Christopher Hearn

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GM's Using Old Chevy Volt Batteries to Power a Building

There are two easy ways for a critic of electric vehicles to deflate the eco-pride of a Tesla or Nissan Leaf driver: Pointing out that lots of …

DARPA Jetpack Unveiled, Will Help You Run a 4-Minute Mile

Being able to run a 4-minute mile is quite the accomplishment, and one that not many can boast about, as runners must maintain an average 15mph …

Scientists Manage to Stop Light Completely for 1-Minute By Trapping it Inside a Crystal

German scientists at Darmstadt Technical University have managed to stop light for an entire minute, smashing earlier records. They stopped the light …

Cheap blood test reveals every virus you’ve ever been exposed to

You’ll probably remember the last time you had the flu, but what about that time you had measles – or was it chicken pox? Your blood knows: it …

Harvard

How to Fill Voids and Knot Holes in Wood

Occasionally, you will get a piece of gorgeous wood that has voids or knots in it. You wouldn’t want to add wood putty, because it wouldn’t retain …

Scientists Move Levitating Objects Through Space for the First Time

Now rather than merely lifting objects with sound waves, scientists can move them in every direction.<p>Levitation isn't just for mystics anymore.<p>A Japanese technology team has demonstrated ultrasonic levitation of objects that for the first time works in three dimensions. This means that as opposed …

Weed all about it: The origins of the word ‘marijuana’

The term “marijuana” enjoys a secure place in the American lexicon. The recent drive to legalize the drug for medicinal purposes has certainly helped loft the word into the mainstream. Marijuana-legalization movements for recreational use in Colorado and Washington state have played a role, too, as …

Mental Health
Veterans

Elon Musk didn’t like his kids’ school, so he started his own

Elon Musk didn’t like his kids’ school, so he started his own, the inventor and entrepreneur said in an interview on Beijing Television.<p>The school is called Ad Astra — which means “To the stars” — and is small and relatively secretive. It doesn’t have its own website or a social media …

Anti-NSA Pranksters Planted Tape Recorders Across New York and Published Your Conversations

A woman at a gym tells her friend she pays rent higher than $2,000 a month. An ex-Microsoft employee describes his work as an artist to a woman he's …

The 'Wild' effect: Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail

The ‘Wild’ effect<p>Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail<p>The ‘Wild’ effect<p>Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail<p>CAMPO, California — Sixteen …

Since April 2014, Bee Population Has Declined 40% – 60%

Claire Bernish, The Anti-Media<p>In the worst colony die-off in nine years, American beekeepers lost 42.1% of their hives since April 2014, with the …

muse cabinet

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WebGL Fluid Experiment

Here's How You Would Really Become Like Batman

Neuroscientist and kinesiologist E. Paul Zehr has studied how a person might actually become Batman, looking at the physiology, training, and will …

The best idioms from around the world, ranked

<i>The following were sourced from</i> I’m Not Hanging Noodles On Your Ears and Other Intriguing Idioms From Around the World <i>by Jag Bhalla (National Geographic Books, 2009).</i><p>25. Ear-nectar<p>Origin: Indian. Meaning: A sweet noise or sound.<p>24. Can’t stop being the owl.<p>Origin: Italian, French. Meaning: Can’t …

Sausages

Stop Punishing the Family Man

Jay Ramsay got a terrifying phone call at the office. Thirty-seven weeks into his wife's pregnancy, the baby had stopped moving. The doctors were arranging for an emergency delivery. "I was in panic mode, in tears," he says.<p>That night brought, fortunately, a healthy baby. Jay took off the rest of …

The Workplace

We’ve Made Machines Smart--And Now We’re Making Them Angry

They could make customer service agents more prepared to deal with your wrath<p>Phone calls to automated customer service lines inspire a unique brand of ire. Now a New Zealand-based digital marketing company is creating a robot that can mimic our uniquely human wrath in order to help companies better …

Artificial Intelligence

Learning From Australia's Drought Lessons to Avoid a Mad Max Future

The drought is no longer a California problem. The Colorado River, which supplies water to one-eighth of the country’s population, is reporting …

Meet the Opah, the First Warm-Blooded Fish Ever Discovered

Fisheries

Here's One Way to Reuse Old Oil Tankers: Turn Them Into Small Cities

Oil tankers are the skyscraper-sized vessels that power the global economy, so it’s not often that we imagine a future without them. But a group of …

How to Feel Like a Man | The Art of Manliness

Since starting The Art of Manliness nearly five years ago, I’ve interacted with thousands of men from all over the world. One thing that I’ve learned …

How to Make DIY Pocket Notebooks | The Art of Manliness

The benefits of a pocket notebook are numerous, as are the number of great men who’ve utilized them. Today, I’m going to show you how to make your …

Crafting

How to Manage Depression | The Art of Manliness

Everyone loves a good, clear, easily grasped narrative. “X leads to Y.” “A causes B.”<p>But as we’ve seen over the course of this series, the nature of …

Eric Greitens

Why Are We So Conflicted About Manhood in the Modern Age? | The Art of Manliness

In the last post, we explored the origins of manhood – how it consists of an energy born of the innate biological and psychological characteristics …

Bees Are Dying and We'll All Pay for It

Bee colonies are still dying, and food may get more expensive as a result.<p>Beekeepers in the U.S. lost 42.1 percent of their bee colonies between …

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.<p>Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States, serving two terms from 1953 to 1961. During his time in office, he launched programs that directly led to the development of the Interstate Highway System in the United …

Time Management

Cuba Has a Lung Cancer Vaccine—And America Wants It

Cuba has for several years had a promising therapeutic vaccine against lung cancer. The 55-year trade embargo led by the US made sure that Cuba was …

So, the NSA Has an Actual Skynet Program

We've suspected it all along—that Skynet, the massive program that brings about world destruction in the <i>Terminator</i> movies, was just a …