Jorin Cowley

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A Literally Immortal Jellyfish Could Teach Scientists How to Live Forever

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Singularity

Millennial who saved up to $3,400 a month to get out of debt used a brilliant money-saving strategy

Thanks to student loans, a car loan and credit card debt, Guen Garrido found herself in a $68,600 hole at the end of 2014. But three years and three …

Personal Finance

Volkswagen’s EV race car just broke records during this year’s Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Lap time of 7:57.148<p>The Pikes Peak Hill Climb is a racing event that’s been going on since 1916 — a 12.42 mile run that climbs 4,720 feet, and serves as a proving ground for car makers to test the speed and agility of their new vehicles. Last October, Volkswagen announced that it was building an …

Electric Vehicles

No, Really: This Is the Secret to Age-Proofing Your Brain

When you think about age-proofing your brain, what's the first thing that springs to mind? Eating healthier food, exercising more, and quitting bad …

Nutrition

Want to Be a Successful Writer? Write What You NEED to Write

“But when people say, Did you always want to be a writer?, I have to say no! I always was a writer.”<p>-Ursula K. Le Guin<p>What Do YOU Want to Write About?<p>…

Writing

All the 'Game of Thrones' players dressed up for Rose and Kit's wedding and we can't look away

Jon Snow and Ygritte finally tied the knot, everyone! And all your <i>Game of Thrones</i> faves were there to celebrate.<p>On Saturday, Kit Harington and Rose …

TV Series

Tesla will charge for 'premium' internet on new cars starting July 1st

Ever since Tesla started offering cellular data access in its cars, there's been the implication that it would eventually charge for service. In 2014, it indicated that would start charging in 2018. Four years later, that moment is at hand... although it's not playing out as you'd expect. <i>Electrek</i> …

Tesla

How to Become a Better Man: 57 Insanely Manly Life Tips

<b>Manliness isn’t always easy.</b><p>Not only are we expected to lift all the heavy stuff, we’re not supposed to cry when Lassie dies.<p>There are, however, …

Will Power

The Dalai Lama's 11 Greatest Words of Wisdom | Reader's Digest

Photo: vipflash/Shutterstock<p>The Dalai Lama’s Words of Wisdom<p>1. True change is within<p>“True change is within. Leave the outside as it is.”<p>2. Practice …

Happiness

In Honor Of The World Cup, Here Are The 10 Coolest Cups In The World

Sure, the world cup is exciting, but what's even more exciting are these awesome cups.

Shopping

The Shift From 4G to 5G Will Change Just About Everything

Telecom experts are going so far as to herald the arrival of 5G as the advent of the fourth industrial revolution. There are an ever-expanding number …

Internet of Things

Finally, a Problem Only Quantum Computers Will Ever Be Able to Solve

Early on in the study of quantum computers, computer scientists posed a question whose answer, they knew, would reveal something deep about the power …

Quantum Computing

Nathan Myhrvold: ‘Nasa doesn’t want to admit it’s wrong about asteroids’

Any patent holder who enforces their rights gets called a patent troll. Silicon Valley feels very threatened by anything that could challenge its own authority<p>Nathan Myhrvold is the former chief technology officer of Microsoft, founder of the controversial patent asset company Intellectual Ventures …

Intellectual Property

14 Foods You Can Eat As Much of As You Want

<i>This story originally appeared on ThisIsInsider.com.</i><p>While there's no such thing as a zero-calorie food, there are foods you can enjoy freely without …

Nutrition

This Is What Life Without Retirement Savings Looks Like

Many seniors are stuck with lives of never-ending work—a fate that could befall millions in the coming decades.<p>CORONA, Calif.—Roberta Gordon never thought she’d still be alive at age 76. She definitely didn’t think she’d still be working. But every Saturday, she goes down to the local grocery store …

Retirement

World's tiniest 'computer' makes a grain of rice seem massive

You didn't think scientists would let IBM's "world's smallest computer" boast go unchallenged, did you? Sure enough, University of Michigan has produced a temperature sensing 'computer' measuring 0.04 cubic millimeters, or about a tenth the size of IBM's former record-setter. It's so small that one …

University of Michigan

How Twitter Made The Tech World's Most Unlikely Comeback

A bird emerges from the ashes.<p><b>Two years ago</b>, people were writing eulogies for Twitter.<p>Rudderless and without product direction, the company was losing users and advertisers, and seemed unable to contain a metastasizing trolling crisis that was destroying its credibility. Employees left by the …

Social Media

This insane golden chamber contains water so pure it can dissolve metal, and is helping scientists detect dying stars

Hidden 1,000 metres under Mount Ikeno in Japan is a place that looks like a supervillain's dream.<p>Super-Kamiokande (or "Super-K" as it's sometimes referred to) is a neutrino detector. Neutrinos are sub-atomic particles which travel through space and pass through solid matter as though it were …

Physics

Your Questions About Living in an RV Full-Time, Answered

Brandon and Gabi's first foray into the world of trailer living and traveling was in a 16-foot 1971 Shasta travel trailer that broke down in the …

RVs

A&W Adds Vegan Beyond Burger to 925 Locations

Sweden's Top Fast-Food Chain Debuts Vegan Milkshakes<p>Max Burgers' new vegan milkshakes will eventually replace all dairy-based milkshakes and are part …

Vegan

To Sound Like a Leader, Think About What You Say, and How and When You Say It

Nancy started her day feeling prepared to brief her executive team on a high-stakes project she had been working on for the past two months. She had rehearsed her slide deck repeatedly, to the point where she had every level of content practically memorized. She arrived at the meeting early and …

Leadership

The Only 2 Core Exercises You Really Need

When it comes to strengthening your abs, keeping it simple is key. These core exercises are classic for a reason.<p>Two exercises keep proving to be …

Workouts

Jamie Oliver: the recipe that changed my life

<i>Rotolo</i> is a Tuscan dish, involving homemade sheet pasta, greens (spinach, stinging nettles, borage), ricotta, parmesan and porcini, all rolled up and baked in tomato sauce, then sliced and served with sage butter. When you cut through the rotolo, you get a swirl of the pasta, a swirl of the green, …

Recipes

30 Lost Ways of Survival from 1880 We Should All Learn

People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how the guys who wandered the west 150 or so …

BBQ

'Tell Microsoft to drop ICE as a client or lose us as GitHub users,' say coders

Some programmers were a little wary when Microsoft bought the company-agnostic programming platform GitHub for $7.5 billion in early June.<p>Now, nearly 100 of them are threatening to leave unless Microsoft drops its contract with the US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency, following …

Satya Nadella

Adobe is using machine learning to make it easier to spot Photoshopped images

New research uses AI to automate traditional digital forensics<p>Experts around the world are getting increasingly worried about new AI tools that make it easier than ever to edit images and videos — especially with social media’s power to share shocking content quickly and without fact-checking. Some …

Machine Learning

Redesigned ‘Google Account’ interface officially launches w/ enhanced control and privacy

Online privacy has been a big focus for many tech companies this year, and Google is no exception. We’ve been tracking a redesign of the “Google Account” page for a while now, and today, Google is officially announcing that change.<p>In a blog post today, Google details the new interface for managing …

Android News

On Sale Now: A Super-Innovative Camping Lantern

On a recent night in Brooklyn, a group of friends took advantage of the warmer weather and gathered in a rare parcel of lawn amongst the brownstone …

Cook Out

31 ways to optimize your smartphone

Be ready for anything life throws your way.<p>Studies show that we're spending half our waking hours with our smartphones, and it's clear that the devices have changed how we interact with our world. So why not optimize your device to get yourself a easier, more productive, more relaxing life? Below, …

Apps