Max Frazier

76 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | 84 Followers | @MaxFrazier | Max is currently a student at MDHS, located in the state of Florida, and he is a kid of surprising knowledge along with well being.

What it's like to top banned book lists around the world

Dav Pilkey’s bestselling Captain Underpants books have been pulled from the shelves and out of children’s hands for being ‘inappropriate’ and ‘anti-establishment’. Here’s why that’s so wrong<p>I guess I really shouldn’t be surprised that my Captain Underpants series continues to top banned books lists …

Books

First picture drawn in space to appear in cosmonauts show in London

The first artwork created in space, a small yet remarkable view of a sunrise drawn as Alexei Leonov was hurtled around Earth on board a tiny Voskhod 2 spacecraft, is to leave Russia for the first time.<p>Leonov’s coloured pencil drawing will be among 150 artefacts going on display at the Science …

Space Travel

T-Mobile to tackle customers who abuse unlimited data

T-Mobile’s John Legere has published an open letter to its consumers, informing them about upcoming action to be taken against individuals who have been “stealing data from T-Mobile”. While that might sound a little odd, the company is actually planning to target customers who have been abusing its …

T-Mobile

Kyoto etiquette guides: Mind your manners, tourists | CNN Travel

Travel

Six People Begin Living In A Dome In Year-Long NASA Experiment

The year-long commitment is the longest U.S. isolation experiment yet to help NASA prepare for a potential mission to Mars.<p>Six people have embarked on the ultimate staycation — 365 days inside a 20-foot tall dome on a rocky, dormant volcano in Hawaii as part of a close-quarters living experiment …

Space Science

Texas Sheriff's Deputy Darren H. Goforth Killed; Person of Interest Being Questioned

Authorities were continuing to hunt for a suspect Saturday in the "execution-style" shooting of a uniformed Texas sheriff's deputy, while warning that "dangerous rhetoric" against law enforcement has "gotten out of control."<p>"We've heard black lives matter — all lives matter," a visibly angry Harris …

Law Enforcement

Inside BIG Ideas, the Incubator Where Architects Become Inventors

How do you turn dreams into reality? Make it your business, say Bjarke Ingels and Jakob Lange of the architecture firm BIG.<p>A common complaint with architecture today is that the experimental, exciting design presented at the beginning rarely finds itself expressed in the final building. That which …

What's It Like Where Voyager Is?

To envision the Sun's presence in the Milky Way galaxy, think of a ship plowing through the ocean, being tossed by currents. As the ship sails ahead, …

9 hot startup cities that aren't San Francisco or NYC

But there's a slew of other metro areas with established infrastructure and skilled work forces that can match those more established locations at a fraction of the cost of living and with less day-to-day stress.<p>These are the places where startup dreams come easier and cheaper, but can still pay …

Demographics

How falling into a black hole may mean you live on as a hologram - without even noticing

In the movie <i>Interstellar</i>, the main character Cooper escapes from a black hole in time to see his daughter Murph in her final days. Some have argued …

One guy launched a website and made millions without hiring a single employee — now he's sold it and could make $100 million

DeLong and his website have an interesting backstory.<p>For a while, ViralNova was a one-man startup run entirely by DeLong and two freelance writers. Together they were able to grow their website to Buzzfeed's size and scale — about 100 million monthly readers — without having any full-time staff or …

Startups

Hibernating bears could hold the key to long-distance space travel

Astronauts could protect themselves against bone wastage by harnessing a unique biological process that allows black bears to maintain their skeletons during hibernation.<p>A study has revealed that bears protect their bones from degrading, despite hardly moving for up to six months, by suppressing …

Space Travel

9 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free for a limited time

Wednesday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free was a fantastic one, but Thursday is a brand new day with a brand new list of apps. We …

Solar Impulse 2 breaks the world record for the longest solo flight

André Borschberg, the pilot at the controls of the Solar Impulse 2 aircraft, has broken the world record for the longest solo flight. Borschberg has now been aloft in the solar-powered plane for more than 80 hours without refueling or touching down, breaking the 76-hour record set by Steve Fossett …

American arrested in UAE after criticising employer on Facebook

Ryan Pate says he had no idea that a rant written during holiday in Florida could put him in an Abu Dhabi jail for up to five years<p>A hallmark of American life - griping about work - has landed an American helicopter mechanic in a Middle Eastern jail.<p>Ryan Pate, from Belleair Bluffs, Florida, took to …

Abu Dhabi

NASA creates ingredients of life in harsh simulated space conditions

New research might shed light on how we got here by demonstrating that chemical components of our DNA could be produced in the brutal conditions of space.<p>We know a whole lot about life on our planet, but one mystery persists: how it got here.<p>NASA scientists working at the Ames Astrochemistry …

Space Science

EGYPT: As Muslim construction workers shout “Allahu Akbar,” Coptic Monks lie down in front of bulldozer to protect ancient Christian monastery

By onMarch 4, 2015 in Featured, General<p>To protect a precious archaeological area that stretches around a church dating back to the fourth century AD, …

Noted Physics Prodigy Homer Simpson May Have Predicted The Mass Of The Higgs Boson Particle In 1998

In that <i>The Simpsons</i> is nearing 600 episodes, 73,000 guest stars, and their 27th season, it isn’t necessarily surprising that a bit of ground breaking scientific discovery made it into an episode — at a certain point, everything and everyone will be Simpsonized — but it’s still pretty neat.<p>According …

GDC 2015: MindMaze Unveils Thought-Powered Virtual Reality Game System

A major theme of this year’s Game Developers Conference is virtual reality, and in keeping with this trend, neurotechnology company, MindMaze, today …

Fresh Fossil Studies Rewrite the History of Humanity’s Genus Homo

Scientists say they're filling in some of the most frustrating gaps in the story of human evolution — thanks to the discovery of the oldest known fossil from the genus to which we belong, plus the computer-aided reinterpretation of another key fossil.<p>The revelations, published Wednesday by the …

Anthropology

Should The Destruction Of Ancient Monuments Be Considered A War Crime?

The Islamic State’s continuing destruction of ancient monuments has sparked a call for changing the legal definition of war crimes.<p>In the past several months, in addition to continuing an ethnic cleansing of the Assyrian populations of Iraq and Syria, ISIS has burned down Iraq’s Mosul library, …

Genius Who Built A Nuclear Fusion Reactor At 17 Takes On The Payments Industry

If the Stratos smart card works as advertised, it will prove that patience is a virtue. Having a prodigy for a CEO doesn’t hurt either.<p>First there was Coin, then there was Plastc: two companies promising the smart credit card of the future–one card that could store all of your cards. The companies …

Free Encrypted iPhone Comms And 'World First' Private Tablet Unveiled

It’s been a great day for privacy-minded folk, with the launch of free encrypted messaging and calls for Apple’s iPhone, thanks to Open Whisper Systems’ updated Signal application, and what’s being billed by creator Silent Circle as the “world’s first privacy focused tablet”.<p>Signal’s open source …

Privacy

7 Things That Show That Evolution Is An Actual Fact

If you're tired of arguing with people who don't understand evolution, here's the ammunition you need.<p>"The fossil record is incomplete! Where are the missing links?" ask creationists. Yes, the fossil record is "incomplete". The only way it could be "complete" would be if literally every single …

Evolution

Could Humans Survive On Kepler-438b?

One of NASA's favorite planetary candidates for habitability is Kepler-438b. But even an "Earth-like" planet like Kepler-438b is still pretty alien.

China's Submarine Hunting Plane Has A Giant Stinger

The Y-8Q joins the mile-high sub-hunting club<p>China is making serious efforts to correct its longstanding deficiency in aerial Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW), introducing the Shaanxi Y-8Q (also designated as the Y-8GX6) aircraft painted in the blue-gray People's Liberation Army Navy Air Force (PLANAF) …

Military

Russia threatens to cut off gas supplies to Europe by Friday

On Tuesday, Alexey Miller, CEO of Russia's own state-owned gas behemoth Gazprom, told journalists that Naftogaz had failed to pay for its March gas deliveries and threatened to terminate the contract with his Ukrainian counterparts — potentially cutting off supplies to Europe through Ukraine as …

Iran's Revolutionary Guard conducts military drill against replica US carrier

Dozens of Iranian speedboats swarmed a replica of a U.S. aircraft carrier in a strategic Gulf waterway Wednesday, blasting it with missiles in large-scale naval and air defense drills meant to send a "message of (Iran's) might" to "extraterritorial powers," a military commander said.<p>The Iran's …

Bug Out Survival Bracelet

This all-purpose survival bracelet will better prepare you for any adventure or worst case scenario. It is an outfitted strap that comes equipped …

Slow Cookers