Brian Bosak

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NASA's deep-space craft readying for launch

The U.S. space shuttle program retired in 2011, leaving American astronauts to hitchhike into orbit. But after three long years, NASA's successor is almost ready to make an entrance.<p>Orion, the agency's newest manned spaceship, is being prepared for its first mission in December. In future missions, …

Meet the Women Behind the #FreeTheNipple Movement

Last week, Russell Simmons gathered some of Hollywood's boldest at a fundraiser for his latest cause: Free the Nipple. Among the famous faces leading the charge to question our double standards about nudity were actresses Lina Esco and Rumer Willis, who showed up to the event in on-theme outfits. …

The Case for Reparations

Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.<p><i>And if thy brother, a Hebrew man, or a Hebrew woman, be sold unto thee, and</i> …

What your science teacher told you about sex chromosomes is wrong

Sarah Richardson is a historian and philosopher of science who focuses on the intersections between race and sex and the sciences. In her new book, <i>Sex Itself: The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome</i>, she explores how cultural gender norms have influenced the study of sex in the genome, …

Shame and Survival

She tried public appearances. She tried being reclusive. She tried leaving the country, and she tried finding a job. But the epic humiliation of 1998, when her affair with Bill Clinton became an all-consuming story, has followed Monica Lewinsky every day. After 10 years of self-imposed reticence, …

What are These Red Dots Across the American Landscape?

In a post called "What are These Giant Concrete Arrows Across the American Landscape?" we showed you a long-forgotten wayfinding device for early …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

Bob Dylan’s ‘Da Vinci Code’ Revealed

Researchers say they’ve uncovered more than 1,000 items lifted from other authors in Dylan’s ‘Chronicles.’ And that’s just the beginning.<p>For half a …

The Death Of Expertise

I am (or at least think I am) an expert. Not on everything, but in a particular area of human knowledge, specifically social science and public …

Critical Thinking

See The Mona Lisa As It Was (Maybe) Intended: In 3-D

A pair of experimental psychologists say the Mona Lisa may be the world’s first 3-D image.<p>The mysteries of Leonardo da Vinci’s <i>Mona Lisa</i>, arguably one of the most famous paintings in the world, are never-ending. Who was this woman? Is she smiling? Did she once have eyebrows? The latest theory on the …

Solar Impulse

Your Facebook Friends Were Right: This Axe IS Amazing

Leave it to the Finns to update something as unimprovable as the axe. Finland is a nation populated entirely by (as far as I can tell) woodland elves …

Optical Illusion 2D Lamp Looks Incredibly 3D

Studio Cheha in Tel Aviv, Israel is behind this innovative LED lamp that tricks your mind into thinking it's looking at a 3D object. BULBING is a 2D lamp created using 3D wire-frame images. By transferring those images onto 2D materials, through a laser machining process, your eyes become fooled. …

LED Lighting

littleBits: Easy Electronics For Rocket Engineers To-Be

<i>Don't tell me how to live.</i><p>File Under: Real Reasons to Have Kids. If you're not already familiar, littleBits is a source for super simple …

Iconic Glass House Disappears in a Veil of Dense Fog

From May 1 to November 30, visitors to the iconic Philip Johnson Glass House in Connecticut will be in for a treat: the house will be wrapped in a shroud of dense fog as a part of Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya's installation <i>Veil</i>. This installation, which coincides with the 65th anniversary of the …

Architecture

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