James Schweickert

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19 Brain Teasers That Will Leave You Stumped

Solving logic problems boosts brain power, keeps your memory strong, and entertains everyone to no end. See how many you can figure out—without …

Mathematics

23 Dad Outfits That Are ~So Dad~ It Hurts

We love dads in dad outfits!

Men's Fashion

An 87-year-old millionaire buried treasure in the Rockies—and he’s offered one main clue

Somewhere in the Rockies, in the roughly 1,000 miles between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the Canadian border, may be a treasure chest worth millions. …

Archaeology

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

Remember the Time We Bombed the Moon?

Image: Mortar launcher placed by Apollo 16 astronauts in 1972 (NASA)<p>No, not a Hollywood movie. Humans actually <i>did</i> bomb the Moon. Twice, …

Space Exploration

15 Best Apple Commercials of All Time

Apple has had many ads and TV commercials that became iconic, ultimately earning a cult-like following over the last four decades. If you’re an Apple …

James Corden

CALIBRE 3255

As the most prestigious model in the Oyster collection, the latest version of the Day-Date is equipped with the new-generation mechanical movement developed by Rolex for superlative performance.<p>Calibre 3255's criteria for precision in everyday wear are twice as exacting as those for an officially …

You Have Perfect Color Vision If You Can See All These Butts

Butt can you see it?

Butts

Are aliens real? Grim discovery raises doubts about existence of extraterrestrial life

The universe could be a more lonely place than we ever imagined.<p>A new study has cast doubt on the existence of alien life after discovering that a …

Nebulas

What Your Cholesterol Numbers Really Mean

LDL used to be the “bad cholesterol” and HDL the “good cholesterol.” That’s the tidy story I learned in my grad school lipids class 13 years ago, but …

Holistic Medicine

High tech heroes: 14 smart home upgrades you need right now

Hyper-intuitive homes are big business: experts predict the home tech market will top $40 billion dollars by 2020.<p>Everything from a keyless front …

Smart Homes

Here’s all the horrifying data Facebook and Google have on you

Technical consultant and web developer Dylan Curran shared some alarming findings about how much information Facebook and Google store from their …

Human Rights

The best VPNs to help keep your online browsing private

Online surveillance and data breaches are, unfortunately, an almost inevitable part of internet life. But there are things you can do protect your …

Information Systems

You May Live Longer By Severely Restricting Calories, Scientists Say

Research has shown that sharp reductions in the amount of food consumed can help fish, rats and monkeys live longer. But there have been very few studies in humans.<p>Now, some researchers have found that when people severely cut calories, they can slow their metabolism and possibly the aging …

Holistic Medicine

This Video About The Scale of Black Holes Will Crush Your Poor, Tiny Brain

We were not prepared for this.<p>Black holes are vast, matter-annihilating objects that seem to defy physics by their very existence. They're so weird, …

Black Holes

Mom Creates Kid-Friendly Way To Learn About Money — And It’s Genius

This mom’s financial lesson to her daughter is completely brilliant<p>Remember when you first started earning a paycheck and had to learn how to budget …

Parenting

2019 Jeep Wrangler Pickup: Everything We Know

We can't wait for this truck.<p><i>Note: We're continually updating this post as we learn more info about the upcoming 2019 Jeep Wrangler Pickup. The last update was on 3/26/18.</i><p>Jeep hasn't sold a pickup truck since 1992, when the XJ Cherokee-based Comanche went out of production. Since then, Jeep has …

Autos

Google's AI Has Learned to Become "Highly Aggressive" in Stressful Situations

Well, that's just great.<p>We've all seen the <i>Terminator</i> movies, and the apocalyptic nightmare that the self-aware AI system, Skynet, wrought upon …

Artificial Intelligence

17 of the most legendary quotes from James Mattis, four-star Marine general turned Defense Secretary

Defense Secretary James Mattis was legendary long before he agreed to join President Donald Trump's Cabinet.<p>The retired four-star general spent 44 years in the US Marine Corps, working his way up to Commander of US Central Command.<p>He's been called "Mad Dog" Mattis (a nickname he detests), "Warrior …

James Mattis

This Is The Secret Meaning Behind The Devil's Number 666

It's a code for his real name.<p>We've all heard about the infamous number 666, which is rather cryptically referred to as the "number of the beast" in …

Mathematics

27 underrated US destinations everyone should visit in their lifetime

North Korea Designed A Nuke. So Did This Truck Driver

This year, deep inside a mountain, North Korea detonated a giant nuclear bomb.<p>The weapon was powerful; at least 10 times more destructive than the bomb the U.S. dropped on Hiroshima at the end of World War II. The North claimed it was an advanced, thermonuclear design. The test came just months …

North Korea

2018 Jeep Wrangler: Official Specs and Features from the Los Angeles Auto Show

The all-new JL-generation Wrangler is massively improved, on-road and off. And yes, the windshield still folds down.<p>Jeep faced a huge challenge in redesigning the Wrangler. The JK-generation rig, built from model year 2007 to the present, has been the most successful Wrangler by a huge margin. The …

Autos

Apple Urges Devs To Use iPhone X Simulator When Updating Apps

Apple wants developers to update their mobile apps and make them compatible with the upcoming iPhone X. The Cupertino giant posted a note on its …

Leaked NASA Paper Shows The 'Impossible' EM Drive Really Does Work

Did we just achieve fuel-less propulsion?<p>The results of NASA's tests on the 'impossible' EM Drive have been leaked, and they reveal that the …

Space Travel

We've been using the Gregorian calendar for 434 years. It’s still bizarre.

Today is the 434th anniversary of the introduction of the Gregorian calendar, as a subtle new Google Doodle reminds us.<p>Back in 1582, Pope Gregory XIII decreed that the 10 days following October 4 <i>simply</i> <i>wouldn’t exist.</i> The next day would be ... October 15. Thereafter, a new calendar would come into …

Johns Hopkins University

The Top Foods People Who've Lost More Than 10 Pounds Eat for Breakfast

<b>2. Bananas</b><br>Try them in one of these yummy banana smoothies.<p><b>3. Eggs</b> <br>Research shows that loading up your breakfast with protein can help curb hunger later in the day—and may mean you eat fewer calories at lunch. So whether you prefer this protein-rich ingredient scrambled, fried, or poached, it's a …

How to fix a slow or frozen iPhone or iPad

Last year, Apple switched from prioritizing performance to prioritizing battery health on iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, and …

Why Can't Some People See Magic Eye Pictures?

When we discussed how Magic Eye pictures work, a lot of people commented about how they can never see the hidden image. So what gives? Is there …

'Star Wars: Battle Pod' Is a Jedi’s Dream

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>It’s been a little while since it was officially released, but with most local arcades having gone the way of the dodo I was …