Fusion has the potential to be the perfect energy source—safe, clean, and limitless—but scientists are struggling to make it work. Now a change of shape may turn the mainstream reactor design, known as a spherical tokamak, into something simpler, faster, and cheaper.
Earth & Space News May 22, 2015: Space weather – huge solar blast; Planets Align – recipe for solar uptick and continued earthquake activity; Flash flood hits Izmir, Turkey (Video); Total Rainfall in Central U.S.; Global Weather – severe storms;
What is mindset science? Think of it this way: The way that you think about something can actually transform the effect that it has on you. Health psychologist Kelly McGonigal, author of the new book “The Upside of Stress,” talks about mindset science. McGonigal explains how positive thinking can put you on the road to positive outcomes while negative thoughts run the risk of becoming self-fulfilling prophecies.
A new report released today by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has found that 80 percent of sunscreen products on store shelves are either ineffective or contain ingredients that may be harmful to your health.
Do you struggle with overthinking or emotional chaos? Change your experience with this quick how-to from Lee Harris!
The following are key understandings to liberate us from limitation, and open ourselves to the magical world of possibility that can begin with a feeling, a thought, an intention that opens up a doorway into the creative forces of the universe. In the journey of the soul, there are seven keys to awakening:
When you mix the self-sustaining practice of growing your own food with the environmentally supporting habit of recycling, you are helping the world two-fold, and you get some tasty offerings in the process.
Want to know what happens in your body when you switch from eating conventional food to organic? Watch this video! A Swedish family that normally ate non-organic foods was chosen for this study. For one week, the five-member family ate normally, giving regular urine samples that were analyzed for 12 different pesticides. Then their diet was switched for two weeks to only organic food, and their urine was analyzed for the same 12 pesticides during that time. After eating organics for just two weeks, almost all the pesticides that were found in their urine had disappeared.
More than 250 tech companies and digital rights organizations on Wednesday sent a joint letter to Congress, blasting the corporate-backed TPP trade deal they say “actively silences the voices of Internet users, start-ups, and small tech companies…while undermining the health of the entire Web.”
Earth & Space News May 21, 2015: Space weather; Planetary alignments; Earthquake watch – M6.9 quake strikes Solomon Islands; NASA Spacecraft Capture Rare, Early Moments of Baby Supernovae; Ceres Bright Spots Seen Closer Than Ever; Galaxy’s snacking habits revealed; Is There Life Out There? Distant Moons May Provide the Answer, Researchers Say; Rainstorms lash south China, affecting 1 million; Global Weather
Russell Brand discusses the potential accuracy of how the future (year 2045) is depicted in the new film Mad Max Fury Road. He also details some of the things happening in our world today that will lead to a Mad Max future — unless we do something to change the disastrous course we are on.
Faced with the growing crisis of declining bee populations, the White House on Tuesday released its strategy for improving pollinator health. Almost immediately, experts decried the plan, saying it “misses the mark” by refusing to acknowledge the overwhelming role that pesticides play in driving bee deaths.
The Hubble Space Telescope is known for its dazzling images of cosmic phenomena, but it didn’t exactly start that way. Its first ever image, captured 25 years ago today, is decidedly less exciting. This is HD96755, a part of star cluster NGC 3532, about 1,300 light years away. It underwhelmed people back then, too.
Nebraska lawmakers gave final approval on Wednesday to a bill abolishing the death penalty with enough votes to override a promised veto from Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts. The vote was 32 to 15 in Nebraska’s unicameral Legislature.
Playing natural sounds such as flowing water in offices could boost worker moods and improve cognitive abilities in addition to providing speech privacy, according to a new study.