Jim Chow

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Scientists Witness Eye-Opening Effects Of ‘QI Energy’ On Plant DNA & Cellular Growth

Why does the title of this article emphasize that ‘truly impossible’ results were witnessed? Because providing an explanation for what happened here …

It's A Quick (And Illegal) Climb To Get To The Top Of Giza's Great Pyramid

18 year old German tourist Andrej Ciesielski got a view that few people get to see - Egypt from the top of the Great Pyramid of Giza. It’s an illegal …

Build Your Own Arduino-Powered Virtual Reality Indoor Cycling System

Virtual reality promises all kinds of things, but one thing it can certainly do is make those boring indoor training rides on a bike a little more …

The Practical Life Skills Kids Should Learn at Every Age

It’s up to us parents to pass on the basic skills our kids will need to be successful adults, like being able to swim, do their own laundry, or cook …

Kids

NASA Solar Probe Will Touch The Sun

In untold ways, humanity remains as clueless about our own star as it was a generation ago. But that should change soon after the projected July 2018 launch of NASA’s Solar Probe Plus (SPP) — a $1.5 billion spacecraft that will travel closer to its surface than any previous man-made object.<p>Nearly …

Astronomy

This is the biggest shift going on in artificial intelligence

Machine learning superficially mimics the interconnected structure of the human brain, but beyond that, it looks nothing like how humans think or reason.<p>But when Tech Insider asked 26 AI researchers whether AI has to mimic the human brain to be truly intelligent, many of them flat out said no. Many …

This Week, China Introduced Us to Robots Who Come From the Future

When it comes to futuristic androids, Asia’s got the scene on lockdown, especially China, Japan, and Korea. Right now, the World Robot Exhibition in …

Robotics

Tricks To Help Clear Your Mind

<i>What can I learn/know right now in 10 minutes that will be useful for the rest of my life? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Jim Stone, Productivity and Creativity Consultant, on Quora.</b><p>Learn how to Clear Your Mind<p>I poll people regularly about how overwhelmed …

A New Way of Thinking About Spacetime That Turns Everything Inside Out

<i>One of the weirdest aspects of quantum mechanics is entanglement, because two entangled particles affecting each other across vast distances seems to</i> …

Quantum Mechanics

The infinite, quotable wisdom of Carl Sagan

His quotes and insights are all over the internet, but here’s why you should really care about Carl Sagan.<p>Today, 9 November 2015, a chorus of voices on this pale blue dot we call Earth are paying homage to the late, renowned American scientist, Carl Sagan. It would have been his 81st birthday.<p>Much …

Carl Sagan

Nasa images of cosmic catastrophe give glimpse of Earth's ultimate fate

The destruction of a solar system has been captured for the first time by astronomers who said the violent events provide a grim glimpse of Earth’s ultimate fate.<p>Images taken by Nasa’s Kepler 2 space mission reveal the rocky remains of a world that is being torn apart as it spirals around a dead …

Universe

A Huge Gash Just Appeared On the Sun

A rather massive coronal hole was recently spotted on the Sun by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory. The region—the size of 50 Earths—is spewing …

Solar Wind

Astronauts just shot one of their first videos in ultra-high definition, and it's mesmerizing

What do you do when NASA asks you to push the boundaries of human spaceflight by spending more time on board the International Space Station than anyone before you — 377 consecutive days to be exact?<p>You make green, exploding space balls:<p>Next to the 8K UHD, 4K UHD is the highest-resolution viewing …

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Why You Should Travel With Your Aging Parents

One of the great joys of traveling the globe is exploring new and exciting destinations and cultures. Even exploring the town next door can yield a different perspective than you're used to seeing. But even better than the travel itself is sharing the experience with someone you love.<p>Many of us …

A NASA video shows what a total lunar eclipse looks like from the moon, and it's mind-blowing

There is only one cosmic phenomenon that could generate this seemingly red ring of fire around Earth:<p>Thanks to this incredible animation by NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio, you can see what this month's total lunar eclipse will look like from a vantage point unlike any other: the moon.<p>If …

For $200, Samsung's latest Gear VR headset is a no-brainer

If you're the owner of a new Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge, an extra $200 will get you Samsung's Gear VR Innovator Edition, one of the first virtual reality headsets available to the public. Like others following the Oculus Rift story, I assumed that all VR headsets still presented issues like …

Virtual Reality

10 summer TV winners and losers

<b>WINNER</b>: <b>Under the Dome</b>. CBS broke the summer curse with this Stephen King thriller series that has broadcasters re-thinking post-season programming. …

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

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