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Polywater history and science mistakes: The U.S. and USSR raced to create a new form of water.

In Kurt Vonnegut’s 1963 novel <i>Cat’s Cradle</i>, a central plot element is called ice-nine. The substance, created in a lab, was made up of familiar H2O …

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Singularity or Bust award-winning documentary now free online | Kurzweil

In 2009, filmmaker and former AI programmer Raj Dye spent his summer following futurist AI researchers Ben Goertzel and Hugo de Garis around Hong …

Minting Cash: how Square designed a product with no design at all

Is the best interface no interface?<p>Robert Andersen was feeling flustered. Square founder Jack Dorsey had asked him to design a product that was so simple, it wouldn’t even have an interface. "Square Cash" would let people send money over email. Andersen had previously designed email receipts for …

The 6 Right Snacks to Eat at 11 a.m.

Oh no, another hour or more to go before lunch? Relax, there's an easy food fix for every midmorning mood.<p>When You Need the Most Bang Per Calorie...

ThunderCats Spoof Warns of Feline Parasite That Creates Rat Zombies

Author: Angela Watercutter. Angela Watercutter Culture<p>Date of Publication: 11.05.13.<p>Time of Publication: 12:41 pm. 12:41 pm<p>For those who don’t know, …

Syfy releases first trailer for 'Helix,' new series from 'Battlestar Galactica' creator

Syfy has released a haunting new trailer for <i>Helix</i> — the highly anticipated TV series from <i>Battlestar Galactica</i> showrunner Ronald D. Moore. The series, which was officially greenlit last month, revolves around a group of scientists investigating a possible disease outbreak in the Arctic. Their …

The Radisson Blu Hotel's 82-Foot Aquadom Aquarium Brings Sea-Life and Scuba Diving to Berlin

'Scuba diving in Germany' isn't usually penned into many tourists' to-do lists -- for obvious reasons -- but at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Berlin this …

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This Guy's Eaten Nothing but Raw Meat for Five Years

He also brushes his teeth with animal fat.<p>Meet Derek Nance. Five years ago, Derek had some mystery illness that killed his appetite and brought up anything he ate. The doctors suspected it was an allergy thing so Derek changed his diet. First he cut the wheat and dairy, but he still continued …

What Multitasking Does To Your Brain

Having 20 tabs open on your laptop while Snapchatting with your best friend, eating a sandwich, and listening to Taylor Swift is overwhelming. And makes you mean.<p>In case we needed another reason to close the 15 extra browser tabs we have open, Clifford Nass, a communication professor at Stanford, …

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Transparent gel speaker plays music through the magic of ionic conduction (video)

It may be hard to believe, but that transparent disk in the photo above is actually a fully functioning speaker. A team of researchers at Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have pioneered a never before seen application of ionic conductivity by creating a see-through artificial …

10 Paradoxical Traits Of Creative People

Creative people are humble and proud. Creative people tend to be both extroverted and introverted. Creative people are rebellious and conservative. How creative are you?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>I frequently find myself …

How to Fold a Dress Shirt

• <b>Lay the shirt flat, making sure it’s buttoned up</b>• <b><br>Fold the sleeves to the middle of the back</b>• <b><br>Fold the sides to the middle</b>• <b><br>Fold in half lengthwise</b>

Are You Packing: Dress Shirts

To look good while traveling is one of life’s hardest tasks. Suitcases are way too small and it’s really easy for dress shirts to end up completely …

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What does it take to drive an electric car in Canadian winters?

So how on earth do you use an electric car in places that consistently get many feet of snow every winter?<p>Short answer: snow tires.<p>Long answer: plan ahead.<p>Being based in Vancouver — what passes for the Canadian tropics*, where snow had to be helicoptered onto local ski hills during the 2010 …

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