Julien Smith

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The Extraterrestrial Presence in our World Today: What You Aren’t Being Told

Get Your FREE In Depth Numerology Reading<p>While many acknowledge the presence of extraterrestrials in our world, the crucial understanding lies in why …

Virgin Galactic finishes third supersonic flight, reaching its highest altitude to date

Today, Virgin Galactic's SpaceShip Two ascended to the upper atmosphere for its third supersonic flight, and the highest to date. The ship reached an altitude of 71,000 feet, 2000 feet higher than the previous record, before returning safely to the ground under the guidance of chief pilot Dave …

The 7 Ships of the New Space Age

American engineers are designing and testing more new manned spacecraft than at any other time in history. Here are 7 vehicles that will change how we work and play in space.<p>American engineers are designing and testing more new manned spacecraft than at any other time in history. Here are 7 …

One Step Closer to Hover Boards: Three-Dimensional Mid-Air Acoustic Manipulation | Colossal

<p>While we’ve seen examples of objects suspended mid-air using quantum levitation and acoustic levitation, a team of three Japanese engineers from The …

The invisible man: Liu Bolin's latest art

Liu Bolin has become famous worldwide for painting his entire body to match the scenery behind – so when he is photographed it can be near-impossible to spot him. Here are some of the latest works from the Chinese artist

From runway to orbit and back

EVERY decade or so, enthusiasts dream up plans for yet another spaceplane—a craft that can take off from a runway like an aeroplane, fly up into …

Turn Your Smartphone Into A Digital Microscope

More like cell-fies! Ha ha, right? Right?<p>Do you have $10 and a few minutes and a burning need for a microscope? You do.<p><i>But why would I need a microscope?</i> you say.<p>You do! Examine plant cells, check out the sharpness of your knives, or just take some awesome photos. It's easy to make and looks rad …

The New, Improved Shapeoko 2 Open-Source CNC Milling Machine Is Available Now from Inventables for Less Than $650

Last week saw the opening of <i>Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital</i>, the first major museum show of digitally-fabricated art, architecture and …

12 Tips for Perfect Fried Chicken, Plus a Master Recipe

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

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The Next Space Shuttle: Hybrid Engines Make Runway-To-Orbit Missions A Reality

A new type of engine could usher in an era of affordable spaceplanes<p>A disembodied jet engine, attached to a hulking air vent, sits in an outdoor test facility at the Culham Science Center in Oxfordshire, England. When the engine screams to life, columns of steam billow from the vent, giving the …

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More than 100,000 want to go to Mars and not return, project says

More than 100,000 people are eager to make themselves at home on another planet. They've applied for a one-way trip to Mars, hoping to be chosen to spend the rest of their lives on uncharted territory, according to an organization planning the manned missions.<p>The Mars One project wants to colonize …

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Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

'Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently.'<p>"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science …

Researchers Develop Telescopic Contact Lens, Give Your Eyes 2.8x Optical Zoom

Are you ready for this? An international team of researchers have developed the world’s first telescopic contact lens — a 1.17mm thick pair of …

Tim Ferriss Shares How to Master Any Skill by Deconstructing It

Tim Ferriss, the guy behind The 4 Hour Work Week, The 4 Hour Body and The 4 Hour Chef, took the stage at TNW Conference in Amsterdam to discuss how you can master almost any skill through the process of deconstructing it.<p>In case you haven’t heard of Ferriss, he has essentially turned himself into a …

Forget sex: how the idea behind Bang with Friends could revolutionize social interaction

Apple's Find My Friends, a mostly-unrelated concept.<p>Perhaps you've heard of Bang With Friends. It's a rather controversial thing. Simply put, it's a Facebook and mobile app that lets you pick which of your friends you'd like to "bang." Oh, but it's more clever than that: the app won't reveal your …

Stranger Visions: DNA Collected from Found Objects Used to Create 3D Portraits | Colossal

<p>You’re walking down a street in Brooklyn, gnawing on a piece of gum that’s past the point of flavorful.. In a hurry, you spit it on the ground …

CIA Official Breaks Silence on UFOs (+Video)

WASHINGTON—In a gripping testimonial, an ailing former member of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has talked via video for the first time …

Thousands of Airline Pilots Witness UFOs

WASHINGTON—Airline pilots see unidentified flying objects but very few report it because of ridicule.<p>According to the National Aviation Reporting …

This Is The World's First Entirely 3D-Printed Gun

Eight months ago, Cody Wilson set out to create the world’s first entirely 3D-printable handgun.<p>Now he has.<p>Early next week, Wilson, a 25-year-old University of Texas law student and founder of the non-profit group Defense Distributed, plans to release the 3D-printable CAD files for a gun he calls …