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Magic Mushrooms Do The Opposite of Anti-Depressants, But That May Be Why They Work

"I felt so much lighter, like something had been released."<p>Psychedelic therapy is going through something of a revival right now, and we may now know …

The Intriguing Science Behind Blue Eyes

There is a very special set of physics at play here, and blue eyes obtain their color in the same way as the sky and water.<p>If you think people have …

Physics

Carl Jung Psychoanalyzes Hitler: “He’s the Unconscious of 78 Million Germans.” “Without the German People He’d Be Nothing” (1938)

Were you to google “Carl Jung and Nazism”—and I’m not suggesting that you do—you would find yourself hip-deep in the charges that Jung was an …

3 smart strategies geniuses like Albert Einstein and Elon Musk use to learn anything faster

In a world that includes the theory of relativity, the plays of Shakespeare, and a worldwide web of instantly connected supercomputers, it's not difficult to come up with people who might have the authority to talk about how to learn hard things quickly.<p>Thankfully, the geniuses behind just these …

There's a Hidden Spacecraft Dump in The Middle of The Ocean - Here's What's Down There

This is crazy.<p>The most remote location on Earth has many names: It's called Point Nemo (Latin for 'no one') and the Oceanic Pole of Inaccessibility. …

Woman who predicted 9/11 has some really bad news for 2017 and beyond

<b>Baba Vanga successfully predicted:</b> <b>The election of President Obama</b>, t<b>he Kursk nuclear submarine disaster, 9/11, the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami,</b> <b>World War</b> …

Boxing Day

The Venus Project Plans to Bring Humanity to the Next Stage of Social Evolution. Here's How.

<i>Since 1975, Roxanne Meadows has worked with renowned futurist Jacque Fresco to develop and promote The Venus Project. The function of this project is</i> …

A growing Christian movement is seeking to change America

“Awaken the Dawn” prays for the United States<p>Last week, from Oct. 6 to 9, the National Mall in Washington, D.C. was filled with tents, worship music and prayer for the “Awaken the Dawn” rally. The purpose of the event, according to organizer Lou Engle, was to “gather around Jesus,” to pray for the …

My brain abscess and me

I had no idea I had a potentially fatal infection. Now, after my life-saving surgery, I will never take my health for granted again<p><b>May 2009: dizzy and confused</b><p>It felt like sea sickness at first, or a hangover, only I hadn't been travelling or drinking. Yesterday I rounded off the bank holiday …

Science Says Time Really Does Seem to Fly as We Get Older. This Is the Best Way to Slow It Back Down | Inc.com

Time flies as we get older. But why?<p>Research shows your brain's internal clock runs more slowly as you age -- which means the pace of life appears to speed up. Other research suggests that the perceived passage of time is related to the amount of new perceptual information you absorb; when you're …

Self-improvement

A US design firm has plans for a skyscraper that would hang from an asteroid

A New York design firm called Clouds Architecture Office has proposed a tower that would hang from an asteroid 31,068 miles above Earth.<p>The Analemma Tower would be the tallest building ever made. The plans say it would be powered by solar panels and those panels would constantly be exposed to …

Octopuses show scientists how to hide machines in plain sight

4157dba5-8b58-458f-85a3-1cada79482d6<p>Octopuses show scientists how to hide machines in plain …

Artificial Intelligence

4 Ways to Rewire Your Brain for Creative Thinking | Inc.com

Let's start with a confession. As a man of a certain age I've occasionally started to need to visit the bathroom in the middle of the night. The inevitable march of age takes no prisoners. But what's possibly a bigger confession is that I often find myself reading and answering an email or two …

Creativity

The Multiverse Is Inevitable, And We're Living In It

Imagine that the Universe we observe, from end-to-end, is just a drop in the cosmic ocean. That beyond what we can see, there’s more space, more stars, more galaxies, and more everything, for perhaps countless billions of light years farther than we’ll ever be able to access. And that as large as …

Dark Matter

Ancient Hydrothermal Vents Found on Mars, Could Have Been a Cradle for Life

It is now a well-understood fact that Mars once had quite a bit of liquid water on its surface. In fact, according to a recent estimate, a large sea …

Seafloor

Here's The True Story Behind The Collapse of The Mysterious Easter Island Culture

No, they didn't destroy their island.<p>For a long while it wasn't clear whether the island's native population originated in Polynesia or South America.<p>…

Anthropology

Supervolcano under Yellowstone may blow sooner than thought — and end the world

Scientists working in and around Yellowstone National Park say that the supervolcano sitting under the tourist attraction may blow sooner than …

Einstein Worried That Science Can't Explain "The Now"

You're reading these words right now.<p>We can say that even though we don't know when you'll read this. We can't say you read them yesterday, or will …

We Just Got a New Spin Test For Detecting Particles That Are Their Own Antiparticles

A win for quantum computing.<p>The discovery of a unique property in what's known as a Majorana fermion has given researchers an easy way to spot the …

A single photon reveals quantum entanglement of 16 million atoms

Researchers at UNIGE have demonstrated the entanglement between 16 million atoms in a crystal crossed by a single photon, confirming the theory …

Quantum Physics

Antibiotic resistance could spell end of modern medicine, says chief medic

England’s chief medical officer has repeated her warning of a “post-antibiotic apocalypse” as she urged world leaders to address the growing threat of antibiotic resistance.<p>Prof Dame Sally Davies said that if antibiotics lose their effectiveness it would spell “the end of modern medicine”. Without …

Medicine

There's a giant egg floating in our solar system with a ring around it

Some of the most exciting new discoveries in space come from far, far away, thanks to telescopes capable of detecting exoplanets that are so distant we'd likely never be able to actually visit them, but that doesn't mean there isn't still some pretty interesting stuff here in our own Solar System. …

Magic mushrooms 'reboot' brain in depressed people – study

Magic mushrooms may effectively “reset” the activity of key brain circuits known to play a role in depression, the latest study to highlight the therapeutic benefits of psychedelics suggests.<p>Psychedelics have shown promising results in the treatment of depression and addictions in a number of …

Magic Mushrooms

The Word 'Allah' Has Been Discovered Woven Into Viking Burial Clothes

An amazing discovery.<p>Ancient burial clothes thought to have been woven with typical Viking patterns have, after decades in storage, revealed a …

Understanding A 10 Dimensional Universe

Multiple Dimensions<p>When someone mentions “different dimensions,” we tend to think of things like parallel universes — alternate realities that exist …

Dark Matter

The world’s first “negative emissions” plant has begun operation—turning carbon dioxide into stone

There’s a colorless, odorless, and largely benign gas that humanity just can’t get enough of. We produce 40 trillion kg of carbon dioxide each year, and we’re on track to cross a crucial emissions threshold that will cause global temperature rise to pass the dangerous 2°C limit set by the Paris …

Carbon Dioxide

BREAKING: Astronomers Just Set a New Record For Measuring Distances Across Our Galaxy

To boldly measure where no man has measured before.<p>Being unable to see the wood for the trees is a fairly common idiom, though we could just as …

Universe

Graham Hancock: Archaeologist ‘Back From The Gates Of Death’ After Mysterious Seizures [Opinion]

Graham Hancock, a maverick archaeologist, and <i>Fingerprints of the Gods</i> writer, who has never been afraid to go against the established narrative of …

Second Sphinx Buried In Sand In Egypt’s Giza Plateau, Pyramids Much Older Than Believed, Researchers Claim

The Sphinx — the ancient and giant statue of what appears to be a lion with a human face — is one of the most remarkable structures in the world and …

A new $15 billion project is set to utterly transform our world

Going All In: A $15 Billion Project<p>To advance research and development on artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and the Internet of Things, …