Dave Edkins

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These Are America's Coolest Ghost Towns


A 17-Year-Old Created This Insanely Detailed "Map Of Stereotypes"

No offence, but this is brilliant. Via Martin Vargic.

A Personal Wind Turbine To Pack Up And Take Anywhere

Available in a range of sizes, the Trinity wind turbine can charge your phone while camping or provide electricity for your entire home.<p>When we think about energy efficiency on the go, solar-powered gadgets are typically the first to jump to mind. Solar-powered lamps, digital cameras and phone …

Renewable Energy

The amazing life of Albert Einstein, an underestimated genius whose childhood nickname was 'the dopey one'

His opinions on race , politics , and war were also incredibly progressive for their time. Some even say that we will never see the likes of another Einstein again.<p>Here's how a man, who " had no understanding of how to relate to people, " became history's most beloved scientist.


NASA and ESA Will Move A Small Moon By Slamming A Spacecraft Into It

Preparing for 'Deep Impact'<p>We've smashed into the moon, and bounced onto a comet, but a whole 17 years after <i>Deep Impact</i> and <i>Armageddon</i> debuted in 1998, we still haven't managed to change the course of an asteroid.<p>Sure, we landed the NEAR-Shoemaker orbiter on an asteroid in 2001, but we didn't even …

Space Exploration

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …


Water on the red planet: Nasa reveals major discovery – in pictures

View images of Martian briny flows of water from analysed spectral data from the CRISM instrument onboard Nasa’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter


Winning astronomy photos of the year show our amazing universe (pictures)

Your World This Week, Volume XIV

NASA captured this image of Enceladus on March 10, 2012. Image Source: NASALife On One Of Saturn’s Moons? Scientists Are Taking Steps To Answer That …


Here’s everything you need to know about rugby

Starting today (Sept. 18), 20 international teams battle it out to be named the world’s best rugby team as England hosts the 2015 World Cup.<p>The event is expected to sell 2.4 million tickets and bring in £2.2 billion ($3.3 billion) to the British economy. Yet despite rugby becoming increasingly …

George North

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …

How Many Stars Are In The Universe?

Looking up into the night sky, it's challenging enough for an amateur astronomer to count the number of naked-eye stars that are visible. With bigger …

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

<i>“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future”</i><br>~ John F. Kennedy<p>The one constant thing in …


A new book claims Nazis used a crystal-meth style drug to stay awake during World War II

In Der Totale Rausch (Total Rush), which was published in Germany last week, Norman Ohler notes that a methamphetamine-based drug, manufactured from 1937 onwards by the Nazis under the brand name of Pervitin, was distributed among the armed forces.<p>The Independent reports that the book reveals how …


The ‘future of personal computing’ is here: Apple unveils the iPad Pro

Apple’s big event is underway and it’s wasted no time making news. Apple on Wednesday unveiled the iPad Pro, the largest tablet in the company’s …

Toyota, Two Inventors File Patent for "Aerocar" With Dynamic, Stackable Wing System

No, the children’s doodle of a flying car pictured here isn’t a joke. This is an actual Toyota patent filing for a “stackable wing for an aerocar” that was just recently published by the U.S. Patent Office and reported by <i>Automotive News</i>. That horizontal line with the diagonal squiggles underneath …

Los Angeles grieves for three brothers found stabbed to death outside school

Vigil held at Dolores Huerta Elementary after boys’ bodies were found in car and father, suspected of their murder, was taken to hospital with stab wounds<p>Mourners have mounted a prayer vigil for three young brothers found stabbed to death in a car beside a school – a gruesome case of apparent …

Apple Unveils Cool, New Stuff

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Scientists built the most powerful physics machine on earth to study the fate of our universe — and it may break the laws of physics

Right now, the most powerful physics machine ever constructed by man is running at maximum power after a major upgrade that took two years to complete.<p>And recently, two different experiments reported that they may have discovered a particle that behaves in ways that cannot be explained with any …


Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning

If a new theory turns out to be true, the universe may not have started with a bang.<p>In the new formulation, the universe was never a singularity, or …

Report: flexible displays will dominate the future with foldable, rollable and even stretchable panels

Flexible displays are not only here to stay, but they are an important part in the future of mobile technology and other types of electronics. IHS Technology estimates that over half of all display shipments will consist of flexible screens by 2024.<p>The most interesting part of this research’s …

The 7 Keys To Incredible Life Success

There was a time in my life, the majority of my youth, when I was a slacker whose primary skill was to find new ways to avoid anything worthwhile. I …

Climbing On Mount Denali

What Are Beachbody Performance Supplements?

Nima Alamdari glanced over his shoulder like a character from a bad detective movie before he pushed the collection of blank white tubs across the …

15-year-old schoolboy develops test for Alzheimer's disease

Krtin Nithiyanandam has developed a test which could not only pick up the early signs of Alzheimer's disease but potentially stops it spreading further<p>A 15-year-old British boy has developed a potential test for Alzheimer’s disease which could allow the condition to be diagnosed 10 years before the …

11 of the Greatest American Race Cars of All Time

Racing is in America's blood.<p>Racing is in America's blood. This country has created some of the boldest, most successful, and most innovative racecars in history. Here are 11 of our favorites—and they only scratch the surface of America's rich racing heritage.

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Starwatch: Of Pluto and planets

Illustration: L. Calçada/ESO<p>Artist’s impression of Pluto’s icy terrain, with Charon looming large in starry skies.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/10/1436545674578/96793793-b33c-4366-9f40-1dd5b206d821-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Illustration: L. Calçada/ESO<p>Artist’s impression …

Photo by @irablockphoto (Ira Block) Bactrian camels ride across Mongolia's south Gobi Desert near Khongoryn Els #Bactrian #camel #Mongolia #Gobi #desert #sonya7ii