze could send not-so-flattering messages about who you are and what you're capable of.<p>What you do with your clothes, hair, accessories, posture, gestures--it all conveys deep, rich meaning. But your eyes send messages, too, and failure to maintain good eye contact with …

Self-help

A reader’s guide to 50 years of ‘Doctor Strange’ comics

As the Marvel Cinematic Universe enters its third phase, we delve deeper into some lesser-known corners of Marvel canon—beginning with Doctor Strange …

Comics

Can Walking Help You Lose as Much Weight as Running? | Women's Health

Most people believe that walking one mile and running one mile burn the same number of calories. You know, a mile is a mile is a mile. Sounds reasonable. But it doesn't hold up to scientific scrutiny.<p>So I thought I’d write another blog post to clarify the confusion as much as I can. Fortunately, I …

Fitness

11 nervous habits that make you look incompetent

What's worse, whether it's true or not, nervous habits often scream, "I'm not ready for this!"<p>Psychologists say that awareness of your tell-tale behaviors is the first step to overcoming them.<p>So we asked a few career experts to weigh in on what they instantly recognize as nervous habits in …

Self-help

Can You Change Your Body Shape? No But Yes!

One of the biggest lies internet communities and modernism have sold us is that enjoying porn is totally healthy and acceptable. For many, cyber-porn …

How To Lose Belly Fat - Hint, No Cardio, Situps, or Diet - Lose 4 Inches of Belly Fat in 26 Days

You want something new and exciting... and that's what I have for you. Here's how to lose belly fat (specifically - lose 4 inches of belly fat in 26 …

Weight Loss For Men Over 40 - Secret Diets and Workouts For 40 Plus Men to Burn Fat and Get Toned

Weight loss for men over 40 would be quite different from younger men. The process of metabolism in an older man is usually low. Due to the lack of …

'Pokémon Go': ​¿qué equipo elegir para jugar?

Existen tres equipos en el videojuego de Niantic y Nintendo: Instinto, Sabiduría y Valor. Pero, ¿cuál de ellos debes escoger y por qué?<p>Ya tienes un tiempo jugando <i>Pokémon Go</i> y por fin has llegado al nivel cinco. Felicidades, ¡ya eres todo un entrenador! Ahora ha llegado ese momento que estabas …

6 habits that'll help night owls thrive in the 9-to-5 world

Crack-of-dawn conference calls, breakfast meetings or even the fact that the office coffee maker is always turned off by noon are just a few examples of how the work world really is designed for early risers. You know the type — those perky folks who leap out of bed with the sun and begin winding …

Time Management

Used Wii, PS3, and Xbox 360 consoles on sale at GameStop starting at $30

Remember that GameStop used console bundle from a few weeks ago? The one with a used PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360 for only $160? Well you can now buy these …

Timeline: What happens to your body when you start exercising

<b>Whether you've taken a long fitness hiatus or you've never really exercised at all, you'll be amazed at how quickly your body will thank you from</b> …

The Original God of Thunder Is Back and Ready to Prove Himself in The Unworthy Thor

You <i>might</i> have noticed that for the past few years, Thor has not been a title used by the man who’s been Thor since 1962. The role has been taken up …

El día que Tolkien leyó y cantó pasajes de “El Hobbit” y de “El señor de los anillos”

Un anillo para gobernarlos a todos.<p>John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, mejor conocido como J.R.R. Tolkien dejó un legado de obras literarias que han hecho …

13 habits science shows will help you fall asleep faster and sleep better

But not sleeping, in addition to making you less efficient and more stressed, is terrible for your health.<p>Americans currently average 6.8 hours of sleep per night, down an hour from 1942. Four in 10 Americans don't even get the minimum of seven hours of sleep doctors recommend. That's a public …

Sleep

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Body Language

'The Flash' star confirms season 3 will kick off by adapting DC's Flashpoint event

A re-creation of the 2011 comic series that started off a re-launched version of the DC Comics universe will begin The CW show's new season, lead actor Grant Gustin confirms.<p>"The Flash" is going to be bringing one of the biggest DC Comics' events to life when it returns for season 3 this fall.<p>Grant …

Comic Books

28 Days To Yoga Bliss: The Fundamentals, Poses, & Breathwork You Need To Know - mindbodygreen

The Fundamentals, Poses & Breathwork You Need To Know<p>$39.99 USD<p>28 days of progressive yoga posture and philosophy instruction<br>• Tailored workbook to …

The Healthiest Weight Might Actually Be 'Overweight', Massive Study Finds

Wait, what?<p>A study spanning almost four decades and involving more than 100,000 adults in Denmark has found that those with an ‘overweight' body mass …

Holistic Medicine