Claude Lamotte

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Learn Expert Strategies for Counting on Your Fingers (Video)

I do a lot of counting on my fingers. The only problem with this is that I only get up to 10. After that I use a (very faulty) mental counter to …

Nanotech Breakthrough Could Revolutionize Night Vision

Researchers build “teeny, tiny structures” that can change infrared to visible light.<p><b>Remember that famous Bin Laden raid? It</b> would have been …

Nanotech

Graphene-Infused Silly Putty Can Detect Movements as Subtle as Spider Footsteps

“A small amount of nano can really turn the ordinary into something extraordinary.”<p>Millions of children have played with Silly Putty, a toy made from viscous silicate polymers that can be moulded, stretched, and bounced off walls. But this common product also has a long history of moonlighting in a …

Fortress-like house in Portugal hides a surprising light-filled courtyard inside

The fortress-like exterior of this house in Portugal provides no clues about the open, light-filled interior it hides. In order to provide an optimal …

Architecture

The company behind these pocket-sized military surveillance drones just got bought for $134 million

The Black Hornet is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand.<p>The leading maker of thermal imaging sensors, Flir, bought a Norwegian drone maker for $134 million, the company announced Wednesday.<p>Flir acquired Prox Dynamics, which makes the Black Hornet, a tiny nano-drone used by the military and …

Drones

Slavery’s Metropolis: A New Book on Unfree Labor in New Orleans

<i>This post is part of a blog series I am editing, which announces the release of selected new works in African American History and African Diaspora</i> …

Black History

The Army's Real-Life "Phaser" Would Knock Out an Entire Drone Swarm With One Shot

The EMP-like weapon works on drones and cars, not Klingons and Horta.<p>The U.S. Army is testing a new weapon that shares its name with the handheld laser of "Star Trek" fame. Developed by Raytheon, the Phaser can disable drones and virtually anything electronic with a sweep of its four-foot dish.<p>The …

This crazy bundle scores you a 55-inch 4K TV and PlayStation 4 Pro for $999

Right now you can grab this killer PlayStation 4 Pro deal that bundles it with a Sony 55-inch 4K TV at Amazon for just $999. Bundling everything …

Online Learning Courses in Web, Software & Mobile Development

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So THIS Is Why Coca-Cola From McDonald's Tastes So Good

If you prefer to drink your Coca-Cola under Mickey D's golden arches, you're not alone. In fact, there's a reason why the Coca-Cola from McDonald's tastes better than it does at any other fast food chain—and it's not a secret recipe or added sugar. In a statement McDonald's shared on their website, …

I Used Only My Mind to Fly a Plane Around Seattle

We got lucky with the weather in Washington State. It’s a clear afternoon with a few scattered clouds, low wind speeds—ideal flying conditions. Mike …

Dave Chappelle Celebrated His Return On ‘SNL’ By Bringing Back A Radiohead Classic At The Afterparty

11.13.16 2 Comments<p>The <i>SNL</i> afterparty is one of those things that lives on as this exclusive party with some leaks and stories that sneak out, most famously with the massive #SNL40 party and its legendary guest list. The New York Times looked into the parties back in 2014, noting just how exclusive …

Dave Chappelle

"The Grand Tour" Built A Wooden Land Rover

It's definitely one way to demonstrate the benefits of an honest ladder frame.<p>In the second year of the Series 1 Land Rover, the company launched a wooden-framed seven-seater simply called the Station Wagon. Land Rover sent its chassis to Tickford, a coachbuilder who knew a fair bit about how work …

Smoking triggers hundreds of DNA mutations every year

You know that smoking is bad for your health. However, scientists have just shed additional light on <i>how</i> those toxic chemicals can wreck your body. A newly published study has determined that a pack-a-day smoker typically produces 333 DNA mutations per year, and only about half of them (150) are in …

Inside the Park City ski chalet that costs £56,000 a week

Huawei has a Porsche-branded, crazy-powerful phone

MUNICH — With Samsung’s Note7 now being permanently discontinued for battery fire issues, many users are looking into alternatives with similar …

Climate Change Captured in Stunning Antarctic Ice Photos

NASA's IceBridge missions provide visual evidence of melting ice.<p>Climate change can be hard to visualize, because it tends to happen at a relatively creeping pace, not in one dramatic surge, as Hollywood often likes to depict.<p>But new photos from NASA flights provide a fresh look at melting ice. For …

Climate Change

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Say goodbye to science class as you know it

In California, the guidelines for how to teach science are changing.<p>It should be hands-on, education officials now say, and its concepts should be connected to other subjects.<p>California is one of a number of states that in recent years adopted what are called Next Generation Science Standards — …

New way to turn sewage into biofuel within minutes

Sewage treatment plants may soon turn human waste into fuel, thanks to a new technology that mimics the conditions of the Earth it uses to create …

You no longer need to own a solar panel to reap the financial benefits of solar energy

For Americans, solar power can now come without the panel.<p>Solar energy isn’t an option for millions of people living in cities—who have no rooftop to call their own—or without reasonable solar prices. There are 113 million homeowners in markets with competitively-priced solar power—but because of …

Solar Power

Honda's first ever, $4.85 million jet just set two speed records

Called the HondaJet, the aircraft first got approval to fly by the Federal Aviation Administration on December 9 2015, and deliveries began in the US just before Christmas day. Honda has been touting the jet as the fastest in its class, and secured two speed records on flight paths in the US to …

Catholic Church in California Warned It's a 'Mortal Sin' to Vote for Democrats

A Catholic church in California posted fliers telling its visitors the choice in this election is clear: Don’t vote for Hillary Clinton, or else …

Christianity

Future of the NFL: The Virtual, Augmented, 3D, 360-Degree Football Experience

Tom Brady is standing on the pool table in your man cave.<p>Brady looks real enough to reach out and touch as he waits for the snap behind the Patriots line. His receivers hover over the corner pockets. Rob Gronkowski is standing on your pool table as well, though that's somehow less surprising.<p>In …

Virtual Reality

6 Smart Ideas to jazz up your L- shaped Kitchen

Of all the home spaces, the kitchen is considered the most important. Being the hub of the household, it also has a group of expert professionals, …

How World War III Could Start

The U.S. acts as if its military has an inalienable right to operate close to the borders of other nations and those nations have no right to see …

Doctor Strange 'whitewashing' row resurfaces with new criticism of Swinton casting

Group monitoring Asian representation in film says Marvel blockbuster is ‘tarnished’ by casting of Swinton in role depicted as male Tibetan monk in comics<p>The row over the casting of Tilda Swinton as the Ancient One in Marvel’s Doctor Strange has been reignited, with one group saying the film has …

Comics