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52 Amazon Products With The Highest Ratings That You Never Knew Existed

Amazon is like a never-ending infinity pool of surprising and unexpected products. Wade through its waters long enough and you’ll find a whole new …

Skin Care

Quantum Physics May Be Even Spookier Than You Think

A new experiment hints at surprising hidden mechanics of quantum superpositions

Quantum Physics

Scientists Get Their First Look at the Enzyme That Could Help Battle Aging

The enzyme holds clues to a possible cure for aging or potential cancer therapies.<p>Nothing in your body lasts forever. Every single cell in your body will die eventually, and eventually you’ll run out of replacements. When that happens, various parts of your body will stop working correctly, and at …

Une “méga-fusion” de 14 galaxies pourrait devenir la structure la plus massive de notre Univers

<i>*Méga-fusion pour Megamerger en anglais.</i><p>Des astronomes ont découvert deux énormes amas/ regroupement d’anciennes galaxies qui existaient seulement …

Inventing The Next Computer

Keyboards? A thing of the past. Screens? Forget them.<p>Americans spend more than 10 hours every day staring at screens. But researchers are developing cutting-edge interfaces that could change the way we interact with digital media–interfaces that, in many cases, don’t require screens at all. …

Carnegie Mellon University

Intuition Training For Better Decision Making

You're reading Intuition Training For Better Decision Making, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

The science is in: You need to take more naps

In his latest book, 'When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing', Daniel Pink makes a convincing case for more naps.<br>Read More

Sleep

This MIT Machine Captures The Dreams You Never Remember

Great artists and thinkers have found inspiration in their lucid “microdreams” for centuries. Now, there’s an interface that can record them for you.<p>Beethoven, Poe, and Tesla all claimed to use a bizarre creative technique to come up with some of their ideas–a method that involved accessing their …

Nobel Prize

Want to Make a Great First Impression? Try the 1 Thing People Like as Much as Food and Money (and Even Sex)

Best of all, this technique for making a great first impression works even if -- especially if -- you're shy and introverted.<p>I couldn't help but overhear what she said about me to her friend as they walked away.<p>"He and I just had the <i>best</i> chat," she said. "What a wonderful conversation."<p>I smiled to …

The Brain

A Meditation Exercise For People Who Simply Cannot 'Quiet' Their Minds

<i>In a warp-speed world, it can be difficult to entertain even the thought of slowing down for a meditation. The following mindfulness exercise,</i> …

Why cutting-edge braneworld theories say our universe began in a white hole

Cosmologists behind braneworld theories see our universe as being a part of a complex inter-dimensional world.<br>Read More

What is relativity? Einstein's mind-bending theory explained

How our ideas about space and time changed forever.<p>When the theory of relativity appeared in the early 1900s, it upended centuries of science and gave physicists a new understanding of space and time. Isaac Newton saw space and time as fixed, but in the new picture provided by special relativity …

Physics

12 futuristic technologies that could become reality in 2018

In the last year, the business and consumer markets alike have seen the release of advanced technologies that were once considered the stuff of science fiction. Smart gadgets that control every facet of your home, self-driving vehicles, facial and biometric identification systems and more have …

A Nano-Drone Filmed a Beautiful Long Take in a Japanese High School

Nano-drones are usually designed as indoor toys but this short video shows how they can be used to create some very unique shots.<p>Thanks to their …

Einstein's 'Dice of God' Has Been Used to Generate Truly Random Numbers

Unhackable.<p>Locking up super-secret information with digital encryption has become even more secure with the production of numbers that aren't just …

Quantum Physics

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Self-improvement

MIT's wearable device can 'hear' the words you say in your head

If you've read any sort of science fiction, it's likely you've heard about subvocalization, the practice of silently saying words in your head. It's common when we read (though it does slow you down), but it's only recently begun to be used as a way to interact with our computers and mobile …

Wearable Tech

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

17 Inspirational TED Talks on Motivation (Infographic)

Need a boost? These TED talks will get you excited and inspired.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no doubt that during your entrepreneurship journey your motivation will be put to the test. Whether it’s stress from family or finances, staying motivated can be …

No, There Is no Such Thing as ADHD

No, there is no such thing as ADHD. Somewhere along the line we have lost the understanding that kids come in all shapes and sizes. Some kids are …

Cet appartement ne fait que 15 m² !

J’ai relu deux fois la surface ! 15 m², c’est à priori minuscule. Le talent de A Lentil Design, un studio d’architecture intérieure situé à Taïwan, a …

Creating Hallucinations Without Drugs Is Surprisingly Easy

Try this at home, but don't blame us if things get weird.<p>The human brain is a remarkable thing. It can do things our primate relatives are thousands …

The Brain

Google Spent Years Studying Effective Managers. The Most Successful Leaders Had This Mindset

Don't let this belief unintentionally limit your potential.<p>A few years back, Google conducted an intensive study to better understand the traits of its highly effective managers called Project Oxygen. The internal examination of more than 10,000 manager impressions included performance reviews, …

Self-improvement

Surprising Facts About Sex

Beyond the obvious, sexual intercourse has many healthy benefits. It can help you feel happier, be healthier, and live a longer life. It can also …

E-cigarettes no better than regular ones. Study finds they can harm your liver | health

Using e-cigarettes may lead to an accumulation of fat in the liver, a study of mice exposed to the devices suggests.<p>“The popularity of electronic …

Public Health

Use Your Brain: Artificial Intelligence Isn't Close to Replacing It

A mind-uploading startup shows how far we are from true artificial intelligence.<p>Nectome promises to preserve the brains of terminally ill people in order to turn them into computer simulations -- at some point in the future when such a thing is possible. It's a startup that's easy to mock. 1 Just …

These 4 Cosmic Phenomena Travel Faster Than The Speed of Light

Breaking the light barrier.<p>When Albert Einstein first predicted that light travels the same speed everywhere in our Universe, he essentially stamped …

Physics

Here's a Simple Explanation of Stephen Hawking's Greatest Contribution to Science

He really was a genius.<p>Mathematical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking was best known for his work exploring the relationship between black …

Physics