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Columbus could be the next startup city

Ever since I wrote about the Midwest last year I’ve been keeping my eyes on Columbus. I decided to hold a small pitch-off to meet some of the startups I saw last time I had driven through. The pitch-off was a success and a company called Wyzzer took first place and the quirky Hopper Carts came in …

7 Times Technology Almost Destroyed The World

7 Times Technology Almost Destroyed The World is a scary infographic from Hudman.<p><i>The importance of thoroughly testing new technology is highlighted</i> …

Infographics

Trump reportedly threatens to send U.S. military to Mexico in call with Mexican president

President Trump threatened in a phone call with his Mexican counterpart to send U.S. troops to stop "bad hombres down there" unless the Mexican military did more to control them itself, according to an excerpt of a transcript of the conversation obtained by the Associated Press.<p><b>Update: Mexican</b> …

Three Insane STAR WARS Origami Tutorials to Help You Learn the Ways of the Fold

If you’re going to learn the ways of the Fold, whether you intend to follow the darkness or the light, you’ll doubtlessly want a good teacher to lead …

If You Want To Have A Killer Presentation, You Need To Pick Up This Skill Now

Do your palms get sweaty when you have to speak in front of a large group of people? Does your mouth dry out and you forget what you have to say? If …

Trying to lose weight? Eat lentils for lunch

Lentils get pretty a bad rap for their ‘gassy effects’, but it turns out the loading up on this beloved member of the pulse-family could actually …

Nutrition

Scientists Accidentally Discover Efficient Process to Turn CO2 Into Ethanol

The process is cheap, efficient, and scalable, meaning it could soon be used to remove large amounts of CO2 from the atmosphere.<p>Scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee have discovered a chemical reaction to turn CO2 into ethanol, potentially creating a new technology to help …

Chemistry

This Acres-Spanning Model Railroad Was Built By One Man

It's the tiniest big attraction you'll ever see.<p>We all have hobbies, but few are as dedicated to their craft as Bruce Zaccagnino, who has spent his life building model trains. Zaccagnino is the owner of Northlandz, a gigantic model train gallery with <i>several acres</i> of miniature terrain. Zaccagnino …

Trains

How to Use a Multimeter to Measure Voltage, Current and Resistance

How to Use a Multimeter to Measure Voltage, Current and Resistance<p>Updated on March 30, 2018<p>What is a Multimeter?<p>A digital multimeter or DMM is a …

Watch the Boeing 787 Dreamliner Take a Wild Flight You Wouldn't Want to Be On

Buckle up.<p>Last year for the 2015 Paris Air Show, a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner decked out in Vietnam Airlines livery pulled a whole bunch of fun stunts, including a jaw-droppingly steep takeoff. This year Boeing's back with another clipshow of 787 tricks, and while some of them are repeats, they are no …

Air Shows

Sling TV adds NBC and BBC channels to two new subscription packages

Dish's internet television service Sling TV is offering two new subscription packages for cord cutters. The company announced yesterday that it was splitting its existing $20-a-month option into two new versions: Sling Orange, which allows users to stream on one device only for the same price, and …

4 Interview Questions Smart Leaders Ask to Create Great Culture

Secrets to making the right hires for your company - every time.<p>Previous experience, key skills, and education. They're undoubtedly all important things you consider when filtering through applicants in order to make a new hire.<p>But, what's another major determining factor of whether or not that …

Insurance Company Issues First Driverless Car Policy

Policy could pave the way for other insurers<p>Adrian Flux, an insurance company in the U.K., has launched what it calls a “driverless car insurance policy” that may shed light on how autonomous cars are covered in the future.<p>“We understand this driverless policy to be the first of its kind in the …

DevOps, Culture Change And The Brass Ring Of Velocity

The world of tech is not for the faint of heart. It can be high-stakes and the margin between wild success and yesterday’s news is razor thin at times.<p>In order to stay one step ahead of the competition in the war for market share, many tech companies have begun to fundamentally shift how they work …

Employment

This Handmade Marble Music Machine Will Blow Your Mind

This guy DEFINITELY aced band class.<p>If ever there was a YouTube video worthy of a standing ovation, this is it.<p>In it, Swedish musician Martin Molin is seen playing a rather groovy jam on a wooden music box powered by marbles. Yes, that's right; marbles. The contraption was built by Molin himself, …

Guitar

Gin Cocktails that Will Keep You Warm All Winter

When do you reach for the bottle of gin? Odds are, when you need a G&T after a sweltering day, or when you’re shaking up a refreshing drink with …

Ask The Food Lab: Can I Make Stock in a Pressure Cooker or Slow Cooker?

"Can I make stock in a pressure cooker or a slow cooker?"<p>Traditional stocks are made by slowly simmering bones, meat, and aromatics on the stovetop for many hours. I've heard that using a pressure cooker can help speed this process up. Is this true? Likewise, if I'm going to be out of the house all …

3 Value Stocks Near 52-Week Lows Worth Buying

These value stocks may be down, but they are far from out!<p>While many companies' shares are rising past their fair values now, others are trading at …

This guy just built a working miniature Death Star

It could be that the Death Star, of Star Wars fame, doesn't only exist in a galaxy far, far away.<p>German inventor and laser fanatic Patrick Priebe equipped a large, disco-ball-size model of the Galactic Empire's planet eraser with enough laser power to actually do some real damage while also …

Miniature

How Clever People Deal With Rude People (Instead Of Getting Angry With Them)

By nature, rude people tend to appear and likely believe they are the alphas in a situation that escalates toward confrontation. However, it is the …

A breakthrough may make the mega flow battery commercially viable in the near future

With renewable power becoming more common, researchers are increasingly focused on figuring out how to safely store and discharge large amounts of energy. Expensive lithium-ion batteries don't do this well. Flow batteries, on the other hand, show a lot of promise — and a new design from researchers …

Samsung Gear VR review (2015): A no-brainer if you own a Samsung phone

When Samsung and Oculus debuted their Gear VR headset almost a year ago, the companies made it clear the device wasn't yet ready for the masses. Billed as "Innovator Edition" models, the original Gear VRs were intended mainly for early adopters. They only fitted a limited number of phones -- the …

Inside Kohler's Century-Old Wisconsin Factory

There's a great number of things we interact with on a daily basis that are too easy to assume have been made by machines. Take, for example, toilets, sinks and bathtubs. These steel, porcelain and brass pieces of industrial design are so commonplace that it's nearly impossible to image a human …

Related Maps

Maybe one of the best things about Vegas is that the city has no cuisine to call its own. That means the mix of personalities from across the nation bring with them sandwiches the country over. Here's a look at <b>21 epic sandwiches</b> and where you can find them in Las Vegas.<p>Read More<p><b>Note:</b> Restaurants on …

Cooking

How To Use a Coffee Press

A step-by-step video<p>Starbucks® partner Chad Moore explains why the coffee press is his favorite brewing method, and shows you how to make a great cup.<p>…

How to Find the Best Woodworking Plans Online for Any Project

Woodworking is a skill that you can take as far as you want. The more you learn, the more complex projects you’ll be able to tackle. But no matter …

9 Halloween Cocktails to Get You in the Spooky Spirit

As far as holidays go, Halloween really lucks out when it comes to timing. It's still warm enough for summery flavors, such as citrus, apple, …

Halloween cocktail recipe: The Bad Blood

Combine Glenlivet, Heering, port and sweet vermouth into a stirring glass, top up with ice and give it a good stir, about 30 times, for a good dilution.<p>Strain over one big ice cube into a rocks glass and gently pour a float of Laphroaig over the top.<p>Garnish with a twist of orange zest. If you’re …

Should You Become a Corpse This Halloween, Drink a Corpse Reviver

“There are no Halloween cocktails,” someone once said on Twitter, and they might be right. I tried to find a pumpkin one that didn’t taste like baby …

Flavors

What to Drink at Your Halloween Party

Celebrating Halloween as an adult is great. You get ultimate control over your costume and don't have to sport an awkward Mom creation. You don't have to beg for candy and sort through the crap to find the ones you actually like—being an adult means you can buy your <i>own</i> candy and eat it to your …

Recipes