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Bizarre cleaning hacks that will change your life

Baking soda to unblock drains, mouthwash to disinfect washing machines and a SOCK mop: Bizarre cleaning hacks that will change your life<p><b>Have the</b> …

How the 50/20/30 Rule Can Help You Budget

A monthly budget is one of those financial necessities that no one wants to think about, but everyone should. But figuring out how to allocate your …

Personal Finance

The True Story Behind Alice In Wonderland

The man behind <i>Alice In Wonderland</i> is much like the tales he wrote: an enigma that straddles the line between childlike innocence and darkness. Like …

20 of the Most Popular Cleaning Hacks on Pinterest

Advanced Alien Civilizations May Get Their Energy From a Dyson Sphere

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Universe

Disturbing Trend Has Teens eating Garden Plant Seeds for Their Hallucinogenic Effects

In a disturbing new trend, teens across America are ditching common party drugs for easily accessible garden plant seeds like Hawaiian Baby Woodrose, …

Rhode Island

Simple, Humane Mousetrap Made from Soda Bottle

We love this capture and release mousetrap, made from little more than a 2 liter soda bottle, wire, two chunks of wood, and some hardware. The video shows you the trap in action and then runs through the simple steps of putting it all together. The basic of the build are outlined below.<p>Besides the …

These celebrities were not born Hindu, but they follow Hinduism

This content contains information about some renowned famous people who converted themselves Hindu. A few celebrated performing actors, musicians, …

“There is just no such thing as God”: A physicist searches for meaning in the natural world

Why are we here? What is our purpose? Only science holds the answers, argues “The Big Picture” author Sean Carroll<p>Clara Moskowitz<p>May 12, 2016 9:45am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>It is time to face reality, California Institute of Technology theoretical physicist …

Statistics

What You Need to Know About Making a Terrarium

Terrariums aren’t a new concept, but lately it seems like they’re popping up just about <i>everywhere</i>. And with good reason: They’re a low-maintenance, …

Small Spaces

The perfect apology, according to science

Ever had an apology fall flat? Well, there may be a logical explanation. You may not have given enough emphasis to the most important elements, or you may have even left them out altogether.<p>According to new research from a team led by Roy Lewicki, professor emeritus of management and human …

Ohio State University

How Porn Is Messing with Your Manhood

Finding a needle in a haystack would be easier than finding an adolescent male who hasn’t seen online porn. Surveys indicate the average boy watches …

This $99 Device Transforms Any Smartphone Into a 3D Printer

This is seriously cool.<p>We keep hearing about the awesome applications of 3D printers, such as home-made braces (don’t actually try at home), toys, …

Gear & Gadgets

How An Open-Source Cloud Storage Company Is Taking On Amazon and Google

The little guy, with big capacity<p>Backblaze's first server was built in a plywood box in 2007. Now the company, which is dedicated to offering personal cloud backups, stores 200 petabytes in total. (That's 200 million gigabytes.)<p>But this cloud storage company doesn't look like the big names in the …

What the Direction Your Toilet Paper Hangs Says About You, According to Science

7.4K<p>SHARES<p>There are two types of people in the world: normal people who hang toilet paper in the “over” position, and sadists who hang it in the …

Why Avocados Shouldn't Exist

Over the past tens of thousands of years, the humble avocado has gone through a lot on its journey to your Instagram feed. If you’re a fan of the …

Owe

Nothing is real: German scientists figured out a way to make Putin and Trump say anything

You’ll never believe what you watch someone say in a video again.<p>A research team has created software that allows them to control the face of anyone in any video. Using advanced facial recognition, it looks at about 15 seconds of any face in a video and creates a 3D model of that face in real time. …

Computer Science

These are the 15 habits which creep people out the most, according to science

Why is it that we find people creepy? Sometimes, the answer is obvious: it’s the clown suit.<p>But a new study suggests that creepiness occurs when we …

Scientists Discover ‘Reverse Photosynthesis’ — Amazing News for the Environment

A new discovery promises to harness sunlight and air to turn plants into fuel — hundreds of times faster than current methods.<p>You probably learned in …

Photosynthesis

This Wooden Bottle Turns Ordinary Booze Into An Aged Spirit Overnight

We live for speed. But we're not just satisfied by going fast. We actually want to cheat the laws of physics by making time-intensive processes …

Alcohol

Science explains why this image disgusts some people

Does the lotus fruit image above make your skin crawl?<p>Up to 16 per cent of people (18 per cent of females and 11 per cent of males) become viscerally …

How To Extract Your Own DNA

Using basic kitchen supplies<p>Every one of your cells contains DNA, the molecular blueprint that makes you you. Accessing that blueprint may seem like a job for scientists. But extracting DNA from your cells is actually surprisingly simple.<p>Mac Cowell, an advocate for open-source biotechnology, …

Dragons out of the dark: 6 new species of dragon millipedes discovered in Chinese caves

Six new species of Chinese dragon millipedes, including species living exclusively in caves, are described as a result of an international …

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17 Food Experiments That Are Good Enough To Eat

Edible boogers, for one.

Fuckers Who Curse a Lot Aren't Stupid, Says Science

A new study shows that douchebags who know more profanities tend to have better vocabularies overall.<p>Good news, assholes: All those cockheads who have been telling you for years that curse words are a sign of poor breeding, low intelligence, and a shitty command of the English language should shut …

Linguistics

Yes, There Is Such a Thing as Militarised Dolphins

Be afraid.<p>Until the introduction of modern machinery, animals played an often-decisive role in warfare. For instance, the Mongols' masterful use of …

Seafloor

Is the Autism Epidemic Real?

A threadworm tactic employed for a decade by Big Pharma and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and their allies to combat the scientific evidence …

Autism

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