David Micklus

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Silicon Valley gets excited about a small news story

Suddenly, after a prolonged drought, fresh money is pouring into US digital news. The strange thing is where it is going.<p>Instead of mass market …

Journalism

Crazy People Are Now Using Celebrities and Intellectuals to Convince You They Are Not Crazy

A new documentary, <i>The Principles,</i> is using the voices of unsuspecting physicists, as well as <i>Orange is the New Black</i> actress Kate Mulgrew, to promote geocentrism.<p><i>New documentary or</i> Heroes <i>reboot?</i><p>At one time, the most successful and trusted brand in cosmology was Geocentricism. This …

Star Trek

Artist Fulfills Late Mother’s Dream to Visit Greenland and Create Art

<i>Artist Zaria Forman</i><p>In August of 2012, artist Zaria Forman led an Arctic art expedition called <i>Chasing the Light</i> aboard the Wanderbird up the NW coast …

Down The Rabbit Hole We Go! 300+ Mind Expanding Documentaries

I watch a lot of documentaries. I think they are incredible tools for learning and increasing our awareness of important issues. The power of an …

Documentaries

20 Amazing Chemical Reaction GIFs

Blood meets hydrogen peroxide<p>Source: Iitmne<p>Sodium acetate crystallization<p>Source: Imgur<p>Belousov–Zhabotinsky reaction<p>Source: GIF Trunk<p>Water bridge …

Privacy Advocates Sound Off on Obama's Proposed NSA Reforms

U.S. President Barack Obama laid out his plan for reforming the National Security Agency's widely-derided surveillance tactics Friday, after months …

What I'm Reading: Neatorama Founder Alex Santoso

What I’m Reading: Neatorama Founder Alex Santoso<p>Inside Flipboard / January 16, 2014<p><i>It was only after Alex Santoso earned a PhD in biochemistry and</i> …

Mother's Heartwarming Photos of Sons with Farm Animals

Russian photographer and mother of two boys Elena Shumilova captures heartwarming images of her sons interacting with various animals on their farm, including dogs, rabbits, cats, and ducklings. She manages to transport the viewer into a fairy tale-like world with her photos of these little guys …

Farm Animals

Mannequins with pubic hair shock at American Apparel

What happened to mannequins that were just plastic molds used to display clothes? Now they're taking on a life, and a controversy, all of their own.<p>The growing trend to make mannequins seem more real may have gone too far with an Instagram shot from American Apparel in New York City. The photo …

In Alaska's wilds, the mystic hiker's bus draws pilgrims to danger and death

The lonely death of Chris McCandless inspired a book and Sean Penn's film Into the Wild. Now, more than 20 years on, hundreds follow in the idealist's trail – but locals wonder if it has all gone too far<p>The old bus in which Chris McCandless died in 1992 in the interior of Alaska – made famous in …

Amazon Patents “Anticipatory” Shipping — To Start Sending Stuff Before You’ve Bought It

Amazon’s plans for autonomous flying delivery drones are so last year. The ecommerce juggernaut is purportedly working on something far more dystopian: pre-shipment.<p>Amazon has filed a patent for a shipping system designed to cut delivery times by predicting what buyers are going to buy before they …

Is our Sun falling silent?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1044000/1044753_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524619515_88a9da1b321a0c6c93e4107431f29813<p><b>"I've been a solar physicist for 30 years, and I've never seen anything quite like this," says Richard Harrison, head of space physics at the</b> …

Climate Change

How to Reheat Leftovers, from Pizza to Pasta to Eggs

Our ultimate guide to reheating leftovers like pizza, rice, chicken, steak, pasta, pancakes, eggs, fish, vegetables, muffins, coffee, tea, pie, and risotto<p>Yesterday, Gawker's <b>Tom Scocca</b> admitted that he had been reheating pizza wrong his entire life. Rather than warming it up in a toaster oven, …

Cooking

Dead star and distant black holes dazzle in X-rays

Two new views from NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) showcase the telescope’s talent for spying objects near and far. One image …

What is on the Other Side of a Black Hole?

Picture an entire star collapsed down into a gravitational singularity. An object with so much mass, compressed so tightly, that nothing, not even …

The 50 Most Spectacular Galaxy Pictures of all Time

Here are the 50 most spectacular galaxy pictures of all time -- from pictures of the Andromeda Galaxy to the pictures of the "Cosmic Tinker Bell …

These Fascinating Maps Show The Origin Of Words We Use All The Time

U.S. playwright Rita Mae Brown said: "Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going."<p>That quote comes to mind looking at these fascinating European etymology maps of various commons words posted by reddit user sp07, which provide a kind of …

Roadmap

Subpoenas hit Christie aides, office

New Jersey lawmakers have subpoenaed several of Gov. Chris Christie’s senior aides — and issued broad subpoenas for the governor’s office and campaign overall — as they press forward with their investigation of the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal.<p>The targets of 20 subpoenas were announced …

The Week in Review: Gadgets and Gizmos A-Plenty

Inside Flipboard / January 10, 2014<p>The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which just completed its 2014 run in Las Vegas, was full of gadgets—some …

How to build the world's most amazing space telescope

The Hubble Telescope has given us astonishing images of distant stars, but despite its accomplishments, it has a limited view of the heavens. Scientists and engineers are hard at work on a larger, more powerful successor — the James Webb Space Telescope. Hubble has had an impressive run — it’s been …

Obama on NSA: A reluctant reformer

We’re not really sorry, but we’ll change.<p>That was the message President Barack Obama delivered on behalf of the U.S. government Friday as he announced results of a six-month-long policy review triggered by leaker Edward Snowden’s disclosures about top-secret National Security Agency programs …

Nomad ChargeKey review: An iPhone charger you won’t leave home without

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Alex Colon<p>I usually leave my iPhone(s aapl) plugged in to a power source right up until the moment I leave my …

13 Wholesome Recipes for the Mid-Holiday Detox

Give yourself a pat on the back. You've made in through Thanksgiving, the ultimate food-centric holiday, with hopefully minimal cooking disasters, quibbles about politics, and general family drama. But now you've got a new problem: it's called a food hangover, and it's mental as well as physical. …

How to Jumpstart Your Journaling | A 31-Day Journaling Prompt Calendar | The Art of Manliness

There’s been plenty of talk on AoM recently about journaling with our articles on The Diary Habit as well as 9 habits young men should adopt. Seeing …

5 Smart Home Companies to Watch in 2014

If 2013 was the year smart home became sexy again, 2014 is the year it will go mass market.<p>And while service providers with managed home services are a big part of why smart home is reaching a wider audience, here are some other interesting companies helping to lead the charge in 2014.<p><b>Revolv</b><p>A few …

IE11 Triples Market Share to 10.42%, Firefox Down, Chrome Up

December saw the second full month of IE11 availability with Windows 8.1, the release of Firefox 26, and the first full month of Chrome 31 availability. The latest numbers from Net Applications show IE11 tripled its market share, although only all versions of Chrome managed to gain share overall …

Skype social media platforms hacked by 'Syrian Electronic Army'

<b>The social media platforms of Skype have been hacked by a group claiming to be the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA).</b><p>The group posted anti-surveillance messages, including a message telling people not to use email services of Microsoft, the owner of Skype.<p>It claimed "they are monitoring your accounts …

Social Media

How to Get Ready for the Food Lover's Cleanse 2014

From cleaning out your fridge to stocking your pantry with full-flavored condiments, Sara Dickerman explains how to get ready for the Food Lover's Cleanse<p>I’m in Baltimore, visiting my mother, which has its advantages. Not only do I get to watch my kids romp with my cousins for the first time in …

Food