Theyre

New Optical Illusion Makes 86% of People Feel Like They're Falling Into a Black Hole

New Optical Illusion Makes 86% of People Feel Like They’re Falling Into a Black Hole

Expand the image above to fill your screen and stare at the black blob in the center. (You can also find the original version here.) Most people perceive the blob as expanding or feel that they’re falling toward the hole. This new-to-science illusion has given researchers some more insight into how human vision works, and …

New Optical Illusion Makes 86% of People Feel Like They’re Falling Into a Black Hole Read More »

The Heat Still Can’t Solve the Celtics Defense. They’re Almost Out of Time to Find Answers.

The Heat Still Can’t Solve the Celtics Defense. They’re Almost Out of Time to Find Answers.

By the fourth quarter of Wednesday’s Game 5, this is what the Heat had left in the tank: And this is what the Celtics had left: There’s more to it than that, of course, but if you’re looking for the CliffsNotes version of how a one-point nail-biter turned into a 23-point Boston lead in the …

The Heat Still Can’t Solve the Celtics Defense. They’re Almost Out of Time to Find Answers. Read More »

MLB Power Rankings: Padres look like they're for real after statement sweep; Yankees hold onto No. 1 spot

MLB Power Rankings: Padres look like they’re for real after statement sweep; Yankees hold onto No. 1 spot

We’ve seen just about one-quarter of the MLB season (don’t say “quarter pole,” though, because horse racing fans will torch you like Early Voting on the home stretch). There are so many takeaways.  First off, to so many different fan bases: Don’t you dare give up. Just ask the last two full-season World Series champs.  …

MLB Power Rankings: Padres look like they’re for real after statement sweep; Yankees hold onto No. 1 spot Read More »

Texas A&M's Jimbo Fisher fires back at 'narcissist' Nick Saban's NIL shots: 'Some people think they're God'

Texas A&M’s Jimbo Fisher fires back at ‘narcissist’ Nick Saban’s NIL shots: ‘Some people think they’re God’

Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher fired back at Nick Saban on Thursday after the Alabama coach said Wednesday night that the Aggies “bought every player on their team” while discussing issues with name, image and likeness in college football. Saban’s remarks came during a wide-ranging answer on the state of the sport and recruiting amid …

Texas A&M’s Jimbo Fisher fires back at ‘narcissist’ Nick Saban’s NIL shots: ‘Some people think they’re God’ Read More »

The Ghostly Sounds of Auroras Can Be Heard, Even When They're Invisible

The Ghostly Sounds of Auroras Can Be Heard, Even When They’re Invisible

If you’re up high, and you listen carefully on nights when the northern sky dances with blazing sheets of green light – Earth’s spectacular aurora borealis – you might hear some ghostly sounds.   Almost imperceptible, the sounds had only been heard during the wildest aurora displays, described as rushing sounds, like a waterfall at …

The Ghostly Sounds of Auroras Can Be Heard, Even When They’re Invisible Read More »