Gabriel Szász

Astrophysics graduate student and research assistant at Masaryk University.

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Gabriel Szász

18 days ago

Smart gadgets are slowly invading our lives and capturing our attention. Seriously, would you let your kid play with a touch screen?

Why We Can’t Look Away From Our Screens

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Gabriel Szász

19 days ago

Once your job prevents you from doing things you love, the burnout is inevitable. If you cannot change it, there is nothing better than quitting the job that is literally killing you.

What Causes Burnout and How to Overcome It

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Gabriel Szász

38 days ago

A lovely set of flashbacks portraiting latter years of Richard P. Feynman as viewed by the eyes of Stephen Wolfram. Provoking, amusing and inspirational article.

My Time with Richard Feynman

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Gabriel Szász

59 days ago

Must read if you are still afraid to eat food dropped on the floor.

I’m a Doctor. If I Drop Food on the Kitchen Floor, I Still Eat It.

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Gabriel Szász

76 days ago

Our history is full of people who didn't get full credit for their contributions. Especially women tend to be the the victims of this trend, being stereotyped by patriarchal society as incapable of scientific work.

The Maid Who Mapped the Heavens

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Gabriel Szász

129 days ago

It seems the problems with plastics might be much older than we have ever thought.

Plastic Water Bottles Might Have Poisoned Ancient Californians

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Gabriel Szász

556 days ago

Paradox of life. We make sustainable progress by making a chain of mistakes, while a serie of impeccable lucky shots inevitably ends up with a devastating failure.

The importance of sucking at a new job for a year or two

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Gabriel Szász

556 days ago

The breakfast is indeed not that important. Skipping breakfast makes me more productive on the mornings, and it gives my guts extra time for regeneration.

It Doesn't Matter When You Eat

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Gabriel Szász

556 days ago

One of the most comprehensive articles on Red Hat acquisition.

Is Red Hat IBM's 'Hail Mary' pass?

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Gabriel Szász

557 days ago

It's most likely the right time to be concerned about our future.

Extreme summer weather will be back next year . . . and probably forever

popsci.com

Gabriel Szász

938 days ago

Although science did not disprove an intelligent designer, it has definitely shed some light on his/her/its intelligence (or rather the lack of it).

giraffes reflect the fact that organisms have not been created from scratch (or if they were, the Special Creator was notably inept).

How Necking Shaped the Giraffe

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Gabriel Szász

1388 days ago

The TED talk that completely changes the way how we perceive forest and plants in general.

How trees talk to each other

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Gabriel Szász

1390 days ago

Breathtaking story of the most peculiar operating system in the history of computing.

The Strange Birth and Long Life of Unix

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Gabriel Szász

1414 days ago

Especially today people tend to call 'science' almost anything that sounds like science. Nevertheless, there has always been an effective technique how to distinguish a faker from the real scientist. Just ask him/her to explain it without those fancy looking words...

How to Use the Feynman Technique to Identify Pseudoscience

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Gabriel Szász

1515 days ago

Discovering that our microbiome influences digestion far more than we've ever thought is undoubtedly a game changer. It seems that we should start to think of the human body as a colony, rather than a single organism.

Why do people put on differing amounts of weight?

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Gabriel Szász

1515 days ago

I was always aware that the astrology doesn't have anything common with our objective reality. One would assume that debunking astrology in the 21st century would be waste of time and resources; however, it seems that vast majority of people is still being deluded by this ancient myth. The question really is, how many studies these people need to realize that their time of birth has nothing to do with their personalities?

Comprehensive study of ‘time twins’ debunks astrology

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Gabriel Szász

1567 days ago

Modern medical care has already declined from the heavy use of antibiotics. As more bacterial strains are becoming resistant, it's matter of our survival. It seems we have yet another reason to significantly reduce use of antibiotics...

Single course of antibiotics can mess up the gut microbiome for a year

arstechnica.com

Gabriel Szász

1568 days ago

We are often taught that we have to avoid failure at all costs. However, everybody fails at the first time. Those who don't, inevitably fail at their second time. Whatever bad happens, it transforms into experience, setting the new starting point. Making failures drives us forward. Failure is the engine of creativity.

Viewpoint: How creativity is helped by failure

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Gabriel Szász

1568 days ago

Intestinal microbiome is an essential part of our bodies. It turned out that Western diet can destroy it in two weeks and thus we are actively derailing evolution of our own species.

How the Western Diet Has Derailed Our Evolution

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Gabriel Szász

1592 days ago

Amazing study aimed to the emotions that influence creativity.

The Emotions That Make Us More Creative

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Gabriel Szász

1593 days ago

A very nice article explaining why being 'a nice guy' can ruin your life.

How Being Non-Confrontational Has Held Me Back in Life

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Gabriel Szász

1602 days ago

While I'm still being a little bit causious against GMO crops, this article is revealing that the case is not black & white.

Unhealthy Fixation

slate.com

Gabriel Szász

1614 days ago

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Gabriel Szász

1629 days ago

Chinese acupuncture therapy is starting to be widespread over the Western world. I tend to believe that there might be something to it, until I learned that there are also Korean acupuncture points, that are completely different from the Chinese points...

Acupuncture - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

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Gabriel Szász

1645 days ago

Brilliant TED talk by Jack Horner explaining why there are no fossils of baby dinosaurs.

Jack Horner: Shape-shifting dinosaurs

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Gabriel Szász

1645 days ago

It's totally unbelievable that the History channel has ever released the Ancient Aliens series. While meeting more and more fans of the series, I'm asking myself wherher these people tried to use their common sense. I'm really happy that somebody has put it together in such a nice way.

Ancient Aliens Debunked - (full movie) HD

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Gabriel Szász

1647 days ago

While I was already getting tired of hearing that I should eat 'everything in moderation', I've discovered this brilliant article.

“Everything in Moderation” Is a Terrible Rule to Eat By

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