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Science usability – 10 Amazing discoveries that are changing the world this year

August 15th, 2017|

What about some science usability as something else for news? We don’t need to tell you everything on social media is pretty grim right now – it’s nigh on impossible to avoid articles about wars, Antartica melting, etc. But despite all the doom and gloom, in reality there are a whole bunch of incredible people doing […]

The conscience of LOVE

February 14th, 2017|

The conscience of LOVE – A talk given by Laurence Newey, Lucis Trust, at an open meeting entitled: Esoteric Perspectives on a Science of Consciousness.

The relationship between love and consciousness is a prime focus of the Alice Bailey teachings, and, in particular, the increasing radiation of love by those who are starting to transcend the […]

Trees can speak! And we can learn to hear this language

February 16th, 2018|

Biologists, ecologists, foresters, and naturalists increasingly argue that trees can speak. And that humans can learn this language. They speak constantly, even if quietly, communicating using sound, scents, signals, and vibes. They’re naturally networking, connected with everything that exists, including you.

Many people struggle with this concept because they can’t perceive that trees are interconnected, argues biologist George David […]

Russian scientists admit they lost a $45M Satellite after they gave it wrong coordinates

January 2nd, 2018|

Russia has conceded that a high-profile space failure in November last year occurred because scientists programmed a rocket carrying a US$45 million weather russian satellite with the wrong coordinates.
In comments to Russian state TV last week, deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin admitted the Meteor-M weather satellite was effectively under the impression it had launched from […]

Calm the brain – Get through conflicts by understanding yourself

September 26th, 2017|

It is a basic impulse to protect ourselves from any kind of threat. Either physical or mental, when we sense a threat, our body is reacting. The responsible parts of our body for detecting the danger are actually the amygdalae. The amygdala is one of two almond-shaped groups of nuclei, one on each side of the brain, […]

Brainternet Project – First human brain linked to the internet in real time

September 15th, 2017|

The brainternet project is an absolute world first, and an amazing achievement.
The Wits biomedical engineers have connected a human brain to the internet. Long story short, it streams brainwaves to the web, by converting the brain into an Internet of Things (IoT) node on the World Wide Web. They are ultimately aiming to enable interactivity between the […]

Even if you’re not a surfer, you’ll be blown away by this video of Teahupoo surf

March 12th, 2017|

What’s the most intense surfing session you’ve ever had? Overhead? Double overhead? Hurricane swell? Storm rolled in and the conditions get incredibly bumpy, making it an adventure to paddle in? During this intense session, did you wipe out at all? While it felt like you were underwater for an entire minute, was it just 10 […]

NASA reveals largest batch of earth-size, habitable planets around a single star

February 22nd, 2017|

What a time to be alive! NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable planets zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water.
The discovery sets […]

Adorable octopus – An amazing species was discovered!

March 5th, 2016|

In one of science’s cutest recent discoveries, a deep-diving robot — associated with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ship Okeanos Explorer — has spotted what may be a new species of octopus.

“It is almost certainly an undescribed species and may not belong to any described genus,” NOAA wrote in a blog post.

14,074 feet — or 4,290 meters […]

Portraits of patients from West Riding Asylum, 1869

March 15th, 2015|

Mania of suspicion, monomania of pride or acute melancholia are just osme of the obsolete diagnoses that would be seen as part of wider mental illnesses today. The men and women in these portraits became the labels themselves, rather than people first.

Still, by the 1800s, psychiatry was becoming established as a medical speciality and treatments were considered more humane, with […]