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Get Ready — Quantum Computing Is Finally Here

The hype that has been building around quantum computing, a potentially revolutionary technology that has been a dream of physicists and computer …

Quantum Computing

There Might Be A Universe Inside Every Black Hole

Most experts agree that the universe started as an infinitely hot and dense point called a singularity. Wait a minute. Isn't that what people call …

Theoretical Physics

Newfound Wormhole Allows Information to Escape Black Holes

In 1985, when Carl Sagan was writing the novel <i>Contact</i>, he needed to quickly transport his protagonist Dr. Ellie Arroway from Earth to the star Vega. …

This song is so relaxing, scientists recommend NOT listening while behind the wheel

The next time you need to unwind, there’s one song in particular that’s likely to relax you. Its effect is so strong, in fact, that one doctor …

We tried a food-delivery system that’s about to blow up the healthy-fast-food scene — and it was shockingly good

Lamiaa Bounahmidi may have a solution to your diet woes: a vending machine.<p>Bounahmidi is leading a San Francisco-based startup called leCupboard, which dispenses healthy, personalized, prepared meals out of vending machines. The startup's goal is to get people to think differently about healthy …

Healthy Eating

Most hurricanes that hit the US come from the same exact spot in the world

As Hurricane Irma bears down on the East coast, Floridians may be wondering where all the hurricanes come from, and why they all follow a similar course. In fact, Irma, Harvey, and Jose were all born on the other side of the Atlantic, off the coast of Africa, and the Sahara desert may be to</b> …

Weather

An Eater's Guide to Denver

Gone are the days of Rocky Mountain oysters. But here to stay is Colorado lamb, the Palisade peach, and ever-flowing high-quality beer. From the latest chef-driven concepts to up-and-coming dining neighborhoods: this guide will lead you to the true essence of Denver dining.<p>Welcome to the Land of …

Cannabis

The Basis of the Universe May Not Be Energy or Matter but Information

In this radical view, the universe is a giant supercomputer processing particles as bits. <br>Read More

Quantum Mechanics

Reality Is Nothing But a Hallucination: A Mind-Bending Crash Course on the Neuroscience of Consciousness

If you've been accused of living in "a world of your own," get ready for some validation. As cognitive scientist Anil Seth argues in "Your Brain …

10 Best Dog-Friendly Restaurants With Patios in L.A.

Dogs are beloved in Los Angeles, and more and more restaurants are making efforts to make them and their humans feel welcome at their establishments. …

One Week Until the 2017 Solar Eclipse! Here Are Some Last-Minute Tips

The total solar eclipse is only one week away: Here are some last-minute tips for eclipse viewing and traveling.<p>The total solar eclipse of Aug. 21 …

American Astronomical Society

A Prohibition Era-Themed Burlesque Brunch Is Debuting Downtown

Downtown Los Angeles is set to welcome a new burlesque brunch series promising "interactive characters" and specialty cocktails.<p>Drunken Devil …

Facebook shuts down AI after it invents its own creepy language

Facebook reportedly shut down an artificial intelligence system after it created its own language without human input, according to Tech Times.<p>The …

The 25 Essential Bars in Chicago, Summer 2017

Spending time at a Chicago bar is an unmatched experience due to the breadth of the city's drinking establishments. This is a hard-drinking city that Prohibition couldn't shut down, as bootleggers divided the city into sections, taking advantage of Chicago's proximity to Canada, where they could …

24 Feast-Worthy Steakhouses in Los Angeles

Steaks, whether grilled or broiled, grass or grain fed, are one of life's great comforts. Los Angeles has become a hub for fantastic beef in a variety of cuts, served in settings that range from old school to positively luxurious. And while LA might not have the long legacy of steakhouses as a city …

The 10 Best Apps For Living in Los Angeles

<b>10. MyLA311</b><br>Unlike most things the city does, L.A.'s official app is not half bad! It lets you do such exciting things as pay your DWP bill, request …

Best Ever Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Brownie Layer Cake

Once the brownies are cool, it’s time to put the layers together. You can pile the cookie dough onto the brownies, stack the layers and leave messy …

Owners of Teragram Ballroom to Open New Arts District Venue This Fall

Since opening in 2015 on the western edge of downtown, the Teragram Ballroom has quickly become one of Los Angeles' best midsized concert venues (in …

A biometric ring could replace your passwords, cards and keys

Smart rings aren't a novel idea: There are plenty of fitness tracking, notification-sending, payment or even protective finger ornaments around. But none have the ability to identify you and authorize your transactions wherever you go. That is, until Token hits the market. It's a biometric ring …

Cryptocurrency

​Los Angeles releases draft marijuana business regulations

Los Angeles moved Thursday to bring order to its emerging legal marijuana industry, proposing rules for how and where the fragrant buds will be grown …

The Ultimate List of Free Summer Concerts in L.A.

[Update: Since this list was originally published, we have added dates and performers for Levitt Pavilion in MacArthur Park, June 17-Sept.</b> …

Ask Ethan: How Far Is The Edge Of The Universe From The Farthest Galaxy?

When we look out into the Universe, there’s light everywhere we can see, for as far as our telescopes are capable of looking. But at some point, there’s a limit to what we’ll encounter. One limit is set by the cosmic structure that forms in the Universe: we can only see the stars, galaxies, etc., …

Astrophysics

26 Epic Los Angeles Sandwiches, Fall 2017

Los Angeles has its fair share of great sandwiches, and even takes credit for inventing one: the French dip. Since the "accident" of the French dip in the early 20th century, L.A.'s sandwich pantheon has added many standard-bearing types, such as the pastrami, corned beef, Italian submarine, Cuban, …

Stan Lee

LSD literally gets stuck inside your brain

New research helps explain why the effects of acid last so long<p>LSD’s hallucinogenic effects last an unusually long amount of time; 12 to 18 hours, to be precise. That's no surprise to scientists—or to anyone who's taken the drug. This duration, which is longer than any other hallucinogen, has …

A Sculptural Desert Escape Inspired by a Shadow - Dwell

When husband-and-wife architects Monica Oller and Tom Pejic took on this Yucca Valley home, it was with very simple instructions from the homeowners: design a house like a shadow. The result is an ethereal, unexpectedly transparent home nestled above a stunning desert landscape. Situated on a …

Architecture

There's Going to Be a Spectacular Starry Light Show in the Skies This Month

Everyone needs to see this phenomenon at least once in their lifetime.<p>Forget your phone and television — for the next two weeks, all you have to do is look up at the illuminated night sky for some thrilling entertainment.<p>The dazzling, springtime zodiacal lights, which form a pyramid-shaped glow in …

Astronomy

The 4 Best Apps for Recording Calls on Your Phone

Whether you’re interviewing rock stars, planning an event with folks from work, or just need to get your grandpa’s rants down on (digital) tape, …

The Unity of the Universe: Nobel-Winning Physicist Steven Weinberg on Simplicity and Complexity, Science and Religion, and the Mother of All Questions

“We all bear conflicting needs within us. We want both, simplicity and abundance.”<p><i>“If the universe is meaningless, so is the statement that it is so,”</i> philosopher Alan Watts, who popularized ancient Eastern teachings in the West, wrote in his classic 1951 meditation on how we wrest meaning from …

Bar Clacson Vibes Out Tonight in the Heart of Downtown

Tonight’s the night for <b>Bar Clacson</b>, the newest venture from the unstoppable 213 Hospitality team. They’re the ones behind everything from Bar Jackalope to Arts District Brewing, and their latest endeavor falls right in line with their Downtown ideals: Give the people what they want.<p>In this case, …

One of L.A.’s Best Breakfast Burritos Is at the Flower District Farmers Market

After eating a chorizo verde breakfast burrito at the Flower District Farmers Market, I wish I could take back every other chorizo breakfast burrito …

Breakfast