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The 17 equations that changed the world

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World.<p>His book takes a look at the most pivotal equations of all time, and puts them in a human, rather than technical context.<p>"Equations …

MAME is now free as well as free of charge

MAME, the arcade emulator originally created by Nicola Salmoria 19 years ago, is now comprised entirely of free and open-source software. It's taken …

WATCH: Brian Greene Tells The Late Show Everything You Need to Know About Gravitational Waves

This is the best.<p>You all must be well aware by now that scientists detected gravitational waves for the first time ever a few weeks ago. You probably …

Einstein's genius changed science's perception of gravity

Albert Einstein opened humankind’s eyes to the universe.<p>Before Einstein, space seemed featureless and changeless, as Isaac Newton had defined it two …

How to give your home to your children tax-free

Before the days of income and estate taxes, adult children often just moved into the family home after their parents died. Unfortunately, it’s not …

Estate Tax

The 21 Most Adorable Puppies Of 2015

CAN'T. HANDLE. THE. CUTENESS.

24 Of The Fluffiest Animals In The World

These are licensed fluff professionals, people. Listed with the qualifications that allowed them on such a soft, adorable list.

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36 Animal Moments That Changed The World In 2015

These are the moments that defined us, that shaped us, that made us who we were in 2015.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>View this post on Facebook<p>View this post on Facebook

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6 Month Update on the Toddler Who Takes Naps with His Puppy

It's been nearly half a year since the toddler Beau and his rescue puppy Theo first started taking daily naps together, and the adorable snuggle buddies haven't stopped since. As always, Beau's mother Jessica Shyba faithfully documents each precious encounter and shares the heartwarming portraits …

General Theory of Relativity explained: The beautiful simplicity (and weird time sags) of Einstein's 100-year-old masterpiece

In his youth, Albert Einstein spent a year loafing aimlessly. You don't get anywhere by not "wasting" time – something, unfortunately, which the …

​Pokémon Trading Card Game Online coming to iPad later this year

Remember that Nikkei report that said Nintendo was eyeballing mobile devices? The one that Nintendo immediately denied? It might be true after all -- sort of. The Pokémon Company has confirmed that the <i>Pokémon Trading Card Game Online</i> will be available as an iPad app later this year. The app, a …

This Is How Little Kids React These Days When You Show Them Old Computers

We saw them cringe when they learned what a Walkman was, and now the infamous little kids are back to learn about more old technology.<p>The Fine Brothers created another video, showing little kids what computers looked like before the days of iPhones and MacBook Airs.<p>As usual, the kids can't even …

Three Things to Eat at Ran Kanom Thai Noodle - Inside Scoop SF

“The way we eat noodles in Thailand is as a snack,” says Salalinee Ekchit, who just opened Ran Kanom Thai Noodle in San Pablo, featured in this week’s Bargain Bite. “You have chiles, vinegar, sugar, soy sauce and fish sauce, and you mix those in to the bowl to get the taste you like.” Since the …

Wet weather woes plague SFO

<b>Flight delays at San Francisco International Airport frequently exceed two or three hours when winter storms hit, while airports in San Jose and Oakland report few if any delays. Here’s why:</b><p>As most frequent travelers know, delays mount at SFO almost every time a storm blows in off the Pacific. Just …

Minecraft movie in the works at Warner Bros.

Following the massive success of "The Lego Movie," it sounds like block-based blockbusters -- a pun no one could possibly refrain from using -- are a sure-fire recipe for Hollywood success. Up next: the Minecraft movie.<p>Dropping a bombshell on Twitter in the form of a sneaky 128-character admission, …

How to Make Heart-Shaped Eggs for Valentine’s Day

In his latest set of videos, Dave Hax demonstrates how to cook both heart-shaped hard-boiled eggs and heart-shaped fried eggs for Valentine’s Day.<p>The …

How to Wrap a Sandwich

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Wrap your sandwich like the gift that it is.</i><p>Your much-needed lunch break finally rolls around. But you open up your brown bag only to find that your …

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Buying Guides

Box Office Expected To Be Down In 2014

With 2013 in the rear view mirror, it’s fair to say it was a great year for movies. Not only were there a plethora of really great films (<i>12 Years a Slave</i>, <i>Gravity</i>, <i>American Hustle</i>) but the domestic box office was the biggest yet. We spent almost $11 million at the theater last year, according to Box …

21 Films to Look Forward to in 2014

World War II dramas, dystopian teen trilogies, time travel, Bible stories, and more<p>The coming year in cinema is shaping up to be strikingly symmetrical: As one major dystopian YA franchise arrives, another winds down. As one World War II drama kicks off the year, another caps it off. The first …

New Record for Coldest Place on Earth, in Antarctica

Scientists measure lowest temperature on Earth via satellites.<p><b>If you think this winter is cold, be glad you're not in Antarctica.</b><p><b>Using new satellite data, scientists have measured the most frigid temperature ever recorded on the continent's eastern highlands: about -136°F (-93°C)—colder than dry</b> …

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Corgi Dogs | The best way to thank your pets this Thanksgiving...

No Way, Man! Last VW Bus To Soon Roll Off Assembly Line

We just tripped over some news that's got us a bit bummed out:<p>The last Volkswagen "hippie bus" is due to roll off an an assembly line in Brazil on Dec. 31.<p>It seems the van that became known as the transportation of choice for counter-culture folks in the '60s can't be made with the air bags and …

Voyager 1 has entered interstellar space at last, NASA says

Science News<p>A spacecraft from Earth has left its cosmic backyard and taken its first steps in interstellar space, NASA says.<p>After streaking through space for nearly 35 years, NASA's robotic Voyager 1 probe entered interstellar space in August 2012, a study published Thursday in the journal Science …

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The New Retirement: A KOA 'Work Kamper' Couple

In 2006, a year before they both retired from the Ohio public school system, Chuck and Joyce Fagan moved out of their Springfield home and into a 36-foot trailer parked at a local campground. It was a test.<p>“We thought that if we could make it through that winter in Ohio, we could work anywhere …

The Art of Honest Fried Chicken (A Lifestyle Choice)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

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