Miguel Arroyo Ortega

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The Comics You Must Grab After Seeing The Amazing Spider-Man 2

As this weekend's <i>The Amazing Spider-Man 2</i> has demonstrated, with great power—say, the powers to do whatever a spider can—comes great responsibility. …

6 Famous Thought Experiments Explained in 1 Minute Each

Einstein once said, “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”<p>The Open University, an online educational institute, took …

American Philosophy

Why you can't travel at the speed of light

Albert Einstein is famous for many things, not least his theories of relativity. The first, the special theory of relativity, was the one that began the physicist's reputation for tearing apart the classical worldview that had come before. Special relativity, a way of relating the motion of objects …

Am I Going To Die This Year? A Mathematical Puzzle

A few years ago, physicist Brian Skinnerasked himself: What are the odds I will die in the next year? He was 25. What got him wondering about this, I have no idea, but, hey, it's something everybody asks. When I can't wedge my dental floss between my two front teeth, I ask it, too. So Brian looked …

Polish man builds McLaren F1 replica in his shed

A Polish man, Jacek Mazur, describes himself as an amateur mechanic. We think that's an understatement, based on what he built - an pretty awesome replica of the legendary McLaren F1. This isn't some Fierorarri type deal, either.<p>Mazur fabricated the car's tubular space frame, crafted the body, …

The Year’s Most Beautiful Photos From Space

Cosmic photography is always breathtaking, so a full year’s worth of images provides plenty of choices. Here are some of 2013’s highlights.

16 Gifts Every Audio Freak Will Love | WIRED

If you've ever tried recommending a new band to a music nerd, then you know the feeling of true shame. There's no way you can match their exquisite …