James McCallum

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Republican presidential debate: 8 takeaways

<b>(CNN) —</b> The top 10 candidates for the Republican presidential nomination only had a few minutes each on Thursday to capture the attention of voters tuning in to the first big-league Republican presidential debate.<p>Donald Trump may have grabbed the most headlines from the night, but the prime-time …

Government

4 Daily Exercises Every Navy SEAL (and Every Fit Guy) Should Do

It’s recommended that special ops do them. But here’s why you must add them to your routine, too<p>Military Special Forces Operators are the most insanely fit badasses on the planet.<p>Their physically and mentally-demanding training, however, makes them some of the most injured people, too, says Doug …

Workouts

Angèle Krong

Side-Splitting Bloopers From Our Favourite Science Fiction Series

You don’t realize how much work goes into creating the greatest science fiction and fantasy series until you see all the mistakes that were made …

1494 – Distillation comes to Scotland

3rd February, 2015 by Amy Hopkins - This article is over multiple pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11<p>In the late 15th century, taxation records indicate …

Have you ever heard a hummingbird snore? Spoiler: it's pretty unforgettable!

Hummingbirds

Trivia Crack is as fun and addictive as the name implies

Digby van winkle ewok dog

25 Mind-Twisting Optical Illusion Paintings By Rob Gonsalves

The beautiful and mind-bending illusions in Canadian artist Robert Gonsalves’ paintings have a fun way of twisting your perception and causing you to …

Art

Stormtrooper outfit saves Star Wars fan from poisonous snake bite

A Star Wars fan was indebted to the dark side after his Stormtrooper outfit saved him from a poisonous snake bite.<p>Scott Loxley was protected from a …

Zoology

10 Trackers And Apps That Can Make Your Life So Much Better

You can now use trackers and apps to fix your posture, spy on your dog, find inner peace, monitor your baby's breathing, and more. We live in the future, didn't you know?<p>And to learn more about the insane and exciting and occasionally troubling growth of self-trackers and apps, read all about the …

Make A Wooden Computer Keyboard #ArtTuesday

Steve M Potter made this beautiful wooden keyboard and tutorial to follow via instructables I decided that I deserve a keyboard that I really adore, …

50 iPad and iPhone Games You Should Be Playing Right Now

Delete Words With Friends. Forget Flappy Bird. And for goodness' sake, get rid of Candy Crush. These are the mobile games you want on your phone.<p>It's easy to get into a rut of mobile game-playing, trying over and over again to raise your score in <i>Crossy Road</i> or conquer the world in <i>Clash of Clans</i>. …

Apple Store

The Joy of Soldering: How to Get Started

Becoming a master of the melting, flexing, and gluing powers of solder can help you start building your own electronics.<p>Becoming a master of the melting, flexing, and gluing powers of solder can help you start building your own electronics.

Arduino

32 Facts About The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

Let me tell you about my boat. <i>The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou</i> premiered ten years ago this Christmas, so let's take another trip on the <i>Belafonte</i>, …

15 Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

For when you have zero desire to step outside<p>We totally get it: When it’s pouring rain or temps are at Arctic levels, the last thing you want to do is head to the gym. But if you’ve made big fitness resolutions for 2014, skipping workouts because you’d rather curl up on the couch with hot chocolate …

Exercise

Breaker Box Safety: How to Connect a New Circuit

Add a new circuit to your home's wiring<p>Your main breaker panel might not be exactly like the one here. With any panel, find the large cables and the …

Fade to 'Vantablack': Scientists Invent a Material So Black Your Eyes Can't See It

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Black leather jacket, Eerie black, Outer space, Licorice, Onyx and plain old Black. These are the names of Crayola’s blackest of black crayons. Sure, they’re all jet black, but none of them have anything on “Vantablack,” an extraordinary …

How to Make a Rock Bowl Flame

The flaming rock bowls pictured above are actually a product that Restoration Hardware used to sell. Although they're no longer available, knowing …

How Marbled Paper Book Covers Were Made

Remember those books with swirly, patterned plates on the front and rear covers? Here's an awesome short film about the Cockerell Bindery, which …

Leonardo Da Vinci

10 TED Talks Every Guy Should See

Become a fan of TED Talks and you’ll quickly get sucked down a rabbit hole of videos, podcasts and mind-expanding information. They can expose you to …

Bow Drill tutorial

<b><br>Making and using a Bow Drill</b><p>For me, learning to make fire by friction with the bow drill was the skill that first grabbed my interest all those years …

Woodworking