Elation: The Amazing Effect of Witnessing Acts of Kindness

Why do we have peak experiences when we see people being kind to each other? Republished from Psychology Today, by Steve Taylor, Ph.D. in Out of the Darkness     I have a friend who used to live in Pakistan,

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Elation: The Amazing Effect of Witnessing Acts of Kindness

Why do we have peak experiences when we see people being kind to each other? Republished from Psychology Today, by Steve Taylor, Ph.D. in Out of the Darkness     I have a friend who used to live in Pakistan,

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The Science Behind Earth’s Many Colors

Republish from the Smithsonian Searles Lake, California © Bernhard Edmaier Photographer Bernhard Edmaier is a geologist by training, and it is this knowledge base of the processes that create geological features that he leans on when selecting locations to shoot. For almost 20

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The Science Behind Earth’s Many Colors

Republish from the Smithsonian Searles Lake, California © Bernhard Edmaier Photographer Bernhard Edmaier is a geologist by training, and it is this knowledge base of the processes that create geological features that he leans on when selecting locations to shoot. For almost 20

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Far-Off Planets Like the Earth Dot the Galaxy

Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, via Associated Press A rendering of Kepler 62f and two outer planets, which may lie in a habitable zone where liquid water could exist on the surface. By DENNIS OVERBYE, Republished from the New York

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Far-Off Planets Like the Earth Dot the Galaxy

Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, via Associated Press A rendering of Kepler 62f and two outer planets, which may lie in a habitable zone where liquid water could exist on the surface. By DENNIS OVERBYE, Republished from the New York

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Why Is Personal Change So Tough to Do?

Engage Three Levels of Change for Self-Improvement   Published on October 31, 2013 by Dr. Bill Knaus, Ed.D. in Science and Sensibility Republished from Psychology Today   Admit it.  You want to change something about yourself. You want to assert

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Why Is Personal Change So Tough to Do?

Engage Three Levels of Change for Self-Improvement   Published on October 31, 2013 by Dr. Bill Knaus, Ed.D. in Science and Sensibility Republished from Psychology Today   Admit it.  You want to change something about yourself. You want to assert

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Will we ever bring the dead back to life?

By Rachel Nuwer, Republished from BBC Future (Thinkstock) Understanding the processes governing death is helping experts try to halt and reverse it. It’s also challenging our ideas about the nature of death itself. Zach Conrad died on a lovely Sunday

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Will we ever bring the dead back to life?

By Rachel Nuwer, Republished from BBC Future (Thinkstock) Understanding the processes governing death is helping experts try to halt and reverse it. It’s also challenging our ideas about the nature of death itself. Zach Conrad died on a lovely Sunday

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Time travel and Einstein’s special relativity – Colin Stuart

Republished from TEDEd, Lessons Worth Sharing Let’s Begin… Time travel is a staple of science fiction stories, but is it actually possible? It turns out nature does allow a way of bending time, an exciting possibility suggested by Albert Einstein

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Time travel and Einstein’s special relativity – Colin Stuart

Republished from TEDEd, Lessons Worth Sharing Let’s Begin… Time travel is a staple of science fiction stories, but is it actually possible? It turns out nature does allow a way of bending time, an exciting possibility suggested by Albert Einstein

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The Abyss Also Gazes Into You With The “Onion Skin” Light Vortex

By Zach Sokol, Republished from the Creators Project Onion Skin by Olivier Ratsi – TEASER from ANTIVJ is a visual label Do you know that sensation when you reflect one mirror into another and stare into the infinite abyss that

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The Abyss Also Gazes Into You With The “Onion Skin” Light Vortex

By Zach Sokol, Republished from the Creators Project Onion Skin by Olivier Ratsi – TEASER from ANTIVJ is a visual label Do you know that sensation when you reflect one mirror into another and stare into the infinite abyss that

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The meaning of life

By Ronald D. Ferguson, Republished from Nature JACEY Jack Rowe, Junior will be ten tomorrow. He watches his father scroll equations across the computer monitor. Jack Senior insists on saturating Junior with mathematical concepts like covariation and limits, and physical concepts

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The meaning of life

By Ronald D. Ferguson, Republished from Nature JACEY Jack Rowe, Junior will be ten tomorrow. He watches his father scroll equations across the computer monitor. Jack Senior insists on saturating Junior with mathematical concepts like covariation and limits, and physical concepts

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How to Feed the World

Golden Cosmos By MARK BITTMAN, Republished from the New York Times It’s been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy spoke of ending world hunger, yet on the eve of World Food Day, Oct. 16, the situation remains dire. The question

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How to Feed the World

Golden Cosmos By MARK BITTMAN, Republished from the New York Times It’s been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy spoke of ending world hunger, yet on the eve of World Food Day, Oct. 16, the situation remains dire. The question

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Important New Theory Explains Where Old Memories Go

Why some memories disappear, some remain, and others blend with fiction By Emilie Reas, Republished from the Scientific American The way things were.Image: iStock/ rmcguirk Think back to your first childhood beach vacation. Can you recall the color of your bathing suit,

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Important New Theory Explains Where Old Memories Go

Why some memories disappear, some remain, and others blend with fiction By Emilie Reas, Republished from the Scientific American The way things were.Image: iStock/ rmcguirk Think back to your first childhood beach vacation. Can you recall the color of your bathing suit,

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