Jonathan Burnett

2,962 Flips | 19 Magazines | 11 Likes | 2 Following | 187 Followers | @jonburnett | Keep up with Jonathan Burnett on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Jonathan Burnett”

AI Innovators Take Pledge Against Autonomous Killer Weapons

<i>The Terminator</i>'s killer robots may seem like a thing of science fiction. But leading scientists and tech innovators have signaled that such autonomous killers could materialize in the real world in frighteningly real ways.<p>During the annual International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence …

Artificial Intelligence

Fearing cease and desist from Bethesda, Fallout: New California mega-mod ramps up

Fallout: New California is a Fallout: New Vegas mega-mod that introduces a totally new storyline complete with 12 possible endings and some 16,000 …

PC Gaming

12 Photographs Mainstream Archaeology Does Not Want You to See

Conventional archaeology propagates the notion that the further we look back into history, the more archaic the civilizations we see and the more …

Archaeology

On Your First Backpacking Trip, Don't Do These Things

Backpacking and camping can be daunting to get into as a beginner—from knowing what to pack, finding a campsite, to knowing how to layer properly—it's hard not to feel like you're the only one if the world who doesn't know how to do it right. But even us here at <i>Outside</i> have made our share of …

Backpacking

Duct-tape bikinis look sexy but painful

Forget your swimsuit? Edgy Miami-based label the Black Tape Project has the ultimate quick fix: duct tape.<p>The brand sent curvy models down the Miami …

Swimwear

Wildlife Experts Weigh in on Japan's Obsession With Smuggled Pet Otters

They make bad pets, anyway.<p>Look, we all know otters are cute as heck, with their big eyes and sharp little teeth. But just because an animal is cute</b> …

Extinction

These 25 Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix Will Blow Your Mind

Science fiction has the power to transport us to other dimensions, expand the boundaries of our imaginations, and teach us very important lessons about being leaders and adapting to change. Once you've read through all the best sci-fi classics, you might be ready to cozy up on the couch with a …

Science Fiction

No Man’s Sky NEXT Finally Delivers the Game Everyone Wanted

Hello Games is set to release a huge <i>No Man’s Sky</i> update next week. Dubbed <i>No Man’s Sky NEXT</i>, this update will deliver a host of features fans believed …

No Man's Sky

A US Declaration of Independence Has Been Found in Chichester, UK

One of only two parchment manuscripts of the United States Declaration of Independence has been discovered in the UK city of Chichester.<p>The original …

West Sussex

This Is What A Continental Army Soldier Carried During The Revolutionary War

The American Revolutionary War soldier suffered from a chronic lack of supplies and their equipment was anything but ergonomic.<p>DEA / C. BALOSSINI—De …

American Revolution

These Are The 12 Refreshing As Hell Cocktails You Should Be Making This Summer

Here's how to step up that cookout game 10000%.

Recipes

First-ever test tube rhino embryo gives hope for functionally extinct species

The last male northern white rhino was euthanized at a Kenyan conservancy in March, as a result of age-related complications. Only two female …

Nature Communications

12 of the creepiest photos we've ever seen that are bound to give you nightmares

1/<p>Post-mortem photography was a trend in Victorian England to preserve the image of a family when a loved one died.<p>Post-mortem photography became …

Dolls

This self-sufficient tiny house is designed to pop up anywhere

If you’ve ever dreamed of living off the grid without giving up contemporary comforts or style, you’ll love Petit Place, a sustainably minded tiny …

selfsufficient

How Ghost Of Tsuhima Balances Fact Versus Fiction

Talking to Chris Zimmerman, Sucker Punch co-founder and programmer on Ghost of Tsushima, it's clear his latest game is a dream project that's given purpose to his innate passion for Japanese history. The upcoming PS4 game is based on an actual 13th-century Mongol invasion that serves as catalyst …

Samurai

New 'Firefly' Series Announced

It’s time for Browncoats everywhere to take the skies once again. Boom! Studios has acquired the rights to create and publish comic books based on …

Comics

Living Off-Grid: What It’s Actually Like

When people learn that my husband and I moved our family to the Ozarks to go off-grid, we sometimes get interesting responses. Living off-grid evokes …

Off-grid

How Long Would It Take to Cross the Milky Way at Light Speed?

The disk of our home galaxy – the Milky Way – is bigger than we previously thought. A new study shows it would take 200,000 years for a spaceship …

Universe

This Little Gadget Creates a Force Field Against Mosquitos

Anybody who has used mosquito spray — which I assume is everybody — knows that there are obvious downsides. It’s oily. It smells bad. And it doesn’t …

Camping

Unique Eclipse Coin Sized EDC Pocket Knife

Fulcrum Knives has designed and created a very unique everyday carry (EDC) pocket knife which when folded is roughly the same size as a coin. But is …

Crowd Funding

Archaeologists unearth 8.6 foot tall sarcophagus buried in Egypt beside a massive stone head

Mystery of Alexandria's largest coffin: Archaeologists unearth 8.6-foot-long sarcophagus buried in Egypt 2,000 years ago beside a massive stone</b> …

Archaeology

A 1,300 year-old island in Siberia shocked Vladimir Putin “I have never seen anything like it…”

<b>An ancient fortress called Por-Bajin–or</b> <b>Por-Bazhyn, Por-Bazhyng—has historians and Putin—among many others—completely baffled. No one is quite sure</b> …

Archaeology

SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD is a pocket storage powerhouse

SanDisk's speedy new rugged SSD is water-resistant and comes in capacities up to 2TB.<p>Sarah Tew, CNET's photographer here in New York, shoots tons of products for me. But rarely have I seen her as excited about a product as San Disk's new Extreme Portable SSD.<p>That's because the 38.9-gram Extreme …

Gear & Gadgets

Bolt-action pen hides a tactical twist

The Apex Bolt is the latest inky iteration of Zerohour's Apex tactical pen. Its name comes from its built-in bolt – its answer to that enduring …

Self Defense

This Woman Flipped Off Donald Trump’s Motorcade Last Year. She’s Still Paying For It.

On October 28, 2017, Juli Briskman’s day started out in normal fashion. Still recovering from a recent marathon, the Virginia resident opted to ride …

Donald Trump

Biggest study of vaginas shows there’s no such thing as ‘normal’

Vaginas come in all shapes and sizes, a study of hundreds of women has revealed. The findings should reassure women who are worried about whether …

Women's Health

A daily ritual that will help you de-stress (in just 5 minutes)

Process your thoughts, diffuse stress and find an optimistic perspective in just a few minutes.<p>For many, stress is an accepted part of daily life, whether it’s triggered by a mile-long to-do list at work, a schedule packed full of family commitments or the stream of never-ending bills in your …

Mindfulness

Experience The Death Of Pompeii First-Hand In This Chilling, Aussie-Made Recreation

With the recent discovery of the poor soul that copped a boulder to the face during the Mount Vesuvius eruption, the one that buried the ancient …

Unluckiest man on the planet survived Pompeii eruption only to be crushed by a falling rock

When Mount Vesuvius erupted way back in the year AD 79, it was one of the most catastrophic events that humans had ever experienced up to that point. …

Our favorite smart lock has never been less expensive on Amazon

If you’re in the market for a new smart lock that looks great, works great, and is compatible with all the top smart home systems, you’ve come to the …