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Love Is All You Need: Insights from the Grant Study | The Art of Manliness

Why do two men from very similar socioeconomic and educational backgrounds sometimes take very different life paths?<p>Is nature or nurture more …

How to Use Your Cat to Hack Your Neighbors' Wi-Fi

(Photo: Gene Bransfield)<p>Pictured above is Coco, a cat and a computer hacker. She probably doesn't know about that last part. Gene Bransfield, a …

My Own Personal Nothingness - Issue 16: Nothingness

“Nothing will come of nothing.”<br>(William Shakespeare, <i>King Lear</i>)<p>“Man is equally incapable of seeing the nothingness from which he emerges and the …

This May Be The Most Convincing Sunscreen Advertisement We've Ever Seen

And it's not even technically an ad.<p>Artist Thomas Leveritt used a specially equipped video camera to demonstrate the UV-blocking power of sunscreen …

Advanced Minor Guitar Chords

After you have worked out the various basic minor chords for jazz guitar, you’re ready to up take it up a notch as you begin to explore <b>rootless minor</b> …

How to Get a Full Workout With Only Dumbbells | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Joe Hashey, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)</i>.<p>After a hard day’s work you head over to …

How to Slow Down and Speed Up Time | The Art of Manliness

As we now approach the sunset of the summer season, take a look back on the last few months. Does it seem like your summer lasted forever, that it …

Instant Women - Photographs byLucia Nimcova | LensCulture

Lucia Nimcová was one of 22 young promising photographers invited by the Asia-Europe Foundation to participate in a photo forum in Paris. Each photographer represented a different country from Asia and Central or Eastern Europe. It was a remarkable conference, filled with inspiring new work, fresh …

Eastern Europe

Philippines mayor shot dead in airport attack

A mayor from the southern Philippines, his wife and two others including a boy less than two years old have been fatally shot in a daring attack at a Manila airport terminal that also wounded four other people.<p>Manila airport general manager Jose Angel Honrado said men on a motorcycle fired at Ukol …

British owner of diving shop shot dead in the Philippines

Tony Gilchrist's family claim he was let down by a member of the community he had done so much for<p>A British man who opened a dive shop in the Philippines after falling in love with the country and moving there two years ago has been shot dead by an employee on the island where he lived.<p>The family …

Wood And Metal Unite In Striking Furniture By Hilla Shamia

Hilla Shamia, an ingenious Israeli artist and designer, creates beautiful one-of-a-kind wood and aluminum desks and stools using a unique method that …

Exploration sim No Man's Sky coming from Hello Games

Joe Danger developer Hello Games announced its next game at the Spike VGX awards, a massive, procedurally generated, sci-fi exploration sim called <i>No Man's Sky</i>.<p>In the game's debut trailer, <i>No Man's Sky</i> was pitched as an exploration game where "every atom" is procedurally generated, from flora and …

Starbound: an ambitious 2D sandbox game set in a procedurally generated infinite universe

Is it actually like Terraria in space?” I'm talking to Finn 'Tiy' Brice, lead developer on Starbound – a game habitually described as 'Terraria in …

Pixel art games aren't retro, they're the future

About half a year ago, Sony and Microsoft started trying to convince people to spend several hundred dollars on powerful new consoles. Generational shifts don’t happen that often in the video games industry, so when they do, it’s natural for people to wonder about the potential of the hardware or …

This Is the Most Beautiful Way to Learn How to Code

These days, the sentiment of anyone who doesn't know how to code being destined to a life of homeless ineptitude has become a fairly common (if …

The U.S. Army Says It Can Teleport Quantum Data Now, Too

This kind of tech has implications that extend beyond the battlefield.<p>Quantum computing could revolutionize the way we interact with information. Such systems would process data faster and on larger scales than even the most super of supercomputers can handle today. But this technology would also …

Here's NASA's New Design for a Warp Drive Ship

In 2012, NASA physicist Harold White revealed that he and a team were working on a design for a faster-than-light ship. Now he's collaborated with an …

Unarmed Self-Defense from the Mad Men Era | The Art of Manliness

As I was browsing through some old magazines the other day, I came across a fantastic issue of <i>Popular Science</i> from 1962 that contained a feature on …

This concept makes most email clients look ugly

Some email clients have come a long way in presenting clean and clear information, but this concept from 1910 Design & Communication shows that there's still a lot of room for improvement. In the concept, structure and function follow from the constraints of typography, resulting in a design that …

Lisp is for Stupid People

[yes, the title is clickbait.]<p>I’ve been programming in Lisp for many years. It has a reputation as language only suitable to forbiddingly smart …

20 GIFs Proving Russia Is The Most Bizarre Place On Earth

In the past we've looked the Russia's space program propaganda, their thrilling landmarks, their peculiar online social networks, their sexy pin-up …

Scientists Just Took a Huge Step Towards Curing Baldness

Hair plugs, comb overs and toupées beware; a team of researchers from Columbia has developed a way to induce new human hair growth for the first time …

Caterham opens the order books for its entry-level Seven 160

The Seven 160 isn't as powerful or quick as other Caterham models, but it does offer a taste of all-out performance at a more attainable price point. …

This $55, open-sourced controller helps you play games on your phone, tablet or laptop

While convenient and often cheaper than console titles, playing video games on smartphones or tablets is certainly limited because you often are not …

Deep C

Programming is hard. Programming correct C and C++ is particularly hard. Indeed, both in C and certainly in C++, it is uncommon to see a screenful containing only well defined and conforming code.Why do professional programmers write code like this? Because most programmers do not have a deep …

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Dr. Arjun Srinivasan: We’ve Reached “The End of Antibiotics, Period”

Dr. Arjun Srinivasan is an associate director at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He spoke with FRONTLINE about the need for more …

Microbiology

Bell to track Canadian users' internet, phone and TV habits for targeted ads

Targeted advertising certainly isn't new, but Bell is taking it to a level that's making some Canadians uncomfortable. Starting November 16th, the telecom will track the habits of its customers for both network optimization and "more relevant" ads, including their app usage, calling patterns, web …

Terraria 2 coming to multiple platforms, except the 3DS

<i>Terraria 2</i>, the sequel to Re-Logic's adventure sandbox game will arrive on multiple platforms around its PC launch, creator Andrew "Redigit" Spinks told Pocket Gamer, saying that it will not see a release on the Nintendo 3DS.<p>"I am wanting to code <i>Terraria 2</i> in a more portable language so it can be …

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