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Fire-Starting Tips for Warming the Hearth

Eagle Scouts aren’t the only ones who need to know how to build a campfire. It’s a necessary art form for all those looking to explore the wild. …

It's easy to make your brain think it's in someone else's body

Some scientists just can't stop threatening people with knives and rubber mallets. But it's not out of sadism (we hope). Fear can be a vivid indicator of who, or rather where, you think you are.<p>A team of researchers at Sweden's Karolinska Institutet has been investigating how our brains orient us …

Twitter / Account Suspended

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

China's stock market is now so big its computers can't handle all the numbers

Shanghai Stock Exchange's trading turnover exceeds 1 trillion yuan but software wasn't designed to report numbers that high<p>China's stock trading fever has made the Shanghai Stock Exchange the world's biggest in terms of turnover, surpassing the New York Stock Exchange, but the explosion in volumes …

Stock Markets

Shoes That Grow: Guy Invents Sandals That’ll Grow 5 Sizes In 5 Years To Help Millions Of Poor Children

Sometimes, the simplest invention can change millions of lives. That’s the goal of The Shoe That Grows, a sandal invented by inventor Kenton Lee that …

7 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free download right now

If you’re on the hunt for solid paid iPhone and iPad that have gone on sale for free, you’ve come to the right place. Today’s list includes seven …

Could You Draw Your Perfect Penis? These Ladies Did.

Guys, if you ask your partner to describe her perfect penis, without skipping a beat she'll either say "Yours honey!" or give you a whack across the …

Art Galleries

Artists demand that the NYPD give back their Snowden sculpture

The three artists who secretly installed an illicit bust of Edward Snowden in a Brooklyn park earlier this month want the NYPD to give it back.<p>A …

Break Your Bad Habits

A friend offers you a smoke while you're tailgating at the game. You have one every now and then, and you're not hooked, so sure, thanks. Besides, it does look good with your drink.<p>This, my friend, is your brain battling a bad habit—and losing. As we continually perform a behavior—smoking socially, …

This Artist Started Painting Gorgeous Art After He Went Blind

John Bramblitt uses textures to guide him stroke by stroke.<p>Over the years, he's worked on different techniques to master painting, with textures as a guide.<p>He mixes paint himself so he can control when it will dry, and even choose to use lines that are raised at first, but later flatten.<p>As for …

For Ebola patients, a way to see the faces of those helping

The West African country of Liberia has been devastated over the past year by an Ebola outbreak that has killed thousands of people.<p>And for those in hospitals suffering, all they see are masks and robot-looking suits of doctors and nurses caring for them. The medics must wear those protective suits …

9 More Painful Truths about Having Long Hair

Cassandra is a cartoonist in Canada. She has long hair and sometimes draws about it. Flowing long locks can be beautiful. But, in reality, there's a …

Whimsical Photo Manipulations Offer Lighthearted Perspectives on the Natural World

Using beautiful imagery and editing prowess, graphic artist Anil Saxema's whimsical photo manipulations lend a fresh perspective to our view of the natural world. His work depicts lighthearted scenes of humans and animals interacting in amusing – and often surprising – ways. For instance, a woman …

Zebra

This tiny animal can survive basically anything, including the vacuum of space

By Rachel Feltman<p>, Freelancer, Editor at Popular Science Magazine<p>When we talk about 'extreme' animals, the tardigrade easily takes the cake: Also known as the water bear, the tardigrade is a microscopic critter (just 1.5 mm across, at most!) that can withstand <i>just about anything</i>. So it's no …

Biology

Higher coffee consumption may protect against liver cancer

Coffee is the morning pick-me-up of millions - every day people drink coffee to increase wakefulness and improve concentration and focus. A new …

How do you dismantle a nuclear submarine?

When nuclear-powered submarines reach the end of their lives, dismantling them is a complicated and laborious process. Paul Marks investigates.<p>Nuclear submarines have long been a favourite in popular fiction. From movies such as The Hunt for Red October to long-running TV series like Voyage to the …

Nuclear Energy

41 Genius April Fools’ Day Pranks Your Kids Will Totally Fall For

Because kids don't get a free pass on April 1.

Pictures of the Week 3.12.15

Photos

Several Americans Possibly Exposed To Ebola, As Epidemic Smolders

This week we got a rude reminder that Ebola is clearly not over in West Africa.<p>Another American aid worker contracted the disease in Sierra Leone, health officials reported Thursday. The infected worker was flown back to the U.S. in a private jet and is being treated at the National Institutes of …

School shuts down SAE chapter after video

<b>(CNN) —</b> Even with the national chapter shutting the Sigma Alpha Epsilon house at the University of Oklahoma, the school president said the university's affiliation with the fraternity is permanently done as a campus group called for the expulsion of fraternity members.<p>The members have until …

University of Oklahoma

Single Mom With 4 Kids Can’t Afford Groceries. Now Watch The Man Behind Her…

Julie lives in greater New York with her husband and dog. Cooking, gardening, traveling, and being as active as possible are some of her favorite …

Hobbies

How – and how not – to cross the street around the world

Like gorging on street food of uncertain provenance or accepting your host’s home brew served in an antifreeze jug, crossing the street ranks among the top potentially treacherous experiences in a new destination – and the most amusingly worry-free in others.<p>The golden rules? Find out about the …

Unwashed bathroom glasses, coffee pots rinsed with mildew remover and secret minibar restocking fees: Everything you need to know about your hotel room (that NO ONE tells you)

When you first enter your hotel room, it's tempting to immediately head toward the minibar, brew yourself a cup of coffee or raid the toiletries that …

Cleaning

This Museum is Designed for Fun 3D Illusion Photos Featuring Visitors

While major art museums around the world are issuing bans on selfie sticks, there’s one unusual museum in the Philippines that’s continuing to …

ISIS Is Latest Radical Group to Destroy Ancient Art

World<p>BOSTON — Over the centuries, militant groups and radical regimes have targeted not just innocent lives but also historic and cultural artifacts preserved and revered by their victims.<p>In Afghanistan, it was the Taliban.<p>In 2001, Taliban fighters demolished two sandstone statues of Buddha that …

Middle East

From Scottish teen to ISIS bride and recruiter: the Aqsa Mahmood story

<b>(CNN) —</b> In November 2013, 19-year-old Aqsa Mahmood gave her father, Muzaffar, a long hug goodbye. As if it were a normal day, she said "Khuda hafiz," which means "May God be your guardian," and left the family home in an affluent Glasgow, Scotland, neighborhood.<p>Then she went off to pursue violent …

Islam

12 Pieces of Buddhist Wisdom That Will Transform Your Life

Buddhaimonia.Get a FREE PDF Workbook of 12 Pieces of Buddhist Wisdom When I was little, my grandma had this little green Buddha statue. It wasn’t a …

Buddhism