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A psychologist explains how to beat social anxiety

The problem isn’t your social skills<p>It is rarely helpful to tell a shy person to “just be yourself!” Riffing on that frustrating exchange, clinical psychologist Ellen Hendriksen has written a book that she hopes will answer the question the anxious person usually asks in return: How?<p>Hendriksen …

Personality

The growth of corporate clean energy in 6 charts

Utilities are breaking away from traditional electricity products to offer customers access to large-scale renewable energy. Until very recently, …

Renewable Energy

…what is time…

“… the distinction between past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.” Einstein<p>From the earth observer’s position in space, …

IBM somehow crammed data into a single atom

In the never-ending quest to improve computing technology, IBM has just taken a big step smaller: It's found a way to store data on a single atom.<p>A hard drive today takes about 100,000 atoms to store a single bit of data -- a 1 or 0. The IBM Research results announced Wednesday show how much more …

Are We Simulated Beings Living in a Simulated Universe?

Features<p>Is the universe real? Or are all the stars and planets (including Earth and everything and everyone on it) just simulations in some colossal video game? What sounds like a silly question is actually one that some scientists have begun to take seriously.<p>It’s hard to come up with a way to …

Universe

Unleash Your Creativity With These 3D Printers

With a 3D printer in your home or office, you have the key to unlock a world of creative possibilities.<p>A 3D printer enables users to create various objects, design concepts, replacement parts, and even tools in a relatively easy and inexpensive manner. Entry-level models offer a great entry into …

Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

Google has created a free Python class designed for "people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python." A fortunate thing …

Scientists observe light spectrum of antimatter for the first time ever

For the first time ever, scientists have observed the light spectrum of antimatter. ALPHA, an international collaboration based at CERN, made history …

If You Want to Have a Divorce-Proof Marriage, Do THESE 7 Things

All marriages begin with great happiness, joy, and hope. When we say <i>"I do,"</i> we expect that our relationship will last forever. No one goes into a marriage thinking, <i>"We'll be in love for a while, then break up and start all over again with someone else."</i><p>But that’s the reality for most of us. …

Middle Age

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A study of NASA's 'impossible' space thruster just passed scientific peer review

After months of speculation and leaked documents, NASA's long-awaited EM Drive paper has <i>finally</i> been peer-reviewed and published. And it shows that the 'impossible' propulsion system really does appear to work.<p>The NASA Eagleworks Laboratory team even put forward a hypothesis for how the EM Drive …

How to Defeat Laziness, According to a Performance Psychologist

Laziness almost always begins with a mental tug-of-war between what you want to be doing and what you <i>should</i> be doing. For example, your brain knows …

What to eat before and after your workout—Paleo style

Planning your meals around your workouts can be tricky. You want something with enough protein to fire you up for your fitness class, but eating too …

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

What goes on inside a proton? | Jon Butterworth | Life & Physics

Quarks and gluons make weird slopes and shapes inside the proton. Understanding them precisely was important for the first results from Cern’s Large Hadron Collider, and continues to be so as we approach the restart over the next few weeks<p>I spent part of last week at a meeting in the Pyrenees, …