Ryan Severson

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3 Hard to Learn Skills That Will Help You Succeed

These skills require a big time commitment to acquire but will pay off in the long run.<p>The best things in life may be free, but that doesn't mean they won't take time, sweat, and perseverance to acquire.<p>That's especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.<p>To ascertain which …

Self-improvement

26 Best Immanuel Kant Quotes to Inspire You to Accomplish More

Immanuel Kant was a German Philosopher and an immigrant from Scotland. He is also considered as the greatest philosopher of western culture. He …

Get perfect sound in your videos with $5 DIY sound absorbing panels

Getting quality sound in your video can be tricky. Even when you have a great microphone and field recorder, you’re hindered by the environment. …

DIY Tip: Use a Cheap Frying Pan for Better Low Angle Shots

After showing you how to make a tripod using a piece of string, I’m going to go a little more surreal this time by explaining how an old frying pan …

How to make cold-brew coffee at home

Whipping up quality cold-brew coffee is easy and delicious -- and saves you money.<p>Once you taste really good cold brew, it's very hard settling for ordinary iced coffee. Coffee shops and gourmet grocers are aware of cold brew's charms, and they now charge a premium for it. My local Starbucks …

Coffee

Io's Atmosphere Just Collapsed

We'll come back later.<p>Jupiter's frozen moon Io is a pretty bleak place, with a toxic atmosphere and the most active volcanoes of any known body in …

Astronomy

Incredibly Powerful Microburst Storm Photographed Above Phoenix

Earlier this week, a microburst was hovering above Phoenix, Arizona. One photographer named Jerry Ferguson was in the right place at the right time …

Police And Black Lives Matter Hold A Cookout, And Praise Rolls In

Members of the Wichita, Kan., police department spent Sunday afternoon eating and talking with people from the community, at a cookout that was planned with the local Black Lives Matter group.<p>The event was called the First Steps Community Cookout — a reference to its goal of bridging the gap …

Justice

See All Five Naked Eye Planets in the Dusk Sky at Once

Hosting an evening star party this summer? You’re in for a treat. Starting later this week, all five naked eye planets (Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter …

Astronomy

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Science reveals 8 plants that will purify your home

In the late 1970s, buildings were designed to reduce energy bills by increasing insulation and reducing airflow. However, these changes came at a much greater cost.<p>These poorly ventilated office spaces were full of chemicals that caused health problems including itchy eyes, headaches, coughing and …

Headaches

Mad scientist cracks a Sega Saturn's impossible DRM

In 1994, Sega made history by launching the much-lauded 32-bit disc-based Saturn game console. Many major games were released for the system, but it lost out to the Nintendo 64 and was discontinued just four years after it first became available.<p>That means that the Saturn is difficult for retro …

New Dwarf Planet Found in the Far Reaches of the Solar System

The evidence is mounting that hundreds of these little worlds are out there.<p>The strongest case for demoting Pluto from a planet to a dwarf planet came with the 2005 discovery of Eris—an object roughly the same size as Pluto that orbits farther from the sun in an icy region beyond Neptune known as …

Video Game Speedrunning Event Raises $1.29 Million for Charity, Re-Watch the Incredible Streams

This year's Summer Games Done Quick, the annual video game speedrunning event, has come to a close. Organizers announced today that the event was a huge hit, raising $1.29 million for charity, besting last year's 1.2 million and setting a new SGDQ record.<p>Like last year, the money goes to the …

Patent Reinforces the Prospect of Nintendo NX Having a Portable Handset

Throughout the course of 2015 Nintendo filed multiple patents that reinforce a widely held belief - that Nintendo NX will have a portable / handheld …

Retrogaming
Retrogaming

Why Buy a Belt Sander When You Can Build Your Own?

It's always better when you do it yourself.<p>Master woodworker Matthias Wandel has been slowly building out his workshop with more and more homemade equipment. Last time it was a lathe, and now it's a belt sander. And if you want to follow in his DIY footsteps (who wouldn't!) his latest video on his …

Woodworking

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Turn Your Old Tape Measure Into a Wooden Masterpiece

This fun DIY project transforms your bland tape measure into a thing of beauty.<p>Some of the most satisfying DIY woodworking projects are on the smaller side. That includes this delightful little wooden tape measure. Follow these instructions to transform that cheap metal tape measure that's been …

Board Games That Are Super Fun To Play Solo

There's something about the sound of dice rolling, the feeling of moving pieces around a board, and the feel of cards in your hand that make board …

Board Games

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Amazing Mars portrait: How did Hubble get that detail?

A new picture of Mars shows close details of its surface in breathtaking detail.<p>It may be years before ordinary Earthlings get to see the surface of …

Astronomy

Earth, Mars, and the Sun Are Aligning This Weekend to Put on a Beautiful Show

And the moon even has a trick up its sleeve, too.<p>If you're lucky enough to live in a place with a clear sky this weekend, grab your binoculars, because there's going to be a lot to watch this weekend.<p>The Associated Press reports that on Sunday morning, Earth, Mars, and the Sun will be perfectly …

A Major Mystery About Earth's Magnetic Field Has Just Been Solved

For the first time, physicists have observed a mysterious process called magnetic reconnection—wherein opposing magnetic field lines join up, …

Simple, Humane Mousetrap Made from Soda Bottle

We love this capture and release mousetrap, made from little more than a 2 liter soda bottle, wire, two chunks of wood, and some hardware. The video shows you the trap in action and then runs through the simple steps of putting it all together. The basic of the build are outlined below.<p>Besides the …

Scientists Are Uncovering a Terrible New Effect That Space Might Have on Our Bodies

Launch aborted.<p>If humanity is ever going to realise its ambitions of travelling to Mars and elsewhere in the Solar System, one of the challenges …

Space Travel

This just in: Science proves yoga changes your DNA

A study conducted by Harvard University, has empirically proven that yoga positively changes your cellular metabolic functions, ie, it improves the …

Harvard

The Science of Baking, In One Graphic

Baking is a science as well an art, and the key to better baking is understanding the chemical forces at play. Thankfully this graphic explains all …

Study Skills

Scientists Are Streaming a Live Video Feed of The Mariana Trench Right NOW

Your front-row seat to the deepest place on Earth.<p>Scientists just estimated that Earth could contain as many as 1 trillion species, an incredible …

Mount Everest