Hiram McDaniels

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4 Reasons Putin Is Already Losing in Ukraine

Even a week ago, the idea of a Russian military intervention in Ukraine seemed farfetched if not totally alarmist. The risks involved were just too …

Obama’s Menu of Small Options For Big Russian Problem In Ukraine

As President Obama struggles to address the Russian military incursion in Crimea, he faces something of an international relations puzzle: How can he …

Sarah Palin, Who Predicted Russian Aggression, Goes Off on ‘Weak’ Obama and His ‘Mom Jeans’

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin joined Sean Hannity on Monday to discuss her 2008 prediction that Russia would be emboldened to invade Ukraine under President Barack Obama. Though she was mocked for saying it, she told Hannity that she feels vindicated and still believes Russia took advantage of …

Morning Must Reads: March 3

“Russian forces expanded their control of Ukraine’s Crimea region Monday,as the Ukrainian prime minister acknowledged that his country lack’s …

Venezuela opposition musters thousands for march despite Carnival holiday

CARACAS (Reuters) - While many Venezuelans went to the beach to enjoy the Carnival holiday, thousands of anti-government demonstrators marched in the capital on Sunday, trying to keep up the momentum from weeks of protests demanding President Nicolas Maduro resign.<p>Anti-government protesters hold a …

NASA Could've Prevented The Near-Drowning Of An Astronaut

A “mishap” investigation into NASA reveals what went wrong in a spacewalk last year<p>During a routine spacewalk outside the International Space Station in July of last year, Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano's helmet began filling with water. "[T]he water covers my nose--a really awful sensation that …

Chinese Scientist Likens Beijing's Smog Problem To "Nuclear Winter"

Farms are in a "smog panic" as plants falter without sunlight<p>A Chinese scientist said that the smog situation in the country is so bad that it resembles a "nuclear winter," preventing plants from producing energy from the sun's rays via photosynthesis, and presenting a possible disaster for the …

This Netflix Hack Pauses Your Movie When You Fall Asleep

Nothing is more nightmarish than trying to figure out where you left off on an episode. No longer will we live in fear.<p>It happens to everyone. You told yourself just one more <i>House of Cards</i> episode before you hit the sack. It's already 3:42 a.m. but you need to find out whether Francis Underwood …

Nighttime Smartphone Use Can Sap Next Day's Energy

It may be better for all concerned to avoid work emails late at night.<p>Using your smartphone at night might not be the smartest plan. A pair of studies found that people who used the devices after 9 p.m. were more tired and less engaged at work the next day, even when compared to people who looked …

The Strange Beauty Of Bioluminescent Fish

The new book Fire in the Sea brings one eccentric marine biologist's paintings out of obscurity.<p>David McKee, a retired biology professor from Texas A&M University, never got the chance to talk to Henry Compton about his art. Compton, an eccentric marine biologist and local fishing pier manager, …

This Robot Gives High-Beaming Drivers A Taste Of Their Own Medicine

Don't actually build it. Bad idea. But, you know, it exists.<p>It happens. You're on the road, at night, maybe you're in the left lane, and a driver screeches up behind you, tailgating, high-beams flashing, to coax you into the other lane. What if you could get sweet, bright revenge?<p>Well, here is your …

What if the Earth were Hollow?

AMAZING Simulation of the Evolution of the Universe

Tutorial: Simulating the Universe in After Effects

How to Simulate the Universe on your Laptop

Why is it Dark at Night?

The Origin of Quantum Mechanics (feat. Neil Turok)

Radar explained in ten seconds

One-Way Mirrors explained in ten seconds

Onions, Emotions, and Why We Cry

Why am I hallucinating?

Do My Feet Smell Like Doritos?

What Stephen Hawking Really Said About Black Holes

How to Predict the Odds of Anything