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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 …

Physics

A guide to marijuana microdosing: How tiny hits could be the future of weed

Given the tumultuous and traumatic past few days, anyone would be forgiven for rolling up something large and potent for the weekend. However, a new …

Coding 101: Getting Started as an Adult

<b>Technology continues to play a greater role in everyday life, but those who weren’t exposed to computers or programming languages in school are</b> …

Shift to a Growth Mindset With These 8 Powerful Strategies

These 8 proven mindset techniques can help you shift yourself and your life into top gear.<p>The truth is having a fixed mindset as the name implies, increases the limitations you have in your life.<p>Optimists believe the glass is half full whilst pessimists believe it's empty. The same can be said for …

Why We Shouldn't Dismiss People Who Deny Facts

Recently, we tried a little experiment. We typed “why are anti-vaxxers…” into Google. Google’s most common completions of this phrase were “why are …

For millennial voters, the Clinton vs. Trump choice ‘feels like a joke’

By Philip Rucker<p>, Reporter<p><i>This article was reported by Philip Rucker in Fort Collins, Colo.; Robert Costa in Madison, Wis.; Abby Phillip in Austin and Fort Worth; John Wagner in Washington; Dan Balz in Palo Alto, Calif., and Seaside, Calif.; and Isaac Stanley-Becker in Goldsboro, N.C., and Norfolk,</i> …

Government

The Science Behind Smarter Decision Making: 7 Mental Models To Know

Every one of us make dozens, if not hundreds of small to big decisions on a daily basis.<p>Some don’t impact our lives at all, while some can change the outcome of our entire lives.<p>Whether it’s trying to figure out which job you should take, deciding to quit your job to start a business, move to a new …

Want More Success and Happiness? No Joke, Science Says Avoid Pride

Research says pride comes in two different personalities. One you definitely want to avoid, if you want to live life to the fullest.<p>Do you consider yourself a proud person? Well, after this article, you may want to re-consider whether it's serving you or working against you. As it turns out, a rare …

There Will Be No Second American Revolution: The Futility Of An Armed Revolt

"A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty."--James Madison<p>America is a ticking time bomb.<p>All that remains to be seen is who--or what--will set fire to the fuse.<p>We are poised at what seems to be the pinnacle of a manufactured breakdown, with …

Segway miniPRO is the best Segway ever

The Ninebot by Segway miniPRO is not a hoverboard. Instead, it’s a true descendant of the original revolution in personal transportation, the …

Pun-filled 'Star Wars' drawings will make you love Chewbacca even more

LONDON — Ever wondered what Chewbacca gets up to in his spare time?<p>Well, wonder no more. London-based illustrator Joe Stone has revealed the hidden …

Taking War Seriously: a Russia-NATO Showdown Is No Longer Just Fiction

NATO's former Deputy Supreme Allied Commander, General Sir Richard Shirreff's new book, "2017: War With Russia," is a work of fiction. But its subject -- a clash between NATO and Russia as early as next year -- is not completely fanciful.<p>When Russia attacked Ukraine in 2014, it also attacked the …

Russia

Putin has turned Russia into a ticking time-bomb only he can defuse

According to Nikolay Petrov, a visiting fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations, Russian President Vladimir Putin is looking at the possible failure of his government "within the coming year".<p>In a paper with the none-too-subtle title "Putin's Downfall: The Coming Crisis of the Russian …

We Need to Stop Assuming All Millennials Are Middle Class

Gen Y are not all created equal, and it's naïve to believe the lie that they are.<p>What do millennials do, exactly? Apart from tweeting articles about millennial struggles and Netflix originals while texting their mom to say thanks for another grand transferred to their account? Maybe they're sitting …

3D-printed Rembrandt painting looks almost as good as the real thing

Bringing us one step closer to the day when computers compete directly with humans in the arts, a new painting has been created using software to …

Obama unloads on Trump: He doesn't know much about 'the world, generally'

"They tell us that the person who made the statements doesn't know much about foreign policy or nuclear policy or the Korean Peninsula or the world, generally," Obama said during the press conference, which came at the conclusion of the Nuclear Security Summit, which was attended by various world …

Foreign Policy

An Exhaustive Inventory of the International Space Station's Medicine Cabinet

Birth control, lube, and antidepressants are amply stocked on the ISS.<p>Life in space is fraught with a dizzying array of potential calamities. With no quick lifeline to an ambulance or hospitals, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have to be prepared to tackle medical …

Project Greenglow and the battle with gravity

<b>A handful of leftfield scientists have been trying to harness the power of gravity. Welcome to the world of Project Greenglow, writes Nic Young.</b><p>In science there exists a uniquely potent partnership between theory and engineering. It's what's given us atomic energy, the Large Hadron Collider and …

Physics

Pentagon Excess Has Fueled a Civil-Military Crisis

<b>How Civilian Control of the Military Has Become a Fantasy</b><p><i>Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com</i><p><b>Item</b><b>:</b> Two U.S. Navy patrol boats, with 10 sailors aboard, “stray” into Iranian territorial waters, and are apprehended and held by Iranian revolutionary guards, precipitating a 24-hour international incident …

War

How the World's Oldest Secret Society Is Becoming More Transparent

British Freemasons want to be interesting but not weird. So what's the truth about that famous handshake?<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>In 2017, British Freemasonry will celebrate its 300th birthday. The exact origins of the infamous secret society are still unknown. While the first …

How Different Seasons Affect The Way Your Brain Works

We use our cognitive resources differently based on the season, study finds.<p>You've probably experienced fluctuating moods with the seasons, but there's a good chance you never realized that your brain activity also differs based on seasonal changes -- varying between spring, summer, fall and winter …

The Brain

Why Attacking ISIS Won’t Make Americans Safer

U.S. presidential candidates are steering the country toward a terror trap.<p>For close to a decade, the trauma of the Iraq War left Americans wary of launching new wars in the Middle East. That caution is largely gone. Most of the leading presidential candidates demand that the United States escalate …

Middle East

How NASA Pulled off the Craziest Stunt on Mars, From the Guy Who Led the Team

Just a normal interplanetary jaunt involving supersonic parachutes and Sky Cranes.<p>When it comes to outrageous stunts, Evel Knievel has nothing on the Mars Curiosity rover. On August 6, 2012, this robotic daredevil hurtled into the Martian atmosphere at 13,200 miles per hour, deployed a supersonic …

The Science of Soulmates

Do you believe in soulmates?<p>If so, you're not alone. According to a Marist poll:<p>73% of Americans believe in soulmates.<p>More men than women believe that they are destined to find their one, true soulmate (males: 74%, females: 71%).<p>79% of people younger than 45 believe in soulmates, while only 69% of …

Beautiful Artworks by Clement Dartigues

I really enjoy seeing how well some artists illustrate environments. The lightning, the mood, the details, are all important pieces of a fine …

What will power tomorrow’s spacecraft?

The missions that will last decades or longer will need a new generation of power sources. What are the options?<p>Power systems are a critical part of a spacecraft. They need to be able to operate in extreme environments and be utterly reliable. Yet, with the ever-increasing power demands of more …

The 2 most dangerous numbers in the universe are threatening the end of physics

It's the idea that we are reaching the absolute limit of what we can understand about the world around us through science.<p>"The next few years may tell us whether we'll be able to continue to increase our understanding of nature or whether maybe, for the first time in the history of science, we …

Physics

The Science of Motivation

How are you doing with your New Years resolutions? I’m keeping mine just fine, thank you, because I didn’t make any. But if you need some motivation, …

A Radical Reinterpretation of Einstein’s Theory — NOVA Next | PBS

“It is not easy to walk alone in the country without musing upon something,” Charles Dickens once observed. For Julian Barbour, those musings most …

Physics

Science Says Finding 'The One' Will Actually Push Your Career Forward

We live in a very individualized culture that emphasizes the importance of being independent and self-reliant.<p>These beliefs are especially very …