Kent Quackenbush

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Master Excel like the boss you are for less than $30

Microsoft's beloved WordArt feature of the 1990s helped your childhood self give homework assignments the ol' razzle-dazzle — all under the watchful …

Check Out An Interactive Map of Every Dinosaur Fossil Found On Earth

The map lets you search by period, taxonomy and strata.<p>Some engineers have created an interactive map to navigate the overwhelming amount of data created by the Paleobiology Database, a massive collection of information about fossils and related research. The map essentially plots the location of …

6 Tips for Making Crispy Potatoes Every Time

I don’t think I need to convince you that in the genre of breakfast, potatoes need to be extra crispy. Eggs are soft and require contrast if you’re …

Science says these are the men who will make you orgasm

Are you on the hunt for a man who is guaranteed to give you an orgasm every time you have sex?<p>Well, we have good news! A team of scientists have been …

9 Healthy Things Successful People Do Every Morning

For most of us, healthy living includes semi-regular workouts and attempts to eat as healthy as possible. But work, family, and the occasional happy hour have a weird way of intercepting even the most stringent wellness plan. As does the snooze button, because—as you've been told time and time …

Success

It’s true: Chicken tenders are perfect, and delicious.

By Bonnie S. Benwick<p>, Deputy Food editor<p>Here’s one thing a lot of restaurant chefs have in common with a lot of kids, and we’re not talking about the wunderkinder who compete on junior cooking shows: They love good, crispy, crunchy chicken tenderloins, a.k.a. chicken fingers.<p><i>[Make the recipe:</i> …

Recipes

How To Make Naan at Home

<b>Proof the yeast:</b> Combine the water and sugar in a small measuring cup. Sprinkle with the yeast and set aside for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, combine the …

Recipes

Make Your Own Protein Bars With Only 6 Healthy Ingredients

Why would you take the time and effort to make your own protein bars when there's practically an entire dedicated aisle at the grocery store? The …

The 7 Bluest Waters in the World, and Where to Find Them

There’s nothing like an idyllic beach screensaver to ignite your wanderlust. The water is so blue it’s hard to imagine somewhere <i>that</i> beautiful …

'Star in a Jar' Fusion Reactor Works and Promises Infinite Energy

For several decades now, scientists from around the world have been pursuing a ridiculously ambitious goal: They hope to develop a nuclear fusion …

Nuclear Energy

Here Are Some Joyously Random Facts About Every Country in the World [Updated]

If you’re a map nerd or a history buff or someone who likes to travel or just a person who enjoys learning new things, the latest video from Wendover …

A Massive Poster of Earth’s Spacecraft and Missions, So Far

By our count, there are 113 spacecraft in this image. It’s a catalogue of all of the vehicles launched into space so far, from the U.S.S.R’s Luna 2 …

Israel's Navy Sub Scandal Widens; Iranian Ties And Deal-Making Questioned

In a convoluted development intersecting the energy sector and Middle Eastern geopolitics, media in Israel is reporting that Israeli Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit has ordered a police probe into allegations that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s personal lawyer, David Shimron, used …

LHC's Newest Data: A Victory For The Standard Model, Defeat For New Physics

Back in the 1990s and the 2000s, the United States was the energy leader in high-energy physics. By accelerating protons and antiprotons to collide at 2 TeV of combined energy — at speeds of 99.999956% the speed of light — a whole slew of never-before-seen particles were discovered, including all …

Physics

Physicists Uncover Strange Numbers in Particle Collisions

At the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, physicists shoot protons around a 17-mile track and smash them together at nearly the speed of light. It’s …

Stephen Hawking Issues A Wake Up Call

It has been argued that the greatest reason our species should explore space and colonize other planets is so that a cataclysmic fate won’t be able …

These Holographic Eye Shadows Will Make You Weep

The latest launch from Pat McGrath is here.<p>Pat McGrath is one of the world's most famous makeup artists. In fact Anna Wintour (yes, <i>the</i> Anna Wintour) described her as "the most influential makeup artist in the world." So you could say she's kind of a big deal.<p>As well as painting faces, Pat has …

Sandia Labs turns to tritium in quest for fusion power

Sandia National Laboratories is raising the stakes in its quest to develop fusion power by introducing tritium into its experiments with its Z …

How To Make a TV-Hiding Sliding Art Accent Wall

Many of us love watching television but hate seeing that giant black rectangle become the visual centerpiece of a room. Creative couple Nicole and …

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Physicists Might Have Found a Way to Break The Second Law of Thermodynamics

Wha??<p>The laws of thermodynamics are some of the most important principles in modern physics, because they define how three fundamental physical …

10 genius ways to use every inch of space in your home

Whether you live in a compact one-room home or a large luxurious mansion, you are going to want to get the most out of your space. Remodelling your …

Three Beautifully Restored Homes Now For Sale Photos

Embarking on a total restoration of a historic estate can be a daunting task, as evidenced by our November issue, which spotlighted breathtaking homes around the world that have undergone painstaking renovations. Thankfully, the owners of these three properties have already done all the work—and …

This brilliant 13-year-old figured out how to make clean energy using a device that costs $5

Maanasa Mendu thinks she's cracked the code on how to make wind and solar energy affordable.<p>On Tuesday, Mendu, a 13-year-old from Ohio, won the grand prize in the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for her work in creating a cost-effective "solar leaves" design to create energy. In …

Clean Energy