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The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what we perceive …

10 Quantum Truths About Our Universe

From the moment that it was discovered that the macroscopic, classical rules that governed electricity, magnetism and light didn’t necessarily apply to the smallest, subatomic scales, a whole new view of the Universe became accessible to humanity. This quantum picture is much larger and …

Quantum Physics

The Fuji X100T — Tools and Toys

Photography is inquisitive. A photographer poses questions and offers answers through imagery. The Fuji X100T is the answer to an unpopular question: …

This Wallet Puts an Entire Survival Arsenal in Your Pocket

There's a reason it's called an EDC — because it's about always having stuff on hand, even if you don't (or rarely) plan on using it. The folks at …

Decrypting the most mysterious book in the world

Around two-thirds of the way into the aged vellum pages of the Voynich manuscript, you'll find a line drawing of a bath. A pipe leads into it, another pipe leads away. Inside the bath, knee-deep in a green liquid, squat 16 naked women. Over the page, more naked women stand in the openings of ornate …

There’s a Venn diagram in every doughnut

<i>There’s a Venn diagram in every doughnut</i>

Guy In Wingsuit Flies Through Natural Stone Archway

This is a video of BASE jumper/wingsuit enthusiast/potential extreme sport accident victim Alexander Polli flying through a tiny stone archway in …

The Boy Scouts of America: A Comparison of Handbooks and Merit Badges | The Art of Manliness

“‘Scout’ used to mean the one on watch for the rest. We have widened the word a little. We have made it fit the town as well as the wilderness and …