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10 things the military won’t tell you

<b>1. We’re losing manpower and buying power</b><p>After fighting two wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. government faces a new threat from the Islamic …

Military

Genetic Megaproject Traces the Evolutionary ‘Big Bang’ for Birds

The demise of the dinosaurs touched off an evolutionary “big bang” that lasted 15 million years or less and gave rise to all the types of birds we see today, according to the findings from a massive research effort involving hundreds of researchers from 20 countries.<p>Over the course of more than …

Biology

Goodbye Productivity: Internet Arcade Allows You To Play 900 Classic Arcade Games Emulated In-Browser

Because what is work if not a place to spend as little time as possible doing what you're being paid to do, this is the Internet Arcade a website …

The Science of Smell: How the Most Direct of Our Senses Works

<i>“Get a life in which you notice the smell of salt water pushing itself on a breeze over the dunes,”</i> Anna Quindlen advised in her indispensable <i>Short Guide to a Happy Life</i>. Susan Sontag listed “linen” and “the smell of newly mown grass” among her favorite things. <i>“A man may have lived all of his life</i> …

Neanderthals Lived in Small, Isolated Populations, Gene Analysis Shows

Genetic differences highlight how the path of these ancient humans diverged from ours.<p>Modern humanity's ancient cousins, the Neanderthals, lived in small groups that were isolated from one another, suggests an investigation into their DNA. The analysis also finds that Neanderthals lacked some human …

Neurocomic: A Graphic Novel About How the Brain Works

Scientists are only just beginning to understand how the brain works — from what transpires in it while we sleep to how to optimize its memory to what love does to it to how music affects it — and the rest of us fall somewhere on the spectrum between fascinated and confused when it comes to the …

Microbe Cross-Stitch: Handle Weave Care - Technabob

Artist Alicia Watkins zooms in on microorganisms and viruses not with a microscope but with needle and thread. Her Etsy shop is filled with handmade …

Epigenetics 101: a beginner’s guide to explaining everything

The word ‘epigenetics’ is everywhere these days, from academic journals and popular science articles to ads touting miracle cures. But what is epigenetics, and why is it so important?<p>Epigenetics is one of the hottest fields in the life sciences. It’s a phenomenon with wide-ranging, powerful effects …

Let This Noir Cartoon Make Fractals Way More Accessible (Or At Least Entertaining)

Noted brilliant person David Foster Wallace once said in an interview that his magnum opus, <i>Infinite Jest</i>, was written with a fractal structure. Unfortunately, most of us might have our brains explode in trying to parse what that could possibly mean. Fortunately, someone has made the most …

Fractals

Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>To think any one of these lifeforms exists in our galaxy, let alone on our planet, simply boggles the mind. Photographer Steve Axford lives and …

Hand Made Jewelry Through “Lost-Wax” Casting Methods

With 3D printing on the rise and at the forefront of most industries technology efforts, it is both refreshing and perplexing to see anything made by hand. Particularly wax sculptures, but here you are, not everyone has lost the romance of hand-crafted artisan processes. In this day and age of …

DiResta: Wooden Spoon

Newly Discovered Engraving May Revise Picture of Neanderthal Intelligence

Carved grooves hints at abstract thought among these extinct early humans.<p>An engraving carved into dolomite stone more than 39,000 years old in a seaside Gibraltar cave suggests that Neanderthals were capable of symbolic thinking—once thought unique to modern humans, researchers reported …

Build This Beautiful Table for Two

An updated version of a 1939 PopMech project, this chic table can be built with scrap wood.<p>An updated version of a 1939 PopMech project, this chic table can be built with scrap wood.

Tech and Science

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18 Graphic Novels Every Guy Should Read

The days of graphic novels being relegated to superhero fanboys are long gone. Many are works of art that rival classic novels when it comes to story …

Graphic Novels

Building a Basic Arcade Cabinet

The debate between what the better gaming platform is between consoles and PCs can add a third contender to the mix in the form of arcade machines. Sure, both consoles and PCs can play retro games but they can’t match the ‘feel’ you get fist-smashing those big coin-sized buttons while listening to …

Sharp's AQUOS Crystal is all screen

It's sure been a long time since Sharp shipped a smartphone to American consumers. And, let's be honest with ourselves, the FX Plus wasn't exactly taking the market by storm. The Sidekick-esque slider was dated even by 2011 standards. But the company is hoping its AQUOS Crystal will have better …

1997 VHS 'How To Cybersex On The Internet' Video

Note: I'm pretty sure the censor bar is NOT covering her closest nipple in the brief clip at 1:10. I mean, not that I notice those sorts of …

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

All the Common Electronics Components Explained for Beginners

Electronics components range widely in size and function. From a beginner's point of view, it's hard to know where to start digging in. Programmer …

7 Incredibly Refreshing Mint Smoothies

You’re pretty much guaranteed to say <i>yum</i> after you sip on this drink, which is made with mint, mango, pineapple, ginger, and chia seeds.<p>Watermelon and mint are all you need to make this tasty smoothie.<p>Meet your new favorite smoothie recipe: mint, spinach, coconut (shavings and milk), avocado, and …

Chia Seeds

DIY upcycled stained glass centerpiece

• Remove all labels (use Goo Gone for stubborn residue) and soak bottle in warm, soapy water then let dry.<br>• Squeeze paint into bottle, adding 1 tbsp of …

Free Photo Editing Software Lets You Manipulate Objects in 3D

Impressive as they may be, Photoshop tricks are a little bit trite. But what if those same sorts of mind-bending manipulations came to life in 3D, …

An OSI C4P Adventure (including fixing a RAM expansion board, enabling for cassette, writing a software demo and lots of other things!) (a 2014 Retrochallenge)

Figure 21 shows these sockets. The centre one is the INPUT line. You can see this has nothing on it at all. The AUX/MIC one does have a wire on it …

Upcycled Pinball Machine Desk

Tired of getting too much work done at your boring, old, conventional desk? Then you might need to slow yourself down with the blinding magnificence of this upcycled desk made from a vintage Charlie’s Angels pinball game by Tim Sway.<p>[It] lights up, has a drawer, a built-in safe (thanks to the coin …

How to make a wooden beer bottle carrier

Woodworking