Benjamin James

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Donald Trump Robot Terrorizes Latinos in Wild Sci-Fi Short Film — Watch

Ale Damiani is no fan of the wall.<p>There are few certainties over the next four years in America, but one thing does seem assured: an abundance of …

Silent Film Shows How Motorcycles Were Built Before the Assembly Line

They sure don't build 'em like they used to.<p>These days, car factories are incredibly automated. Even an exotic like the Alfa Romeo 4C is built in a sterile environment that looks more like an operating room from the future than the assembly lines we like to imagine. And while American manufacturing …

3tags.org

Ask Ethan: Could The Universe Be A Simulation?

We take for granted, every day, that what we perceive as “real” is actually reflective of some type of objective reality. That the atoms and molecules composing our bodies actually exist; that the photons interacting with us possess energy and momentum; that the neutrinos passing through us are …

Quantum Mechanics

5 Simple Math Problems No One Can Solve

Easy to understand, supremely difficult to prove.<p>Mathematics can get pretty complicated. Fortunately, not all math problems need to be inscrutable. Here are five current problems in the field of mathematics that anyone can understand, but nobody has been able to solve.

Bayesian Regularization for #NeuralNetworks

If you are a science or math nerd, there is no way in hell you would have not heard of Bayes’s Theorem. It’s pervasive and quite a powerful inference …

Will we discover a twin Earth? 20 big questions about the future of humanity

<b>(Kyle Hilton, Scientific American)</b><p>We asked leading scientists to predict the future. Here’s what they had to say<p>Editorial Staff<p>August 20, 2016 3:59pm (UTC)<p><i>This article was originally published by Scientific American.</i><p><b>1. Does humanity have a future beyond Earth?</b><br>“I think it’s a dangerous delusion to …

Princeton University

Get ready for your new favorite sandwich: Grilled cheese with marinated tomatoes

Sometimes, nothing beats the perfection that is rich, gooey cheese melted between two slices of crisp bread. It's classic comfort food.<p>For a slight twist, give this version a try. Smoked cheese, such as Comte or Provolone, is sandwiched between thick slices of a rustic country loaf with a layer of …

Tomatoes

The Unexpected Dangers of Recreational Counting

The cleverest card trick I’ve ever seen was performed not by a magician, but by a math professor.<p>A teaching assistant (let’s call him Nick), acting …

Check out Lockheed Martin's robotic blimp inspector

Lockheed Martin's hybrid airships are as big as a football field, and it's a huge challenge making sure their surfaces are don't have tiny pinholes in them. That's why the company developed a robot called Self-Propelled Instrument for Damage Evaluation and Repair or SPIDER to crawl on the vehicle's …

Action at a Distance in Quantum Mechanics (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

The quantum realm involves curious correlations between distant events. A well-known example is David Bohm's (1951) version of the famous thought …

The Only Italian Lasagna Recipe You’ll Ever Need

A properly-made lasagna is a dish of consummate beauty and one of the most beloved Italian food dishes in the world. But there is...The post The Only …

Italy

How To Make Your Own Amazingly Delicious Turkish Pide!

Wow. Just wow. The moment I pulled these Turkish pide out of the oven I knew that they would be good. But I wasn't quite prepared for how really …

Cooking (Australia)

Buy one Turtle Shell 2.0 outdoor speaker, get one free

From the Cheapskate: It's a BOGO! This rugged, water-resistant Bluetooth speaker pumps up the jams when you're living it up outside and comes in your choice of colors. Plus a 99-cent glass screen protector!<p><i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the Web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more.</i> …

Shopping

New 'Einstein Ring' Discovered By Dark Energy Camera

A rare object called an Einstein Ring has been discovered by a team in the Stellar Populations group at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias …

You Technically Are the Center of the Universe, Thanks to a Wacky Physics Quirk

Physics has a mind-bending implication that seems to undermine a fundamental lesson we all learned in grade school about selfishness: You technically …

Ancient Egyptian spellbook that claims you can control men discovered

Ancient Egyptian sex spells revealed: Papyrus contains curses that claim to ‘burn the heart of a woman' and make men do exactly what you want<p><b>Recently</b> …

Ancient History

10 Mind-Blowing Scientific Facts About Black Holes

Need to know!<p>Black holes are the only objects in the Universe that can trap light by sheer gravitational force. Scientists believe they are formed …

These Breakfast Enchiladas Are Perfect For Weekend Brunch

THIS. IS. LIFE.<p>Servings: 4-5<p><b>Cheese sauce:</b><br>1/3 cup butter<p>1/3 cup flour<p>3 cups milk<p>2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese<p>1 (4.5-ounce) can chopped green chiles, undrained<p>3/4 teaspoon salt<p><b>Enchiladas:</b><br>1 lb. package hot ground pork sausage<p>2 tablespoons butter or margarine<p>2 onions, diced<p>Green pepper, …

Breakfast

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Olga Hepnarová: The Truck-Driving Mass Murderess Of Czechoslovakia

In one fell swoop, 22-year-old Olga Hepnarová killed eight people and injured dozens more in Prague. Here's her chilling story.<p>Olga Hepnarová. Still …

Why Can't We Fire Electrons Across Space For Wireless Power?

<i>My understanding of how old tube-type televisions worked is that a “gun” at the back of the tube – the cathode – fired electrons at the screen. So, my question is, if it is possible to “fire electrons” through space, why is it not easy to transmit electrical power wirelessly?</i><p>Your understanding of …

Wireless Charging

Are we alone? Setting some limits to our uniqueness

Are humans unique and alone in the vast universe? This question-- summed up in the famous Drake equation -- has for a half-century been one of the …

University of Washington

Three Questions About Breakthrough Starshot

The enormously ambitious mission faces a few challenges<p>The $100 million Breakthrough Starshot mission aims to use lasers to launch swarms of chip-sized probes on roughly 20-year journeys to Alpha Centauri. The ambitious initiative faces many challenges. How will the project ever launch space-chips …

Space Travel

What Is The Strongest Force In The Universe?

When it comes to the fundamental laws of nature, we can break everything down into four forces that are at the core of everything in the Universe:<p>The <b>strong nuclear force</b>: the force responsible for holding atomic nuclei and individual protons and neutrons together.<br>• The <b>electromagnetic force</b>: the force …

Physics

Here's The Real Story Of Why We Celebrate 4/20

How did 420 spread from a circle of California stoners across the globe?<p><i>This article was originally published on April 20, 2009, and has been reposted and updated each year since.</i><p>Warren Haynes, the Allman Brothers Band guitarist, routinely plays with the surviving members of the Grateful Dead, …

Cannabis

LSD's impact on the brain revealed in groundbreaking images

The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug.<p>The images, taken from volunteers who agreed to take a trip in the name of science, have given researchers an unprecedented insight into the neural basis for effects produced by one of …

Consciousness

Carrot Cake for Two

If you avoid baking a cake because there aren't enough people in your home to help you eat it, then we have the solution: Make just one slice. We've …

Dessert