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The Benefits of Being Cold

Year-round warmth is a modern luxury. Some scientists believe it is changing human metabolism.<p>When you first put on the ice vest, you will feel cold. Not intolerably cold, but cold enough to make you think, <i>What am I doing with my life?</i> Or, at least, as numbness spreads across your shoulders and …

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Startup Sakti3 says its battery could double the range of a Tesla Model S

Advertisement<p>19 Comments<p>It’s been quite awhile since we’ve heard anything from battery startup Sakti3. The seven-year-old University of Michigan …

Knife falls from sky into Chinese man's head

A five-inch kitchen knife falls from the sky and enters the head of 57-year-old man in Sichuan province<p>Last Thursday morning, 57-year-old Xiao Yunzhi was taking a stroll in his home town of Guangyuan, Sichuan province, when his head started feeling strangely heavy.<p>But it was only when the local …

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Russia has lost control of a gecko sex experiment in space

The science experiment could drop out of the sky thanks to an engine issue<p>67 years ago, the US sent fruit flies into space inside a V-2 rocket to see if they could survive the radiation. Thus began a long and storied history of bringing animals off planet to explore what happens when gravity …

6 Ways Zac Efron’s Episode of Running Wild with Bear Grylls Was More Romantic than The Bachelorette Finale

You think <i>The Bachelor</i> or <i>The Bachelorette</i> has the corner on the doe-eyed reality-show market? Think again. Tromping around the woods with <b>Bear Grylls</b> on <i>Running Wild</i> can be every bit as soulful. All it takes is the right partner. Don’t believe me? Well, take a look at last night’s episode starring <b>Zac</b> …

Brian Cooper’s abstract paintings have heft. Filled with zig-zagging lines, his configurations of shapes look like they could have easily been built out of wood and covered in house paint as strange, sculptural forms. See more on Hi-Fructose. Http://www.hifructose.com

Opinion: Why do women fail?

Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie won the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction for her book "Half of a Yellow Sun." She became more popularly known after her TED talk was sampled in "Flawless," a song by pop singer Beyonce: "Feminist: the person who believes in the social, political and economic …

Artist: Jasper Francis Cropsey (1823–1900) Greenwood Lake (1870) Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza. Posted by Nicoletta

Why Do So Many People Hate Indie Games?

You shouldn't be so desperate to spend $60 on a game.<p>In recent months, I’ve felt an overwhelming sense of disappointment when I scroll through the …

This Is What Happens When News Broadcasts Go Hilariously Wrong

Okay, we realize that if you're on the air every day, you can't get it right <i>all</i> the time.<p>But, sometimes, what goes wrong on news broadcasts can feel so hilariously right.<p>In this video from NewsBeFunny, we see a compilation of the best news fails from the month of July, including linguistic …

Turkish Women Are Sharing These Smiling Photos After A Politician Told Them Not To Laugh In Public

<b>LOL.</b><p>Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc shocked many on Monday when he told a crowd that women should not laugh out loud in public because it was one of the causes of Turkey's worsening "moral corruption."<p>"A man should be moral but women should be moral as well, they should know what is …

Insanely Detailed Sleeve Tattoos by Niki Norberg

Niki Norberg is an award-winning from Gothenburg, Sweden. A professional tattoo artist since 2001, Niki currently works out of Gothenburg’s Wicked …

Keepin' Cool With the Cuteness

Physicist concocts ice cream that changes color when you lick it

What happens when a physicist decides to become a chef? If they're anything like Manuel Linares, then you can expect a fusion of food and science to come out of their kitchen. For instance, one of the Spaniard's masterpieces is an ice cream that changes colors when you lick it. He calls it the …

The Sleep Schedules Of 27 Of History's Greatest Minds

The science of sleep and its glorious effects on creativity, productivity, and sanity gets a lot of press these days. That said, the sleep habits of some of your favorite writers, musicians, and artists may surprise you a little.<p>The bedtimes and rising times of history’s greatest minds are …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

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27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Preview Vintage Photos of David Bowie From a New Art Exhibit - PAPER

Striped bodysuit for <i>Aladdin Sane</i> tour, 1973. Design: Kansai Yamamoto. Photo: Masayoshi Sukita. © Sukita / The David Bowie Archive 2012.<p>The Thin White Duke is headed to the Windy City: this September, <i>David Bowie is</i>, an archival exhibit featuring "more than 400 objects, including photography, album …

Why We Smile And How To Spot A Fake One

Flickr/Nana B Agyei<p><b>BI Answers: Why do we smile?</b><p>Studies have shown that smiling can help us cope, make us feel good, and even increase our longevity.<p>Some say we even smile in the womb and can understand the social significance of those toothy grins very early on. "At just 10 months, for instance, an …

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

Sarah Schoenfeld Makes Art by Dropping Drugs onto Film Negatives

What you're looking at is a sample of speed that was mixed with water and dropped onto an exposed film negative. Weirdly, it looks like speed feels.<p>That big photo in the middle is a sample of speed. It was mixed with water and then dropped from a pipette onto an exposed film negative. It was then …

Our Incredible Immune System

The human body is a biological marvel. Tasked to protect it is our immune system, which is responsible for detecting and neutralizing a wide variety …

Triple Chocolate Espresso Cakes

When you’re in the mood for chocolate cake, you really can’t have too much chocolate. These Triple Chocolate Espresso Cakes boast three types of …

Free Craftsy Class: Modern Buttercream

A few months ago, I made a batch of the most amazing, addictive Nutella Buttercream that you can imagine. Fortunately, you don’t need to imagine it …

Can I Substitute All Purpose Flour with Coconut Flour?

Coconut flour is a gluten free flour made from powdered dried coconut. The flour is popular for gluten free and low-carb baking, since it is low in …

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