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Stephen Hawking Says 'God Particle' Could Wipe Out the Universe

Stephen Hawking bet Gordon Kane $100 that physicists would not discover the Higgs boson. After losing that bet when physicists detected the particle …

The worst computer viruses in history (infographic)

Typical humans. We go ahead and create an interconnected paradise called the internet, only to fill it to the brim with viruses, scams and needlessly …

18 New And Notable (And 3 WTF) Android Apps And Live Wallpapers From The Last 2 Weeks (8/11/15 - 8/24/15)

Article Contents<p>Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications, games, and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were …

Apps

Fear the Walking Dead resurrects the zombie genre

In their 1972 book <i>Anti-Oedipus</i>, a mammoth psychoanalytic study of the relationship between desire and reality in capitalist society, Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari offered one particularly prophetic diagnosis. "The only modern myth," they write, "is the myth of zombies." The farsighted …

These could be the next states to legalize marijuana

If you’ve been watching with jealousy as citizens of Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington, and Washington, D.C., smoke legal marijuana, you might …

Users describe the terrifying effects of the drug some are calling 'weaponized marijuana'

New York City's police commissioner, William Bratton, recently said that the drug, which he referred to as "weaponized marijuana" is of "great and growing concern" to the city's police force, which has seen a spike in hospitalizations from the drug.<p>Erowid Center, a non-profit psychoactive drug …

California wildfires: Can burning marijuana fields get you high?

Recent wildfires in Northern California have consumed tens of thousands of acres in the past several weeks. In a paradoxical twist, some of the farms set ablaze in the recent conflagrations were marijuana farms, which produce plants that are meant to be burned (though not quite like this).<p>News …

What Does Your Watch Say About You? - Watches

Personal style and how a man carries himself can make a strong first impression and lend to a man’s overall ethos. Take one look at him and you can assess him by some key aspects: His clothes, his haircut, the way he walks and then there’s his wristwatch. A wristwatch is a powerful tool that not …

Watches

Local Jails Are Insatiable Monsters

It has become increasingly clear to mainstream America that our nation's decades-long experimentwith mass incarceration is fundamentally a bad idea. …

#Prison #America II: Stanley Cohen on the Prison Industrial Complex

Home <b>›</b> Activism <b>›</b> <b>#Prison #America II: Stanley Cohen on the Prison Industrial Complex</b><p><i>on</i> August 18, 2015 • ( 6 )<p><i>This is Part II of Prison America. See</i> …

Particles From The Edge Of Space Shine A Light On Fukushima

It's one of the greatest, and most disturbing, questions of the Fukushima disaster: What happened to the nuclear fuel inside the plant? Now physicists are trying to shed some light on the problem using particles from the edge of space.<p>The Fukushima accident was broadcast around the world. On March …

Particles

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 …