Jeremy Hipsher

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Humans Screwed Up Everything Forever in Either 1610 or 1964

Our species has irrevocably changed the face of the planet, and not usually for the better<p>The Anthropocene Epoch, the time period in which humans have held dominion over the Earth, has brought countless changes to the planet. Many of those haven't been so good for the other species of the …

How to Build Your Own Computer

Introduction: How to Build Your Own Computer<p>About: I'm a really open person so ask away if you wanna know anything :) More About michael.horjus »<p>The …

Experimental Hyundai gas engine runs sans spark plugs

It's the holy grail of internal combustion engines: diesel-engine efficiency using cheaper gasoline. Can it keep the gasoline engine relevant?<p>Combustion engineers mounting a last stand against electric propulsion harbor bizarre fantasies. The gasoline guys dream of the diesel's potent torque curves …

Scientists say all the world’s data can fit on a DNA hard drive the size of a teaspoon

Even though it’s looking increasingly likely that humanity will find a way to wipe itself off the face of the Earth, there’s a chance that our creative output may live on. Servers, hard drives, flash drives, and disks will degrade (as will our libraries of paper books, of course), but a group of …

Harvard

Revealing Photo Series Documents School Lunches Around the World

Around 32 million children in the US eat cafeteria food every weekday, and most of these students consume over half their daily calories at school. With this in mind, it's clear that school cafeterias are becoming crucial in the fight against childhood obesity. Sweetgreen–a chain of salad …

Food

44 Easy Breakfast Recipes You Won't Believe Are Gluten-Free

In a diet without gluten, breakfast options become a little limited. And it’s not that oatmeal, eggs, Greek yogurt with berries, and avocado toast on …

Breakfast

7 Whiskey Drinks That Could Help Cure Your Cold

Here, seven whiskey cocktails to help dilate your blood vessels and put you on the path to recovery.<p>When you’re stuffed up and sick, there’s nothing …

10 decadent chocolate dessert recipes for Valentine's Day from around the USA

Nothing says I love you quite like a homemade chocolate dessert. We asked the editors of Edible magazines across the country for their favorite Valentine’s Day chocolate dessert recipes. From rich, spicy hot chocolate to gluten-free ricotta brownies with cherries, these indulgent treats are sure to …

The contagious thought that could kill you

To die, sometimes you need only believe you are ill, and as David Robson discovers, we can unwittingly ‘catch’ such fears, often with terrifying consequences.<p>Beware the scaremongers. Like a witch doctor’s spell, their words might be spreading modern plagues.<p>It’s a consistent phenomenon, but …

Multiple Sclerosis

Many Americans reject evolution, deny climate change and find GM food unsafe, survey finds

A major survey of US opinions has revealed that huge numbers of people reject Darwinian evolution, consider GM foods unsafe to eat, and doubt that human activity is warming the planet.<p>The report by the Pew Research Center in Washington DC was conducted with the American Association for the …

Climate

Time for Notre Dame, fans to move on from disputed penalty

Does any of this sound familiar?<p>There was a four-point game that some said was swayed by a questionable interpretation of pass-interference rules. The losing coach, after suffering his first loss of the season on the road, said his team should not have been flagged because that was how he taught …

The Best Beer in the Country Just Got Better

Heady Topper by Vermont brewery The Alchemist is a world-beating IPA. Now if only you could find some. RELATED: The science behind the craft beer explosion.How hops are powering the American beer renaissance.<p><b>This past April John and Jen Kimmich, the</b> husband and wife duo behind the wildly successful …

Plastc Will Replace Every Card in Your Wallet With Just One

Plastc's credit card magically transforms into any credit, loyalty or gift card you own.<p><b>With the launch of Apple Pay coming later</b> this month, the move toward mobile payments is about to pick up some much-needed steam. Yet even with Apple in the game, it's going to quite a while before every coffee …

FinTech

Watch These Slithering Robots Climb Like a Sidewinder

Snakes on an inclined plane.<p><b>Serpentine robots can now scale sandy slopes</b>, an advance that could allow slithering droids to go where no bot has gone before.<p>The potential use for these robots "that is nearest and dearest to my heart is urban search and rescue — I want to enable rescue workers to …

Robotics

How It Works: The Electric Supercharger

<i>(Photo Credit: Volvo)</i><p>When you need a potent engine or a sturdy gearbox for your fantasy supercar, Ricardo should be your first call. This U.K.-based engineering firm has roots reaching back more than a century and branches that cover Europe, Russia, Asia, and the U.S. of A. Ricardo's expertise can …

Samsung Gear Blink/Glass said to be arriving March 2015

Samsung might yet be widening the divide with Google, wedging Tizen right in the middle. Although the rumored “Gear Glass”, now referred to as “Gear …

Alienware Turns The Gaming PC On Its Head With New Area-51 Design

The rock group Queen had a popular song back in the day, that Alienware’s latest gaming PC somehow manages to harken back, ringing in my schoolboy head – <i>Fat Bottom Girls</i>, you make the rockin world go-round. Teenaged bravado aside, I do realize I’m dating myself but then again, I’m genuinely …

6 Strange Body Hacks That Are Actually Useful

Some people choose not to accept those limits.<p>Neil Harbisson was born without the ability to see color. Now, he can perceive more than 360 colors and even discern the infrared spectrum. Kevin Warwick, the U.K.-based cybernetics professor and author of "I, Cyborg," was the first person to implant a …

How to Make Beer at Home: The Brewing Guide

DIY home brewing (after you get the equipment) is cheap. More than that, brewing your own is more satisfying than paying for another round. Here, we walk through the steps.<p>DIY home brewing (after you get the equipment) is cheap. More than that, brewing your own is more satisfying than paying for …

Drinking

25 Skills Every Man Should Know: Your Ultimate DIY Guide

These days, you can outsource almost any job -- but some things you need to know how to do yourself. Study our master list with step-by-step tips from the experts, and test your DIY aptitude each step of the way.<p>These days, you can outsource almost any job -- but some things you need to know how to …

Woodworking

20 Ways to Open a Beer Bottle

Hey, you're not always going to have a bottle opener at the ready. For those times when you need a cold one and the right tool is not around, here are plenty of unorthodox ways to pop open a brew.<p><b>"Give me a place to stand on and I'll open any damn bottle."</b> Okay, maybe Archimedes never uttered those …

Fish