Craig Cmehil

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23 Warships That Are Changing The Future Of Warfare

War is changing and governments around the world are changing how they fight. As technology moves forward so does modern warfare. Here are the top 23 …

Royal Marines

Incredible DeLorean Customizations That Would Make 'Doc Brown' Jealous - Page 2 of 2

The 3M Gold Digger

US mega-corp 3M made the “Gold Digger” by taking gold vinyl and wrapping it over an original DMC-12, being careful to maintain the …

New York City

Mysterious Islamic Tribe Where Women Have Sex With Different Men, Don't Wear A Veil And Own Property

Behind the ancient way of life for the Tuareg tribe of the Sahara is a culture so progressive it would even make some in liberal western cultures …

Europe settles on design for Ariane 6 rocket

The design for Europe's new Ariane 6 rocket has been settled and development will now move on apace, say officials.

The launcher is due to be introduced in 2020 and long-term will replace the Ariane 5 and Soyuz vehicles that currently operate out of French Guiana.

Airbus Safran Launchers, the company …

Europe

10 Vestigial Traits You Didn't Know You Had

Humans have an amazing knack for clinging to the past. We all have traits or behaviors that suited our ancestors just fine, but no longer make any …

Cool Stuff

Scientists may have accidentally found the cure for cancer

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK — Scientists researching for a vaccine against malaria in pregnant women may have accidentally discovered an effective weapon …

Medicine

Twitter takes its #HelloWorld campaign on the road to win over developers

In an effort to show developers that their work matters to Twitter, the company has announced it will be traveling to nine cities around the world starting in February. This event is part of chief executive Jack Dorsey’s #HelloWorld campaign to demonstrate that the company is listening to …

Twitter

Strong Evidence Suggests a Super Earth Lies beyond Pluto

Astronomers have found compelling hints of a huge, unseen world that may reside in the murky reaches of the Kuiper Belt

Earth Science

Hyperloop Transportation is about to break ground on its first test track

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, one of the two Los Angeles-based startups working to make the supersonic transportation system a reality, announced today that it had filed permits in Kings County, California to build a 5-mile test track.

The track will be built around Quay Valley, a proposed …

Transportation

This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!

The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.

PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …

YouTube

In The 1950s, Women Were Expected To Do THIS For Their Husbands. This Is Crazy!

The two most dangerous numbers in the universe are threatening the end of physics

'For the first time in the history of science, we could be facing questions that we cannot answer'

Astronomy

Mysterious Planet X Could Be the Ninth Planet In Our Solar System

There could be a new ninth planet floating beyond the dark edges of our solar system, according to new research published in The Astronomical Journal

Astronomy

Supersized Earthworms Discovered Living On Scottish Island

Plants and Animals Photo credit: Dr Kevin ButtEcologists have stumbled across some rather special worms on the remote Isle of Rum, just off the coast …

Scotland

The Foam Fins Covering This Wetsuit Let You Body Surf Without a Board

The next time you’re driving along the coast and admiring the waves, don’t feel bad about not packing a surfboard. The WaveWrecker wetsuit can be …

Wetsuits

Historical Events You Won't Believe Happened At The Same Time

Everything Your High School History Teacher Ever Told You Is A Lie

Okay, maybe not EVERYTHING. But chances are you were probably sleeping through …

Aztecs

Apocalypse Now? A Short Guide To Family Disaster Planning

While the Doomsday Preppers ready themselves for Judgment Day or the forthcoming zombie apocalypse, your family is more likely to be involved in …

Natural Disasters

10 Ridiculously Simple Things This Security Expert Does To Protect His Home

If somebody is trying to open your sliding glass door in the middle of the night, chances are they're ...

Security

Amidst drop in oil prices, U.S. Navy deploys 'Great Green Fleet'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy will formally deploy its so-called "Great Green Fleet" on Wednesday, sending warships to sea on biofuels even though oil prices have dropped 70 percent since congressional Republicans first criticized the high cost of alternative fuels.

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus …

Energy

Wind power supplied 97% of electricity needs of Scottish households in 2015

2015 was an insanely good year for Scottish renewables. Now experts are calling for even bigger ambitions.

Electricity

MIT Drones Dance Their Way Around Obstacles

Looking at the open spaces

Drones are stupid. This isn’t a subjective judgement; without the hands of a canny pilot, most flying quadcopters or remotely controlled planes will crash into obstacles in their path, like the world’s largest, clumsiest insects. That’s fine for casual flight in open …

Drones

Bitcoin Exchange Kraken Acquires Coinsetter To Expand To The U.S.

According to Bitcoinity, Kraken is the largest EUR bitcoin exchange in the world with Bit-x and Gatecoin not far behind. But Kraken has one weakness — there isn’t much volume when it comes to other currencies. The company is trying to fix that by acquiring Coinsetter to expand to the U.S. and …

Bitcoin

MIT engineers create glove that mitigates hand tremors from Parkinson’s

A med student who refused to take no for an answer has designed a prototype stabilizing glove for Parkinson's patients that can reduce hand tremors …

Engineering

Frustrated developers from the Web’s biggest projects say GitHub isn’t listening

In an open letter published Friday, developers and maintainers of some of the Web’s largest code libraries and languages, complained that GitHub isn’t listening to them — and is almost impossible to reach.

The letter, Dear GitHub, says that “many of us are frustrated” because the company isn’t …

Git

What's Hidden Inside This Shed Is EPIC, And You'll Wish You Had One

What's Hidden Inside This Shed Is EPIC, And You'll Wish You Had One

Photo: The Torii Cinema Company

If you own a home with a yard, you probably have a …

Google Now launcher forces Android apps to literally fit in

This Google Now update is for you, pedant.

Anyone wringing their hands over the fact that their Android apps just don't line up flush will be delighted with an update to Google Now's launcher -- the de facto home screen for Nexus-branded Android phones like the 6P. In response to the fact that some …

Google

GitHub: The beginner’s guide

If you stumbled here wondering, what the heck is GitHub? Let’s start with the fact that it’s the largest single point or hub of open source and …

GitHub

Companies can monitor workers' private online chats, European court rules

Employees in Europe might want to think carefully about using the internet to send private messages during office hours after Europe’s top rights court ruled on Tuesday that companies could monitor workers’ online communications.

The case revolved around a Romanian engineer who was fired in 2007 …

Europe

5 Things to Remember When You’re Learning to Program

Learning to program is challenging. Aside from choosing a language or setting up a development environment that you know nothing about, there are …

Syntax

New metallic glue could replace welding and soldering

MesoGlue uses two forms of nanorods applied to different surfaces to form a permanent metallic junction at room temperature.

Solar Panels