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The Fermi Paradox: Where the Hell Are the Other Earths?

Everyone feels something when they're in a really good starry place a really good starry place on a really good starry night and they look up and see …

This Is How to Start a Fire With a Bag Full of Water

There are few cartoon tropes as ubiquitous as killing ants with a magnifying glass. But if you don’t have a glass, you can always just use the next …

Kees de Jager, superreus van de Nederlandse sterrenkunde

Prof. dr. Cornelis de Jager – roepnaam Kees, gewoon met een K – is een van de grootste Nederlandse astronomen van de afgelopen eeuw. Op 29 april …

Has lithium-battery genius John Goodenough done it again? Colleagues are skeptical

Researchers have struggled for decades to safely use powerful—but flammable—lithium metal in a battery. Now John Goodenough, the 94-year-old father of the lithium-ion battery, is claiming a novel solution as a blockbuster advance.<p>If it proves out, the invention could allow electric cars to compete …

Clean Energy

A new theory promises to unlock your body’s full potential—and is actually scientifically sound

Today tens of thousands of people are discovering that the environment contains hidden tools for hacking the nervous system. But no matter what they might be able to accomplish, they’re not superhuman—the fortitude they find comes from within the body itself. When they forego a few creature …

Humanity

The Beauty of Laplace’s Equation, Mathematical Key to … Everything

Physics has its own Rosetta Stones. They’re ciphers, used to translate seemingly disparate regimes of the universe. They tie pure math to any branch …

Devastated Father Makes Incredible Discovery While Cleaning Out His Deceased Daughter's Room

On May 28, 2014, 13-year-old Athena Orchard of Leicester, England, died of bone cancer. The disease began as a tumor in her head and eventually …

Siblings

You Can Solve Quantum Mechanics' Classic Particle in a Box Problem With Code

Humans have problems with quantum mechanics. We have excellent intuition about the motion of a tennis ball tossed in the air, but what about an …

Three Things That Predict Happy Relationships

Since the 1970s, psychologists John and Julie Gottman—who happen to be married—have conducted scientific research to help couples build loving …

Watch the Next Generation Atlas Robot Get Bullied By A Mean Human (And Stay On His Feet)

Boston Dynamics has a new video showing off the latest version of Atlas—the badass humanoid robot. And it’s pretty incredible. The most striking …

Can you tell the difference between what's real and what's not in these amazing illusions?

It’s all about the perspective. Well, it’s also a little about how easily our eyes can be tricked. Here’s optical illusion expert BrussPup pulling …

Finally, Research Shows the Best Time to Buy an Airplane Ticket

Everyone seems to have a theory on the best time to purchase airfare to save the most money. Some say it’s right before take-off. Others will swear …

This Bug-Eyed Camera Is a Whole New Take On Capturing Pro Quality Pics

You’ve never seen a camera that looks like this. Its flat black visage is like the face of some terrible spider. It’s called the Light L16, and it …

Mobile Photography

Watch a stone skip a world record 88 times across a lake

One of the two best feelings a kid can have is that immediate king of the world, I’ve got this life thing all figured out of learning how to skip a …

Medewerkster farmaceutische industrie krijgt spirituele ontwaking

Omdat de grote Social Media sites zoals Facebook, Twitter, etc. in toenemende mate censuur toepassen en gebruikers blokkeren schijnbaar zonder reden …

10 Shocking Facts About Society That We Absurdly Accept As Normal

by Joe Martino <br>Collective Evolution<p>When you take a moment and look around at the world, things can appear pretty messed up. Take 5 or 10 minutes and …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." …

Self-improvement

5 natuurlijke remedies tegen tinnitus - Voeding en gezondheid

Door Juglen Zwaan<p>In Alternatieve geneeswijzen<p>41<p>Het zal je verbazen, maar ik krijg dagelijks mailtjes met de vraag of ik iets weet tegen tinnitus. …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

How to Stop Facebook From Using Your Browsing History

Earlier this week, Facebook announced that it was going to start using all of that ever-so-illuminating app and website data it collects to serve us …

Cookies op Trouw

Trouw.nl gebruikt cookies en vergelijkbare technologieën ("cookies") onder andere om u een optimale gebruikerservaring te bieden.<p>Ook kunnen we …

Is The "Paleolithic Diet" Really Better?

Since the beginning of civilization, humans have longed to return to a more primitive, simpler way of life. As soon as we had cities, we told stories …

Made for a Marathon: The Science of Long Distance Running

What drives people to run a marathon? Join Hayley Birch as she tackles 26.2 miles, aided by science.<p>We moved into our flat over a year ago. Not a …

11359 Download de eerste 7 hoofdstukken van ‘Leef Lekker’

Om meer te leren over doelen stellen én bereiken, lees (opnieuw) het boek Leef Lekker: Het Recept voor Succes.<p>Als je dit boek nog niet hebt – je kunt …

Cookies op AD.nl

AD maakt gebruik van cookies<p>We zijn verplicht om je te informeren over en jouw toestemming te vragen voor het gebruik van cookies op onze website.<p>Via …

14-jarige jongen geeft dorp electriciteit met windmolen van afval (video)

Sommige verhalen zijn ontroerend inspirerend. Bijvoorbeeld het verhaal van William Kamkwamba. In Malawi, een land waar niets leek te zijn, zelfs geen …