Brian R. Johnson

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Stephen Hawking: God particle could wipe out the universe

Stephen Hawking seems to have turned into the man with the sandwich board that says: "The end is nigh."<p>Not only has he warned us that aliens might destroy us, but he's also been worrying that artificial intelligence might do the same.<p>Now he's perceiving a threat that might not merely put an end to …

9 Netflix Series That You Can Watch In Their Entirety In Under 9 Hours

Pre-kids, Thanksgiving for me was often my favorite time to get together with family members and pick up a few movies, or a great TV series, so that we could all avoid talking to one another, and yet leave the family get-together with the feeling that it was a success. Much of that success would …

Everything Chunk Eats in 'The Goonies,' from Pepsi to Pizza

With rumors of a Goonies sequel swirling, we watched the 1985 classic movie and cataloged everything Chunk (Jeff Cohen) consumes, from Pepsi to pizza<p>Two days ago at a <i>Bon Appétit</i> editorial meeting, someone casually mentioned that** <b>a sequel to</b> <i>The Goonies</i>, <b>the beloved movie about quirky, lovable,</b> …

Best Travel Apps And Hacks For Your Vacation Workout

Tired of hearing that you should just use the stairs when you travel or give the hotel elliptical a whirl? What if your hotel doesn't HAVE an elliptical?<p>Never fear, we've got a few travel hacks that will help you stay fit on your next excursion.<p><b>1. Map that run</b><p>MapMyRun is a must-have app, …

It’s Time to Pay Attention to Sleep, the New Health Frontier

After being diagnosed with brain and lung cancer in 2011, Lynn Mitchell, 68, was averaging about an hour of solid sleep a night. Stressed about her …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p><i>GQ</i>’s editors pick the freshest menswear, sneakers, watches and more worth your disposable income.<p>17 Photos2 days agoView …

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Kids With Rare Disease May Hold Secret to Stopping Viruses

A brother and sister with an extremely rare genetic condition have a stunning ability to fight off viruses — an ability that could lead to a new family of antiviral drugs.<p>Their bodies stop viruses from building a protective shell, which leaves viruses "naked" and vulnerable, researchers report in …

Immune System

Heartbleed Bug Update

Inside Flipboard / April 9, 2014<p>As soon as we found out about the Heartbleed bug, the team here began working on understanding its implications for …

New and improved atomic clock: A revolution in timekeeping is coming

With a new and improved atomic clock, the standard of time in America is about to change -- a teeny, tiny bit.<p>For the first time in 15 years, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, or NIST, is adding a new official atomic clock, institute officials announced Wednesday -- at 10:02 a.m. …

This Dad Makes Awesome CGI Videos Of His Son

Normally, videos of somebody's kid are boring. But when the dad works with Pixar? Way less boring.<p>Daniel Hashimoto appears to be a pretty cool dad. The After Effects artist for DreamWorks Studios does his magic on videos of his 3-year-old son, transforming the little guy into a superhero capable of …

Action Movies

Pebble Steel Review!

Accidental poisonings from e-cig liquid becoming more common

The case may still be out on the health risks of smoking e-cigarettes, but news is barreling in about the potential dangers of the liquids that these devices turn into vapor. According to <i>The New York Times</i>, the number of calls to poison control centers because someone imbibed or was otherwise …

What Happens To Your Body When You Get Drunk And Stoned At The Same Time?

The science of the spins<p>The intoxicating effects of alcohol and of marijuana have been widely studied, but their combined effect—getting "cross-faded"—is woefully underexplored scientific territory. Here's a look at what we know about how pot and booze together affect the brain.<p>First, the basics: …

Cannabis

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