Jon Wall

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Oddball USB stick offers infinite iPhone storage

Slo-mo videos have become my favorite new thing to shoot with the iPhone 6 Plus now that Apple added the ability to spit out gorgeous vids at 240 FPS, but my slo-mo addiction comes at a heavy cost: storage space.<p>The best smartphone camera in the world doesn’t mean jack if your 16GB iPhone can’t …

The Secret Lives of Kitchen Spices

<i>There’s a warmonger, a cure-all, and a former currency in your cabinet. Do you know which is which?</i><p>CINNAMON STORKS<p>In ancient times, the origins of …

Report: Michael Brown's blood found on Officer Darren Wilson's gun, car door

Forensic tests have found the blood of Michael Brown on the gun, uniform and police cruiser belonging to Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot the unarmed teen two months ago in Ferguson, Missouri, The New York Times reported.<p>The revelation, provided by unnamed government officials familiar with …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Happiness

You’re Not Supposed To Be Happy All The Time: 10 Things We Misunderstand About Emotion

1. The long-term effects of emotional abuse can be as bad, if not worse, than physical abuse.<p>Emotional abuse is often not taken as seriously because …

The Science of Conquering Your Greatest Fears

Many things scare me: the huge rock at the bottom of Boulder Garden on Colorado’s Gunnison River that has flipped my kayak numerous times; the chutes off the stormy top of the Big Sky tram; sullen men with clubs who lurk in Kenya’s Ngong Hills (I met them a while back).<p>Can a scientist in an …

NFL Bans Beats Headphones On Camera (Updated)

Bose secured an NFL sponsorship deal that allows it to elbow Beats by Dre in front of TV cameras.<p>Remember the television commercial that opens with San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick arriving at an opposing team’s stadium, where he is greeted by a throng of screaming, …

This Guy Convinced Google, Dropcam, Pinterest To Let 10,000 Hackers Attack

When they find a bug, they get paid.<p>The more bugs they find, the more they are invited in to hack ever-more sensitive parts of a company's network. They hack companies like Google, Dropcam, Pinterest, even some banks.<p>And these companies couldn't be happier about it.<p>In the two years since Australian …

The Only 8 Numbers You Need To Do Math

Mathematicians often represent numbers in a line. Pick a point on the line, and this represents a number.<p>At the end of the day, though, almost all of the numbers that we use are based on a handful of extremely important numbers that sit at the foundation of all of math.<p>What follows are the eight …

30 Creative DIY Costumes You Should Start Working on Now

Anybody can throw together a five-minute Halloween costume, but if you want to avoid being outdone this year, you'll have to bring your A-game.<p>It's …

27 Things You Must Say Goodbye To At 27

The day after my 27th birthday, I came to realize my life had changed immensely. Now officially in my “late 20s” and realizing everyone around me is …

Welcome to Colon, Magic Capital of the World

On a high school auditorium stage in front of a packed house on the evening of August 6th, a goth magician named Dan Sperry dressed in ripped black jeans and platform boots swallowed a few razor blades, then pulled them from his mouth daisy-chained on a string. He picked up a grotesque baby doll, …

5 Types Of Tattoos That Mark You As An Idiot

When it comes to tattoos, everybody has their own set of arbitrary rules on what they deem permissible. People like to say that “A tattoo should have …

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

Travel Photography

This Ingenious New Invention Could Remove the Gross Stuff from Your Whiskey

This product designed to ramp up the aging process on a very small scale.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Time & Oak)</i><p><b>Did you even know there was gross stuff hiding in there?</b><p>Portland, Oregon-based startup company Time & Oak has taken to Kickstarter to garner support for a new product, designed to get rid of the junk …

Flavors

Can Stress Make You Go Grey? (Even If You Are Not Barack Obama)

Speaking at a Labor Day event Wisconsin Monday, President Obama tried to fire up Democrats to vote in the November’s midterm elections by reminding …

Hair

Dinosaur survival game The Stomping Land quietly pulled from Steam Early Access

<i>The Stomping Land</i>, the multiplayer survival game set in a world filled with dinosaurs, is no longer available for sale on Steam, where it had been available as an Early Access game since May. Developer SuperCrit has been largely silent about both the game's removal and its ongoing …

Who is putting up 'interceptor' cell towers? The mystery deepens

Mysterious “interceptor” cell towers in the USA are grabbing phone calls — but they’re not part of the phone networks. And, two experts told VentureBeat today, the towers don’t appear to be projects of the National Security Agency (NSA).<p>The towers were revealed by Les Goldsmith to Popular Science …

Are you Playing Pokemon Wrong? Here's how the Pros Play

Much of what makes Pokémon appealing to its most dedicated players isn't readily apparent to its more casual fans. The "pro" Pokémon player is someone who knows every in and out of the game, who goes way beyond the surface knowledge most players have and seriously commits to the breeding and …

ManServants: The Startup That Promises to Make (Almost) All Your Fantasies Come True

Ladies, are you tired of (and maybe a little grossed out by) the male strippers at bachelorette parties? Do you wish instead that you could just hire …

Bodyguard

How Close Are You to Genetic Happiness?

Did you know that the closer you live to the homeland of the world's most famous suicidal prince, the more likely it is that your genes -- and therefore you -- are happy?<p>Most scientists agree that genes are responsible for about half of our happiness level. Studies have identified a "happiness …

Inside Sun Noodle, the Secret Weapon of America's Best Ramen Shops

There were only about three or four ramen shops on Oahu when Hidehito Uki founded Sun Noodle in 1981. Ramen in America was pretty much just a cup of noodles you cooked in the microwave. Uki — who came to Hawaii from Japan to make and sell fresh ramen noodles — wondered how he could ever be …

Here's Hoping No Man's Sky Isn't the Next Elder Scrolls: Arena

I want to think well of <i>No Many’s Sky</i>, a game — at least I think it’s a game — about ripping off into an infinitely big, infinitely procedural, …

The Elder Scrolls

Want To Communicate Anonymously Without Being Monitored Or Tracked? 'Blackphone' Now On Sale

Snowden, the NSA, getting “Scroogled”; do these various buzzwords making the rounds these days get your hackles up? Frankly, I don’t blame you. Personally, I don’t have enough “interesting” information to share. And though I lead a rather “regular” existence, I do realize there are plenty of folks …

5 Scientific Secrets to Naps That Will Make You Happier and Smarter

For many of us, more hours of shut-eye at night just doesn’t seem to be in the cards. Is there anything we can do? Yes.<p><b>Naps. Wonderful, glorious naps.</b><p>…

Sleep

Ubisoft: 'Far Cry 4' Is 'Packed To The Gills With Women'

Recently Ubisoft came under fire when the game publisher admitted that they hadn’t included playable female assassins in the upcoming <i>Assassin’s Creed: Unity</i> because including women would have been too time-consuming and costly.<p>“It’s double the animations, it’s double the voices, all that stuff and …