Tyler

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Help astronauts poop and be richly rewarded

Pooping in space "isn't glamorous, but it is necessary for survival," an astronaut explains—yet it's presenting quite a challenge for NASA. See, while the International Space Station has a pretty fancy toilet, an astronaut must wear a diaper during launch and landing activities or while …

'Call of Duty: Black Ops 3' Is Definitely Heading Back To The Future

I’m going to take a moment to blow my own horn by recapping that on Wednesday I wrote a lengthy piece detailing why it was inevitable that the next Call of Duty installment in 2015 was going to be Black Ops 3, rather than some other sub-franchise like World at War 2. Less than 24 hours later, Black …

Call of Duty

Time Travel IS Possible, This Physicist Just Demonstrated It

For many the concept of time travel is nothing more than domain of science fiction writers and Hollywood movie magic, but what if you could …

Physics

Physics Girl: Mirrors flipping images.

I love brain teasers, especially when they’re based on real-world things we see every day but maybe don’t really think about.<p>I first heard of this …

Symmetry, and breaking it

Symmetry is a very important idea in physics; it lies behind basic laws such as the conservation of energy, and behind the state-of-the-art theory of particle physics, the Standard Model.<p>If a system is symmetric under some change, it means it looks the same after the change... so the change is in …

Physics

Whimsical Floor Lamp Cleverly Designed as a Giant Pencil

London design studio Michael & George add a bit of whimsy to the average floor lamp with their creation called the <i>HB Lamp</i>. The nearly six-foot-tall light takes the shape of an oversized pencil with its illumination coming from the eraser and a power cord extending from the sharpened tip. Adding to …

Furniture

Unusual Storage Design, Part 1: Snowpeak's Stacking Shelf Container

Outdoor goods company Snow Peak was started in Japan's Sanjo City, a place "known locally as a hardware town." So it's no surprise that their …

Zimoun uses motors to create moving cardboard installations

Swiss artist Zimoun has used motors to add jostling and spinning motions to three installations made up of cardboard boxes (+ movies).<p>Zimoun …

So You Think You're Smarter Than A CIA Agent

The morning I met Elaine Rich, she was sitting at the kitchen table of her small town home in suburban Maryland trying to estimate refugee flows in Syria.<p>It wasn't the only question she was considering; there were others:<p>Will North Korea launch a new multistage missile before May 10, 2014?<p>Will …