Samuel Phillips

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This Tool Takes the Hassle Out of Starting a Campfire

The Sparkr and Sparkr Mini from Power Practical use plasma energy to quickly and easily start a campfire, anytime and anywhere.

Screaming From The Golden Cage: Heal Anxiety, Depression And Addiction By Embracing The Truth

Dr. Bruce Alexander, professor emeritus of psychology, performed an experiment in the 1970s. His team built two cages for laboratory rats. In one cage a rat was alone and isolated. It couldn't see or touch other rats and had nothing to do. In the other cage called Rat Park, they had good food and …

Inside the Quest for a Real ‘Star Trek’ Warp Drive

It may be a while before starship captains can race across the galaxy, but engineers and physicists have a few ideas for making it so.<p>Within the <i>Star Trek</i> universe, traveling across the galaxy is a breeze thanks to the famed warp drive. This fictional technology allows humans and other civilizations …

8 of the most compelling places we could discover alien life outside our solar system

And those are just the ones we've detected. Scientists now believe that, on average, every star in the Milky Way has at least one planet orbiting it.<p>And there are more than 100 billion stars in our galaxy alone.<p>With numbers like those, its hard to believe that we're all alone.<p>Exploring these …

Beyond Pluto: Meet The New Horizons Spacecraft's Next Target

This summer, the mission may get funding to travel to a mysterious rock at the edge of the solar system<p>The Pluto flyby was arguably one of 2015’s top scientific achievements, maybe even one of the most memorable moments in the last decade. We now know what our ex-ninth planet looks like, and it’s …

Solar System

Want to Be Smarter? Science Says Do This |

We're always looking for little life hacks in hopes of improving the way our brain works. We've tried eating walnuts, solving one too many crossword puzzles, depleting our Sudoku collection, and reading countless stacks of books. Yet, despite all these little things, nothing we try really seems to …

The Brain

27 Amazing Campgrounds In America For When You Need Chill Vibes

America the zen.


This Video Of Luke’s Lightsaber Will Hit You In The Feels

That lightsaber might be the real star of the Star Wars films.

Darth Vader

Crazy fast winds escape black hole 'like a bat out of hell' - Futurity

Astronomers recorded super-fast winds near a black hole. "We're talking wind speeds of more than 200 million miles an hour," says Jesse Rogerson.

Black Holes

Taking LSD leads to 'improved psychological wellbeing' - study

Research has found that psychedelic drugs can improve levels of optimism and openness - while a separate study has found they may help prevent domestic violence<p>LSD can make you more optimistic and more open to experience, according to a new study by researchers at Imperial College London.<p>The study, …