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Evidence Found for a New Fundamental Particle

An experiment at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory near Chicago has detected far more electron neutrinos than predicted — a possible …

Physics

Ten Signs You've Got What It Takes To Be Successful

I learned a lot of useful stuff in school but I learned a lot of nonsense, too. I was taught to defer to adults, no matter what — terrible advice! I was taught to be quiet when somebody older and presumably smarter than me was talking.<p>I was taught to work hard at tasks that other people assigned …

Self-improvement

12 Things Successful People Do On Friday Afternoons

How you end your workweek will not only have a huge impact on how productive you are the following week, but also may determine how relaxed you are …

Traditional Marriage: A Cure For Rape Culture?

October 26, 2017 by Melinda Selmys<p>There’s been a lot of talk over the last week or so about the ethics of consent, and there’s a common refrain that …

A Message to Berlin

photos: Jan RückertMy dearest Berlin,you are loud, moody and exhausting. A city driven by hectic energy.But you are also calm. This is why we come …

Berlin

Bitcoin surges as miners avert split for now

Bitcoin prices surged this week as an overwhelming majority of miners, the computer operators who maintain its network, backed a software upgrade …

Bitcoin

Trump's big plan for a tiny EPA is already dead

Olivier Douliery/CNP via ZUMA<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>President Trump is having a tough time getting what <b></b>he …

These preventive measures might help delay dementia or cognitive decline

<b>(Shutterstock/DedMityay)</b><p>A combination of dieting and exercise right now can help you in the future<p>Judith Graham<p>July 22, 2017 7:29pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Kaiser Health News.<p>In a landmark report, scientists have endorsed three strategies for preventing dementia and cognitive …

You can now explore the International Space Station with Google Maps Street View

Not content with giving us eye-level views of millions of miles of roads, Google Maps has now entering the stratosphere. In a blog post published yesterday, Google announced that you can now explore the International Space Station (ISS) with Street View.<p>Of course, Google did not send its 360-degree …

Space

Tony Robbins shares a 2-step strategy for feeling more in control of your life

Each year Tony Robbins, best-selling author and speaker, takes on seven high-profile clients, which include tennis champion Serena Williams and …

Is “Screen Time” Dangerous for Children?

A child psychologist—and grandmother—says such fears are overblown.<p>I was in the garden with Augie, my four-year-old grandson, watching the bees in the lavender. “Bees make honey,” I said, transmitting the wisdom of the ages in good grandmotherly fashion. After a pause, Augie replied, “How do they …

Patient uses fat stem cells to repair his wrist

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bill Marlette was a long way from home, but he was willing to take the risk, as there were really no other options.<p>He was tired of the daily pain that made even shaking someone's hand almost unbearable.<p>Marlette lost his arm in an accident when he was a teenager, but as an active kid, he …

Stem Cells

Astronomers to Peer Into a Black Hole for 1st Time with Event Horizon Telescope

<i>This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

Black Holes

A Giant Neuron Has Been Found Wrapped Around The Entire Circumference of The Brain

This could be where consciousness forms.<p>For the first time, scientists have detected a giant neuron wrapped around the entire circumference of a …

Want to Be Genuinely Likable and Charismatic? Do Any One of These 12 Things

Each is simple...but not always easy. Which is exactly how it should be.<p>Who do you want to work with? The people you like. Who are you more willing to help? The people you like. Who are you more likely to go out of your way to mentor, encourage, and support? The people you like. And on a strictly …

Why We Love to Anthropomorphize Physics - Facts So Romantic

Family Physics” may be the best episode of Public Radio’s long running show, <i>This American Life</i>. Its premise was simple. Import key concepts from the …

Light-based neural network could lead to super-fast AI

It's one thing to create computers that behave like brains, but it's something else to make them perform as well as brains. Conventional circuitry can only operate so quickly as part of a neural network, even if it's sometimes much more powerful than standard computers. However, Princeton …

Artificial Intelligence

White prosperity over racial equality: It’s (still) the American way

<b>(Reuters/Jonathan Ernst/Wikimedia)</b><p>Donald Trump’s victory feels like an earthquake, but its roots run deep in America’s history and priorities<p>Darren F. Speece<p>November 25, 2016 1:00pm (UTC)<p>On November 8, 2016, individual voters confronted the imperfect legacy of the Founding Fathers. In this …

Barack Obama: I'll push back on Donald Trump if needed to defend US ideals

President Barack Obama will speak up against Donald Trump's presidency when America's "ideals" are at stake but will not insert himself into political battles, he said, in the clearest statement yet on how he will carry himself after leaving office.<p>Mr Obama was among Mr Trump's sharpest critics …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Get Them on LinkedIn (Seriously)

They don't even need to create an account to get started--but it could pay off big time down the road.<p>If you're a parent, you want your kids to be successful, and chances are are you wonder (or worry) what they're doing online. Maybe you aren't sure you even know all the social media platforms they …

This is what happens to your body when you stop exercising

There comes a point in almost every fitness lover's life when they consider throwing in the towel after a workout—both figuratively and literally. Blame it on your looming work deadlines, or the stubborn needle on the scale, or even just plain old boredom.<p>That’s normal. But here’s why you shouldn’t …

This new equation promises to unify physics theories with the help of wormholes

As far as famous equations go, none are more known than <b>Einstein’s</b> <b>E=mc2</b><b>.</b> This insight by Einstein that relates mass and energy has been linked to the …

Here's why you shouldn’t want to always be happy

Since then, thousands of studies and hundreds of books have been published with the goal of increasing well-being and helping people lead more satisfying lives.<p>So why aren't we happier? Why have self-reported measures of happiness stayed stagnant for over 40 years?<p>Perversely, such efforts to …

Happiness

This lawmaker just became the first Republican congressman to announce he's voting for Hillary Clinton

How to Edit Corporate Headshots in Lightroom

A step by step tutorial of how to edit corporate headshots in Lightroom. How to flatter your clients, but still keep it looking natural.

The skills you should learn if you want to be happy, according to research

"All of the work that we and other colleagues [have done] leads us to this inevitable conclusion ...well-being is fundamentally no different than learning to play the cello," Richard Davidson, founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin and author of "The Emotional Life …

Happiness

Neuroscientists say multitasking literally drains the energy reserves of your brain

Does your morning routine consist of checking emails, browsing Facebook, downing coffee, heading to the train while Googling one last idea, checking notifications, more coffee, and going through your work email? The myriad activities crammed into your morning, and the constant switching between …

Time Management

49 ways to celebrate the most perfect (math) day of the year

You may know today, June 28, as Tau Day, a celebration of the number 2π, which some people believe to be the superior circle constant. I prefer to …

Mathematics