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Scientists discover 'apparent evidence' for universes beyond our own

As we all take a moment to mourn the impending loss of CBS’ hit show “The Big Bang Theory,” let us also bow our heads in memory of the outdated origin theory of our universe that shares the same name.<p>Scientists believe the Big Bang theory (the science one, not the Sheldon Cooper one) may only be …

Black Holes

The 100 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time - A Science Fiction Reading List

<b>1.–10.</b><p>Our favorite science fiction tends to use the future to illuminate and discuss issues in our present. <i>1984</i> is a prime example of this, a …

Science Fiction

There Was No Big Bang Singularity

Almost everyone has heard the story of the Big Bang. But if you ask anyone, from a layperson to a cosmologist, to finish the following sentence, “In the beginning, there was…” you’ll get a slew of different answers. One of the most common ones is “a singularity,” which refers to an instant where …

Universe

New study links Alzheimer's disease with liver function and diet

Scientists have presented new research pointing to the liver as a potential culprit in the onset of Alzheimer's disease. Presented at the Alzheimer's …

These 9 behaviors could cut your dementia risk by 35 percent

Quitting smoking, being social, and exercising more can boost your brain health.<p>Dementia has long been thought of as an inevitable part of aging, but researchers are increasingly learning that’s not quite true.<p>About a third of dementia cases might actually be avoided by living a lifestyle that …

A Giant Iceberg Parked Offshore. It’s Stunning, but Villagers Hit the Road.

It was a striking sight: a huge iceberg looming over a tiny Arctic village. Ice is ubiquitous along Greenland’s coast, but this giant has put the inhabitants of the village, Innaarsuit, population 169, on edge.<p>Locals fear that a chunk of the iceberg might tumble into the ocean and unleash an …

Columbia University

These Tests Will Tell You Just How Good Your Eyes Are at Seeing Color

Let’s talk about how you’re perceiving color. The idea came to me when a coworker asked if they should get the computer with 100-percent sRGB or …

Are Space And Time Quantized? Maybe Not, Says Science

Throughout the history of science, one of the prime goals of making sense of the Universe has been to discover what’s fundamental. Many of the things we observe and interact with in the modern, macroscopic world are composed of, and can be derived from, smaller particles and the underlying laws …

Quantum Mechanics

5 Literary Mysteries That Have Never Been Solved But Are Seriously Fascinating

Unexplained disappearances, strange and otherworldly manuscripts, deaths with no known cause — these are the mysteriesthat have been staples of …

What to eat before and after exercise

Did you ever notice that food is no less than magic? How certain foods when coupled with each other and consumed at right time, create great …

Nutrition

The Best Affordable Japanese Whisky You Can Buy

Anime

Love Coffee? Surprise! You Probably Aren't Drinking Enough, According to Science

It turns out there's a perfect amount of coffee to drink, and it's more than you think.<p>Do you start the day with a mug of coffee, followed by a second mug, and then a third around 3 pm to help you make it through the afternoon? And do you sometimes worry that you're consuming too much caffeine and …

Peer Inside Japan's Secretive Love Hotels

Travel<p>In an increasingly crowded and technology-mediated world, pay-by-the-hour love hotels offer sexual freedom.<p>Japan’s population is shrinking.<p>Deaths now outpace births, marriage is plummeting, and young people aren’t having sex. The media are calling it <i>sekkusu shinai shokogun</i>, or “celibacy …

Night photos that make Tokyo look like a sci-fi utopia - CNN Style

New research links human consciousness to a law that governs the universe

by Chelsea Gohd January 29, 2018 Hard Science 65290<p>Human Entropy<p>Our species has long agonized over the concept of human consciousness. What exactly …

Negative mass particles forged in new laser device

In our everyday experience, if you push something, it moves away from you. But objects with negative mass would turn that basic principle on its head …

There Might Be a Universe Inside Every Black Hole

Most experts agree that the universe started as an infinitely hot and dense point called a singularity. Wait a minute. Isn't that what people call …

Black Holes

Physicists Have Created a Set of Conditions in Which Time Seems to Run in Reverse

Nobody panic.<p>While we all take for granted the fact that time's arrow forever points towards the future, physicists have always had trouble showing …

Quantum Physics

How Working Smarter -- Not Harder Drives Motivation

There is a lot of research that says we have a limited pool of cognitive resources<p>I'm sure you've come across that old business axiom that says "work smarter, not harder." Whether you're a freelancer, self employed, small business owner, or working nine to five, we're constantly on the lookout for …

Everything you need to know about beef cuts in one chart

Beef cuts don’t have to be intimidating.<p>Whether it’s chuck, brisket, rib, loin, round, plate, or flank, the most important thing you need to know is …

Cooking

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Aerobic exercise, or cardio, might be the closest thing we have to a miracle drug.<p>When we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period, magical things happen to our mind and body. We start to think more clearly, feel better about …

How AI Will Invade Every Corner of Wall Street

It was AI versus Warren Buffett.<p>The artificial intelligence was unleashed by Winton, the London hedge fund, to test an old principle of the Berkshire …

Terje Haakonsen, Nicolas Muller, and Mikkel Bang Ride Powder in Japan—Nippon Holiday

When Terje sends us an edit, we post it. Featuring riding from <b>Terje Haakonsen, Nicolas Muller, and Mikkel Bang</b> with guidance from Rip <b>Zinger</b>. It is …

Collaboration Kills Creativity, According to Science

It's impossible to think "out of the box" when you're stuck inside a box with a bunch of other people.<p>The notion that collaboration makes people more creative has become conventional wisdom in the business world. Here's a typical example:<p>Collaboration has recently emerged as the defining …

The Simple Story Structure You’ve Never Heard Of, But Should Master

<i>Clay Adams writes for Bleeding Cool:</i><p>Discussions about story structure tend to run from the head-smackingly simple (“A story needs three acts!”) to …

TV shows

The Answer To Life, The Universe — And Everything? It's 63

Often, as we go through the world, the key is to ask the right question.<p>When it comes to figuring out the nature of physical reality, part of that process starts at the absolute edge of the observable universe — the cosmic horizon, a distant layer from which light has only just, in this very …

Dark Matter

Forget Daylight Saving, We Should Adopt a Single, Universal Time, Scientists Say

This is a bit wild, but we kinda love it.<p>As those in the US had to come to terms with the timezone shuffle once again this week, the "Why do we do …

In the Tokyo Neighborhood of Koenji, a Sanctuary for Creatives

On one writer's first trip to Tokyo, he discovers a neighborhood that stays the same by encouraging difference.<p>It's not long after I step out of Tokyo’s Koenji metro station for the first time that I realize this isn’t a regular Sunday evening in the neighborhood: The crowds are thick; police …

5 science fiction books Hollywood needs to turn into amazing movies

As you all line up to see <i>Blade Runner: 2049,</i> the sequel to the enormously influential <i>Blade Runner</i>, this week, remember the first film was based on an atmospheric story “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” by Philip K. Dick. So we started thinking: what other science fiction novels need a big …