Hannah Sheridan

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Scientists unlock mystery of out-of-body experiences (aka astral trips)

Some people claim that they have experienced <i>out-of-body experiences—</i>aka "astral trips"—floating outside of their bodies and watching themselves from …

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Lawmaker claims Pentagon using new diagnosis to drive out sex assault accusers

Lawmakers have expressed fears that the Defense Department is using a new disorder diagnosis to remove accusers in sexual assault cases from the military.<p>Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., has accused the Pentagon of diagnosing troops who report that they were sexually assaulted with adjustment disorder …

Pope Francis on celibacy rule: ‘The door is always open to change’ - The Margin - MarketWatch

Reuters<p>On his papal flight back to the Vatican from Jerusalem, Pope Francis addressed the thorny topic of celibacy and gave just enough wiggle room …

These Harvard And MIT Kids Say They've Made NSA-Proof Email

Those who worry that Gmail or the National Security Agency may be rifling through their emails now have a new alternative: ProtonMail, a super-secure email service created by students from Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.<p>"It was the Snowden leaks that got us started," …

Was California killing spree preventable? - CNN Video

Pope to meet sex abuse victims at Vatican next month, declares 'zero tolerance' for pedophile priests

Pope Francis announced Monday that he planned to meet with a group of clergy sex abuse victims at the Vatican next month, the first such encounter for a pontiff who has been criticized by sex abuse victims for not expressing solidarity with them as he has for other groups.<p>Francis also revealed that …

After long wait, Malaysia releases jet data

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Close to three months after the Malaysian jetliner disappeared, the government on Tuesday released reams of raw …

Final scene is cool, but the side-by-side with the greenscreen is awesome!

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has finally revealed a launch date and price: it'll cost $85,000 and ship in 2017, according to its website.<p>"Where you're …

100-Year-Old Negatives Discovered in Block of Ice in Antarctica

For the past 100 years, a box of never-before-seen negatives has been preserved in a block of ice in Antarctica. Recently, Conservators of the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust came across the 22 exposed, but unprocessed, cellulose nitrate negatives during an attempt to restore an old …

Epic 360-degree selfie will give you wanderlust

By attaching a GoPro camera to a long stick, extreme adventurer Alex Chacón documented himself in an astonishing 360-degree video selfie that spans more than 36 countries. In it, he features himself around an impressive list of exotic sites, including the Taj Mahal and the Maya Pyramids of Chichen …

Waterfall Pixel Artist: Fool Source

Alternative Godzilla Movie Posters

A selection of unofficial, alternative Godzilla movie posters by different creative folks.<p>It’s always a pleasure to see how great blockbusters of the …

This is a GIF of a Vine of a Video of a Flipbook of a GIF of a Video of a Roller Coaster | Colossal

<p>Could this be the most meta thing on the entire internet? Just so we’re clear, the title isn’t a typo. This really is a GIF of a Vine of a video of …

Military Plans To Test Brain Implants To Fight Mental Disorders

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, is launching a $70 million program to help military personnel with psychiatric disorders using electronic devices implanted in the brain.<p>The goal of the five-year program is to develop new ways of treating problems including depression, …

Has Being a Young Adult Always Been a Financial Nightmare?

Young people have never had it easy, but they have certainly had it better.<p>Young adulthood has always been financially perilous. But is it more perilous today than in the past? That question has come my way a fair number of times, ever since I shared a bit of new research showing that roughly a …

This Radioactive Element Could Power the Planet

If your car was powered by thorium, you would never need to refuel it. The vehicle would burn out long before the chemical did. The thorium would …

This Device Turns Smartphone Alerts Into Smells

Your choice of phone alert noise may say something about your personality. But what does it say if you give your notifications specific …

iPhone 'Car Mode' Concept Helps You Stop Driving and Texting

Miles of stop-and-go traffic combined with boredom can lead to a common safety hazard while on the road: texting and driving.<p>For this reason, New …

New transistor mimics human synapse to simulate learning

By on November 6, 2013 at 11:49 am<p>The human brain is a marvel of evolutionary craftsmanship with tens of billions of neurons firing away to make us …

Sono window noise-cleaner tunes out annoying city sounds, tunes in good ones

City dwellers have a variety of solutions for dealing with city noises, including our least favorite – running the air conditioner on fan in winter. But the most elegant idea so far is a new device that attaches to a window and turns it into a counter-noise filter.<p>The Sono, developed as a prototype …

OLED-Enhanced Super Glasses Could Help Blind People See

Eyeglasses have long improved the vision of nearsighted and farsighted people, but now, researchers at the University of Oxford are developing a pair …

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How to Turn a Smartphone Panorama Into a ‘Tiny Planet’ Photo

Ever since Google released the Photosphere feature for their Nexus devices, I have been obsessed with making tiny planets. The photosphere feature …

OontZ Angle Ultra-Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker $40 shipped

Amazon has the OontZ Angle Ultra-Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker by Cambridge SoundWorks for only $39.99 shipped. That’s $20 less than anywhere else and 43% off the list price of $70. Amazon’s customers also gave the Oontz 4.5/5 stars with good reviews.<p>The Oontz features a 10 hour rechargeable …

With Rando, the World Is Connected and Mundane and That’s Kind of Beautiful

Somewhere on the other side of the Internet is another person just like you, idly playing with her smartphone. And the delightful app Rando would …