Jason Lorr

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A platform that allows you to write short stories for money, like an Airbnb for writers.

Everyday, for each and every one of us, there are new events that could be another narrative. We tell them in different ways that serve a purpose, …

Creative Writing

‘I made Steve Bannon’s psychological warfare tool’: meet the data war whistleblower

For more than a year we’ve been investigating Cambridge Analytica and its links to the Brexit Leave campaign in the UK and Team Trump in the US presidential election. Now, 28-year-old Christopher Wylie goes on the record to discuss his role in hijacking the profiles of millions of Facebook users in …

Cambridge Analytica

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Stephen Hawking

Why Earth's History Appears So Miraculous

The strange, cosmic reason our evolutionary path will look ever luckier the longer we survive<p>It was hard times for the bomber pilots that floated over Europe, their planes incinerating cities below, like birds of prey. Even as they turned the once-bustling streets beneath to howling firestorms, …

Santa Cruz

NASA Designs HAMMER Spacecraft to Deflect or Nuke Dangerous Asteroids - ExtremeTech

By on March 9, 2018 at 1:30 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Humanity might not be safe even if …

Here's How to Get a Month's Worth of Memory Training in 30 Minutes

If you've ever recalled the steps of a play in the middle of a basketball game or followed a recipe you read 10 minutes ago while cooking a meal, …

Webb Telescope to make a splash in search for interstellar water

Water is crucial for life, but how do you make water? Cooking up some H2O takes more than mixing hydrogen and oxygen. It requires the special …

Superconductors may shed light on the black hole information paradox

<b>LOS ANGELES</b> ­— Insights into a black hole paradox may come from a down-to-Earth source.<p>Superconductors, materials through which electrons can move …

Scientists Propose Experiment to Test Quantum Gravity

Unifying gravity and quantum mechanics has been the dream of physicists for decades. An experiment has just been proposed to see if it's even possible.<p>Gravity is a bit of an enigma. We know how it works, but not really what causes it. In 1915, Einstein’s famous Theory of Relativity demonstrated …

A Strange Quantum Effect Could Give Rise to a Completely New Kind of Star

A near cousin to black holes.<p>We might have to add a brand new category of star to the textbooks: an advanced mathematical model has revealed a …

This Breathtaking Art Is Like Annihilation Contained in a Petri Dish

<i>Annihilation</i> has been dazzling audiences with its exploration of the Shimmer, a world inside our own where life... has found a way. One artist looks …

Strong right-wing views may be driven by a fear of disease, study suggests

People with strong right-wing views may be driven by a fear of disease and increased concern about hygiene, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers found that people who are easily disgusted by the body odours of others, such as sweat, bad breath or the smell of urine, are also drawn to authoritarian …

Ansel Adams and the Beauty of Black and White Photography

Ansel Adams (1902 – 1984)<p>On February 20, 1902, American photographer and environmentalist <b>Ansel Easton Adams</b> was born. He is best known for his …

Generalized Hardy's paradox shows an even stronger conflict between quantum and classical physics

In 1993, physicist Lucien Hardy proposed an experiment showing that there is a small probability (around 6-9%) of observing a particle and its …

Quantum Mechanics

Bob Crane's son recalls 'Hogan's Heroes' star's double life, grisly 1978 murder

Bob Crane may have been recognized as American hero Colonel Hogan in the hit television show “Hogan’s Heroes,” but his son Robert Crane was all too familiar with his double life at home.<p>For years, rumors have lingered of the late Hollywood star being a secret sex addict. He was murdered in 1978.<p>A …

Crime
Physics

Fluance Fi70 Bluetooth sound system review: A gorgeous conversation piece

I don't like to gush in reviews; it comes off a bit tacky, and this is supposed to be an objective look at a piece of technology, but heed this …

Audiophile

Listen to this playlist, designed by a psychologist to support subjects tripping on ‘magic’ mushrooms

Listening to music can be a very personal journey for some people, serving as a guiding light or emotional girder, depending on the situation. For …

What is a blockchain? GeekWire’s guide to this game-changing technology and its vast potential

Most technologies touted as “game-changing” are just somewhat modified versions of something already in use. Blockchains are different, and while it …

Blockchain

Hand Sanitizer Alters the Results of Breathalyzer Tests in New Experiment

If a police officer pulls you over for driving while intoxicated, you could be brought in for a breath alcohol test. If that happens, you’d better …

Why death may not be so final in the future

Could graveyards become a thing of the past?<p>Every day, it seems, our lives become a bit less tangible. We’ve grown accustomed to photos, music and movies as things that exist only in digital form. But <i>death</i>? Strange as it sounds, the human corpse could be the next physical object to vanish from our …

Singularity

FDA approves an electrical device to help ease opioid withdrawal

Amid an epidemic of opioid addiction, doctors are looking for ways to help people wean themselves off of the drugs, but withdrawal symptoms are a major hurdle. Innovative Health Solutions says its NSS-2 Bridge is a "percutaneous nerve field stimulator (PNFS) device system" that sends electrical …

Sean Avery's tell-all book delivers the goods

The one-of-a-kind left winger gives an unparalleled inside look at the NHL lifestyle, while maintaining his love for Rangers fans and Red Wings …

Ice Hockey

Christopher Nolan Screenplays (Download)

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Christopher Nolan

Fully modular desk is every computer geek's dream come true

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

If You Have Any of These Records, You Could Be Sitting on a Gold Mine

They could be worth thousands of dollars.<p>When's the last time you looked at your record collection? In recent years, vinyl has made a serious comeback, which means you may want to dust off those old LPs, or keep an eye out at thrift stores for hidden gems.<p>"The antiques market seems often heavily …

DEFINITIVE RECORDS | When A Record Store Owner Picks His Favourite Albums, You Listen

Definitive Records asks interesting Vancouverites to scour their sonic-led memories to pull out the three albums anchoring their musical tastes. …

Farewell to Dave Semenko, the Oiler dynasty’s gentle giant

Dave Semenko was a special breed of player that no longer exists in today’s game, and he caught up with THN to look back on his career just months …

Ice Hockey

How quantum trickery can scramble cause and effect

Logic-defying experiments in quantum causality can twist the notion of time itself.<p>Albert Einstein is heading out for his daily stroll and has to …

Quantum Mechanics

Two Conjectures Collide, Endangering the Naked Singularity

Physicists have wondered for decades whether infinitely dense points known as singularities can ever exist outside black holes, which would expose …