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This Is The Fastest Rotor Humans Have Ever Built, And It's Bending Our Understanding of Physics

Mind-boggling.<p>Scientists have created a tiny rotor that rotates at speeds of up to 60 billion revolutions a minute – the fastest-spinning human-made …

Physics

Donald Trump just said something truly terrifying

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you blinked, you might have missed it.<p>At a speech in Kansas City to the VFW annual convention on Tuesday, President Donald Trump -- amid one of his trademark anti-media rants -- said this (emphasis mine):<p><i>"Stick with us. Don't believe the crap you see from these people, the fake news. ...</i> …

Donald Trump

23 Cleaning Hacks Literally Everyone Needs To Know

It’s time to clean house with these time and money-saving cleaning hacks that make the chores I abhor the most, an easy check off my to-do list. …

Cool Stuff

How to Make Cinnamon Rolls in 30 Minutes Flat

Look, I'm all for making traditional homemade-dough cinnamon rolls, but sometimes you just want the piping hot buns, dripping with butter and brown sugar, ASAP. When you're experiencing an uncontrollable jonesing for a homemade batch, but don't want to go through the whole trouble of making the …

Dessert

How to Build Kitchen Sink Storage Trays

Construct roll-out trays for extra storage space in the sink base cabinet.<p>Sink cabinet tray detail<br>See the Materials & Cutting Lists in the Additional …

Woodworking

These Photos From the Loveland Theme Park in South Korea Will Make You Blush

Jeju Loveland: A place in Korea where sex-themed art and eroticism meet. The Loveland Theme Park opened up in 2004 and boasts 140 works of art that may make you blush — but are undeniably interesting to look at. The park also runs sex-education films and has some interactive pieces as well. And of …

How to Create and Stick to a Writing Schedule

Don’t like math? Skip this article, then, because figuring out a writing schedule to stay productive involves a few numbers.<p>The key to a productive …

The Heart of Fire Island

Geologically, it is just a sandbar—a 32-mile-long strip of a barrier island on the Atlantic Ocean that separates the sea from New York’s Long Island. …

Perspective | How to keep going after a mass shooter kills your husband

By Andrea Chamblee<p>The text messages that begin arriving on June 28 end my ordinary life. “Where does your husband work?” “What’s happening in Annapolis?” “Have you seen the news?” My husband, John McNamara, is a reporter for the Capital Gazette. I am at my office, a government agency just outside …

University of Maryland

13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

How to draw a dog

Today I am going to show you how to draw a dog. Even though the skeletons of dogs and cats are quite similar, especially in the simplified version …

10 Simple Steps to Improve Your Writing

You know how certain things in life are immutable?Writing is not one of them.I’m not going to lecture you on the traditional writing process. We all …

11 Extremely Useful Life Hacks That Will Turn You into a Cleaning God

Finally! You’re actually in the mood for cleaning, you’ve got your gloves on and…you suddenly realize you’ve ran out of a certain cleaning agent… …

Ikea’s Newest Product Introduces Hydroponics To Mainstream America

Are grow-your-own salad days ahead?<p>The term “hydroponics” typically conjures up images of illegal marijuana farms in massive warehouses, but Ikea has a more domesticated offer: a handsome little planter that lets you grow lettuce right on your kitchen countertop.<p>Hydroponics is a plant-growing …

West Texas algae farm cultivates nutrients on massive scale

Inside a high-tech lab in a modular building in the West Texas desert here, a young scientist peered through a microscope at a slide of live and …

11 Simple but Brilliant Life Hacks to Make Your Home Sparkle

For many of us, cleaning is the most boring task and the worst punishment in the world. Let’s be honest — many of us begin doing the housework only …

The One Pair of Shoes I Wear All Summer—and They’re Machine Washable, Too

Since I can throw these comfy shoes in the wash, I no longer have to worry about wearing shoes that smell when it gets hot outside and my feet …

Ricotta Gnocchi with Artichoke, Lemon and Mint

In a bowl, mix together 3/4 cup of the flour, the ricotta, salt and egg yolks. Dust a work surface with the remaining 1/4 cup flour. One cup at a …

Roast Chicken with Rosemary Recipe

"When I was in Vicenza, Italy at an open market downtown, I smelled this scrumptious smell of roast chicken at this stand. So I bought one of their …

How To Stream ‘Earth: One Amazing Day’ Online, Because The Nature Documentary Is Unlike Anything You’ve Ever Seen

If you've been itching for a fresh installment of nature delivered straight to your TV, then you're in luck. The sequel to BBC's <i>Earth</i>already aired in …

THE NIGHT BEFORE

Since we’re starting a new year, here’s an updated <b>step-by-step guide</b> on <b>sleeping</b> and <b>waking up early</b> so you can achieve all the resolutions you’ve just set! Hope everyone is having a happy new year! ^_^<p><b>Turn off your devices an hour before sleep.</b> The blue light from your computer and mobile can really disrupt the natural melatonin levels that control your sleep cycle. End the day with some sort of reading, whether that be for leisure or some summary notes at the end of the day.<p><b>Swap the tea and</b> …

It actually is possible to train your brain to become smarter

There are many rumors about the strange habits and capabilities of inventor Nikola Tesla.<p>He was said only to need about two hours of sleep per night, supported by occasional naps. He apparently died without ever marrying and, possibly, without any intimate relationships, deeming them a distraction …

Inventions

This family just moved in to a 3D-printed home

France is famous for its wine, cheese and two-week bicycle race. Now, it's going to be known for shaking up the construction industry with 3D-printed houses.<p>Nordine and Nouria Ramdani, as well as their three children, moved in to 1,022-square-foot, four-bedroom house on June 29, according to Ouest …

How to Retain What You Read

Think about a book you read last year. How much of it do you remember? Could you list ten things you learned from it? Can you even remember what …

Einstein's theory of relativity passes its toughest test yet

Yet more evidence that the great physicist got gravity right.<p>Einstein's theory of general relativity has passed its toughest test with flying colors, a new study reports.<p>General relativity, which Einstein proposed in 1916, holds that gravity is a consequence of space-time's inherent flexibility: …

Research

Spiders fly on the currents of Earth's electric field

Spiders don’t have wings, but they can fly across entire oceans on long strands of silk. For more than a century, scientists thought it was the wind …

Sacred Native American Sites Are Not Your Playgrounds

Deep in the Grand Canyon, on land that Havasupai Native Americans have called home for generations, is a place known as Beaver Falls. It’s an unimaginative name for an otherworldly landscape, where turquoise water tumbles over a series of terraces gouged into red desert walls. To legally reach the …

Beat the heatwave – these 5 houseplants will actually keep your home cool

In the long run they're inexpensive and environmentally-friendly too!<p><b>Sometimes it feels like no amount of cooling fans or wide open windows will make a hot and stuffy house cooler. But did you know there is actually an i</b><b>nexpensive and environmentally-friendly way to help keep your home cool during</b> …

A Simple Trick for Getting Grease Stains Out of Your Clothes

One of the hazards of an afternoon spent scarfing down burgers at a backyard barbecue is that you might unwittingly end up with a big ol' grease …

8 DIY Pallet Tool Organizer Projects For The Garden

Organize your garden tools nicely with these free of cost <b>DIY Pallet Tool Organizer</b> projects!<p>1. Garden Tool Rack<p>Organize garden tools in a …