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These Magical Mushroom Supplements Don't Get You High, They Make You Feel Better

Try 'em out and see if you don't transform into an Ayurvedic god-man.<p>If you're skeptical about mushroom supplements, welcome. I used to be one of you. I had seen mushrooms touted for their superfood properties on both Goop and Infowars (my two baseline sources for nutritional information) but found …

Bad News for Kissers: Mono Virus is Actually Linked to 7 Other Diseases

Celibacy's looking pretty great right now.<p>Getting mono is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it means you have someone to kiss, or at least swap …

Oldest human remains outside Africa found in Israeli cave

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A partial jawbone bearing seven teeth unearthed in a cave in Israel represents what scientists are calling the oldest-known Homo sapiens remains outside Africa, showing that our species trekked out of that continent far earlier than previously known.<p>Researchers on Thursday …

Anthropology

Sound Absorbing Acoustic Panels and Superchunk Bass Traps

Achieving the best performance from your audio equipment is not possible until you take the last step to build acoustic treatments into your room: …

Dark Energy Theories Demolished: Neutron Star Collision Wipes Out Scientists' Understanding of Mysterious Force

<i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>There was much excitement when scientists witnessed the violent …

Glowing Crystal Has the Quantum Internet Within Reach

And the key element is already found in fluorescent lights and old TVs.<p>The quantum computer has the potential to revolutionize the 21st century, …

James Webb Space Telescope Will Hunt for Signs of Life in the Solar System

The soon-to-launch James Webb Space Telescope will turn its powerful eye on two of the solar system's top candidates for hosting alien life: the icy …

Music theory primer: understanding notes, intervals, scales and chords

<b>There can be little doubt that understanding how music works can help you to make better music; or, at the very least, make things easier when you’re</b> …

Electric Guitar

Breaking: An Entirely New Type of Quantum Computing Has Been Invented

"It's amazing no one had thought of it before."<p>Australian researchers have designed a new type of qubit - the building block of quantum computers - …

Newly discovered black hole may be the first of its kind ever detected

A Monstrous Marauder<p>Japanese astronomers have found evidence that an intermediate-mass black hole (IMBH) with 100,000 times the mass of our Sun is …

Goodbye petrol – scientists have found a new limitless energy source

A major scientific breakthrough has been made after scientists got one step closer to finding a limitless supply of clean energy.<p>A new way has been …

NASA's Images of the International Space Station Flying in Front of the Solar Eclipse Are Mind Blowing!

Unless you have been living under a rock, you probably know that the recent solar eclipse has had massive media coverage and has had everyone from …

Space

How a recording studio mishap shaped ’80s music

An unapologetic ode to gated reverb drums.<p>There are a handful of clearly recognizable sounds in music that are always pinned to a genre and decade. The surf guitar pioneered by Dick Dale, the wall of sound of Phil Spector, the bass slap of Larry Graham, the boom bap of the golden age of hip hop. …

Cosmic magnifying lens reveals inner jets of black holes

Astronomers using Caltech's Owens Valley Radio Observatory (OVRO) have found evidence for a bizarre lensing system in space, in which a large …

Cosmology

Asteroid Florence found to have 2 moons

3122 Florence passed yesterday, biggest near-Earth object to pass so close in a century. Radar revealed 2 orbiting moons! Plus a chart that’ll help …

NASA Voyager Probes Still Going Strong After 40 Years

Forty years ago, the <i>Voyager 1</i> and <i>2</i> missions began their journey from Earth to become the farthest-reaching missions in history. In the course of …

Space

Incredible photograph of erupting volcano wins National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year 2017

A stunning photograph of an erupting volcano being stuck by a bolt of lightning has scooped the prestigious title of 2017 National Geographic Travel …

Photography

Scientists Just Revealed a Hidden Secret About The Sun's Inner Core

The beginning of new solar physics.<p>The innermost region of the Sun is hidden from our eyes, and it looks like this stealth has enabled the core to …

Hubble catches serial killer galaxy in the act

The Hubble Space Telescope has done it again, capturing an incredibly detailed, macabre view of a dramatic galactic merger. This particular cosmic …

Physicists create first photonic Maxwell's demon

(Phys.org)—Maxwell's demon, a hypothetical being that appears to violate the second law of thermodynamics, has been widely studied since it was first …

Physics

A perfectly-timed photo of the space station and the moon puts human achievements in perspective

The International Space Station is the size of a football field. But a stunning image by Spanish photographer Dani Caxete shows it as a tiny figure dwarfed by the moon—a jaw-dropping reminder of the magnificence of nature, and the persistence of human achievement.<p>The image is on the shortlist for …

Astronomy

Signal may be from first 'exomoon'

<b>A team of astronomers has potentially discovered the first known moon beyond the Solar System.</b><p>If confirmed, the "exomoon" is likely to be about the size and mass of Neptune, and circles a planet the size of Jupiter but with 10 times the mass.<p>The signal was detected by Nasa's Kepler Space Telescope; …

Astronomy

Jupiter is so big it does not actually orbit the sun

But each time I read it to her — sometimes three or more times a day — I furrow my nerdy brow at this line: "Of all the planets that circle the sun, giant Jupiter is the biggest one."<p>The gas giant is indeed the largest planet in the solar system, weighing more than twice the mass of all the other …

The Most Intense Cosmic Explosion Out There Has Been Captured as It Happened

It was pointing right at us.<p>The most powerful kind of cosmic explosions known to science are called gamma-ray bursts – aka 'death from space' – …

I made my own wearable computer with a Raspberry Pi, and it was almost too easy

Ever since I read about the crazy wearable pioneers back in the ‘90s and early 2000s, I've wanted a wearable computer of my own. I had two major requirements, however: it had to be a computer, and I had to be able to wear it.<p>Smartphones, for the most part, have supplanted most people's interest in …

Energy-efficient steel-framed micro-home uses insulated metal panel system

As the professional tiny house building industry evolves, we're seeing an increasing number of builders experimenting with different ways to get …

‘Rogue Planets’ Are Roaming Our Galaxy

And astronomers have found an ingenious way to spot them.<p>We live in an era when it is not unusual for exoplanets—worlds beyond our solar system—to be discovered in batches of hundreds. The vast majority of these planets are exposed to astronomers by their host stars, either when the planets transit …

The Right Way to Clean Your Guitar

Giving your guitar a deep clean is beneficial on many levels. On the surface, it does the obvious by maintaining your instrument, removing damaging …

Guitar

The Sunny F/16 Rule - Digital Photo Magazine

What’s the correct exposure on a normal sunny day? There’s a formula to answer that, don’t you know? The correct answer is a shutter speed of 1/ISO …

How to Clean Your Camera's Sensor

One of the critical things for your camera is to keep the sensor clean. Dust floats around almost everywhere; Once it gets inside your camera it can …