Michael Bryson Hillis Mowery

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Love, quantum physics and 'entanglement'

Love. Quantum physics. Completely unrelated, and yet strangely parallel.<p>For one thing, they're both mysterious — we don’t really understand how either one of them works. But they share something else — what scientists call "entanglement."<p>People get entangled with each other when they fall in love, …

6 New Ways to Turn On Muscle Growth

Effective Lifting Methods You've Never Tried<p>Exercises vs. Methods<p>Newbies only think about exercises. Advanced lifters think more about methods, …

The Quantum Thermodynamics Revolution

As physicists extend the 19th-century laws of thermodynamics to the quantum realm, they’re rewriting the relationships among energy, entropy and …

The Weirdness of String Theory

Quantum mechanics is a difficult subject to get your head around and the more you think you know about it, the more you discover you don’t look much …

Human Emotion Physically Re-Shapes Reality. New Research

Three different studies, done by different teams of scientists proved something really extraordinary. But when a new research connected these 3 …

Genetics

Jianbing Is a Delightful Savory Crepe Filled with Flavor

All the crunchy, saucy wraps, please.<p>Keep an eye out for <i>jianbing</i> (pronounced gin-bing), the savory Chinese crepe popping up more and more stateside. The soft mung bean wrapper, typically layered with eggs, cilantro, scallions, tangy bean paste, and a crispy wonton cracker, is a popular breakfast in …

Food & Dining

Does Dark Matter Exist, Or Is Gravity Wrong? The Answer Lies Billions Of Years In The Past

When we look out at the luminous matter in the Universe — stars, galaxies, clusters of galaxies and the hot gas in and between them — it tells a couple of different stories. One is the story of how normal matter (based on atomic nuclei and electrons) comes together to emit, absorb and otherwise …

Dark Matter

Proof of God: The Cosmological Proof (3)

There Are No Stupid Questions<p>While Hume has me in a philosophical bent, let me ask a question of my own. Can you prove to me that the universe exists?<p>…

Physics

Think you’re fit? Scientists just figured out how to become even fitter.

We all try to do what we can to stay as fit as possible—hit the gym four or five times a week, pick up a yoga class or two, visit a CrossFit box …

Exercise

Osho Reveals the Most Simple Strategy to Settle a Busy Mind and Live in the Present Moment

Modern day life can be tough. There are exams to ace, bills to pay, diapers to change, and annoying co-workers to contend with. And unfortunately, we …

Meditation

Do Dark Matter And Dark Energy Affect Ordinary Atoms?

A colleague in the Psychology department emailed me a week or so ago asking this question, but I got distracted by other stuff and forgot to reply. He reminded me of it yesterday, and while I answered him in person, it’s a question worth a penitent blog post. Thus, this.<p>So, the question at hand is …

Physics

Scientists bring ‘nonsensical’ quantum physics into the real world for the first time

In the <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> world of the atomically small, things can be in two places at once, merely looking at a particle can alter a twin on the …

Think Outside the Box: 16 Macaroni and Cheese Recipes

While I'll always have a special place in my heart for Kraft mac and cheese, I'm more likely to make it from scratch these days—homemade stovetop mac is almost as easy as the boxed stuff, anyway, and way tastier. I'm perfectly happy with plain mac and cheese, but we've got variations packed with …

A Beginners Guide to Clean Eating: 22 Recipes to Get You Started

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>When it comes to healthy eating, nothing can really top …

WATCH: What Happens When a Bullet Hits an 'Unbreakable' Prince Rupert's Drop

One of science's weirdest enigmas just got freakier.<p>For those of you who aren't familiar with the Prince Rupert's drop, this weird, scientific enigma …

British Columbia

Photographer captures images of uncontacted Amazon tribe

Brazilian Ricardo Stuckert accidentally stumbled on to the tribe after his helicopter was diverted<p>A photographer has captured images of an uncontacted Amazonian tribe after his helicopter flight took a detour to avoid a rainstorm and happened to fly over their longhouse.<p>“I took the camera and …

Rio De Janeiro

Yama: the five vows of the seeker

<b>S</b>pirituality is not a path for the faint hearted. Swami Vivekananda has said, “I need lions and not sheep.” Have you wondered why the great Master has spoken so? It is because every single moment we are working on our self. Every moment of our existence we are refining our lifestyle to ensure the …

Get Involved in The World's Biggest Quantum Physics Experiment Happening Right Now

Play games for physics.<p>What could be the world's largest quantum physics experiment is happening today, 30 November 2016, and researchers need people …

18 Stuffed Cookie Recipes That’ll Up Your Baking Game

No matter what season it is, what diet you have or what mood you’re in, cookies are pretty much <i>everything</i>. You can have breakfast cookies in the morning, shortbread cookies for afternoon tea and skillet cookies for those nights when you need the comfort of a whole lot of sugar. We can all agree …

Father Brings His Kid's Drawings to "Life"

View Gallery<p>We've seen things like this before, but never done so literally...<p>Follow 6-year old Dom on Instagram.<p>Carl Krull on His Latest Series and …

Scientists find Luca, a single-cell, bacterium-like organism that is the common ancestor of all life on Earth

Scientists might have found the common ancestor that unites all life on Earth – and it’s called Luca.<p>Our ultimate relative was a single-cell, …

Bill Nye on Reconciling Science and Faith, and the Rise of Atheism

<b>Chris Slade:</b> Hi Bill. My name is Chris Slade and one of my goals in life is to help bridge the gap between science and the modern Christian. What is …

Science

A counterintuitive way to be happier on a daily basis will be the most fun life hack you try all year

Yes, humor can improve your life. Not too surprising, you say?<p>Here's the problem: you treat humor like a nice thing that happens, oh, whenever.<p>But scientific research is showing giggles, guffaws and jokes are far too important to be left to chance.<p>We're gonna learn the best ways to use humor to …

How to cook the perfect onion rings

The least celebrated of the classic fast food side orders, an optional extra where chips are the mandatory pairing, onion rings rarely get the love they deserve. This may be because they are so often done badly, with greasy, flabby batter that releases its filling in one soggy chunk, or it may be …

Onions

Earth - The quantum origin of time

Science has a habit of asking stupid questions. Stupid, that is, by the standards of common sense. But time and time again we have found that common sense is a poor guide to what really goes on in the world.<p>So if your response to the question "Why does time always go forwards, not backwards?" is …

Quantum Mechanics

Science reveals 8 plants that will purify your home

In the late 1970s, buildings were designed to reduce energy bills by increasing insulation and reducing airflow. However, these changes came at a much greater cost.<p>These poorly ventilated office spaces were full of chemicals that caused health problems including itchy eyes, headaches, coughing and …

Premiere: Baby Blood - 'Gender Science'

<b>Baby Blood</b> is part of Denmark's blossoming creative scene, an artist who wants to open things up, not close them down.<p>A multi-disciplined artist, …

We may soon finally know what a black hole actually looks like

<b>(CNN) —</b> Despite what Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" and fancy NASA visualizations may have led you to believe, we've never actually seen a black hole.<p>We know they're there. There's one at the center of our Milky Way galaxy, Sagittarius A*, for that matter.<p>But while Sagittarius A* is around 24 …

Universe

16 Out-of-the-Ordinary Sangria Recipes for EVERY Pool Party

Summertime calls for all things sangria (even sangria popsicles), but it’s easy to grow tired of making the same old recipes over and over again. Maybe you’ve tried a few wine slushie recipes to switch things up a bit, but at the end of the day, you’re really wanting to up your sangria game. We’ve …

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what we perceive …

Consciousness