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LED Headlights Are Amazing

For decades after the invention of the light-emitting diode (LED), humanity couldn’t take advantage of the technology because LED only existed in red …

Go figure: Nature's numbers are the keys to the cosmos

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Universe

Two on the Road: Solo Cross-Country Motorcycle Trip with Honda NC700X

Two on the Road: Motorcycle Touring with a 2012 Honda NC700X<p>Riding “solo” cross-country on a motorcycle can be a lonely experience…. but are you …

Every DIYer should know about these apps

Seven essential phone apps for your next project.<p>When you start thinking about your next DIY project, preparation is key: You need good tools, the right quantity of the right materials, and enough know-how to not make a complete mess. Oh, and as you gather your tools, don't forget your …

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion.Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

44 Home Products On Amazon Our Readers Loved In 2017

Your home will thank ya!<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</b><p><i>Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Shopping

What To Do When Your Home is Not Up to Sniff

Does your home smell a little lackluster these days? Scented candles and store-bought air fresheners like Febreze can only do so much, and they …

Laundry Rooms

What Made Freddie Mercury the Greatest Vocalist in Rock History? The Secrets Revealed in a Short Video Essay

I wasn’t always a Queen fan. Having cut my music fan teeth on especially downbeat, miserable bands like Joy Division, The Cure, and The Smiths, I …

The Rum Bucket List: 15 Rums You Have to Drink at Least Once

Not all rums are created equal. Some rums are sweet and rich like your favorite bourbon, while others are harsh and seem like they would be better …

Los Angeles

11 Dallas Happy Hours For Drinking on the Cheap

With the holidays right around the corner, finding a good place to drink on the cheap is especially important this time of year. You don't have to settle for ice-cold cans of PBR and crappy vodka, either — it is, in fact, possible to drink fancy-schmancy cocktails in Dallas on the cheap.<p><b>But where</b> …

Texas

The problem of doctors’ salaries

An economist argues that American doctors get paid too much—and offers some bold ideas on what to do about it.<p>The United States pays more than twice as much per person for health care as other wealthy countries. We tend to blame the high prices on things like drugs and medical equipment, in part …

Health Care

8 New Apps You Should Know

Instead of wading through the massive amount of new app releases searching for a few diamonds in the rough, just let us be your guide. This is a …

Platonics Ark is “the first 3D printer made specifically for architects”

A technology company based in Finland has been working the past 2 years at perfecting a new 3D printer made especially for architects. Currently, the company is seeking crowdfunding from Indiegogo and has 24 days left to get the backing necessary to produce this printer. They call it the Platonics …

Suspended – Medium

18 Essential Austin Pizza Restaurants

While Austin doesn’t have its own distinctive <b>pizza</b> style (yet), it still boasts great options from across the pizza universe. The city’s pizza scene is booming with a cornucopia of distinctive and delicious pies. This includes the longtime offerings from <b>Home Slice Pizza</b>, where lines for both the …

Texas

Essential Vinyl: 25 Albums Every Record Collector Must Own

That warm vinyl sound plays right into jazz’s hands. And when you talk great jazz albums, you start with Miles Davis’s masterpiece. <i>Kind of Blue</i> is …

Kurt Cobain

NASA recorded the International Space Station flying in front of the solar eclipse

As the moon sneaked in front of the sun during Monday's total solar eclipse, a NASA photographer captured a once-in-a-lifetime sight.<p>Joel Kowsky, one of the space agency's photo editors, was near Banner, Wyoming, to watch the solar eclipse when he photographed the International Space Station …

Space

Repairing Willie Nelson's Trigger

There's hardly a guitar that's been rode as hard and put away wet as Willie Nelson's iconic Trigger. Willie's Martin N-20 has seen thousands of …

NASA Voyager Probes Still Going Strong After 40 Years

Milestone Missions<p>Forty years ago, the <i>Voyager 1</i> and <i>2</i> missions began their journey from Earth to become the farthest-reaching missions in history. In …

Space

This Indian Butter Chicken Is the Perfect 30-Minute Meal

There's something magical about picking up some spicy Indian takeout and pouring yourself a cold glass of Riesling on a night when you really don't …

Rare Footage Of Jimi Hendrix Jamming With Buddy Guy Circa 1968

Jimi Hendrix was a rock god and a hero to many musicians, but in Jimi's eyes the mighty Buddy Guy was a real hero, and one of the only musicians who …

25 Raised Garden Beds That Will Inspire You to Actually Grow Veggies This Year

Landscaping

These 13 Marinades Will Make Weeknight Dinners a Breeze

It may be hard to believe that a blend of oil, vinegar, herbs, and spices could change your weeknight meals, but it’s so true. Taking the (very little) time to marinate your proteins means that you’ll have a flavorful and tender product every time. Freezer-friendly dinner recipes are like gold, and …

Cooking

Leonardo da Vinci’s Visionary Notebooks Now Online: Browse 570 Digitized Pages

Quick, what do you know about Leonardo da Vinci? He painted the <i>Mona Lisa</i>! He wrote his notes backwards! He designed supercool bridges and flying …

Leonardo Da Vinci

How Much Does it Cost to Build a New House: Itemized Construction Costs 2017

The cost to build a house includes a large number of components and variables based on site factors, design and materials. There’s a lot of …

Interactive Periodic Table Shows the Uses of Every Element

The Periodic Tables of Everything<p>Explore the Best Brews of 2016 With This Interactive Periodic Table of Beer<p>This Table of Exercises Shows You How to …

Periodic Table

The Best Secret Spots in America's National Parks, From a Couple Who Visited All 59

Each one of America’s 59 national parks has its well-known, must-see stops -- you probably aren’t going to hit Yellowstone without swinging by Old …

Why Do People Quit Their Jobs, Exactly? Here's the Entire Reason, Summed Up in 1 Sentence | Inc.com

In my line of work, I do a lot of listening to managers bickering about losing good employees. It's understandable--turnover is costly and disruptive.<p>So, many of them will point fingers somewhere, but the data I receive from exit interview reports, feedback instruments, and employee engagement …

Employee Engagement