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You Built What?!: A Tesla Coil Gun That Produces Foot-Long Sparks

Modeled after a Nerf gun--but with 200,000 volts under the hood<p>While browsing a bookstore near his home in Seattle last year, Rob Flickenger came across a graphic novel titled <i>The Five Fists of Science</i>. The story portrays inventor Nikola Tesla as a crime fighter who battles his enemies with a pair …

How to Create a Sunset Lighting Effect While Taking Photos Indoors

Indoor-sunset themed photo shoots are among the easiest and hottest trends you can experiment with to create cool, sexy and flattering photos to add …

How To Make A Ramen Burger

Is the latest edible trend really worth waiting in line for? Good thing you'll never have to find out.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 packet of instant Ramen noodles<p>2 eggs<p>7 oz. (200g) ground beef<p>2 scallions<p>Splash of soy sauce<p>Drizzle of sesame oil<p>1 head of bok choy<p>Squeeze of tomato ketchup<p>Dollop of hot sauce<p>Slice of …

“I said I would write what it felt like to be dying”

<b>Cris Gutierrez (Mark Pritchard)</b><p>Amazing, touching advice from the final post by a star Open Salon blogger who died this week after battling cancer<p>Cris Gutierrez<p>August 13, 2013 11:10pm (UTC)<p>I said I would write what it felt like to be dying.<p>Oddly, it doesn’t feel like what you would expect it to. At …

Will These Guys Kill The Computer Interface As We Know It?

How two grade-school friends created Leap Motion, a company that wants to turn mouse-clicks into waves of the hand.<p>David Holz took the main stage at this year's South by Southwest Interactive, the annual innovation conference in Austin, Texas, looking like a hobbit on casual Friday. He wore an …

Everything you know about the brain is wrong

<b>(AP)</b><p>What does Einstein’s brain size say about his IQ? Is the left-brain/right-brain divide a myth? There’s new research<p>Michael E. Martinez<p>July 21, 2013 6:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Future Bright“<p>Within a few hours of Albert Einstein’s death in 1955, the great scientist’s brain had been surgically …

How To Make Money Without A Job

Before joining the staff of Forbes in July of 2011, I was happily self-employed for 23 years. For much of this time my husband and I ran two mostly unrelated home-based businesses. He worked in his office in the front of the house, while I was in mine across the hall. Our office doors were usually …

4 Fun Tricks to Enhance Your Photos With Lightroom's Graduated Filter Tool

A few weeks ago I shared some key tips on how to get a lot out of Lightroom by using only a handful of sliders and while this is a great place to …

Hentai Woody Is Returning And Going Back on Sale in Japan

You didn’t think it could happen. Not again, you said. Well, yes, it’s happening. Hentai Woody is back. Again.<p>That’s right, the “Hentai Woody” (aka …

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How to Pick Your Right Girl: Dating Advice From 1944 | The Art of Manliness

For $.98 cents you too can unlock the mystery of getting along with girls.<p>In one of the old men’s magazines I have in my collection, I spotted an ad …

Glass allows scientists to recreate superman's memory crystals

A new type of computer memory similar to the “memory crystals” used by Superman in the films has been developed.<p>Researchers at the University of Southampton have managed to use lasers to record and retrieve data from pieces of glass.<p>They claim it could allow up to 360 terabytes, equivalent to …

The Peak Pecs Routine

<b>Duration</b> 4 days<p><b>Exercises</b> 9<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>It'’s a common problem: You hammer your pecs every which way but, like playing tennis with a drape, there'’s …

The Muscle-Blasting Pushup Challenge

Test your upper-body endurance with this super-fast fitness challenge<p>Walk into any gym, and you'll see men pulling, pushing, picking up, and putting down weights. But physical fitness isn't just about lifting iron. It's about how strong you are relative to your body weight. That's why Todd Durkin, …

The Gut-Blasting Gauntlet

Build muscle, shed pounds, and become fighting fit in less than 20 minutes a day

5 Routes to Better Delts

While you can find plenty of ways to attack your delts in each issue of M&F, we've dropped five of our fave techniques - and the mini-programs to go …

How to Create a Lifelong Brotherhood | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post from Jonathan Mead</i>.<p>The responses from my closest male friends surprised me when I asked them this question: “What’s …

38 Vintage Conversation Rules | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The excerpt below comes from a book published in 1875:</i> A Gentleman’s Guide to Etiquette <i>by Cecil B. Hartley. Hartley’s rules may be</i> …

The 10 Skills That Will Get You Hired In 2013

The experts agree: anyone can take a course in C++, but it’s not going to land you the job. The most in-demand jobs for the new year might be rooted in the booming computer industry, but it’s not only technical and programming chops that prospective hires should be showcasing.<p>“The most sought-after …

Space survival horror Routine anything but

<b>An alpha gameplay video for upcoming indie first-person survival horror Routine has revealed a game that's dark, powerful and terrifying.</b><p>Lunar …

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Physicists Build Super-Powerful Tabletop Particle Accelerator

Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have shrunk a high-energy particle accelerator from the length of two football fields to just 1 inch.<p>The latest tabletop particle accelerator, built by physicists at The University of Texas at Austin, can generate energy and speeds hitherto reached …

Dalai Lama: Women Better Leaders Because Of Potential For Compassion; Next Dalai Lama May Be Female

The Dalai Lama weighed in on the debate around women leadership and came out firmly on the side of the female.<p>Talking to reporters during a visit to Australia, the Buddhist leader was asked to weigh in on gender during a race for Prime Minister that has included charges of sexism.<p>Speaking …

NSA surveillance: the US is behaving like China

Even though we know governments do all kinds of things I was shocked by the information about the US surveillance operation, Prism. To me, it's …

How to Make Sticky Rice

Community Tested<p>Sticky rice is that delightful concoction that can be found accompanying many Asian dishes, most often seen in Thai or Indonesian …

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