Archive for Science & Nature

The Flow State

Jason Silver writes on October 10, 2014 on ideapod. [...]

Google Knowledge Vault

Hal Hodson reports in New Scientist on August 20, 2014 that Google is building the largest store of knowledge in human history – and it's doing so without any human help. [...]

How to Save Your Memory

Are there ways to stop yourself losing your memory? The latest brain research suggests there’s hope for the forgetful. [...]

Red Moon on October 8, 2014

The second of four lunar eclipses (2014 -2015) that cause the moon to turn red. [...]

Full Circle Rainbow Over Oz

Dominique Mosbergen reports in The Huffington Post on October 2, 2014: [...]

The Baby Elephant

Naina remembers an incident from her childhood when she was living in Assam. [...]

The Tree of Forty Fruit

Syracuse University professor and contemporary artist Sam Van Aken spent nine years growing a single tree. At TEDxManhattan, he introduces his work and art, combining sophisticated technology with traditional modes of art-making. [...]

How the Universe Was Created…

... or was it? Published by BBC Future on August 12, 2014 [...]

Getting To Know Each Other

A cat on a boat, a dolphin in the water... [...]

Everything is Energy

Waking Times published this article by Brandon West on July 17, 2014 [...]

It Kind of Happened…

Photographer Clark Little dives head on into largest waves on Earth. [...]

The Science Delusion

Rupert Sheldrake, author of "Science Set Free", speaks on TEDx (this video was later removed, sparking a controversy about TED's censorship). [...]

Planetary Panoramas

A multiple camera, 360 degree, night-sky time-lapse (one of the first of its kind!) by photographer Vincent Brady and his friend, musician Brandon McCoy. [...]

Robots Are Coming!

Bodhisagar visited a conference on 'legged robotics' at ETH, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. [...]

Stephen Hawking: Artificial Intelligence Could be a ‘Real Danger’

Chris Matyszczyk reports in CNET on June 16, 2014 about John Oliver’s interview with Stephen Hawking who shows a wonderful sense of humour. [...]

Wolves Change Rivers

A 'trophic cascade' occurred in Yellowstone National Park in the US after wolves were introduced after being absent for nearly 70 years. [...]

Obsessed with Immortalility

In this TEDx Bratislava talk, Stephen Cave speaks on what he calls "the biggest bias of all": [...]

Inner Worlds, Outer Worlds

A beautifully conceived video with captivating visuals and profound commentary. Part 1 of 4 videos. [...]

Popularity and Danger of Nano-Particles

A look at the latest scientific excitement about nano-particles and their side effects on the human body. [...]

A Red Moon

A total lunar eclipse will be visible from several locations on Earth, depending on which time zone people live in. [...]

Plant Intelligence

From an article by Sarah Griffiths in the Daily Mail published on January 17, 2014. [...]

Synchronicity and the Holographic Universe

Excerpt from an interview with Michael Talbot: “There is no separation between people.” [...]

Best Friends

Tory is an island 14.5 km off the north-west coast of County Donegal in Ireland. [...]

The Most Astounding Fact about the Universe

...explained by Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson [...]

Spirit, not Diabolo

Watch an incredible transformation happen when Anna Breytenbach communicates with an abused black leopard. [...]

Mapped Universe

Our planet is small, a mere speck in our universe. [...]

Surf’s Up for Black Swans

A group of black swans have been filmed surfing off a beach on the Gold Coast, Australia. [...]

Biontology Shows Inner Light

Christina Sari reports in Natural Society on December 20, 2013 that with the help of a new science light stored in our DNA can be measured and show our probable state of well-being. [...]

Are We Living in a Hologram?

Ellie Zolfagharifard in the Daily Mail on December 12, 2013 explains how a team of Japanese physicists has provided some of the clearest evidence yet that our Universe could be just one big projection. [...]

Mindfulness and Thoughts

Researchers finally show how mindfulness and your thoughts can induce specific molecular changes to your genes, writes Michael Forrester on December 5, 2013 in ‘Prevent Disease’. [...]

Global Wind Patterns

A new interactive map of global wind patterns is mind blowing (pun intended). [...]

Bimini Dolphin Tales

A taste of summer: Atmo and Amlas wrote... [...]

History of our World in 18 Minutes

David Christian is a historian of Russia and the Soviet Union, and since the 1980s has become interested in world history on very large scales. [...]

Smart Bra

As reported widely in the media recently, Microsoft is developing a ‘smart bra’ that will be able to detect women’s moods and combat overeating. [...]

Leopard Changes its Spots

Rare footage of a leopard bonding with a baby baboon after having killed its mother [...]

Oldest Buddhist Shrine Uncovered

The discovery of the shrine pushes back Buddha’s birth date, writes Dan Vergano of National Geographic. [...]

A Conscious Internet?

Brandon Keim of wired.com reports on Neuroscientist Christof Koch’s radical theory of how networks might become conscious. [...]

Comet ISON Shines Green

The latest images of the comet of the century. [...]

Sun About to Flip Magnetic Field

According to measurements from NASA-supported observatories, the sun's vast magnetic field is about to flip. [...]

Processes of Consciousness

Regina Meredith talks with Konstantin Korotkov, Professor of Physics at St. Petersburg State Technical University in Russia, about how we can see energy using scientific principles. [...]

Photographs of the Soul

Russian scientist Konstantin Korotkov photographed a person at the moment of his death with a bioelectrographic camera. [...]

Aura Portraits

Striking photographs that capture the colours of a person's aura and reflect how they feel. [...]

Much Ado About Nothing: ‘A Universe from Nothing’

“God is unnecessary - or at best redundant,” writes theoretical physicist Dr. Lawrence M. Krauss in the bestselling science book, “A Universe from Nothing”. [...]

Messy Desks and Creativity

The Telegraph, UK, reports about a new study that compared messy desks with tidy desks. [...]

Converting Plastic into Oil

Tao alerted us to this video that shows the machine invented by Akinori Ito that turns plastic waste into oil. [...]

Brain Power

Our brain is actually capable of developing a photograph from a negative. See instructions below the photo. [...]

Supermoon June 23, 2013

Another rare opportunity to experience a supermoon in 2013. [...]

It’s Time To Wake Up

Here’s something to challenge the average attention span: allow yourself a little more than 15 minutes to watch this absorbing presentation clearly lining out that we are all one. [...]

Sound is the Cosmic Language

A study of brain scans of people listening to music reveals similar patterns. [...]

Designer Babies

Healthy and upgraded babies from the lab may soon be commonplace. [...]