Adam Morlen

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Some black holes erase your past

In the real world, your past uniquely determines your future. If a physicist knows how the universe starts out, she can calculate its future for all …

Physicists are planning to build lasers so powerful they could rip apart empty space

Inside a cramped laboratory in Shanghai, China, physicist Ruxin Li and colleagues are breaking records with the most powerful pulses of light the …

Physics

The Best Interview Questions We've Ever Published

Hiring is by far the biggest concern we hear from founders. Finding the right people to work at your company is high-stakes. Poor performers can take …

Cease Saw: The 8 Best Things to Help You Stop Snoring

<b>* Eight different methods to help you stop snoring</b> <b><br>* Chin straps and lip adhesives help keep your mouth shut</b> <b><br>* Nasal sprays and dialators help open</b> …

Options for people who don’t like to budget

Creating a budget may seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Learn about the tools and techniques that can help simplify budgeting and …

5 traits that define a typeface’s personality

Typography can have a crucial impact on a design’s effectiveness, and choosing the right typeface can also have a big impact on a brand’s …

Typography

The brain may learn by building 11-dimensional "sandcastles"

We're all familiar with four dimensions – height, width, depth and time – but according to theoretical physics, the universe could be composed of as …

How to Anonymize Your Browsing with a Tor-Powered Raspberry Pi Hotspot

If you’ve been thinking about trying out Tor to anonymize all your web browsing, you could just download a browser and give that a spin, but it’s …

You Physics Teachers Really Ought to Teach Numerical Calculations

I love including numerical calculations in my introductory and advanced physics courses. I find that including coding in the introductory physics …

Mathematics

Our Universe is Expanding Faster Than it Should, Hinting at New Physics

NEW UNDERSTANDING<p>The theory that the universe is expanding is widely accepted by astronomers. It’s believed that this expansion happens at a constant …

Why The Multiverse May Not Be Madness

Alternate realities, parallel dimensions, and multiple universes. Whatever you call it, the notion of other versions of existence is one of the most …

Physics

The Simple Way to Give Difficult Feedback (Without Hurting Feelings)

Learn how to balance honesty with compassion for maximum impact<p>Whether you're a leader or a peer, part of your responsibility is to give people feedback. Having been raised in a culture that often dances around the truth and tiptoes near insecurities, you may lack the skills required to balance …

1969 vs. 2017: When Black Panthers aligned with Confederate-flag-wielding, working-class whites

<b>(Firelight Media/Jeffrey Blankfort)</b><p>Lasting change toward economic and racial justice will be built brick by brick, person to person and “real slow”<p>Colette Gaiter<p>January 10, 2017 8:59am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>In the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump won …

The 6-Step Process To Train Your Brain To Focus

Do you feel like your attention span is shortening? Stretch and strengthen it with these steps.<p>There’s a growing body of research about how counterproductive multitasking can be. While we may feel like we’re getting more done, the reality is that regular multitasking can leave us with a diminishing …

Professional manga artist shows how to improve drawing skills in series of two-minute video clips

From <b>trees</b> to <b>clothing</b> and <b>anatomical features</b>, these live-action drawing tips will have you <b>sketching like a pro</b> <b>in minutes</b>!<p>No matter how much skill you …

Twitter

4 Secrets to Resisting Distraction and Staying Focused

Have you said any of these recently?<p><i>I get distracted and procrastinate.</i>• <i><br>I make plans but I don’t follow through on them.</i>• <i><br>I get things done… but not the</i> …

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Google's AI sounds more human than you, even when it's speaking nonsense

Google's AI can dream up its own surreal images and beat a human champion at the ancient game of Go. Now it can realistically mimic human speech, including the nonspeech sounds the mouth and respiratory system make when a human talks. The system is called WaveNet, a neural network that generates …

5 Fantastic Sharpening Tips and Techniques

When it comes down to it, a lot of being good at a discipline is simply putting in enough time to know your way around all of the physical processes involved and in knowing a few key tips and techniques that are too frequently overlooked. In soldering, for example, besides getting a lot of …

Woodworking

Modifying Speaker Drivers And The FF85KeN Article By Jeff Poth

<b>Spring 2010</b><p><b>Modifying Speaker Drivers And The FF85KeN <br>Article By Jeff Poth</b><p><b>Difficulty Level</b><p><b>F</b>or the purposes of this article, we'll largely be …

24 Hours of Le Mans isn’t just a race, it’s a ruthless car-tech proving ground

The 24 hours of Le Mans is arguably one of the most grueling races in motor sport, and one of its most celebrated. Since 1923, cars and drivers have …

How To Turn Your Home Into A Smart Home!

Image Credit: Business Today<p>Once an ahead-of-its-time idea, the Internet of Things is, today, smartening up our living rooms and kitchens. Here are …

Home Management System - Control your home from a website

Things used in this project<p>Hardware components<p>1Sheeld (Android shield for Arduino)<p>×<p>1<p>Buy from Newark Element14<br>• Buy from 1sheeld.com<br>• Buy from MCM …

Microcontroller

I built my own PC and it was super easy - here's how to do it

I could've just bought a ready-made PC from Asus or Alienware, two of the most well-known gaming PC brands. But I like the idea of choosing the parts that go into my computer so I know exactly how much they cost and I can pick them based on my personal preferences.<p>Plus, building your own computer …

Computer Hardware

Top 15 Shed Designs and Their Costs: Styles, Costs, and Pros and Cons

Summer is coming fast and you’ve been dying to dive right into a new home improvement project. Last year you were so excited about building a pool, …

Home Improvement

Understanding Arduino UNO Hardware Design

This article explains how Arduino works from an electronic design perspective.<p>Most articles explain the software of Arduinos. However, understanding …