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Scientist announces a laser so powerful it can tear empty space

Shanghai scientist Ruxin Li has already built the world’s most powerful lasers, and he plans a new one that can rip matter from empty space.<br>Read More

Shanghai

Groundbreaking new studies suggest the presence of a fourth dimension

We live in a three-dimensional reality. Because of that, it’s pretty hard to imagine what a four-dimensional reality might be like, but that isn’t …

Physics

Scientists are rethinking the very nature of space and time

by Kristin Houser January 6, 2018 Hard Science 41547<p>The Nature of Space and Time<p>A pair of researchers have uncovered a potential bridge between …

How Would The Universe Change If We Grew An Extra Dimension?

Imagine, if you can, the ability to move in an extra direction: one beyond up-and-down, north-and-south, or east-and-west. That there’s an independent direction beyond our conventional notions of x, y, and z-axes. And let’s make it more interesting for you: imagine that you’re the only one in the …

Physics

Midcentury-inspired California home is an indoor-outdoor dream

Designed by Klopf Architecture<p>Klopf Architecture, the San Francisco firm known for its midcentury modern-inspired residences and renovations of Eichler homes, has designed a bright and airy ranch-style home in Orangeville, a community in Sacramento, California.<p>Taking cues from midcentury design, …

Breathing's Link to Calmness and Stress, Revealed

We take it for granted that breathing and feelings go hand in hand: Deep breaths make us calm, and short, shallow ones signal a sense of panic. This …

Humans evolved to process stories better than logic

1. It is in our nature to need stories. We arrive “biologically prepared” for them. They were evolutionarily crucial. We feel and think in …

Google Classroom now available for personal Google accounts

Google Classroom is a fantastic tool for collaboration in schools, but the requirement to use G Suite for Education was a barrier of entry for some …

4 brain exercises elite athletes use to build mental strength

As many viewers declared the game over, Brady led the Patriots in one of the best come-from-behind victories of all time.<p>So what's the secret to Brady's success? Although he undoubtedly puts in countless hours of practice on the field, he also reports doing brain exercises to sharpen his …

Lebron James

How to activate your brain's ability to learn

A new study looks at the power of practicing well beyond mastery.<p>In music, you have scales. In Jiu Jitsu, it’s drilling. Most of us just call it practice. Whatever you label it, many believe that greatness, heck even mere competency, requires training a skill well past proficiency. It's continuing …

The Brain

Explore the Story of Evolution in VR with a Friend

<b>Or maybe even a stranger.</b><i>“Life of Us. The story of our lives. Together.”</i>Imagine going into a world where you meet a stranger in the form of protozoa …

Virtual Reality

Reality Is Not What We Can See

Some physicists, mind you, not many of them, are physicist-poets.<p>They see the world or, more adequately, physical reality, as a lyrical narrative written in some hidden code that the human mind can decipher.<p>Carlo Rovelli, the Italian physicist and author, is one of them. Following his best-seller</i> …

Beyond Hinduism, Yoga also has roots in Buddhist, Jain, and Sufi traditions

Yoga is not a culturally homogenous, all-Hindu, Vedic tradition, as is often portrayed by revivalist demagogues and those who have set up a raucous campaign to reclaim its roots. It is, in fact, a liberal, eclectic tradition that absorbed freely from Buddhist, Jain, and even Sufi ascetic</i> …

Yoga

The 4 Main Characters As Literary Devices

One of the easiest ways to tell if you have a story idea rather than a plot is by looking at the characters you include in your story.<br>Beginner …

Writing

iOS 10 GUI (iPhone 7) PSD/Sketch

If you’ve enjoyed this, please don’t forget to share with fellow designers!<p>Designed to make it easy to design, build and test your new app in the …

IPhone 7

Microsoft Reveals Hololens Sales Are In The Thousands

<b>The software company admits to selling only ‘thousands’ of their advanced AR headset, but claims that’s all they need.</b>It’s no secret that the …

Augmented Reality

Simple & Effective Speaking Rubric For Class Presentations

Talented student teacher Kevin Inlay created this simple and effective speaking rubric that we used with class presentations in our ELL World History …

How to Have a Brain Like Buddha's, According to Neuroscience

To many people who don’t believe in any religion, Buddhism is generally seen as a “good” kind of religion. It doesn’t start wars and has powerful …

How we’re using Component Based Design

Component Based Design is often talked about in context of large, complex projects. In this post we’re making the case that it can also be very …

The Strong Force Is What's Holding the Entire Universe Together

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

COM 210 Media Storytelling I, Spring 2017: Syllabus

• ***REVISED OFFICE HOURS: FF3.2.050<br>• SUNDAY 10:00 am- NOON (12:00)<br>• MONDAY 12:00-2:00 pm<br>• TUESDAY 11:00–1:00<p><b>WEEK 16:</b><p><b>Instructions for ZUMEFF article:</b><p>You are …

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week

Each week, I publish a post containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here.<p>Here are …

3 Hidden Gems of Board Gaming You Should Be Playing

Every year, there are tons of great games that make a tremendous splash in the board game community. Last year we saw huge hits like <i>Scythe</i> and</i> …

The End Of User-Friendly Design

As emotive, verbal AI colonizes our world, “user-friendly” doesn’t mean what it once did.<p>There’s a new sub-genre of ghost stories out there today–one where the antagonist isn’t quite human. You can find these tales on user forums for many voice assistants: One user reports he and his wife heard …

UI Design - Trello Atlassian Redesign Concept

Trello Atlassian is a UI Design concept project for the redesign of the popular service Trello. It was originally shared by the Netguru Team and it's …