Physicspirit

By Sheeple |  It is better to hold on to both, the reality of the matter/physics as well as the spiritual or unseen. It is better to synthesize them, rather than to neglect one at the cost of the other. It is for this reason that science and religion cannot reconcile. As a result of this, our understanding of the universe as a whole has reached a dead end.

Diffuse an Argument by Asking What The Other Person Wants from It

I really dislike confrontation and will do pretty much anything in my power to avoid most arguments. Still, like anyone, I end up in a few every now …

Cool Stuff

10 Things to Remember When Everything You Want is Out of Reach

Doubt your doubts before you doubt your faith.That’s the super-short version of my advice for those moments when nothing seems to be going as …

Easier Said Than Done

The Purpose of Life Isn't to Be Happy

<i>The following post originally appeared on Medium.</i><p>The term "happy" was traditionally synonymous with good fortune.<p>It found its way into the English language around the 14th century, and it wasn't something that people actively pursued. It was thought that you either stumbled onto it or you didn't. …

Happiness

Is There a Natural Explanation For The Unnatural Ages in Genesis?

12 August, 2017 - 19:03 Nils Ekblad<p>Is there any significance to the puzzling ages of the antediluvian patriarchs in the fifth chapter of Genesis? And …

Theology

Why It’s Hard to Live in the Present Moment

Why is it so difficult to properly enjoy what’s right in front of us? And why are so many events easier to enjoy or savor <i>after</i> they’ve happened? In …

Mindfulness

Are we alone? Statistical analysis suggests that if we are typical, then the answer is probably yes

If there are other civilizations in the Universe, then why, after 60 years of listening and looking, haven't we found any evidence of their …

Aliens

Can Quantum Physics Be Used to Explain the Existence of Consciousness?

How does the human brain generate our subjective experiences? How does it manifest human consciousness? The general sense that "I" am a "me" that has …

Quantum Mechanics

This incredible optical illusion is blowing people's minds

An unusual optical illusion has left the internet collectively scratching their heads, <b>but can you see why?</b><p>The illusion by Victoria Skye, who has the incredible job title of magical entertainer, has been widely shared on social media.<p>It’s called the Cafe Wall Illusion and may appear to some as if …

Optical Illusions

Nobody Knows Where Brainwaves Come From

Electric waves at the heart of neuroscience have no identifiable source.<p>W<i>ub-wub-wub-wub.</i> Brainwaves are electromagnetic proof that we are alive. …

The Brain

The mostly complete chart of Neural Networks, explained

The zoo of neural network types grows exponentially. One needs a map to navigate between many emerging architectures and approaches.<p>Fortunately, …

Deep Learning

index

Our Differential Reality - what we perceive to be tangible, or Physical/Physics<p>Differentiated Reality - Where there is a perceivable difference …

Consciousness

Want to Raise Healthy, Happy Kids? Science Says Stop This Dangerous Habit Right Now

The technology has spread so fast that we're not prepared to deal with it.<p>Parents want the best for their children. Yet, most of us are oblivious to a universal, looming hazard that is literally rewiring our kids' brains and putting them at risk.<p>The danger? It's our kids' constant use of mobile …

Parenting

Money Won't Make You Happy. Here's What Will, According to Science

Consider this when making big career choices.<p><i>At age 25, would you pursue a well-paying corporate job that makes you unhappy or a hobby that makes you happy but has no guarantee to pay the bills? originally appeared on Quora -- the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from</i> …

Happiness

Earth will have its last total solar eclipse in about 600 million years

During the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, skywatchers will direct most of their attention to the sun, but don't forget about the moon: Its slow progress away from Earth means these celestial events won't keep happening forever.<p>Next month's total solar eclipse will sweep across the continental U.S. …

Astronomy

The Astonishing Neuroscience Behind Meditation

<b>Reading Time:</b> 3 Minutes<p>As the concepts of mindfulness and meditation grow in popularity, more and more research is being done to see how consistent …

Meditation

Watch: Left Brain For Logic VS Right Brain For Creativity Myth Debunked

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>There’s a common belief that the left side of the brain controls logic while the right side of the …

The Brain

Here's why your brain is a time machine and why we're different from other animals

Our lives seem controlled – even constrained – by time. But unlike other animals, humans can revisit the past and have visions of the future, as …

The Brain

A visual explanation of quantum mechanics

From the ViaScience YouTube channel comes this 31-part video explainer of quantum mechanics. As the introduction video notes, there is a fair bit of …

Quantum Mechanics

Do You See What I Hear? Mysterious Disembodied Voices

<b>The cold concrete basement was empty except for the four of us sitting on metal chairs around a cheap table playing cards on a Saturday night. Victor</b> …

Money really can buy happiness, say scientists

It is said that money cannot buy happiness, but according to scientists, it depends what you spend it on.<p>New research suggests that using money to buy more free time - such as paying for a cleaner or cook to take the daily chores off your hands - does actually improve well-being.<p>In contrast, …

Happiness

Scientists discover brain's neural switch for becoming an alpha male

Timid mice turn bold after their ‘alpha’ circuit is stimulated as results show ‘winner effect’ lingers on and mechanism may be similar in humans<p>Brash, brawny and keen to impose their will on anyone who enters their sphere of existence: the alpha male in action is unmistakable.<p>Now scientists claim …

Neuroscience

Neuroscientist explains how your brain hallucinates your conscious reality

In this recently released TED Talk, neuroscientist Anil Seth explains the intricacies of human consciousness and how we all are constantly …

Consciousness

Angela Merkel's incredible rise to a quantum chemist and the world's most powerful woman

The world's most powerful woman earned her Ph.D. in quantum physics, presides over the richest economy in Europe, and was the central broker in a massive euro-bailout deal.<p>In short, when the chips are down, Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel is the undisputed leader Europeans turn to.<p>In honor of …

Germany

At The Molecular Level: A New Study Examines The Deep Benefits Of Meditation, Yoga And Tai Chi

<b>Mind-body interventions (MBIs) such as meditation, yoga and Tai Chi don’t simply relax us; they can ‘reverse’ the molecular reactions in our DNA</b> …

T'ai Chi

The heart💜 magnetic field is 5000 times more powerful than the brain magneti...

<b>The heart💜 magnetic field is 5000 times more powerful than the brain magnetic field and a special array of trans-linguistic telepathy categories can</b> …

10 Living Philosophers and Why You Should Know Them

It can be easy to think that all the good ideas have already been thought; after all, philosophy have been going on for more than 2500 years. But …

Forgetting Things Could Actually Be Making You Smarter

This is worth remembering.<p>New research suggests bouts of forgetfulness could be caused by a safety mechanism in the brain designed to make sure we're …

6 rituals that ancient wise men used to stay calm

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

Happiness

Are you forgetful? That's just your brain erasing useless memories

The purpose of memory might not be to record everything<p>Most of us think “perfect” memory means never forgetting, but maybe forgetting actually helps us navigate a world that is random and ever-changing.<p>So say two neuroscientists in a review published today in the journal <i>Neuron</i>. The argument is that …