Sean Gleeson

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Easy Upgrade: DIY Notebook Pocket

I’m a confirmed carrier of notebooks, but I still never manage to avoid collecting lists, notes, and other important extra sheets of paper. My beloved sketchbooks and steno pads are definitely due for a DIY notebook pocket upgrade!<p>Adding pockets to my pads of paper definitely falls into the …


Solar cells cool themselves to produce more power

Solar power cells need to stay relatively cool for the sake of both efficiency and longevity, but active cooling (like ventilation) isn't practical; it's expensive, and may block the very rays the cells are supposed to collect. To tackle this problem, Stanford University researchers have created a …

Solar storm almost fried Earth's electronics two years ago?

A fascinating NASA presentation suggests that in July 2012 Earth was one week away from being struck by a massive solar storm that would have had devastating effects. Can this be?<p>Near-misses are never quite as exciting as a direct hit that splatters all before it.<p>Still, this week saw the second …

Space Travel

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

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The Aerodynamics Of The World Cup Soccer Ball, In GIFs

Some demos from NASA's Ames Research Center<p>NASA stuck a World Cup soccer ball into some of its aerodynamics testing chambers because why not. NASA is not involved in developing or testing the ball, so these demonstrations were really just for fun.<p>The demos put some cool visuals to what <i>Popular</i> …

GIF Animations

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire (New Hoenn Adventure Trailer)

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

International Sales Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in …

Personal Finance

Lost At Sea? Survive With These Tricks

A handy manual to prepare you for life's misadventures.<p>Jose Salvador Alvarenga was fishing off the coast of Mexico in late 2012 when a powerful storm sent his boat adrift. Marshall Islanders found the battered vessel nearly 16 months later, stuck on a reef—with Alvarenga still alive inside. …


A duty-free crossbow built from items sold beyond airport security

<i>This article was taken from the June 2014 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

How To Land A Plane If The Pilot Has A Heart Attack

Here is what to do if you are on a commercial flight where a) both of your pilots become incapacitated and b) you are the one who decides to step up to the plate and land the thing.<p><i>Produced by Justin Gmoser.</i><p><b>Follow BI: On Facebook</b>

Heart Attacks