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'Weather Geek' Mike Trout Calls into The Weather Channel to Report on Snowstorm

It's official: We can now add "weather correspondent" to Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout's resume.<p>Trout has made it known he is a "weather guy," writing in the Players' Tribune he has direct messaged people at The Weather Channel about storm models. With Winter Storm Jonas burying the East …

This Virtual Phone Within Your Android Lets You Use Tor More Securely

Privacy conscious and paranoid Android users have a new way to be anonymous and more secure.<p>Android users worried about privacy and anonymity have been able to use Tor on their phones thanks to popular apps made by a group of digital rights advocates for a long time. But Android isn't the most …

Microsoft let a bunch of top sci-fi authors into its research labs — and the results are amazing

I know. I was skeptical, too. It came out in early November, but now that I've actually had a chance to read "Future Visions," it's actually super great!<p>Featuring stories from Elizabeth Bear, Greg Bear, David Brin, Nancy Kress, Ann Leckie, Jack McDevitt, Seanan McGuire, Robert J. Sawyer — all big …

Amy Schumer, Tina Fey, And Amy Poehler In This Taylor Swift Parody Will Give You Life

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9 crazy things that could happen after the singularity, when robots become smarter than humans

Futurists say that our destiny will be shaped by the Singularity, the moment when artificial intelligence surpasses human intelligence.<p>Scholars don't agree on the details, but they say it will happen between 30 and 1000 years from today, with most predicting it will emerge in the next century.<p>It …

How giving away over $8,000 in free samples on Reddit saved this woman's startup

In the case of entrepreneur Sue Sullivan, it ended up saving her business.<p>Sullivan had started a chipotle-sauce company called "Hot Squeeze" back in 2007, but in the years that followed she realized that it wasn't going to survive if she kept working with middle-men distributors, who quickly …

Something Extraordinary Is Happening in the World, And Most People Haven't Noticed

Most of us haven't quite realized there is something extraordinary happening.<p>A few months ago, I freed myself from standard-procedure society. I broke the chains of fear that kept me locked up into the system. Since then, I see the world from a different perspective: the one that everything is …

Egypt '90% sure' there are hidden chambers in King Tut's tomb

Search for hidden chamber in Luxor, once the pharaonic capital, points to chamber that some say could hold remains of Queen Nefertiti<p>Egypt has said there is a 90% chance that hidden chambers will be found within King Tutankhamun’s tomb, based on the preliminary results of a new exploration of the …

Eating less meat isn’t just good for you, it could save the planet | Adam Briggs

The UK and US are reviewing their dietary guidelines – this is an opportunity to tackle climate change via people’s plates<p>The food writer Michael Pollan summed up how to eat healthily: “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”<p>It is unlikely that when the British and American governments issue new …

Nutrition

Why Throwing Yourself Into the Unknown Can Be the Best Thing You Can Do to Yourself

Most of us are scared of diving into the unknown, of uncertainty, of unfamiliarity, of not knowing what's going to happen. We are scared that things could go wrong, that things will be uncomfortable, and that things might not go as expected.<p>But throwing yourself into the unknown can be very …

The greatest trick the satanists ever pulled: They may be truer to the words of Jesus than most Christians

<b>(AP/The Satanic Temple)</b><p>The church is vital not just for its dogged pursuit of religious equanimity but how it exposes Christian hypocrisy<p>Valerie Tarico<p>November 28, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>For those who think Christianity a fount of goodness and love, one of …

Religion

Mars breakthrough: Amazing picture that shows Red Planet could have once teemed with life

NASACrust-like rocks deep in the crater are evidence of<p>Data and images sent back by the NASA Mars Curiosity Rover - an all terrain space probe …

Earth Science

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What happened to kids addressing adults by their last names?

I was 13 when I thought it would be fun to call my 8th grade teacher by her first name. More out of boredom than disrespect, my normally good judgment lapsed and I acted out by responding to her, “Yes, Nancy.” I was promptly sent to the principal’s office, and I didn’t think it was so fun after …

Quantum "Weeping Angel" Effect Freezes Atoms in Place

The paradox of Schroedinger’s Cat famously demonstrates that a quantum cat sealed in a box is both alive and dead at the same time until we look …

A 22-year-old former addict wrote a script about life in rehab — now his famous dad Rob Reiner turned it into a movie

But the Reiner household has been anything but happy, as the legendary actor/filmmaker's son, Nick, 22, has been battling drug abuse since his late teens.<p>Most families would want to keep that part of their lives as hidden from public view as possible. But Reiner admits that at the darkest moments …

film

Termites Infested this Photographer’s Jungle Camera Trap DSLR

Wildlife photographer Jeff Cremer of Rainforest Expeditions recently set up a special DSLR camera trap in the Amazon jungle in southeastern Peru. His …

Photography

Schrödinger's microbe: physicists plan to put living organism in two places at once

A radical demonstration of quantum theory could see a bacterium suspended in an uncertain state similar to that famously endured by Schrödinger’s cat<p>Physicists have drawn up plans to put a living organism in two places at once in a radical demonstration of quantum theory.<p>The scientists aim to …

Quantum Physics

Cuba's Mysterious 'Numbers Station' Is Still on the Air

Even with diplomatic relations warming, Cuba's HM01 is still broadcasting encrypted messages.<p>On August 18 at 22:00 UTC, I heard a government intelligence agency transferring encrypted messages to spies over the radio.<p>Or at least, that's the most common explanation for what I heard.<p>I dialed to the …

International Relations

This Graphic Explains 20 Cognitive Biases That Affect Your Decision-Making

We all make bad decisions sometimes, but have you ever wondered what mental obstacles can lead you astray? This infographic goes over 20 of the most …

6 Ways to Boost Your Creativity

Conjure up creativity with these six simple tips.<p>Stuck in a creative rut? We've all been there. Sometimes the moment you need to tap into your creativity is the second it shuts down. Before banging your head against the wall, try one (or all) of these ways to boost brain activity and get your …

Creativity

How to Get Started With Voluntourism

<b>Updated February 2017</b> — While monetary contributions to charitable organizations are always welcome and effective, oftentimes people want to invest …

Costa Rica

Neurosis isn’t a disorder—and it may be a prerequisite for greatness

It was the Scottish physician William Cullen who coined the term “neurosis” in 1769, but Sigmund Freud who popularized it as a way to describe a number of nerve disorders—distinct from the full mental break of psychosis, but debilitating nevertheless (including hysteria, phobias, depression, and …

Psychology

5 TED Talks That Will Help You Understand--and Improve--Your Brain

Your brain is the most important yet least understood organ in your whole body.<p>Without it you couldn’t keep breathing, let alone reading this column. Yet how often do you think about your own brain–how it works, what it needs, and how it could work better? Your brain is both the most important and …

The Brain

Off the grid and hunted -- how to disappear in 2015

On a cold, rainy day in May 2015, newly married couple Emma and Adam Channell disappeared from the world they knew and went on the run. For 28 days …

Credit Cards

Hilarious Internet reactions to Apple Pencil

Somewhere in between the introduction of the iPhone 6S and the revamped Apple TV, the $99 Apple Pencil was introduced on Wednesday.<p>People may have been snoozing through the new product rollout, but quickly folks on the Internet perked up. Is this "pencil" actually a stylus? A stylus, as in the …

Apple

What Makes A Brand Cool?

In today’s marketplace of constant change and technological advances that flatten society, many consumers want to “be cool.” Being cool offers a way …

Nelson Mandela

Six common writing mistakes by first-time authors

Six common writing mistakes by first-time authors, and how to fix them!<p>August 18, 2015 - Perfecting your Craft - 52 Comments<p><i>Last updated:</i> …

"Handheld" Is a Street Photography Series Done with a Pinhole Camera

<i>All images by Jon Wilkening. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Jon Wilkening is a 32-year former banker turned photographer living just outside of …