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General Relativity explained like you've never seen before

A super-quick, super-painless guide to the theory that conquered the universe.<p>scroll down<br>to begin<p>For 100 years, the general theory of relativity has …

Physics

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

How a 27-Year-Old Math Whiz (and His Uber Driver) Found a Big Flaw in an IRS Tax Formula

He also came up with a fix.<p>Most people chat with their Uber driver about traffic or the weather. Sam Ferguson, on the other hand, spent one January …

Health Care

'Time' allows rare cover redesign to illustrate the chaos that is Donald Trump

A storm's a brewin' in the White House, and <i>Time Magazine</i> has found a way to perfectly illustrate the chaos on its latest cover.<p>In a rare callback …

Donald Trump

New 'Solo' Trailer Already Spoiled One 'Star Wars' Origin Story

On detail from Han Solo’s past has already been revealed by the latest trailer for <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story.</i> In a quick scene, we now know how Han got …

Star Wars

Adjust these Facebook privacy settings to protect your personal data | ZDNet

​Facebook knows a lot about you<p>Facebook knows a lot about you. And so do the third-party app makers and partners in the social network's …

Apps

A good look at how the Hobbit movies got so bad

It’s worth your time<p><i>The Hobbit</i> trilogy — a series of words that, to this day, can only be written with a sigh — is long, bloated and mostly unnecessary.<p>That’s not exactly breaking news, but two video essays from culture commentator Lindsay Ellis do a remarkable job of explaining exactly why the …

Movies

Cloudflare makes it harder for ISPs to track your web history

If you're privacy-minded, you probably aren't thrilled that governments seem hell-bent on giving internet providers free rein over your browsing data. Cloudflare just gave you a tool to fight back, however. It launched 1.1.1.1, a free Domain Name System service (the technology that translates IP …

Privacy

PS4 Free PS Plus Games For April 2018 Confirmed

With April approaching, Sony has announced the lineup of games that PlayStation Plus members will be able to download for free during the month. A total of six games are on the way, split across PS4, PS3, and Vita, and this is the rare month where we won't have to wait too far into the month to …

Gaming

S.N.L.: See Bill Hader and an All-Star Team Dissect an Eventful Week in Trumpworld

Featuring Hader as Anthony Scaramucci, John Goodman as Rex Tillerson, and Fred Armisen as Michael Wolff.<p><b>Bill Hader’s</b> second outing as <i>Saturday Night Live</i> host got off to a strong start this weekend, thanks to the help of a few heavy hitters—namely, his old <i>S.N.L.</i> castmate (and current <i>Documentary Now!</i> …

One of the greatest mysteries surrounding Prince has been solved

When the public was informed of Prince’s untimely death, people immediately took to sharing videos of their favorite live performances to showcase …

This video claiming ink cartridges are a scam is going massively viral

It's a well known fact that printers are probably the most annoying piece of technology in the world.<p>No one likes them. They're confusing, they go …

This Woman Fused With Her Twin In Utero And Has The DNA Of Two People

Chimerism is a rare genetic condition where an individual has two sets of DNA.<p>Twins often have an inseparable bond, but Muhl and her fraternal twin are actually the same person. In a rare genetic event, Muhl fused together with her fraternal twin in the womb. So Muhl has two sets of DNA: her own, …

Dec. 14, 1799: The excruciating final hours of President George Washington

It was a house call no physician would relish. On Dec. 14, 1799, three doctors were summoned to Mount Vernon in Fairfax County, Va., to attend to a …

The science of why human breasts are so big

Breasts come in different shapes and sizes, but there's one thing they all have in common: They are unique to humans. More than 5,000 mammalian species inhabit this planet. Yet Homo sapiens are the only life forms with permanent breasts. Some may call this human anomaly sexy, but it also raises the …

Breast Cancer

We Got Our First Look At ‘X-Force’ In The ‘Deadpool 2’ Trailer, And One Character Has Been Officially Identified

<i>Deadpool 2</i> issued a new trailer on Wednesday, and we’ve already broken it down and made some guesses about the mutant team-up pictured above, assembling in a a military dropship. Now we have a confirmation (courtesy of Colossus actor Stefan Kapičić himself) about some of the details.<p>First off, many …

Cheddar Man: the first Britons were black, Natural History Museum DNA study reveals

The earliest Britons were black-skinned, with dark curly hair and possibly blue eyes, new analysis of a 10,000-year-old Somerset skeleton has revealed.<p>Scientists at the Natural History Museum have used pioneering genetic sequencing and facial reconstruction techniques to prove that the first …

Watch: Man Fooled Police With Fake Delorean Made Out Of Snow

The Only Thing the Nunes Memo Proves Is That It Was Massively Overhyped

Trump miscalculated, badly, by advocating to #ReleaseTheMemo. Will it backfire?<p>The much-anticipated Nunes memo, released Friday after weeks of feverish build-up on the far-right, appears to be a dud. The declassified report accuses a group of current and former Justice Department and F.B.I. …

‘I, Tonya’ Gets Torn to Shreds by a Reporter Who Covered the Real-Life Incident: ‘This Fantasy Film Is Harding’s Dream Come True’

J.E. Vader calls the biopic a portrait of "an unrepentant felon."<p>“It was painful to hand over the money for a ticket, knowing that some of it would …

Google Home or Chromecast might be crashing your Wi-Fi

If your Wi-Fi isn't working like it should, Google Home or Chromecast may be affecting it. Here's what you can do right now.<p>If your Wi-Fi at home has been acting up lately, your Google Home ($129.00 at Dell Home) speaker or Chromecast ($30.00 at Walmart) might be the culprit. On Jan. 13, Android …

Google

Here's Why Kenny Loggins Is the 'King of Movie Soundtracks'

Kenny Loggins is many things. He was one half of one of the most successful and critically lauded duos of the 1970's (with Loggins and Messina), had a stellar solo career that has awarded him 12 platinum-selling albums and two Grammys. And he's also got one of history's greatest beards, easily …

Soundtracks

NASA's $1 billion Jupiter probe has taken mind-bending new photos of the gas giant

NASA's $1 billion Juno spacecraft completed its 10th high-speed trip around Jupiter on December 16.<p>The robot gets relatively close to the gas giant and takes new photos with its JunoCam instrument roughly every 53 days while traveling at up to 130,000 mph.<p>It can take days or sometimes weeks to …

Astronomy

Windows Meltdown-Spectre fix: How to check if your AV is blocking Microsoft patch

Antivirus firms are playing patch catch-up, as Microsoft releases Meltdown firmware updates for Surface devices.<p>Antivirus firms are gradually adding …

Customers

5 Minutes of Video of a Star Wars Game That Never Was

Don't get your hopes up: this Star Wars space shooter is never going to exist.<p>So says Travis Baldree, co-founder of Double Damage (and of his …

How to Watch the First Blue Moon Eclipse in 150 Years

January 31 will bring a celestial event known as a blue moon, an occurrence that happens every two to three years. While interesting on its own, the …

Astronomy

5 Things That Are Better Now Because of Trump

Relax, liberals. Some good things happened this year.<p>The end of the year is nigh. Time to discuss how the first year of Donald Trump’s presidency has helped America. Let’s pause here while scores of peppermint mocha go crashing to the floor at Starbucks all across our nation’s capital.<p>To many …

Donald Trump

Does the White Working Class Really Vote Against Its Own Interests?

Trump’s first year in office revived an age-old debate about why some people choose race over class—and how far they will go to protect the system.<p>As his first year in the White House draws to a close, Donald J. Trump remains in almost every respect a singular character. He exists well outside the …

Income Inequality

13 Surprisingly Weird Reasons Why Crows And Ravens Are The Best Birds, No Question

They're definitely better than monkeys.<p>We're sure you have your favourite animal. It may even be a really smart one. But corvids - such as crows, …

Birds

Here's What Will Happen 10,000 Years From Now, According to Science

We come from the far future.<p>Imagining the future of humanity, our planet, and everything we hold dear in our corner of the cold dark Universe is …

Popular Fiction