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Google to Achieve "Supremacy" in Quantum Computing by the End of 2017
June 26th, 2017, 05:58 AM

Google is closing in on achieving a major quantum computing milestone.



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Racism is a Disease That Everyone Suffers From, Says 'Racists Anonymous'
June 26th, 2017, 05:58 AM

Instead of viewing racism as a moral failure, Racists Anonymous treats it like a disease from which everyone suffers.



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Ketamine is Helping Alleviate Depression—Fast
June 26th, 2017, 05:58 AM

A new study published in Nature shows just how quick relief is possible with ketamine.



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Why Socialism Is Back as a Political Force That Will Only Grow
June 26th, 2017, 05:58 AM

The political and economic ideas of socialism are coming back into fashion.



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The Universe May Be Conscious, Prominent Scientists State
June 25th, 2017, 05:58 AM

A proto-consciousness field theory could replace the theory of dark matter, one physicist states. 

 



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Scientists Film an Essential Process of Life for the First Time Ever, See Surprises
June 25th, 2017, 05:58 AM

Scientists film a closeup of DNA replication for the first time, leading to unexpected observations.



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Sgt. Pepper Wasn’t Broken. So They Fixed It.
June 24th, 2017, 05:58 AM

For the Sgt. Pepper 50th anniversary remix, good intentions and modern technology revitalize a classic album.



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10 Living Philosophers and Why You Should Know Them
June 24th, 2017, 05:58 AM

Sure, the old Greek guys from 2,400 years ago get all the glory. But these living philosophers have a ton to say life, the universe, and everything as it relates to right now. 



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Neil deGrasse Tyson is Developing a Space Exploration Video Game
June 24th, 2017, 05:58 AM

Neil deGrasse Tyson is working in with video game developers to create a space exploration game called Space Odyssey.



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Timothy Spall – That Double Want – Think Again Podcast #104
June 24th, 2017, 05:58 AM

Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Actor Timothy Spall on the layers of contradictions and complexities that define a person, and what's underneath. 



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How to Turn L.A. into a Giant Orchard
June 24th, 2017, 05:58 AM

Perhaps it is more doable now than when it was first proposed, back in the early 1980s



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Is the US Paying $300 Million Too Much to Launch Rockets? Elon Musk Thinks So.
June 23rd, 2017, 05:58 AM

Is the government overpaying by $300 million? Elon Musk of SpaceX has long argued that there needs to be greater competition with the awarding of space launch contracts. New reports indicate that SpaceX may be $300 million less than the US government is currently paying.



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Fisherman Say Orcas Are Harrassing Them. Orcas Have No Comment.
June 23rd, 2017, 05:58 AM

Orcas are trailing Alaskan fishermen and taking their halibut and black-cod catches.



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What Religion Has to Say About Money as a Religion
June 23rd, 2017, 05:58 AM

Author and music producer Kabir Sehgal finds instruction on the true value of money running through the world’s sacred texts.



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Physicists Propose a Mirror Universe Where Time Moves in the Opposite Direction
June 22nd, 2017, 05:58 AM

The theory could solve certain stubborn physics questions such as, where’s all the antimatter.



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Is a Leftie More Likely to Be a Math Genius?
June 22nd, 2017, 05:58 AM

A comprehensive new study finds that lefties are, in fact, better at advanced math.



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Elon Musk Reveals the Main Reason He's Trying to Make as Much Money as Possible
June 21st, 2017, 05:58 AM

Elon Musk publishes a visionary paper on his company's plans to colonize space.



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How Smoking Reflects the Deep Divide in American Society
June 21st, 2017, 05:58 AM

There’s a tragic socioeconomic divide between cigarette smokers and non-smokers in the U.S.



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Maybe Huge Philanthropic Gifts Aren't What the World Needs
June 21st, 2017, 05:58 AM

Unless we take a more scientific approach to philanthropy, we risk spending a lot of money doing some very backward, ineffective, and inefficient things.



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A Father’s Age at Conception Influences a Child’s Social Behavior Later on
June 21st, 2017, 05:58 AM

The children of very young and very old fathers were most affected. 

 



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