Matt Halleck

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Atheist vs believer: Who is more intelligent? Study has the answer, finally

According to the research, agnostics are less intelligent than atheists but smarter than believers.<p>Scientists found that atheists are smarter than …

Who’s Smarter, Dogs or Cats? Science Now Has the Answer

They might chew your shoes, occasionally pee on the rug, or snarf down your entire dinner the minute you turn your head, but it turns out your family …

10 CSS3 Animation Tools You Should Bookmark

As people tend to more easily perceive things that move, smartly used animations can enhance the user experience of a site by <b>drawing attention to</b> …

This simulation shows how much space junk is orbiting Earth

We’ve known for a while now that Earth is the Pig-Pen of our solar system. There are more than 20,000 pieces of space junk currently orbiting the …

Space Exploration

Build a Flat-File Website with Grav CMS

Most PHP CMS’ on the market run a traditional database engine – commonly MySQL. But in recent years PHP developers have been mixing it up to move …

Don't mind the cold? NASA scientist's frozen vest helps burn 500 calories a day

It seems too good to be true to sit at your desk and burn calories.<p>But a former NASA scientist is behind the latest no-effort calorie burn.<p>Dr. Wayne Hayes designed a vest that he says burns calories as the body tries to warm itself. The catch? It involves wearing a frozen vest.<p>Hayes created the …

Fitness

Clipboard.js – A Modern Approach to Copy Text to Clipboard

Advertise here via BSACopying text to the clipboard shouldn’t be hard. It shouldn’t require dozens of steps to configure or hundreds of KBs to load. …

The 14 Best Premium Plugin Purchases You Can Make For Your WordPress Site

Free plugins are great and all, but premium plugins are where it’s at if you’re running a professional website or building one for a client. With …

I Want A Blog; Do You Have Any Tips For Blogging?

I want a blog; do you have any tips for blogging? I hear this over and over and over again when I consult with clients. They feel very strongly that …

WordPress

Elon Musk just used Instagram to show how his rocket company would land humans on Mars

The billionaire's rocket company, SpaceX, is getting tantalizingly close to developing reusable rockets and a whole suite of spacecraft destined for the Red Planet.<p>It's already successfully tested models of its Dragon space capsule — a vessel designed specifically for shuttling cargo and eventually …

Try to land SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket in this frustrating web game

If at first you blow up at sea, fly, fly again<p>Elon Musk's company SpaceX has a pretty lofty goal: get people to Mars and build a colony. To do that — or to do any other human exploration of space, really — in any kind of affordable way, the cost of spaceflight needs to come <i>way</i> down. So that's why …

You Can Cook a Full Meal in the Master Pan

Master Pan is a 15″ skillet with 5 divided compartments that will, quite literally, allow you to cook an entire meal while only getting one pan …

Making Mars Exploration 'Smart and Cool': NASA and 'The Martian'

In the history of Hollywood envisioning the future of space exploration, few, if any movies have come as close to NASA's own goals at the time of …

15 Awesome CSS3 Text Effects

Every web designer wants to create only standing apart websites that are appreciated by all Internet users. Of course, it’s impossible to satisfy …

'Citizen Mars,' Episode 1: Meet the people fighting to colonize the red planet

Sending a rover to Mars was hard, but putting humans on the surface of our nearest planetary neighbour? Until now that's been in the realm of science fiction. But for the Mars One Foundation, it's more than just a distant dream. The Dutch nonprofit has launched a multi-billion dollar project to …

Mars

21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

Productivity

Gorgeous glass objects created with a 3D printer

Once the basics for 3D-printer technology were established with plastic filament, the next step was experimenting with a variety of materials, which sees us pretty much smack-bang where we are now. Metal, ceramics, sandstone, sugar and even living tissue are all materials that have seen their way …

3D Printing

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Web Designers

Web designers come in three types: excellent, typical and poor. Just like any business the vast majority of web designers are typical, doing much the …

Astrophysicists come up with most complete 3D map of universe

Astrophysicists from the University of Waterloo have managed to create the best yet 3D map of the universe. It spans almost two billion light years …

Researchers Complete the First-Ever Trillion Particle Simulation of the Universe

But that’s barely just the start.<p>​Researchers have for the first time ever computed a complete trillion particle cosmological "dark sky" simulation. The result, a set of high-resolution "cyber images," is being made available to the public as a 55 terabyte data set. Said data provides a uniquely …

SpaceX Releases 4K Rocket Launch Footage

Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) has just released a video of<p>Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) has just released a video of compiled footage of its Falcon 9 rocket launching into the sky. Filmed in Ultra HD 4K resolution, this is the …

How To Design Websites That Mirror How Our Eyes Work

Site layout affects conversions, so it’s important to know the value of your on-screen real estate. Take <b>Freespee</b> as an example. After redesigning their site into the above version, subsequent A/B testing revealed that they could increase their phone conversation rate by 30 percent for the same ad …

The Best 100 Free WordPress Themes Ever

If clarity is what you seek then Enlightenment will make sure your message is clear, no matter what device it’s viewed upon.<p><b>Features:</b><p>Built with …

Google to Introduce Penalty for Websites Not Mobile-Friendly

As a preempt for what was to come, in late 2014 Google introduced a ‘Mobile Friendly Test’ which enabled companies to test how responsive their …

High Heels

Disable Text Selection with CSS

There might be some instances where preventing certain parts of your web page from being selected could be beneficial. In these cases, you could try …

Watch a new 3D printing technique create intricate objects from a pool of goo

3D printing is stuck in a bit of a rut. There are companies trying to push the technology beyond the trinket market, but many of the existing printers are slow, jam often, and don’t always make perfect copies. One new printer introduced at the TED conference may have the answer.<p>Most existing …

The World Changing Ideas Of 2015

14 of the most important trends, theories, and inventions that are going to re-shape business, society, and the planet in the year to come.<p><b>All ideas change the world</b> in some small way, but not all ideas are “world changing.” At <i>Co.Exist</i>, we like to consider the ideas that are tackling the big …