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An artist with a background in physics builds sculptures that disappear into thin air

Julian Voss-Andreae, a sculptor with a background in physics and mathematics, builds sculptures that seem to vanish into thin air.

The 30 Best Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: May 11th</b><p>The Netflix name has meant many things during the company’s relatively short existence: a source for DVDs by mail, a pioneer of online streaming, a network responsible for some of the best shows not on TV, as the first half of the phrase that ends “and chill.” However, when it …

Entertainment

Revolutionary guitar string rocks the guitar world

A revolutionary guitar string developed at the University of St Andrews has struck a chord with some of the greats of the music world.

Guitar

The Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipe Is Dairy-Free

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>By now we hope every home cook knows the pure dinnertime pleasure that is chicken in milk. The original dish, credited …

Cooking

How to send your kids to college free or almost free

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. It is excerpted from “The Complete Guide to Paying for College: Save Money, Cut Costs …

NASA finds evidence of life-supporting conditions on Saturn’s moon Enceladus

NASA held a press conference on Thursday to reveal some exciting new discoveries about ocean worlds within our solar system: It has found evidence that suggest a type of chemical energy that can support life exists on Enceladus, one of Saturn’s 62 confirmed moons. The new evidence comes from the …

Astronomy

How to access 375,000 beautiful, copyright-free images from New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

The sumptuous lips of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian queen’s face, and the plump belly of a 9th-century Mexican baby, are now at your disposal.<p>New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has released 375,000 images of works from its collection, with no restrictions on what you can do with them. The images, …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

OMG: Doctors May Have Found a New Approach That Could Potentially Cure Cancer

It may be a shaky time for politics right now, with things changing in swift order, but the medical field is having a pretty good go of it. Case in point? Back in October, British doctors conducted what appears to be successful treatment of a 44-year-old HIV patient, suggesting they very well might …

Parents Don't Get How Negative They Seem to Their Teenagers

Raising teenagers is one of the most challenging aspects of parenthood. During those tumultuous years, adolescents crave independence, and when their …

These Incredible Soothing Illustrations Were Made With a Freaking Pencil

Filled with effortless grace, the fine-lined works of Marsi van de Heuvel deftly modernize Impressionism.<p>Fine-tipped flowers blend with fineliner pens in the soft, soothing tableaus of one visual artist's floral-focused, two-dimensional works. The Cape Town-based artist weaves the delicate nature …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

This year’s box office so far has been a story of one completely dominant movie, “Black Panther,” highlighting a potentially troubling trend for …

This New Drawing App Shows How Digital Software Will Save Sketching, Not Destroy It

Mental Canvas is not the first software that attempts to save the act of sketching--we have seen 3D "sketching" tools such as SketchUp, as well as …

New drawing app aims to bridge the gap between 2D and 3D designs

The past few weeks have seen a shake-up in the way artists and creative directors work, with the launch of Microsoft's iMac rival, Surface Studio, …

Computer Science

How do you teach a child to code? Don't tell them they're coding

Learning to code can be challenging, but Fab Lab wants to showcase technology that can get kids involved. For almost three years, it has been running …

11.06.06: Fractions: Building a Strong Foundation Based on Conceptual Understanding

Introduction<p>In preparation for my work developing this curriculum unit, I spent three days learning about Singapore Math at Worcester State …

Boring But Big Chest Routine for Massive Pecs

1 of 6<p>Straight Up Chest<p>Powerlifter and creator of the famed 5/3/1 program Jim Wendler popularized the term “Boring But Big” to describe his protocol …

50 Greatest Horror Movies of the 21st Century

From topical zombie apocalypses to retro-slasher flicks, the best scary movies since the turn of the millennium<p>By , , , , , , , , , ,<p>33. 'A Girl …

Horror

The plane that runs on hydrogen and emits only water | CNN Travel

(CNN) — The dream of sustainable air travel is now one step closer to reality, after a team of researchers in Germany flew a plane that emits nothing but water vapor into the atmosphere.<p>The plane runs on fuel cells -- devices producing an electrical current from a supply of hydrogen and oxygen -- …

Fuel Cell

How Much Mortgage Can I Get? Home Loan Math Made Simple

Of all the questions you may have when buying a home, one of the biggest that may stump you is this: How much mortgage can I get? After all, the amount of money you can borrow could spell the difference between snagging your dream home or being priced out of your favorite neighborhood entirely.<p>Of …

Guatemalan Film 'Ixcanul' Might Be the Most Feminist Movie of the Year

In Guatemala today, something like half of the population is indigenous Mayan, but those people exist on the fringes of society, cut off from their country by racism and, often, a language barrier—the country's official language is Spanish, and many Mayans speak one of their many native languages. …

Innovative Water-Gen machine harvests up to 825 gallons of clean water from thin air in a day

You might remember from grade school science class that water vapor is all around us, taking part in a continuous cycle that fills the clouds, lakes, …

Water

Stunning Exterior Paint Combinations for Homes

Home » Decoration » Stunning Exterior Paint Combinations for Homes<p>When we choose exterior paint combinations, we have to be careful. Why? It is …

Master figure drawing with this unique sketchbook

There are certain skills every artist needs to master, such as how to draw landscapes with realistic perspective or objects with a good sense of …

40 American Towns You Haven't Heard of But Should Visit ASAP

Hit the roads less traveled.<p>When it comes to your vacation, most people seek out places they've seen on TV or have heard about from friends and family. Fair enough. Now, let us introduce you to 40 unsung hot spots. These unheard-of towns across the U.S. might not have made it onto your bucket list</i> …

Mortgage Math Made Simple

What's more terrifying than global warming, national economic collapse, or a zombie apocalypse? For many of us, it's math -- especially the type involved in securing a mortgage to buy a home.<p>But mortgage math doesn't have to be intimidating. Though a home loan does indeed involve a few equations, …

See the Stunning First-Ever Video of Jupiter and Its Moons

You’re not going to find a lot of romance in orbital physics. Little objects orbit big objects; big objects orbit bigger objects. The entire galaxy …

A man famous in China for his superhuman memory beat an AI in a facial recognition contest

At a competition in China to see who is better at recognizing faces, man or machine, Wang Yuheng, representing the humans, emerged victorious.<p>Wang is famous in China for his photographic memory. He successfully identified a specific glass of water out of 520 seemingly identical ones in a Chinese …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Get Rid of Practically Anything

Around the House<p><b>Appliances:</b> When you buy a large appliance, most retailers will haul away the old one. ApplianceSmart.com, Best Buy, Sears, and some …