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The Eisenhower Decision Matrix: How to Distinguish Between Urgent and Important Tasks | The Art of Manliness

Do you sometimes feel like you spend all your time managing crises? That your life is basically spent putting out one proverbial fire after …

Cosmo Magazine 1902: What Men Like in Other Men | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: The following article appeared in a 1902 issue of Cosmopolitan Magazine (which started out as a quality family magazine before</i> …

5 Awesome Recipes for the Man’s-Man | The Art of Manliness

I believe every man should know how to cook. That being said, I’m realistic enough to know that many of you are likely to “outsource” cooking to …

How to Dig Deep: You're Stronger Than You Think | The Art of Manliness

Awhile back I was doing a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workout over on a nearby running/biking trail. Along the trail there’s a fairly …

Hooray! You Can Use Your Gadgets On Flights

This is a victory for the human race.<p>For too long, we have been held back by primitive, superstitious ideas about electronics on airplanes. No more! We are free!<p>The FAA has announced that they will soon allow passengers to keep their electronics on during all parts of flight, because <i>that will not</i> …

Friction Physics Reveals Details Of How People Hauled 100-Plus-Ton Stones To China's Forbidden City

Sounds like cold, hard work<p>Records say that in 15th-century China, workers hauled 100-ton-plus stone blocks 43 miles from a quarry to build the Forbidden City, over man-made paths.<p>The workers dug wells every half-kilometer to reach water, which they would pour to create ice roads in the deep …

Countdown Begins For India's Mars Orbiter

If all goes as planned tomorrow, India will be the fourth country to reach Mars.<p>India's first interplanetary mission is only hours away from liftoff. The Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) Mars Orbiter Mission is scheduled to launch at 2:36 p.m. India Standard Time (just after 4 a.m. East …

One In Five Sun-Like Stars Have Earth-Like Planets

Earth-like exoplanets are really common, and that's pretty cool.<p>Back in February, a team at Harvard announced they had found a possible Earth-like planet just 13 lightyears away. The study detailed the prevalence of these planets orbiting red dwarf stars and found that about 15 percent have …

Like a Good Neighbor ...

16-year-old Temar Boggs was there to put an end to a child abduction<p>Temar Boggs is a 16-year-old high school freshman who likes chemistry and social studies. He plays football, basketball, and track. He’d like to study culinary arts in college and, if that doesn't work, he'll like to try his hand …

Steam Machine REVEALED! - Inside Gaming Daily

Two billion planets in our galaxy may be suitable for life

Our galaxy probably contains at least two billion planets that, like Earth, have liquid water on their surfaces and orbit around their parent stars in the "habitable zone" for life. The nearest, according to astronomers, could be a mere 12 light years away.<p>A new study, published on Monday in the …

First images of prototype Steam Machine revealed

The first images of a prototype Steam Machine were published today in a <i>Seattle Times</i> report about Valve's upcoming hardware.<p>None of the images are close-ups, though the Steam Machine is shown in both black and white color configurations.<p>In one image, Valve's new haptic Steam Controller is shown …

Google’s Niantic Labs to launch massive augmented reality game on Dec. 14

Google’s Niantic Labs has been experimenting with an augmented-reality, mobile-only game for nearly a year. And now the experience, Ingress, is about to formally launch on Dec. 14.<p>Augmented-reality games overlay a fictional virtual environment atop the real world, and Ingress is a step into a …

Just how intense will the midseason finale of Walking Dead be?

Has <i>Star Wars Episode VII</i> finally, actually cast <i>someone</i>? And does <i>Star Trek</i> have a director to replace J.J. Abrams? Plus more news putsa <i>Deadpool</i> movie …

Local News Anchor Does His Entire Report As Ron Burgundy

Paul Gerke of Boise's KIVI Channel 6 is kind of a big deal.<p>He did his entire Halloween night sports broadcast in Ron Burgundy character, interweaving funny lines from "Anchorman" amongst news about Boise State University's basketball program and video clips of Colorado State University football.<p>He …

Carmakers are rolling the dice on e-bikes in the US, fearing the death of the car

The notion of an electronic bicycle craze isn’t exactly new in bike-friendly parts of the world. But despite the many obstacles that have surfaced about taking e-biking mainstream in the US, a slew of carmakers appear determined to churn out newfangled high-concept e-bikes in the hopes of jolting …

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Craig Venter: 'This isn't a fantasy look at the future. We are doing the future'

Craig Venter reclines in his chair, puts his feet up on his desk and – gently stroking his milk chocolate-coloured miniature poodle, Darwin, asleep in his arms – shares his vision of the household appliance of the future. It is a box attached to a computer that would receive DNA sequences over the …

The art of 3D printing (photos)

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Rani Molla<p>From miniatures to medical equipment to meat, 3D printing is changing the way we produce everyday objects. …

Multitasking against obesity

Five specialists in obesity came together at Cambridge’s Royal Sonesta Hotel on Friday for a forum called “Why Is Weight Loss So Hard?” The event was …

These Unresolved Ethical Questions Are About to Get Real

As our technologies take us from the theoretical to the practical, a number of thorny moral quandaries remain unanswered. Here are important …

What Sound Does A Fox Really Make?

A Norwegian dance-pop song called "The Fox" asks the question: the cow goes moo, the duck goes quack, but what sound does the fox make? We have the answer!<p>A music video from a Norwegian duo called Ylvis is primed to, as the<p>kidsmarketers say, "go viral," because it is catchy and weird and foreign …

Utah Reopens National Parks, Government Shutdown Be Damned

We don't need a government! We just need all the things the government normally pays for!<p>The governor of Utah has announced that the state has brokered a deal with the Department of the Interior to reopen its shuttered national parks while the federal government remains on hiatus.<p>In exchange for …

Meet The 2013 MacArthur 'Genius' Scientists

A paleobotanist studying plant evolution, a statistician developing new treatment regimens, and other amazing people<p>The MacArthur Foundation fellows, also known as the recipients of the coveted "genius" award, have just been announced. They are all, without exception, fascinating people doing great …

21 Emotions For Which There Are No English Words [Infographic]

That sort of painful, sort of bittersweet, sort of wistful feeling you get looking out the window or driving at night or listening to a far-off train whistle? There's a word for that in Japanese.<p>Few of us use all--or even most--of the 3,000 English-language words available to us for describing our …

NASA's MAVEN Mission Is Saved From The Government Shutdown

Whew.<p>Although 97 percent of NASA employees have been put on furlough, there's at least one silver lining for space exploration: the MAVEN Mars orbiter, originally slated for shutdown, has been saved.<p>MAVEN, a Mars satellite, was complete, loaded, and set for launch on November 18 when Congress …

A DIY, Remote-Controlled Microwave That Automatically Cooks Dinner

Microwaves aren't easy enough. Not yet.<p>Web developer Nathan Broadbent loved automating everyday tasks. He also loved frozen dinners and wanted to program his microwave to prepare them. He suspected an oven could harness Universal Product Codes—the bar codes found on almost all food packaging—to …

A Very Simple Explanation Of The Higgs Boson

François Englert and Peter Higgs just received the Nobel Prize in Physics for laying the groundwork for the discovery of the Higgs boson. But can someone please explain what a Higgs is? Like, really simply.<p>François Englert and Peter Higgs have won this year's Nobel Prize in Physics, as was pretty …

Researchers plan to develop a 3D printer that prints graphene

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>3D printers are becoming compatible with new materials all the time, including metals, paper, resin and even pizza …