Kyle Lawrence

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What Ancient Roman Buildings Teach Us About Science And Engineering

Physicists have a reputation for being exceptionally arrogant even relative to other scientists, not entirely without reason. One of the factors contributing to this is a tendency to make disparaging references to other disciplines—dividing all of science between “physics” and “stamp collecting,” …

Vanadium: The Metal That Stores Energy

Vanadium may be the next big thing when it comes to battery power. Battery charge has improved a lot in the last few years, but vanadium may be able …

Prince died from an overdose of a powerful painkiller described as 'heroin on steroids'

Prince overdosed on a powerful painkiller that federal health authorities say is a public health threat. <b></b>One addiction specialist calls it <b></b>"heroin on steroids."<p>The pop star died of a self-administered accidental overdose of fentanyl, according to the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office in Minnesota. …

Why This One Kind of Quarter from 1970 is Unique and Super Valuable

Check your pockets.<p>Many vintage childhood toys—Beanie Babies, Lego sets, and even iPods—could be worth a small fortune if they're in good condition. But now there's another seemingly ordinary thing from the 1970s that's making headlines for its unbelievable value.<p>Quarters—yes, the coins that are …

The Mathematics of Design

It is common for people to group themselves into two categories; those who are good at art or design, and those who are good at math or science. The …

This Super-Efficient Building High in the Rocky Mountains Has No Central Heat

The quest to build the world’s most energy-efficient buildings largely plays out in temperate regions or in big, heat-generating cities. That’s what …

Rocky Mountains

Beautiful Houses: Villa Boreale

Today we will show you a clean and beautiful house in Charlevoix, QC, Canada, a project by CARGO Architecture. Pale tones, natural textures and lots …

The All-Metal Trinus 3D Printer to Hit Kickstarter Starting at $199

It’s been some time since a new FFF 3D printer has been launched on Kickstarter. The industry has become so saturated with low-cost FFF machines that …

The future is a pen and this microwavable notepad

Despite the abundance of technology that I surround myself with (laptop, phone, second monitor, tablet, camera, ridiculously heavy and terrible iPad charger) the two tool that never outlive their welcome in my daily repertoire is a pen and notepad.<p>I’ve tried using a whole range of different …

Astronomers Discover Colossal 'Super Spiral' Galaxies

A strange new kind of galactic beast has been spotted in the cosmic wilderness. Dubbed "super spirals," these unprecedented galaxies dwarf our own …

Women Need More Sleep Than Men Because of Their "Complex" Brains

Consider this your excuse for hitting the snooze button.<p>Research has already proven that insomnia is more common in women than in men, and now it seems that women also need more sleep than men to function normally.<p>According to researchers at Loughborough University's Sleep Research Center in …

Sleep

The Lethal Soviet “Night Witches” of the 588th Night Bomber Unit

During World War II, American women were put to work; in Russia, women were put to war. In 1941, Operation Barbarossa meant the invasion of the …

Aviation