Eric Caminiti

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A Letter from Hunter S. Thompson that Changed My Life

Roughly 57 years ago, a 22-year-old Hunter S. Thompson wrote a letter to a friend that had asked him for advice.<p>On the surface, this doesn’t seem …

Why Does Time Exist?

<i>Part 5 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Shifting Time<p><b>About Sean Carroll's TED Talk</b><p>Cosmologist Sean Carroll tackles a deceptively simple question: Why does time exist at all? The potential answers point to a surprising view of the nature of the universe, and our place in it.<p><b>About Sean Carroll</b><p>Sean …

Researchers Explain Why Quantum Behaviour Doesn’t Occur in Everyday Life

This is why Schrödinger’s cat is alive.<p>An international team of researchers believe they've figured out why strange quantum behaviours occur at the …

4D Printing on The Nanoscale -- Northwestern’s IIN Receives $8.5 Million Grant

As 3D printing has barely slid into the category of being considered a new normal, some scientists and researchers are already living in the world of …

"Cornering The Earth" - How The Rothschilds "Controlled At Least One Third Of Global Wealth" Over 100 Years Ago

One week ago we presented the prophetic work of Alfred Owen Crozier who in 1912 penned "U.S. Money vs Corporation Currency" in which, together with …

Do Animals Laugh? Tickle Experiments Suggest They Do

Weird Animal Question of the Week<p>Studies of laughing chimpanzees and rats offer clues about our evolutionary past—as well as our mental health.<p>How do whales hear music? They listen to orca-stras!<p>I told that joke to a lizard and got crickets. It made me wonder the same thing as Eid Muhammad Afridi, …

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WATCH: GoPro Falls From Space And Captures Spectacular Footage of Earth

Whoa.<p>Elon Musk’s company, SpaceX, shares a lot of videos of its rockets, much of the footage showing those rockets blasting off into space.<p>This time, …

Kanye West says he lives a “completely boring” life

Most would suspect Kanye West to live a pretty interesting life. He’s one of the most critically acclaimed musicians of his generation with 22 …

Earth, Wind & Fire Brought out Kendrick Lamar and Chance the Rapper at Bonnaroo Last Night

Friday night was a night of guaranteed funk at Bonnaroo, with sets from Kendrick and Earth, Wind & Fire, but nobody was expecting this.<p><i>Photo by Joshua Mellin</i><p><i>Screengrab via YouTube</i><p>Friday night was a night of guaranteed funk at Bonnaroo: Just minutes after Kendrick Lamar finished reminding people …

A stock exchange-themed bar is opening in the City of London — with prices that dip and surge with demand

A bar is opening in the City of London, Europe's biggest financial district, where the prices will be set like a financial market.<p>According to the Evening Standard, Reserve Bar Stock Exchange will open on June 18 on Gresham Street.<p>From 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. on weekdays and until 3 a.m. on weekends, …

Despite Hurdles, Solar Power in Australia Is Too Robust to Kill

When her latest electricity bill arrived, Melbourne homeowner Roslyn Guy framed it for proud display. Her $5,000 (Australian) investment in a rooftop …

Camping for 4 days, need to pack minimal, how to survive food-wise? - Survivalist Forum

Tweet this Post! #<b>1</b><p>06-10-2015, 11:21 PM<p>TheThreeS-kateers<p>Newbie<p>Join Date: Jun 2015<p>Posts: 10<p>Thanks: 2<p>Thanked 3 Times in 2 Posts<p><b>Camping for 4 days, need</b> …

This startup wants to turn your $5,000 real estate investment into $2.5 billion

In fact, the famous "Yale model," which outperformed traditional stock and bond allocations for decades, allocates up to 20% of investment portfolios to real estate. Many people do this by investing in a house — never an office building or apartment building, let alone a skyscraper.<p>Why? Though …

Our massive new monopolies: Amazon, Google and Facebook have the power to move entire economies

<b>(Reuters/Carlo Allegri/Beck Diefenbach/AP/Matt Sayles/AshDesign via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Tech companies have amassed frightening economic power — and we handed over our data to make it possible<p>Anna Bernasek • D.T. Mongan<p>June 7, 2015 6:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “All You Can Pay: How Companies Use Our …

This German Glass Sphere Will Revolutionize Solar Power

A new sun-tracking solar generator created by German solar startup Rawlemon. The man behind the invention is Andre Broessel, who is an …

5 Inspiring Places to Visit at Virginia State Parks

Virginia State Parks are a tonic for the mind, body and spirit<p>Is an often-heard motto from the Director of Virginia State Parks and felt all the way …

"The Fed Has Been Horribly Wrong" Deutsche Bank Admits, Dares To Ask If Yellen Is Planning A Housing Market Crash

The reason why Zero Hedge has been steadfast over the past 6 years in its accusation that the Fed is making a mockery of, and destroying not only the …

This mathematical law can tell you whether a company is cooking its books

Deutsche Bank is recommending a pretty simple math trick that can give you at least an indication whether something is up, even if it doesn't tell you precisely what's wrong.<p>It all rests around Benford's Law, also known as the law of natural numbers.<p>Named after physicist Frank Benford, the law says …

Long Weekends Like a Local: Packing List

Adventure<p>Camping is one of the best and easiest escapes into nature, away from the chores of daily life. The more nights this summer you can spend staring at a campfire and sleeping under a canopy of stars, the better, even if you stay close to home. Here are ten ways to make it more fun and happen …

Here's the Real Bubble We Should Be Worrying About

While people in Silicon Valley have been arguing over whether we’re seeing another tech bubble–a debate that has been burning for the past ten …

Mystery company blazes a trail in fusion energy

Of the handful of startup companies trying to achieve fusion energy via nontraditional methods, Tri Alpha Energy Inc. has always been the enigma. …

It's Simple, Really: How a Differential Works, Explained in a Vintage Video

The standard open differential in most cars is a brilliant piece of engineering, allowing you to take the tightest turns without fighting your tires or tearing apart your drivetrain. But even if you understand implicitly how a car’s differential works, it’s kind of difficult to explain.<p>That’s why …

GZA Speaks: The Lost Art of Lyricism

Rap lyrics sure ain’t what they used to be<p><b>By GZA</b><p>M<b>usic is forever changing.</b> Hip-hop is not going to be what it was 15 or 20 years ago. Everything …

Seinfeld: Kramer on Marriage

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10 of the world’s best natural wonders … that you’ve probably never heard of

Mendenhall ice caves, Alaska, US<p>Imagine standing in a natural glassy dome illuminated by eerie blue light … A visit to Mendenhall ice caves is a rare chance to step into the heart of a glacier. The 12-mile-long stretch of ice (it is getting shorter every day, because of global warming) near Juneau …

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