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The One Theory of Quantum Mechanics That Actually Kind of Makes Sense

But most physicists don't buy it.<p>Quantum mechanics is baffling. On the atomic and subatomic scale, matter seems to behave in ways that we, in the macro world, would generally think of as impossible. Particles can exist in two different places at once, and particle-like interferences in space are …

Quantum Mechanics

This Art-Filled California Home Has A Venice Beach Vibe

Taking a cue from luxury resorts and spas, Kim Gordon has designed a tropical infused home in Venice, California.<p>In the main living area, there’s the …

48 Hours in Seoul

From the August/September 2012 issue of National Geographic Traveler<p>Seoul has long been painted as the unknown quantity among Asia’s megacities, at most a stopover for travelers on their way to somewhere with more cachet. But that portrayal looks increasingly outdated for a place starting to set …

South Korea

Edward Burtynsky's corrupted landscapes – in pictures

Beautiful yet terrifying, Edward Burtynsky’s aerial photography is a reminder of just how much human activity has affected the planet – as industry and agriculture leave indelible scars everywhere

Photography

How-To: Go beyond OS X Photos + make amazing wall art from your Mac’s pictures (Part 1)

Apple knew it had something special to share with the world when it released iPhoto in 2002: in addition to printing 20″ by 30″ poster-sized photos, the original iPhoto’s “most stunning feature” (according to Apple) was a page layout tool that quickly turned digital photo collections into printed …

'If I burn out, I burn out': meet Taylor Wilson, nuclear boy genius

Taylor Wilson has a Geiger counter watch on his wrist, a sleek, sporty-looking thing that sounds an alert in response to radiation. As we enter his parents’ garage and approach his precious jumble of electrical equipment, it emits an ominous beep. Wilson is in full flow, explaining the …

Robert Downey Jr.

11 Classic Cocktail Recipes

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>People may speak highly of your pie skills, or compliment your grilling game. But trust us: there is nothing more impressive than …

The 50 best burger joints in America, ranked

Our friends at Foursquare dug through their troves of user data to compile the list. Because the site now allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which burgers diners are raving about most across America.<p>To create this list, Foursquare included the …

Yelp

UV-Coated Aston Martin DBS Glows and Goes in Gumball 3000 Rally

The Gumball 3000 Rally brings together swarms of unique supercars, so it can be hard to make a statement, unless your car literally glows. That’s what the owner and driver of an Aston Martin DBS thought before taking his car to Nevana Designs to have it completely covered in a special UV …

Four Simple Cocktails for Spring

As bartenders continue to further the nuances of cocktail-making, it's important to remember that sometimes simple does the trick. And while we recently tried an otherworldly Woodford Reserve Double Oaked $1,000 mint julep in anticipation of the Kentucky Derby, there certainly are easier drinks to …

16 Excellent Bars For Outdoor Drinking In Los Angeles

From dizzying rooftop views to hidden backyard patios, here are the best bars for outdoor drinking. [ more › ]

Deeper | Smart Fishfinder

Deeper is a portable wireless sonar specially designed to find out location of fish, depth, water temperature, bottom contour and much more. The …

Nikola Labs Launches iPhone 6 Case Which Harvests Electricity From The Air

Nikola Tesla pioneered the transmission of electricity over wires. Heinrich Hertz proved it could be transmitted wirelessly. But we still use 19th centre technology to power 21st century devices.<p>Nikola Labs — which pitched today on stage after being selected by TechCrunch editorial team and the …

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

Affordable Star Trek-like transparent aluminum could protect phones, windows, and lenses - ExtremeTech

By on April 29, 2015 at 3:52 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Researchers at the US Naval …

Yamaha A-S2000 Natural Sound Stereo Amplifier

It's not going to run a home theater system, but if you're looking for a great-sounding amp to pair with your turntable, the Yamaha A-S2000 Natural …

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

Pillars of Creation: Originally taken on April 1, 1995, this image has become one of the most iconic to come from the Hu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble …

Scientists in China edit human genome in embryos for the first time

New study confirms rumors in the scientific community, heralds new debate over the ethics of human genetic engineering<p>For the first time ever, scientists have reported editing the genetic code in human embryos. The work, carried out by researchers in China, sought to remove a gene responsible for a …

Olympus Tough Tg-860

The new Olympus TG-860 is the camera you’ll want to have along for every adventure. Olympus has updated its strong camera range, and is setting its …

Olympus

Liquid metal printing puts flexible circuits on 'anything'

Thanks to top universities and some companies, soft robots and stretchy electronics are already a reality. Now a group of researchers from Purdue claim they've found the right manufacturing process to produce those types of devices en masse. Their method entails printing out circuits using an …

Nanotech

The Flir FX Security Camera and Apps Will Keep You Covered

You may primarily know Flir from its Flir One thermal camera — the one that attaches to the back of your iPhone or Android phone. Alongside its companion app, the Flir One translates thermal energy into real time color images that let you identify obstacles and danger spots in the dark — and even …

Link About It: This Week's Picks

1. IKEA's Shelters for Refugees<p>IKEA is providing the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees with 10,000 flat-pack Better Shelters as part of an ongoing collaboration through its Housing for All Foundation. After initially being tested by 40 refugee families, the Better Shelters were upgraded …

The Pisco Sour and Beyond

The historic grape-based white spirit, Pisco, is the basis for the national drink of both Peru and Chile. With production commencing at the turn of the 17th century, the tipple is as historic as it is representative of the cocktail cultures within its origin nations. Pisco is a descendant of …

Action! Vimeo launches The Greasy Hands Preachers

This weekend, the definitive film about the new wave custom scene is released to the public.<p>Following its premiere at the San Sebastian film festival, <i>The Greasy Hands Preachers</i> is going global with Vimeo. From Sunday you can stream and download the 90-minute documentary—and you can pre-book right …

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Now anybody can use Robinhood, the no-fee trading app backed by Snoop Dogg and Marc Andreessen

And after months of waiting, it's now open to anyone who wants to join.<p>Robinhood, a zero-commission brokerage app for iPhone that launched in December to a 700,000-person waitlist, is now available to the general public.<p>Here's why Robinhood is unlike any existing stock market app.<p>For starters, it's …

After 3 Years And $64M In Seed Funding, Onshape Launches The Mother Of All Products

Behind every product is a product, almost invariably a computer-aided design (CAD) software package known as Solidworks. If you are a designer and want to draft a belt buckle for a new handbag, you have to use this software to carefully extrude the metal contours so that it is ready for …

Afrika Bambaataa's Vinyl Collection, Interpreted by DJ Shadow

Six years after their last tour together, DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist team up again—this time, for a very special pursuit. They gained access to over 40,000 vinyl records from Afrika Bambaataa's historic collection (which is in the process of being digitally archived at Cornell University), deemed …