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These 10 Questions Are Used to Test The US Public's Knowledge of Science. How Many Can You Answer?

See how America compares to other countries.<p>Every two years, the National Science Foundation (NSF) is required to tell the president how the US is …

19 Brain Teasers That Will Leave You Stumped

Solving logic problems boosts brain power, keeps your memory strong, and entertains everyone to no end. See how many you can figure out—without …

Wormholes Could Cast Weird Shadows That Could Be Seen by Telescopes

Wormholes, or hypothetical tunnels through space-time that allow faster-than-light travel, could potentially leave dark, telltale imprints in the sky …

Master These 7 Grammar Tips To Instantly Sound Smarter

Poor writing can make others think you aren't intelligent. I'm the executive editor of a magazine and know firsthand how grammar can change the …

This is what your smartphone is doing to your brain — and it isn't good

All day long, we're inundated by interruptions and alerts from our devices. Smartphones buzz to wake us up, emails stream into our inboxes, notifications from coworkers and far away friends bubble up on our screens, and "assistants" chime in with their own soulless voices.<p>Such interruptions seem …

15 incredible Netflix hacks that WILL change your life

Netflix is already hugely popular thanks to the range of TV series and films it has to offer - but even its biggest fans may not be aware of these …

Keyboard Shortcuts, Ranked

Doing stuff with your mouse is cool. Doing stuff with your keyboard is cooler. These are the most important keyboard shortcuts, ranked from best to …

Tutorials

Track Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster in space with this aptly named website

Whereisroadster.com<p>Last week, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk launched his now-famous red Tesla Roadster into space, atop the first Falcon Heavy rocket. Cameras mounted on the car live-streamed the Starman’s journey for a few hours, giving us some unforgettable shots of Earth before going black. But if you …

9 Secret Shortcuts of People Who Are Good at Everyday Math

Even in an age of smartphones, crunching numbers quickly — and getting good at it — can give you snappy, useful answers to pressing real-life math …

Dark websites: The best sites to get started with on the dark web

Dark websites aren't as easy to find as those on the regular internet so here's our pick of the best and how to access them<p>There are plenty of useful …

Use IFTTT To Find Cheap And Free Video Games Online

If This Then That is great for everything from managing your savings to hacking your Gmail, but did you know you can also use it to find free video …

Gaming

Scientists Have Figured Out How to Make Wounds Heal Without Scars

Like it never happened.<p>Whether it's from a surgical procedure, clumsy shaving, or that traumatic biking incident that happened when you were five, …

Papercraft RPG Popup Dungeon Gets New Trailer

Make Any Hero You Darn Well Please<p>Freedom is both a blessing and a curse when it comes to RPGs. Too many options and you end up doing nothing at all, …

Paper Craft

Done Being The Kind GM? Here Are 3 GM Tips For Playing Dirty

<i>GM Tips, hosted by the talented veteran Game Master Satine Phoenix, is our show to help Dungeon Masters and Game Masters improve their craft and</i> …

20 Most Powerful DC Gods, Ranked From Weakest To Strongest

In the world of comic books, especially with <b>DC Comics</b>, it’s hard to understand the distinction of character being a “god.” DC Comics aim for a very …

8 Coca-Cola life hacks you never knew

Coca-Cola may be a go-to soft drink, but what about a household cleaner? Can it be a tasty cake ingredient? Or a silky body lotion?<p>Surprisingly, yes – the ubiquitous beverage sipped by millions of Americans since its invention in 1886 has many uses beyond a simple thirst-quencher.<p>The sugars in Coke …

27 underrated US destinations everyone should visit in their lifetime

14 weird brain exercises that could actually make you smarter

Giving your brain new experiences will keep it healthier. Try these mini mental workout exercises to prevent memory loss and sharpen your mind.<p>'Neurobic' exercises are like cross-training for your brain<p>Giving your brain new experiences that combine physical senses—vision, smell, touch, taste, and …

The Brain

Play With Bacteria in This Printable Card Game

If you need a <i>really</i> last minute gift, try this nerdy card game you can print on card stock and play today. Gut Check, designed by microbiome …

Microbiology

25 Things You Didn’t Know Your Microwave Could Do

Microwaves make everyone’s life a little easier. In fact, if you’re just using yours to heat up your frozen dinners, you’re missing out on a whole …

Recipes

5 Things You Can Tell Just By Looking At Someone: Backed By Research

Here are the things you can tell just by looking at someone<p>As for personality, you can generally trust your gut when guessing extraversion, …

The best board game of 2017 is a wildly entertaining romantic comedy generator

It’s almost more fun after you’ve played than during a game.<p>The first time we played Fog of Love, my favorite new board game of 2017, the game was careful to remind my wife and me, over and over again, “This is fiction. This isn’t real.” We quickly sussed out what it meant: <i>T</i><i>his isn’t really …

Board Games

17 Board Games Every Adult Needs In Their Life

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Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

Books

A Tiny Island Used as a Nuclear Dumpsite Is About to Be Submerged by Water

By Joe McCarthy<p>The Enewetak Atoll is all but invisible on Google Maps. Halfway between Australia and Hawaii, the ribbon of land is home to a small …

This Crazy Twist on Black Holes Says There Was No Big Bang

We could be living in a bouncy Universe.<p>A physicist from the University of Campinas in Brazil isn't a big fan of the idea that time started with a …

Six Years After Fukushima, Robots Finally Find Reactors’ Melted Uranium Fuel

FUKUSHIMA DAIICHI NUCLEAR POWER PLANT, Japan — Four engineers hunched before a bank of monitors, one holding what looked like a game controller. They had spent a month training for what they were about to do: pilot a small robot into the contaminated heart of the ruined Fukushima nuclear …

Nuclear Energy

3 More Tips for GMs To Make Your Encounters Incredible

<i>GM Tips, hosted by the talented veteran Game Master Satine Phoenix, is our show to help Dungeon Masters and Game Masters improve their craft and</i> …

Board Games

Turns Out You Can Teach an Old Cat New Tricks

Believe it or not, cats can be trained. In fact, a new study suggests even older cats who seem set in their ways can be trained too.<p>The study, led by …