Michael Widtfeldt

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Thousand of Ants Form a Rope Bridge to Seize Control of a Beehive

Do you remember that episode of <i>SpongeBob SquarePants</i> where Plankton recruits his multitude of extended family members to help steal the Krabby Patty …

Costa Rica

Watch Matt Tomasello Pull off Stunts on Absurd Skateboard Builds

Entitled “Rodney Mullen on Bath Salts” by ‘Jenkem’ magazine.<p>When the folks at Fancy Lad aren’t designing boards or selling products, they’re probably …

Selling

These Mini Retro Arcade Cabinets Can Be All Yours for Only $299

Arcade1UP is giving gamers another chance to relive their childhood, as the company is hoping to fill the void left by hard-to-obtain classic arcade …

Retrogaming

The Sports Highlight Of The Day Is This Cat's Perfect Tackle

Look at that form! Reader Kyle sends in this excellent video of his new kitten getting jacked up, and it’s the best tackle I’ve seen since Jadeveon …

Jadeveon Clowney

A Fascinating Brief History of the Coded Graphic Language Symbols That Made Up Hobo Graffiti

In a report for Vox, video producer Coleman Lowndes offers a brief but fascinating history of the early coded graphic language symbols, which have …

Language

Bad News for Anyone Who Thinks Vaping Will Help Them Quit Smoking

This study shows how unhelpful e-cigs can be.<p>We all know the kinds of people who vape to look cool, but you probably know just as many others — if …

Public Health

Satoshi Nakamoto Known to CIA? FBI? Created by NSA? Search Intensifies

<b>The “request has been rejected,” came response from the CIA, “with the agency stating that it can neither confirm nor deny the existence of the</b> …

Staring Into Someone's Eyes For 10 Minutes Induces an Altered State of Consciousness

Volunteers even ended up hallucinating.<p>In 2015, a psychologist in Italy figured out how to induce a drug-free altered state of consciousness by …

Dog Won't Stop Singing And Embarrassing His Owner

That Friend You Can't Take Anywhere...

The FDA just approved a new kind of medication that could change the way we treat a condition that affects 38 million Americans

The FDA just approved a migraine treatment that's the first of a new class of medications.<p>The drug is called Aimovig, and it's made by Amgen in partnership with Novartis. It will cost $6,900 a year.<p>The wave of new treatments, of which Aimovig is the first to get approval, are going after the huge …

Migraines

This physicist’s ideas of time will blow your mind

Time feels real to people. But it doesn’t even exist, according to quantum physics. “There is no time variable in the fundamental equations that describe the world,” theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli tells Quartz.<p>If you met him socially, Rovelli wouldn’t assault you with abstractions and math to …

Equations

Coinbase’s first investment, Compound, earns you interest on crypto

Compound wants to let you borrow cryptocurrency, or lend it and earn an interest rate. Most cryptocurrency is shoved in a wallet or metaphorically hidden under a mattress, failing to generate interest the way traditionally banked assets do. But Compound wants to create liquid money markets for …

Cryptocurrency

I've Tried Pretty Much Every Migraine Treatment — Here's What Actually Worked

Every time I go to the neurologist for my migraines, it's a little bit like a game of Clue: We talk about all the migraines I've gotten since the …

‘World First’ Universal Wallet For Crypto And Tokens Launches New Features

sponsoredAlready listed on major app stores, a company is planning to make its universal wallet available in 12 languages within months.<b>A company</b> …

The Chilling Story of The 'Demon Core' And The Scientists Who Became Its Victims

Never tickle the dragon's tail.<p>It was August 13, 1945, and the 'demon core' was poised, waiting to be unleashed onto a stunned Japan still reeling in …

What is relativity? Einstein's mind-bending theory explained

How our ideas about space and time changed forever.<p>When the theory of relativity appeared in the early 1900s, it upended centuries of science and gave physicists a new understanding of space and time. Isaac Newton saw space and time as fixed, but in the new picture provided by special relativity …

Physics

How to deal with orgasm anxiety

Not to be confused with post-sex anxiety, orgasm anxiety is when you’re overthinking your orgasm so much that you can’t relax and actually enjoy …

How to keep your cryptocurrency safe

One of the hallmark qualities of cryptocurrency is its virtuality. Unlike most other forms of currency, crypto has no physical embodiment. You can't get it as paper, coin, bar of gold or fancy bead. There's no token that needs to be locked up in a bank vault or buried beneath a mattress.<p>But like …

The History of Money & the Future of Bitcoin and the Cryptocurrency Economy

This article is an examination into the historical and current use of money and how Bitcoin and/or other cryptocurrencies can fit into the the future …

Bitcoin Bull Tom Lee Says Alt-Coin Bear Market Is Largely Over

The bear market for smaller cryptocurrencies known as alt-coins is over, according to Fundstrat Global Advisors LLC. But don’t expect the rally to …

Making Sense of the World's Cryptocurrency Rules

Getting your head around cryptocurrencies was hard enough before governments got involved. But now that policy makers around the world are drawing up …

These Are the Best (and Cheapest) Times to Visit Alaska

Most Americans, upon first traveling to Alaska, are shocked to realize just how big the state is. Yes, it’s part of the United States, English is …

How the baby boomers — not millennials — screwed America

“The boomers inherited a rich, dynamic country and have gradually bankrupted it."<p>Everyone likes to bash millennials. We’re spoiled, entitled, and hopelessly glued to our smartphones. We demand participation trophies, can’t find jobs, and live with our parents until we’re 30. You know the punchlines …

More blood-curdling photos have been captured of Dear David, the dead child haunting a man's NYC apartment

Back in the beginning of November, we reported on the truly horrifying photos Adam Ellis captured of Dear David, the dead boy haunting his NYC …

For the First Time in Decades, a Drug for Migraines Shows Promise

A new drug, called Erenumab, has shown promise in preventing migraine attacks, the intense headaches that chronically plague millions of adults each …

The more you're prepared, the smoother the loan application process

Step 1: Prequalification & application.<p><b>1) Look at your budget</b> <br>Ask yourself what you can comfortably afford while still meeting your financial …

Mystery Surrounding Ancient City Build Atop Coral Reefs Leaves Scientists Baffled

In a remote region of the western Pacific, just north of the equator, lies the ruins of the ancient and enigmatic city of Nan Madol. The magnificent …

Hamster Loses Struggle with Hamster Wheel

This hamster trying to use a hamster wheel is a metaphor for the way life tends to throw a wrench in our plans. You're going along just fine, …

SNES Classic Edition Buyer's Guide: GameStop, ThinkGeek Announce New Stock

<b>October 10:</b> GameStop and ThinkGeek are both receiving more SNES Classic Editions. They'll be sold individually in stores beginning today, while bundles and standalone units will go on sale online on October 11. Specifics regarding the bundles were not shared, and it may take a day or two for retail …

Retrogaming