David Wooley

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The rocket scientists mixing up a giant firework

In a remote corner of tropical South American jungle, French scientists are mixing a ‘cake’ with a difference – a highly explosive rocket fuel for a new breed of space rockets.<p>I have never been anywhere with so many warning signs on the walls. They instruct the use of protective overalls, gloves …

Space Travel

Everything To Know About The Tsuchinoko, The Creepiest ‘Animal’ You’ve Never Heard Of

The Tsuchinoko is a snake-like animal in Japanese folklore. They are distinguishable by their wide midsections and can grow to be 1-2.5 feet in …

Nature

How the B-1B Bomber Could Be Transformed into a Navy Killer

The United States Air Force’s 28th Bomb Wing based at Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota could become the first Rockwell International B-1B …

Military

In Depth: Inside story of surgical strikes

Hours after TV channels aired footage of the September 2016 surgical strikes, the then Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said the Congress should …

Armed Forces

I Cut Down On Sugar For A Month And Here's How My Mental Health Improved

It's not as tough as it sounds.<p>June 25, 2018<p>Recently, I wrote an article regarding how sugar affects our mental health, and I was taken aback by what …

Mental Health

4 signs indecision is stunting your career progress

Making a career change can be a legitimately scary proposition. Work definitely takes up many of our waking hours and can also be a central aspect of …

Star Trek

Freak Accident of Chemistry Sunk Russia's Aircraft-Killer Submarine

We explain what happenned. <i>Kursk had suffered two massive explosions and sank in 354 feet of water at a twenty-degree vertical angle. An explosion had</i> …

Military

A New Study Reveals How Advanced Civilizations Could Survive Cosmic Expansion And Continue Exploring Space

With dark energy causing the universe to expand so quickly, within 100 billion years stars in the Local Group will no longer be visible, and we won't …

Universe

Ten Bad Habits That Are Killing Your Credibility

Dear Liz,<p>I started my job in October. It’s going great so far. My manager “Brenda” is like a mentor. I really like her.<p>Brenda and I meet every week to review goals and issues. Last week at our meeting she said, “I have some feedback for you. You are doing really well in your job so far. I’m very …

Career Development

Lust Is Complicated, But Studies Show These 19 Things Make Men More Attractive to Women

It's all about the light beard.<p>Romantic attraction is a complicated thing that scientists still don't completely understand.<p>But, through research and …

Psychology

The Simulation Hypothesis — Why Quantum Physics, AI, and Eastern Mystics Agree We Are In A Video Game

An MIT trained computer scientist and Silicon Valley video game designer gives 10 reasons for the “Simulation Hypothesis”: that our reality is a …

Quantum Physics

Pakistani Army Destroys Thousands of Jihadists in Pakistan - Warrior Maven

Military

You Go, Girl! This Badass Bride Isn’t Afraid To Show Off The Tattoos She Woke Up With In The Desert With No Idea Who She Is

You may not see anyone who looks like Michaela Hodge in wedding magazines, but this badass bride proves that you don’t need to go traditional to look …

Weddings

US Navy Rail Gun Enters Prototype Phase II

The US Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR) recently announced that it has moved onto the second phase of testing for their surface ship mounted, …

Military

How to stop worrying: 7 powerful secrets from mindfulness

We all worry. At one point or another, almost one-third of people have dealt with a level of anxiety that would qualify as a disorder.<p>… a survey of …

Self-help

Pulsar Limits “Fifth Force” Interactions with Dark Matter

A recent experiment to better understand the nature of dark matter constrains a possible "fifth force" of nature to almost zero.The post Pulsar …

Dark Matter

These are the most viewed YouTube videos from every year since it started

The most viewed videos on YouTube illustrate how the site’s monetization policies affected its content.<p>Things on YouTube could be better. Current …

Advertising

Warren Buffett Says These Simple Habits That Most of Us Ignore Separate Successful People From Everyone Else

The Oracle of Omaha wants you to succeed with these simple habits that even a 14-year-old could pull off.<p>Sometimes, I just have to shake my head at Warren Buffett's wisdom. Is it earth-shattering? Hardly.<p>At 87 years young, he keeps imparting on us the simplest advice that has made him a success …

Self-improvement

How to Be a Confident Badass at Work (and Silence That Little Voice in Your Head)

You're more than enough, you're great at your job and you can do anything you set your mind to. Here's how to start believing it.<p>8 min read<p>Here’s a riddle for you: It’s something that can propel you further than you ever thought possible, while the lack of it can send you backward. It can attract …

Self-improvement

27 Chicken Meal Prep Recipes That Never Get Boring

We love the <i>idea</i> of meal prep. But eating the same soggy leftovers three days in a row? Not exactly our thing. So we’ve found 27 recipes that are so …

Healthy Eating

A Strange Type of Matter Might Lie Inside Neutron Stars, And It Breaks The Periodic Table

This is amazing and we are freaking out.<p>A group of physicists are questioning our understanding of how quarks - a type of elementary particle - …

Physics

This Nifty Trick Will Clean Up Your Air Conditioner

Not sure how to clean the sticky grime off of your air conditioner? No sweat! This trick to cleaning your air conditioner is so easy, you really …

Cleaning

19 Common Dog Gestures and What They're Trying to Tell You

As dog owners, we think we know a lot about our furry friends — but there's more to dog speak than just tail wags and woofs. Researchers studying …

Pets

Scientists Find Stronger Evidence for New Kind of Black Hole

We’ve seen supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies tearing stars to shreds. We’ve detected the energy wave from relatively tiny black …

Black Holes

15 Fascinating Facts About Honey Bees

No other insect serves human needs like the honey bee. For centuries, beekeepers have raised honey bees, harvesting the sweet honey they produce and …

Insects

This Is What Comes Out When a Woman Ejaculates

Everything you want to know about the elusive squirt.<p>It was, and remains, one of the most spectacular things I’d ever witnessed. A dozen women, my then-partner among them, shooting arcs of liquid into the air from their genitals for the very first time, in unison. What had begun 90 minutes earlier …

Sexual Health

The Media Are Lying About Trump Separating Illegal Immigrant Families. Here’s The Truth.

Over the weekend, the media went insane over the supposed Trump administration policy of separating illegal immigrant parents from their children. …

Immigration

This Retired Astronaut Says SpaceX and NASA Rockets 'Will Never Go to Mars'

A retired astronaut predicts that rockets developed by SpaceX, NASA, and Blue Origin won’t succeed in landing human beings on Mars — not because the …

Chris Hadfield

Cheap Protein Powder Guide: Compare, Buy & Save (2018)

If you’re working out regularly (or, you know, just for the summer), chances are you’re consuming some sort of protein supplement. Protein powder can …

Nutrition

Mom Nails Why We Need To Stop Acting Like Dads Are Incompetent

Because moms aren’t the only ones who should be held to a high standard<p>The “incompetent dad” trope is a familiar one, even now when dads are taking a …

Parenting