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These Are The World’s Finest Shoemakers You Need To Know

A quality suit is good, a nice watch is a must, but without a decent pair of shoes your first impression is likely to sink. Everyone says they’re the …

Contact Is More Than a Movie About Science vs. Religion

When <i>Contact</i> first opened, 20 years ago today, I thought it was a masterpiece. For a soon-to-be high school senior, Robert Zemeckis’ adaptation of …

Science Fiction

It's time to stop hiding electricity inside of walls

Walls keep secrets. Like, for instance, where's the stud? Walls will never tell. Also, electric wires are inside walls. But where do we usually <i>use</i> all that electricity? Outside of walls! Really makes you think, doesn't it?<p>A new art project, as seen on <i>FastCo Design</i>, solves our age-old struggle with …

Download 67,000 Historic Maps (in High Resolution) from the Wonderful David Rumsey Map Collection

Stanford University’s been in the news lately, what with expanding its tuition waiver last year and now facing renewed scrutiny over its ultra-low …

Watch Bob Ross Paint Nightmares With the Help of a Neural Network

Ever since Google released the neural network DeepDream in 2015, we've learned that AI is capable of creating things that are far trippier (and far …

TV

Explore the Origins of French Cuisine With This 200-Year-Old Map

France is known as the unofficial culinary capital of the world to many, and for good reason. French products like brie, cognac, and champagne are …

Use the Five Folder System to Finally Organize Your Email Inbox

We’ve come a long way from the simple “trusted trio” method of organizing our inbox, and for many of us our email is as disorganized as it’s ever …

The Crimes of SEAL Team 6

Officially known as the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, SEAL Team 6 is today the most celebrated of the U.S. military’s special mission …

10 Badass Enemies Of Ancient Rome

Roman civilization grew by destroying hundreds of others. In this process, many brave men and women challenged the almighty Roman army in the name of …

Faking it: Does the forged Vermeer that fooled Goering belong in a museum?

<b>(Getty/Robin Utrecht)</b><p>Han van Meegeren was arrested after WWII for selling his “Vermeer” to a Nazi. Should we collect his knock-offs now?<p>Noah Charney<p>November 27, 2016 7:00pm (UTC)<p>There ain’t no way that’s a Caravaggio.<p>Let me pause and leave you with that thought, before we circle back to it.<p>So there …

Art

20 Mesmerizing Videos of Japanese Artisans Creating Traditional Handicrafts

In Japanese “tewaza” means “hand technique” or “handcraft” and, in this YouTube playlist of 20 short films, various artisanal techniques are explored …

15 Vintage Recipe Collections to Explore

Cookbooks and recipe collections don’t just record the delicacies and comfort food of the past, but also reflect social trends, immigration, and …

University of California

Famous Lost Cities Everyone Should Know | The Art of Manliness

Once again we step into the realm of Man Knowledge, where we seek to broaden your understanding of various manly topics so that when the subject …

How to Measure the Power of Alien Civilizations Using the Kardashev Scale

We have yet to make contact with an extraterrestrial civilization. If they're out there — and surely they must be — we haven't the foggiest idea what …

Andromeda Galaxy

10 Horrifying Future Wars We Will Live To See

War is one of humanity’s constants. No matter how enlightened we become or how much our technology changes, we’ll still spend our time killing one …

10 Deadliest Assassin Organizations In History

The idea of the assassin often invokes the image of the lone gunman, working on his own to eliminate whoever he views as a threat. But a handful of …

World History

10 Brutal Moments In The Conquests Of Genghis Khan

For 30 years, Genghis Khan and his Mongolian horde swept through Asia, slaughtering over one-tenth of the people on Earth and conquering nearly …

The History of How We Discovered All the Planets in the Solar System

Satellites such as the Kepler have been working overtime to uncover hundreds of new planets in our galaxy. But how did we first discover the planets …

Astronomy