Tom Smith

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It's a Little Too Easy to Pick a Lock

Thanks to some key manufacturing errors.<p>Turns out it's incredibly simple to pick a padlock, which means committing minor trespassing and/or larceny is easier than ever! As a new video from HelpfulLockPicker, highlighted by Digg, explains, it is virtually impossible for a manufacturer to make a …

Is fusion energy humanity’s last hope?

<b>(Getty/Generalfmv)</b><p>Filmmaker Mila Aung-Thwin spent two years following around the scientists at the world’s largest fusion experiment<p>Keith A. Spencer<p>June 10, 2017 7:00pm (UTC)<p>For an energy source that has never been successfully harnessed, fusion has a remarkable grasp on our culture. The idea that …

Why Is The US Trying To Remake The World’s Prisons?

The US sees prisons across the Middle East and West Africa as key fronts in the war against extremism, and believes the world would be a safer place if they were run the American way. The State Department has helped build scores of facilities abroad, and trained 50,000 correctional officers — but …

Ask Ethan: What Does The Edge Of The Universe Look Like?

13.8 billion years ago, the Universe as we know it began with the hot Big Bang. Over that time, space itself has expanded, the matter has undergone gravitational attraction, and the result is the Universe we see today. But as vast as it all is, there’s a limit to what we can see. Beyond a certain …

Galaxies

Tip: Do High-Tension Reps for Big Delts

With this partial/isolation superset method, do slow high-tension partials on one exercise followed immediately by an isolation exercise.<p>When it …

Biomechanics

25 Alan Watts Quotes That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Alan Watts was a British philosopher who spoke about Asian philosophies for a Western audience. He wrote over 25 books and was an excellent orator on …

The Dalai Lama Reveals How to Practice Meditation Properly

Every wondered how to do meditation properly?<p>Sure, you’ve probably heard bits and pieces about focusing on your breathe or focusing on different …

Try this powerful psychology trick to break yourself from negative thought cycles

Do you criticize yourself? Do you ever think you’re not good enough? Most people self-talk, however when that self-talk becomes negative, it can …

Tiny house goes off-grid with big amenities

And a big price tag<p>Aching to get off the grid but can’t bear the thought of giving up a comfortable lifestyle? Well, this tiny home may just be the answer.<p>The Blue Heron is custom built by Canada-based Rewild Homes and is located on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. In 250 square feet, the …

Artificial womb grows lambs, could treat premature births

For the first time, scientists have demonstrated an artificial womb that was able to successfully support fetal lambs at a developmental stage roughly equivalent to a 23-week-old human fetus.<p>The lambs were kept alive for four weeks in what its creators are calling "Biobags," translucent, flexible …

Pregnancy

Commentary: Can we stop pretending Bill Nye is a science guy already?

Don’t get your dinner from a gas station, don’t throw smoke bombs intended for your opponents into the wind, and don’t get your scientific information from a celebrity in a lab coat. Especially one who only has a B.S. in mechanical engineering.<p>These are pretty basic things people should know not to …

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Really Need

A man's fitness routine, much like his choice in films, women, clothes and favourite reptile (Komodo dragon - closely followed by the bearded dragon …

There's no other way to put it: The Masters runs through Jordan Spieth

Will the two-time major winner snag his second green jacket in three years?<p>AUGUSTA, Ga. -- In four of the 24 spins Jordan Spieth has now taken around …

Go vegan, save the planet

<b>(CNN) —</b> As public attention focuses on the impact of policy changes on the climate, we may overlook an important contributor to the climate crisis: our food systems and the daily food choices we make. It may sound hyperbolic that our roast beef sandwich is contributing to environmental degradation …

Diets

Large asteroid is going to come ‘very close’ to Earth: NASA

It’s a close encounter that’s almost earth-shattering.<p>A large asteroid will fly close to our planet this month but scientists are promising …

Contain Hotel

Constructed from a trio of stacked shipping containers, the Contain Hotel offers accommodations for the surfing nomad. The five-room micro hotel sits …

10 next-level lamb recipes for Easter

Sitting down to a nice roast this Easter Sunday? Take a look at these delicious alternative lamb recipes for something a little different.

Food

The guy behind the '4-hour workweek' thinks you should work for 4 hours at WeWork

Tim Ferriss made his name on productivity: how to get the most out of your workday, and your life, in just four hours. The Silicon Valley investor—in …

The 1930s were humanity's darkest, bloodiest hour. Are you paying attention?

A decade haunted by mass poverty, violent extremism and world war gives us one crucial advantage: the chance to learn the era’s lessons and avoid its mistakes<p>Even to mention the 1930s is to evoke the period when human civilisation entered its darkest, bloodiest chapter. No case needs to be argued; …

Prince Charles

Reality Is Not What We Can See

Some physicists, mind you, not many of them, are physicist-poets.<p>They see the world or, more adequately, physical reality, as a lyrical narrative written in some hidden code that the human mind can decipher.<p>Carlo Rovelli, the Italian physicist and author, is one of them. Following his best-seller</i> …

Quantum Mechanics