Anthony Santilli

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Depression Is A Monster But Don't Fear it

One of the earliest films I can really remember is Alien. I loved it. I still do today. I grew up in the green and grey countryside of the shady …

These "Trump Book Report" Tweets Are Literary Nerdom & Political Commentary At Their Finest

The final debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is over, and the results are in — at least for some Twitter users, who were so stunned by …

How an Antibiotic-Resistant Superbug Is Born

Inspired by Soderbergh, brought to life by Harvard.<p>In a hypnotic and somewhat terrifying video, the Harvard Medical School has shown how bacteria evolve and mutate as they become impervious to drugs.<p>The experiments, described in a recent issue of <i>Science</i>, used a 2-by-4-foot petri dish, eventually …

NASA asteroid probe may find clues to origins of life on Earth

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A U.S. space probe was cleared for launch on Thursday to collect and return samples from an asteroid in hopes of learning more about the origins of life on Earth and perhaps elsewhere in the solar system, NASA said on Tuesday.<p>A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket …

The 5 Things Women Want You Won't Believe They Don't Have

There are a lot of articles out there (and one disturbing Mel Gibson "comedy") about what women want. These lists usually include "a man," "a baby," …

Behind James Comey’s Big Gamble

The FBI director’s stunning announcement was weeks in the making. Here’s how it all went down.<p>Whether or not the FBI Director James Comey would speak publicly about the Hillary Clinton email server investigation had been a matter of debate throughout the spring on the seventh-floor corridor that …

This paragraph from FBI's statement explains why the agency isn't recommending charges against Clinton

That seemed confusing to many, considering FBI Director James Comey also acknowledged earlier in his press conference that it's a felony to "mishandle classified information either intentionally or in a grossly negligent way."<p>But other factors come into play in the FBI's recommendation.<p>"Prosecutors …

Dear Science: Why aren’t apes evolving into humans?

<i>Dear Science: Why are there no hominins left on Earth? If evolution is ongoing and species are always changing and adapting, shouldn't we see new human-like species evolving from apes, even if the old ones died out?</i><p>Here's what science has to say:<p>We hate to be the ones to break it to you, but you …

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9 Mini Mason Jar Gardens to Help Bring Your Small Living Space to Life

City living means tight quarters and tiny-to-tinier outdoor access. If maximizing your studio apartment decor is at the top of your to-do list alongside keeping your green thumb alive, then it’s time to break out your trusty old mason jars. They’ll add a bit of charm to your apartment or tiny …

10 pop-punk albums from 2003 still better than pop punk today - Features - Alternative Press

<b>The All-American Rejects - The All-American Rejects</b><p>The All-American Rejects catapulted themselves into the mainstream world with their debut …

Make Your Own Motion Sensing Smart Mirror by Yourself

Reportedly Microsoft has developed a smart mirror that can read your emotions, but it’s unavailable, so we might as well make our own motion sensing …

House of Leaves — The Most Meta Mystery Story Ever?

Mark Z. Danielewski says his novel is easier to read than it is to explain. It’s been sold as an existential horror story, but he’d prefer it be …

Former Disney Staffers Share Their Best Hacks For The Parks

<i>Photo: © RSBPhoto1 / Alamy Stock Photo</i><p>If your spring or summer plans include a stay at Disney World, you're likely aware that there are a ton of tips and tricks for making the most of your stay. But beyond "hidden Mickeys" and trading pins with characters, here are a few smart insider hacks from …

The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to …

The Smart Person's Guide To Avoiding Electrical Shock

Everything you need to know before you work around the wires in your home.<p>Getting shocked is more than unpleasant. It can be lethal. An electrical impulse as small as 14 milliamps is enough to kill a person. The current drawn by a plug-in nightlight is more than enough to do the job.<p>I was thinking …

This Nerd Is Rewriting ’50 Shades Of Grey’ And It’s Better Than The Original

Few contemporary "novels" have been parodied quite as much as Fifty Shades of Grey. We've had Fifty Sheds of Grey, Fifty Shades of O.J, and Fifty …

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8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

Why so many scientists are so ignorant

Science has enormous cachet and authority in our culture — for very understandable reasons! And that has led scientists (and non-scientists who claim …

The 7 best backpacks for travelers

It's versatile enough to handle your needs, and basic enough to take anywhere and everywhere.<p>You don't need to trek through the wilderness or across entire continents to be a backpack person — maybe rolling a suitcase through a crowded terminal just isn't your forte. (Though if it is, there are …

Evaluating Our Importance In The Universe

For the past two weeks we've been exploring some of the questions related to life's origin on Earth and possibly elsewhere.<p>We know life was present on Earth at least 3.5 billion years ago. It may have been present even earlier, but results remain controversial. The window of opportunity for life to …

Biology

Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …

Forestry

Grip-lit? Psychological thrillers were around long before Gone Girl

Is the popularity of dark crime fiction written by women really the sign of a game-changing new genre? Only if you have forgotten PD James, Ruth Rendell, Daphne du Maurier ...<p>“So what do you think of this new phenomenon of psychological thrillers by women?” the interviewer asked me. “You know … <i>Gone</i> …

The 30 most beautiful towns in Europe

These are the 30 prettiest towns in Europe, according to the fine people at the Japanese Association of Travel Agents (JATA).<p>It was challenged to come up with 30 smaller destinations to promote to holidaymakers. This is what they came up with (and there's only one in Britain).<p>1. Kilkenny, Ireland<p>On …

Raspberry Pi: Wall Mounted Calendar and Notification Center

LED DRAWING PAD<p>Weather Forecast Clock Using Old Alarm and Arduino<p>Sonic Mirror Audio Reactive Instruments<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>Hi,<p>Do any of those that …

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Exactly What Kind Of Socialist Is Bernie Sanders?

More Americans say they would vote for a Muslim or an atheist for president than they would for a socialist, according to a recent Gallup Poll. Yet "socialist" is now how Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has described himself throughout his career.<p>Sanders has not run from the term, even as he surges in …

The Bible’s filled with torture: 9 ways the Good Book condones the worst behavior

<b>(ehrlif via Shutterstock)</b><p>Of course Christian wingnuts are willing to excuse drones and CIA. They’re simply taking their cues from the Bible<p>Valerie Tarico<p>May 15, 2015 10:00am (UTC)<p>The first half of December 2014 was painful to many moderate American Christians who see their God as a God of love. A …

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A young man who survived “ex-gay ministries” taught me what it means to be a Christian

<b>Cover detail of "Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church"</b><p>The campaign against marriage equality sent me fleeing from the church. Here’s what brought me back<p>Rachel Held Evans<p>April 19, 2015 9:57am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving and Finding the …

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Phil Robertson’s barbaric faith: “Duck Dynasty” star and Fox News’ Sean Hannity turn drivel into God’s word

<b>Sean Hannity, Phil Robertson (Jeff Malet. maletphoto.com/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>The Fox News host keeps turning to the “Swamp Sage” for wisdom. No one comes out of this looking good<p>Jeffrey Tayler<p>April 5, 2015 9:59am (UTC)<p>Sean Hannity, I’m almost embarrassed to admit, is not all bad. Just after the …

Religion

The Absurdity of Infinity: Astrophysicist Janna Levin Explains Whether the Universe Is Infinite or Finite in Letters to Her Mother

“The simpler the insight, the more profound the conclusion.”<p>In 1998, while on the cusp of becoming one of the most significant theoretical cosmologists of our time, mathematician-turned-astrophysicist <b>Janna Levin</b> left her post at Berkeley and moved across the Atlantic for a prestigious position at …