Hunter Ruhlig

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Scientists believe a hidden “ocean” lies deep within Earth

They believe there might be three times as much water deep underground as exists in all the world’s surface oceans.<p>A study published in the journal …

Lights, Lights, Lights, Action! A Crazy New Light Projector

What can you do with a spotlight?<p>You can light a spot.<p>But what if you give yourself more options and invent a tool that lets light spill, splash or tighten into a beam as thin as a pencil line — a beam of light that can draw!<p>Draw what? Oh my God, so many things: a galloping unicorn, a friendly …

How It Works: An Ultra-Precise Thermometer Made From Light

This isn't your average thermometer.<p>The world’s most sensitive room-temperature thermometer uses two colors of light to measure temperature with a precision of 30 billionths of a degree. This kind of precision far exceeds that of regular medical or home thermometers that we come into contact …

Australian Universities

Chainless INgSOC hybrid bike is out of this world

Finally, proof that we're not alone - where else could the design of this INgSOC hybrid bike come from but an advanced alien species? The INgSOC …

Earin's tiny wireless earphones recharge while they're in your pocket

Bluetooth earbuds like Dre's new Powerbeats aren't actually "cordless." They still have a cable running from one bud to the other, which puts a limit on just how tidy and inconspicuous they can be. A group of former Sony Ericsson and Nokia engineers reckon they can go a step further: losing the …

Classcraft makes the classroom a giant role-playing game — with freemium pricing

Shawn Young has a class full of warriors, mages, and healers. Warriors get to eat in class, mages can teleport out of a lecture, and healers can ask if an exam answer is correct.<p>But this isn’t some <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i>-style fantasy. This is education as it’s happening for over 7,000 kids in more than …

Did she say yes to his epic marriage proposal?

To pop the question, a guy in Montana traveled to 26 different countries and made an impressive lip-synched proposal video for his sweetie.<p>During his worldwide travels, Jack Hyer of Whitefish, Mont., filmed a video to help him ask his sweetheart Rebecca Strellnauer to marry him.<p>He had decided after …

Marriage

What you need to know about vaporizers

Smoking is bad for you. There! We said it right up front. There's no reasonable line of argument that can lead to any other conclusion: smoking kills lots of people, around 50 percent of its long term users. But with all that said, people <i>love</i> to smoke. Heck, I smoked for many, many years and I …

​Never-before-seen meteor shower could light up entire North America over weekend

North America is in for a natural light show overhead, as a meteor shower expected over the weekend could turn into a full-on sky storm, affecting …

The Kairos Mechanical Smartwatch Blends Tradition And High Tech

As a watch fan I’ve seen them all: the Fossils, the Rolexes, the Omegas, and now the Kairosii. Created by a team of engineers, designers, and entrepreneurs, these watches feature a standard automatic mechanical watch (the kind you wind) behind a tinted crystal that can show notifications right on …

How Steve Jobs taught everyone (even Apple’s engineers) to care about design

It is often said that what separates Apple from companies like Samsung and Sony is that at Apple, design is law. Other companies put engineering first.<p>But that’s not true, according to former Apple senior designer and user experience evangelist Mark Kawano. Speaking to Fast Company’s design site, …

Overclock My Satellite

<b>“Let me get this straight,”</b> said a NASA mission controller after we finished describing our plan to steer a sun-observation satellite at top speed. …

Mathematics

Meet the Smartisan T1, a surprisingly unique Android phone from China

A little over a year ago, a fresh Chinese startup by the name of Smartisan ("smart" and "artisan" combined) showed off its first work: the Android-based Smartisan OS. What caught our attention was its truly unique UI and insanely thoughtful UX features, so naturally, we had very high expectations …

Wormhole Time Travel: Cambridge Physicist Proposes Possibility Of Sending Messages Through Time

A Cambridge scientist has published a paper which might contain a theoretical method to send messages backwards in time.<p>But, look - before anyone …