“Time crystals” latest quantum weirdness

PIXABAY US scientists have fashioned crystals that seem to defy the laws of physics. Richard A Lovett reports. by RICHARD A. LOVETT  is a Portland, Oregon-based science writer and science fiction author. He is a frequent contributor to COSMOS. Two American teams of scientists have independently created the world’s first “time crystals”, but don’t order up a trip on the TARDIS anytime soon, because the crystals in question have nothing to do with time travel. Both sets of research have been published in Nature. “I’m not responsible for its name,” laughs Mikhail Lukin, a physicist at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, lead … Continue reading “Time crystals” latest quantum weirdness

16 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Live In California

  By Michael Snyder It has been said that “as California goes, so goes the nation”.  That is why it is such a shame what is happening to that once great state.  At one time, California seemed to be the epicenter of the American Dream.  Featuring some of the most beautiful natural landscapes in the entire world, the gorgeous weather and booming economy of the state inspired people from all over the world to move to the state.  But now people are moving out of the state by the millions, because life in California has literally become a nightmare for … Continue reading 16 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Live In California

Dumbing You Down with Ridiculous Television Commercials

by Sigmund Fraud, Staff Writer,Waking Times At the heart of the social insanity, mindless acquiescence to authority, and automatic compliance with any and every new government rule or regulation, is a deliberate effort to dumb down the population. It takes place in the halls of our educational institutions, and it comes home with us at night to our television screens. According to educational whistleblower and author of The Deliberate Dumbing Down of America, Charlotte Iserbyt: “…over a thirty- to fifty-year period-what must surely amount to tons of materials containing irrefutable proof, in the education change agents’ own words, of deliberate, malicious intent to … Continue reading Dumbing You Down with Ridiculous Television Commercials

Sex Addiction: Still Not a Real Thing

Illustration by Carly Jean Andrews Scott Disick’s the latest to cop to the fake disease by Tracy Moore Sex addiction is the zombie of faux ailments: In spite of numerous assertions from researchers and experts that it isn’t real, it refuses to die as a go-to explanation for being very bad at relationships and fidelity. To wit: Sex (and love) addiction is a major plot point of the just-launched Season 2 of Love, the Judd Apatow-produced dissection of an unfolding romance between an ornery hot mess of a woman, Mickey (Gillian Jacobs), who can’t seem to stay out of a relationship with … Continue reading Sex Addiction: Still Not a Real Thing