Johnathan Chi

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The Uncanny Sound Illusion That Creates Suspense in Christopher Nolan's Movies

Ever notice how Christopher Nolan’s movies (<i>Interstellar</i>, <i>Inception</i>, <i>The Prestige</i>) <i></i>feel like an anxiety attack? Well, maybe that’s overstating things a …

15 Instagram photos that turn normal structures into toys

Just the other day I was trying to tell someone about the tilt-shift effect in photography and found it's not so easy to explain. You can't do it justice unless you show examples.<p>Saying, "it basically blurs the edges of the photo and makes things appear miniature" sort of describes the effect. But …

Miniaturized Nuclear Power Plant? U.S. Reviewing Proposed Design

Nuclear power plants are typically hulking structures made using billions of dollars of concrete and steel. But one company thinks that by going smaller, they could actually make nuclear power more affordable.<p>NuScale Power based in Portland, Ore., has submitted a design for what it describes as a …

There’s A Hidden Story In This Ad Campaign That All Parents Need To See

This powerful ad has a very unexpected ending<p>“Evan,” a two-and-a-half-minute spot from advertising agency BBDO New York, is making the rounds, and …

How To Produce A Drug Free Altered State Of Consciousness In 10 Minutes – You’ll Need Another Person

When one thinks about altered states of consciousness, psychedelic plants and other substances might be the first things which come to mind. Although …

The Newbie Guide to Running When It’s Cold

The temps on the weather forecast won’t feel the same when you’re moving.<p><i>Jill asks: I just started running this summer, so shorts and a shirt were the only things I needed. Now that the temperatures are dropping, what running clothing do I need to survive the winter and keep running strong?</i><p>The …

How to Run a Marathon (As Told Through Simpsons Memes)

In honor of the 600-episode marathon on FXX, we depict the highs and lows of 26.2 miles.<p>A few years back, FXX ran a marathon of every Simpsons episode ever—that’s right, all 600-plus of them—much to the joy of lifelong fans of the show. Several <i>Runner’s World</i> editors filled their nights catching all …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Not Your Average Wildlife Photo Shoot

Have you ever seen a bird pose for a squirrel for a portrait shot? What about when they switch roles and photograph each other? These two photos show …

Who Needs Friends When Your Chess Set Moves By Itself?

Like Harry Potter's "Wizard Chess" but real.<p>Ever want to sink into a Harry Potter novel? Like chess but don't have any physical friends to play with you? Here's some good news. Square Off involves a self-moving chess board similar to the enchanted game Ron Weasley loves so much in <i>Harry Potter</i>.<p>It's …

Harry Potter

New Ukrainian Rocket Launcher Appears to Use Raspberry Pi

This takes homebrewed PCs to an entirely new level.<p>A mockup weapon seen at a Ukrainian trade show appears to use a Raspberry Pi micro PC as the basis of a guidance system—probably not at all what the inventors of the hobby computer had in mind when they introduced their affordable wonder to the …

List of Alternative Operating Systems for Windows

Before we begin, let’s accept that Microsoft Windows is one of the widely-used and popular Operating Systems out there! From its inception in 1985, …

The Female Distance Runner’s Performance-Enhancer: Men

Thanks to the disparity in average speed between men and women, elite female distance runners have a wider selection of training partners who can be useful for pushing their pace in workouts.<p>For some women planning to run Sunday’s New York City Marathon, preparation has involved training with a …

8 Tough Workouts for Tough Runners

No single workout is going to make you much faster, but overdoing it in even one training session could bring about lasting fatigue or, worse, an …

Here's How Much It's Costing Me to Run the NYC Marathon

I crunched the numbers -- and it's not pretty.<p>This Sunday, about 50,000 runners — myself included — will take to the streets of the Big Apple for …

Your brilliant Kickstarter idea could be on sale in China before you’ve even finished funding it

Shenzhen, China<p>Yekutiel Sherman couldn’t believe his eyes.<p>The Israeli entrepreneur had spent one year designing the product that would make him rich—a smartphone case that unfolds into a selfie stick. He had drawn up prototypes, secured some minimal funds from his family, and launched a …

Totally Ridiculous DIY Flashlight Is Water-Cooled, Bright as Day

More than you need, but no one will blame you for wanting it.<p>Go to the drawer where you keep your flashlight, and pull it out. Look at its puny little bulb. Drop it on the floor. Kick it under the sofa. Fish it back out. Pick it back up. Now throw it in the garbage. Then build one of <i>these</i>.<p>OK maybe …

How To Put Multiple ISO Files In One Bootable USB Disk | Create Multiboot USB

How To Put Multiple ISO Files In One Bootable USB Disk | Create Multiboot USB<p>How To Put Multiple ISO Files In One Bootable USB Disk | Create …

17 Underrated Gadgets That People Swear By

"As good as Beats and Bose, just a whole lot cheaper."

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This Theme Pack Makes GIMP Look and Work Like Photoshop - OMG! Ubuntu!

<b>We’re all aware The GIMP is the best free alternative to Photoshop — but is there a way to make it look like Photoshop, too?</b><p>This is open-source …

The secrets YOU can steal from athletes, from eating oatmeal for breakfast to running in the morning

With the Rio 2016 Olympics now well underway, many of us are left gawking at the TV screen wondering 'how do they do it?'<p>Well, with the help of a …

10 Best Methods to Hack/Crack WiFi Password in PC and Mobile

10 Ways to Hack WiFi Password in PC and Mobile<p>Here we collect 10 Best working methods for hacking/cracking a wifi password in android mobile, Windows …

I was a Minuteman III nuclear launch officer. Take it from me: We can't let Trump become president

Since the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima in 1945, American presidents have thought of their nuclear responsibilities as the heaviest burden one could shoulder.<p>Harry Truman wrote, "We have discovered the most terrible bomb in the history of the world." Dwight Eisenhower, no stranger to …

Donald Trump

An unknown company made an actually decent $99 smartwatch

Before making its own device, Mobvoi helped Google get Android Wear into the Chinese market.<p>You probably haven't heard of Mobvoi, the Chinese company that helped Google circumvent some blocked services to bring Android Wear to China. But now might be a good time to get to know the company. Mobvoi …

Wear OS

Visit this site before you pay hackers a ransom for your files

The use of ransomware has been on the rise in recent times. Earlier this year, a hospital in Hollywood paid $17,000 in Bitcoin to hackers who’d encrypted its files so they’d unlock them; a Canadian university paid $20,000 to attackers for the same reason just last month.<p>And no, individuals aren’t …

7 Chrome Extensions That Will Change Your (Internet) Life

Chrome extensions are like internet unicorn glitter: one little button can make your entire web experience magical. Whether you’ve got terrible …

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8 Ways Smart People Act Stupid

It's good to be smart. On the surface, being smart looks like easy living. But there's another side to the story.<p>Intelligent people have a reputation for making dumb mistakes, especially in situations that require common sense. The simplicity of these situations and the abundant intelligence of …

Emotional Intelligence

The World's Largest DIY Nerf Gun Is Beyond Incredible

Careful where you aim this one.<p>With its new ball-shooting Rival's line, Nerf already makes some pretty serious toy guns. But the really craziness starts to happen in the DIY scene. We're talking fully-automatic foam-hoses, and now, the world's largest Nerf gun. It is coming for you.<p>Built by Mark …