One Of The Most Important Scientists In The World: “Most Cancer Research Is Largely A Fraud”

“Everyone should know that most cancer research is largely a fraud, and that the major cancer research organisations are derelict in their duties to the people who support them.” (source) The above quote comes from Linus Pauling, Ph.D, and two time Nobel Prize winner in chemistry (1901-1994). He is considered one of the most important […]

Enter the graphene era | Cosmos

2004 was the year maverick scientist Andre Geim and his student Kostya Novoselov introduced graphene to the world. Two-dimensional carbon is not only possible, it is promising to usher in a new industrial age. Two hundred times stronger than steel, a thousand times more conductive than copper, tougher than diamond, flexible, stretchable and see-through as […]

Mathematics » How to Win Rock-Paper-Scissors (usually)

Everyday, people around the world engage in important, possibly life-changing, battles of Rock-Paper-Scissors (RPS). I recently found myself in this kind of a situation last weekend when I was in an argument with my friend Dana over the last piece of pizza. How could we leave the fate of such a pivotal moment to a random […]

Hemp Repairs Damaged DNA

Scientists have discovered astounding new evidence that suggests hemp proteins have the capacity to repair damaged DNA — a phenomenon that occurs in all humans as the result of aging.  While the majority of people are aware that DNA, or deoxyribonucleic acid, is present within most living organisms, there is perhaps a larger percentage who […]

Gigabit Nation: Is Your City a High Speed Broadband Connectivity Hub? | HP

Source: Gigabit Nation: Is Your City a High Speed Broadband Connectivity Hub? | HP

The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think | Johann Hari

A depressing environment causes addiction, and the Drug War causes depressing environments. “While all the rats who were alone and unhappy became heavy users, none of the rats who had a happy environment did…(After Vietnam) 95% of the addicted soldiers simply stopped…Since total decriminalization (in Portugal), addiction has fallen, and injecting drug use is down […]

Scientists Demonstrate Remarkable Evidence Of Dream Telepathy Between People | Collective-Evolution

Dream telepathy suggests that human beings have the ability to communicate telepathically with another person while they are dreaming. This isn’t a new concept, scientific interest in telepathy dates back to the fathers of the psychoanalytic movement. Freud, for example, considered telepathy and the implications of it with regards to psychoanalytic thought. He also considered […]

9 Ways to Naturally Increase Testosterone Levels

Testosterone, a hormone produced primarily by the testicles, is often associated with the epitome of “manhood” (although women have testosterone, too). Indeed, it does play a large role in male sexuality and reproduction, impacting such factors as sexual and reproductive function, muscle mass, and hair growth, but also has some less “flashy,” albeit equally important, […]

Changing the world and ourselves through compassion

Be kind and you will be well. It has been the cornerstone of Eastern philosophy for centuries.But what if recognising our shared humanity was more than just a sentimental ideal? What if consciously practising kindness could change the wiring of your brain and make you live longer? via Changing the world and ourselves through compassion.

New US-built Car Coming, $6800, 84mpg, 5-star safety, Summer ’14

$6800 US-built car, 84mpg, 100+mph, 5-star safety rating, production summer of next year. 3-wheels but meets 4-wheel standards. GMI graduate engineer re-starting a shuttered GM plant in Louisiana. via http://www.eliomotors.com

Not-Too-Technical History of Electricity | Professor Eric Dollard – YouTube

If you’re a tinkerer or a shade tree mechanic or if you remember what a quadratic equation is, or already know a lot about higher mathematics then you might be interested in this not-too-technical history of electricity and, in the subsequent YouTube parts, some new quasi-mind-blowing discoveries of physical science. The Theory of Anti-Relativity 1/4 […]

British Queen urged to relinquish power because of ill health

Three Cheers for her abdication! And, sooner rather than later. With no other family members “in power…” The UK’s Queen Elizabeth II has been advised to resign and relinquish power as she gets older and overburdened with a tough schedule to live with, local media reported. The advice came from former Labour deputy prime minister […]

Russia Rules Out Libyan Scenario in Syria | Russia | RIA Novosti

MOSCOW, December 9 (RIA Novosti) – Russia will not allow a repetition of the Libyan scenario in Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday. “We’ll not allow the Libyan experience to be reproduced in Syria. Unfortunately our Western partners have departed from the Geneva accords and are seeking the departure of [Syrian President] […]

5 Reasons Teenagers Act the Way They Do – Mental Floss

All teenagers take stupid risks that they one day look back on and wonder what the heck they were thinking. But studies have found it is not because teens aren’t thinking about the risks involved—it’s because they think about them longer than adults. Adding friends to the mix makes it even harder for teens to […]