Valerie

Valerie

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Hi, I'm a psychology and law student. I like interesting facts on science, technology, self improvement and different mystery and paranormal stuff.

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One in Eight Britons Live in a Haunted House!

haunted houseOne in eight Britons believe that they… live with a ghost, according to a survey of the organization «Ocean Finance».

According to the magazine «Paris Match», which presented the results of research, at least 7.7 million people in the country of David Cameron believe that their house is haunted.

Accodring the results of the same survey, more than half of British adults believe in supernatural phenomena. 52% of respondents said they believe in the supernatural. The corresponding percentage in 2005 and 2009 was (more…)

What Is Intuition and How to Learn to Hear Its Voice?

intuitionWe all have felt at least once in our lives that there is an inner wisdom in us that directs us to better choices, but at the same time an inner impulse that often leads us astray. This inner wisdom is called intuition and its role is to warn us of impending danger and help us make reasonable decisions. It is something that pushes us to perceive truths and lies and protects us from all sorts of pitfalls, acting as a navigator (some argue that it is the voice of our guardian angel). But we do not always trust it. Maybe because it often does not coincide with common sense. But it is our mistake: Intuition is a personalized, valuable tool, only if (more…)

Facebook and Tesla Motors Founders Invest in the Creation of Artificial Intelligence

artificial intelligenceMark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk and Ashton Kutcher invested in artificial intelligence developer Vicarious FPC. The amount of investments was $40 million.

Founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg, co-owner of Tesla Motors and SpaceX Elon Musk and popular actor and venture investor Ashton Kutcher invested $40 million into the company Vicarious, which studies the structure of the cerebral cortex and tries to recreate it in the computer code.

It is the second largest investment in the company for the past two years. In the first round the Vicarious FPC received investment from (more…)

In 2015 Everyone Will Get Free Internet Access!

free global internetA team of IT-specialists from Media Development Investment Fund has developed a project of a new network access to the Internet, which will be completely free of charge and will cover the entire planet.

The product called Outernet provides placing miniature devices CubeSats on the orbit of the Earth, which will be capable of receiving data from ground stations and transferring them to the users. Outernet is something like a huge Wi-Fi-router, covering all continents. (more…)

Will Scientists Genetically Modify the Human DNA in the Future?

scientists dna modificationsIn the late 80s scientists from Osaka University in Japan observed some unusual sequence repeats in the DNA, while studying the gene of a common bacterium.

These sequences, which proved to be part of a sophisticated immune system used by bacteria to fight viruses, give scientists an unprecedented opportunity to rewrite the code of life. Just a year ago, it was discovered that bacteria can be used to perform specific changes in the DNA of plants, animals, and people.

The molecular system known as Crispr has already made the production of genetically modified animals a much easier process. The first experimental results (more…)

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