Bruce Cambigue

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13 Mnemonic Sentences To Boost Your General Knowledge

It’s fair to say that Richard—an ennobled great-grandson of King Edward III—dying at the Battle of Wakefield in 1460 probably isn’t the most well …

The World's Largest Nerf Gun Shoots Darts at High Speeds

Take note, Guinness World Record judges: Along with two friends, YouTuber and former NASA Engineer Mark Rober has created what he claims is the …

14 Jobs You Didn’t Know Dryer Sheets Could Do

Dryer sheets are designed to soften and freshen clothing, but they've got loads of other uses—and we've made a laundry list of them.<p>1. DEODORANT MARK …

Happy TED Talks

If you're having a bad day, these TED Talks will cheer you right up.<p>*<p>Here is the story behind how Pepsi Perfect was designed for the real …

TED Talks

Watch What Happens to Magnetic Objects Inside an MRI Machine

Anyone who’s gotten an MRI scan knows that bringing metal into the machine would be a bad move. That’s because the process, short for magnetic …

UC Berkeley

Symmetry, a Math Film by Charles and Ray Eames

In their 1961 short film <i>Symmetry</i>, Charles and Ray Eames explore the mathematical properties of, you guessed it, symmetry. Using animation, they show …

15 Unique Illnesses You Can Only Come Down With in German

The German language is so perfectly suited for these syndromes, coming down with them in any other language just won’t do.<p>1. KEVINISMUS<p>At some point …

9 Fierce Facts About American Ninja Warrior

Now in its eighth season, <i>American Ninja Warrior</i> continues to challenge elite athletes with obstacle courses unlike any other—to the point that only …

American Ninja

Photographer Puts LEGO Minifigs in Amusing Situations

French photographer Samsofy Pardugato once focused on sports, but has recently turned his camera on a smaller subject—LEGO minifigs.<p>Pardugato drops …

What’s It Like to Fight in 15th Century Armor?: A Surprising Demonstration

Above, Le Musée National du Moyen-Âge (otherwise known as The National Museum of the Middle Ages) and The University of Geneva recreate fight scenes …

Demonstration

9 Popular Quotes Commonly Misattributed to Abe Lincoln

Known widely as a great orator, Abraham Lincoln said (and wrote) many inspiring things during his life and presidency. From the “House Divided” …

Mark Twain

Translating What Your Cat is Trying to Tell You

I have two cats, which means that when I’m home, I spend an inordinate amount of time making up dialogue for them. And if you have cats of your own, …

How Far Can You Fall and Still Survive?

You’re on a plane. You’re bored. You stare out the window at the clouds. You wonder what would happen if you couldn’t resist the urge to open the …

16 Fun Facts About Hedgehogs

After cats, hedgehogs might be the internet's favorite animal. But how much do you know about these spiky mammals—other than how cute they look when …

New Research Shows How Chameleons Change Color

In a recent episode of <i>Veritasium</i>, host Derek Muller explains the new research, published earlier this year in <i>Nature</i> <i>Communications,</i> that disproves …

Research

11 Incredible Stephen Hawking Quotes

When Stephen Hawking was diagnosed with motor neurone disease at age 21, doctors thought he'd only survive a few more years. But the theoretical …

Old-School New York Times Death Infographics Were Depressing

We take much for granted in these modern times of ours, like, for example, the fact that our collective life expectancy means people aren't …

6 Creative Uses of Sentence Diagramming

Sentence diagramming was once a widespread technique for teaching kids how to analyze the structure of a sentence. If you had to do it in school, you …

15 Fantastic and Filthy Shakespearean Insults

Whether he was coining new ones or stretching their meanings with double entendres, Shakespeare had a way with words. And sometimes—in fact, fairly …

15 Delightfully Inspirational Quotes from Great Writers

Any writer knows that unsolicited advice about their work is easy to come by, but finding inspiration on those days when the words just won’t come is …

Sesame Street's Star Wars Parody

Gather 'round, my fellow nerds: <i>Sesame Street</i> has released a terrific <i>Star Wars</i> segment. In the five-minute clip,<p>Cookie Monster"Flan Solo" learns an …

Sesame Street

Honoré de Balzac Writes About “The Pleasures and Pains of Coffee,” and His Epic Coffee Addiction

163 years after his death, Honoré de Balzac remains an extremely modern-sounding wag. Were he alive today, he'd no doubt be pounding out his …

36 Things You Might Not Know About Cats

We've already covered dogs. Here are some amazing facts for the cat lovers out there.<p>Don't miss an episode—subscribe here!<p><i>[For a transcript of this</i> …

8 Grand Yet Forgotten Profane Expressions

Recently, I stumbled across Dorothy Rose Blumberg’s <i>Whose What?,</i> a book of “the American Language’s” strangest possessive axioms, like “Adam’s Apple” …

Meet Google's Security Princess

As Google's top hacker, Parisa Tabriz thinks like a criminal—and manages the brilliant, wonky guys on her team with the courage and calm of a hostage negotiator.<p>"Security Princess" is Parisa Tabriz's official title at Google. Seriously. And yes, you can google that. "'Information Security Engineer' …

11 Ways Big Cats Are Just Like Domestic Cats

Just how much do big cats have in common with the tabby in your home? We asked Susan Bass, director of public relations at Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, …

11 Products That Kept Dad Looking Dapper

Dad’s (or Granddad’s, depending on your age) grooming routine didn’t always consist solely of soaking his dentures in Polident and occasionally …

Bruce Lee

11 Grammar Lessons From the Leaked CIA Style Book

In 2014, a leaked copy of the <i>Directorate of Intelligence Style Manual & Writer's Guide for Intelligence Publications</i> found its way to the Internet. …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves.<p><b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of …

Recipes

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …