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Why the Drinking Bird Toy Is Actually a Brilliant Piece of Thermodynamic Engineering

At some point in your life you’ve almost certainly marveled at the classic drinking bird toy, and probably lost a few brain cells trying to figure …

Albert Einstein

Interactive Periodic Table of the Elements, in Pictures and Words

Periodic Table

A Smarter Way to Make Almond Milk (No Soaking, No Straining)

Almond milk is sort of a pain to make and the stuff that comes from the store, no matter how pricey, sort of tastes like mucky water.<p><i>Phewf!</i> Felt good to get that off my chest.<p>But in <i>The First Mess Cookbook</i>, the new book from the wildly popular plant-based blog by the same name, Laura Wright reveals <b>a</b> …

Breakfast

Lifehacker Pack for Windows: Our List of the Essential Windows Apps

Windows has more great programs than we can count, but some are essential to just about every PC setup. In this year’s annual Lifehacker Pack for …

The 31 Most Interesting Comics of 2016

<i>It’s that time again to round up the comics I consider the best and most interesting of the year. Please feel free to agree, disagree, and recommend</i> …

Honeycrisp was just the beginning: inside the quest to create the perfect apple

The Honeycrisp apple, explained.<p>The idea that a red apple is a delicious apple is one of the greatest frauds ever perpetrated against Americans. The apples we’re supposed to eat to keep doctors away, the apples we’re supposed to give to teachers to show our appreciation, the apples we compare to …

SOG Reactor

Posted in Gear and Tools<p>The Reactor multi-tool and folding knife features a total of 10 components including a pair of powerful pliers & a hardcased …

Microsoft's newest app turns anyone into a programmer

As software continues to eat the world, there's more demand than ever for mobile apps in every facet of our lives.<p>But while the consumer app market just keeps growing and growing, the number of business apps just isn't keeping pace. Meanwhile, users are stuck using their old legacy software, tied …

Bondic

We usually don’t notice how many household items are tough to fix . . . until one breaks. A broken part, even if it’s small, can render an entire …

Deck the boughs with droids and Wookiees

Sure, you could decorate your Christmas tree with the usual baubles and lights this year. Or, you could turn it into an intergalactic gathering of humans, droids, Sith Lords and Wookiees with the just-released officially licensed Star Wars ball ornaments from online retailer Merchoid.<p>The line …

Boba Fett

5 steps to becoming conversationally fluent in Spanish

Spanish is the language that started off my lifelong obsession with language learning, so it holds a special place in my heart. Thanks to Spanish I …

Why Managers Need to Stop Managing and Start Leading

Although companies might be having some success with Agile at the team level, scaling Agile at the enterprise level presents a new set of challenges …

Gorgeous Paint Splatter Portraits That Capture the Elegantly Pensive Nature of Animals in the Wild

Chinese artist Hua Tunan‘s newest body of work captures the elegance of wild animals on paper. Tunan’s use of quick brush strokes and splatters …

Paleo Poor: Your guide to the grocery store | Whole9

We’ve heard it a million times – how can I afford to eat like this? (“Like this” meaning “Whole30®” or a general Paleo diet.) We can’t argue the fact …

Infographic: How Do You Compare II

How’s your front rack position? Do you wince with pain in your wrists when the barbell forces them back, swing a kettlebell overhead, or...<p>‘Body …

Dustin Yellin's Stunning "Window Sandwiches"

<b><br>Dustin Yellin</b> is a Brooklyn-based artist commissioned by the New York City Ballet to do a series of his glass sculptures shown here, which he calls …

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

10 Terrific Trebuchets

[bs_slideshow]<p>Hurling objects at long distances with a catapult or trebuchet isn’t anything new (they were being used in their modern form since the 4th century BC) but it sure is fun and certainly satisfying when they actually hit a target. Most of the catapults today were designed for educational …

Chocolate Lover's Guide to Paris

In the last five years, Paris has witnessed an explosion on the chocolate scene to rival any city on the planet. While boutiques are proliferating all over the city, Paris's chocolate epicenter, Saint-Germain-des Prés, is now home to no fewer than a dozen world-class chocolatiers--from small …

A Visual Guide to All 37 Villains in the Batman TV Series

Here they all are with a little extra <i>Bam! Pow! Zap!</i> for good measure.<p><b>1. THE RIDDLER (FRANK GORSHIN)</b><p><b>SEASON 1 (EPISODES 1, 2, 11, 12, 23, 24, 31, 32),</b> …

The Paleo Diet: It's Just Not For Me - By Danielle Sidell

The Best Muscle-Up Tutorial EVER w/ video and pictures

This is probably the best muscle-up tutorial online right now. In the video below, Matthew J. Simmons demonstrates a progression you can follow to go …

Microsoft makes its cloud data move

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: belekekin / Thinkstock<p>It’s taken Microsoft quite a while to get traction in the cloud, and even longer for it to get …

Just how big is Amazon Web Services’ lead? It depends on whom you ask

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Mot the barber<p>It’s uncontested that Amazon’s cloud is by far the biggest. Details beyond that, however, are mighty …

The Food Gap Is Widening

Wealthy people are eating better than ever, while the poor are eating worse.<p>Nutritional disparities between America’s rich and poor are growing, despite efforts to provide higher-quality food to people who most need it. So says a large study just released from the Harvard School of Public Health …

How to secure your iPhone with iOS 8 password managers and Touch ID

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>There are two enhanced features of iOS 8 that can change how users manage their secure information. The first is Apple’s …

Paleo 101

<b>What is Paleo?</b><p>The notion of “Paleo” as a diet and lifestyle descriptor developed from the study of evolutionary biology, and the assimilation of …

Proper Foundations: A 5 Step Progression to the Bar Muscle Up

As a coach, I have seen so many variations of bar muscle up progressions. Many I have seen are extremely dangerous and involve bands, boxes, and a …

Twelve True Ways To Fix Your Gut So It Doesn’t Make You Fat | Poliquin Article

You’ve probably heard the creepy rumor that the bacterial microorganisms living on our bodies have control over us. In fact, different scientists …

Wellness

Finely Detailed Fairy Sculptures Crafted From Metal Wire

<i>photo by Jo Fitzpatrick</i><p>UK-based artist Robin Wight creates finely detailed fairy sculptures out of metal wire. He makes the sculptures out of three …