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The Nuclear Weapons States - Who Has Them And How Many

Nuclear energy is growing around the world. About 70 new reactors are under construction worldwide (NEI), with more than 600 others planned by mid-century. Five reactors are under construction in the United States.<p>On the other hand, nuclear weapon states have declined slightly in the last …

DDoS brings down Destiny and CoD: Ghosts servers

The team responsible for last month's attack on the PSN and Battle.net has claimed responsibility for server crashes on the two games.<p>After last month's attack on the PlayStation Network, Battle.net and other online games -- as well as the grounding of a flight carrying Sony Online Entertainment …

Someone Already Dropped the New iPhone, Proving That Yes, We Have a New iPhone

Australian man opens box, immediately sends new phone down under.<p><b>As four million of us</b> sit anxiously by the door awaiting our iPhone 6 deliveries, many Apple acolytes are lined up outside their local retail stores. Since the universe favors Australia with sun before the United States, they got to …

I Will Fight No More, Forever

<b>My conditions are</b> significantly different than those of the man who first spoke those words. He was the tribal chief of a band of Nez Perce Indians, and perhaps the War Chief of several bands in the end. At the height of his fame, and his tragedy, this man retained his reason. He was named, by his …

Whither the Breadfruit?

By James McWilliams August 1, 2014<p><i>Whither the breadfruit?</i><p>Marguerite Girvin Gillin, <i>Breadfruit</i>, ca. 1884<p>There’s such a thing as the Breadfruit Institute, and there should be. Researchers consider the species a “NUS”—“neglected and underutilized species.” But Ian Cole, the Breadfruit Institute’s …

How Crayola Crayons Are Made

There are 120 different colors of Crayola Crayons.<p>23 shades of red, 20 greens, 19 blues, 16 purples, 14 oranges, 11 browns, 8 yellows, 2 grays, 2 coppers, 2 blacks, 1 white, 1 gold and 1 silver. The Crayola factory in Easton, Pennsylvania makes 12 million crayons a day in a variety of the shades we …

Meanwhile In Russia: SpongeBob And Mickey Mouse Kick Dude's Ass In Road Rage Incident

This is a video of SpongeBob Squarepants, Mickey Mouse, that squirrel from Ice Age that's always trying to get the acorn, and some other character …

Off-the-grid texting device GoTenna attracts antisurveillance crowd

A gadget for text messaging without cell service sees a spike in interest from the pro-privacy crypto and Bitcoin communities -- even though that wasn't its creators' intention.<p>"If you're solving a problem that is real to them, they're going to come out of the woodwork."<p>Daniela Perdomo, GoTenna CEO

PSD: Photoshop Disasters

I’ve seen a lot of bad Photoshop work in my day. And while it’s good for a laugh, it’s no fun if you’re the one whose work is being laughed at. …

You Can Mod This Seiko to Be Any Watch You Want It to Be

The Seiko Model 5 probably is the best watch you've never heard of. Seiko sold more than 5 million of them in the four years after its introduction …

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

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Audi Polymer Suspension Springs Arrive on Unnamed Model

In its quest to reduce overall vehicle weight, Audi is introducing new lightweight glass fiber-reinforced polymer (GFRP) suspension springs in an undisclosed new model this fall. Despite having a thicker strand and larger-diameter coil, the new GFRP springs are approximately 40 percent lighter than …

More Details on Toyota, BMW Sports Car Come to Light

Lexus LF-LC Production Model Delayed<p>A source familiar with the product plans of Toyota and Lexus confirmed to <i>Motor Trend</i> that the Toyota FT-1 concept essentially previews the next-gen BMW Z4 and an as yet unnamed Toyota coupe, possibly the next Supra. The two cars will share a platform, but will be …

The Buick O' Truth #1 - Windshields Inside/Out - The Box O' Truth

People often wonder and debate about cars and how they react to being shot with various types of weapons and ammunition. The best way to find out the …

Does Sex Addiction Function Like Drug Addiction In The Brain?

A new study suggests that sex addiction may work a lot like drug addiction in the brain. There’s been a long debate about whether compulsive sexual behavior – including frequent thoughts about sex, having sex, or watching pornography – really falls into the family of addictions. It was recently …

Tasting the Dogfish Head Minute IPAs (All of Them)

Dogfish Head brewery is the brainchild of Sam Calagione, known among enthusiasts as an easy-going, Willy Wonka type, because (1) he really is easy …

2 + 2 Doesn't Always Equal 4

2 + 2 = ? appears to be one of the easiest problems in mathematics, and it is probably one of the first you ever encountered. If Kate has 2 apples and Matt gives her 2 more apples, then she has 4 apples. Obviously.<p>But what if we told you that 2 + 2 = ? has stumped even some of the smartest …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

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Iraq crisis: US airstrikes 'may be an option' to combat ISIS, says John Kerry - live

US secretary of state John Kerry says US airstrikes to combat ISIS offensive in Iraq "may be an option" as city of Tal Afar falls to militants<p><b>• Northern Iraq town of Tal Afar falls to Isis</b> <b><br>• US signals Iran cooperation; sends 550 Marines to Gulf</b> <b><br>• Britain urges Iran to play 'regional role' in Iraq</b> …

Bicycle Wheel Bow Has Plenty of Kick

Here’s a clever way to recycle and reuse an old bicycle wheel! [Darren] came up with this idea a while ago, and unable to find any mention of it on …

Can Electronic Arts make a 'Battlefield' game that works?

I stopped playing <i>Battlefield</i> this year. Why did I stop playing the massively popular first-person shooter? Because it <b>never</b> works when it launches. For those who haven't experienced the promise and defeat of a <i>Battlefield</i> launch, it goes as such:<p>A multiplayer beta precedes the launch, often by a slim …

Nevada Experimenting with Using Drones to Control the Weather

When you think of drones, you probably think of military ones, and viewers of the current season of <i>24</i> have watched Army drones targeting innocent …

Best File Manager

<i>Best overall:</i> ASUS File Manager<p>See at Play Store<p>ASUS File Manager manages to heave itself to the top of the file manager food chain on Android by …

Working Pip-Boy 3000 designed for astronauts

A 3D-printed prototype wearable designed for astronauts takes its inspiration directly from the screens of the Fallout series.<p>Zachariah Perry Cruse's working Pip-Boy 3000 replica was the real deal, but it was pretty limited in what it could do -- and who could have one. But, if the concept could be …

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

Infiniti’s Q50 Eau Rouge Project: Why Didn’t This Happen Sooner?

Jamming a monster engine into an existing sedan is not a new formula, and both the GT-R engine and Infiniti sport sedans have been around for years. Why did it take so long for Infiniti?<p>Per Peter Smith, Infiniti Deputy Program Director in charge of the Q50 Eau Rouge concept, “Clearly it was the …

Spain protests call for vote on monarchy

Riot police were on standby as tens of thousands took to the streets in Madrid, Barcelona and other cities across Spain on Monday to demand a vote on whether to rid Spain of its royal family.<p>The protests came after Spain's King Juan Carlos, who led the country's transition from dictatorship to …