Rich Durkot

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What is Happiness?

The Witness and the MomentChase it, don’t chase it. Make money, but not too much. Hold people, but not too close.Happiness. It’s like a holy grail of …

There's No Such Thing as Consciousness, According to Philosopher Daniel Dennett

<i>Cogito ergo sum</i> means "I think, therefore I am." That quote—coined by French philosopher René Descartes—is the cornerstone of modern philosophy. What …

Top Best 5 wind generator kit for sale 2016

What is the best wind generator kit out there in the market? Want to install a small wind turbine?<p>What is the price range you are looknig for when …

The Dark Energy of a Theoretical Physicist

For Lisa Randall, science is the best way to deal with the foolishness of everyday life.<p>I wanted to meet the theoretical physicist Lisa Randall because of a novel I’m trying to write. My editor thought the problem was the main character, who was supposed to be a writer and a mother. To the editor, …

What Would a Parallel Universe Even Look Like?

They could be bumping into us right now.<p>If you consider that the Milky Way galaxy has a radius of 100,000 light-years (1 light-year is 9.5 trillion …

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How to make a cheap, DIY wind turbine

Tall metal poles rise out of the fields, their rotary blades slowly turning breeze into electricity. That's the picture that springs to mind when we …

Puppy Can’t Sit On Mom’s Lap, So He Throws A (Seriously Adorable) Tantrum!

Advertisement<p>Anyone who has a child in the family knows that kids throw tantrums, especially when they don’t get their way. They whine, complain, cry …

My Crazy Year with Trump

The presidential hopeful has insulted reporter Katy Tur on national TV, called her names during interviews, and made his campaign seemingly impossible to cover. Here, her no-holds-barred account of trailing the most unlikely candidate in GOP history.<p>In a speech carried live from Mount Pleasant, …

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Scientists are piecing together clues about the first thing that ever lived on Earth

NOAA Photo Library/FlickrMeet your great-great-great-great-great-great — well, let's just say your very oldest ancestor.Its name is Luca, short for …

The Multiverse For Non-Scientists

When you think about the Universe, most people think about the vastest depths of space, to the limits of what humanity has ever observed, and of everything that ever was or will be. But even with as vast as the Universe is:<p>containing hundreds of billions of galaxies,<br>• each with billions or even …

Fun with Logical Fallacies

We came across a cool book recently called Logically Fallacious: The Ultimate Collection of Over 300 Logical Fallacies, by a social psychologist …

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Mostly Mute Monday: Hubble unveils deepest view of the Universe, ever

Ultra-deep field? Move over; there’s a new deepest-view of all!<p><i>“In other words, theory attempts to segregate the minimum number of possible worlds</i> …

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What Are the Three Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …

20 of the coolest things all of us dream of having in our backyard

Spending time by the fire with friends in the evening, sunbathing in the day, cooking something delicious on the grill... A backyard isn’t a place to …

BBC - Earth - Why does time always run forwards and never backwards?

Why is it you can break an egg, but not make the pieces spring back together again? To find out, we have to go back to the birth of the universe<p>There's egg on your face, literally. You tried to juggle some eggs, it all went wrong, and now you've got to shower and change your clothes.<p>Wouldn't it be …

8 Great Philosophical Questions That We'll Never Solve

Philosophy goes where hard science can't, or won't. Philosophers have a license to speculate about everything from metaphysics to morality, and this …

Oldest Human DNA Reveals Mysterious Branch of Humanity

The oldest known human DNA found yet reveals human evolution was even more confusing than thought, researchers say.<p>The DNA, which dates back some …

The best photo filter apps for iPhone and iPad

Add fun to your photos<p>If you're an iOS-using photographer, there's a good chance you're constantly on the lookout for unique visual "looks" that will …

I Asked Atheists How They Find Meaning In A Purposeless Universe

If there's no afterlife or reason for the universe, how do you make your life matter? Warning: The last answer may break your heart.<p>"The way I find meaning is the way that most people find meaning, even religious ones, which is to get pleasure and significance from your job, from your loved ones, …

23 Clever DIY Industrial Furniture Projects Revolutionizing Mundane Design Lines

The industrial design line can benefit from multiple resources when it comes to sculptural pieces, it can surge power allure color and texture from …

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16 Sculptural Industrial DIY Pipe Lamp Design Ideas Able to Transform Your Decor

Lamps can be one of the most rewardful DIY Projects in the world thanks to their extended functionality and often use. Sculptural industrial diy pipe …

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Duke University Professor Stands By Racist Comments

Jerry Hough has seen a lot in his 40 years as a professor at Duke University -- including that “the blacks” in his classes just don’t have the same desire to integrate into American society as “the Asians” do.<p>Hough expressed this takeaway in a response to a May 9 New York Times editorial titled …

If parallel universes exist, here's how we could actually find the evidence

Every few seconds, the spin direction of a random particle in the room is measured. If the particle is spinning one direction then the gun goes off and the physicist dies. If the particle is spinning in the opposite direction, there's just a clicking sound and the physicist survives.<p>She has a 50/50 …

Everything you need to know about Apple’s new Photos app for Mac

One of the biggest problems right now is what to do with all our photos. Taking them is easier than ever. So is sharing them. But storing and organizing them all in different places still manages to be an experience filled with gotchas, and one that varies wildly depending on what companies you’ve …