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How to Cook Steak in the Oven

Love cooking steak at home but hate smoking up your kitchen? We’ve got the recipe for you. All you need is a great steak, a large cast-iron skillet, …

Yes, The Multiverse Is Real, But It Won't Fix Physics

“We are all agreed that your theory is crazy. The question that divides us is whether it is crazy enough to have a chance of being correct.” Niels Bohr spoke these words to Wolfgang Pauli about the latter’s theory of elementary particles, but it could just as easily apply to many of today’s most …

16 Subreddits That Will Creep You The Fuck Out

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Horror

Google’s true origin partly lies in CIA and NSA research grants for mass surveillance

Two decades ago, the US intelligence community worked closely with Silicon Valley in an effort to track citizens in cyberspace. And Google is at the heart of that origin story. Some of the research that led to Google’s ambitious creation was funded and coordinated by a research group established by …

10 criminally underrated movies on Netflix you owe it to yourself to watch

Since its inception, Netflix has stood as the benchmark for on-demand entertainment. As its popularity grew, so too did the streaming service’s …

Catfight

Stanford Cryptography Professor Releases Free Cryptocurrency Lecture

For those who are particularly interested in delving a bit more into cryptocurrency, a Stanford University cryptography PhD professor has recently …

22 Underrated Gems On Netflix No Movie Lover Should Miss

It's been more than a year since streaming services invaded our bedrooms, and 'Netflix and chill' became a legit excuse to not leave the house during …

Entertainment

Is It Possible To Pull Something Out Of A Black Hole?

Once something falls into a black hole, it can never get out. No matter how much energy you have, you can never move faster than the speed of light, and yet you’d need to in order to exit of the event horizon once you’ve crossed inside. But what if you tried to cheat that little rule by tethering a …

Black Holes

The 13 Best Science Fiction Books of 2017

It's been a good year for sci-fi escapism.<p>In 2017, current events made escaping into a sci-fi story all the more appetizing, and there were lots of great choices.<p>Below are our 13 favorite sci-fi books from 2017. They include stories about underground lunar societies, a Manhattan partially covered …

South Korea is Becoming Bitcoin and Ethereum Powerhouse

South Korea is becoming a Bitcoin and Ethereum powerhouse in terms of trading volumes, liquidity and activity.<p>Over the past few months, South Korea’s …

Book of Amos

The Book of Amos is a prophetic book of the Hebrew Bible largely dating to the 8th century BCE and considered to be scripture by modern-day Jews and …

Theology

A new tell-all about the Clinton campaign is a searing indictment of the candidate herself

It does not take more than a few pages for journalists Jon Allen and Amie Parnes to arrive at what amounts to their thesis in <i>Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s</i> <i>D</i><i>oomed 2016</i> <i>C</i><i>ampaign</i>, a new tell-all book built off years of reporting on the trail.<p>“[Clinton’s] campaign was an unholy mess, fraught with …

The Scientific Difference Between LSD and Magic Mushrooms

Two hallucinogens, both alike in trippiness.<p>Hallucinogens are a wide group of drugs with a diverse range of capabilities. Some have been proven to …

Brain scans highlight a hidden, "higher" state of consciousness

Reaching a higher state of consciousness is a concept you're more likely to hear a spiritualist spout than a scientist, but now neuroscientists at …

What Psychedelics Really Do to Your Brain

Hallucinations. Vivid images. Intense sounds. Greater self-awareness.<p>Those are the hallmark effects associated with the world’s four most popular …

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

U.S. allies shaken by Donald Trump’s wiretap tweets about Obama

Just when U.S. allies around the world from Canada to Europe to Asia were starting to be reassured about Donald Trump's approach to the world, there's a whole new gust of chaos coming from Washington.<p>This weekend's startling political drama of Twitter accusations of wiretaps, then denials, all …

Donald Trump

The Far Right's Most Common Memes Explained For Normal People

<b>To use the</b> internet in 2017, you need to have some level of familiarity with the tropes and signposts of the type of trolling that comes from the alt-right movement and various flavors. But most normal humans, rightfully, run the fuck away as soon as they see a Pepe. This guide is for you …

Alt-Right

The Definitive Ranking of Netflix's Alien Documentaries

Putting the "extra" in extraterrestrial.<p>Deep in the chasm of Netflix lies a subcategory for the inquisitive and likely stoned, titled “alien and UFO …

A former FBI agent shares 8 qualities the most resilient people share

As an FBI agent, I was assigned investigations where I had no idea how to solve them, but this was my thinking: Drop me in the middle of any squad or any situation, anywhere, anytime.<p>I will not be scared, nor will I give up. If I'm knocked down, I'll drag myself back up and keep at it until I solve …

The Big End-of-Days Ideas of the Breitbart Intellectuals Thinking for Trump

Not long ago, Steve Bannon’s Capitol Hill townhouse had a plaque next to the front door proclaiming it “The Breitbart Embassy.” A similar sign may as …

Donald Trump

Google Test Of AI's Killer Instinct Shows We Should Be Very Careful

If climate change, nuclear weapons or Donald Trump don’t kill us first, there’s always artificial intelligence just waiting in the wings. It’s been a …

3 Powerful Lessons From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

Turning $10K Into $1,000,000 With Fifty 10% Trades

Is it possible to condense a lifetime of wise investing into a much shorter time span, with the same or better outcome?<p>Some writers have described …

A Breitbart editor’s “privilege grant” for white male college students is now taking applications

This isn’t a joke.<p>“No, this isn’t a joke,” confirms Milo Yiannopoulos, the Breitbart editor and alt-right leader, who’s currently ruffling college campuses with inflammatory speeches on a national tour, and who last year founded the Yiannopoulos Privilege Grant: a college scholarship program only …

The Secrets Inside 1960s Editions of the US Government's Private Drugs Newsletter

Trip reports from government researchers, confusion about how LSD gets made, and much more.<p><i>This piece was published in partnership with the Influence.</i><p>The history of the government's side of the war on drugs is often even more arcane and mysterious than that of the chemists and distributors …

Gene editing technique could transform future

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1246000/1246254_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534399998_6060c357026c8daba02d3c94803ace10<p><b>CRISPR - get to know this acronym. It's good to know the name of something that could change your future.</b><p>Pronounced "crisper", it is a biological …

Harvard scientists created a 'bionic leaf' that's better at converting the sun's energy than real plants

Researchers at Harvard University have created a system that allows them to store the energy of the sun, converting solar energy into chemical energy using a hybrid mechanism of inorganic chemistry and living organisms.<p>Comparing their invention with the natural process of photosynthesis, they refer …

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Inside the Abortive FBI Investigation of Illegal Foreclosure in Florida

The massive probe threatened to implicate the biggest banks in America, but sent just one woman to prison.<p>Six years ago, FBI agents in Jacksonville, Florida, wrote a memo to their bosses in Washington, DC, that could have unraveled the largest consumer fraud in American history. It went to the …