Richard Powell

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Tyler Florence's Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Make Mashed Potatoes

Food Network chef Tyler Florence shared his mashed potatoes recipe with us, and I immediately had to try it. Traditionally, potatoes are cooked in water before being mashed together with butter and cream (or milk). However, Tyler suggests cooking the potatoes in the cream itself, so no potato-y …

Recipes

VR treatment, even without a therapist, helps people overcome fear of heights

<b>OVERCOMING ACROPHOBIA.</b> Afraid of heights? You’re not alone. In fact, acrophobia is one of the most common fears in the world. Now, a team of European …

Virtual Reality

How We Might One Day Build a Real Time Machine

Ron Mallett has a dream: He wants to travel in time.<p>This isn't mere fantasy - Mallett is a respected professor of physics.<p>"I think of myself as being …

timemachine

'We can build a real time machine'

<b>Travelling in time might sound like a flight of fancy, but some physicists think it might really be possible. BBC Horizon looked at some of the most promising ideas for turning this staple of science fiction into reality.</b><p>Ron Mallett has a dream: He wants to travel in time.<p>This isn't mere fantasy - …

Physics

To Make Sense of the Present, Brains May Predict the Future

A controversial theory suggests that perception, motor control, memory and other brain functions all depend on comparisons between ongoing actual …

Machine Learning

After 8-year search, Australian rangers capture massive crocodile

<b>(CNN) —</b> Wildlife rangers in northern Australia captured a massive 600 kilogram (1,300 pound) crocodile after first spotting it nearly a decade ago.<p>The crocodile, estimated to be more than 60 years old, was found lurking near a boat ramp in the Katherine River. At 4.71 meters (15.45 feet), the croc …

Wildlife

Ford is saying goodbye to cars and hello to batteries

Ford made waves recently when it announced it would stop producing cars (except for the iconic Mustang) -- in favor of SUVs, trucks and other large vehicles -- for the United States. It wasn't a big surprise and if anything it was expected since SUV and truck sales are growing while car sales …

Electric Vehicles

New Higgs Boson Discovery Could Help Solve Cosmic Puzzle

Scientists can’t take pictures of the Higgs boson. But they can find proof of its existence by watching “E=mc2” play out in hundreds of millions of …

Physics

Everything to Know About SpaceX's Groundbreaking BFR and Mr. Steven

Even for an Elon Musk venture, SpaceX’s plan to reach Mars and trailblaze a future of fully reusable rockets is basically something out of a comic …

Space Travel

This Little Gadget Creates a Force Field Against Mosquitos

Anybody who has used mosquito spray — which I assume is everybody — knows that there are obvious downsides. It’s oily. It smells bad. And it doesn’t …

Camping

How to Win Every Argument

In his 1936 work <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i>, now one of the bestselling books of all time, Dale Carnegie wrote: “I have come to the …

Critical Thinking

Some monkeys in Panama may have just stumbled into the Stone Age

Another non-human primate has entered the Stone Age – the fourth type known to have done so. One population of white-faced capuchins living in Panama …

Anthropology

Chinese firm claims its laser rifle burns clothes and skin up to 800m away

A Chinese firm wants to arm the country’s police forces with a whole new kind of weapon for the battlefield: an assault rifle that fires lasers and can burn your clothes and skin from up to 800m away. Oh, and those lasers are silent, invisible, and can pass through glass windows too.<p>The rifle (not …

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Scientists Say They've Found a Way to Make an Object Invisible From Every Angle

"Our work represents a breakthrough in the quest for invisibility cloaking."<p>Researchers from Montreal's National Institute of Scientific Research …

Electromagnetism

Video shows bystander taking out violent homeless man with impressive flying kick

A Good Samaritan’s impressive flying kick is being credited with taking out a homeless man who was allegedly attacking another person in Los Angeles.<p>The martial arts move – like one would see in an action movie – was executed flawlessly Monday in downtown Los Angeles after the transient went after …

Los Angeles

How to Hack Wi-Fi: Disabling Security Cameras on Any Wireless Network with Aireplay-Ng

Electronic warfare tactics work by jamming, disrupting, or disabling the technology a target uses to perform a critical function, and IoT devices are …

White Hat

Man Was Fired By His Company’s AI System Due To Human Error, As Managers ‘Stood Powerless’

Ibrahim Diallo was fired from his job by the company's AI system, as managers scrambled to figure out the problem and watched him be escorted from …

Artificial Intelligence

How To: Bypass Locked Windows Computers to Run Kali Linux from a Live USB

It's easy to run Kali Linux from a live USB on nearly any available computer, but many publicly accessible laptops and desktops will be locked down …

Linux

Poll: Obama 'worst president' since World War II

President Obama has topped predecessor George W. Bush in another poll, but not one he would like.<p>In a new Quinnipiac University Poll, 33% named Obama the worst president since World War II, and 28% put Bush at the bottom of post-war presidents.<p>"Over the span of 69 years of American history and 12 …

World War II

Outdoor Pallet Bar - Free Plans and DIY - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

Pallet Furniture Plans That Show Us The Fun Part Of Recycling ← Back to article<p>Pallet Furniture Plans That Show Us The Fun Part Of Recycling<p>Outdoor …

Biologists Have Discovered an Underwater Octopus City And They're Calling It Octlantis

I, for one, welcome our cephalopod overlords.<p>At the end of last year, scientists discovered a small octopus city – dubbed Octlantis – a find that …

Zoology

9 signs you’re dealing with an emotional manipulator

We all know what it feels like to be emotionally manipulated. It can be extremely effective, which is why some unscrupulous individuals do it so much.<p>…

Emotional Intelligence

Move Over, China: U.S. Is Again Home to World’s Speediest Supercomputer

The United States just won bragging rights in the race to build the world’s speediest supercomputer.<p>For five years, China had the world’s fastest computer, a symbolic achievement for a country trying to show that it is a tech powerhouse. But the United States retook the lead thanks to a machine, …

Artificial Intelligence

4 Arizona Officers on Paid Leave After Video Shows Them Brutally Pummeling Man Who Was on His Cellphone 

The Mesa, Ariz., Police Department is under scrutiny after releasing video on Tuesday that showed officers brutally beating a man who appeared to be …

Quantum computers are weirder and more powerful than we thought

One of the biggest theoretical problems in quantum computing – just how much they differ from ordinary computers – has now been solved. The results …

40 Easy and Fun DIY Outdoor Furniture Projects

As the weather gets better and better outside, it’s time to build something for your backyard, garden or patio. And since we’re all about DIY crafts …

Asteroid on course for Earth spotted hours before impact with atmosphere

A small asteroid slammed into Earth's atmosphere Saturday just a few hours after it was discovered racing toward us, according to NASA.<p>The cosmic boulder, named asteroid 2018 LA (and previously listed as ZLAF9B2), was estimated to be only about 6 feet (2 meters) across. It was first spotted by the …

Papua New Guinea

Roseanne Barr is off TV but Samantha Bee is still on -- just another example of the media’s double standard

Turns out that the “War on Women” is only a War on <i>Some</i> Women. It just depends on their politics.<p>This past week, that conflict raged from a disgusting racist tweet by TV comedian Roseanne Barr to a disgusting misogynist comment by TV comedian Samantha Bee on her TBS show “Full Frontal.” The …

How a Hacker Proved Cops Used a Secret Government Phone Tracker to Find Him

And how it might change what cops can do with our smartphones.<p>On a warm summer’s day in 2008, police spotted a man walking outside his apartment in Santa Clara, California, one of the many bedroom communities spread across Silicon Valley. Undercover FBI officers saw him outside the building and …

Surveillance

Nord VPN Crack 2018 + Activation Free Download Full

Nord VPN Crack + Serial Key<p>Nord VPN Crack Full is a transformed software that helps to provide you a very protective or undamaged connection between …