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Funny Google Search Tricks and Secrets(Best Collections-2016)

Unless you’re living a life without technology, <b>Google</b> is used by almost everyone. Last month around 12 billion searches was made through Google by …

What Makes the Demon Eye of Hurricane Matthew So Terrifying?

Get behind us, Satan: The Devil appears to be named Matthew, and he’s coming down on the Americas in the form of a skeleton-faced hurricane. In a …

Weather

A Supermassive Black Hole Has Broken Free And Is Now Destroying Everything

Black hole has no chill.<p>You might think you have troublesome neighbours, but spare a thought for one galaxy where the disruption nearby was so …

Black Holes

Eagle Cam Captures Bigfoot -- Or Something Else -- Walking Around

Who said bird watching is boring?<p>From adorable baby birds to unexpected drop-ins (including a dead cat), eagle cams appear to have it all ― including Bigfoot.<p>An eagle cam appears to have captured an ape-like creature walking around on the ground below, prompting speculation that it could be the …

NASA: Megadrought Lasting Decades Is 99% Certain in American Southwest

A study released in Science Advances Wednesday finds strong evidence for severe, long-term droughts afflicting the American Southwest, driven by …

Does the Drake Equation Confirm There Is Intelligent Alien Life in the Galaxy?

Or in other words, why can't we find any aliens?<p>The Drake Equation, written by astrophysicist Frank Drake in 1961, is a probabilistic equation to come up with an estimate of the number of intelligent, technological civilizations that should be in the Milky Way—and by extension, the universe. It is …

U.S. Government: JK — ‘Stranger Things’ Is Real

In August, the U.S. Department of Energy watched <i>Stranger Things</i> and promptly issued an official statement: “THE ENERGY DEPARTMENT DOESN’T EXPLORE …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Judges question if life term too harsh for Silk Road founder

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals panel in New York City is questioning whether the life prison term given to the founder of the drug-selling website …

This is How You Stop Taking Bad Landscape Photos

It doesn’t matter if you’re picking up a camera for the first time or if you’ve been at it for decades - sometimes the photos you take are just plain …

Talented Architect Demonstrates His Clever Method For Drawing Accurate Points of Perspective

Talented Iranian architect Reza Asgaripour demonstrated his clever method for accurately calculating and drawing points of perspective using elastic …

Iranian

Latest hurricane #Matthew forecast spaghetti plots show increased uncertainty with a nightmare scenario

From NASA Goddard:<p>Satellites from NASA and NOAA have been tracking and analyzing powerful Hurricane Matthew since its birth just east of the Leeward …

Insane Skydivers Built a Hot Air Balloon Swing 5,900 Feet in the Air

We’ve seen some fairly crazy swings built by some fairly crazy people recently, like this three-story 360 degree swing built by mad scientist Colin …

Apple's iPhone 7: Impressions Of An Android User

Image: Apple<p>Until recently, I hadn't ever used an iPhone as my primary phone. I use iOS every day on an iPad, and I play around with each new iPhone …

IPhone 7

Don’t buy a new WiFi router, use this gadget to turbocharge the one you already have

Okay seriously, this is just brilliant. Your home Wi-Fi router is just a few years old and yet it’s already out of date. Newer standards offer much …

Here's a map of WiFi locations and passwords at airports around the world

Anil Polat, a travel blogger and computer security engineer, is doing the world a solid by creating an interactive map — which he regularly updates — that reveals the Wi-Fi passwords of dozens of airports around the world.<p>Click on an airport on the map to see both the password and the Wi-Fi's …

'Sinister' image of Hurricane Matthew captured from space

An ominous satellite image of Hurricane Matthew as it made landfall in Haiti has been widely shared on Twitter.<p>The devastating hurricane resembles a giant grinning skull in the eerie infrared satellite image, with the eye of the storm appearing as an eye in the skull.<p>It was posted by Stu Ostro, …

Road Trip Gear: 11 Essentials To Travel Iceland

For 11 days this summer my wife and I traveled through Iceland in a camper van to explore the land of fire and ice. Check out our gear list and …

Backpacking

'Timeless' Didn't Have to Get Time Travel Wrong, but Did Anyway

In the new NBC drama <i>Timeless</i>, the protagonists move through time via a time-travel pod that, as <i>Vulture</i> recaps, “apparently goes from zero to [insert …

Time Travel

The near-superhuman way yoga unites mind and body

In the spring of 1970, the Indian yogi Swami Rama wanted to convince Western scientists of the power of yoga, so he submitted himself for study. He arrived at the lab of the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas, to meet with Dr. Elmer Green, who pioneered research around biofeedback, or the process …

Yoga

Super Nerdy Statistical Distribution Plushies

Etsy vendor and Statistician, Nicole Dick of Nausicaa Distribution has taken her passion for statistics to a very nerdy level with her Statistical …

Geek

A Playful Arctic Fox Joins In With a Belly Laugh Whenever His Human’s Boyfriend Laughs

A playful and very amiable domestic arctic fox named Archer enjoyed a good belly laugh along with his human Kristina‘s boyfriend. According to …

The Arctic

Cyanide coffee death: prosecutors in murder case call for 20 years' jail for Australian

Jessica Kumala Wongso denies murdering Wayan Mirna Salihin by putting cyanide into her coffee but court hears she carried out her plan ‘meticulously’<p>Indonesian prosecutors have demanded that a former Sydney-based design student accused of murdering her friend by slipping cyanide into her coffee …

Physicists Predict The Existence of Time Crystals - MIT Technology Review

One of the most powerful ideas in modern physics is that the Universe is governed by symmetry. This is the idea that certain properties of a system …

How Space Travel Affects the Human Mind

The job of an astronaut is a hard one, both physically and mentally. The Verge recently shared a video that focuses on the psychological challenges …

Welsh Government

How Hackers Could Get Inside Your Head With ‘Brain Malware’

Brain-computer interfaces offer new applications for our brain signals—and a new vector for security and privacy violations.<p>Hackers have spyware in your mind. You're minding your business, playing a game or scrolling through social media, and all the while they're gathering your most private …

A private spaceflight company just got approval to land a spacecraft on the moon

For the first time, the U.S. government just gave a private spaceflight company the equivalent of a passport to the moon.<p>Moon Express, a little-known …