Stephen Mullendore

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How An Ohio Housewife Flew Around The World, Made History, And Was Then Forgotten

Jerrie Mock was a 38-year-old housewife from Columbus, Ohio, when, 50 years ago this week, she accomplished what Amelia Earhart is famous for having failed to do. But in the decades since, as Mock's life began to unravel, history all but forgot the pilot who made it.<p>Just before the coast …

Hung Up

Get Alan Wake's new bonus materials free on Steam

<i>Alan Wake</i> developer Remedy Entertainment released a bundle of free downloadable content on Steam recently that takes players behind the scenes of the game.<p>The <i>Alan Wake</i> Bonus Materials include videos of early demos, making of documentaries and a music video for "Balance Slays the Demon" by the Old …

Edward Snowden, The Dark Prophet

To avoid surveillance, the first four Americans to visit Edward Snowden in Moscow carried no cell phones or laptops. They flew coach on Delta from …

Colorado school board member recommends “castration” for transgender kids

“There would have to be castration” in order to pass a transgender students’ rights law, the board member said<p>A Colorado school board member for the Delta County school district argued during an October meeting that transgender students shouldn't be able to use the bathroom that corresponds to …

Violinist pays tribute to The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

Taylor Davis, a violinist well-known for her musical renditions of famous video game tracks, released a new video featuring the "Song of Time" and "Song of Storms" from <i>The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time</i>.<p>Davis performs in full costume in the video above. "Song of Time" and "Song of Storms" are two …

Honest Trailer Calls Pacific Rim the ‘Most Awesome Dumb Movie Ever’

Author: Angela Watercutter. Angela Watercutter Culture<p>Date of Publication: 10.23.13.<p>Time of Publication: 4:50 pm. 4:50 pm<p>You have to give Honest …

The Black Knight Satellite

Skeptoid Podcast #365<br>June 4, 2013<br>Podcast transcript<br>Also available in Russian<p>Thermal blanket debris photographed from <i>Endeavor,</i> STS-88. <i><br>Image courtesy</i> …

Paranormal

The Man Behind NOM’s New War on Transgender Students

Exactly one year ago, Frank Schubert was on top of the world. California’s gay marriage-banning Proposition 8, which he had helped push through, was …

Hyperkin Retron 5 combines ten consoles into one on December 10 for $99 (updated)

We love what the Hyperkin Retron 5 brings to the table, namely compatibility with <i>ten</i> classic gaming system cartridges: NES, Famicom, Super NES and Famicom, Sega Master System, Genesis and Mega Drive, and Game Boy original, Color and Advance. The problem is, Hyperkin's played coy about it's price …

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …

NASA Discovers Hidden Portals In Earth's Magnetic Field

Our planet has come a long way in scientific breakthroughs and discoveries. Mainstream science is beginning to discover new concepts of reality that …

Incredible paintings of sci-fi suburbia will make you wish you were Swedish

Welcome to rural Sweden, sometime in the late '80s. Citizens go about their mundane lives and children explore the countryside. But something isn't quite right. Robots and hovercrafts are commonplace, and decaying science facilities sprout from the harsh Scandinavian landscape. There's even a rumor …

Murder, intrigue, and the mysterious origins of vodka

We’ve mixed it with OJ, hidden it in flasks, refilled parents’ bottles with water. But where did vodka come from?<p>Take a good look at the vodka section of your local liquor store. On the upper shelves you’ll find shimmering glass bottles of all shapes and sizes originating from every corner of the …

Fall asleep to the sound of Wikipedia

When one thinks of edits to Wikipedia, back and forth bickering and arguments over minutia generally come to mind. A project called Listen to Wikipedia offers a very different vibe, however, as it translates Wikipedia edits into soothing sounds and pleasant animations. Using the data provided by …

Download 151 science fiction and fantasy stories from Tor for free!

Tor.com is celebrating its fifth birthday with a gift for all of us science fiction fans: all of the original stories published on the site over the …

Science Fiction

Kanye Quest 3030 Turns the World of Yeezy Into an Amazing Videogame

Author: Graeme McMillan. Graeme McMillan Culture<p>Date of Publication: 07.26.13.<p>Time of Publication: 3:13 pm. 3:13 pm<p>As anyone who’s listened to <i>Yeezus</i> …

You Missed It: The 12 Most Unfairly Overlooked Movies Of 2012

<b>Goon</b><p>Still think Seann William Scott is just the doofy idiot from the <i>American Pie</i> movies? You owe both him and yourself a viewing of <i>Goon</i>, the comedy …

The Cheat Code to Life

• Author: Wired Staff. Wired Staff Culture<br>• Date of Publication: 07.16.13. 07.16.13<br>• Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>THE CHEAT CODE<br>TO LIFE<p>Sneaky …

Catch Bungie's 12-minute Destiny E3 gameplay demo in full

Bungie has released the complete E3 gameplay reveal for its upcoming online shooter <i>Destiny</i> for viewers who either missed it the first time around or want to catch it again in greater definition than live stream quality.<p>In the video, two players team cooperatively fight their way through a massive …

Bookmakers are already placing odds on the next Doctor Who actor

Yesterday we learned that Matt Smith will be leaving <i>Doctor Who</i> at the end of this year, prompting speculation as to who would step in as the Doctor's …

Tom Cruise

If Earth Had a Ring Like Saturn

Our planet is lucky enough to have a large moon orbiting not too far away, which makes for very pretty moonlit nights. But for spectacular skies it …

10 Novels That Are More Action-Packed Than Most Summer Movies

It's summer movie season, the time when blockbuster films come out every week and we pit Vin Diesel against Wolverine. But how do you keep that …