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Why you can't travel at the speed of light

Albert Einstein is famous for many things, not least his theories of relativity. The first, the special theory of relativity, was the one that began the physicist's reputation for tearing apart the classical worldview that had come before. Special relativity, a way of relating the motion of objects …

Coffee may boost brain's ability to store long-term memories, study claims

People who had caffeine after looking at images apparently better at distinguishing them from similar ones the next day<p>A cup or two of coffee could boost the brain's ability to store long-term memories, researchers in the US claim. People who had a shot of caffeine after looking at a series of …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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That Rolling Stone Cover Sold Pretty Well

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>So much for the big retail boycott of <i>Rolling Stone's</i> August issue. You know, the one with Boston …

Uruguay votes to create world's first national legal marijuana market

Proposals likely to become law, leading to innovative policies at odds with the 'war on drugs' philosophy<p>Uruguay's unprecedented plan to create a legal marijuana market has taken its critical first step in the lower house of Congress.<p>All 50 members of the ruling Broad Front coalition approved the …

RI'€™s top college in spotlight for corruption

In the wake of recent graft scandals at the University of Indonesia (UI), academics and students are hoping the newly elected rector will have the …

In search of Indonesian jazz

<b>PREMIUM</b> Dwiki Dharmawan (left) and String QuartetIndonesian jazz performers are globally renowned for fusing the archipelago’s rich traditional …

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The Philosophy of Nietzsche: An Introduction by Alain de Botton

"To those human beings who are of any concern to me, I wish suffering, desolation, sickness, ill treatment, indignities, profound self-contempt, the …

Remembering Ray Manzarek, Keyboardist For The Doors

<i>This interview was originally broadcast in 1998.</i><p>The mythology surrounding The Doors has centered largely on its lead singer, Jim Morrison, who died under mysterious circumstances in 1971. Morrison is still considered one of rock music's tortured poets and sex gods, but instrumentally, The Doors' …

Pictures: Top 10 Newly Discovered Species of 2012

Glowing cockroaches and a destructive fungus make the grade in Arizona State's list of top 10 new species of 2012.

Anthropology Major

Shares 79<p><b>Update 2018:</b> This post on the anthropology major was written in 2012 when anthropology as a college major was under politicized attack. …

The Price of Insults — Around the World

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Is It Possible To Think Without Language?

Language is so deeply embedded in almost every aspect of the way we interact with the world that it's hard to imagine what it would be like not to …

Sheldon Cooper mask

This is a Sheldon Cooper mask. It makes you look like a character from the Big Bang Theory. It scares and excites me. That is all.<p>The Big Bang …

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You Are an Acceptable Level of Threat via betype

Thai goverment's way to discourage us from buying tax free cigs, they succeeded.

Thousands Of Bridges Are One Freak Accident Away From Collapse

The crossings are kept standing by engineering design, not supported with brute strength or redundant protections like their more modern counterparts. Bridge regulators call the more risky spans "fracture critical," meaning that if a single, vital component of the bridge is compromised, it can …

University of Washington

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Ini Penjelasan Gamblang Busyro untuk Kader PKS Soal Kasus Luthfi

31 Kali Beraksi, 3 Jambret Muda Ditangkap Polisi di Makassar DETIKNEWS | Kamis 22 Februari 2018, 03:00 WIB Tiga jambret muda ditangkap polisi di …

Siswi Gantung Diri, Fanny Harus Jadi Pahlawan UN

<b>DEPOK</b> - Ketua Komisi Nasional (Komnas) Perlindungan Anak, Arist Merdeka Sirait, menyebut Fanny Wijaya (16) sebagai pahlawan Ujina Nasionl (UN), …

Tutorials & Tips From Ryan E. Walters

How often have you been on set and heard the words, "We'll fix it in post"? Here I share why those words make me cringe internally. As you will …

America's Top Colleges Have A Rich-Kid Problem

In case you ever wondered just how much wealthy students dominate America's top colleges, here's a nice illustration from a new report by the Century Foundation.<p>At the most selective schools in the country,* 70 percent of students come from the wealthiest quarter of U.S. families.<p>Just 14 percent …

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The K-Pop Plastic Surgery Obsession

Inspired by pop stars and encouraged by culture that equates success with physical beauty, the "self-racism subtext" of buying an ideal Korean face<p>When 17-year-old Hailey Kim looks in the mirror, she doesn't see a pretty person. Her face is too round, she thinks; her lips too thin, her nose not …

Blog | Zacuto USA

A Christmas Story, Trading Places, Love Actually & more!<p>From early beginnings to MZed Pro educational courses.<p>Next to the crocodiles and elephants, …

North Korea agrees to return to nuclear talks under pressure from China

North Korea has offered to renew nuclear disarmament talks, according to the Chinese state media.<p>At a meeting on Thursday between vice-marshal Choe …

Mengapa Yudhoyono Ngotot Menerima ‘World Statesman Award?’

KONTROVERSI pemberian penghargaan kepada Presiden Yudhoyono semakin menunjukkan keganjilan. Semakin diamati, tampak semakin aneh dan semakin …