Brandon Hakala

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How to Choose a Man's Wristwatch | The Art of Manliness

If you’ve been looking to become a watch wearer yourself, or already are, but know almost nothing about the timepiece you tote around on your wrist, …

Smelling Farts Could Work Wonders For Your Health, Says Science

It turns out you were doing your friend a favor when you cupped your hand to your butt, farted, then swiped it into their face. Same with all those times you crop dusted (the act of farting and walking at the same time thus spreading the scent over an expansive area) an unsuspecting crowd at the …

Hydrogen

What is Jupiter Made Of?

Composed predominantly of hydrogen and helium, the massive Jupiter is much like a tiny star. But despite the fact that it is the largest planet in …

An Unknown Manmade Object Is Headed for Earth

And in three weeks, it will burn up over the Indian Ocean.<p>Earlier this month, an object called WT1190F was spotted on a trajectory that will bring it right to Earth. It came here from far beyond the moon, and its hollow nature and cylindrical shape suggest that it's not an asteroid of meteorite, …

Space

21 bizarre sports that people play around the world

Baseball may be America's pastime, but citizens of other countries are entertaining themselves in different ways.<p>Cultural tradition has informed a whole range of strangely fascinating sports around the world — balancing on bamboos, for example, or wrestling on horses.<p>While some games are unique to …

Board Games

25+ Pictures Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

The universe, man… THE UNIVERSE. 01. This is the Earth! This is where you live. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Image / Via visibleearth.nasa.gov …

Space Travel

How Long Does It Take to Get to Mars?

If you wanted to pay a visit to the red planet, how long would it take? The answer depends on a number of things, ranging from the position of the …

Space

24 Reasons To Add Tattoos To Your Wedding

Don't worry, they're not all permanent.

Weddings

15 Matching Wedding Tattoos to Celebrate Marriage

Marriage is said to be “till death do us part,” and some couples have chosen to honor this vow with something equally as permanent—beautiful ink. Wedding tattoos have become increasingly common, and couples are eager to show off their matching work. Some choose designs that are literal …

Weddings

40 Trips You Should Take Before You Turn 30

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The 8 best secret beaches in Hawaii

If it's serenity and solitude you're after, head to one of Hawaii's many secret, off-the-beaten-path beaches.

Where to Stay in Hawaii

Hawaiian hospitality has a reputation based in island culture, and these resorts embody the best of the aloha spirit. Each property offers an …

Arnold Palmer

Stephen Hawking's fantastic vision of black holes may solve 40-year paradox

<b>(CNN) —</b> Want to know what happens after you pass through a black hole? Just look around you. You might land in another universe that is similar to our own, if Stephen Hawking is right. Or in a very different one.<p>The iconic astrophysicist joked about it this week as he unveiled a proposed solution …

Universe

Metal Forge iPhone Case

With the Metal Forge iPhone Case, you’ll not only get a durable protection for your iPhone but also that sleek metallic design. The case combines a …

Crowd Funding

12 of the best-looking phone cases you can buy

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Native Union CLIC Marble iPhone 6 Case in White. Native Union There are so many cool smartphone cases to choose from these days. When …

Here are all of iOS 9’s colorful new wallpapers for your iPhone

We shared yesterday that Apple’s newly released fifth developer beta version of iOS 9 adds a new collection of colorful, Retina showcasing default wallpapers for the iPhone. Settling on a new wallpaper, or in this case a whole set of gorgeous imagery, usually mean development on the operating …

OS X

This amazing video of the Magnus effect in action will make you love science even more

Science can just be so cool. If you want further evidence of this, you should watch an incredible new video of a basketball being dropped from the …

This Screen Protector Gives Your iPhone A Back Button

Apart from the volume rocks and sleep/wake button, the iPhone only comes with a single home button, unlike Android devices which usually features …