Will Gallagher

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Kinetic Sculpture Replicates a Bird Flapping Its Wings Using Popsicle Sticks

Design student Joyce Lin replicated a bird flapping its wings using simple machines and materials. The kinetic sculpture is entitled <i>Study in Bird Motion</i> and is made with popsicle sticks and mylar that resembles feathers. It's activated by a hand crank, which sets the entire thing in motion and …

Slice Steak The Right Way

Cut your meat like this and it will reward you with extreme tenderness<p>Maybe it’s happened to you: You slap down a pricey Jurassic-sized slab of meat on a grill and cook it to juicy, medium-rare perfection. Then, after you finally sink your teeth into the steak, you realize something is wrong.<p>It’s …

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Help Pharrell Recover the Words of His New Social Book, ‘Inspiration’

Pharrell has released a new “social book,” <i>Inspiration</i>, which is currently available to read online. The catch? The words are missing. Fans can guess …

Anthony Bourdain Calls EDM Fans ‘Lords and Princelings of Douchedom’

Chef and TV personality Anthony Bourdain does not like electronic dance music. He dislikes it so much, in fact, that he dedicated three whole minutes …

The Other Woman review – dumb dumb-feminist message

Mousy Wife (Leslie Mann) is cheated on by Love Rat Husband. He's secretly dating the One with the Career (Cameron Diaz) AND the One with the Boobs (Kate Upton). Career finds out (ohhhh!), befriends Mousy (ahhhhh!), who recruits Boobs (ha ha ha!). Off they all go to teach Love Rat a lesson (YAY!). …

Microsoft To Complete Purchase Of Nokia’s Hardware Business This Friday

Even a long road has an end. Today Microsoft announced that it will complete its purchase of the preponderance of Nokia’s hardware assets on Friday. The deal has undergone minor adjustment since its initial formulation.<p>Initially, the Microsoft-Nokia arrangement was expected to conclude in the first …

23 health benefits of marijuana

The American public largely supports the legalization of medical marijuana. At least 84% of the public believes the drug should be legal for medical uses, and recreational pot usage is less controversial than ever, with at least 61% of Americans in support.<p>Even though some medical benefits of …

Multiple Sclerosis

Dad Films His Daughter Growing Up Over 14 Years in 4 Minutes

In a gorgeous display of fatherly love, Frans Hofmeester started filming his baby girl Lotte in the autumn 1999 and continued for a full 14 …

20 Places To See Abroad Before You Die

It's a big world out there--so big that it can be daunting to decide what international destinations to visit in the course of a lifetime. We've whittled it down to 20 amazing places to see abroad before you die. Pick one or pick them all--you can't go wrong.<p>It's a big world out there -- so big …

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Kepler Telescope Discovers Most Earth-Like Planet Yet

A nearly Earth-size planet orbits in a star's habitable zone, detected by NASA astronomers.<p>Red sunshine, seas, and maybe aliens? Scientists analyzing data from NASA's Kepler Space Telescope today report the closest thing yet to another Earth, a world in a habitable orbit around a red dwarf star …

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Johnny Depp's New Movie 'Transcendence' Says Technology Will Turn Us Into X-Men

After watching a screening of Johnny Depp's new movie, "Transcendence" Wednesday evening, I was left with a ton of questions.<p>Can you upload a person's consciousness into a computer?<br>• Can artificial intelligence be self aware?<br>• Are we too reliant on technology?<br>• Will we be able to clone humans — and …

The Most Satisfying Food Sounds Of All Time

From the crack of a crᅢᄄme brᅢᄏlᅢᄅe to the sizzle of bacon.<p>While we obviously enjoy food through taste, food is something we enjoy with all of our senses.<p>Smell plays a critical role in how we perceive food -- we often confuse flavor with aroma, and when we're having trouble smelling, we have …

A$AP Rocky and A$AP Ferg Perform New Track at Coachella

During A$AP Ferg's set at Coachella yesterday, he finished up by bringing out a special guest: A$AP Rocky. "I just got some new shit I just wanna drop, man," Rocky said. Watch below at the 31:00 mark (via Stereogum).

BMW M5 turns 30, celebrates sideways

BMW has a secret, and it's not telling. The brand's <i>M Power</i> blog is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the M5 and is taking a look back at previous models of its <i>Autobahn</i>-storming sedan, but it says that it will end "with a surprise." The celebration kicks off with a short video showing the latest …

Andrew Garfield: a sensitive superhero

There were many "really stupid, brilliant films" played on the VHS player in Andrew Garfield's house when he was young. <i>Teen Wolf</i>, the <i>Wayne's World</i> movies, <i>Back to the Future</i> and Bill and Ted's pair of adventures were favourites. So were boxing stories. A clutch of heroes could be seen swinging their …

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EU funds 3D-printed 'smoothfood' for care homes

The European Union is funding a project to develop 3D-printed "smoothfood" for people in care homes who suffer from problems related to mastication …

How It Works: A Wiffle Ball Pitch

Take a whiff of that<p>The Wiffle ball has been fooling batters since its invention in 1953, but scientists only recently learned why. Mechanical engineer Jenn Stroud Rossmann at Lafayette College placed the ball in a wind tunnel, measured airflow around it, and concluded that the shifting balance of …

What If Bars Sold Subscriptions?

<b>Etched deep in the DNA of trendy bars,</b> pretty much by definition, is a compulsion toward newness. In America, circa 2012, this can mean an unpublished phone number, a hidden entrance, ever more varieties of bitters, an illegal on-site distilling operation, mixology equipment that looks like it was …

10 Tips for Grilling the Juiciest Chicken Breasts

Call me an iconoclast, but I actually like to grill chicken breasts.<p>Call me an iconoclast, but I actually like to grill chicken breasts. Not always, but often. I appreciate their neutrality -- a blank canvas, as it were, on which to impose the flavors from the world's most vibrant food cultures. I …

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