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Holographic image of a black hole proposed in a graphene flake

Physicists have theoretically shown that, by applying a magnetic field to a small, irregularly shaped graphene flake, the flake becomes a quantum …

Black Holes

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

Tai Chi

How to Be Resilient and Strong

Strength is rooted in resilience, which indicates the capacity to recover from difficulties. The metaphor is the stretching of a rubber band – if ‘healthy,’ it naturally and quickly resumes its initial shape after being strained. While recovery times are as unique as the individual, you were …

Self-help

'Hindrance Became The Power': Passion Pit's Angelakos On Music And Mental Health

Michael Angelakos founded the musical project Passion Pit as a college student in his dorm room at Emerson College. A decade and four albums later, Angelakos is more than just a musician: He has become an advocate for mental health, too.<p>In February, Angelakos founded the Wishart Group, which aims …

Mental Health

The F Pattern: Understanding How Users Scan Content

July 24, 2017Reading online is a little different than the way you read textbooks high school and college. Today, when people find content on the web …

High School

Best Free Drum Kits For Hip Hop Production, 808 Drum Samples, Metro Boomin Drums & More Drum Kits [Download Now]

Hip Hop Drum Kit Samples<p>Professional or not, everyone loves free stuff. And when free stuff comes with a quality construction, that`s one of the …

Music Production

Earth Prepares To Snap First-Ever Image Of A Black Hole's Event Horizon

Perhaps gravity’s oddest prediction is the existence of black holes: regions of space where gravity is so strong that nothing, not even light, can escape.<p>Only through gravitational effects, such as by influencing stars, have they ever been seen.<p>X-ray signatures can locate and be used to weigh black …

A Bizarre Physics Law Is Making Superfluid Helium Behave Like an Actual Black Hole

"It points to a deeper understanding of reality."<p>Of all the laws of physics, this is arguably one of the strangest - scientists have discovered that …

A volcanic eruption in 1815 proved even small changes in climate have disastrous global results

This is not the first time in recent history that humanity has had to deal with a dramatic shift in the climate. To get a glimpse of the political and economic effects climate change might bring, we don’t need climate-modeling systems to look to the future—we need to go back 200 years in the …

Climate Change

This Awesome Periodic Table Shows The Origins of Every Atom in Your Body

We are made of starstuff.<p>Here’s something to think about: the average adult human is made up of 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (7 octillion) …

Want to understand how Trump happened? Study quantum physics

The past decade will be remembered as the period when the global underclass revolt snowballed into a movement with political bite. From Occupy Wall Street to Brexit to Donald Trump’s election, these post-financial crisis years have featured many unsynchronized awakenings that are forcing a …

Globalization

This Meditation Exercise Builds Mental Muscle and Cures Procrastination

Imagine always having the strongest mind in the room.<p>That would mean being smart, sure.<p>But more importantly, you’d be grounded and unflappable. No …

Procrastination

[Video] How Machine Learning Amplifies Inequality in Society

This talk took place at the <i>Domino Data Science Pop-up</i> in Austin, TX on April 13, 2016In this talk, <b>Mike Williams</b>, Research Engineer at Fast Forward …

Machine Learning

Designer Creates 13 Perfect Circles to Draw Almost Any Animal

Everyone’s favorite blue bird—the Twitter logo—has a well-kept secret hidden in its design: the iconic character was created using 13 perfect circles that overlap and comprise its graceful curved wings and upward gaze. Inspired by this little-known fact, Toronto-based art director Dorota Pankowska …

"I Didn't Know You Were A Writer"

At 61, I was unemployed. Sooner or later, my severance package would stop arriving in my checking account, and although I've never worried much about money, I began thinking of ways to cut back, something I've never been known for. I tried not to surrender to my bent for the dramatic, but once in a …

Your Dog Doesn't Trust You When You're Angry, Study Finds

"Dude, you need to chill out." - Your dog<p>Though dogs have been hanging out with us humans for at least 16,000 years, we know surprisingly little …

lil yachty is the red-headed rapper creating a new kind of hip-hop sound

Meet the 18-year-old Atlanta native who crafted a banger out of the 'Rugrats' theme and remained on his feet throughout Yeezy’s entire Season 3 presentation.<p>Lil Yachty has his Gmail address listed in his Instagram bio. That fact alone isn't too remarkable, but as admirers can attest, he's actually …

LeBron James broke Kobe's All-Star scoring record, and no one cared | FOX Sports

<b>TORONTO —</b> Remember LeBron James?<p>The two-time champion and four-time MVP who’s played in the last five NBA Finals? The guy who just surpassed Kobe …

Basketball

Kobe passes torch to league's reigning MVP Curry by signing his jersey | FOX Sports

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry is the league’s reigning MVP on the league’s defending champion. He is beloved by millions and doing …

It’s in America’s DNA to Be ‘Divisive’

Let’s face it: There are some things we just can’t face. Life’s too short. Somebody’s too sensitive. And the subject — whatever it is, although lately it’s been <i>whatever</i> — is too third-rail dangerous. Border walls, charter schools, closing Guantánamo, global warming, that Al Jazeera documentary …

Aaron Rodgers

Queen of Moms makes Periodic Table of the Elements Battleship for her kids

The Periodic Table of the Elements isn't exactly light beach reading.<p>Karyn Tripp, a homeschooling mom of four, recently decided that she wanted to …

Natalie Cole: Underappreciated But Never Forgotten

It may be some sort of cosmic sign — or maybe just cruel irony — that only a few nights after a video clip of Aretha Franklin performing a rousing rendition of Carole King's "(You Make Me Feel) Like a Natural Woman" on CBS' <i>The Kennedy Center Honors</i> broadcastwent viral, Aretha's closest artistic …

10 Killer Ab Workouts That Aren't Crunches

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