David Ortega

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Science-Backed Reasons You Should Consider Taking Cold Showers

[caption id="attachment_174632" align="alignnone" width="960"] Shrinkage is not one of them[/caption]The cold shower is a divisive subject. George …

Wellness

Here's The Real Reason Why You're Not Seeing Fitness & Muscle Gains

Quite simply, obsession creates rapid progress. We all speak of finding a balance in our many life endeavours. But in my experience, a balanced …

Special Forces

The Most Rigorous Marijuana Report Ever Finds Lots Of Good News

The facts don’t lie and the pro-marijuana people were right (sort of). A recent report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine found that there is no link between weed and lung cancer. Their cannabis research also unearthed 100 other conclusions, many of which will make …

60 Super-Romantic Places To Elope

To some, the term “elope” still conjures images of hasty lovers stumbling into clandestine chapels, or frugal pairs looking to save a few pennies on …

Science: Cats Aren’t Dumb, They’re Just Huge Jerks

Man’s best friend is no longer the smartest pet sleeping on your living room floor. In the category of “news everyone already suspected” it turns out cats aren’t as dumb as they’re pretending to be. Who knew, right?<p>According to a study from Kyoto University, not only are cats not just mushy lumps …

This Tiny Coin Contains a Microscopic Archive of 1,000 Different Languages

If you want to ensure your files are safe, it’s a good idea to back them up in multiple places. And that’s the basic idea behind the Rosetta Wearable …

WhatsApp design feature means some encrypted messages could be read by third party

Trade-off between security and usability unlikely to permit systematic surveillance, experts say<p>• This article was originally published on 13 January 2017. It has been extensively amended (see endnotes) following a review by the Guardian’s readers’ editor. You can read his findings here<p>A design …

Privacy

Russian Propaganda Channel RT Mysteriously Cut Into C-SPAN's Web Feed [Updated]

This afternoon, online viewers of politics-meets-Ambien channel C-SPAN were treated to a disturbing change in programming: For around 10 minutes, the …

Augmented Reality Will Be Much Bigger than Virtual Reality, Study Says

Digi-Capital says Mobile AR will be main driver of $108 billion market by 2021<p>Pokémon Go may have been a flash in the pan, but augmented reality — …

A Superbug Resistant to 26 Antibiotics Has Killed a Woman in Nevada

Fifteen years ago, US public health officials declared that infections resistant to antibiotics could become a major threat. That threat, it seems, …

The UN Just Gave Scientists the Green Light to Mess With Natural Selection

Of all the potentially apocalyptic technologies scientists have come up with in recent years, the gene drive is easily one of the most terrifying. A …

2,500-Year-Old Skeleton Found...

<b>2,500-Year-Old Skeleton Found Wrapped in Marijuana</b><br>The man in his mid-thirties was laid to rest with 13 Cannabis plants placed diagonally across his …

8 signs you're in a strong relationship — even if it doesn't feel like it

Sometimes they're candlelit date nights, walks through grassy meadows, and feeding each other cake at your wedding.<p>But sometimes they're doing the dishes, comforting a screaming baby, and fighting over whose turn it is to do the dishes or comfort the screaming baby.<p>Which is to say: While sometimes …

Musk: Tesla's factory will become an 'alien dreadnought'

And evidently, those production problems became severe this year. After the car maker released second-quarter earnings on Wednesday, CEO Elon Musk took analysts questions and revealed how many issues Tesla had with first-half 2016 manufacturing:<p>"We were in production hell," he said. "We climbed out …

Incredible Camera Zoom Basically Takes You to the Moon

If you want to go to the Moon, you can either hitch your ride with NASA and SpaceX or you can get yourself a camera with an incredible zoom like the …

The Cheaper, Tastier Cuts of Meat Your Butcher Really Wants You to Order

Forget filet mignon and rib-eye—these cheap-and-tasty cuts are going to be the star of your next meal.<p>So you finally decide to visit that cool new butcher shop—the one that’s breaking down whole animals that sound like they had a better childhood than you did—but the meat case is full of a bunch of …

BBQ

We Might Be Totally Wrong About Why the Dinosaurs Went Extinct

How the dinosaurs went extinct is a contentious topic of endless scientific debate. Were they killed by a giant asteroid, a rash of volcanic …

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life | Inc.com

There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We find their messages so compelling, we know we can turn to them whenever we feel dragged down and …

Motivation

The Mystery of the Minimal Cell, Craig Venter's New Synthetic Life Form

Peel away the layers of a house—the plastered walls, the slate roof, the hardwood floors—and you’re left with a frame, the skeletal form that makes …

6 Apps for the Craft Beer Connoisseur

Craft beer has gone from flourishing to spoiling its acolytes for choice. The go-to place to navigate this sudsy world is our phones — but a quick …

Beer

Dutch Windmills Host a Mesmerizing Laser Show

It’s literally green energy.<p>Trek out to a Dutch field at night and you’ll find a remarkable phenomenon (and potential hazard for low-flying helicopter pilots): a line of gyrating wind turbines, spitting viridian beams at each other as if communicating in an alien language made of light.<p>“Windlicht” …

Green Energy

Scientists To Drill Into the Dinosaur-Killing Impact Crater in Mexico

Sixty-six million years ago, planet Earth had a shit day when a six-mile-wide asteroid smashed into the Yucatán Peninsula, triggering a series of …

Immerge is a ball of Lytro cameras for VR video

Lytro first made a name for itself with a small rectangular camera that did one magical thing: It allowed you to refocus photos <i>after</i> you've taken …

Billy Joel: Doo-wop performance on Jimmy Fallon

The best part of Wednesday’s <i>The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon</i> didn’t even occur on the show. While shooting promos for the broadcast, guest …

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

Cobalt Valkyrie Personal Aircraft

Inspired by classic fighter jets and powered by a twin-turbo piston engine creating 350 hp, the Cobalt Valkyrie Personal Aircraft is both an …

Aviation

The Absolute Coolest Pop Culture Art of 2015

The word “art” can mean many things but most think of it as paintings and drawings. Visual media. In that broad topic, one of our favorite …

New Findings Might Reveal the People of Angkor Wat's "Last Stand"

A new excavation on an iconic Cambodian temple reveals who worked there, how they lived, and how they may have been conquered.<p>The Temple at Angkor …

9 successful people share the smartest thing they've ever done with their money

"Successful people look at other successful people as a means to motivate themselves," writes T. Harv Eker in "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." "They see other successful people as models to learn from. They say to themselves, 'If they can do it, I can do it.'"<p>Business Insider asked several …