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How a Teenager Invented a Better Test for Pancreatic Cancer

Share<p>In 2011, Jack Andraka’s uncle died of pancreatic cancer, a particularly deadly disease. In 2012, the 15-year-old invented a paper test strip …

Seattle Police Ran Out of Free HempFest Doritos in 10 Minutes

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Seattle Police Department's plan to hand out safety flyers at this weekend's HempFest that …

What America Isn't Doing That The Rest Of The World Has Mastered

Americans, it seems, are always striving for bigger, faster, stronger -- but when it comes to slowing down, we're seriously lagging behind the rest of the world. Where productivity reigns supreme, constant multitasking and connection to digital devices (even during vacations and weekends) are …

How To Use Index/Match, The One Microsoft Excel Trick That Separates The Gurus From The Interns

The program is the gold standard of programs. It's elegant, ubiquitous, and outstandingly powerful.<p>American business lives and dies by the spreadsheet, and everyone is always looking to hone their skills.<p>There's one trick, though, that separates the quants from the interns.<p>That trick is …

2014 Aston Martin Vanquish vs. The Hocking Hills

Old Faithful: Over our favorite test loop on a surge of Aston torque.<p>After 250 miles of Monday, enduring exactly what most people expect of Ohio—dead-flat, straight pavement overpopulated with vigilant traffic enforcers—the sight of state highway 664 rolling into view through the windshield comes …

Mosler MT900 and Consulier GTP! Supercars Ahead of Their Time - The Downshift Ep. 58

Drag Race! Cadillac CTSV Vs Ferrari | Top Gear USA

Young Boy Beautifully Explains Why People Should Not Eat Animals in Poignant Video

Mealtime can be a challenge for any parent dealing with a picky eater — but for one young boy, what he puts in his mouth isn’t so much about being …

2013 Subaru BRZ Limited Long-Term Update 4

You can tell I've been having some fun<p>From the photo below, you can tell I’ve been having some fun with the BRZ. After 6 months of flawless daily-driving service, I decided to reward Burzz (and myself) with some honest-to-goodness competition driving. In Southern California, the local SCCA …

How to Make a Clementine Candle

Looking for a unique way to light up your home for a special occasion or the holidays? Transform a small piece of citrus fruit into a votive …

Ten Dollar Stomp Rocket Launcher

Chris Connors’ 10 Dollar Stomp Rocket Launcher looks pretty cool!<p>Stomp rockets are a great way to introduce flight, pneumatics, and energy transfer through hands-on learning. Paper rockets are very easy to make, and use “virtually free” materials. This will help encourage multiple iterations and …

How to Get Into MIT

MIT is one of the best engineering schools in the United States and the world. It comprises a huge vibrant & participative international community …

Racing The Nürburgring - Leh Keen 'Rain Dance' Interview - /SHAKEDOWN

1987 Porsche 944 V8

This 1987 Porsche 944 has been given a Chevrolet LS2 V8 swap that is said to have been done at Hendrick Motorsports for Jeff Gordon. Delete the …

ETCC 1980 BMW 320i Race Car

This 1980 BMW E21 is said to have been built and raced in Germany in the European Touring Car Championship. It was later imported to the USA by an …

Zach Sobiech was a Nissan GT-R fan, will always be our hero

Like presumably any other 17-year-old out there, Zach Sobiech was ecstatic when a Nissan GT-R rolled into his driveway. As you can see in the image above, he had an ear-to-ear smile as he got to spend a week driving his dream car – but what you can't see is that he was just weeks away from losing a …

Leh Keen's Rain Dance - 24 Hours Nürburgring - /DRIVER'S EYE

Aaron Robinson: Why The Great Elon Musk Needs a Muzzle

To call the Gray Lady a liar is crossing a line and standing with the Chinese government.<p>Before we go any further, let’s be clear on one thing: I’m a fan of Tesla Motors chief Elon Musk. It’s not because he’s both two years younger than me and, with a net worth of $2.7 billion, ranks 527th on …

Make your old iPhone run like new

My friend is convinced that the slowing of his iPhone 4S is part of a vast Apple conspiracy. I'm not completely persuaded.<p>I mean, sure Apple has sent out updates to iOS that are arguably a step in the wrong direction, like that whole Apple Maps fiasco. But I believe the main culprit for decreasing …

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How to Get Whiter Teeth at Home

Having white teeth is a sign of good health and personal hygiene, and is also essential for a lovely smile. If your teeth aren't as white as you'd …

DIY: Turn your GoPro into a 24-hour dash cam [w/video]

If you've noticed a disturbing lack of dash cam in your life, our friends at sister site <i>Translogic</i> have just the thing for you. They've worked up a quick play-by-play for how to turn your GoPro Hero3 into a go-anywhere camera to record everything that goes on in front of your vehicle.<p>The steps are …