Christopher Clark

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Five Ways to Use a Speed Square

If you're doing any kind of DIY or construction work, there are a handful of absolutely essential tools you need in your belt: hammer, tape measure, …

Woodworking

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

Quantum Physics Explains – “Death Is An Illusion Created By Our Consciousness?”

<b>The study of consciousness has gained a huge amount of attention over the past decade as we begin to not only realize more about the true nature of</b> …

April’s Ultimate Shop Workbench

As we’ve written about previously, celebrated <i>YouTube</i> maker, April Wilkerson, recently built her dream shop on her new property in Texas. Now that the shop is mostly finished, she’s started in on setting up and organizing all of her machines, tools, materials, and supplies.<p>So that she can get …

University of Utah launches $740,000 study on how marijuana interacts with the human brain — and why it affects some people differently

University of Utah researchers are about to start a $740,000 research project examining precisely how compounds in marijuana affect the human …

How this 34-year-old dad made $1 million off a simple Fiverr side hustle

A little over five years ago, Joel Young found himself in a situation many American families are facing: He was deeply in debt with an unpredictable …

The Beatles: In Defense of Revolution 9

Turn me on dead man.<p>Long before conspiracy-minded rock fans screwed up their needles playing records backwards, to paraphrase George Carlin, The …

George Harrison

The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to 11 Dimensions

"We found a world that we had never imagined."<p>Last year, neuroscientists used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the …

The Brain

How to throw a punch

Without hurting yourself more than your opponent.<p>The punching-bag game at the arcade or county fair always looks so tempting. After all, punching seems like the easiest thing in the world: You ball up your fist and hurl it toward your target, just like in the movies. In reality, however, there’s a …

Martial Arts

Huge 7ft beast described as 'half human, half animal' leaves residents TERRIFIED after ‘savaging two dogs'

Monsters that roam the night are a myth, right? Demons only exist in Harry Potter books, don't they?<p>So explain this terrifying footage of a …

Harry Potter

This Scandinavian diet created by a Danish CEO and dietitian has been hailed as 'the simplest diet in the world'

When it comes to health and well-being, simplicity is key. If something can fit into your daily routine and not feel like too much of a chore, you're probably more likely to stick to it.<p>Suzy Wengel, a Danish dietitian who's the CEO of a biotech company, believes she has the answer to weight loss …

Weight Loss

'Mad Honey' and 4 Other Naturally Occurring Psychedelics

Natural doesn't always mean better, though.<p>Nature is full of drugs. For various reasons, evolutionary forces have led certain plants, fungi, and even …

How to live like a Local in Marrakesh

Lonely Planet Local Chris Griffiths has been photographing Morocco for more than four years and has now settled in Marrakesh, drawn in by the historic architecture mixed with an ever-changing creative scene. Navigating through the maze of the Medina, he's usually on the hunt for cheap eats, refuge …

Carl Sagan was right about us being cosmic dust

You know how Carl Sagan said we’re made of space dust on <i>Cosmos?</i> He wasn’t just dreamily stargazing.<p>Sagan meant it literally when he said, “The cosmos …

Particles

What makes a Blüthner piano sound so special?

16 January 2018, 11:33<p>By Maddy Shaw Roberts<p>In the 19th century, Leipzig in Germany had over 200 piano manufacturers – yet Liszt, Wagner, Mahler and …

Piano

He tried to hold in a sneeze and ended up in the hospital on a feeding tube

Sneezing is an astoundingly powerful human action, blasting mucus and air from the nose and mouth at up to 100 miles per hour, according to the Cleveland Clinic. That power exists whether a sneeze is held in or not.<p>“Occasionally, people will cause some damage to their eardrums or their sinuses if …

Cleveland Clinic

Scientists discover 280-million-year-old fossil forest in Antarctica

Geologists have discovered 280-million-year-old tree fossils in what is believed to be evidence of the oldest polar forest found in Antarctica.<p>Erik …

How Montana Gold Rushers Literally Threw Away a Fortune in Sapphires

In 1866, Montana—specifically the Yogo Gulch—was awash with disappointed prospectors, tossing out the blue pebbles they found in their sluice boxes …

How to Play Stevie Ray Vaughan's Multi-String "Texas Flood" Bends

A while back, we ran a very popular video called How to Be a Jerk Guitar Player in 10 Easy Steps.<p>That video was created and posted by a lessons site …

Hunting for the reason why the Western US has so darn many odd volcanoes

Eruptions across several states might all be related to the same sub-surface forces.<p>The weird thing about volcanic activity in the Western United …

Geoscience

Washington Just Harvested Its Biggest Legal Weed Crop Ever. Is That a Problem?

This year’s outdoor pot harvest appears to be the largest in state history. The state’s Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) reported over 90,000 pounds …

9 Soups To Make If You're Trying To Lose Weight

They're nutritionist-approved.<p>When it comes to weight loss, soup is your one-pot secret weapon—especially if you’ve just about had it with the whole salad scene.<p>After all, research published in the <i>British Journal of Nutrition</i> shows that, on average, people who get their soup on have lower body …

Scientists just pinpointed link between red meat and cancer

Eating red meat has long been linked to cancer, and researchers now understand why.<p>Scientists at the University of Nevada, Reno, have identified a …

Solar-powered forever home is a modern take on the rustic farmhouse

‘Waste not want not’ seems to be a motto of Horseshoe Residence, a modern solar-powered farmhouse built with reclaimed materials in North Carolina. …

Bali's Agung – using 'volcano forensics' to map the past, and predict the future

Mt Agung, known locally as Gunung Agung, is a 3,142 metre high volcano located at the eastern end of the island of Bali, Indonesia.<p>It’s erupting ash …

Bali volcano: glowing red lava seen on Mount Agung

Burnt orange glow observed in the crater and in the thick column of ash rising nearly two miles into the air<p>The glow from a ring of incandescent red lava in the crater of Bali’s Mount Agung is clearly visible, as the likelihood of a large eruption on the popular holiday island continues to …

This Horrifyingly Huge Wasp Nest Will Haunt Your Nightmares

That sound, that terrible, terrible sound…<p>Wasps build their homes out of chewed-up vegetable fibre, painstakingly glued together until it resembles a …

This Son Built His Aging Dad a Chic & Sustainable Tiny House

For many seniors, tiny houses provide the most suitable living spaces because they're small, easier to navigate and require less upkeep. Undoubtedly, …

Heating System

The Making of the Siberian Traps Nearly Ended All of Life on Earth

If you haven't seen a trilobite lately, blame Siberia. Ken Jennings explains in this week's Maphead column.<p>The dead center of Russia, far away from any tectonic plate boundaries, is a massive flood plain of basalt rock the size of western Europe. How did ten <i>trillion</i> tons of lava come to form the …