Rory Kain

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Hands-On: The Praetorian Hoodie – The Hoodie Inspired By the Roman Empire

During the height of the Roman Empire, emperors had a select group of body guards known as the Praetorian Guard. These were warriors selected for …

Clothing

The 99% : Rotten Tomatoes’ Highest Rated Movies Every Guy Should See

We can’t remember the last time we watched a movie without consulting Rotten Tomatoes first. The new Ben Affleck flick only scored a 26%? We’re out …

The 50 Best Documentaries

As any second grade teacher knows, children learn what they want to learn. Bobby doesn’t feel like learning division today? Not gonna happen. …

Yamaha XS650 by Thrive Motorcycle

When asked to reveal their influences, builders can come up with some pretty odd answers. But I don’t think I’ve ever seen “a wood-burning stove” credited before.<p>‘Moon’ comes from Thrive Motorcycle of Jakarta, and they have an unusual method for finding out what their customers like. Putra Agung …

Motorcycles

The Laverda V6

Reading time: about 21 minutes.<p>Design<br>• Engineering<br>• Italian<br>• Racing<br>• Vintage<p><i>This is the fourth piece in a new series on Silodrome written by the talented</i> …

Under Cabinet Swinging Knife Block

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A theory of everything ... has physics gone too far?

<b>Jim Baggott, author of Farewell to Reality: How Fairytale Physics Betrays the Search for Scientific Truth</b><p>The discovery of the Higgs boson was a …

How Are You?

By Stephanie Georgopulos,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/ZTF40V<p>The third sentence you’re taught when learning another language always seems to be, …

The Ultimate Wine-Pairing Infographic

I’ve never understood brussel sprouts. Oh, they’re delicious, roasted in a cast iron pan with big hunks of garlic. But I’ve tried reds, and I’ve tried whites. Neither seems to pair all that well. And wouldn’t you know it? Brussel sprouts are a footnote on this incredible infographic: Foods that …

Smartphones Acting In Concert, At A Concert

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>MIT engineer Eyal Toledano has built a software system, CoSync, that links smartphones together via Bluetooth or wi-fi, …

On The Hunt For The Super-Small, Super-Powerful Battery

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>Researchers at the University of Illinois say they have come up with a new way of making batteries that could change …

Clean Energy

For a Happy Life, Choose Relationships Over Ambition

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>The ambition that propels us to advance our own careers comes at the expense of community and well-being, according to …

Happiness

Men and Women Have the Same Emotions, Behave the Same

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>The supposed rift between the emotions and behavior of men and women is largely a myth, say data analysts and …

A National Public Library, Now Available Online

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) launched its Web site last week, more than two years after the first …

Harvard

Evolution Isn't Neat. Why Your Brain is a Freaking Mess.

Why is it that mere ideas can activate the pleasure circuit when those ideas have nothing to do with evolutionary survival, or adaptive advantage at …

Neat

Debunking Straw Vulcan Rationality

It's a common belief about rationality that being rational means being emotionless, being stiff, unable to appreciate beauty in the world, unable to …

Critical Thinking

Altruism Gets You Killed

The idea of true altruism in evolutionary biology applies pretty well to bats. We are not bats. There is not much evidence of true altruism among the …

Group Altruism Pays, Literally

I’m from Cleveland. At the beginning of a downturn in 2008, there were two car dealerships on Mayfield Road. One was Toyota, one was Honda. Business …

Honda

Things Aren’t What They Used to Be: Is Ownership Passé?

You spend a lot of time talking about sharing and alternatives to ownership when your child’s in preschool. In the morning story circle you don’t …

Home Ownership

There is Too Much Breast Cancer "Awareness"

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>It's no wonder that we've become a nation obsessed with fighting a disease that affects our mothers, wives, sisters and …

Cancer

Decision Making Has Its Semmelweis, Now It Needs a Gawande

What’s the difference between a physician and a surgeon?<p>If you were sick in the Middle Ages you had three options: the church, the local healer, and …

A 4th Grade Science Quiz You Won't Believe

The folks on Reddit don't have a lot of credibility these days, so we tread with caution in sharing this image, which may indeed be a fake. According …

South Carolina

Darwin Saw a Shared Humanity

Many people think about Darwin strictly in terms of, if you will, gladiatorial combat. Person A is in conflict with person B because they both desire …

The Premature Celebration of American Capitalism

We thought at the end of the Cold War that we had come to a watershed moment. Francis Fukuyama wrote a book called The End of History. We were …

Alcoholics Anonymous and the Golden Rule of Habit Change

Alcoholics Anonymous is a perfect example of the Golden Rule of Habit Change. AA was actually created essentially by a group of amateurs who were …

What's Eating Albert Adrià?

His brother may be the most famous chef in the world, but Albert has carved out his own kingdom in Barcelona.<p>Every time Albert Adrià opens his mouth …

The Banality of Rape?

It’s hard to absorb and write about stories that break your heart. When I saw the headline about Rehtaeh Parsons, who was gang-raped when she was 15 …

Nova Scotia

Victoria's Secret Lingerie Line Targeting Teens

It speaks volumes about a culture when a President, whom by all accounts is personally honorable, is forced to apologize to an attorney general for commenting favorably on her physical appearance, while, in the same week that same culture defends lace trim thongs for teen girls with 'Call Me' on …

The Art Of Fixing Things

Another great book for the handyman. If you´re a skilled person at a wide range of repairs, this book is for you. "The Art of Fixing Things" by …

EcoSmart Dish Fireplace

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