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A historian says most science fiction has the same major flaw — except one legendary novel

WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. — It's science fiction's job to entertain us, not sooth-say. Yet even older, tongue-in-cheek sci-fi works have predicted numerous technologies we now take for granted.<p>If there's one book or movie that best foretells what humanity could become, though, it's Aldous Huxley's 1932 …

Bizarre way scientist tried to ‘cure the gays’

A REPORT reveals the shocking and disturbing ways a scientist attempted to turn a gay man straight.

13 scientifically proven ways to sleep better

If you're tired right now or are relying on a bucket of coffee to get through your day, you aren't alone.<p>More than a third of Americans don't get the seven to nine hours of sleep a night that the CDC recommends. Some people think they can function on less, but usually that's because the …

Sleep

20 of the Most Popular Cleaning Hacks on Pinterest

X-Men: Apocalypse Crushes Alice Through the Looking Glass in Box Office

Despite mediocre reviews and a busy holiday weekend, <i>X-Men: Apocalypse</i> emerged as the top movie at the box office this weekend, crushing <i>Alice Through</i> …

Stealthy Mortar Board Unleashes Bling at Graduation Ceremony

Decorating graduation caps is often frowned upon by the administration but [Dan Barkus] is challenging his school authorities to keep from smiling …

DIY - Pyramid Garden Planter - Quiet Corner

This time I have made slot together pyramid garden planter from the reclaimed Pallet timbers.<p>This planter took me approximately 90 minutes to make: …

Woodworking

How to use Snapchat on Android - time to get snapping!

Everyone is talking about Snapchat, right? It’s one of the hippest messaging services around, but it’s as confusing as it is exciting. I know I had a hard time understanding it the first time I used it. We sure don’t want you to go through a similar experience! In this post we aim to teach you how …

Apps

Sheet Mulching: How to Smother Weeds, Build Soil & Conserve Water the Easy Way

Sheet mulching is a fancy phrase for building a massive compost pile across the surface of a field or garden. Rather than pile up your manure, …

11 Marvel (and 1 'Star Wars') scenes to prepare you for 'Captain America: Civil War'

LOS ANGELES — <i>Captain America: Civil War</i> is Marvel Movie No. 13, and you are probably not ready for it. But you can be.<p>Whether you've seen all 12 …

How To Pick A Lock With Just A Hairpin

Editor's Blog Photo credit: NightHawkInLight/YouTubeWe’ve all seen the movies where a lock is poked around with a hairpin and the door miraculously …

Warp Speed Noise Generator Soothes You to the Sounds of Star Trek's Enterprise

Were you disappointed yesterday when it turned out that ThinkGeek’s Star Trek White Noise generator wasn’t real? Well good news, this web app is. You …

10 Tricks to Turn You into a Snapchat Wizard

Snapchat made its name with disappearing photos and videos, but there’s plenty more to the app than that. Behind its deceptively simple appearance …

Get Your Mower Ready | Lawn Mower Reviews - Consumer Reports

The relatively mild winter, at least from the number of storms, means that your lawn could need mowing earlier this spring than last year. In other …

A Mysterious Disease Is Killing People in Wisconsin

Since November, 54 people in Wisconsin have one by one fallen ill with an obscure kind of bacteria called <i>Elizabethkingia</i>. Fifteen have died from the …

Castle Is A Property Management Platform From The Future

Property management is one of those industries that typically lags behind the rest of the U.S. economy in terms of technology, customer service and transparency.<p>Castle, part of YC’s Winter 2016 class, is trying to bring the industry up to date with its automated property management platform.<p>The …

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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About the Failed 2004 Batman Vs. Superman Movie

We’re just one month away from seeing <i>Batman v. Superman</i>, the long-awaited smackdown between the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel. But if things had …

4 Timeless Ways to Boost Your Intelligence

Although intelligence means something different to everyone, psychologists and scientists have tried to pin it down to just our IQ, as if a number …

6 Habits to Chisel a Solid 6 Pack

Use these simple tips to finally reveal your abs once and for all<p>If you can't see your abs, don't assume it's because you're missing out on a magical abdominal exercise or secret supplement. Blame your mindset.<p>You see, losing belly flab is a boring process. It requires time, hard work, and most …

The 16 Best Workout Moves To Burn Fat

These moves will absolutely torch your fat.<p>If you're asking around your gym about the best way to work out to burn fat, someone will inevitably point you to an open corner and tell you to do one single move until you drop (and can't jump back up again): Burpees.<p>The full-body exercise might just be …

The “Metabolic Mobility” Movement That Can Be Used As a Warmup or a Fat Torcher

Use it to turn on the power to your muscles, blast calories, or do both<p>You’ve heard of metabolic training and you’ve heard of mobility training. But the squat press—shown in the video above—fits into a category <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour calls “metabolic mobility training.”<p>The …

7 Surprising Brain Hacks to Build Enormous Confidence

Are you ever held back by a lack of confidence? Does this prevent you from achieving your goals and becoming ultimately successful?I've collected the …

The 11 Slow Cooker Mistakes That Might Be Sabotaging Your Meals

How many are you committing?<p>The slow cooker is the one appliance heralded by just about every home cook for making our lives easier. But just because it'll cook you dinner all on its own doesn't mean there aren't rules and guidelines that need to be followed for it to do its job well. Because there …

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

I’m really excited about this week’s apps. SwiftKey is trying to make its already great (and smart) keyboard smarter. The Podcasting app Overcast is …

The Cutest Halloween Recipes Ever. No Blood Or Gore Here.

Enough with the fright already.<p>When it comes to Halloween, the creepier the better. But there is an exception: little kids. While they might be excited about the holiday, they're not quite ready for the creepiness of witches' fingers and blood splatters. That's why we have cute Halloween …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

10 Cardio Exercises That Burn More Calories than Running

You don’t need to spend your whole life jogging to incinerate fat.

3 Ways to Get Strong Wi-Fi, Even In Your Basement or Backyard

Netflix on the deck? No problem.<p>Sadly, we're not yet living in an age of ubiquitous high-speed Wi-Fi access—there are still internet black spots hiding in distant basement corners and the edges of the yard where it can be difficult to get on Facebook let alone Netflix.<p>Take heart though, because …

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Ana White | Barn Greenhouse - DIY Projects

HANDMADE FROM THIS PLAN >><p>Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!<p>Handmade by: …