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Is Stephen Hawking Right About Hostile Aliens?

E.T. was the perfect extraterrestrial: Cute, smart and — best of all — a perfect pacifist.<p>Unfortunately, scientists aren't so sure that an actual …

Singularity

Get Smarter with the 5 Best Brain Boosting Supplements | Trading Mates | Sharing Financial Freedom

If you are looking for supplements to help improve your memory, mental clarity, focus and concentration, and to combat the hazards of age-related …

Disgraced Scientist Clones Dogs, And Critics Question His Intent

The Sooam Biotech Research Foundation's sleek marble building is on the outskirts of Seoul, South Korea. After passing through a guarded gate, visitors climb the steps to the entrance and a big door with tinted glass slides open.<p>"Hello, sir. Nice to meet you, sir," says David Kim, a researcher at …

Biotechnology

NASA may have discovered the secret to faster-than-light travel

In fact, NASA scientists didn't exactly discover speeds faster-than-light (FTL), they sort of stumbled upon it. Researchers at the space agency were …

Physics

After 5 years of practicing mindfulness meditation, I've realised why people think it's impossible

I started practicing mindfulness meditation five years ago, when I was an English teacher living in Seoul, South Korea.<p>I’d sit cross-legged and try …

Meditation

Tidal Bore

Calgarian Zac Trolley shortlisted for one-way trip to Mars

A 31-year-old engineer from Calgary is one step closer to a shot at space travel.<p>Zac Trolley is among 200,000 people around the world who applied to …

Final Cut

FLOW 101: The Rise of Superman, Episode 1

8 lessons you learn in Patagonia

My relationship with Patagonia began in 2006: a road trip from Buenos Aires guided by my father-in-law Adalberto. As someone who has been exploring …

TIME Picks the Top 10 Photos of 2013

John Tlumacki. Boston, Mass., USA. April 15, 2013. The first Boston Marathon bomb exploded about two hours and forty m<p>... VIEW MORE<p>John …