Albert Einstein

Best tech gifts of 2017 for science fans

Still searching for the perfect gifts for the science lovers in your life? Maybe you don't have a spare $2 million lying around to wow your loved ones with a personal submarine (pictured above), but there are still plenty of great options for the geeks on your list. From an augmented reality "Star …

Science

My life of lists

I’m in good company as I cross off groceries, errands, books ...<p>November 22, 2017 —Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Mikado” features a comic song (“As …

Ronald Reagan

Maths and murals: Leiden’s wall formulae

<b>Posted on behalf of Quirin Schiermeier</b><p>Albert Einstein’s field equations from his theory of general relativity combine wonderful scientific intuition …

Physics

10 Surprising Ways Senses Shape Perception

Every bit of information we know about the world we gathered with one of our five senses. But even with perfect pitch or 20/20 vision, our …

Mental Floss

Top 16 Quotes to Boost Your Success to The Roof

1 Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. – Swami Sivananda<p>2 Success is no accident. It is hard …

Self-improvement

No Limits: An Interview with Josiane Ishimwe and Allison Murdock - Rookie

Collage by Ruby Aitken.<p>Venture capital is a type of investment fund that uses money from wealthy individuals, firms and funds to financially back a …

Diversity

Burns has been NHL's unluckiest shooter, but don't bet against another 20-goal season

Brent Burns hasn't been able to catch a break this season, firing 82 shots without lighting the lamp once. If the Sharks star has taught us anything, …

Ice Hockey

There are 2 types of time travel and physicists agree that one of them is possible

Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and co-founder of the World Science Festival, explains what we know about time travel so far. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Brian Greene:</b> I’m Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University …

Physics

10 Ways to Combat “Impostor Syndrome” – TrdPip

Have you ever walked into a meeting hoping that you’ll be able to convince others that you’re an expert in your field, when in reality you feel as if …

Self-improvement

Belief in Palestinian openness to two-state solution amounts to insanity

rather than look at the historical record of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and draw the self-evident conclusions, Uri Avnery retreats into the …

Israel

20 Life-changing Quotes on Experience to Jump start Your Week

1. To be a champion, I think you have to see the big picture. It’s not about winning and losing; it’s about every day hard work and about thriving on …

Self-improvement

How Design-Driven Innovation Will Surpass Technology in 2018

Looking ahead with digital design<p>When we think about innovation, most of us think about technology. The web is littered with articles about radical …

UX Design

Myth of the genius solitary scientist is dangerous

Picture a scientist. Seriously, right now. I’m not going to discuss the nature of the person that you have in your mind (although I am going to …

Scientific Research

6 Common Ideas (You Had No Idea Celebrities Actually Owned)

By Isaac Cabe Published: November 21st, 2017

Humor

Divinity and the dinosaurs

Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple<p>Rabbi Dr Raymond Apple AO RFD is Emeritus Rabbi of the Great Synagogue, Sydney. He is now retired and lives in Jerusalem, …

Israel

50 Motivational Quotes for Entrepreneurs

1) “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” -Thomas Edison2) “Always do your …

Self-improvement

Allison Hanes: Dare we dream of the Dalle Parc again?

“If at first an idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it,” Albert Einstein once said.<p>Back in 2010, when Transport Quebec’s plans for the new …

Canadian News

Albert Einstein : 13 Forgotten Quotes

“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.”<p>“There are only two ways to live your life. One is …

Physics

Piers Morgan Tries To Challenge Shapiro On Gun Control. Again. It Ends The Same Way As Usual.

On Monday, the unfortunate Piers Morgan, who seems to want to emulate the definition of insanity widely reputed to come from Albert Einstein – doing …

Conservative View

This company will guarantee to get your student into their dream college — for a price

As high schoolers finish their college applications this fall, Steven Ma gets ready to cash in.<p>It’s busy season for the 39-year-old former hedge-fund analyst and immigrant from Taiwan. Ma owns and runs a business that offers parents, most of them Asian, something priceless: a spot for their kids at …

Education

Why philosophy is so important in science education

Each semester, I teach courses on the philosophy of science to undergraduates at the University of New Hampshire. Most of the students take my courses to satisfy general education requirements, and most of them have never taken a philosophy class before.<p>On the first day of the semester, I try to …

Big Ideas

10 Quotes on Success - You Should Read if you want to be Successful

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”<br>― Winston S. Churchill<p>“I can’t give you a sure-fire formula …

Self-improvement

10 Indian Thinkers and Why You Should Know Them.

<i>The flag of Jainism, each stripe represents a divinity as well as an ethical command. Source</i><p>The first teacher of Jainism to be generally recognized …

Spirituality

6 reasons to be thankful for Einstein

From explaining the mysteries of nature to proving the power of daydreams, Albert Einstein gave the world a lot to be grateful for.<p>On Thanksgiving …

Physics

The Secret Place Where All Great Ideas Are Born

Where do great ideas come from? The cliched view is that they come fully formed in a flash of inspiration. You’ve probably seen this in films or on …

Creativity

Racism is a sickness of the soul. Can Jesuit spirituality help us heal?

Dealing with the reality of racism in the United States is not easy. If it were, we would be well on our way to a more just world. But to have an …

Racism

2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Home Beauty

2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Home & Beauty<p>November 21, 2017 // 0 <i>Comments »</i><p><i>Another holiday gift guide installment! This one features 24 products in the</i> …

Shopping

Scientists observe stars colliding, detect gravitational waves

Experts think the collision resulted in a black hole and sent the ingredients for gold and platinum into the universe.

Astrophysics

31 Thanksgiving Dinner Instagram Captions You'll Definitely Want Second Helpings Of

There's so much to be grateful for this time of year. There's the promise of times of reflection, good laughs, even better food, and memorable plans …

Dating

A Geek In Orlando: Top Five Reasons to Visit Madam Tussauds - GeekMom

Madam Tussauds is an attraction shared with 24 locations across America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Featuring life-like works of art, each piece …