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Watch St. Vincent Play Nirvana, Hendrix, Led Zeppelin Riffs, More

St. Vincent recently visited BBC Radio 6 Music, where she sat down for an acoustic recital of the riffs that changed her life. They include Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” Led Zeppelin’s “Black Dog,” Jimi Hendrix’s “Manic Depression,” the Breeders’ “Cannonball,” Jethro Tull’s “Aqualung,” and …

Guitar

How Do We Know The Universe Is Infinite?

<i>Is the universe infinite or do we say that because we have not traveled to or seen its walls yet? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Viktor T. Toth, IT pro, part-time physicist, on</b> …

Universe

This Video About The Scale of Black Holes Will Crush Your Poor, Tiny Brain

We were not prepared for this.<p>Black holes are vast, matter-annihilating objects that seem to defy physics by their very existence. They're so weird, …

Skulls show women moved across medieval Europe, not just men

BERLIN (AP) — The newcomers who arrived in the little farming villages of medieval Germany would have stood out: They had dark hair and tawny skin, …

Anthropology

Stephen Hawking says he knows what happened before the dawn of time

It's the biggest question in the universe. What happened before the Big Bang? Now world-famous physicist Stephen Hawking says he has an answer.<p>“The boundary condition of the universe ... is that it has no boundary,” Hawking tells the National Geographic’s <i>Star Talk</i> show this weekend.<p>In other words, …

The so-called fifth force of nature is starting to look more and more real - ExtremeTech

By on August 17, 2016 at 1:00 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>A fifth fundamental force, perhaps …

GF7 car design could legally hit 550 mph – in the sky

One thing that 21st century life seems to lack is a good selection of flying cars. For those of us growing up in the 1960s, TV shows about life after …

Constantly Claimed By Atheists, Neil deGrasse Tyson Responds To That Whole Concept — Wonderfully

<b>One of his main points is that once you’ve declared yourself an “ist” of some sort, all kinds of assumptions follow.</b><p>Just look at what people assume …

What are the limits of human vision?

From spotting galaxies millions of light years away to perceiving invisible colours, Adam Hadhazy explains why your eyes can do incredible things.<p>Take a look around the room – what do you see? All those colours, the walls, the windows – everything seems so self-evident, just so there. It's weird to …

Andromeda Galaxy

Convert a Lawn Mower into a Generator - Horizontal Mount (Part 1)

Home Brew Power! Convert a Lawn Mower Engine into a Generator<p>This article is based on a submission by David Hooper (with additions from the crew at …

Science