Julius Zieleniecki

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Science Says This is the Best Way to Persuade Someone Who's Wrong (Jeff Bezos Will Hate It)

It's frustrating when a friend or colleague is plainly mistaken. Is this method worth trying?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>In today's America, we tend to feel gray areas are a touch pass.<p>You're either right or you're wrong. …

Jeff Bezos

Mason Jar Soil Test

Garden Primer – Do a Mason Jar Soil Test<p>Every year in the spring I do a mason jar soil test to see the soil structure in my garden. It helps me …

Gardening

Which Star Wars Ships Have the Best (and Worst) Aerodynamics?

Spoilers: None of them are very good.<p>Look, we all love <i>Star Wars</i>, and part of that love is picking apart all of the ways it's dumb. The walking tanks make absolutely no sense. The capital ships? Questionably designed. The fighters? Not a whole lot better. And to explore that last bit in even more …

Military Aircraft

‘Simpsons’ creator answers show’s biggest mysteries

In the late 1980s, cartoonist Matt Groening was called into the Fox Network’s “Tracey Ullman Show” for a meeting. The sketch comedy show was using …

Comedy

13 Wild Science Facts You Probably Didn't Learn in High School

Show kids the good stuff!<p>We learn about some awesome science in high school - like Einstein's theory of relativity, the Periodic table, and DNA …

Black Holes

6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …

Handy

Watch How Ocean Water Gets Turned Into Table-Ready Salt

Turning the sea into edible salt is more time-consuming and laborious than you might think, as this video from Eater's series How to Make It taught …

Nutrition

Five Common Myths About Volcanoes

No, they can't be 'overdue'.<p>Few geologic events capture the imagination like an erupting volcano. We thrill at the image: Hot, molten rock comes …

Geology

Australia breeding wasp army as biological warfare agents

There is a killer bug buzzing around Australia which scientists are breeding as a biological warfare agent.<p>The parasitic wasp is such a sought-after …

Zoology

Tornado Forms in Front of a Timelapse Photographer’s Camera

It’s extremely difficult to predict when and where a tornado will form and touch down, so stormchasing photographers rely on long days of chasing and …

Time-lapse Photography

J.K. Rowling Sketches And Plot Outlines For Harry Potter

They might be giants: Authors Of new Childrens Books From Left To Right Jenny Nimmo, Joanne Rowling (J.K. Rowling) And Charlotte Voake -18 Nov 1997 …

Unofficial NVIDIA eGPU support on macOS arrives w/ impressive results for gamers [Video]

Unofficial NVIDIA eGPU support is now a reality for Mac users. It’s all thanks to the developers and researchers that congregate over at eGPU.io, a community for eGPU coverage and support across Mac, Windows, and other platforms.<p>While not perfect, the results of my testing look very promising. Let …

Steve Jobs' secret for eliciting questions, overheard at a San Francisco café

Last month I was enjoying the remarkably good crab cake and poached eggs at Just for You Café in San Francisco's Dogpatch neighborhood, when I overheard a mentoring session taking place at the next table. I recognized the mentor as the famous, 50-something ex-CEO of a household-brand internet …

Leadership

How to make the perfect gin and tonic

You've been making them WRONG! Expert says using lemon or lime can RUIN your G&T - and reveals the one ingredient you should be using instead<p><b>A drinks</b> …

Mmmm chocolate jack-knifed tractor trailer

A tanker in Poland carrying 12 tons of liquid milk chocolate overturned<p>It was an unusual day's work for emergency workers in Graboszewo, Poland, as they were called out not to clear flames, but chocolate.<p>A tank truck carrying 12 tons of liquid milk chocolate overturned in the early hours of the …

Beautiful chart shows how the English alphabet evolved

Matt Baker from UsefulCharts.com made a detailed poster and video of how the English alphabet evolved over the last 4,000 years, but his elegant and …

Watch lava spew from road as volcano erupts in Hawaii

Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano erupts, forcing hundreds to evacuate<p>Hundreds of people on Hawaii's Big Island were ordered to evacuate their homes after the Kilauea Volcano erupted, belching ash into the sky and spewing fountains of lava in a residential area, officials said on Friday.<p>The volcano, one of …

Babies In Black And White Photo Contest Winners

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best baby shots in B&W in this photo contest with chances to win a Usmile Vintage Look Britpop …

Scotland-Sized "Dead Zone" in Arabian Sea Is a "Disaster Waiting to Happen"

Scientists say the situation is worse than they originally feared.<p>In the Gulf of Oman, the water is still. But tranquility isn’t always a positive …

Arabian Sea

To Be More Likable and Make a Great First Impression,Science Says First Do 1 Thing

And then you can almost guarantee the people you meet will like you.<p>If you want to make a great first impression -- and why wouldn't you? -- you know there are basic steps you can take: Smile, make eye contact, listen more than you talk, ask questions about the other person... anyone can do those …

Body Language

Amazing Timelapse Featuring 130 Years of National Geographic Magazine Covers in Under Two Minutes

National Geographic released the first copy of their iconic magazine in 1888. To kick off their 130th birthday celebrations in 2018, they created an …

12 Phrases that Will Make Your Audience Put Down Their Cell Phones and Pay Attention to You

Know the magic word that cuts through the noise<p>Franklin Delano Roosevelt once gave this pithy advice for making a good presentation:<p>"Be sincere. Be brief. Be seated."<p>As a professional speaker and presentation coach for the past two decades, I agree with this public speaking wisdom, and I would add …

Watch a Photographer's Photoshop and Lightroom Portrait Editing Workflow

Post production has been a significant part of photography ever since the beginning of the medium. Back before digital, it was all about how you …

The Chilling Story of The 'Demon Core' And The Scientists Who Became Its Victims

Never tickle the dragon's tail.<p>It was August 13, 1945, and the 'demon core' was poised, waiting to be unleashed onto a stunned Japan still reeling in …

A Physicist Has Calculated The Best Place to Put Your Router

It's time to get serious about your wifi signal.<p>Forget the trial and error - mathematics has proved where the best spot to place your router …

This Math Problem Is Stumping The Internet. Here's How to Solve It

That damn pink triangle.<p>Yet another viral math equation is taking over Twitter, with many users struggling to figure out how to make sense of it.<p>Ed …

10 tricks retailers use to get you to spend more money, and how to look out for them

Have you ever left a store feeling surprised by what you bought? Or maybe you meant to pick up one item and walked out with five (or 10).<p>Sound familiar? At least you're not alone.<p>David VanAmburg from the American Customer Satisfaction Index said he's seen an uptick in strategies that help stores …

How the Photography Industry Exposed the Atomic Bomb

<i>By Berlyn Brixner / Los Alamos National Laboratory [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons</i>It sounds like something straight out of a science fiction …

This is the Surface of a Comet

Back in 2014, the Rosetta spacecraft captured the world’s imagination by arriving at a comet and snapping the first-ever photos of a comet’s surface. …

What's the difference between a narcissist, sociopath, and borderline? | The Recovery Expert

People often wonder about the differences between borderline, narcissist, and antisocial personality disorders – the <b>Cluster B personality …