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Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

John Oliver Goes Off On An Epic, Fact-Checked, Mic-Dropping Rant For 13 Minutes That You Need To See

Ok folks. This is your moment. Go to the FCC website. And say something. NICELY.<p>And then, in the spirit of freedom and dingos, you could share this. …

How Would Humans Know If They Lived in a Multiverse?

Some theories in physics give rise to the idea of multiple universes, where nearly identical versions of the known universe exist. But if such a …

Dark Matter

Choose DIY to Save Big on Solar Panels for Your Home!

Have you been thinking about installing solar panels for your home, but been discouraged because the cost is too high? Here in Montana, my family and …

Mike Judge thinks we're doomed

The creator of 'Beavis and Butt-Head' takes on the tech world<p>Mike Judge has been taking shots at pop culture — and making people laugh in the process — ever since <i>Beavis and Butt-head</i> took MTV by storm. From <i>Office Space</i> to <i>King of the Hill</i>, the writer–director's satirical gaze has spared almost no …

The Woman Who Thinks She Can Will Herself Out of Her Body

"Hold on just a second," you're thinking to yourself (I am not a psychic but I occasionally play one in blog posts). "Didn't I already read this article on Popular Science?"<p>No, friend: you read an article written by Douglas Main titled "The Woman Who Can Will Herself Out Of Her Body," which differs …

Get Charged Up for the Gigafactory

An HDMI Mod For The Nintendo 64? That's A Good Start.

The more television technology advances, the harder it is to keep our classic consoles hooked up. Modder Marshall over at <i>Retroactive</i> is working on a …

Retrogaming

Majora's Mask "Time's End" Music Beautifully Reimagined by Rozen

It's unsurprising that The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask is treasured by many Nintendo gamers, with the calls for a remake persisting on a yearly …

BAC Mono | Jeremy's Face Vs G Force | Top Gear | Series 20 | BBC

How I Transformed Sewage Into Fresh Water [Video]

A little DIY distilling<p>Say the apocalypse happens tomorrow. The good news: You survive! No more credit card debt or miserable commutes. The bad news? Infrastructure has collapsed and there’s no clean drinking water. Most people can’t last a few days without it, so what we need is a reliable way to …

Laser Fusion -- Is It Back to the Future Yet?