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The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

In 2014, a graduate student at the University of Waterloo, Canada, named Cohl Furey rented a car and drove six hours south to Pennsylvania State …

Mathematics

What I Tell My Friends Who Ask Me What Binoculars to Buy

At any given time, I’m probably within about ten feet of a pair of binoculars. At least that’s the case if I’m home, driving, or camping, which are …

Telescopes

The best travel adapters for every type of trip:

Don’t leave home without one.

Powerstrip

The 8 best digital cameras for beginners:

The best digital cameras for when you need a step up from your smartphone.

Cameras

China Slaps Two-Thousand-Per-Cent Tariff on Tanning Beds

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In the latest salvo in its escalating trade war with the United States, China has slapped all tanning beds slated for export to the U.S. with a two-thousand-per-cent tariff.<p>By artificially hiking up the cost of its tanning beds, China succeeded in sending the price …

Justin Trudeau

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's New Wireless Headphones Are Seriously Good For Workouts

Under Armour + JBL = Yes!<p>When Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson debuted his new Project Rock headphones, they came with the promise of helping you "crush …

Update: Change These 19 Privacy Settings Right Now if You Want to Protect Your Data

Your TV is watching you.<p>It's not just Google and Facebook that are spying on you.<p>Your TV, your cellphone provider and even your LinkedIn account have …

Ragù alla bolognese recipe

Heat the butter and oil in a heavy-based saucepan. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute, then remove it. Add the pancetta and cook for 5 minutes, stirring often. Add the onion and, when it begins to soften, stir in the carrot, celery and bay. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring often.<p>Add the beef, turn …

Food

Alex Guarnaschelli's Mac and Cheese Recipe Is Out of This World

Food Network star Alex Guarnaschelli knows a thing or two about getting a delicious dinner on the table. But if you really want to wow your guests, …

New Evidence of How Romans Would Have Crucified Jesus

The Romans normally tied victims to the cross—but a grave in Italy provides new archaeological evidence that the Biblical account of the Crucifixion …

Justin Trudeau’s G7 address to Donald Trump, uncensored | The Star

Who could have imagined that Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau would be so withering in his condemnation of Donald Trump as he addressed the besieged …

This Powerful, Portable Battery Ensures You'll Never Get Stuck With a Dead Phone Again

It's 41% off right now.<p>Smartphones and laptops are lifelines and it can be a major inconvenience if they die at the wrong time, which is why portable …

This Gooey Caramel Sauce Has A Secret, Protein-Packed, Blood-Sugar-Balancing Ingredient

<i>It’s no secret that we’re obsessed with chickpeas. We use them for quick and easy dinners and even deep-dish chocolate cookies—but we’ve never seen</i> …

Food

The 6 smart appliances that actually make my kitchen better:

“Smart” gadgets may sound gimmicky, but these are worth the upgrade.

Kitchens

10 No-Knead Bread Recipes You Can Make With 10 Ingredients or Less

Requiring few ingredients and no kneading at all, these recipes are perfect for the beginner baker.<p>No-knead breads have been around for thousands of …

Beautiful chart shows how the English alphabet evolved

Matt Baker from UsefulCharts.com made a detailed poster and video of how the English alphabet evolved over the last 4,000 years, but his elegant and …

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Stephen Colbert Confronts Comey Over Throwing Election to Trump

During a long interview on ‘The Late Show,’ Stephen Colbert pressed James Comey to admit he made a mistake in the final days of the 2016 …

This Incredible Vintage Film Shows a Trip Through New York City in 1911

Play Video<p>This incredible video from over a century ago shows a trip through New York City in 1911. Originally filmed by Swedish company SF Studios, …

New York City

Christie Warns Trump: If You Are "Hyperbolic" With Robert Mueller, You Could Go To Jail

On ABC's 'This Week' roundtable, former N.J. Gov. Chris Christie warns President Trump not to "be hyperbolic" when he meets with Special Counsel …

This Handy Chart Automatically Generates a Pitch for Your New Novel

Feeling stuck? We help you skip the writing and go straight to the press releaseThe most important part of a novel isn’t the plot, the characters, or …

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you | Dylan Curran

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it.<p>Related: Why have we …

Social Media

The March for Our Lives Could Not Possibly Have Been Scripted

Since it’s very hard to hate child victims of school shootings, the best available critique that could be mustered for Saturday’s March for Our Lives …

Alex Jones

Lee Deigaard (@leedeigaard)

Ruth’s Words

One day we drove deep into the Negev to dine in a Bedouin Village with family friends. They invited us to an underground restaurant built deep into a …

Lawmakers in Kosovo argued over a controversial bill. Then came the tear gas.

By Amanda Erickson<p>, Reporter<p>There's civil disobedience.<p>There's a temper tantrum.<p>And then there's what this opposition party did to try to delay a controversial vote.<p>On Wednesday morning, the Kosovo Assembly was voting on whether to accept a new border agreement with Montenegro. The deal — key to …

Teargas

Alphabet's Outline lets you run your own self-hosted VPN for free

Jigsaw, an incubator that’s part of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has launched Outline, an open-source virtual private network (VPN) that you can host on your own server at no charge.<p>As an initiative from the human-rights-focused Jigsaw, Outline is being billed as a tool to help journalists …

The 24-year-old billionaire heiress to the Dell fortune left social media after exposing her family to security risks — here's her advice for teens on apps

Alexa Dell, the 24-year-old daughter of the tech billionaire and entrepreneur Michael Dell, grew up in Austin, Texas, on a sprawling estate called the Castle with her parents and four siblings, getting an at-home master class on building world-changing technologies.<p>But as tech royalty, Alexa Dell …

Social Media

N.R.A. Proposes Having Second Armed Teacher in Every Classroom to Stop First Armed Teacher from Misfiring

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Hours after an armed teacher in a Northern California classroom fired a gun and injured a student, the head of the National Rifle Association proposed placing a second armed teacher in every classroom, to shoot the first armed teacher before he or she can do …

Dear Dana Loesch: How Do You Sleep at Night?

An open letter to the NRA’s top apologist: You are contemptible. You don’t scare me, and neither do your sick fans.<p>Dear Dana,<p>I live with my family in …