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32 driving offences you didn't know were illegal - according to the RAC

We all have bad habits when driving - but did you know some of yours could be illegal?<p>Drivers forget about the rules of the road all too easily once …

Birmingham, UK

A Prime Number Could Be the Answer to Bitcoin’s Power Problem

Methods used by computers programmed to run a 350-year-old equation may also offer answers to bitcoin’s out-sized demand for electricity.<p>The Great …

Electronic Frontier Foundation

The Ancient Roman Cult That Continues to Vex Scholars

The Mithraic Mysteries worshipped a pagan god from subterranean temples buried throughout the empire.<p>A faded painting, still showing hints of its …

Ancient History

This is the One Picture North Korea Fears Most

As tensions between North Korea and the United States reach a fever pitch, it’s worth remembering the origins of the hostility: the Korean War.<p>The …

The Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet That's Sweeping The Nation

Can a heavy-cream and butter-laden diet really be the magic recipe for shedding pounds? For keto diet fanatics, the answer is yes— and please pass the cheese.<p>It took a while, but by now most of us know that fat is not the enemy, that there are certain kinds of fat that can actually help your heart, …

Scientists finally discover how to synthesize magic mushrooms' active ingredient, psilocybin

In 1943 Sandoz chemist Albert Hofmann became the first person to synthesize (and take) LSD. He was also the first person to isolate and identify …

This Powerful Spitball Blaster Shoots Wet Paper up to 65 Feet

By<p>Paintballs are painful, water guns messy, and Nerf darts rarely hit the target. Also, they get lost. When it comes to backyard (or office, or …

The beautiful black gay history of Chicago house’s birth

On the night of July 12, 1979, ‘the death of disco’ was declared from Comiskey Park, Chicago. Orchestrated by local radio host Steve Dahl, the night that came to be known ‘Disco Demolition Day’ saw the destruction of over 20,000 disco records during a baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and …

House Music

Watch: Michele Scarponi’s farewell interview (video)

<b>Half-hour video of interview with the late Michele Scarponi posted online by his Astana team as the Giro d'Italia starts</b><p>Team Astana has posted a …

Trainers Everywhere Love This Ab Move For a Tight Waist

We love going to all sorts of workouts, from barre to boot camps, Pilates to dance cardio, and everything in between. But lately we've been noticing a common thread in ab day across all our classes — the hip dip.<p>The elbow plank hip dip is a waist-whittling, ab-sculpting move that trainers LOVE to …

Fitness

Tripping through Time: The Fascinating History of the Magic Mushroom

The psilocybin group of mushrooms, popularly known as magic mushrooms, shrooms or psychedelic mushrooms, is found in over two hundred varieties …

Magic Mushrooms

Tribute To – Alphonse Mouzon

Rest in peace Alphonse Mouzon: two hours of classics by the late jazz-fusion drummer and band leader, from Weather Report to Donald Byrd and Herbie …

Try This 8-Week Plank Challenge To Get Stronger From Head To Toe

Planks challenge your arms, legs, chest, shoulders, and butt, not to mention make your abs quiver like an earthquake when done properly. Best of all, you can do them anywhere and tweak them to suit your ability. The more you plank, the stronger and more stable you get, and the longer your muscles …

What's Happening to Your Body at Each Stage of a 24-Hour Bender

We asked an expert to take us through every marker point, from the first beer, through the second pill, until the last spliff.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>Last summer I took too many drugs. Occasionally I'd stay awake all day, and though I stubbornly told myself I "didn't do regrets" …

Alcohol

Thousands of plastic toy eggs wash up after Germany storm

<b>Thousands of plastic eggs containing small toys have appeared on the tiny German North Sea island of Langeoog.</b><p>The toys are reported to have come from five freight containers that were washed off a cargo ship battling its way through choppy seas.<p>The unexpected arrivals have delighted children on the …

Pollution

These Vagina Jewelry Pieces Are Works of Art You'll Want to Wear

The female anatomy itself is a work of art — and one woman has been making it wearable. Etsy user Emily (her store is called Mullummoonflowers) creates gorgeous pendants that can be be worn as necklaces, and many of her works depict colorful, sparkly vaginas. While donning vaginas may not …

Is Dropping Acid At Work About To Become The Next Big Thing?

If you’re angling for a raise <i>and</i> also enjoyed either version of Limitless, this tiny pill we got off the internet is for you. And if you’re open to the idea of biohacking — unleashing the realultimatepower.net hiding inside you — then you may want to pull up Google and start researching nootropics, …

Synthetic Biology

Bruno Mars, Mark Ronson Face Lawsuit Over 'Uptown Funk'

Eighties funk group Collage claims 2014 smash rips off their 1983 single "Young Girls"<p>Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson are facing a copyright infringement …

New Music

Here's What Magic Mushrooms Do to Your Body And Brain

The good, the bad, and the ugly.<p>There's evidence that tripping on magic mushrooms could actually free the mind. Several studies, including two …

Consciousness

Roku Premiere+ and Ultra Are Better Than the Competition and a Third the Price

Last month, Roku unleashed a whole slew of new set-top boxes meant to cater to every single person ever. There’s the box for people with old TVs …

Televisions

Eye-catching DIY Reclaimed Pallet Porch Swing Ideas

We in no way neglect the value of recycle. If you need to indulge in lavishness at your house and you need to function costly accessories products …

Stevie Wonder's 'Songs in the Key of Life': The 1976 Newsweek Review

<i>Stevie Wonder released</i> <i>his widely acclaimed double LP,</i> Songs in the Key of Life <i>in 1976</i>. <i>This is the feature we published on the album in the fall of</i> …

Funk Drummer giveaway – three copies of funky drum app from Luis Martinez to be won

I’ve covered a whole bunch of different drum, percussion and groove-based apps here on the Music App Blog over the last couple of years. However, if …

Music Production

Psychedelic experiences might "cure" smoking and OCD. Should we allow them?

Psychedelic drugs are back in a big way. Let's get the policy right this time.<p>Suppose a pilot study on a new smoking-cessation program found that 80 percent of the subjects had quit successfully, most of them without much struggle.<p>In a sane world — considering that some 400,000 Americans die each …

China Claims It Developed "Quantum" Radar To See Stealth Planes

The device could detect America's stealth jets from far away. If it's real.<p>Beijing's state media has made the bold claim that a Chinese defense contractor successfully developed the world's first quantum radar system. The radar can allegedly detect objects at range of up to 62 miles. If true, this …

Aerospace

Acid house legend DJ Spank-Spank of Phuture dies

Earl Smith Jr was one of three founders of the Chicago house legends who released the groundbreaking 12-minute single Acid Tracks in 1987<p>One of the pioneers of acid house has died. DJ Spank-Spank was one of three founders of Chicago house legends Phuture, alongside DJ Pierre and Herb J, who …

‘Chemsex’ Enthusiasts Can’t Do It Without Drugs

Drugs are higher-tech and more available than ever before, so it’s no wonder people are taking them from the dance floor to the bedroom.<p>The received …

Alcohol

2016 September 15 - Retrograde Mars and Saturn

<b>Retrograde Mars and Saturn</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Tunç Tezel (TWAN)<p><b>Explanation:</b> Wandering Mars and Saturn have spent much of this year remarkably …

Astronomy