Sam Flores

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What Is Spacetime?

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

Quantum Mechanics

Full text: Nunes memo on FBI surveillance

With President Donald Trump’s blessing, Republican lawmakers on Friday released a classified GOP-drafted memo that alleges misconduct by senior FBI officials investigating Trump’s 2016 campaign.<p>Trump on Friday declassified the GOP-authored memo. White House counsel Don McGahn sent a letter to the …

New research links human consciousness to a law that governs the universe

Human Entropy<p>Our species has long agonized over the concept of human consciousness. What exactly causes it, and why did we evolve to experience …

You'll Die in a Nuclear War, but These Elites Will Be Saved

A national security expert's new book reveals the handful of VIPs and artifacts America would protect in the event of a major catastrophe.<p>There are details in <i>Raven Rock: The Story of the US Government's Secret Plan to Save Itself—While the Rest of Us Die</i> that read like they've been ripped from the …

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A giant black hole may have birthed our universe

According to our best understanding of the Universe, if you travel back in time as far as you can, around 13.8 billion years or so, you'll eventually reach a singularity - a super-dense, hot, and energetic point, where the laws that govern space-time breakdown.<p>Despite our best attempts, we can't …

23 photographs that prove America is already great

Smoking cannabis every day ‘shrinks brain but increases its connectivity’

Regular cannabis use shrinks the brain but increases the complexity of its wiring, a study has found.<p>To some extent the loss of brain volume is balanced by larger numbers of connections between neurons, scientists discovered.<p>But they warn that those who take the drug for too long are likely to …

Dizzying optical illusions by Akiyoshi Kitaoka – in pictures

Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka from Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan, has spent more than a decade creating his collection of moving optical illusions. Images: Caters News Agency

Who Or What Left This 60,000-Ton Ancient Artifact Under The Sea?

Shall we take bets on how the ancient-alien conspiracy theorists will spin this one?<p>Put on your tin-foil hats and special anti-Illuminati underwear. A recently discovered mysterious ancient rock structure under the Sea of Galilee, possibly built in the same era as Stonehenge, has archaeologists …

This Just Might Be The Best Bacon, Egg & Cheese Breakfast Sandwich Ever

While America works itself into a tizzy over Taco Bell's wimpy little waffle tacos and Dunkin' Donuts' faux eggs benedict breakfast sandwich, we're going to sit back and let you have them all. Why? Because we've got THIS beauty to dream about:<p>The Bacon + Egg + Cheese is the creation of Marc …

We may already know how we will cure death—but should we?

A pair of advocates—they do legitimate research too, but their ardor is so intense, it’s hard to call them scientists—believe that they will, within their lifetimes, make ours the first generation of humans to live forever.<p>Their quest is elegantly laid out in <i>The Immortalists</i>, a new documentary …

Singularity

Huge Alien Object Spotted on Moon via NASA Imaging? (+Photos)

Google Moon shows what appears to be a massive alien spacecraft on the moon. It is L-shaped with what appears to be seven lights dotting its edge. …

Rob Ford, mayor of Toronto: his greatest hits - video

<b>Matthew Hays:</b> With his crack smoking and drunken misbehaviour, Toronto's mayor personifies our crude, swaggering, bungling New Canada<p>Published: 13 Dec 2013<p>Published: 13 Dec 2013<p>Kicking off a new series on urban academic studies, Kat Martindale reviews research into the impact of Toronto’s repeated …