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Tony Hancock: 20 great quotes

Magna Carta

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …


National Geographic Travel

Jury Must Decide If Tsarnaev Is Evil or Just Brainwashed

The prosecution and defense aren't arguing about his guilt but rather his frame of mind during the Boston bombing.<p>Lawyers in the trial against Boston …


'Princes of the Apocalypse' Rise in the Forgotten Realms - Unbound Worlds

<b>How’s this for a call to action?</b><p>Primordial Evil Threatens the Realms!<p>The first signs are always small: bandits on the roads, pirates on the Dessarin …

Board Games

Caltech wants to equip phones with built-in 3D scanners

Wouldn't it be great if we can use phones to 3D scan every day objects for printing? A research team from Caltech has designed a cheap and tiny camera chip that could make that happen. Even better, the team claims it can take 3D scans so precise, it could lead to "replica[s] accurate to within …



The world's most futuristic caravans

‘Tank Girl’ Turns Twenty. Let’s Celebrate With Cosplay And GIFs.

Tank Girl photographed by Donald Ogg.<p>Today is the 20th anniversary of the theatrical release of <i>Tank Girl</i>, and I don’t care what anyone says. When I was a kid, getting to see Lori Petty ride a tank and hang out with a very young Naomi Watts (Jet Girl) was the bomb.<p>To make things even better, a new</i> …


Teenagers putting their health at risk by trying e-cigarettes, experts claim

Teenagers who would never have smoked are now putting themselves at long term risk by using e-cigarettes, a new study suggests<p>Hundreds of thousands of teenagers who would never have started smoking are now using e-cigarettes, putting themselves at risk of long term damage, a study suggests.<p>A survey …

Why it's much better to drink milk after a workout than water

Did you know mushrooms produce Vitamin D even after they've been picked? Professor Alice Roberts reveals some of the fascinating facts she uncovered for the programme Britain's Favourite Foods<p>After a long session pounding the treadmill in the gym, what do you tend to reach for to refresh yourself? …

Nazi Concentration Camps

Marvel's getting into the newspaper business next month

The universe is ending, and you can read all about it in the inaugural edition of The New York Bulletin, a bona fide newspaper that Marvel Comics will publish this April.<p>The newspaper's articles and features will prepare readers for the cataclysmic events that take place over the summer in Secret …


Design Inspiration & Ideas from Envato

Essential tips to keep your WooCommerce store up and running.<p>We're in this together! So, how can we work together?<p>Some practical tips and tricks to …

Apple-a-day keeps pharmacist away...but not the doctor

Apple munchers were 27 per cent less likely to need to visit the pharmacist for drugs, a study found<p>Eating an apple each day does not prevent visits to the doctor but it does dramatically cut the need for prescription medication, a study has found.<p>Researchers discovered that people who ate a daily …


Who is God today? Why these religious leaders say modern faith is 'about love'

Who is God?<p>It's hardly a new question, but it's one that's asked of today's religious leaders all the time. Here, three very special leaders who are working to help their thriving congregations find meaningful, modern relationships with God, share their paths to faith and what it means to them …


Ex-FBI agent given 10 years after pleading guilty to derailing Afghan scheme investigation

A former FBI agent accused of trying to derail a Utah investigation into an alleged defense contractor kickback scheme was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday.<p>Prosecutors say that in exchange for promised riches, now-retired New York counterintelligence agent Robert Lustyik Jr. created a dossier …

21 remarkable new animal species that will freak you out (pictures)

A see-through Kermit


40 Hilarious Office Pranks At Places Where You Don’t Want to Work

(Photo: unknown)<p>You may have come into this company on the ground floor, but you’ll rise in the ranks. Or just rise up—say, 4 feet off the ground.<p>A …


Month in Space: See a Black Sun and a Rocket's Red Glare - NBC News


Top 6 Science Inventions You Probably Haven't Heard Of

<b>High school students from Southeast Asia protect the environment with inventions that challenge the status quo.</b><p>Did you know bamboo can be used to …

South-east Asia

What's coming and going on Netflix for April 2015

On April 1, Netflix is giving a lot of movies the axe, no joke. Not to worry -- here's what's replacing them.<p><b>Editors' Note, April 17, 2015:</b> <i>Revised Netflix additions section.</i><p>On Netflix, April 1 is a slaughter -- no fooling around.<p>Leaving are all the "Friday the 13th" movies available, that is, parts …


Minimap March 19, 2015: Marvel, Windows 10, Star Wars: Battlefront, Half-Life 3, Metal Gear

Welcome to Polygon Minimap, a daily audio tour through the latest news about video games, related technologies and culture.<p>Subscribe on iTunes<br>• Subscribe to the podcast (RSS)<p>Here's what we're covering today:<p><b>THE BIG STORIES</b><p>Marvel is killing 33 comics to end the universe<br>• Windows 10 will be a free …

Metal Gear

22 Funny Family Photos That Might Make You Go Blind

More hilarious awkward family photos. Funny pics from past & present on mom, dad and other crazy strange relatives. Vintage snaps, weird portraits, …

How to view the solar eclipse safely - and without glasses

Solar eclipses have captivated and mystified mankind for centuries. But what's the safest way to view one?<p>The most important message is never to look directly at the Sun, even through sunglasses or dark material such as a bin liner or photographic negative.<p>Makeshift filters may not screen out the …


Vintage NASA photos full of space firsts (pictures)

Space Science

Carbon3D printer is super speedy thanks to light and oxygen

3D printing startup Carbon3D has demonstrated a new approach to fabricating commercial-quality objects from resin using oxygen and light.<p>On stage at …

New York Police Officer Charged With Hacking Into FBI, Police Databases

© Flickr/ Jason Paluck<p>New York City Installs 'Electronic Ears' in Major Areas<p>WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — A New York City Police Department (NYPD) officer …