Noah Pettinari

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Humanity could be waste-free if we lived in a Circular Economy — here's how it would work

Read the full transcript below:<p><b>Teresa Domenech:</b> Wouldn't it be great if we didn't have to really own a car, own a house, or own a phone. What if we just use what we need in the way we need it and then when we no longer need it or when we need something else we just change it easily.<p>Hello, my name …

Sustainability

LGBT workers are protected from workplace discrimination, Texas judge says in 'earth-shattering' new ruling

AUSTIN — For the first time in Texas, a federal judge said LGBT workers should be protected from employment discrimination based on their gender …

LGBTQI

A Slow Cooker Steak Burrito Bowl That's Better than Chipotle

<b>Drain the tomatoes.</b> Drain the tomatoes into a 3 1/2- to 4 1/2-quart slow cooker, pressing to extract as much liquid as possible.<p><b>Make the salsa.</b> …

Cooking

Life on Venus could flourish – tiny but hardy – in the clouds

Extraterrestrial life could be closer than we think, flourishing in the clouds around Venus, though think along the lines of microbes rather than …

Astronomy

Scientists Identify Protein That Could Let Birds See Magnetic Fields

Birds probably know quantum physics better than many humans—it just comes to them innately.<p>To help them navigate long distances across the globe, …

Birds

Millennials destroyed the rules of written English – and created something better

The spelling and grammar rules do not apply on the Millennial Internet™.<p>That's because millennials have created a new rulebook for a variant of …

Language

Omnisexual, gynosexual, demisexual: What’s behind the surge in sexual identities?

In 1976, the French philosopher Michel Foucault made the meticulously researched case that sexuality is a social construct used as a form of control. In the 40 years since, society has been busy constructing sexualities. Alongside the traditional orientations of heterosexual, homosexual, and …

LGBTQI

Anti-LGBTQ+ Hate Crimes Are on the Rise, and Our Government Is to Blame

Until we acknowledge the role Washington plays in LGBTQ+ violence, things aren't going to get better.<p>Last year was the deadliest in recent history …

Gay Men and Their Fathers: Hurt and Healing

Fathers in many families are mysterious, distant, intimidating figures-even more so for boys with homosexual attractions. They are the family …

LGBTQI
Singularity

Federal Judge demands unprecedented 5-hour climate change lesson

San Francisco and Oakland are battling the world's oil giants in federal court for knowingly producing fossil fuels whose emissions have triggered …

Want to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions | Inc.com

Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of our boundaries; and the power of …

Relationships

The Controversial VASIMR Engine Could Get Us to Mars in a Matter of Weeks

There are a lot of hurdles to jump before we send the first human crew to Mars. Fuel for such a long mission adds a lot of weight and expense, and …

Space Travel

Earth’s Magnetic Field Could be Reversing, Dooming Us All

Credit: Pixabay<p>If you think back to your high school lessons, you may recall that every so often, the Earth’s magnetic poles flip. We know this …

Why Mathematics Is a Language

Mathematics is called the language of science. Italian astronomer and physicist Galileo Galilei is attributed with the quote, "<i>Mathematics is the</i> …

Mathematics

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

What Makes the Hardest Equations in Physics So Difficult?

The Navier-Stokes equations describe simple, everyday phenomena, like water flowing from a garden hose, yet they provide a million-dollar …

Physics

These three strategies can help you master any subject

I learned a lot in 2017. I learned about how the European Union works, because Britain decided to leave it. I learned what a social media-obsessed presidency looks like, and the distinctive outlines of a political party that picks power over principle. I learned that a Trump presidency can force a …

Why Is M-Theory the Leading Candidate for Theory of Everything?

The mother of all string theories passes a litmus test that, so far, no other candidate theory of quantum gravity has been able to match.<p>It’s not …

Quantum Mechanics

Physics Discovery Forces Coffee Drinkers to Do a Double Take

What actually happens when you pour cream in your coffee?<p>We take for granted that we know what happens when a raindrop hits a puddle or cream gets …

Physics
Asia
Homemade

The enigmatic archaeal virosphere

Altmetric: 136<p>Citations: 1<p>More detail<p>Review<p>David Prangishvili<p>David Prangishvili is currently a professor at the Institut Pasteur of Paris, France. …

Biology

Archaea and the origin of eukaryotes

Altmetric: 194<p>Citations: 1<p>More detail<p>Review<p>Laura Eme<p>Laura Eme is an evolutionary microbiologist specializing in bioinformatics and molecular …

Biology

We’re closer then ever to understanding how matter interacts on the tiniest scale

It’s been a big few weeks for physics. First, in what is probably the announcement of the year, we managed to see the birth of a black hole in real …

Physics
Physics

Gel-like ice is the lightest form of water ever discovered

The frosty cubes we pull from our freezers are just one of 17 possible types of ice, and an 18th type isn’t far from being made real. A team of …

First quantum signal sent from satellite to Earth

The first entangled pair of photons has been sent from an orbiting satellite to Earth, scientists reported today. It's a step toward sending quantum …

Quantum Computing

Scientists Are About to Perform an Experiment to See if The Human Mind Is Bound by Physics

This could be interesting...<p>Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a "spooky …

Quantum Mechanics