Andrew Wareing

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Is death still frightening if you believe the self is an illusion? An astonishing study of Tibetan Buddhists

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettImagining ourselves as no longer existing is, for most of us, terrifying. Buddhism may offer some reassurance. A central tenet of …

Hinduism

Your Guide to the Best Tequila for Margaritas

Like many cocktail origin stories, the history of the margarita is understandably hazy. But whatever you believe about the margarita’s past, this …

The Ultimate HIIT Bodyweight Workout For Weight Loss

Whether you're new to HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workouts, or you've been doing them for years, here's a basic bodyweight HIIT workout …

Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude hits Sumatra island in Indonesia

Though it was felt as far as 600 km away in Singapore, there was no threat of a tsunami.<p>An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude struck off the coast of …

The Intricacies of Quantum Mechanics Explained in 5 Minutes Using Ducks

Exurb1a has created a new amusing video where he takes a <i>quack</i> at explaining the intricacies of quantum mechanics in 5 minutes using ducks.<p>What a …

The Most Useful Keyboard Shortcuts You'll Ever Learn

There may be no clearer sign of a computer novice than the failure to use keyboard shortcuts.<p>My mom, for instance, has been using a computer …

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 …

Here are 10 things you can do legally if you go to the right country [INFOGRAPHIC]

While the majority of the laws are rightfully in place to keep us safe and secure, there are still some fairly bizarre ones.<p>Check out this …

Travel

Never lose your valuables again with this miniature GPS locator

Keeping a tab on kids, pets, and valuables is a difficult task, so a new Indiegogo has built a miniature GPS tracker to at least help find people or items once they’ve disappeared.<p>Ping, the “world’s smallest” GPS tracker, is able to send a signal from the U.S., Mexico and Canada to the owner’s …

This $350 Backpack Will Keep You Alive

Survival is so hot right now. That means there are lots and lots of charlatans hawking crappy gear that won’t get the job done in an emergency.<p>This comprehensive kit from Uncharted Supply Co. claims to be different. We put it to the test.<p>What Is It?<p>“Everything you need, nothing you don’t,” reads …

Lucy Buffett's Favorite Margarita Recipes

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word: margarita? After tequila, sunshine, and tacos, it’s probably Jimmy Buffett’s 1977 …

Seafood

The World's Only Metallic Hydrogen Sample Has Disappeared

Wha??<p>Scientists achieved the "holy grail of high-pressure physics" last month, when physicists from Harvard University claimed they'd successfully …

Our Universe is too vast for even the most imaginative sci-fi

As an astrophysicist, I am always struck by the fact that even the wildest science-fiction stories tend to be distinctly human in character. No …

Proxima Centauri

6 Tips for Making Crispy Potatoes Every Time

Extra, even<p>I don’t think I need to convince you that in the genre of breakfast, potatoes need to be extra crispy. Eggs are soft and require contrast …

The Map of Mathematics: Animation Shows How All the Different Fields in Math Fit Together

Back in December, you hopefully thoroughly immersed yourself in <i>The Map of Physics</i>, an animated video--a visual aid for the modern age--that mapped …

Mathematics

Shell begins huge task of decommissioning Brent oil rigs

After a decade of planning and consultation, removal of Brent field rigs built in 1970s could take up to 10 years to complete<p>Shell will this week unveil a plan to dismantle four enormous oil rigs in the North Sea, kicking off a vast and controversial decommissioning project.<p>The Brent field rigs …

Oil

Role Of BSF In Liberation Of Bangladesh – Analysis

By Anil Kamboj*The Border Security Force (BSF) contingent that proudly marches down Rajpath as part of the Republic Day parade belongs to a Central …

Pakistan

Researchers Say They've Figured Out What Makes People Reject Science, And It's Not Ignorance

Why some people believe Earth is flat.<p>A lot happened in 2016, but one of the biggest cultural shifts was the rise of fake news - where claims with no …

Here's How to Spot the Difference Between Real and Fake Designer Bags

It’s all in the details.<p>Can you spot a fake Birkin above with just a glance? Natalie Wyll and Alexa Ridolfi, the sisters who run A Second Chance Resale, do that for a living, thanks to a $600 billion counterfeit industry. Along with their mother, who founded the Upper East Side store before …

Sewing

This Is The Secret To Making Perfectly Fluffy Scrambled Eggs

For as long as I can remember, I've been making scrambled eggs one way. I melt some butter in a pan, swish it around to get all the corners, crack …

Breakfast

How to sharpen your kitchen knives

Spruce up your relatives’ knives when you visit over the holidays<p>Your knife is too dull. How do I know this? For one, you clicked on this article. For another, you’re supposed to be sharpening (or at least honing) your knife every few weeks—and, well, most of us don't do that.<p>There’s an easy way to …

Coconut Veggie Curry recipe for 'Meatless Monday' | NOLA.com

In her book, ''SkinnyTaste Fast and Slow:Knockout Quick-Fix and Slow Cooker Recipes" (2016, Clarkson Potter/Publishers, an imprint of Penguin Random …

These Gateway Drinks Will Up Your Cocktail Game Dramatically

Staring down the menu at a cocktail bar can be an intimidating prospect for the uninitiated. What’s the difference between “Martini” and a martini? What’s an old-fashioned no. 1 versus a no. 2? What makes a daiquiri a daiquiri exactly? And it never helps that every bartender in the country makes …

Vermouth

How One Man’s Rescue Mission Really Did Change the Course of World War II

Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos by Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw – digested read

‘To measure the distance to Neptune, we work in parsecs, which are a parallax of one arcsecond. Actually, let’s just look at some pictures’<p>Cosmology is amazing. It allows us to dare to imagine a time when the entire observable universe was compressed into a region of space smaller than an atom. …