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Scientists Discover Biophotons In The Brain That Could Hint Our Consciousness is Directly Linked to Light

Scientists found that neurons in mammalian brains were capable of producing photons of light, or “Biophotons”!<p>The photons, strangely enough, appear …

Consciousness

This Is a Good Introduction to How to Use Layer Masks in Photoshop: 7 Tips & Tricks

Layer masks are another feature of Photoshop that can be intimidating to beginners. But in this tutorial from Colin Smith at photoshopCAFE, he shows …

Tutorials

What Is Spacetime?

Physicists believe that at the tiniest scales, space emerges from quanta. What might these building blocks look like?

Quantum Mechanics

The Results of a 100,000-Person Quantum Experiment Seem To Violate Einstein’s Theory of Local Realism

The largest participatory experiment in quantum physics is helping physicists better understand the nature of reality by eliminating free will from the equation.<p>When you close your eyes, you don’t assume that the world is no longer there simply because you can’t see it. Similarly, everything we …

Quantum Physics

What Is Spacetime?

INNOVATIONS IN<p>Physicists believe that at the tiniest scales, space emerges from quanta. What might these building blocks look like?<p>George …

Quantum Mechanics

New proof reveals fundamental limits of scientific knowledge

A new proof by SFI Professor David Wolpert sends a humbling message to would-be super intelligences: you can't know everything all the time.

Quantum Mechanics

Philip Ball’s Beyond Weird is a whirlwind tour of the strangeness of quantum physics

Quantum physics is less about particles and waves, uncertainty and fuzziness, than information: about what can be known and how.<p>“If I could tell you …

Quantum Mechanics

Quantum mechanics could save the blockchain from quantum computers

One of the biggest concerns of blockchain developers, is what happens when quantum computers become a viable alternative to modern computers? In …

Quantum Blockchains Could Act Like Time Machines

Quantum blockchain systems could resist hacks by quantum computers Image: iStockphotoA newly proposed "quantum blockchain" could lead to blockchain …

Quantum Mechanics

Sarajevo city guide: Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s capital

This once war-torn city suffered the longest siege in modern history in the early Nineties, lasting nearly four years.<p>Today, though, there’s much …

We Now Have an Equation That Explains How The Hell Quantum Chaos Behaves

Even chaos can be predicted.<p>While physicists have managed to wrap their minds around chaos theory in the macroscopic world, chaos also has its way at …

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

Hummus isn't meant to be a dip

Maybe you’ve had this sandwich: A thick layer of garlicky chickpeas, smooshed to the consistency of mashed potatoes cemented cucumbers, sprouts, tomatoes and havarti cheese between two slices of wheaty, seedy bread, avocado optional. When I was in college in the 1990s it was my lunchtime go-to. The …

Food

The Army Wants to Use a Theoretical Particle To Make an Unhackable Quantum Computer

A telltale signature of the theoretical particle was discovered last year. Now the Army wants to use it to build a quantum computer.<p>Last July, a group of researchers from UC Irvine, UCLA, and Stanford announced they’d found the first strong evidence of the Majorana fermion, an elusive particle …

Simple Quantum Computing in 150 Lines of Python

What does it take to build a quantum computer? Lots of exotic supercooled hardware. However, creating a simulator isn’t nearly as hard and can give …

Quantum Computing

IBM is doing something with quantum computing that’s never been done before

There’s no doubt that one of the most important things happening in the world of tech right now is quantum computing. It’s also one of the least …

11 tips for creating stop motion in Google Slides

Creating stop-motion animation with Google Slides is easy! These tips will help your animations look phenomenal! This post is written by Jake Miller, …

Microsoft inches closer to commercially-viable quantum computing

Microsoft's quest to create a powerful quantum computer comes closer to reality with the help of an elementary particle.<p>Building a slide deck, pitch, …

Are We All Quantum Computers? Scientists Are Conducting Tests to Find Out

It's actually less crazy than it sounds.<p>It's possible that our own human brains are capable of performing advanced quantum computing calculations - …

Reverse engineering consciousness: Is the brain a quantum computer?

The human brain is often described as a powerful computer, a metaphor that leads many experts to fear AI could one day become sentient. But what if developers seeking to create machines that think are barking up the wrong tree?<p>Our minds, according to some, are actually <i>quantum</i> computers. And, if …

Quantum Gambling and the Nature of Reality — NOVA Next | PBS

<i>View the interactive version of this feature here.</i><p>In 1952, John Bell saw the impossible done. Bell was a young physicist working in the particle …

Quantum Mechanics

Quantum speed-up predicted for charging quantum batteries

While batteries have been improving in recent times, at their core today's batteries still operate on the same basic electrochemical principles …

Quantum Mechanics

Can the causal order between events change in quantum mechanics?

Researchers at the University of Vienna and the Austrian Academy of Sciences develop a new theoretical framework to describe how causal structures in …

Quantum Mechanics

The Hottest Restaurants in Philly Right Now, May 2018

Tipsters, readers, friends, and family of Eater always want to know: Where should I eat right now? What are the hottest new places everyone is talking about? While the <b>Eater 38</b> is a resource covering Philly's most essential restaurants, it's not a chronicle of the "it" places of the moment.<p>Enter the</b> …

Texas

18 Essential Burgers in Philadelphia

In the city of cheesesteaks, restaurants all over town are rocking another meaty classic: the hamburger. Juicy, salty, and satisfying — sometimes nothing but a burger will do. And maybe fries. And a milkshake.<p>Here are 18 burgers to try in Philly. While some have been around longer than others, …

Choose the perfect colour palette for your website

While there are many steps in creating a website, branding is one of the most important. Whether you're working for another company or simply …

Graphic Design

Google's New Text-to-Speech AI Is so Good We Bet You Can't Tell It From a Real Human | Inc.com

Can you tell the difference between AI-generated computer speech and a real, live human being? Maybe you've always thought you could. Maybe you're fond of Alexa and Siri but believe you would never confuse either of them with an actual woman.<p>Things are about to get a lot more interesting. Google …

Text-To-Speech

Wave Interference and Beat Frequency

The demo above displays two sine waves, coloured blue and red. The equations of these lines are:<p>\[ y_1 = \sin{(2\pi f_1 t)} \] \[ y_2 = \sin{(2\pi …

How to Brighten Portraits in Photoshop in Just 2 Minutes

There are different techniques you can use in Photoshop to brighten up a dark and dull portrait. This 4-minute tutorial by PHLEARN shows a 2-minute …

The Most Underrated Yet Powerful Tool Photoshop Has Hidden Away

For some reason, Photoshop has decided to bury one of its most powerful tools in a place few photographers would ever look. Here's how to find and …

Tutorials