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Photographer Captures the Blissed-Out Expressions of Cats High on Catnip

Washington D.C.-based photographer Andrew Marttila quite possibly has the best job ever. Known as “The Cat Photographer,” he dedicates himself to capturing the playful, adorable, and often hilarious personalities of our feline friends. And for his latest project, Marttila reveals what happens to …

Pets

North Korea Designed A Nuke. So Did This Truck Driver

This year, deep inside a mountain, North Korea detonated a giant nuclear bomb.<p>The weapon was powerful; at least 10 times more destructive than the bomb the U.S. dropped on Hiroshima at the end of World War II. The North claimed it was an advanced, thermonuclear design. The test came just months …

North Korea

Microsoft is using Excel as a gateway drug to AI

We all interact with artificial intelligence every day: It builds our Google searches, our Facebook feeds, and predicts the next word we’ll type. In this way we’re consumers of AI, rather than using it ourselves.<p>But many of us use Excel. In an attempt to make it easier to work with machine learning …

Adopted by Firefighters, 'Flame the Arson Cat' Has His Own Mini Helmet and Fire Pole Scratching Post

After a busy day on the job two years ago, firefighter Jordan Lide was relaxing with his crew mates in the open bay area of the Belmont Fire …

South Carolina

'Wootube' is the hit YouTube channel that's making math hella fun again

For the past decade or so, there's been a decline in the number of mathematics students in high schools in Australia. But one teacher is giving new …

Modern-day slavery is a lurking, pervasive problem in American restaurants

If a restaurant dishwasher working in the US illegally wanted to leave his or her job, could they? Turns out, not necessarily.<p>In too many cases, people working in the American food system—from the agricultural fields where laborers pick the nation’s produce to the restaurants and bars that serve …

Unheralded Mathematician Bridges the Prime Gap

A virtually unknown researcher has made a great advance in one of mathematics’ oldest problems, the twin primes conjecture.<p>On April 17, a paper …

Instead of using a horrific terror attack to bolster prejudice, politicians should consider how Muslims in the west should be treated<p>After every attack, there is a pause while ideologues sniff the wind. If it is an Islamist easterly, the worst elements of the right know what to do. They score …

Religion

6 Interview Strategies That Elon Musk Uses to Hire at SpaceX and Tesla | Inc.com

Tesla and SpaceX have pretty bold ambitions, as far as companies go: to power the entire world by battery, and to get mankind to Mars, respectively. To keep those goals on track, Elon Musk has to hire some of the most talented people around.<p>The entrepreneur has developed some pretty distinct hiring …

Employment

Why Smart People Don't Multitask

Multitasking is really tempting. It's also really bad for you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You may have heard that multitasking is bad for you, but new studies show that it kills your performance and may even damage your brain. Every time you multitask you aren’t …

Blacksmithing Essentials for the Beginner

Blacksmithing is by no means a dead trade, but if you watch or have watched shows like Forged in Fire, you’ll notice the modern forge has quite a few degrees of separation from the bellows and hammering of forges past. When I first got into blacksmithing, I wanted things to be modern. “This trade …

Wi-Fi Widget for iPhone Gives You Quick Access to Wi-Fi Router Info and Passwords

iPhone: If you want to get any information about the Wi-Fi network you’re connected to on your iPhone, you’d usually have to jump into the Settings. …

How To Get The Perfect Suit

Unless you’ve already got a closet full of them, chances are you’re wondering how to get the perfect suit—one that looks great and fits amazingly …

12 Things That Surprised Me About Traveling in Hokkaido

Hokkaido is a place that’s all about going into the wild. So what better way to experience my first time there than to go as spectacularly wild as it …

Black and White Bangkok: The Street Photography of Jordan Stead

<i>All images by Jordan Stead. Used with permission.</i><p>Photography has the power to transform the perspective of both viewer and photographer. The images …

7 Strategies That Will Help You Eliminate Procrastination

This column is by Zdravko Cvijetic, Founder of Zero toThe post 7 Strategies That Will Help You Eliminate Procrastination appeared first on iamwire.

11 Things That Probably Won’t Exist in 2025

From your living room to your car, these pieces of technology may not be around much longer.<p>If there’s one thing that’s constant in the world of …

20 Gmail Hacks Only Savvy Users Know

These tricks and tips will make you a Gmail power user.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s an endless amount of tricks, tips and extensions that can boost your Gmail game. From undoing a sent email to pre-writing messages to sending money -- Gmail has taken email to …

Sundance 2017: Here Are the Cameras Used to Shoot This Year’s Acclaimed Films

Filmmakers tell IndieWire what cameras they used to shoot their Sundance films and why they chose them.<p>IndieWire reached out to the filmmakers behind …

Sea turtle hatchery in Nicaragua pays poachers for eggs

<b>Communities in northwestern Nicaragua are rallying to save the critically endangered hawksbill turtle.</b><p>In the northwest corner of Nicaragua, there is …

Japan celebrates first homegrown sumo grand champion in 19 years

Japan celebrated Wednesday after a sumo wrestler became the first homegrown grand champion in nearly two decades.<p>Kisenosato was promoted to “yokozona” status, the highest possible ranking in Japan’s national sport, during a ceremony in Tokyo after winning a grand tournament at the weekend.<p>A steady …

Martial Arts

World’s First Semisynthetic Organism Created: Scientists Expand Life’s Genetic Code To Include Two Artificial DNA Bases

All DNA-based life forms on Earth contain, at their core, a genetic code made up of four bases — adenine (A), thymine (T), guanine (G), cytosine (C). …

Professor Smith Goes to Washington

In response to the new president’s stances on a range of issues, more scientists are preparing to run for political office.<p><i>Updated on June 4, 2018</i><p>For American science, the next four years look to be challenging. The newly inaugurated President Trump, and many of his Cabinet picks, have repeatedly …

Science

Oakley’s Radar Pace Sunglasses Help Runners and Cyclists Train Smarter

<b>Using state-of-the-art speech technology, these smart sunglasses come with a built-in coach that tracks workouts, monitors biometric data and</b> …

Quantum computing breakthrough: UK scientists develop technique to greatly simplify trapped ions

University of Sussex physicists have found a new way to create quantum gates – apply voltage to microchips.<p>Physicists from the University of Sussex …

What is a Woodworking Shooting Board?

First let’s sort out some ambiguity. This is a tool used in woodworking, and not to be confused with things that are used in the sport of hockey or …

This Is How To Be Productive Without Being Miserable: 8 Proven Secrets

There’s plenty of good advice on how to be productive. But most of it makes you feel like you need to turn yourself into a machine. You don’t want to …

Time Management

The GIF Is Dead. Long Live the GIF.

Inside the internet's long, doomed quest to replace its most iconic and flawed filetype.<p>November 5, 1999, was Burn All GIFs Day. Had you visited its homepage that Friday, you would have seen the movement's game plan laid out as plainly as its name: "On Burn All GIFs Day, all GIF users will gather …

GIF Animations

An Italian rapper, a 'hangman's noose' and a $250m lawsuit: the chaotic race to build Elon Musk's hyperloop

In 2013, irked by the $68 billion (£51 billion) cost of California’s high-speed rail project, Elon Musk proposed an alternative. He called it the …