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How to Fold Amazing Stunt Paper Airplanes

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Book Review: God's Word or Human Reason? An Inside Perspective on Creationism

The claims of young-Earth creationists are easily checked and easily countered. And a new book—written by former creationists themselves—does this in …

15 Family Rules to Keep Your Household Running Smoothly

Our rule is that everyone must knock before opening a closed door. Several times my kids have expressed their appreciation for it after going to a …

This Podcast-Based Writing Course Will Get You Working On Your Dream Novel

Tim Clare's Couch to 80K writing podcast is a delightful, intense, encouraging eight-week journey towards writing a novel. For the best experience, …

Unexpected Upgrades: The Best Tech Life Hacks Under $20 You Didn’t Know You Needed

<b>* Tech gadgets and accessories that won’t break the bank</b> <b><br>* Headphones, speakers, TV stick accessories, and much more</b> <b><br>* All items priced at $20 or …

Gear & Gadgets

11 Incredible TV Shows That No One's Talking About

We're bringing the buzz for these unsung gems<p><i>Game of Thrones</i>, <i>Stranger Things</i>, <i>Black Mirror</i>... yadda yadda yadda.<p>If you're looking for some new pub ammo, we recommend checking out these 12 brilliant TV shows and recommending them to all your friends. Talk up these underrated gems and everyone will …

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

Tutorials

“The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs” by Steve Brusatte

“The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs” – The Story of the DinosauriaAt Everything Dinosaur, we get sent quite a lot of books from publishers for our …

The 17 best games on the Nintendo Switch

Top 10 spaceships in fiction

Some of my earliest memories are of watching Star Trek in the early 1970s, on my grandparents’ black and white TV, and then getting caught up as a schoolboy in all the hype surrounding the release of Star Wars in 1977. But while movie and TV spaceships such as the USS Enterprise and Millennium …

Science Fiction

Terry Gilliam reveals how he created his Monty Python animations

I am a great admirer of Terry Gilliam's cut-out animations in Monty Python's Flying Circus.<p>They were an inspiration when I animated this blockchain …

Advanced Algorithms: A Free Course from Harvard University

From Harvard professor Jelani Nelson comes "Advanced Algorithms," a course intended for graduate students and advanced undergraduate students. All 25 …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

11 high-paying jobs you can do from home

There are plenty of other industries looking to compensate skilled workers handsomely for doing the same work remotely.<p>FlexJobs, an online service specializing in telecommuting and remote work, recently sifted through its listings for high-paying remote jobs.<p>Each of the below positions pay at least …

These secret Netflix codes uncover a list of 'hidden' films and TV shows — and it's easy to use them

To access the extra content, all you need to do is add the code for the desired genre or sub genre to the end of the usual Netflix URL.<p>For example, to access the list for "action & adventure," you would add the code 1365, making your URL become: http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/1365.<p>Niche sub …

TV shows

The best 4K TV on a budget

<i>By Chris Heinonen</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate commissions that support their work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After spending 80 hours testing new …

Everything You Need to Know About a Diabetic Diet

Not only are 86 million Americans prediabetic, but 90% of them <i>don't even know they have it,</i> the Centers for Disease Control reports. What's more, …

Don't Be Scammed By Fake, Harmful Eclipse-Viewing Sunglasses. Here's a List of Legit Brands & Sources

…including where you can get some for free!<p>On August 21st the U.S. will experience a rare phenomenon, a nationwide solar eclipse. Because this …

Log on and Learn to Sail

I was raised aboard keelboats, and there was little danger of my parents’ Catalina 27, or later, their C&C 37, flashing their keels at the sun on a …

Batman: Arkham Knight: The Kotaku Re-Review

<i>Batman: Arkham Knight</i> spins one of the most ambitious video game stories ever told, and watching it thunder to its conclusion is like watching a 747 …

Earth - The secret of how life on Earth began

<i>This story is part of BBC Earth's "Best of 2016" list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>How did life begin? There can hardly be a bigger question. For much of human history, almost everyone believed some version of "the gods did it". Any other explanation was inconceivable.<p>That …

Fans Translate Rare Japanese Zelda Game, Now Everyone Can Play It

<i>The Legend of Zelda: Ancient Stone Tablets</i> is a nearly forgotten spinoff title originally made for the Super Famicom Satellaview but a new fan …

The Great American Eclipse Is a Year Out, But Viewing Spots Are Already Being Snapped Up

It’s getting rough out there.<p>On 21 August 2017, Americans will experience something for the first time since 1979 - a total solar eclipse, which will …

The Best Mind-Altering Animated Movies – Page 2

<i>Speed Racer</i> artist Yoshitaka Amano and director Mamoru Oshii collaborated on this nearly silent animated painting.<p>From critic Zev Toledano:<p>Oshii is …

8 Best Open Source Music Making Softwares for Linux

Are you a music producer and use Linux as your primary operating system, then music production is going to become easy for you after reading this …

Devs Answer: What board games should you study?

Tabletop games are booming right now—so much so that you’re just as likely to see a board game adaptation of your favorite video game as you are of a …

Startling new finding: 600 million years ago, a biological mishap changed everything

If life is effectively an endless series of photocopies, as DNA is transcribed and passed on from one being to the next, then evolution is the high-stakes game of waiting for the copier to get it wrong.<p>Too wrong, and you’ll live burdened by a maladaptive mutation or genetic disorder. Worse, you …

Biology

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6 scientific tips to improve your writing - Futurity

A new book uses insights into the reading brain to give writers clear-cut, science-based guidelines—and to debunk some classic writing advice.