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14 Psychological Tricks Everyone Should Know

The internet is awash with amateur psychology and body language tips, from ludicrous, life-affirming self-help mumbo jumbo to beginner-level …

Dr. Keith Ablow: Loneliness is now more deadly than obesity. And we still don't we have a plan to reduce it

Speaking recently at the 125th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Julianne Holt-Lunstad, Ph.D., professor of psychology at Brigham Young University, wisely focused on the toll that loneliness is taking on Americans.<p>Dr. Holt-Lunstad presented findings culled from two …

What to Eat in Italy: 50 Foods You Need to Try

The 50 Best Foods to Eat in Italy Before You Die<p>The don't call it "Eataly" for nothing.<p>Italy is known for some of the best foods in the world. It's …

Tennessee judge offers reduced jail time in exchange for sterilization, birth control

SPARTA, Tenn. — A program in a Tennessee county reduces inmates’ jail time if they voluntarily undergo birth control procedures, in a move that has …

Scientists attached an electronic backpack to a genetically modified dragonfly and turned it into a drone

At a certain point it becomes really difficult to scale down machines. A tiny drone can only be so tiny.<p>Scientists at Draper have come up with a solution: make a drone out of a dragonfly.<p>Researchers at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) genetically modified a dragonfly to make the nerve …

Drones

Marijuana Stocks Rejoice! Vermont Is on the Verge of Doing Something No Other State Has Done

Vermont just used the legislative process to pass a recreational-weed bill that's now headed to the governor's desk.<p>If we take a step back and think …

How I Earn $200,000+ a Year From Photography

Kind of a crazy thing– I think you can stay true to your roots, values, and ethics– and also get rich: I wanna tell you the secrets of how I earn …

Street Photography

How I Made $1,254.93 in Four Months by Selling Stock Photos on EyeEm

My name is Michael Zwahlen, and I’m a photographer based in Germany. I want to share how I earn money through EyeEm. In the first four months of 2017 …

Adam Carolla in the 1988 Nissan 300 ZX

Madcap inventor turns Iron Man with real-life flying suit

Meet the madcap inventor who wants to turn his dream of a suit for human flight from sci-fi fantasy into reality.<p>British entrepreneur Richard Browning has created a real-life Iron Man suit, by attaching miniature jet engines to his limbs.<p>He has just founded Gravity, a tech start-up who have built …

Engines

2018 Porsche 911 GT3 Gets Manual Transmission And 198 MPH Top Speed

Bless us, every one, for Porsche listens to us after all. They listened! They care! The 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 will give buyers the choice of Porsche’s …

Sports Cars

Microsoft and Steelcase envision the perfect Surface office

With the Surface Book, Surface Studio and other products, Microsoft has managed to attract graphics pros, designers and engineers, many used to working with Apple products. It's now taking the next logical step by expanding into workspace lifestyle concepts via a partnership with Steelcase. The two …

Hands on w/ Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks out again, ‘confidential’ stickers and all [Video]

The Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks have basically turned into a pour at this point, and the latest addition to the collection is a new video showing both the front and back and phone — and a look at the “Do not leak info” sticker on the back…<p>The video isn’t really much new, since we already saw a video of …

Phones

Loophole Lets Criminals Buy Untraceable 'Ghost Guns' Online

A legal loophole means that anyone, including criminals, can order a so-called “ghost gun” off the web without a background check – a gun with no serial number that can’t be traced.<p>The guns are built from kits and arrive in pieces, so under existing law, when they’re shipped, they aren’t guns. When …

Guns

Prepare Your Entire Breakfast—Coffee Included—With One Efficient Appliance

The hardest part of cooking a well-rounded breakfast is getting the timing right (after all, no one wants cold eggs or floppy bacon). Fortunately, …

Breakfast

This tiny drone doubles as a thick iPhone case

Pocket-sized drones like the Mavic Pro seem poised to be the photography of the future, but one company is taking things to the next level by slapping a tiny drone inside an iPhone case.<p>It’s called the Selfly and while the little drone is not as powerful as its larger rivals, it packs a ton of …

Drones

Starting from Scratch: Becoming a Photographer in Your 30s

You’ve probably seen photographer Sean Tucker‘s work around, on <i>PetaPixel</i> if nowhere else, but did you know he didn’t start his photographic journey …

The Next Big Thing in 3-D Printing? Shapeshifting Materials | Inc.com

Three-dimensional printers have brought major advances to every corner of manufacturing: Scientists have used the process to engineer human tissue, print a rubber material to make drones less dangerous to people on the ground, and create a lightweight material that's 10 times stronger than steel …

3D Printing

Raspberry Pi releases an OS to breathe new life into old PCs

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has released an experimental version of its Linux-based Pixel OS for Windows and Mac PCs. The OS, originally designed to run only on the Raspberry Pi hobby board, comes with the Chromium web browser and a suite of productivity and coding tools. "We asked ourselves one …

How to DIY Your Own Tabletop Blacksmithing Forge

Why buy a forge?<p>Having your own forge can add a lot to your metalworking capabilities. There are two notable problems: size and cost. That's why making a compact forge relatively cheaply would seem to be the ideal choice. Here's how to do it.<p>This is an old-school forge, which means it can lead to …

How to get fit for the slopes: strengthen your glutes

It’s the time of year when skiers and snowboarders alike turn their attention to getting fit for the slopes ahead of a winter trip to the mountains. Getting your body prepared will not only help you ski or snowboard better, but it will also make the whole experience a lot more enjoyable – no more …

Workouts

Elon Musk And Steve Wozniak Lead AI Experts Who Want Killer Robots Banned

Say no to Skynet.<p>Hundreds of the world’s leading robotics and artificial intelligence experts have released an open letter urging the United Nations …

Absolute Beginner's Guide To Chord Progressions | Guitar Lesson

This lesson introduces the basics of scale and chord progression theory, starting with a description of the major scale, scale degree identities and …

Guitar Lessons

The History Behind America's Favorite Chair: The Eames Lounge and Ottoman

The molded plywood chair that became an American icon.<p>Charles and Ray Eames often visited their friend Billy Wilder on his film sets. While working, the famed director would put together a makeshift lounge chair so that he could nap between takes. Something about his jerry-rigged seat struck a …

Furniture

Russian man set for world's first head transplant

Valery Spiridonov explains why he wants to be the first person to undergo a head transplant, which will be carried out by Italian neurosurgeon Professor Sergio Canavero.<p>Mr Spiridinov, from Russia, suffers from Werdnig Hoffman disease, a muscle wasting condition that seriously diminishes his …

$4.5 Million Dollar Cabot Guns Meteorite Pistols Unveiled

<b>Fort Wayne, Indiana</b> -(Ammoland.com)- Cabot Guns, the all-American gun company and industry-leading purveyor of luxury handguns, has unveiled this …

My dad was tasked with building a keggerator for my sisters barn-theme wedding. he went a bit overboard.

National Academy of Sciences finds GMOs to be 'safe'

The debate surrounding the safety of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has been raging for years and continues to do so. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has finally weighed in on the matter and found GMOs to not just be generally safe, but good for both people and …

Husqvarna's 2017 motocross range gets traction control

Husqvarna Motorcycles built its reputation in off-road racing and, under KTM ownership since 2013, continues to be a prominent player at the highest …

Motorcycles