Jake Stockdale

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The big bang: are we in a ‘pics or it didn’t happen’ type situation?

<b>Name:</b> The big bang<p><b>Age:</b> 13.8bn years, or no age at all, because it didn’t happen.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Big and bangy, or it doesn’t have an appearance, because it didn’t happen.<p><b>Why are you being so down on the big bang? Are you one of those creationists?</b> Quite the opposite. I’m just here to tell you that Cern …

Physics

World's First Plantable Coffee Cup Biodegrades Into Seedlings After Use

Given America's caffeine addiction, it's no surprise that to-go coffee cups contribute significant amounts of waste to landfills. One California-based company has a solution to cut back on coffee-related trash: cups that can be planted. Seeds embedded in fibers that make up the cup's walls will …

How Silicon Valley is trying to cure ageing

Death has always been considered one of life's only real certainties, but now some of the world's top scientists are challenging the assumption<p>Humanity has long been in search of the mythical Fountain of Youth, from Alexander the Great to knights of the Crusades.<p>But now Silicon Valley scientists …

George Washington

'Better Call Saul,' The Prequel To 'Breaking Bad,' Stands On Its Own

I'm guessing that the first thing fans of Vince Gilligan's <i>Breaking Bad</i> want to know is whether its AMC prequel series, <i>Better Call Saul</i>, premiering Sunday and Monday,is anywhere near as good as the original — which was TV at its very best. And I'm also guessing that people who haven't yet worked …

TV

5 Trends That Will Shape The Future Of Tiny Housing

Cities and renters are starting to accept apartments that are just 350 square feet. Here’s what the future of micro-housing holds.<p>The American dream of a household with 2.5 children, a dog, and a two-car garage is no longer the norm: people are staying single longer, having children later, and …

Texas will honour American sniper by celebrating 'Chris Kyle Day'

Texas will officially celebrate 2 February as “Chris Kyle Day”, in honour of the Navy Seal whose portrayal in the movie American Sniper has caused intense controversy while breaking box-office records.<p>Kyle, reportedly the most lethal sniper in US military history with 160 confirmed kills out of 255 …

American Sniper

Articles about 5 savvy studio spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Who doesn't love a good patio or back deck? We sure do. Take a peek at our favorite homes this week that will have you remodeling...<p>Kerrie Kelly, ASID, shares her takeaways from building a loft to add more square footage to her office space.<p>These porches, patios, and courtyards have us green with …

Yale School of Management

Long-necked Jurassic 'dragon' discovered in China

Dinosaur fossils discovered in China may have given rise to legends of dragons<p>A new dinosaur which had an extraordinarily long neck has been discovered in China and named the ‘Dragon of Qijiang.’<p>Qijianglong (pronounced "CHI-jyang-lon") is about 15 metres in length and lived about 160 million years …

Dinosaurs

The World's Most Profitable Company Ever Was Launched in My Grandma's House

Justin Sullivan—Getty Images<p>Ralph Morse—The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images<p>Ted Thai—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Kristy …

Three Body Hacks You Shouldn't Try At Home

Leave these self-improvement tricks to the professionals<p>To improve themselves, a growing number of people are going beyond meditation or exercise. These brave pioneers are trying to hack their bodies with bacteria, special diets, and even electrical zaps.<p>1. Smell Better<p>Humans don’t stink—it’s the …

Egloo Candle Powered Heater Is A Cheap Way to Create Warm Environment

Stop wasting money on your heater, use <b>Egloo</b> to reduce waste of electricity while still creating warm environment. Egloo is a candle-powered heater, …

Natural History Museum dinosaur ‘Dippy’ switched for blue whale skeleton

Dippy, the Natural History Museum’s beloved dinosaur cast, is to be moved from his spot and replaced by a blue whale skeleton<p>He was erected in the aftermath of the Winter of Discontent and has stood tall through the governments of six prime ministers.<p>But now Dippy, the Natural History Museum’s …

Evleaks reveals render showing off One M9 in two sizes, with improved aesthetics

With HTC set to unveil its next flagship in March, we’re already hearing quite a few rumors on what to expect from the One (M9). In addition to talk of specs, there have also been several leaked images that have hit the web, initially leading us to believe that the One (M9) would end up looking …

How viable is nuclear fusion as an energy source? - podcast

At Iter in the south of France, seven international partners have pooled their financial and scientific resources to build the biggest fusion reactor in history. Their aim is to resolve critical scientific and technical issues, and take fusion to the point where industrial applications can be …

Energy