We asked renowned neuroscientists, physicists, psychologists, technology theorists and hallucinogen researchers if we can ever tell that the "reality" we are experiencing is "real. Is this real life? How do we know that we are not hallucinating it all? What if we're plugged into a Matrix -style virtual reality simulator? Isn't the universe a giant hologram anyway? Is reality really real?
REALITY | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Christmas day is one week from today. On one hand it is like wow time is flying, and on the other, not so much. Between now and Christmas day the seasons will change and we have some changes in the weather. Will the changes lead to a White Christmas? Usually when we have a windy day it is a regional event. Today that is not the case. The south winds will take our highs to
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Adam Frank. The sun rises again in the east. Your underwear falls if you drop it.
Reality TV gets a bad rap—and usually, pretty deservedly so. This is, after all, the genre that spawned the Kardashians and the Real Housewives , either of which should be enough to shut down any new show pitch that doesn't involve a script. Yet somehow, producers occasionally stumble upon genuine, interesting people and convince them to get in front of a camera. Watching a group of rich ladies scream at each other about mean tweets seems like a complete waste of time when you can be following real homicide detectives the moment they catch a case, or a guy who's getting plastic surgery to look a human Ken Doll. This is a list of exactly those type of shows that will have you wondering why you ever learned who Kylie Jenner was in the first place.